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US working to support Kosland landslide victims
[ 2014-10-31 04:40:12 ] []
The US State Department says it is currently working with USAID’s Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance to respond quickly to offer assistance to Koslanda. [More]
Protests in India over death sentence against fishermen
[ 2014-10-31 03:17:54 ] []
Protests were staged in parts of Tamil Nadu yesterday following the Colombo High Court order issuing the death sentence of five Indians. [More]
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Catholic church urge to postponed the Presidential election
[ 2014-10-31 09:08:26 ]
The Catholic Church in Sri Lanka hopes the date of the Presidential elections will be postponed to at least the end of January and not be held close to the date Pope Francis is scheduled to visit Sri Lanka. [More]
Sluice gates of reservoirs opened
[ 2014-10-31 08:58:21 ] []
Due to the continues wet weather condition several sluice gates of reservoirs opened today. [More]
Japanese ambassador met Northern CM.
[ Friday, 31 October 2014, 08:47.50 AM ] []
Japanese ambassador to SriLanka Nobuhito Hobo met Northern Chief Minister C.V.Wigneswaran at his office yesterday. [More]
Death penalty to five Indians; India reacts
[ Friday, 31 October 2014, 03:51.39 AM ]
India said on Thursday that they were in touch with Sri Lanka regarding the death penalty to five India fishermen and maintained that they were innocent. [More]
I'm ready to serve as Prime Minister - Maithripala
[ Friday, 31 October 2014, 03:30.31 AM ]
Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) General Secretary, Minister Maithripala Sirisena, said he is ready to accept the position of Prime Minister, if the President is willing to entrust him with that responsibility. [More]
UN Human Rights Committee pays note of some positive developments in Sri Lanka
[ Friday, 31 October 2014, 03:28.54 AM ]
The UN Human Rights Committee, while taking note of some positive developments in Sri Lanka, also raised several concerns and proposed recommendations in its concluding observations made today on the fifth periodic report of Sri Lanka. [More]
Lankan man bites Pakistan national's finger
[ Friday, 31 October 2014, 03:15.00 AM ]
A 29-year-old Sri Lankan worker allegedly bit his roommate’s finger during a heated argument and caused him six per cent permanent disability, the Dubai Criminal Court heard. [More]
TNA says will agree for conditional talks
[ Thursday, 30 October 2014, 04:37.06 PM ]
The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) says it is ready for conditional talks with President Mahinda Rajapksa to reach a political solution to the Tamil issue. [More]
President did not meet LTTE supporters - Government
[ Thursday, 30 October 2014, 04:00.54 PM ]
The Government today denied claims that President Mahinda Rajapaksa had met LTTE supporters during his last visit to the United States. [More]
Government fail to fulfill promises: Swaminathan
[ Thursday, 30 October 2014, 03:58.58 PM ]
For the last nine years the government had forgotten the people of this country and were only concentrating mostly on the development of roads and other development projects in Hambantota on the borrowed capital from the Chinese Government, paying excessive interest rates and burdening the people. [More]
Court Dismisses Legal Action Against Tamil Provincial Councilors Seeking "Genocide Probe"
[ Thursday, 30 October 2014, 03:48.21 PM ]
The Court of Appeal today dismissed a writ application filed by a resident of Nugegoda who sought a writ of mandamus order directing the Inspector General of Police (IGP) and the attorney General (AG) to take legal action against 33 members of Northern Provincial Council (NPC) and Eastern Provincial Council (EPC) for urging former UN Human Rights High Commissioner Navanidan Pillai through a letter to determine if genocide has taken place in Sri Lanka. [More]
Advising people to evacuate is the responsibility of officers: To follow instructions is Estate owner's duty
[ Thursday, 30 October 2014, 02:41.30 PM ]
President Mahinda Rajapaksa said that the responsibility of the government officers is to advise to evacuate people from disaster prone areas, and to follow such instruction is the duty of estate owners. [More]
Opposition leader to visit landslide victims tomorrow
[ Thursday, 30 October 2014, 02:33.44 PM ]
Opposition leader Ranil Wickramasinghe schedule to visit Koslanda war victims at 9.00 am tomorrow. [More]
6 Days of Darkness in December 2014 - NASA
[ Thursday, 30 October 2014, 02:31.37 PM ] []
The report "NASA Confirms Earth Will Experience 6 Days of Total Darkness in December 2014. [More]
Landslide warning - 80 Families displaced
[ Thursday, 30 October 2014, 02:20.08 PM ] []
300 Individual from 80 families residing in the Uvagale estate in the Lindhula police division in Talawakele are requested to vacate the site and they are temporarily residing in the Tangale Tamil Maha Vidiyalayam. [More]
US express condolences to landslide victims
[ Thursday, 30 October 2014, 01:20.04 PM ] []
The United States extends its deepest condolences to the Government of Sri Lanka and the families affected by the recent landslides in Koslanda. [More]
Government considering declaration of a day of national mourning
[ Thursday, 30 October 2014, 01:14.57 PM ] []
The government is considering declaration of a day of national mourning over the tragedy of death and devastation caused by the landslide Miriyabedda village in Haldummulla. [More]
Youth strongly criticized the government arrested
[ Thursday, 30 October 2014, 01:12.32 PM ]
Madawatchchiya police arrested youth strongly criticized the government and Lankan military personals. [More]
8 Sentenced to death
[ Thursday, 30 October 2014, 09:56.02 AM ] []
8 Individuals were sentenced to death by the Colombo High Court today after they were found guilty of transporting heroin from India to Sri Lanka. [More]
President visits Koslanda landslide victims
[ Thursday, 30 October 2014, 08:24.19 AM ]
President Mahinda Rajapaksa arrived at Meeriyabedda in Badulla this morning to inspect the areas affected by the landslide and met the displaced people there. [More]
India offers help to Sri Lanka to help landslide victims
[ Thursday, 30 October 2014, 08:18.54 AM ]
India today offered assistance to Sri Lanka to help hundreds of people affected by the landslide in Uva province of that country. [More]
Man stabbed to death in Dematagoda
[ Thursday, 30 October 2014, 08:16.03 AM ]
A-39-year-old man was stabbed to death at Weluwana Road in Dematagoda this morning, police said. [More]
SriLanka election commission in not independent: Kamalesh Sharma
[ Wednesday, 29 October 2014, 04:18.32 PM ]
Commonwealth Secretary General Kamalesh Sharma says the Office of the Commissioner of Elections is not fully independent. [More]
Owner of Lyca mobile arrested at Katunayake airport
[ Wednesday, 29 October 2014, 04:04.09 PM ] []
Subashkaran Alliraja, Owner of the Lyca mobile, London and the producer of the “Kathi” film was arrested while at the Katunayake international airport, Colombo today, unconfirmed sources said. [More]
People rescued from the Landslide briefs their tearful story! More than 300 individuals disappeared
[ Wednesday, 29 October 2014, 12:24.15 PM ] []
10 dead and more than three hundred people disappeared in the landslide reported in the Koslanda area in Badhula this morning. [More]
King Ravana was not having planes: Srilanka Archeological Department
[ Wednesday, 29 October 2014, 09:53.29 AM ] []
According to the Srilanka Archeological Department reports, "There is no evidence to prove that King Ravana was having in his possession aircrafts and other equipments". [More]
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Major landslide in Badulla
[ Wednesday, 29 October 2014, 04:25.25 AM ] []
A row of line houses in the Haldemulla area in Badulla have been damaged due to a landslide this morning and more than hundred people believed to be trapped under the rubble. [More]
Srilankan Refugees Wants to Stay in India: Research Study
[ Tuesday, 28 October 2014, 07:51.24 AM ]
According to the Research Study information, the Srilankan Refugees, who are staying at the Refugee Camps in India, would like to stay continuously in India only. [More]
Fonseka requests the post of Defense Minister
[ Tuesday, 28 October 2014, 07:36.13 AM ]
The former media secretary of democratic party Sanjeewa Samarasinghe says that the leader of the party Sarath Fonseka has requested the post of defense minister. [More]
Sri Lankan asylum seeker killed in UK
[ Tuesday, 28 October 2014, 04:00.38 AM ] []
An asylum seeker who escaped war-ravaged Sri Lanka was mowed down and killed in a hit-and-run on Sunday night just metres from his home in Croydon, England. [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]