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Karuna promised to renovate 500 kovils damaged during the war
[ 2014-09-02 02:44:01 ]
The Deputy minister of Resettlement Winayagamoorthi Muralidharan alias Karuna promised to renovate 500 kovils damaged during the war. [More]
Ranil and Mahinda no worries on meeting with Harin - Namal
[ 2014-09-02 02:09:58 ]
UPFA parliamentarian asked as to why eyebrows are raised when he meets UNP Uva Chief Ministerial candidate Harin Fernando over a cup of tea, while such a meeting between UNP leader Ranil Wickremesinghe and his father- President Mahinda Rajapaksa was seen as normal. [More]
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‘Z’ security for Swamy across India
[ 2014-09-02 09:27:03 ]
The Indian government has accorded BJP leader Subramanian Swamy Z-category security under the central protectee list. [More]
Gotabaya met Ranil Wickramasinghe
[ 2014-09-02 09:17:34 ]
Opposition leader Ranil Wickramasinghe and Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa met at Colombo yesterday. [More]
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Lankans detained at Thailand refugees detention center: Human Rights Watch
[ Tuesday, 02 September 2014, 09:14.01 AM ]
Sri Lankans are among thousands of refugees in detention in Thailand, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said in a report released today which details how Thailand’s use of immigration detention violates children’s rights, risks their health and wellbeing, and imperils their development. [More]
An elderly man self immolates in front of Kollupitiya police station
[ Tuesday, 02 September 2014, 09:11.18 AM ]
An elderly man self immolates in front of Kollupitiya police station this morning. [More]
15 Chinese Beauty Queens returned back yesterday
[ Tuesday, 02 September 2014, 07:30.27 AM ] []
Fifteen Chinese Beauty Pageants returned back yesterday to their home land China through Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport from Srilanka. [More]
JHU Requests for the Evacuation of Pakistani Refugees
[ Tuesday, 02 September 2014, 07:20.15 AM ]
The JHU President Omalpe Sobitha Thero urged the Srilankan Government for the immediate withdrawal of Pakistani Refugees. [More]
Court Warns against Galagoda Aththe Gnanasara
[ Tuesday, 02 September 2014, 07:18.09 AM ]
The Court has ordered the Bodu Bala Sena’s General Secretary Galagoda Aththe Gnanasara Thera to give his statement in the Police Station. [More]
President interrupt on Mervyn Silva's speech
[ Tuesday, 02 September 2014, 05:20.09 AM ]
President Mahinda Rajapaksa had to interrupt Minister Mervyn Silva’s speech during an event at Madulla in Moneragala yesterday and advise him not to sling mud at anyone at personal level. [More]
Lankan murdered in Trichy
[ Tuesday, 02 September 2014, 05:03.59 AM ]
A Sri Lankan Tamil national was murdered by two unidentified men near his house in Karumandapam on Sunday. [More]
Children must study independently: President
[ Tuesday, 02 September 2014, 04:58.44 AM ]
President Mahinda Rajapaksa stated that parents should allow children to study independently. [More]
Harin threatened to launch a death fast
[ Tuesday, 02 September 2014, 04:56.48 AM ]
United National Party (UNP) chief ministerial candidate Harin Fernando today threatened to launch a death fast if the police and the other authorities continued to act biased in favour of the Government when maintaining law and order in the Uva Province. [More]
Asian Youth Games moved from Hambantota to Doha
[ Tuesday, 02 September 2014, 03:41.17 AM ] []
The Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) is to make clear of its limit to tolerance as unofficial reports say that the Asian Youth Games (AYG) 2017 has been moved to Doha, Qatar from Hambantota. [More]
Jaffna bishop requests NPC to work together with central government
[ Tuesday, 02 September 2014, 03:25.09 AM ]
Jaffna Bishop Rev.Thomas Saundranayakam requested Northern provincial council to work together with central government. [More]
British High Commissioner visits Jaffna
[ Monday, 01 September 2014, 04:56.52 PM ]
British High Commissioner to Sri Lanka, John Rankin, today visited a demining site in Muhamalai. [More]
SL interested to work together with new Human Rights commissioner
[ Monday, 01 September 2014, 04:16.26 PM ]
The Government says it hopes the new United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Prince Zeid Ra’ad Zeid Al-Hussein of Jordan, will take note of the concerns Sri Lanka had on the former High Commissioner, Navi Pillay, and carry out his duties in an unbiased manner. [More]
Govt. calls state employees to Uva, JVP goes to HRC
[ Monday, 01 September 2014, 04:13.04 PM ] []
The JVP filed a complaint in Human Rights Commission today (1st) against the government’s move to deploy Samurdhi Development Officers, graduates recruited to the Department of ‘Divi Neguma’ of the Ministry of Economic Development, Agriculture Research Officers and other state employees in its election campaign for the Uva PC election. [More]
No third term for Rajapaksa: JVP
[ Monday, 01 September 2014, 02:39.24 PM ]
There are no provisions legally for President Mahinda Rajapaksa to contest a presidential election for the third time says the Member of the Central Committee of the JVP Attorney at Law Sunil Watagala. [More]
A person arrested with firearm inside Hulftsdorp courts
[ Monday, 01 September 2014, 02:15.47 PM ]
The person who was arrested for possessing a fire arm inside the Hulftsdorp court complex has come there to obtain bail for his brother. [More]
Detaining Jeyakumari is a government attempt to intimidate those who wish to speak out before UN inquiry: NPC
[ Monday, 01 September 2014, 02:10.38 PM ]
The arbitrary arrest and detention of Jeyakumari Balendran in April this year, can be perceived as an attempt to cause fear among victims of the war who have not had any relief from the State and may wish to take their cause before the UN Inquiry, the National Peace Council(NPC) said today. [More]
Don't cast votes to candidates engage in violence: Nimal Siripala Desilva
[ Monday, 01 September 2014, 02:06.04 PM ]
Minister Nimal Siripala Desilva called upon people not to cast votes for candidates engage in violence. [More]
Bala Tampoe passes away
[ Monday, 01 September 2014, 12:52.47 PM ] []
Veteran Trade Union leader and lawyer Bala Tampoe has passed away at the age of 92. [More]
Srilankan Security Forces Went on an Educational Tours to Philippines
[ Monday, 01 September 2014, 12:48.09 PM ]
Recently, the Security Forces of Srilanka went on an Educational Tour to the country of Philippines. [More]
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Gotabaya Rajapaksa serves as the political advisor of Sajith
[ Monday, 01 September 2014, 12:35.18 PM ]
Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa serves as the political advisor of Sajith Premadasa, Sinhala website reports. [More]
503 Wild horses residing in Delft island
[ Monday, 01 September 2014, 12:09.01 PM ] []
A research conducted by the Department of Wildlife Conservation has revealed that there are around 503 wild horses in the Northern island of Delft. [More]
Gnanasara Thera is trying to make Gotabhaya as the Prime Minister
[ Monday, 01 September 2014, 08:27.16 AM ]
According to the sources, the target of Gnanasara Thera is to get the Prime Minister post to Gotabhaya Rajapaksa. [More]
Chandrika meets Aung San Suu Kyi
[ Sunday, 31 August 2014, 01:18.50 PM ] []
Former President Chandrika Kumaratunga met Nobel Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi, a globally known activist for democracy and the leader of the National League for Democracy (NLD) during her visit to Myanmar. [More]
LTTE trying to regroup in Australia?
[ Sunday, 31 August 2014, 06:27.22 AM ]
Is the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), which ran out of steam in 2009 following the killing of its founder Velupillai Prabhakaran by Sri Lankan armed forces, trying to regroup itself in Australia? [More]
UN chief expresses concerns over “Buddhist extremism”
[ Saturday, 30 August 2014, 12:23.43 PM ]
“In both Myanmar and Sri Lanka, I am concerned that Buddhist communities are being swept up by a rising tide of extremist sentiment against other groups,” United Nations Secretary-General, Ban Ki Moon said on Friday. [More]
Tense situation outside cricket venue
[ Saturday, 30 August 2014, 09:06.31 AM ]
A tense situation prevailed outside the Dambulla cricket stadium today as hundreds of people attempted to enter the venue to watch the cricket match between Sri Lanka and Pakistan. [More]
Indian police unearth ammunition with LTTE symbol
[ Saturday, 30 August 2014, 07:40.46 AM ] []
Hand-grenades and land mines, unearthed from Pacha Talamalai reserve forest near Puliyur in Mettur taluk on Tuesday night, belong to the LTTE, said Salem police, as the hand-grenades were found to be imprinted with LTTE logo. [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]