Civil committees never fight for people’s rights
[ Wednesday, 11 November 2015, 04:43.32 AM ]
JVP former parliamentarian K.D.Lalkantha said that civil committees never fight for people’s rights. [More]
Frontline Socialist Party writes to PM on Kumar Gunaratnam
[ Wednesday, 11 November 2015, 03:39.20 AM ]
The Frontline Socialist Party has called for a meeting with the President and the Prime Minister over the political rights of politburo member Kumar Gunaratnam. [More]
General amnesty would be the permanent solution : Douglas Devananda
[ Wednesday, 11 November 2015, 03:35.46 AM ]
Former Minister Douglas Devananda announced general amnesty would be the best and permanent solution to Tamil political prisoners. [More]
Monitor the secrete detention centers: Amnesty International
[ Wednesday, 11 November 2015, 03:02.36 AM ]
Amnesty International has called on the Sri Lankan government to cooperate with the UN Working Group on Enforced and Involuntary Disappearances during its planned visit to the country. [More]
A mother hope for son's return
[ Wednesday, 11 November 2015, 02:31.17 AM ] []
Mother of political prisoner currently engages on hunger strike said, we strongly believed the promise made by our leader s and hoped for son’s return on Deepavali day. [More]
12 Digit new NIC cards
[ Tuesday, 10 November 2015, 03:40.59 PM ]
The Registration of Persons Department has decided to introduce 12 digit National Identity Cards from the 1st of January. [More]
Prisoners on hunger strike - One rushed to hospital
[ Tuesday, 10 November 2015, 12:31.01 PM ]
Tamil political prisoners detained at the Welikada prison currently engages on hunger strike on demanding their immediate release. [More]
SL ranked 8th in World Giving Index
[ Tuesday, 10 November 2015, 12:18.09 PM ]
Sri Lanka has moved up a notch and ranked at eighth place in the 2015 World Giving Index (WGI), the UK based Charities Aid Foundation (CAF) reports. [More]
Local court hearing cannot take place against UN
[ Tuesday, 10 November 2015, 12:09.21 PM ]
The Foreign Affairs Ministry has informed the Colombo district court that a court hearing against the United Nations organization cannot take place within Sri Lanka. [More]
Parking meter system at Colombo
[ Tuesday, 10 November 2015, 12:04.28 PM ] []
Parking meters would be fixed along the Duplication and Galle Roads and all by-roads connecting the two main roads, the Colombo Municipality said yesterday. [More]
30 Tamil political prisoners to be release tomorrow
[ Tuesday, 10 November 2015, 10:26.24 AM ]
The process for releasing 30 ex-LTTEers detained in prisons countrywide will begin tomorrow, the Prisons Department said today. [More]
Avant Garde issue to be discuss tomorrow
[ Tuesday, 10 November 2015, 08:17.35 AM ]
A special meeting chaired by President Maithripala Sirisena wil be held on Wednesday afternoon at the Presidential Secretariat to discuss the Avant Garde controversy. [More]
Gamanpila's spouse questioned for 4hrs
[ Tuesday, 10 November 2015, 08:15.05 AM ]
The Special Investigation Unit (SIU) at Police Headquarters has recorded a statement from the wife of UPFA Parliamentarian Udaya Gammanpila. [More]
President pays last respect to ven.Sobitha thera
[ Tuesday, 10 November 2015, 08:07.18 AM ] []
President Maithripala Sirisena paid his last respects to the remains of the late Maduluwawe Sobhitha Thera. [More]
Deepavali opening hearts for reconciliation: President
[ Tuesday, 10 November 2015, 03:38.32 AM ]
"Deepavali is celebrated in a grand manner by the Hindus throughout the world and it also has significance to the other communities as it symbolizes the victory of righteousness over malevolence. [More]
Deepavali signifies a moment of light overcoming darkness PM
[ Tuesday, 10 November 2015, 03:33.14 AM ]
Deepavali, the Festival of Lights, signifies a moment of light overcoming darkness, the good triumphing over evil, for the Hindu faithful throughout the world and Sri Lanka. [More]
Happy Deepavali
[ Tuesday, 10 November 2015, 03:29.41 AM ]
Lankasri news team is glad to wish all our readers brightest , colourful, magnificent, shimmering and magical deepavali…. Let the light of deepam brings joy and happiness to all your homes in the coming year. [More]
CPA puts Government on notice on Avant-Garde, student attack
[ Tuesday, 10 November 2015, 03:11.04 AM ]
The Centre for Policy Alternatives yesterday warned the Government that it could confront a major shift in the balance of power, fatally compromising the gains made in January and August 2015 for good governance and democracy. [More]
Government to replace Wijeyadasa Rajapakshe
[ Tuesday, 10 November 2015, 02:59.56 AM ]
Changes to me made in the post of Wijeyadasa Rajapakshe, serve as the minister of justice in the good governance government. [More]
Suspects of Vidhya murder case further remanded
[ Tuesday, 10 November 2015, 02:55.41 AM ]
Kayts court magistrate S.Leninkumar ordered to further remand all 9 suspects arrested in connection with rape and murder case of school girl Vidhya. [More]
Once again Martyrs day posters pasted at Jaffna university
[ Tuesday, 24 November 2015, 12:33.27 PM ] []
Once against Tamil Eelam martyrs day memorable posters were pasted at the Jaffna university compound. [More]
Canada kandaswamy temple in Toronto accused of funding the LTTE
[ Tuesday, 24 November 2015, 12:13.14 PM ] []
The Leading Toronto temple accused of funding the LTTE. [More]
Mahinda compelling the police not to allow LTTE flag hoisting
[ Tuesday, 24 November 2015, 12:03.25 PM ]
The Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa today urged the police not to allow anyone to raise the LTTE flag in the North this week to mark the LTTE heroes’ week. [More]
Open international universities at Jaffna : Vijeyakala Maheshwaran
[ Tuesday, 24 November 2015, 04:12.34 AM ]
The State Minister of Children Affairs Mrs.Vijeyakala Maheshwaran urges to build international universities at Northern Province. [More]
First Lankan along with 16 others join to ISIS
[ Tuesday, 24 November 2015, 04:05.49 AM ] []
The recently released propaganda magazine of Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) has carried an article featuring the Sri Lankan who was reportedly killed in Syria, who was described by media as "Sri Lanka's first ISIS fighter". [More]
Govt to end competitive school admissions : President
[ Tuesday, 24 November 2015, 02:29.59 AM ] []
President Maithripala Sirisena says the aim of the new government is to end the competition for school admissions of children soon. [More]
42 Lankan refugees to return home tomorrow
[ Monday, 23 November 2015, 03:24.35 PM ] []
V.Sivaganasothi , secretary to the ministry of resettlement today said 42 Lankan refugees residing at refugees camps in Tamil Nadu schedule to return home tomorrow. [More]
Dilan spends Rs.14 cores to Mahinda
[ Monday, 23 November 2015, 12:12.04 PM ]
The Minister of Foreign Employment Dhalada Athukorala today announced during the last presidential election Rs.14 cores spent for the advertising activities of United Peoples Freedom Alliance presidential candidate and ex-president Mahinda Rajapaksa. [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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