Important News
I will contest as the Common Candidate - Maithripala Sirisena
[ Friday, 21 November 2014, 11:00.08 AM ] []
General Secretary of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) Maithripala Sirisena today announced that he will contest the forthcoming Presidential Election as the Common Opposition Candidate. [More]
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SLFP holds urgent working committee meeting - MR removes Maithripala and others
[ 2014-11-21 15:46:34 ] []
SriLanka Freedom Party schedule to hold urgent central working committee meeting this evening. [More]
Prime Minister resigns ! Gotabaya is new Prime Minister?
[ 2014-11-21 13:31:13 ]
President Mahinda Rajapaksa phoned the Prime Minister D.M.Jayaratne this evening and requested to resign from the post of Prime Minister, Temple Tree sources said. [More]
Latest News
Presidential poll on January 8
[ 2014-11-21 15:29:47 ]
Department of Elections, a short while ago, announced that the presidential election of 2015 will be held on January 08. [More]
Road renovated in Sandhapuram village
[ 2014-11-21 15:26:04 ] []
Karaichchi Pradeshiya Sabaha took measures to renovate the roads in the Sandhapuram area. [More]
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US embassy officials visits Batticaloa
[ Friday, 21 November 2014, 02:27.22 PM ] []
Officials of the US embassy met the civil committee representatives, Tamil and Muslim leaders of Batticaloa district today. [More]
Chandrika organize another media briefing in Colombo
[ Friday, 21 November 2014, 01:28.40 PM ]
Former President Chandrika Kumarathunga holds another media briefing at Colombo today. [More]
UNP MP Palitha Range Bandara joins the government
[ Friday, 21 November 2014, 01:26.56 PM ]
United National Party Puttalam district parliamentarian Palitha Range Bandara arrived to the Temple Trees short while ago and will be appointed as the ruling party minister. [More]
US ambassador obtains new post in UN
[ Friday, 21 November 2014, 01:24.56 PM ]
The US Senate Foreign Relations Committee has confirmed US Ambassador to Sri Lanka Michele Jeanne Sison, as the Deputy Representative of the United States to the United Nations, with the rank of Ambassador, and Deputy Representative of the United States in the Security Council of the United Nations [More]
Minister Rajitha resigns
[ Friday, 21 November 2014, 01:18.23 PM ] []
Minister Rajitha Senaratne has sent his resignation letter towards president from the post of minister of Fisheries and Aquatic Resource, short while ago. [More]
Maithripala Sirisena met CBK
[ Friday, 21 November 2014, 09:23.14 AM ]
SLFP General Secretary Minister Maithripala Sirisena and other 20 plus members met former President Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga at her resident for a crucial discussion. [More]
Death Penalty Sentence Judgment for the Srilankan Fishermen Continues!
[ Friday, 21 November 2014, 09:18.01 AM ]
According to the Justice Department Secretary Kamalini De Silva, “As per the Justice Department announcement, there is no change in the death penalty sentence judgment verdict given to the Srilankan fishermen, who had been convicted of drug trafficking”. [More]
Ranil Must Contest as the General Candidate: S.B. Dissanayake
[ Friday, 21 November 2014, 09:03.41 AM ]
The Higher Education Minister S.B. Dissanayake has said, “For the United National Party’s General Presidential Candidate for the upcoming Presidential Election is Ranil Wickremesinghe and Ranil must contest as U.N.P’s Presidential Candidate”. [More]
Law & Order is Getting Deteriorating in the Country: Pon. Selvarasa
[ Friday, 21 November 2014, 09:02.09 AM ]
Pon. Selvarasa, The Tamil National Alliance Party’s Member of the Parliament has said that Law and Order situation is getting deteriorating in the country. [More]
People do not trust court - Joseph Michael Perera
[ Friday, 21 November 2014, 08:57.15 AM ]
United National Party parliamentarian Joseph Michael Perera says at present a few people keep trust and worthy on court and police department. [More]
Fonseka named as Defence Minister of new government
[ Friday, 21 November 2014, 08:54.44 AM ]
Leader of the Democratic Party (DP) former Army commander Sarath Fonseka will be given the responsibility in the ministry of defense as well as another ministry in the new government which will be formed after defeating the present regime, leaders of the opposition parties have decided. [More]
Common candidate ! It's up to time - Maithripala Sirisena
[ Friday, 21 November 2014, 08:47.43 AM ]
SLFP General Secretary Minister Maithripala Sirisena addressing an event at Battaramulla a short while ago said, ‘this may be my last state function’, amid widespread speculation that he might break ranks with the incumbent regime. [More]
Ruling party senior members stay away from party activities: Susil Premajayantha
[ Friday, 21 November 2014, 08:43.45 AM ]
Minister Susil Premajayantha says senior and leading members of the United Peoples Freedom Alliance currently stay away from the party activities. [More]
JVP yet to make decision on presidential election
[ Friday, 21 November 2014, 04:04.09 AM ]
Tilvin Silva, General Secretary of the Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP)says , that they did not make final decision on presidential election. [More]
Govt MPs who are ready to cross over meet at CBK's residence
[ Friday, 21 November 2014, 04:00.44 AM ]
UPFA politicians, including several Parliamentarians, who are negotiating with the opposition for a possible crossover, have met at the residence of former President Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga. [More]
Ruling party members to cross over today?
[ Friday, 21 November 2014, 03:19.19 AM ]
Several ruling party members decided to cross over to the opposition, during today’s parliamentary sittings. [More]
Asian leaders summit- Many diplomats arrives to SL
[ Friday, 21 November 2014, 03:16.20 AM ]
A Chinese delegation including the Former Chinese Prime Minister Zeng Peiyan arrived in the country on Thursday. The visit was in lieu of the Boao Economic Forum scheduled to be held in Colombo on Friday. [More]
Eran says executive presidency not essential to defeat separatism
[ Friday, 21 November 2014, 03:13.44 AM ]
UNP National List Parliamentarian Eran Wickramaratne said that executive presidency is not essentially required to counter terrorism and separatism, adding that it is an excuse from the government to perpetuate the system. [More]
Erick Solheim has directly sold weapons to LTTE: Keheliya Rambukwella
[ Thursday, 20 November 2014, 04:46.51 PM ]
Addressing the weekly cabinet media briefing minister Keheliya Rambukwella accused, during the Ranasinghe Premadasa’s regime former Norwegian peace ambassador Erick Solheim has directly sold weapons to LTTE. [More]
Central Bank security guard with bullets arrested
[ Thursday, 20 November 2014, 04:43.14 PM ]
Security officer of the central bank arrested owning bullets with his position. [More]
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Wasantha Senanayake joined the United National Party
[ Thursday, 20 November 2014, 02:39.50 PM ] []
United Peoples Freedom Alliance (UPFA) Gampaha District parliamentarian Wasantha Senanayake joined the United National Party (UNP) a short while ago at the UNP Headquarters, Sirikotha. [More]
President Rajapaksa signs proclamation
[ Thursday, 20 November 2014, 10:41.11 AM ] []
President Mahinda Rajapaksa signed the proclamation declaring his intention to hold a Presidential Election seeking another term, this afternoon. [More]
Minister Rajitha Senaratne to resign?
[ Thursday, 20 November 2014, 10:38.20 AM ]
It is reported that Minister of Fisheries and Aquatic Resource , Rajitha Senaratna is in the process of clearing his official Ministers room located in the Malagawatte area. [More]
The President is afraid of getting hurt by the Minister Maithripala
[ Thursday, 20 November 2014, 07:54.35 AM ]
The Srilankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa is very much afraid of whether he would get hurt by the Minister Maithripala Sirisena. [More]
Tamil fishermen being released are extremely heart-warming: BJP
[ Thursday, 20 November 2014, 04:15.17 AM ] []
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) termed the release of five fishermen on death row in Sri Lanka as ‘heart-warming’, adding that the action will help improve the ties between the two countries. [More]
Gotabaya threatens JHU's felicitation ceremony
[ Thursday, 20 November 2014, 03:08.25 AM ]
Defence secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa warned Jathika Pawura Organization for organizing special felicitation ceremony to Jathika Hela Urumaya for resigning from the alliance government. [More]
Name of Maithripala Sirisena recommended for PM post
[ Wednesday, 19 November 2014, 04:17.06 PM ]
President Mahinda Rajapaksa has requested Minister Maithripala Sirisena to accept the Prime Ministerial portfolio and join his presidential election battle, reliable sources say. [More]
NPC passes motion to release all Tamil political prisoners
[ Wednesday, 19 November 2014, 02:33.56 PM ]
The Northern Provincial Council (NPC) today adopted a motion calling for the release of Tamil political prisoners who have been in jail for several years without a proper trial. [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]