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Pakeerathy remanded for 90 days
[ 2015-03-06 13:51:11 ]
Sri Lankan authorities on Thursday extended by 90 days the detention of a suspected former Tamil rebel fighter arrested as she was returning to her home in France, police said. [More]
Yoshitha Rajapaksa Transferred to Naval Headquarters
[ 2015-03-06 08:50:44 ]
According to the Navy reports, the Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa’s son Yoshitha Rajapaksa has been transferred to the Navy Headquarters with effect from 9th of March. [More]
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Entire parliament fear over Mahinda's arrival: Sujeewa Senasinghe
[ 2015-03-06 16:12:21 ]
Deputy minister Sujeewa Senasinghe says officials at the parliament express fear during former president Mahinda Rajapaksa’s visit to parliament, but president Maithripala Sirisena paid visit to parliament yesterday. President visited the canteen and no one was aware of his arrival. [More]
Protest staged on demanding to release Jeyakumary
[ 2015-03-06 16:09:44 ] []
Protest staged in front of the Aluthkade magistrate at 10.00 am on demanding to release Jeyakumary arrested under the prevention of terrorist act. [More]
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Stones pelted at Mahinda's meeting
[ Friday, 06 March 2015, 02:57.45 PM ] []
Stones pelted at meeting organised by the Wimal Weerawansa in order to gain support towards President Mahinda Rajapaksa in Kandy today. [More]
15 Years old disappeared boy found dead
[ Friday, 06 March 2015, 02:31.32 PM ] []
Body of Tamil school boy recovered from Udunuwara estate in Badhulla this morning. [More]
Jeyakumary produced before court
[ Friday, 06 March 2015, 02:21.23 PM ]
The Colombo magistrate’s court today (06) dismissed an application of bail for Balendran Jeyakumary, who has been detained for nearly one year now, as the attorney general’s department was yet to make a written submission on the matter. [More]
Norwegian ambassador met Pone Iyngaranesan
[ Friday, 06 March 2015, 02:10.42 PM ] []
Norwegian ambassador to SriLanka Grete Lochen today met northern provincial council minister of agricultural Pone.Iyngaranesan at the ministry located Ariyalai today. [More]
National medicine regulatory bill passed in Parliament
[ Friday, 06 March 2015, 02:07.19 PM ]
The National medicine regulatory authority bill was passed in Parliament on Friday(6th March). [More]
GTF welcomes steps taken by President Maithripala Sirisena
[ Friday, 06 March 2015, 02:03.37 PM ]
A leading Tamil Diaspora group has welcomed the steps taken by President Maithripala Sirisena to address several concerns in Sri Lanka and urged the government to reveal its blueprint to achieve a political solution by negotiating with the elected Tamil representatives. [More]
Sunday Leader newspaper apologizes from Gotabaya
[ Friday, 06 March 2015, 01:58.17 PM ]
Former Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa has settled a highly publicized case with The Sunday Leader newspaper over an article, lawyers said today. [More]
Sushma Swaraj arrived in Sri Lanka
[ Friday, 06 March 2015, 01:53.32 PM ]
Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj arrived in Sri Lanka on official visit a short while ago, Air Port correspondent said. [More]
Tissa Attanayake has sought the help of the Supreme Court!
[ Friday, 06 March 2015, 12:16.22 PM ]
Tissa Attanayake has sought the help of the Supreme Court by filing his Petitions with the Supreme Court. In order to retain and safeguard his Party Membership of the United National Party, the UNP former General Secretary Tissa Attanayake has sought the help of the Supreme Court by filing his petitions with the Supreme Court. [More]
Loss of Pay for 75 People in the Office of the President
[ Friday, 06 March 2015, 11:26.59 AM ]
According to reports, 75 people who are working at the President’s Office will be losing their monthly salaries from the month of January this year. [More]
Hunger Strike at Kilinochchi demanding for the Redemption of missing Persons
[ Friday, 06 March 2015, 09:10.46 AM ] []
At present Hunger Strike is carried out by the relatives of the Missing persons at Kilinochchi demanding for the redemption of the missing persons, who were imprisoned by the Srilankan Army and by the politicians by terming them as political prisoners. [More]
It would become wrong if I talk too much! The True SLFP is with Me-Mahinda Rajapaksa
[ Friday, 06 March 2015, 08:33.48 AM ]
Former president Mahinda Rajapaksa said today the true Sri Lanka Freedom Party is with him and that he is the one who is protecting its policies. [More]
Financial Fraud Complaint Against Rishad Bathiudeen
[ Friday, 06 March 2015, 08:19.43 AM ]
With regard to the Financial Scams Complaints were launched with Anti-Bribery Commission against the Minister of Industry Commerce Rishad Bathiudeen. [More]
Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena visits England tomorrow
[ Friday, 06 March 2015, 06:11.46 AM ]
The Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena is on a four day’s official visit to England. Tomorrow he is travelling towards the London city. [More]
Ranil seriously attempting to repeal the executive Powers of the President: Dew Gunasekara
[ Friday, 06 March 2015, 06:09.08 AM ]
The former minister Dew Gunasekara said, “The Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe is taking his maximum efforts to cancel the Executive Powers of the President by repealing the Executive Presidential System. [More]
China plays down Port City issue
[ Friday, 06 March 2015, 02:57.50 AM ]
The Chinese Government today played down the decision taken by Sri Lanka to suspend the Colombo Port City project. [More]
Ruwan Gunasekara will be the new police media spokesman
[ Friday, 06 March 2015, 02:53.30 AM ]
ASSP and the Attorney at Law Ruwan Gunasekaran appointed as the new acting police media spokesman of this country and he will begin his duties from today, police headquarters media release reports. [More]
Killinochchie hunger strike protest to support Mulliwaikal march
[ Friday, 06 March 2015, 02:50.17 AM ] []
Family members of disappeared persons organised protest march from Mulliwaikal on demanding to grant justice to individuals disappeared during final perhaps of war in 2009 from north and eastern parts of island and also release all Tamil political prisoners. [More]
SLFP agreed to support national government
[ Friday, 06 March 2015, 02:45.17 AM ]
SriLanka Freedom Party agreed to appoint a national government in SriLanka. This decision was taken during the SLFP central committee meeting held at Colombo last night, party spokesman Dilan Perera said. [More]
UNHRC chief warned the Sri Lankan Government not to repeat the failures of the past
[ Friday, 06 March 2015, 02:38.18 AM ]
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad al-Hussein today warned the Sri Lankan Government not to repeat the failures of the past. [More]
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10 Tamils arrested by the good governance regime - JDS
[ Thursday, 05 March 2015, 02:26.22 PM ]
Newly appointed government invited to return back all Lankans left the country during the war period. However state intelligence unit officials arrested 10 Tamils returned from Middle East, Australia and Italy, Journalist for Democracy in SriLanka (JDS) said. [More]
Protest Against Modi’s Visit to Sri Lanka in Chennai
[ Thursday, 05 March 2015, 09:14.27 AM ]
In Chennai a Protest Demonstration has been planned to protest against the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Sri Lanka. This demonstration has been proposed to urge the Prime Minister to cancel his official visit to Sri Lanka. [More]
Disappeared persons are detained at secret camp and cleaning boots of army: Wigneswaran
[ Thursday, 05 March 2015, 08:45.43 AM ] []
Chief Minister of the Northern Provincial Council C.V.Wigneswaran says disappeared persons are detained at the secret detention centers and cleaning boots of military personals. [More]
Individual received Rs. 2.5m each from 400 drug companies
[ Thursday, 05 March 2015, 05:16.07 AM ] []
President Maithripala Sirisena told Parliament yesterday that a certain person who had blocked the National Medicine Regulatory Authority Bill coming to Parliament during last regime obtained benefits amounting to Rs. 2.5 million each from 400 pharmaceutical companies. [More]
Colombo Port City project suspended
[ Thursday, 05 March 2015, 02:59.02 AM ]
Cabinet decided to temporarily suspend the Sri Lanka’s controversial Chinese funded Colombo port city project due to pending of an investigative report on the issue, the deputy minister of external affairs Ajith Perera said. [More]
Former Chairman of Shipping Corporation arrested
[ Wednesday, 04 March 2015, 04:21.46 PM ]
The former Chairman of the national line Ceylon Shipping Corporation Ltd. (CSCL), Kanchana Ratwatte, and three other state officials have been arrested for criminal breach of trust with regard to coal shipments worth Rs 528 million. [More]
School girl sexually abused and killed in Vanni
[ Wednesday, 04 March 2015, 02:52.45 PM ] []
A 16 years old schoolgirl was sexually abused and murdered at Kollarpuliyangkulam,Kanagarayankulam on 27th of February. [More]
TELO member shot dead in Vavuniya
[ Wednesday, 04 March 2015, 09:23.29 AM ] []
A man shot dead at Maharambaikulam in Vavuniya last night. [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]
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