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First Sri Lankan ISIS militant killed in Syria
[ Sunday, 19 July 2015, 10:56.42 AM ] []
A karate master from Galewela, Kandy who has been reportedly killed in Syria in an air strike last week is said to be the first Sri Lankan member of the ISIS, international and social media reports said. [More]
TNA to push for permanent political solution
[ Sunday, 19 July 2015, 10:28.37 AM ]
The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) says it will continue to push for a permanent political solution for the Tamils. [More]
Political parties get set to release polls manifesto
[ Sunday, 19 July 2015, 09:59.21 AM ]
Most political parties contesting the August 17 Parliamentary election will be releasing their election manifestos this week. [More]
Secretary Defence visits North, holds discussions on release of lands
[ Sunday, 19 July 2015, 08:53.43 AM ] []
Secretary to the Ministry of Defence B.M.U.D Basnayake who assumed duties President Maithripala Sirisena was voted to power, undertook his first formal visit to the North, together with tri-service commanders, the Defence Ministry said. [More]
How Mervyn saved Gota
[ Sunday, 19 July 2015, 08:23.57 AM ]
Former minister Mervyn Silva has revealed how he had once saved former Defence secretary : Gotabaya Rajapaksa. [More]
President's statement, not a disadvantage!
[ Sunday, 19 July 2015, 08:06.44 AM ]
Former Opposition leader and Badulla District Group leader of the UPFA - Nimal Siripala de Silva says that he does not think that the recent controversial statement made by President Maithripala Sirisena will pose a disadvantage to the UPFA election campaign. [More]
EU election observation mission to Sri Lanka
[ Sunday, 19 July 2015, 06:56.01 AM ]
Cristian Preda, Member of the European Parliament will officially launch Election Union Election Observation Mission (EU-EOM) to Sri Lanka on 21st Tuesday at the Galadari Hotel, Colombo. [More]
Maithri : Ranil in secret pact
[ Sunday, 19 July 2015, 06:34.37 AM ] []
President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime minister Ranil Wickremesinghe have entered a secret pact to oust the pro-Mahinda Rajapaksa group from politics, Sinhala newspaper reports citing reliable sources. [More]
Swedish national arrested in Wennappuwa
[ Saturday, 18 July 2015, 03:48.59 PM ]
A Swedish national was arrested yesterday at Dummaladeniya in Wennappuwa for staying in the country without having valid visa, the Police said. [More]
Legal action against Keheliya, Kiriella, Kongahage
[ Saturday, 18 July 2015, 03:44.43 PM ]
Police at the Kandy Police Headquarters was considering taking legal action against Keheliya Rambukwella (UPFA) Lakshman Kiriella (UNP) and Shathini Kongahage(UNP) for violating elections regulations and engaging in illegal propaganda activities after the handing over of nominations on Monday (13). [More]
India, Sri Lanka sign currency swap agreement
[ Saturday, 18 July 2015, 03:34.31 PM ]
The Reserve Bank has signed a special currency swap agreement with the Central Bank of Sri Lanka that will allow the latter to draw up to $1.1 billion. [More]
How Those accused of murder can Establish Good Governance?”: Wimal Weerawansa
[ Saturday, 18 July 2015, 09:04.29 AM ]
Wimal Weerawansa Asks How Those Accused Of Murder Can Establish Good Governance. The National Freedom Front leader Wimal Weerawansa asked, if people who were accused of murder can establish good governance in the country? [More]
Pledge made in Anuradhapura to make MR PM
[ Saturday, 18 July 2015, 06:38.45 AM ] []
A pledge was made at the maiden United People’s Freedom Alliance (UPFA) election rally in Anuradhapura to make former President Mahinda Rajapaksa the Prime Minister after the August 17 Parliament election. [More]
"For voting To the UPFA Is Meaningless": Ranil
[ Saturday, 18 July 2015, 06:33.01 AM ]
The UNP leader, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said that a vote for the UPFA, is a wasted vote and it will be pointless and meaningless to vote for that party in the upcoming general election. [More]
" I have never betrayed people of this country ": Mahinda Rajapaksa
[ Friday, 17 July 2015, 04:39.57 PM ]
‘I have never betrayed people of this nation”, former president Mahinda Rajapaksa said during United Peoples Freedom Alliance first election conversing meeting organized at the Salkadhu grounds at Anuradhapura yesterday. [More]
2 New SLFP organizers appointed
[ Friday, 17 July 2015, 04:16.47 PM ] []
SriLanka Freedom Party appoints two new party organizers today. [More]
Sri Lankans to celebrate Ramazan tomorrow
[ Friday, 17 July 2015, 03:16.24 PM ]
Muslims in Sri Lanka will celebrate Ramazan Festival tomorrow (18) as the new moon of Shawwal has been sighted in various parts of the island, Colombo Grand Mosque announced. [More]
Muslims prepares for Ramazan festival
[ Friday, 17 July 2015, 02:46.37 PM ] []
Muslims all around the country prepares to celebrate Ramazan festival tomorrow. [More]
Suspect threatened former Minister Dullas Alahapperuma
[ Friday, 17 July 2015, 01:54.26 PM ]
The former Chairman of the Weligama Pradeshiya Sabha, Dikkumburage Kulaweera, who allegedly threatened to kill former Minister Dullas Alahapperuma, has been released on bail. [More]
Police stops UPFA vehicle parade
[ Friday, 17 July 2015, 01:41.39 PM ] []
Police stops the vehicle parade organized by the United Peoples Freedom Alliance Colombo district candidate and his supporters. [More]
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Former President APJ Abdul Kalam Passes Away
[ Monday, 27 July 2015, 06:12.44 PM ]
Dr Kalam, 84, collapsed at the Indian Institute of Management-Shillong while delivering a lecture to the students of the B-school. [More]
7000 Complaints lodged against Rajapaksa family members
[ Monday, 27 July 2015, 12:44.43 PM ]
Minister Rajitha Senaratne announced 7000 complaints lodged against former president Mahinda Rajapaksa and his family members. [More]
CBK to address the nation tomorrow
[ Monday, 27 July 2015, 12:37.14 PM ]
Former President Chandrika Kumaratunga schedule to deliver special speech tomorrow on current political situation. [More]
TNA says US, India must play stronger role
[ Monday, 27 July 2015, 11:43.49 AM ] []
The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) says the United States and India must play a more clear and stronger role to ensure the Tamils are given a political solution to their concerns. [More]
Mahinda will be Giving due attention o TNA's demands
[ Monday, 27 July 2015, 10:34.21 AM ]
Mahinda Rajapaksa will be paying due attention to TNA’s reasonable demands. [More]
Ban-Ki-Moons massive plan in the Parliamentary election of Sri Lanka leaked out !
[ Monday, 27 July 2015, 09:33.42 AM ] []
The Massive Plan of Ban-Ki-Moon towards the Parliamentary General Election of Sri Lanka has been leaked out! [More]
Janaka Bandara prostrates before the feet of Mahinda !
[ Monday, 27 July 2015, 08:48.08 AM ]
Janaka Bandara Kneels At Mahinda Rajapaksa's Feet. [More]
UNP will destroy Agriculture : MR
[ Monday, 27 July 2015, 08:00.39 AM ]
The Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa stated that the UNP destroyed the agricultural sector in its history and will do the same if it comes to power once again. [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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