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SriLanka airlines purchase 6 new air buses
[ Friday, 17 October 2014, 02:35.44 PM ]
Cabinet granted approval for SriLanka Airlines to purchase 6 new air buses. [More]
Yala National Park reopened
[ Friday, 17 October 2014, 01:01.08 PM ]
The Yala National Park which was closed due to the drought will reopen to the public on Thursday. [More]
Minister Wimal hold discussions with President Rajapaksa
[ Friday, 17 October 2014, 12:55.27 PM ]
It is reported that a special meeting is to take place between the President Mahinda Rajapaksa and the Leader of National Freedom Front (NFF) and Minister of Construction, Engineering Services, Housing and Common Amenities, Wimal Weerawansa, tomorrow (17) at 11.00 a.m. at Temple Trees. [More]
Earth mound kills two military personals
[ Friday, 17 October 2014, 12:19.45 PM ]
Two military personals engaged in irrigation work at Morawewa in Kantale were killed when a mound of earth collapsed on them, police said. [More]
Lankan HR issue to be discuss at UN Security Council - AI
[ Friday, 17 October 2014, 12:14.32 PM ]
Amnesty International (AI) called upon the New Zealand government to submit report on Lankan human rights violations at the UN security council. [More]
An American national assaults hotel employee
[ Friday, 17 October 2014, 12:11.12 PM ]
An American national has been arrested over an assault incident at a five star hotel in Colombo today. [More]
Ban on LTTE lifted - Lawyer Thamara Buruma
[ Friday, 17 October 2014, 09:34.51 AM ] []
Tamils from all around the world are grateful and thankful to leading lawyers Victor Koppe, Thamara Buruma and A.Marike van Eik for appearing on behalf of LTTE and wining case at the EU court in Luxembourg. [More]
Dairy farmers to get milch cows from Australia
[ Friday, 17 October 2014, 09:27.38 AM ]
Sri Lanka and Australia yesterday signed an agreement to import 20,000 milch cows for uplifting small- and medium-scale dairy farmers under a program to make Sri Lanka self-sufficient in liquid milk by 2016. [More]
Indian SC grants bail to Jaya
[ Friday, 17 October 2014, 09:25.21 AM ]
The Supreme Court today granted bail to former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa. [More]
Gotabaya to hold discussions in India
[ Friday, 17 October 2014, 05:08.44 AM ]
SriLankan Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa schedule to meet up Indian Defence Advisor Ajit Doval next week, New Delhi sources said. [More]
Five ruling party parliamentarians to cross over to opposition
[ Friday, 17 October 2014, 04:39.48 AM ]
Five ruling party parliamentarians including three ministers are presently holding discussions with the main opposition party for a possible cross over ahead of the next national level election, highly placed political sources said. [More]
NPC CM rejects applications to construct new army camps
[ Friday, 17 October 2014, 04:37.30 AM ]
Northern Chief Minister C.V.Wingeswaran has rejected 25 applications forms on seeking permission to construct new army camps in the Northern Province. [More]
Steps taken to re-appoint Chris Nonis?
[ Friday, 17 October 2014, 03:03.47 AM ]
Ruling party members have taken various steps to re-appoint Chris Nonis has Lankan ambassador to Britain. [More]
Arumugan Thondaman cast unconditional support to President
[ Friday, 17 October 2014, 02:56.56 AM ]
Ceylon Workers Congress (CWC) decided to grant their unconditional support towards ruling party headed by the president Mahinda Rajapaksa, President media unit reports. [More]
Japan tells Radhika to retract comment
[ Friday, 17 October 2014, 02:53.26 AM ]
The Japanese government has asked Radhika Coomaraswamy, who compiled a 1996 UN report that determined that so-called comfort women had been forcibly recruited to serve as “sexual slaves” for the former Imperial Japanese Army, to retract a part of its contents, it was learned Wednesday, according to a report on Asia One. [More]
Sarath Fonseka cannot contest elections?
[ Thursday, 16 October 2014, 04:02.52 PM ]
The Attorney General has informed the elections commissioner Mahinda Deshapriya that the leader of the Democratic Party (DP) - former Army commander Sarath Fonseka cannot contest elections, reports say. [More]
Two sentenced to death
[ Thursday, 16 October 2014, 03:06.55 PM ]
Kegalle court today issued death sentence against two brothers aged 50 and 52 years over killing their younger sister’s husband. [More]
SL government express concern over lifting LTTE ban in EU
[ Thursday, 16 October 2014, 02:46.25 PM ]
The Government of Sri Lanka has noted with concern the decision of the European Court of Justice (ECJ) on 16th October, to annul the EU regulations proscribing the LTTE. The defendants of this case have been the Council and Commission of the European Union, together with two member states, the Netherlands and the UK. [More]
MP Sajin Vaas reacts to allegations by Tamara Kunanayakam; denies knowledge of audit report
[ Thursday, 16 October 2014, 02:02.17 PM ]
Former Sri Lankan Representative to the UN in Geneva Ambassador Tamara Kunanayakam alleged that a contract to renovate the official residence of the Sri Lankan Permanent Representative in Geneva had been awarded to an organisation affiliated with the LTTE. [More]
SLFP organizers invited for urgent meeting
[ Thursday, 16 October 2014, 01:20.26 PM ]
Leader of the SriLanka Freedom Party, President Mahinda Rajapaksa has invited party organizers from all around the country to attend the meeting schedule at 7.00 pm in Temple Trees today. [More]
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SriLanka election commission in not independent: Kamalesh Sharma
[ Wednesday, 29 October 2014, 04:18.32 PM ]
Commonwealth Secretary General Kamalesh Sharma says the Office of the Commissioner of Elections is not fully independent. [More]
Owner of Lyca mobile arrested at Katunayake airport
[ Wednesday, 29 October 2014, 04:04.09 PM ] []
Subashkaran Alliraja, Owner of the Lyca mobile, London and the producer of the “Kathi” film was arrested while at the Katunayake international airport, Colombo today, unconfirmed sources said. [More]
People rescued from the Landslide briefs their tearful story! More than 300 individuals disappeared
[ Wednesday, 29 October 2014, 12:24.15 PM ] []
10 dead and more than three hundred people disappeared in the landslide reported in the Koslanda area in Badhula this morning. [More]
King Ravana was not having planes: Srilanka Archeological Department
[ Wednesday, 29 October 2014, 09:53.29 AM ] []
According to the Srilanka Archeological Department reports, "There is no evidence to prove that King Ravana was having in his possession aircrafts and other equipments". [More]
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Major landslide in Badulla
[ Wednesday, 29 October 2014, 04:25.25 AM ] []
A row of line houses in the Haldemulla area in Badulla have been damaged due to a landslide this morning and more than hundred people believed to be trapped under the rubble. [More]
Srilankan Refugees Wants to Stay in India: Research Study
[ Tuesday, 28 October 2014, 07:51.24 AM ]
According to the Research Study information, the Srilankan Refugees, who are staying at the Refugee Camps in India, would like to stay continuously in India only. [More]
Fonseka requests the post of Defense Minister
[ Tuesday, 28 October 2014, 07:36.13 AM ]
The former media secretary of democratic party Sanjeewa Samarasinghe says that the leader of the party Sarath Fonseka has requested the post of defense minister. [More]
Sri Lankan asylum seeker killed in UK
[ Tuesday, 28 October 2014, 04:00.38 AM ] []
An asylum seeker who escaped war-ravaged Sri Lanka was mowed down and killed in a hit-and-run on Sunday night just metres from his home in Croydon, England. [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]