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US annual green card lottery for 2016 commence today
[ Wednesday, 01 October 2014, 02:35.29 AM ]
The U.S. Department of State will begin accepting entries for the 2016 Diversity Visa (green card) beginning Wednesday at noon, and will conclude on Nov. 3 at noon. [More]
Tamil film industry fasts for Jayalalitha Jayaram
[ Wednesday, 01 October 2014, 02:11.37 AM ] []
The film industry in India’s Tamil Nadu state is on a day-long fast to protest against the jailing of former chief minister Jayaram Jayalalitha. [More]
UK Deputy HC says she was monitored
[ Tuesday, 30 September 2014, 04:03.19 PM ]
The British Deputy High Commissioner in Colombo Laura Davies claims she was “watched” during a visit to the East recently. [More]
Minister apologizes for his mistake
[ Tuesday, 30 September 2014, 03:46.51 PM ]
Minister Keheliya Rambukwella in respond to a query rose by journalists at the Cabinet press briefing today corroborated that Sri Lanka’s High Commissioner to the United Kingdom, Dr. Chris Nonis, has not tendered his resignation to the Ministry of External Affairs. [More]
Tamils and Muslims in Uva ignores the government
[ Tuesday, 30 September 2014, 03:44.27 PM ]
United National Party parliamentarian Velayudham said Tamil and Muslim people have ignored the government. [More]
India Sponsors to open up a Language Laboratory
[ Tuesday, 30 September 2014, 01:37.26 PM ] []
India Sponsored and opened out a Language Laboratory at Kandy, in order to help the educational development of Srilanka. [More]
Lasantha's Murder Case: Court Orders Arrest of Suspects
[ Tuesday, 30 September 2014, 01:35.55 PM ]
The Court Orders the Arrest of Suspects of the Lasantha’s Murder Case. [More]
Buddhist Monk Arrested for Cheating Woman through Facebook
[ Tuesday, 30 September 2014, 01:32.57 PM ]
The Police arrested a Buddhist Monk for defrauding a woman by utilizing the Social Network Facebook. [More]
Emergency Bail Plea on Jayalalitha hearing tomorrow
[ Tuesday, 30 September 2014, 01:31.49 PM ]
Jayalalitha’s bail petition has been adjourned to next Monday by the Appellate Court of Karnataka as per the earlier status. [More]
Teacher brutally attacks grade four student
[ Tuesday, 30 September 2014, 01:17.26 PM ]
Grade four student at the Kalkuda education zone in the Batticaloa district was brutally attacked by his teacher and rushed to the hospital. [More]
Protest on demanding to release Sabaragamuwa University student
[ Tuesday, 30 September 2014, 01:15.11 PM ]
Protest schedule to stage on demanding to release Tamil student attached to the Sabaragamuwa University. [More]
Shooting at Dehiwala leaves two injured
[ Tuesday, 30 September 2014, 01:13.22 PM ]
Two youths sustained serious injuries when two unidentified men opened fire at them in the Pokuna Road area in Dehiwala last night. [More]
1.5 Kg gold recovered from fishing vessel
[ Tuesday, 30 September 2014, 01:10.16 PM ]
Sri Lanka Navy confiscated a haul of gold during a raid in Madagalthurai. [More]
SriLankans suffers in hell: Australian journalist
[ Tuesday, 30 September 2014, 12:58.10 PM ] []
The claims come in a special investigation by Go Back To Where You Came From presenter Dr David Corlett to be screened on Dateline at 9.30pm on SBS ONE Tonight. [More]
SriLanka turned to hub of drug trafficking: Prime Minister
[ Tuesday, 30 September 2014, 09:46.09 AM ]
The prime Minister D.M.Jayaratne went on to say today Sri Lanka has become a base for drug distribution. [More]
Prisoners to get telephone facilities
[ Tuesday, 30 September 2014, 09:43.24 AM ]
For the first time in Sri Lanka, the Prison Authorities have drawn it attention to provide telephone facilities for prisoners to facilitate them to speak to their relatives and loved ones. [More]
Shashindra Rajapaksa took oaths as Chief Minister
[ Tuesday, 30 September 2014, 09:36.24 AM ] []
Shashindra Rajapaksa took oaths as Chief Minister of the Uva Province today, the Government information department said. [More]
US Ambassador met Malwathu Chief Prelate
[ Tuesday, 30 September 2014, 08:21.54 AM ]
The US Ambassador to Sri Lanka Michell J. Sisson paid a courtesy call on the Chief Prelate of Malawatu Chapter Most Venerable Thibbatuwawe Sri Sumangala Thera and the Anunayaka Thera this morning. [More]
High Commissioner Chris Nonis resigns?
[ Tuesday, 30 September 2014, 08:17.28 AM ]
Sri Lanka High Commissioner in United Kingdom, Chris Nonis has handed over his resignation, sources said. [More]
Jayalalithaa donates gold to LTTE
[ Tuesday, 30 September 2014, 08:00.00 AM ]
Former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa Jeyaram has donated gold to LTTE, Divaina newspaper blamed today. [More]
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Government supported to lift ban on LTTE: Political analysts
[ Tuesday, 21 October 2014, 03:36.32 PM ] []
Political analysts say SriLankan government also supported the Tamil Eelam supporters to lift ban on LTTE organization in the European Union. [More]
Is Miss Srilanka also planning to Quit Srilanka?
[ Tuesday, 21 October 2014, 11:41.51 AM ] []
According to the sources, the Miss Srilanka Solanji Gunawijaya is also planning to leave Srilanka very soon. But however, the beauty pageant had decided to stay up to December. [More]
Cannot hold any elections in this country: Sarath N Silva
[ Tuesday, 21 October 2014, 09:39.57 AM ]
Former Chief Justice Sarath N Silva says president Mahinda Rajapaksa cannot hold any elections in this country. [More]
Lifting up of Ban on the LTTE is Dangerous to Srilanka: BBS
[ Monday, 20 October 2014, 01:06.40 PM ]
The Bodu Bala Sena has announced that the ban on the LTTE by the European Union which has been implemented in the year 2006, but this ban has been lifted by the European Union member countries now. [More]
Malaysian female journalist sexually abused in SriLanka
[ Monday, 20 October 2014, 12:56.13 PM ]
A Malaysian female journalists visited SriLanka to spend her holidays was sexually abused while at the historical sacred city of Anuradhapura. [More]
Karuna and Mahinda are war criminals - Lawyer K.V and the professor Paul Newman
[ Monday, 20 October 2014, 12:52.55 PM ] []
Senior lawyer K.V and the professor Paul Newman says LTTE organisation is a people’s movement and no one is permitted to impose ban on it. [More]
I am ready to give the evidences for the war crimes: Callum Macrae
[ Monday, 20 October 2014, 08:28.08 AM ]
Channel -4 Callum Macrae is ready to give testimony before International Investigation Committee. [More]
MR sets condition to abolish executive
[ Sunday, 19 October 2014, 02:18.42 PM ]
President Mahinda Rajapaksa has reiterated a condition in order to abolish the Executive Presidency and he says if that condition is met then he will act within 24 hours. [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]