Military person testifies on war crimes reported during final stage of war
[ Friday, 02 October 2015, 08:49.03 AM ]
Military person arrested over inconnection with the abduction of leading journalist Prageeth Ekneligoda testifies on war crimes allegations committed during the final perhaps of war in the island. [More]
Lankan Tamil refugees stage fast
[ Friday, 02 October 2015, 08:34.26 AM ]
Ten Lankan Tamil detainees are staging a fast since yesterday (01) at Chennai and Trichy special camps, demanding Indian authorities to fulfill a promise to release them. [More]
Police beat me; took nude photos of me :School boy
[ Friday, 02 October 2015, 08:29.19 AM ]
I was beaten and accused of committing this crime, 17 years old school boy arrested over killing Seya said. [More]
Paranagama opposes UNHRC commissioner's statement
[ Friday, 02 October 2015, 05:20.16 AM ]
Responding to the UN Human Rights High Commissioner Prince Zeid’s call to disband the Sri Lankan Missing Persons’ Commission and assign its work to a more credible body, the chairman of the panel, Justice Maxwell Paranagama, contended that nobody else can do the job better. [More]
Mangala meets Samantha Power
[ Friday, 02 October 2015, 04:49.06 AM ]
The Minister of External Affairs Mangala Samaraweera hold discussions with the US ambassador to UN Samanthan Power at New York yesterday. [More]
War criminal Jagath visits Ponnambalava Neshwar Kovil
[ Friday, 02 October 2015, 04:41.29 AM ]
To mark this event special religious observance organised at the Ponnambalavaneshwar kovil at Colombo on Wednesday. [More]
Youth attacks an innocent young woman
[ Friday, 02 October 2015, 04:21.26 AM ] []
A video showing two youths assaulting a young woman mercilessly has been going viral on Facebook since last evening. [More]
US Green Card lottery program begins
[ Friday, 02 October 2015, 04:15.03 AM ]
The US Embassy in Colombo today announced the start of the 2017 Diversity Immigrant Visa Lottery Program. [More]
Minister Nimal Siripala Desilva ordered to file case against Mahinda Rajapaksa
[ Friday, 02 October 2015, 04:00.27 AM ]
Minister Nimal Siripala Desilva ordered to file case against Mahinda Rajapaksa who has failed to settled down the arrears payments of CTB bus which were used for his election conversing activities. [More]
War criminal Jagath Dias visits Ponnambalavaneshwar kovil
[ Friday, 02 October 2015, 03:48.23 AM ]
SriLanka Army commemorates 66th year anniversary today. [More]
Upul allowed to go abroad
[ Thursday, 01 October 2015, 04:42.26 PM ]
Hambantota District Provincial Councillor D.V. Upul who was charged with threatening FCID officers in a speech made by him, was today allowed by a Colombo Magistrate, to go abroad upon furnishing a surety bond of Rs 500.000. [More]
Gamanpila to file case against president and speaker
[ Thursday, 01 October 2015, 04:23.26 PM ]
General Secretary of the Pivithuru Hela Urumaya Udaya Gamanpila warns on filing case against President Maithripala Sirisena and speaker Karu Jayasuriya. [More]
India stress upon power devolution
[ Thursday, 01 October 2015, 04:10.37 PM ]
Indian representative today stressed the UN Human Rights Council on implementing 13th amendment which briefs of power devolution in SriLanka. [More]
Opposition leader pays first visit to Jaffna
[ Thursday, 01 October 2015, 03:27.22 PM ] []
Since assuming duties as the opposition leader R.Sambanthan paid his first visit to Jaffna today. [More]
Mangala - Sushma meets at New York
[ Thursday, 01 October 2015, 03:15.15 PM ] []
The Minister of External Affairs Mangala Samaraweera hold discussions with the Indian Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj at New York today. [More]
Sumandhiran expressed concern over UN resolution
[ Thursday, 01 October 2015, 02:57.21 PM ] []
Tamil National Alliance parliamentarian and the spokesman Sumandhiran says comparing with the previous resolutions this time UNHRC has passed unstrengthen resolutions. [More]
A possible rugby ban due to the cheatings of Namal and Sujani, Hemas defaulted
[ Thursday, 01 October 2015, 02:42.06 PM ]
It is being revealed the foreign rugby players invited for the Carlton Seven Rugby Encounter held at Habaraduwa in 2014 has been brought violating the international sports law without obtaining a due insurance cover for the players. [More]
UN war crimes resolution marks a turning point for victims - AI
[ Thursday, 01 October 2015, 02:13.36 PM ]
A crucial resolution adopted at the UN Human Rights Council today offers the victims of Sri Lanka’s armed conflict the prospect of finally getting the truth and justice they deserve, Amnesty International said. [More]
Valaichchenai paper factor workers climbs to roof and stage protest
[ Thursday, 01 October 2015, 02:02.15 PM ] []
Employees attached to the Valaichchenai paper factory have climbed into the roof on demanding to settled down their four months’ salary arrears and balance 30% of compensation. [More]
SriLanka will never cooperate with internal mechanism: Selvam Adaikalanadhan
[ Thursday, 01 October 2015, 01:49.04 PM ] []
United Nation and the US should ensure safety of SriLankans testifies before the international trial. [More]
Sri Lanka must decide upon ferry services : India
[ Saturday, 03 October 2015, 12:07.33 PM ]
India says that Sri Lanka must decide upon the ferry services. [More]
Attempt to identify the girl in video going Viral
[ Saturday, 03 October 2015, 09:18.27 AM ] []
The police are attempting to identify the girl in video going viral in which she is shown being assaulted by two boys. [More]
38 Countries Co-sponsored to the idea of ​​the Sri Lankan War Crimes
[ Saturday, 03 October 2015, 09:00.54 AM ]
The resolution on Sri Lanka submitted to the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) and adopted without a vote on Thursday had 38 co-sponsors as of yesterday, the last day of the 30th session of the UNHRC in Geneva. [More]
Mahinda Rajapaksa summoned to PRECIFAC again
[ Saturday, 03 October 2015, 08:18.59 AM ]
The Former president Mahinda Rajapaksa and five others have been summoned by the Presidential Commission of Inquiry to Investigate and Inquire into Serious Acts of Fraud, Corruption and Abuse of Power, State Resources and Privileges-PRECIFAC. [More]
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe proceeded towards Japan
[ Saturday, 03 October 2015, 07:47.59 AM ]
The Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe is going to meet the Japanese Prime Minister on coming Tuesday. [More]
Maithripala Sirisena Rejects Claims Of Hybrid Court
[ Saturday, 03 October 2015, 05:46.09 AM ]
President Maithripala Sirisena rejected the claims that the mechanism to be introduced to investigate alleged war crimes is a hybrid court. [More]
Military personals should evacuate from Tamils land : R.Sambanthan
[ Saturday, 03 October 2015, 03:20.52 AM ] []
Opposition leader R.Sambanthan today called upon the military personals to evacuate from lands belongs to Tamils in the Northern Province and also stop their administration activities in Tamils area. Leader further stated that Tamil National Alliance will impose continues pressures upon the government this regard. [More]
Ceremonial guard duties at president’s house take turns
[ Friday, 02 October 2015, 04:34.33 PM ]
The change-over of the ceremonial guard at the President’s House and the Temple Trees took place this morning (1) during a brief ceremony in front of the President’s House at Colombo-Fort. [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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