News 2012-04-13
Mano Ganesan welcomes the announceme​nt of Jayalalith​aa
[Friday, 13 April 2012, 03:17 PM]
Leader of the Democratic People Alliance Mano Ganesan welcome the announcement of Tamil Nadu CM on Indian parliamentary delegates visit towards SriLanka. [More]
Youth from Killinochc​hie arrested for owning 10 passports
[Friday, 13 April 2012, 02:00 PM]
Police media spokesman SP Ajith Rohana announced they have arrested 22 years old youth from Killinochchi at Chilaw area. [More]
New naval base in Mathakal
[Friday, 13 April 2012, 01:22 PM] []
Navy hopes to construct naval base at Thiruwadi ,Mathakal area in Jaffna and Tamil people were not permitted to enter the sight, area residents said. [More]
We hope to meet war victims in SriLanka: Sudharshan​a Nachchiyap​pan
[Friday, 13 April 2012, 12:59 PM]
Indian Congress party parliamentarian Sudharshana Nachchiyappan announced during the time of Lankan tour their only aim to meet war victims in SriLanka. [More]
228 hospitalis​ed in 24 hours due to accidents: National Hospital
[Friday, 13 April 2012, 12:54 PM]
Director of the Accident Ward in the National Hospital, Dr. Prasad Ariyawansa stated that 228 persons were admitted to the hospital as of 7am today (April 13) following accidents which occurred within a 24 hour period during this festive season. [More]
New Year message from President Rajapaksa
[Friday, 13 April 2012, 12:20 PM]
May the traditional Sinhala and Tamil New Year that has dawned be one that brings peace, joy and prosperity to all, President Mahinda Rajapaksa said in a New Year message. [More]
Chance to build a nation with respect for HR: New Year message from United States
[Friday, 13 April 2012, 11:57 AM]
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in a message greeting all SriLankans around the world for the Sinhala and Tamil New Year said thatit gives an opportunity to help build a democratic nation defined bytolerance and respect for human rights. [More]
10 injured during hand grenade explosion in Ambilipiti​ya
[Friday, 13 April 2012, 11:35 AM]
Ten individuals were injured during a hand grenade explosion Halmilra area in Ambilipitiya this morning. [More]
Special arrangements to visit prisoners
[Friday, 13 April 2012, 09:11 AM]
Advisor of the Ministry of Prisons Reforms Sivalingam Satheshkumar announced special arrangements made for families of prisoners to visit their loved once in this New Year season. [More]
Government not in a position to hold discussion with TNA: R.Sambanthan
[Friday, 13 April 2012, 09:09 AM]
Leader of the Tamil National Alliance R.Sambanthan announced government not in a position to hold discussions with Tamil National Alliance. [More]
Lankan government to open new embassies in many countries
[Friday, 13 April 2012, 09:07 AM]
SriLankan government decided to maintain embassy level relationship with many countries of this world. [More]
Rs.5 thousand 240 million estimated for Jaffna developmen​t
[Friday, 13 April 2012, 08:37 AM]
Jaffna divisional secretary announced Rs.5 thousand 240 million estimated for resettlement and housing projects in the district. [More]
Thai women arrested at BIA
[Friday, 13 April 2012, 08:12 AM]
Two Thai women travelling on a flight to Colombo from Doha were taken into police custody for the possession of 17 bags of cocaine which were found inside the iron bars of their baggage, Police Spokesman SP Ajith Rohana said. [More]
Indian delegation should talk to Tamils without mediator:SL MP
[Friday, 13 April 2012, 04:20 AM]
A Sri Lankan MP has demanded that an Indian MPs' delegation, scheduled to visit the island nation for a week from April 16 to assess the resettlement and political process in war-torn areas, meet and talk to Tamils without any mediators. [More]
Northern part of SriLanka would affect from Kudankulam nuclear power plant
[Friday, 13 April 2012, 04:07 AM]
The Minister of Power and Energy Patali Champika Ranawaka announced Northern part of SriLanka would affect from Kudankulam nuclear power plant. [More]
Pazla Nedumaran welcomes the decision of Tamil Nadu CM
[Friday, 13 April 2012, 03:58 AM]
Pazla Nedumaran Coordinator of the SriLankan Tamil Security organization congratulates Tamil Nadu CM for deciding to dispute AIADMK member from the group of Indian parliamentary delegates schedule to visit SriLanka, Dinamani newspaper reports [More]
Indian central government surprised over Jaya's decision
[Friday, 13 April 2012, 03:38 AM]
The AIADMK will not join a 15-member parliamentary delegation scheduled to leave for Sri Lanka on April 16, arguing that the visit may prove an eyewash, its general secretary and Chief Minister Jayalalithaa said, this announcement has created tense situation in the Indian Central government, Indian media reports. [More]
Prices for essential food items to be increase end of New Year
[Friday, 13 April 2012, 02:55 AM]
It was revealed prices for essential food items and service charges would be increase since end of the new year. [More]
One week vacation for LTTE suspect
[Friday, 13 April 2012, 02:27 AM]
For the first time in the SriLankan history Prison Commission has grant one week new-year vacation for Ramaiya Ravendran who had been detained in the prison for past 15 years for supporting LTTE organization. [More]
Local level solution to be implemented to solve ethnic issue of this country: Ranil Wickramasinghe
[Friday, 13 April 2012, 02:25 AM]
Opposition leader Ranil Wickramasinghe announced local level solution should be implemented to solve ethnic issue of this country. [More]
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AG ordered to arrest Gotabaya and four others
[ Monday, 27 April 2015, 03:40.00 PM ]
Attorney General today ordered CID officials to arrest former defence secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa and four others today. [More]
4 Killed in train accident at Ariviyalnagar, Kilinochchi
[ Monday, 27 April 2015, 01:23.56 PM ] []
Four people were killed following an accident involving a train and a van in Ariviyalnagar,Kilinochchi this afternoon, the police media unit said. [More]
Protests on demanding to pass 19th Amendment
[ Monday, 27 April 2015, 10:39.12 AM ] []
JVP currently stages protest on demanding to pass 19th constitutional amendment. [More]
Lankan Tamil youths killed in France collision
[ Monday, 27 April 2015, 08:58.18 AM ] []
Two Lankan Tamils killed in the collision reported at A6 road in Leonine, France. [More]
Shiranthi : Yoshitha to be arrested
[ Monday, 27 April 2015, 05:55.12 AM ]
Government has decided to arrest Shiranthi Rajapaksa and her son Yoshitha Rajapaksa within two- three days time period, English media reports. [More]
Lankan army and LTTE movement responsible for disappearances in SL : Presidential Commission
[ Monday, 27 April 2015, 04:46.13 AM ] []
Presidential Commission says SriLankan Army, LTTE including 4 different movements are responsible for the hundreds of persons disappeared during time of war in this country. [More]
JR’s ghost in parliament
[ Sunday, 26 April 2015, 11:58.13 AM ] []
Opposition MPs had a time of joviality when they spent a night in the parliament chamber to protest the bribery commission’s summoning former president Mahinda Rajapaksa. [More]
Eight Ex Ministers To Be Arrested
[ Sunday, 26 April 2015, 11:21.02 AM ]
Eight former Ministers will be arrested over the next two weeks over alleged involvement in bribery and corruption. [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]