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Fire at ‘Professors’ building in Anuradhapura hospital
[ Thursday, 20 November 2014, 04:16.41 AM ]
A fire has erupted at the six storeys tall ‘Professors’ building at the Anuradhapura Teaching Hospital, Police said a short while ago. [More]
Deadly snowstorm hits northern US
[ Thursday, 20 November 2014, 04:11.04 AM ] []
A massive snowstorm has wreaked havoc in the north-eastern US and left seven people dead in upstate New York. [More]
Wimal paste posters for president
[ Thursday, 20 November 2014, 03:59.46 AM ]
To strengthen the hands of president Mahinda Rajapaksa, the National Freedom Front lead by the Minister Wimal Weerawansa decided to paste one million posters of president in all around the country. [More]
Ice-cream manufacturers’ refused to meet Douglas Devananda
[ Thursday, 20 November 2014, 03:56.44 AM ] []
Public health inspectors recently visited ice-cream parlors at Jaffna and ordered to shut down these parlors due to low slandered of production. We know many of the ice-cream parlors are now open. [More]
I'm waiting for president's proclamation to announce the prez poll date: EC
[ Thursday, 20 November 2014, 02:40.05 AM ]
Elections Commissioner (EC) Mahinda Deshapriya yesterday said he is awaiting President Mahinda Rajapaksa's proclamation to proceed with the preparatory work for the 2015 presidential poll. [More]
Mahinda Rajapaksa is the SLFP presidential candidate
[ Thursday, 20 November 2014, 02:35.08 AM ]
The SLFP Central Committee, last night, unanimously decided to field President Mahinda Rajapaksa as the Party's candidate at the next Presidential election, Party sources said last nigth. [More]
Asian monitors to presidential election
[ Wednesday, 19 November 2014, 04:41.59 PM ]
Steps are been taken to invite Asian Election monitors to monitor the upcomming presidential election, the People’s Action For Free and Fair Elections (PAFFREL) said. [More]
Don't sell lands to military personals: P.Kajeeban
[ Wednesday, 19 November 2014, 04:36.39 PM ] []
Northern Provincial Councilor P.Kajeeban requested people not to sell their lands to military personals. [More]
My ministry will solve family problems: Mervin Silva
[ Wednesday, 19 November 2014, 04:29.14 PM ]
Public Relations Minister Mervyn Silva says he will not interfere in the court case over his son Malaka Silva who was arrested and is now in remand over an assault incident. [More]
Celebrate Prabhakaran's 60th birth anniversary: Vaiko
[ Wednesday, 19 November 2014, 04:23.09 PM ]
MDMK leader Vaiko Wednesday called for grand celebrations Nov 26 to mark the 60th birth anniversary of the slain Tamil Tigers leader Velupillai Prabhakaran. [More]
Fonseka's supporters attacked
[ Wednesday, 19 November 2014, 04:20.48 PM ]
Group of unidentified personals have attacked the supporters of Sarath Fonseka at the Nittambuwa area today. [More]
School principal went on missing
[ Wednesday, 19 November 2014, 03:32.57 PM ]
N.N.Mithrapala principal of the Hewavitharana Maha Vidiyalaya ,Rajagiriya, Colombo reported missing since last night. Complaint lodged at the Kottawa police station. [More]
Minister G.L.Peiris briefs to diplomats
[ Wednesday, 19 November 2014, 03:29.59 PM ]
External Affairs Minister Professor G L Peiris today briefed diplomats from South Asian and SAARC countries and from the Middle East on the developments in Sri Lanka. [More]
Belarus ready to support SL
[ Wednesday, 19 November 2014, 02:01.33 PM ]
It is reported that the Chairman of the House of Representatives of the National Assembly of Belarus Vladimir Andreichenko met with Sri Lankan Foreign Minister Gamini Lakshman Peiris in Sri Lanka, yesterday [More]
Reconsider holding the Presidential elections in January- John Amarathunga
[ Wednesday, 19 November 2014, 01:39.07 PM ]
The main opposition United National Party (UNP) today urged the Government to reconsider holding the Presidential elections in January next year. [More]
All 5 Indian fishermen released
[ Wednesday, 19 November 2014, 12:53.57 PM ]
The Indian High Commission said the five Indian fishermen who were sentenced to death on drug trafficking charges were today released by Sri Lankan authorities and would not serve their sentence in India. [More]
I feel sorry for the president- Rajiv Wijesinha
[ Wednesday, 19 November 2014, 12:41.36 PM ]
UPFA National List Parliamentarian Dr. Rajiv Wijesinha today said he would not be in a position to support President Mahinda Rajapaksa if the government did not respond to his proposals. [More]
A Chinese naval base for Sri Lanka?
[ Wednesday, 19 November 2014, 12:26.55 PM ]
DISCUSSIONS are under way at the 'highest levels' regarding plans by the Chinese People's Liberation Army Navy to build a base at Walvis Bay in the next 10 years. [More]
Famous Galle Face Hotel doorman dies
[ Wednesday, 19 November 2014, 12:24.10 PM ] []
A doorman who worked for 72 years at the most famous hotel in the Sri Lankan capital, Colombo, has died aged 94. [More]
Sudden cabinet meeting hours before the announcement of prez poll
[ Wednesday, 19 November 2014, 08:37.23 AM ]
President Mahinda Rajapaksa has convened a sudden Cabinet meeting at the Presidential Secretariat this afternoon just hours ahead of the announcement of the Presidential election. [More]
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Wasantha Senanayake joined the United National Party
[ Thursday, 20 November 2014, 02:39.50 PM ] []
United Peoples Freedom Alliance (UPFA) Gampaha District parliamentarian Wasantha Senanayake joined the United National Party (UNP) a short while ago at the UNP Headquarters, Sirikotha. [More]
President Rajapaksa signs proclamation
[ Thursday, 20 November 2014, 10:41.11 AM ] []
President Mahinda Rajapaksa signed the proclamation declaring his intention to hold a Presidential Election seeking another term, this afternoon. [More]
Minister Rajitha Senaratne to resign?
[ Thursday, 20 November 2014, 10:38.20 AM ]
It is reported that Minister of Fisheries and Aquatic Resource , Rajitha Senaratna is in the process of clearing his official Ministers room located in the Malagawatte area. [More]
The President is afraid of getting hurt by the Minister Maithripala
[ Thursday, 20 November 2014, 07:54.35 AM ]
The Srilankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa is very much afraid of whether he would get hurt by the Minister Maithripala Sirisena. [More]
Tamil fishermen being released are extremely heart-warming: BJP
[ Thursday, 20 November 2014, 04:15.17 AM ] []
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) termed the release of five fishermen on death row in Sri Lanka as ‘heart-warming’, adding that the action will help improve the ties between the two countries. [More]
Gotabaya threatens JHU's felicitation ceremony
[ Thursday, 20 November 2014, 03:08.25 AM ]
Defence secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa warned Jathika Pawura Organization for organizing special felicitation ceremony to Jathika Hela Urumaya for resigning from the alliance government. [More]
Name of Maithripala Sirisena recommended for PM post
[ Wednesday, 19 November 2014, 04:17.06 PM ]
President Mahinda Rajapaksa has requested Minister Maithripala Sirisena to accept the Prime Ministerial portfolio and join his presidential election battle, reliable sources say. [More]
NPC passes motion to release all Tamil political prisoners
[ Wednesday, 19 November 2014, 02:33.56 PM ]
The Northern Provincial Council (NPC) today adopted a motion calling for the release of Tamil political prisoners who have been in jail for several years without a proper trial. [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]