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304 Complaints on election violations
[ Monday, 20 July 2015, 05:15.23 AM ]
Election Commission announced 304 complaints received on election violations related to the upcoming parliamentary election. [More]
Bodu Bala Sena says no to controversial personality
[ Sunday, 19 July 2015, 12:33.21 PM ]
The Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) now converted itself into the Bodu Jana Peramuna (BJP) has denied candidacy to a controversial personality who has now joined the Jana Setha Peramuna (JSP), headed by Ven. Bellanwila Seelarathana Thera. [More]
Four Sri Lankan refugees released from Indian camp
[ Sunday, 19 July 2015, 11:37.53 AM ] []
Four Sri Lankan refugees lodged in a special camp at the Tiruchi Central Prison in India were released on Saturday, the Indian Newspaper reported. [More]
Former LTTE members seek international backing
[ Sunday, 19 July 2015, 11:18.06 AM ]
A group of former LTTE members contesting the August 17 Parliament election, have sought international assistance. [More]
First Sri Lankan ISIS militant killed in Syria
[ Sunday, 19 July 2015, 10:56.42 AM ] []
A karate master from Galewela, Kandy who has been reportedly killed in Syria in an air strike last week is said to be the first Sri Lankan member of the ISIS, international and social media reports said. [More]
TNA to push for permanent political solution
[ Sunday, 19 July 2015, 10:28.37 AM ]
The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) says it will continue to push for a permanent political solution for the Tamils. [More]
Political parties get set to release polls manifesto
[ Sunday, 19 July 2015, 09:59.21 AM ]
Most political parties contesting the August 17 Parliamentary election will be releasing their election manifestos this week. [More]
Secretary Defence visits North, holds discussions on release of lands
[ Sunday, 19 July 2015, 08:53.43 AM ] []
Secretary to the Ministry of Defence B.M.U.D Basnayake who assumed duties President Maithripala Sirisena was voted to power, undertook his first formal visit to the North, together with tri-service commanders, the Defence Ministry said. [More]
How Mervyn saved Gota
[ Sunday, 19 July 2015, 08:23.57 AM ]
Former minister Mervyn Silva has revealed how he had once saved former Defence secretary : Gotabaya Rajapaksa. [More]
President's statement, not a disadvantage!
[ Sunday, 19 July 2015, 08:06.44 AM ]
Former Opposition leader and Badulla District Group leader of the UPFA - Nimal Siripala de Silva says that he does not think that the recent controversial statement made by President Maithripala Sirisena will pose a disadvantage to the UPFA election campaign. [More]
EU election observation mission to Sri Lanka
[ Sunday, 19 July 2015, 06:56.01 AM ]
Cristian Preda, Member of the European Parliament will officially launch Election Union Election Observation Mission (EU-EOM) to Sri Lanka on 21st Tuesday at the Galadari Hotel, Colombo. [More]
Maithri : Ranil in secret pact
[ Sunday, 19 July 2015, 06:34.37 AM ] []
President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime minister Ranil Wickremesinghe have entered a secret pact to oust the pro-Mahinda Rajapaksa group from politics, Sinhala newspaper reports citing reliable sources. [More]
Swedish national arrested in Wennappuwa
[ Saturday, 18 July 2015, 03:48.59 PM ]
A Swedish national was arrested yesterday at Dummaladeniya in Wennappuwa for staying in the country without having valid visa, the Police said. [More]
Legal action against Keheliya, Kiriella, Kongahage
[ Saturday, 18 July 2015, 03:44.43 PM ]
Police at the Kandy Police Headquarters was considering taking legal action against Keheliya Rambukwella (UPFA) Lakshman Kiriella (UNP) and Shathini Kongahage(UNP) for violating elections regulations and engaging in illegal propaganda activities after the handing over of nominations on Monday (13). [More]
India, Sri Lanka sign currency swap agreement
[ Saturday, 18 July 2015, 03:34.31 PM ]
The Reserve Bank has signed a special currency swap agreement with the Central Bank of Sri Lanka that will allow the latter to draw up to $1.1 billion. [More]
How Those accused of murder can Establish Good Governance?”: Wimal Weerawansa
[ Saturday, 18 July 2015, 09:04.29 AM ]
Wimal Weerawansa Asks How Those Accused Of Murder Can Establish Good Governance. The National Freedom Front leader Wimal Weerawansa asked, if people who were accused of murder can establish good governance in the country? [More]
Pledge made in Anuradhapura to make MR PM
[ Saturday, 18 July 2015, 06:38.45 AM ] []
A pledge was made at the maiden United People’s Freedom Alliance (UPFA) election rally in Anuradhapura to make former President Mahinda Rajapaksa the Prime Minister after the August 17 Parliament election. [More]
"For voting To the UPFA Is Meaningless": Ranil
[ Saturday, 18 July 2015, 06:33.01 AM ]
The UNP leader, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said that a vote for the UPFA, is a wasted vote and it will be pointless and meaningless to vote for that party in the upcoming general election. [More]
" I have never betrayed people of this country ": Mahinda Rajapaksa
[ Friday, 17 July 2015, 04:39.57 PM ]
‘I have never betrayed people of this nation”, former president Mahinda Rajapaksa said during United Peoples Freedom Alliance first election conversing meeting organized at the Salkadhu grounds at Anuradhapura yesterday. [More]
2 New SLFP organizers appointed
[ Friday, 17 July 2015, 04:16.47 PM ] []
SriLanka Freedom Party appoints two new party organizers today. [More]
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Intelligence Unit officials to question Gotabaya Rajapaksa
[ Wednesday, 29 July 2015, 03:17.42 PM ]
Intelligence unit officials decided to question former defence secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa over his close friendship with leading drug dealer Mohamaed Mubarak Mohamed Mujahid. [More]
Mahinda attempts to rejoin JVP and UNP
[ Wednesday, 29 July 2015, 03:01.07 PM ]
JVP leader Anurakumara Dissanayake says at present former president Mahinda Rajapaksa is currently attempting to rejoin the JVP and United National Party. [More]
Police seeks public assistance to identify the body of woman discovered at private bus depot
[ Wednesday, 29 July 2015, 02:54.42 PM ] []
Police seeks public assistance to identify the body of woman discovered from suitcase at private bus depot at the Bastian Mawatha, Fort. [More]
Mahinda Samarasinghe says no to Mahinda's rally
[ Wednesday, 29 July 2015, 12:17.51 PM ]
Minister Mahinda Samarasinghe announced that he will never take part in the United Peoples Freedom Alliance rally organized at Kalutara district. [More]
Hirunika Premachandra is ready for a political move
[ Wednesday, 29 July 2015, 11:01.09 AM ]
The Western Provincial Councilor Hirunika Premachandra gave an indication of a possible political move as a response to the news that her SLFP membership has been suspended, adding that she can now stand with both feet on the same side. [More]
Mattala airport will be used to capture the International market of the Fishing industry : Ranil Wickremesinghe
[ Wednesday, 29 July 2015, 10:49.36 AM ]
The Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe states that the Mattala International airport will be used to win and capture the international market in the fishing industry. [More]
I don't do immoral acts to capture power : Mahinda
[ Wednesday, 29 July 2015, 10:35.14 AM ]
The Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa states that he does not crave for power. [More]
SL female DIG wins an international award
[ Wednesday, 29 July 2015, 10:06.26 AM ] []
SriLankan Female Police DIG Vimathi Periyaperu wins the International Recognition and Scholarship award granted by the international police organization. [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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