Sambathan casts votes at Trincomalee
[ Monday, 17 August 2015, 08:45.50 AM ] []
Peaceful voting is currently underway in the Trincomalee district. [More]
5 Journalists arrested
[ Monday, 17 August 2015, 08:39.11 AM ]
Five journalists were arrested while at polling booth in Matara this morning. [More]
Batti voters cast votes on peaceful manner
[ Monday, 17 August 2015, 08:29.51 AM ] []
Voters in the Batticaloa district cast their votes on peaceful manner. [More]
Newly married couple cast their votes
[ Monday, 17 August 2015, 08:14.50 AM ] []
Lankan groom married Japanese bride visited polling center at Sigiriya central college to cast his vote this morning. [More]
Postal vote result will be announced after 11 p.m
[ Monday, 17 August 2015, 08:05.53 AM ]
The Deputy Elections Commissioner M.M.Mohammed said the Secretariat would be able to announce the first postal vote result between 11.00 p.m. to midnight today and the final result could be issued by noon tomorrow. [More]
For election security 63,000 police officers Deployed
[ Monday, 17 August 2015, 07:55.00 AM ]
Sixty Three Thousand police personnel have been deployed for security in view of the parliamentary general election today. [More]
British SFO Helped UNP To Investigate On UPFA Government
[ Monday, 17 August 2015, 07:44.18 AM ]
The Government led by the UNP, which was in power before the Parliamentary election, had obtained assistance from the British SFO-Serious Fraud Office, in the UK to investigate allegations of fraud by the former UPFA Government. [More]
By Midnight Election Results Will be Announced
[ Monday, 17 August 2015, 07:37.10 AM ]
The Election results may be announced by midnight today. [More]
TNA members casts votes today
[ Monday, 17 August 2015, 06:43.35 AM ] []
Tamil National Alliance Jaffna district parliamentarian Sumandhiran casted his vote while at polling booth in Kodaththinai Tamil Mix School this morning. [More]
Ven.Sobitha thero called on for peaceful election
[ Monday, 17 August 2015, 06:01.49 AM ]
The Chairman of the National Movement for a Just Society, the Ven.Sobitha Thero, today called on the public to ensure a peaceful end to the Parliamentary elections. [More]
Foreign election monitors appreciates SL
[ Monday, 17 August 2015, 05:52.03 AM ]
DIG of Election Affairs Gamini Navaratne says foreign election monitors appreciates SriLankan parliamentary election. [More]
Former MP Sridharan cast his vote today
[ Monday, 17 August 2015, 05:38.49 AM ] []
Former Tamil National Alliance parliamentarian and the Jaffna electorate candidate S.Sridharan casted his vote while at the polling booth set up in the Mayawanoor Maha Vidiyalayam in , Wattakadchchie, Killinochchie this morning. [More]
Brother of candidate arrested
[ Monday, 17 August 2015, 05:26.11 AM ]
Brother of candidate and another individual were arrested over distributing leaflets close to the polling booth at Rambhukane. [More]
Two leading political parties expressed confident on achieving victory
[ Monday, 17 August 2015, 05:24.18 AM ]
Two leading political parties in SriLanka United National Party and the United Peoples Freedom Alliance expressed confident over achieving victory in the 2015 general election. [More]
British intelligence unit at SriLanka
[ Monday, 17 August 2015, 04:15.56 AM ] []
Senior political researcher M.M.Nilamdeen briefs to Lankasri Vattamesain (roundtable) programme on 2015 parliamentary election and tough competition between leading political parties in this country. [More]
Lankan accused of starting fire in Dubai jail
[ Monday, 17 August 2015, 04:07.09 AM ]
A Sri Lankan prisoner has appeared in court accused of lighting a fire in his cell. [More]
Former Naval Commander appointed has advisor
[ Monday, 17 August 2015, 04:03.45 AM ]
Former Navy Commander Admiral Jayantha Perera was appointed as the Advisor to the President on Maritime Affairs by President Maithripala Sirisena with effect from August 13, 2015. [More]
Voting began
[ Monday, 17 August 2015, 03:55.24 AM ]
Voting of 8th parliamentary election began at 7.00 am today. [More]
Sobitha thero calls for peaceful end to polls
[ Sunday, 16 August 2015, 04:10.59 PM ]
The Chairman of the National Movement for a Just Society, the Venerable Maduluwawe Sobitha Thero, today called on the public to ensure a peaceful end to the Parliamentary elections. [More]
Swiss politician wants Lankans sent back
[ Sunday, 16 August 2015, 03:57.06 PM ]
A leading Swiss politician has called for the return of Sri Lankan asylum seekers in Switzerland as the island is now at peace, the AFP news agency reported. [More]
Srilankan tamil parties refuses the US call for domestic war crimes Investigation
[ Monday, 31 August 2015, 11:15.39 AM ]
The Tamil political parties in Sri Lanka turn down the U.S. call for the internal ‘war crimes’ probe. [More]
UPFA faces split
[ Monday, 31 August 2015, 10:11.53 AM ]
The UPFA Faces Split, the members of the party discuss about the formation of new alliance. [More]
False statement on Chamal Rajapaksa : Mahinda Rajapaksa
[ Monday, 31 August 2015, 05:47.17 AM ]
Former president Mahinda Rajapaksa strongly denies the appointment of former speaker Chamal Rajapaksa as opposition leader or the minister of new cabinet. [More]
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]
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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