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Dairy farmers to get milch cows from Australia
[ Friday, 17 October 2014, 09:27.38 AM ]
Sri Lanka and Australia yesterday signed an agreement to import 20,000 milch cows for uplifting small- and medium-scale dairy farmers under a program to make Sri Lanka self-sufficient in liquid milk by 2016. [More]
Gotabaya to hold discussions in India
[ Friday, 17 October 2014, 05:08.44 AM ]
SriLankan Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa schedule to meet up Indian Defence Advisor Ajit Doval next week, New Delhi sources said. [More]
Five ruling party parliamentarians to cross over to opposition
[ Friday, 17 October 2014, 04:39.48 AM ]
Five ruling party parliamentarians including three ministers are presently holding discussions with the main opposition party for a possible cross over ahead of the next national level election, highly placed political sources said. [More]
NPC CM rejects applications to construct new army camps
[ Friday, 17 October 2014, 04:37.30 AM ]
Northern Chief Minister C.V.Wingeswaran has rejected 25 applications forms on seeking permission to construct new army camps in the Northern Province. [More]
Steps taken to re-appoint Chris Nonis?
[ Friday, 17 October 2014, 03:03.47 AM ]
Ruling party members have taken various steps to re-appoint Chris Nonis has Lankan ambassador to Britain. [More]
Arumugan Thondaman cast unconditional support to President
[ Friday, 17 October 2014, 02:56.56 AM ]
Ceylon Workers Congress (CWC) decided to grant their unconditional support towards ruling party headed by the president Mahinda Rajapaksa, President media unit reports. [More]
Japan tells Radhika to retract comment
[ Friday, 17 October 2014, 02:53.26 AM ]
The Japanese government has asked Radhika Coomaraswamy, who compiled a 1996 UN report that determined that so-called comfort women had been forcibly recruited to serve as “sexual slaves” for the former Imperial Japanese Army, to retract a part of its contents, it was learned Wednesday, according to a report on Asia One. [More]
Sarath Fonseka cannot contest elections?
[ Thursday, 16 October 2014, 04:02.52 PM ]
The Attorney General has informed the elections commissioner Mahinda Deshapriya that the leader of the Democratic Party (DP) - former Army commander Sarath Fonseka cannot contest elections, reports say. [More]
Two sentenced to death
[ Thursday, 16 October 2014, 03:06.55 PM ]
Kegalle court today issued death sentence against two brothers aged 50 and 52 years over killing their younger sister’s husband. [More]
SL government express concern over lifting LTTE ban in EU
[ Thursday, 16 October 2014, 02:46.25 PM ]
The Government of Sri Lanka has noted with concern the decision of the European Court of Justice (ECJ) on 16th October, to annul the EU regulations proscribing the LTTE. The defendants of this case have been the Council and Commission of the European Union, together with two member states, the Netherlands and the UK. [More]
MP Sajin Vaas reacts to allegations by Tamara Kunanayakam; denies knowledge of audit report
[ Thursday, 16 October 2014, 02:02.17 PM ]
Former Sri Lankan Representative to the UN in Geneva Ambassador Tamara Kunanayakam alleged that a contract to renovate the official residence of the Sri Lankan Permanent Representative in Geneva had been awarded to an organisation affiliated with the LTTE. [More]
SLFP organizers invited for urgent meeting
[ Thursday, 16 October 2014, 01:20.26 PM ]
Leader of the SriLanka Freedom Party, President Mahinda Rajapaksa has invited party organizers from all around the country to attend the meeting schedule at 7.00 pm in Temple Trees today. [More]
Inauguration of telephone facilities at prisons
[ Thursday, 16 October 2014, 12:43.45 PM ] []
Prison inmates would be able to contact their kith and kin with the installation of telephone facilitiesat the prison premises. For the first time facilities have been provided for prison inmates to speak to their relatives with the installation of eight telephone booths at a cost of Rs. 7.2 million, at the prison premises. [More]
Ravana Balaya entered in to the Foreign Employment Bureau
[ Thursday, 16 October 2014, 12:39.16 PM ]
The Ravana Balaya Organisation today went to the Foreign Employment Bureau in an attempt to urge its Chairman to look into the issues faced by the Sri Lankan employees in the Middle East countries. [More]
Sudden resignation of Immigration Head
[ Thursday, 16 October 2014, 12:22.31 PM ]
Immigration and Emigration Department (IED) Controller General Chulananda Perera 'unexpectedly' tendered his resignation.....on Tuesday (14 Oct.). He has been replaced by M. N. Ranasinghe, who was formerly IED's Controller of Border Management and Visa. [More]
EU lifted ban on LTTE
[ Thursday, 16 October 2014, 12:16.56 PM ]
EU judges struck down anti-terrorism sanctions imposed on the LTTE by the European Union, citing a technicality, but said on Thursday that the assets of the Sri Lankan group should remain frozen for the time being. [More]
The Ruling Party Government has Accepted its Defeat: J.V.P
[ Thursday, 16 October 2014, 12:00.52 PM ]
The J.V.P’s Parliament Member Sunil Handunnetti has said, “Even though the ruling party Government has not openly accepted its defeat, it has already recognized its defeat by identifying it. [More]
Will Jayalalitha get the Bail Tomorrow? Subramanyaswamy filed a New Petition at the Supreme Court
[ Thursday, 16 October 2014, 10:30.53 AM ]
Jayalalitha’s Bail Plea is coming up for hearing tomorrow, i.e. on Friday, the 17th of October. Under this circumstance, Subramanyaswamy has filed a new Petition at the Supreme Court. [More]
Lankan Al-Quaeda suspect deported to SL
[ Thursday, 16 October 2014, 09:17.08 AM ]
Malaysian authorities yesterday deported the Lankan who is suspected of having indirect links with Al-Qaeda and planned terror attacks in India. [More]
Uproar of the People Against the Atrocities of the Kalmunai Police
[ Thursday, 16 October 2014, 09:07.47 AM ]
The people who belong to the Kalmunai area have accused against a police official, who is working at the Kalmunai Police Station for trying to sexually abuse a woman. [More]
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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]
UK concerned over travel restrictions
[ Sunday, 19 October 2014, 06:16.35 AM ]
The British Government has raised concerns over the travel restrictions imposed by the Ministry of Defence on foreigners visiting the North. [More]
EU action strengthen LTTE: Sajin
[ Saturday, 18 October 2014, 10:46.53 AM ]
External Affairs Ministry Monitoring MP Sajin Vaas Gunawardane said yesterday the EU decision to lift the ban on the LTTE was a shot in the arm for the LTTE and the diaspora. [More]
We can prove that the Tigers are Terrorists: Srilankan Government Reports to the European Union
[ Saturday, 18 October 2014, 08:54.24 AM ] []
The Srilankan Government has reported to the European Union that it can prove that the LTTE is a Terrorist Organization and the Tigers are Terrorists. This announcement was officially made by the Srilankan Government yesterday. [More]
India is not consulting about lifting the Ban on the LTTE: Venkaiah Naidu
[ Saturday, 18 October 2014, 08:43.12 AM ]
The Central Minister Venkaiah Naidu has said that India is not consulting about implementing Lifting the Ban on the LTTE. [More]
Sarath N. Silva is sorry for 2015 ruling
[ Saturday, 18 October 2014, 06:40.35 AM ]
Former Chief Justice Sarath N Silva has apologised for the ruling he gave in support of then Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa in 2005 the ‘Helping Hambantota’ case. [More]
Ban on LTTE lifted - Lawyer Thamara Buruma
[ Friday, 17 October 2014, 09:34.51 AM ] []
Tamils from all around the world are grateful and thankful to leading lawyers Victor Koppe, Thamara Buruma and A.Marike van Eik for appearing on behalf of LTTE and wining case at the EU court in Luxembourg. [More]
Indian SC grants bail to Jaya
[ Friday, 17 October 2014, 09:25.21 AM ]
The Supreme Court today granted bail to former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa. [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]