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* All-party discussion on delimitation scheduled for December 11th

Nov 30, Colombo: The Ministry of Local Government and Provincial Council has decided to call for an all-party discussion on concerns pertaining to delimitation and the discussion is scheduled for the 11th of December, Minister of Provincial Councils and Local Government Faizer Mustapha said.
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* Sri Lanka President arrives in Paris for UN climate conference

Nov 30 (CP) Paris- Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena who participated in the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting held in Malta last week arrived in France on Sunday to attend the United Nations Climate Change Conference. The President was warmly welcomed by the Sri Lankan Ambassador in France and the relevant officials at the Charles de Gaulle Airport. The United Nations Climate Change Conference will be held in Le Bourget, France form 30th of November to 11th of December, 2015.
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* NPC Opp leader wants CM to look after NP

Nov 30 (Island) The Opposition in the Northern Provincial Council (NPC) charges that Chief Minister C.V. Vigneswaran neglects regional issues and concentrates more on national and international ones which Members of Parliament should attend to. NPC Opposition leader Sinnathurai Thavarajah who describes Vigneswaran as a "nice and respectable" person is
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* Beauty culture, culinary courses for rural women - Media Minister

Nov 30 (DN) In considering the popularity of Beauty Culture and Culinary Arts among rural young women the government will introduce and hold such courses island wide to educate them, Media and Parliamentary Reforms Minister Gayantha Karunatilake said.
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* Sri Lankan President to leave for Paris today to attend Climate Change summit

Nov 29 (CP) Colombo- Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena who participated in the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting held in Malta, will leave for France today (29) to attend the United Nations Conference on Climate Change - 2015.
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* Canada, Australia leaders commend President Sirisena on remarkable changes brought to governance in Sri Lanka

Nov 29 (CP) Valetta- Sri Lanka's President Maithripala Sirisena Saturday met with the Prime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau and Prime Minister of Australia Malcolm Turnbull separately on the sidelines of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in Malta.
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* CBK to get same pension as Rajapaksa

Nov 29 (ST) A resolution has been tabled in Parliament by Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe to place the pension entitlement of former President Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga on par with the entitlement enjoyed by her successor Mahinda Rajapaksa.
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* Sri Lanka government to unveil megapolis 'Master Plan' in January

Nov 30 (CP) Colombo- The Sri Lankan government will unveil the 'master plan' it has developed to build Sri Lanka's proposed 'Western Region Megapolis', during early January 2016, Minister of Megapolis and Western Development Champika Ranawaka said.
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* Rajapaksa Did Not Sign No-confidence Motion: Gammanpila

Nov 30 (AM) Pivithuru Hela Urumaya General Secretary Udaya Gammanpila today said that former President and Kurunegala District MP Mahinda Rajapaksa did not sign the no-confidence motion against Ravi Karunanayake for strategic reasons.
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* Land clearing in North snd East still continuing

Nov 30 (DM) At least 17 reserved forests in five districts in the Northern and the Eastern Provinces are being cleared with the initiative of several Muslim ministers representing the receptive areas, an environmental lobby group charged.
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* President invites IOM to host a global consultation in Sri Lanka on health of migrants

Nov 29 (CP) Geneva- Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena has invited the International Organization for Migration (IOM) to host a global consultation in Sri Lanka, on the lessons learnt in advancing the health of migrants, Permanent Mission of Sri Lanka in Geneva said in a statement.
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* Minister expects a revival in Sri Lanka's fisheries sector next year

Nov 29 (CP) Colombo- Sri Lanka's Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Development Minister, Mahinda Amaraweera expects a revival in the country's fisheries sector next year with the relief measures provided in the Budget and the possibility of getting the fish export ban imposed by European Union lifted.
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* Budget haunted by ‘Regaining Sri Lanka’ ghosts — Lalkantha

Nov 29 (Island) JVP firebrand K. Lalkantha likened the 2016 budget to a re-hash of the overall national economic plan proposed by the short-lived UNP Government of 2001-2004. "This budget is haunted by ‘Regaining Sri Lanka’ ghosts," Lalkantha said, referring to the tagline of that Government’s national development plan.
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* Joint Opposition decries COPE and PAC slots

Nov 29 (SO) A grave injustice is being perpetrated on the Joint Opposition when members are appointed to two Parliament Oversight Committees, the Committee on Public Enterprises (COPE) and the Public Accounts Committee (PAC), UPFA Matara District parliamentarian Dullas Alahapperuma told Parliament yesterday.
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