Northern province Cchief minister hits out at the government
[ Tuesday, 19 January 2016, 08:15.43 AM ]
The Northern Province Chief Minister C. V. Wigneswaran said that the central government has not taken appropriate measures to solve the problems of the people in the Northern Province. [More]
Brother-in-law arrested over sexually abusing 14 years old sister
[ Tuesday, 19 January 2016, 07:52.56 AM ]
Police arrested man on sexually abusing his spouse 14 years old sister at  Manipai area in Jaffna. [More]
Sri lankan trying to bribe dubai customs officer arrested
[ Tuesday, 19 January 2016, 07:46.48 AM ]
A Sri Lankan has been Arrested In Dubai Bribery Raid. The Public Prosecution in Dubai referred a Sri Lankan national to the Criminal Court, accusing him of offering a bribe to an inspector at Dubai Customs to pass a container containing the prohibited red sandalwood. [More]
Angelo mathews arrives at FCID to give statement on match fixing scandal
[ Tuesday, 19 January 2016, 07:42.33 AM ]
Sri Lanka's Test Captain Angelo Mathews arrived at the police Financial Crimes Investigation Division to give statement on the match fixing scandal. He is expected to give a statement regarding offers made to Kusal Perera and Rangana Herath by bookkeepers during the recent West Indies tour of Sri Lanka. [More]
Sri lankan government orders release of 106 fishermen from detention
[ Tuesday, 19 January 2016, 07:37.08 AM ]
The Sri Lankan Government Yesterday ordered for the release of 106 Indian fishermen from Tamil Nadu, who was in the custody of the Sri Lankan Authorities on charges of poaching in the Sri Lankan waters. [More]
Former LTTE carders suffers from unemployment
[ Tuesday, 19 January 2016, 07:29.23 AM ]
Since 7 years end of war many former rehabilitated LTTE carders are suffering from the burden of unemployment. [More]
Ex-maldives president met the lankan president
[ Tuesday, 19 January 2016, 06:48.40 AM ] []
Former Maldivian President Mohamed Nasheed met President Maithripala Sirisena yesterday. [More]
Joint opposition organises seminar against government
[ Tuesday, 19 January 2016, 06:33.24 AM ]
Joint opposition decided organizes seminars against government all around the island. [More]
Trial of former Sri Lankan minister Douglas Devananda accused of murder begins in Chennai
[ Tuesday, 19 January 2016, 06:25.50 AM ]
The trial in the nearly three decades-old Kodambakkam shoot-out case, in which former Sri Lankan minister Douglas Devananda is the prime accused, commenced with the examination of Gurumoorthy, a witness, by Additional Public Prosecutor (APP)Prabhavathi, before IV Additional Sessions Judge M Shanthi, on Monday. [More]
"New Sri Lanka Freedom Front" is the new political Party of the Rajapaksa's
[ Tuesday, 19 January 2016, 06:14.56 AM ]
The Rajapaksa's New Political Party's Name is the "New Sri Lanka Freedom Front". Electing a leader for the new front, which is to be created by the joint opposition, has been one of the main topics of political discussions recently, the sources said. [More]
Sexual harassment: Female MPs can complain to Speaker
[ Tuesday, 19 January 2016, 05:42.42 AM ]
Speaker Karu Jayasuriya has requested female Parliamentarians to inform him if they are subjected to any kind of sexual or other harassment, the Speaker’s office said yesterday. [More]
President Instructs Finance Minister to Import Beef
[ Tuesday, 19 January 2016, 05:41.27 AM ]
The President Instructs the Finance Minister to Import Beef from the Foreign Countries in order to reduce the Cattle Slaughter in Sri Lanka. [More]
Sri Lankan illegal immigrant arrested in Moldova
[ Tuesday, 19 January 2016, 04:51.48 AM ]
An illegal immigrant from Sri Lanka was arrested in Moldova while he was about to go to France, the border protection authorities in Moldova said. [More]
New constitution alone will not help reconciliation says President
[ Monday, 18 January 2016, 05:10.15 PM ] []
President Maithripala Sirisena says building peace and reconciliation among the people in the country cannot be done only through enacting laws and adopting a new constitution but through religious philosophy. [More]
Sri Lanka Cricket Suspends Fast Bowling Coach for Match Fixing Scandal
[ Monday, 18 January 2016, 11:44.14 AM ]
The Sri Lanka Cricket has suspended the fast bowling coach Anusha Samaranayake, over allegations of inciting players to engage in match fixing. [More]
Prime Minister Ranil Visits Switzerland
[ Monday, 18 January 2016, 11:38.29 AM ]
The Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe left for Switzerland this morning to attend the World Economic Forum. The World Economic Forum to be held in Davos, Switzerland, from 20th to the 23rd of this month. [More]
Sri Lankan Authorities Releases 106 Indian Fishermen from Tamil Nadu
[ Monday, 18 January 2016, 11:30.41 AM ]
The Sri Lankan Government Today Ordered the Release of 106 Indian Fishermen from Tamil Nadu, who were in its custody on charges of poaching in the Sri Lankan waters. [More]
Chinese and indian naval ships in colombo
[ Monday, 18 January 2016, 10:42.28 AM ]
Three Chinese and two Indian naval ships arrived at the Colombo Port yesterday on a goodwill visit, the Navy said. [More]
Speedy bus hit downs man at road side
[ Monday, 18 January 2016, 10:40.00 AM ] []
Jaffna –Colombo luxury bus collided with lorry parked at the roadside in Vavuniya. One killed on the spot while 8 others injured in the fatal accident. [More]
Prime minister ranil wickremesinghe will leave for switzerland tomorrow
[ Monday, 18 January 2016, 10:34.00 AM ]
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe will be making his visit to Davos, Switzerland tomorrow to attend to the WEF-World Economic Forum Annual Meeting - 2016 slated to be held there from the 20th to 23rd January. [More]
Rehabilitated LTTE Cadres sing National Anthem In Sinhalese
[ Friday, 05 February 2016, 09:50.58 AM ] []
A group of Rehabilitated former LTTE cadres sang the Sri Lankan National Anthem in Sinhalese yesterday at the National Day functions at Paranthan in Kilinochchi District. The Commanding Officer of the Civil Defence Force in Jaffna, Kilinochchi and Mullaitivu Colonel Rathnapriya Bandu organized this event, where several dozen LTTE cadres took part. [More]
Defence Council discusses about Yoshitha's Arrest
[ Friday, 05 February 2016, 09:45.05 AM ]
At the National Defence Council, the president and the prime minister have sought information with regard to the arrest of Navy Lt. Yoshitha Rajapaksa, second son of former president Mahinda Rajapaksa. [More]
Government Decision to Grant Dual Citizenship to 750 Applicants
[ Friday, 05 February 2016, 09:42.48 AM ] []
The Government has reached a decision to grant dual citizenship to another 750 applicants. [More]
Maithripala Pledged to Safeguard Sri Lanka's Sovereignty
[ Thursday, 04 February 2016, 03:50.12 PM ] []
The Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena Pledges To Safeguard the Sovereignty of the Country, while Dealing With UNHRC Resolution. President Maithripala Sirisena pledged to safeguard Sri Lanka's sovereignty and national integrity, when working on the UNHRC Resolution, which was passed in Geneva last year. [More]
When National Anthem was Sung In Tamil, R. Sampanthan had Tears in his Eyes!
[ Thursday, 04 February 2016, 03:34.52 PM ] []
R. Sampanthan Had Tears In His Eyes, When the National Anthem Was Sung In Tamil. The Opposition Leader R. Sampanthan had tears in his eyes, when the Tamil translation of the Sri Lankan National Anthem was sung during the state Independence Day ceremony, a Cabinet Minister who attended the event this morning said. [More]
Jaffna University students boycotts independence day celebrations
[ Thursday, 04 February 2016, 09:13.32 AM ] []
Student of the University of Jaffna strongly opposes the 68th Independence Day celebrations and hoists black flag at the university compound. [More]
TNA leader at Independence Day celebration
[ Thursday, 04 February 2016, 08:55.44 AM ] []
Tamil National Alliance leader R.Sambanthan and the parliamentarian Sumandhiran participated in the 68th Independence day celebration at Gall Face green this morning. [More]
National anthem sung in Tamil language
[ Thursday, 04 February 2016, 07:53.29 AM ] []
Sri Lanka’s 68th Independence Day celebrations were concluded a short while ago with the singing of the Tamil translation of the National Anthem. [More]
US slams human rights violations in SriLanka
[ Friday, 26 June 2015, 08:03.21 AM ]
Several human rights violations had taken place last year in Sri Lanka , according to the annual human rights report of the US State Department released yesterday (Thursday). [More]
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