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Foliage wall in Temple Trees removed
[ 2015-03-01 07:41:35 ] []
The outer perimeter wall of Temple Trees that was embedded with potted tropical bushes as part of the beautification operations conducted by the previous regime during the CHOGM 2013 was removed due to high maintenance cost. [More]
Minister Mangala to meet Zeid tomorrow
[ 2015-03-01 07:28:21 ]
Foreign Minister Mangala Samaweera will travel to Geneva to attend the High-Level Segment of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) to be held on March 2nd, 2015. [More]
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More than 80 Lankans arrested
[ 2015-03-01 07:23:48 ]
More than 80 Sri Lankans have been arrested in Indonesia for being in the country without a valid visa, the ANTARA News agency reported. [More]
Investigation with Basil Rajapaksa
[ 2015-02-28 15:50:15 ]
Investigations with the former Economic Development Minister Basil Rajapaksa is going to be commenced. [More]
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Resolution of Public opinion on death penalty in Sri Lanka
[ Saturday, 28 February 2015, 03:43.58 PM ]
The Law & Justice Minister John Amaratunga has said that with regard to the implementation of Death Penalty in Sri Lanka, public opinion is going to be sought and based upon the resolution of the public opinion only the decision will be taken. [More]
Srilankan President expected to make three foreign trips
[ Saturday, 28 February 2015, 11:17.48 AM ]
The Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena is expected to make three foreign trips in the month of March. He is expected to make official visits to Britain, Pakistan and China. [More]
Intelligence Department collecting evidences for 3 days on Mahinda government’s corruptions
[ Saturday, 28 February 2015, 09:32.21 AM ]
The Intelligence Department is conducting their investigations based upon the complaints filed by the JVP Provincial Council Member Wasantha Samarasinghe on corruptions and scandals of the previous government. They have conducted enquiries for the last three days and gathered evidences and witnesses. [More]
The UN Representative arrived in Sri Lanka
[ Saturday, 28 February 2015, 09:16.19 AM ]
The United Nations Secretary General Ban-Ki-Moon’s Political Affairs Representative Jeffrey Feltman arrived in Sri Lanka on his four days official visit. The U.N. Top Official Jeffrey Feltman is the Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs. [More]
19-year-old arrested for sexual assault on minor
[ Saturday, 28 February 2015, 09:09.51 AM ]
A 19-year-ols youth from Mawathagama has been arrested on charges of sexually assaulting a 14-year-old school girl from Dankotuwa, police said. [More]
Sri Lanka sad after Afghan deaths
[ Saturday, 28 February 2015, 09:05.10 AM ]
The Government said it was deeply saddened by the loss of over 187 lives, injury to over 129 people and damage to property resulting from the deadly avalanches that occurred in the Panjshir, Nuristan, Badakhshan Provinces in Afghanistan. [More]
Sri Lankan woman killed in hit and run in London
[ Saturday, 28 February 2015, 06:15.11 AM ] []
A mother-of-two who died in a hit and run crash fled Sri Lanka’s civil war eight years ago and had only recently been reunited with her husband and daughter in London. [More]
Tamil Nadu CM slams Sri Lanka
[ Saturday, 28 February 2015, 06:00.58 AM ]
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam ha sought the Indian urgent intervention of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to ensure the early release of fishermen from Tamil Nadu and their boats held by the Sri Lankan Navy this week. [More]
New new foreign ambassadors obtained appointment letters from president
[ Friday, 27 February 2015, 04:16.18 PM ]
Newly appointed Georgian, Korean Republic and Chinese ambassadors to SriLanka today obtained their appointment letters from President Maithripala Sirisena today. [More]
Kumar Sangakkara to contest under UNP ticket
[ Friday, 27 February 2015, 04:12.45 PM ]
SriLankan cricket star Kumar Sangakkara schedule to contest in the upcoming election under the United National Party ticket from Kandy district. [More]
Doors open for Chinese investment
[ Friday, 27 February 2015, 04:10.24 PM ]
Sri Lanka will not make any decision on Chinese projects it is reviewing until it consults China, Sri Lanka’s foreign minister said on Friday, pledging that his new government would welcome Chinese investors, the Reuters news agency reported. [More]
Jaffna SSP arrested and further remanded
[ Friday, 27 February 2015, 03:00.26 PM ]
Jaffna Division SSP W. P. Wimalasena was arrested today on charges of distorting the investigation into the killing of the ‘Biyagama Village Hotel’ owner in Dompe in 2012 and attempting to protect the deceased’s son who has been identified has the assailant. [More]
JHU called upon to prove land rights of Sinhala people in North
[ Friday, 27 February 2015, 02:58.14 PM ]
Jathika Hela Urumaya called upon the Lankan government prove the land rights of Sinhala people residing in the Northern Province. [More]
43 Indian fishermen entered the Wadamarachchie sea further remanded
[ Friday, 27 February 2015, 02:14.25 PM ] []
Point Pedro magistrate M.Ganesaraja today remanded 43 Indian fishermen arrested while entering in to the Wadamarachchie Sea last night. [More]
Stock of explosives recovered in Chavakachcheri
[ Friday, 27 February 2015, 01:46.01 PM ]
Five parcels of explosives weighing 148 kilograms were found buried on a block of land in Chavakachcheri, Police said. [More]
Cannot Confirm Claim on LTTE Camp: S Africa
[ Friday, 27 February 2015, 01:33.50 PM ]
Almost a year after Prabhakaran’s death and the decimation of the LTTE, Sri Lankan intelligence agency had requested its South African counterpart to probe whether LTTE cadres, had held a military training camp in their country in May 2010 which was suspected to have been attended by individuals from Australia, Canada and UK. [More]
Mahinda, Weerawansa and Gamanpila are not permitted to contest in the election - SLFP
[ Friday, 27 February 2015, 01:29.58 PM ]
Senior members of the SriLanka Freedom party plays most influential role in the United People’s Freedom Alliance. These senior leaders strongly oppose the re- appointment of President Mahinda Rajapaksa, party internal sources said. [More]
Former president visits Munneshwaram
[ Friday, 27 February 2015, 09:33.34 AM ]
Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa visited Munneshwaram temple at Chilaw this morning and observed blessings from the priest. [More]
Military personals never committed war crime allegations - Karuna
[ Friday, 27 February 2015, 09:30.36 AM ]
United People's Freedom Alliance parliamentarian Vinayagamoorthi Muralidharan alias Karuna stated that LTTE has committed war crimes by killing 600 police personals surrendered to them without any weapons. [More]
SC issues stay order on Pudukuduirippu, Maritimepattu polls
[ Friday, 27 February 2015, 09:28.35 AM ]
The Supreme Court today issued a stay order preventing the holding of elections for Maritimepattu and Pudukuduirippu Pradeshiya Sabhas in the Mullaittivu District until March 27. [More]
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Mahinda met former minister at prison
[ Thursday, 26 February 2015, 04:59.09 PM ]
Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa visited the former deputy minister Premala Jayasekara alia Soka Malli currently detained at the Kuruwitta prison this afternoon. [More]
US stand behind the progress of SriLanka: John Kerry
[ Thursday, 26 February 2015, 04:57.41 PM ]
US Secretary of State John Kerry has noted the progress in Sri Lanka after the new Government took office. [More]
Chandrika own 10 ministerial posts
[ Thursday, 26 February 2015, 04:53.26 PM ]
The Minister of Land Reforms M.K.D.S.Gunawardene says former president Chandrika Kumarathunga owns 10 ministerial posts with her position and suitable SLFP members would be appointed for these positions. [More]
Maithri is going to have a Dinner with Queen Elizabeth
[ Thursday, 26 February 2015, 09:53.27 AM ]
The Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena is going to make an official visit to England. This has been confirmed by the Justice Minister of Justice Wijedasa Rajapakse who is on his official trip to London. [More]
Sajin Vass Gunawardena owns cargo plane
[ Thursday, 26 February 2015, 08:30.57 AM ]
The Boeing 727 cargo airplane of Cosmos Lanka, owned by former supervisory MP Sajin Vaas Gunawardena, is without even a local registration certificate, reports say. [More]
CSN television channel to be closedown
[ Wednesday, 25 February 2015, 12:48.24 PM ]
Administration of the CSN television channel decided to close down the channel on 1st of March. [More]
Former Army commander files petition at court of appeal
[ Wednesday, 25 February 2015, 10:42.59 AM ]
Former Army Commander Sarath Fonseka today filed petition at the court on appeal on seeking to return back his parliamentary seats in last parliament election. [More]
Shashi produced before magistrate while at stretcher
[ Wednesday, 25 February 2015, 09:02.41 AM ] []
Shashi Weerawansa, wife of former minister Wimal Weerawansa produced before the Colombo magistrate Gihanbalapitiya today. [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]
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