Important News
High-powered UN mission due early next year
[ Sunday, 29 November 2015, 08:28.22 AM ]
A visit by a high-powered UN mission is scheduled for early next year, the Sunday Observer learns. [More]
Important News
President meets Premiers of Australia and Canada
[ 2015-11-29 07:46:40 ] []
President Maithripala Sirisena has met Prime Ministers of Canada and Australia on the sidelines of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in Malta. [More]
Cameron meets Sirisensa, offers £6.6m over 3 years
[ 2015-11-28 08:13:42 ] []
Britain will give Sri Lanka £6.6m over three years to help the battle-scarred country continue its recovery from a long civil war, the Independent reported. [More]
Latest News
CBK to get enhanced pension
[ 2015-11-29 08:20:44 ]
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe tabled a resolution in Parliament to provide a pension to former President Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga equal with the entitlement enjoyed by her successor Mahinda Rajapaksa. [More]
Sentenced maid Saudi: SL hires lawyers to file appeal
[ 2015-11-29 07:26:24 ]
The Sri Lanka Foreign Employment Bureau has hired lawyers to file an appeal on behalf of the Sri Lankan maid, who has been sentenced to death by stoning in Saudi Arabia. [More]
Eight Indian fishermen arrested in the North
[ Sunday, 29 November 2015, 07:10.46 AM ]
Eight Indian fishermen were arrested in the North while poaching in Sri Lankan waters, the Navy said today. [More]
President to attend UN conference on climate change
[ Sunday, 29 November 2015, 06:56.18 AM ]
President Maithripala Sirisena who participated in the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting held in Malta, will leave for France today to attend the United Nations Conference on Climate Change – 2015. [More]
LTTE did not represent Tamils says Mangala
[ Saturday, 28 November 2015, 07:37.32 AM ]
Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera says the LTTE terror did not represent the hopes and aspirations of the majority of the Tamil community. [More]
Narahenpita Police Crimes Division OIC Arrested
[ Saturday, 28 November 2015, 06:58.04 AM ]
The OIC-Officer In Charge of the Narahenpita Police Crimes Division has been arrested by the Commission to Investigate Allegations of Bribery or Corruption. According to Nevil Guruge, the Commissioner of the Bribery Commission, the Officer-In-Charge was arrested, while allegedly obtaining a bribe of Rs. 2.5 million. [More]
Indian army chief’s visit to boost military ties with Sri Lanka
[ Saturday, 28 November 2015, 06:16.56 AM ]
India’s army chief General Dalbir Singh kicks off on Sunday a five-day visit to Colombo where he could discuss upgrading the island nation’s ageing warplanes, tanks and air defence guns as part of New Delhi’s efforts to curb China’s growing influence over Sri Lanka. [More]
Shiyam’s father withdraws statement on Vass
[ Saturday, 28 November 2015, 05:55.46 AM ]
The father of murdered businessman Mohammed Shiyam has withdrawn the statement he made on Former DIG Vass Gunawardena yesterday. [More]
Canadian court rules against laws in Lankan refugee case
[ Saturday, 28 November 2015, 05:47.02 AM ]
In two cases involving ships carrying Tamil refugees to Canada’s shores, the Canadian Supreme Court has ruled that federal immigration laws denying entry to human smugglers are unconstitutional, the Globe and Mail reported. [More]
Tamil National Peoples Front martyrs day commemoration
[ Friday, 27 November 2015, 05:18.26 PM ] []
Tamil National Peoples Front martyrs day commemoration held at party leader’s residence this evening. [More]
People are permitted to remember their loved one -Police media spokesman
[ Friday, 27 November 2015, 05:04.58 PM ] []
Police media spokesman Ruwan Gunasekara said people are permitted to remember their loved one kill in the final perhaps of war. [More]
Martyrs day commemoration at Mullaitivu sea-shaw
[ Friday, 27 November 2015, 04:52.04 PM ] []
In memory of Tamil martyrs group of youths lighted lamps in the Mullia sea-shaw at 06.05 pm today. [More]
Vanni parliamentarian commemorates martyrs day
[ Friday, 27 November 2015, 03:20.23 PM ] []
On the martyrs day Vanni district parliamentarian Mrs. Shanthi Sriskandharaja commemorated all martyrs by lighting lamp at her official residence. [More]
A no- confidence motion Ravi handed over to parliament
[ Friday, 27 November 2015, 03:15.14 PM ]
A no-confidence motion signed by 44 Opposition MPs against Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake was handed over to Speaker Karu Jayasuriya today. [More]
ITAk martyrs day commemoration at Jaffna
[ Friday, 27 November 2015, 03:12.54 PM ] []
Under the patronage of Illankai Tamil Arasu Kadchchi (ITAK)leader Mawai Senadhiraja martyrs day commemoration event held at the ITAK head office located at Martin road Jaffna. [More]
Martyrs day commemoration at Killinochchie
[ Friday, 27 November 2015, 03:06.34 PM ] []
Martyrs day of Tamil nation commemorated at Killinochchie today. [More]
Lasantha Alagiyawanna is Chairman of the Public Accounts Committee
[ Friday, 27 November 2015, 03:02.23 PM ]
The government has decided to appoint JVP MP Sunil Handunnetti as the Chairman of the Committee on Public Enterprises (COPE) and UPFA MP Lasantha Alagiyawanna as the Chairman of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC). [More]
Martyrs day commemoration at Switzerland
[ Friday, 27 November 2015, 02:56.05 PM ] []
Annual martyrs day commemoration at Switzerland commenced at Fourm hall at Fribourg province short while ago. [More]
E.Senthuran says good bye to all
[ Friday, 27 November 2015, 02:07.49 PM ] []
At the event officials remembered the school boy E.Senthuran committed suicide on demanding release on Tamil political prisoners. [More]
Martyrs day commemoration at Batticaloa
[ Friday, 27 November 2015, 12:51.49 PM ] []
Tamil National Organization peacefully observed martyrs day at Batticaloa today. [More]
CHOGM at Malta
[ Friday, 27 November 2015, 12:43.55 PM ] []
President Maithripala Sirisena said he is fully satisfied with the accomplishment of goals set at the last CHOGM in Colombo during the period of last two years when Sri Lanka was the Chair in Office of the Commonwealth. [More]
Case filed against Johnston Fernando
[ Friday, 27 November 2015, 12:37.40 PM ]
The Bribery Commission has filed a case against former minister Johnston Fernando for failing. [More]
If Rohana Wijeweera can be commemorated, why not Prabhakaran: Salley
[ Thursday, 26 November 2015, 12:59.19 PM ]
If Rohana Wijeweera who was once labeled as a terrorist can be commemorated here, why not slain LTTE leader Velupillai Prabhakaran, Muslim Tamil National Alliance Leader Azath Salley questioned today (26). [More]
Mahinda supporters targets the foreign diplomats
[ Thursday, 26 November 2015, 12:47.03 PM ]
Members of the joint opposition met Russian Forum ambassador yesterday and discuss on the present situation of this island. [More]
School boy commits suicide on demanding the release of political prisoners
[ Thursday, 26 November 2015, 12:32.43 PM ] []
A school boy commits suicide by jumping in to moving train on demanding to release all Tamil political prisoners with an immediate effect. [More]
Sambanthan says Tamils are permitted to remember their loved one
[ Thursday, 26 November 2015, 08:16.59 AM ]
Tamils are schedule to observe martyrs day on 27th of November. On this day Tamil people remember their loved one who sacrificed their lives in the freedom struggle. [More]
Gotabaya at presidential commission
[ Thursday, 26 November 2015, 05:08.41 AM ]
Former Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa appeared before the Presidential Commission of Inquiry into Serious Financial Crimes short while ago. [More]
Immediate transfer to 7 members attached to presidential commission
[ Thursday, 26 November 2015, 03:55.09 AM ]
Immediate transfer orders issues to 7 employees including police inspector attached to the Presidential Commission of Inquiry into Serious Financial Crimes. [More]
Mother of two seeks permission to light lamp for her martyrs son
[ Thursday, 26 November 2015, 03:17.27 AM ] []
Mother who lost her two children questions good governance whether she is permitted to light lamps for her martyrs sons this years. [More]
National Government supports the LTTE mission
[ Thursday, 26 November 2015, 03:09.17 AM ]
Former president Mahinda Rajapaksa said observing martyrs’ day would lead the country to establish Tamil Eelam. [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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