Friday, October 22, 2010
Sri Lanka had spent Rs 475 million for the Indian International Film Awards (IIFA) extravaganza which was held in Colombo earlier this year while Rs 25 million had been earned for the sale of VIP tickets alone…………..
Over 1 m saplings to be planted
As part of the events to mark the inauguration of the second term of President Mahinda Rajapaksa and his birthday, 1.1 million saplings will be planted on November 15.
President Mahinda Rajapaksa has asked the Inspector General of Police for a detailed report regarding the alleged police attack on several journalists who were performing their duties, Mass Media and Communication Minister Keheliya Rambukwella said.
The Government will streamline industries in the North and the East which were hampered by three decades of LTTE terrorism, Mass Media and Communication Minister Keheliya Rambukwella said.
President tells officials President Mahinda Rajapaksa yesterday stressed that Sri Lanka could face upto any challenge and realize its cherished goals, that of transforming the country into the ‘Wonder of Asia’ by inspiring and promoting positive attitudes and wholesome conduct of the people.