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One month detention for Wele Suda
[ Thursday, 19 February 2015, 09:06.53 AM ]
Colombo High Court today (19) granted permission to police to question Drug kingpin Gampola Vidanage Samantha Kumara alias Wele Suda and three others under detention orders until 23 March. [More]
Fonseka become field marshal
[ Thursday, 19 February 2015, 08:34.15 AM ]
Former Army commander Gen. Sarath Fonseka is to become a field marshal by next week, say reliable sources, making him the first Sri Lankan to hold that military ranking. [More]
Need more time to decide action on KP: AG
[ Thursday, 19 February 2015, 08:18.29 AM ]
Deputy Solicitor General (DSG) Suhada Gamlath today informed the Appeal Court that the Attorney General’s Department needed more time to decide on the nature of action to be taken against former LTTE arms supplier Kumaran Pathmanathan alias KP. [More]
Anoma to chair Ranaviru Seva Authority
[ Thursday, 19 February 2015, 08:16.25 AM ]
Anoma Fonseka, the wife of former Army commander Gen. Sarath Fonseka has been appointed as the new Chairperson of the Ranaviru Seva Authority with effective from Feb. 16. [More]
Mahinda ordered to appear before court
[ Thursday, 19 February 2015, 08:13.07 AM ]
High Court ordered former president Mahinda Rajapaksa to appear before court on 31st of March. [More]
50% of Lankan prisoners suffer from physiological problems
[ Thursday, 19 February 2015, 04:40.36 AM ]
Director of the Angoda national hospital Dr. Jane Mendis says 50% of Lankan prisoners suffer from physiological problems. [More]
Indian court releases 5 Lankan fishing vessels
[ Thursday, 19 February 2015, 03:52.48 AM ]
The Chief Judicial Magistrate (CJM) Court in Ramanathapuram, India has given approval for the release of five Sri Lankan fishing boats. [More]
Ven. Sobitha thero calls for new election system
[ Thursday, 19 February 2015, 03:48.13 AM ]
Ven. Maduluwawe Sobitha Thera, one of the key activists in President Maithripala Sirisena’s election campaign, today said that they didn’t ask for the 100-day programme. [More]
Western Provincial Council passes resolution against NPC
[ Thursday, 19 February 2015, 03:47.07 AM ]
Western Provincial Council passed another resolution against the Northern Provincial Council resolution on international investigations against genocide attacks reported in the North and Eastern parts of the island. [More]
US commends Lanka’s pledges
[ Thursday, 19 February 2015, 03:45.21 AM ]
The United States commended the pledges made – and initial steps taken – by the new Sri Lankan government to revive Sri Lanka’s democracy, improve governance, support credible justice and accountability mechanisms, enhance the protection of human rights, and facilitate reconciliation after nearly 30 years of war. [More]
Racism meeting at Nugegoda - Azad Sally
[ Thursday, 19 February 2015, 03:40.01 AM ]
Leader of the National Unity Front Azad Sally describes Nugegoda rally as preparation to attack minority community people. [More]
Former president tips on re-enter in to politics
[ Thursday, 19 February 2015, 03:38.33 AM ]
Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa in a message to those who attended the massive rally in Nugegoda on Wednesday urging him to return to active politics said he could not ignore the hands of honour and affection extended to him by the people and the leadership forces of the UPFA led by the SLFP. [More]
Britain says SriLanka should work together with UN
[ Wednesday, 18 February 2015, 04:31.42 PM ]
Hugo Swire urged all sides to continue to work together to ensure that the OHCHR’s report on Sri Lanka, now due in September, is thorough and consistent. [More]
UN to ‘keep a close eye’ on domestic mechanism
[ Wednesday, 18 February 2015, 03:27.33 PM ]
Farhan Haq, Deputy Spokesman for the United Nations Secretary-General Ban ki-moon, said the UN will be carefully assessing developments with respect to the domestic accountability mechanism in Sri Lanka. [More]
Hakeem visits Saudi Arabia to discuss on death sentence against SriLankans
[ Wednesday, 18 February 2015, 03:25.02 PM ]
Adam Bahava, Advisor of the SriLanka embassy to Saudi Arabia said that minister Rauff Hakeem schedule to visit Saudi Arabia to hold discussions with government representatives on death penalty imposed against SriLankans. [More]
Man abducted in Valvettithurai
[ Wednesday, 18 February 2015, 02:43.00 PM ] []
Group of unidentified personals abducted Rasan Dayanandan alias Kannan , 41, resident of Northern Karavetti, Karanawai while at Valvettithurai, Jaffna yesterday. [More]
Heavy traffic in Nugegoda due to rally
[ Wednesday, 18 February 2015, 02:35.26 PM ] []
Heavy traffic reported on Stanley Tilakeratne Mawatha in Nugegoda opposite the supermarket as a large crowd has gathered at a rally organized by JNP, MEP and other parties. [More]
NPC local council members are great example to this country: Karu Jayasuriya
[ Wednesday, 18 February 2015, 02:03.33 PM ]
Minister Karu Jayasuriya says most of the northern provincial councilors earn less than two laks annual income. [More]
Japanese youths visits Vakarai
[ Wednesday, 18 February 2015, 01:32.43 PM ] []
Under the International Youth Leadership and Friendship Programme named “Nippon Maru goodwill international tour” group of Japanese Youths visited eastern part of SriLanka today. They all were warmly welcomed at the Vakarai Maha Vidiyalayam today. [More]
SC rejects Kumar Gunaratnam’s petition
[ Wednesday, 18 February 2015, 01:04.15 PM ]
The petition filed by Frontline Socialist Party (FSP) Central Committee Member Kumar Gunaratnam seeking to prevent him from being arrested and deported from the country was dismissed by the Supreme Court today (18). [More]
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Lanka seeks US, India, UK help
[ Sunday, 01 March 2015, 02:22.19 PM ]
The Government has sought assistance from India, the United States and Britain to investigate large scale financial fraud committed by the former Government. [More]
Foliage wall in Temple Trees removed
[ Sunday, 01 March 2015, 07:41.35 AM ] []
The outer perimeter wall of Temple Trees that was embedded with potted tropical bushes as part of the beautification operations conducted by the previous regime during the CHOGM 2013 was removed due to high maintenance cost. [More]
Investigation with Basil Rajapaksa
[ Saturday, 28 February 2015, 03:50.15 PM ]
Investigations with the former Economic Development Minister Basil Rajapaksa is going to be commenced. [More]
Intelligence Department collecting evidences for 3 days on Mahinda government’s corruptions
[ Saturday, 28 February 2015, 09:32.21 AM ]
The Intelligence Department is conducting their investigations based upon the complaints filed by the JVP Provincial Council Member Wasantha Samarasinghe on corruptions and scandals of the previous government. They have conducted enquiries for the last three days and gathered evidences and witnesses. [More]
19-year-old arrested for sexual assault on minor
[ Saturday, 28 February 2015, 09:09.51 AM ]
A 19-year-ols youth from Mawathagama has been arrested on charges of sexually assaulting a 14-year-old school girl from Dankotuwa, police said. [More]
Sri Lankan woman killed in hit and run in London
[ Saturday, 28 February 2015, 06:15.11 AM ] []
A mother-of-two who died in a hit and run crash fled Sri Lanka’s civil war eight years ago and had only recently been reunited with her husband and daughter in London. [More]
Mahinda met former minister at prison
[ Thursday, 26 February 2015, 04:59.09 PM ]
Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa visited the former deputy minister Premala Jayasekara alia Soka Malli currently detained at the Kuruwitta prison this afternoon. [More]
US stand behind the progress of SriLanka: John Kerry
[ Thursday, 26 February 2015, 04:57.41 PM ]
US Secretary of State John Kerry has noted the progress in Sri Lanka after the new Government took office. [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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