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President -Modi to meet up at New York
[ 2014-09-01 04:45:58 ]
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa are likely to meet on the sidelines of the 69th UN General Assembly session in New York in the third week of September. [More]
Protect president Rajapaksa - Minister of Higher Education
[ 2014-09-01 04:40:41 ]
Higher Education Minister S B Dissanayake says the time has now come to protect President Mahinda Rajapaksa in the face of attempts to create another war in Sri Lanka. [More]
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At the Poya day festival Sinhalese women got intoxicated at a meeting of the ruling party
[ 2014-09-01 06:56:09 ]
Free Beer was served to the women who were participating at the ruling party meeting. [More]
Mangala leaves the country opposing Sajith given the Deputy leadership
[ 2014-09-01 05:57:58 ]
The chief of the UNP media unit, parliamentarian Mangala Samaraweera has left for London. [More]
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New restrictions to all ministers
[ Monday, 01 September 2014, 05:44.05 AM ]
The President has taken steps to prepare a special procedure on how to behave while on foreign trips. [More]
Government will pay special attention to reduce electricity chargers: President
[ Monday, 01 September 2014, 05:17.31 AM ]
Head of state President Mahinda Rajapaksa said that government will pay special attention to reduce electricity chargers. [More]
We don't have any intention to brief about the Lankan government to India:TNA
[ Monday, 01 September 2014, 05:02.32 AM ]
Tamil National Alliance parliamentarian Suresh Premachchandran stated we don't have any intention to brief about the Lankan government to India. [More]
India should maintain relationship with SriLanka: Venkaiah Naidu
[ Monday, 01 September 2014, 04:59.18 AM ]
Maintaining that India wants good neighbourly relationship, Union Urban Development and Parliamentary Affairs Minister M Venkaiah Naidu today said that Pakistan should stop funding terrorists and cannot expect peace talks when there is continuous firing across the border. [More]
Some northern fishermen want to use trawlers
[ Sunday, 31 August 2014, 01:22.57 PM ]
A section of Sri Lanka’s northern fishermen has urged the Northern Provincial Council to allow them to use trawlers, citing the damage caused by Indian trawlers. [More]
Sajith to be appointed UNP Deputy Leader?
[ Sunday, 31 August 2014, 06:32.00 AM ]
Immediate steps will be taken to fill several vacant positions in the United National Party(UNP) including the post of Deputy Leader, says the party’s General Secretary Tissa Atttanayake. [More]
Fishermen decide to withdraw stir after India, SL talks
[ Sunday, 31 August 2014, 06:29.23 AM ]
A meeting of all fishermen's associations today decided to withdraw their 36 day indefinite strike from Monday and put out to sea in the backdrop of the first joint committee meeting between India and Sri Lanka held in Delhi. [More]
Uni students protest over supression
[ Sunday, 31 August 2014, 06:21.35 AM ]
University students staged a protest outside the Open University of Sri Lanka today against the suppression of student rights and other issues. [More]
Asylum seeker return bid cost $12m: report
[ Saturday, 30 August 2014, 12:17.51 PM ]
The Australian government’s failed bid to return 157 asylum seekers to India cost taxpayers more than $12 million, a cost analysis has found, AAP reports. [More]
Mervin kicks the ice bucket challenge
[ Saturday, 30 August 2014, 09:21.55 AM ]
The Minister Mervin Silva has kicked aside the “ice bucket challenge” of the western provincial member Malsha Kumaranathunga. [More]
One dead, 9 injured in wasp attack
[ Saturday, 30 August 2014, 07:44.45 AM ]
A 55-year-old man was killed and nine others including four women were injured following a wasp attack in Dibulapathana last evening, police said. [More]
T.N. insists on release of fishermen’s boats
[ Saturday, 30 August 2014, 07:33.36 AM ]
The Tamil Nadu government has reiterated its demand for immediate release of 62 fishing boats seized by Sri Lanka, the Hindu reports. [More]
Saudi, Lanka to resolve labour issues
[ Saturday, 30 August 2014, 04:55.49 AM ]
Saudi officials have announced a five-day visit to Sri Lanka in a bid to overcome “difficulties” related to the recruitment of domestic workers from the south Asian country, arabianbusiness.com reported. [More]
Pakistan Air Force chief greats Defence Secretary
[ Friday, 29 August 2014, 02:03.27 PM ] []
Pakistan Air Force chief Air Chief Marshal Tahir Rafique Butt met Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa in Colombo and discussed ways to strengthen defence cooperation between the two countries. [More]
Government creates problems in health sector: UNP
[ Friday, 29 August 2014, 01:57.56 PM ]
The United National Party today blamed the government is only responsible for all attacks and tense situations reported in the health services. [More]
Wariyapola girl files fundamental rights violation petition
[ Friday, 29 August 2014, 12:55.58 PM ] []
Wariyapola girl files fundamental rights violation petition at the Supreme Court. [More]
SC postpones verdict on animal sacrifice
[ Friday, 29 August 2014, 12:49.54 PM ]
The Supreme Court today postponed the verdict of the Munneswaram Kovil priests appeal against the Appeal Court judgment on animal sacrifice for 3 September. [More]
Triple murder: Two sentenced to death
[ Friday, 29 August 2014, 12:43.34 PM ]
Two people found guilty of having murdered three members of same family on February 12, 2002 at Udugama in Galle. [More]
Kamalendharan released on condition bail
[ Friday, 29 August 2014, 09:00.10 AM ]
Northern Provincial Council former opposition leader Kamalendhran released on condition bail by the Jaffna high court today. [More]
Police raided casino center was attacked
[ Friday, 29 August 2014, 08:49.03 AM ]
Police officer raided the casino center was attacked in Munneshwaran, Chilaw. [More]
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Chandrika meets Aung San Suu Kyi
[ Sunday, 31 August 2014, 01:18.50 PM ] []
Former President Chandrika Kumaratunga met Nobel Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi, a globally known activist for democracy and the leader of the National League for Democracy (NLD) during her visit to Myanmar. [More]
LTTE trying to regroup in Australia?
[ Sunday, 31 August 2014, 06:27.22 AM ]
Is the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), which ran out of steam in 2009 following the killing of its founder Velupillai Prabhakaran by Sri Lankan armed forces, trying to regroup itself in Australia? [More]
UN chief expresses concerns over “Buddhist extremism”
[ Saturday, 30 August 2014, 12:23.43 PM ]
“In both Myanmar and Sri Lanka, I am concerned that Buddhist communities are being swept up by a rising tide of extremist sentiment against other groups,” United Nations Secretary-General, Ban Ki Moon said on Friday. [More]
Tense situation outside cricket venue
[ Saturday, 30 August 2014, 09:06.31 AM ]
A tense situation prevailed outside the Dambulla cricket stadium today as hundreds of people attempted to enter the venue to watch the cricket match between Sri Lanka and Pakistan. [More]
Indian police unearth ammunition with LTTE symbol
[ Saturday, 30 August 2014, 07:40.46 AM ] []
Hand-grenades and land mines, unearthed from Pacha Talamalai reserve forest near Puliyur in Mettur taluk on Tuesday night, belong to the LTTE, said Salem police, as the hand-grenades were found to be imprinted with LTTE logo. [More]
Lankan incidents draws UN attention
[ Saturday, 30 August 2014, 05:16.52 AM ] []
A UN official today noted that incidents in some countries, including Sri Lanka, clearly demonstrate that societies are grappling with identity based tensions. [More]
Pakistan cricketers prevented from entering the Dambulla mosque
[ Friday, 29 August 2014, 03:14.08 PM ]
Members of the Pakistani cricket team, who were in Dambulla today, were prevented from entering the Masjidul Khaira mosque in Dambulla for their Friday evening prayers. [More]
Sri Lanka Tourism welcomes one millionth tourist
[ Friday, 29 August 2014, 01:46.26 PM ] []
Sri Lanka Tourism Thursday welcomed the arrival of one millionth tourist for the year at the Bandaranaike International Airport(BIA) yesterday. [More]
Channel-4 journalist Callum Macrae speaks to Lankasri FM
[ Tuesday, 31 December 2013, 02:18.19 AM ] []
Channel- 4 Film maker Callum Macrae responds to questions raised by the Lankasri FM political analyst team. [More]