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Concerlitta was drawn - Jaffna magistrate court
[ Thursday, 24 July 2014, 01:33.13 PM ]
Jaffna magistrate court judge P.Sivakumar today issued judgement on death of Concerlitta. Body of Concerlitta recovered from well at Kurunagar, Jaffna. [More]
Minister Basil Rajapaksa taken steps to completely destroy the National Freedom Front
[ Thursday, 24 July 2014, 01:29.03 PM ]
Minister Basil Rajapaksa has taken steps to completely destroy the National Freedom Front (NFF) headed by the minister Wimal Weerawansa. [More]
7 injured in clash broken out between two groups at Illawalai
[ Thursday, 24 July 2014, 01:24.41 PM ]
7 injured in clash broken out between two groups of people at Illawalai Vasanthapuram,, Jaffna early this morning. [More]
Gotabaya warns Dayan Jayatilleka
[ Thursday, 24 July 2014, 01:08.25 PM ]
Sri Lanka has fallen prey to Zionist forces of Israel and by way has given leeway for extremist Tamil forces to rise and the Western powers to undermine the war victory, former diplomat Dr. Dayan Jayatilleka has stated at a meeting held in solidarity with the Palestenian people of Gaza. [More]
SC says no to ban on Muslim cultural dress
[ Thursday, 24 July 2014, 01:02.24 PM ]
The Supreme Court today issued directives to all National and Provincial schools to permit parents from entering the school attired in their Muslim cultural attire. [More]
Sri Lankan fell to his death from the fourth floor of a residential building in Riqqa - A Kuwaiti national murdered his Lankan ex-wife
[ Thursday, 24 July 2014, 09:15.36 AM ]
An unidentified Sri Lankan fell to his death from the fourth floor of a residential building in Riqqa, Dubai. [More]
Presidential commission appointed to investigate on missing person will maintain international standard
[ Thursday, 24 July 2014, 08:40.32 AM ]
Maxwell Paranagama, Chairman of the presidential commission appointed to investigate on missing person says they will maintain international standard to investigate on missing person. [More]
SriLanka will learn from Pakistan
[ Thursday, 24 July 2014, 08:05.40 AM ]
Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s goodwill gesture of returning 57 boats of Indian fishermen at PM Narendra Modi’s request has raised hopes that Colombo too may soon be persuaded. [More]
A man has thrown acid at his wife
[ Thursday, 24 July 2014, 08:01.45 AM ]
A man has thrown acid at his 34 years old wife in their residence in Mahasenpura, Pulmude last night. [More]
Speaker advised Rosy to stay close to him at Parliament
[ Thursday, 24 July 2014, 07:48.25 AM ]
Speaker Chamal Rajapaksa yesterday advised UNP MP Rosy Senanayake to stay close to him as otherwise she would disturb the proceedings in the House by chatting to others. [More]
Never allow to seperate this island: Prime Minister
[ Thursday, 24 July 2014, 03:30.18 AM ]
Prime Minister D.M.Jayaratne today announced never allows None Government Organizations to separate and change the regime of this country. [More]
India accepts Australia’s request to probe 157 boat refugees
[ Thursday, 24 July 2014, 03:28.30 AM ]
India gave Australia a bit of a breather by agreeing to investigate whether some of the 157 boat refugees confined to their boat on Christmas Island are Sri Lankan Tamil refugees from a camp in Puducherry. [More]
Minister Champika Ranawaka's FB page disabled
[ Thursday, 24 July 2014, 02:42.47 AM ]
The Facebook account and fan page of Technology and Research Minister Patali Champika Ranawaka has been disabled without notice by the Facebook Administration Committee, according to the minister. [More]
Lankan cycling team warned by Scotlandyard police
[ Thursday, 24 July 2014, 02:39.45 AM ] []
A group of Sri Lankan Commonwealth Games athletes were stopped by police along Scotland’s busiest stretches of motorway today after they had violated the law, British media reports. [More]
Second suspect found guilt over killing Lankan student in Britain
[ Thursday, 24 July 2014, 02:33.29 AM ]
The family of murdered Sri Lankan university graduate Thavisha Pereis today said the conviction of his two killers had brought them “some form of solace” after his death. [More]
Parliament adjourned till Thursday
[ Wednesday, 23 July 2014, 03:52.56 PM ]
Due to lack of quorum the Deputy speaker Chandima Weerakodi adjourned the parliament sittings till Thursday. [More]
SLMC MP and four others released on bail
[ Wednesday, 23 July 2014, 03:11.16 PM ]
SriLanka Muslim Congress parliamentarian M.S.Dawfeek anf four others arrested over disturbing the duties of STF personals released on bail today. [More]
Mattala airport turns to pilot training school
[ Wednesday, 23 July 2014, 01:58.38 PM ]
The Sri Lankan government has taken steps to establish a pilot training school at the newly opened Mattala Airport in the Southern Province, Minister of Civil Aviation Priyankara Jayaratne said. [More]
Opposition leader and former president to share stage
[ Wednesday, 23 July 2014, 01:48.37 PM ]
Former President Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga is to share stage with several opposition leaders tomorrow (July 24) at a seminar held under the theme of why executive presidency should be abolished. [More]
EU condemns bans on NGOs in SriLanka
[ Wednesday, 23 July 2014, 01:27.53 PM ]
The EU Heads of Mission and the Ambassadors of Norway and Switzerland said they were “very concerned” about the recent efforts to restrict legitimate public activities of civil society and non-governmental organisations in Sri Lanka. [More]
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Tamil community cannot accept solution from Lankan government
[ Thursday, 24 July 2014, 02:12.08 PM ] []
Vanni district parliamentarian S.Vino Nogaradhalingam said Tamil community cannot accept solution from Lankan government. Northern – Eastern provinces would be completely militarized in near future. [More]
Statues damaged at Calvary center in Vavuniya
[ Thursday, 24 July 2014, 01:18.11 PM ] []
Group of unidentified persons have damaged statues at the Calvary center in Komarasan Kulam, Vavuniya last night. [More]
President denies Britain government's invitation
[ Thursday, 24 July 2014, 07:56.48 AM ]
President Mahinda Rajapaksa has declined an invitation to participate in the Commonwealth’s First World War Commemoration Service at the Glasgow Cathedral on August 4 on the basis of ‘deplorable security lapses’ by the British Government amid protests planned by pro-LTTE groups. [More]
31st Year “Black July day “ remembrance of in London
[ Thursday, 24 July 2014, 04:33.06 AM ] []
British Tamil Forum organized special protest campaign to mark the 31st year of Black July day. [More]
Migrated Tamil Nationals protest at Glasgow
[ Thursday, 24 July 2014, 02:27.19 AM ] []
Hundreds of migrated Tamil Nationals staged protest at the opening ceremony of 20th Commonwealth Games at Glasgow. [More]
Close relationship between LTTE leader and BBS
[ Wednesday, 23 July 2014, 04:47.18 PM ]
Minister Dilan Perera today revealed the relationship between LTTE leader Vellu Pillai Prabahakaran and Bodu Bala Sena organization. [More]
Britain exports more weapons to SriLanka
[ Wednesday, 23 July 2014, 01:21.54 PM ]
British government much concern on human rights situation in SriLanka sold weapons to this island. Britain had supplied £12bn of arms to some 27 countries including Sri Lanka, the House of Commons Committees on Arms Export Controls stated in their 2013 report. [More]
Rajapaksa brothers black money invested through Pakistani investors
[ Wednesday, 23 July 2014, 01:15.19 PM ] []
An International investigation panel conducts investigations on black money earned by the Rajapaksa brothers . According to the panel Rajapaksa brothers have earned more income from assets and properties seized from LTTE and they have re-invested through Pakistani investors, Sinhala website reports. [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]