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TN fishermen observe fast in SL prison demanding their release
[ Tuesday, 28 October 2014, 11:27.41 AM ]
Twenty-four fishermen from Tamil Nadu, arrested by Sri Lankan Navy on charges of violating International Maritime Boundary Line and lodged in a prison in Jaffna, are on a fast since yesterday demanding their release. [More]
The Love Which Takes the Life of a Young Man
[ Tuesday, 28 October 2014, 11:04.19 AM ] []
A Young Man’s lifeless body found in a hanged condition has been recovered by the Agrapatana Police under Henault Division at the Vallimalai Garden. [More]
Mahinda Balasuriya Transferred Seven Police Officers
[ Tuesday, 28 October 2014, 08:06.00 AM ]
The Law & Order Secretary Mahinda Balasuriya has commenced his action by transferring seven police officers. [More]
Committee to study JHU proposals
[ Tuesday, 28 October 2014, 07:29.09 AM ]
A five-member committee was appointed yesterday to study the proposals put forward by the Jathika Hela Urumaya for it to support the government at an upcoming presidential election. [More]
Before Election National ID Cards to be provided for everyone
[ Tuesday, 28 October 2014, 06:58.29 AM ]
R.M.S. Sarathkumara, the Commissioner of the Department of Registration of Persons has announced “Before the Presidential Election could take place, the National Identity Cards should be provided to everyone. [More]
As Long As the President is there the LTTE Supporters Cannot Divide the Nation: Earl Gunasekara
[ Tuesday, 28 October 2014, 06:37.19 AM ]
The Deputy Minister Earl Gunasekara has said, “As long as the Srilankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa is there, no one can separate the Nation. [More]
Tamils want political solution says TNA
[ Tuesday, 28 October 2014, 03:53.12 AM ] []
The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) today told Parliament that the Tamils in Sri Lanka want a political solution to their issues and are not pushing for an Eelam State. [More]
Top UN team to visit Jaffna while here
[ Tuesday, 28 October 2014, 03:42.03 AM ]
The United Nations Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED), which begins a three-day focused country visit to Sri Lanka, today (Tuesday), will also visit Jaffna, the UN office in Colombo said. [More]
Saudi halts manual issuance of visas for house workers
[ Monday, 27 October 2014, 01:34.31 PM ]
Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Labor has halted the manual acceptance or issuance of domestic worker visas amid several reforms aimed at curbing high employee turnover rates and protecting the rights of domestic workers. [More]
Google Earth takes close up of North
[ Monday, 27 October 2014, 01:31.03 PM ] []
Google Earth today announced that it had made available satellite images of a village in Nagarkovil in Northern Sri Lanka to help humanitarian work in the area. [More]
50,000 tonnes of rice from Bangladesh
[ Monday, 27 October 2014, 01:28.17 PM ]
The Bangladesh government today announced that for the first time it will export 50,000 tonnes of non-fragrant coarse rice to Sri Lanka. [More]
If Mahinda CAN'T, then Gotabhaya CAN: Decided by the Rajapaksa Family
[ Monday, 27 October 2014, 12:15.06 PM ]
According to the sources, the Rajapaksa family has decided that if the Mahinda Rajapaksa is not allowed to contest for the election according to the legal system of the government, then his brother as well as the Defense Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa can be made as the ruling party Presidential Candidature for the upcoming Presidential Election. [More]
The President Invites me to join the ruling party: Lakshman Kiriella
[ Monday, 27 October 2014, 11:26.02 AM ]
Lakshman Kiriella has said, “The President has invited me to join the ruling party government of Srilanka by leaving the United National Party”. [More]
With Four Lakhs Votes in hand T.N.A is negotiating: Wimal Weerawansa
[ Monday, 27 October 2014, 11:24.14 AM ]
Minister Wimal Weerawansa is accused the Tamil National Alliance by saying, “Having 4 Lakhs votes in hand, the Tamil National Party is trying to negotiate. [More]
Chief suspect of Janaka Bandara murder case further remanded
[ Monday, 27 October 2014, 10:10.16 AM ]
Anuradhapura magistrate Uresha DeSilva ordered to further remand suspect connection with Janaka Bandara murder case. [More]
9 Million People have lost their Eligibility to Vote!
[ Monday, 27 October 2014, 09:43.18 AM ]
Around 9 Million People will be losing their eligibility for voting in the upcoming Presidential Election. [More]
Ban on the LTTE is lifted! What will happen to their Frozen Assets?- Lawyer Lathan Suntharalingam
[ Monday, 27 October 2014, 09:38.14 AM ] []
Legal Advisor Lathan Suntharalingam has said, “The Ban on the LTTE has been lifted. [More]
Lanka assures India over China ties
[ Monday, 27 October 2014, 09:28.28 AM ]
Sri Lanka’s Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Jayantha Perera today allayed India’s fears on increasing Chinese military presence in the island nation, as he categorically stated that his nation will never compromise on India’s national security or for that matter of any other country. [More]
Dead body on Wellawatte beach
[ Monday, 27 October 2014, 08:02.18 AM ]
An unidentified dead body of a male was found on the beach near 42nd lane in Wellawatte this morning, the Police said. [More]
A 17 years old girl molested
[ Monday, 27 October 2014, 07:59.05 AM ]
A 17 years old girl from Melankulam,Puttalam was molested while returning home from tuition class on last Saturday (25). [More]
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SriLanka election commission in not independent: Kamalesh Sharma
[ Wednesday, 29 October 2014, 04:18.32 PM ]
Commonwealth Secretary General Kamalesh Sharma says the Office of the Commissioner of Elections is not fully independent. [More]
Owner of Lyca mobile arrested at Katunayake airport
[ Wednesday, 29 October 2014, 04:04.09 PM ] []
Subashkaran Alliraja, Owner of the Lyca mobile, London and the producer of the “Kathi” film was arrested while at the Katunayake international airport, Colombo today, unconfirmed sources said. [More]
People rescued from the Landslide briefs their tearful story! More than 300 individuals disappeared
[ Wednesday, 29 October 2014, 12:24.15 PM ] []
10 dead and more than three hundred people disappeared in the landslide reported in the Koslanda area in Badhula this morning. [More]
King Ravana was not having planes: Srilanka Archeological Department
[ Wednesday, 29 October 2014, 09:53.29 AM ] []
According to the Srilanka Archeological Department reports, "There is no evidence to prove that King Ravana was having in his possession aircrafts and other equipments". [More]
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Major landslide in Badulla
[ Wednesday, 29 October 2014, 04:25.25 AM ] []
A row of line houses in the Haldemulla area in Badulla have been damaged due to a landslide this morning and more than hundred people believed to be trapped under the rubble. [More]
Srilankan Refugees Wants to Stay in India: Research Study
[ Tuesday, 28 October 2014, 07:51.24 AM ]
According to the Research Study information, the Srilankan Refugees, who are staying at the Refugee Camps in India, would like to stay continuously in India only. [More]
Fonseka requests the post of Defense Minister
[ Tuesday, 28 October 2014, 07:36.13 AM ]
The former media secretary of democratic party Sanjeewa Samarasinghe says that the leader of the party Sarath Fonseka has requested the post of defense minister. [More]
Sri Lankan asylum seeker killed in UK
[ Tuesday, 28 October 2014, 04:00.38 AM ] []
An asylum seeker who escaped war-ravaged Sri Lanka was mowed down and killed in a hit-and-run on Sunday night just metres from his home in Croydon, England. [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]