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Sri Ranga proves Sirasa’s lowly media use!

Sri Ranga proves Sirasa’s lowly media use!

Citizen’s Front leader, former MP and a media henchman 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...

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...

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Ravi’s transfer cancelled!

Lanka News Web on Wednesday, 29 July 2015 16:12
Ravi’s transfer cancelled!

The transfer of DIG in charge of the CID Ravi Seneviratne that was due to take place last week has been cancelled, say CID sources.

Tony Blair to arrive in Sri Lanka on Aug. 11!

Lanka News Web on Wednesday, 29 July 2015 16:09
Tony Blair to arrive in Sri Lanka on Aug. 11!

Former British prime minister Tony Blair, his wife Cherie and the two sons are due to arrive in Sri Lanka on August 11, said sources at the foreign affairs ministry’s...

Investigations against bribery commissioners

Lanka News Web on Wednesday, 29 July 2015 14:29
Investigations against bribery commissioners

It is reported that inquiries would be held against the activities of the commissioners in the Bribery and Corruption Bureau. Cabinet approval has been given for a proposal presented by the...

Customs Recovers Lamborghini duties after two years

Lanka News Web on Wednesday, 29 July 2015 10:07
Customs Recovers Lamborghini duties after two years

Sri Lanka Customs has recovered sum of Rs. 278 million from Euro Sports Auto Lanka (Private) Ltd, a subsidiary of Micro Holdings (Pvt) Ltd as fines and custom duties for...

FR petition filed seeking COPE report made public

Lanka News Web on Wednesday, 29 July 2015 05:17
FR petition filed seeking COPE report made public

A petition was filed with the Supreme Court today seeking an order for the Committee on Public Enterprises (COPE) sub-committee report on the Central Bank bond issue to be made...

Mahinda’s trump fails again

Lanka News Web on Wednesday, 29 July 2015 04:54
Mahinda’s trump fails again

The last conspiracy effort taken by the pro Rajapaksa group to remove the SLFP and UPFA alliance leadership of Maithripala Sirisena by convening the central executive committee is reported to...

Mahinda’s racist cat jumps out of its pouch

Lanka News Web on Tuesday, 28 July 2015 16:36
Mahinda’s racist cat jumps out of its pouch

Reports reaching us confims that a Lankadeepa photo journalist has been taken into custody by the security personnel of the Kurunegala district parliament contestant Mahinda Rajapaksa for taking pictures of...

Army Commandos going to be killed Nature, wheel promoting Sport

Upali on Tuesday, 28 July 2015 13:08
Army Commandos going to be killed Nature, wheel promoting Sport

Army Commandos, take a devastating turn under the patronage of bunch of rich fools, the Four Wheel Drive Club of Sri Lanka (4x4 Club), who thinks this beautiful island’s natural...

SL to be the first country in the world to have universal internet access

Lanka News Web on Tuesday, 28 July 2015 09:20
SL to be the first country in the world to have universal internet access

Foreign, Telecommunications and IT Minister, Mangala Samaraweera, today announced on behalf of the Government of Sri Lanka a historic initiative to cover the entire country with affordable high-speed internet in...

Revelations on Thajudeen murder!

Lanka News Web on Tuesday, 28 July 2015 07:44
Revelations on Thajudeen murder!

The CID has informed Colombo additional magistrate Nishantha Peiris that the death of rugby player Wasim Thajudeen was not due to a vehicle accident. Therefore, as we reported before, it...

Features

Inspiration – thy name is Kalam

Inspiration – thy name is Kalam

‘When our signature changes to autograph, this marks the success.’ This was one of the...

Sri Lanka justice: leaked UN document casts doubts

Sri Lanka justice: leaked UN document casts doubts

A leaked UN document raises concerns over the prospects for genuine justice for the Sri...

UPFA wants country to return to lawlessness

UPFA wants country to return to lawlessness

Yesterday, the CID filed a report at the Magistrates Court of Colombo, seeking to re-open...

30 Year Bond - Details that prove it was not a loss - Ajwad Shariz

30 Year Bond - Details that prove it was not a loss - Ajwad Shariz

The Central Bank 30 Year Bond Issue. I have 2 questions for the individuals who...

ISIS and ISIL Terrorism – A Scourge on the Muslims and the world

ISIS and ISIL Terrorism – A Scourge on the Muslims and the world

The world is struck with fear, dread, shock and consternation in witnessing a gory, sanguinary...

New report exposes ‘systematic persecution’ of Tamils

New report exposes ‘systematic persecution’ of Tamils

Six years after the end Sri Lanka’s civil war, a new report by the International...

Slavoj Žižek on Greece: the courage of hopelessness

Slavoj Žižek on Greece: the courage of hopelessness

The people of Greece are not being asked to swallow many bitter pills in exchange...

The return of the exile

The return of the exile

Activist, journalist and blogger, Sunanda Deshapriya talks to Dilrukshi Handunnetti on journalism in exile, digital...

Measuring the Maturity of the Sri Lankan Electorate - Kishali pinto jayawardena

Measuring the Maturity of the Sri Lankan Electorate - Kishali pinto jayawardena

If Sri Lanka’s political and legal history since independence demonstrates one fact, it is the...

Manifesto by Shaveen Bandaranayake

Manifesto by Shaveen Bandaranayake

Problem 01: Unsuitable people being nominated by recognised political parties for elections Solution ====== An amendment to the Constitution...

Business & Economy

The Plight of the Senior Citizens not resolved as yet.

The Plight of the Senior Citizens not resolved as yet.

In March this year there was a big clamour regarding...

New pub-restaurant  opens at Rathnapura

New pub-restaurant opens at Rathnapura

New state of the art pub restaurent opened at Rathnapura. The...

Top 16 global ad agencies express interests to promote SL Tourism

Top 16 global ad agencies express interests to promote SL Tourism

Sixteen top international advertising firms have expressed their interest to...

SL explores partnership with MCC in US

SL explores partnership with MCC in US

In a meeting with the Chief Executive Officer of the...

Muthukaruppan Chettiar launches new flagship store

Muthukaruppan Chettiar launches new flagship store

Premier jewellers - Pl Mtt Muthukaruppan Chettiar Jewellers passed another...

SL pages (UK) Ltd is launching a community directory in United Kingdom

SL pages (UK) Ltd is launching a community directory in United Kingdom

The United Kingdom is the world’s sixth largest economy. UK...

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

Launch: Holy Qur’an – Sinhala Translation.

Launch: Holy Qur’an – Sinhala Translation.

Sinhala Translation with Arabic Text of the Holy Qur’an by...

Remembering multifaceted music maestro Dr. Lionel Algama

Remembering multifaceted music maestro Dr. Lionel Algama

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

Sports

Pakistan beat Sri Lanka in third ODI by 135 runs

Pakistan beat Sri Lanka in third ODI by 135 runs

Pakistan has won the third ODI match against Sri Lanka...

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...

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

Libya trial: Gaddafi son sentenced to death over war crimes

Libya trial: Gaddafi son sentenced to death over war crimes

A court in Libya has sentenced Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, son...

Abdul Kalam, former president, passes away at 84

Abdul Kalam, former president, passes away at 84

Abdul Kalam collapsed during a lecture at the Indian Institute...

'Girl aged 10' used in bombing in Nigeria's Damaturu

'Girl aged 10' used in bombing in Nigeria's Damaturu

At least 19 people have been killed and 47 others...

David Cameron to discuss 'common enemy' on Asia trip

David Cameron to discuss 'common enemy' on Asia trip

The prime minister is expected to offer Indonesia and Malaysia...

Lankans among those seeking Swiss asylum

Lankans among those seeking Swiss asylum

Applications from Sri Lanka, Eritrea, Syria and Somalia seeking asylum...

Greek debt crisis: Banks to reopen after three-week shutdown

Greek debt crisis: Banks to reopen after three-week shutdown

Greek banks are set to reopen after three weeks of...

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I Saved MR From The Electric Chair – Ranil

I Saved MR From The Electric Chair – Ranil

The upcoming August 17 General Election would solidify the historic...

Inspiration – thy name is Kalam

Inspiration – thy name is Kalam

‘When our signature changes to autograph, this marks the success.’...

Sri Ranga proves Sirasa’s lowly media use!

Sri Ranga proves Sirasa’s lowly media use!

Citizen’s Front leader, former MP and a media henchman of...

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