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(2nd Lead)
Yoshitha Further remanded till 25th of February
[ Thursday, 11 February 2016, 05:38.43 AM ] []
Yoshitha Rajapaksa and 5 other suspects arrested in-connection with the financial allegations reported at the CSN television network produced before the Kaduwela magistrate this morning. [More]
Important News
14 LTTE carders refused to undergo rehabilitation programme
[ 2016-02-11 05:29:58 ] []
14 Former LTTE carders arrested under the criminal act refused to undergo for rehabilitation programme senior lawyer K.V.Thawarasa said to Lankasri news service. [More]
We own clear evident on Ekneligoda murder: CID
[ 2016-02-10 03:39:48 ]
The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) yesterday told the Homagama Magistrate that they have received evidence that journalist Pradeep Ekneligoda has been killed in Akkaraipattu. [More]
Latest News
Mahinda Rajapaksa Slams Government's 'Great Betrayal
[ 2016-02-11 11:43:12 ]
The Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa said that the government is misleading the people on the Geneva Resolution, saying that the President and the Prime Minister have given assurances to the UNHRC Chief that the resolution will be carried out. [More]
Sri Lanka Condemns North Korea’s Missile Launch
[ 2016-02-11 10:48:11 ]
The Sri Lankan Government has condemned the launch of a long range missile carried out by the North Korea on Sunday the 7th of February. [More]
Mahinda's New Political & Public Relations Office is going to be opened
[ Thursday, 11 February 2016, 10:42.06 AM ]
Mahinda Rajapaksa's New Political & Public Relations Office will be Opened tomorrow. Amidst the speculations of the founding of a new political party, the former President Mahinda Rajapaksa's new political and public relations office will be opened tomorrow at Nelum Mawatha, Battaramulla. [More]
Sicille Kotelawala Remanded Further
[ Thursday, 11 February 2016, 10:12.48 AM ]
Sicille Kotelawala has been further Remanded Till the 25th of February, Over the Ceylinco F And G Case. [More]
President to visit Bangaladesh
[ Thursday, 11 February 2016, 09:53.24 AM ]
President Maithripala Sirissena is expected to pay an official visit to Bangladesh in March at the invitation of Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. [More]
JVP Demands Explanation on Failure to Lower Fuel prices
[ Thursday, 11 February 2016, 09:36.05 AM ]
The JVP General Secretary Tilvin Silva today demanded the government to explain as to why it has failed to lower the fuel prices, despite the dramatic reduction of crude oil prices in the international market? [More]
Tamil Nadu Fishermen Arrested in the Seas off Talaimannar
[ Thursday, 11 February 2016, 06:56.13 AM ] []
The Sri Lankan Navy Arrested Twelve Tamil Nadu Fishermen. Twelve Indian fishermen from Tamil Nadu were arrested by the Sri Lankan Navy along with two fishing trawlers, while poaching in the Sri Lankan waters North-West of Talaimannar last night. [More]
Geetha Dual Citizenship Case, Respondents Given Till 2nd of March
[ Thursday, 11 February 2016, 06:48.55 AM ]
The Galle District MP Geetha Kumarasinghe and other respondents were given till the 2nd of March by the Court of Appeal to file objections to a petition challenging her appointment to the Parliament. [More]
Parliament Speaker Karu Jayasuriya Receives Death Threat
[ Thursday, 11 February 2016, 06:42.44 AM ]
The Speaker of the Parliament Karu Jayasuriya Receives Death Threat. The Parliament Speaker Karu Jayasuriya Spoke in the Parliament yesterday that he had received a death threat over the phone for not recognizing the 'Joint Opposition' as a separate group. [More]
If any MP Needs to stay Independent in the Parliament, he should Leave the SLFP: Duminda Dissanayake
[ Thursday, 11 February 2016, 06:38.22 AM ]
Leave the Sri Lanka Freedom Party in order To Stay Independent In the Parliament, Dissanayake Warns the Dissidents. [More]
Mahinda's Security Officers Investigated
[ Thursday, 11 February 2016, 06:33.08 AM ]
Three Security Officers Of Mahinda Rajapaksa, Including Captain Tissa, Investigated For Money Laundering. [More]
Jayantha Jayasuriya Takes Oaths As Attorney General
[ Thursday, 11 February 2016, 05:53.26 AM ]
The President's Counsel Jayantha Jayasuriya took oaths as the new Attorney General of Sri Lanka before President Maithripala Sirisena a short while ago. [More]
3 Flights driven to Mattala
[ Thursday, 11 February 2016, 03:44.21 AM ]
Three Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) bound flights-two SriLankan, one Fly Dubai- were diverted to the Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport (MRIA) this morning due to heavy mist in the Katunayake area. [More]
Sarath Fonseka & Wijeyadasa Rajapaksa Opponents on the Same Side
[ Wednesday, 10 February 2016, 11:04.52 AM ]
The Justice Minister Wijeyadasa Rajapakshe was looking at the other way as the Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake and Field Marshal Sarath Fonseka had a discussion in the Parliament yesterday. [More]
Arguments between C.V. Wigneswaran & C.V.K. Sivagnanam
[ Wednesday, 10 February 2016, 11:01.56 AM ]
The Northern Provincial Council Chief Minister C.V. Wigneswaran Clashes With the Northern Provincial Council Chairman C.V.K. Sivagnanam. A tense situation erupted in the Northern Provincial Council yesterday, following a verbal clash between the Chief Minister C.V. Wigneswaran and the Chairman C.V.K. Sivagnanam. [More]
Special Task Force & Police Deployed at Homagama Magistrate's Court
[ Wednesday, 10 February 2016, 10:55.08 AM ]
The Special Security arrangements have been made at the Homagama Magistrate’s Court. The Police and the Special Task Force is deployed at Homagama Magistrate’s Court as Ven. Galaboda Aththe Gnanasara is to be produced before the court for allegedly threatening missing journalist Prageeth Eknaligoda’s wife. [More]
15 Years old boy murdered at Ratnapura
[ Wednesday, 10 February 2016, 09:30.48 AM ]
15 Years old boy sexually abused and killed at Galhinna area in Ratnapura police division. [More]
EU delegates met Defence Secretary
[ Wednesday, 10 February 2016, 08:36.40 AM ] []
An EU Parliamentary delegation, led by Member of the European Parliament and Chairman of the Friends of Sri Lanka Group Geoffrey Van Orden, and including MEP Morten Messerschmidt, met the Secretary to the Ministry of Defense Karunasena Hettiarachchi at the ministry premises on Tuesday (February 9th). [More]
Two deported Sri Lankans arrested
[ Wednesday, 10 February 2016, 07:30.18 AM ]
According to the Police reports, Two Sri Lankans Deported from Australia were Arrested at the Bandaranaike International Airport by the Crime Investigation Division this morning. [More]
Australian national drowned at Hikkaduwa
[ Wednesday, 10 February 2016, 06:44.28 AM ]
An Australian tourist drowned while bathing in Hikkaduwa last evening, police said. [More]
Disappeared personals are LTTE carders: Gotabaya
[ Wednesday, 10 February 2016, 06:41.56 AM ]
Former Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa today announced all disappeared personals are LTTE carders and they were killed while at the battle field. [More]
Two Indian nationals arrested
[ Wednesday, 10 February 2016, 06:35.55 AM ]
Two Indian nationals were arrested while at Udapussallawa area. [More]
Pillayan has been further remanded
[ Wednesday, 10 February 2016, 08:02.09 AM ] []
The Former Eastern Province Chief Minister Sivanesathurai Chandrakanthan alias Pillayan, who was arrested in connection with the murder of ex-MP Joseph Pararajasingham, has been further remanded until the 24th of February. [More]
New draft bill on PTA act
[ Wednesday, 10 February 2016, 07:08.12 AM ]
The Sri Lanka Law Commission has formulated an amendment bill for the Prevention of Terrorism Act in a manner suitable to the country's present needs, without causing impediment to ongoing police investigations and while ensuing human rights considerations are met, Naveen Marapana, a commissioner attached to the department said yesterday. [More]
3 Shot dead at Welampitiya
[ Wednesday, 10 February 2016, 04:27.21 AM ]
Three persons were shot dead by unidentified gunmen in the Wellampitiya area last night, Police said. [More]
We own clear evident on Ekneligoda murder: CID
[ Wednesday, 10 February 2016, 03:39.48 AM ]
The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) yesterday told the Homagama Magistrate that they have received evidence that journalist Pradeep Ekneligoda has been killed in Akkaraipattu. [More]
UNHRC Commissioner met Ranil
[ Tuesday, 09 February 2016, 07:07.28 AM ] []
UNHRC Commissioner Prince Zeid Ra'ad Al Husseine schedule to meet Prime Minister Ranil Wickramasinghe and President Maithripala Sirisena on Tuesday. [More]
Within Two Weeks Mahinda Rajapaksa's New Front Likely to Be Launched
[ Tuesday, 09 February 2016, 05:51.12 AM ]
Rajapaksa's New Front Likely To Be Launched Within Two Weeks. According to the Political Sources, The new political party to be formed by the 'Joint Opposition' could be registered within two weeks, political sources said. [More]
UN Human Rights Commissioner rejects Wigneswaran's request
[ Monday, 08 February 2016, 11:22.15 AM ] []
The UNHRC Chief Rejects the Northern Province Chief Minister C.V. Wigneswaran's Request On the LTTE Prisoners. [More]
Four more arrests imminent
[ Sunday, 07 February 2016, 07:43.05 AM ]
The Criminal investigation Department(CID) investigating journalist Prageeth Eknaligoda’s disappearance, is set to arrest four more Army intelligence personnel connected to the incident in the coming days, authoritative CID sources told to Colombo Midea. [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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