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Navy arrests 86 Indian fishermen
[ Friday, 27 February 2015, 05:15.28 AM ]
The navy has arrested 86 Indian fishermen for poaching in Sri Lankan waters and they are now being brought ashore, a navy spokesman said. [More]
Two Lankans caught in ATM scam
[ Friday, 27 February 2015, 05:09.51 AM ]
The Tiruchi City Police arrested eight persons, including two Sri Lankan, from whom several fake Automated Teller Machine (ATM) cards were seized. [More]
MDP talks to Ranil on Maldives
[ Friday, 27 February 2015, 04:38.02 AM ]
A Maldivian opposition party delegation arrived in Sri Lanka today and held discussions with Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe on the present political crisis in the Maldives. [More]
We cannot call back refugees from Tamil Nadu: D.M.Suvaminadhan
[ Friday, 27 February 2015, 04:35.29 AM ]
The Minister of Resettlement D.M.Suvaminadhan says without providing necessary and basic facilities we cannot to call back refugees from Tamil Nadu to SriLanka. [More]
Court denies Avant Guard chairman's request on foreign visit
[ Friday, 27 February 2015, 02:55.27 AM ]
Colombo chief magistrate Gihan Balapitiya denies the request made by the Avant Guard owner on visiting foreign country. [More]
School students suffers from lack of nutritious
[ Friday, 27 February 2015, 02:51.07 AM ]
The Minister of Education Akila Viraj Kariyawasam says 30% of school students suffers from lack nutritious. [More]
Prishantha Jayakody says left the country due to pressures from Gotabaya
[ Thursday, 26 February 2015, 04:56.00 PM ]
Former Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) and Police Media Spokesman Prishantha Jayakody,who arrived from Australia a short while ago, claimed that he fled the country because of threats byformer Defence Secretary GotabayaRajapaksa and some of his henchmen. [More]
Indian fishermen attacks Wadamarachchie fishermen
[ Thursday, 26 February 2015, 03:53.31 PM ] []
Group of Indian fishermen attacked fishermen from Wadamarachchi East with sharp weapons while at the Wadamarachchie East Kattaikaadu Sea around 10.00 am today. [More]
6 BBS clergies ordered to appear before court
[ Thursday, 26 February 2015, 03:41.31 PM ]
Colombo Fort magistrate ordered 6 Buddhist clergies attached to the Bodu Bala Sena movement to appear before the court on 12th of March over illegally entering in to the office of Minister Rishad Badhiudeen located at Colombo -2. [More]
No need of election: Rajitha Senaratne
[ Thursday, 26 February 2015, 03:34.24 PM ]
General Elections will be held only after constitutional changes take place under the Government’s 100-day programme. [More]
JVP protest against corruption
[ Thursday, 26 February 2015, 03:19.48 PM ] []
JVP today staged protest in front of the Fort Railway station on demanding the government to take quick action against persons involved in corruption activities. [More]
Rugby player’s death was not accidental: Police
[ Thursday, 26 February 2015, 02:48.09 PM ]
An inquest into the mysterious death of former national rugby player Wasim Thajudeen has been initiated following the emergence of new information with respect to the case in the recent past, Police Spokesperson SSP Ajith Rohana said. [More]
WiFi system at Jaffna railway station
[ Thursday, 26 February 2015, 02:45.15 PM ]
Railway passengers would be able to enjoy free WiFi at selected 100 railway stations including Jaffna railway station in the country by April, the Railway Department said. [More]
Faizer and Rajiva to meet the President
[ Thursday, 26 February 2015, 02:09.34 PM ]
Former state ministers Faizer Musthapa and Prof. Rajiva Wijesinha who recently resigned from their ministerial portfolios have decided to meet President Maithripala Sirisena shortly to discuss their issues. [More]
Lankan PMSCs in int’l weapons racket
[ Thursday, 26 February 2015, 01:55.29 PM ]
PMSCs that had operated in Sri Lanka had got involved in illegal weapons trade with Egyptian and Yemeni racketeers, information has come to light. [More]
Army commander met Defence Minister
[ Thursday, 26 February 2015, 01:48.15 PM ]
Army commander Let.gen. A.W.J.Crishanthe De Silva today met state minister of defence Ruwan Wijeyawardene at the ministry today. [More]
Sujewa Senasinghe is deputy minister of justice
[ Thursday, 26 February 2015, 01:46.32 PM ]
Deputy Minister Sujeewa Wijeyasinghe took oaths as deputy minister of justice infront of president Maithripala Sirisena short while ago where the minister of justice Wijeyadasa Rajapakshe currently engage in foreign tour, president media unit reports. [More]
Bandu Wickrama ordered to appear before CID
[ Thursday, 26 February 2015, 10:16.52 AM ]
Court ordered the former chairman of the Port Authority Bandu Wickrama to appear before the CID for further investigations on allegations against him. [More]
Finance Minister orders companies to sell vehicles under new Tax reduction
[ Thursday, 26 February 2015, 09:29.53 AM ]
The Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake has said that based upon the recent tax reduction by the government, the companies that are not selling the vehicles under the tax reduction will be taken into task by filing a case against them. [More]
CID question Mahindananda Aluthgamage and Sajin Vass
[ Thursday, 26 February 2015, 09:17.11 AM ]
CID officials records statements from former minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage and parliamentarian Sajin Vass Gunawardene today. [More]
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Mahinda met former minister at prison
[ Thursday, 26 February 2015, 04:59.09 PM ]
Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa visited the former deputy minister Premala Jayasekara alia Soka Malli currently detained at the Kuruwitta prison this afternoon. [More]
US stand behind the progress of SriLanka: John Kerry
[ Thursday, 26 February 2015, 04:57.41 PM ]
US Secretary of State John Kerry has noted the progress in Sri Lanka after the new Government took office. [More]
Chandrika own 10 ministerial posts
[ Thursday, 26 February 2015, 04:53.26 PM ]
The Minister of Land Reforms M.K.D.S.Gunawardene says former president Chandrika Kumarathunga owns 10 ministerial posts with her position and suitable SLFP members would be appointed for these positions. [More]
Maithri is going to have a Dinner with Queen Elizabeth
[ Thursday, 26 February 2015, 09:53.27 AM ]
The Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena is going to make an official visit to England. This has been confirmed by the Justice Minister of Justice Wijedasa Rajapakse who is on his official trip to London. [More]
Sajin Vass Gunawardena owns cargo plane
[ Thursday, 26 February 2015, 08:30.57 AM ]
The Boeing 727 cargo airplane of Cosmos Lanka, owned by former supervisory MP Sajin Vaas Gunawardena, is without even a local registration certificate, reports say. [More]
CSN television channel to be closedown
[ Wednesday, 25 February 2015, 12:48.24 PM ]
Administration of the CSN television channel decided to close down the channel on 1st of March. [More]
Former Army commander files petition at court of appeal
[ Wednesday, 25 February 2015, 10:42.59 AM ]
Former Army Commander Sarath Fonseka today filed petition at the court on appeal on seeking to return back his parliamentary seats in last parliament election. [More]
Shashi produced before magistrate while at stretcher
[ Wednesday, 25 February 2015, 09:02.41 AM ] []
Shashi Weerawansa, wife of former minister Wimal Weerawansa produced before the Colombo magistrate Gihanbalapitiya today. [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]
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