Important News
UNHRC panel visits SL
[ Tuesday, 06 October 2015, 03:23.23 AM ]
Six representatives of the United Nation Human Rights Commission are schedule to visit SriLanka today. [More]
Important News
FCID investigate on Basil's land at Gampaha
[ 2015-10-06 08:38:44 ]
The FCID has initiated a probe on the Gampaha land where the main office of Basil Rajapaksa was built, reports say. [More]
Switzerland continuously intervenes on internal issues
[ 2015-10-06 05:01:46 ]
Switzerland continuously intervenes on internal issues of SriLanka. [More]
Latest News
Fire broke out at the Kekkirawa court premises
[ 2015-10-06 09:31:00 ]
Fire broke out at the Kekkirawa court premises in Anuradhapura this morning. [More]
Kelaniya university lecturers engage in strike
[ 2015-10-06 09:25:25 ]
Lecturers of the University of Kelaniya suddenly engage in strike. [More]
Wimal creates tense situation at parliament
[ Tuesday, 06 October 2015, 09:16.12 AM ]
Parliament was adjourned for 10 minutes following a tense situation when a group of United Peoples Freedom Alliance (UPFA) MPs lead by Wimal Weerawansa protested inside the chamber with a banner which stated ‘No hybrid courts.’ [More]
Ranil unaware of foreign ministry
[ Tuesday, 06 October 2015, 09:02.31 AM ]
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe who is now on an official visit to Japan announced that he would introduce a new Foreign Service in the country and noted he was working with the belief that there is no Foreign Ministry in Sri Lanka. " [More]
Opposition parliamentarians to meet up speaker today
[ Tuesday, 06 October 2015, 08:50.48 AM ]
Group of opposition parliamentarians representating the United Peoples Freedom Alliance are schedule to meet speaker Karu Jayasuriya today to submit written document on urging to allocate more time for opposition members debate in the parliament. [More]
Poland Deputy FM visits SriLanka
[ Tuesday, 06 October 2015, 08:30.31 AM ]
Deputy Foreign Minister of Poland Katarzyna Kacperczyk arrived to SriLanka last night, foreign ministry media unit sources said. [More]
Government plans to legalize Homosexuality : Wimal Weerawansa
[ Tuesday, 06 October 2015, 08:20.44 AM ] []
The National Freedom Front leader and UPFA MP Wimal Weerawansa alleged that the Sri Lankan government is planning to legalize homosexuality, following the instructions of 'its Western overlords'. [More]
Anbumani ramadoss urges all political parties to unite on SL Cause
[ Tuesday, 06 October 2015, 08:01.19 AM ]
Tamil Nadu Party Leader Urges All Parties to Unite on Sri Lanka. [More]
PM address Japan parliament! Invites more Japanese investors
[ Tuesday, 06 October 2015, 05:59.00 AM ]
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe is currently addressing the Japanese Parliament. [More]
Independent commissions would to appointed this week
[ Tuesday, 06 October 2015, 04:34.29 AM ]
Government decided to commence the activities of independent commissions appointed under 19th constitutional amendment this week. [More]
SD card of Thajudeen's phone recovered
[ Tuesday, 06 October 2015, 03:59.05 AM ]
The Information Technology Faculty of the University of Colombo yesterday (5) informed Colombo Additional Magistrate Nishantha Peiris that the memory card and the subscriber identity/identification module (SIM) card of the mobile phone that was allegedly used by murdered ruggerite Wasim Thajudeen, were missing. [More]
Commercial Bank adjudged ‘Bank of the Year’ 2015
[ Tuesday, 06 October 2015, 03:50.07 AM ]
Commercial Bank was adjudged Sri Lanka’s ‘Commercial Bank of the Year 2015’ by the UK-based International Banker, giving the Bank its sixth international award since June this year. [More]
CID seeks interpol assistance to arrest suspect of Raviraj assisination
[ Tuesday, 06 October 2015, 03:20.04 AM ]
CID officials arrested three naval personals and retired police constable over murder of former parliamentarian Nadaraja Raviraj and steps are been taken to submit the investigations report towards Attorney General ( AG). [More]
162 PSD officials transferred
[ Tuesday, 06 October 2015, 03:15.38 AM ]
162 President Security Division (PSD) officials including ASP were transferred with an immediate effect, police headquarters sources said. [More]
Buddhist clergy arrested over attempting to molest under age girl
[ Tuesday, 06 October 2015, 02:37.03 AM ]
Police arrested Buddhist clergy over attempting to molest underage girl, who bough lunch for her grandmother obtaining Sil at Temple in Dambulla. [More]
Nauru allows Lankan asylum-seekers to roam freely
[ Tuesday, 06 October 2015, 02:29.35 AM ]
Nauru announced Monday (Oct 5) that asylum-seekers, including those from Sri Lanka, at an Australian immigration camp on the Pacific island will no longer be locked up, saying they will instead be free to roam around the tiny nation. [More]
Minister of Finance requests Lankans at Japan not to export vehicles to SL
[ Monday, 05 October 2015, 03:56.06 PM ]
The Minister of Finance Ravi Karunanyake called upon SriLankans at Japan not to send export vehicles towards SriLanka till submission of new budget proposal on month of November. [More]
Sajith to re-introduce Gamudawa housing project
[ Monday, 05 October 2015, 03:36.56 PM ]
The national ceremony and commencement of programs to mark World Habitat Day will take place today (05) at Maligawatta Housing Scheme Premises, Colombo 10, where late Ranasinghe Premadasa initiated the concept of settlements. [More]
Japan agreed to develop BIA
[ Monday, 05 October 2015, 02:01.16 PM ]
Japan agreed to grant financial assistance for the second stage of development activities of Katunayake Bandaranaike international airport. [More]
Wild elephants attacks four houses in Batticaloa
[ Monday, 05 October 2015, 01:57.53 PM ]
Eastern Provincial Council member Markandu Nadaraja says that wild elephants as cause damages to 4 houses in the Poratheevupatru area in Batticaloa during the wee hours. [More]
UN permanent representative to SriLanka met the Eastern Chief Minister
[ Monday, 05 October 2015, 01:48.53 PM ] []
UN permanent representative to SriLanka met the Eastern Chief Minister Hafiz Nazeer at his office today. [More]
No enemies to SriLanka at international arena : President
[ Monday, 05 October 2015, 01:34.48 PM ] []
President Maithiripala Sirisena today announced there are no enemies to SriLanka in the international arena. [More]
Rs.9 million spend to welcome Lankan President
[ Monday, 05 October 2015, 03:43.55 PM ]
Rupees 9 million are reported to have been set aside for a special celebration welcoming President Maithripala Sirisena’s return to the island after attending the sessions of the UN General Assembly. [More]
President returns 615 acres of lands at Killinochchi and Mullaitivu districts
[ Monday, 05 October 2015, 01:09.37 PM ] []
Head of state president Maithiripala Sirisena today returned 615 acres of lands used by the Lankan military personals for past 6 years at Killinochchi and Mullaitivu districts towards relevant owners. [More]
Floating marker turned into hub of brothels
[ Monday, 05 October 2015, 07:04.38 AM ] []
Fort floating market which was constructed by the former Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa was turned in to hub of brothels and drug dealers. [More]
Leading cabinet minister threatens police officers
[ Monday, 05 October 2015, 06:56.30 AM ]
Police officers lodged complaint at IGP over threatening issued by leading cabinet minister. [More]
Is India Threatening U.N.?....Whose Mistakes are these? The Internal Facts!
[ Monday, 05 October 2015, 06:07.46 AM ] []
The Political Reviewers and Senior Media Professionals are explaining about the Strengths and Weaknesses of the Tamils at the U.N. Session of Meetings. [More]
Gaddafi who has his arm on my shoulder to end the war : Mahinda
[ Monday, 05 October 2015, 03:54.12 AM ]
Though the passage of the US sponsored resolution against Sri Lanka in the UNHRC without a vote last Thursday is being hailed as a diplomatic victory for Sri Lanka, I am unable to share that view. [More]
Mahinda slams resolution, defends ties with Gaddafi
[ Sunday, 04 October 2015, 12:31.20 PM ]
Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa says though the passage of the US sponsored resolution against Sri Lanka at the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) without a vote last Thursday is being hailed as a diplomatic victory for Sri Lanka, he is unable to share that view. [More]
Chamal betrays Mahinda : Sath Handa
[ Sunday, 04 October 2015, 10:59.31 AM ]
Former Speaker Chamal Rajapaksa has been questioned by the FCID over the probe conducted on the CSN TV channel, which is said to be owned by the Rajapaksa family. [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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