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Subramanian Swamy congratulated Indian PM for not supporting US resolution
[ Friday, 28 March 2014, 03:54.58 PM ]
BJP leader Subramanian Swamy today congratulated Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for India not supporting the US-sponsored UNHRC resolution on Sri Lanka seeking an international investigation into alleged war crimes by the island nation. [More]
“SriLanka Hiding The Elephant” by professor Manivannan presented at Geneva
[ Friday, 28 March 2014, 02:45.21 PM ] []
Professor Ramu Manivannan presented his news research book in SriLanka “SriLanka Hiding The Elephant” documenting genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity among international human rights activists. [More]
India's abstention from voting against Lanka was for good of Tamils: Foreign Secretary
[ Friday, 28 March 2014, 02:13.42 PM ]
Foreign Secretary Sujatha Singh said India's position on the UNHRC resolutions on Sri Lanka has always been consistent with its view that the process of national reconciliation must be expedited in a manner that meets aspirations of the Tamil community for a "life of equality, justice, peace and dignity within a united Sri Lanka". [More]
Government was solely responsible for the adoption of the UNHRC resolution: JVP
[ Friday, 28 March 2014, 01:41.08 PM ]
The Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) said today the Government was solely responsible for the adoption of the UNHRC resolution because the Government was unable to win the confidence of the 12 countries that abstained due to continuous human right violations and the inability to uphold democracy in the country after the war. [More]
Three nations change their decision in last moment
[ Friday, 28 March 2014, 01:37.04 PM ] []
Parliamentarian Sajin Vass Gunawardena express concern over the defeat of SriLanka at the United Nation Human Rights Council yesterday. [More]
Local US sponsored resolution on Lanka cannot be justified: Russian ambassador
[ Friday, 28 March 2014, 01:03.31 PM ]
The US sponsored resolution on Sri Lanka cannot be justified in any way as the Sri Lankan government has succeeded in ensuring the people's right to live by eliminating terrorism from the country, Russian Ambassador to Sri Lanka Alexander Kerchava said yesterday. [More]
Karunanidhi condemns India’s abstention
[ Friday, 28 March 2014, 12:34.15 PM ]
DMK leader M. Karunanidhi on Friday described India’s decision to abstain from voting on the US-backed resolution in Geneva against Sri Lanka for its alleged human rights violations as “a mother strangling her own child”. [More]
India as stabbed to back of Tamils: Sivajilingam, Kirubahkaran and Nirmanusan
[ Friday, 28 March 2014, 12:29.05 PM ] []
Many diplomats, human rights activists, politicians and several others make comments on India’s decision during the voting on resolution against SriLanka at the United Nation Human Rights Commission. [More]
Geneva resolution is not against SriLanka: US ambassador
[ Friday, 28 March 2014, 12:09.10 PM ]
The US Embassy and the Ambassador in Colombo, today attempted to clear the air over the resolution adopted at the UN Human Rights Council yesterday by saying it is not “against” Sri Lanka. [More]
UNHRC passed most important resolution against SriLanka: Emily Howie and Peter Splinter
[ Friday, 28 March 2014, 12:03.19 PM ] []
Speaking to Lankasri FM Emily Howie today, Australian advocate for human rights affairs today said resolution passed against SriLanka at the United Nation Human Rights Commission will help to upgrade human rights situation on SriLanka. [More]
India was never against Sri Lanka: Indian envoy to UN
[ Friday, 28 March 2014, 09:45.37 AM ]
India yesterday abstained from the vote at the United Nations session in Geneva which calls for an international investigation into alleged war crimes in the final stage of the island's civil war which ended in 2009. [More]
Rehabilitated LTTE carder arrested
[ Friday, 28 March 2014, 09:11.04 AM ]
TID officials have arrested Chinnathurai Srikanthan (35) in Udaiyrkattu, Mullativu at 11.00 pm yesterday. [More]
India should have supported UN resolution against Sri Lanka: Chidambaram
[ Friday, 28 March 2014, 08:35.36 AM ]
A day after India chose to abstain from voting on a United Nations resolution against Sri Lanka that sought an international investigation into the alleged war crimes, Union Minister P Chidambaram said “personally, I feel India should have supported the resolution.” [More]
Sajith had been distributing fake money: Minister Johnston Fernando
[ Friday, 28 March 2014, 08:30.53 AM ]
Minister Johnston Fernando stated that Sajith Premadasa has been distributing fake money and that now he has been caught red handed. He further stated that Sajith, who call the President a thief, is now unable to face the public. [More]
Young businessman arrested over sexually abusing German woman
[ Friday, 28 March 2014, 08:28.19 AM ]
Young businessman arrested for abducting and sexually abusing German woman. [More]
Never accept Navi Pillay's investigations: Government
[ Friday, 28 March 2014, 08:26.30 AM ]
Minister Susil Premajayantha today announced that the government never accept investigations carry out by the UNHRC commissioner Navaneetham Pillay. [More]
British PM express joy over passing resolution against SL
[ Friday, 28 March 2014, 08:23.03 AM ]
British Prime Minister David Cameron urged Sri Lanka to co-operate with the United Nations-led inquiry into alleged civil war atrocities after a UK-sponsored call for a independent probe was approved by the human rights body. [More]
Sunandha Deshapriya and Nimalka blame India for taking common stand
[ Friday, 28 March 2014, 08:20.43 AM ] []
Journalist Sunandha Deshapriya and the Human Rights activist Nimalka Fernando blame India for taking common stand over US resolution against SriLanka at the UNHRC. [More]
Sri Lanka President orders release of all Indian fishermen in custody
[ Friday, 28 March 2014, 04:00.51 AM ]
As a bolt from the blue, Sri Lanka President Mahinda Rajapaksa today(28) surprisingly ordered authorities to release all Indian fishermen in Sri Lanka custody. [More]
Mervin has bought a luxury coffin for himself
[ Friday, 28 March 2014, 03:59.38 AM ]
It is reported that Mervin Silva has bought a coffin from a popular funeral parlor. [More]
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Jaffna district to lose 3 parliament seats
[ Thursday, 17 April 2014, 08:29.43 AM ]
Decision taken to reduce 3 parliamentary seats in the Jaffna district, sources said. [More]
Sri Lanka ranks 4th worst place where journalists are killed worldwide
[ Thursday, 17 April 2014, 02:14.11 AM ]
A press freedom group says Iraq continues to lead the world in unsolved murders of journalists. [More]
Hakeem stands by report to Pillay
[ Wednesday, 16 April 2014, 04:38.01 PM ]
Sri Lanka Muslim Congress (SLMC) leader and Justice Minister Rauff Hakem says he stands by his decision to submit a report to the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay related to reconciliation issues. [More]
State terorism- Detalis of 6000 war criminals
[ Wednesday, 16 April 2014, 12:54.25 PM ] []
SriLankan racist government which always describe Tamils freedom struggle as terrorist activity to the international community recently banned several Tamils movement which struggle for rights of Tamil community and also release gazette notification describing 424 Tamil nationals as terrorists and banned them entering in to their motherland. [More]
Australia issue travel warning
[ Wednesday, 16 April 2014, 09:51.40 AM ]
Australians visiting Sri Lanka have been told to exercise a high degree of caution because of an unpredictable security environment. [More]
Girl visited bank disappeared
[ Tuesday, 15 April 2014, 08:14.29 AM ] []
Young girl went on missing while returning from private bank in Kaluwanjikuddy police division in Batticaloa. Complaint filed at the Kaluwanjikuddy police. [More]
Indian forces took part in SL war
[ Tuesday, 15 April 2014, 08:09.30 AM ]
A PIL filed in the Supreme Court has said Indian military personnel took direct part in the war, and that some were even injured in the battle. [More]
Eelam Tamil youth protest at London marathon running
[ Tuesday, 15 April 2014, 04:00.51 AM ] []
Eelam Tamil youth Ramanagaran Venugopal carried out his protest campaign different manner at the London Marathon running on last Sunday. [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]