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Don’t make Colombo a Chicago or a Bangkok: NSC
[ Wednesday, 23 April 2014, 04:58.16 AM ]
National Sangha Council(NSC) while protesting against the new casino bill which was to be presented in Parliament this week today urged the Government not to make Colombo a Chicago or a Bangkok city. [More]
Opposition political parties submits bill against Casino
[ Wednesday, 23 April 2014, 03:46.11 AM ]
The United National party has decided to submit amendments to the three projects scheduled to be brought back to Parliament on 24th and 25th April to legalize casinos. [More]
Thevian's van located
[ Wednesday, 23 April 2014, 03:25.47 AM ]
The officers attached to the Terrorist Investigation Division have located the van used by Thevian hidden in Nallur area, government reports. [More]
Tamil woman recruits become Nursing Assistants
[ Wednesday, 23 April 2014, 03:10.10 AM ]
A group of Tamil woman soldiers has successfully completed the Nursing Assistant course, conducted by Kilinochchi Army Base Hospital. [More]
British woman will be deported soon
[ Wednesday, 23 April 2014, 03:04.28 AM ] []
The British Foreign and Commonwealth Office says it is dealing with the case involving a British woman ordered to be deported from Sri Lanka for having a tattoo of the Lord Buddha on her arm, British media reported. [More]
Khuram murder: Police distorted statement
[ Wednesday, 23 April 2014, 03:00.03 AM ]
In a startling revelation one of the main witnesses in the murder of British aid worker Khuram Shaikh, the Hotel Manageress said that the Tangalle Police had distorted what she had said in her First Information Report to the Police on December 24, 2011. [More]
Problems raised on purchasing vehicle to Colombo Municipal Council
[ Tuesday, 22 April 2014, 03:40.45 PM ]
Problems raised on purchasing 11 Pickup cabs to Colombo Municipal Council. [More]
President opens new buildings at South Eastern & Eastern Universities
[ Tuesday, 22 April 2014, 03:09.37 PM ] []
President Mahinda Rajapaksa declared open the newly constructed building complex of the Management and Commerce Faulty of the South Eastern University in Oluvil, yesterday (20). The new building complex has been constructed at a cost of 260 million rupees. [More]
BBS not interested to topple the Rajapaksa regime
[ Tuesday, 22 April 2014, 02:53.32 PM ]
General Secretary of the Bodu Bala Sena Venn Galagoda Atte Gnanasara thero challenged to prove the criminal activities committed by BBS. [More]
Mangala urges removal of MR as C’wealth Chair
[ Tuesday, 22 April 2014, 01:54.03 PM ]
United National Party (UNP) parliamentarian Mangala Samaraweera said today the Hambantota incident was further evidence of the violation of the Commonwealth Charter and urged Commonwealth Secretary General Kamalesh Sharma to remove President Mahinda Rajapaksa from the post of Commonwealth Chairman. [More]
ComBank’s ATMs set new record
[ Tuesday, 22 April 2014, 01:41.03 PM ]
A new record was set for cash dispensed in a single day when users of the Commercial Bank’s ATM network withdrew a mammoth Rs 2.05 billion on Friday, April 11, beating the Bank’s own record set a year previously, by Rs 263 million. [More]
Lankan government killed Lasantha and Joseph Paraajasingham: Solheim
[ Tuesday, 22 April 2014, 01:29.25 PM ]
Former Norwegian Peace ambassador to SriLanka Erik Solheim twitted SriLanka government killed Batticaloa district parliamentarian Joseph Praraajasingham and Sunday Leader newspaper editor Lasantha Wickramathunga. [More]
Killinochchie coordinating committee fail to release clear informations on resettlement activities
[ Tuesday, 22 April 2014, 01:22.50 PM ] []
Killinochchie district coordinating committee meeting held in Killinochchie at 10.00 am today under the joint chairmanship of Northern Province Chief Minister C.V.Wigneswaran and Minister Douglas Devananda. [More]
Boy attempt to sell heroin arrested in Hatton
[ Tuesday, 22 April 2014, 01:18.33 PM ] []
Police arrested boy attempt to sell heroin at Maliyappu junction in Hatton town this evening. [More]
Buddhist monk commits suicide in Kandy
[ Tuesday, 22 April 2014, 01:10.37 PM ]
26 years old Buddhist monk residing at the Malwattu Aluthgama temple committed suicide by hanging in a rope yesterday. [More]
5 Students sexually abused in Thirukovil
[ Tuesday, 22 April 2014, 09:21.14 AM ]
10 years old 5 female students at the Thirukovil Thangavellauthapuram area were sexually abused. [More]
South African ICT Firm ‘Datatec’ Has Operations In Sri Lanka - WikiLeaks
[ Tuesday, 22 April 2014, 08:40.58 AM ]
“South Africa-based ICT group Datatec has acquired a 50.01% stake in India-based ICT distribution business Inflow Technologies. [More]
Mother and daughter arrested in the Katunayake airport
[ Tuesday, 22 April 2014, 08:21.57 AM ]
Three women who arrived in the country with a stash of foreign currency concealed inside their bodies have been arrested at the Katunayake Airport. [More]
DMK candidate dined with MR: Vaiko
[ Tuesday, 22 April 2014, 07:48.23 AM ]
The NDA’s Virudhunagar candidate and MDMK chief Vaiko on Monday claimed that the DMK candidate for the same seat, S Rethinavelu, had links with the Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa for around a year. [More]
DMK’s concerns for the welfare of Sri Lankan Tamils. “Congress could not be trusted anymore,”:Karunanidhi
[ Tuesday, 22 April 2014, 04:44.12 AM ]
DMK president M Karunanidhi on Monday accused Chief Minister Jayalalithaa of shedding crocodile tears for the welfare of Sri Lankan Tamils, The Hindu newspaper reported. [More]
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Father thrown children in to river
[ Thursday, 24 April 2014, 09:39.27 AM ]
Police commenced investigations about father thrown his two children in to river. [More]
“God father” of the thug culture is Mahinda Rajapaksa: Mangala Samaraweera
[ Thursday, 24 April 2014, 09:36.23 AM ]
United National Party parliamentarian, Magala Samaraweera stated that the god father of the thug culture in Sri Lanka was revealed by the speech given by Mahinda Rajapakse regarding the UNP MPs who were attacked at Hambantota. President stated that the public that was mad at them attacked the Mps. [More]
“I am fed up with this position of “Media spokesman” SSP Ajith Rohana
[ Thursday, 24 April 2014, 06:50.24 AM ]
The Police Media Spokesman, ASP Ajith Rohana says that due to the officers without back bone, the good will of the Police department is being destroyed daily. [More]
Thavarasa took oath as Northern PC member
[ Thursday, 24 April 2014, 02:34.28 AM ] []
S.Thavarasa, United People Freedom Alliance Northern Provincial Council Chief Ministerial candidate took oaths as provincial council member before the president Mahinda Rajapaksa at Temple Trees yesterday. [More]
Don't visit SL with visible tattoos - Britain
[ Thursday, 24 April 2014, 02:20.06 AM ] []
The British Foreign Ministry today warned British nationals visiting Sri Lanka not to have visible tattoos of the Lord Buddha. [More]
If the government fails to protect the Buddhism will take to streets: BBS
[ Wednesday, 23 April 2014, 03:18.10 PM ]
Members of the Bodu Bala Sena, Ravana Balaya and National Sangha Council today briefed Malwatta Chapter about the government remaining silent in the face of acts against Buddhism. [More]
Parents says two priests are responssible for my daughter's death
[ Wednesday, 23 April 2014, 03:15.20 PM ]
The parents of a girl found dead in a well in Jaffna testified in court today and raised suspicion over two Catholic priests alleging they were the cause of her death. [More]
Kidney racket: Lankan doctors make fortune
[ Wednesday, 23 April 2014, 03:52.17 AM ]
The three culprits arrested by the Central Crime Station (CCS) police in the international kidney trafficking case have reportedly sold 21 kidneys in Colombo (Sri Lanka) in the past few months. [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]