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No talks with Lanka on asylum seekers: Scott Morrison
[ Wednesday, 30 July 2014, 03:40.15 PM ] []
Australia says there was no discussion with the Sri Lankan government about taking back 157 asylum seekers as they had arrived from India. [More]
Ranil says executive presidency is threatning to this country
[ Wednesday, 30 July 2014, 02:56.05 PM ]
The main opposition United National Party (UNP) says it is firmly against the Executive Presidency and wants it abolished. [More]
Doctors fights at Colombo National hospital
[ Wednesday, 30 July 2014, 02:52.16 PM ]
Two groups of doctors attached to the Colombo National Hospital have clashed this afternoon. [More]
Government unable to bay back foreign debts- Minister Champika Ranawaka
[ Wednesday, 30 July 2014, 02:47.42 PM ]
The country currently confronts a worsening economic crisis and the debt accumulation exceeds the annual household income, Minister Patali Champika Ranawaka said. The Minister made the observation while addressing an event held in Colombo, today morning. [More]
LTTE suspects connection with missile attack further remanded
[ Wednesday, 30 July 2014, 02:42.29 PM ]
Anuradhapura high court judge Mrs.Swarnapathi today further remanded two LTTE suspects arrested over missile attack against Antonowa 32 plane travelling from Palali- Ratmalae, killing 32 military personals on March 30, 2000. [More]
Threathing calls against FMM convener
[ Wednesday, 30 July 2014, 01:23.18 PM ]
The convener of the Free Media Movement (FMM) Sunil Jayasekara filed compliant at the IGP over anonymous phone calls. [More]
TN fishermen enter in to the Katchatheevua island would be arrested: Navy Commander
[ Wednesday, 30 July 2014, 01:17.56 PM ]
Lankan Naval Commander Kosala Warnakulasuriya today announced Indian fishermen enter in to the Katchatheevua island would be arrested. [More]
BJP’s Dr. Seshadri rejects reports: PTI
[ Wednesday, 30 July 2014, 01:12.35 PM ]
National Convener of Foreign Policy Cell of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Dr. Seshadri Chari has rejected the news item carried in the Indian news Agency – PTI quoting him as saying that Sri Lanka should resolve the Tamil issue if trade ties between the two countries are to improve. [More]
17 years old boy defrauds Rs.17.8 Mn
[ Wednesday, 30 July 2014, 12:24.44 PM ]
A 17-year- old boy was produced in the Colombo Fort Magistrate’s Court today on charges of having defrauded a private bank of Rs.17.8 million using an ATM card. [More]
British girl abused in Arugambay
[ Wednesday, 30 July 2014, 12:21.48 PM ]
A man arrested over abusing 20 years old British girl while at Kudakali area in Arugambay last evening. [More]
Ravana Balaya fears US conspiracy
[ Wednesday, 30 July 2014, 12:15.19 PM ]
The Ravana Balaya today met the Secretary of the Buddhasasana and Religious Affairs Ministry M.K.B. Dissanayaka and handed over a petition alleging a US conspiracy in Sri Lanka. [More]
8 Years old boy reported missing at Vavuniya found in Jaffna
[ Wednesday, 30 July 2014, 12:13.40 PM ]
An eight years old boy reported missing while at the Vavuniya bus depot found at Jaffna today. [More]
Sinhala families settled down in the lands grab by the military personals: Mawai Senadhiraja
[ Wednesday, 30 July 2014, 12:06.50 PM ]
Tamil National Alliance parliamentarian Mawai Sendhiraja alleged steps have been taken to resettle Sinhala families in the lands grab by the military personals in the Northern Province. [More]
Nominations called for ‘Uva’ polls
[ Wednesday, 30 July 2014, 08:10.50 AM ]
Nominations for Uva Provincial Council election will be accepted from tomorrow (30th) until 12.00 noon on 6th August , Additional Elections Secretariat R.M.A.L.Ratnayake said. [More]
Relic of St. Sebastian recovered, suspect arrested
[ Wednesday, 30 July 2014, 07:53.22 AM ]
The relic of Saint Sebastian which was brought from Italy and was housed at the St. Sabastian’s Church, Kandana has been recovered from a suspect who had allegedly stolen it last night, Police said. [More]
Army female military personals engaged in gambling
[ Wednesday, 30 July 2014, 04:26.38 AM ]
Army commenced investigations against two female military personals involved in the gambling. [More]
TNA parliamentarians to visit New Delhi
[ Wednesday, 30 July 2014, 03:29.37 AM ]
A group of Tamil National Alliance parliamentarians headed by the party leader R.Sambanthan scheduled to visit New Delhi in early August. [More]
Tamil Nadu against Sri Lankan event: M Karunanidhi
[ Wednesday, 30 July 2014, 02:29.21 AM ]
Tamil Nadu’s DMK chief M Karunanidhi and MDMK leader Vaiko today said India should not participate in a defence conference to be held in Sri Lanka between August 18 and 20, Indian media reported. [More]
Luxury buses for differently-abled people
[ Wednesday, 30 July 2014, 02:25.56 AM ]
fleet of luxury and semi luxury buses from Colombo to the suburbs with facilities for differently-abled people to embark and disembark without a hassle will be operated by the SLTB and a purchase order has been placed with an Indian company, Transport Minister Kumara Welgama said. [More]
Malinga selects Indian team
[ Tuesday, 29 July 2014, 04:24.16 PM ]
Sri Lankan star Lasith Malinga has confirmed that he would represent his Indian Premier League (IPL) side Mumbai Indians at the forthcoming Champions League T20 tournament. [More]
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Rare Sri Lankan leopards born in French zoo
[ Wednesday, 30 July 2014, 04:50.10 AM ] []
Two rare Sri Lankan leopard cubs have been born in a zoo in northern France, a boost for a sub-species that numbers only about 700 in the wild, the head of the facility said Tuesday. [More]
President Rajapaksa will not attend Commonwealth’s official First World War commemoration service
[ Wednesday, 30 July 2014, 03:25.25 AM ]
President Mahinda Rajapaksa will not attend the Commonwealth’s official First World War commemoration service in Glasgow next week, The Times reported. [More]
More SriLankan lands to China
[ Wednesday, 30 July 2014, 03:23.27 AM ]
Sri Lankan government has signed an agreement to give China 1200 acres of land in the Trincomalee area on a long term lease for “defence-related development”. [More]
Wigneswaran should not testify before the UN investigation panel
[ Tuesday, 29 July 2014, 10:25.18 AM ]
General Secretary of the National Patriotic Movement Dr.Vasantha Bandara today said Northern Chief Minister should not testify before the UN investigation panel appointed by the UNHRC commissioner Navaneetham Pillay. [More]
Close ties between SL government and BBS- US
[ Tuesday, 29 July 2014, 08:07.52 AM ]
The International Religious Freedom Report for 2013 released by the US State stated that the Bodu Bala Sena(BBS) continued to promote its anti-Muslim campaign, which was linked to violent activities last year. [More]
Callum Macrae to testify before the UN investigation panel
[ Tuesday, 29 July 2014, 04:59.33 AM ]
Callum Macrae, Channel -4 Journalist played leading role on informing international community on war crimes reported during final perhaps of war in SriLanka, schedule to testify before the UN international investigation panel, sources said. [More]
Lankan immigrants arrested in Texas
[ Tuesday, 29 July 2014, 03:50.08 AM ] []
Sri Lankans were among a group of illegal immigrants arrested while entering Texas from Mexico over the weekend, international media reports today. [More]
200 000 Complaints against Gnanasara thera and Champika Ranawaka
[ Tuesday, 29 July 2014, 03:03.37 AM ]
Media reports have stated that within 24 hours over 200 000 complaints have been lodged with the Facebook administration against Bodu Bala Sena General Secretary Galagodaaththe Gnanasara thera and Technology and Research Minister Patali Champika Ranawaka. [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]