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How Rajapaksas ruined BMICH

How Rajapaksas ruined BMICH

The BMICH was built as a gift by the Chinese...

Why Muruttettuwe Ananda loves Mahinda so much?

Why Muruttettuwe Ananda loves Mahinda so much?

These days, the most popular temple in Sri Lanka is...

Sirasa Media Network’s extortionist media practices - 1

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The China Port City project is considered the biggest foreign...

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New electoral reform is a solution to the Northern problem – former GA Jaffna – Lional Fernando

Upali on Thursday, 28 May 2015 16:15
New electoral reform is a solution to the Northern problem – former GA Jaffna – Lional Fernando

Former Jaffna government agent Lional Fernando said the 20th constitutional amendment proposed for the reformation of a new electoral system is a best solution for a genuine reconciliation for the...

Johnny bailed out

Upali on Thursday, 28 May 2015 14:34
Johnny bailed out

Former cooperative and internal trade minister and Kurunegala district MP Johnston Fernando has been bailed out today 28th by the Kurunegala High Court judge Sunanda Kumara Rathnayake.

Was the cocoa tax removed to abate The Island?

Upali on Wednesday, 27 May 2015 18:02
Was the cocoa tax removed to abate The Island?

It is reported that the cocoa import tax has been removed. It was further reported that this was removed by the intervention of a powerful minister in the government.

Journalists get motor bicycles instead of “White Vans”

Upali on Wednesday, 27 May 2015 17:58
Journalists get motor bicycles instead of “White Vans”

Media minister Gayantha Karunathilake told that Finance Minister has agreed to distribute motor bicycles to journalists in concession rates. They have come to this agreement when Minister Gayantha Karunathilake had...

Scandals continue at Thondaman Memorial Foundation

Upali on Wednesday, 27 May 2015 10:53
Scandals continue at Thondaman Memorial Foundation

We hope our readers can remember we reported an article captioned “Thondaman Foundation chief accountant to be arrested” on 6th May 2015. We wrote The Chairman of Thondaman Memorial Foundation...

SLT director Wegapitiya in tender scam

Upali on Wednesday, 27 May 2015 08:44
SLT director Wegapitiya in tender scam

Sri Lanka Telecom director, Laugfs Lanka owner W.K.H. Wegapitiya is unlawfully and unethically trying to obtain the tender to supply diesel generators to Mobitel company, which is an affiliate of...

Former Sri Lankan Deputy High Commissioner to the UK is not an asylum seeker

Upali on Wednesday, 27 May 2015 08:29
Former Sri Lankan Deputy High Commissioner to the UK is not an asylum seeker

With reference to the article appeared in our website captioned "Sri Lanka High Commission in UK - A scandal den (news/10817-sri-lanka-high-commission-in-uk-a-scandal-den)" citing the deputy high commissioner is an asylum seeker...

Opposition MP's who promote Mahinda have stealthy talks with Ranil !

Upali on Tuesday, 26 May 2015 16:00
Opposition MP's who promote Mahinda have stealthy talks with Ranil !

Many SLFP MPs, who speak up for making former president Mahinda Rajapaksa as the prime minister, are holding secret talks with PM Ranil Wickremesinghe, say sources at the PM’s office

Ravi to leave Randiva, Rivira

Upali on Tuesday, 26 May 2015 15:56
Ravi to leave Randiva, Rivira

Ravi Wijeratne, the main financier of Randiva and Rivira newspapers, has decided to withdraw his support, say reports.

‘Yaha Paalana’ govt gives advertising to Yoshitha!

Upali on Tuesday, 26 May 2015 15:51
‘Yaha Paalana’ govt gives advertising to Yoshitha!

The ‘Yaha Paalana’ government is highly treating Magenta Advertising, whose major shareholder is Mahinda Rajapaksa’s second son Yoshitha, after it had done more than 60 per cent of

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WHAT HAPPENED IN JAFFNA SHOULD NOT STAY IN JAFFNA

WHAT HAPPENED IN JAFFNA SHOULD NOT STAY IN JAFFNA

“The fighting’s started in Jaffna again,” said the woman at the shop. I knew the incident...

India’s one-man band

India’s one-man band

A year ago Narendra Modi came to office promising to bring India “good times”, by...

An Admonishment with Tears

An Admonishment with Tears

No sooner Mr. Maithripala Sirisena was elected President on 09th January 2015, the loud and...

YOU-VALUISM: A gift from South Asia to America - Ishara de Silva

YOU-VALUISM: A gift from South Asia to America -  Ishara de Silva

Ending Islamic-Western clashes may not be easy. Without a systemic change in international relations, if...

Police State and Human Rights: Rajapaksa’s Newest Discovery - Sunanda Deshapriya

Police State and Human Rights: Rajapaksa’s Newest Discovery - Sunanda Deshapriya

I swear this is true! Rajapksas have now started to talk about a police state, Hitlerait...

The U.N. at 70: A 60-Year Journey with Sri Lanka

The U.N. at 70: A 60-Year Journey with Sri Lanka

The year 2015 marks an important milestone in Sri Lanka’s relationship with the United Nations....

Sri Lankan President Faces Arduous Challenge - M. Zulkifli Nazim

Sri Lankan President Faces Arduous Challenge - M. Zulkifli Nazim

Today, we Sri Lankans seem to be in a state of grave disappointment. We have...

"We need a new frontier in the human rights field. This frontier is the frontier of institutional reform."

"We need a new frontier in the human rights field. This frontier is the frontier of institutional reform."

This is a speech delivered by Basil Fernando at The Fifth Human Rights Cities Forum-...

Lanka’s judiciary and ‘Yahapalanaya’ contradictions - Kishali Pinto Jayawardena

Lanka’s judiciary and ‘Yahapalanaya’ contradictions - Kishali Pinto Jayawardena

If the issue was not so serious, the more mischievous-minded among us would surely chuckle...

Help at last for Sri Lanka war widows

Help at last for Sri Lanka war widows

Almost six years after Sri Lanka’s bloody civil conflict came to an end, an underreported...

Business & Economy

Huawei revolutionize Sri Lankan mid-range Smartphone market

Huawei revolutionize Sri Lankan mid-range Smartphone market

Huawei's local sensation Honor extends model range by introducing G...

eMarketingEye bags 5 Awards at “The Communicator Awards 2015”

eMarketingEye bags 5 Awards at “The Communicator Awards 2015”

Sri Lanka’s top online marketing agency continues to excel globally eMarketingEye,...

Regus Sri Lanka’s flexible workspaces revolutionizing work

Regus Sri Lanka’s flexible workspaces revolutionizing work

68% of companies globally link increasing revenues directly to flexible...

1st Capital Wealth Fund: SL’s Best Performing Fixed Income Unit Trust for 2nd Consecutive Year

1st Capital Wealth Fund: SL’s Best Performing Fixed Income Unit Trust for 2nd Consecutive Year

First Capital Asset Management Limited, Managers of the First Capital...

IMF raises concern over Sri Lanka's fiscal deficit

IMF raises concern over Sri Lanka's fiscal deficit

The International Monetary Fund raised concern on Wednesday over Sri...

Investors wait for economic reform in Sri Lanka

Investors wait for economic reform in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka voted in a new president in January who...

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

Remembering multifaceted music maestro Dr. Lionel Algama

Remembering multifaceted music maestro Dr. Lionel Algama

Dr. Lionel Algama  (Algama koralalage Lionel Kumaradasa Perera) the renowned,...

Celebrate International Dance Day and National Dance Week April 22-29!

Celebrate International Dance Day and National Dance Week April 22-29!

Toronto – ON, Since 2005, the Canadian Dance Assembly (CDA)...

Sports

Bayliss appointed England head coach

Bayliss appointed England head coach

Australian Trevor Bayliss has been appointed as the new head...

Sri Lanka reappoint Ramanayake as fast-bowling coach

Sri Lanka reappoint Ramanayake as fast-bowling coach

Champaka Ramanayake has been reappointed as Sri Lanka's fast-bowling coach...

Cooray’s untold story

Cooray’s untold story

He trains while working. He runs 17 miles back and...

Beyond Borders- A Space For Bloggers

Labour needs to ditch some sacred cows

Labour needs to ditch some sacred cows

"Every consensus is based on acts of exclusion."~ Chantal Mouffe. Labour’s...

First they raped Manamperi

First they raped Manamperi

First they raped ManamperiAnd buried her body aliveI did not...

My Sweet Love

My Sweet Love

She is the most precious girl Who lives in my...

Review of “Revolution of the Era” by Asoka Abeygunarwardana

Review of “Revolution of the Era” by Asoka Abeygunarwardana

How David slew Goliath or how the opposition managed the...

Mahinda Raajapakse Insults the Nation of Sri Lanka !

Mahinda Raajapakse Insults the Nation of Sri Lanka !

Few months after the defeat from the Presidential Election when...

Global & Regional

Iraq calls for volunteers for IS fight

Iraq calls for volunteers for IS fight

Iraq's government has called for volunteers to fight against Islamic...

India’s progress will help make the Asian dream a bigger reality: Modi

India’s progress will help make the Asian dream a bigger reality: Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday sought unity among Asian...

Egypt sentences Mohamed Morsi to death

Egypt sentences Mohamed Morsi to death

An Egypt court has sentenced former President Mohamed Morsi to...

 Russian rocket with Mexican satellite crashes in Siberia

Russian rocket with Mexican satellite crashes in Siberia

A Proton-M carrier rocket carrying a Mexican satellite malfunctioned and...

Dozens dead after another major earthquake centered in Nepal

Dozens dead after another major earthquake centered in Nepal

At least 66 people have died in Nepal from Tuesday's...

Third secular blogger hacked to death in Bangladesh

Third secular blogger hacked to death in Bangladesh

A masked gang wielding machetes hacked a secular blogger to...

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Our Strategy Is To Build A Strong Opposition – Vijitha Herath

Our Strategy Is To Build A Strong Opposition – Vijitha Herath

The JVP charges that the government’s 100 day program expired...

WHAT HAPPENED IN JAFFNA SHOULD NOT STAY IN JAFFNA

WHAT HAPPENED IN JAFFNA SHOULD NOT STAY IN JAFFNA

“The fighting’s started in Jaffna again,” said the woman at...

How Rajapaksas ruined BMICH

How Rajapaksas ruined BMICH

The BMICH was built as a gift by the Chinese...

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