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Suspects would be arrested without any differences - IGP
[ 2015-01-30 14:11:03 ]
IGP I.K.Ilangakoon ordered police personals to arrest suspects without any differences. [More]
Parliament adjourned for 20 minutes
[ 2015-01-30 12:05:45 ] []
Parliament sessions were adjourned for 20 minutes a short while ago following a special statement made by Prime Minister Ranil Wickremeisnghe on the reinstatement of former Chief Justice Shirani Bandaranayake. [More]
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India, Lanka Discuss Voluntary Repatriation of Lankan Refugees
[ 2015-01-30 15:59:03 ]
India-Sri Lanka today held talks on voluntary repatriation of Sri Lankan refugees in the country, within days of deciding to "re-engage" on the issue during a meeting between their foreign ministers. [More]
Sword attack at Jaffna - 3 Injured
[ 2015-01-30 15:26:17 ]
Sword attack reported over land dispute at Katkovalam,Jaffna. [More]
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Packer's Crown pulls plug on SL casino plan
[ Friday, 30 January 2015, 02:18.28 PM ]
James Packer's Crown Group says it will not go ahead with a proposed plan to develop a $400 million luxury hotel and resort in Sri Lanka, following a decision by the government in Colombo to scrap tax concessions for the project. [More]
K.Sripavan today took oaths
[ Friday, 30 January 2015, 02:13.11 PM ]
K.Sripavan today took oaths as Chief Justice before the president Maithripala Sirisena today, Presidential media unit reports. [More]
Governor of Eastern Province Assumed Duties Today
[ Friday, 30 January 2015, 12:22.46 PM ]
The Governor of Eastern Province Mr. Austin Fernando has assumed his duties as the Governor of Eastern Province Today. [More]
UK Foreign Minister expressed optimism that press freedom will grow under the new government
[ Friday, 30 January 2015, 12:19.03 PM ]
UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office Minister of State for Sri Lanka, Hugo Swire, who travelled to Jaffna today, expressed optimism that press freedom will grow under the new government. [More]
Interim Budget Benefits at a Glance!
[ Friday, 30 January 2015, 12:16.56 PM ]
Salaries of Government servant will be increased by Rs.10,000. Rs.5,000 will be given in February while the balance will be given in June. [More]
Provide information on children - Protest at Batticaloa
[ Friday, 30 January 2015, 09:06.37 AM ] []
Movement of disappeared persons of Batticaloa district together with Batticaloa Gandhi Seva Union organised protest at the Mahatma Gandhi garden over demanding to provide information on disappeared persons in Batticaloa district. [More]
Man molesting underage girl arrested
[ Friday, 30 January 2015, 08:56.03 AM ]
Puttlam police arrested suspect over molesting underage girl. [More]
Tamil Nadu to skip Delhi meeting on Lankan refugees
[ Friday, 30 January 2015, 07:56.40 AM ]
The Tamil Nadu government will not participate in the inter-ministerial meeting convened by the external affair ministry to discuss voluntary repatriation of Sri Lankan Tamil refugees to the island nation on Friday, Indian government sources told media. [More]
House caught fire - Father and son burn to death
[ Friday, 30 January 2015, 07:51.26 AM ]
A 42-year-old father and his 3-year-old son were burnt to death at Walathapitiya in Sammanthurai when their house caught fire last night. [More]
Transfer of 10,000 Police Officials Postponed
[ Friday, 30 January 2015, 07:47.52 AM ]
The Transfer and Relocation of 10,000 Police Officers in Sri Lanka got postponed till 1st of May-2015. [More]
Interim budget proposed by the new government never consider the long term economic policy
[ Friday, 30 January 2015, 05:22.11 AM ]
Former Minister Susil Premajayantha says interim budget proposed by the new government never consider the long term economic policy. [More]
Ban hopes Lanka works with UN
[ Friday, 30 January 2015, 05:19.25 AM ]
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon hopes Sri Lanka works with the UN on the investigations over the war despite launching a new domestic investigation. [More]
Maithri, Chandrika and Mahinda should work united: Prasana Ranathunga
[ Friday, 30 January 2015, 05:17.46 AM ]
Western Provincial Council Chief Minister Prasana Ranathunga says president Maithripala Sirisena, former president Chandrika Kumaratunga and Mahinda Rajapaksa should work together if not there are threatening on separation in the SriLanka Freedom Party. [More]
EU agrees to lift ban of Lanka soon
[ Friday, 30 January 2015, 03:11.39 AM ]
The European Commission has offered Sri Lanka assistance to meet the regulatory requirements that would enable an early lifting of the ban on fish exports to the EU. [More]
Once again GSP plus tax relief
[ Friday, 30 January 2015, 03:07.15 AM ]
The Minister of Finance Ravi Karunanayake says once again steps are been taken to obtain GSP plus tax relief granted by the European Union. [More]
Lodge complaint - Minister Rajitha Senaratne
[ Friday, 30 January 2015, 03:04.16 AM ]
Minister Rajitha Senaratne says, people are permitted to lodged complaint against any individuals including myself at the bribery commission over collecting bribe, corruption and obtaining ransom. [More]
Mohan Peiris pledges Maithri
[ Friday, 30 January 2015, 03:00.54 AM ]
Chief Justice Mohan Peiris pledges the president Maithripala Sirisena grant permission to serve as the CJ of this country, sources said. [More]
Sripavan to become Lankan Chief Justice
[ Thursday, 29 January 2015, 04:31.25 PM ]
Justice Kanakasabapathi Sripavan will be the second Tamil to be Chief Justice of the Sri Lankan Supreme Court when he takes over on Friday following the retirement of Shirani Bandaranayake. [More]
Possibilities to arrest Kumar Gunaratnam
[ Thursday, 29 January 2015, 04:23.43 PM ]
Pubudu Jagoda media spokesman of the Front Line Socialist Party says officials attached to the immigration and emigration department ordered their party leader Kumar Kunaratnam to visit the office for third time. [More]
UNHRC commissioner to be briefed on new Lankan government
[ Thursday, 29 January 2015, 03:37.51 PM ]
Jayantha Dhanapala, Senior Advisor on Foreign Affairs to the President of Sri Lanka visited Geneva, where he met the High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein, President of the Human Rights CouncilJoachim Rücker, as well as all members of the Human Rights Council in Groups. [More]
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HRW slams former Government
[ Thursday, 29 January 2015, 03:23.16 PM ]
The Sri Lankan government stepped up pressure in 2014 on human rights activists and journalists, particularly those urging justice for past war crimes, Human Rights Watch said in its World Report 2015 released today. [More]
British FM meets displaced people at Waligamam North
[ Thursday, 29 January 2015, 03:21.01 PM ] []
British Foreign Minister Hugo Swire today visited the displaced people at in Chunnagam Ganapathipillay welfare camp in Waligamam North at 2.30 pm today. [More]
Tamil people are fear to trust new government - Wigneswaran informs Hugo Swire
[ Thursday, 29 January 2015, 12:41.36 PM ] []
British Foreign Minister Hugo Swire and his team pays official visit to Jaffna peninsula today and met Northern Provincial Council Chief Minister C.V.Wigneswaran at the Jaffna Public library complex today. [More]
Rs.10,000/- Salary increment for state sector employees
[ Thursday, 29 January 2015, 11:45.55 AM ]
The Minister of Finance Ravi Karunanyake present the budget proposal at the parliament short while ago. In the proposal minister promised to increase state sectors salary income by Rs.10,000/-. [More]
Former CJ Shirani Bandaranayake retires ! Greets Sripavan
[ Thursday, 29 January 2015, 07:59.58 AM ]
Participating in her ceremonial sitting today (29), Chief Justice Shirani Bandaranayake said that justice was served to her after two years. [More]
Naval commander appoints committee to investigate on Yoshitha
[ Thursday, 29 January 2015, 05:03.58 AM ]
Navy commander appointed special investigation committee to hold investigations on Yoshitha Rajapaksa’s appointment in Lankan Navy. [More]
New plans on national security
[ Thursday, 29 January 2015, 05:00.13 AM ] []
Head of Trilingual Force President Maithiripala Sirisena says inorder to strengthen the national security of this nation new government decided to implement changes in the national security. [More]
Mini budget today
[ Thursday, 29 January 2015, 02:54.20 AM ]
New Lankan government headed by the president Maithripala Sirisena decided to present their “Mini Budget” at the parliament today. [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]
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