Important News
First Lankan along with 16 others join to ISIS
[ Tuesday, 24 November 2015, 04:05.49 AM ] []
The recently released propaganda magazine of Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) has carried an article featuring the Sri Lankan who was reportedly killed in Syria, who was described by media as "Sri Lanka's first ISIS fighter". [More]
Important News
Leading ministers request IGP to hold investigate them
[ 2015-11-24 12:24:52 ]
Ministers Champika Ranawaka, Dr.Rajitha Seenaratne and Arjuna Ranatunga today requested the Inspector General of Police (IGP) to investigate the allegations made against them by the Chairman of Avant Garde Private Limited, Nissanka Senadhipathi. [More]
Mahinda compelling the police not to allow LTTE flag hoisting
[ 2015-11-24 12:03:25 ]
The Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa today urged the police not to allow anyone to raise the LTTE flag in the North this week to mark the LTTE heroes’ week. [More]
Latest News
Once again Martyrs day posters pasted at Jaffna university
[ 2015-11-24 12:33:27 ] []
Once against Tamil Eelam martyrs day memorable posters were pasted at the Jaffna university compound. [More]
Canada kandaswamy temple in Toronto accused of funding the LTTE
[ 2015-11-24 12:13:14 ] []
The Leading Toronto temple accused of funding the LTTE. [More]
Sri Lanka says no travel warnings despite the US alert
[ Tuesday, 24 November 2015, 11:56.52 AM ]
The Sri Lankan Foreign Ministry said today that it would not issue any travel warnings for its Sri Lankan nationals travelling to countries which have enhanced security in the wake of an increase in terror attacks. [More]
Investigate on Avant Garde chairman's claims : Rajitha & Champika
[ Tuesday, 24 November 2015, 10:44.12 AM ]
The Health Minister Rajitha Senaratne and Megapolis and Western Development Minister Pattali Champika Ranawaka had requested the Inspector General of Police, N.K.Illangakoon, to probe the allegations made by the Avant Garde Chairman Retired Major Nissanka Senadhipathi that the two ministers had solicited bribes. [More]
Hand grenades found at Trincomalee
[ Tuesday, 24 November 2015, 09:31.21 AM ]
Two hand grenades recovered from garbage pit at Uppuveli police division in Trincomalee district this morning. [More]
This budget aims to develop rural economy : Malik Samarawickrama
[ Tuesday, 24 November 2015, 09:27.58 AM ]
The Minister of International Trade Malik Samarawickrama says state and private sectors should work together for the future development of our nation. [More]
More focus on renewable energy generation : President
[ Tuesday, 24 November 2015, 09:23.14 AM ]
President Maithripala Sirisena says the contribution of the state sector as well as private sector in the programs to achieve the progress in the field of renewable energy, is essential. [More]
Landslide warning at Badhulla - 77 Families evacuated
[ Tuesday, 24 November 2015, 09:17.29 AM ]
Badhula district disaster management center assistant director E.N.L.Udayakumara announced 77 Families including 314 individuals attached to the Warwin estate at Welimada were ordered to move towards safe area. [More]
Court orders ban on sale of Basil Rajapaksa's land
[ Tuesday, 24 November 2015, 08:46.25 AM ]
The Court orders for the ban on sale of the former Economic Development Minister Basil Rajapaksa's Election office in oruthota. [More]
Maithripala Sirisena is going to attend CHOGM-2015 in Malta
[ Tuesday, 24 November 2015, 08:36.27 AM ]
The Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena is expected to leave for Malta on the 26th of November 2015, to attend the 2015 CHOGM-Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting. [More]
Government protecting corrupt politicians : Anura Kumara Dissanayake
[ Tuesday, 24 November 2015, 08:12.45 AM ]
The JVP leader Anura Dissanayake said, "Despite its promises, the government protects corrupted politicians". [More]
To curb terrorism patriotic act of the Government
[ Tuesday, 24 November 2015, 06:45.58 AM ]
The Government is to bring in draft legislation similar to the patriotic act of the US to replace the Prevention of Terrorism Act, say sources. [More]
Train engine drivers strike called off today
[ Tuesday, 24 November 2015, 06:15.54 AM ]
The trade union action launched by train engine drivers against an alleged attack on a driver at Ragama yesterday was called off a short while ago. [More]
CID is going to arrest many Navy intelligence officers
[ Tuesday, 24 November 2015, 06:05.10 AM ]
According to the Police headquarter sources, the CID is going to arrest several officers of the Navy intelligence suspected of maintaining a secret centre at the Trincomalee base to abduct persons for extortion, says the police headquarters sources. [More]
Lankan navyIndian authorities file case against
[ Tuesday, 24 November 2015, 04:36.45 AM ]
The Marine Police of the Indian Coastal Security Group (CSG) have registered a case against the Sri Lankan navy for allegedly attacking fishermen from Rameswaram on November 21, when they were fishing on the high seas, north off Rameswaram fishing jetty. [More]
Reconciliation will bridge Tamil-Sinhalese gap : CBK
[ Tuesday, 24 November 2015, 04:29.42 AM ]
Bridging the gulf that divides Tamil and Sinhalese population in Sri Lanka is essential for the wellbeing of the country, former President of Sri Lanka, Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga, has said. [More]
Navy commander says Paris attack will be last warning to end terrorism
[ Tuesday, 24 November 2015, 04:25.16 AM ]
The Commander of the Navy making the welcome remarks extended a warm welcome to all participating in the Galle Dialogue international maritime conference, which is being held for the sixth consecutive year. [More]
Open international universities at Jaffna : Vijeyakala Maheshwaran
[ Tuesday, 24 November 2015, 04:12.34 AM ]
The State Minister of Children Affairs Mrs.Vijeyakala Maheshwaran urges to build international universities at Northern Province. [More]
UPFA members yet to decided on budget proposal
[ Tuesday, 24 November 2015, 02:44.21 AM ] []
President Maithripala Sirisena met SriLanka Freedom Party parliamentarians at the presidential secretariat this afternoon. [More]
Govt to end competitive school admissions : President
[ Tuesday, 24 November 2015, 02:29.59 AM ] []
President Maithripala Sirisena says the aim of the new government is to end the competition for school admissions of children soon. [More]
IUSF protest against corruption in Colombo
[ Tuesday, 24 November 2015, 02:16.14 AM ] []
The Inter University Students Federation or IUSF says a massive protest march will get underway today opposing the privatisation of education. [More]
3 Military personals connection with Ekneligoda abduction further remanded
[ Monday, 23 November 2015, 03:10.17 PM ]
Homagama magistrate Y.R.P.Nelumdeniya today ordered to further remand three military personals arrested inconnection with abduction of journalist Prageeth Ekneligoda. [More]
42 Lankan refugees to return home tomorrow
[ Monday, 23 November 2015, 03:24.35 PM ] []
V.Sivaganasothi , secretary to the ministry of resettlement today said 42 Lankan refugees residing at refugees camps in Tamil Nadu schedule to return home tomorrow. [More]
Dilan spends Rs.14 cores to Mahinda
[ Monday, 23 November 2015, 12:12.04 PM ]
The Minister of Foreign Employment Dhalada Athukorala today announced during the last presidential election Rs.14 cores spent for the advertising activities of United Peoples Freedom Alliance presidential candidate and ex-president Mahinda Rajapaksa. [More]
G.L.Peiris summoned to the FCID
[ Monday, 23 November 2015, 11:53.08 AM ]
The Former Foreign Minister G.L.Peiris was summoned to the police Financial Crimes Investigation Division today. [More]
Samantha Power met President Sirisena
[ Monday, 23 November 2015, 11:27.10 AM ] []
The Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena met the United States Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power at the Presidential Secretariat today. [More]
Foreigners were benefited through new budget : Mahinda Rajapaksa
[ Monday, 23 November 2015, 11:05.36 AM ]
Former president Mahinda Rajapaksa says not the SriLankans , foreigners were benefited through the current budget proposal. [More]
(2nd Lead)
All SLFP ministers to meet up tomorrow
[ Monday, 23 November 2015, 11:01.07 AM ]
Ministers of SriLanka Freedom Party schedule to meet up tomorrow. [More]
Global Tamil Forum asks for more
[ Monday, 23 November 2015, 10:56.02 AM ]
The Global Tamil Forum yesterday called for delisting of all proscribed organisations and individuals in Sri Lanka. [More]
Avant Garde chairman gifted luxury ship to ex-minister
[ Monday, 23 November 2015, 10:04.45 AM ]
Avant Garde chairman Nisanka Senadhipathi has gifted luxury ship towards former port and aviation minister of Rajapaksa regime. [More]
US slams human rights violations in SriLanka
[ Friday, 26 June 2015, 08:03.21 AM ]
Several human rights violations had taken place last year in Sri Lanka , according to the annual human rights report of the US State Department released yesterday (Thursday). [More]
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