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TNA is considering the requests made by the Gotabhaya
[ Wednesday, 10 September 2014, 09:30.22 AM ]
The Tamil National Alliance is considering the invitation and request made by the Srilankan Defense Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa to meet the Northern Province Chief Minister. [More]
Ranil requests to strengthen security at Uva
[ Wednesday, 10 September 2014, 09:15.13 AM ]
Opposition leader Ranil Wickramasinghe requested to strengthen security at Uva Province. [More]
67th Independence Day celebrations at president's home town
[ Wednesday, 10 September 2014, 08:49.55 AM ]
The Government has decided to hold the 67th Independence Day celebrations in Tangalle next year, the Government information department said today. [More]
Gotabhaya Rajapaksa met NGO representatives
[ Wednesday, 10 September 2014, 08:25.30 AM ]
11 Non-Governmental Organizations which belongs to the Commonwealth Nations and 11 Representatives of the Commonwealth People’s Forum met the Srilankan Defense Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa. [More]
Family Politics will not benefit the Country: Wimal Weerawansa
[ Wednesday, 10 September 2014, 08:19.19 AM ]
The Minister Wimal Weerawansa has said that Family Politics would never bring any benefit to the Country. First father, later mother and then son, this kind of family political culture should be eradicated. [More]
Meeting the New U.N. Commissioner by the Government won’t bring any change in the U.N Inquiry: TNA
[ Wednesday, 10 September 2014, 08:16.49 AM ]
Tamil National Alliance Member of the Parliament Suresh Premachandran has said that by meeting the New United Nation Human Right Council Commissioner by the ruling party government of Srilanka is not going to bring about any change in the U.N. Inquiry; therefore he had requested the Srilankan Government to extend its cooperation to the International Investigation on Human Rights Violation. [More]
A woman with burn injuries found at Vadamarachchie
[ Wednesday, 10 September 2014, 07:56.43 AM ]
A woman with burn injuries found at Thambasivam junction, Vadamarachchie , Jaffna yesterday. [More]
Madras HC directs TN government to clarify status of children of SL refugees
[ Wednesday, 10 September 2014, 07:53.28 AM ]
The Madras High Court on Tuesday directed the Tamil Nadu government to clarify within two weeks the status of the children of Sri Lankan Tamil refugees who were born in India for extending them with benefits. [More]
India never support for international inquiries against SriLanka
[ Wednesday, 10 September 2014, 04:59.13 AM ]
India will never support for the international inquiries against SriLanka, Sinhala newspaper reports. [More]
Jayalalithaa writes to Modi again over Lanka
[ Wednesday, 10 September 2014, 04:55.33 AM ]
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa has sent another letter to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi urging him to take up with Sri Lanka the continued attacks by its Navy on Tamil Nadu fishermen and secure the release of 21 fishermen and 64 boats. [More]
University students protest against leadership training program
[ Wednesday, 10 September 2014, 03:29.58 AM ]
University students are to protest against the leadership training program of the Government which the Inter University Student’s Federation (IUSF) says has been forced on the students. [More]
Chinese president will arrive on September 16
[ Wednesday, 10 September 2014, 02:58.37 AM ]
The President of the People’s Republic of China, Xi Jinping will be undertaking a State visit to Sri Lanka from 16th to 17th September 2014, at the invitation of President Mahinda Rajapaksa, the Sri Lanka External Affairs Ministry said. [More]
Ravi Karunanayaka and Raj Rajrathnam spoke over the phone proved
[ Wednesday, 10 September 2014, 02:56.17 AM ]
It was revealed that Ravi Karunanayake had telephone conversations with American billionaire Raj Rajarathnam intending to commit a mass scale financial scam. [More]
BBS called upon to withdraw Shariya Law in SriLanka
[ Wednesday, 10 September 2014, 02:42.50 AM ]
Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) National Organiser Ven. Witharandeniye Nanda Thera today urged the Government not to establish the Sharia Law in Sri Lanka’s banking system. [More]
Special bill will be submit at the Parliament today
[ Wednesday, 10 September 2014, 02:21.45 AM ]
The much awaited witness protection bill will be submit at the Parliament today. [More]
SriLanka ignore UNHRC session on “Sexual Assault During Armed Conflict”
[ Wednesday, 10 September 2014, 02:15.31 AM ] []
SriLanka ignores discussion on “Sexual Assault During Armed Conflict” organised at the 27th UNHRC session. [More]
SLAF Deploys an aviation unit under UN mission
[ Tuesday, 09 September 2014, 04:49.03 PM ]
The Sri Lanka Air Force(SLAF) is due to deploy an Aviation Unit under the United Nations Multidimensional Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic(MINUSCA) which has been established under chapter vi to viii of United Nations (UN) Security Council resolution 2149(2014). [More]
Rexsion murder case: Wife released on bail
[ Tuesday, 09 September 2014, 04:43.35 PM ]
Court issued bail towards Anitha, spouse of Rexsion, late Neduntheevu Pradershiya Sabaha chairman. [More]
New law on land ownership by foreigners
[ Tuesday, 09 September 2014, 04:40.27 PM ]
The government today introduced a new Bill in Parliament that if passed would stipulate restrictions on the alienation of lands to foreigners, foreign companies, or companies registered here with 50 per cent of foreign shareholding. [More]
Police attacked Jaffna University student
[ Tuesday, 09 September 2014, 03:33.50 PM ]
Nedunkeney police have attacked Jaffna University student, sources said. [More]
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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]
International community responsible for continuation of SL issue: US
[ Friday, 19 September 2014, 02:45.32 AM ]
The United States (US) says had the international community responded earlier and more appropriately to situations in some countries, including Sri Lanka, lives could have been saved. [More]
CCTV footage of Senthil Thondaman's accident
[ Friday, 19 September 2014, 02:41.41 AM ] []
The attached CCTV footage shows the accident which occurred on Wednesday in Bandarawela. [More]
Contract given to assassinate Senthil: Muttu Sivalingam
[ Thursday, 18 September 2014, 01:21.55 PM ] []
Deputy Minister of Economic Development, Muttu Sivalingam made the following remarks on the accident which occurred in Bandarawela on Wednesday evening which killed one person and injured 24 others, including UPFA Uva Provincial Council candidate Senthil Thondaman. [More]
Fonseka's bomb attack vehicle at Uva election campaign
[ Thursday, 18 September 2014, 08:33.40 AM ] []
The leader of Democratic Party has added a new item to the election campaign at Uva. [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]