Important News
Mahinda Rajapaksa has become an MP!
[ Tuesday, 01 September 2015, 06:47.59 AM ] []
The Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa has been sworn-in as a parliamentarian and a Member of the new parliament today. [More]
Important News
Wimal Weerawansa apologises to the President
[ 2015-09-01 10:01:05 ]
Wimal Weerawansa apologizes to the President, for using abusive language during the Presidential election campaign. [More]
Namal gearing himself for the Parliament
[ 2015-09-01 07:11:51 ]
Namal Rajapaksa, the son of the former President Mahinda Rajapaksa and the present Member of the Parliament is gearing himself for the Parliamentary Session of Meetings. [More]
Latest News
Defence seminar-2015 begins today
[ 2015-09-01 09:50:44 ]
The ‘Defence Seminar 2015’ organised by the Sri Lanka Army for the 5th time will be held in Colombo today. [More]
Mattala Airport becomes a paddy store from Today!
[ 2015-09-01 09:44:54 ]
The Paddy Marketing Board says that the unused stores complex of the Mattala Airport will be used for storing the surplus paddy harvest of the Hambantota District from today. [More]
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Gamanpila delivers controversial speech at parliament
[ Tuesday, 01 September 2015, 09:33.23 AM ]
Group of parliamentarians strongly opposed the speech delivered by the United Peoples Freedom Alliance newly elected parliamentarian Udaya Gamanpila. [More]
16 Fishermen arrested at Jaffna
[ Tuesday, 01 September 2015, 09:25.37 AM ] []
Sixteen fishermen from Jagadhapattinam in Pudukottai district were arrested by the Sri Lankan Navy on charges of violating the International Maritime Boundary Line this morning, Fisheries Department officials said here. [More]
M.K.Sivajilingam demands on international investigation
[ Tuesday, 01 September 2015, 09:20.05 AM ] []
Northern Provincial Council member M.K.Sivajilingam today staged protest at the northern provincial council sittings on demanding to hold international investigations on war crimes reported in SriLanka. [More]
Thilanka is deputy speaker while Adaikkalanathan appointed as deputy chairman of committee
[ Tuesday, 01 September 2015, 09:10.38 AM ]
UPFA National List MP Thilanga Sumathipala was appointed unanimously as the Deputy Speaker of the Eighth Parliament of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka. [More]
After three decades married couple elected to the parliament
[ Tuesday, 01 September 2015, 08:58.02 AM ] []
United National Party Digamadhula district candidate Daya Gamage and the UNP national list candidate Anoma Gamage took oaths as new parliamentarians today. [More]
Dignity of the Parliament has Eroded over the last few years : R.Sampanthan
[ Tuesday, 01 September 2015, 08:28.55 AM ]
The dignity of the parliament has eroded over the last few years, the TNA leader R.Sampanthan, while speaking during the maiden session of the 8th parliament session said a short while ago. [More]
Sri Lanka should be vigilant on external security threats
[ Tuesday, 01 September 2015, 08:07.42 AM ]
The Defense Secretary B.M.U.D.Basnayake said today that, Sri Lanka should be on alert of its external security threats. [More]
Sajin De Vass Gunawardena's case has been fixed for 10th of December
[ Tuesday, 01 September 2015, 08:00.46 AM ]
The Case against Sajin De Vass Gunawardena has been fixed for the 10th of December. [More]
For the Full-face helmet ban stay order Extended
[ Tuesday, 01 September 2015, 07:53.36 AM ]
Stay order on full-face helmet ban extended. [More]
Sri Lanka's missing person's report is almost Complete
[ Tuesday, 01 September 2015, 07:26.56 AM ] []
Report on Sri Lanka’s Missing ‘Almost Ready’. [More]
Karu Jayasuriya unanimously appointed as speaker of the Sri Lankan Parliament
[ Tuesday, 01 September 2015, 06:39.11 AM ]
Karu Jayasuriya Unanimously Appointed As Speaker Of the Eighth Parliament of Sri Lanka. [More]
Fonseka refutes Karuna’s claim Prabhakaran shot himself
[ Tuesday, 01 September 2015, 05:41.19 AM ] []
Field Marshal Sarath Fonseka, who commanded the Sri Lanka Army during the 2006-2009 Eelam War IV, has refuted the contention of former LTTE commander “Col” Karuna Amman, that Tiger Supremo Velupillai Prabhakaran had shot himself dead and was not killed by Lankan troops as claimed, the New Indian Express reported. [More]
Gajendrakumar Ponnambalam demands on international investigations
[ Tuesday, 01 September 2015, 05:30.38 AM ]
Tamil National People’s Front general secretary Gajendrakumar Ponnambalam has released special statement on urging to organize protest on demanding to hold international investigations. [More]
Former ITN chairman summoned today
[ Tuesday, 01 September 2015, 05:14.57 AM ]
Anura Siriwardene, Former Chairman of the ITN television channel was ordered to appear before the Presidential Commission of Inquiry (PCoI)over financial scam reported inside the channel. [More]
Australia ready to cast fullest support to SriLanka
[ Tuesday, 01 September 2015, 04:53.36 AM ]
Australian High Commissioner, Robyn Mudie, said that Australia supported the government’s democratic reform and good governance agenda and would continue to encourage the Sri Lankan government to maintain its commitment to this agenda, to the improvement of human rights, to meaningful progress on reconciliation, [More]
Inaugural sitting of 8th parliament today
[ Tuesday, 01 September 2015, 04:44.17 AM ]
The inaugural sitting of the eighth parliament will commence at 9.30 a.m. today and Members of Parliament have been asked to be present by 9.00 am. [More]
Disciplinary action against 5 SLFP members
[ Tuesday, 01 September 2015, 03:34.33 AM ]
Disciplinary action would be taken against SriLanka Freedom Party members over violating party rules and regulations. [More]
Vaiko, Ramadoss oppose India gifting away ship to Sri Lanka
[ Monday, 31 August 2015, 04:26.40 PM ]
Opposing the gifting away of an Indian Coast Guard ship to Sri Lanka, Indian MDMK chief Vaiko today said it was a “betrayal” of Eelam Tamils and Tamil Nadu fishermen the Press Trust of India reported. [More]
Speaker will make decision on opposition leader: Kiriella
[ Monday, 31 August 2015, 04:17.32 PM ]
It is the speaker who has the power to decide who would be the Leader of the Opposition in the new Parliament, a United National Party (UNP) MP said today. [More]
PM meets UNP members
[ Monday, 31 August 2015, 03:48.54 PM ]
Prime Minister Ranil Wickramasinghe today chaired special meeting with United National Party members today. [More]
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Srilankan tamil parties refuses the US call for domestic war crimes Investigation
[ Monday, 31 August 2015, 11:15.39 AM ]
The Tamil political parties in Sri Lanka turn down the U.S. call for the internal ‘war crimes’ probe. [More]
UPFA faces split
[ Monday, 31 August 2015, 10:11.53 AM ]
The UPFA Faces Split, the members of the party discuss about the formation of new alliance. [More]
False statement on Chamal Rajapaksa : Mahinda Rajapaksa
[ Monday, 31 August 2015, 05:47.17 AM ]
Former president Mahinda Rajapaksa strongly denies the appointment of former speaker Chamal Rajapaksa as opposition leader or the minister of new cabinet. [More]
Bribery commission to be revived
[ Sunday, 30 August 2015, 07:26.33 AM ]
The government is to revive the bribery commission, alleged to be dormant, by appointing new members within a fortnight of the first meeting of the new parliament, Sinhala media reports. [More]
Executive councils to supervise ministries
[ Sunday, 30 August 2015, 07:01.25 AM ]
The now-existent parliamentary committees supervising government ministries will be replaced by executive councils, the government has decided. [More]
First informal meeting on Lanka on September 17
[ Sunday, 30 August 2015, 06:44.19 AM ]
An informal meeting will take place to gather support for Sri Lanka on the sidelines of the 30th session of the UN Human Rights Council on September 17 at the UN building in Geneva. [More]
Karuna denies helping the army defeat the LTTE
[ Sunday, 30 August 2015, 06:32.22 AM ] []
Former LTTE eastern commander Vinayagamurthi Muralitharan alias Karuna Amman has denied claims that he helped the army defeat the LTTE. [More]
UPFA coalition partners to form new alliance?
[ Sunday, 30 August 2015, 06:13.32 AM ]
Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa’s allies are planning to form a new opposition alliance, breaking away from President Maithripala Sirisena’s United People’s Freedom Alliance (UPFA) coalition, senior leftist leaders said on Saturday. [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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