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A documentary film on Lankan genocide attack screened at Kerala film festival
[ Tuesday, 22 July 2014, 12:59.45 PM ] []
“This Land belongs to the Army”, A documentary film on SriLankan genocide attacks reported end of the war period, directed by the Maka.Thamiz Prabahakaran selected as the best documentary film in the 7th Indian Kerala film festival. [More]
Suspects killed my father involved in heroin business- Hirunika
[ Tuesday, 22 July 2014, 12:57.39 PM ]
Western Provincial Councilor Hirunika Premachchandra, daughter of former parliamentarian Baratha Lakshman Premachchandra today announced suspects had killed my father involved in the heroin trading activities. [More]
Land surveyors chased away at Mirisuwil - Protesters land documents burnt
[ Tuesday, 22 July 2014, 12:29.59 PM ] []
Military personals decided to grab 50 acres of land owned by a private sector in the Mirisuwil area. [More]
Aussi Government files defence in Sri Lankan asylum seekers case
[ Tuesday, 22 July 2014, 09:18.06 AM ]
Both parties in the Sri Lankan asylum seeker case have been ordered to finalise their claims by tomorrow. [More]
Western Provincial Council Chief Minister attacks man with cricket bat
[ Tuesday, 22 July 2014, 09:14.11 AM ]
Former Western Provincial Council Chief Minister Prasana Ranathunga has attacked an old man with cricket bat. [More]
38 Indian fishermen arrested
[ Tuesday, 22 July 2014, 08:28.25 AM ]
The Sri Lankan Navy has arrested 38 Indian fishermen who were fishing close to Talaimannar and Delft breaching the boundaries. [More]
7 Leading LTTE leaders residing in Malaysia
[ Tuesday, 22 July 2014, 08:26.57 AM ]
Seven leading LTTE leaders are residing in Malaysia. [More]
14- Year old girl molested - Area residents stage protest to arrest the suspect
[ Tuesday, 22 July 2014, 08:19.37 AM ] []
Residents and estate workers at Rakwana today boycott their duties in protest over police inaction to apprehend an individual who is alleged to have molested a 14-year old girl from the same area by 60 years old Sinhala man. [More]
If the War comes to an end why the Military-Concentration at the North?- Saravanapavan M.P.
[ Tuesday, 22 July 2014, 07:33.07 AM ]
The Tamil National Alliance Member of the Parliament Mr. E. Saravanapavan has asked, “If the War comes to an end is true, why should so much of Army men are piling up of Military Concentration at the North?”. [More]
Approach to abolish executive presidency: Dr. Jayampathy Wickremaratne
[ Tuesday, 22 July 2014, 04:29.39 AM ]
The upcoming presidential election is the best approach to abolish the executive presidency, says senior constitutional lawyer, president’s counsel Dr. Jayampathy Wickremaratne. [More]
New Lankan ambassadors to European nations
[ Tuesday, 22 July 2014, 04:26.37 AM ]
The Sri Lanka government decided to implement changes on the position of Lankan ambassadors and high commissioners to European nations. [More]
Minister Basil warns Maithripala Sirisena
[ Tuesday, 22 July 2014, 04:23.00 AM ]
Minister of Health Maithripala Sirisena who expects to become the prime minister at the next cabinet reshuffle is being pressurized within the government to withdraw any such plan. The latest to attempt to overturn Minister Sirisena’s dream has been the Minister of Economic Development Basil Rajapaksa. [More]
President Rajapaksa fear over his position: AFP news reports
[ Tuesday, 22 July 2014, 03:29.04 AM ]
A Sri Lankan government crackdown this month on NGOs has sparked claims that President Mahinda Rajapakse, paranoid that he could be toppled, is again attempting to silence critics and tighten his grip on power. [More]
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Ruling party MP attacks Grama Seva officer
[ Tuesday, 22 July 2014, 02:42.03 AM ]
Police today said that Kurunegala District MP Nimal Wijesinghe, popularly known as Nilwala Wijesinghe, who has been accused of assaulting a Grama Seva officer, has fled from his residence and the area. [More]
No one can intervene in to religious rights
[ Tuesday, 22 July 2014, 02:39.05 AM ]
Chief Justice Mohan Peiris yesterday announced CJ or the court cannot intervene into the freedom of religious rights. [More]
Modi interested to maintain best ties with Lanka: Subramanian Swamy
[ Tuesday, 22 July 2014, 02:21.51 AM ] []
The Chairman of BJP’s Committee on Strategic Action and Former Union Minister Dr. Subramanian Swamy told President Mahinda Rajapaksa that the end of the war has benefited Indian security as well. [More]
SLAF Commander Meets His Chinese Counterpart
[ Monday, 21 July 2014, 05:51.50 PM ] []
The Commander of the Air Force, Air Marshal Kolitha Gunatilleke met the Commander-in-Chief of the People's Liberation Army Air Force of the People's Republic of China, General Ma Xiaotian during a recent visit to the Peoples’ Republic of China. [More]
Tanzania support for the internal process on solving national issues in SriLanka
[ Monday, 21 July 2014, 05:47.44 PM ] []
Tanzania foreign minister Bernard Membe met the Minister of External Affairs G. L. Piries today and promised support for the internal process on solving national issues of this country. [More]
Father of TNA MP Yogeswaran passesaway today
[ Monday, 21 July 2014, 05:11.58 PM ] []
Rathinam Seenithambi, Father of Tamil National Alliance parliamentarian Seenithambi Yogeswaran expired in the age of 89 at his residence in Puthukuriyirruppu today. [More]
A SriLankan family cannot live with Rs.2500 income
[ Monday, 21 July 2014, 04:09.39 PM ]
Despite his previous statement that an ordinary family in Sri Lanka can live a period of one month with Rs 2500, Education Minister Bandula Gunawardena Has now stated that an average family needs at least Rs 3500 for their monthly expenses. [More]
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Close relationship between LTTE leader and BBS
[ Wednesday, 23 July 2014, 04:47.18 PM ]
Minister Dilan Perera today revealed the relationship between LTTE leader Vellu Pillai Prabahakaran and Bodu Bala Sena organization. [More]
Britain exports more weapons to SriLanka
[ Wednesday, 23 July 2014, 01:21.54 PM ]
British government much concern on human rights situation in SriLanka sold weapons to this island. Britain had supplied £12bn of arms to some 27 countries including Sri Lanka, the House of Commons Committees on Arms Export Controls stated in their 2013 report. [More]
Rajapaksa brothers black money invested through Pakistani investors
[ Wednesday, 23 July 2014, 01:15.19 PM ] []
An International investigation panel conducts investigations on black money earned by the Rajapaksa brothers . According to the panel Rajapaksa brothers have earned more income from assets and properties seized from LTTE and they have re-invested through Pakistani investors, Sinhala website reports. [More]
“No to another Black July”: signature campaign at Jaffna
[ Wednesday, 23 July 2014, 11:51.14 AM ] []
Special signature collection underway in Jaffna peninsula “No to another Black July” at the Jaffna central bus depot. [More]
Sambanthan responds to Swamy's comments
[ Wednesday, 23 July 2014, 06:43.02 AM ]
Had the Sri Lankan government fulfilled its commitments and addressed contentious issues it wouldn't have been in crisis today and, therefore, the ruling coalition should accept the responsibility for the current situation, TNA leader, R. Sampanthan told The Island yesterday. [More]
President Mahinda Rajapakse will skip the Commonwealth Games
[ Tuesday, 22 July 2014, 04:15.11 PM ]
Sri Lanka President Mahinda Rajapakse will skip the Commonwealth Games starting this week in Glasgow despite being chair of the bloc, his office said Tuesday, after activists threatened to protest at his attendance. [More]
A Lankan Tamil refugee woman meets her family after 34 years
[ Tuesday, 22 July 2014, 01:09.37 PM ]
A Lankan Tamil woman residing in the refugee camp in the Kaniyakumari district, Tamil Nadu, met her family members after 34 years yesterday. [More]
Like Gaza, Eela Tamil issue also discussed at the Rajya Sabha- D.M.K & A.D.M.K. Demands
[ Tuesday, 22 July 2014, 11:27.43 AM ] []
At the Rajya Sabha we should discuss about the Srilankan Ethnic Genocide, like how we discussed about the genocide of Israel against Palestine in the Gaza strip. [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]