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Central Bank governor’s son-in-law comes to rescue of Rajapaksas’ bank accounts!

Central Bank governor’s son-in-law comes to rescue of Rajapaksas’ bank accounts!

The son-in-law of Central Bank governor Arjuna Mahendran is fully...

Hendavitharana masterminded Australia human trafficking!

Hendavitharana masterminded Australia human trafficking!

The Sri Lanka Navy is entirely to be blamed for...

Gen. Fonseka seizes control of the Army!

Gen. Fonseka seizes control of the Army!

Officers loyal to Gen. Sarath fonska, who was restored with...

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Work is currently underway to repeal the controversial 18th amendment - Mangala says at UNHRC

Lanka News Web on Monday, 02 March 2015 16:20
Work is currently underway to repeal the controversial 18th amendment - Mangala says at UNHRC

  'Work is currently underway to repeal the controversial 18th amendment to the Constitution which removed independent appointments to Commissions and lifted the term limits of the Executive President. The Government...

Police fears to remand Dr. Mahesi Wijerathna ! (Second disclosure)

Lanka News Web on Monday, 02 March 2015 12:16
Police fears to remand Dr. Mahesi Wijerathna ! (Second disclosure)

It is learnt that the Police is in fear to take the specialist neurologist Doctor Maheshi Wijerathna into custody and produce her to the magistrate following the incident she stabbed...

Doctor Maheshi Wijerathna tries to murder a woman!

Lanka News Web on Monday, 02 March 2015 11:28
Doctor Maheshi Wijerathna tries to murder a woman!

Neurosurgeon Doctor Maheshi Wijerathna who misled the courts by giving false evidence that the main suspect Duminda Silva was shot during the clash with Bharatha Luxhman has caused severe injuries...

UNP throws cocktail party for those who didn't support at polls!

Lanka News Web on Monday, 02 March 2015 05:13
UNP throws cocktail party for those who didn't support at polls!

The UNP last Thursday threw a cocktail party for businessmen who hadn't done anything at the last presidential election to elect the Maithri-Ranil alliance or at least contributed towards the...

Crisis in Army again over appointments!

Lanka News Web on Monday, 02 March 2015 05:07
Crisis in Army again over appointments!

The appointments made, through the Presidential Secretariat without the knowledge of the prime minister, to the Army by Gen. Sarath Fonseka a few days before new commander Lt. Gen. Krishantha...

Major General Janka Ratnayake going behind politicians to get his seniority back

Lanka News Web on Monday, 02 March 2015 05:06
Major General Janka Ratnayake going behind politicians to get his seniority back

As the Army chief of staff appointment is going to be vacant soon with the retirement of Maj Gen Prasad samarasingha some senior officers have already begun campaigning for the...

A protest urging an international inquiry for people disappeared

Lanka News Web on Monday, 02 March 2015 05:03
A protest urging an international inquiry for people disappeared

Relatives of the people’s who has disappeared during the war is asking for UN inquiry to investigate the people who has disappeared during the war.

President Election: Media reporters has breached their code of conduct

Lanka News Web on Monday, 02 March 2015 04:59
President Election: Media reporters has breached their code of conduct

Transparency International Sri Lanka said that the state media reporters did not respect their professional code of conduct during the last presidential election.

People question am I involved in deals.

Lanka News Web on Monday, 02 March 2015 04:50
People question am I involved in deals.

People ask do I have a deal. People ask am I a part of a deal? Prime Minister Ranil Wicramasinhe alleged that former strongman’s of the UPFA alliance requires to stop...

Achieving good governance with “Paga Roshan”

Lanka News Web on Monday, 02 March 2015 04:43
Achieving good governance with “Paga Roshan”

Honest police officers attached to the police department question that it would be a joke to exercise good governance with the Colombo division crime director ASP Roshan Silva. The latter...

Features

SRI LANKA’s Right to Information Bill 2015 – Clearing Up Misconceptions and Recommending Revisions

SRI LANKA’s Right to Information Bill 2015 – Clearing Up Misconceptions and Recommending Revisions

IntroductionIn giving necessary context to Sri Lanka’s draft Right to Information (RTI) law disseminated by...

What will be said and not said, Mangala Samaraweera in the UN HRC - S. V. Kirubaharan

What will be said and not said, Mangala Samaraweera in the UN HRC - S. V. Kirubaharan

The Foreign Minister of Sri Lanka, Mangala Samaraweera, is scheduled to speak on the opening...

Total 100 Days – 45 Days Gone !

Total 100 Days – 45 Days Gone !

This programme is commonly called Maithri’s 100 Day programme. Yet, this is what the Joint...

Restoring balance

Restoring balance

A new government tries to distance itself from the recent past FOR many Sri Lankans the...

The World of Our Grandchildren - Noam Chomsky

The World of Our Grandchildren - Noam Chomsky

Noam Chomsky discusses ISIS, Israel, climate change, and the kind of world future generations may...

Stratergy, leadership and you - Valuism - Ishara de Silva

Stratergy, leadership and you - Valuism - Ishara de Silva

After all this talk on You-Valuism, let’s say a bit about strategy. “Leadership is knowing where...

Zeid requests “one time only” deferral of key report on Sri Lanka conflict

Zeid requests “one time only” deferral of key report on Sri Lanka conflict

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein on Monday explained his recommendation...

UNHRC follow Sri Lankan style of not publishing report - S. V. Kirubaharan

 UNHRC follow Sri Lankan style of not publishing report - S. V. Kirubaharan

Sri Lanka is neither a rich country nor an arms-producing country. Most of the arms...

China, Sri Lanka, and the Maritime Great Game

China, Sri Lanka, and the Maritime Great Game

The surprising decision by the new government of Sri Lanka to reverse course and support...

Business & Economy

Alleged stock market manipulations to be probed

Alleged stock market manipulations to be probed

Deputy Policy Planning and Economic Affairs Minister, Dr. Harsha de...

Sri Lanka Feb inflation eases to record low 0.6%

Sri Lanka Feb inflation eases to record low 0.6%

Sri Lanka's annual inflation rate slowed to a record low...

Sri Lanka banks pay 15% interest for senior citizens

Sri Lanka banks pay 15% interest for senior citizens

Senior citizens who opened fixed deposits up to 2.5 million...

SL paid 85 mn to US Company for DPL work

SL paid 85 mn to US Company for DPL work

The Sri Lankan Embassy in the United States paid Rs....

Japan, Sri Lanka discuss possible trade agreement

Japan, Sri Lanka discuss possible trade agreement

Japan has given the green light for the first-ever prospective...

Controversial Krrish to return?

Controversial Krrish to return?

The Indian based Krrish Group that has been in the...

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

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...

Trojan women- review - Ranga Chandrarathne

Trojan women- review - Ranga Chandrarathne

The overall success of masterly Sinhalese rendering The Trojan Women...

Sports

Cricket World Cup: Sri Lanka thrash wasteful Bangladesh

Cricket World Cup: Sri Lanka thrash wasteful Bangladesh

Tillakaratne Dilshan and Kumar Sangakkara scored hundreds as Sri Lanka...

Sri Lanka look to fine-tune rusty attack

Sri Lanka look to fine-tune rusty attack

At the top level, Sri Lanka's cricket travels in waves...

Amputee soldier Guy Disney makes racing history

Amputee soldier Guy Disney makes racing history

Amputee soldier Captain Guy Disney has become the first jockey...

Beyond Borders- A Space For Bloggers

V.I. Lenin: The Compulsive Revolutionary

V.I. Lenin: The Compulsive Revolutionary

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

A Misfit

A Misfit

When Stalin forced me to worship his idolI turned my...

 K Jayathilaka - The Great Literary Icon and the Political Visionary - Dr Ruwan M Jayatunge

K Jayathilaka - The Great Literary Icon and the Political Visionary - Dr Ruwan M Jayatunge

Many adorers of Sinhala litrature have identified K Jayathilaka as...

Joseph Stalin - Psychopathology of a Dictator - Ruwan M Jayatunge M.D.

Joseph Stalin - Psychopathology of a Dictator - Ruwan M Jayatunge M.D.

Joseph Stalin was one of the main architects of creating...

When The Giants Fall..............

When The Giants Fall..............

Long long long ago when the sun, moon and the...

Vultural cultoorists

Vultural cultoorists

 “Sri Lanka has a rich cultural heritage” is an oft...

Global & Regional

North Korea fires missiles as US-S Korea drills begin

North Korea fires missiles as US-S Korea drills begin

North Korea fired two short-range missiles into the sea as...

Nepal army officer accused of torture in London court

Nepal army officer accused of torture in London court

A Nepali army officer was accused by a British prosecutor...

Russia opposition politician Boris Nemtsov shot dead

Russia opposition politician Boris Nemtsov shot dead

A leading Russian opposition politician, former Deputy Prime Minister Boris...

Greek debt crisis: Violence in Athens ahead of Germany vote

Greek debt crisis: Violence in Athens ahead of Germany vote

Police and protesters have clashed in Athens after the first...

World's oldest leader still sounds triumphant

World's oldest leader still sounds triumphant

The world's oldest leader, Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe, turned 91...

Ukraine conflict: Russia's Vladimir Putin says war 'unlikely'

Ukraine conflict: Russia's Vladimir Putin says war 'unlikely'

President Putin: "I believe that such an apocalyptic scenario is...

“Elections Must Be Held Under New Laws” – - Maduluwawe Sobitha Thero

“Elections Must Be Held Under New Laws” – - Maduluwawe Sobitha Thero

The Chairman of the National Movement for a Just Society...

SRI LANKA’s Right to Information Bill 2015 – Clearing Up Misconceptions and Recommending Revisions

SRI LANKA’s Right to Information Bill 2015 – Clearing Up Misconceptions and Recommending Revisions

IntroductionIn giving necessary context to Sri Lanka’s draft Right to...

Central Bank governor’s son-in-law comes to rescue of Rajapaksas’ bank accounts!

Central Bank governor’s son-in-law comes to rescue of Rajapaksas’ bank accounts!

The son-in-law of Central Bank governor Arjuna Mahendran is fully...

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