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Change of govt. likely to affect bogus SL asylum seekers
[ Friday, 23 January 2015, 03:10.57 AM ]
The Home Office closely monitored the situation in countries that generated asylum seekers to the UK, including Sri Lanka, and provided accurate, objective, sourced and up to date country information for the use of those officials involved in the asylum decision making process, a spokesperson for the British High Commission said yesterday. [More]
Investigations on murders of Muslim nationals: Hassen Ali
[ Friday, 23 January 2015, 03:06.03 AM ]
A Sri Lankan minority party on Thursday called upon the newly elected president to reinvestigate religious killings which had occurred in the country under the previous regime. [More]
Why did people chased away Mahinda? Mawai, Sridharan briefs to Swiss nationals
[ Friday, 23 January 2015, 02:55.20 AM ] []
Tamil National Alliance parliamentarians Mawai Senadhiraja and Sridharan briefs Swiss nationals on North and Eastern peoples final decision in the 2015 presidential election. MPs noted at present Southern SriLanka is well aware about Tamils decision. [More]
No progress in Lankan human rights situation: UK
[ Friday, 23 January 2015, 02:50.11 AM ]
There was no overall improvement in the human rights situation in Sri Lanka during the last three months of last year, the British Foreign and Commonwealth Office said in an update on Sri Lanka’s human rights situation, as the island continued to remain as a country of concern. [More]
CID questions G.L.Peiris
[ Thursday, 22 January 2015, 05:40.09 PM ]
Former External Affairs Minister Prof. G.L. Peiris had been questioned by the Criminal Investigations Department officers this afternoon over an alleged attempt in the early hours of Friday January 9 to thwart the electoral process and to prevent, by unlawful means, the transfer of power after the Presidential Election. [More]
Champika orders Northern Power Company to shut down
[ Thursday, 22 January 2015, 04:26.12 PM ]
Minister of Power and Electricity, Patali Champika Ranawaka on Thursday has ordered for the immediate closure of a controversial private power company at Chunnakam in the northern Jaffna peninsula for causing serious environmental hazards, including fast contamination of underground water. [More]
Special committee appointed to monitor on 100 days work plan
[ Thursday, 22 January 2015, 04:22.49 PM ]
A special committee appointed to monitor 100 days work programme of Maithripala Sirisena. [More]
Lasantha murder ! CID to question Gotabaya
[ Thursday, 22 January 2015, 04:10.15 PM ]
Senior spokesman of the Lankan government says that CID officials will conduct investigations against former Defence Secretary Goabaya Rajpaksa on allege murder of veteran journalist Lasantha Wickramathunga. [More]
Minister Sajith Preamadasa decided to donate his salary
[ Thursday, 22 January 2015, 02:48.43 PM ]
Minister of Housing and Samurdhi Sajith Premadasa who assumed duties today vowed donate his salary and all perks that he would receive from the ministry to the National Housing Development fund. [More]
I'm unaware of CJ's spokesman: Rajitha
[ Thursday, 22 January 2015, 02:42.59 PM ]
The Minister of Health and the cabinet media spokesman Rajitha Senaratne says that he is unaware of Chief Justice Media spokesman. [More]
Mahinda's private activities
[ Thursday, 22 January 2015, 02:18.48 PM ] []
Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa yesterday visited Dehiwala, Mount Lavinia Mayor Danasiri Amaratunga’s residence. [More]
Bus- Lorry collision - 20 Injured
[ Thursday, 22 January 2015, 02:04.24 PM ]
20 Passengers injured in Private bus- Lorry collision reported in the Welimada, Bandarawela road today. [More]
Champika briefs on Rajapaksa's dictatorship ruling
[ Thursday, 22 January 2015, 01:58.21 PM ] []
The Minister of Power and Energy Champika Ranawaka says at present I’m well aware of president Mahinda Rajapaksa’s dictatorship ruling and also about his fake towards motherland. [More]
Hunger strike protest continuing for third day
[ Thursday, 22 January 2015, 01:02.34 PM ] []
Doctors led hunger strike protest for third day on demanding to shut down Northern Power plant which case oil leakage in the Jaffna peninsula. [More]
Gotabaya appointed leading actress for security duties
[ Thursday, 22 January 2015, 12:55.48 PM ]
Former Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa appointed leading Sinhala film actress as staff of Ministry of Defence. [More]
President's brother appointed as Telecom Chairman
[ Thursday, 22 January 2015, 12:53.47 PM ]
President Maithripala Sirisena’s decision to appoint his brother Kumarasinghe Sirisena has already raised doubts in the minds of people who expect good governance . [More]
7 Brigades were called for a Military Coup to Colombo: Anura Kumara
[ Thursday, 22 January 2015, 12:48.37 PM ]
The J.V.P. President Anura Kumara Dissanayake has said that on the day of the Presidential Election, the Rajapaksa’s were trying to retain their powers by calling for a Military Coup for that purpose 7 Brigades were invited to come to Colombo city. [More]
New Military Spokesperson Appointed
[ Thursday, 22 January 2015, 11:18.05 AM ]
In order to function immediately, Brigadier K.J. Jayaweera has been appointed temporarily as the new Military Spokesperson. [More]
As per the President’s Order Closed Roads are Re-opened at Colombo!
[ Thursday, 22 January 2015, 11:16.52 AM ]
The Roads that has been closed for a very long period of time in Colombo is going to be re-opened from today to the general people’s Traffics and Transportation. [More]
To Discuss about the Atrocities at Leadership Training for Students: University Students Federation
[ Thursday, 22 January 2015, 09:04.45 AM ]
The All University Students Federation has requested to Conduct an immediate investigation on the atrocities that had taken place during the Leadership Training for Students. [More]
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Parliament adjourned for 20 minutes
[ Friday, 30 January 2015, 12:05.45 PM ] []
Parliament sessions were adjourned for 20 minutes a short while ago following a special statement made by Prime Minister Ranil Wickremeisnghe on the reinstatement of former Chief Justice Shirani Bandaranayake. [More]
Maithri, Chandrika and Mahinda should work united: Prasana Ranathunga
[ Friday, 30 January 2015, 05:17.46 AM ]
Western Provincial Council Chief Minister Prasana Ranathunga says president Maithripala Sirisena, former president Chandrika Kumaratunga and Mahinda Rajapaksa should work together if not there are threatening on separation in the SriLanka Freedom Party. [More]
EU agrees to lift ban of Lanka soon
[ Friday, 30 January 2015, 03:11.39 AM ]
The European Commission has offered Sri Lanka assistance to meet the regulatory requirements that would enable an early lifting of the ban on fish exports to the EU. [More]
Mohan Peiris pledges Maithri
[ Friday, 30 January 2015, 03:00.54 AM ]
Chief Justice Mohan Peiris pledges the president Maithripala Sirisena grant permission to serve as the CJ of this country, sources said. [More]
Sripavan to become Lankan Chief Justice
[ Thursday, 29 January 2015, 04:31.25 PM ]
Justice Kanakasabapathi Sripavan will be the second Tamil to be Chief Justice of the Sri Lankan Supreme Court when he takes over on Friday following the retirement of Shirani Bandaranayake. [More]
HRW slams former Government
[ Thursday, 29 January 2015, 03:23.16 PM ]
The Sri Lankan government stepped up pressure in 2014 on human rights activists and journalists, particularly those urging justice for past war crimes, Human Rights Watch said in its World Report 2015 released today. [More]
British FM meets displaced people at Waligamam North
[ Thursday, 29 January 2015, 03:21.01 PM ] []
British Foreign Minister Hugo Swire today visited the displaced people at in Chunnagam Ganapathipillay welfare camp in Waligamam North at 2.30 pm today. [More]
Tamil people are fear to trust new government - Wigneswaran informs Hugo Swire
[ Thursday, 29 January 2015, 12:41.36 PM ] []
British Foreign Minister Hugo Swire and his team pays official visit to Jaffna peninsula today and met Northern Provincial Council Chief Minister C.V.Wigneswaran at the Jaffna Public library complex today. [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]
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