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India wants aspirations of Tamils met
[ Saturday, 23 August 2014, 06:00.56 AM ]
The Indian Government has said it wants a political solution for Tamils which addresses substantially the aspirations of the Tamil community in Sri Lanka. [More]
Ravi threatens to make all info public
[ Saturday, 23 August 2014, 04:27.04 AM ]
Opposition United National Party (UNP) MP Ravi Karunanayake today threatened to reveal details pertaining to the visit of two Ministers to London whose entertainment expenditure was borne by the Sri Lankan Embassy in London. [More]
Jaffna commander lies to International Defence Advisors
[ Friday, 22 August 2014, 04:10.17 PM ] []
Maj.Gen.Udaya Perera, commander of the Jaffna district says, group of migrated Tamils are attempting cause disturbances to security of Jaffna peninsula. [More]
New Zealand Bar Association concerned over Upul Jayasuriya's security
[ Friday, 22 August 2014, 03:31.52 PM ]
The New Zealand Bar Association joins the International Bar Association (IBA) and other Law Societies and Bar Associations worldwide over the reported surveillance of Mr Upul Jayasuriya, President of the Bar Association of Sri Lanka. [More]
Man behind Ice bucket challenge dies
[ Friday, 22 August 2014, 03:05.12 PM ]
One of the individuals behind the Ice Bucket Challenge to support Lou Gehrig?s disease research has died in a diving accident. [More]
Military person involved in the child abuse further remanded
[ Friday, 22 August 2014, 02:58.54 PM ]
Mannar magistrate Anandhi Kanagaratnem ordered to further remand military person involved in the child abuse. [More]
Director of the State Intelligence Service has issued llegal warrant through Interpol: UNP MP
[ Friday, 22 August 2014, 02:22.31 PM ]
The main opposition United National Party MP Palitha Range Bandara said the director of the State Intelligence Service(SIS) and Terrorist Investigation Division(TID), DIG Chandra Nimal Vakishta has illegally issued warrant towards Interpol, [More]
Uva Provincial Council election: 51 Complaints
[ Friday, 22 August 2014, 01:11.44 PM ]
The Election commission of SriLanka receives 51 election violations complaints from Uva Province. [More]
Rabies patients recieves new unit at Jaffna Teaching hospital
[ Friday, 22 August 2014, 12:59.50 PM ] []
A special unit declared opened for rabies(Hydrophobia) disease at Jaffna Teaching hospital today. [More]
LTTE are running “Madrassa type” indoctrination schools in Europe: Ravinath Aryasinha
[ Friday, 22 August 2014, 12:29.16 PM ]
The Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) are running “Madrassa type” indoctrination schools in European Union countries in which there is a substantial population of Tamils from Sri Lanka, a top Lankan diplomat has revealed. [More]
Major General Janaka Perera’s murder- ex-LTTE carder confesses
[ Friday, 22 August 2014, 12:27.04 PM ]
An ex-LTTE carder has confessed to the murder of 29 persons including Major General Janaka Perera in 2008 at the Anuradhapura Magistrate’s Court, today. [More]
Inclement weather - A tree has fallen on car
[ Friday, 22 August 2014, 12:11.16 PM ] []
A tree has fallen near the Queens Road junction on Duplication Road, Kollupitiya. [More]
Hiroshima landslide - SL extend deepest condolences
[ Friday, 22 August 2014, 09:15.10 AM ]
It is with a deep sense of shock and sadness that the people of Sri Lanka learnt of the devastating landslide that had struck Hiroshima Prefecture in Japan resulting in a number of deaths and massive destruction of property, the External Affairs Ministry said. [More]
Marikkar appointed UNP's Kolonnawa organizer
[ Friday, 22 August 2014, 08:50.16 AM ]
Western Provincial Council member of the United National Party, S.M. Marikkar was appointed as the electorate organizer for Kolonnawa. [More]
A powerful lady Minister behind the racket of prostitution business
[ Friday, 22 August 2014, 08:44.02 AM ]
It has been reported of a lucrative prostitution business going on in a official bungalow of a Member of Parliament. [More]
TNA members met Sushma Swaraj
[ Friday, 22 August 2014, 08:40.29 AM ] []
Tamil National Alliance parliamentarians headed by R.Sambanthan today met Indian Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraja at New Delhi today. [More]
lslamic terrorism threat to SriLanka: Gotabaya Rajapaksa
[ Friday, 22 August 2014, 08:34.01 AM ]
In a paper published in the latest issue of the US Defence Department’s journal “Prism”, Sri Lanka’s Defence Secretary, Gotabaya Rajapaksa, has reiterated his belief that Islamic terrorism poses a threat to Sri Lanka. [More]
No on-arrival visa facility to visitors from four African countries
[ Friday, 22 August 2014, 05:32.26 AM ]
The Government has decided to suspend the on-arrival visa facility to visitors from four African countries owing to the spread of the Ebola virus. [More]
Bill Gates says President Rajapaksa is an example for other world leaders
[ Friday, 22 August 2014, 05:17.24 AM ]
The founder of Microsoft, Bill Gates, has said President Mahinda Rajapaksa, who took effective steps to invest in Information Technology to empower the people with IT knowledge 'to ensure speedy socio-economic progress of the country', is an example for other world leaders to emulate. [More]
Pettah Floating Market opens today
[ Friday, 22 August 2014, 05:06.30 AM ] []
The new floating market constructed in Pettah under the Colombo city beautification project will be declared open today, Defence and Urban Development Ministry sources said. [More]
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Gotabaya Rajapaksa serves as the political advisor of Sajith
[ Monday, 01 September 2014, 12:35.18 PM ]
Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa serves as the political advisor of Sajith Premadasa, Sinhala website reports. [More]
503 Wild horses residing in Delft island
[ Monday, 01 September 2014, 12:09.01 PM ] []
A research conducted by the Department of Wildlife Conservation has revealed that there are around 503 wild horses in the Northern island of Delft. [More]
Gnanasara Thera is trying to make Gotabhaya as the Prime Minister
[ Monday, 01 September 2014, 08:27.16 AM ]
According to the sources, the target of Gnanasara Thera is to get the Prime Minister post to Gotabhaya Rajapaksa. [More]
Chandrika meets Aung San Suu Kyi
[ Sunday, 31 August 2014, 01:18.50 PM ] []
Former President Chandrika Kumaratunga met Nobel Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi, a globally known activist for democracy and the leader of the National League for Democracy (NLD) during her visit to Myanmar. [More]
LTTE trying to regroup in Australia?
[ Sunday, 31 August 2014, 06:27.22 AM ]
Is the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), which ran out of steam in 2009 following the killing of its founder Velupillai Prabhakaran by Sri Lankan armed forces, trying to regroup itself in Australia? [More]
UN chief expresses concerns over “Buddhist extremism”
[ Saturday, 30 August 2014, 12:23.43 PM ]
“In both Myanmar and Sri Lanka, I am concerned that Buddhist communities are being swept up by a rising tide of extremist sentiment against other groups,” United Nations Secretary-General, Ban Ki Moon said on Friday. [More]
Tense situation outside cricket venue
[ Saturday, 30 August 2014, 09:06.31 AM ]
A tense situation prevailed outside the Dambulla cricket stadium today as hundreds of people attempted to enter the venue to watch the cricket match between Sri Lanka and Pakistan. [More]
Indian police unearth ammunition with LTTE symbol
[ Saturday, 30 August 2014, 07:40.46 AM ] []
Hand-grenades and land mines, unearthed from Pacha Talamalai reserve forest near Puliyur in Mettur taluk on Tuesday night, belong to the LTTE, said Salem police, as the hand-grenades were found to be imprinted with LTTE logo. [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]