Important News
I am confident Subramanian Swamy's views are not the official views of government of India: Jayalalithaa
[ 2014-09-03 02:48:35 ]
Expressing concern over the "alarmingly" increasing frequencies of arrests of Indian fishermen by Sri Lankan Navy, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa today wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking Centre's immediate intervention to resolve the issue. [More]
British High Commissioner met people at Puthukudiyiruppu
[ 2014-09-03 02:28:56 ] []
British High Commissioner to SriLanka John Ranking visited three families in Mullaitivu Puthukudiyiruppu area last afternoon and questioned about their problems. [More]
Latest News
Warning to the Srilankan Refugees who are trying to go to Australia from TN
[ 2014-09-03 06:43:07 ]
The Tamil Nadu Police warned against the Srilankan Tamil Refugees, who are trying to escape to Australia through boats by seeking the help of fake agents and also cautioned that severe legal actions would be taken against them. [More]
Qatar Airways flight forced to land in Sri Lanka
[ 2014-09-03 05:10:27 ]
A Qatar Airways flight en route from Doha to Perth in Australia was forced to divert to Colombo in Sri Lanka after the pilot reported a suspected fuel leak in one of the aircraft's engines. [More]
Reducing the presence of army in north would help the economy: Varadaraja Perumal
[ Wednesday, 03 September 2014, 05:08.04 AM ]
The heavy presence of the army in the Tamil-speaking areas of Sri Lanka, after the cantonment system was introduced, has prompted fears among locals about Sinhalese settlement, the former Chief Minister of North-Eastern Province, A. Varadaraja Perumal, said. [More]
Sri Lanka’s envoy to US slams critics
[ Wednesday, 03 September 2014, 04:54.33 AM ]
Sri Lanka’s Ambassador to the United States, Prasad Kariyawasam says to compare Sri Lanka to human rights and humanitarian emergencies elsewhere in the world is unjust. [More]
15 Indian fishermen arrested by Lankan Navy
[ Wednesday, 03 September 2014, 02:45.51 AM ]
Sri Lankan Navy on Tuesday allegedly sank an Indian fishing boat near Katchathivu, and arrested 15 fishermen from this coastal town in separate incidents, police said. [More]
Man set himself ablaze against Navi Pillay dies
[ Wednesday, 03 September 2014, 02:43.27 AM ]
A person set himself ablaze in front of the Colpetty police station last morning sucummbed to his injuries at 10.00 pm yesterday in the Colombo National Hospital. [More]
Government warned rice vendor
[ Tuesday, 02 September 2014, 04:52.37 PM ]
The Government warned rice vendor that rice stocks not declared to the Consumer Affairs Authority (CAA) by September 15 will be noted as excess stocks and will be confiscated. [More]
Swiss murder accused remains in custody at New Zealand
[ Tuesday, 02 September 2014, 04:32.03 PM ]
A Sri Lankan man arrested in Auckland in relation to the murder of his former partner in Switzerland nearly 14 years ago will remain in custody at New Zealand. [More]
56 Pakistani nationals released from Boosa prison
[ Tuesday, 02 September 2014, 04:24.16 PM ]
56 Pakistani nationals detained at the Boosa prison were released today. [More]
Military personals never allow relatives to attend the hearing on disappeared persons: Anandhi
[ Tuesday, 02 September 2014, 03:31.58 PM ] []
Northern Provincial Councilor Anandhi Sasidharan today said military personals never allow relatives to attend the hearing on disappeared persons. [More]
BBS to take over leaderships of all trade unions
[ Tuesday, 02 September 2014, 02:14.48 PM ]
Bodu Bala Sena decided to take over leaderships of all trade unions in SriLanka. [More]
SL never change their policy for new commissioner
[ Tuesday, 02 September 2014, 01:03.59 PM ]
The main opposition United National Party(UNP) does not expect a change of policy on Sri Lanka by the new UN High Commissioner for Human Rights. [More]
Lankans are ordered to step out from Malaysia
[ Tuesday, 02 September 2014, 01:00.58 PM ]
Malaysian government has ordered all illegal Lankan migrants to step out from their country by 31st of December. [More]
Newest ‘Ordnance Factory’ for Manufacture of Essentials Opened at Dombagoda
[ Tuesday, 02 September 2014, 12:58.32 PM ]
Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Daya Ratnayake, intent on encouraging the production of Army essentials within the organization itself, embarked on another new project on Monday (1) after ceremonially inaugurating the newest ‘Sri Lanka Army Ordnance Factory’ at Dombagoda Horana where iron beds are manufactured under the first phase. [More]
Two injured in Vavuniya sword attack
[ Tuesday, 02 September 2014, 12:54.53 PM ]
Two injured in sword attack reported between two groups of youth at Kurumankadu, Vavuniya, yesterday. [More]
Government accepts the attack on hospitals in year 2009
[ Tuesday, 02 September 2014, 12:21.26 PM ]
Addressing the 111th truth and accountability commission discussion ruling party parliamentarian Rajeeva Wejayasinghe stated in year 2009, military personals mistakenly carried out shell attacks against hospitals. [More]
Minister Mahinda Samarasinghe withdrew from Human Rights Affairs!
[ Tuesday, 02 September 2014, 12:06.14 PM ]
From the Srilanka’s Human Rights Affair, Minister Mahinda Samarasinghe has withdrawn himself. [More]
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]
(2nd Lead)
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]
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]
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]
‘Z’ security for Swamy across India
[ Tuesday, 02 September 2014, 09:27.03 AM ]
The Indian government has accorded BJP leader Subramanian Swamy Z-category security under the central protectee list. [More]
Gotabaya met Ranil Wickramasinghe
[ Tuesday, 02 September 2014, 09:17.34 AM ]
Opposition leader Ranil Wickramasinghe and Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa met at Colombo yesterday. [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]
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]
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]
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]