Indian fishermen permitted to engage fishing in Lankan waters
[ Thursday, 26 March 2015, 12:55.44 PM ]
The Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Development Ministry today denied the existence of an agreement with Indian fishermen to allow them to fish in Sri Lankan waters for 83 days of the year for the next three years. [More]
President Ordered the University Vice Chancellor to Resign
[ Thursday, 26 March 2015, 09:52.04 AM ]
President Maithripala Sirisena has ordered the vice chancellor of University of Colombo to resign from this relevant position, University Teachers Union President Dr.Prabahath Jayasinghe said. [More]
Three petitions filed against 19th Amendment
[ Thursday, 26 March 2015, 09:30.54 AM ]
Three petitions have been filed at the Supreme court against the 19th Amendment to the Constitution. [More]
Upeksha wants Dinesh as opposition leader
[ Thursday, 26 March 2015, 09:25.05 AM ]
Upeksha Swarnamali better known as Paba has said that she would be happy if Dinesh Gunewardena is appointed as Opposition leader. [More]
Lankan sentenced to death in Dubai
[ Thursday, 26 March 2015, 09:00.27 AM ]
A Sri Lankan man, who killed his wife after suspecting that she cheated on him and had extramarital affairs, has been jailed for life by a Dubai court. [More]
China grants important diplomatic status to SriLanka
[ Thursday, 26 March 2015, 08:56.36 AM ] []
President Maithripala Sirisena has held talks with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping on Thursday (26) in Beijing at the start of his first visit to the Asian giant since taking office in January. [More]
Court ordered to inspect bank accounts of Gotabaya
[ Thursday, 26 March 2015, 08:54.57 AM ]
The Galle Magistrate today directed the CID to inspect the bank accounts of former Defence Secretary GotabayaRajapaksa, Defence Ministry’s former Additional Secretary D.M.S. Jayaratne and the directors of AvantGardeMaritime Services (Pvt.). [More]
Sri Lanka expressed Its great friendship during the Fishermen talks
[ Thursday, 26 March 2015, 08:11.36 AM ]
Indian Foreign Secretary Akbaruddin said that during the meeting which was held in Chennai, fishermen of both India and Sri Lanka had participated and had their discussions. [More]
J.V.P will Contest in the General Election Separately
[ Thursday, 26 March 2015, 08:00.53 AM ]
The J.V.P has decided to contest in the upcoming general elections separately. [More]
Meeting of the Federation at Ratnapura : Udaya Gammanpila
[ Thursday, 26 March 2015, 07:57.20 AM ]
The JHU leader Udaya Gammanpilla said, “In order to support Mahinda Rajapaksa, the United People’s Freedom Alliance Party’s 26 Members of the Parliament are going to participate in the meeting which is going to be held at Ratnapura. [More]
Immigration Dept. receives 10 dual citizenship applications
[ Thursday, 26 March 2015, 05:14.13 AM ]
With the government’s decision to reintroduce dual citizenship status to nine countries, the Department of Immigration and Emigration had already received about 10 such applications by yesterday. [More]
Lankan women and children issue discuss at UN
[ Thursday, 26 March 2015, 04:43.14 AM ] []
OCAPROCE INTERNATIONAL organize conference on Lankan Tamil women and children at United Nation Human Rights Commission on Wednesday. [More]
Lankan president warmly welcomed at China
[ Thursday, 26 March 2015, 04:11.14 AM ]
The official ceremony to welcome ceremony of President Maithripala Sirisena will be held at the Chinese Communist Hall today under the patronage of Chinese President Xi Jinping. [More]
Rajitha changes constantly - JVP
[ Thursday, 26 March 2015, 03:51.41 AM ]
JVP General Secretary Tilvin Silva said today Cabinet Spokesman Rajitha Senaratne was constantly changing his statements. [More]
Disciplinary action against SLFP members participate in the Mahinda's meeting
[ Thursday, 26 March 2015, 03:45.29 AM ]
SriLanka Freedom Party general secretary Anura Priyadharshana Yapa says disciplinary action would be taken against SLFP members schedule to participate in the meeting organized to gain support to President Mahinda Rajapaksa. [More]
3 SLFP members deny ministerial posts
[ Thursday, 26 March 2015, 02:19.55 AM ]
Three SriLanka Freedom Party members deny the ministerial posts. [More]
Lalith -Kugan case at Jaffna courts
[ Wednesday, 25 March 2015, 05:50.30 PM ]
A Jaffna court on Wednesday (25) issued summons to former Minister Keheliya Rambukwella and Parliamentarian Sunil Handunnetti to appear before court on 30 July. [More]
President Maithri leaves to China
[ Wednesday, 25 March 2015, 04:00.45 PM ] []
President Maithripala Sirisena left for China on a four days official visit to China by UL 868 passengers’ flight around 1.30pm today. [More]
Woman attempted to visit Italy with forged documents arrested
[ Wednesday, 25 March 2015, 03:21.31 PM ]
CID officials today arrested a woman attempted to visit Italy by submitting fake passport at the Bandaranaike International Airport today. [More]
Controversial Presidential Palace in KKS to go ahead
[ Wednesday, 25 March 2015, 01:14.49 PM ]
The controversial ‘Presidential Palace’ in Kankasanthurai which was branded as one of the biggest waste of public money by the previous government has apparently got the nod from the Cabinet of the national government. [More]
President Sirisena’s brother dies
[ Saturday, 28 March 2015, 05:58.00 AM ]
Priyantha Sirisena, the brother of President Maithripala Sirisena, has succumbed to the injuries he suffered following an attack this week, the police said. [More]
Lakmal says he attacked Priyantha over personal dispute
[ Friday, 27 March 2015, 04:38.12 PM ]
The suspect who was arrested last night for attacking the President’s brother Priyantha Sirisena with an axe, has been remanded until the 8th of April by the Polonnaruwa Magistrate’s Court. [More]
It's not necessary to close down the Mattale airport - Reginald Cooray
[ Friday, 27 March 2015, 03:41.37 PM ]
The Minister of Civil Aviation Reginald Cooray says it’s not necessary to close down the Mattale International Airport. [More]
Problems faced by Tamils and Muslims would be solve in Maithri governance: Sambanthan
[ Friday, 27 March 2015, 03:36.45 PM ]
Tamil National Alliance leader R.Sambathan says if the Maithri governance continued all problems faced by Tamils from North –Eastern parts of island and Muslims would be solve within next 10 years time period, Sinhala media reports. [More]
Present Government Should Continue for 20 Years: Chandrika Kumaratunga
[ Friday, 27 March 2015, 09:16.51 AM ]
The Former President Chandrika Kumaratunga said that the current regime must continue like this for a minimum period of twenty years in Sri Lanka. [More]
Priyanthan Sirisena is passing through critical condition
[ Friday, 27 March 2015, 08:51.29 AM ]
Priyantha Sirisena, the brother of President Maithripala Sirisena was hospitalised with serious injuries after he was assaulted by an unknown person at Hathare Ela area in Polonnaruwa. [More]
Co-pilot 'Deliberately' Crashed the Germanwings Plane
[ Friday, 27 March 2015, 08:44.36 AM ] []
The co-pilot of the Germanwings plane that crashed into the French Alps on Tuesday appeared to want to "destroy the plane", French officials said. Marseille prosecutor Brice Robin citing information from the "black box" voice recorder has said the co-pilot was alone in the cockpit. [More]
Is peace restored in SriLanka ? Umashankari Nedumaran
[ Friday, 27 March 2015, 05:48.05 AM ] []
Human Rights activist Umashankari Nedumaran today questioned is peace restored in SriLanka by the Lankan government and is this this true situation? [More]
Macare says Maithri refused to accept copy of "No Fire Zone"
[ Thursday, 12 March 2015, 03:54.32 PM ] []
Channel -4 director Callum Macrae today urged Lankan president Maithripala Sirisena to grant permission to screen Sinhala copy of No Fire Zone documentary film directed by himself at SriLanka. [More]
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