15 Years old boy kills his father at Badhulla
[ Friday, 27 November 2015, 09:20.37 AM ] []
15 Years old boy arrested over killing his 39 years old father at Unugalla Estate at Hali-Ela in Badhulla district. [More]
Arrest of TN fishermen created sense of fear and unrest : Jaya
[ Friday, 27 November 2015, 09:10.47 AM ]
With incidents of apprehension of fishermen from Tamil Nadu by Sri Lanka continuing 'unabated', the state Government today said that it created a sense of fear and unrest among the community. [More]
Jaffna university students remembers martyrs
[ Friday, 27 November 2015, 09:04.23 AM ] []
Jaffna University students today commemorated martyrs at the university compound this afternoon. [More]
Vehicle leasing reduced again to 70%
[ Friday, 27 November 2015, 08:33.06 AM ]
The maximum loan-to-value Ratio on Vehicle leasing reduced again to 70%. [More]
Kumar Gunaratnam remanded for third time
[ Friday, 27 November 2015, 08:21.13 AM ]
Frontline Socialists Party (FSP) political committee member Premakumar Gunaratnam, who was arrested and remanded for visa violations, has been further remanded till December 11 by the Kegalle Magistrate’s Court. [More]
In memory of martyrs lamp lighted at Nallur temple
[ Friday, 27 November 2015, 08:07.43 AM ] []
Northern Provincial Council member M.K.Sivajilingam lighted lamps for martyrs sacrificed their lives for freedom of motherland at Nallur Kandasuwamy kovil premises on the Martyrs day today. [More]
Police request against IUSF march rejected by Colombo fort Magistrate Court
[ Friday, 27 November 2015, 07:59.04 AM ] []
Magistrate rejects request by police against IUSF march. [More]
Tamil Nationalist Political parties celebrates the birthday of LTTE leader
[ Friday, 27 November 2015, 07:50.53 AM ]
The Tamil outfits celebrate Slain LTTE chief's Birthday. [More]
Former coconut development board minister arrives at PRECIFAC
[ Friday, 27 November 2015, 07:27.09 AM ]
The Former Coconut Development Minister Jagath Pushpakumara arrived at the PRECIFAC-Presidential Commission of Inquiry to Investigate and Inquire into Serious Acts of Fraud, Corruption and Abuse of Power, State Resources and Privileges today to give a statement on alleged financial irregularities in the Coconut Development Board. [More]
Contempt of court case filed against Rajitha Senaratne
[ Friday, 27 November 2015, 07:09.25 AM ]
Five SAITM students filed a contempt of court case against Health Minister Dr.Rajitha Senaratne and Health Ministry Secretary Anura Jayawickrama with the Supreme Court. [More]
Madras High Court directs police to allow meetings of pro-Tamil outfits
[ Friday, 27 November 2015, 03:54.52 AM ]
The Madras High Court on Thursday permitted two pro-Tamil outfits to hold meetings to commemorate those, who laid down their lives during the 'Eelam war' between 1989 and 2009 in Sri Lanka, at Kolathur in Salem district and at Palanisamy grounds in Alamoor on November 27. [More]
Mother protest for her child's education
[ Friday, 27 November 2015, 03:44.56 AM ] []
Mother along with her son staged by sitting at the mid of Chilaw main road against the officials attached to the Anandha national school at Chilaw. [More]
Kamlesh Sharma hails President Sirisena
[ Friday, 27 November 2015, 03:32.50 AM ] []
“The Chair in Office President Maithripala Sirisena did a wonderful job to promote Commonwealth ideals,” said the Secretary General of the Commonwealth, Dr Kamlesh Sharma. [More]
Special holiday for schools at Northern Province
[ Friday, 27 November 2015, 03:25.23 AM ] []
Northern province Education Minister T.Kurukularasa today announced special leave granted to schools at Northern Province today to pay the last respect towards Kokuwil Hindu College boy who has committed suicide on demanding to release all Tamil political prisoners. [More]
Tamil Matryrs day commemoration at Canada
[ Thursday, 26 November 2015, 02:45.10 PM ] []
Tamil university and college students at Canada commemorate Martyrs day of rebels sacrificed their lives on freedom struggle today. [More]
If Rohana Wijeweera can be commemorated, why not Prabhakaran: Salley
[ Thursday, 26 November 2015, 12:59.19 PM ]
If Rohana Wijeweera who was once labeled as a terrorist can be commemorated here, why not slain LTTE leader Velupillai Prabhakaran, Muslim Tamil National Alliance Leader Azath Salley questioned today (26). [More]
Mahinda supporters targets the foreign diplomats
[ Thursday, 26 November 2015, 12:47.03 PM ]
Members of the joint opposition met Russian Forum ambassador yesterday and discuss on the present situation of this island. [More]
School boy commits suicide on demanding the release of political prisoners
[ Thursday, 26 November 2015, 12:32.43 PM ] []
A school boy commits suicide by jumping in to moving train on demanding to release all Tamil political prisoners with an immediate effect. [More]
No-confidence motion against Finance Minister: joint opposition collecting signatures
[ Thursday, 26 November 2015, 11:43.31 AM ]
The joint opposition has started collecting signatures for the no-confidence motion against Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake. [More]
Former Navy Commanders among Respondents In Rakna Lanka Investigation
[ Thursday, 26 November 2015, 11:38.56 AM ]
The Presidential Commission of Inquiry to Investigate and Inquire into Serious Acts of Fraud, Corruption and Abuse of Power, State Resources and Privileges named four individuals, including two former Navy Commanders as respondents in the Rakna Lanka probe. [More]
CBK to get enhanced pension
[ Sunday, 29 November 2015, 08:20.44 AM ]
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe tabled a resolution in Parliament to provide a pension to former President Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga equal with the entitlement enjoyed by her successor Mahinda Rajapaksa. [More]
President meets Premiers of Australia and Canada
[ Sunday, 29 November 2015, 07:46.40 AM ] []
President Maithripala Sirisena has met Prime Ministers of Canada and Australia on the sidelines of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in Malta. [More]
Sentenced maid Saudi : SL hires lawyers to file appeal
[ Sunday, 29 November 2015, 07:26.24 AM ]
The Sri Lanka Foreign Employment Bureau has hired lawyers to file an appeal on behalf of the Sri Lankan maid, who has been sentenced to death by stoning in Saudi Arabia. [More]
Cameron meets Sirisensa, offers £6.6m over 3 years
[ Saturday, 28 November 2015, 08:13.42 AM ] []
Britain will give Sri Lanka £6.6m over three years to help the battle-scarred country continue its recovery from a long civil war, the Independent reported. [More]
LTTE did not represent Tamils says Mangala
[ Saturday, 28 November 2015, 07:37.32 AM ]
Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera says the LTTE terror did not represent the hopes and aspirations of the majority of the Tamil community. [More]
Narahenpita Police Crimes Division OIC Arrested
[ Saturday, 28 November 2015, 06:58.04 AM ]
The OIC-Officer In Charge of the Narahenpita Police Crimes Division has been arrested by the Commission to Investigate Allegations of Bribery or Corruption. [More]
Canadian court rules against laws in Lankan refugee case
[ Saturday, 28 November 2015, 05:47.02 AM ]
In two cases involving ships carrying Tamil refugees to Canada’s shores, the Canadian Supreme Court has ruled that federal immigration laws denying entry to human smugglers are unconstitutional, the Globe and Mail reported. [More]
Tamil National Peoples Front martyrs day commemoration
[ Friday, 27 November 2015, 05:18.26 PM ] []
Tamil National Peoples Front martyrs day commemoration held at party leader’s residence this evening. [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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