Indian fishermen from Tamil Nadu protest against Sri Lankan Navy
[ Thursday, 24 September 2015, 10:34.23 AM ]
The Tamil Nadu Fishermen from Nambiyar Nagar in Nagapattinam district in India has gone on an indefinite strike, seeking the intervention of the State and Central governments to secure the release of 15 Indian fishermen from Tamil Nadu arrested by the Sri Lankan Navy. [More]
Two arrested over smuggling gold from India
[ Thursday, 24 September 2015, 10:12.09 AM ]
Customs officials today arrested two individuals over smuggling gold from India while at Katunayake international airport today. [More]
Former army major smuggles ganja
[ Thursday, 24 September 2015, 10:04.36 AM ]
Former army major arrested over smuggling ganja while at highway at Kelanigama and recovered 35kg ganja worth of Rs.7 million from his position. [More]
President Maithripala Sirisena arrives in New York
[ Thursday, 24 September 2015, 09:30.49 AM ] []
President Maithripala Sirisena who left for the United states to attend the 70th Session of the UNGA yesterday(23) reached New York City this morning (24) . [More]
Mahinda's secret secretary turns towards the Government
[ Thursday, 24 September 2015, 09:01.47 AM ]
A former powerful MP who was in charge of the secret deals of ex-president Mahinda Rajapaksa has agreed to become a state witness, or accomplice, say police headquarters sources. [More]
UN war crimes report soft pedals LTTE’s Using Human shield : G.L.Peiris
[ Thursday, 24 September 2015, 08:02.55 AM ]
The Former Sri Lankan Foreign Minister Prof.G.L.Peiris has said that the report of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights on “war crimes” in Lanka has soft pedaled the LTTE’s using civilians as a human shield, when it is a war crime under international humanitarian law. [More]
Police should explain reasons for arresting Schoolboy : All Ceylon Teachers Union
[ Thursday, 24 September 2015, 07:49.12 AM ] []
The All Ceylon Teachers Union Secretary Joseph Stalin hit out at the Police for taking a 17-year-old school student into remanded custody, without proper evidence over the murder of the Kotadeniyawa five year old girl toddler. [More]
Mahinda Rajapaksa blames Responsibility on the UPFA
[ Thursday, 24 September 2015, 06:57.09 AM ]
Mahinda puts the responsibility on the UPFA. [More]
Sri Lankan Navy arrests six Indian fishermen from Tamil Nadu
[ Thursday, 24 September 2015, 06:49.43 AM ]
The Sri Lankan Navy today said it has arrested six Indian fishermen for allegedly fishing in Sri Lankan waters. [More]
Main Suspect of the five-year-old-girl-child's Murder Confesses Truth
[ Thursday, 24 September 2015, 06:38.48 AM ]
The third suspect arrested yesterday in connection with the rape and murder of the 5-year-old-girl-child, Seya Sadewmi, in Kotadeniyawa, has confessed his crimes. [More]
Stock of ganja stolen from the stores of the Killinochchie court seized
[ Thursday, 24 September 2015, 05:32.20 AM ] []
Vavuniya CID police officials arrested three individuals over stealing stock of 18 kg Kerala ganja from the stores of the Killinochchie court were produced before the court yesterday. [More]
USA to pass resolution against SL today
[ Thursday, 24 September 2015, 05:09.41 AM ]
The United States of America schedule to submit resolution against SriLanka at the UNHRC 30th session today. [More]
Sumandhiran rushes to US
[ Thursday, 24 September 2015, 04:55.04 AM ]
A special discussion held between officials of US secretary of states and Tamil National Alliance parliamentarian M.A.Sumandhiran at New York. [More]
Buddhika ordered to appear before CID
[ Thursday, 24 September 2015, 04:49.32 AM ]
CID today ordered the United National Party Matara district parliamentarian Buddhika Pathirana to appear before the office at 11.00 am. [More]
Private discussion between an accused and a judge
[ Thursday, 24 September 2015, 03:42.26 AM ]
The high court judge Ms. Kusala Sarojini Weerawardena took the decision to let Lalith Weeratunge the former secretary to the ex president Mahinda Rajapaksa off the hook without being arrested despite the colossal fraud allegedly committed by him in a sum of Rs. 600 million is because of the clandestine discussion between her and Lalith that was held at her residence. [More]
US resolution at UNHRC will be favourable to Sri Lanka: Rajitha Senaratne
[ Thursday, 24 September 2015, 03:17.47 AM ]
The government said yesterday that despite various views being expressed the Accountability Resolution on Sri Lanka that the US would be moving later this month, at the ongoing 30th Sessions of the United Nations Human Rights Council, would be favourable to the country. [More]
Lankasri office open at Batticaloa
[ Wednesday, 23 September 2015, 04:01.35 PM ] []
Lankasri SriLanka office opened at Valaichchenai, Batticaloa this morning. Rev. Fr. M. Tenisrose declared open our new office. [More]
Tactor topples at Mattale airport - 6 Injured
[ Wednesday, 23 September 2015, 03:26.09 PM ]
Six employees were injured when a tractor carrying cement toppled at the Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport (MRIA) premises this morning, Police said. [More]
Red sandalwood worth Rs. 100 Million seized
[ Wednesday, 23 September 2015, 03:16.53 PM ]
A container with 4,830 kgs of red sandalwood, valued at Rs 100 Million, was seized by staff of the Customs Preventive Division today at the Colombo Fort Preventive Office. [More]
Right to Information Act will be pass on October
[ Wednesday, 23 September 2015, 02:57.26 PM ]
The Right to Information Act (RTI) has already been prepared and it will be submitted to the Attorney General’s Department on October 05, Minister Gayantha Karunathilaka says. [More]
Canadian conservative party headed by Harper willing to open HC at Jaffna
[ Friday, 09 October 2015, 03:40.09 PM ] []
A re-elected Conservative Government will expand the presence of Canada’s High Commission to Sri Lanka by opening a consulate in Jaffna, the Honourable Jason Kenney announced today. [More]
Lankan female domestic worker attacked in Kuwait
[ Friday, 09 October 2015, 12:53.17 PM ]
Lankan domestic worker was brutally attacked in Kuwait by her colleagues. [More]
4 Commissions appointed
[ Friday, 09 October 2015, 12:45.03 PM ]
Constitutional Council of SriLanka headed by the speaker Karu Jayasuriya decided to appoint four independent commissions including police commission. [More]
Ranil Wickremesinghe will be Delivering his special statement in November
[ Friday, 09 October 2015, 09:23.51 AM ]
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe will deliver a special statement in early November, outlining the government's policy, Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake said. [More]
Rakna Arakshaka Lanka agrees to receive Rs.9100 million from Avant-Garde
[ Friday, 09 October 2015, 08:03.44 AM ] []
The Avant-Garde agrees to Pay Rs. 9100 Million to Rakna Lanka. [More]
Kondaya brother held in a special hall at the Negombo prison !
[ Friday, 09 October 2015, 07:24.54 AM ]
According to the Negombo Prison administrative reports, Kondaya brother, Saman Jayalath has been arrested for the murder of a five year old girl child Seya Sadewmi from Kotadeniyawa. [More]
President presents Distinguished Service Decorations
[ Friday, 09 October 2015, 05:24.43 AM ] []
President Maithripala Sirisena offered “Vishishta Seva Vibhushanaya (Distinguished Service Decoration)” medals to the senior officers in the Army, Navy and Air-Force today (Oct. 08) at the Presidential Secretariat. [More]
Mawai says Tamils support lead us for 60 years of successful journey !
[ Friday, 09 October 2015, 04:55.32 AM ] []
For the past 60 years Illankai Tamil Arasu Kadchchie and its back bone Tamil National Alliance continuously raises voice for the political rights of Tamils in SriLanka. [More]
US slams human rights violations in SriLanka
[ Friday, 26 June 2015, 08:03.21 AM ]
Several human rights violations had taken place last year in Sri Lanka , according to the annual human rights report of the US State Department released yesterday (Thursday). [More]
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