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War victory helped to win Uva Polls: Gotabaya Rajapaksa
[ 2014-09-22 05:14:11 ]
Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa says, war victory against LTTE helped them to achieve victory in the Uva Province. [More]
The morning after Uva: Govt and opposition at the crossroads
[ 2014-09-22 05:02:00 ]
Perhaps the fundamental thing about the Uva result is that it demonstrates that the fundamentally democratic system --most importantly the electoral mechanism and the Commission of Elections-- is working, notwithstanding the incidents of coercive electioneering. [More]
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4 Injured in Batticaloa collision.
[ 2014-09-22 06:02:00 ] []
Four injured in collision reported at Thannamunai, Batticaloa last evening, Eravur Motor Traffic Police unit said. [More]
Harin breaks new record
[ 2014-09-22 05:47:07 ]
Harin Fernando received the highest number of preferential votes 173,993 at the Uva Provincial Council election contesting for the Badulla District on the United National Party (UNP). [More]
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Peace has brought many benefits to Sri Lanka: UK
[ Monday, 22 September 2014, 05:10.04 AM ]
The United Kingdom has said that peace has brought many benefits to Sri Lanka and the British Government will continue to support the island nation’s reconciliation process. [More]
Tamil Nadu fishers issue is becoming alarming: Gnanadesikan
[ Monday, 22 September 2014, 05:03.51 AM ]
TNCC chief Gnanadesikan claimed that attacks on the Tamil Nadu fishermen by the Sri Lankan navy continue unabated and that the situation has become alarming as nothing was being done to save the hapless fishermen. [More]
Peiris will meet new UNHRC commissioner today
[ Monday, 22 September 2014, 04:23.37 AM ]
The Minister of External Affairs G.L.Peiris schedule to meet UN High Commissioner for Human Rights ,Prince Zeid Al-Hussein at Geneva on Monday, External Affairs ministry sources said. [More]
President Mahinda Rajapaksa to USA
[ Sunday, 21 September 2014, 07:26.00 AM ]
President’s media unit has revealed that H.E President Mahinda Rajapaksa is scheduled to leave the country this afternoon to proceed to the United States of America to attend to the 69th summit of the United Nations commencing on the 24th. [More]
Fights in Uva…complaints to PA Chairman
[ Sunday, 21 September 2014, 07:02.04 AM ]
The UNP member of Haldanmulla pradeshiya saba, Nimal Karunaratne has faced a sward attack and hospitalized. [More]
Shashindra polls highest in preferential votes
[ Sunday, 21 September 2014, 06:57.12 AM ]
It is reported that the ex Chief Minister Shashendra Rajapaksa had polled the highest number of preferential votes from the Moneragala district in the Uva provincial council election. [More]
Seven Indians caught for violating rules
[ Sunday, 21 September 2014, 06:06.55 AM ]
Seven Indian nationals were arrested in Kalmunai, in the east, for violating local visa regulations, the police media unit said. [More]
Government hails Uva elections victory
[ Sunday, 21 September 2014, 06:04.41 AM ]
The Government hailed the victory it secured at the just concluded Uva Provincial Council elections saying it shows the confidence the public have on the Government and its post war development drive. [More]
Uva PC polls free and fair: Elections Chief
[ Saturday, 20 September 2014, 04:03.47 PM ]
However, election monitors said that several minor incidents of election related violence had been reported from the Uva Province within the day. [More]
Four soldiers dead, 6 injured at Ambepussa camp
[ Saturday, 20 September 2014, 03:56.36 PM ]
Four army soldiers were killed while another 6 was injured after an earth bund collapsed on them at the Ambepussa army camp premises today, military spokesman Brigadier Ruwan Wanigasuriya said. [More]
Maldives President Meets Mahinda Rajapaksa
[ Saturday, 20 September 2014, 11:15.20 AM ] []
The Maldives President Abdulla Yameen met the Srilankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa. During their meetings both the leaders were discussing about the ways and means to make the SAARC Organization suitable for the South Asian people. [More]
Sinhala Medium Accusing against the U.N.P for forgetting J.R. Jayewardene
[ Saturday, 20 September 2014, 10:49.00 AM ]
The Mawbima Sinhala news paper report has accused the United National Party for completely forgotten the former President J.R. Jayewardene. [More]
40% voter turnout as at 12 noon
[ Saturday, 20 September 2014, 08:01.29 AM ] []
As at 12 noon over 40% voter turnout has been reported in Moneragala district while 30% voter turnout has been reported in Badulla district as at 10 am, election returning offices said. [More]
Second Police Parade for this year is going to take place in Hatton Today
[ Saturday, 20 September 2014, 07:45.11 AM ] []
On 20/09/2014 at Hatton the Second Police Parade for this year is going to take place under the leadership of Hatton Police Chief Superintendent Saman Ratnayake. [More]
Imprisonment for the Police Constable who received bribe for Rs.10,000/-
[ Saturday, 20 September 2014, 07:03.08 AM ]
A Police Constable has been sentenced to imprisonment for receiving a bribe for Rs.10,000- [More]
Legal actions should be taken against those, who trapped the Nation under the burden of Debt: Kiriella
[ Saturday, 20 September 2014, 06:38.22 AM ]
The United National Party Member of the Parliament Lakshman Kiriella has said, “Legal Actions should be taken against those, who trapped the Nation under the heavy burden of Debt”. [More]
Sri Lanka has not sought UN assistance: Ban ki -moon spokesman
[ Friday, 19 September 2014, 03:46.31 PM ]
The Sri Lankan Government has not sought assistance from the United Nations (UN) for the reconciliation bureau, a UN spokesman said. [More]
Special search operation at Puttlam: 14 Suspects arrested
[ Friday, 19 September 2014, 01:22.24 PM ]
Police conduct sudden search operation at Puttlam last night and arrested 14 suspects. [More]
We didn't challenge each other: Mangala
[ Friday, 19 September 2014, 01:18.54 PM ]
UNP media unit head and leadership council member MP Mangala Samaraweera has said that he and MP Sajith Premadasa has not challenged each other. [More]
Complaint filed against Min. Nimal Siripala De Silva at the Human Rights Commission
[ Friday, 19 September 2014, 12:38.06 PM ]
The JVP leader of the group of candidates for Uva PC election Samantha Vidyaratna has filed a fundamental petition in Human Rights Commission today (19th) against the violation of fundamental rights of state employees due to a written statement sent to all state institutions in Uva Province by P. Illeperuma, a coordinating secretary of the Minister of Irrigation & Water Resources Management Nimal Siripala de Silva, asking to submit immediately a list of JVP and UNP activists. [More]
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For Uva Situation Nimal Siripala De Silva is responsible: The President
[ Saturday, 20 September 2014, 11:28.47 AM ]
The Srilankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa has said that The Uva Situation is due to Nimal Siripala De Silva. [More]
India destroys LTTE detonators, bombs
[ Saturday, 20 September 2014, 07:38.42 AM ]
The Nagapattinam police in Tamil Nadu have destroyed a large quantity of explosives seized from the LTTE, an Indian media report said today. [More]
If the Powers are Shared then Separation can be Avoided: R. Sampanthan
[ Saturday, 20 September 2014, 06:34.18 AM ]
The Tamil National Alliance President R. Sampanthan welcomed the opinion poll by saying, “What is the fate of the political decision-made by the people for the people of Scotland, this opinion poll is a great democratic process”. [More]
TNA personals stopped land acquisition in Maathagal
[ Friday, 19 September 2014, 04:24.49 PM ] []
Tamil National Alliance parliamentarians stopped the land survey activities carried out by the police and naval personals in the East Maathagal today. [More]
Rs 202m given to LTTE during Trinity College principal Gilbert's tenure
[ Friday, 19 September 2014, 12:27.53 PM ]
The CID has initiated investigations on allegations that 202 million rupees from Trinity College funds were given to the LTTE during the tenure of former principal Rod Gilbert. [More]
Anandhi Sasidharan met the new UNHRC commissioner
[ Friday, 19 September 2014, 09:26.52 AM ] []
Northern Provincial Councilor Anandhi Sasidharan met the new UNHRC commissioner Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein during the discussion on death of children and women at the human rights commission office last morning. [More]
Posters pasted against LTTE in Jaffna
[ Friday, 19 September 2014, 09:18.48 AM ] []
Posters pasted against LTTE movement in Jaffna district. [More]
Natwar Singh Says India Got Sucked Into 'The Mess' In Sri Lanka
[ Friday, 19 September 2014, 08:08.54 AM ] []
At an event organized by Rupa Publications and Madras Book Club in Chennai on Thursday, veteran politician K. Natwar Singh talked of how Prime Ministers took some tough decisions and made some comments about Sri Lanka. He was in conversation with N. Ram, Chairman, Kasturi and Sons Ltd. [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]