Brother of Kondaya killed little Seya
[ Monday, 05 October 2015, 06:41.36 AM ]
Samantha Jayalath, the elder brother of Dunesh Priyashantha alias ‘Kondaya’ has confessed to abducting, sexual abusing and killing five-year-old Seya Sadewmi, the CID informed the Minuwangoda Magistrate today. [More]
Prasanna Ranatunga called upon to abolish executive presidency method
[ Monday, 05 October 2015, 06:36.45 AM ]
Former Western Provincial Council Chief Minister and the Parliamentarian Prasanna Ranatunga called upon to abolish executive presidency method from this island. [More]
Dr. Eliyantha White at FCID
[ Monday, 05 October 2015, 06:32.18 AM ]
Eliyantha White, personal doctor of the former president Mahinda Rajapaksa appeared before the Financial Crimes Investigations Division (FCID) short while ago. [More]
PM to meet Lankans at Japan
[ Monday, 05 October 2015, 05:58.35 AM ]
Prime Minister Ranil Wickramasinghe who is currently on visit to Japan is schedule to meet Lankans at Tokyo day and also Prime Minister will address special conference hosted by the Japanese Business Forum. [More]
Government will completely implement the Genva resolution: Rajitha Senaratne
[ Monday, 05 October 2015, 04:32.29 AM ]
Cabinet minister Rajitha Senaratne announced government will completely implement the Genva resolution. [More]
Ceylon chamber seeks review of finance bill
[ Sunday, 04 October 2015, 12:35.36 PM ]
Sri Lanka’s leading trade body, the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce (CCC) believes that the Finance Bill of March 2015, presented to Parliament recently sends a negative signal to the private sector and is likely to deter investment. [More]
Japanese PM assures full support to Sri Lanka
[ Sunday, 04 October 2015, 12:19.19 PM ] []
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzō Abe today assured his full support and that of his Government to Sri Lanka, when he had brief talks with Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe in Japan. [More]
Human Rights issue used as political tool : Tilvin Silva
[ Sunday, 04 October 2015, 08:11.49 AM ]
The Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) accused the current and former Government of using the human rights issue used as political tool. [More]
Prime Minister to address the Japanese Parliament tomorrow
[ Sunday, 04 October 2015, 07:54.59 AM ]
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasingh who is on an official visit to Japan was received by Sri Lanka Ambassador in Japan Professor Dhammika Ganganath Dissanayake at the Kansai Airport. [More]
Police transfers
[ Sunday, 04 October 2015, 06:50.49 AM ]
Two Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) including Director of the Police Special Branch and four Chief Inspectors (CI) had been transferred due to the service requirement by IGP N.K.Illangakoon. [More]
Two Sri Lankans arrested with 5 kgs of heroin at BIA
[ Sunday, 04 October 2015, 06:02.20 AM ]
A Sri Lankan man and a woman had been arrested by the Customs when they tried to smuggle in 5 kgs of heroin from Chennai this morning at the BIA, the Customs said. [More]
Will ask North CM to explain : R.Sampanthan
[ Sunday, 04 October 2015, 05:11.53 AM ]
Opposition and Tamil National Alliance (TNA) leader R.Sampanthan says he will seek an explanation from Northern Province Chief Minister C.V.Wigneswaran over some comments he had made which went against the stand of the TNA. [More]
Resolution on Sri Lanka a crucial step : Cameron
[ Sunday, 04 October 2015, 04:51.20 AM ]
British Prime Minister David Cameron says the resolution on Sri Lanka adopted by the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) is a crucial step towards uncovering the truth about alleged war crimes in Sri Lanka, ensuring accountability for the past and respect for human rights now and in the future. [More]
Tamil Eelam is the solution : Ramadoss
[ Sunday, 04 October 2015, 04:45.29 AM ]
India’s PMK leader S.Ramadoss has said that if Sri Lanka was ready for an international inquiry into the alleged “war crimes and human rights violations,” the United Nations should hold a referendum among the Sri Lankan Tamils across the world for the creation of a separate Tamil Eelam, Indian newspaper reported. [More]
Sri Lanka must decide upon ferry services : India
[ Saturday, 03 October 2015, 12:07.33 PM ]
India says that Sri Lanka must decide upon the ferry services. [More]
Sri Lanka Promises "No questions will be asked" if Swiss bank cash brought back to SL
[ Saturday, 03 October 2015, 12:01.45 PM ]
Sri Lanka has asked its citizens holding Swiss bank accounts to redeposit the cash in their home country and promised there would be ‘no questions will be asked’ if they do so. [More]
Kolonnawa urban council deputy chairman Arrested
[ Saturday, 03 October 2015, 11:24.35 AM ]
Kolonnawa Urban Council Deputy Chairman Bandula Suresh Kodagoda was arrested by the police last night for threatening the Wellampitiya OIC. [More]
Attempt to identify the girl in video going Viral
[ Saturday, 03 October 2015, 09:18.27 AM ] []
The police are attempting to identify the girl in video going viral in which she is shown being assaulted by two boys. [More]
38 Countries Co-sponsored to the idea of ​​the Sri Lankan War Crimes
[ Saturday, 03 October 2015, 09:00.54 AM ]
The resolution on Sri Lanka submitted to the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) and adopted without a vote on Thursday had 38 co-sponsors as of yesterday, the last day of the 30th session of the UNHRC in Geneva. [More]
Mahinda Rajapaksa summoned to PRECIFAC again
[ Saturday, 03 October 2015, 08:18.59 AM ]
The Former president Mahinda Rajapaksa and five others have been summoned by the Presidential Commission of Inquiry to Investigate and Inquire into Serious Acts of Fraud, Corruption and Abuse of Power, State Resources and Privileges-PRECIFAC. [More]
Rs.9 million spend to welcome Lankan President
[ Monday, 05 October 2015, 03:43.55 PM ]
Rupees 9 million are reported to have been set aside for a special celebration welcoming President Maithripala Sirisena’s return to the island after attending the sessions of the UN General Assembly. [More]
President returns 615 acres of lands at Killinochchi and Mullaitivu districts
[ Monday, 05 October 2015, 01:09.37 PM ] []
Head of state president Maithiripala Sirisena today returned 615 acres of lands used by the Lankan military personals for past 6 years at Killinochchi and Mullaitivu districts towards relevant owners. [More]
Floating marker turned into hub of brothels
[ Monday, 05 October 2015, 07:04.38 AM ] []
Fort floating market which was constructed by the former Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa was turned in to hub of brothels and drug dealers. [More]
Leading cabinet minister threatens police officers
[ Monday, 05 October 2015, 06:56.30 AM ]
Police officers lodged complaint at IGP over threatening issued by leading cabinet minister. [More]
Is India Threatening U.N.?....Whose Mistakes are these? The Internal Facts!
[ Monday, 05 October 2015, 06:07.46 AM ] []
The Political Reviewers and Senior Media Professionals are explaining about the Strengths and Weaknesses of the Tamils at the U.N. Session of Meetings. [More]
Gaddafi who has his arm on my shoulder to end the war : Mahinda
[ Monday, 05 October 2015, 03:54.12 AM ]
Though the passage of the US sponsored resolution against Sri Lanka in the UNHRC without a vote last Thursday is being hailed as a diplomatic victory for Sri Lanka, I am unable to share that view. [More]
Mahinda slams resolution, defends ties with Gaddafi
[ Sunday, 04 October 2015, 12:31.20 PM ]
Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa says though the passage of the US sponsored resolution against Sri Lanka at the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) without a vote last Thursday is being hailed as a diplomatic victory for Sri Lanka, he is unable to share that view. [More]
Chamal betrays Mahinda : Sath Handa
[ Sunday, 04 October 2015, 10:59.31 AM ]
Former Speaker Chamal Rajapaksa has been questioned by the FCID over the probe conducted on the CSN TV channel, which is said to be owned by the Rajapaksa family. [More]
US slams human rights violations in SriLanka
[ Friday, 26 June 2015, 08:03.21 AM ]
Several human rights violations had taken place last year in Sri Lanka , according to the annual human rights report of the US State Department released yesterday (Thursday). [More]
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