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Legal action against suspect involved in human smuggling
[ Thursday, 10 July 2014, 05:35.54 AM ]
The Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Neomal Perera said strict legal action would be taken against suspects involved in the human smuggling. [More]
G.L.Piris visits India
[ Thursday, 10 July 2014, 03:30.59 AM ]
The Minister of External Affairs G. L. Peiris paid an official visit to India today. [More]
Raj Rajaratnam's Brother Found Not Guilty
[ Thursday, 10 July 2014, 03:27.29 AM ]
Rengan Rajaratnam, the younger brother of convicted Galleon Group founder Raj Rajaratnam, was cleared on Tuesday of conspiring with him to engage in insider trading while at the hedge fund, in a setback for U.S. prosecutors. [More]
Sri Lanka's Tamil groups upset by Australian minister's omission
[ Thursday, 10 July 2014, 02:54.59 AM ]
In Sri Lanka, Australia's Immigration Minister Scott Morrison has upset Tamil groups after he failed to meet with them during a brief visit to the northern region of Jaffna. [More]
Northern Governor's ruling comes to end tomorrow
[ Thursday, 10 July 2014, 02:52.52 AM ]
Northern Provincial Council governor Maj. Gen. G. A. Chandrasiri’s ruling period will conclude tomorrow. [More]
Only Tamils detained at Boosa
[ Thursday, 10 July 2014, 02:48.08 AM ]
Four youths from Batticaloa illegally attempted to visit New Zealand by boat detained at the Boosa prison. [More]
300 prostitutes for Kandy car races
[ Thursday, 10 July 2014, 02:44.56 AM ]
The Central provincial member Nimal Piyatissa says that on the day the VIP sons had the car races in Kandy there were about 300 prostitute lodged in the start hotels. [More]
Election commissioner's vehicle collided with a motorbike
[ Wednesday, 09 July 2014, 03:43.12 PM ]
Two people were injured when a motor- bike was struck by the official vehicle of Election Commissioner Mahinda Deshapriya at Arambekade on the Kandy Kurunegala Road. [More]
Chinese boats never enter in to Lankan water: Fisheries Minister
[ Wednesday, 09 July 2014, 03:40.06 PM ]
The Sri Lanka government today informed the government that the Chinese Troller boats never engage in fishing activities in the Lankan marine border. [More]
No one issued threatening against family members of disappeared persons - Presidential Commission
[ Wednesday, 09 July 2014, 03:38.00 PM ] []
Maxwell Parakrama, Chairman of the Presidential Commission appointed to hold investigations on disappeared persons in Sri Lanka today said no one issued threatening against family members of disappeared persons. [More]
Australia denies SL asylum seekers were tortured
[ Wednesday, 09 July 2014, 01:52.30 PM ]
Australia rejected allegations by Sri Lankan refugees returned to the island nation that they were mistreated and said their return sent a strong message to those thinking of following suit. [More]
Police headquarters introduces new system to arrest heroin traders
[ Wednesday, 09 July 2014, 01:39.51 PM ]
Police headquarters introduces a new system to arrest heroin traders in this country. [More]
19th Year death anniversary of victims killed in Air strike at the St. Peters church at Navaliyur
[ Wednesday, 09 July 2014, 01:32.46 PM ] []
Today family members commemorate 19th year death anniversary of victims killed in Air strike at the St. Peters church at Navaliyur, Jaffna on 9th July 1995. [More]
UN investigation will open the doors of security council: Minister Deniswaran
[ Wednesday, 09 July 2014, 01:00.20 PM ] []
Northern Provincial Council minister of village development and trade affairs Deniswaran today said United Nation investigation panel will influence on UN Security Council in near future. [More]
SriLankan woman appointed Vice-Chair at UN
[ Wednesday, 09 July 2014, 12:51.21 PM ]
The United Nations General Assembly elected Ms. Chamithri Rambukwella, Second Secretary of the Permanent Mission of Sri Lanka to the United Nations in New York, Vice-Chair of the Fifth Committee recently. [More]
Cyril Ramaphosa will brief South African president on Lankan issue
[ Wednesday, 09 July 2014, 12:18.57 PM ]
South African Vice President Cyril Ramaphosa, who concluded a visit to Sri Lanka yesterday, is expected to brief President Jacob Zuma on his engagements in Sri Lanka, Zuma’s office said. [More]
Prior to the suicide bomb attack against Gotabaya LTTE conducts rehearsals
[ Wednesday, 09 July 2014, 12:11.40 PM ] []
Former LTTE member informed TID member prior to the suicide bomb attack against Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa that they have conduct several rehearsal sessions in the Iranaimadhu area. [More]
Harin- Dayasiri brawal at political programme
[ Wednesday, 09 July 2014, 09:03.25 AM ]
The political debate show on private television was forced to bring to an abrupt halt last night(July 08) as a heated debate between the programme guests - UNP parliamentarian Harin Fernando and NorthWest Chief Minister Dayasiri Jayasekera ended up in a full fledged clash. [More]
Religious leaders are not suitable to be the President
[ Wednesday, 09 July 2014, 09:01.47 AM ]
The JVP says that Madoluwawe Sobitha thero is not suitable to be the President. [More]
Australia's Immigration Minister Morrison arrives in Sri Lanka
[ Wednesday, 09 July 2014, 08:22.51 AM ] []
Australia's Immigration Minister Scott Morrison along with an Australian delegation arrived in the island early this morning on an two days official visit. [More]
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Wigneswaran should not testify before the UN investigation panel
[ Tuesday, 29 July 2014, 10:25.18 AM ]
General Secretary of the National Patriotic Movement Dr.Vasantha Bandara today said Northern Chief Minister should not testify before the UN investigation panel appointed by the UNHRC commissioner Navaneetham Pillay. [More]
Close ties between SL government and BBS- US
[ Tuesday, 29 July 2014, 08:07.52 AM ]
The International Religious Freedom Report for 2013 released by the US State stated that the Bodu Bala Sena(BBS) continued to promote its anti-Muslim campaign, which was linked to violent activities last year. [More]
Callum Macrae to testify before the UN investigation panel
[ Tuesday, 29 July 2014, 04:59.33 AM ]
Callum Macrae, Channel -4 Journalist played leading role on informing international community on war crimes reported during final perhaps of war in SriLanka, schedule to testify before the UN international investigation panel, sources said. [More]
Lankan immigrants arrested in Texas
[ Tuesday, 29 July 2014, 03:50.08 AM ] []
Sri Lankans were among a group of illegal immigrants arrested while entering Texas from Mexico over the weekend, international media reports today. [More]
200 000 Complaints against Gnanasara thera and Champika Ranawaka
[ Tuesday, 29 July 2014, 03:03.37 AM ]
Media reports have stated that within 24 hours over 200 000 complaints have been lodged with the Facebook administration against Bodu Bala Sena General Secretary Galagodaaththe Gnanasara thera and Technology and Research Minister Patali Champika Ranawaka. [More]
157 Lankan asylum seekers would be sent back to India
[ Monday, 28 July 2014, 09:25.28 AM ]
The 157 asylum-seekers held for weeks on the high seas on an Australian customs vessel were likely economic migrants from India, Australian Immigration Minister Scott Morrison said Monday. [More]
Wigneswaran recommends Mawai Senadhiraja
[ Monday, 28 July 2014, 08:20.47 AM ]
Earlier group of people said, Present Northern CM decided to quit his position due to the re-appointment of northern governor and decided to obtain most powerful position. [More]
SriLanka seeks Pakistan help arrest Wella Sudha
[ Monday, 28 July 2014, 05:07.53 AM ]
SriLanka seeks Pakistan help arrest leading Lankan heroin trafficker Wella Sudha. [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]