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Lodge complaint - Minister Rajitha Senaratne
[ Friday, 30 January 2015, 03:04.16 AM ]
Minister Rajitha Senaratne says, people are permitted to lodged complaint against any individuals including myself at the bribery commission over collecting bribe, corruption and obtaining ransom. [More]
Possibilities to arrest Kumar Gunaratnam
[ Thursday, 29 January 2015, 04:23.43 PM ]
Pubudu Jagoda media spokesman of the Front Line Socialist Party says officials attached to the immigration and emigration department ordered their party leader Kumar Kunaratnam to visit the office for third time. [More]
UNHRC commissioner to be briefed on new Lankan government
[ Thursday, 29 January 2015, 03:37.51 PM ]
Jayantha Dhanapala, Senior Advisor on Foreign Affairs to the President of Sri Lanka visited Geneva, where he met the High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein, President of the Human Rights CouncilJoachim Rücker, as well as all members of the Human Rights Council in Groups. [More]
Deputy Indian HC visits NPC Agricultural Minister
[ Thursday, 29 January 2015, 03:32.11 PM ] []
Newly appointed deputy Indian High Commissioner to SriLanka Arumugam Nadarajan visited the office of Northern Provincial Council (NPC) Agricultural Minister P.Iyngaranesan today. [More]
Final decision on CJ would be inform to parliament on Friday
[ Thursday, 29 January 2015, 01:41.36 PM ]
Prime Minister Ranil Wickramasinghe says that final decision on Chief Justice would be inform to parliament on Friday. [More]
Palitha Thewarapperuma further remanded
[ Thursday, 29 January 2015, 12:52.01 PM ]
Matugama Magistrate’s Court today ordered that United National Party (UNP) MP Palitha Thewarapperuma be remanded till February 2 in connection with the Agalawatta assault case, the Police said. [More]
Nisha Biswal to visit SriLanka
[ Thursday, 29 January 2015, 12:49.04 PM ]
Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs Nisha Biswal is to visit Sri Lanka from 31 January – 02 February 2015. Assistant Secretary Biswal is to meet with Sri Lankan officials to discuss a range of bilateral issues, including post-conflict reconciliation, justice and accountability issues. [More]
Revoking EU's ban on fish imports to take time -EC
[ Thursday, 29 January 2015, 12:13.59 PM ]
Several months will elapse before the ban on imports of fish from Sri Lanka is revoked, the European Commission said (EC). [More]
The True Independence to the Nation came on 9th of January only- Azad Sally
[ Thursday, 29 January 2015, 12:10.54 PM ]
Speaking at a media briefing in Colombo, Leader of the National Unity Front Azad Sally stated that Sri Lanka’s actual Independence Day is not 4th of February-1948, but 9th of January-2015. [More]
Presidential secretariat expenses of Rs.8000 billion reduced upto Rs.256 billion
[ Thursday, 29 January 2015, 11:49.16 AM ]
According to the new budget proposal Presidential secretariat expenses of Rs.8000 billion reduced upto Rs.256 billion . [More]
Rs.10,000/- Salary increment for state sector employees
[ Thursday, 29 January 2015, 11:45.55 AM ]
The Minister of Finance Ravi Karunanyake present the budget proposal at the parliament short while ago. In the proposal minister promised to increase state sectors salary income by Rs.10,000/-. [More]
Fonseka to contest independently in general election
[ Thursday, 29 January 2015, 11:39.17 AM ]
Leader of the Democratic Party Maj.Gen.Sarath Fonseka announced that he will contest as an independent candidate in the upcoming general election at Colombo district. [More]
Jayasinghe Bandara fills Maithri's seat
[ Thursday, 29 January 2015, 08:25.33 AM ]
Jayasinghe Bandara, who received the 5th highest number of preference votes for the UPFA from the Polonnaruwa District at the 2010 General Election, was sworn in as a Parliamentarian filling the Parliamentary seat vacated by President Maithripala Sirisena. [More]
Zuhair replaces Anusha
[ Thursday, 29 January 2015, 08:15.07 AM ]
Sri Lanka’s former ambassador to Iran, M M Zuhair was today appointed as the new Director General of the Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (TRC) of Sri Lanka. [More]
Sudden gas, fuel shortages in SriLanka
[ Thursday, 29 January 2015, 08:03.59 AM ]
Sudden fuel and gas cylinder shortages reporting in several towns at SriLanka, consumers said. [More]
Former CJ Shirani Bandaranayake retires ! Greets Sripavan
[ Thursday, 29 January 2015, 07:59.58 AM ]
Participating in her ceremonial sitting today (29), Chief Justice Shirani Bandaranayake said that justice was served to her after two years. [More]
Two women Arrested in Puttalam for Selling Marijuana
[ Thursday, 29 January 2015, 07:53.21 AM ]
The Police have arrested two women who were allegedly under suspicion selling Marijuana in Puttalam Koswatta area. [More]
Prime Minister’s Special Speech Prior to the Presentation of the Budget
[ Thursday, 29 January 2015, 07:50.24 AM ]
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe is going to address his special speech at the Parliament Session of Meetings today prior to the presentation of the Budget. [More]
British House of Commons question about futureof Tamils in SriLanka?
[ Thursday, 29 January 2015, 05:07.46 AM ]
A cohort of British MPs, highlighting past failures of the international community to protect Tamils from “ethnic cleansing” and the need of the new government of Sri Lanka to take concrete steps to reconcile with Tamils, debated the issue of ‘Tamils in Sri Lanka’ at the House of Commons. [More]
Naval commander appoints committee to investigate on Yoshitha
[ Thursday, 29 January 2015, 05:03.58 AM ]
Navy commander appointed special investigation committee to hold investigations on Yoshitha Rajapaksa’s appointment in Lankan Navy. [More]
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Parliament adjourned for 20 minutes
[ Friday, 30 January 2015, 12:05.45 PM ] []
Parliament sessions were adjourned for 20 minutes a short while ago following a special statement made by Prime Minister Ranil Wickremeisnghe on the reinstatement of former Chief Justice Shirani Bandaranayake. [More]
Maithri, Chandrika and Mahinda should work united: Prasana Ranathunga
[ Friday, 30 January 2015, 05:17.46 AM ]
Western Provincial Council Chief Minister Prasana Ranathunga says president Maithripala Sirisena, former president Chandrika Kumaratunga and Mahinda Rajapaksa should work together if not there are threatening on separation in the SriLanka Freedom Party. [More]
EU agrees to lift ban of Lanka soon
[ Friday, 30 January 2015, 03:11.39 AM ]
The European Commission has offered Sri Lanka assistance to meet the regulatory requirements that would enable an early lifting of the ban on fish exports to the EU. [More]
Mohan Peiris pledges Maithri
[ Friday, 30 January 2015, 03:00.54 AM ]
Chief Justice Mohan Peiris pledges the president Maithripala Sirisena grant permission to serve as the CJ of this country, sources said. [More]
Sripavan to become Lankan Chief Justice
[ Thursday, 29 January 2015, 04:31.25 PM ]
Justice Kanakasabapathi Sripavan will be the second Tamil to be Chief Justice of the Sri Lankan Supreme Court when he takes over on Friday following the retirement of Shirani Bandaranayake. [More]
HRW slams former Government
[ Thursday, 29 January 2015, 03:23.16 PM ]
The Sri Lankan government stepped up pressure in 2014 on human rights activists and journalists, particularly those urging justice for past war crimes, Human Rights Watch said in its World Report 2015 released today. [More]
British FM meets displaced people at Waligamam North
[ Thursday, 29 January 2015, 03:21.01 PM ] []
British Foreign Minister Hugo Swire today visited the displaced people at in Chunnagam Ganapathipillay welfare camp in Waligamam North at 2.30 pm today. [More]
Tamil people are fear to trust new government - Wigneswaran informs Hugo Swire
[ Thursday, 29 January 2015, 12:41.36 PM ] []
British Foreign Minister Hugo Swire and his team pays official visit to Jaffna peninsula today and met Northern Provincial Council Chief Minister C.V.Wigneswaran at the Jaffna Public library complex today. [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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