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UNP MP Palitha Range Bandara joins the government
[ Friday, 21 November 2014, 01:26.56 PM ]
United National Party Puttalam district parliamentarian Palitha Range Bandara arrived to the Temple Trees short while ago and will be appointed as the ruling party minister. [More]
US ambassador obtains new post in UN
[ Friday, 21 November 2014, 01:24.56 PM ]
The US Senate Foreign Relations Committee has confirmed US Ambassador to Sri Lanka Michele Jeanne Sison, as the Deputy Representative of the United States to the United Nations, with the rank of Ambassador, and Deputy Representative of the United States in the Security Council of the United Nations [More]
Minister Rajitha resigns
[ Friday, 21 November 2014, 01:18.23 PM ] []
Minister Rajitha Senaratne has sent his resignation letter towards president from the post of minister of Fisheries and Aquatic Resource, short while ago. [More]
I will contest as the Common Candidate - Maithripala Sirisena
[ Friday, 21 November 2014, 11:00.08 AM ] []
General Secretary of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) Maithripala Sirisena today announced that he will contest the forthcoming Presidential Election as the Common Opposition Candidate. [More]
Maithripala Sirisena met CBK
[ Friday, 21 November 2014, 09:23.14 AM ]
SLFP General Secretary Minister Maithripala Sirisena and other 20 plus members met former President Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga at her resident for a crucial discussion. [More]
Death Penalty Sentence Judgment for the Srilankan Fishermen Continues!
[ Friday, 21 November 2014, 09:18.01 AM ]
According to the Justice Department Secretary Kamalini De Silva, “As per the Justice Department announcement, there is no change in the death penalty sentence judgment verdict given to the Srilankan fishermen, who had been convicted of drug trafficking”. [More]
Ranil Must Contest as the General Candidate: S.B. Dissanayake
[ Friday, 21 November 2014, 09:03.41 AM ]
The Higher Education Minister S.B. Dissanayake has said, “For the United National Party’s General Presidential Candidate for the upcoming Presidential Election is Ranil Wickremesinghe and Ranil must contest as U.N.P’s Presidential Candidate”. [More]
Law & Order is Getting Deteriorating in the Country: Pon. Selvarasa
[ Friday, 21 November 2014, 09:02.09 AM ]
Pon. Selvarasa, The Tamil National Alliance Party’s Member of the Parliament has said that Law and Order situation is getting deteriorating in the country. [More]
People do not trust court - Joseph Michael Perera
[ Friday, 21 November 2014, 08:57.15 AM ]
United National Party parliamentarian Joseph Michael Perera says at present a few people keep trust and worthy on court and police department. [More]
Fonseka named as Defence Minister of new government
[ Friday, 21 November 2014, 08:54.44 AM ]
Leader of the Democratic Party (DP) former Army commander Sarath Fonseka will be given the responsibility in the ministry of defense as well as another ministry in the new government which will be formed after defeating the present regime, leaders of the opposition parties have decided. [More]
Common candidate ! It's up to time - Maithripala Sirisena
[ Friday, 21 November 2014, 08:47.43 AM ]
SLFP General Secretary Minister Maithripala Sirisena addressing an event at Battaramulla a short while ago said, ‘this may be my last state function’, amid widespread speculation that he might break ranks with the incumbent regime. [More]
Ruling party senior members stay away from party activities: Susil Premajayantha
[ Friday, 21 November 2014, 08:43.45 AM ]
Minister Susil Premajayantha says senior and leading members of the United Peoples Freedom Alliance currently stay away from the party activities. [More]
JVP yet to make decision on presidential election
[ Friday, 21 November 2014, 04:04.09 AM ]
Tilvin Silva, General Secretary of the Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP)says , that they did not make final decision on presidential election. [More]
Govt MPs who are ready to cross over meet at CBK's residence
[ Friday, 21 November 2014, 04:00.44 AM ]
UPFA politicians, including several Parliamentarians, who are negotiating with the opposition for a possible crossover, have met at the residence of former President Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga. [More]
Ruling party members to cross over today?
[ Friday, 21 November 2014, 03:19.19 AM ]
Several ruling party members decided to cross over to the opposition, during today’s parliamentary sittings. [More]
Asian leaders summit- Many diplomats arrives to SL
[ Friday, 21 November 2014, 03:16.20 AM ]
A Chinese delegation including the Former Chinese Prime Minister Zeng Peiyan arrived in the country on Thursday. The visit was in lieu of the Boao Economic Forum scheduled to be held in Colombo on Friday. [More]
Eran says executive presidency not essential to defeat separatism
[ Friday, 21 November 2014, 03:13.44 AM ]
UNP National List Parliamentarian Eran Wickramaratne said that executive presidency is not essentially required to counter terrorism and separatism, adding that it is an excuse from the government to perpetuate the system. [More]
Erick Solheim has directly sold weapons to LTTE: Keheliya Rambukwella
[ Thursday, 20 November 2014, 04:46.51 PM ]
Addressing the weekly cabinet media briefing minister Keheliya Rambukwella accused, during the Ranasinghe Premadasa’s regime former Norwegian peace ambassador Erick Solheim has directly sold weapons to LTTE. [More]
Central Bank security guard with bullets arrested
[ Thursday, 20 November 2014, 04:43.14 PM ]
Security officer of the central bank arrested owning bullets with his position. [More]
My father armed Mahendraraja: Sajith Premadasa
[ Thursday, 20 November 2014, 04:24.44 PM ]
United National Party (UNP) Deputy Leader Sajith Premadasa says his father armed Gopalaswamy Mahendraraja, also known as Mahattaya, in an attempt to split the LTTE. [More]
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My father and I won’t leave SLFP: Vidura
[ Sunday, 23 November 2014, 06:10.11 AM ]
SLFP Kalutara District parliamentarian and son of Senior Minister Rathnasiri Wickremanayake, Vidura Wickremanayake said his family would support Mahinda Rajapaksa at the coming Presidential elections despite the unfair treatment meted out to them by several SLFP Ministers. [More]
Government slams CBK and the West
[ Sunday, 23 November 2014, 05:55.10 AM ]
The Government today accused former President Chandrika Kumaratunga of orchestrating the defections from the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) saying it was part of a “mega teledrama” to destabilize the country. [More]
Rajapaksa Brothers are going to face the second Mullivaikkal: - Nilantan
[ Saturday, 22 November 2014, 05:19.58 PM ] []
Senior Journalist & Media Professional Nilantan has said, “In the Upcoming Presidential Election, the Rajapaksa Brothers are going to face the Second Mullivaikkal experiences”. [More]
Demonstrations in Support of Mahinda Rajapaksa at Maharagama!
[ Saturday, 22 November 2014, 01:59.35 PM ] []
At present a demonstration is going on to support the Srilankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa at Maharagama with a protest slogan which says we will make the Srilankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa to win in the upcoming elections. [More]
Closed Door Private Meeting Between Maithri & Ranil!
[ Saturday, 22 November 2014, 09:13.18 AM ]
The Opposition Parties Presidential Candidate Maithripala Sirisena met the United National Party President Ranil Wickremesinghe at Sri Kotta yesterday. [More]
Ruling Party Innings Over! Opposition Party Innings Begins!- Victor Ivan
[ Saturday, 22 November 2014, 07:19.47 AM ]
Senior Journalist Victor Ivan has said, “Maithripala Sirisena will become a greatest challenge to Mahinda Rajapaksa. The Opposition Parties have chosen a best Presidential Candidate against Mahinda Rajapaksa”. [More]
Ranil now has two Maithris says MR
[ Saturday, 22 November 2014, 06:57.45 AM ]
President Mahinda Rajapaksa says opposition leader Ranil Wickremesinghe now has a Maithri at home and Maithri outside his home. [More]
SLFP holds urgent working committee meeting - MR removes Maithripala and others
[ Friday, 21 November 2014, 03:46.34 PM ] []
SriLanka Freedom Party schedule to hold urgent central working committee meeting this evening. [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]