Alagaratnam elected as new BASL President
[ Thursday, 15 January 2015, 03:34.08 AM ]
President’s Counsel Geoffrey Alagaratnam was duly elected uncontested to the post of President of the Bar Association of Sri Lanka (BASL) for the years of 2015/2016. [More]
Pope Francis met former president Rajapaksa
[ Thursday, 15 January 2015, 03:16.36 AM ]
After canonizing Sri Lanka's first saint and traveling to a northern jungle to Sri Lanka's holiest Christian shrine, Francis also met with the ousted president, Mahinda Rajapaksa, at the Vatican embassy. [More]
Canadian PM, Toronto Mayor wishes Tamils for Thai Pongal
[ Thursday, 15 January 2015, 03:13.07 AM ]
It is with great pleasure that I extend my best wishes to all Canadians celebrating Thai Pongal. [More]
MS–MR talks soon
[ Thursday, 15 January 2015, 03:07.49 AM ]
A powwow between President Maithripala Sirisena and his predecessor, Mahinda Rajapaksa, is on the cards consequent to a meeting between the President and a senior SLFP delegation on Monday evening (Jan 12) at the former’s Wijerama Mawatha residence. [More]
President wishes a happy and blessed Thai Pongal
[ Thursday, 15 January 2015, 03:05.31 AM ]
President Maithripala Sirisena has, in a statement to Sri Lankan Hindus on account of Thai Pongal which falls today, noted that the festival marks the traditional renewal of links between humans, the deities and nature and the unity of people in worship and thanksgiving for blessings received, with abundant hope for success in the future. [More]
Mangala files complaint against Mahinda, Gota and 2 others
[ Wednesday, 14 January 2015, 03:18.40 PM ] []
The Minister of External Affairs Mangala Samaraweera today lodged complaint at the Criminal Investigation Department on urging to conduct investigations on military interference to misconduct the final counting of votes in the presidential election. [More]
Chairman of the Conservative Party Thai Pongal wishes to Tamil people
[ Wednesday, 14 January 2015, 03:11.37 PM ] []
Chairman of the Conservative Party of Britain Rt.Hon.Grant Shapps MP extends his Thai Pongal greetings to all Tamil people . [More]
Tamils in hill country prepares to celebrate Thaipongal festival
[ Wednesday, 14 January 2015, 02:56.25 PM ] []
Tamils residing in the hill country are currently preparing to celebrate the Thaipongal festival tomorrow. [More]
Mahinda dismissed his son from Navy
[ Wednesday, 14 January 2015, 02:52.01 PM ]
Prior to presidential election defeat former president Mahinda Rajapaksa signed in the documents relevant to Yoshitha Rajapaksa’s resignation from Lankan Navy. [More]
4 Prisoners released from Jaffna
[ Wednesday, 14 January 2015, 02:16.31 PM ] []
Four prisoners from Jaffna prison released to mark the visit of Pope Francis to SriLanka. [More]
I sold helicopter to Yoshitha Rajapaksa
[ Wednesday, 14 January 2015, 01:59.48 PM ] []
A Sinhala film director Chandran Ratnam says parts of helicopter recovered from Narahenpitiya was gifted by him to President Mahinda Rajapaksa and to his son Yoshitha Rajapaksa. [More]
Wimal's party supports 100 days work plan
[ Wednesday, 14 January 2015, 01:57.24 PM ]
Spokesman of the National Freedom Front Mohamad Muzamil stated that his party will cast fullest support to implement 100 days work programme president Maithripal Sirisena. [More]
Pope Francis at Madhu shrine
[ Wednesday, 14 January 2015, 01:16.49 PM ] []
His Holiness Pope Francis arrived to historical Madhu shrine by special helicopter and special religious observances are currently underway in the Madhu church. [More]
Attempt to arrest Wimal Weerawansa
[ Wednesday, 14 January 2015, 09:17.46 AM ]
The National Freedom Front today said there is a move to arrest Former Minister Wimal Weerawansa over false allegations. [More]
Sabragamuwa Chief Minister flee from country
[ Wednesday, 14 January 2015, 09:00.47 AM ]
Sabragamuwa Chief Minister, Mahipala Hearth currently heading to Katunayake international airport to flee from this island. [More]
Harin Fernando sworn in as new CM
[ Wednesday, 14 January 2015, 08:58.44 AM ]
United National Party Member of the Uva Provincial Council, Harin Fernando was sworn in as the new Chief Minister of the Uva Provincial Council a short while ago. [More]
Migrated Tamils grants humanitarian support to Batticaloa flood victims
[ Wednesday, 14 January 2015, 08:54.28 AM ] []
France Vaddakatchi Ramanadhapuram peoples forum together with Australian donors grant humanitarian support towards flood victims in the Batticaloa area. [More]
Fire destroys house at Batticaloa
[ Wednesday, 14 January 2015, 08:51.38 AM ] []
Fire destroys house at Maamangam area in Batticaloa Municipal Council area around 5.00 pm yesterday. [More]
Nimal Siripala De Silva might become Opposition Party Parliamentary Leader
[ Wednesday, 14 January 2015, 08:16.31 AM ]
Preparations are being made to appoint the former minister Nimal Siripala De Silva as the Parliamentary leader of the opposition party. [More]
Rajapaksa family confused over JVP activities
[ Wednesday, 14 January 2015, 08:14.29 AM ]
President Mahinda Rajapaksa and his family members confused over complaint filed by JVP at the bribery commission yesterday. [More]
Parliament adjourned for 20 minutes
[ Friday, 30 January 2015, 12:05.45 PM ] []
Parliament sessions were adjourned for 20 minutes a short while ago following a special statement made by Prime Minister Ranil Wickremeisnghe on the reinstatement of former Chief Justice Shirani Bandaranayake. [More]
Maithri, Chandrika and Mahinda should work united: Prasana Ranathunga
[ Friday, 30 January 2015, 05:17.46 AM ]
Western Provincial Council Chief Minister Prasana Ranathunga says president Maithripala Sirisena, former president Chandrika Kumaratunga and Mahinda Rajapaksa should work together if not there are threatening on separation in the SriLanka Freedom Party. [More]
EU agrees to lift ban of Lanka soon
[ Friday, 30 January 2015, 03:11.39 AM ]
The European Commission has offered Sri Lanka assistance to meet the regulatory requirements that would enable an early lifting of the ban on fish exports to the EU. [More]
Mohan Peiris pledges Maithri
[ Friday, 30 January 2015, 03:00.54 AM ]
Chief Justice Mohan Peiris pledges the president Maithripala Sirisena grant permission to serve as the CJ of this country, sources said. [More]
Sripavan to become Lankan Chief Justice
[ Thursday, 29 January 2015, 04:31.25 PM ]
Justice Kanakasabapathi Sripavan will be the second Tamil to be Chief Justice of the Sri Lankan Supreme Court when he takes over on Friday following the retirement of Shirani Bandaranayake. [More]
HRW slams former Government
[ Thursday, 29 January 2015, 03:23.16 PM ]
The Sri Lankan government stepped up pressure in 2014 on human rights activists and journalists, particularly those urging justice for past war crimes, Human Rights Watch said in its World Report 2015 released today. [More]
British FM meets displaced people at Waligamam North
[ Thursday, 29 January 2015, 03:21.01 PM ] []
British Foreign Minister Hugo Swire today visited the displaced people at in Chunnagam Ganapathipillay welfare camp in Waligamam North at 2.30 pm today. [More]
Tamil people are fear to trust new government - Wigneswaran informs Hugo Swire
[ Thursday, 29 January 2015, 12:41.36 PM ] []
British Foreign Minister Hugo Swire and his team pays official visit to Jaffna peninsula today and met Northern Provincial Council Chief Minister C.V.Wigneswaran at the Jaffna Public library complex 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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