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Sirasa owner’s sexual jealousy against Magenta boss!

Sirasa owner’s sexual jealousy against Magenta boss!

Sirasa Media Network’s owner, 75-year-old Killy Maharaja is having a...

Registrar is a sister of judge: conflict of interests in ‘Yaha Paalana’ Supreme Court

Registrar is a sister of judge: conflict of interests in ‘Yaha Paalana’ Supreme Court

Registrar of the ‘Yaha Paalana’ Supreme Court in Sri Lanka...

How Rajapaksas ruined BMICH

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A leader can go wrong, but cannot vacillate – ‘Yaha Paalana’ activists say

Lanka News Web on Tuesday, 07 July 2015 06:27
A leader can go wrong, but cannot vacillate – ‘Yaha Paalana’ activists say

There are more instances of leaders going wrong than being correct in political history in the world as well as in Sri Lanka, but what is required is to take...

No bail for Sajin Vass

Lanka News Web on Tuesday, 07 July 2015 01:02
No bail for Sajin Vass

UPFA Parliamentarian Sajin de Vass Gunawardena, who was arrested for allegedly misusing vehicles belonging to the President Secretariat Office, has been further remanded until July 21 by the Fort Magistrate’s...

President Maithri goes missing!

Lanka News Web on Monday, 06 July 2015 16:19
President Maithri goes missing!

Travelling to Polonnaruwa to open a chain of cottages of a hotel owned by his daughter Chaturika Sirisena by 7.00 am today (06), president Maithripala Sirisena came to Colombo in...

China pressurizes to bring Mahinda back

Lanka News Web on Monday, 06 July 2015 14:01
China pressurizes to bring Mahinda back

The Chinese government is exerting pressure to bring Mahinda Rajapkasa back to power, ‘Sathhanda’ newspaper claims. Political affairs chief of the Chinese embassy Ren Faqiang is behind this campaign and is...

Bonds sold at high rates on CB Governor's orders: inquiry

Lanka News Web on Monday, 06 July 2015 12:05
Bonds sold at high rates on CB Governor's orders: inquiry

Sri Lanka's Central Bank has sold 30-year bonds at high interest rates on the order of Governor Arjuna Mahendran, where a company connected to his son-in-law has benefitted, over-ruling officials...

President social media denies citing intelligence reports for his decision

Lanka News Web on Monday, 06 July 2015 03:52
President social media denies citing intelligence reports for his decision

With relevant to the news published in our website captioned “President cites intelligence reports for his decision” today 5th. We at LNW have received a response from the social media...

Maithri restrain Mahinda’s nomination – Chandrika conquer

Upali on Monday, 06 July 2015 02:39
Maithri restrain Mahinda’s nomination – Chandrika conquer

Following the decisive meeting held today 5th between Maithri and Chandrika, president Maithrpalai has promised Chandika Bandaranaike Kumarathunga to restrain giving nominations to the former president

JVP claims the greatest political betrayal

Lanka News Web on Monday, 06 July 2015 01:07
JVP claims the greatest political betrayal

President Maitripala Sirisena made the greatest political betrayal in recent political history by agreeing to give nomination to former President Mahinda Rajapaksa, Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) charged yestrtday(05).

United Good Governance National Front formed under Champika

Lanka News Web on Sunday, 05 July 2015 16:31
United Good Governance National Front formed under Champika

The Jathika Hela Urumaya, the National Intellectual Council and other patriotic forces have got together and formed a new political alliance by the name United Good Governance National Front. The...

President cites intelligence reports for his decision!

Lanka News Web on Sunday, 05 July 2015 12:01
  President cites intelligence reports for his decision!

President Maithripala Sirisena has told health minister Rajitha Senaratne that he had decided to give nominations to former president Mahinda Rajapaksa on the basis of the latest intelligence reports. The...

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Who should be nominated as party candidates for the forthcoming elections?

Who should be nominated as party candidates for the forthcoming elections?

These are crucial days for the selection and submission of party candidates for the forthcoming...

Deciding As to Which Roguery is Less Harmful to Sri Lanka - Kishali pinto jayawardena

Deciding As to Which Roguery is Less Harmful to Sri Lanka - Kishali pinto jayawardena

That pithy village idiom, long beloved of those who view politics and politicians with a...

The choice for a nation: A return to tyranny or true Yahapālanaya - Hilmy Ahamed

The choice for a nation: A return to tyranny or true Yahapālanaya - Hilmy Ahamed

Sri Lankans in January 2015 delivered what was believed to be an impossible task, A...

Come again?

Come again?

UNTIL this year Mahinda Rajapaksa had seemed invincible: a war-winning president who had changed the...

The last king of Lanka - Thisuri Wanniarachchi

The last king of Lanka - Thisuri Wanniarachchi

I first met President Rajapaksa when I was 11 years old. I had won a...

Waiting for the circus to come to town again

Waiting for the circus to come to town again

As agonizing suspense finally ends with the dissolving of the 14th Parliament of Sri Lanka,...

A boot stamping on a human face - forever - JaveriaYounes

“If you want a picture of the future, imagine a boot stamping on a human...

Criminal justice processes incapable of ending torture

Criminal justice processes incapable of ending torture

The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) has over the past 15 years documented close to...

How close to finding alien life?

How close to finding alien life?

The search for life beyond Earth has heated up. Here are some of the ways...

‘Hunger games’ closed doors and what next? - Dr. Vickramabahu

‘Hunger games’ closed doors and what next? - Dr. Vickramabahu

Fascistic gangs of Mahinda claimed that LTTE is active in the North and in many...

Business & Economy

CPC incurs loss of Rs. 5bn from January to April

CPC incurs loss of Rs. 5bn from January to April

CPC's total cost of petroleum imports during the first four...

US restores GSP to Sri Lanka

US restores GSP to Sri Lanka

The US President signed into law HR 1295 on June...

SEC role needs to change radically to support economic growth

SEC role needs to change radically to support economic growth

The common interest of all Sri Lankans after 8 January...

"Limited Huawei P8 smartphones will be available in Sri Lanka" - Henry Liu

"Limited Huawei P8 smartphones will be available in Sri Lanka" - Henry Liu

Pre-ordering begins with premium product availability in selected outlets Huawei announced...

Expat worker concession

Expat worker concession

It is a rather well known fact that Overseas employment...

‘The Steuart by Citrus’ unveiled

‘The Steuart by Citrus’ unveiled

The Steuart by Citrus, a luxurious business boutique hotel in...

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)...

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Rafael Nadal doubts Wimbledon future after Dustin Brown defeat

Rafael Nadal doubts Wimbledon future after Dustin Brown defeat

Wimbledon 2015Wimbledon 2015 Rafael Nadal says he may not be able...

Sangakkara likely to retire after first Test against India

Sangakkara likely to retire after first Test against India

Kumar Sangakkara is expected to call time on his international...

Women's World Cup: Hope Solo's 'freaking huge' performance

Women's World Cup: Hope Solo's 'freaking huge' performance

Her career has been a rollercoaster both on and off...

Beyond Borders- A Space For Bloggers

Psychoanalytical notion of Aksharaya

Psychoanalytical notion of Aksharaya

The feeling that they are more important to mother than...

Nietzsche on Buddhist Philosophy -Ruwan M Jayatunge M.D.

Nietzsche on Buddhist Philosophy -Ruwan M Jayatunge M.D.

Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900) was one of the most profound and...

Throw a Bra at Someone Today

Throw a Bra at Someone Today

I think we should all throw bras more often. Let me...

  The Trail of Lee Harvey Oswald

The Trail of Lee Harvey Oswald

The Limo that JFK was riding in when he...

A Tribute to Michele Harris OAM

A Tribute to Michele Harris OAM

I met Michele in January 1991 for the first time,...

Hotel California: What The Song Is About

Hotel California: What The Song Is About

The rock band Eagles released their super hit Hotel California...

Global & Regional

Greece debt crisis: Greek voters reject bailout offer

Greece debt crisis: Greek voters reject bailout offer

Greek voters have decisively rejected the terms of an international...

Dissent is Not a Crime -- Call for International Solidarity with Imprisoned Thai Students

Dissent is Not a Crime -- Call for International Solidarity with Imprisoned Thai Students

Fourteen Thai students were arrested on 26 June 2015 and...

Greece debt crisis: Tsipras in new bailout 'concessions'

Greece debt crisis: Tsipras in new bailout 'concessions'

Greece's Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has offered new concessions to...

Greek debt crisis: Banks to remain shut all week

Greek debt crisis: Banks to remain shut all week

The Greek government has confirmed that banks will be closed...

CHRV Condemns the Terror Attacks in France, Tunisia & Kuwait

CHRV Condemns the Terror Attacks in France, Tunisia & Kuwait

The Canadian Human Rights Voice condemns deadly terror attacks in...

'Girl'  suicide bomber kills 10 in north-eastern Nigeria.

'Girl' suicide bomber kills 10 in north-eastern Nigeria.

A young female suicide bomber is reported to have killed...

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UNP Confident Of Winning 115 Seats — Lakshman Kiriella

UNP Confident Of Winning 115 Seats — Lakshman Kiriella

As the politicians have fiercely entered their political campaigns ahead...

Who should be nominated as party candidates for the forthcoming elections?

Who should be nominated as party candidates for the forthcoming elections?

These are crucial days for the selection and submission of...

Sirasa owner’s sexual jealousy against Magenta boss!

Sirasa owner’s sexual jealousy against Magenta boss!

Sirasa Media Network’s owner, 75-year-old Killy Maharaja is having a...

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