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Continued Violation of Human Rights by Australia Condemned by the New Human Rights Commissioner
[ Monday, 08 September 2014, 12:19.44 PM ]
The United Nations Human Rights Council’s new Commissioner accused the Australia for the continued violation of Human Rights with regard to the Asylum Seekers in Australia. [More]
Uni.Students abducted and attacked in Monaragala
[ Monday, 08 September 2014, 09:53.09 AM ]
Four university students were attacked and one student abducted by a group that had come in defender vehicles without number plates reports Campaign for Free and Fair Elections (CaFFE). The incident had occurred at Maduruketiya in Monaragala today (8th) at about 6.30 a.m. [More]
Deputy leadership - Ravi Karunanayake maintains silence
[ Monday, 08 September 2014, 09:27.23 AM ]
UNP Colombo District Leader Ravi Karunanayake, who is a bitter rival of Sajith Premadasa said that he would wait till the Uva PC polls were over to comment on moves being made to appoint the latter the party’s Deputy Leader. [More]
Lankan Haj pilgrims to be monitored: Minister Fowzie
[ Monday, 08 September 2014, 09:25.34 AM ]
Sri Lankan pilgrims in Saudi Arabia will be monitored using a new software, Minister AHM Fowzie told Arab News after the first group of 48 Sri Lankan Haj pilgrims arrived in Jeddah. [More]
Mahinda is going to meet Modi at New York
[ Monday, 08 September 2014, 09:14.52 AM ]
According to the foreign trips schedule of the Indian Prime Minister, up to January-2015, visit to Srilanka is not enlisted in the schedule of visit to foreign nations. [More]
Dayasiri didn't cut off his ear
[ Monday, 08 September 2014, 08:32.55 AM ]
Chief Ministerial office of the North Western Provincial Council today denied reports that the Chief Minister cut his ear off after seeing the UNP Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe, MP Sajith Premadasa and the party’s candidate Harin Fernando on stage. [More]
Western powers to use Facebook to destabilise the country: Wimal Weerawansa
[ Monday, 08 September 2014, 08:17.29 AM ]
Government Minister and National Freedom Front (NFF) leader Wimal Weerawansa fears an attempt by western powers to use Facebook to destabilise the country. [More]
We should protect the children of the President and Speaker: Mervyn Silva
[ Monday, 08 September 2014, 08:13.22 AM ]
Minister Mervyn Silva has said that it is the primary duty to protect the children of the President Mahinda Rajapaksa as well as the Speaker Chamal Rajapaksa. [More]
Tamil Diaspora relations can keep the motherland to live: Sridharan M.P.
[ Monday, 08 September 2014, 08:05.00 AM ] []
Sridharan M.P. has said in Australia that the Tamil Diaspora relations can keep the motherland to live. [More]
No personal talks with TNA - Min. Nimal Siripala Desilva
[ Monday, 08 September 2014, 05:54.05 AM ]
Minister Nimal Siripala Desilva stated there are no possibilities to hold personal discussions with Tamil National Alliance. [More]
Japanese Prime Minister arrives in Sri Lanka
[ Monday, 08 September 2014, 05:50.17 AM ] []
Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe accompanied by a large business delegation arrived in Sri Lanka on Sunday for a two-day official visit on an invitation extended by the Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa during his visit to Japan in March 2013. [More]
27th UNHRC session commenced today
[ Monday, 08 September 2014, 04:57.26 AM ]
Highlighting the “great importance” of the investigation on Sri Lanka mandated by the UN Human Rights Council, its new chief has encouraged the government to cooperate with the process, in the interests of justice and reconciliation. [More]
UN failed to protect civilians from LTTE: New report
[ Monday, 08 September 2014, 04:51.50 AM ]
The United Nations failed in its mandate to protect Sri Lankan civilians caught up in the final phases of the Indian Ocean island’s bloody war, a new report has said. [More]
TNA to brief their stance to Sinhala people
[ Monday, 08 September 2014, 04:28.35 AM ]
Tamil National Alliance has taken steps to brief their stance to Sinhala people. [More]
President advise on special security arrangements in Uva
[ Monday, 08 September 2014, 04:25.38 AM ]
President Mahinda Rajapaksa advised to make special security arrangements in the Uva Province. [More]
UNP MP Mannapperuma’s leg amputated
[ Sunday, 07 September 2014, 04:46.58 PM ] []
UNP MP Ajith Mannapperuma, who had been in a motor accident that occurred on the Southern Expressway this afternoon had his leg amputated and was transferred to the Colombo National Hospital, UNP MP Eran Wickrameratne said [More]
SL ready to talk with new UNHRC Chief: MR
[ Sunday, 07 September 2014, 04:42.26 PM ] []
President Mahinda Rajapaksa has expressed his government’s willingness to conduct high-level dialogues with the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights and the invitation extended to him to visit Sri Lanka during 2014, a joint statement said today. [More]
Police say LTTE suspects deported from Dubai
[ Sunday, 07 September 2014, 02:04.51 PM ] []
Two LTTE suspects wanted by the police have been sent to Sri Lanka from the state of Abu Dhabi. [More]
5 arrested for murder of Sri Lankan refugee
[ Sunday, 07 September 2014, 01:58.25 PM ]
Trichy police on Saturday arrested five people in connection with the murder of a 56-year-old Sri Lankan refugee, Times Of India Reports. [More]
Excavations prove spread of Buddhism in Tamil Nadu: ASI
[ Sunday, 07 September 2014, 01:55.07 PM ]
Dispelling the belief that Buddhism did not have a firm footing in Tamil Nadu barring a few pockets, excavations of Buddhist Vihara and a temple at Kaveripumpattinam and hundreds of stone sculptures and bronzes by ASI from over 125 sites have proved the spread of the religion in the state. [More]
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Contract given to assassinate Senthil: Muttu Sivalingam
[ Thursday, 18 September 2014, 01:21.55 PM ] []
Deputy Minister of Economic Development, Muttu Sivalingam made the following remarks on the accident which occurred in Bandarawela on Wednesday evening which killed one person and injured 24 others, including UPFA Uva Provincial Council candidate Senthil Thondaman. [More]
Fonseka's bomb attack vehicle at Uva election campaign
[ Thursday, 18 September 2014, 08:33.40 AM ] []
The leader of Democratic Party has added a new item to the election campaign at Uva. [More]
Minister who came to the Diplomats Event with Torn Shoes!
[ Thursday, 18 September 2014, 05:56.27 AM ] []
The Ceylon Chamber of Commerce has announced two days ago that the Srilanka’s Export Production of Shoes has been doubled with two fold increase comparing it with the year 2013 with this year. [More]
Ananthi, Ravikaran Participates at the U.N. Human Rights Council Meetings
[ Thursday, 18 September 2014, 05:41.54 AM ] []
At the 27th Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council Meetings in the session of conference for the International Countries Representatives meet, the Northern Provincial Council Members T. Ravikaran and Ananthi Sasitharan are participated in the meetings. [More]
UN send new team to SriLanka
[ Wednesday, 17 September 2014, 04:01.41 PM ]
United Nation decided to send new team to support internal investigation carried out by the Lankan government. [More]
Mahinda blames Wigneswaran: Bishop informs Norwegian ambassador
[ Wednesday, 17 September 2014, 09:21.32 AM ]
Bishop of Jaffna Rev. Thomas Sawundranayakam informed the Norwegian ambassador that President Mahinda Rajapaksa’s complaints to bishops on Northern Chief Minister C.V.Wigneswaran. [More]
Parliamentarian Sridharan provides drinking water to school children
[ Wednesday, 17 September 2014, 09:11.53 AM ] []
Killinochchie district severely affected from present drought condition. [More]
Srilanka's Innovative Port City Work Commenced
[ Wednesday, 17 September 2014, 07:16.59 AM ] []
The Port City work, which is going to be the most innovative work of construction in the history of Srilanka has just commenced. [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]