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Radhakrishnan sworn in as Deputy Minister
[ Thursday, 09 October 2014, 07:58.51 AM ]
United Peoples Freedom Alliance Nuwara Eliya district parliamentarian V. Radhakrishnan sworn in as Deputy Minister of Botanical Gardens and Public Recreation before President Mahinda Rajapaksa a short while ago. [More]
Katunayake on alert over Gunaratnam arrival
[ Thursday, 09 October 2014, 07:56.07 AM ]
Intelligence units have initiated an inspection at the Katunayake Bandaranaike airport yesterday (Oct. 07) over reports citing that Frontline Socialists Party(FSP) leader Kumar Gunaratnam was to arrive from Australia. [More]
Former Chief Justice lashed out present CJ
[ Thursday, 09 October 2014, 07:52.00 AM ]
Former Chief Justice Sarath N Silva has lashed out at present Chief Justice(CJ) Mohan Peiris over his inclusion in the Presidential delegation that visited Vatican, Rome, early this week. [More]
When Mahinda Visits, Teachers Should Wear Rs.2500/-worth of Blue Saris: Compelled by the Schools
[ Thursday, 09 October 2014, 06:55.27 AM ]
The Teachers are compelled by the School Authorities to wear Rs.2500/-worth of blue colored saris, when the Srilankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa visits the Jaffna city. [More]
$23 million spent in one year to stop the boats
[ Thursday, 09 October 2014, 05:48.03 AM ] []
Elaborate advertising campaigns commissioned by the Labor and Abbott governments to stop refugees seeking protection in Australia have cost taxpayers almost $23 million in one year. [More]
Frontline Socialist Party to settle a fine on behalf of Premakumar Gunaratnam
[ Thursday, 09 October 2014, 03:54.42 AM ]
Senior members of the JVP-splinter group Frontline Socialist Party (FSP) will meet officials of the Immigration and Emigration Department today to settle a fine on behalf of their leader Premakumar Gunaratnam who now uses the name, Noel Mudalige. [More]
Organizer of the Free Jeyakumari movement attacked
[ Thursday, 09 October 2014, 03:07.04 AM ]
Group of unidentified persons have attacked G.Thevaraja, leader of the Vavuniya Peoples Front at 6.00pm yesterday. [More]
Tortures and sexual abuses continue in SriLanka: British organization
[ Thursday, 09 October 2014, 02:35.08 AM ]
Freedom from Torture, the only organisation in the UK dedicated solely to the treatment and rehabilitation of survivors of torture, says there is evidence to back allegations of torture in Sri Lanka. [More]
Basil says will not take UNP challenge lightly
[ Thursday, 09 October 2014, 02:28.33 AM ]
Economic Development Minister Basil Rajapaksa said yesterday the ruling party would not take lightly the challenge posed by the main opposition United National Party (UNP) to have a national election next year. [More]
All night mail train services cancelled in SriLanka
[ Wednesday, 08 October 2014, 04:23.07 PM ]
Today’s night mail trains from Badulla, Trinco, Batticaloa and Palali cancelled due to strike by trade unions from midnight tonight, the Department of Railways says. [More]
Incheon police searching for seven missing athletes
[ Wednesday, 08 October 2014, 04:19.02 PM ]
Police are searching for seven athletes who have gone missing from their Asian Games delegations and are thought to be looking for work illegally in South Korea, Reuters reports. [More]
RSS denies Bodu Bala Sena's request
[ Wednesday, 08 October 2014, 04:12.34 PM ]
An Indian Hindu nationalist group said Wednesday that it has no intention of forming an alliance with a hardline Buddhist group in Sri Lanka. [More]
Women robbery gang arrested in Mullaitivu
[ Wednesday, 08 October 2014, 02:47.10 PM ]
Puthukudiyirrupu police arrested four women on robbing money at Udaiyaarkattu in Mullaitivu –Puthukudiyirrupu. [More]
UN committee denies judging Sri Lanka
[ Wednesday, 08 October 2014, 02:23.16 PM ]
The UN Human Rights Committee today denied the assumption that it was attempting to pass judgment on Sri Lanka. [More]
MOD claims Lankans tortured in Britain to obtain asylum
[ Wednesday, 08 October 2014, 02:18.06 PM ]
The Ministry of Defence (MOD) claims some Sri Lankans are tortured in Britain as part of a racket to ensure they obtain asylum in a foreign country. [More]
Minister Mervin Silva donates cash to injured journalist
[ Wednesday, 08 October 2014, 01:30.38 PM ] []
Minister Mervin Silva today donated Rs. 1 million cash towards Badhulla district journalist Chandana Kuruparachchi. Minister donated cash for his medical treatment. [More]
Samurdhi officer threatens Selva town residents
[ Wednesday, 08 October 2014, 01:28.49 PM ]
Residents of Selva Town says Samurdhi officer serving in their area act on illegal manner. [More]
TN Fishermen seeks support from PM to release their boats
[ Wednesday, 08 October 2014, 01:25.16 PM ]
Tamil Nadu fishermen decided to seek support from Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to rescue 82 boats captured by the Lankan naval personals. [More]
Hill country affected from earthslip
[ Wednesday, 08 October 2014, 10:16.15 AM ] []
Nuwara Eliya District Secretary, D.P.G. Kumarasiri says that motor traffic along the Hatton – Nuwara Eliya Road between Nuwara Eliya and Nanu Oya has come to a complete standstill in the Bangalaahatha area due to an earthslip. [More]
Australia government supports for resettlement activities
[ Wednesday, 08 October 2014, 10:06.53 AM ]
The Australian Government through the High Commission in Colombo is assisting families in Mannar resettle after the war. [More]
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SriLanka election commission in not independent: Kamalesh Sharma
[ Wednesday, 29 October 2014, 04:18.32 PM ]
Commonwealth Secretary General Kamalesh Sharma says the Office of the Commissioner of Elections is not fully independent. [More]
Owner of Lyca mobile arrested at Katunayake airport
[ Wednesday, 29 October 2014, 04:04.09 PM ] []
Subashkaran Alliraja, Owner of the Lyca mobile, London and the producer of the “Kathi” film was arrested while at the Katunayake international airport, Colombo today, unconfirmed sources said. [More]
People rescued from the Landslide briefs their tearful story! More than 300 individuals disappeared
[ Wednesday, 29 October 2014, 12:24.15 PM ] []
10 dead and more than three hundred people disappeared in the landslide reported in the Koslanda area in Badhula this morning. [More]
King Ravana was not having planes: Srilanka Archeological Department
[ Wednesday, 29 October 2014, 09:53.29 AM ] []
According to the Srilanka Archeological Department reports, "There is no evidence to prove that King Ravana was having in his possession aircrafts and other equipments". [More]
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Major landslide in Badulla
[ Wednesday, 29 October 2014, 04:25.25 AM ] []
A row of line houses in the Haldemulla area in Badulla have been damaged due to a landslide this morning and more than hundred people believed to be trapped under the rubble. [More]
Srilankan Refugees Wants to Stay in India: Research Study
[ Tuesday, 28 October 2014, 07:51.24 AM ]
According to the Research Study information, the Srilankan Refugees, who are staying at the Refugee Camps in India, would like to stay continuously in India only. [More]
Fonseka requests the post of Defense Minister
[ Tuesday, 28 October 2014, 07:36.13 AM ]
The former media secretary of democratic party Sanjeewa Samarasinghe says that the leader of the party Sarath Fonseka has requested the post of defense minister. [More]
Sri Lankan asylum seeker killed in UK
[ Tuesday, 28 October 2014, 04:00.38 AM ] []
An asylum seeker who escaped war-ravaged Sri Lanka was mowed down and killed in a hit-and-run on Sunday night just metres from his home in Croydon, England. [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]