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15 Member CID team visits Jaffna
[ Monday, 25 May 2015, 05:47.37 AM ]
15 Member CID team visits Jaffna to hold brief investigation on attack against Jaffna court compound. [More]
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Lankan sentenced in Britain
[ 2015-05-25 05:23:35 ]
SriLankan national sentenced for 4 years for killing British woman in the road collision. [More]
Never allow migrated community to establish Tamil Eelam : President
[ 2015-05-25 04:25:52 ]
President Maithripala Sirisena stated that he always work to safeguard the respect of military personals and never allow upraising terrorism in this region. [More]
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Johnston Fernando further remanded
[ 2015-05-25 08:18:50 ]
Former Minister Johnston Fernando produced before the Kurunegala magistrate this morning and court ordered to remand former minister till June 8. [More]
Indian nationals also arrested over Jaffna court complex
[ 2015-05-25 08:14:48 ]
Three Indian nationals were also among suspects arrested over attacking Jaffna court complex during the protest staged on demanding justice to Kayts girl Vidhya. [More]
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Temples are best place to speak on nation : Mahinda Rajapaksa
[ Monday, 25 May 2015, 08:00.27 AM ]
Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa says Temples are the best place to speak about this nation. [More]
Charge sheet filed against Lalith Weerathunga
[ Monday, 25 May 2015, 06:37.21 AM ]
Charge sheet filed against former presidential secretariat Lalith Weerathunga over Rs.620 million financial allegations, Attorney General Department sources said. [More]
Charge sheet filed against all corrupters in the High Court
[ Monday, 25 May 2015, 06:23.51 AM ]
Financial Crime Investigation Division officials decided to file charge sheet in the High Court against former ministers and other civil servants accused over financial corruption activities. [More]
TNA suspects hidden hand in Jaffna violence
[ Monday, 25 May 2015, 06:02.22 AM ]
The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) today raised suspicion of a hidden hand in the violence which erupted in Jaffna last week. [More]
7 UNP members to cross over to opposition
[ Monday, 25 May 2015, 05:56.49 AM ]
Former Minister T.B.Ekanayake says 7 United National Party members are willing to join with opposition. [More]
Story of Lankan refugees win award at Cannes Film Festival
[ Monday, 25 May 2015, 05:33.29 AM ] []
A Sri Lankan novelist and former child soldier stars in “Dheepan”, a French thriller which won the Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival on Sunday. [More]
CB governor before COPE
[ Sunday, 24 May 2015, 12:16.40 PM ]
An 11 member subcommittee of MPs has been appointed to inquire into irregularities in the treasury bond issue by the Central Bank, said COPE chairman Dew Gunasekara. [More]
UPFA to protest if highway is not extended
[ Sunday, 24 May 2015, 12:04.47 PM ]
The United People’s Freedom Alliance (UPFA) today warned that it will stage street protests if the Colombo - Matara highway is not extended to Beliatta. [More]
President warns SLFP members not to disband the party
[ Sunday, 24 May 2015, 11:25.47 AM ]
Presiding over the Monaragala District Sri Lanka Freedom Party Convention held Saturday (23rd) at the Library Auditorium in Monaragala, the President declared that he is meticulously discharging his obligations on behalf of the country and the Sri Lanka Freedom Party. [More]
Fonseka’s Democratic Party to back UPFA at the election : Dayasiri
[ Sunday, 24 May 2015, 09:02.48 AM ]
The United People’s Freedom Alliance (UPFA) will form a coalition government after the forthcoming election, thus several political parties are expected to join hands with the party in near future, North Western Province Chief Minister Dayasiri Jayasekara said. [More]
‘New opportunities to renew ties with Germany’
[ Sunday, 24 May 2015, 08:47.35 AM ] []
Foreign affairs minister Mangala Samaraweera says he is glad that new opportunities have opened up as a result of the changes that are taking place in Sri Lanka, to renew political, economic and cultural ties with Germany. [More]
Uva chief told secret by country’s chief
[ Sunday, 24 May 2015, 05:51.13 AM ]
Speculation is rife about as to when parliament will be dissolved. [More]
HR adviser to support UN team in Lanka
[ Sunday, 24 May 2015, 05:06.53 AM ]
There is an increased interest on the redeployment of a Human Rights Adviser to support the UN Country Team (UNCT) in Sri Lanka through 2015, the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) said. [More]
70 signatures for no faith against PM
[ Sunday, 24 May 2015, 03:15.02 AM ]
UPFA parliamentarian Dullas Alahapperuma said the No Confidence Motion moved against Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe cannot be refused as it now contains the signatures of a majority of UPFA parliamentarians. [More]
Sarath Fonseka will be contesting for the parliamentary Elections
[ Saturday, 23 May 2015, 12:28.05 PM ]
Democratic Party leader, Field Marshal Sarath Fonseka says he will contest the next Parliament elections. [More]
Indo-Srilankan business dialogue in July
[ Saturday, 23 May 2015, 11:52.02 AM ]
The India-Ceylon Economic Dialogue will be held in Kochi in July. [More]
Sri Lankan government allocates 400 million rupees to establish IT Labs
[ Saturday, 23 May 2015, 10:58.21 AM ]
The Sri Lankan Government has taken steps to launch a programme to provide computer laboratories to selected schools around the country. [More]
From-Colombo-To-Matara bus gutted in fire
[ Saturday, 23 May 2015, 10:46.13 AM ] []
A private bus en route to Matara from Colombo has been completely gutted after fire broke out in the front of the vehicle. [More]
Duminda Silva donates books for thousand school children
[ Saturday, 23 May 2015, 10:12.49 AM ]
Program to donate books to One Thousand School Children was implemented under the patronage of Colombo District Parliamentarian R.Duminda Silva at the Gothatuwa College grounds in Gothatuwa New Town yesterday. [More]
India hands over 16 Sri Lankan fishermen
[ Saturday, 23 May 2015, 10:01.18 AM ]
India on Saturday handed over 16 Sri Lankan fishermen-arrested for allegedly poaching in the Indian waters-to Sri Lankan authorities, several days after they were ordered released by courts. [More]
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Namal to be summoned to CID!
[ Sunday, 24 May 2015, 07:49.41 AM ]
The CID is investigating a payment of Rs. 05 million by the Securities and Exchange Commission to ‘Tharunyata Hetak’, headed by MP Namal Rajapaksa. [More]
MR gearing up for another Black July?
[ Sunday, 24 May 2015, 06:20.41 AM ]
The pro-Mahinda groups within the Sri Lanka Freedom Party are planning to recreate bloody ethnic tensions between the Sinhala and Tamil masses in July, the newspaper reports citing reliable political sources. [More]
Vasu says word he used was unintentional
[ Sunday, 24 May 2015, 06:04.20 AM ]
Member of parliament and veteran left-wing politician Vasudeva Nanayakkara says the use of foul language by him in parliament last week was unintentional. [More]
CID in Jaffna for full probe on protests
[ Sunday, 24 May 2015, 05:39.04 AM ]
A 15-strong group of Criminal Investigation Department (CID) detectives arrived in Jaffna last night to conduct an urgent probe into a string of incidents that culminated in Wednesday’s attack on the Magistrate’s Court. [More]
Arjuna tells Mahinda not to provoke chauvinism
[ Sunday, 24 May 2015, 04:52.39 AM ]
Minister Arjuna Ranatunga requests former president Mahinda Rajapaksa and his supporters not to commit the sin of provoking chauvinism by creating a terror of war in order to gain power. [More]
Candle light vigil for Jaffna girl today in Colombo : Rosy
[ Sunday, 24 May 2015, 04:35.17 AM ]
State Minister of Child Affairs Rosy Senanayake said some people were attempting to gain political advantage from the incident where an 18-year-old girl was raped and killed at Punguditivu in Jaffna recently. [More]
AG seeks SC advice on stay order
[ Sunday, 24 May 2015, 03:33.05 AM ]
The Attorney General (AG) will seek clarification from the Supreme Court on the scope of the interim order issued by the court preventing the arrest of former Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa. [More]
Harin Fernando says,"The Recent Resignation of 4 SLFP Ministers is a “planned game”
[ Saturday, 23 May 2015, 01:02.15 PM ]
Uva Province Chief Minister Harin Fernando says that the recent resignation of four SLFP Ministers was a “planned game” and that he expects more will follow suit. [More]
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Wigneswaran urges SL State to respect international principle on resettlement
[ Monday, 23 March 2015, 04:45.51 PM ] []
“Unless Grama Sevaka Divisions 244 and 252 are released in full as promised earlier, what has been gingerly granted today would hardly be of any use to the few families now selected to enter their erstwhile denied lands,” Northern Province Chief Minister C.V. Wigneswaran said in his address at Vazhalaay during the visit by SL President, Prime Minister and former President Chandrika Kumaratunga. [More]
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