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TNA ready to resume talks: Sumandhiran
[ Thursday, 28 August 2014, 03:33.49 PM ]
The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) said today it was ready to resume talks with the Government in search of a lasting solution to the ethnic crisis based on power devolution within a united Sri Lanka. [More]
Spain seeks Sri Lanka’s support
[ Thursday, 28 August 2014, 03:26.26 PM ]
Spain is to seek Sri Lanka’s support for a seat on the UN Security Council, the Spanish media reported today. [More]
More than hundred election violations reported in Uva
[ Thursday, 28 August 2014, 03:18.54 PM ]
Election monitors says more than hundred election violations reported in the Uva Province. [More]
Ex-DIG Vass Gunawardena released on bail
[ Thursday, 28 August 2014, 01:53.33 PM ]
Ex-DIG Vass Gunawardena was enlarged on bail, today, in a case where he was accused of threatening a group of CID officers including ASP Shani Abeysekara, by the Colombo High Court. [More]
Chief of the Air Staff of the Pakistan Air Force calls on the Commander
[ Thursday, 28 August 2014, 01:41.04 PM ] []
Air Chief Marshal Tahir Rafique Butt, Chief of the Air Staff of the Pakistan Air Force called on the Commander of the Air Force, Air Marshal Kolitha Gunatilleke, this morning (28th August 2014) at Air Force Headquarters Colombo. [More]
We hold elections in order to provide news for media organizations
[ Thursday, 28 August 2014, 12:53.22 PM ]
Minister and the General Secretary of the United Peoples Freedom Alliance said government hold elections in order to provide news for media organizations and grant jobs for election monitoring organizations. [More]
Peradeniya students on a class boycott
[ Thursday, 28 August 2014, 12:48.48 PM ]
The undergraduates at the University of Peradeniya this morning launched a boycott of classes in protest against suppression of student activism. [More]
JHU asks for opinion of Sri Lankan Muslim community
[ Thursday, 28 August 2014, 12:47.18 PM ]
The leader of Jathika Hela Urumaya Ven. Omalpe Sobitha Thero has stated that since it is a situation where the stance of the Sri Lankan Muslim community towards the brutal activities conducted in Mosul in Iraq and the threat on Borobudur in Indonesia is tested, as Buddhist they are keenly and attentively observing as to what their opinion is. [More]
Before facing the ice bucket challenge give water to people: Ranjan Ramanayake
[ Thursday, 28 August 2014, 09:07.29 AM ]
The UNP parliamentarian Ranjan Ramanayake says that before facing the ice bucket challenge, the people have to be given water. [More]
Tipper knocks down pregnant mother in Jaffna
[ Thursday, 28 August 2014, 08:45.09 AM ] []
Tipper knocks down pregnant mother at Navakkiri, Jaffna today. [More]
We are ready to face Rajapaksa's thuglection - Anura Kumara Dissanayake
[ Thursday, 28 August 2014, 08:12.22 AM ]
Leader of Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) Anura Kumara Dissanayake says if the Rajapaksas are not preparing for an election but for a 'thuglection' by assaulting candidates, destroying stages, unleashing gunfire at offices and threatening, his party too, is also prepared for it and the Rajapaksas should keep in mind that this is the JVP. [More]
Dayasiri Jayasekara fallen on sudden ill
[ Thursday, 28 August 2014, 08:07.05 AM ]
North-Western Province Chief Minister DayasiriJayasekara was admitted to the Badulla Hospital last night after he took ill suddenly but had left hospital on his own accord this morning after undergoing several tests, hospital sources said. [More]
Discussions on abolishing executive presidency - Min. Vasudeva
[ Thursday, 28 August 2014, 06:41.12 AM ]
The Minister of National Languages Vasudeva Nanayakkara said end of the Uva Provincial Council election we have decided to hold discussions with the SriLanka Freedom party on abolishing executive presidency. [More]
Pakistan’s new defence attache greets Lankan commander
[ Thursday, 28 August 2014, 04:36.36 AM ]
The newly-appointed Defence Attaché to the High Commission of Pakistan in Colombo, Colonel Mohammed R Irshad Khan, paid a courtesy call on the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Daya Ratnyake at his office. [More]
Norochcholai out again
[ Thursday, 28 August 2014, 04:27.55 AM ]
The Norochcholai coal-fired power plant stopped power generation yesterday evening. Its first turbine had to be shut down due to technical problems again depriving the national grid a further 300 MW of electricity. [More]
US institution carries out satellite survey of Jaffna HSZ
[ Thursday, 28 August 2014, 04:08.56 AM ] []
Sri Lanka’s primary High Security Zone (HSZ) in the Northern Peninsula has recently come under satellite surveillance consequent to a request by a UK-based NGO, namely the Sri Lanka Campaign for Peace and Justice. [More]
Kidneys of a Tamil women give life to two Sinhalese
[ Thursday, 28 August 2014, 04:01.22 AM ]
Two kidneys of the Tamil ladies who was in the ICU have been transplanted at Kandy hospital to two Sinhalese who were in need of kidney transplants. [More]
The largest LTTE training camp was located at Kolathur
[ Thursday, 28 August 2014, 03:57.46 AM ] []
The village of Kolathur, 11 km from the Mettur dam in Salem district in Tamil Nadu, was one of the places in Tamil Nadu where the cadre of the LTTE were imparted armed training in the early 1980s to fight the Sri Lankan forces, a report appearing in The Hindu newspaper today said. [More]
All political parties including ruling party has violated the election law - EC
[ Thursday, 28 August 2014, 03:51.57 AM ]
Election Commissioner (EC) Mahinda Deshapriya said all political parties including ruling party has violated the election law. [More]
Ready to hold direct talks with Tamil National Alliance - Government
[ Thursday, 28 August 2014, 03:12.17 AM ]
The SriLankan government today announced , Tamil National Alliance should submit all their demands to the parliamentary select committee, not to India or any other nation. [More]
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Sri Lanka Tourism welcomes one millionth tourist
[ Friday, 29 August 2014, 01:46.26 PM ] []
Sri Lanka Tourism Thursday welcomed the arrival of one millionth tourist for the year at the Bandaranaike International Airport(BIA) yesterday. [More]
Wariyapola girl files fundamental rights violation petition
[ Friday, 29 August 2014, 12:55.58 PM ] []
Wariyapola girl files fundamental rights violation petition at the Supreme Court. [More]
New leadership for TNA?
[ Friday, 29 August 2014, 08:14.11 AM ]
Tamil National Alliance(TNA) decided to register them as political party and operates under new leader, leading Sinhala newspaper reports. [More]
3 Military personals arrested over attacking checker at the Yaz Devi train
[ Thursday, 28 August 2014, 04:17.15 PM ]
Three military personals arrested over attacking checker at the Yaz Devi train transporting passengers from Palai to Colombo. [More]
What happened to 16,000 SriLankans?
[ Thursday, 28 August 2014, 01:58.22 PM ]
The International Committee of the Red Cross(ICRC) says in Sri Lanka, the fate and whereabouts of more than 16,000 people remain unknown. [More]
Not allow western forces to enter the country: Basil Rajapaksa
[ Thursday, 28 August 2014, 12:34.11 PM ] []
Economic Development Minister Basil Rajapaksa has said that he will not allow western forces to enter the country and disrupt its peace. [More]
15 Chinese beauty queens are on a tour in Parakramabahu palace
[ Thursday, 28 August 2014, 08:16.51 AM ] []
It is reported that it is going to produce a film on the historical places with the 15 Chinese beauty queens who are on a tour in Sri Lanka. [More]
Ready to discuss with Modi: Wigneswaran
[ Thursday, 28 August 2014, 06:37.58 AM ]
Northern Provincial Council Chief Minister C.V.Wigneswaran said that he is ready to hold discussions with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on present political situation of the northern provincial council. [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]