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Send back Tamil refugees to SL: Wigneswaran
[ Tuesday, 11 November 2014, 08:38.03 AM ]
Visiting Sri Lankan Northern Province Chief Minister C V Wigneswaran today said India should take steps for sending back the about one lakh Tamil refugees in Tamil Nadu to counter the island government's “efforts” to push the ethnic community into a further minority. [More]
SC sends opinion to President
[ Tuesday, 11 November 2014, 08:36.14 AM ]
The Supreme Court determination on incumbent President’s third term has been delivered to Temple Trees, the President’s spokesman said. [More]
Mervin Son Malaka Silva further remanded
[ Tuesday, 11 November 2014, 08:35.14 AM ]
Additional magistrate of Colombo court A.M.Sahabdheen rejected the bail application of Malaka Silva today and said further investigations will be carried out on 18th of November. [More]
Fishermen issue delicate - FM Spokesman
[ Tuesday, 11 November 2014, 04:22.09 AM ]
The Government says it has accorded “very high priority” to bring back five Indian fishermen on death row from Sri Lanka and every possible avenue is being explored to ensure their safe return. [More]
Lack of nutritious increased among children
[ Tuesday, 11 November 2014, 04:11.37 AM ]
United National Party parliamentarian Rosy Senanayake says, children in SriLanka suffers from lack of nutritious. [More]
Army captain arrested over preparing forged documents
[ Tuesday, 11 November 2014, 03:23.04 AM ]
Army captain arrested over preparing forge documents. [More]
BASL expressed regret regarding the SC’s process to determine President's eligibility to contest for a 3rd term
[ Tuesday, 11 November 2014, 02:52.22 AM ]
The Sri Lanka Bar Association (BASL) today expressed its regret regarding the Supreme Court’s process to determine President Mahinda Rajapaksa’s eligibility to contest for a third term. [More]
Counterfeit notes usage increased
[ Tuesday, 11 November 2014, 02:25.02 AM ]
Number of counterfeit currency usage increased in this country, police warns. [More]
Chandrika denies invitation to be the common candidate
[ Tuesday, 11 November 2014, 01:59.38 AM ]
Former President Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga has rejected an invitation, from several United National Party (UNP) MPs to contest the coming presidential election, as the Common Opposition Candidate. [More]
Those in government, if go against the government are ‘terrorists’
[ Tuesday, 11 November 2014, 01:57.51 AM ]
The Chief Minister of North Western province Dayasiri Jayasekara addressing a media conference in Colombo had said that those Members and Ministers of the government if any of them behave and work against the government should be classified as ‘terrorists’ who will ruin the country. [More]
SL ranked 62nd in World Prosperity Index
[ Monday, 10 November 2014, 04:39.12 PM ]
Sri Lanka slipped down two notches to 62nd place in this year’s Prosperity Index prepared by Legatum Institute, which measures the well-being of country’s people and its wealth. [More]
Third term for President: Justices have till midnight to provide their conclusion
[ Monday, 10 November 2014, 04:30.56 PM ]
The deadline granted by the President for the Supreme Court to provide an opinion on whether there are any constitutional impediments to him seeking a further term in office, expires today. [More]
Fire cause damages to 28 line houses
[ Monday, 10 November 2014, 04:02.38 PM ]
28 Line houses at Dayagama completely destroyed from the fire reported at the area around 7 pm yesterday. [More]
'India's duty to step in, protect Tamils': Wigneswaran
[ Monday, 10 November 2014, 03:06.01 PM ]
Making a case for India’s effective intervention in ensuring the safety and security of the Tamil-speaking people in his country, Sri Lanka’s Northern Province Chief Minister C V Wigneswaran on Sunday accused the Mahinda Rajapaksa government of obstructing the UN-mandated war crimes probe. [More]
Northern people protest against sexual abuses
[ Monday, 10 November 2014, 02:44.45 PM ] []
Northern and Eastern people protest against sexual abuses and request to grant justice to women. [More]
Three men sentenced to death 19 years after murder
[ Monday, 10 November 2014, 02:38.10 PM ] []
Three persons found guilty of committing murder 19 years ago in the Sethapola area in Mampuriya were sentenced to death by the Chilaw High Court today. [More]
Upcountry Peoples Front supports president Rajapaksa
[ Monday, 10 November 2014, 02:34.56 PM ]
Upcountry Peoples Front decided to support President Mahinda Rajapaksa in the upcoming presidential election, President Media unit reports. [More]
Government to take legal action against Ven.Athuraliye Rathana thera
[ Monday, 10 November 2014, 02:33.21 PM ]
The government is to seek legal redress against 'Pivithuru Hetak' convener - Ven. Athuraliye Rathana Thera under charges of misusing state funds, criminal breach of trust and forging documents, reliable sources say. [More]
Sajith didn’t even seek probe into father’s death: Felix Perera
[ Monday, 10 November 2014, 01:39.15 PM ]
Minister of Social Services Felix Perera today said that even though UNP Parliamentarian Sajith Premadasa is vying to contest the Presidential Election, he has not even held a Ministerial portfolio in his lifetime. [More]
Mahinda failed to join Mangala with his team
[ Monday, 10 November 2014, 01:19.13 PM ]
Steps taken by President Mahinda Rajapaksa to join United National Party parliamentarian Managala Samaraweera with the government was failure. [More]
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Wasantha Senanayake joined the United National Party
[ Thursday, 20 November 2014, 02:39.50 PM ] []
United Peoples Freedom Alliance (UPFA) Gampaha District parliamentarian Wasantha Senanayake joined the United National Party (UNP) a short while ago at the UNP Headquarters, Sirikotha. [More]
President Rajapaksa signs proclamation
[ Thursday, 20 November 2014, 10:41.11 AM ] []
President Mahinda Rajapaksa signed the proclamation declaring his intention to hold a Presidential Election seeking another term, this afternoon. [More]
Minister Rajitha Senaratne to resign?
[ Thursday, 20 November 2014, 10:38.20 AM ]
It is reported that Minister of Fisheries and Aquatic Resource , Rajitha Senaratna is in the process of clearing his official Ministers room located in the Malagawatte area. [More]
The President is afraid of getting hurt by the Minister Maithripala
[ Thursday, 20 November 2014, 07:54.35 AM ]
The Srilankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa is very much afraid of whether he would get hurt by the Minister Maithripala Sirisena. [More]
Tamil fishermen being released are extremely heart-warming: BJP
[ Thursday, 20 November 2014, 04:15.17 AM ] []
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) termed the release of five fishermen on death row in Sri Lanka as ‘heart-warming’, adding that the action will help improve the ties between the two countries. [More]
Gotabaya threatens JHU's felicitation ceremony
[ Thursday, 20 November 2014, 03:08.25 AM ]
Defence secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa warned Jathika Pawura Organization for organizing special felicitation ceremony to Jathika Hela Urumaya for resigning from the alliance government. [More]
Name of Maithripala Sirisena recommended for PM post
[ Wednesday, 19 November 2014, 04:17.06 PM ]
President Mahinda Rajapaksa has requested Minister Maithripala Sirisena to accept the Prime Ministerial portfolio and join his presidential election battle, reliable sources say. [More]
NPC passes motion to release all Tamil political prisoners
[ Wednesday, 19 November 2014, 02:33.56 PM ]
The Northern Provincial Council (NPC) today adopted a motion calling for the release of Tamil political prisoners who have been in jail for several years without a proper trial. [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]