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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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Wariyapola girl files fundamental rights violation petition
[ Friday, 29 August 2014, 12:55.58 PM ] []
Wariyapola girl files fundamental rights violation petition at the Supreme Court.
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.
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.
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.
Not allow western forces to enter the country: Basil Rajapaksa
[ Thursday, 28 August 2014, 12:34.11 PM ] []
Economic Development Minister Basil Rajapaksa has said that he will not allow western forces to enter the country and disrupt its peace.
15 Chinese beauty queens are on a tour in Parakramabahu palace
[ Thursday, 28 August 2014, 08:16.51 AM ] []
It is reported that it is going to produce a film on the historical places with the 15 Chinese beauty queens who are on a tour in Sri Lanka.
Ready to discuss with Modi: Wigneswaran
[ Thursday, 28 August 2014, 06:37.58 AM ]
Northern Provincial Council Chief Minister C.V.Wigneswaran said that he is ready to hold discussions with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on present political situation of the northern provincial council.
US institution carries out satellite survey of Jaffna HSZ
[ Thursday, 28 August 2014, 04:08.56 AM ] []
Sri Lanka’s primary High Security Zone (HSZ) in the Northern Peninsula has recently come under satellite surveillance consequent to a request by a UK-based NGO, namely the Sri Lanka Campaign for Peace and Justice.
The largest LTTE training camp was located at Kolathur
[ Thursday, 28 August 2014, 03:57.46 AM ] []
The village of Kolathur, 11 km from the Mettur dam in Salem district in Tamil Nadu, was one of the places in Tamil Nadu where the cadre of the LTTE were imparted armed training in the early 1980s to fight the Sri Lankan forces, a report appearing in The Hindu newspaper today said.
President Rajapaksa suffers from blood in urine
[ Wednesday, 27 August 2014, 09:22.13 AM ]
President Mahinda Rajapakse is suffering from blood in urine.
Gota's entry into politics
[ Wednesday, 27 August 2014, 08:59.35 AM ]
Sri Lanka defense secretary Gotabaya Rajapakse has designated the infamous senior DIG Anura Senanayke with certain tasks targeting Gota's entry into politics, and this notorious DIG is deeply in his toils with a view to serving Gota 's goal, according to reports reaching Lanka e news inside information division.
Wariapola girl arrested
[ Wednesday, 27 August 2014, 08:32.12 AM ] []
The girl who slapped a boy in public at a bus station in Wariapola, an incident which was captured on video and went viral, was taken in for questioning by the police today.
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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]