Important News
UNP to contest under Swan
[ Thursday, 02 July 2015, 03:13.36 AM ]
The ‘swan’ symbol may appear again on ballot papers at the August 17 general elections as the New Democratic Front (NDF) has conveyed its intention to contest the polls, party officials said yesterday. [More]
Important News
Refer Sri Lanka to International Criminal Court -1 Million signature campaign
[ 2015-07-02 03:04:41 ]
We, the undersigned people from around the world, urge the United Nations to refer Sri Lanka to the International Criminal Court (ICC) or to establish a similar credible International Judicial Mechanism for investigation and prosecution of war crimes, crimes against humanity and genocide committed against the Tamil people by the Sri Lankan State. [More]
Mahinda dreams on victory
[ 2015-07-02 02:47:06 ]
Several leading SLFP leaders strongly oppose Mahinda Rajapaksa’s decision on contesting in the upcoming general election and also they expressed confident that they will achieve victory without his support, Colombo media reports. [More]
Latest News
UNP hold talks with Fonseka
[ 2015-07-02 05:13:05 ]
United National Party Chairman Malik Samaraweera will hold discussions with Sarath Fonseka’s political party on contesting in the parliamentary election. [More]
Venus and Jupiter could be visible closer
[ 2015-07-02 04:47:21 ]
The two brightest planets, Venus and Jupiter are visible after sunset pass extremely closer to each other from July 1, Astronomy and Space Applications, Arthur C. Clarke Institute for Modern Technologies Dr. Chandana Jayaratne said. [More]
Gajendrakumar to contest alone
[ Thursday, 02 July 2015, 04:38.35 AM ]
Tamil National Front decided to contest alone in the general election. [More]
Palihakkara stress on private sector investments
[ Thursday, 02 July 2015, 02:54.52 AM ]
Governor of the Northern Province G.S.Palihakkara called upon for more investments in the construction and health sectors in the war affected areas in the Northern Province. [More]
SLMC to make final decision today
[ Thursday, 02 July 2015, 02:45.03 AM ]
SriLanka Muslim Congress (SLMC) national organiser Sabeek Rajabdeen announced leaders of his party will hold special meeting at the party headquarters Dharusalam today to make final decision on forthcoming election. [More]
China says Indian ocean belongs to all
[ Thursday, 02 July 2015, 02:39.12 AM ]
The Indian Ocean cannot be a backyard of India which navies of other countries could not visit, the Chinese ministry of defence has said. [More]
ITAK Kandawali youth forum established
[ Wednesday, 01 July 2015, 12:26.07 PM ] []
Illankai Tamil Arasu Katchi (ITAK) Kandawali youth forum established on 22nd of July. [More]
Upcountry United Peoples Front join with UNP
[ Wednesday, 01 July 2015, 12:15.11 PM ]
General secretary of the Upcountry United Peoples Front A.Lorens announced that the party central committee decided to join hands with United National Party in the upcoming general election. [More]
President gives 100 days challenge to the next Parliament
[ Wednesday, 01 July 2015, 11:49.49 AM ]
The Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena made a challenge to all political parties, saying that the new parliament should pass the 20th Amendment in its first hundred days. [More]
Jaffna children not permitted to visit internet cafe
[ Wednesday, 01 July 2015, 10:41.20 AM ]
Jaffna court today announced under –age children are not permitted to visit browsing centers or internet cafe in the Jaffna peninsula. [More]
March 12 movement obtains signatures all around the island
[ Wednesday, 01 July 2015, 09:43.12 AM ] []
The March 12th Movement said that they will begin their campaign to obtain one million signatures to force political parties to not grant nominations to corrupt individuals in the forthcoming general election marking a turning point in the political culture of Sri Lanka reached to the Ampara district today. [More]
Once again Sarath N Silva turns towards Mahinda
[ Wednesday, 01 July 2015, 09:15.07 AM ]
Former Chief Justice Sarath N. Silva attends special event organised at the Medhamulana this morning. [More]
Lankan woman fallen in ill : Flight landed at Mumbai
[ Wednesday, 01 July 2015, 08:54.21 AM ]
An international Colombo-Dubai flight had to be diverted to Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (CSIA) on Tuesday and make an emergency landing due to a medical emergency onboard the plane. [More]
Violation of Electoral law by calling 1600 candidates for Interview : Dinesh Gunawardena
[ Wednesday, 01 July 2015, 08:02.26 AM ]
The Leader of the Mahajana Eksath Peramuna, Dinesh Gunawardena today alleged that the UNP is providing jobs through all the ministries, thus violating the election laws and disregarding the agreements to uphold the election laws. [More]
UNP Expresses doubts over President Maithripala
[ Wednesday, 01 July 2015, 07:11.25 AM ]
The UNP Expresses its Doubts over the President Maithripala Sirisena's agendas. [More]
No PM candidacy : Mahinda confirms
[ Wednesday, 01 July 2015, 05:50.41 AM ]
Mahinda parties confirms president’s decision as not nominating former president as prime ministerial candidate of this country. [More]
3 Chinese women arrested
[ Wednesday, 01 July 2015, 05:10.47 AM ]
Three Chinese women were arrested, on charges of engaging in prostitution, when the anti- corruption unit raided an alleged brothel in Kollupitiya yesterday. [More]
Police and military personals not permitted to engage in political activities
[ Wednesday, 01 July 2015, 04:41.17 AM ]
Minister Karu Jayasuriya announced police and military personals will not engage in political activities. [More]
Inniyawen says LTTE leader loves music
[ Wednesday, 01 July 2015, 03:54.51 AM ] []
Music director Inniyawan says LTTE leader Vellupillai Prabahakaran loves music. [More]
Jaffna losses two parliamentary seats
[ Wednesday, 01 July 2015, 03:48.59 AM ]
Two parliament seats of the Jaffna districts have been reduced according to the voter registration list 2014, and those two seats have been added to the Nuwara Eliya district and the Ratnapura district, Election department announced. [More]
Names of disappeared persons will be release on September
[ Wednesday, 01 July 2015, 03:33.42 AM ] []
The Deputy Minister of External Affairs Ajith Perera announced names and other details of disappeared and individuals surrendered to Lankan army would be release within couple of months. [More]
No worries over Mahinda's return : Ven.Athuraliya Ratna thero
[ Wednesday, 01 July 2015, 03:17.51 AM ]
Leader of the Jaathika Hela Urumaya Ven.Athuraliya Ratna thero says ,” I’m not worry about former president Mahinda Rajapaksa’s return in to politics to contest in the forthcoming election. [More]
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Vidhyadharan to educate former LTTE carders on democratic activities
[ Wednesday, 01 July 2015, 12:33.59 PM ]
Under the direction of Tamil senior journalist N.Vidhayadharan former LTTE carders, well wishers and their supporters will hold special discussion on their democratic activities during the time of parliamentary election. [More]
Maithri betrayed 62 million People : Hirunika Rebukes
[ Wednesday, 01 July 2015, 11:30.50 AM ]
The Sri Lanka Freedom Party’s Western Provincial Council Member Hirunika Premachandra rebuked the Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena for betraying 62 Million people of this country, who voted for him, by joining with the former president Mahinda Rajapaksa. [More]
I’ll contest general election : Mahinda Rajapaksa
[ Wednesday, 01 July 2015, 07:37.04 AM ] []
Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa addressing a gathering at Medamulana this morning revealed that he would contest the upcoming general election. [More]
Mahinda to name as alliance leader
[ Tuesday, 30 June 2015, 12:51.44 PM ]
President Maithripala Sirisena agreed to appoint former president Mahinda Rajapaksa as leader of the new alliance in the upcoming parliamentary election. [More]
Mahinda’s strategy begins ! Division in the freedom party?
[ Tuesday, 30 June 2015, 11:07.44 AM ]
According to the political sources, the former president Mahinda Rajapaksa’s Strategy to usurp and seize the powers of the UPFA party has already commenced. [More]
7000 Complaints lodged against Mahinda
[ Tuesday, 30 June 2015, 07:29.17 AM ]
7000 Complaints lodged against the former president Mahinda Rajapaksa at the Financial Crime Investigation Division(FCID) and several other investigation divisions. [More]
Chief suspect of Raviraaj murder case released on bail
[ Tuesday, 30 June 2015, 06:18.12 AM ]
Colombo additional magistrate yesterday granted bail to navy caption Samantha Munasinghe chief suspect of the murder of TNA parliamentarian Nadaraaja Raviraaj. [More]
Two killed in Palavi collision
[ Tuesday, 30 June 2015, 05:22.01 AM ] []
Two killed in motor bike-lorry collision reported at the Palavi area in the Puttalam-Colombo main road last night. [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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