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Wigi backs K. Sripavan as the CJ
[ 2015-02-01 07:24:12 ]
Northern Province Chief Minister and former Supreme Court Judge C V Wigneswaran welcomed the appointment of Justice K Sripavan as the new Chief Justice of Sri Lanka. [More]
Parliament to be dissolved by April 23-Ranil
[ 2015-02-01 06:09:57 ]
Prime Minister Ranil Wickramsinghe has announced today that the Parliament will be dissolved by April 23 this year. [More]
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No move to lift ban on diaspora
[ 2015-02-01 07:28:27 ]
The new government says it has no intention of lifting the ban imposed on the several Tamil Diaspora groups for their alleged involvement with the LTTE and over attempts to revive terrorism in the country. [More]
Gotabhaya hands over two baby elephants: Dy Minister
[ 2015-02-01 06:06:29 ]
Former Defense Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa has handed over two baby elephants that were kept in his care to the zoo, Deputy Minister of Wildlife Wasantha Senanayake said. [More]
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India seeks solution with Lanka
[ Sunday, 01 February 2015, 06:02.23 AM ]
An Indian Parliamentary Standing Committee said it would submit a report to the Centre on the problems faced by fishermen, including attacks allegedly by the Sri Lankan Navy, to enable the Indian External Affairs Ministry to find a diplomatic solution to the vexed issue, The Hindu newspaper reported today. [More]
Faizer Mustapha may step down
[ Sunday, 01 February 2015, 05:45.09 AM ]
State Minister of Aviation, Faizer Mustapha says he is considering resigning from his post in order to focus on his profession as a lawyer. [More]
The Executive Committee of the Bar Council Association of Sri Lanka to Meet Today
[ Saturday, 31 January 2015, 03:31.26 PM ]
Ajith Pathirana, the commissioner of Bar Council Association of Sri Lanka has said that with regard to the issue of the removal of the former Chief Justice from his post, to resolve this issue, the Executive Committee of the Bar Council Association of Sri Lanka is going to meet today. [More]
Commonwealth Secretary Visits Sri Lanka Today!
[ Saturday, 31 January 2015, 03:20.55 PM ]
The Commonwealth Summit’s Secretary Mr. Kamalesh Sharma is going to make a visit to Sri Lanka today. According to the announcements made by the External Affairs Ministry of Sri Lanka, the Commonwealth Summit Secretary Kamalesh Sharma is going to make an official visit to Sri Lanka for three days. [More]
Confidential Report on K.P. Submitted to the Government
[ Saturday, 31 January 2015, 09:43.18 AM ]
A Secret Report on K.P. alias Kumaran Padmanathan has been handed over to the Government by the Intelligence Department. This report contains so far unrevealed facts on K.P’s transactions as a former curator of the LTTE International Arms Deal. [More]
Parliamentary Debate on Mohan Peiris Next Week
[ Saturday, 31 January 2015, 09:40.22 AM ]
As per the request of the Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe the Speaker Chamal Rajapaksa has decided to summon the Parliament on Monday for this special discussion and debate. [More]
Sri Lankan Air Hostess Became a Victim in the Qatar Car Accident
[ Saturday, 31 January 2015, 08:56.05 AM ]
A Sri Lankan Air Hostess lost her life at the Qatar Doha car accident. [More]
Election Dates are Announced for Puthukkudiyiruppu and Karaitturaipparru
[ Saturday, 31 January 2015, 07:19.28 AM ]
The Election Dates are Announced for the Vanni’s Puthukkudiyiruppu and Karaitturaipparru regional council elections. [More]
Rs.3,302 Crore Scam in Norochcholai Thermal Power Station
[ Saturday, 31 January 2015, 07:15.15 AM ]
The Previous Government, while setting up the Norochcholai Thermal Power Plant has committed financial fraudulences up to the tune of Rs.3,302 Crores. [More]
Maithripala Sirisena’s Daily Morning Exercise
[ Saturday, 31 January 2015, 04:50.10 AM ] []
Early in the morning Every day the Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena engaging himself in the daily exercises like walking, jogging and other mild exercises along with his aides and coaches. [More]
Biswal will review US, Lanka ties
[ Saturday, 31 January 2015, 04:37.25 AM ]
US Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs Nisha Biswal will travel to Colombo, Sri Lanka on February 2–3, the US State Department said. [More]
Canada seeks power devolution
[ Saturday, 31 January 2015, 04:34.03 AM ]
The Canadian Government says it will continue to encourage progress in the devolution of power, accountability and genuine reconciliation in Sri Lanka. [More]
India, Lanka Discuss Voluntary Repatriation of Lankan Refugees
[ Friday, 30 January 2015, 03:59.03 PM ]
India-Sri Lanka today held talks on voluntary repatriation of Sri Lankan refugees in the country, within days of deciding to "re-engage" on the issue during a meeting between their foreign ministers. [More]
Sword attack at Jaffna - 3 Injured
[ Friday, 30 January 2015, 03:26.17 PM ]
Sword attack reported over land dispute at Katkovalam,Jaffna. [More]
Packer's Crown pulls plug on SL casino plan
[ Friday, 30 January 2015, 02:18.28 PM ]
James Packer's Crown Group says it will not go ahead with a proposed plan to develop a $400 million luxury hotel and resort in Sri Lanka, following a decision by the government in Colombo to scrap tax concessions for the project. [More]
K.Sripavan today took oaths
[ Friday, 30 January 2015, 02:13.11 PM ]
K.Sripavan today took oaths as Chief Justice before the president Maithripala Sirisena today, Presidential media unit reports. [More]
Suspects would be arrested without any differences - IGP
[ Friday, 30 January 2015, 02:11.03 PM ]
IGP I.K.Ilangakoon ordered police personals to arrest suspects without any differences. [More]
Governor of Eastern Province Assumed Duties Today
[ Friday, 30 January 2015, 12:22.46 PM ]
The Governor of Eastern Province Mr. Austin Fernando has assumed his duties as the Governor of Eastern Province Today. [More]
UK Foreign Minister expressed optimism that press freedom will grow under the new government
[ Friday, 30 January 2015, 12:19.03 PM ]
UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office Minister of State for Sri Lanka, Hugo Swire, who travelled to Jaffna today, expressed optimism that press freedom will grow under the new government. [More]
Interim Budget Benefits at a Glance!
[ Friday, 30 January 2015, 12:16.56 PM ]
Salaries of Government servant will be increased by Rs.10,000. Rs.5,000 will be given in February while the balance will be given in June. [More]
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Parliament adjourned for 20 minutes
[ Friday, 30 January 2015, 12:05.45 PM ] []
Parliament sessions were adjourned for 20 minutes a short while ago following a special statement made by Prime Minister Ranil Wickremeisnghe on the reinstatement of former Chief Justice Shirani Bandaranayake. [More]
Maithri, Chandrika and Mahinda should work united: Prasana Ranathunga
[ Friday, 30 January 2015, 05:17.46 AM ]
Western Provincial Council Chief Minister Prasana Ranathunga says president Maithripala Sirisena, former president Chandrika Kumaratunga and Mahinda Rajapaksa should work together if not there are threatening on separation in the SriLanka Freedom Party. [More]
EU agrees to lift ban of Lanka soon
[ Friday, 30 January 2015, 03:11.39 AM ]
The European Commission has offered Sri Lanka assistance to meet the regulatory requirements that would enable an early lifting of the ban on fish exports to the EU. [More]
Mohan Peiris pledges Maithri
[ Friday, 30 January 2015, 03:00.54 AM ]
Chief Justice Mohan Peiris pledges the president Maithripala Sirisena grant permission to serve as the CJ of this country, sources said. [More]
Sripavan to become Lankan Chief Justice
[ Thursday, 29 January 2015, 04:31.25 PM ]
Justice Kanakasabapathi Sripavan will be the second Tamil to be Chief Justice of the Sri Lankan Supreme Court when he takes over on Friday following the retirement of Shirani Bandaranayake. [More]
HRW slams former Government
[ Thursday, 29 January 2015, 03:23.16 PM ]
The Sri Lankan government stepped up pressure in 2014 on human rights activists and journalists, particularly those urging justice for past war crimes, Human Rights Watch said in its World Report 2015 released today. [More]
British FM meets displaced people at Waligamam North
[ Thursday, 29 January 2015, 03:21.01 PM ] []
British Foreign Minister Hugo Swire today visited the displaced people at in Chunnagam Ganapathipillay welfare camp in Waligamam North at 2.30 pm today. [More]
Tamil people are fear to trust new government - Wigneswaran informs Hugo Swire
[ Thursday, 29 January 2015, 12:41.36 PM ] []
British Foreign Minister Hugo Swire and his team pays official visit to Jaffna peninsula today and met Northern Provincial Council Chief Minister C.V.Wigneswaran at the Jaffna Public library complex today. [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]
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