Police raided casino center was attacked
[ Friday, 29 August 2014, 08:49.03 AM ]
Police officer raided the casino center was attacked in Munneshwaran, Chilaw. [More]
Why do parliamentarians skip parliamentary sittings ?
[ Friday, 29 August 2014, 08:41.23 AM ]
Parliamentarians’ attendance has dropped sharply and Opposition members skip parliament even when important Bills were taken up. [More]
Two children drowned
[ Friday, 29 August 2014, 08:20.10 AM ]
Two children drowned in the Chettikulam tank at Silavathurai, Mannar last evening. [More]
New leadership for TNA?
[ Friday, 29 August 2014, 08:14.11 AM ]
Tamil National Alliance(TNA) decided to register them as political party and operates under new leader, leading Sinhala newspaper reports. [More]
Lankan woman drowned in Australia
[ Friday, 29 August 2014, 04:09.50 AM ] []
The brother who found his younger sister Amesha Rajapakse drowned in a Western Sydney creek just metres from their home said she was the “cleverest” person he knew. [More]
Cops Silent on Weapons in Erstwhile LTTE Training Site
[ Friday, 29 August 2014, 03:36.34 AM ]
Even as the police chose to keep a studied silence on Tuesday’s sensational recovery of explosives at Kumbarapatti forests near Kolathur, speculations are rife about their origin as the site was once a training camp for the LTTE during its infancy. [More]
80 Hate incidents against Muslims - Secretariat for Muslims
[ Friday, 29 August 2014, 03:14.39 AM ]
The Secretariat for Muslims has released a compilation of hate incidents where Sri Lankan Muslims have been victimized, during the first five months of 2014 – listing out a total of 80 instances of threats, attacks and harassments etc. [More]
Government interested to work together with Northern Provincial Council
[ Friday, 29 August 2014, 03:08.22 AM ]
The Minister of Economic Development Basil Rajapaksa says that government interested to work together with Northern Provincial Council (NPC). NPC should support the Divineguma bill. [More]
Two new detention centres for illegal foreigners
[ Friday, 29 August 2014, 03:03.50 AM ]
2 New detention centres have been established by the Department of Immigration and Emigration to detain foreigners overstaying their visas after seeking refugee status with the UN High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR). [More]
Puppies are to be sold poster contains Nimalka's phone number
[ Thursday, 28 August 2014, 04:22.21 PM ] []
Non Governmental Organizations (NGO) activist and Attorney Nimalka Fernando has complained to the Fort police seeking an inquiry against a poster campaign by unknown persons indicating that puppies were to be sold, giving her contact number in the posters. [More]
3 Military personals arrested over attacking checker at the Yaz Devi train
[ Thursday, 28 August 2014, 04:17.15 PM ]
Three military personals arrested over attacking checker at the Yaz Devi train transporting passengers from Palai to Colombo. [More]
TNA ready to resume talks: Sumandhiran
[ Thursday, 28 August 2014, 03:33.49 PM ]
The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) said today it was ready to resume talks with the Government in search of a lasting solution to the ethnic crisis based on power devolution within a united Sri Lanka. [More]
Spain seeks Sri Lanka’s support
[ Thursday, 28 August 2014, 03:26.26 PM ]
Spain is to seek Sri Lanka’s support for a seat on the UN Security Council, the Spanish media reported today. [More]
More than hundred election violations reported in Uva
[ Thursday, 28 August 2014, 03:18.54 PM ]
Election monitors says more than hundred election violations reported in the Uva Province. [More]
What happened to 16,000 SriLankans?
[ Thursday, 28 August 2014, 01:58.22 PM ]
The International Committee of the Red Cross(ICRC) says in Sri Lanka, the fate and whereabouts of more than 16,000 people remain unknown. [More]
Ex-DIG Vass Gunawardena released on bail
[ Thursday, 28 August 2014, 01:53.33 PM ]
Ex-DIG Vass Gunawardena was enlarged on bail, today, in a case where he was accused of threatening a group of CID officers including ASP Shani Abeysekara, by the Colombo High Court. [More]
Chief of the Air Staff of the Pakistan Air Force calls on the Commander
[ Thursday, 28 August 2014, 01:41.04 PM ] []
Air Chief Marshal Tahir Rafique Butt, Chief of the Air Staff of the Pakistan Air Force called on the Commander of the Air Force, Air Marshal Kolitha Gunatilleke, this morning (28th August 2014) at Air Force Headquarters Colombo. [More]
We hold elections in order to provide news for media organizations
[ Thursday, 28 August 2014, 12:53.22 PM ]
Minister and the General Secretary of the United Peoples Freedom Alliance said government hold elections in order to provide news for media organizations and grant jobs for election monitoring organizations. [More]
Peradeniya students on a class boycott
[ Thursday, 28 August 2014, 12:48.48 PM ]
The undergraduates at the University of Peradeniya this morning launched a boycott of classes in protest against suppression of student activism. [More]
JHU asks for opinion of Sri Lankan Muslim community
[ Thursday, 28 August 2014, 12:47.18 PM ]
The leader of Jathika Hela Urumaya Ven. Omalpe Sobitha Thero has stated that since it is a situation where the stance of the Sri Lankan Muslim community towards the brutal activities conducted in Mosul in Iraq and the threat on Borobudur in Indonesia is tested, as Buddhist they are keenly and attentively observing as to what their opinion is. [More]
Chandrika meets Aung San Suu Kyi
[ Sunday, 31 August 2014, 01:18.50 PM ] []
Former President Chandrika Kumaratunga met Nobel Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi, a globally known activist for democracy and the leader of the National League for Democracy (NLD) during her visit to Myanmar. [More]
LTTE trying to regroup in Australia?
[ Sunday, 31 August 2014, 06:27.22 AM ]
Is the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), which ran out of steam in 2009 following the killing of its founder Velupillai Prabhakaran by Sri Lankan armed forces, trying to regroup itself in Australia? [More]
UN chief expresses concerns over “Buddhist extremism”
[ Saturday, 30 August 2014, 12:23.43 PM ]
“In both Myanmar and Sri Lanka, I am concerned that Buddhist communities are being swept up by a rising tide of extremist sentiment against other groups,” United Nations Secretary-General, Ban Ki Moon said on Friday. [More]
Tense situation outside cricket venue
[ Saturday, 30 August 2014, 09:06.31 AM ]
A tense situation prevailed outside the Dambulla cricket stadium today as hundreds of people attempted to enter the venue to watch the cricket match between Sri Lanka and Pakistan. [More]
Indian police unearth ammunition with LTTE symbol
[ Saturday, 30 August 2014, 07:40.46 AM ] []
Hand-grenades and land mines, unearthed from Pacha Talamalai reserve forest near Puliyur in Mettur taluk on Tuesday night, belong to the LTTE, said Salem police, as the hand-grenades were found to be imprinted with LTTE logo. [More]
Lankan incidents draws UN attention
[ Saturday, 30 August 2014, 05:16.52 AM ] []
A UN official today noted that incidents in some countries, including Sri Lanka, clearly demonstrate that societies are grappling with identity based tensions. [More]
Pakistan cricketers prevented from entering the Dambulla mosque
[ Friday, 29 August 2014, 03:14.08 PM ]
Members of the Pakistani cricket team, who were in Dambulla today, were prevented from entering the Masjidul Khaira mosque in Dambulla for their Friday evening prayers. [More]
Sri Lanka Tourism welcomes one millionth tourist
[ Friday, 29 August 2014, 01:46.26 PM ] []
Sri Lanka Tourism Thursday welcomed the arrival of one millionth tourist for the year at the Bandaranaike International Airport(BIA) yesterday. [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]