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New UPFA General secretary assumes duties
[ Wednesday, 26 August 2015, 07:44.35 AM ]
The new UPFA General Secretary Professor Vishwa Warnapala assumed his duties at the SLFP headquarters in Colombo today. [More]
Sarana Gunawardena is further remanded
[ Wednesday, 26 August 2015, 07:28.09 AM ]
The Former Deputy Minister Sarana Gunawardena was further remanded till September 9 by Gampaha Magistrate’s Court over an alleged assault. [More]
For UNP-19! For SLFP-16! New ministers sworn in tomorrow
[ Wednesday, 26 August 2015, 07:03.21 AM ]
According to the official sources, the new Government is likely to be sworn in the tomorrow and day-after-tomorrow. [More]
For sampur resettlement US provides one million dollars
[ Wednesday, 26 August 2015, 05:18.51 AM ]
The U.S. will provide assistance to the tune of $1 million towards the resettlement and education in Sampur in eastern Sri Lanka, where many Tamils were displaced during the Eelam War. [More]
Army ran shadow LTTE group
[ Wednesday, 26 August 2015, 05:07.05 AM ]
The Sri Lanka Army’s intelligence unit had maintained a shadow LTTE group, which had links with Prageeth Ekneligoda, the CID has found out during its investigations into the disappearance of the lankaenews website journalist. [More]
Case against CB governor withdrawn
[ Wednesday, 26 August 2015, 04:16.03 AM ]
Magistrate’s Court, both concerning prominent figures of the Central Bank. [More]
Malaysia interested to invest in Mono train project
[ Wednesday, 26 August 2015, 04:10.46 AM ]
Malaysia much more interested to develop mono train transportation, port and infrastructure development and hotel development in SriLanka. [More]
16 Heroin traders arrested on month of August
[ Wednesday, 26 August 2015, 03:13.03 AM ]
Since 24th of August 16 heroin traders were arrested in this country and among them 6 are women, Welikada police sources said. [More]
SL navy chases away Tamil Nadu fishermen
[ Wednesday, 26 August 2015, 03:10.09 AM ]
The Sri Lankan navy allegedly attacked and chased away a group of Rameswaram fishermen who were fishing in the territorial waters of the island nation, the Times of India newspaper reported. [More]
Coca-Cola EPL suspended
[ Wednesday, 26 August 2015, 03:06.59 AM ]
The Environmental Protection Licence (EPL) granted to the Coca-Cola beverage factory which is being blamed for oil leakage into the Kelani River has been temporarily suspended, Central Environmental Authority (CEA) Chairman Prof. Lal Dharmasiri said. [More]
COI Expedites Probe On Rakna Lanka
[ Tuesday, 25 August 2015, 04:21.10 PM ]
Questions have been raised as to why former Defence Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa is dragging his feet to give a statement to the Presidential Commission of Inquiry (CoI) into Fraud and Corruption, regarding serious allegations of misuse of state power in relation to Rakna Arakshaka Lanka – the then government-backed security firm, which was launched whilst he was in office. [More]
We have tremendous issues to resolve, more than our personal or political rivalries
[ Tuesday, 25 August 2015, 04:01.42 PM ]
‘We are trying to set a national framework for at least the next ten years in cooperation with the SLFP,’ says Ranil Wickremesinghe [More]
People fail to elect suitable candidates to parliament: Mahinda Amaraweera
[ Tuesday, 25 August 2015, 03:47.24 PM ]
Senior member of the SriLanka Freedom Party and the former minister Mahinda Amaraweera today announced people failed to elect suitable candidate to parliament. [More]
Bishwal to meet TNA members tomorrow
[ Tuesday, 25 August 2015, 03:23.34 PM ]
The US Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs Nisha Biswal is schedule to meet Tamil National Alliance members at Colombo tomorrow. [More]
Kadirgamar never believed in a military solution: Mangala
[ Tuesday, 25 August 2015, 02:52.57 PM ] []
On the occasion of the Lakshman Kadirgamar Memorial Lecture held at the Kadirgamar Institute, Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera spoke on the late Foreign Minister Lakshman Kadirgamar‘s legacy and introduced the speaker, the former Prime Minister of the UK, Tony Blair. [More]
Mahinda Rajapaksa only responsible for my defeat: Lalith Dissanayake
[ Tuesday, 25 August 2015, 01:36.08 PM ]
Former Deputy Minister and the Aranayake electorate SriLanka Freedom Party organizer Lalith Dissanayake announced former president Mahinda Rajapaksa is only responsible for his defeat in the past election. [More]
PM visits Colombo Grand Mosque
[ Tuesday, 25 August 2015, 01:28.33 PM ] []
Prime Minister Ranil Wickramasinghe today participate in the special religious observances organised by the Western Provincial Council member Fairuz Haji at Colombo Grand Mosque this morning. [More]
SLFP members says no to ministry posts
[ Tuesday, 25 August 2015, 01:12.39 PM ]
SriLanka Freedom Party members Bandhula Gunawardene, S.M.Chandrasena and Gamini Lokuge strongly denies ministry posts. [More]
President got no right to select national list MP's : Udaya Gammanpila
[ Tuesday, 25 August 2015, 12:29.34 PM ]
Udaya Gammanpila has said that the President has got no ethical rights to select the National List M.P’s. [More]
Mervin Silva summoned to testify about the white-van Incidents
[ Tuesday, 25 August 2015, 12:12.44 PM ]
The Colombo Chief Magistrate Gihan Pilapitiya today issued summons on former Minister Mervin Silva to appear before the court on the 11th of November to give evidence in cases of abduction and disappearance involving white vans. [More]
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Buddhist clergy drawn at Pasikuda beach
[ Tuesday, 01 September 2015, 03:32.17 PM ]
Buddhist clergy was drawn at the Pasikuda beach in Batticaloa today. [More]
Mattala Airport becomes a paddy store from Today!
[ Tuesday, 01 September 2015, 09:44.54 AM ]
The Paddy Marketing Board says that the unused stores complex of the Mattala Airport will be used for storing the surplus paddy harvest of the Hambantota District from today. [More]
Gamanpila delivers controversial speech at parliament
[ Tuesday, 01 September 2015, 09:33.23 AM ]
Group of parliamentarians strongly opposed the speech delivered by the United Peoples Freedom Alliance newly elected parliamentarian Udaya Gamanpila. [More]
Dignity of the Parliament has Eroded over the last few years : R.Sampanthan
[ Tuesday, 01 September 2015, 08:28.55 AM ]
The dignity of the parliament has eroded over the last few years, the TNA leader R.Sampanthan, while speaking during the maiden session of the 8th parliament session said a short while ago. [More]
Namal gearing himself for the Parliament
[ Tuesday, 01 September 2015, 07:11.51 AM ]
Namal Rajapaksa, the son of the former President Mahinda Rajapaksa and the present Member of the Parliament is gearing himself for the Parliamentary Session of Meetings. [More]
Mahinda Rajapaksa has become an MP!
[ Tuesday, 01 September 2015, 06:47.59 AM ] []
The Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa has been sworn-in as a parliamentarian and a Member of the new parliament today. [More]
Srilankan tamil parties refuses the US call for domestic war crimes Investigation
[ Monday, 31 August 2015, 11:15.39 AM ]
The Tamil political parties in Sri Lanka turn down the U.S. call for the internal ‘war crimes’ probe. [More]
UPFA faces split
[ Monday, 31 August 2015, 10:11.53 AM ]
The UPFA Faces Split, the members of the party discuss about the formation of new alliance. [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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