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Government Should Dissolve the Northern & Eastern Provincial Councils: Gunadasa Amarasekara
[ Friday, 19 September 2014, 08:38.11 AM ]
Gunadasa Amarasekara, the president of the national patriotic association has said, “The Government should dissolve the Northern and Eastern Provincial Councils”. [More]
Scotland votes 'No' to independence
[ Friday, 19 September 2014, 08:15.43 AM ] []
Scotland has voted to stay in the United Kingdom after voters decisively rejected independence. [More]
Lankan sends ex-girlfriend’s naked photos to her relatives
[ Friday, 19 September 2014, 05:27.30 AM ]
A Sri Lankan swimming instructor demanded his former Indian girlfriend to pay him Dh10,000 after she broke relationship with him but on failing that he sent her naked photos to her family. [More]
There are no ways to prove that people are giving evidence with pure heart - Sandra Beidas
[ Friday, 19 September 2014, 05:25.27 AM ]
It’s unable to prove the honesty of Lankans schedule to give evidence before UN investigation panel on war crimes committed in SriLanka, Sandra Beidas said, Sinhala newspaper reports. [More]
President donnates over 1 million surgical gloves to WHO
[ Friday, 19 September 2014, 02:52.29 AM ]
President Mahinda Rajapaksa today handed over one million surgical gloves to the World Health Organisation (WHO) as Sri Lanka's contribution toward the global effort in combating the Ebola outbreak in Africa. [More]
Several houses in 34 Watta, Wanathamulla, Borella demolished
[ Friday, 19 September 2014, 02:48.31 AM ]
Several houses in the “34 Watta” area in Wanathamulla, Borella, were demolished today after the residents were offered alternative homes by the Urban Development Authority. [More]
International community responsible for continuation of SL issue: US
[ Friday, 19 September 2014, 02:45.32 AM ]
The United States (US) says had the international community responded earlier and more appropriately to situations in some countries, including Sri Lanka, lives could have been saved. [More]
CCTV footage of Senthil Thondaman's accident
[ Friday, 19 September 2014, 02:41.41 AM ] []
The attached CCTV footage shows the accident which occurred on Wednesday in Bandarawela. [More]
3000 fishermen go on indefinite fast
[ Thursday, 18 September 2014, 03:58.54 PM ]
Thousands of fishermen along with their family members from 63 fishing hamlets in the district today commenced an indefinite fast demanding the authorities to initiate immediate action for getting the release of 23 fishermen arrested by Sri Lankan navy. [More]
Leaders holding hands & rubbing shoulders with each other would not bring any benefit to country
[ Thursday, 18 September 2014, 03:49.11 PM ]
The country would not gain anything just because leaders greet each other and get on to stages holding each other’s hands said the JVP Leader Anura Dissanayaka addressing the media after he had a discussion with the Mahanayaka of Malwatte Chapter the Most Venerable Thibbatuwawe Sri Siddhartha Sumangala Thero today (18th) morning. The National Organizer of the JVP Bimal Ratnayaka too was present. [More]
MDMK opposes BJP participation in conference in Sri Lanka
[ Thursday, 18 September 2014, 03:02.33 PM ]
BJP’s Tamil Nadu ally, MDMK, on Thursday opposed the senior partner’s participation in a conference in Sri Lanka, saying it had hurt the Tamils in that country, besides in India and elsewhere. [More]
Contract given to assassinate Senthil: Muttu Sivalingam
[ Thursday, 18 September 2014, 01:21.55 PM ] []
Deputy Minister of Economic Development, Muttu Sivalingam made the following remarks on the accident which occurred in Bandarawela on Wednesday evening which killed one person and injured 24 others, including UPFA Uva Provincial Council candidate Senthil Thondaman. [More]
Chinese Leader Visits Sri Lanka, Challenging India’s Sway: New York Times
[ Thursday, 18 September 2014, 01:08.01 PM ] []
President Xi Jinping of China arrived in Sri Lanka on Tuesday for a 23-hour trip to this island nation to sign a raft of agreements as China chips away at India’s traditional dominance in the region. [More]
A seaplane accident at Batticaloa lagoon
[ Thursday, 18 September 2014, 01:05.12 PM ] []
A seaplane transporting foreign tourist met with an accident near the Batticaloa lagoon today. [More]
Minister Basil Rajapaksa met South African vice president
[ Thursday, 18 September 2014, 12:55.57 PM ]
The Minister of Economic Development Basil Rajapaksa met the South African vice president Cyril Ramposha today. [More]
Army returns back lands to Mullaitivu farmers
[ Thursday, 18 September 2014, 12:31.54 PM ]
Army and Air Force personals returned back all lands grabbed by them in the Mullaitivu and Kopaipillavi areas towards farmers today. [More]
Norway rejects claims over its activities
[ Thursday, 18 September 2014, 12:25.53 PM ] []
Norway says it has no interest in creating communal tensions in Sri Lanka and it shares the values of dignity, respect, diversity and dialogue in Sri Lanka. [More]
Four Sailors were injured in a car accident: Two are Serious
[ Thursday, 18 September 2014, 12:19.03 PM ]
Four Naval Mariners got severely injured while driving their vehicle from Vakarai to Batticaloa they ran and collided into the Oddamavadi Bridge and met with an accident. [More]
5 Years old girl sexually abused in Jaffna
[ Thursday, 18 September 2014, 09:21.22 AM ]
67 Years old suspect arrested over sexually abusing 5 years old girl at Kurunagar, Jaffna. [More]
“Johnny” landmines recovered in Omanthai
[ Thursday, 18 September 2014, 09:14.36 AM ] []
STF personals today recovered 12 landmines from Karungalikulam, Omanthai, Vavuniya today. [More]
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For Uva Situation Nimal Siripala De Silva is responsible: The President
[ Saturday, 20 September 2014, 11:28.47 AM ]
The Srilankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa has said that The Uva Situation is due to Nimal Siripala De Silva. [More]
India destroys LTTE detonators, bombs
[ Saturday, 20 September 2014, 07:38.42 AM ]
The Nagapattinam police in Tamil Nadu have destroyed a large quantity of explosives seized from the LTTE, an Indian media report said today. [More]
If the Powers are Shared then Separation can be Avoided: R. Sampanthan
[ Saturday, 20 September 2014, 06:34.18 AM ]
The Tamil National Alliance President R. Sampanthan welcomed the opinion poll by saying, “What is the fate of the political decision-made by the people for the people of Scotland, this opinion poll is a great democratic process”. [More]
TNA personals stopped land acquisition in Maathagal
[ Friday, 19 September 2014, 04:24.49 PM ] []
Tamil National Alliance parliamentarians stopped the land survey activities carried out by the police and naval personals in the East Maathagal today. [More]
Rs 202m given to LTTE during Trinity College principal Gilbert's tenure
[ Friday, 19 September 2014, 12:27.53 PM ]
The CID has initiated investigations on allegations that 202 million rupees from Trinity College funds were given to the LTTE during the tenure of former principal Rod Gilbert. [More]
Anandhi Sasidharan met the new UNHRC commissioner
[ Friday, 19 September 2014, 09:26.52 AM ] []
Northern Provincial Councilor Anandhi Sasidharan met the new UNHRC commissioner Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein during the discussion on death of children and women at the human rights commission office last morning. [More]
Posters pasted against LTTE in Jaffna
[ Friday, 19 September 2014, 09:18.48 AM ] []
Posters pasted against LTTE movement in Jaffna district. [More]
Natwar Singh Says India Got Sucked Into 'The Mess' In Sri Lanka
[ Friday, 19 September 2014, 08:08.54 AM ] []
At an event organized by Rupa Publications and Madras Book Club in Chennai on Thursday, veteran politician K. Natwar Singh talked of how Prime Ministers took some tough decisions and made some comments about Sri Lanka. He was in conversation with N. Ram, Chairman, Kasturi and Sons Ltd. [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]