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Media Control

  • China to assist Sri Lanka in its anti-terror efforts Read more >

    China to assist Sri Lanka in its anti-terror efforts

    Xi, Sirisena discuss ‘security cooperation’ Chinese President Xi Jinping has promised “all possible assistance” to Sri Lanka — from defence cooperation to intelligence sharing — for the island’s efforts to “strengthen national security by wiping out terrorism”, according to sources here. President Maithripala Sirisena, currently in Beijing for an international conference, met Mr. Xi on Tuesday. “He […]

  • Govt to Set Up A Media Monitoring Mechanism to “Prevent Abuse” Read more >

    Govt to Set Up A Media Monitoring Mechanism to “Prevent Abuse”

    Deputy Mass Media and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Karunaratne Paranawithana shas said  that the government would set up a ‘Monitoring Mechanism’ for news broadcast and publications in the print and electronic media under the proposed ‘Press Commission’ to prevent the abuse of news in print and electronic media, the Daily Mirror reports. The report fellows: He […]

  • Govt. Urges Media to Stop Using the Term “Joint Opposition” Read more >

    Govt. Urges Media to Stop Using the Term “Joint Opposition”

    The Government has requested all media organizations and journalists to refrain from using the term ‘Joint Opposition,’ warning that usage of the term was in violation of the law. Issuing a media release, newly appointed Secretary to the Ministry of Parliamentary Reforms and Mass Media, Attorney-at-Law Nimal Bopage pointed out that the the Government and […]

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