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President Rajapaksa will not attend Commonwealth’s official First World War commemoration service
[ 2014-07-30 03:25:25 ]
President Mahinda Rajapaksa will not attend the Commonwealth’s official First World War commemoration service in Glasgow next week, The Times reported. [More]
More SriLankan lands to China
[ 2014-07-30 03:23:27 ]
Sri Lankan government has signed an agreement to give China 1200 acres of land in the Trincomalee area on a long term lease for “defence-related development”. [More]
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TNA parliamentarians to visit New Delhi
[ 2014-07-30 03:29:37 ]
A group of Tamil National Alliance parliamentarians headed by the party leader R.Sambanthan scheduled to visit New Delhi in early August. [More]
Tamil Nadu against Sri Lankan event: M Karunanidhi
[ 2014-07-30 02:29:21 ]
Tamil Nadu’s DMK chief M Karunanidhi and MDMK leader Vaiko today said India should not participate in a defence conference to be held in Sri Lanka between August 18 and 20, Indian media reported. [More]
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Luxury buses for differently-abled people
[ Wednesday, 30 July 2014, 02:25.56 AM ]
fleet of luxury and semi luxury buses from Colombo to the suburbs with facilities for differently-abled people to embark and disembark without a hassle will be operated by the SLTB and a purchase order has been placed with an Indian company, Transport Minister Kumara Welgama said. [More]
Malinga selects Indian team
[ Tuesday, 29 July 2014, 04:24.16 PM ]
Sri Lankan star Lasith Malinga has confirmed that he would represent his Indian Premier League (IPL) side Mumbai Indians at the forthcoming Champions League T20 tournament. [More]
Rs.6 million for NPC developlement - NPC urges central government
[ Tuesday, 29 July 2014, 04:03.40 PM ]
Northern Provincial Council urges central government to allocate Rs.6 million in the next budget. [More]
Jaya writes to PM for immediate release of fishermen
[ Tuesday, 29 July 2014, 03:56.25 PM ]
Fifty Indian fishermen from Nagapattinam found poaching in Sri Lankan waters had been arrested by the Sri Lankan Navy in the seas off Point Pedro Monday night, the Navy said. [More]
Vaiko Urges Indian Government Not To Take Part In SL Defence Meet
[ Tuesday, 29 July 2014, 01:37.33 PM ]
MDMK, an ally of BJP in Tamil Nadu, today urged the Indian Government not participate in a defence conference which is to be hosted by Sri Lanka next month. [More]
Dates confirmed for Pope’s trip to SL
[ Tuesday, 29 July 2014, 01:33.03 PM ]
The Holy See Press Office issued a communique Tuesday confirming the dates of the Apostolic Trip of the Holy Father in Sri Lanka and the Philippines,Vatican Radio announced. [More]
No preplanned report: Navaneetham Pillay
[ Tuesday, 29 July 2014, 12:55.16 PM ]
United Nation Human Rights Commissioner Navaneetham Pillay strongly denies allegations on submitting her report on preplanned agenda. [More]
New party office for Tamil Arasu Kadchi
[ Tuesday, 29 July 2014, 12:34.24 PM ] []
Tamil Arasu Kadchi Kankesanthurai branch office declared opened at the Thelipalai Aanaikutty Madhawadi at 11.00 am today. [More]
Omanthai police questioned Jaffna journalists for 3 hrs
[ Tuesday, 29 July 2014, 12:25.45 PM ]
Omanthai police today investigated 7 Jaffna journalists for three hours. [More]
Wigneswaran should not testify before the UN investigation panel
[ Tuesday, 29 July 2014, 10:25.18 AM ]
General Secretary of the National Patriotic Movement Dr.Vasantha Bandara today said Northern Chief Minister should not testify before the UN investigation panel appointed by the UNHRC commissioner Navaneetham Pillay. [More]
Fake phone calls to police department
[ Tuesday, 29 July 2014, 10:20.41 AM ]
An individual had called the Mirihana Police and informed them to release a motorbike that was in their custody, pretending to be Police Media Spokesperson SSP Ajith Rohana. [More]
Ramazan celebrations at SriLanka
[ Tuesday, 29 July 2014, 10:19.11 AM ] []
Muslims all around the SriLanka celebrates Ramazan festival today. [More]
Close ties between SL government and BBS- US
[ Tuesday, 29 July 2014, 08:07.52 AM ]
The International Religious Freedom Report for 2013 released by the US State stated that the Bodu Bala Sena(BBS) continued to promote its anti-Muslim campaign, which was linked to violent activities last year. [More]
Biometric cards for Lankan refugees at India
[ Tuesday, 29 July 2014, 08:05.12 AM ]
The Tamil Nadu State government in India has decided to issue biometric cards to Sri Lankan Tamil refugees living in camps to eliminate any scope for irregularities in disbursal of cash dole, the Hindu newspaper reported. [More]
New military camp at Kalutara
[ Tuesday, 29 July 2014, 07:46.51 AM ]
The Ministry of Defence decided to construct new military camp at Mathugama divisional secretariat in Kalutara. [More]
Eastern Muslims protest against Gaza attack
[ Tuesday, 29 July 2014, 07:30.16 AM ] []
Muslims at Batticaloa and Ampara districts stage protests against Israeli attack against Gaza stikes. [More]
Callum Macrae to testify before the UN investigation panel
[ Tuesday, 29 July 2014, 04:59.33 AM ]
Callum Macrae, Channel -4 Journalist played leading role on informing international community on war crimes reported during final perhaps of war in SriLanka, schedule to testify before the UN international investigation panel, sources said. [More]
Lankan immigrants arrested in Texas
[ Tuesday, 29 July 2014, 03:50.08 AM ] []
Sri Lankans were among a group of illegal immigrants arrested while entering Texas from Mexico over the weekend, international media reports today. [More]
Military seminar on August 18-20 at Colombo
[ Tuesday, 29 July 2014, 03:43.10 AM ]
SriLanka Army schedule to hoist annual three days military seminar on August 18th -20th at Colombo, capital of SriLanka. [More]
New ties between Japan -SriLanka
[ Tuesday, 29 July 2014, 03:13.36 AM ] []
Japan says President Mahinda Rajapaksa’s visit to Japan in March of last year and discussions between the President and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe made it possible for the two countries to renew their relations with each other and work towards further strengthening those bilateral ties. [More]
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157 Lankan asylum seekers would be sent back to India
[ Monday, 28 July 2014, 09:25.28 AM ]
The 157 asylum-seekers held for weeks on the high seas on an Australian customs vessel were likely economic migrants from India, Australian Immigration Minister Scott Morrison said Monday. [More]
Wigneswaran recommends Mawai Senadhiraja
[ Monday, 28 July 2014, 08:20.47 AM ]
Earlier group of people said, Present Northern CM decided to quit his position due to the re-appointment of northern governor and decided to obtain most powerful position. [More]
SriLanka seeks Pakistan help arrest Wella Sudha
[ Monday, 28 July 2014, 05:07.53 AM ]
SriLanka seeks Pakistan help arrest leading Lankan heroin trafficker Wella Sudha. [More]
Al-Qaeda is not operating in Sri Lanka
[ Sunday, 27 July 2014, 05:42.20 AM ]
The Ministry of Defence says Al Qaeda does not have a base in Sri Lanka nor does any other terrorist organization. [More]
India told Sri Lanka to resolve Tamil issue for better trade
[ Sunday, 27 July 2014, 05:39.12 AM ]
India has told Sri Lanka that it needs to resolve the Tamil issue for making progress in bilateral trade and commerce, a senior BJP leader has said. [More]
Solheim is ready to testify before COI
[ Sunday, 27 July 2014, 05:34.05 AM ]
Former Norwegian peace envoy Erik Solheim says he is ready to testify before the Government Commission of Inquiry (COI) tasked to investigate the war. [More]
U.N. Investigation Report on War Crimes in 2015
[ Saturday, 26 July 2014, 12:02.38 PM ]
On 26th of March 2015, the U.N. Human Rights Commissioner’s Commission of Inquiry report and its recommendations are going to be released. [More]
I never made a speech accusing the LTTE- Desmond De Silva
[ Saturday, 26 July 2014, 07:52.53 AM ]
The International Legal Expert Sir Desmond De Silva dismissed the news published by the Colombo English daily news paper. [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]