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Sri Lanka Cricket to become Ranatunga family property?

Sri Lanka Cricket to become Ranatunga family property?

A ‘Ranatunga family plan’ to bring in an interim committee...

Sajith should be made leader if Ranil loses - Tiran

Sajith should be made leader if Ranil loses - Tiran

Sajith Premadasa has put forward more conditions to accept...

Sajith, a mere pawn, conspiracy revealed!

Sajith, a mere pawn, conspiracy revealed!

Sajith Premadasa, who is boycotting the Uva electioneering over...

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Ranil lays down condition to Sajith!

Lanka News Web on Monday, 15 September 2014 09:34
Ranil lays down condition to Sajith!

UNP leader Ranil Wickremesinghe has informed Sajith Premadasa that before the party’s working committee is convened on September 23rd and he is given the deputy leader position, he should publicly...

The international democracy day today (15)

Lanka News Web on Monday, 15 September 2014 06:08
The international democracy day today (15)

The message of the secretary general on the international democracy day today (15 Sept) As we observe this year’s International Day of Democracy, the world seems more turbulent than ever. In...

Lawyers Collective Condemns Death Threats to Attorneys Namal Rajapakshe and Manjula Pathiraja

Lanka News Web on Monday, 15 September 2014 05:51
Lawyers Collective Condemns Death Threats to Attorneys Namal Rajapakshe and Manjula Pathiraja

The Lawyers Collective strongly condemns death threats to two of it’s leading members, Attorneys-at-Law, Mr. Namal Rajapakshe and Mr. Manjula Pathiraja. Mr. Rajapaske and Pathiraja have been leading human rights...

Former Home Secretary David Blunkett supports international inquiry into war crimes

Lanka News Web on Monday, 15 September 2014 04:09
Former Home Secretary David Blunkett supports international inquiry into war crimes

British Tamils Forum members and a constituent met former UK Home Secretary David Blunkett MP last Saturday to garner support for UK Tamil organisations and individuals that have been...

‘Deshaya’ wanted Gota to say he’ll enter politics!

Lanka News Web on Sunday, 14 September 2014 14:44
‘Deshaya’ wanted Gota to say he’ll enter politics!

It was at the insistance of Ranjith Ananda Jayasinghe, editor of the recently launched ‘Deshaya’ of Wijaya Newspapers Ltd. that defence ministry secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa has declared that he...

He is not related only to Obama, president tells of Mervyn!

Lanka News Web on Saturday, 13 September 2014 16:03
He is not related only to Obama, president tells of Mervyn!

The president summoned public relations minister Dr. Mervyn Silva, who claims that all the Sinhalese are his relatives, and gave him a contract to fulfil. That is to threaten and...

Lake House canteen infested with worms!

Lanka News Web on Saturday, 13 September 2014 05:54
Lake House canteen infested with worms!

A group of public health inspectors (PHIs) on a routine dengue eradication programme inspected the Lake House (LH) premises on September 11 and found not just dengue larvae, but also...

Magistrate reprimands police for giving into Wasanthi Chaturani

Lanka News Web on Saturday, 13 September 2014 05:14
Magistrate reprimands police for giving into Wasanthi Chaturani

Actress Wasanthi Chathurani has filed a complaint with the children and women’s bureau of the police against Neth FM media network’s owner Nihal Epa Seneviratne, CEO Asanga Jayasuriya and...

Alles’ Gateway teaches children about ‘mom’s boyfriend’

Lanka News Web on Saturday, 13 September 2014 05:09
Alles’ Gateway teaches children about ‘mom’s boyfriend’

The biggest business of MP and businessman Tiran Alles and his family is Gateway International School.

Our battle must be with govt. ; not with each other - Mangala

Lanka News Web on Saturday, 13 September 2014 02:50
Our battle must be with govt. ; not with each other - Mangala

UNP MP Mangala Samaraweera says that it is 'sad' that MP Sajith Premadasa has 'chosen to devote all his venom' at him 'at a time when he should focus...

Features

Confess the bleak (book review) Nilantha Ilangamuwa

Confess the bleak (book review) Nilantha Ilangamuwa

“There are many things that can only be seen through eyes that have cried” ―...

UK RIP?

UK RIP?

Ditching the union would be a mistake for Scotland and a tragedy for the...

UK opts to oust Mahinda of Commonwealth leadership - Pearl Thevanayagam

UK opts to oust Mahinda of Commonwealth leadership -  Pearl Thevanayagam

Moves are under way in the UK House of Commons to remove the President as...

Common Presidential candidate & Ethnic conflict - S. V. Kirubaharan

Common Presidential candidate & Ethnic conflict - S. V. Kirubaharan

Now-a-days when you tune into the radio, turn on the TV, read Sri Lankan newspapers...

The AHRC story: 30 years of commitment to human rights protection

The AHRC story: 30 years of commitment to human rights protection

The Story of 30 Years of Commitment is a documentary (now accessible online) produced...

Next Move on Lanka Policy

Next Move on Lanka Policy

The recent visit of a six-member Tamil National Alliance (TNA) delegation to New Delhi marks...

Good Bye Comrade Sarath Justin Fernando, Founder - MONLAR - Lionel Bopage

Good Bye Comrade Sarath Justin Fernando, Founder - MONLAR - Lionel Bopage

Comrade SarathJustin Fernandoand I met as students of the Engineering Faculty in Peradeniya campus in...

My Last Dreams by Sarath Fernando

My Last Dreams by Sarath Fernando

Sarath Fernando, a thinker, a revolutionary, an organiser, an activist, a social justice worker,...

Modi’s wake-up message for Indians

Modi’s wake-up message for Indians

On August 15, India celebrated her freedom from Britain.  Traditionally, the day begins with a...

'In this country, for everything, the penalty is death' - Bala Tampoe

'In this country, for everything, the penalty is death' - Bala Tampoe

  Sri Lanka's firebrand trade unionist and renowned leftist Bala Tampoe, died on the 1st of...

Business & Economy

Taiwan trouble for James Packer's Macau casino joint venture

Taiwan trouble for James Packer's Macau casino joint venture

Taiwanese prosecutors have charged a subsidiary of James Packer’s...

Touchwood’s bank balance is a paltry Rs. 3,000!

Touchwood’s bank balance is a paltry Rs. 3,000!

The case concerning the winding-up of troubled Touchwood Investments...

LinkdIn pays US$6m over US wage violations

LinkdIn pays US$6m over US wage violations

LinkedIn has paid nearly US$6 million in back wages...

Half a billion rupees ‘leaked’ by CPC

Half a billion rupees ‘leaked’ by CPC

  The Ceylon Petroleum Corporation (CPC) has lost approximately Rs. 583...

3 Reasons the BRICS' New Development Bank Matters

3 Reasons the BRICS' New Development Bank Matters

Although the tragic incident of MH17 now attracts global...

Senaka's Send a Gift launched

Senaka's Send a Gift launched

Yesterday (July 24), Sri Lanka saw the launch of...

Peace Journalism

I Am Not a Jew - Maung Zarni

I Am Not a Jew - Maung Zarni

  A poem in honor of the indomitable spirit of fellow...

Letter from Gaza by a Norwegian Doctor

Letter from Gaza by a Norwegian Doctor

Dr Mads Frederick Gilbert (centre) at Al-Shifa hospital on July...

Hate Crime, Racism on the Rise in Southeast Asia

Hate Crime, Racism on the Rise in Southeast Asia

For the ninth year running, Myanmar has ranked as one...

Art

Iran's last great female poet

Iran's last great female poet

  EVEN as a child, she knew how poetry should sound....

The 5 novels shortlisted for Swarna Pusthaka

The 5 novels shortlisted for Swarna Pusthaka

The eighth Swarna Pusthaka award ceremony organized by the...

Sports

Rory McIlroy battles back at Valhalla to win his fourth major

Rory McIlroy battles back at Valhalla to win his fourth major

World number one Rory McIlroy edged a gripping US...

England beat India by an innings in three days at Old Trafford

England beat India by an innings in three days at Old Trafford

England stormed to a resounding victory over India inside...

England level series

England level series

Moeen Ali and James Anderson led England's surge to...

Global & Regional

Oscar Pistorius trial: Athlete 'fired shots deliberately'

Oscar Pistorius trial: Athlete 'fired shots deliberately'

The judge in the Oscar Pistorius trial has rejected the...

Jayalalithaa files defamation case against Subramanian Swamy

Jayalalithaa files defamation case against Subramanian Swamy

The Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa has filed a...

SAC Capital Ex-Portfolio Manager Martoma Gets 9 Years for Insider Trading

SAC Capital Ex-Portfolio Manager Martoma Gets 9 Years for Insider Trading

The parents of Mathew Martoma, the former portfolio manager for...

S. Africa refuses Dalai Lama visa for Nobel summit

S. Africa refuses Dalai Lama visa for Nobel summit

South Africa has refused to grant a visa for the...

Eastern promises

Eastern promises

AT THEIR nearest points, India and Indonesia are barely...

Police torture two juveniles to extract confession

Police torture two juveniles to extract confession

The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) has received information that...

 Our Efforts Are In The Name Of Sincere Citizens – Fr S. J. Emmanuel

Our Efforts Are In The Name Of Sincere Citizens – Fr S. J. Emmanuel

The head of the Global Tamil Forum, Fr S.J, Emmanuel...

Confess the bleak (book review) Nilantha Ilangamuwa

Confess the bleak (book review) Nilantha Ilangamuwa

“There are many things that can only be seen through...

Sri Lanka Cricket to become Ranatunga family property?

Sri Lanka Cricket to become Ranatunga family property?

A ‘Ranatunga family plan’ to bring in an interim committee...

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