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Mangala grants 3-fold pay hike to Maithri’s brother

Mangala grants 3-fold pay hike to Maithri’s brother

The Sri Lanka Telecom director board at its meeting yesterday...

For whose desire that Chemmani mass grave case was closed

For whose desire that Chemmani mass grave case was closed

Investigations revealed that 18-year-old Krishanthi Coomeraswamy, a student of Chundikuly...

SriLankan handed over for cronies’ joyrides!

SriLankan handed over for cronies’ joyrides!

The Ranil-Maithri ‘Yaha Paalana’ regime has handed over the now...

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An attempt to bring an impeachment to the president

Lanka News Web on Thursday, 02 April 2015 09:26
An attempt to bring an impeachment to the president

Report reaching us confirms there is an attempt to bring an impeachment to the parliament by a group of parliament members. Rajapaksa loyalists such as Wimal, Dinesh, Vasudewa and Gammampila...

Parliament to be dissolved on May 05

Lanka News Web on Thursday, 02 April 2015 08:40
Parliament to be dissolved on May 05

It has been decided to dissolve parliament on May 05, say government sources. Also, the general election will take place on June 27.

Rajitha helps Eraj to flee country!

Lanka News Web on Thursday, 02 April 2015 04:16
Rajitha helps Eraj to flee country!

A minister in the ‘Yaha Paalana’ regime has helped Hambantota mayor Eraj Fernando alias ‘toy pistol mayor’ to flee the country, according to reports. It is health and indigenous medicine...

Operation to prevent articles critical of port city!

Lanka News Web on Thursday, 02 April 2015 04:13
Operation to prevent articles critical of port city!

An operation has been launched to prevent the publication of articles critical of the controversial Colombo port city project, reports say.

Bribery Comm Chairman facing complaint handed plaint against DG

Lanka News Web on Thursday, 02 April 2015 00:52
Bribery Comm Chairman facing complaint handed plaint against DG

Chairman of the Commission to Investigate Allegations of Bribery or Corruption, Jagath Balapatabendi, who has been accused of bribery and corruption, has been handed over a complaint against the Director...

Ambassador Karunathilaka puke falsehood

Lanka News Web on Wednesday, 01 April 2015 14:03
Ambassador Karunathilaka puke falsehood

We at Lanka News Web confirm the reply sent by the first secretary of the Sri Lankan embassy Kolurangan for the news we published by the caption “Sri Lankan Ambassador...

Ambassador Amunugama claims that he did not commit any idiocy

Lanka News Web on Wednesday, 01 April 2015 12:41
Ambassador Amunugama claims that he did not commit any idiocy

Lanka News Web received a response from the Sri Lankan Embassy in Germany regarding the report “Sri Lankan ambassador in Germany following Rajapaksa idiocy” which appeared in our website While...

UN Assistant Secretary-General to visit Sri Lanka

Lanka News Web on Wednesday, 01 April 2015 09:31
UN Assistant Secretary-General to visit Sri Lanka

Mr. Haoliang Xu, United Nations Assistant Secretary-General, Chair, United Nations Development Group Asia-Pacific and UNDP Assistant Administrator Director, Regional Bureau for Asia and the Pacific will be visiting...

Duminda released under previous bail conditions

Lanka News Web on Wednesday, 01 April 2015 08:52
Duminda released under previous bail conditions

UPFA Parliamentarian Duminda Silva and 10 others, who were accused in the killing of former Minister Bharatha Lakshman Premachandra were released under the previous bail conditions with two more sureties...

India’s Key to Sri Lanka: Maritime Infrastructure Development

Lanka News Web on Wednesday, 01 April 2015 08:38
India’s Key to Sri Lanka: Maritime Infrastructure Development

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s recent trip to Sri Lanka highlights New Delhi’s reawakening to the strategic position that Sri Lanka holds in India’s neighborhood. Since 2008, India has watched...

Features

So you call yourself a patriot - Dr Vickramabahu

 So you call yourself a patriot - Dr Vickramabahu

Soon after the Prabhakaran-Ranil Pact (MoU), prepared with the help of  the famous 'Peace Maker'...

Proof of secret camps Prime Minister Wickremesinghe denies exist

Proof of secret camps Prime Minister Wickremesinghe denies exist

Despite Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe's public denial, credible reports have emerged to prove beyond any...

Giving ear to the public roar in January 2015 - Kishali Pinto-Jayawardena

Giving ear to the public roar in January 2015 - Kishali Pinto-Jayawardena

Admitting that the passionate ‘yahapalanaya’ breast-beating of the Maithri campaign in the run-up to the...

The end justifies the means? - Dr.Vickramabahu Karunarathna

The end justifies the means? - Dr.Vickramabahu Karunarathna

New situation has created problems for the middle classes. Unlike workers, middle people in the...

The tale of two 'Yahapalanaya' speeches - Kishali pinto jayawardena

The tale of two 'Yahapalanaya' speeches - Kishali pinto jayawardena

Democracy is messy. Fundamentally, the business of democratic government involves criticism of politicians, rightly stinging...

Fate of Gota - Dr. Vickramabahu

Fate of Gota - Dr. Vickramabahu

It was reported that the CID is conducting investigations into how former Defence Secretary Gotabaya...

Storm in a port

Storm in a port

The island’s largest infrastructure project is the government’s first big test AT A cost of $1.4...

War crime witness in UK under risk of deportation to danger in Sri Lanka

War crime witness in UK under risk of deportation to danger in Sri Lanka

A key witness to alleged war crimes fears deportation by British authorities that may lead...

In Defense Of Arjuna Mahendran -Sarath de Alwis

In Defense Of Arjuna Mahendran -Sarath de Alwis

“I am time, the destroyer of all; I have come to consume the world. That...

Psychosocial Problems of Child Soldiers - Professor Daya Somasundaram / Dr Ruwan M Jayatunge

Psychosocial Problems of Child Soldiers - Professor Daya Somasundaram / Dr Ruwan M Jayatunge

Using children in armed conflicts has been reported in many countries around the world. Various...

Business & Economy

7.4% growth in the country's economy - Central Bank

7.4% growth in the country's economy - Central Bank

According to the information provided by the census and statistics...

 Fed Signals It May Increase Interest Rates by Midyear

Fed Signals It May Increase Interest Rates by Midyear

The Federal Reserve signaled Wednesday that it would consider raising...

A Trade and Commerce Conference for all local and foreign investors

A Trade and Commerce Conference for all local and foreign investors

The Sri Lanka Trade and Commerce Board is organizing a...

McDonald's burns prompt US inquiry

McDonald's burns prompt US inquiry

US officials have launched an investigation into McDonald's after 28...

IDC ranks Huawei as number 2 smartphone vendor in Sri Lanka

IDC ranks Huawei as number 2 smartphone vendor in Sri Lanka

International Data Corporation (IDC), announced Huawei, the leading global information...

Is the Market in Danger ?

Is the Market in Danger ?

Many thought that the regime change would be the harbinger...

Peace Journalism

World Press Freedom Index 2015: decline on all fronts

World Press Freedom Index 2015: decline on all fronts

    The Reporters Without Borders World Press Freedom Index ranks the...

2014 No Good. 2015 Any Better?

2014 No Good. 2015 Any Better?

Here is a list of 15 current conflicts-violence relations,...

Remembering 2014 (Badly)

Remembering 2014 (Badly)

Considering the year that is about to end is a...

Art

Let us get together!

Let us get together!

Let’s solve our longstanding problems in the field of theatre...

Oscars 2015: Eddie Redmayne wins best actor

Oscars 2015: Eddie Redmayne wins best actor

British actor Eddie Redmayne has won the best actor Oscar...

Birdman beats Boyhood at Independent Spirit awards

Birdman beats Boyhood at Independent Spirit awards

Birdman has beaten Boyhood to the top prize at the...

Sports

Sri Lanka's journey stops quarter-final match

Sri Lanka's journey stops quarter-final match

South Africa cruised into the World Cup semi-finals with a...

AEF holds hands with Australia to empower rural communities

AEF holds hands with Australia to empower rural communities

“Girls Gone Riding”: Determined to empower 10-day Cycling Tour to...

Kumar Sangakkara first to score four consecutive ODI tons

Kumar Sangakkara first to score four consecutive ODI tons

Sri Lanka's milestone man Kumar Sangakkara continues to grow taller...

Beyond Borders- A Space For Bloggers

Kristallnacht

Kristallnacht

Oh what a nightThey called it Chrystal NightForcibly breaking the...

An open letter to Mangala

An open letter to Mangala

Dear Foreign Minister, Associating with alternate opinion holders for sometimes I...

War and Human Cost Depicted in Movies  by Dr Ruwan M Jayatunge

War and Human Cost Depicted in Movies by Dr Ruwan M Jayatunge

All Quiet on the Western Front All Quiet on the...

Victor Navorsky

Victor Navorsky

A man came to NY JFK Airport From a distant...

V.I. Lenin: The Compulsive Revolutionary

V.I. Lenin: The Compulsive Revolutionary

"There are decades where nothing happens; and there are...

Global & Regional

World's oldest person, a Japanese woman, dies at 117

World's oldest person, a Japanese woman, dies at 117

The world's oldest person, a Japanese woman, died Wednesday, a...

Thailand PM 'to replace martial law' with new restrictions

Thailand PM 'to replace martial law' with new restrictions

Thailand Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha says he has asked Thai...

Nobel's will goes on display for first time

Nobel's will goes on display for first time

Alfred Nobel's last will and testament, which played a pivotal...

More than 50 MPs back Virendra Sharma’s call to honour Sikh Soldiers

More than 50 MPs back Virendra Sharma’s call to honour Sikh Soldiers

On 4th March 2015, Virendra Sharma MP submitted EDM 837;...

Oil prices fall more than $1 as supply threat eases

Oil prices fall more than $1 as supply threat eases

Oil prices fell more than $1 on Friday, after sharp...

Germanwings plane crash: Recovery operation to resume

Germanwings plane crash: Recovery operation to resume

A search and recovery operation is due to resume in...

I Am Ready For Any Inquiry – Fonseka

I Am Ready For Any Inquiry – Fonseka

Field Marshal Sarath Fonseka says he is ready to face...

 So you call yourself a patriot - Dr Vickramabahu

So you call yourself a patriot - Dr Vickramabahu

Soon after the Prabhakaran-Ranil Pact (MoU), prepared with the help...

Mangala grants 3-fold pay hike to Maithri’s brother

Mangala grants 3-fold pay hike to Maithri’s brother

The Sri Lanka Telecom director board at its meeting yesterday...

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