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157 Sri Lankan asylum seekers transferred to Australia
[ Sunday, 27 July 2014, 10:53.27 AM ]
A group of 157 Sri Lankan asylum seekers has left Cocos Islands and is being transferred to the Australian mainland. [More]
Abbott defends treatment of SL migrants
[ Sunday, 27 July 2014, 06:25.08 AM ]
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott today said his government's treatment of a boatload of 157 asylum-seekers who have been kept at sea for weeks would underline its resolve to stop people-smuggling. [More]
Two held for trafficking Lankan refugees
[ Sunday, 27 July 2014, 06:22.37 AM ]
The CB-CID wing of Puducherry police arrested two persons in connection with the trafficking of Tamil refugees, who travelled from the Puducherry coast to Christmas Island in June. [More]
Mahinda Invites the Indonesian President to Srilanka
[ Saturday, 26 July 2014, 12:25.26 PM ]
The Srilankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa has extended his invitation to the newly elected Indonesian President to make a visit to Srilanka. [More]
A girl University student lost her life while practicing Yoga
[ Saturday, 26 July 2014, 10:44.30 AM ]
A Girl University Student from the Kelaniya University died and lost her life while she was engaged in her Yoga Practice. [More]
We cannot accept the Indian Intervention in the 157 Refugees Case- Lawyers of the Refugees
[ Saturday, 26 July 2014, 10:42.36 AM ]
According to the Lawyers of the Refugees, the India’s intervention with regard to the Case of the 157 Refugees, who have been captured and detained at the Australian Ship cannot be legalized and it would not be lawful. [More]
Near Minister Dissanayake’s Residence King Rajasinghe’s Chest-Vault is buried!
[ Saturday, 26 July 2014, 07:29.46 AM ]
During the period of 1800 A.D., the Kandy was ruled by the King Rajasinghe. According to the information his Chest-Vault was buried and this place of this treasure is near to the residence of the Minister S.P. Dissanayake. [More]
Facebook clarifies disabling of Champika’s FB
[ Saturday, 26 July 2014, 07:27.42 AM ]
The Facebook administration has informed Minister Patali Champika Ranawaka that his facebook account had been disabled due to the incompatibility of the account name with the name appearing in his Parliamentary identity card. [More]
Special Meeting on the Presidential Executive System
[ Saturday, 26 July 2014, 07:26.56 AM ]
The President Mahinda Rajapaksa is going to have Special Meeting with the left wing parties on the Presidential Executive System. [More]
Is Shasheendra Rajapaksa going to be the Next President?
[ Saturday, 26 July 2014, 07:22.48 AM ]
Today at the Kataragama Bus-stand the former Uva Province Chief Minister Shasheendra Rajapaksa has commenced his Election Campaign. [More]
Brothel raided in Dehiwala
[ Saturday, 26 July 2014, 06:47.08 AM ]
A brothel operating in the guise of a massage parlour was raided in Dehiwala last evening by the Organised Crimes Investigation Unit, police said. [More]
Sri Lankan Navy told to ‘act with restraint’
[ Saturday, 26 July 2014, 06:42.46 AM ]
Navy and Coast Guard ships are deployed continuously in Palk Bay off Tamil Nadu to protect Indian fisherman from attacks on the sea, India’s Defence Minister Arun Jaitley said Friday. [More]
Tamil Nadu blames Lanka over talks
[ Saturday, 26 July 2014, 06:36.34 AM ]
The Tamil Nadu government is committed to continuing the talks between representatives of Tamil Nadu and Sri Lankan fishermen to resolve their issues. [More]
Black July day commemoration at Switzerland
[ Friday, 25 July 2014, 04:40.03 PM ] []
Tamils in Switzerland commemorated 31st anniversary of Black July day at Helvetiaplatz on Wednesday. [More]
UN investigation panel never seeks visa from India
[ Friday, 25 July 2014, 04:28.19 PM ]
UN investigation panel appointed by the UNHRC commissioner to hold investigations on SriLanka war crimes says that they have never applied for visa to visit India. [More]
Presidential expert panel to visit SL next week
[ Friday, 25 July 2014, 04:23.43 PM ]
On June 15th President Mahinda Rajapaksa appointed three member international expert panel as the advisors to the presidential investigation commission on missing persons in SriLanka. [More]
Brigadier attacks Lieutenant with a chair
[ Friday, 25 July 2014, 02:59.21 PM ]
A Lieutenant attached to the Sri Lankan Army has been hospitalized after being assaulted by a Brigadier inside the Army camp in Palali. [More]
Head of State advised the Rajarata University chancellor to pardon students
[ Friday, 25 July 2014, 02:53.11 PM ]
Head of State today advised the Rajarata University chancellor to pardon students and re-opened the university. [More]
Costly, cruel, futile: the price of Scott Morrison holding 157 asylum seekers on floating prison
[ Friday, 25 July 2014, 02:49.28 PM ]
Let's, for a moment, put to one side the ordeal that the Abbott government inflicted on 157 asylum seekers whose boat was intercepted off Christmas Island, just outside Australia's migration zone late last month. [More]
Lankan Tamils handed over petition towards British PM's office
[ Friday, 25 July 2014, 01:30.41 PM ] []
The British Tamil Forum organized protest on Wednesday to mark the 31st year of Black July day, the darkest history of Tamil nationals. [More]
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157 Lankan asylum seekers would be sent back to India
[ Monday, 28 July 2014, 09:25.28 AM ]
The 157 asylum-seekers held for weeks on the high seas on an Australian customs vessel were likely economic migrants from India, Australian Immigration Minister Scott Morrison said Monday. [More]
Wigneswaran recommends Mawai Senadhiraja
[ Monday, 28 July 2014, 08:20.47 AM ]
Earlier group of people said, Present Northern CM decided to quit his position due to the re-appointment of northern governor and decided to obtain most powerful position. [More]
SriLanka seeks Pakistan help arrest Wella Sudha
[ Monday, 28 July 2014, 05:07.53 AM ]
SriLanka seeks Pakistan help arrest leading Lankan heroin trafficker Wella Sudha. [More]
Al-Qaeda is not operating in Sri Lanka
[ Sunday, 27 July 2014, 05:42.20 AM ]
The Ministry of Defence says Al Qaeda does not have a base in Sri Lanka nor does any other terrorist organization. [More]
India told Sri Lanka to resolve Tamil issue for better trade
[ Sunday, 27 July 2014, 05:39.12 AM ]
India has told Sri Lanka that it needs to resolve the Tamil issue for making progress in bilateral trade and commerce, a senior BJP leader has said. [More]
Solheim is ready to testify before COI
[ Sunday, 27 July 2014, 05:34.05 AM ]
Former Norwegian peace envoy Erik Solheim says he is ready to testify before the Government Commission of Inquiry (COI) tasked to investigate the war. [More]
U.N. Investigation Report on War Crimes in 2015
[ Saturday, 26 July 2014, 12:02.38 PM ]
On 26th of March 2015, the U.N. Human Rights Commissioner’s Commission of Inquiry report and its recommendations are going to be released. [More]
I never made a speech accusing the LTTE- Desmond De Silva
[ Saturday, 26 July 2014, 07:52.53 AM ]
The International Legal Expert Sir Desmond De Silva dismissed the news published by the Colombo English daily news paper. [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]