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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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Maithri’s b’day present to Chandrika!

Lanka News Web on Monday, 29 June 2015 11:39
Maithri’s b’day present to Chandrika!

President Maithripala Sirisena is to give a never-unforgettable gift to ex-president Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga, who celebrates her 70th birthday today (29). That gift is her restoration as chairperson of the...

Ranil challenges MR to defeat him

Lanka News Web on Monday, 29 June 2015 06:59
Ranil challenges MR to defeat him

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe challenged former president Mahinda Rajapaksa to defeat him if possible after securing the prime ministerial candidature.

Sarath Abrew becomes boisterous again

Lanka News Web on Monday, 29 June 2015 06:45
Sarath Abrew becomes boisterous again

Report reaching us conforms that Supreme Court Judge Sarath Abrew has assaulted and injured a domestic maid who was working in his house.

Election commissioner allows changing symbols

Upali on Sunday, 28 June 2015 18:24
Election commissioner allows changing symbols

The Election Commissioner has given an opportunity for candidates and political parties who wish to contest for the coming General Election to change their symbols if necessary.

UNHCR, Govt working out plan to deal with IDP, refugee issues

Lanka News Web on Sunday, 28 June 2015 06:06
UNHCR, Govt working out plan to deal with IDP, refugee issues

The Ministry of Resettlement in collaboration with the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) is developing a comprehensive strategic plan to manage resettlement and reintegration of Internally Displaced Persons...

New powers under 19A: Polls chief warns public officials, candidates

Lanka News Web on Sunday, 28 June 2015 06:04
New powers under 19A: Polls chief warns public officials, candidates

As political parties begin their campaigns for the general elections on August 17, Elections Commissioner Mahinda Deshapriya warned yesterday that any public official who allowed the abuse of state resources...

Dela Bandara misleads Mahanayake Theras; appointed on acting capacity

Lanka News Web on Saturday, 27 June 2015 16:11
Dela Bandara misleads Mahanayake Theras; appointed on acting capacity

Pradeepa Nilanga Dela Bandara’s term of office as Diyawadana Nilame of Dalada Maligawa in Kandy will be completed at the end of this month. Accordingly, a qualified person will be...

Parliament dissolved – “Sathhanda” to be released

Lanka News Web on Saturday, 27 June 2015 11:45
Parliament dissolved – “Sathhanda” to be released

Following the dissolution of the parliament yesterday 26th Sathhanda Publications is ready to release a newspaper titled “Sath Handa” under the theme “National government for national unity”.

No room to Mahinda from Maithri

Lanka News Web on Saturday, 27 June 2015 05:31
No room to Mahinda from Maithri

A spokesperson of the president secretariat said the news we published a little while before “Parliament was dissolved following the Mahinda-Maithri meeting” is baseless. Following the meeting held yesterday between...

UNP election mechanism leadership to Karu Jayasuriya

Upali on Saturday, 27 June 2015 05:10
UNP election mechanism leadership to Karu Jayasuriya

News reaching us from UNP headquarters reports that Provincial Council, Good Governance and Buddhasasana minister Karu Jayasuriya has been appointed the head of the election mechanism of the

Features

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...

What would Jesus do about global warming?

What would Jesus do about global warming?

As the pope cries out for the planet, Latin America listens attentively but quizzically AS RELIGIOUS...

Business & Economy

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...

Viluxur Tourism opts for Luxury Softlogic's King Long Buses

Viluxur Tourism opts for Luxury Softlogic's King Long Buses

Softlogic Automobiles target rising tourism sector and transportation industry Softlogic Automobiles...

In numbers: How Nestle India will destroy 27,000 tonnes of Maggi

In numbers: How Nestle India will destroy 27,000 tonnes of Maggi

Nestle will destroy 400 million packets of its hugely popular...

F.D.A. Sets 2018 Deadline to Rid Foods of Trans Fats

F.D.A. Sets 2018 Deadline to Rid Foods of Trans Fats

The Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday gave the food...

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

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...

Fifa corruption: Documents show details of Jack Warner 'bribes'

Fifa corruption: Documents show details of Jack Warner 'bribes'

A BBC investigation has seen evidence that details what happened...

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

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...

Dog Lovers vs Dog Eaters in China

Dog Lovers vs Dog Eaters in China

“IF FOWLS, pigs, dogs and swine are properly bred without...

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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...

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...

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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