BJP accused of using fishermen issue for election ‘gimmick’
[ Monday, 20 October 2014, 04:19.36 AM ]
As Tamil Nadu fishermen continue to be arrested and their boats seized by Sri Lanka, BJP is being accused by them of reneging on its promise to protect their interests after assuming power at the Centre. [More]
Government looks for three witnesses
[ Sunday, 19 October 2014, 02:47.54 PM ]
The Government is still looking for three key witnesses in relation to the case involving the murder of five youth in Trincomalee in 2006, in what is now knows as the ‘Trinco 5’ murder. [More]
UNP rubbishes allegations over Ranil
[ Sunday, 19 October 2014, 02:24.35 PM ]
The main opposition United National Party (UNP) today rubbished claims that party leader Ranil Wickremesinghe had met the pro-LTTE diaspora in London and discussed moves against the country. [More]
Missing Persons Commission to hold public sittings in Mullaitivu
[ Sunday, 19 October 2014, 02:15.56 PM ]
The Presidential Commission to Investigate into Complaints Regarding Missing Persons will hold the Next Public Sittings in Mullaitivu District from 2nd to 5th November 2014. [More]
Lifting of curbs may help revival of LTTE: Anandasangaree
[ Sunday, 19 October 2014, 02:13.03 PM ]
The European Union Court’s annulment of the EU’s ban on the LTTE will help revive the separatist and terrorist outfit in Sri Lanka’s Tamil-majority Northern Province, warned V Anandasangaree, President of the Tamil United Liberation Front (TULF). [More]
Over 100 fake notes found inside bus
[ Sunday, 19 October 2014, 06:27.13 AM ]
Galle Police today recovered a parcel of counterfeit currency notes from a private passenger transport bus traveling from Colombo to Kataragama. [More]
Indian court backs Sri Lankan refugee
[ Sunday, 19 October 2014, 06:08.14 AM ]
The Madras High Court Bench has imposed a cost of Indian Rs 10,000 on the Director of Social Welfare for not disbursing the emoluments due to a Sri Lankan refugee who retired last year after 32 years of government service, The Hindu newspaper reported today. [More]
Ambulance-Tipper Lorry Crashed with Each other, Killing two people including a Lady Doctor
[ Saturday, 18 October 2014, 03:33.29 PM ]
At the Puttalam-Chilaw Main Road at 61st miles section, this early in the morning at four an Ambulance and a Tipper Lorry were collided with each other. In this crash accident, a Lady Doctor and an Assistant lost their lives. [More]
Ordered to release on Bail: Jayalalitha Leaving for Chennai
[ Saturday, 18 October 2014, 03:22.45 PM ]
It was expected that Jayalalitha would be released on bail yesterday itself. But due to the non availability of the copy of the Supreme Court Order granting the bail to Jayalalitha, she could not be released yesterday. [More]
Sarath N Silva damaged the respect of the courts – BBS
[ Saturday, 18 October 2014, 07:21.20 AM ]
The BBS says that the former Chief Justice Sarath N Silva should take the responsibility of damaging the respect of the courts. [More]
UN appreciates Human Development in SriLanka
[ Friday, 17 October 2014, 04:11.33 PM ]
The United Nations (UN) today noted significant achievements Sri Lanka has made in terms of Human Development and acknowledged that Sri Lanka is well placed to address its current set of development challenges. [More]
SriLanka seeks support from Germany
[ Friday, 17 October 2014, 03:55.41 PM ]
Sri Lankan Ambassador in Germany Karunatilaka Amunugama had requested Germany to assist Sri Lanka in upgrading the skill levels of our workers as Germany had an advanced system of technical education. [More]
SC grants permission for a petition filed by suspects of Mohammad Siyam murder case
[ Friday, 17 October 2014, 02:45.50 PM ]
The Supreme court today granted permission to proceed a petition filed by the suspects of the Bambalapitiya businessman Mohammad Siyam murder case on the 21st of this month. [More]
Take up GoSL ban on Diaspora with UN Security Council: GTF
[ Friday, 17 October 2014, 02:43.29 PM ]
The Global Tamil Forum (GTF) has urged the UK to intervene on its behalf at the UN Security Council to prevent the Sri Lankan government exploiting United Nations Security Council Resolution 1373 of 2001 (UNSCR 1373) to attack 16 Diaspora groups as well as 424 individuals. [More]
President would lose the presidential election: Minister Dew
[ Friday, 17 October 2014, 02:40.05 PM ]
The senior Minister Dew Gunasekara had said that without the support of the minority parties the president would not be able to poll 51% and hence there is a very likelihood of losing the coming presidential election. [More]
SriLanka airlines purchase 6 new air buses
[ Friday, 17 October 2014, 02:35.44 PM ]
Cabinet granted approval for SriLanka Airlines to purchase 6 new air buses. [More]
Yala National Park reopened
[ Friday, 17 October 2014, 01:01.08 PM ]
The Yala National Park which was closed due to the drought will reopen to the public on Thursday. [More]
Minister Wimal hold discussions with President Rajapaksa
[ Friday, 17 October 2014, 12:55.27 PM ]
It is reported that a special meeting is to take place between the President Mahinda Rajapaksa and the Leader of National Freedom Front (NFF) and Minister of Construction, Engineering Services, Housing and Common Amenities, Wimal Weerawansa, tomorrow (17) at 11.00 a.m. at Temple Trees. [More]
Earth mound kills two military personals
[ Friday, 17 October 2014, 12:19.45 PM ]
Two military personals engaged in irrigation work at Morawewa in Kantale were killed when a mound of earth collapsed on them, police said. [More]
Lankan HR issue to be discuss at UN Security Council - AI
[ Friday, 17 October 2014, 12:14.32 PM ]
Amnesty International (AI) called upon the New Zealand government to submit report on Lankan human rights violations at the UN security council. [More]
MR sets condition to abolish executive
[ Sunday, 19 October 2014, 02:18.42 PM ]
President Mahinda Rajapaksa has reiterated a condition in order to abolish the Executive Presidency and he says if that condition is met then he will act within 24 hours. [More]
UK concerned over travel restrictions
[ Sunday, 19 October 2014, 06:16.35 AM ]
The British Government has raised concerns over the travel restrictions imposed by the Ministry of Defence on foreigners visiting the North. [More]
EU action strengthen LTTE: Sajin
[ Saturday, 18 October 2014, 10:46.53 AM ]
External Affairs Ministry Monitoring MP Sajin Vaas Gunawardane said yesterday the EU decision to lift the ban on the LTTE was a shot in the arm for the LTTE and the diaspora. [More]
We can prove that the Tigers are Terrorists: Srilankan Government Reports to the European Union
[ Saturday, 18 October 2014, 08:54.24 AM ] []
The Srilankan Government has reported to the European Union that it can prove that the LTTE is a Terrorist Organization and the Tigers are Terrorists. This announcement was officially made by the Srilankan Government yesterday. [More]
India is not consulting about lifting the Ban on the LTTE: Venkaiah Naidu
[ Saturday, 18 October 2014, 08:43.12 AM ]
The Central Minister Venkaiah Naidu has said that India is not consulting about implementing Lifting the Ban on the LTTE. [More]
Sarath N. Silva is sorry for 2015 ruling
[ Saturday, 18 October 2014, 06:40.35 AM ]
Former Chief Justice Sarath N Silva has apologised for the ruling he gave in support of then Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa in 2005 the ‘Helping Hambantota’ case. [More]
Ban on LTTE lifted - Lawyer Thamara Buruma
[ Friday, 17 October 2014, 09:34.51 AM ] []
Tamils from all around the world are grateful and thankful to leading lawyers Victor Koppe, Thamara Buruma and A.Marike van Eik for appearing on behalf of LTTE and wining case at the EU court in Luxembourg. [More]
Indian SC grants bail to Jaya
[ Friday, 17 October 2014, 09:25.21 AM ]
The Supreme Court today granted bail to former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa. [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]