Government planning to handover EPF-ETF to private agency : Bandula Gunawardane
[ Monday, 16 November 2015, 12:39.48 PM ]
The real intention in setting up a private sector pension scheme by merging the EPF and the ETF is to invest these funds in the Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) by handing over their administration to a private fund managing agency, UPFA MP Bandula Gunawardane said today. [More]
Why vouchers replaced school uniforms?
[ Monday, 16 November 2015, 12:29.57 PM ]
The Leader of the Pivthuru Hela Urumaya (PHU) queried the Education Minister Akila Viraj Kariyawasam regarding the proposal of vouchers to be given to school students in place of school uniforms. [More]
India continues training for Sri Lankan military
[ Monday, 16 November 2015, 12:21.24 PM ]
The Indian Government continues to provide training for the Lankan military despite protests by some groups. [More]
Army troops busy in rescue & relief work in Kilinochchi, Mullaittivu & Wanni areas
[ Monday, 16 November 2015, 12:12.32 PM ]
More than 700 Army troops serving Kilinochchi, Mullaittivu and Wanni districts, rising to the occasion in the face of flood threats, are currently busy providing immediate rescue assistance, cooked meals, help for evacuation and relocation, medical assistance, sanitary and technical facilities, support to District Secretariat’s relief work, etc to nearly 5000 flood-affected people in Palliyaru, Vannikulam, Mandagalaru, Pannagandi, Netahaliyaru areas of the Security Force Headquarters (SFHQ)-Kilinochchi, Muthyakattu area of the SFHQ Mullaittivu and Kokilai, Janakapura, Welioya and Pulmoddai areas of the SFHQ Wanni. [More]
Is the Law Mun to Gota's statement ?
[ Monday, 16 November 2015, 12:01.26 PM ]
Frontline Socialist Party (FSP) is preparing to lodge a complaint at the Human Rights Commission stating that their party has been subjected to injustice since the law has not carried out any steps regarding the statement by the former defense secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa alleging his connection to the abduction of Kumar Gunaratnam. [More]
The President exposes group capable of toppling the Government
[ Monday, 16 November 2015, 11:56.22 AM ]
The President revealed a group in society who is capable of toppling the government. [More]
"There is a conspiracy to cause Rift between the President & PM" : Rajitha Senaratne
[ Monday, 16 November 2015, 11:18.14 AM ]
There is a conspiracy within the government to cause a rift between the president and the prime minister, alleges minister Rajitha Senaratne. [More]
New Constitution will include a Bill of Rights
[ Monday, 16 November 2015, 11:10.09 AM ]
The New Constitution will include a Bill of Rights that takes into account not only civil and political rights but economic, social and cultural rights as well, Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera said. [More]
It’s an act of betrayal to criticize the Government : Wasantha Aluwihare
[ Monday, 16 November 2015, 10:11.25 AM ]
State Minister of Agriculture, Wasantha Aluwihare said today the criticism levelled at the government against ‘Good Governance’ was an act of betrayal. [More]
CBK to discuss Lankan issue in South Africa
[ Monday, 16 November 2015, 09:21.53 AM ]
Former President Chandrika Kumaratunga (CBK) has left to Durban, South Africa to attend a Global Workshop on “Enhancing the inclusivity and Accountability of the UN Peace-building Fund”. [More]
Rajitha Senaratne launched a fresh complaint against Avant Garde
[ Monday, 16 November 2015, 09:00.29 AM ]
The Minister of Health and Indigenous Medicine Dr.Rajitha Senaratne launched a fresh salvo on the Avant Garde company yesterday, simultaneously hitting out at those who defend it. [More]
8 Ex-LTTE suspects released on bail
[ Monday, 16 November 2015, 08:52.43 AM ]
Eight More Ex-LTTE Suspects Detained under the Prevention of Terrorism Act has been released on bail. [More]
Avant Guard chairman summoned to PRECIFAC
[ Monday, 16 November 2015, 08:48.38 AM ]
The Avant Garde Maritime Services Chairman Nissanka Senadhipathi has been summoned to the Presidential Commission of Inquiry to Investigate and Inquire into the Serious Acts of Fraud, Corruption and Abuse of Power, State Resources and Privileges (PRECIFAC) on November 20 to be queried on the alleged purchase of weapons from the Rakna Arakshaka Lanka Limited. [More]
Bribery Commission started Investigation into Avant Guard
[ Monday, 16 November 2015, 07:52.47 AM ]
The Director General of the Commission to Investigate Allegations of Bribery or Corruption Dilrukshi Wickramasinghe said the Commission has launched an investigation into Avant Guard private security firm. [More]
Mervyn Silva contemplating on his Political comeback
[ Monday, 16 November 2015, 07:13.12 AM ]
Mervyn Silva suggests himself for a political comeback. [More]
At the Mattala Airport Sri Lankan arrested with Foreign currencies worth 66 million rupees
[ Monday, 16 November 2015, 07:08.25 AM ]
A Sri Lankan arrested with Rs.66 million in Foreign currencies at Mattala. [More]
Fallen object could be debris of WT1190F
[ Monday, 16 November 2015, 06:34.47 AM ]
Local and foreign scientists and astronomers believe that the little object that has fallen into a paddy field in Aranayake could be debris of WT1190F which was expected to create a sensation on November 13. [More]
To discuss on Local Government elections SLFP meeting tomorrow
[ Monday, 16 November 2015, 06:26.14 AM ]
The SLFP central committee is going to meet tomorrow, to Discuss on Local Government Elections. [More]
Kondaya's Brother Further Remanded
[ Monday, 16 November 2015, 06:14.27 AM ]
The Minuwangoda Magistrate ordered Saman Jayalath, the brother of Dunesh Priyashantha alias 'Kondaya' to be further remanded when he was produced at the courts today. [More]
Sri Lanka likely to join Iranian oil customers
[ Monday, 16 November 2015, 04:54.37 AM ]
Referring to the launch of new talks with Sri Lanka to resume oil exports, Iran’s deputy oil minister has expressed Iran’s readiness to resume oil sales to the Asian country during the post sanction era. [More]
If Rohana Wijeweera can be commemorated, why not Prabhakaran: Salley
[ Thursday, 26 November 2015, 12:59.19 PM ]
If Rohana Wijeweera who was once labeled as a terrorist can be commemorated here, why not slain LTTE leader Velupillai Prabhakaran, Muslim Tamil National Alliance Leader Azath Salley questioned today (26). [More]
Mahinda supporters targets the foreign diplomats
[ Thursday, 26 November 2015, 12:47.03 PM ]
Members of the joint opposition met Russian Forum ambassador yesterday and discuss on the present situation of this island. [More]
School boy commits suicide on demanding the release of political prisoners
[ Thursday, 26 November 2015, 12:32.43 PM ] []
A school boy commits suicide by jumping in to moving train on demanding to release all Tamil political prisoners with an immediate effect. [More]
Sambanthan says Tamils are permitted to remember their loved one
[ Thursday, 26 November 2015, 08:16.59 AM ]
Tamils are schedule to observe martyrs day on 27th of November. On this day Tamil people remember their loved one who sacrificed their lives in the freedom struggle. [More]
Gotabaya at presidential commission
[ Thursday, 26 November 2015, 05:08.41 AM ]
Former Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa appeared before the Presidential Commission of Inquiry into Serious Financial Crimes short while ago. [More]
Immediate transfer to 7 members attached to presidential commission
[ Thursday, 26 November 2015, 03:55.09 AM ]
Immediate transfer orders issues to 7 employees including police inspector attached to the Presidential Commission of Inquiry into Serious Financial Crimes. [More]
Mother of two seeks permission to light lamp for her martyrs son
[ Thursday, 26 November 2015, 03:17.27 AM ] []
Mother who lost her two children questions good governance whether she is permitted to light lamps for her martyrs sons this years. [More]
National Government supports the LTTE mission
[ Thursday, 26 November 2015, 03:09.17 AM ]
Former president Mahinda Rajapaksa said observing martyrs’ day would lead the country to establish Tamil Eelam. [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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