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Gnanasara Thera is trying to make Gotabhaya as the Prime Minister
[ 2014-09-01 08:27:16 ]
According to the sources, the target of Gnanasara Thera is to get the Prime Minister post to Gotabhaya Rajapaksa. [More]
President -Modi to meet up at New York
[ 2014-09-01 04:45:58 ]
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa are likely to meet on the sidelines of the 69th UN General Assembly session in New York in the third week of September. [More]
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British High Commissioner visits Jaffna
[ 2014-09-01 16:56:52 ]
British High Commissioner to Sri Lanka, John Rankin, today visited a demining site in Muhamalai. [More]
SL interested to work together with new Human Rights commissioner
[ 2014-09-01 16:16:26 ]
The Government says it hopes the new United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Prince Zeid Ra’ad Zeid Al-Hussein of Jordan, will take note of the concerns Sri Lanka had on the former High Commissioner, Navi Pillay, and carry out his duties in an unbiased manner. [More]
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Govt. calls state employees to Uva, JVP goes to HRC
[ Monday, 01 September 2014, 04:13.04 PM ] []
The JVP filed a complaint in Human Rights Commission today (1st) against the government’s move to deploy Samurdhi Development Officers, graduates recruited to the Department of ‘Divi Neguma’ of the Ministry of Economic Development, Agriculture Research Officers and other state employees in its election campaign for the Uva PC election. [More]
No third term for Rajapaksa: JVP
[ Monday, 01 September 2014, 02:39.24 PM ]
There are no provisions legally for President Mahinda Rajapaksa to contest a presidential election for the third time says the Member of the Central Committee of the JVP Attorney at Law Sunil Watagala. [More]
A person arrested with firearm inside Hulftsdorp courts
[ Monday, 01 September 2014, 02:15.47 PM ]
The person who was arrested for possessing a fire arm inside the Hulftsdorp court complex has come there to obtain bail for his brother. [More]
Detaining Jeyakumari is a government attempt to intimidate those who wish to speak out before UN inquiry: NPC
[ Monday, 01 September 2014, 02:10.38 PM ]
The arbitrary arrest and detention of Jeyakumari Balendran in April this year, can be perceived as an attempt to cause fear among victims of the war who have not had any relief from the State and may wish to take their cause before the UN Inquiry, the National Peace Council(NPC) said today. [More]
Don't cast votes to candidates engage in violence: Nimal Siripala Desilva
[ Monday, 01 September 2014, 02:06.04 PM ]
Minister Nimal Siripala Desilva called upon people not to cast votes for candidates engage in violence. [More]
Bala Tampoe passes away
[ Monday, 01 September 2014, 12:52.47 PM ] []
Veteran Trade Union leader and lawyer Bala Tampoe has passed away at the age of 92. [More]
Srilankan Security Forces Went on an Educational Tours to Philippines
[ Monday, 01 September 2014, 12:48.09 PM ]
Recently, the Security Forces of Srilanka went on an Educational Tour to the country of Philippines. [More]
Gotabaya Rajapaksa serves as the political advisor of Sajith
[ Monday, 01 September 2014, 12:35.18 PM ]
Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa serves as the political advisor of Sajith Premadasa, Sinhala website reports. [More]
The Prince of Jordan has been sworn in as the New U.N Human Rights Commissioner
[ Monday, 01 September 2014, 12:31.28 PM ]
Today, the Prince of Jordan, Syed-Al-Hussein is going to be sworn in as the United Nations Human Rights Commission’s new Commissioner as the successor of Navanethem Pillay. [More]
Consecutive defeats in election for 22 times, Ranil should be given Nobel Prize: Azwer
[ Monday, 01 September 2014, 12:27.37 PM ]
A.H.M. Azwer, who is the United People Freedom Alliance Member of the Parliament, has said that the Opposition Party Leader Ranil Wickramasinghe should be given with Nobel Prize. While participating in a meeting at Trincomalee, he has made this above statement. [More]
503 Wild horses residing in Delft island
[ Monday, 01 September 2014, 12:09.01 PM ] []
A research conducted by the Department of Wildlife Conservation has revealed that there are around 503 wild horses in the Northern island of Delft. [More]
We will kill you within 5 days - PS chairman threatened by supporters of SB’s son
[ Monday, 01 September 2014, 09:47.41 AM ]
The Chairman of the Hanguranketha Pradeshiya Sabha, Ranasinghe Dissanayake, claims that four supporters of Narada Dissanayake, son of Minister S.B. Dissanayake, threatened to kill him within 5 days. [More]
Court ordered to deport all Pakistan refugees
[ Monday, 01 September 2014, 09:18.27 AM ]
Delivering a judgment that will see the deportation of hundreds of Pakistani and Afghan asylum seekers in Sri Lanka, the Court of Appeals today withdrew an interim order suspending all deportations. [More]
Going overseas, not a protest: Mangala
[ Monday, 01 September 2014, 08:29.17 AM ]
UNP leadership council member Mangala Samaraweera says that his going abroad early yesterday(August 31) was not a mark of dejection or protest in any way. [More]
Japan Prime Minister to visit SriLanka
[ Monday, 01 September 2014, 08:24.00 AM ]
The Prime Minister of Japan, Shinzo Abe will be accompanied by a high level delegation to Sri Lanka during his official visit from 7th to 8th September 2014, at the invitation of President Mahinda Rajapaksa, the External Affairs Ministry said today. [More]
6 Years old girl beaten to death by her mother
[ Monday, 01 September 2014, 08:20.24 AM ]
A six-year-old girl has reportedly died after being brutally assaulted by her mother in the Wellampitiya area. [More]
Death threats issued against Vavuniya GA
[ Monday, 01 September 2014, 08:16.17 AM ]
Death threats issued against Bandhula Harichchandra, Government Agent(GA) of the Vavuniya district. [More]
British University Lecturer is going to be Investigated by the Srilankan Authorities: Police Spokesman
[ Monday, 01 September 2014, 07:47.04 AM ]
According to the Police reports, a British University Lecturer is going to be interrogated by the Police for trying to gather the Srilankan military information. [More]
At the Poya day festival Sinhalese women got intoxicated at a meeting of the ruling party
[ Monday, 01 September 2014, 06:56.09 AM ]
Free Beer was served to the women who were participating at the ruling party meeting. [More]
Mangala leaves the country opposing Sajith given the Deputy leadership
[ Monday, 01 September 2014, 05:57.58 AM ]
The chief of the UNP media unit, parliamentarian Mangala Samaraweera has left for London. [More]
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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]