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Court orders ban on protests in Jaffna
[ Saturday, 23 May 2015, 07:59.29 AM ]
The Jaffna Magistrate Court has issued an order preventing any protests in the town of Jaffna. [More]
Lawyer Romesh De Silva has been appointed as the SL High commissioner to the UK
[ Saturday, 23 May 2015, 07:55.01 AM ]
A reputed Sri Lankan civil lawyer and presidents counsel Romesh De Silva has been appointed as the Sri Lankan high commissioner to the United Kingdom [More]
Jaffna Magistrate’s Court issues stay order to ban on Protests
[ Saturday, 23 May 2015, 06:56.01 AM ]
The Jaffna Magistrate’s Court has issued a stay order to ban all forms of protests like Hartal, Strikes, Protest Demonstrations and Rallies in the Jaffna town. [More]
I will never Interfere In Businesses like previous Leaders: Maithripala Sirisena
[ Saturday, 23 May 2015, 06:53.24 AM ]
The Sri Lankan President said, “I will never personally try to influence any businessman or business”, President Maithripala Sirisena said yesterday”. [More]
Arjuna Ranatunga Praises Namal Rajapaksa
[ Saturday, 23 May 2015, 06:46.43 AM ]
The Minister of Ports and Shipping Arjuna Ranatunga praised the Member of the Parliament Namal Rajapaksa by saying that Namal is acting wisely in the political arena, given the current situation in the country. [More]
I Won't give Up : Hirunika Premachandra
[ Saturday, 23 May 2015, 06:41.58 AM ]
The Provincial Councillor Hirunika Premachandra who attended the hearing of the murder of the Bharatha Lakshman Premachandra case said filing the case in the High Court was a great achievement. [More]
Justice would be granted to Kayts school : Minister of Justice
[ Saturday, 23 May 2015, 03:11.39 AM ]
The Minister of Justice Wijeyadasa Rajapakshe today announced that Lankan government has taken all measures to grant justice towards 18- years old schoolgirl, Vidhya kidnaped, raped and killed at Kayts, Jaffna. [More]
EC seeks more time to hold an election
[ Friday, 22 May 2015, 03:53.58 PM ]
Election Commissioner Mahinda Deshapriya seeks two months time period to hold another election in this country. [More]
Police officer expel disrespectful language at an elderly Jaffna Tamil woman
[ Friday, 22 May 2015, 02:54.09 PM ] []
A video showing a senior Sinhala police officer using racially motivated and disrespectful language at an elderly Jaffna Tamil woman is going viral on social networks. [More]
SSP, SP and ASP of the Jaffna transferred
[ Friday, 22 May 2015, 02:42.23 PM ] []
SSP, SP and ASP of the Jaffna division and the HQIs of Kayts and Jaffna police stations have been transferred with immediate effect, police said. [More]
Hartal at Batticaloa.
[ Friday, 22 May 2015, 02:18.22 PM ] []
Hartal observed in Batticaloa district against the alleged murder of school girl Vidhya at Kayts. [More]
Hill country residents protest against Vidhya's death
[ Friday, 22 May 2015, 02:03.39 PM ] []
Area residents and school students of Samimalai, Hatton staged protest against the death of schoolgirl in Kayats. [More]
Prime Minister briefs on central bank corruption
[ Friday, 22 May 2015, 12:57.42 PM ]
Prime Minister Ranil Wickramasinghe says not only Rs.10 million at least Rs.2700 billion corruptions reported in the central bank treasury bonds. [More]
Investigation commission appointed at Port Authority
[ Friday, 22 May 2015, 12:55.23 PM ]
The Minister of Ports and Development Arjuna Ranatunga appoints three member investigation commission to investigate on the allegations of bribery and corruption at the Ports Authority. [More]
2 Killed in military truck : car collision
[ Friday, 22 May 2015, 10:25.39 AM ] []
Military truck knocks down car at Jeyanthipura, Polonnaruwa- Batticaloa main road last night. [More]
60 Opposition MPs sign in the no-confidence motion against PM
[ Friday, 22 May 2015, 09:50.48 AM ]
60 Opposition parliamentarians have signed in the no-confidence motion against Prime Minister Ranil Wickramasinghe yesterday and motion would be handed over to speaker Chamal Rajapaksa today. [More]
Failed Sri Lankan refugee claimant gets reprieve
[ Friday, 22 May 2015, 09:39.35 AM ]
A Sri Lankan man who arrived in B.C. aboard the cargo ship MV Sun Sea in the summer of 2010 and claimed refugee protection for fear of political prosecution has been granted a judicial review of his case in his fight to remain in Canada. [More]
Baratha Lakshman Premachchandran murder case postponed
[ Friday, 22 May 2015, 09:17.39 AM ]
High Court judge Devika Tenakoon today postponed Baratha Lakshman Premachchandran murder case till 1st of June where respondent failed to appear before the court today. [More]
Pungudutivu schoolgirl was raped & murdered through contract
[ Friday, 22 May 2015, 08:29.13 AM ] []
According to the Reports, Vidya, the Schoolgirl from Pungudutivu has been Raped and Murdered on Contract. [More]
Wele Suda’s brother under remanded custody
[ Friday, 22 May 2015, 07:19.03 AM ] []
A brother of drug kingpin Wele Suda, Saliya Kumara, who was arrested by the Kohuwala Police on 17th of May with heroin, has been remanded until 5th of June by the Colombo Magistrate Court. [More]
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Namal to be summoned to CID!
[ Sunday, 24 May 2015, 07:49.41 AM ]
The CID is investigating a payment of Rs. 05 million by the Securities and Exchange Commission to ‘Tharunyata Hetak’, headed by MP Namal Rajapaksa. [More]
MR gearing up for another Black July?
[ Sunday, 24 May 2015, 06:20.41 AM ]
The pro-Mahinda groups within the Sri Lanka Freedom Party are planning to recreate bloody ethnic tensions between the Sinhala and Tamil masses in July, the newspaper reports citing reliable political sources. [More]
Vasu says word he used was unintentional
[ Sunday, 24 May 2015, 06:04.20 AM ]
Member of parliament and veteran left-wing politician Vasudeva Nanayakkara says the use of foul language by him in parliament last week was unintentional. [More]
CID in Jaffna for full probe on protests
[ Sunday, 24 May 2015, 05:39.04 AM ]
A 15-strong group of Criminal Investigation Department (CID) detectives arrived in Jaffna last night to conduct an urgent probe into a string of incidents that culminated in Wednesday’s attack on the Magistrate’s Court. [More]
Arjuna tells Mahinda not to provoke chauvinism
[ Sunday, 24 May 2015, 04:52.39 AM ]
Minister Arjuna Ranatunga requests former president Mahinda Rajapaksa and his supporters not to commit the sin of provoking chauvinism by creating a terror of war in order to gain power. [More]
Candle light vigil for Jaffna girl today in Colombo : Rosy
[ Sunday, 24 May 2015, 04:35.17 AM ]
State Minister of Child Affairs Rosy Senanayake said some people were attempting to gain political advantage from the incident where an 18-year-old girl was raped and killed at Punguditivu in Jaffna recently. [More]
AG seeks SC advice on stay order
[ Sunday, 24 May 2015, 03:33.05 AM ]
The Attorney General (AG) will seek clarification from the Supreme Court on the scope of the interim order issued by the court preventing the arrest of former Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa. [More]
Harin Fernando says,"The Recent Resignation of 4 SLFP Ministers is a “planned game”
[ Saturday, 23 May 2015, 01:02.15 PM ]
Uva Province Chief Minister Harin Fernando says that the recent resignation of four SLFP Ministers was a “planned game” and that he expects more will follow suit. [More]
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Wigneswaran urges SL State to respect international principle on resettlement
[ Monday, 23 March 2015, 04:45.51 PM ] []
“Unless Grama Sevaka Divisions 244 and 252 are released in full as promised earlier, what has been gingerly granted today would hardly be of any use to the few families now selected to enter their erstwhile denied lands,” Northern Province Chief Minister C.V. Wigneswaran said in his address at Vazhalaay during the visit by SL President, Prime Minister and former President Chandrika Kumaratunga. [More]
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