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Malaka Silva further remanded.
[ Tuesday, 18 November 2014, 09:26.33 AM ]
Malaka Silva, Son of Minister Mervin Silva further remanded for the third time, who were arrested on charges of assaulting a foreign couple at a night club in Colombo. [More]
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Patali, Gammanpila step down from ministerial posts
[ Tuesday, 18 November 2014, 07:02.06 AM ]
Minister Patali Champika Ranawaka says he and Jathika Hela Urumaya (JHU) member Udaya Gammanpila will resign from their ministerial portfolios in cabinet and provincial levels. [More]
We will investigate on war crimes - Presidential Commission of Inquiry on missing persons
[ Tuesday, 18 November 2014, 06:59.37 AM ]
The Presidential Commission of Inquiry (COI) on missing persons is collecting written statements related to alleged war crimes and human rights abuses as part of its extended mandate, a spokesman of the Commission said. [More]
Uva CM's vehicle met with an accident - 3 Dead
[ Tuesday, 18 November 2014, 03:05.50 AM ]
Three persons including two MSD officers attached to the Uva Province Chief Minister's vehicle met with an accident in Mahaoya, Buttala this morning,police said. [More]
Minister of Higher Education treats university students as animals: Sunil Handunnetti
[ Tuesday, 18 November 2014, 03:02.37 AM ]
Falling short of being an advanced centre for education, Sri Lanka will be a place for educating animals, Handunnetti said. [More]
Police search for woman harassing Tamil journalist
[ Tuesday, 18 November 2014, 02:15.49 AM ]
The Slave Island Police are on the lookout for a woman who is alleged to have harassed a journalist attached to a Tamil radio station in Colombo on Facebook and the mobile phone by repeatedly forcing him to love her. [More]
Decision taken for the benefit of the country: JHU
[ Tuesday, 18 November 2014, 02:12.07 AM ]
The Ven. Athuraliye Rathana Thera, the leader of Parliamentary group of the Jathika Hela Urumaya said that the party had taken a unanimous decision “for the benefit of the country". [More]
I will contest if asked by UNP - Ranil Wickremesinghe
[ Tuesday, 18 November 2014, 02:10.12 AM ]
Opposition United National Party (UNP) leader Ranil Wickremesinghe says some members of the UNP prefer a UNP candidate contesting the next Presidential election. [More]
Grade 5 scholarship revised cut-off marks released
[ Tuesday, 18 November 2014, 02:08.08 AM ]
The revised cut-off marks for this year's Grade-5 Scholarship Examination have been released this evening, the Examination Department announced. [More]
President doesn't have power to abolish executive presidency: Nimal Siripala de Silva
[ Monday, 17 November 2014, 04:46.01 PM ]
Minister Nimal Siripala de Silva says that an individual doesn't have the power to abolish the Executive Presidency. [More]
MR was fully aware of Norway role, says Solheim
[ Monday, 17 November 2014, 04:43.00 PM ]
President Mahinda Rajapaksa launched a most surprising attack on me in a speech he made in Kurunegala on November 15th. [More]
Sobhitha thera will continue to work with common Opposition: Ravi Karunanayake
[ Monday, 17 November 2014, 04:01.14 PM ]
UNP Parliamentarian and Assistant Leader Ravi Karunanayake, who visited MAduluwawe Sobhitha thera at the private hospital where the latter is undergoing treatment, said the senior Buddhist monk will continue to support the common opposition regardless of the pressure mounted by the government. [More]
Peiris files complaint to UN representative
[ Monday, 17 November 2014, 03:27.50 PM ]
The Minister of External Affairs, Professor G L Peiris met the Resident Coordinator of the United Nations, Subinay Nandy today and conveyed to him, the Government’s extreme discontent regarding the unprofessional manner in which the investigation on Sri Lanka is being conducted by the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR). [More]
UNP claims Mahinda already giving bribes
[ Monday, 17 November 2014, 02:13.51 PM ]
The main opposition United National Party (UNP) has alleged that the United People’s Freedom Alliance (UPFA) has begun giving bribes to people even before an election has been announced. [More]
Mano hold separate discussions with Ranil and Karu
[ Monday, 17 November 2014, 01:50.08 PM ]
The leader of the Democratic People’s Front Mano Ganesan hold separate discussions with opposition leader Ranil Wickramasinghe at his office and UNP leadership council leader Karu Jayasuriya at his residence today. [More]
Young couple kills suspect attempt for the sexual abuse
[ Monday, 17 November 2014, 01:48.04 PM ]
Police arrested young couple over killing coconut estate superintend at Ambaweli estate in Mundhal, Puttalam. [More]
Karu - Chandrika to contest as common opposition candidates
[ Monday, 17 November 2014, 01:45.44 PM ]
Steps are been taken to nominate the names of Karu Jayasuriya and former president Chandrika Kumarathunga common opposition presidential candidates. [More]
Pillaiyan to support Mahinda in presidential election
[ Monday, 17 November 2014, 01:26.26 PM ]
Tamil Makkal Viduthalai Puligal party decided to support president Mahinda Rajapaksa in the upcoming presidential election. [More]
Sobitha thero is ill - UNP leader refused to sign
[ Monday, 17 November 2014, 09:20.21 AM ]
The signing of the Memorandum Of Understanding (MOU) between opposition political parties and other groups and individuals has been postponed as the Venerable Maduluwawe Sobitha is still in hospital. [More]
Gananasara Thera for Prez polls?
[ Monday, 17 November 2014, 09:16.35 AM ]
In order to strengthen their nationalistic political views in the prevailing backdrop, foreign members of the Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) have reportedly urged to field the organisation's General Secretary - Ven. GalabodaAththe Gnanasara Thera at the forthcoming presidential election. [More]
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President Mahinda Rajapaksa will achieve small scale victory
[ Monday, 24 November 2014, 03:43.54 PM ] []
President Mahinda Rajapaksa is currently step on new political era, which was not accepted by him before. [More]
Channel-4-Documentary "The Killing Fields of Sri Lanka” is nominated for Emmys Awards
[ Monday, 24 November 2014, 09:52.46 AM ]
The Channel-4-Documentary Film ‘No Fire Zone: The Killing Fields of Sri Lanka’ has been nominated for an award at the Emmys Awards to be hosted in the tonight’s Award Show in New York in the United States. [More]
UNP attempt to stop Tissa Attanayake
[ Monday, 24 November 2014, 09:32.13 AM ]
It has now come to the limelight that General Secretary of the UNP, Tissa Attanayake has held negotiations with the government over a possible crossover. [More]
Mahinda signs agreement with Prabhakaran to achieve victory in election
[ Monday, 24 November 2014, 06:50.41 AM ]
Opposition leader Ranil Wickremesinghe today reiterated that the United National Party (UNP) is ready to support President Mahinda Rajapaksa to implement the 19th Amendment to the constitution before the Presidential election. [More]
Why did Karuna separated from LTTE movement?
[ Monday, 24 November 2014, 05:10.20 AM ] []
Senior Researcher Nehru Gunaratnem says, LTTE movement always aimed to reach the world. Karuna also played most important role in the LTTE movement. His support towards the movement consider as the first step of defeat. [More]
My father and I won’t leave SLFP: Vidura
[ Sunday, 23 November 2014, 06:10.11 AM ]
SLFP Kalutara District parliamentarian and son of Senior Minister Rathnasiri Wickremanayake, Vidura Wickremanayake said his family would support Mahinda Rajapaksa at the coming Presidential elections despite the unfair treatment meted out to them by several SLFP Ministers. [More]
Government slams CBK and the West
[ Sunday, 23 November 2014, 05:55.10 AM ]
The Government today accused former President Chandrika Kumaratunga of orchestrating the defections from the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) saying it was part of a “mega teledrama” to destabilize the country. [More]
Rajapaksa Brothers are going to face the second Mullivaikkal: - Nilantan
[ Saturday, 22 November 2014, 05:19.58 PM ] []
Senior Journalist & Media Professional Nilantan has said, “In the Upcoming Presidential Election, the Rajapaksa Brothers are going to face the Second Mullivaikkal experiences”. [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]