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Case filed against the Ministry of External Affairs
[ Tuesday, 12 August 2014, 09:36.48 AM ]
Human rights organisations operating in SriLanka has files case against the ministry of foreign affairs at the Supreme Court over deporting Pakistan and Afghanistan nationals. [More]
Ministry of Defence monitors 4 NGOs
[ Tuesday, 12 August 2014, 09:33.48 AM ]
Four NGOs have come under scrutiny by the NGOs National Secretariat functioning under the Defence Ministry, officials said yesterday. [More]
Avdhash Kaushal appointed - No changes on Indaia's stance
[ Tuesday, 12 August 2014, 09:06.32 AM ]
Indian human rights activist Avdhash Kaushal has accepted an invitation from president Rajapaksa to be the panel advising the presidential commission on mission persons, Senior officer of the Indian High Commission in Colombo said. [More]
BBS called upon to arrest Mannar Bishop
[ Tuesday, 12 August 2014, 09:04.16 AM ]
General Secretary of the Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) Ven. Galabodaththe Ganasara thero questioned, why do government failed to arrest, Mannar bishop Rev.Rayappu Joseph? who attempt to betray the country and the military personals. [More]
From Srilanka 20 Countries have received the War Secrets and Training: Defense Ministry
[ Tuesday, 12 August 2014, 06:38.36 AM ]
The Defense Ministry has announced that from Srilanka 20 countries of the world have so far received War secrets and training. [More]
I will safeguard & rebuild Buddhism: President Rajapaksa
[ Tuesday, 12 August 2014, 05:59.38 AM ]
President Mahinda Rajapaksa stated that it is the present era which would safeguard & rebuild Buddhism. [More]
Officer serving at the Lankan embassy in Malaysia supports human smuggling
[ Tuesday, 12 August 2014, 05:55.30 AM ]
Officer serving at the Lankan embassy in Malaysia supports for the human smuggling activities. [More]
Ebola screening fully operational at BIA
[ Tuesday, 12 August 2014, 05:49.05 AM ]
The screening facilities at the Bandaranaike International Airport(BIA) at Katunayake set up by the Health Ministry early last week to prevent the deadly Ebola virus from entering the island are now fully operational, Director General of Health Services, Dr P.G. Mahipala said. [More]
Education ministry seeks court order to prevent criticism
[ Tuesday, 12 August 2014, 05:43.15 AM ]
Education Minister Bandula Gunawardena has called for a report from the Commissioner General of Examinations on how to prevent attempts to sabotage public examinations. [More]
People lead tribal life at Vasavilan area
[ Tuesday, 12 August 2014, 05:39.25 AM ] []
35 Families evacuated from the Vasavilan area in the Waligamam North residing in the forest at Noonawil– Kaithadi area. [More]
Bodu Bala Sena challenges President
[ Tuesday, 12 August 2014, 03:52.56 AM ]
Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) organisation challenges President Mahinda Rajapaksa. [More]
Financial fraud at PM's office
[ Tuesday, 12 August 2014, 03:40.42 AM ]
Prime Minister (PM) DM Jayaratne has spent nearly Rs 20 million (Rs 19,952,226 ) on entertainment and gifts in 2013, the performance report of the PM's Office revealed. However the report does not specify what comes under 'entertainment.' His office has also spent a total of Rs 6,679,032 on stationery. [More]
Mysterious light in Anuradhapura sky
[ Tuesday, 12 August 2014, 03:37.54 AM ]
Authorities are investigating into reports that a bright light had been seen over the skies in the Anuradhapura district around 8 p.m. today accompanied by a loud sound, sources said. [More]
Presidential Commission receive 157 new complaints
[ Monday, 11 August 2014, 05:06.35 PM ]
Presidential Commission appointed to investigate on disappeared persons as received 150 new written complaints. [More]
U.N Human Rights chief says access not a must for Sri Lanka war crimes probe
[ Monday, 11 August 2014, 03:02.07 PM ]
The United Nations can conduct an effective investigation into reports of war crimes in Sri Lanka without visiting the country, said U.N. Human Rights Chief Navi Pillay, reacting to a government decision to deny investigators entry. [More]
Envoy in Delhi keen to meet Jaya
[ Monday, 11 August 2014, 02:58.04 PM ] []
Sri Lanka’s new High Commissioner to India Sudharshan Seneviratne says he is eager to call on Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa. [More]
Lanka says US giving false views
[ Monday, 11 August 2014, 02:46.52 PM ]
The Sri Lankan Government says the Security Message for US Citizens issued by the United States Department of State Bureau of Diplomatic Security on 8th August creates a false and alarmist view of the conditions prevalent in Sri Lanka. [More]
Private bus income drops by 50 percent
[ Monday, 11 August 2014, 02:39.40 PM ]
Lanka Private Bus Owners’ Association(LPBOA) President Gemunu Wijeratne yesterday said that the daily income of private bus operators had decreased by 50 percent in addition to the money lost due to extortion and embezzlement. [More]
Minister G.L.Peiris met Chinese Foreign Minister
[ Monday, 11 August 2014, 02:37.47 PM ]
The Minister of External Affairs G.L.Peiris met Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi on the sidelines of the series of Foreign Ministers’ meeting on East Asia cooperation. [More]
Presidential Secretariat gives Jackson a cab
[ Monday, 11 August 2014, 01:44.38 PM ]
Actor Jackson Anthony has been provided with a vehicle for his personal use by the Presidential Secretariat, reports say. [More]
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Chandrika meets Aung San Suu Kyi
[ Sunday, 31 August 2014, 01:18.50 PM ] []
Former President Chandrika Kumaratunga met Nobel Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi, a globally known activist for democracy and the leader of the National League for Democracy (NLD) during her visit to Myanmar. [More]
LTTE trying to regroup in Australia?
[ Sunday, 31 August 2014, 06:27.22 AM ]
Is the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), which ran out of steam in 2009 following the killing of its founder Velupillai Prabhakaran by Sri Lankan armed forces, trying to regroup itself in Australia? [More]
UN chief expresses concerns over “Buddhist extremism”
[ Saturday, 30 August 2014, 12:23.43 PM ]
“In both Myanmar and Sri Lanka, I am concerned that Buddhist communities are being swept up by a rising tide of extremist sentiment against other groups,” United Nations Secretary-General, Ban Ki Moon said on Friday. [More]
Tense situation outside cricket venue
[ Saturday, 30 August 2014, 09:06.31 AM ]
A tense situation prevailed outside the Dambulla cricket stadium today as hundreds of people attempted to enter the venue to watch the cricket match between Sri Lanka and Pakistan. [More]
Indian police unearth ammunition with LTTE symbol
[ Saturday, 30 August 2014, 07:40.46 AM ] []
Hand-grenades and land mines, unearthed from Pacha Talamalai reserve forest near Puliyur in Mettur taluk on Tuesday night, belong to the LTTE, said Salem police, as the hand-grenades were found to be imprinted with LTTE logo. [More]
Lankan incidents draws UN attention
[ Saturday, 30 August 2014, 05:16.52 AM ] []
A UN official today noted that incidents in some countries, including Sri Lanka, clearly demonstrate that societies are grappling with identity based tensions. [More]
Pakistan cricketers prevented from entering the Dambulla mosque
[ Friday, 29 August 2014, 03:14.08 PM ]
Members of the Pakistani cricket team, who were in Dambulla today, were prevented from entering the Masjidul Khaira mosque in Dambulla for their Friday evening prayers. [More]
Sri Lanka Tourism welcomes one millionth tourist
[ Friday, 29 August 2014, 01:46.26 PM ] []
Sri Lanka Tourism Thursday welcomed the arrival of one millionth tourist for the year at the Bandaranaike International Airport(BIA) yesterday. [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]