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8 Sentenced to death
[ 2014-10-30 09:56:02 ] []
8 Individuals were sentenced to death by the Colombo High Court today after they were found guilty of transporting heroin from India to Sri Lanka. [More]
UNHRC to release report on SriLanka today
[ 2014-10-30 03:49:50 ]
The UN Human Rights Committee is to publish a report tomorrow on its concluding observations regarding a review on Sri Lanka and a few other countries. [More]
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President visits Koslanda landslide victims
[ 2014-10-30 08:24:19 ]
President Mahinda Rajapaksa arrived at Meeriyabedda in Badulla this morning to inspect the areas affected by the landslide and met the displaced people there. [More]
India offers help to Sri Lanka to help landslide victims
[ 2014-10-30 08:18:54 ]
India today offered assistance to Sri Lanka to help hundreds of people affected by the landslide in Uva province of that country. [More]
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Man stabbed to death in Dematagoda
[ Thursday, 30 October 2014, 08:16.03 AM ]
A-39-year-old man was stabbed to death at Weluwana Road in Dematagoda this morning, police said. [More]
Rescue operation at Koslanda underway
[ Thursday, 30 October 2014, 08:13.44 AM ]
Rescue operations halted last evening due to the prevailing bad weather condition in Meeriyabedda was re-commenced this morning with the aid of heavy military machinery, army, police and residents of the area. [More]
Landslide warning issued in Nuwara Eliya: 150 Families evacuated
[ Thursday, 30 October 2014, 04:51.27 AM ]
The National Building Research Organisation(NBRO) issues landslide warning in Nuwara Eliya district and 150 families evacuated to safe zones. [More]
Counter-Terrorism team visit the north
[ Thursday, 30 October 2014, 04:17.30 AM ]
A group of Counter-Terrorism experts from the United Nations (UN) visited Jaffna today and assessed the security situation in the north and also discussed the development work undertaken by the Government. [More]
JHU to support common candidate
[ Thursday, 30 October 2014, 03:54.25 AM ]
Ongoing high profile talks between the SLFP and the JHU to resolve a simmering dispute over the latter’s constitutional and political reform proposals primarily meant to dilute presidential powers have failed to produce the desired results. [More]
NBRO warned this estate was unsuitable for living , Investigations commenced
[ Thursday, 30 October 2014, 03:32.00 AM ]
At a media briefing held on Wednesday Former Minister of Disaster Management, Mahinda Samarasinghe expressed his views on the tragedy. [More]
Gotabaya says Nonis to visit the island
[ Thursday, 30 October 2014, 03:28.04 AM ]
Gotabaya Rajapaksa says, without any fear former Lankan high commissioner to Britain, Chiris Nonis can visit the island. [More]
Minister of Disaster Management visits disaster site
[ Thursday, 30 October 2014, 03:10.52 AM ] []
Line houses at the 7th,8th,9th,10th ,11th and 12th divisions in the Meeriyabedda river bank completely destroyed in this landslide. [More]
President asks Harin to safeguard Ranil
[ Wednesday, 29 October 2014, 04:14.05 PM ]
President Mahinda Rajapaksa had wished Uva PC opposition leader - Harin Fernando for his 38th birthday. [More]
Inclement weather halts rescue operation at Koslanda landslide
[ Wednesday, 29 October 2014, 04:10.57 PM ] []
Due to the inclement weather condition rescue operation of Koslanda landslide stopped. [More]
Permanent solution for fishermen issue: Sushma Swaraj
[ Wednesday, 29 October 2014, 03:57.18 PM ]
Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has said that a permanent solution will be reached with Sri Lanka on the fishing issue and the Indian Government will look at an interim solution till then. [More]
Minister Thondaman visits Badhulla
[ Wednesday, 29 October 2014, 01:38.39 PM ] []
Minister Arumugam Thondaman rushed to the landslide affected area in Koslanda, Badhulla today. [More]
Eastern Provincial Councilor declare opens road
[ Wednesday, 29 October 2014, 12:55.50 PM ] []
General Secretary of the Illankai Tamil Arasu Kadchi and the Tamil National Alliance Eastern Provincial Council member K.Thurairaajasingham declared opened the Wagg House road at Vandharumullai, Batticaloa on Tuesday. [More]
An Indian national found dead at BIA
[ Wednesday, 29 October 2014, 12:48.48 PM ]
An Indian national arrived from the Middle East country by the SriLankan Air Lines flight reported dead while at the Katunayake airport this morning. [More]
Mahinda is applying pressure to stop the Pope's Visit to Srilanka
[ Wednesday, 29 October 2014, 11:44.24 AM ]
According to a Sinhalese Website, the Srilankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa is applying pressure upon Colombo Bishop Cardinal Malcolm Ranjith somehow to stop the Pope Francis's visit to Srilanka in the month of January-2015. [More]
Srilankan President Greets the Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff
[ Wednesday, 29 October 2014, 11:41.00 AM ]
The Srilankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa has sent his Greetings by congratulating Dilma Rousseff for being elected as the President of Brazil again for the second term. [More]
President hold secret discussion with an election officer
[ Wednesday, 29 October 2014, 09:50.36 AM ]
President Mahinda Rajapaksa hold secret discussion with an election officer. [More]
SC dismisses Vass Gunawadena's appeal
[ Wednesday, 29 October 2014, 09:37.19 AM ]
A five judge Supreme Court bench including Chief Justice Mohan Peiris today dismissed an appeal filed by former DIG Vass Gunawardena and five others against the Colombo High Court Trial-at-Bar. [More]
One dead at Mabole collision
[ Wednesday, 29 October 2014, 09:32.22 AM ]
One killed in the collision reported at the Mabole junction in Negombo- Colombo main road today. [More]
Heavy rain hits down hill country - Train service halted
[ Wednesday, 29 October 2014, 08:19.10 AM ]
The train service on the Badulla-Colombo track came to a standstill after a massive mound of earth crashed againstthetrain engine and a part of the track at a point between Ella and Demodara last night, the Railway Department said. [More]
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SriLanka election commission in not independent: Kamalesh Sharma
[ Wednesday, 29 October 2014, 04:18.32 PM ]
Commonwealth Secretary General Kamalesh Sharma says the Office of the Commissioner of Elections is not fully independent. [More]
Owner of Lyca mobile arrested at Katunayake airport
[ Wednesday, 29 October 2014, 04:04.09 PM ] []
Subashkaran Alliraja, Owner of the Lyca mobile, London and the producer of the “Kathi” film was arrested while at the Katunayake international airport, Colombo today, unconfirmed sources said. [More]
People rescued from the Landslide briefs their tearful story! More than 300 individuals disappeared
[ Wednesday, 29 October 2014, 12:24.15 PM ] []
10 dead and more than three hundred people disappeared in the landslide reported in the Koslanda area in Badhula this morning. [More]
King Ravana was not having planes: Srilanka Archeological Department
[ Wednesday, 29 October 2014, 09:53.29 AM ] []
According to the Srilanka Archeological Department reports, "There is no evidence to prove that King Ravana was having in his possession aircrafts and other equipments". [More]
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Major landslide in Badulla
[ Wednesday, 29 October 2014, 04:25.25 AM ] []
A row of line houses in the Haldemulla area in Badulla have been damaged due to a landslide this morning and more than hundred people believed to be trapped under the rubble. [More]
Srilankan Refugees Wants to Stay in India: Research Study
[ Tuesday, 28 October 2014, 07:51.24 AM ]
According to the Research Study information, the Srilankan Refugees, who are staying at the Refugee Camps in India, would like to stay continuously in India only. [More]
Fonseka requests the post of Defense Minister
[ Tuesday, 28 October 2014, 07:36.13 AM ]
The former media secretary of democratic party Sanjeewa Samarasinghe says that the leader of the party Sarath Fonseka has requested the post of defense minister. [More]
Sri Lankan asylum seeker killed in UK
[ Tuesday, 28 October 2014, 04:00.38 AM ] []
An asylum seeker who escaped war-ravaged Sri Lanka was mowed down and killed in a hit-and-run on Sunday night just metres from his home in Croydon, England. [More]
Channel-4 journalist Callum Macrae speaks to Lankasri FM
[ Tuesday, 31 December 2013, 02:18.19 AM ] []
Channel- 4 Film maker Callum Macrae responds to questions raised by the Lankasri FM political analyst team. [More]