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Court order to submit report on 5 youths detained at Gota's detention center
[ Tuesday, 03 March 2015, 04:05.54 AM ]
Court ordered to submit report on 5 youths detained at the Gotabaya’s detention center. [More]
Japan supports for reconciliation activities in SriLanka
[ Tuesday, 03 March 2015, 03:44.17 AM ]
The Japanese Government today said it hopes to see genuine reconciliation in Sri Lanka and added that it will offer support in that regard. [More]
Police investigates Navy on various abductions
[ Tuesday, 03 March 2015, 03:29.28 AM ]
More details have begun to emerge in the investigations over a Navy unit believed to have been involved in abducting youth and their parents in 2008 and 2009. [More]
UNHRC commissioner's speech
[ Tuesday, 03 March 2015, 02:56.58 AM ] []
It is an honour for me to address the High-Level Segment of the Human Rights Council for the first time. [More]
Wadamarachchie East fishermen met Indian deputy HC
[ Monday, 02 March 2015, 04:46.47 PM ] []
Parliamentarian C.Sridharan organised meeting between Wadamarachchie East fishermen and Indian Deputy High Commissioner to SriLanka at Jaffna today. [More]
Case file against former district magistrate
[ Monday, 02 March 2015, 04:11.59 PM ]
Case filed against former Homagama district magistrate Sunil Wickrama and police officer M.P.G. Mahinda Kithsiri provided security to the judge over obtaining Rs.3 million ransom to release female accuse at the Colombo high court. [More]
Government to shut down CHOGM office at BMICH
[ Monday, 02 March 2015, 03:35.52 PM ]
The Government has decided to close the secretariat opened in Colombo during the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in 2013. [More]
Bribery Commission officials records statement from Sajin
[ Monday, 02 March 2015, 03:19.19 PM ]
The Bribery Commission has recorded a statement from UPFA MP Sajin de Vass Gunawardena today on a complaint made against him in connection with his earnings and assets, the Commission said. [More]
President visits National Gem Corporation
[ Monday, 02 March 2015, 01:33.05 PM ] []
President Maithripala Sirisena paid visit to national Gem Corporation today, president media reports. [More]
Former Minister challenges to release all information revealed by Wela Sudha
[ Monday, 02 March 2015, 01:06.57 PM ]
Former Minister Mahinda Yapa Abeygunawardene called upon to release all information revealed by the Wela Sudha. [More]
An observation of state media behaviour during presidential election - TISL
[ Monday, 02 March 2015, 12:57.33 PM ]
The Programme for protection of public resources (PPPR) an initiative taken up by Transparency International of Sri Lanka (TISL) in order to combat corruption and for the protection of public resources, has commissioned a study of state media behaviour during presidential election campaigns. [More]
New director appointed to State Intelligence Service
[ Monday, 02 March 2015, 12:52.42 PM ]
SSP Nilantha Jayawardena has been appointed as the new Director of the State Intelligence Service (SIS), police spokesman SP Ajith Rohana says. [More]
UNHCR officials promised to release report on September
[ Monday, 02 March 2015, 12:46.55 PM ] []
UN Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs Jeffrey Feltman, who visited Jaffna today, had assured the Chief Minister of the Northern Province C V Wigneswaran that the report compiled by a UN-led team following investigations on the war in Sri Lanka, will be submitted to the UN Human Rights Council in September. [More]
SLMC losses power in the Eastern Province
[ Monday, 02 March 2015, 12:17.00 PM ]
6 Eastern Provincial Councilors supported the SriLanka Muslim Congress to rule the province decided to call off their support. [More]
Indian pilgrims arrested over smuggling satallite equipments
[ Monday, 02 March 2015, 10:10.20 AM ]
Customs officials of the Bandaranaike International airport say modern satellite equipments worth of Rs.13 Laks and 40 thousand, recovered from the position of group of Indian pilgrims today. [More]
Man set fire on him at Ampara
[ Monday, 02 March 2015, 10:02.46 AM ]
A man who was unable to settle down the lease of his vehicle self immolates inside the finance company at Ampara district, police media spokesman office said. [More]
UN Human Rights Council sessions to begin today
[ Monday, 02 March 2015, 09:55.43 AM ]
The 28th UN Human Rights Council session is due to begin shortly. Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera is to address the UN Human Rights Council against a backdrop where the publication of the OHCHR investigation on Sri Lanka or OISL report, which was due this month, was postponed by six months. [More]
Police to re-enforce helmet laws
[ Monday, 02 March 2015, 09:44.15 AM ]
Wearing full-face helmets by motorcyclists will be banned from 21 March, Police Spokesperson SSP Ajith Rohana said. [More]
6 Arrested over attacking police with eggs
[ Monday, 02 March 2015, 09:34.00 AM ]
6 suspects arrested in connection with throwing eggs towards police personals during protest held at Mahiyangane-Padiyatalawe junction. [More]
Private bus operators engage in strike
[ Monday, 02 March 2015, 08:16.53 AM ]
Inter-provincial private buses operating on the Kandy-Colombo route have resorted to a strike action, since this morning, President of the Lanka Private Bus Owners Association Gemunu Wijerathne said. [More]
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Ex-LTTE women’s Sea Tiger wing leader arrested
[ Tuesday, 03 March 2015, 01:42.53 PM ]
The former leader of the LTTE Women’s Sea Tiger Wing, Jeyaganesh Murugesu Pakeerathy, has been arrested at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) in Katunayake while attempting to leave the country for France. [More]
President Sirisena visits Jaffna
[ Tuesday, 03 March 2015, 01:33.42 PM ] []
Under the patronage of president Maithripala Sirisena Northern Province Coordinating Committee meeting began at 10.45 am today. [More]
Next Version will Win Sinhala Voice for Tamils, says Macrae
[ Tuesday, 03 March 2015, 09:21.06 AM ]
Callum Macrae, the reputed British journalist and filmmaker whose n/documentary, No Fire Zone - In The Killing Fields of Sri Lanka, helped galvanise the international community into seeking answers through the United Nations Human Rights Council, is back with an expanded version. This time, there will be a Sinhalese version as well. [More]
Dual citizenship visa- New rules next week
[ Tuesday, 03 March 2015, 09:17.58 AM ]
For the Visa Applicants those who are applying for their Double Citizenship Visa, new set of rules and regulations will be released by next week with regard to their double national citizenship visa. [More]
Tense situation at Sri Dalada Maligawa for hoisting Sinhala flag
[ Tuesday, 03 March 2015, 09:10.32 AM ] []
Police have launched an investigation into a complaint alleging that a certain group had forcefully taken down the National Flag and raised the “Sinhala Flag” at the Audience Hall (Magul Maduwa) of the Temple of the Tooth Relic (Sri Dalada Maligawa), Kandy. [More]
Mother and daughter were arrested at BIA
[ Tuesday, 03 March 2015, 03:31.38 AM ]
French girl and her Lankan mother were arrested while at Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA)this morning, airport sources said. Mother and daughter detained for 14 days. [More]
John Kerry hailed the role played by the UNHRC on Sri Lanka
[ Monday, 02 March 2015, 04:51.32 PM ] []
US Secretary of State John Kerry, today hailed the role played by the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) on Sri Lanka. [More]
Sri Lanka to use UN probe report - Mangala Samaraweera
[ Monday, 02 March 2015, 02:02.56 PM ] []
The Sri Lankan Government today informed the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) that the report compiled by the team appointed by the Office of the High Commission for Human Rights to investigate the war in Sri Lanka, will be used in the domestic investigations. [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]
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