The One who Receives Preference of the Majority Should be Opposition Leader: Mahinda
[ Friday, 10 April 2015, 05:47.13 AM ]
The Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa states that the person who receives preference of the majority should be the Opposition Leader. [More]
CPJ questions arrest of journalist
[ Friday, 10 April 2015, 04:57.06 AM ]
The Committee to Protect Journalists, based in New York, has questioned the arrest of a Tamil journalist over a news report appearing in a Jaffna newspaper. [More]
10 Years old boy hacked to death in Vavuniya
[ Friday, 10 April 2015, 04:41.34 AM ]
The body of a 10-year-old school boy, who had been hacked to death, had been recovered from a home garden in Vavuniya yesterday, the Police said. [More]
Ranil says 19th constitutional amendment would be implemented end of president’s first term
[ Friday, 10 April 2015, 04:37.12 AM ]
Prime Minister Ranil Wickramasinghe says that 19th constitutional amendment would be implemented end of president’s first term and president’s power would be granted to Prime Minister. [More]
Government says NPC CM forgets the freedom and complaints to international
[ Friday, 10 April 2015, 04:33.28 AM ]
Appointment of national government leads Northern Province to enjoy freedom but today government blames that Northern Chief Minister C.V.Wigneswaran has forgotten this issues and lodges complaints to international community. [More]
Prisoners are permitted to visit home to celebrate New Year
[ Friday, 10 April 2015, 03:58.40 AM ]
Group of Lankan prisoners are permitted to visit their home to celebrate Sinhala- Tamil New Year and should return to prison end of celebrations. [More]
Marikkar challenges Champika to contest in his own
[ Friday, 10 April 2015, 03:25.36 AM ]
Western provincial councillor S.M. Marikkar issues an open challenge to minister Patali Champika Ranawaka to contest on his own and win. [More]
Mahinda follows new Indian astrologer
[ Friday, 10 April 2015, 03:21.10 AM ]
Significant changes are taking place at the Peacock Mansion in Rajagiriya, before its new occupant, former president Mahinda Rajapaksa is to move in. [More]
Navin Dissanayake amidst the mistake
[ Friday, 10 April 2015, 03:13.47 AM ]
The Minister Navin Dissanayake today admitted in Parliament that he had made a mistake in backing the 18th Amendment to the constitution. [More]
Rajapaksa spent Rs.18, 592,750/- only for their three events
[ Friday, 10 April 2015, 03:12.14 AM ]
Since 2010 Rajapaksa family members have spent Rs.18, 592,750/- only for their three events. [More]
Kurunegala people says Chandrika not to criticise Mahinda
[ Friday, 10 April 2015, 03:10.28 AM ]
Former President Chandrika Kumaratunga who attended the meeting of the Kurunegala District SLFP Balamandalaya this morning at the Kurunegala Maliyadewa Girls’ School auditorium came under hooting and jeering of the crowd. [More]
Court ordered to investigate Pushpa Rajapaksa's bank account
[ Friday, 10 April 2015, 03:09.30 AM ]
The Colombo Fort Magistrate today ordered the managers of two state banks and a private bank that the bank account details pertaining to the Pushpa Rajapaksa Foundation named after former Minister Basil Rajapaksa’s wife be handed over to the Police Financial Fraud Investigations Unit in connection with a financial fraud investigation. [More]
STF member accidentally shoots himself
[ Thursday, 09 April 2015, 04:33.30 PM ]
A Special Task Force (STF) member died after his weapon went off accidentally while he was engaged in official duties in the Ridee-Ella area in Dambulla, Police said. [More]
Woman murdered in Kahawatte - Son arrested
[ Thursday, 09 April 2015, 03:18.48 PM ]
The 18 year old son of a woman who was found dead in Kahawatte after she was reported missing recently has been arrested over the murder, the police said. [More]
JHU never played lead role on regime changes - Kabir Hashim
[ Thursday, 09 April 2015, 03:14.42 PM ]
Dismissing resistance from the JHU to the 19th Amendment to the Constitution as baseless, the UNP yesterday emphasised that the President having to consult the Premier in matters relating to the government, other than those he/she was constitutionally empowered to act on was a strong democratic feature. [More]
President promised to release information on war crimes by end of June
[ Thursday, 09 April 2015, 03:08.48 PM ]
President Maithripala Sirisena promised to release information about investigations on Lankan war crimes by end of June. [More]
JVP opens public relationship office at Jaffna
[ Thursday, 09 April 2015, 03:05.43 PM ]
JVP opened public relationship office at Colombothurai,Pandiyanthazwil in Jaffna by the JVP Jaffna district organizer and the central committee member Ramalingam Chandrasekaran today. [More]
Pregnancy leave for fourth child - Minister of Finance
[ Thursday, 09 April 2015, 01:21.48 PM ]
The Minister of Finance Ravi Karunanayake says special law would be introduced to grant maternity leave for mothers giving birth to their third and fourth children. [More]
CPC to stop fuel supplies to SriLankan Airlines
[ Thursday, 09 April 2015, 01:19.14 PM ]
Ceylon Petroleum Corporation (CPC) has decided to suspend the supplying of fuel to Srilankan Airlines and Mihin Lanka Airlines after April 15. [More]
Present government controls university students - Najith Indika
[ Thursday, 09 April 2015, 01:16.43 PM ]
Inter University Students Federation Convener Najith Indika says as per the previous government present government impose pressure upon university students and control their activities. [More]
I am Prepared To Face The Investigation: Mahinda Rajapaksa
[ Saturday, 25 April 2015, 02:25.45 PM ]
The Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa said that he is prepared to face and encounter any kind of inquiries with the Bribery Commission. [More]
Complaint Filed Against Mahinda over Misappropriating Tsunami Funds
[ Saturday, 25 April 2015, 09:10.35 AM ] []
The Deputy Social Services Minister in Sri Lanka, Ranjan Ramanayake lodged a complaint against the former President Mahinda Rajapaksa at the Commission to Investigate Allegations of Bribery or Corruption yesterday. [More]
Dual Citizenships is Going to be Granted to 400 Sri Lankans Staying Abroad
[ Saturday, 25 April 2015, 08:51.28 AM ]
It has been decided by the Public Peace Ministry to Grant Dual Citizenships to 400 Sri Lankans who are residing presently abroad. [More]
Court Orders For the Checking of Shiranthi Rajapaksa’s Bank Account
[ Saturday, 25 April 2015, 06:25.31 AM ]
The Court Orders for the Checking up of the banking transactions of Shiranthi Rajapaksa, the wife of the former president Mahinda Rajapaksa. [More]
Why Mahinda Ignored the Meeting with the President?
[ Saturday, 25 April 2015, 05:19.10 AM ]
A separate meeting has been already scheduled for this evening at 7 p.m. between the President Maithripala Sirisena and the former president Mahinda Rajapaksa. [More]
Dullas Alahapperuma apologies from minority communities
[ Friday, 24 April 2015, 03:38.40 PM ]
UPFA MP Dullas Alahapperuma today apologised for using a lion’s flag without the two coloured strips -- reprsenting the minorities -- at the protest held outside the Bribery Commission yesterday. [More]
Bishops met President
[ Friday, 24 April 2015, 12:38.06 PM ] []
Catholic bishops representing 6 provinces met head of state Maithripala Sirisena today. [More]
Bandaragama police constable murder : Wife arrested
[ Friday, 24 April 2015, 12:30.39 PM ] []
The wife and a relative of SI R.W. Palihawadana were arrested today in connection to his murder. [More]
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Wigneswaran urges SL State to respect international principle on resettlement
[ Monday, 23 March 2015, 04:45.51 PM ] []
“Unless Grama Sevaka Divisions 244 and 252 are released in full as promised earlier, what has been gingerly granted today would hardly be of any use to the few families now selected to enter their erstwhile denied lands,” Northern Province Chief Minister C.V. Wigneswaran said in his address at Vazhalaay during the visit by SL President, Prime Minister and former President Chandrika Kumaratunga. [More]
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