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UN Human Rights Commissioner rejects Wigneswaran's request
[ Monday, 08 February 2016, 11:22.15 AM ] []
The UNHRC Chief Rejects the Northern Province Chief Minister C.V. Wigneswaran's Request On the LTTE Prisoners. [More]
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UNHRC Commissioner met Ranil
[ 2016-02-09 07:07:28 ] []
UNHRC Commissioner Prince Zeid Ra'ad Al Husseine schedule to meet Prime Minister Ranil Wickramasinghe and President Maithripala Sirisena on Tuesday. [More]
They will also arrest me very soon: Namal
[ 2016-02-08 07:48:23 ]
Namal Rajapaksa says that 'They Will Also Arrest Me very soon'. The UPFA Hambantota District MP Namal Rajapaksa said that the government may arrest him in the coming days, but he will not be intimidated by such moves. [More]
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UN Rights Chief says Justice system politicized and unreliable, Says PM's remarks on disappeared has created distress
[ 2016-02-09 13:56:48 ]
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein, concluding his four day visit to Sri Lanka, said the Prime Minister’s recent statements that nearly all the disappeared persons are dead has created great distress among their families. He urged the government to quickly find a formula to charge or release the remaining security-related detainees. [More]
Electricity board workers engage in protest
[ 2016-02-09 09:50:59 ] []
Temporary Workers attached to the Ceylon Electricity board currently engage in strike on demanding to grant permanent appointments. [More]
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IGP Ordered To Pay Compensation To Commuter Attacked By Police
[ Tuesday, 09 February 2016, 08:44.12 AM ] []
The Colombo District Court ordered Inspector General of Police to pay a compensation of Rs. 50,000 to Duminda Hapuarachchi, a commuter who was attacked by the police in a Fort Railway Workers strike. [More]
Sarath Fonseka Takes Oaths As the Member Of the Parliament
[ Tuesday, 09 February 2016, 08:34.29 AM ]
The Democratic Party leader Field Marshal Sarath Fonseka took oaths as a Member of Parliamentarian before the Speaker at the Parliament a short while ago. [More]
Sicille Kotelawala Continued to be Remanded
[ Tuesday, 09 February 2016, 07:38.13 AM ] []
Sicille Kotelawala Remanded Till 23rd of February. Sicille Kotelawala To Be Transferred To the National Hospital. The Fort Magistrate Priyantha Liyanage today ordered the former Ceylinco Chairman Lalith Kotelawala's wife Sicille Kotelawala to be transferred to the Colombo National Hospital. [More]
Sarath Fonseka To be Appointed to the Parliament Through the National List
[ Tuesday, 09 February 2016, 07:31.48 AM ]
According to the Party Spokesman, The UNP Working Committee has Decided To Appoint Sarath Fonseka To the Parliament. The United National Party Working Committee has decided to appoint the Field Marshal Sarath Fonseka to the Parliament through the national list, party spokesman Minister Akila Viraj Kariyawasam said. [More]
Contamination of Groundwater in Rathupaswala is not due to Venigros Factory
[ Tuesday, 09 February 2016, 07:26.33 AM ]
According to the CEA-Central Environmental Authority, the Contamination of the Groundwater in Rathupaswala is not due to the Venigros factory. The Controversial Company is Not Responsible For the Rathupaswala Water Contamination. [More]
Security Intensified in Homagama Due to Gnanasara Thera to be brought to Court
[ Tuesday, 09 February 2016, 07:22.22 AM ]
Gnanasara Thera To Be Brought To Court, due to this the Security has been Beefed Up In Homagama. Additional police forces have been deployed in Homagama in anticipation of Bodu Bala Sena General Secretary Galagodaaththe Gnanasara Thera to the Court. [More]
15 Injured -1 Dead at Galewala collision
[ Tuesday, 09 February 2016, 06:40.57 AM ] []
One killed 15 others injured in the bus – motorbike collision reported at Galewala area in Matara this morning. [More]
Zeid Ra'ad Al-Hussein Shares a Lighter Moment with Photojournalists
[ Tuesday, 09 February 2016, 05:59.00 AM ]
The UN Human Rights Chief Zeid Ra'ad Al-Hussein shares a lighter moment with the media in Sri Lanka before meeting with the Opposition Leaders today. [More]
Within Two Weeks Mahinda Rajapaksa's New Front Likely to Be Launched
[ Tuesday, 09 February 2016, 05:51.12 AM ]
Rajapaksa's New Front Likely To Be Launched Within Two Weeks. According to the Political Sources, The new political party to be formed by the 'Joint Opposition' could be registered within two weeks, political sources said. [More]
Basil's security personals questioned by FCID
[ Tuesday, 09 February 2016, 05:44.32 AM ]
FCID officials yesterday questioned the security officials of e former Economic Development Minister Basil Rajapaksa over financial allegations reported at the SriLanka Air Force. [More]
Fonseka thanked the PM
[ Tuesday, 09 February 2016, 05:09.02 AM ] []
United National Party’s working committee decided on Monday, February 8, to appoint Field Marshal Sarath Fonseka as a national list MP. The committee made the decision during the working committee meeting held at Sirikotha, the UNP Party Headquarters. [More]
Mahinda & Gota Launches signature campaign to protect War Heroes
[ Monday, 08 February 2016, 11:00.59 AM ]
The Rajapaksa Brothers Sign Petition For 'War Heroes'. [More]
Investigation against the Former Ports Authority Chairman by the FCID
[ Monday, 08 February 2016, 10:49.41 AM ]
The Former Ports Authority Chairman Dr. Priyath Bandu Wickrema is to be questioned by the Police Financial Crimes Investigation Division over a massive alleged tax scam involving the CSN channel. Dr. Priyath Bandu Wickrema In Hot Water Over Multi-million Alleged Tax Fraud Involving CSN. [More]
UN Human Rights Commissioner's visit is a "Big Joke": Gotabhaya Rajapaksa
[ Monday, 08 February 2016, 10:25.38 AM ]
Gotabhaya Rajapaksa Says that the UN Human Rights Chief's Visit to Sri Lanka is A "Big Joke". [More]
Minister Ranatunga to take legal action against cricket election
[ Monday, 08 February 2016, 10:18.34 AM ]
Minister of Ports and Shipping Arjuna Ranatunga said that he would submit a complain to the Human Rights Commission (HRC)over the cricket election held recently. [More]
Sumith Lal Mendis sworn-in as WPC member
[ Monday, 08 February 2016, 10:12.30 AM ]
SriLanka Freedom Party Western Provincial Councillor Sumith Lal Mendis was sworn in as Minister of Health, Child Probation and Women’s Affairs. Mr. Mendis was elected to the Council from the Kalutara District. [More]
Medical Report on Sicille Kotelawala Submitted at the Court
[ Monday, 08 February 2016, 08:47.09 AM ]
Durdans Hospital submits the Medical Report on Sicille Kotelawala at the Court. [More]
UNP Working Committee to be Reorganized
[ Monday, 08 February 2016, 08:14.51 AM ]
The working committee of the United National Party and its headquarters Sirikotha will be re-organized, the Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe informed some members of the party on Saturday. [More]
Sarath Fonseka to be or not to be an MP: Decision Today
[ Monday, 08 February 2016, 08:11.48 AM ]
The decision on whether or not to appoint Field Marshal Sarath Fonseka as a member of parliament will taken today by the United National Party's working committee. [More]
Arjuna Ranatunga To Launch Complaint With the Human Rights Commission
[ Monday, 08 February 2016, 07:29.19 AM ]
Arjuna Ranatunga To Launch Complaint With Human Rights Commission Over Sri Lanka Cricket Election. [More]
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Four more arrests imminent
[ Sunday, 07 February 2016, 07:43.05 AM ]
The Criminal investigation Department(CID) investigating journalist Prageeth Eknaligoda’s disappearance, is set to arrest four more Army intelligence personnel connected to the incident in the coming days, authoritative CID sources told to Colombo Midea. [More]
TNA’s promise to Swaraj
[ Sunday, 07 February 2016, 07:37.52 AM ]
TNA leaders promised to work with the government to find a political solution acceptable to all communities in Sri Lanka, when they met the vising Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj yesterday. [More]
Gnanasara Thera writes letter from Welikada prison
[ Sunday, 07 February 2016, 07:27.28 AM ]
Bodu Bala Sena general secretary Galagodaatte Gnanasara Thera has written a letter from Welikada prison to the Mahanayake Thera, president, prime minister and the cabinet ministers. [More]
Sushma assures Sirisena India’s support for his policies
[ Saturday, 06 February 2016, 10:12.10 AM ] []
Indian Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj has told President Maithripala Sirisena the Government of India supports Sri Lanka’s policies on reconciliation and development, the President’s office said today. [More]
Wigneswaran Visits Buddhist Temple In Jaffna
[ Saturday, 06 February 2016, 06:19.44 AM ] []
Northern Province Chief Minister C.V. Wigneswaran visited the Naga Viharaya in Jaffna yesterday and met with the Chief Monk at the temple. [More]
UN Human Rights chief arrives in Sri Lanka.
[ Saturday, 06 February 2016, 05:16.33 AM ] []
The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Prince Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein arrived in Sri Lanka, a short while ago, for a four-day official visit. [More]
Rehabilitated LTTE Cadres sing National Anthem In Sinhalese
[ Friday, 05 February 2016, 09:50.58 AM ] []
A group of Rehabilitated former LTTE cadres sang the Sri Lankan National Anthem in Sinhalese yesterday at the National Day functions at Paranthan in Kilinochchi District. The Commanding Officer of the Civil Defence Force in Jaffna, Kilinochchi and Mullaitivu Colonel Rathnapriya Bandu organized this event, where several dozen LTTE cadres took part. [More]
Defence Council discusses about Yoshitha's Arrest
[ Friday, 05 February 2016, 09:45.05 AM ]
At the National Defence Council, the president and the prime minister have sought information with regard to the arrest of Navy Lt. Yoshitha Rajapaksa, second son of former president Mahinda Rajapaksa. [More]
US slams human rights violations in SriLanka
[ Friday, 26 June 2015, 08:03.21 AM ]
Several human rights violations had taken place last year in Sri Lanka , according to the annual human rights report of the US State Department released yesterday (Thursday). [More]
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