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283 Drunken drivers arrested
[ Tuesday, 14 April 2015, 12:51.38 PM ]
Within in the past 24 hours concluded with 6.00 am this morning 283 drivers arrested over drunk and drive. [More]
Youth killed in lightning striking
[ Tuesday, 14 April 2015, 12:44.33 PM ]
Youth killed in the lightning striking at Sirigala area in Moneragala today. [More]
SL should support UN investigations - David Cameron
[ Tuesday, 14 April 2015, 12:25.53 PM ]
British Prime Minister David Cameron said that he has offered President Maithripala Sirisena his support for the steps the Sri Lankan government has begun to take to address the issues of the past. [More]
Man attempted to smuggle Rs.17 million worth gold bars arrested
[ Tuesday, 14 April 2015, 09:40.10 AM ]
An Indian national has been arrested at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) with 34 gold slabs worth Rs. 17 million. [More]
Won't give Katchatheevu Island to India - Lakshman Kiriella
[ Tuesday, 14 April 2015, 09:35.45 AM ]
The Government reiterates that Kachchatheevu Island belongs to with Sri Lanka and won't be a subject of exchange with the Indian Government. [More]
New Year, unity is strength: Mahinda
[ Tuesday, 14 April 2015, 09:30.05 AM ]
Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa in his New Year message stated that all must engage. [More]
War crime investigations against SriLanka - Miliband
[ Tuesday, 14 April 2015, 09:21.16 AM ] []
The leader of the Labour Party in the UK, Ed Miliband, has vowed to continue to push for a full, independent, international inquiry into the alleged war crimes and crimes against humanity committed in Sri Lanka. [More]
No pressures imposed on sports body - Navin Dissanayake
[ Tuesday, 14 April 2015, 09:13.24 AM ]
Sports Minister Navin Dissanayake has written to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) categorically denying that any pressure was exerted to any sports body or federation by the Sports Ministry as alleged in its letter to him on April 7, 2015. [More]
Namal's new decision
[ Tuesday, 14 April 2015, 09:05.25 AM ]
Namal Rajapaksa, son of former president Mahinda Rajapaksa decided to implement his new decision in future, SriLanka Freedom Party sources said. [More]
CID arrests Thushara Perera
[ Tuesday, 14 April 2015, 04:20.10 AM ]
Former UNP Mahara electorate organiser - Thushara Perera, who later crossed over to the Rajapaksa government has been arrested by the CID on the charges of forging a deed, reports say. [More]
Concern grows as vegetables pile up at the Dambulla Economic Centre
[ Tuesday, 14 April 2015, 04:16.12 AM ]
With the dawn of the New Year, a mountain of vegetables are being piled at the Dambulla Economic Centre. [More]
Legal action against 15,000 vendors
[ Tuesday, 14 April 2015, 03:45.43 AM ]
Legal action taken against 15,000 vendors involved in various offences. [More]
China’s listening post in Indian Ocean
[ Tuesday, 14 April 2015, 03:42.59 AM ]
A New Delhi based strategic analyst says that there is no doubt that the Lotus Tower in Sri Lanka is an electronic surveillance facility. [More]
National Chamber holds seminar on implications of CEPA
[ Tuesday, 14 April 2015, 03:42.56 AM ]
The National Chamber of Commerce of Sri Lanka says it is seriously concerned over the proposed signing of the CEPA (Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement) with India. [More]
Happy New Year to Lankasri news readers
[ Tuesday, 14 April 2015, 02:51.23 AM ]
Lankasri News team wishes happy prosperous New Year to all our beloved readers. [More]
New Year, spread of festivity amidst commitment to good governance: President
[ Tuesday, 14 April 2015, 02:41.10 AM ]
What is special in this New Year celebration is the spread of festivity amidst the commitment to good governance that transcends differences of ethnicity, caste and community, with important strides being taken to realise the need for unity among all our people, President Maithripala Sirisena said in a New Year message. [More]
5 Mahinda supporters hold secrete talks with Maithri
[ Monday, 13 April 2015, 04:48.34 PM ]
Over five Parliamentarians of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP), who previously aligned themselves with the group supporting former President Mahinda Rajapaksa, are now holding discussions with President Maithripala Sirisena’s associates to switch allegiance, highly placed political sources told the Daily News. [More]
Batticaloa prisoners celebrates New Year
[ Monday, 13 April 2015, 04:33.59 PM ] []
First New Year celebrations of president Maithripala Sirisena’s government celebrated on peaceful manner in the Eastern Province. [More]
President Sirisena is sick
[ Monday, 13 April 2015, 02:11.57 PM ]
Due to health problem president Maihripala Sirisena cancelled the event organised in Polononnaruwa and returns to Colombo on immediate effect. [More]
Puducherry police seeks details on SL refugees visits Australia
[ Monday, 13 April 2015, 01:45.24 PM ]
The Puducherry government has written a letter to the Australian authorities seeking details of investigations into the illegal trafficking of Sri Lankan refugees from Puducherry to Australia, Inspector General of Police Praveer Ranjan said. [More]
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President denies special benefits to minorities in SL
[ Thursday, 23 April 2015, 05:07.16 PM ]
Head of state president Maithripala Sirisena strongly denies special benefits to minority communities in SriLanka especially to Tamil and Muslim people. [More]
AG to be suspended
[ Thursday, 23 April 2015, 05:00.03 PM ]
SriLanka Attorney General (AG)Youwanjana Wanasundara will be dismiss from his relevant position within couple of two week time period, sources said. [More]
Controversial lion flag at Gota's protest - Investigations underway
[ Thursday, 23 April 2015, 02:38.45 PM ] []
Investigations commenced on flags owned by the protesters arrived to cast their support towards former defence secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa in front of the Bribery Commission this morning. [More]
Namal appeared for his uncle Basil
[ Thursday, 23 April 2015, 01:07.43 PM ] []
Since end of the presidential election former minister Basil Rajapaksa left the country and it was blamed that he is only responsible for his defeat. [More]
3 more Rajapaksa's to be arrested soon
[ Thursday, 23 April 2015, 08:24.56 AM ]
The Police Department sources reported that 3 high ranking officials of the Rajapaksa government are to be arrested by the Police Financial Crimes Investigation Division (FCID) within next few days. [More]
Gotabhaya Went to Welikada Prison to See Basil
[ Thursday, 23 April 2015, 08:07.54 AM ] []
The Former Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa left the Bribery Commission a short while ago after his lawyers requested more time as the matter, he was questioned was different from the one which was informed to him. [More]
President chairs seminar on constitutional reforms
[ Thursday, 23 April 2015, 05:15.41 AM ]
A convention of UPFA members is to be held today under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena at 3.00 pm in the Viharamahadevi Open Air Theater. [More]
Rambukwell blamed Chandrika
[ Thursday, 23 April 2015, 05:03.58 AM ]
Former Media Minister Keheliya Rambukwella blamed former president Chandrika Kumaratunga over controversial situation reporting in this island. [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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