Pope returns backs cash donation by SriLanka
[ Monday, 16 February 2015, 01:14.00 PM ]
The gift of a cash donation of more than Rs. 8.7 million given by the Catholic Bishops to Pope Francis was given back to Cardinal Malcolm Ranjith by the Pontiff. [More]
Wela Suda's heroin stores raided
[ Monday, 16 February 2015, 01:07.42 PM ]
The Police Narcotics Bureau today took 26 tractors into custody found in a warehouse in No.875, Biyagama road ,Sinharamulla, Kelaniya, on suspicion of them being used to transport heroin by drug smuggling suspect Wele Suda. [More]
TNA appoints a Commission to Investigate on the Eastern Provincial affair
[ Monday, 16 February 2015, 09:22.32 AM ]
The TNA has appointed a three member committee to analyze and find out about whether or not to accept the ministerial responsibilities in the Eastern Provincial Council. [More]
Basil wants to be the next president: Sarathkumara Gunaratne
[ Monday, 16 February 2015, 09:13.42 AM ]
Alliance member Sarathkumara Gunaratne says former minister Basil Rajapaksa always wanted to be the next president of this country. [More]
Chandrika who went abroad to come back soon!
[ Monday, 16 February 2015, 09:03.07 AM ]
The former President Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga on 13th of this month has gone abroad from Sri Lanka. But, however she is expected to return back very soon according to the Airport Circle’s information. [More]
Namal Rajapaksa question on helicopter, lamborghini cars and accusers
[ Monday, 16 February 2015, 09:00.47 AM ]
The Member of the Parliament Namal Rajapaksa has raised a question by asking, “Where is the Helicopter? Where Are the Lamborghini Cars? And where are the Accusers who were accusing against me”. While expressing his opinion to the media, Namal Rajapaksa raised these questions yesterday. [More]
Maithri is going to Meet Modi, Pranab and Sushma Today!
[ Monday, 16 February 2015, 08:28.02 AM ] []
The Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena in his official visit to India going to meet the Prime Minister Narendra Modi, President Pranab Mukherjee and External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and will be having discussion with them. [More]
Chief Ministers requests all three presidents to work togeather
[ Monday, 16 February 2015, 06:07.29 AM ]
Six Chief Ministers attached to the Western, Southern, North Western, North Central, Central and Sabaragamuwa Provinces have made joint request on urging three presidents appointed by the SriLanka Freedom Party to work together. [More]
Pujitha to stop financial irregularities
[ Monday, 16 February 2015, 06:00.35 AM ]
Financial irregularities that affect national security, health and the environment, illegal acquisition of money, abuse of power, and money laundering are among the crimes that will be probed by the new Financial Crimes Investigation Division. [More]
UNP extends invitation to JVP and JHU
[ Monday, 16 February 2015, 05:37.33 AM ]
United National Party extends invitation to Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) and Jaathika Hela Urumaya (JHU). [More]
Warm welcome to Lankan president at New Delhi
[ Monday, 16 February 2015, 04:59.12 AM ] []
Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena arrived in New Delhi on Sunday evening, ahead of a meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday. [More]
Discussion on reducing import duty of hybrid vehicle
[ Monday, 16 February 2015, 04:46.48 AM ]
A proposal to reduce import duty on hybrid vehicles is to be discussed at the National Executive Council meeting on Tuesday. [More]
Rs. 400 m spent on foreign advisors for domestic HR inquiry
[ Monday, 16 February 2015, 04:39.55 AM ]
Former president Mahinda Rajapaksa issued a proclamation appointing a team of international advisors. The first four to be named were Sir Desmond de Silva, QC Sir Geoffrey Nice, QC, Rodney Dickson, QC, all three from the UK and David M. Crane from the United States. [More]
Goverment says foreign minister’s U.S. visit successful
[ Sunday, 15 February 2015, 02:27.02 PM ] []
The Sri Lankan government on Sunday said the just-concluded visit to the United States by Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera was successful. [More]
India notes Sirisena visit is key
[ Sunday, 15 February 2015, 07:30.54 AM ]
The impending visit of the Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena will be a turning point in the Indo-Sri Lankan relations, India’s Union Minister of State of Road Transport and Highways and Shipping Pon. Radhakrishnan has said, according to The Hindu newspaper. [More]
Lanka report still on the agenda
[ Sunday, 15 February 2015, 07:18.09 AM ]
The Sri Lankan Government has been pushing for the report on the investigations over the war, scheduled to be submitted at the UN Human Rights Council on March 25, to be deferred, but the report is still on the agenda. [More]
Monks will commit mass suicide
[ Sunday, 15 February 2015, 06:33.15 AM ]
Monks of the Sihala Ravaya have threatened to commit suicide in protest, if the Government fails to remove illegal settlers in the 52-acre sacred Buddhist site at Kuragala. [More]
Wimal Weerawansa Comparing Mahinda with Ravana
[ Saturday, 14 February 2015, 03:37.53 PM ]
The former Minister Wimal Weerawansa says, “The previous Presidential election can be compared with the battle between Rama and Ravana. Even though Ravana has been much more powerful than Rama, Rama could defeat Ravana in the battle. [More]
Basil Rajapaksa Will be Coming Back to Sri Lanka
[ Saturday, 14 February 2015, 03:29.05 PM ]
The former Economic Development Minister Basil Rajapaksa, who went abroad on 10th of January after the Presidential Election, will be coming back to Sri Lanka on 18th of February. [More]
There is no Evidence to Prove the Charges Against Shiranthi: Ajith Rohana
[ Saturday, 14 February 2015, 03:26.33 PM ]
Ajith Rohana, the Senior Police Media Spokesman and Superintendent of Police has said that so far there is no evidence to prove the charges against the former president Mahinda Rajapaksa’s wife Shiranthi Rajapaksa. [More]
Lanka seeks US, India, UK help
[ Sunday, 01 March 2015, 02:22.19 PM ]
The Government has sought assistance from India, the United States and Britain to investigate large scale financial fraud committed by the former Government. [More]
Foliage wall in Temple Trees removed
[ Sunday, 01 March 2015, 07:41.35 AM ] []
The outer perimeter wall of Temple Trees that was embedded with potted tropical bushes as part of the beautification operations conducted by the previous regime during the CHOGM 2013 was removed due to high maintenance cost. [More]
Investigation with Basil Rajapaksa
[ Saturday, 28 February 2015, 03:50.15 PM ]
Investigations with the former Economic Development Minister Basil Rajapaksa is going to be commenced. [More]
Intelligence Department collecting evidences for 3 days on Mahinda government’s corruptions
[ Saturday, 28 February 2015, 09:32.21 AM ]
The Intelligence Department is conducting their investigations based upon the complaints filed by the JVP Provincial Council Member Wasantha Samarasinghe on corruptions and scandals of the previous government. They have conducted enquiries for the last three days and gathered evidences and witnesses. [More]
19-year-old arrested for sexual assault on minor
[ Saturday, 28 February 2015, 09:09.51 AM ]
A 19-year-ols youth from Mawathagama has been arrested on charges of sexually assaulting a 14-year-old school girl from Dankotuwa, police said. [More]
Sri Lankan woman killed in hit and run in London
[ Saturday, 28 February 2015, 06:15.11 AM ] []
A mother-of-two who died in a hit and run crash fled Sri Lanka’s civil war eight years ago and had only recently been reunited with her husband and daughter in London. [More]
Mahinda met former minister at prison
[ Thursday, 26 February 2015, 04:59.09 PM ]
Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa visited the former deputy minister Premala Jayasekara alia Soka Malli currently detained at the Kuruwitta prison this afternoon. [More]
US stand behind the progress of SriLanka: John Kerry
[ Thursday, 26 February 2015, 04:57.41 PM ]
US Secretary of State John Kerry has noted the progress in Sri Lanka after the new Government took office. [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]
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