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Where’s evidence milk powder containing DCD, melamine was destroyed?

Where’s evidence milk powder containing DCD, melamine was destroyed?

Health ministry officials have so far failed to provide evidence...

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...

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Case against Mangala put off!

Lanka News Web on Tuesday, 23 September 2014 05:33
Case against Mangala put off!

The Matara magistrate yesterday (22) postponed until March 23 2015 the hearing of the case in connection with the clash during the ‘Iwasuwa Ethi’ protest march organized on 05 October...

Ranil-Tissa in heated verbal exchange

Lanka News Web on Tuesday, 23 September 2014 05:31
Ranil-Tissa in heated verbal exchange

UNP leader Ranil Wickremesinghe and general secretary of the party Tissa Attanayake were involved in a heated verbal exchange yesterday (22) when the latter met the former to handover his...

Building an Asian community

Lanka News Web on Tuesday, 23 September 2014 01:41
Building an Asian community

The introduction of the ICAPP states “ The International Conference of Asian Political Parties (ICAPP) was launched in Manila in September 2000 to promote exchanges and cooperation between political...

UNP might challenge Uva polls results

Lanka News Web on Tuesday, 23 September 2014 01:28
UNP might challenge Uva polls results

Good move! You have to take the first priority of attack in this line of move by starting from the one in which the government’s unscrupulous trick to change...

Tamils for Labour call for self-determination for the Tamil people in Sri Lanka

Lanka News Web on Tuesday, 23 September 2014 01:13
Tamils for Labour call for self-determination for the Tamil people in Sri Lanka

Sen Kandiah, Chair of Tamils for Labour, called upon the Labour Party to acknowledge the Tamil people’s right to self-determination in Sri Lanka, during his speech at Labour’s Conference...

Killy-Tiran make a puppet of Tissa!

Lanka News Web on Monday, 22 September 2014 12:22
Killy-Tiran make a puppet of Tissa!

UNP general secretary Tissa Attanayake resigned from the party’s leadership council this morning (22). He was its ex-officio member.

Post-election violence sweeps Moneragala

Lanka News Web on Monday, 22 September 2014 01:02
Post-election violence sweeps Moneragala

JVP and UNP candidates assaulted – Several houses attacked Several United National Party (UNP) and Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) members who contested for the Uva provincial council elections were assaulted...

Mahinda, you’ll have to be frightened now…!

Lanka News Web on Sunday, 21 September 2014 11:05
Mahinda, you’ll have to be frightened now…!

The final result was out barely a few hours ago. The UPFA has won 17 seats, UNP 13 seats and the JVP two seats.When compared with the 2009 Uva...

Media under pressure not to compare results!

Lanka News Web on Sunday, 21 September 2014 10:58
Media under pressure not to compare results!

The president’s media unit (PMU) has imposed a ban on state and pro-government media not to compare the government’s results at yesterday’s (20) Uva provincial council election with the...

Harin on the top at Uva Provincial Council

Lanka News Web on Sunday, 21 September 2014 09:32
Harin on the top at Uva Provincial Council

Harin Fernando received the highest number of preferential votes 173,993 at the Uva Provincial Council election contesting for the Badulla District on the United National Party (UNP). While Shashindra...

Features

The morning after Uva: Govt and opposition at the crossroads - Dr. Dayan Jayathilaka

 The morning after Uva: Govt and opposition at the crossroads - Dr. Dayan Jayathilaka

Perhaps the fundamental thing about the Uva result is that it demonstrates that the fundamentally...

Tamils to Rally Against Sri Lankan President During His Visit to UN in New York: TGTE

Tamils to Rally Against Sri Lankan President During His Visit to UN in New York: TGTE

While the Sri Lankan President is denying UN access to his country, he is...

This Divided Island Stories from the Sri Lankan War - Samanth Subramanian

This Divided Island Stories from the Sri Lankan War - Samanth Subramanian

A layered narrative and meditation on the many forces that tore Sri Lanka apart The Sri...

How US led invasions into foreign terrains and Sri Lanka imitates - Pearl Thevanayagam

How US led invasions into foreign terrains and Sri Lanka imitates - Pearl Thevanayagam

For years, reporters have known about stricken people prevented from getting life-saving treatment, or shot...

Universality of poetic feelings ( a book review ) - Professor Sunanda Mahendra

Universality of poetic feelings ( a book review ) - Professor Sunanda Mahendra

Basil Fernando is a poet cum lawyer and bilingual writer who lives in Hong Kong....

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...

Business & Economy

 Sri Lanka GDP grows 7.8% in second quater of 2014

Sri Lanka GDP grows 7.8% in second quater of 2014

Sri Lanka’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) expanded by 7.8...

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...

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

Shaveen Bandaranayake talks to us about his passion for film making

Shaveen Bandaranayake talks to us about his passion for film making

LLB graduate Shaveen Bandaranayake talks to us about his passion...

Eight Unusual Regional Festivals In India which are Stunning

Eight Unusual Regional Festivals In India which are Stunning

  Being at festivals is like standing inside the mind of...

Understanding Chandraguptha Thenuwara's Art Practice

Understanding Chandraguptha Thenuwara's Art Practice

In the introduction of the exhibition catalogue After Shock -...

Sports

Ambassadors' cricket cut tournament washington

Ambassadors' cricket cut tournament washington

The Embassies of Cricket playing nations located in Washington DC...

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...

Global & Regional

People's march on climate changes

People's march on climate changes

Months ago,  people in New York decided on a...

Scottish referendum: Scotland votes "No" to independence

Scottish referendum: Scotland votes "No" to independence

Update Scotland has voted to stay in the United Kingdom after...

Scottish referendum: Voters to reject independence - BBC

Scottish referendum: Voters to reject independence - BBC

Scotland will vote to stay in the United Kingdom after...

‘BJP for permanent solution to fishermen issue’ - Tamilisai Soundararajan

‘BJP for permanent solution to fishermen issue’ - Tamilisai Soundararajan

BJP State president Tamilisai Soundararajan has denied Chief Minister Jayalalithaa’s...

Oscar Pistorius trial: Athlete 'fired shots deliberately'

Oscar Pistorius trial: Athlete 'fired shots deliberately'

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

Elect-2014-2

‘ Why am I against Sajith’s appointment? ’ – Karu Jayasuriya

‘ Why am I against Sajith’s appointment? ’ – Karu Jayasuriya

Chairman of the Leadership Commission of the UNP Karu Jayasuriya...

 The morning after Uva: Govt and opposition at the crossroads - Dr. Dayan Jayathilaka

The morning after Uva: Govt and opposition at the crossroads - Dr. Dayan Jayathilaka

Perhaps the fundamental thing about the Uva result is that...

Where’s evidence milk powder containing DCD, melamine was destroyed?

Where’s evidence milk powder containing DCD, melamine was destroyed?

Health ministry officials have so far failed to provide evidence...

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