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President Sirisena to meet UPFA leaders
[ Monday, 31 August 2015, 05:09.00 AM ]
Head of State Maithripala Sirisena schedule to meet United People's Freedom Alliance leaders around 9.00 am today, National Freedom Front leader Wimal Weerawansa said. [More]
At least 20 people injured in Dambulla accident
[ Sunday, 30 August 2015, 06:39.18 AM ]
At least 20 people were injured following an accident in Dambulla this morning involving a bus and a lorry. [More]
Investigations over the Channel-4 Video is still not yet over : Army
[ Saturday, 29 August 2015, 11:52.01 AM ]
The Army says that the probe on Channel-4 video not yet over. [More]
International investigation is a must, Can’t be satisfied with domestic Inquiry : TNA
[ Saturday, 29 August 2015, 11:40.35 AM ]
The TNA Says, It Cannot is satisfied with a domestic investigation, but an International inquiry a must. [More]
SLFP empowers the president to decide upon Parliamentary : Ministerial appointments
[ Saturday, 29 August 2015, 08:54.04 AM ]
The Sri Lanka Freedom Party, Authorizes the President Maithripala Sirisensa to decide upon the Parliamentary and Ministerial Appointments. [More]
U.S. grant of Sri Lanka $ 3.2 million to develop schools in the eastern Province
[ Saturday, 29 August 2015, 08:41.27 AM ]
The United States has agreed to grant US$ 3.2 million for the development of schools in the Eastern Province. [More]
Formation of Sri Lanka cabinet further delayed
[ Saturday, 29 August 2015, 07:34.58 AM ]
Due to the deadlocks over the formation of the new Sri Lankan Cabinet, Sri Lanka’s new government has further delayed the formation of the Cabinet beyond the already agreed deadline of the 2nd of September. [More]
Opposition leader position should be given to the TNA : Dilan Perera
[ Saturday, 29 August 2015, 07:26.24 AM ]
Dilan Perera says that the TNA Should get the Opposition Leader Position. [More]
Our country needs indigenous plan for construction Industry : Maithripala Sirisena
[ Saturday, 29 August 2015, 07:03.15 AM ] []
The Sri Lankan President Said, “Sri Lanka needs a national plan for the construction sector”. [More]
No glitches at BOC in Seychelles
[ Saturday, 29 August 2015, 06:51.12 AM ]
Bank of Ceylon Chairman Ronald Perera said yesterday the Seychelles branch of the BOC was functioning smoothly and there were no any grey areas in its setting up process in January 2014. [More]
Candidates should maintain one bank account only for Election campaigning : PAFFREL Executive Director
[ Saturday, 29 August 2015, 06:31.29 AM ]
The PAFFREL Executive Director Rohana Hettiarachchi said, "Making candidates account for campaign funds a must during polls". [More]
Rajapaksa Government paid USD 6.5 million to lobby firm
[ Saturday, 29 August 2015, 04:43.14 AM ] []
The former Sri Lankan Government, over a 5-month period in 2014, allegedly paid USD 6.5 million directly and indirectly to US-based WR Group and a private equity fund manager, Imaad Zuberi, the Foreign Policy magazine reported. [More]
Tamils firm on international probe says TNA
[ Saturday, 29 August 2015, 03:39.33 AM ]
A senior leader of the Tamil National Alliance (TNA) has said that the Tamils will keep pressing for an international probe into charges of war crimes against the Sri Lankan government even though the US Assistant Secretary of State for South Asia, Nisha Biswal, has made it clear that the US will only seek an independent and credible Lankan domestic probe, the Indian media reported. [More]
Karunanidhi condemns US support to Sri Lankan domestic probe
[ Saturday, 29 August 2015, 03:31.46 AM ]
DMK chief Karunanidhi today condemned the US government’s reported proposal for support to a domestic probe by Sri Lanka into alleged war crimes rather than going in for an international investigation. [More]
SLFP CC empowers Maithri to appoint ministers
[ Friday, 28 August 2015, 04:08.44 PM ]
The Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) Central Committee today entrusted President Maithripala Sirisena who is the SLFP Chairman, to make the final decision on appointing the Opposition Leader, [More]
Colombo youth killed in collision at Thirukovil
[ Friday, 28 August 2015, 03:58.03 PM ]
Youth killed in the collision reported at Kanjilam Kuda junction at Thirukovil police division in Ampara this evening. [More]
Mannar magistrates visits Thirukethiswaram mass grave
[ Friday, 28 August 2015, 03:06.51 PM ] []
Mannar magistrate A.G.Alexraaj today visited the mass grave at Thirukethiswaram , Mannar around 3.00 pm this evening. [More]
P.B.Jayasundera records statement at police headquarters
[ Friday, 28 August 2015, 02:56.00 PM ] []
Former Secretary to the Ministry of Finance P.B.Jayasundera today visited the police headquarters to record statement on financial allegation reported at the RADA company. [More]
Human Rights commission of Sri Lanka launches regional committees for local Complaints
[ Friday, 28 August 2015, 12:41.55 PM ]
The Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka launches regional committees to address local complaints. [More]
Appointment of ambassador of Sri Lanka to Myanmar
[ Friday, 28 August 2015, 11:56.44 AM ]
According to the press release issued by the Sri Lankan Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Colombo. [More]
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Bribery commission to be revived
[ Sunday, 30 August 2015, 07:26.33 AM ]
The government is to revive the bribery commission, alleged to be dormant, by appointing new members within a fortnight of the first meeting of the new parliament, Sinhala media reports. [More]
Executive councils to supervise ministries
[ Sunday, 30 August 2015, 07:01.25 AM ]
The now-existent parliamentary committees supervising government ministries will be replaced by executive councils, the government has decided. [More]
First informal meeting on Lanka on September 17
[ Sunday, 30 August 2015, 06:44.19 AM ]
An informal meeting will take place to gather support for Sri Lanka on the sidelines of the 30th session of the UN Human Rights Council on September 17 at the UN building in Geneva. [More]
Karuna denies helping the army defeat the LTTE
[ Sunday, 30 August 2015, 06:32.22 AM ] []
Former LTTE eastern commander Vinayagamurthi Muralitharan alias Karuna Amman has denied claims that he helped the army defeat the LTTE. [More]
UPFA coalition partners to form new alliance?
[ Sunday, 30 August 2015, 06:13.32 AM ]
Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa’s allies are planning to form a new opposition alliance, breaking away from President Maithripala Sirisena’s United People’s Freedom Alliance (UPFA) coalition, senior leftist leaders said on Saturday. [More]
UK fully committed to International investigation on war crimes Probe
[ Saturday, 29 August 2015, 12:23.12 PM ]
The UK says that it is fully committed to the UN process, follow-up action of War crimes probe. [More]
Truth about Geetha Kumarasinghe’s dual citizenship revealed
[ Saturday, 29 August 2015, 12:16.59 PM ]
Popular actress and MP elect from the Galle District, Geetha Kumarasinghe says that, she withdrew her Swiss citizenship before she handed over her nominations for the last General Election. [More]
Maithri takes over the SLFP-Mahinda group reduced to the lowest Ebb
[ Saturday, 29 August 2015, 09:06.55 AM ]
Seven months after he was made Chairman of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party, the main constituent of the opposition United Peoples’ Freedom Alliance, Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena became its de facto ruler. [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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