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Indian Supreme Court today dismissed the writ petition against Indian Army in the war in Sri Lanka
[ Thursday, 17 April 2014, 07:56.10 AM ]
The Indian Supreme Court today dismissed the writ petition for a probe by a Special Investigation Team into the alleged role of the Indian Army in the war in Sri Lanka. [More]
Defence Secretary says LTTE network is intact
[ Thursday, 17 April 2014, 04:40.02 AM ]
Defence Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa says although there is no more terrorism in Sri Lanka, the terrorists’ global network continues to function largely unhindered. [More]
LTTE supporters attempt to hack government websites defeated
[ Thursday, 17 April 2014, 04:36.46 AM ]
LTTE supportive Tamils have took various attempts to hack 20 websites including Defence Ministry and military websites, Sinhala newspaper reports. [More]
Family 'shocked' as Sri Lankan court bails four men accused of Khuram Shaikh's murder
[ Thursday, 17 April 2014, 03:46.07 AM ]
Family members of Khurham express shocked over granting bail to the chief suspect of Khurham murder case. [More]
Police get court order for BBS video
[ Thursday, 17 April 2014, 02:53.38 AM ]
The news directors attached to two private television channels were yesterday ordered to hand over unedited video footage to the police, to conduct further investigations into the alleged commotion made by the Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) organistion, disrupting a media conference organised by the Jathika Bala Sena (JBS) on April 9. [More]
British MP expresses concern over cancelling trip to SriLanka
[ Thursday, 17 April 2014, 02:07.34 AM ]
Laurence Robertson was left ‘embarrassed’ and ‘furious’ after having to call off a Parliamentary trip to Sri Lanka at the last minute. [More]
Miliband wants pressure on Lanka authorities
[ Wednesday, 16 April 2014, 04:32.15 PM ]
The leader of Britain’s Labour Party Ed Miliband says the British Government and others must bring pressure to bear on the Sri Lankan authorities to ensure that the fundamental rights and freedoms of all Sri Lankans are respected. [More]
Chopper transporting president suddenly landed
[ Wednesday, 16 April 2014, 04:29.29 PM ]
Due to inclement weather condition helicopter chopper carrying president Mahinda Rajapaska was landed at the Warakapola area today. [More]
SriLanka reacting strongly to Canada
[ Wednesday, 16 April 2014, 02:42.03 PM ]
Reacting strongly to Canada's decision to suspend Commonwealth funds, the government yesterday said Canada has succumbed to pressure exerted by the Tamil Diaspora. [More]
Tamil nationals are not interested to seperate this country: Sumandhiran
[ Wednesday, 16 April 2014, 02:38.38 PM ]
Tamil National Alliance today announced that Tamil nationals are not interested to recommence terrorism activities and create separatism in this country. [More]
SB accuses TNA MP of having close links with Gopi
[ Wednesday, 16 April 2014, 02:35.11 PM ]
A senior government minister yesterday charged that a TNA MP had harboured and provided transport facilities to three LTTE cadres shot dead by security forces in a gun battle in the Nedunkerny jungle last Friday. [More]
We will continue our help towards Lankan Tamils: Sonia Gandhi
[ Wednesday, 16 April 2014, 01:20.56 PM ]
Congress President Sonia Gandhi says her husband Rajiv Gandhi, who was killed by the LTTE, had sacrificed his life while fighting for “our brothers and sisters” in Sri Lanka. [More]
5 Ministers are responssible to announce BBS as terrorist movement
[ Wednesday, 16 April 2014, 01:13.16 PM ]
The Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) organization is making preparations to reveal about massive frauds and corruptions done by five ministers, reliable reports say. [More]
Macaw parratos escape from President's house
[ Wednesday, 16 April 2014, 01:07.55 PM ] []
Public assistance has been sought to locate four pet birds which had escaped from President Mahinda Rajapaksa’s house today. [More]
Hyderabad police investigating SL kidney racket
[ Wednesday, 16 April 2014, 01:04.07 PM ]
Hyderabad city police are investigating into allegations of a Colombo-based kidney racket in which a youngster from Hyderabad lost a life. [More]
Death threats issued to TNA MP
[ Wednesday, 16 April 2014, 09:50.11 AM ]
Tamil National Alliance parliamentarian E.Saravanabawan received death threats from phone calls. [More]
Give gun and bullets: BBS
[ Wednesday, 16 April 2014, 09:48.40 AM ]
General Secretary of the Bodu Bala Sena Ven.Gnasara thero has sent application for license to use guns towards Defence Ministry for his personal security. [More]
ATC once again condemns ban on migrated Tamil organisations in SL
[ Wednesday, 16 April 2014, 09:47.41 AM ]
A Tamil community group in Australia is among more than a dozen international Tamil organisations labelled as "financers of terrorism" by the Sri Lankan Government. [More]
TNA to back South African process
[ Wednesday, 16 April 2014, 08:25.37 AM ]
The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) says it will back the South African facilitated process to achieve reconciliation in Sri Lanka but at the same time will also closely monitor the actions of the Government. [More]
Fonseka denies Indian role in 2009
[ Wednesday, 16 April 2014, 08:21.54 AM ]
Former Army Commander Sarath Fonseka has denied claims that the Indian army played a direct role in Sri Lanka during the final stages of the war against the LTTE. [More]
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Jaffna district to lose 3 parliament seats
[ Thursday, 17 April 2014, 08:29.43 AM ]
Decision taken to reduce 3 parliamentary seats in the Jaffna district, sources said. [More]
Sri Lanka ranks 4th worst place where journalists are killed worldwide
[ Thursday, 17 April 2014, 02:14.11 AM ]
A press freedom group says Iraq continues to lead the world in unsolved murders of journalists. [More]
Hakeem stands by report to Pillay
[ Wednesday, 16 April 2014, 04:38.01 PM ]
Sri Lanka Muslim Congress (SLMC) leader and Justice Minister Rauff Hakem says he stands by his decision to submit a report to the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay related to reconciliation issues. [More]
State terorism- Detalis of 6000 war criminals
[ Wednesday, 16 April 2014, 12:54.25 PM ] []
SriLankan racist government which always describe Tamils freedom struggle as terrorist activity to the international community recently banned several Tamils movement which struggle for rights of Tamil community and also release gazette notification describing 424 Tamil nationals as terrorists and banned them entering in to their motherland. [More]
Australia issue travel warning
[ Wednesday, 16 April 2014, 09:51.40 AM ]
Australians visiting Sri Lanka have been told to exercise a high degree of caution because of an unpredictable security environment. [More]
Girl visited bank disappeared
[ Tuesday, 15 April 2014, 08:14.29 AM ] []
Young girl went on missing while returning from private bank in Kaluwanjikuddy police division in Batticaloa. Complaint filed at the Kaluwanjikuddy police. [More]
Indian forces took part in SL war
[ Tuesday, 15 April 2014, 08:09.30 AM ]
A PIL filed in the Supreme Court has said Indian military personnel took direct part in the war, and that some were even injured in the battle. [More]
Eelam Tamil youth protest at London marathon running
[ Tuesday, 15 April 2014, 04:00.51 AM ] []
Eelam Tamil youth Ramanagaran Venugopal carried out his protest campaign different manner at the London Marathon running on last Sunday. [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]