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People Have Lost Faith In The Judiciary Sans Its Credibility
[ Thursday, 24 April 2014, 03:28.00 AM ]
Ministers G L Peiris and Mahinda Samarasinghe state that the government of Sri Lanka has no faith in the inquiry into human rights abuses undertaken by the UNHRC. They claim that Sri Lanka has an independent, robust justice system to inquire into any such allegations and any international inquiry into human rights abuses in Sri Lanka lacks credibility. [More]
Prison officer remanded over killing prisoner
[ Wednesday, 23 April 2014, 05:10.57 PM ]
Prison officer responsible for the death of prisoner detained at the Jaffna prison further remanded. [More]
If the government fails to protect the Buddhism will take to streets: BBS
[ Wednesday, 23 April 2014, 03:18.10 PM ]
Members of the Bodu Bala Sena, Ravana Balaya and National Sangha Council today briefed Malwatta Chapter about the government remaining silent in the face of acts against Buddhism. [More]
Parents says two priests are responssible for my daughter's death
[ Wednesday, 23 April 2014, 03:15.20 PM ]
The parents of a girl found dead in a well in Jaffna testified in court today and raised suspicion over two Catholic priests alleging they were the cause of her death. [More]
Deputy Chiness foreign minister visits SriLanka
[ Wednesday, 23 April 2014, 02:33.51 PM ]
Chinese Deputy ambassador Liu Zhenmin has paid three days visit to SriLanka. [More]
Man attempt to sexually abuse German girl arrested
[ Wednesday, 23 April 2014, 01:36.03 PM ]
Police arrested man attempt to sexually abuse German girl while at star hotel in Hatton. [More]
Youth stabbed to death over mobile phone
[ Wednesday, 23 April 2014, 01:25.06 PM ]
Youth stabbed to death over problems raised on mobile phones. Youth succumbed to his injuroes while on admission to hospital. [More]
Government thraten people and stage fake drama among international community: Sumandhiran
[ Wednesday, 23 April 2014, 01:14.58 PM ]
Today , government stag drama briefing threatening on terrorism to provide more security towards Northern Province . [More]
Private bank in Moratuwa robbed
[ Wednesday, 23 April 2014, 12:56.06 PM ]
Two armed gunmen have robbed Rs. 777,000 million from a private bank in Rawathawatte a short while ago. [More]
Solheim writes books on peace activities in SriLanka
[ Wednesday, 23 April 2014, 12:54.28 PM ]
Former Norwegian Peace Envoy to Sri Lanka Eric Solheim says that he is ready to launch a book written on the role of Norway as a peace mediator in Sri Lanka. [More]
No more hotel projects without Casino: Harsha De Silva
[ Wednesday, 23 April 2014, 12:47.22 PM ]
The UNP today accused the government of granting complete tax exemptions for James Packer and Ravi Wjeratne. [More]
BBS mob enters to Minister Bathiudeen's office
[ Wednesday, 23 April 2014, 12:22.46 PM ] []
A mob led by the Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) stormed Minister Rishad Bathiudeen’s Ministry of Industry and Commerce saying they were looking for the venerable Watarekke Vijitha thero. [More]
The International community has questioned the government about banning Tamil organization
[ Wednesday, 23 April 2014, 09:17.59 AM ]
The International community has questioned the government about banning the organization which help the LTTE. [More]
Lankans detained at Andaman island returns to SL
[ Wednesday, 23 April 2014, 08:46.13 AM ]
25 SriLankans attempt to visit Australia by boat at detained in the Andaman Island returned back to country last night. [More]
Kidney racketeers sent 21 victims to Sri Lanka
[ Wednesday, 23 April 2014, 08:00.04 AM ]
Indian police have found that the kidney racketeers, who had sent deceased victim Dinesh Maroo to Sri Lanka, had sent as many as 21 people from different parts of Andra Pradesh to Colombo for kidney surgeries in the last few months, Indian media reports. [More]
Madras HC rejects Lankan refugee's plea
[ Wednesday, 23 April 2014, 07:55.44 AM ]
Madurai Bench of Madras High Court yesterday rejected the plea of a Sri Lankan refugee, who claimed himself to be an Indian citizen, to quash the detention of his son under Foreigners Act 1946 and set him free. [More]
Tamil political parties should stop complaining to India - DEW Gunasekara
[ Wednesday, 23 April 2014, 05:20.34 AM ]
Minister DEW Gunasekara today announced Tamils would not be benefited by complaining to India. [More]
Australia for stronger ties with Lanka
[ Wednesday, 23 April 2014, 05:00.15 AM ]
Australia says its relationship with Sri Lanka can be more broader as a result of the efforts taken by both countries to fight people smuggling. [More]
Don’t make Colombo a Chicago or a Bangkok: NSC
[ Wednesday, 23 April 2014, 04:58.16 AM ]
National Sangha Council(NSC) while protesting against the new casino bill which was to be presented in Parliament this week today urged the Government not to make Colombo a Chicago or a Bangkok city. [More]
Opposition political parties submits bill against Casino
[ Wednesday, 23 April 2014, 03:46.11 AM ]
The United National party has decided to submit amendments to the three projects scheduled to be brought back to Parliament on 24th and 25th April to legalize casinos. [More]
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Don't visit SL with visible tattoos - Britain
[ Thursday, 24 April 2014, 02:20.06 AM ] []
The British Foreign Ministry today warned British nationals visiting Sri Lanka not to have visible tattoos of the Lord Buddha. [More]
Kidney racket: Lankan doctors make fortune
[ Wednesday, 23 April 2014, 03:52.17 AM ]
The three culprits arrested by the Central Crime Station (CCS) police in the international kidney trafficking case have reportedly sold 21 kidneys in Colombo (Sri Lanka) in the past few months. [More]
Thevian's van located
[ Wednesday, 23 April 2014, 03:25.47 AM ]
The officers attached to the Terrorist Investigation Division have located the van used by Thevian hidden in Nallur area, government reports. [More]
Tamil woman recruits become Nursing Assistants
[ Wednesday, 23 April 2014, 03:10.10 AM ]
A group of Tamil woman soldiers has successfully completed the Nursing Assistant course, conducted by Kilinochchi Army Base Hospital. [More]
Lankan government killed Lasantha and Joseph Paraajasingham: Solheim
[ Tuesday, 22 April 2014, 01:29.25 PM ]
Former Norwegian Peace ambassador to SriLanka Erik Solheim twitted SriLanka government killed Batticaloa district parliamentarian Joseph Praraajasingham and Sunday Leader newspaper editor Lasantha Wickramathunga. [More]
DMK candidate dined with MR: Vaiko
[ Tuesday, 22 April 2014, 07:48.23 AM ]
The NDA’s Virudhunagar candidate and MDMK chief Vaiko on Monday claimed that the DMK candidate for the same seat, S Rethinavelu, had links with the Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa for around a year. [More]
President Rajapaksa Has No People’s Mandate Or Moral Right To Contest Again
[ Tuesday, 22 April 2014, 04:28.26 AM ]
When President Mahinda Rajapaksa contested for the Presidency in January 2010 for the second time, overwhelming assumption of the people who voted or campaign for him was that it was his last term. [More]
India invites Northern CM for discussions
[ Tuesday, 22 April 2014, 04:00.54 AM ]
Indian Foreign Ministry and Congress party are preparing to hold discussions with Northern CM C.V.Vigneswaran. [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]