K.T. Chitrasiri to be appointed Supreme Court judge
[ Friday, 20 November 2015, 08:04.20 AM ]
The Constitutional Council (CC) today approved a recommendation made by President Maithripala Sirisena to appoint Justice K.T.Chitrasiri as a judge of the Supreme Court of Sri Lanka. [More]
Investigation on Sri Lanka torture camps is Demanded by Tamil Nadu political parties
[ Friday, 20 November 2015, 07:39.23 AM ]
The Tamil Nadu political parties demand probe into the Sri Lanka Torture Camps. [More]
SL appoints new high commissioners and ambassadors
[ Friday, 20 November 2015, 07:11.33 AM ]
New ambassadors and high commissioners to SriLanka appointed today. [More]
UN team visits Gotabhaya Rajapaksa's secret torture camp site
[ Friday, 20 November 2015, 06:52.16 AM ] []
The UN Team Visits the Gotabhaya Rajapaksa's Secret Torture Camp Site at the Sri Lanka Naval Base. [More]
Sri Lankan Navy takes control of the Avant Garde
[ Friday, 20 November 2015, 06:08.24 AM ]
The Sri Lankan Navy takes custody of 2,410 Firearms from the Avant Garde. [More]
Google live traffic in SL
[ Friday, 20 November 2015, 05:34.54 AM ]
Google has made its live traffic updates available in Sri Lanka providing great ease for commuters to find roads with less traffic. [More]
SLFP Bulathsinhala organizer arrested
[ Friday, 20 November 2015, 05:27.40 AM ]
Thusitha Kularatne , SriLanka Freedom Party Bhulathsinhala electorate of Kalutara district was arrested this morning. [More]
Mahinda appeared before the presidential commission
[ Friday, 20 November 2015, 05:10.12 AM ] []
Former president Mahinda Rajapaksa appeared before the presidential commission of inquiry short while ago. [More]
One shot dead at Meetiyagoda
[ Friday, 20 November 2015, 04:52.59 AM ]
Group of unidentified personal have carried out firing at Kalupe area in Meetiyagoda early this morning. [More]
Constitutional Council urges all commissions to work on independent manner
[ Friday, 20 November 2015, 04:42.23 AM ]
Constitutional Council stressed all commissions should work on independent manner and should not violate people’s trust upon them. [More]
Release of Tamil political prisoners was an election pledge : Mahinda Rajapaksa
[ Friday, 20 November 2015, 03:59.22 AM ]
Former president Mahinda Rajapaksa said release of Tamil political prisoners was an election pledge and they are keeping their promise. [More]
Petition filed on urging to cancel 20 political parties
[ Friday, 20 November 2015, 03:46.19 AM ]
Presidential counsel Prashantha De Alwis today filed petition at the supreme court on urging election commissioner to cancel the names of 20 political parties which registered under the religious and ethnic basis. [More]
Martyr’s day posters pasted at Vavuniya
[ Friday, 20 November 2015, 03:42.34 AM ] []
Martyr’s day posters were pasted at Vavuniya city limit. [More]
Consumer Affairs Authority chairman resigns
[ Friday, 20 November 2015, 03:38.00 AM ]
The Chairman of the Consumer Affairs Authority (CAA), Dr.R.M.K.Ratnayake has tendered his resignation to Industry and Commerce Minister Rishad Bathiudeen. [More]
Minister of Finance to submit budget proposal today
[ Friday, 20 November 2015, 03:22.58 AM ]
The Minister of Finance Ravi Karunanyake is schedule to submit the first budget proposal of 8th parliament at 2.00 pm today. [More]
Parliamentarian permitted to question PM
[ Friday, 20 November 2015, 03:18.43 AM ]
All Lankan parliamentarians are directly permitted to question Prime Minister Ranil Wickramasinghe. [More]
CSN television office raided
[ Friday, 20 November 2015, 03:13.14 AM ]
Police Financial Crimes Investigation Division officers visited the Carlton Sports Network (CSN) television office today for the second time to collect evidence relevant to the ongoing probe. [More]
PRECIFAC to summon Mahinda tomorrow
[ Thursday, 19 November 2015, 04:08.23 PM ]
Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa will again be summoned to the special Presidential Commission of Inquiry to Investigate and Inquire into Serious Acts of Fraud, Corruption and Abuse of Power, State Resources and Privileges (PRECIFAC) tomorrow (20). [More]
Life time sentence to an indian woman
[ Thursday, 19 November 2015, 03:43.26 PM ]
Negombo court today issues life time sentence against Indian woman owning 448 g cocaine drugs with her position and she was arrested by the anti narcotic official on year 2009. [More]
Sri Lanka to improve living standards in former war-torn north
[ Thursday, 19 November 2015, 03:17.28 PM ]
The Sri Lankan government on Thursday said it will launch special projects in war-ravaged north to improve living conditions of the families residing there. [More]
CBK to get enhanced pension
[ Sunday, 29 November 2015, 08:20.44 AM ]
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe tabled a resolution in Parliament to provide a pension to former President Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga equal with the entitlement enjoyed by her successor Mahinda Rajapaksa. [More]
President meets Premiers of Australia and Canada
[ Sunday, 29 November 2015, 07:46.40 AM ] []
President Maithripala Sirisena has met Prime Ministers of Canada and Australia on the sidelines of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in Malta. [More]
Sentenced maid Saudi : SL hires lawyers to file appeal
[ Sunday, 29 November 2015, 07:26.24 AM ]
The Sri Lanka Foreign Employment Bureau has hired lawyers to file an appeal on behalf of the Sri Lankan maid, who has been sentenced to death by stoning in Saudi Arabia. [More]
Cameron meets Sirisensa, offers £6.6m over 3 years
[ Saturday, 28 November 2015, 08:13.42 AM ] []
Britain will give Sri Lanka £6.6m over three years to help the battle-scarred country continue its recovery from a long civil war, the Independent reported. [More]
LTTE did not represent Tamils says Mangala
[ Saturday, 28 November 2015, 07:37.32 AM ]
Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera says the LTTE terror did not represent the hopes and aspirations of the majority of the Tamil community. [More]
Narahenpita Police Crimes Division OIC Arrested
[ Saturday, 28 November 2015, 06:58.04 AM ]
The OIC-Officer In Charge of the Narahenpita Police Crimes Division has been arrested by the Commission to Investigate Allegations of Bribery or Corruption. [More]
Canadian court rules against laws in Lankan refugee case
[ Saturday, 28 November 2015, 05:47.02 AM ]
In two cases involving ships carrying Tamil refugees to Canada’s shores, the Canadian Supreme Court has ruled that federal immigration laws denying entry to human smugglers are unconstitutional, the Globe and Mail reported. [More]
Tamil National Peoples Front martyrs day commemoration
[ Friday, 27 November 2015, 05:18.26 PM ] []
Tamil National Peoples Front martyrs day commemoration held at party leader’s residence this evening. [More]
US slams human rights violations in SriLanka
[ Friday, 26 June 2015, 08:03.21 AM ]
Several human rights violations had taken place last year in Sri Lanka , according to the annual human rights report of the US State Department released yesterday (Thursday). [More]
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