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Rajapaksa brothers black money invested through Pakistani investors
[ Wednesday, 23 July 2014, 01:15.19 PM ] []
An International investigation panel conducts investigations on black money earned by the Rajapaksa brothers . According to the panel Rajapaksa brothers have earned more income from assets and properties seized from LTTE and they have re-invested through Pakistani investors, Sinhala website reports. [More]
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Britain exports more weapons to SriLanka
[ 2014-07-23 13:21:54 ]
British government much concern on human rights situation in SriLanka sold weapons to this island. Britain had supplied £12bn of arms to some 27 countries including Sri Lanka, the House of Commons Committees on Arms Export Controls stated in their 2013 report. [More]
“No to another Black July”: signature campaign at Jaffna
[ 2014-07-23 11:51:14 ] []
Special signature collection underway in Jaffna peninsula “No to another Black July” at the Jaffna central bus depot. [More]
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Close relationship between LTTE leader and BBS
[ 2014-07-23 16:47:18 ]
Minister Dilan Perera today revealed the relationship between LTTE leader Vellu Pillai Prabahakaran and Bodu Bala Sena organization. [More]
Parliament adjourned till Thursday
[ 2014-07-23 15:52:56 ]
Due to lack of quorum the Deputy speaker Chandima Weerakodi adjourned the parliament sittings till Thursday. [More]
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SLMC MP and four others released on bail
[ Wednesday, 23 July 2014, 03:11.16 PM ]
SriLanka Muslim Congress parliamentarian M.S.Dawfeek anf four others arrested over disturbing the duties of STF personals released on bail today. [More]
Mattala airport turns to pilot training school
[ Wednesday, 23 July 2014, 01:58.38 PM ]
The Sri Lankan government has taken steps to establish a pilot training school at the newly opened Mattala Airport in the Southern Province, Minister of Civil Aviation Priyankara Jayaratne said. [More]
Opposition leader and former president to share stage
[ Wednesday, 23 July 2014, 01:48.37 PM ]
Former President Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga is to share stage with several opposition leaders tomorrow (July 24) at a seminar held under the theme of why executive presidency should be abolished. [More]
EU condemns bans on NGOs in SriLanka
[ Wednesday, 23 July 2014, 01:27.53 PM ]
The EU Heads of Mission and the Ambassadors of Norway and Switzerland said they were “very concerned” about the recent efforts to restrict legitimate public activities of civil society and non-governmental organisations in Sri Lanka. [More]
New alliance for ex-JVPers?
[ Wednesday, 23 July 2014, 12:02.22 PM ]
A group of former JVP MPs and district leaders are to initiate a new political movement, reports say. [More]
Sri Lanka urged to end relations with Israel
[ Wednesday, 23 July 2014, 11:59.37 AM ] []
The Sri Lanka-Palestine Solidarity Committee has requested the government to end all relations with Israel, which is causing misery to Palestine people. [More]
Lands for army camps in Jaffna limited to 6500 acres
[ Wednesday, 23 July 2014, 11:43.34 AM ]
Army Media Spokesman Brigadier Ruwan Wanigasuriya said today 26 thousand acres of land area confined for army camps in Jaffna Peninsula has currently been reduced to 6500 acres. [More]
Highest number of poor people residing in Colombo - Minister Dinesh Gunawardene
[ Wednesday, 23 July 2014, 11:39.40 AM ]
Minister Dinesh Gunawardene stated , Chidren residing in the Colombo north are vastly affected from poverty and unable to continue their higher studies. [More]
Jaffna university student committs suicide.
[ Wednesday, 23 July 2014, 08:14.52 AM ] []
A Jaffna university student committed suicide early this morning. [More]
Sambanthan responds to Swamy's comments
[ Wednesday, 23 July 2014, 06:43.02 AM ]
Had the Sri Lankan government fulfilled its commitments and addressed contentious issues it wouldn't have been in crisis today and, therefore, the ruling coalition should accept the responsibility for the current situation, TNA leader, R. Sampanthan told The Island yesterday. [More]
23 Presidential coordinators serving in this country
[ Wednesday, 23 July 2014, 03:46.32 AM ]
Minister Dinesh Gunawardene today announced their are 23 presidential coordinators serving in this country. [More]
Ven. Galagodaatte Gnanasara Thera to visit Australia
[ Wednesday, 23 July 2014, 03:43.29 AM ]
Following the United States’ cancellation of Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) General Secretary Ven. Galagodaatte Gnanasara Thera’s visa, the BBS today said that there was a conspiracy by Muslim extremist organisations in Australia to follow suit. [More]
Jayalalithaa opposes installing buoys on IMBL with Sri Lanka
[ Wednesday, 23 July 2014, 03:02.59 AM ]
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa today termed as “inappropriate” the Indian Government’s proposal to conduct feasibility study on installing buoys on International Maritime Boundary Line as the state government has not accepted IMBL with Sri Lanka as a settled issue. [More]
NGOs should obtain permission to receive foreign donations: Ministry of Finance Planning
[ Wednesday, 23 July 2014, 02:59.38 AM ]
The Ministry of Finance Planning called upon NGOs to obtain permission to receive donations from foreign countries. [More]
Weerawansa has raised objection over the appointments of international experts
[ Wednesday, 23 July 2014, 02:55.09 AM ]
Minister Wimal Weerawansa has raised objection over the appointments of international experts as consultants to the Sri Lankan Commission inquiring into the cases of missing persons. [More]
Rs. 30m for Arcade Independent opening
[ Tuesday, 22 July 2014, 03:11.12 PM ]
A staggering sum of Rs. 30 million has been spent on entertainment of the opening ceremony of the 'Arcade Independent' shopping complex which was done on the directive of Defence secretary - Gotabhaya Rajapaksa, English Media reports. [More]
Dalai Lama not religous leader - BBS
[ Tuesday, 22 July 2014, 03:04.23 PM ]
Bodu Bala Sena(BBS) General Secretary Galagodaaththe Gnanasara thera has made a statement to media expressing his displeasure towards the Dalai Lama’s request from the Sri Lankan Buddhist community to stop contributing towards extremism. [More]
SriLanka turned up to leading heroin center- Ven.Omalbe Sobitha thero
[ Tuesday, 22 July 2014, 02:38.46 PM ]
Leader of the Jathika Hela Urumaya Ven.Omalbe Sobitha thero went on to say today SriLanka turned up to leading heroin center in this world. [More]
War crimes investigations! Changes on political stance - UNP
[ Tuesday, 22 July 2014, 02:05.55 PM ]
The main opposition United National Party(UNP) today accused the Government of making a U-turn on investigations over the war by expanding the mandate of the missing persons commission and also appointing three foreign experts to oversee the investigation. [More]
Police department faces mays criticisms: IGP
[ Tuesday, 22 July 2014, 01:36.19 PM ]
IGP N.K.Ilankoon today said police department faces mays criticisms. [More]
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President Mahinda Rajapakse will skip the Commonwealth Games
[ Tuesday, 22 July 2014, 04:15.11 PM ]
Sri Lanka President Mahinda Rajapakse will skip the Commonwealth Games starting this week in Glasgow despite being chair of the bloc, his office said Tuesday, after activists threatened to protest at his attendance. [More]
A Lankan Tamil refugee woman meets her family after 34 years
[ Tuesday, 22 July 2014, 01:09.37 PM ]
A Lankan Tamil woman residing in the refugee camp in the Kaniyakumari district, Tamil Nadu, met her family members after 34 years yesterday. [More]
Like Gaza, Eela Tamil issue also discussed at the Rajya Sabha- D.M.K & A.D.M.K. Demands
[ Tuesday, 22 July 2014, 11:27.43 AM ] []
At the Rajya Sabha we should discuss about the Srilankan Ethnic Genocide, like how we discussed about the genocide of Israel against Palestine in the Gaza strip. [More]
7 Leading LTTE leaders residing in Malaysia
[ Tuesday, 22 July 2014, 08:26.57 AM ]
Seven leading LTTE leaders are residing in Malaysia. [More]
President Rajapaksa fear over his position: AFP news reports
[ Tuesday, 22 July 2014, 03:29.04 AM ]
A Sri Lankan government crackdown this month on NGOs has sparked claims that President Mahinda Rajapakse, paranoid that he could be toppled, is again attempting to silence critics and tighten his grip on power. [More]
Public land would be used for village development- Residents of Thondamannagar
[ Monday, 21 July 2014, 01:02.32 PM ] []
Residents of Thondamannagar, Killinochchie today staged protest against selling public land in their village towards the man from Southern Sri Lanka. [More]
The 13th will be fully activated soon
[ Monday, 21 July 2014, 09:15.10 AM ]
The Indian Deputy Minister of foreign affairs V K Sing has stated that Sri Lanka will activate the 13th amendment very soon. [More]
Shot down Malaysian Plane has got the fighting pain of the Tamilians!
[ Monday, 21 July 2014, 06:36.49 AM ] []
The Media Expert Mr. Dhayaparan has raised a question against the Malaysian Government, by asking now the Malaysian Government can realize the real Terrorism. [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]