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Historical victory ! 19th Amendment passed
[ Tuesday, 28 April 2015, 02:26.25 PM ]
Second reading of the 19th constitutional amendment passed at the parliament today. [More]
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Three months leave for Basil
[ 2015-04-28 06:33:50 ]
Parliament has approved three months leave for MP Basil Rajapaksa commencing from today (28). [More]
4 UPFA Uva PC members dismissed
[ 2015-04-28 02:17:27 ]
United People's Freedom Alliance general secretary Susil Premajayantha announced 4 UPFA members of Uva Provincial Council were dismissed from their membership over attempting to support the United National Party to rule the council. [More]
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Deported Sri Lankan returns to Switzerland
[ 2015-04-28 16:49:06 ]
A Tamil asylum seeker who was sent back to his home country in 2013 and subsequently arrested has been allowed to return to Switzerland. [More]
Police sergeant stabbed in Jaffna
[ 2015-04-28 16:46:27 ]
Group of unidentified person stabbed police sergeant at Moolai Jaffna today and rushed to the Intensive Care Unit of Jaffna Teaching hospital. [More]
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Requested to conduct brief inquiries on murdered journalists
[ Tuesday, 28 April 2015, 04:16.26 PM ]
Batticaloa District Tamil Journalist Forum requests government to carry out investigations on murder of Dharmaratnem Sivaram shot dead at Colombo and Journalist Nadesan killed at Batticaloa. [More]
Namal supports 19th Amendment
[ Tuesday, 28 April 2015, 03:26.56 PM ]
Parliamentarian Namal Rajapaksa has casted favorable vote to second reading of 19th amendment. [More]
Case against former CJ postponed
[ Tuesday, 28 April 2015, 03:24.52 PM ]
Case against former chief justice Shirani Bandaranayake postponed till 21st of June by the Colombo Fort Magistrate Gihan Balapitiya today. [More]
President steps in to solve water crisis in the North
[ Tuesday, 28 April 2015, 03:01.24 PM ]
A special discussion presided by President Maithripala Sirisena was held to address a water crisis being faced by people in the north. [More]
4 Ruling party members to constitutional council
[ Tuesday, 28 April 2015, 02:36.28 PM ]
Ruling party agreed to appoint four members towards constitutional council. [More]
BoC GM sent on compulsory leave
[ Tuesday, 28 April 2015, 02:33.42 PM ]
General manager of the Bank of Ceylon D.M. Gunasekara was reinstated yesterday (27) after being sent on compulsory leave. [More]
Hirunika hope for justice
[ Tuesday, 28 April 2015, 02:31.00 PM ]
Western Provincial Councilor Hirunika Premachchandra hopes justice would be granted to death of her father. [More]
Voting on 19th Amendment extended by an hour
[ Tuesday, 28 April 2015, 01:31.24 PM ]
Voting on 19th Amendment schedule to take place at 6.00 pm today. [More]
I won't feel guilty - Duminda Silva
[ Tuesday, 28 April 2015, 01:28.48 PM ]
Speaking to journalists’ end of hearing on Baharatha Lakshman Premachchandra murder case parliamentarian Duminda Silva went on to say i informed that I won’t feel guilty. [More]
The new government has wasted its first 100 days
[ Tuesday, 28 April 2015, 01:24.58 PM ]
The date should have been one to celebrate: April 23rd was the hundredth day since Maithripala Sirisena formed a government after winning a fraught presidential election, in January, as the head of a broad coalition of parties. The surprising victory was rightly feted as a democratic triumph. It ended nearly ten years of authoritarian, nepotistic rule by Mahinda Rajapaksa, the man who in 2009 inflicted a military defeat on Tamil Tiger rebels. Mr Sirisena had promised, however, to build a “new country” in his first hundred days. He has a long way to go. [More]
CCD summons four Tamil journalists
[ Tuesday, 28 April 2015, 01:11.01 PM ]
CCD officials today summoned four Tamil journalists from Vavuniya and Mannar to visit CCD headquarters in Dematagoda. [More]
Public should be educated on 19A - Ven. Muruththettuwe Ananda Thera
[ Tuesday, 28 April 2015, 01:09.51 PM ]
The public should be given an opportunity to read the full 19th Amendment. If there is nothing fishy and the 19th Amendment is supposed to be people- friendly, then why is there such pressure put on Parliamentarians to vote for it, asked Public Service United Nurses Union president Ven. Muruththettuwe Ananda Thera. [More]
Maithiri and Ranil hold talks
[ Tuesday, 28 April 2015, 12:41.58 PM ]
With government ranks and opposition members engaged in a tug-o-war on amendments proposed to the 19th Amendment Bill, a last minute meeting has been called by President Maithripala Sirisena with Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe at Parliament a short while ago. [More]
TN fishermen visits SL to rescue boats
[ Tuesday, 28 April 2015, 12:37.14 PM ]
Tamil Nadu fishermen from Rameshwaram visits SriLanka today to rescue their 14 boats released by the Lankan government, Indian media reports. [More]
Secrete report on white van abductions
[ Tuesday, 28 April 2015, 12:33.06 PM ]
Secrete report would be submit on white van abductions. [More]
46 Lankans from Nepal returns home
[ Tuesday, 28 April 2015, 12:14.46 PM ]
SriLankan Air Craft visited Nepal to grant medical assistance to Nepalese affected from earthquake returned to country short while ago, SriLanka ambassador to Nepal W.Senaviratne said. [More]
MP Bandula Gunawardena raised a question on parliamentary privileges
[ Tuesday, 28 April 2015, 11:56.06 AM ]
MP Bandula Gunawardena raised a question on parliamentary privileges. [More]
Rajapaksa lost the Election his own : BBS
[ Tuesday, 28 April 2015, 10:53.11 AM ]
The Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) today rejected allegations that it was responsible for the defeat of former President Mahinda Rajapaksa at the last Presidential elections. [More]
John Kerry to visit SriLanka
[ Tuesday, 28 April 2015, 10:42.48 AM ]
US Secretary of State will meet President, Prime Minister, Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera and several others state officials. [More]
19A : Attempts to iron out differences over proposed changes fail
[ Tuesday, 28 April 2015, 06:57.37 AM ]
The fate of the 19th Amendment to the Constitution is in the balance as a special committee appointed by President Maithripala Sirisena to iron out differences over amendments to be introduced at the committee stage debate failed to achieve its objective. [More]
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Opposition recommends 8 new proposals to 19th Amendment
[ Monday, 27 April 2015, 03:43.24 PM ]
An opposition political party today recommends 8 new proposals to 19th Amendment this evening. [More]
AG ordered to arrest Gotabaya and four others
[ Monday, 27 April 2015, 03:40.00 PM ]
Attorney General today ordered CID officials to arrest former defence secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa and four others today. [More]
4 Killed in train accident at Ariviyalnagar, Kilinochchi
[ Monday, 27 April 2015, 01:23.56 PM ] []
Four people were killed following an accident involving a train and a van in Ariviyalnagar,Kilinochchi this afternoon, the police media unit said. [More]
Protests on demanding to pass 19th Amendment
[ Monday, 27 April 2015, 10:39.12 AM ] []
JVP currently stages protest on demanding to pass 19th constitutional amendment. [More]
End Sinhala Monopoly : Chandrika Kumaratunga
[ Monday, 27 April 2015, 09:45.45 AM ]
The Former Sri Lankan President Chandrika Kumaratunga said on Saturday, that the dismantling of Sinhala majoritarian politics, government structures and laws, is essential for the establishment of durable peace in Sri Lanka. [More]
Lankan Tamil youths killed in France collision
[ Monday, 27 April 2015, 08:58.18 AM ] []
Two Lankan Tamils killed in the collision reported at A6 road in Leonine, France. [More]
Shiranthi : Yoshitha to be arrested
[ Monday, 27 April 2015, 05:55.12 AM ]
Government has decided to arrest Shiranthi Rajapaksa and her son Yoshitha Rajapaksa within two- three days time period, English media reports. [More]
Lankan army and LTTE movement responsible for disappearances in SL : Presidential Commission
[ Monday, 27 April 2015, 04:46.13 AM ] []
Presidential Commission says SriLankan Army, LTTE including 4 different movements are responsible for the hundreds of persons disappeared during time of war in this country. [More]
(2nd Lead)
Wigneswaran urges SL State to respect international principle on resettlement
[ Monday, 23 March 2015, 04:45.51 PM ] []
“Unless Grama Sevaka Divisions 244 and 252 are released in full as promised earlier, what has been gingerly granted today would hardly be of any use to the few families now selected to enter their erstwhile denied lands,” Northern Province Chief Minister C.V. Wigneswaran said in his address at Vazhalaay during the visit by SL President, Prime Minister and former President Chandrika Kumaratunga. [More]
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