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Where’s evidence milk powder containing DCD, melamine was destroyed?

Where’s evidence milk powder containing DCD, melamine was destroyed?

Health ministry officials have so far failed to provide evidence...

Sri Lanka Cricket to become Ranatunga family property?

Sri Lanka Cricket to become Ranatunga family property?

A ‘Ranatunga family plan’ to bring in an interim committee...

Sajith should be made leader if Ranil loses - Tiran

Sajith should be made leader if Ranil loses - Tiran

Sajith Premadasa has put forward more conditions to accept...

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Harin to be summoned to fight Sajith!

Lanka News Web on Saturday, 20 September 2014 17:49
Harin to be summoned to fight Sajith!

A group of several top figures of the UNP are planning to submit a request with the signatures of 30 members of the party’s working committee (WC) at its meeting...

Ranil rejects Sajith’s conditions!

Lanka News Web on Saturday, 20 September 2014 17:47
Ranil rejects Sajith’s conditions!

UNP leader Ranil Wickremesinghe has vehemently rejected the conditions laid down by Sajith Premadasa if he was to accept the position of deputy leader of the party.

Army’s postal voting results leaked!

Lanka News Web on Saturday, 20 September 2014 11:31
Army’s postal voting results leaked!

  The postal voting results of the Army at the Uva provincial council election have been leaked, say internal sources of the Army.  That had happened because soldiers had exercised their...

Alarmed Raja Mahendran tries to gore Harin!

Lanka News Web on Saturday, 20 September 2014 11:26
Alarmed Raja Mahendran tries to gore Harin!

Following reports that the UNP will gain a considerable victory at Uva and that its chief ministerial candidate Harin Fernando will poll a massive preferential votes, Sirasa Media’s Raja...

Lakshman Seneviratne assaults UNP councilor

Lanka News Web on Saturday, 20 September 2014 11:24
Lakshman Seneviratne assaults UNP councilor

A group of thugs led by minister Lakshman Seneviratne assaulted UNP eastern provincial councillor Nishantha Manjula Fernando near the Galauda polling station at Kandaketiya, Viyaluwa.

Sajith likely to be in hot water!

Lanka News Web on Saturday, 20 September 2014 10:29
Sajith likely to be in hot water!

The proposal to appoint Sajith Premadasa as deputy leader of the UNP is to be submitted to the working committee on September 23. If there is an objection to...

Ravi declines assistant leader position

Lanka News Web on Friday, 19 September 2014 12:33
Ravi declines assistant leader position

MP Ravi Karunanayake has strongly rejected an offer made to him by UNP leader Ranil Wickremesinghe to accept assistant leader position of the party.

Scots defeat ‘separatism’ democratically

Lanka News Web on Friday, 19 September 2014 12:31
Scots defeat ‘separatism’ democratically

At yesterday (18) referendum on independence in Scotland, the Better Together group defeated separatism and recorded an overwhelming victory. The pro-independence Scottish National Party of Alex Salmond gained 45...

Ranil’s father was a miserable person - Buddhika

Lanka News Web on Friday, 19 September 2014 12:22
Ranil’s father was a miserable person - Buddhika

MP Buddhika Pathirana has indirectly claimed that Esmond Wickremesinghe, father of UNP leader Ranil Wickremesinghe, was a conspirator, senior political analyst and lawyer Chandrasiri Seneviratne has charged in a political...

Will Lankan lion retire after handing over sword to Chinese panda?

Lanka News Web on Friday, 19 September 2014 08:42
Will Lankan lion retire after handing over sword to Chinese panda?

International political analysts are paying special attention to the 20 various agreements worth three billion US dollars signed by Chinese president Xi Jinping during his visit to Sri Lanka. None...

Features

This Divided Island Stories from the Sri Lankan War - Samanth Subramanian

This Divided Island Stories from the Sri Lankan War - Samanth Subramanian

A layered narrative and meditation on the many forces that tore Sri Lanka apart The Sri...

How US led invasions into foreign terrains and Sri Lanka imitates - Pearl Thevanayagam

How US led invasions into foreign terrains and Sri Lanka imitates - Pearl Thevanayagam

For years, reporters have known about stricken people prevented from getting life-saving treatment, or shot...

Universality of poetic feelings ( a book review ) - Professor Sunanda Mahendra

Universality of poetic feelings ( a book review ) - Professor Sunanda Mahendra

Basil Fernando is a poet cum lawyer and bilingual writer who lives in Hong Kong....

Confess the bleak (book review) Nilantha Ilangamuwa

Confess the bleak (book review) Nilantha Ilangamuwa

“There are many things that can only be seen through eyes that have cried” ―...

UK RIP?

UK RIP?

Ditching the union would be a mistake for Scotland and a tragedy for the...

UK opts to oust Mahinda of Commonwealth leadership - Pearl Thevanayagam

UK opts to oust Mahinda of Commonwealth leadership -  Pearl Thevanayagam

Moves are under way in the UK House of Commons to remove the President as...

Common Presidential candidate & Ethnic conflict - S. V. Kirubaharan

Common Presidential candidate & Ethnic conflict - S. V. Kirubaharan

Now-a-days when you tune into the radio, turn on the TV, read Sri Lankan newspapers...

The AHRC story: 30 years of commitment to human rights protection

The AHRC story: 30 years of commitment to human rights protection

The Story of 30 Years of Commitment is a documentary (now accessible online) produced...

Next Move on Lanka Policy

Next Move on Lanka Policy

The recent visit of a six-member Tamil National Alliance (TNA) delegation to New Delhi marks...

Good Bye Comrade Sarath Justin Fernando, Founder - MONLAR - Lionel Bopage

Good Bye Comrade Sarath Justin Fernando, Founder - MONLAR - Lionel Bopage

Comrade SarathJustin Fernandoand I met as students of the Engineering Faculty in Peradeniya campus in...

Business & Economy

 Sri Lanka GDP grows 7.8% in second quater of 2014

Sri Lanka GDP grows 7.8% in second quater of 2014

Sri Lanka’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) expanded by 7.8...

Taiwan trouble for James Packer's Macau casino joint venture

Taiwan trouble for James Packer's Macau casino joint venture

Taiwanese prosecutors have charged a subsidiary of James Packer’s...

Touchwood’s bank balance is a paltry Rs. 3,000!

Touchwood’s bank balance is a paltry Rs. 3,000!

The case concerning the winding-up of troubled Touchwood Investments...

LinkdIn pays US$6m over US wage violations

LinkdIn pays US$6m over US wage violations

LinkedIn has paid nearly US$6 million in back wages...

Half a billion rupees ‘leaked’ by CPC

Half a billion rupees ‘leaked’ by CPC

  The Ceylon Petroleum Corporation (CPC) has lost approximately Rs. 583...

3 Reasons the BRICS' New Development Bank Matters

3 Reasons the BRICS' New Development Bank Matters

Although the tragic incident of MH17 now attracts global...

Peace Journalism

I Am Not a Jew - Maung Zarni

I Am Not a Jew - Maung Zarni

  A poem in honor of the indomitable spirit of fellow...

Letter from Gaza by a Norwegian Doctor

Letter from Gaza by a Norwegian Doctor

Dr Mads Frederick Gilbert (centre) at Al-Shifa hospital on July...

Hate Crime, Racism on the Rise in Southeast Asia

Hate Crime, Racism on the Rise in Southeast Asia

For the ninth year running, Myanmar has ranked as one...

Art

Understanding Chandraguptha Thenuwara's Art Practice

Understanding Chandraguptha Thenuwara's Art Practice

In the introduction of the exhibition catalogue After Shock -...

Iran's last great female poet

Iran's last great female poet

  EVEN as a child, she knew how poetry should sound....

Sports

Ambassadors' cricket cut tournament washington

Ambassadors' cricket cut tournament washington

The Embassies of Cricket playing nations located in Washington DC...

Rory McIlroy battles back at Valhalla to win his fourth major

Rory McIlroy battles back at Valhalla to win his fourth major

World number one Rory McIlroy edged a gripping US...

England beat India by an innings in three days at Old Trafford

England beat India by an innings in three days at Old Trafford

England stormed to a resounding victory over India inside...

Global & Regional

Scottish referendum: Scotland votes "No" to independence

Scottish referendum: Scotland votes "No" to independence

Update Scotland has voted to stay in the United Kingdom after...

Scottish referendum: Voters to reject independence - BBC

Scottish referendum: Voters to reject independence - BBC

Scotland will vote to stay in the United Kingdom after...

‘BJP for permanent solution to fishermen issue’ - Tamilisai Soundararajan

‘BJP for permanent solution to fishermen issue’ - Tamilisai Soundararajan

BJP State president Tamilisai Soundararajan has denied Chief Minister Jayalalithaa’s...

Oscar Pistorius trial: Athlete 'fired shots deliberately'

Oscar Pistorius trial: Athlete 'fired shots deliberately'

The judge in the Oscar Pistorius trial has rejected the...

Jayalalithaa files defamation case against Subramanian Swamy

Jayalalithaa files defamation case against Subramanian Swamy

The Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa has filed a...

SAC Capital Ex-Portfolio Manager Martoma Gets 9 Years for Insider Trading

SAC Capital Ex-Portfolio Manager Martoma Gets 9 Years for Insider Trading

The parents of Mathew Martoma, the former portfolio manager for...

Elect-2014-2

Marga CHA to Sandra Beidas: ‘Remove war crime charges, revisit IHL’ - Godfrey Gunatilleke

Marga CHA to Sandra Beidas: ‘Remove war crime charges, revisit IHL’ - Godfrey Gunatilleke

An NGO submission to the OHCHR investigation on Sri Lanka...

This Divided Island Stories from the Sri Lankan War - Samanth Subramanian

This Divided Island Stories from the Sri Lankan War - Samanth Subramanian

A layered narrative and meditation on the many forces that...

Where’s evidence milk powder containing DCD, melamine was destroyed?

Where’s evidence milk powder containing DCD, melamine was destroyed?

Health ministry officials have so far failed to provide evidence...

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