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Puliparvai not Screened to Mahinda- Praveen Gandhi-Director
[ 2014-07-31 07:35:27 ] []
According to an Indian news paper, the director of the film “Puliparvai” has denied the allegation of this film “Puliparvai” was already screened before the Srilankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa to get his permission to release the movie. [More]
Muslims of the South are looking for Prabhakaran
[ 2014-07-31 07:34:02 ]
After the Ethnic violent incidents that were took place in Aluthgama, Dharga Nagar and Beruwala, the LTTE Leader Prabhakaran has been remembered by the Muslims of the South and now they are looking for him. [More]
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Purpose of US embassy is unclear - Government
[ 2014-07-31 14:17:40 ]
The Government today charged that the US Embassy in Colombo was selectively upholding fundamental rights in Sri Lanka, depending on who is exercising them and criticized the Embassy of questioning the media freedom in Sri Lanka. [More]
Ensure the safety of Lankan workers serving at Israel and Palestine: JVP
[ 2014-07-31 14:01:20 ]
Today Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna(JVP) stressed out the government to ensure the safety of Lankan workers serving at Israel and Palestine. [More]
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Petition against India's participation in Lankan defence conference
[ Thursday, 31 July 2014, 01:42.59 PM ]
The Madurai bench of the Madras high court today sought a reply from the Central Government on a petition filed against India’s participation at a defence conference to be held in Sri Lanka in August. [More]
ACMF challenges government to hamper the workshop for Northern journalists
[ Thursday, 31 July 2014, 01:20.19 PM ] []
As a measure against the 'cowardly and shameful conduct of the state sponsored thugs' over media workshops, the Action Committee for Media Freedom(ACMF) says that they will soon hold a media workshop for jounalists of the North and South regions. [More]
Narrowly escapes train accident in Galoya
[ Thursday, 31 July 2014, 01:03.17 PM ]
In a narrow escape, two trains traveling towards each other on the same track stopped before it collided between Galoya to Trincomalee, a few hours ago. [More]
Australia Abuses the Children: The Refuge Task Force
[ Thursday, 31 July 2014, 12:53.11 PM ]
The Tony Abbot Government has categorically denied the accusations made with regard to the Children Abuse at the Children Detention Centers at the Australian Refugee camps. [More]
Tamil Nadu government should warn Subramanya Samy: Velmurugan
[ Thursday, 31 July 2014, 12:50.41 PM ]
The Tamilaga Vazhvurimai Party founder Velmurugan has said, “When the entire Tamil Nadu is opposing the relationship with the ruling party Sinhalese government of Srilanka, Subramanya Swamy is acting arrogantly by having closer relationship. [More]
All asylum seekers will be sent to Nauru or on Manus Island: Australia
[ Thursday, 31 July 2014, 12:46.25 PM ]
The Australian Government today announced all 157 Sri Lankan asylum seekers reached Australia by boat, will be sent to Nauru or on Manus Island in the country of Papua New Guinea if they are not returned to India. [More]
Journalist protest against media repression at Jaffna
[ Thursday, 31 July 2014, 12:41.28 PM ] []
The members of the Free Media Movement together with Jaffna Journalist Forum staged protest against media repression in SriLanka at the Jaffna town today. [More]
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Massive friction and rift within the Government?
[ Thursday, 31 July 2014, 11:16.22 AM ]
According to a Sinhalese Website, massive rift and friction exists within the Government. A new Political Party is going to be started by the United People Freedom Alliance Party’s Senior Minister. [More]
Detention of children is abuse
[ Thursday, 31 July 2014, 08:39.42 AM ] []
The detention of unaccompanied asylum seeker children has been labelled state-sponsored child abuse in a report by nine major Christian churches. [More]
Mancut down his wife and commits suicide
[ Thursday, 31 July 2014, 08:32.47 AM ] []
Man cut down his wife at Maharambaikulam in Vavuniya later commits suicide. [More]
17 STF personnel injured in collision
[ Thursday, 31 July 2014, 07:59.18 AM ]
17 Special Task Force(STF) personnel were hospitalised following an accident at 7.30 am in the Palugaswewa Junction in Kantale, Colombo- Trincomalee road this morning, police said. [More]
JHU to contest independently in the Uva polls
[ Thursday, 31 July 2014, 05:17.08 AM ]
Jathika Hela Urumaya representate the United People Freedom Alliance decided to contest independently in the Uva provincial council election. [More]
Ramaphosa says his recent visit to Sri Lanka was successful
[ Thursday, 31 July 2014, 05:12.10 AM ]
Deputy South African President Cyril Ramaphosa says his recent visit to Sri Lanka, during which he had talks with the Government and the opposition, was successful. [More]
Will Sarath N Silva caught to government's net?
[ Thursday, 31 July 2014, 03:19.02 AM ]
A Committee headed by former Chief Justice, Sarath Nanda Silva has been appointed to draft an amendment to the Constitution in the form of limiting the powers of the Executive Presidency, implementing the 17th Amendment with further amendments, and to completely do away with the preferential vote system. [More]
Judgment against Wigneswaran postponed
[ Thursday, 31 July 2014, 03:16.13 AM ]
The Supreme Court yesterday postponed the judgment of fundamental violation petition filed against the Northern Provincial Council Chief Minister C.V.Wigneswaran. [More]
NGOs donates for regime change
[ Thursday, 31 July 2014, 03:03.21 AM ]
Donors gave Rs. 618.33 million to three NGOs - Centre for Policy Alternatives received Rs. 277 million, National Peace Council received Rs.171 million while Transparency International received Rs.174 million, Daily news reports. [More]
Rajarata University to be re-open
[ Wednesday, 30 July 2014, 04:37.18 PM ]
The Vice Chancellor of the Rajarata University of Sri Lanka said that the academic work of all the faculties that have been closed for nearly a month would resume on August 04. [More]
Less than 80 students are studying at 400 schools in Northern Province
[ Wednesday, 30 July 2014, 03:59.15 PM ]
Education Ministry of the Northern Provincial Council today announced less than 80 students are studying at 400 schools in Northern Province. [More]
No talks with Lanka on asylum seekers: Scott Morrison
[ Wednesday, 30 July 2014, 03:40.15 PM ] []
Australia says there was no discussion with the Sri Lankan government about taking back 157 asylum seekers as they had arrived from India. [More]
Ranil says executive presidency is threatning to this country
[ Wednesday, 30 July 2014, 02:56.05 PM ]
The main opposition United National Party (UNP) says it is firmly against the Executive Presidency and wants it abolished. [More]
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Rare Sri Lankan leopards born in French zoo
[ Wednesday, 30 July 2014, 04:50.10 AM ] []
Two rare Sri Lankan leopard cubs have been born in a zoo in northern France, a boost for a sub-species that numbers only about 700 in the wild, the head of the facility said Tuesday. [More]
President Rajapaksa will not attend Commonwealth’s official First World War commemoration service
[ Wednesday, 30 July 2014, 03:25.25 AM ]
President Mahinda Rajapaksa will not attend the Commonwealth’s official First World War commemoration service in Glasgow next week, The Times reported. [More]
More SriLankan lands to China
[ Wednesday, 30 July 2014, 03:23.27 AM ]
Sri Lankan government has signed an agreement to give China 1200 acres of land in the Trincomalee area on a long term lease for “defence-related development”. [More]
Wigneswaran should not testify before the UN investigation panel
[ Tuesday, 29 July 2014, 10:25.18 AM ]
General Secretary of the National Patriotic Movement Dr.Vasantha Bandara today said Northern Chief Minister should not testify before the UN investigation panel appointed by the UNHRC commissioner Navaneetham Pillay. [More]
Close ties between SL government and BBS- US
[ Tuesday, 29 July 2014, 08:07.52 AM ]
The International Religious Freedom Report for 2013 released by the US State stated that the Bodu Bala Sena(BBS) continued to promote its anti-Muslim campaign, which was linked to violent activities last year. [More]
Callum Macrae to testify before the UN investigation panel
[ Tuesday, 29 July 2014, 04:59.33 AM ]
Callum Macrae, Channel -4 Journalist played leading role on informing international community on war crimes reported during final perhaps of war in SriLanka, schedule to testify before the UN international investigation panel, sources said. [More]
Lankan immigrants arrested in Texas
[ Tuesday, 29 July 2014, 03:50.08 AM ] []
Sri Lankans were among a group of illegal immigrants arrested while entering Texas from Mexico over the weekend, international media reports today. [More]
200 000 Complaints against Gnanasara thera and Champika Ranawaka
[ Tuesday, 29 July 2014, 03:03.37 AM ]
Media reports have stated that within 24 hours over 200 000 complaints have been lodged with the Facebook administration against Bodu Bala Sena General Secretary Galagodaaththe Gnanasara thera and Technology and Research Minister Patali Champika Ranawaka. [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]