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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

How Rajapaksas ruined BMICH

The BMICH was built as a gift by the Chinese...

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UNP to consult Dangerous Drugs Control Board before nominations

Lanka News Web on Saturday, 04 July 2015 05:43
UNP to consult Dangerous Drugs Control Board before nominations

The United National party (UNP) said today it would request for a detail report from the National Dangerous Drugs Control Board (NDDCB) about those who involved in drugs, ethanol or...

Polonnaruwa Sirisena to get best actor of the decade award?

Upali on Friday, 03 July 2015 17:25
Polonnaruwa Sirisena to get best actor of the decade award?

When the last presidential election was announced, rumours made rounds in the political circle that Maithripala Sirisena would be the common opposition candidate. Alarmed by that, former president Mahinda

Ranil orders Harin to apologize to president!

Upali on Friday, 03 July 2015 17:21
Ranil orders Harin to apologize to president!

UNP leader Ranil Wickremesinghe has ordered Uva province chief minister Harin Fernando to immediately apologize to president Maithripala Sirisena over his remark at a media briefing recently that the president...

Chandrika to contest under ‘swan’ symbol!

Upali on Friday, 03 July 2015 17:02
Chandrika to contest under ‘swan’ symbol!

After president Sirisena decided to give nominations to former president Mahinda Rajapaksa from the UPFA, former president Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga has decided to contest the general election under the ‘swan’...

The chief is puking falsehood at a rate – Pro Mahinda loyalists lament

Upali on Friday, 03 July 2015 06:24
The chief is puking falsehood at a rate – Pro Mahinda loyalists lament

The former president who is day dreaming about the prime minister post and the pro Mahinda destitute who is also dreaming about cabinet minister posts is becoming preposterous within themselves....

Mahinda muddle SLFP nominations

Lanka News Web on Friday, 03 July 2015 05:08
Mahinda muddle SLFP nominations

Reports reaching is confirms Mahinda who is a master of his ostentatious political culture  has taken a step backward and started a new game following the refusal of his nominations...

No nominations for Duminda - Sajin - Mervyn

Lanka News Web on Friday, 03 July 2015 02:38
No nominations for Duminda - Sajin - Mervyn

President Maithripala Sirisena has decided not to grant nominations for 08 former parliamentarians and ministers who faced various allegations in the recent past, says reliable sources.

Let’s make Grero the IGP!

Lanka News Web on Thursday, 02 July 2015 12:19
Let’s make Grero the IGP!

The most celebrated police dog in the Sri Lanka police, Grero, has caught yet another criminal, reports say. This is the fifth crime running solved by Grero. By now, he...

Help find Sarath Silva’s trousers lost in the Diyawanna banks!

Lanka News Web on Thursday, 02 July 2015 12:17
Help find Sarath Silva’s trousers lost in the Diyawanna banks!

Do humans wear clothing to cover their nudity? Or else, it just because others wear them? This question comes to our mind when considering the conduct of former chief justice...

‘Swan’ to contest general election!

Lanka News Web on Thursday, 02 July 2015 07:38
‘Swan’ to contest general election!

The New Democratic Front is contesting the upcoming general election, reports say. Its general secretary Shamila Perera met the elections commissioner and held discussions in that regard.

Features

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...

Shameful compromises with regard to January 2015 consensus - Kishali pinto jayawardena

Shameful compromises with regard to January 2015 consensus - Kishali pinto jayawardena

As the year winds to its mid-term, the January 2015 consensus for a better Sri...

Proposed 20th amendment of the constitution

Proposed 20th amendment of the constitution

The government has gazetted the 20th amendment to the constitution for a new electoral system.

Sri Lanka to use advanced detection technology to combat drug smuggling

Sri Lanka to use advanced detection technology to combat drug smuggling

While passengers who travel through airports, those considered suspicious are subject to rigid checks, but...

Business & Economy

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...

Sir Richard invited to visit Sri Lanka in September

Sir Richard invited to visit Sri Lanka in September

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe a few days back had extended...

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)...

Sports

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: 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...

Karnataka govt moves SC against acquittal of Jayalalithaa

Karnataka govt moves SC against acquittal of Jayalalithaa

The Karnataka government on Tuesday filed a petition in the...

Taliban attack on Afghan parliament in Kabul ends

Taliban attack on Afghan parliament in Kabul ends

A co-ordinated Taliban attack on the Afghan parliament in Kabul...

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We Will Continue The Dialogue With All Sri Lankan Diaspora – Ajith P Perera

We Will Continue The Dialogue With All Sri Lankan Diaspora – Ajith P Perera

Despite the recommendations of the Lesson Leant and Reconciliation Commission...

Come again?

Come again?

UNTIL this year Mahinda Rajapaksa had seemed invincible: a war-winning...

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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