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President Sirisena’s brother dies
[ 2015-03-28 05:58:00 ]
Priyantha Sirisena, the brother of President Maithripala Sirisena, has succumbed to the injuries he suffered following an attack this week, the police said. [More]
Present Government Should Continue for 20 Years: Chandrika Kumaratunga
[ 2015-03-27 09:16:51 ]
The Former President Chandrika Kumaratunga said that the current regime must continue like this for a minimum period of twenty years in Sri Lanka. [More]
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Former President Says Crimes on the Increase
[ 2015-03-28 15:25:51 ]
The Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa says that the crime rate in the country has seen an increase. The Former President had arrived to pay last respects to the remains of Chairman of the Rathgama Pradeshiya Sabha Manoj Pushpakumara Mendis. [More]
Mahinda Rajapaksa’s Loyalists Demand to Dissolve the Parliament
[ 2015-03-28 15:21:17 ]
Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa loyalists have launched the ‘Mahinda-For-PM Front’ and threaten to take to the streets with protest demonstrations and agitations demanding the dissolution of Parliament on April 23. [More]
Gold Smuggler from Dubai got Arrested at Katunayake Airport
[ Saturday, 28 March 2015, 09:02.00 AM ]
A person from Dubai trying to smuggle gold illegally from Dubai into Katunayake International Airport was arrested by the Customs Officials at the Airport. [More]
The Bribes & Corruption Commission Investigates on Keheliya Rambukwella
[ Saturday, 28 March 2015, 08:54.36 AM ]
Former Media Minister Keheliya Rambukwella was summoned by the Bribes and Corruption Commission to Investigate Allegations of Bribery or Corruption and questioned for hours today, reliable sources from the commission said. [More]
The Eelam Tamils supporter Atal Bihari Vajpayee receives the Bharat Ratna award
[ Saturday, 28 March 2015, 08:51.54 AM ] []
The former Indian Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee Receives Bharat Ratna, India's Highest Civilian Honor. The President of India Mr. Pranab Mukherji visited personally to the former Prime Minister’s residence to Award the Bharat Ratna to Atal Bihari Vajpayee. [More]
I Will Not Join with the United National Party- Gamini Lokuge
[ Saturday, 28 March 2015, 08:46.07 AM ]
The former Industrial & Manufacturing minister Gamini Lokuge in his personal interview to a Sinhala Radio station has said, “Only the Mass media is publicizing under the Maithri Government’s 100 day’s Program all the relief measures are provided to the people. [More]
Some DPL passport holders asked to explain
[ Saturday, 28 March 2015, 06:12.22 AM ]
The Defence and Urban Development Ministry is reviewing the issuance of DPL passports and have requested some of the DPL passport holders to explain the rationale for obtaining this class of travel document entailing many privileges, a senior Immigration and Emigration Department official said yesterday. [More]
No extra funding for probe team
[ Saturday, 28 March 2015, 06:06.18 AM ]
The UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) was told that extra funding will not be required for the investigations team on Sri Lanka appointed by the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights as a result of the decision to postpone the consideration of the report on Sri Lanka. [More]
Lakmal says he attacked Priyantha over personal dispute
[ Friday, 27 March 2015, 04:38.12 PM ]
The suspect who was arrested last night for attacking the President’s brother Priyantha Sirisena with an axe, has been remanded until the 8th of April by the Polonnaruwa Magistrate’s Court. [More]
It's not necessary to close down the Mattale airport - Reginald Cooray
[ Friday, 27 March 2015, 03:41.37 PM ]
The Minister of Civil Aviation Reginald Cooray says it’s not necessary to close down the Mattale International Airport. [More]
Problems faced by Tamils and Muslims would be solve in Maithri governance: Sambanthan
[ Friday, 27 March 2015, 03:36.45 PM ]
Tamil National Alliance leader R.Sambathan says if the Maithri governance continued all problems faced by Tamils from North –Eastern parts of island and Muslims would be solve within next 10 years time period, Sinhala media reports. [More]
Drug traders should be sent to the gallows - John Amaratunga
[ Friday, 27 March 2015, 01:20.22 PM ]
Minister of Public Order, John Amaratunga says politicians should take full responsibility for the drug trafficking that is taking place in the country. [More]
Investigation Against Former Air Force Commander Roshan Goonatilake
[ Friday, 27 March 2015, 11:19.01 AM ]
According to the Police spokesman ASP Ruwan Gunasekara, "A statement is currently being recorded from Former Chief of Defense Staff Roshan Goonetileke by the Financial Crimes Investigation Division over the MIG Aircraft transaction”. [More]
Bribery Commission Summons Wimal Weerawansa Again
[ Friday, 27 March 2015, 10:43.47 AM ]
Former Minister and National Freedom Front Leader Wimal Weerawansa have been summoned to the Bribery Commission today. [More]
More than 80 individuals hospitalized over food poisoning
[ Friday, 27 March 2015, 09:08.32 AM ] []
More than 80 individuals hospitalised over food poisoning at Thalzankuada,Batticaloa , Aaraiyambathi district hospital doctor Nagalingam Susil said. [More]
Priyanthan Sirisena is passing through critical condition
[ Friday, 27 March 2015, 08:51.29 AM ]
Priyantha Sirisena, the brother of President Maithripala Sirisena was hospitalised with serious injuries after he was assaulted by an unknown person at Hathare Ela area in Polonnaruwa. [More]
Co-pilot 'Deliberately' Crashed the Germanwings Plane
[ Friday, 27 March 2015, 08:44.36 AM ] []
The co-pilot of the Germanwings plane that crashed into the French Alps on Tuesday appeared to want to "destroy the plane", French officials said. Marseille prosecutor Brice Robin citing information from the "black box" voice recorder has said the co-pilot was alone in the cockpit. [More]
China To Provide Hospital For Kidney Patients
[ Friday, 27 March 2015, 07:17.28 AM ]
The Government of China agreed to provide funding to Sri Lanka to build a hospital with all the modern facilities to cater to patients with kidney diseases, president's media unit said. [More]
British Intelligence is Not Responsible for the Fall of Mahinda : British High Commissioner
[ Friday, 27 March 2015, 06:06.13 AM ]
The British High Commissioner John Rankin said, “The Reasons for the Change of Government in Sri Lanka and for the fall of Mahinda Rajapaksa neither British Intelligence Department, nor American Intelligence Department are Responsible. [More]
Is peace restored in SriLanka ? Umashankari Nedumaran
[ Friday, 27 March 2015, 05:48.05 AM ] []
Human Rights activist Umashankari Nedumaran today questioned is peace restored in SriLanka by the Lankan government and is this this true situation? [More]
3 Human smugglers arrested in Tamil Nadu
[ Friday, 27 March 2015, 05:43.11 AM ]
The Tamil Nadu 'Q' branch police on Wednesday arrested three Sri Lankan Tamils for illegally migrating the refugees from the special camps to Australia. [More]
Obama nominates Indian for US ambassador to Lanka
[ Friday, 27 March 2015, 05:11.17 AM ] []
US President Barack Obama has nominated Atul Keshap as the Ambassador to Sri Lanka and the Republic of Maldives. [More]
President's brother attacked with an axe
[ Thursday, 26 March 2015, 04:37.30 PM ]
President Maithripala Sirisena's brother Priyantha Sirisena was hospitalized after he was reportedly attacked with an axe. [More]
Mahinda is SLFP Prime Ministerial candidate
[ Thursday, 26 March 2015, 02:40.40 PM ]
26 SriLanka Freedom Party members recommend the name of President Mahinda Rajapaksa as Prime Ministerial candidate in the Ratnapura meeting. [More]
Lasantha Wickramatunga shot dead - Mervin Silva summoned
[ Thursday, 26 March 2015, 02:31.16 PM ]
Former minister Mervyn Silva has been summoned to the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) to record a statement over the killing of Sunday Leader editor Lasantha Wickrematunge. [More]
Lankan women and children issue discuss at UN
[ Thursday, 26 March 2015, 04:43.14 AM ] []
OCAPROCE INTERNATIONAL organize conference on Lankan Tamil women and children at United Nation Human Rights Commission on Wednesday. [More]
Where is Lalith and Kugan? - Protest at Jaffna
[ Wednesday, 25 March 2015, 10:41.07 AM ] []
Protest staged in the Jaffna peninsula on demanding to release Frontline Socialist Party members Lalith and Kugan went on missing while serving in Jaffna. [More]
CBK to re-enter in to parliament
[ Wednesday, 25 March 2015, 08:27.36 AM ]
Former president Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga (CBK) decided to re-enter in to parliament through national list, political sources said. [More]
Deed copies issued to Jaffna residents contains photographs of former president
[ Wednesday, 25 March 2015, 08:18.13 AM ] []
These deed copies contain the photograph of former president Mahinda Rajapaksa and his signature. [More]
Government to withdraw asserts of Mahinda Rajapaksa
[ Wednesday, 25 March 2015, 03:08.21 AM ]
Cabinet spokesman and Minister Rajitha Senaratne today said that former President Mahinda Rajapaksa had been provided with comprehensive security which included 21 vehicles and 213 officers. [More]
Macare says Maithri refused to accept copy of "No Fire Zone"
[ Thursday, 12 March 2015, 03:54.32 PM ] []
Channel -4 director Callum Macrae today urged Lankan president Maithripala Sirisena to grant permission to screen Sinhala copy of No Fire Zone documentary film directed by himself at SriLanka. [More]
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