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Maithri confirms no nomination to Mahinda
[ Monday, 06 July 2015, 05:45.03 AM ]
President Maithripala Sirisena informed the former president Chandrika Kumaratunga that nominations would not be issued to corruptors including former president Mahinda Rajapaksa in the upcoming parliamentary election. [More]
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SL government provides less resources to North and East: Wigneswaran
[ 2015-07-06 14:35:45 ] []
Northern Chief Minister C.V.Wigneswaran seeks financial assistance for the betterment of Tamils residing in the North and Eastern parts of the island. [More]
If the government continues 2002 peace talks with LTTE we would be able to safeguard many lives
[ 2015-07-06 06:33:01 ] []
Prime Minister Ranil Wickramasinghe says if the government continues 2002 peace talks with LTTE we would be able to safeguard many lives killed in the war. [More]
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An unidentified body recovered at Killinochchie
[ 2015-07-06 16:41:44 ] []
An unidentified body recovered from abandoned land close to Killinochchie bus depot junction this morning. [More]
Radhakrishnan hold talks with Modi on rail bridge between Rameswaram and Talaimannar
[ 2015-07-06 15:40:19 ]
Indian Union minister of state for road transport, highways and shipping, Pon Radhakrishnan revealed that the Centre is considering a proposal to establish a rail bridge linking Rameswaram (a coastal pilgrim centre in TN) and Thalaimannar in Sri Lanka, the Deccan Chronicle news agency reported. [More]
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Prison Commissioner Jagath Wijethilleke passed away
[ Monday, 06 July 2015, 02:28.55 PM ]
Major General Jagath Wijethilleke, Commissioner General of Rehabilitation passed away on Saturday (04) evening after a sudden illness. [More]
FCID seized Udayanga's container
[ Monday, 06 July 2015, 02:24.48 PM ]
Colombo Financial Crime Investigation Division (FCID) officials have seized the container belongs to former Russian Ambassador to SriLanka Udayanga Weeratunga. It was also blamed that he is involved in weapons smuggling with the support of group of Ukraine rebels. [More]
No equal rights to all political parties - EC
[ Monday, 06 July 2015, 02:21.43 PM ]
Election Commissioner (EC) Mahinda Deshapriya announced it’s difficult to grant equal rights to all political parties. [More]
A million signature campaign : Leading stars seeks justice
[ Monday, 06 July 2015, 12:39.22 PM ] []
Leading migrated Tamil female singer Jessica and several leading Tamil Nadu signers signed in the a million signature camping launched to urge the United Nations to refer SriLanka to the International Criminal Court for war crimes, crimes against humanity and genocide committed against Tamils by the Lankan government. [More]
Chinese government applying pressure to bring back Mahinda
[ Monday, 06 July 2015, 11:48.00 AM ]
According to a Sinhala newspaper, The Chinese government is exerting pressure to bring back Mahinda Rajapaksa, back to power. [More]
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Chandrika was never involved in Corruption & Ensured democracy in the Party : Maithripala Sirisena
[ Monday, 06 July 2015, 11:04.44 AM ]
President Maithripala Sirisena today gave an assurance that former President Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga never robbed public money when she was in power. [More]
Hirunika begins her new life
[ Monday, 06 July 2015, 09:07.33 AM ] []
Actor Hiran Yattowita ties knot to Western Provincial Councilor Hirunika Premachchandra today. [More]
More relieves under new government : Mahinda
[ Monday, 06 July 2015, 08:47.19 AM ]
Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa announced that he will establish new government in this country at event in Tangalle yesterday. [More]
One shot dead
[ Monday, 06 July 2015, 08:41.45 AM ]
Three-wheeler driver shot dead while at Murawasihena Mahaelea area in Angunukolapelasa in Hambantota district today. [More]
Never contest in the election
[ Monday, 06 July 2015, 08:34.00 AM ]
Deputy Minister Sanath Jayasuriya announced that he will not contest in the upcoming general election from any of political parties. [More]
Sinhala political party files nomination paper at Jaffna
[ Monday, 06 July 2015, 08:20.09 AM ] []
SriLanka is currently preparing to face parliamentary election and political parties willing to contest in the election files begin to file their nomination papers today. [More]
Estate workers works slow
[ Monday, 06 July 2015, 08:03.13 AM ] []
Two years of joint trade union agreement of estate workers was expired on 31st of March. [More]
President turned to invalid currency : Lalkantha
[ Monday, 06 July 2015, 06:21.34 AM ]
JVP central working committee leader K.D.Lalkantha says by granting nominations to former president Mahinda Rajapaksa and present president Maithripala Sirisena has turned to invalid currency. [More]
Buddhist chief prelates requests not to appoint corruptors
[ Monday, 06 July 2015, 06:12.17 AM ]
Kandy Asgiriya and Malwattu chapters requests political parties to grant nominations to individuals not involved in corruption activities and other criminal activities. [More]
Good governance repeats mistakes of previous regime
[ Monday, 06 July 2015, 06:06.08 AM ]
PAFFREL executive director Rohana Hettiarachchie today blamed present good governance repeats the same mistakes of previous Rajapaksa regime committed during the time of election period. [More]
JHU fulfills Ranil's needs : Gammanpila
[ Monday, 06 July 2015, 05:33.04 AM ]
Jathika Hela Urumaya is trying to form an alternative political force on the instruction of Prime Minister and UNP Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe, alleges former JHU stalwart and the leader of the Pivithuru Hela Urumaya Udaya Gammanpila. [More]
Mahinda confused over nominations?
[ Monday, 06 July 2015, 05:23.10 AM ]
Former president Mahinda Rajapaksa currently planning to file nominations through new political party political sources said. [More]
Gotabaya says no to politics and US citizenship
[ Monday, 06 July 2015, 05:16.04 AM ]
Former Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa announced that he will never contest in the upcoming general election. [More]
Nomination to Mahinda : ‘Greatest betrayal’ in the recent past : JVP
[ Sunday, 05 July 2015, 12:18.13 PM ]
The Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) on Sunday (05) described the President’s decision to grant nominations for the former President to contest under the UPFA ticket as the ‘greatest betrayal’ in the recent past. [More]
Azath Salley to contest Parliament polls
[ Sunday, 05 July 2015, 12:10.10 PM ]
Muslim Tamil National Alliance (MTNA) Leader Azath Salley says he will be contesting the Parliament elections from the Kandy District. [More]
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Arjuna Ranatunga to UNP, JHU-UNP talks fail
[ Sunday, 05 July 2015, 07:31.10 AM ]
Ports and shipping minister Arjuna Ranatunga is going to join the UNP, say political sources. [More]
All UPFA Mp’s to be given nominations for forthcoming Election
[ Sunday, 05 July 2015, 06:33.16 AM ]
General Secretary of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party Anura Priyadharshana Yapa stated that there is a consensus to provide nominations for all UPFA Parliamentarians who were elected through the previous election. [More]
‘Without Mahinda, UNP will gain 2/3 majority’
[ Sunday, 05 July 2015, 06:23.10 AM ]
Justifying the decision to give nominations to his predecessor Mahinda Rajapaksa, president Maithripala Sirisena says that without strengthening the UPFA by accepting Rajapaksa, the UNP would be likely to gain more than two-third parliamentary majority. [More]
Mahinda says Lanka not a threat to India
[ Sunday, 05 July 2015, 03:52.51 AM ]
Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa says Sri Lanka will never pose a threat to India, and that it has nothing to gain by helping any other country to become a threat to India. [More]
Six women arrested in a kollupitiya brothel
[ Saturday, 04 July 2015, 09:05.45 AM ]
According to the Police Reports, Six Women employed in a Brothel in Kollupitiya, that operated under the disguise of a Massage Parlour, have been arrested last night, the Police said. [More]
Hirunika to decide upon her SLFP membership today
[ Saturday, 04 July 2015, 06:45.30 AM ]
The Western Provincial Councilor Hirunika Premachandra said that she would not remain in the Sri Lanka Freedom Party, if the former President Mahinda Rajapaksa is given nominations to contest from the SLFP. [More]
Ex LTTE members to contest as ‘Crusaders For Democracy’
[ Saturday, 04 July 2015, 06:21.29 AM ]
Former militants of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) and their supporters have decided to form a political party named “Crusaders for Democracy” and seek tickets from the Tamil National Alliance (TNA) to contest the August 17 Sri Lankan parliamentary elections, the Indian media reported. [More]
Maithripala expected to make another u-turn
[ Saturday, 04 July 2015, 06:06.58 AM ]
President Maithripala Sirisena is expected to make another U-turn with regards to the decision on giving former President Mahinda Rajapaksa nominations to contest the Parliament elections. [More]
US slams human rights violations in SriLanka
[ Friday, 26 June 2015, 08:03.21 AM ]
Several human rights violations had taken place last year in Sri Lanka , according to the annual human rights report of the US State Department released yesterday (Thursday). [More]
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