Dead bodies of the prisoners would be sending to Anuradhapura prison - Prison officer
[ Tuesday, 19 August 2014, 02:50.57 PM ]
Tamil political prisoners detained at the Anuradhapura prison continues their hunger strike protest for the fifth day. [More]
Military person sexually abuses 14 years old girl in Mannar
[ Tuesday, 19 August 2014, 02:12.53 PM ]
Military person attached to the Southbar army camp as sexually abused 14 years old girls from Pannankattikottu village, Mannar. [More]
Electric animal trap kills one in Dimbula
[ Tuesday, 19 August 2014, 01:57.06 PM ] []
A 64-year old person died in Mahaweligama, Dimbula this morning after coming into contact with an electric animal trap. [More]
We said goodbye to gun culture and suffers from knife culture: President of American Mission
[ Tuesday, 19 August 2014, 01:50.17 PM ]
President of the American Mission Rev.Fr.Irok Punidharaj said, we said goodbye to gun culture and suffers from knife culture. [More]
Army constructs camps in lands belongs to Mullaitivu people
[ Tuesday, 19 August 2014, 01:22.15 PM ]
Military personals owned 1183 acres of lands belongs to Tamils from 16 villages in the Karaithuraipattru divisional secretariat, Mullaitivu. [More]
Two more international experts for presidential commission
[ Tuesday, 19 August 2014, 12:48.40 PM ] []
President Mahinda Rajapaksa has appointed two more members — India’s Avdhash Kaushal and Pakistan’s Ahmer B. Soofi — to the advisory panel of the Missing persons Commission, a spokesman said. [More]
NO visa to UN investigators: President Rajapaksa
[ Tuesday, 19 August 2014, 12:36.10 PM ]
Sri Lanka will not grant visas to UN investigators probing war crimes allegedly committed during the island's decades-long separatist conflict, President Mahinda Rajapaksa said Tuesday. [More]
Indian Government is giving first preference to Sampanthan
[ Tuesday, 19 August 2014, 12:00.40 PM ]
According to a Sinhalese news paper, the Indian Government is giving its first preference to the Tamil National Alliance President R. Sampanthan rather than to the former President Chandrika Bandaranaike and the former Prime Minister Ranil Wickramasinghe. [More]
950 kg Shark caught in Valaichchenai
[ Tuesday, 19 August 2014, 09:42.35 AM ] []
Fishermen from Valaichchenai today caught 950 kg shark in the deep sea. [More]
BBS is exposing the Corruption Scandals in the Customs Department
[ Tuesday, 19 August 2014, 08:42.02 AM ]
The Bodu Bala Sena Organization has warned that it would expose the Corruption Scandals of the Custom Officials in the Customs Section. [More]
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Subramanian Swamy to pay secret visit to Jaffna
[ Tuesday, 19 August 2014, 08:24.22 AM ]
Tamil National Alliance parliamentarian Suresh Premachchandran said , Subramanian Swamy visited SriLanka to attend defence seminar is schedule to pay secret visit to Jaffna peninsula . [More]
Arrest of two asylum seekers in Sri Lanka: results of review process now available
[ Tuesday, 19 August 2014, 08:22.12 AM ]
Bern. In the summer of 2013, two Sri Lankan nationals whose asylum applications had been rejected in Switzerland were arrested upon their return to Sri Lanka. The Federal Office for Migration (FOM) immediately responded at the time and ordered a suspension of all removal orders relating to Sri Lankan nationals. [More]
Eastern university management faculty student arrested over mobile theft
[ Tuesday, 19 August 2014, 08:15.14 AM ]
Eravur police today said a student attached to the Vandahrumullai campus at the Easter University arrested in connection with mobile theft. [More]
Lankan woman dies due to Ebola virus attack?
[ Tuesday, 19 August 2014, 08:10.44 AM ]
Medical officers express suspicious over death of woman from Kandy. They said may died due to Ebola virus attack. [More]
North and Eastern people blessed with thunder showers
[ Tuesday, 19 August 2014, 07:43.56 AM ]
Since last night thunder showers reported in the Northern and Eastern parts of the island. [More]
Illegal Weapons are seized from a Member of the Ruling Party!
[ Tuesday, 19 August 2014, 07:27.47 AM ]
Imtiaz Kader Mohamed, the Sabaragamuwa Provincial Council member of the ruling United People's Freedom Alliance has been arrested. [More]
Mahinda Honors Mahela Jayewardene with a Prestigious Golden Fin!
[ Tuesday, 19 August 2014, 07:20.04 AM ] []
Yesterday, the Srilankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa has conveyed his wishes to the Srilankan Cricket Team’s Batsman Mahela Jayewardene on account of his getting retirement from the Test Cricket Matches. [More]
During the final perhaps of war USA sent a ship to safeguard Prabahakaran: Mahinda Samarasinghe
[ Tuesday, 19 August 2014, 05:10.51 AM ]
The Minister of Plantation Mahinda Samarasinghe said that government has taken steps to prove the human rights of all civilians in SriLanka. [More]
Jayalalithaa is a patriot who will uphold the national interest: Subramanian Swamy
[ Tuesday, 19 August 2014, 05:07.13 AM ] []
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi may visit Sri Lanka early next year, according to Dr Subramanian Swamy, head of the Bharatiya Janata Party’s Strategic Action Committee. [More]
Tamil political prisoners at Anuradhapura prison stage hunger strike
[ Tuesday, 19 August 2014, 03:43.40 AM ]
Tamil prisoners detained at the Anuradhapura prison under the prevention of terrorist act currently stages hunger strike protest at the prison compound. [More]
Chandrika meets Aung San Suu Kyi
[ Sunday, 31 August 2014, 01:18.50 PM ] []
Former President Chandrika Kumaratunga met Nobel Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi, a globally known activist for democracy and the leader of the National League for Democracy (NLD) during her visit to Myanmar. [More]
LTTE trying to regroup in Australia?
[ Sunday, 31 August 2014, 06:27.22 AM ]
Is the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), which ran out of steam in 2009 following the killing of its founder Velupillai Prabhakaran by Sri Lankan armed forces, trying to regroup itself in Australia? [More]
UN chief expresses concerns over “Buddhist extremism”
[ Saturday, 30 August 2014, 12:23.43 PM ]
“In both Myanmar and Sri Lanka, I am concerned that Buddhist communities are being swept up by a rising tide of extremist sentiment against other groups,” United Nations Secretary-General, Ban Ki Moon said on Friday. [More]
Tense situation outside cricket venue
[ Saturday, 30 August 2014, 09:06.31 AM ]
A tense situation prevailed outside the Dambulla cricket stadium today as hundreds of people attempted to enter the venue to watch the cricket match between Sri Lanka and Pakistan. [More]
Indian police unearth ammunition with LTTE symbol
[ Saturday, 30 August 2014, 07:40.46 AM ] []
Hand-grenades and land mines, unearthed from Pacha Talamalai reserve forest near Puliyur in Mettur taluk on Tuesday night, belong to the LTTE, said Salem police, as the hand-grenades were found to be imprinted with LTTE logo. [More]
Lankan incidents draws UN attention
[ Saturday, 30 August 2014, 05:16.52 AM ] []
A UN official today noted that incidents in some countries, including Sri Lanka, clearly demonstrate that societies are grappling with identity based tensions. [More]
Pakistan cricketers prevented from entering the Dambulla mosque
[ Friday, 29 August 2014, 03:14.08 PM ]
Members of the Pakistani cricket team, who were in Dambulla today, were prevented from entering the Masjidul Khaira mosque in Dambulla for their Friday evening prayers. [More]
Sri Lanka Tourism welcomes one millionth tourist
[ Friday, 29 August 2014, 01:46.26 PM ] []
Sri Lanka Tourism Thursday welcomed the arrival of one millionth tourist for the year at the Bandaranaike International Airport(BIA) yesterday. [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]