Important News
Never appear before Bribery Commission: Mahinda
[ Friday, 24 April 2015, 02:51.03 AM ]
Former president Mahinda Rajapaksa today announced that he will never record statement at the Bribery Commission today where he was unaware of the issue to be questioned against him. [More]
Important News
Sri Lankan relief workers leave for Nepal
[ 2015-04-26 06:55:04 ] []
The first air craft carrying relief items and a team of relief workers to assist in aid work in the earthquake hit regions in Nepal left the Katunayake International Airport on the morning of Sunday, April 26. [More]
Court Orders For the Checking of Shiranthi Rajapaksa’s Bank Account
[ 2015-04-25 06:25:31 ]
The Court Orders for the Checking up of the banking transactions of Shiranthi Rajapaksa, the wife of the former president Mahinda Rajapaksa. The Sirilak Saviya Foundation is headed by Shiranthi Rajapaksa, wife of former president Mahinda Rajapaksa. [More]
Latest News
Brothel raided in Wellawatta
[ 2015-04-26 06:22:05 ]
Three women and a manager of a brothel, which had allegedly operating in the guise of a massage parlour in Wellawatta, were arrested during a raid carried out by the Police on Friday night. [More]
Air force flight to bring Lankans in Nepal
[ 2015-04-26 06:14:36 ]
The government has taken steps to bring back Sri Lankans including students currently in Nepal in a special Sri Lankan Air Force flight, which will leave for Nepal with a stock of emergency relief to those affected by the earthquake. [More]
I am Prepared To Face The Investigation: Mahinda Rajapaksa
[ Saturday, 25 April 2015, 02:25.45 PM ]
The Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa said that he is prepared to face and encounter any kind of inquiries with the Bribery Commission. [More]
Complaint Filed Against Mahinda over Misappropriating Tsunami Funds
[ Saturday, 25 April 2015, 09:10.35 AM ] []
The Deputy Social Services Minister in Sri Lanka, Ranjan Ramanayake lodged a complaint against the former President Mahinda Rajapaksa at the Commission to Investigate Allegations of Bribery or Corruption yesterday. [More]
Dual Citizenships is Going to be Granted to 400 Sri Lankans Staying Abroad
[ Saturday, 25 April 2015, 08:51.28 AM ]
It has been decided by the Public Peace Ministry to Grant Dual Citizenships to 400 Sri Lankans who are residing presently abroad. [More]
Dilrukshi will not be removed: Wijeyadasa
[ Saturday, 25 April 2015, 08:32.06 AM ]
The Justice Minister Wijeyadasa Rajapakshe yesterday said that Mrs. Dilrukshi Dias Wickramasinghe, Director General of the Commission to Investigate Allegations of Bribery or Corruption wouldn’t be removed. [More]
I Still Do Not Have Confidence In the Government-Ananthi Sasitharan
[ Saturday, 25 April 2015, 08:28.12 AM ]
The Northern Provincial Councillor Ananthi Sasitharan has said that she still does not have confidence in the Mathripala’s Government. [More]
Why Mahinda Ignored the Meeting with the President?
[ Saturday, 25 April 2015, 05:19.10 AM ]
A separate meeting has been already scheduled for this evening at 7 p.m. between the President Maithripala Sirisena and the former president Mahinda Rajapaksa. But according to the sources, Mahinda has cancelled today’s meeting with the president. [More]
ven Though My Daughter Received Presidential Pardon Upto Now She Has Not Been Released: Udaya Siri’s Mother
[ Saturday, 25 April 2015, 04:42.14 AM ]
The Mother of Sinnatamby Udaya Sri (the Sigiriya scribbler) said with tears in her eyes, "Even Though My Daughter Received Presidential Pardon long time ago, up to now, she has not been released from the prison". [More]
Sri Lanka reiterates warning on Indian fishermen
[ Friday, 24 April 2015, 04:27.27 PM ]
The Sri Lankan government on Friday reiterated its warning that Indian fishermen who violate Sri Lanka's maritime border and illegally fish within its waters will be arrested. [More]
Norwegian ambassador appreciates Maithri's good governance
[ Friday, 24 April 2015, 04:06.34 PM ]
Norwegian Ambassador Grete Lochen, called on President Maithripala Sirisena today, 24th April, to commend the president on his dedication towards strengthening democracy and creating good governance in the country despite numerous obstacles. [More]
Dissolve parliament - Dinesh Gunawardene
[ Friday, 24 April 2015, 03:41.58 PM ]
Addressing media briefing at the Parliamentary Complex parliamentarian Dinesh Gunawardene called upon to dissolve the parliament end of 100 days programme promised in the presidential election. [More]
Dullas Alahapperuma apologies from minority communities
[ Friday, 24 April 2015, 03:38.40 PM ]
UPFA MP Dullas Alahapperuma today apologised for using a lion’s flag without the two coloured strips -- reprsenting the minorities -- at the protest held outside the Bribery Commission yesterday. [More]
Internal probe on end of July - Mangala Samaraweera
[ Friday, 24 April 2015, 03:32.47 PM ]
UN report on Lankan war crimes schedule to submit at the Council on month of September and government decided to conduct internal probe with an immediate effect. [More]
Ranjan Ramanayake lodged complaint against MR
[ Friday, 24 April 2015, 01:23.12 PM ]
A complaint has been lodged at the Bribery Commission against former President Mahinda Rajapakse on charges of misappropriating Rs. 82 billion from tsunami funds in 2004 by Deputy Minister of Social Services Ranjan Ramanayake. [More]
Notice issued to 27 individuals for protest near Bribery Commission
[ Friday, 24 April 2015, 01:12.02 PM ] []
Notice was issued by Colombo Chief Magistrate Gihan Pilapitiya to 27 individuals to appear at the court on May 8, on charges of contempt of court, after they staged a protest in front of the Bribery Commission violating a court order. [More]
Bishops met President
[ Friday, 24 April 2015, 12:38.06 PM ] []
Catholic bishops representing 6 provinces met head of state Maithripala Sirisena today. [More]
Bandaragama police constable murder : Wife arrested
[ Friday, 24 April 2015, 12:30.39 PM ] []
The wife and a relative of SI R.W. Palihawadana were arrested today in connection to his murder. [More]
Wele Suda’s accomplice remanded
[ Friday, 24 April 2015, 12:06.25 PM ]
A suspect arrested for his alleged involvement in a large scale drug racket was remanded until May 08 by the Colombo Magistrate’s Court. [More]
Sri Lanka vranked 132 at the 2015 World’s Happiness Report
[ Friday, 24 April 2015, 12:00.45 PM ]
Sri Lanka had been ranked 132 at the 2015 World’s Happiness Report compiled by a group of international academics on the people’s wellbeing, GDP, Per Capita and healthy life expectancy in 158 countries. [More]
New govt’s policies have created positive environment : Ban Ki-moon
[ Friday, 24 April 2015, 09:39.10 AM ] []
Welcoming the new Permanent Representative of Sri Lanka, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has stated that a positive environment has been created by the policies of the new government in Sri Lanka for a greater collaboration with the United Nations and the international community. [More]
If 20 members signs, I will resign: Prasanna Ranathunga
[ Friday, 24 April 2015, 08:41.27 AM ]
Western Provincial Council Chief Minister Prasanna Ranathunga says I’m ready to resign when 20 members of the council agrees to sign in the official document submitted against me. [More]
Mahinda visits his brother
[ Friday, 24 April 2015, 09:49.18 AM ] []
Former president Mahinda Rajapaksa today visited his brother Basil who was admitted to the Colombo National Hospital (CNH). [More]
Lasantha's wife obtains high position in New York
[ Friday, 24 April 2015, 07:53.56 AM ]
The SriLankan cabinet decided to appoint former Sunday Leader Newspaper editor Sonali Samarasinghe Wickramathunga as cabinet councilor of SriLankan permanent representative residence at UN. [More]
John Kerry amazed over 100 days programme
[ Friday, 24 April 2015, 02:55.45 AM ]
US Secretary of State John Kerry was amazed after seeing the work done by Sri Lanka during the 100-day programme, claiming that even a US President could not fulfil such a large number of promises in such a short period, Minister Rajitha Senaratne said. [More]
Never appear before Bribery Commission: Mahinda
[ Friday, 24 April 2015, 02:51.03 AM ]
Former president Mahinda Rajapaksa today announced that he will never record statement at the Bribery Commission today where he was unaware of the issue to be questioned against him. [More]
President Maithripala Sirisena address the nation
[ Friday, 24 April 2015, 02:40.22 AM ]
On this occasion that marks 100 days since my election as President, I think it is proper that I address you as your first servant, appointed by you. [More]
President denies special benefits to minorities in SL
[ Thursday, 23 April 2015, 05:07.16 PM ]
Head of state president Maithripala Sirisena strongly denies special benefits to minority communities in SriLanka especially to Tamil and Muslim people. [More]
AG to be suspended
[ Thursday, 23 April 2015, 05:00.03 PM ]
SriLanka Attorney General (AG)Youwanjana Wanasundara will be dismiss from his relevant position within couple of two week time period, sources said. [More]
Controversial lion flag at Gota's protest - Investigations underway
[ Thursday, 23 April 2015, 02:38.45 PM ] []
Investigations commenced on flags owned by the protesters arrived to cast their support towards former defence secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa in front of the Bribery Commission this morning. [More]
(2nd Lead)
Wigneswaran urges SL State to respect international principle on resettlement
[ Monday, 23 March 2015, 04:45.51 PM ] []
“Unless Grama Sevaka Divisions 244 and 252 are released in full as promised earlier, what has been gingerly granted today would hardly be of any use to the few families now selected to enter their erstwhile denied lands,” Northern Province Chief Minister C.V. Wigneswaran said in his address at Vazhalaay during the visit by SL President, Prime Minister and former President Chandrika Kumaratunga. [More]
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