Important News
TNA parliamentarian remembers martyrs at parliament
[ Wednesday, 25 November 2015, 04:28.56 AM ] []
Tamil National Alliance parliamentarians paid their respect towards martyr’s who have sacrificed their lives for the freedom fight of Tamil motherland. [More]
Important News
President appoints board of Directors for special Presidential projects
[ 2015-11-25 12:15:11 ]
According to the President Media Unit reports, The President Maithripala Sirisena today appointed Board of Directors for Special Presidential Projects, the President media unit said. [More]
No foreign naval base in the Sri Lankan soil : Ranil Wickremesinghe
[ 2015-11-25 06:43:51 ]
The Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has said that Sri Lanka will not allow other countries to set up naval bases in its territory. [More]
Latest News
Two former Navy commanders appeared before the presidential commission
[ 2015-11-25 13:13:56 ]
Former Navy commanders Jayantha Perera and Jayanath Colambage were once again ordered to appear before the presidential commission to question about the major financial allegation reported at the Lakna Lanka security firm. [More]
Bandula Padmakumara seeks Rs. 200 million from Swarnavahini!
[ 2015-11-25 13:08:42 ]
Senior media personality Bandula Padmakumara filed a case in the Colombo commercial high court today (24) seeking Rs. 200 million from Swarnavahini. [More]
Tiran worried by loss of income: Thushara gets Manel in trouble
[ Wednesday, 25 November 2015, 01:01.06 PM ]
‘Mawbima’ and ‘Ceylon Today’ owner Tiran Alles is creating trouble for everyone these days as the income of the two newspapers have dropped to below zero, say sources at the newspapers. [More]
Three members of same family drowned
[ Wednesday, 25 November 2015, 12:23.26 PM ]
A soldier and two teenagers were drowned today while bathing in the Maiyawa Tank which is situated within the Kuruluwewa Sanctuary in Anawilundawa. [More]
Scarcity of train drivers in Sri Lanka
[ Wednesday, 25 November 2015, 11:27.29 AM ]
General Manager of Railways : Wijaya Amaratunga says that there are around 50 retired train drivers still working for the Department of Railways. [More]
Police arrest a suspect Involved in assault on a train driver
[ Wednesday, 25 November 2015, 11:12.46 AM ]
Sri Lanka police have arrested a suspect who was allegedly involved in the assault of a train driver at the Ragama station Monday night. [More]
HIV claims 9 Sri Lankans every week: Dr.Sisira Liyanage
[ Wednesday, 25 November 2015, 08:58.59 AM ]
Nine Sri Lankans on an average fall victim to the HIV/AIDS virus every week, but only four are diagnosed, says the National STD and AIDs Prevention Programme’s director Dr.Sisira Liyanage. [More]
For school uniforms the Education Ministry is going to issue vouchers
[ Wednesday, 25 November 2015, 08:05.27 AM ]
The Education Ministry is going to issue vouchers for the school uniforms. [More]
Ravi Karunanayake says, "EPF & ETF will be Merged, in order to manage the funds easily"
[ Wednesday, 25 November 2015, 06:34.43 AM ]
The Government decided to merge the EPF-Employees Provident Fund and the ETF-Employees’ Trust Fund, so it is easy to manage them in the future, Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake says. [More]
Teledrama actress Rithu Akarsha released on bail
[ Wednesday, 25 November 2015, 06:12.58 AM ]
The Teledrama Actress Rithu Akarsha, who was arrested by the Thalangama Police for allegedly driving her vehicle in a reckless manner and crashing onto a barrier at a checkpoint on the entrance road to Parliament and damaging it, was released on bail when she was produced before the Kaduwela Magistrate's Court Yesterday. [More]
Rehabilitating Tamil detainees faces legal snag
[ Wednesday, 25 November 2015, 05:30.38 AM ]
The Sri Lankan Government’s plan to send for rehabilitation and eventual release 217 Tamils detained for alleged links with the LTTE, has run into legal difficulties, The Indian media reported. [More]
EU to lift ban on fish export
[ Wednesday, 25 November 2015, 05:19.15 AM ]
Minister of Fisheries Mahinda Amaraweera says that the European Union ban on Sri Lankan fish exports will be lifted soon. [More]
4 opposition MPs will crossover : Rajitha
[ Wednesday, 25 November 2015, 04:49.28 AM ]
Several MPs from the UPFA presently in the opposition will soon join the government and will accept ministerial portfolios, say political sources. [More]
Revised price of LPG gas
[ Wednesday, 25 November 2015, 04:44.16 AM ] []
The gas price revisions as cited in the 2016 Budget proposal come into effect from today. [More]
42 SL refugees returned from Tamil Nadu
[ Wednesday, 25 November 2015, 04:40.02 AM ]
42 Lankans from Tamil Nadu refuges camp arrived to Bandaranike International airport this morning and officials carries out further investigations against them. [More]
No-confidence motion against Ravi Karunanayake
[ Wednesday, 25 November 2015, 04:36.26 AM ]
Joint opposition lead by the Mahinda Rajapaksa decided to pass no confidence motion against minister of Finance Ravi Karunanayake. [More]
Magistrate ordered to rehabilitate 4 Tamil political prisoners
[ Wednesday, 25 November 2015, 04:18.17 AM ]
Colombo chief magistrate Aruni Attigala today ordered to further remand 4 Tamil political prisoners arrested under the prevention of terrorist act till 2nd of December. [More]
9 New police officers appointed to presidential commission
[ Wednesday, 25 November 2015, 04:13.11 AM ]
9 New police officers appointed to the Presidential Commission investigate on financial investigations. [More]
Budget 2016 : Reselling instead of regaining Sri Lanka'
[ Wednesday, 25 November 2015, 04:07.15 AM ]
Budget 2016 has transformed UNP's 'Yali Pubudamu Sri Lanka' (regain Sri Lanka) concept to 'Yali Wikunamu Sri Lanka' (re-selling Sri Lanka), the National Trade Union Centre says. [More]
Steps taken to develop Galle and Matara cities
[ Wednesday, 25 November 2015, 04:03.29 AM ]
Prime Minister Ranil Wickramasinghe announced that he has discussed on the development programme of Galle and Matara cities. [More]
Sampanthan seeks US assistance
[ Wednesday, 25 November 2015, 03:55.09 AM ]
Tamil National Alliance leader R.Sampanthan emphasized the need for US assistance to find a political solution to the Tamil question, as well as to ensure the implementation of the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) Resolution. [More]
Prime Minister to visit Switzerland
[ Wednesday, 25 November 2015, 03:44.11 AM ]
Prime Minister Ranil Wickramasinghe is schedule to leave towards Dowlas city at Switzerland to attend the 45th Global Economic summit schedule to commence on 20th of January and will conclude on 23rd of January. [More]
Once again Martyrs day posters pasted at Jaffna university
[ Tuesday, 24 November 2015, 12:33.27 PM ] []
Once against Tamil Eelam martyrs day memorable posters were pasted at the Jaffna university compound. [More]
Canada kandaswamy temple in Toronto accused of funding the LTTE
[ Tuesday, 24 November 2015, 12:13.14 PM ] []
The Leading Toronto temple accused of funding the LTTE. [More]
Mahinda compelling the police not to allow LTTE flag hoisting
[ Tuesday, 24 November 2015, 12:03.25 PM ]
The Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa today urged the police not to allow anyone to raise the LTTE flag in the North this week to mark the LTTE heroes’ week. [More]
Open international universities at Jaffna : Vijeyakala Maheshwaran
[ Tuesday, 24 November 2015, 04:12.34 AM ]
The State Minister of Children Affairs Mrs.Vijeyakala Maheshwaran urges to build international universities at Northern Province. [More]
First Lankan along with 16 others join to ISIS
[ Tuesday, 24 November 2015, 04:05.49 AM ] []
The recently released propaganda magazine of Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) has carried an article featuring the Sri Lankan who was reportedly killed in Syria, who was described by media as "Sri Lanka's first ISIS fighter". [More]
Govt to end competitive school admissions : President
[ Tuesday, 24 November 2015, 02:29.59 AM ] []
President Maithripala Sirisena says the aim of the new government is to end the competition for school admissions of children soon. [More]
42 Lankan refugees to return home tomorrow
[ Monday, 23 November 2015, 03:24.35 PM ] []
V.Sivaganasothi , secretary to the ministry of resettlement today said 42 Lankan refugees residing at refugees camps in Tamil Nadu schedule to return home tomorrow. [More]
Dilan spends Rs.14 cores to Mahinda
[ Monday, 23 November 2015, 12:12.04 PM ]
The Minister of Foreign Employment Dhalada Athukorala today announced during the last presidential election Rs.14 cores spent for the advertising activities of United Peoples Freedom Alliance presidential candidate and ex-president Mahinda Rajapaksa. [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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