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President Sirisena faces death threatenings?
[ Monday, 23 February 2015, 05:17.15 AM ]
Last week government has paid its attention on attempts made to murder President Maithripala Sirisena during the time of military parade on Independence Day celebrations near the parliament at Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte. [More]
TNA: Enforce Witness Protection Act as it is
[ Sunday, 22 February 2015, 08:58.27 AM ]
The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) is happy that the parliament has passed the Victims of Crimes and Witnesses Protection Act at long last. But it insists that the Act will be only as good as it is implemented. [More]
India can’t dump radioactive waste in SL-Champika
[ Sunday, 22 February 2015, 08:55.29 AM ]
The Indo-Lanka civil nuclear agreement would not permit India to dump its radioactive waste in Sri Lankan territory, Minister of Power and Energy Champika Ranawaka said. [More]
Modi keen to visit Lanka's ancient capital
[ Sunday, 22 February 2015, 07:24.08 AM ]
Prime Minister Narendra Modi may visit Sri Lanka’s ancient capital Anuradhapura during his tour to the island nation next month. [More]
SLFP will not back a UNP agenda
[ Sunday, 22 February 2015, 07:10.21 AM ]
The opposition Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) says it is not prepared to accept and work according to the agenda of the United National Party. [More]
Polls was not just about Maithri
[ Sunday, 22 February 2015, 06:53.14 AM ]
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe says the United National Party (UNP) sough the support of the public at the Presidential elections last month to make him Prime Minister and not just to make Maithripala Sirisena President. [More]
Shashi Weerawansa Escapes Out of the House-Sinhala Media
[ Saturday, 21 February 2015, 11:44.31 AM ]
According to Sinhala news reports Shashi Weerawansa the wife of former Minister Wimal Weerawansa Escapes Out of the House at the time of police coming to Wimal Weerawansa’s house in search of his wife Shashi Weerawansa. [More]
The U.S is setting up a Port City in Maldives competing with China
[ Saturday, 21 February 2015, 11:39.05 AM ]
The US decided to set up a massive Port City at Maldives to compete with the Port City of Hambantota in Sri Lanka, which has been under construction with the Financial Aid of China. [More]
Action taken to produce all kinds of Medicines Indigenously
[ Saturday, 21 February 2015, 11:35.17 AM ]
The Health Minister Rajitha Senaratne has said that necessary actions will be taken to manufacture all kinds of medicines and medicinal products locally by indigenous manufacture. [More]
Rs.1.177 bn spent on CHOGM publicity
[ Saturday, 21 February 2015, 05:56.17 AM ]
The Mass Media and Information Ministry has spent as much as Rs.1.177 billion for the publicity and media coverage of the Commonwealth Head of Government Meeting (CHOGM) conducted in Colombo in 2013, Parliament was informed yesterday. [More]
Man held with foreign currency worth Rs 8.3 million
[ Saturday, 21 February 2015, 05:47.26 AM ]
A person has been arrested at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) in Katunayake this morning for attempting to leave the country with foreign currency worth around Rs 8.3 million in his possession. [More]
Lanka cancels lobbying contracts
[ Saturday, 21 February 2015, 05:38.37 AM ]
In a sign of improving relations with the U S, Sri Lanka has terminated lobbying contracts worth tens of thousands of dollars a month that the previous government had signed to help it win friends in Washington amid war crimes allegations, the nation’s ambassador says, according to the Associated Press. [More]
Police complaint against the PM
[ Saturday, 21 February 2015, 05:35.01 AM ]
A Sinhala majority national group has lodged a police complaint against Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe over his order to release the stock of the 30th anniversary issue of an Indian magazine that was seized for alleged breach of national security, the Press Trust of India reported. [More]
Corrupters along with cash briefcases visits offices of ministers
[ Friday, 20 February 2015, 03:14.14 PM ]
Jathika Hela Urumaya western provincial council member and the coordinator of the Anti Corruption Front Nishantha Sri Warnasinghe today said that they have received information on some individual connection with anti corruption activities are much more interested to visit ministers offices. [More]
Sri Lanka launches 'One Million Tree Stories' Project with Miss World
[ Friday, 20 February 2015, 03:11.51 PM ] []
Sri Lanka launched the 'One Million Tree Stories' Project today (20) at the Sports Ministry Auditorium in Colombo. [More]
LTTE leader V. Prabakaran's interview to Frontline magazine
[ Friday, 20 February 2015, 03:05.58 PM ] []
The signing of the Indo-Sri Lanka Agreement on July 29, 1987, in Colombo by Rajiv Gandhi and Sri Lankan President J.R. Jayewardene marked a turning point in the history of Sri Lanka as well as in India-Sri Lanka relations. [More]
Police team appointed to investigate on financial crisis
[ Friday, 20 February 2015, 02:37.00 PM ]
Police headquarters decided to deploy special unit to investigate on major financial crisis reported in this country. [More]
Mangala visits Geneva to meet UNHRC commissioner
[ Friday, 20 February 2015, 12:41.53 PM ]
The Minister of External Affairs announced that Minister Mangala Samaraweera schedule to visit Geneva to participate in the United Nation Human Rights Council session schedule to commence on 2nd of March. [More]
Gotabaya failed to settle down loan obtained from Fonseka
[ Friday, 20 February 2015, 12:14.47 PM ]
Former army chief Sarath Fonseka said that he have given Rs.6 million loan towards former defence secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa for the election conversing activities of former president Mahinda Rajapaksa in year 2005. [More]
Delay of UN war report right thing to do - UK Dy HC
[ Friday, 20 February 2015, 11:52.38 AM ]
The decision by the UN Human Rights Council to delay the investigation into the end of the Sri Lankan conflict despite being difficult for those who gave information was the right thing to do, Laura Davis, British Deputy High Commissioner to Sri Lanka says. [More]
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Ex-LTTE women’s Sea Tiger wing leader arrested
[ Tuesday, 03 March 2015, 01:42.53 PM ]
The former leader of the LTTE Women’s Sea Tiger Wing, Jeyaganesh Murugesu Pakeerathy, has been arrested at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) in Katunayake while attempting to leave the country for France. [More]
President Sirisena visits Jaffna
[ Tuesday, 03 March 2015, 01:33.42 PM ] []
Under the patronage of president Maithripala Sirisena Northern Province Coordinating Committee meeting began at 10.45 am today. [More]
Next Version will Win Sinhala Voice for Tamils, says Macrae
[ Tuesday, 03 March 2015, 09:21.06 AM ]
Callum Macrae, the reputed British journalist and filmmaker whose n/documentary, No Fire Zone - In The Killing Fields of Sri Lanka, helped galvanise the international community into seeking answers through the United Nations Human Rights Council, is back with an expanded version. This time, there will be a Sinhalese version as well. [More]
Dual citizenship visa- New rules next week
[ Tuesday, 03 March 2015, 09:17.58 AM ]
For the Visa Applicants those who are applying for their Double Citizenship Visa, new set of rules and regulations will be released by next week with regard to their double national citizenship visa. [More]
Tense situation at Sri Dalada Maligawa for hoisting Sinhala flag
[ Tuesday, 03 March 2015, 09:10.32 AM ] []
Police have launched an investigation into a complaint alleging that a certain group had forcefully taken down the National Flag and raised the “Sinhala Flag” at the Audience Hall (Magul Maduwa) of the Temple of the Tooth Relic (Sri Dalada Maligawa), Kandy. [More]
Mother and daughter were arrested at BIA
[ Tuesday, 03 March 2015, 03:31.38 AM ]
French girl and her Lankan mother were arrested while at Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA)this morning, airport sources said. Mother and daughter detained for 14 days. [More]
John Kerry hailed the role played by the UNHRC on Sri Lanka
[ Monday, 02 March 2015, 04:51.32 PM ] []
US Secretary of State John Kerry, today hailed the role played by the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) on Sri Lanka. [More]
Sri Lanka to use UN probe report - Mangala Samaraweera
[ Monday, 02 March 2015, 02:02.56 PM ] []
The Sri Lankan Government today informed the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) that the report compiled by the team appointed by the Office of the High Commission for Human Rights to investigate the war in Sri Lanka, will be used in the domestic investigations. [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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