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Vembadi Girls School and Jaffna Hindu College obtains best results
[ Monday, 30 March 2015, 01:52.56 PM ]
Students of Jaffna Vembadi Girls Collage and Jaffna Hindu College boys obtained best results in the G.C.E O/L examination from Jaffna district. [More]
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Security Forces should be geared to face the future terrorist threats -PM
[ 2015-03-30 06:03:38 ]
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe stated that the Sri Lankan Security Forces should be geared to face the future terrorist threats across the borders of the country. [More]
UK girl finds her SL family after 18 years of waiting
[ 2015-03-30 03:56:42 ] []
Poppy Royal, 21, always knew she was adopted. Then two years ago she decided she needed to find out the truth about the family she’d never met. [More]
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Former Central Provincial Council chairman sentenced for two years
[ 2015-03-30 13:43:13 ]
Former Central Provincial Council Chairman Manhinda Abeykoon was sentenced for two years by the Kandy high court today. [More]
Complaint against Rishad Bathiudeen
[ 2015-03-30 13:10:34 ]
A complaint has been lodged against newly appointed Minister of Industry and Commerce Abdul Rishad Bathiudeen with the Bribery or Corruption Commission (BC) by the Sinhala National Front today. [More]
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Ranil commenced the free Wifi system
[ Monday, 30 March 2015, 12:51.42 PM ] []
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe says Wifi is a requirement for the development of youth and the country and it is with this is mind that Wifi is being made available free of charge at public places. [More]
Sarana Gunawardena released on bail
[ Monday, 30 March 2015, 12:37.27 PM ]
The Attanagalla Magistrate on Monday granted bail to ex-Minister Sarana Gunawardena. He was arrested by the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) on charges of criminal breach of trust, on 12 March. [More]
Basil should be arrested on arrival to country ?
[ Monday, 30 March 2015, 12:24.58 PM ]
Kaduwela magistrate Dhamika Hemapala today ordered to arrest former minister of economic development Basil Rajapaksa , while on arrival to local airport and produce before the court. [More]
Namal attends funeral ceremony on Priyantha Sirisena
[ Monday, 30 March 2015, 12:17.55 PM ] []
Parliamentarian and the son of former president , Namal Rajapaksa attends the funeral ceremony of Priyantha Sirisena at Polonnaruwa today. [More]
Colombo University get new Vice Chancellor
[ Monday, 30 March 2015, 10:01.37 AM ]
New vice chancellor of the University of Colombo assumed duties today, University Grant Commission said. [More]
Be Alert with Wigneswaran-Indian Journalist
[ Monday, 30 March 2015, 09:11.36 AM ]
The Indian Media Journalist M. R. Narayanaswamy has said that be vigilant and on the alert with the Northern Province Chief Minister C.V. Wigneswaran. [More]
Lankan arrested over rapping underge girl in India
[ Monday, 30 March 2015, 09:06.27 AM ]
Two persons including a Sri Lankan refugee was arrested by the Kottakuppam police in India on charges of abducting and raping a minor girl at a refugee camp in Keezhputhupet near Puducherry [More]
Shiranthi and Pushpa Rajapaksa accounts frozen
[ Monday, 30 March 2015, 08:50.35 AM ] []
Two different Magistrates’ Courts have frozen funds belonging to the Sirilak Saviya Foundation and the Pushpa Rajapaksa Foundation. [More]
My husband was killed well planned manner - Geethanjali Sirisena
[ Monday, 30 March 2015, 08:40.01 AM ] []
Spouse of Priyantha Sirisena says “My husband was murdered on well planned manner, I never met the garage owner who killed my husband, My husband informed me that he had granted financial assistance to buildup this garage and suspect failed to returned back the money”. [More]
Sri Lanka has Not Yet Appointed Ambassadors for 28 Countries
[ Monday, 30 March 2015, 08:29.23 AM ]
Sri Lankan Ambassadors for 28 Countries is yet to be appointed by the Sri Lankan Government. [More]
JVP members cleans Nandikadal lagoon
[ Monday, 30 March 2015, 08:27.54 AM ] []
JVP members carried out cleaning programme at Nandikadal lagoon recently. [More]
Talks Between the Leaders and Prime Minister on Change in the Electoral System
[ Monday, 30 March 2015, 07:35.35 AM ]
With Regard to the Change of the Electoral System Talks Between the Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and the Leaders of the Party is going to be held. [More]
Culprits are representing the government - Muzamil
[ Monday, 30 March 2015, 07:07.16 AM ]
Spokesman of the National Freedom Front Mohammad Muzamil says president government never takes legal action against suspects. [More]
Ajith Nivard Cabraal caught
[ Monday, 30 March 2015, 06:57.32 AM ]
A statement has been recorded from former Central Bank Governor Ajith Nivard Cabraal by the police Financial Crime Investigation Division over the controversial Hedging deal, this morning, Police media spokesman said. [More]
Kshenuka appointment suspended
[ Monday, 30 March 2015, 05:56.05 AM ]
Government temporarily suspends the appointment of Kshenuka Senaviratne as Lankan ambassador to Thailand where the Parliamentary Commission for diplomatic services to make final decision this regard. [More]
Pakistan envoy extends his condolences to President
[ Monday, 30 March 2015, 04:27.48 AM ]
The Acting High Commissioner of Pakistan at Colombo, Dr. Sarfraz Sipra expresses deep shock, heartfelt condolences and sympathies on behalf of the people and the Government of Pakistan on the very sad and tragic demise of Mr. Priyantha Sirisena, the youngest brother of His Excellency the President of Sri Lanka. [More]
G.C.E.O/L examination results released
[ Monday, 30 March 2015, 04:21.08 AM ]
The results of the GCE Ordinary Level Examination 2014 were released, the Examinations Department announced. [More]
Three Russian naval ships arrive at Sri Lanka's Colombo port
[ Monday, 30 March 2015, 04:15.11 AM ]
Sri Lanka Navy, in accordance with naval traditions, ceremonially welcomed three Russian naval ships arrived at the Port of Colombo Saturday. [More]
Karaliyedda on the fence
[ Sunday, 29 March 2015, 10:57.55 AM ]
Newly appointed Deputy Minister of Buddha Sasana and Democratic Governance, Tissa Karaliyedda today said his assuming duties on his post is yet to be decided. [More]
Clash breaks out at Negombo maternity centre event
[ Sunday, 29 March 2015, 10:05.37 AM ]
A clash broke out between two UPFA members at a maternity centre in the Pitipana area in Negombo. [More]
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Pablo de Greiff to visit Sri Lanka today
[ Sunday, 29 March 2015, 09:33.24 AM ]
UN Special Rapporteur on Truth, Justice, Reparations, and Guarantees of Non-recurrence, Pablo de Greiff, will arrive in Sri Lanka for a six-day visit, the Foreign Affairs Ministry said on Sunday (29). [More]
Mahinda sees threats to his life
[ Sunday, 29 March 2015, 08:28.22 AM ]
Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa has expressed fears for his life and has said the Government will need to be responsible if something happens to him. [More]
Major political shock after Vesak
[ Sunday, 29 March 2015, 04:02.26 AM ]
Parliament will not be dissolved at midnight of April 23 as pledged in government's 100-day Programme and the public instead is very likely to be dealt a huge political shock immediately after Vesak that falls in the first week of May, reliable political sources said yesterday. [More]
The Bribes & Corruption Commission Investigates on Keheliya Rambukwella
[ Saturday, 28 March 2015, 08:54.36 AM ]
Former Media Minister Keheliya Rambukwella was summoned by the Bribes and Corruption Commission to Investigate Allegations of Bribery or Corruption and questioned for hours today, reliable sources from the commission said. [More]
The Eelam Tamils supporter Atal Bihari Vajpayee receives the Bharat Ratna award
[ Saturday, 28 March 2015, 08:51.54 AM ] []
The former Indian Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee Receives Bharat Ratna, India's Highest Civilian Honor. The President of India Mr. Pranab Mukherji visited personally to the former Prime Minister’s residence to Award the Bharat Ratna to Atal Bihari Vajpayee. [More]
Some DPL passport holders asked to explain
[ Saturday, 28 March 2015, 06:12.22 AM ]
The Defence and Urban Development Ministry is reviewing the issuance of DPL passports and have requested some of the DPL passport holders to explain the rationale for obtaining this class of travel document entailing many privileges, a senior Immigration and Emigration Department official said yesterday. [More]
President Sirisena’s brother dies
[ Saturday, 28 March 2015, 05:58.00 AM ]
Priyantha Sirisena, the brother of President Maithripala Sirisena, has succumbed to the injuries he suffered following an attack this week, the police said. [More]
Lakmal says he attacked Priyantha over personal dispute
[ Friday, 27 March 2015, 04:38.12 PM ]
The suspect who was arrested last night for attacking the President’s brother Priyantha Sirisena with an axe, has been remanded until the 8th of April by the Polonnaruwa Magistrate’s Court. [More]
Macare says Maithri refused to accept copy of "No Fire Zone"
[ Thursday, 12 March 2015, 03:54.32 PM ] []
Channel -4 director Callum Macrae today urged Lankan president Maithripala Sirisena to grant permission to screen Sinhala copy of No Fire Zone documentary film directed by himself at SriLanka. [More]
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