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Is peace restored in SriLanka ? Umashankari Nedumaran
[ 2015-03-27 05:48:05 ] []
Human Rights activist Umashankari Nedumaran today questioned is peace restored in SriLanka by the Lankan government and is this this true situation? [More]
Basil denies the defeat of Mahinda Rajapaksa - Reginald Cooray
[ 2015-03-27 03:43:09 ]
The Minister of Civil Aviation Reginald Cooray stated that he has already informed former President Mahinda Rajapaksa and Former Economic Development Minister Basil Rajapaksa on the defeat of Mahinda Rajapaksa in the previous presidential election and they refused to accept this. [More]
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3 Human smugglers arrested in Tamil Nadu
[ 2015-03-27 05:43:11 ]
The Tamil Nadu 'Q' branch police on Wednesday arrested three Sri Lankan Tamils for illegally migrating the refugees from the special camps to Australia. [More]
Obama nominates Indian for US ambassador to Lanka
[ 2015-03-27 05:11:17 ] []
US President Barack Obama has nominated Atul Keshap as the Ambassador to Sri Lanka and the Republic of Maldives. [More]
Corruptors willing to maintain close ties with PM and President - Arjuna
[ Friday, 27 March 2015, 04:13.23 AM ]
Ports and Shipping Minister Arjuna Ranathunga urged President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe not to grant nominations for opportunistic and corrupt persons who cross over from major parties when they are not able to secure nominations in their own parties. [More]
60 Lankan suspects residing in Malaysia
[ Friday, 27 March 2015, 03:11.40 AM ]
60 Lankans searched by the local police currently residing in Malaysia , Sinhala newspaper reports. [More]
Sumanthiran and Diaspora Community met Australian FM
[ Friday, 27 March 2015, 03:03.03 AM ] []
Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop had talks with the Tamil diaspora and the Tamil National Alliance on the latest developments in Sri Lanka. [More]
I will return soon - Basil Rajapaksa
[ Thursday, 26 March 2015, 04:39.26 PM ]
Former Minister of Economic Development Basil Rajapaksa stated that he will return to Sri Lanka soon and assist in the investigations into allegations against him. [More]
More SLFP members attends Mahinda's meeting
[ Thursday, 26 March 2015, 04:24.48 PM ]
More than 26 SriLanka Freedom Party parliamentarian took part in the meeting organized at Ratnapura on urging former president Mahinda Rajapaksa to re-enter in to politics. [More]
Father arrested over sexually abusing daughter in Batticaloa
[ Thursday, 26 March 2015, 03:11.16 PM ]
Police arrested father over sexually abusing his 14 years old eldest daughter at Vakari, Batticaloa. [More]
4 Indian naval ships to visit Trincomalee port
[ Thursday, 26 March 2015, 03:07.59 PM ]
Four ships from the Indian Navy’s First Training Squadron will arrive in the country tomorrow and will visit Trincomalee from March 27-29, the Indian High Commission in Colombo said. [More]
Government always willing to establish true reconciliation: Prime Minister
[ Thursday, 26 March 2015, 02:38.56 PM ]
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe today expressed confidence that the 19th Amendment to the Constitution will be passed in Parliament with sufficient backing, despite objections voiced by certain parties including the JHU - a key partner of the government – and calls for a referendum. [More]
Maldivian national with drugs arrested
[ Thursday, 26 March 2015, 02:35.46 PM ]
A Maldivian drug dealer was arrested in Dehiwala last evening with 169 grams of heroin while he was staying at a hotel, police said. [More]
SC suspends Rs 200 million Excise Tax on spirit makers
[ Thursday, 26 March 2015, 02:34.00 PM ]
The Supreme Court today issued an interim order suspending the gazette notification which imposes a Rs 200 million Excise Tax on alcohol and beer manufacturers. [More]
7 Lankan Tamil refugees released from Trichy detention center
[ Thursday, 26 March 2015, 02:28.52 PM ] []
7 Lankan Tamil refugees detained at the Trichy special detention center was released yesterday. [More]
No ban on Port City development project - President
[ Thursday, 26 March 2015, 02:23.27 PM ]
President Maithripala Sirisena agreed to continue the Colombo port city development project today. [More]
Vibhusika permitted to live with her mother
[ Thursday, 26 March 2015, 01:01.49 PM ]
Killinochchie court today granted permission for Jeyakumari to take up the custody of her daughter Vibhushika. [More]
Indian fishermen permitted to engage fishing in Lankan waters
[ Thursday, 26 March 2015, 12:55.44 PM ]
The Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Development Ministry today denied the existence of an agreement with Indian fishermen to allow them to fish in Sri Lankan waters for 83 days of the year for the next three years. [More]
President Ordered the University Vice Chancellor to Resign
[ Thursday, 26 March 2015, 09:52.04 AM ]
President Maithripala Sirisena has ordered the vice chancellor of University of Colombo to resign from this relevant position, University Teachers Union President Dr.Prabahath Jayasinghe said. [More]
Three petitions filed against 19th Amendment
[ Thursday, 26 March 2015, 09:30.54 AM ]
Three petitions have been filed at the Supreme court against the 19th Amendment to the Constitution. [More]
Upeksha wants Dinesh as opposition leader
[ Thursday, 26 March 2015, 09:25.05 AM ]
Upeksha Swarnamali better known as Paba has said that she would be happy if Dinesh Gunewardena is appointed as Opposition leader. [More]
Lankan sentenced to death in Dubai
[ Thursday, 26 March 2015, 09:00.27 AM ]
A Sri Lankan man, who killed his wife after suspecting that she cheated on him and had extramarital affairs, has been jailed for life by a Dubai court. [More]
China grants important diplomatic status to SriLanka
[ Thursday, 26 March 2015, 08:56.36 AM ] []
President Maithripala Sirisena has held talks with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping on Thursday (26) in Beijing at the start of his first visit to the Asian giant since taking office in January. [More]
Court ordered to inspect bank accounts of Gotabaya
[ Thursday, 26 March 2015, 08:54.57 AM ]
The Galle Magistrate today directed the CID to inspect the bank accounts of former Defence Secretary GotabayaRajapaksa, Defence Ministry’s former Additional Secretary D.M.S. Jayaratne and the directors of AvantGardeMaritime Services (Pvt.). [More]
President's brother attacked with an axe
[ Thursday, 26 March 2015, 04:37.30 PM ]
President Maithripala Sirisena's brother Priyantha Sirisena was hospitalized after he was reportedly attacked with an axe. [More]
Mahinda is SLFP Prime Ministerial candidate
[ Thursday, 26 March 2015, 02:40.40 PM ]
26 SriLanka Freedom Party members recommend the name of President Mahinda Rajapaksa as Prime Ministerial candidate in the Ratnapura meeting. [More]
Lasantha Wickramatunga shot dead - Mervin Silva summoned
[ Thursday, 26 March 2015, 02:31.16 PM ]
Former minister Mervyn Silva has been summoned to the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) to record a statement over the killing of Sunday Leader editor Lasantha Wickrematunge. [More]
Lankan women and children issue discuss at UN
[ Thursday, 26 March 2015, 04:43.14 AM ] []
OCAPROCE INTERNATIONAL organize conference on Lankan Tamil women and children at United Nation Human Rights Commission on Wednesday. [More]
Where is Lalith and Kugan? - Protest at Jaffna
[ Wednesday, 25 March 2015, 10:41.07 AM ] []
Protest staged in the Jaffna peninsula on demanding to release Frontline Socialist Party members Lalith and Kugan went on missing while serving in Jaffna. [More]
CBK to re-enter in to parliament
[ Wednesday, 25 March 2015, 08:27.36 AM ]
Former president Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga (CBK) decided to re-enter in to parliament through national list, political sources said. [More]
Deed copies issued to Jaffna residents contains photographs of former president
[ Wednesday, 25 March 2015, 08:18.13 AM ] []
These deed copies contain the photograph of former president Mahinda Rajapaksa and his signature. [More]
Government to withdraw asserts of Mahinda Rajapaksa
[ Wednesday, 25 March 2015, 03:08.21 AM ]
Cabinet spokesman and Minister Rajitha Senaratne today said that former President Mahinda Rajapaksa had been provided with comprehensive security which included 21 vehicles and 213 officers. [More]
Macare says Maithri refused to accept copy of "No Fire Zone"
[ Thursday, 12 March 2015, 03:54.32 PM ] []
Channel -4 director Callum Macrae today urged Lankan president Maithripala Sirisena to grant permission to screen Sinhala copy of No Fire Zone documentary film directed by himself at SriLanka. [More]
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