Shooting at Peliyagoda: One injured
[ Thursday, 13 November 2014, 09:12.54 AM ]
A person was injured when he was shot by unidentified gunmen who arrived in a three-wheeler at Nuge Road in Peliyagoda near the bank around 10.50 am today. [More]
No decision yet on pardoning Indian fishermen: SriLanka
[ Thursday, 13 November 2014, 08:17.37 AM ]
A day after Sri Lankan Deputy Minister Prabha Ganesan announced that President Mahinda Rajapaksa was ready to pardon the five Indian fishermen facing death penalty, presidential spokesperson Mohan Samaranayake went on to say, “Until now, no decision has been taken to that effect.” [More]
Family man shot dead in Mannar
[ Thursday, 13 November 2014, 08:15.49 AM ]
A family man shot dead in Vellankulam area in Mannar at 8.30 pm Wednesday. [More]
4 Sabaragamuwa University students suspended
[ Thursday, 13 November 2014, 05:08.06 AM ]
Lectures for 4 students of Sabaragamuwa University have been suspended charging that they attempted to enter the Walawe girls’ hostel. [More]
Mahinda staged protest to abolish executive presidency: Ven.Sobitha thero
[ Thursday, 13 November 2014, 05:07.14 AM ]
Ven. Maduluwawe Sobitha Thera said everyone must pressure the president to abolish the executive presidency and introduce a new Constitution. [More]
President had secretly sought the opinion of the Supreme Court: Sarath N Silva
[ Thursday, 13 November 2014, 03:44.22 AM ]
Former Chief Justice Sarath N. Silva said the president had secretly sought the opinion of the Supreme Court about the constitutionality of his third term before anyone could go to the court against it. [More]
I will never join the ruling party
[ Thursday, 13 November 2014, 03:40.49 AM ]
United National Party parliamentarian Mangala Samaraweera says that he will never join the ruling party for any purpose. [More]
If the president abolishes the executive presidency we are unable to defeat terrorism: Government
[ Thursday, 13 November 2014, 03:37.13 AM ]
If the president abolishes the executive presidency we are unable to defeat terrorism in this country, government said. [More]
Hakeem briefs to Chinese lawmakers on development of SL judiciary sector
[ Thursday, 13 November 2014, 03:03.28 AM ]
The Minister of Justice and the leader of SriLanka Muslim Congress Rauff Hakeem briefs to Shen Deyong Executive vice president of the Chinese Supreme Court on development achieved in the judiciary system in SriLanka. [More]
“TNA picked up Prabhakaran’s battle”- Duminda Silva
[ Thursday, 13 November 2014, 02:59.23 AM ]
“Velupillai Prabhakaran’s battle of separatism has been picked up by the Tamil National Alliance (TNA)”, United People's Freedom Alliance (UPFA) Colombo District Parliamentarian Duminda Silva stated. [More]
SL government rejects Banki Moon's request
[ Thursday, 13 November 2014, 02:55.48 AM ]
Lankan government denies the request made by the UN General Secretary Banki Moon. [More]
ICP asks war crimes panel about Sri Lanka probe Banned, UN withholding
[ Thursday, 13 November 2014, 02:53.35 AM ]
On Sri Lanka at UN headquarters in New York the disinterest and delegation continue. On November 11 an event was held about "War Crimes Records." Inner City Press attended and asked about war crimes in Sri Lanka. [More]
Mangala Samaraweera at opposition rally
[ Wednesday, 12 November 2014, 04:52.03 PM ]
UNP MP Mangala Samaraweera, whose name was mentioned in connection with a possible crossover to the government over the past few weeks, attended the common opposition rally which was organized against the Executive Presidency, this evening. [More]
International inquiry against SL prompted early presidential election
[ Wednesday, 12 November 2014, 03:43.35 PM ]
Senior Minister of the government and a former Leftist leader Athauda Seneviratne today said that the government decided to call for a presidential election in January to avert international conspiracies against the country. [More]
JVP rally against ‘third term’ on Nov. 18
[ Wednesday, 12 November 2014, 03:36.29 PM ]
The JVP today said it would hold a mass protest rally on November 18, if President Mahinda Rajapaksa announced his participation at the speculated Presidential Election. [More]
Lankan housemaids face difficulties in Middle East countries
[ Wednesday, 12 November 2014, 03:19.46 PM ] []
The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) today accused Saudi Arabia of backing human rights violations in Sri Lanka adding that the Middle Eastern country is not a friend of the Tamils. [More]
New train services from Matara - Jaffna
[ Wednesday, 12 November 2014, 02:23.52 PM ]
New train services commenced between Matara – Jaffna.  Railway department commenced new train services to join north and southern parts of this island. [More]
Bribery case filed against ex-Custom chief
[ Wednesday, 12 November 2014, 01:40.58 PM ]
The Commission to Investigate Allegations of Bribery or Corruption today filed a case against former Customs Preventive Chief Ranjan Kanagasabai in a declaration of assets and liabilities case. [More]
Mahinda can Chandrika can’t: Supreme Court
[ Wednesday, 12 November 2014, 01:29.31 PM ]
Former President Chandrika Kumarathunga decided not to contest in the upcoming presidential election and she has informed to several foreign embassy in Colombo, sources said. [More]
DP members joins the government obtains Rs.150 million
[ Wednesday, 12 November 2014, 01:25.00 PM ]
National Organizer of the Democratic Party(DP) Captain Gayan Vithana says ruling party granted Rs.150 million to three Democratic Party members. [More]
President Mahinda Rajapaksa will achieve small scale victory
[ Monday, 24 November 2014, 03:43.54 PM ] []
President Mahinda Rajapaksa is currently step on new political era, which was not accepted by him before. [More]
Channel-4-Documentary "The Killing Fields of Sri Lanka” is nominated for Emmys Awards
[ Monday, 24 November 2014, 09:52.46 AM ]
The Channel-4-Documentary Film ‘No Fire Zone: The Killing Fields of Sri Lanka’ has been nominated for an award at the Emmys Awards to be hosted in the tonight’s Award Show in New York in the United States. [More]
UNP attempt to stop Tissa Attanayake
[ Monday, 24 November 2014, 09:32.13 AM ]
It has now come to the limelight that General Secretary of the UNP, Tissa Attanayake has held negotiations with the government over a possible crossover. [More]
Mahinda signs agreement with Prabhakaran to achieve victory in election
[ Monday, 24 November 2014, 06:50.41 AM ]
Opposition leader Ranil Wickremesinghe today reiterated that the United National Party (UNP) is ready to support President Mahinda Rajapaksa to implement the 19th Amendment to the constitution before the Presidential election. [More]
Why did Karuna separated from LTTE movement?
[ Monday, 24 November 2014, 05:10.20 AM ] []
Senior Researcher Nehru Gunaratnem says, LTTE movement always aimed to reach the world. Karuna also played most important role in the LTTE movement. His support towards the movement consider as the first step of defeat. [More]
My father and I won’t leave SLFP: Vidura
[ Sunday, 23 November 2014, 06:10.11 AM ]
SLFP Kalutara District parliamentarian and son of Senior Minister Rathnasiri Wickremanayake, Vidura Wickremanayake said his family would support Mahinda Rajapaksa at the coming Presidential elections despite the unfair treatment meted out to them by several SLFP Ministers. [More]
Government slams CBK and the West
[ Sunday, 23 November 2014, 05:55.10 AM ]
The Government today accused former President Chandrika Kumaratunga of orchestrating the defections from the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) saying it was part of a “mega teledrama” to destabilize the country. [More]
Rajapaksa Brothers are going to face the second Mullivaikkal: - Nilantan
[ Saturday, 22 November 2014, 05:19.58 PM ] []
Senior Journalist & Media Professional Nilantan has said, “In the Upcoming Presidential Election, the Rajapaksa Brothers are going to face the Second Mullivaikkal experiences”. [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]