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R.D.Wimaladasa replaces Niranhan Wickramasinghe
[ Wednesday, 13 May 2015, 04:42.08 AM ]
Deputy Minister Niranjan Wickramasinghe passes away yesterday and R.D.Wimaladasa replaces his parliamentary seat. [More]
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Maithripala hold talks with Indian fishermen
[ Wednesday, 13 May 2015, 04:31.31 AM ]
President Maithripala Sirisena and representatives from Indian fishermen associations held talks today on the fishing dispute involving Sri Lankan and Indian fishermen. [More]
President pays special attention on Meeriyabedda and Valigamam issues
[ Wednesday, 13 May 2015, 03:38.34 AM ]
President Maithiripala Sirisena ordered to provide accommodation facilities to Meeriyabedda, Badhulla landslide victims who are currently residing in the temporary shelters. [More]
President thanked Pakistan
[ Wednesday, 13 May 2015, 03:12.09 AM ]
President Maithripala Sirisena said not only the government of Sri Lanka but the entire nation is grateful to Pakistan for the enormous assistance provided to Sri Lanka to defeat the terrorists. [More]
Gotabaya says never quoted Lee Kwan Yew
[ Wednesday, 13 May 2015, 02:27.52 AM ]
Former Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa referring to a photograph of his that went viral on social media with a quote from Lee Kwan Yew said he was unaware of such an incident and that anybody can do such mischievous things on social media. [More]
Woman pleads not to send her to Sri Lanka
[ Tuesday, 12 May 2015, 06:26.31 PM ]
A Cromer woman who claimed she was raped and then tortured with cigarettes by security forces in Sri Lanka has pleaded with the Home Office not to send her back. [More]
Mahinda ready to face investigations
[ Tuesday, 12 May 2015, 04:29.38 PM ]
Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa stated as politician he is ready to face all kind of investigations carry out against him. [More]
Eastern teachers demands on transfer
[ Tuesday, 12 May 2015, 04:25.51 PM ] []
Teachers serve in the Eastern Province stage protest in front of the Eastern Provincial Council on demanding to grant their transfer order with immediate effect. [More]
Stock of ammunition recovered in Mannar
[ Tuesday, 12 May 2015, 03:58.29 PM ]
Stock of ammunitions hidden by the LTTE during the time of war period discovered in Illupity area in Mannar today. [More]
Rajapaksa family members plans mud campaign against Wealiamuna
[ Tuesday, 12 May 2015, 02:28.01 PM ]
At present Rajapaksa family members are planning to carry out mud campaign against leading lawyer Weliamuna , who has revealed about the corruption reported in the Sri Lankan Airline under Rajapaksa regime. [More]
Nissanka Senadhipathi arrives to FCID
[ Tuesday, 12 May 2015, 02:16.24 PM ]
The Financial Crimes Investigation Division (FCID) today recorded a statement from the Chairman of Avant-Garde Security Services, Major (rtd) Nissanka Senadhipathi. [More]
20,000 Individuals arrested in connection with drugs offence
[ Tuesday, 12 May 2015, 01:44.50 PM ]
Police Narcotic Bureau announced since January 20,000 individuals arrested in connection with drugs offence and recovered 21kg heroin. [More]
President use executive power protect forest resource
[ Tuesday, 12 May 2015, 12:13.53 PM ] []
Head of state President Maithiripala Sirisena decided use his executive power protect forest resource of this motherland. [More]
19th Amendment not implemented properly : Tissa Attanayake
[ Tuesday, 12 May 2015, 12:04.02 PM ]
The 19th Amendment to the Constitution, which passed with a two third majority in the parliament, has failed to address what it promised to the people back in the January polls, former General Secretary of the United National Party (UNP) and former Health Minister Tissa Attanayake said. [More]
The Deputy Minister, Who has been Acting on Good Governance Passed Away
[ Tuesday, 12 May 2015, 10:57.17 AM ]
The Deputy Minister of Law and Order and Christian Affairs Neranjan Wickremasinghe passed away a short while ago, following a brief illness. [More]
Corruption Charges Against Ranil
[ Tuesday, 12 May 2015, 10:03.57 AM ]
Corruption Charges Against the Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe is going to be launched in the Bribery Commission, which is going to be led by the PHU leader Udaya Gammanpila. [More]
New UNP organizer appointed to Ratmalane
[ Tuesday, 12 May 2015, 09:40.08 AM ]
Prime Minister Ranil Wickramasinghe appoints leading Sinhala writer Upul Shantha Sannasgala as United National Party organizer of Ratmalane area. [More]
My guard carried water bottle not the gun : Namal Rajapaksa
[ Tuesday, 12 May 2015, 09:32.05 AM ]
UPFA MP Namal Rajapaksa paid a visit to Welikada Prison last evening after MP Sajin de Vass Gunawardena was remanded. [More]
20th Amendment would be submit at parliament tomorrow
[ Tuesday, 12 May 2015, 09:20.19 AM ]
Government is currently preparing to submit 20th amendment which includes the electoral reforms to parliament tomorrow. [More]
Jaffna university students remembers Mulliwaikal genocide victims
[ Tuesday, 12 May 2015, 09:07.58 AM ] []
Students of University of Jaffna remembers Mulliwaikal genocide victims today. [More]
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Namal to be summoned to CID!
[ Sunday, 24 May 2015, 07:49.41 AM ]
The CID is investigating a payment of Rs. 05 million by the Securities and Exchange Commission to ‘Tharunyata Hetak’, headed by MP Namal Rajapaksa. [More]
MR gearing up for another Black July?
[ Sunday, 24 May 2015, 06:20.41 AM ]
The pro-Mahinda groups within the Sri Lanka Freedom Party are planning to recreate bloody ethnic tensions between the Sinhala and Tamil masses in July, the newspaper reports citing reliable political sources. [More]
Vasu says word he used was unintentional
[ Sunday, 24 May 2015, 06:04.20 AM ]
Member of parliament and veteran left-wing politician Vasudeva Nanayakkara says the use of foul language by him in parliament last week was unintentional. [More]
CID in Jaffna for full probe on protests
[ Sunday, 24 May 2015, 05:39.04 AM ]
A 15-strong group of Criminal Investigation Department (CID) detectives arrived in Jaffna last night to conduct an urgent probe into a string of incidents that culminated in Wednesday’s attack on the Magistrate’s Court. [More]
Arjuna tells Mahinda not to provoke chauvinism
[ Sunday, 24 May 2015, 04:52.39 AM ]
Minister Arjuna Ranatunga requests former president Mahinda Rajapaksa and his supporters not to commit the sin of provoking chauvinism by creating a terror of war in order to gain power. [More]
Candle light vigil for Jaffna girl today in Colombo : Rosy
[ Sunday, 24 May 2015, 04:35.17 AM ]
State Minister of Child Affairs Rosy Senanayake said some people were attempting to gain political advantage from the incident where an 18-year-old girl was raped and killed at Punguditivu in Jaffna recently. [More]
AG seeks SC advice on stay order
[ Sunday, 24 May 2015, 03:33.05 AM ]
The Attorney General (AG) will seek clarification from the Supreme Court on the scope of the interim order issued by the court preventing the arrest of former Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa. [More]
Harin Fernando says,"The Recent Resignation of 4 SLFP Ministers is a “planned game”
[ Saturday, 23 May 2015, 01:02.15 PM ]
Uva Province Chief Minister Harin Fernando says that the recent resignation of four SLFP Ministers was a “planned game” and that he expects more will follow suit. [More]
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Wigneswaran urges SL State to respect international principle on resettlement
[ Monday, 23 March 2015, 04:45.51 PM ] []
“Unless Grama Sevaka Divisions 244 and 252 are released in full as promised earlier, what has been gingerly granted today would hardly be of any use to the few families now selected to enter their erstwhile denied lands,” Northern Province Chief Minister C.V. Wigneswaran said in his address at Vazhalaay during the visit by SL President, Prime Minister and former President Chandrika Kumaratunga. [More]
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