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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Lanka seeks US, India, UK help
[ Sunday, 01 March 2015, 02:22.19 PM ]
The Government has sought assistance from India, the United States and Britain to investigate large scale financial fraud committed by the former Government.
Foliage wall in Temple Trees removed
[ Sunday, 01 March 2015, 07:41.35 AM ] []
The outer perimeter wall of Temple Trees that was embedded with potted tropical bushes as part of the beautification operations conducted by the previous regime during the CHOGM 2013 was removed due to high maintenance cost.
Investigation with Basil Rajapaksa
[ Saturday, 28 February 2015, 03:50.15 PM ]
Investigations with the former Economic Development Minister Basil Rajapaksa is going to be commenced.
Intelligence Department collecting evidences for 3 days on Mahinda government’s corruptions
[ Saturday, 28 February 2015, 09:32.21 AM ]
The Intelligence Department is conducting their investigations based upon the complaints filed by the JVP Provincial Council Member Wasantha Samarasinghe on corruptions and scandals of the previous government. They have conducted enquiries for the last three days and gathered evidences and witnesses.
19-year-old arrested for sexual assault on minor
[ Saturday, 28 February 2015, 09:09.51 AM ]
A 19-year-ols youth from Mawathagama has been arrested on charges of sexually assaulting a 14-year-old school girl from Dankotuwa, police said.
Sri Lankan woman killed in hit and run in London
[ Saturday, 28 February 2015, 06:15.11 AM ] []
A mother-of-two who died in a hit and run crash fled Sri Lanka’s civil war eight years ago and had only recently been reunited with her husband and daughter in London.
Mahinda met former minister at prison
[ Thursday, 26 February 2015, 04:59.09 PM ]
Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa visited the former deputy minister Premala Jayasekara alia Soka Malli currently detained at the Kuruwitta prison this afternoon.
US stand behind the progress of SriLanka: John Kerry
[ Thursday, 26 February 2015, 04:57.41 PM ]
US Secretary of State John Kerry has noted the progress in Sri Lanka after the new Government took office.
Chandrika own 10 ministerial posts
[ Thursday, 26 February 2015, 04:53.26 PM ]
The Minister of Land Reforms M.K.D.S.Gunawardene says former president Chandrika Kumarathunga owns 10 ministerial posts with her position and suitable SLFP members would be appointed for these positions.
Maithri is going to have a Dinner with Queen Elizabeth
[ Thursday, 26 February 2015, 09:53.27 AM ]
The Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena is going to make an official visit to England. This has been confirmed by the Justice Minister of Justice Wijedasa Rajapakse who is on his official trip to London.
Sajin Vass Gunawardena owns cargo plane
[ Thursday, 26 February 2015, 08:30.57 AM ]
The Boeing 727 cargo airplane of Cosmos Lanka, owned by former supervisory MP Sajin Vaas Gunawardena, is without even a local registration certificate, reports say.
CSN television channel to be closedown
[ Wednesday, 25 February 2015, 12:48.24 PM ]
Administration of the CSN television channel decided to close down the channel on 1st of March.
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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]