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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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Another person of the Bloemendhal attack succumbed

Lanka News Web on Monday, 03 August 2015 11:28
Another person of the Bloemendhal attack succumbed

Another supporter of the UNP Colombo district parliamentarian Ravi Karunanayake who was seriously injured during the Bloemendhal shooting on the 31st died today. The person who has died today is...

Lukshman Wasantha Perera under police custody

Lanka News Web on Monday, 03 August 2015 09:30
Lukshman Wasantha Perera under police custody

Former parliament minister and Matale district UPFA contestant Lukshman Wasantha Perera has been taken in to custody today the 3rd by the Matale Police.

National Government is already formed

Lanka News Web on Monday, 03 August 2015 02:57
National Government is already formed

The following pictures prove the national government of Maithri and Ranil desired has already been formed. A strong member of the Nil Balakaya Uditha Lokubandara and the defeated UNP southern provincial...

Coal tender exposed!

Lanka News Web on Monday, 03 August 2015 02:48
 Coal tender exposed!

In a startling turn of events to the multimillion-dollar coal tender, Power and Energy Ministry Secretary Dr. B.M.S. Batagoda has written to the Senior Assistant Secretary to the President, stating...

Police protection for Thajudeen’s grave

Lanka News Web on Monday, 03 August 2015 01:49
Police protection for Thajudeen’s grave

Police protection has been given to the grave of the allegedly murdered rugby player Wasim Thajudeen at the Dehiwala Muslim burial grounds. The area has been assigned as a security...

Anura Yapa, Dayasiri in different game!

Lanka News Web on Sunday, 02 August 2015 16:47
Anura Yapa, Dayasiri in different game!

The battle among UPFA candidates for preferential votes in Kurunegala district has apparently become a rat race. Mahinda Rajapaksa and Johnston Fernando, joined by Indika Bandaranayake, are campaigning together.

Rajapaksas in talks with Maithri for short-term compromise!

Lanka News Web on Sunday, 02 August 2015 16:39
Rajapaksas in talks with Maithri for short-term compromise!

The Mahinda Rajapaksa faction, after the failure of their attempt to regain power in the SLFP by any means, are now at talks to gain a short-term compromise, say SLFP...

Journalism Awards 2014

Lanka News Web on Sunday, 02 August 2015 09:51
Journalism Awards 2014

The Journalism Awards for Excellence 2014 took place last week at the Mount Lavinia Hotel.Journalists were recognised for their contributions in several categories.

Postal votes first phase starts tomorrow

Lanka News Web on Sunday, 02 August 2015 09:31
Postal votes first phase starts tomorrow

The election commission has decided to start the postal votes for the 2015 General Election in two phases. The first phase is to start tomorrow the 3rd.

UN Supporting North On Wigneswaran’s Request

Lanka News Web on Sunday, 02 August 2015 04:35
UN Supporting North On Wigneswaran’s Request

The United Nations says it is exploring provision of a broad package of technical and financial assistance to the Northern Province on a request made by Northern Province Chief Minister...

Features

Measuring the Maturity of the Sri Lankan Electorate - Kishali Pinto Jayawardena

Measuring the Maturity of the Sri Lankan Electorate - Kishali Pinto Jayawardena

Rank Absurdities and the Absence of Principle Expressing extreme exasperation late this week, a colleague...

UN Leaked document - consumption for the election in Sri Lanka!- S. V. Kirubaharan

UN Leaked document - consumption for the election in Sri Lanka!-  S. V. Kirubaharan

Since the end of the war in May 2009, the UK Channel 4 has become...

What is MR wins - A scenario analysis

What is MR wins - A scenario analysis

Sri Lanka is going in for a general election on the 17th of August, 2015...

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...

Business & Economy

A Costly Sale For EPF

A Costly Sale For EPF

The sale of up to 71 million ordinary shares of...

Fix cigarette taxes so over 75% of the retail price as recommended by WHO in SL

Fix cigarette taxes so over 75% of the retail price as recommended by WHO in SL

Over the past 60 years smoking rates have plummeted in...

Historic deflation as July consumer prices fall for first time

Historic deflation as July consumer prices fall for first time

Sri Lanka posted its first fall in consumer prices in...

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...

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

French police use tear gas to disperse migrants

French police use tear gas to disperse migrants

Riot police try to stop migrants as they renew attempts...

Debris brings MH370 mystery 'closer' than ever to answers

Debris brings MH370 mystery 'closer' than ever to answers

Plane debris that washed up on an Indian Ocean island...

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...

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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...

Measuring the Maturity of the Sri Lankan Electorate - Kishali Pinto Jayawardena

Measuring the Maturity of the Sri Lankan Electorate - Kishali Pinto Jayawardena

Rank Absurdities and the Absence of Principle Expressing extreme exasperation...

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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