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Aravinda’s safe opened
[ Wednesday, 22 October 2014, 02:58.06 AM ]
Former Sri Lankan star batsman Aravinda de Silva and his wife had a rude shock yesterday when they arrived at their Thurstan Road residence after holidaying in the UK. [More]
UNP discuss with EU on lifting ban
[ Wednesday, 22 October 2014, 02:53.04 AM ]
The European Union has expressed its willingness to engage with the Sri Lankan Government regarding the re-proscription of the LTTE, it was reported yesterday. [More]
Presidential election? Pope's visit? - Catholic church on discussion
[ Wednesday, 22 October 2014, 02:05.59 AM ]
The Catholic Church in Sri Lanka has asked the government to clarify its plans for a snap presidential election, amid fears the polls will scupper a planned visit by the Pope. [More]
BBS decided to contest in next election
[ Tuesday, 21 October 2014, 04:18.55 PM ]
General Secretary of the Bodu Bala Sena Ven. Galagoda Aththe Gnanasara Thero said that their organization will bring forward suitable candidates for the next General election. [More]
Ambagamuwa Pradeshiya Sabaha vice chairman further remanded
[ Tuesday, 21 October 2014, 03:46.35 PM ] []
The Hatton additional magistrate S.Ramamoorthi ordered to further remand Rukshan Ranasinghe, Vice chairman of the Ambagamuwa Pradeshiya Sabaha till 29th of October. [More]
Government supported to lift ban on LTTE: Political analysts
[ Tuesday, 21 October 2014, 03:36.32 PM ] []
Political analysts say SriLankan government also supported the Tamil Eelam supporters to lift ban on LTTE organization in the European Union. [More]
Police Anti-riot Squad fired tear gas and water cannons on university students
[ Tuesday, 21 October 2014, 01:17.47 PM ] []
The Police Anti-riot Squad fired tear gas and water cannons on university students who staged a protest and attempted to proceed towards Parliament, this afternoon, sources said. [More]
TNA never allow us to win peace: Sajin Vass Gunawardene
[ Tuesday, 21 October 2014, 01:08.14 PM ]
Parliamentarian Sajin Vass Gunawardene yesterday informed the parliament, we have achieved 99% of peace in this country and currently struggling win the 1%. [More]
UNP MP tied knot today
[ Tuesday, 21 October 2014, 01:04.32 PM ] []
United National Party Kurunegala district parliamentarian Akila Viraj Kariyawasam tied knot to Uthra Wijayanake at the Mt.Lavina hotel today. [More]
Decision on LTTE not politically motivated: GCEU
[ Tuesday, 21 October 2014, 12:54.19 PM ]
The General Court of the European Union (GCEU) has announced that its decision to annuls sanction on LTTE was not politically motivated. [More]
Gnanasara Thero has been released under the Bail of Rupees One Lakh!
[ Tuesday, 21 October 2014, 11:44.05 AM ]
The Bodu Bala Sena General Secretary Galagoda Aththe Gnanasara Thero has been released under the bail on Rupees One Lakh. [More]
Is Miss Srilanka also planning to Quit Srilanka?
[ Tuesday, 21 October 2014, 11:41.51 AM ] []
According to the sources, the Miss Srilanka Solanji Gunawijaya is also planning to leave Srilanka very soon. But however, the beauty pageant had decided to stay up to December. [More]
Country’s Foreign Ministry is getting deteriorated and in disarray: Tissa Attanayake
[ Tuesday, 21 October 2014, 11:38.37 AM ]
The General Secretary of the United National Party Tissa Attanayake has said, “The Country’s External Affairs Ministry and Foreign Services are getting deteriorated day-by-day and getting disorganized with disarray. [More]
Cannot hold any elections in this country: Sarath N Silva
[ Tuesday, 21 October 2014, 09:39.57 AM ]
Former Chief Justice Sarath N Silva says president Mahinda Rajapaksa cannot hold any elections in this country. [More]
UNP MPs attacked in Slave Island
[ Tuesday, 21 October 2014, 09:37.25 AM ]
Two journalists had been injured when stones were hurled at them while they were among the United National Party’s fact finding mission at the Sri Lanka Port Authority (SLPA) Training Institute in Slave Island today, MP Ajith P. Perera said. [More]
Indo-Lanka MoU sought to bring back Tamil refugees
[ Tuesday, 21 October 2014, 09:34.31 AM ]
A Sri Lankan Tamil refugee rehabilitation organisation which has been working in Tamil Nadu and Sri Lanka for the past 30 years, has sought a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between Sri Lanka and India to facilitate and expedite the return of the refugees to the island nation. [More]
Gajatheeban's mother prevented from leaving SriLanka
[ Tuesday, 21 October 2014, 08:29.02 AM ]
The late Suntharalingam Gajatheeban, alias Theiveegan’s mother Sundaralingam Rajithamalar, was prevented from leaving the country today, sources said. [More]
BASL ready to help government for legal action against EU court justice
[ Tuesday, 21 October 2014, 08:25.13 AM ]
The Bar Association of Sri Lanka (BASL) said yesterday it was ready to help if the Government takes up the legal battle in the European Court of Justice (ECJ) to reintroduce the proscription on the LTTE. [More]
World Bank Offers $700 Million as Loans to Srilanka!
[ Tuesday, 21 October 2014, 08:11.22 AM ]
Deputy Finance Minister Dr. Sarath Amunugama has said that from the World Bank Srilanka has received $700 Million as loan through the International Finance Corporation. [More]
Bus Accident at Bandarawela-35 persons are Injured
[ Tuesday, 21 October 2014, 08:08.30 AM ]
A Bus met with an accident at Bandarawela - Ettampitiya -Utamalvatta area. In this accident 35 persons were injured. [More]
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Only three bodies recovered in Koslanda: DMC
[ Friday, 31 October 2014, 08:58.21 AM ] []
Contradicting earlier reports issued by the Disaster Management Centre(DMC) about the dead bodies recovered from the Koslanda landslide, DMC Assistant Director Pradeep Kodippili said yesterday that only three dead bodies were found related to the landslide. [More]
Japanese ambassador met Northern CM C.V.Wigneswaran
[ Friday, 31 October 2014, 08:47.50 AM ] []
Japanese ambassador to SriLanka Nobuhito Hobo met Northern Chief Minister C.V.Wigneswaran at his office yesterday. [More]
US working to support Kosland landslide victims
[ Friday, 31 October 2014, 04:40.12 AM ] []
The US State Department says it is currently working with USAID’s Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance to respond quickly to offer assistance to Koslanda. [More]
6 Days of Darkness in December 2014 - NASA
[ Thursday, 30 October 2014, 02:31.37 PM ] []
The report "NASA Confirms Earth Will Experience 6 Days of Total Darkness in December 2014. [More]
8 Sentenced to death
[ Thursday, 30 October 2014, 09:56.02 AM ] []
8 Individuals were sentenced to death by the Colombo High Court today after they were found guilty of transporting heroin from India to Sri Lanka. [More]
India offers help to Sri Lanka to help landslide victims
[ Thursday, 30 October 2014, 08:18.54 AM ]
India today offered assistance to Sri Lanka to help hundreds of people affected by the landslide in Uva province of that country. [More]
Gotabaya says Nonis to visit the island
[ Thursday, 30 October 2014, 03:28.04 AM ]
Gotabaya Rajapaksa says, without any fear former Lankan high commissioner to Britain, Chiris Nonis can visit the island. [More]
SriLanka election commission in not independent: Kamalesh Sharma
[ Wednesday, 29 October 2014, 04:18.32 PM ]
Commonwealth Secretary General Kamalesh Sharma says the Office of the Commissioner of Elections is not fully independent. [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]