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Prof. Peiris defends allegations against Kshenuka
[ Wednesday, 22 October 2014, 08:15.35 AM ]
External Affairs Minister Prof. G. L. Peiris yesterday strongly defended Foreign Secretary Kshenuka Seneviratne as regards the renovation of the official residence of the Permanent Representative of Sri Lanka in Geneva in 2009. [More]
Sajith raises question in Parliament over lifting of EU ban on LTTE
[ Wednesday, 22 October 2014, 05:20.16 AM ]
United National Party Parliamentarian Sajith Premadasa raised a question in Parliament on Tuesday over measures taken against the EU lifting ban on the LTTE. [More]
NPC members wrote letter to Navi Pillay ordered to appear before the Court of Appeal
[ Wednesday, 22 October 2014, 05:12.59 AM ]
The Court of Appeal yesterday requested the Attorney General to appear as amicus curiae and assist the court in respect of a Writ Application filed by P. G. Ravindra Niroshan of Nugegoda, who has complained that 28 Provincial Council Members of the Northern Province.. [More]
Deepavali, a day of great religious fervour and festivity: President
[ Wednesday, 22 October 2014, 05:08.42 AM ]
I am pleased to send this message on the occasion of Deepavali, which marks the beginning of the Hindu New Year, according to the Lunar Calendar, and is a day of great religious fervour and festivity for the Hindu community, states President Mahinda Rajapaksa in a Deepavali message. [More]
Mohan de Silva appointed as Canadian embassy officer
[ Wednesday, 22 October 2014, 03:17.49 AM ]
Mohan de Silva appointed as new Lankan officer for Canadian embassy. [More]
Aravinda’s safe opened
[ Wednesday, 22 October 2014, 02:58.06 AM ]
Former Sri Lankan star batsman Aravinda de Silva and his wife had a rude shock yesterday when they arrived at their Thurstan Road residence after holidaying in the UK. [More]
UNP discuss with EU on lifting ban
[ Wednesday, 22 October 2014, 02:53.04 AM ]
The European Union has expressed its willingness to engage with the Sri Lankan Government regarding the re-proscription of the LTTE, it was reported yesterday. [More]
Presidential election? Pope's visit? - Catholic church on discussion
[ Wednesday, 22 October 2014, 02:05.59 AM ]
The Catholic Church in Sri Lanka has asked the government to clarify its plans for a snap presidential election, amid fears the polls will scupper a planned visit by the Pope. [More]
BBS decided to contest in next election
[ Tuesday, 21 October 2014, 04:18.55 PM ]
General Secretary of the Bodu Bala Sena Ven. Galagoda Aththe Gnanasara Thero said that their organization will bring forward suitable candidates for the next General election. [More]
Ambagamuwa Pradeshiya Sabaha vice chairman further remanded
[ Tuesday, 21 October 2014, 03:46.35 PM ] []
The Hatton additional magistrate S.Ramamoorthi ordered to further remand Rukshan Ranasinghe, Vice chairman of the Ambagamuwa Pradeshiya Sabaha till 29th of October. [More]
Police Anti-riot Squad fired tear gas and water cannons on university students
[ Tuesday, 21 October 2014, 01:17.47 PM ] []
The Police Anti-riot Squad fired tear gas and water cannons on university students who staged a protest and attempted to proceed towards Parliament, this afternoon, sources said. [More]
TNA never allow us to win peace: Sajin Vass Gunawardene
[ Tuesday, 21 October 2014, 01:08.14 PM ]
Parliamentarian Sajin Vass Gunawardene yesterday informed the parliament, we have achieved 99% of peace in this country and currently struggling win the 1%. [More]
UNP MP tied knot today
[ Tuesday, 21 October 2014, 01:04.32 PM ] []
United National Party Kurunegala district parliamentarian Akila Viraj Kariyawasam tied knot to Uthra Wijayanake at the Mt.Lavina hotel today. [More]
Decision on LTTE not politically motivated: GCEU
[ Tuesday, 21 October 2014, 12:54.19 PM ]
The General Court of the European Union (GCEU) has announced that its decision to annuls sanction on LTTE was not politically motivated. [More]
Gnanasara Thero has been released under the Bail of Rupees One Lakh!
[ Tuesday, 21 October 2014, 11:44.05 AM ]
The Bodu Bala Sena General Secretary Galagoda Aththe Gnanasara Thero has been released under the bail on Rupees One Lakh. [More]
Country’s Foreign Ministry is getting deteriorated and in disarray: Tissa Attanayake
[ Tuesday, 21 October 2014, 11:38.37 AM ]
The General Secretary of the United National Party Tissa Attanayake has said, “The Country’s External Affairs Ministry and Foreign Services are getting deteriorated day-by-day and getting disorganized with disarray. [More]
UNP MPs attacked in Slave Island
[ Tuesday, 21 October 2014, 09:37.25 AM ]
Two journalists had been injured when stones were hurled at them while they were among the United National Party’s fact finding mission at the Sri Lanka Port Authority (SLPA) Training Institute in Slave Island today, MP Ajith P. Perera said. [More]
Indo-Lanka MoU sought to bring back Tamil refugees
[ Tuesday, 21 October 2014, 09:34.31 AM ]
A Sri Lankan Tamil refugee rehabilitation organisation which has been working in Tamil Nadu and Sri Lanka for the past 30 years, has sought a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between Sri Lanka and India to facilitate and expedite the return of the refugees to the island nation. [More]
Gajatheeban's mother prevented from leaving SriLanka
[ Tuesday, 21 October 2014, 08:29.02 AM ]
The late Suntharalingam Gajatheeban, alias Theiveegan’s mother Sundaralingam Rajithamalar, was prevented from leaving the country today, sources said. [More]
BASL ready to help government for legal action against EU court justice
[ Tuesday, 21 October 2014, 08:25.13 AM ]
The Bar Association of Sri Lanka (BASL) said yesterday it was ready to help if the Government takes up the legal battle in the European Court of Justice (ECJ) to reintroduce the proscription on the LTTE. [More]
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Government supported to lift ban on LTTE: Political analysts
[ Tuesday, 21 October 2014, 03:36.32 PM ] []
Political analysts say SriLankan government also supported the Tamil Eelam supporters to lift ban on LTTE organization in the European Union. [More]
Is Miss Srilanka also planning to Quit Srilanka?
[ Tuesday, 21 October 2014, 11:41.51 AM ] []
According to the sources, the Miss Srilanka Solanji Gunawijaya is also planning to leave Srilanka very soon. But however, the beauty pageant had decided to stay up to December. [More]
Cannot hold any elections in this country: Sarath N Silva
[ Tuesday, 21 October 2014, 09:39.57 AM ]
Former Chief Justice Sarath N Silva says president Mahinda Rajapaksa cannot hold any elections in this country. [More]
Lifting up of Ban on the LTTE is Dangerous to Srilanka: BBS
[ Monday, 20 October 2014, 01:06.40 PM ]
The Bodu Bala Sena has announced that the ban on the LTTE by the European Union which has been implemented in the year 2006, but this ban has been lifted by the European Union member countries now. [More]
Malaysian female journalist sexually abused in SriLanka
[ Monday, 20 October 2014, 12:56.13 PM ]
A Malaysian female journalists visited SriLanka to spend her holidays was sexually abused while at the historical sacred city of Anuradhapura. [More]
Karuna and Mahinda are war criminals - Lawyer K.V and the professor Paul Newman
[ Monday, 20 October 2014, 12:52.55 PM ] []
Senior lawyer K.V and the professor Paul Newman says LTTE organisation is a people’s movement and no one is permitted to impose ban on it. [More]
I am ready to give the evidences for the war crimes: Callum Macrae
[ Monday, 20 October 2014, 08:28.08 AM ]
Channel -4 Callum Macrae is ready to give testimony before International Investigation Committee. [More]
MR sets condition to abolish executive
[ Sunday, 19 October 2014, 02:18.42 PM ]
President Mahinda Rajapaksa has reiterated a condition in order to abolish the Executive Presidency and he says if that condition is met then he will act within 24 hours. [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]