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Chandrika, Karu both to file nominations!

Chandrika, Karu both to file nominations!

There is a plan by the opposition to field both...

Rathana Thera accused of misusing Rs. 4 m!

Rathana Thera accused of misusing Rs. 4 m!

The government is to file a court case on charges...

Secret of Lyca Mobile owner suddenly becoming anti-Rajapaksa!

Secret of Lyca Mobile owner suddenly becoming anti-Rajapaksa!

Subhashkaran Allirajah, chairman of Lyca Mobile which is popular...

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SB’s ‘Raja Yoga’ comes in his way!

Lanka News Web on Saturday, 22 November 2014 14:08
SB’s ‘Raja Yoga’ comes in his way!

A proposal by a majority to appoint higher education minister S.B. Dissanayake as the SLFP general secretary, the position that fell vacant following the suspension of Maithripala Sirisena’s party membership,...

If my boy doesn't get bail next time, I too, will crossover – Mervyn!

Lanka News Web on Saturday, 22 November 2014 14:05
If my boy doesn't get bail next time, I too, will crossover – Mervyn!

“How was the transit of planets predicted by Mervyn. The best astrologer in Sri Lanka is none other than this Mervyn Silva. It is in Mervyn’s hands the government and...

MR to lose two thirds majority in parliament soon

Lanka News Web on Saturday, 22 November 2014 10:46
MR to lose two thirds majority in parliament soon

Given the crossovers taking place from the government in the past few days, President Mahinda Rajapaksa is likely to lose his two thirds majority in parliament soon.

UPFA’s official facebook account supports Maithri!

Lanka News Web on Saturday, 22 November 2014 06:23
UPFA’s official facebook account supports Maithri!

The official facebook account of the UPFA, that had supported president Mahinda Rajapaksa until the previous day, began supporting common candidate Maithripala Sirisena since yesterday afternoon (20).

SB. as prime minister?

Lanka News Web on Saturday, 22 November 2014 06:20
SB. as prime minister?

President Mahinda Rajapaksa, empowered by the party constitution to do so, has suspended the SLFP membership of Maithripala Sirisena, who accepted to be the common opposition candidate against him,...

TNA expresses confidence in Maithri

Lanka News Web on Saturday, 22 November 2014 06:11
TNA expresses confidence in Maithri

The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) has expressed confidence in common candidate at the next Presidential election, Maithripala Sirisena honouring the pledge made by him yesterday.

Nil Balakaya takes over SLFP youth wing

Lanka News Web on Saturday, 22 November 2014 06:06
Nil Balakaya takes over SLFP youth wing

The Nil Balakaya organization headed by United People’s Freedom Alliance (UPFA) MP Namal Rajapaksa it is learnt is to take over the youth wing of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party...

Clinging to power in Sri Lanka?

Lanka News Web on Saturday, 22 November 2014 05:16
Clinging to power in Sri Lanka?

President Mahinda Rajapaksa seeks an unprecedented third term in office as his popularity dwindles. Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa has called early elections as he tries to extend his decade-long...

CID to Polonnaruwa to arrest Maithri’s brother!

Lanka News Web on Friday, 21 November 2014 16:21
CID to Polonnaruwa to arrest Maithri’s brother!

A CID team has left for Polonnaruwa to arrest a brother of Maithripala Sirisena, minister of health and SLFP general secretary, who today (21) came forward as the common...

List of group that leaves govt. along with Maithri!

Lanka News Web on Friday, 21 November 2014 11:48
List of group that leaves govt. along with Maithri!

‘Lanka News Web’ is revealing the group that is leaving the government along with Maithripala Sirisena, who will contest as the common opposition candidate.

Features

Maithripala Sirisena: An Excellent Choice - Nilantha Ilangamuwa

Maithripala Sirisena: An Excellent Choice -  Nilantha Ilangamuwa

“O, let my land be a land where LibertyIs crowned with no false patriotic wreath,But...

Mahadevan traces language of Indus Civilisation to early Dravidian

Mahadevan traces language of Indus Civilisation to early Dravidian

Releasing his latest research findings at the Indus Research Centre of the Roja Muthaih...

Historically – a third term means lifetime! - S. V. Kirubaharan

Historically – a third term means lifetime! -  S. V. Kirubaharan

“The elections were pointless, as the outcome would be determined by Mugabe himself”.-The opposition leader...

Mahinda planning to join the presidential poll as a loser - Robinhood

Mahinda planning to join the presidential poll as a loser - Robinhood

The anticipated Presidential Election called by the Rajapaksa regime is a dispensable and a compulsive...

President’s monkey tricks before polls: hamstrung media - Pearl Thevanayagam

President’s monkey tricks before polls: hamstrung media - Pearl Thevanayagam

Some 37 journalists were murdered by successive regimes in Sri Lankasince Richard De Soysa was...

Sri Lanka tries to block new book on war crimes and genocide

Sri Lanka tries to block new book on war crimes and genocide

The Sri Lankan High Commission in Australia has privately tried to get Melbourne’s Monash University...

Healing the Wounds of War

Healing the Wounds of War

In contrast to our modern situation, traditional and indigenous peoples had extensive spiritually and communally...

Australian Advocacy for Good Governance in Sri Lanka

Australian Advocacy for Good Governance in Sri Lanka

Australian Advocacy for Good Governance in Sri Lanka (AAGGSL) is a non-profit organisation with...

Let them vote

Let them vote

The Madrid government should let the Catalans have a vote—and then defeat the separatists at...

Joseph Stalin - Psychopathology of a Dictator - Ruwan M Jayatunge M.D.

Joseph Stalin - Psychopathology of a Dictator - Ruwan M Jayatunge M.D.

Joseph Stalin was one of the main architects of creating a collective trauma in the...

Business & Economy

US - SL helds Trade Union Dialogue

US - SL helds Trade Union Dialogue

Washington DC, October 28: Senior officials of the Governments...

Central Bank clarifies new legislation on sale of land to foreigners

Central Bank clarifies new legislation on sale of land to foreigners

Following Parliament passing new legislation on sale of land to...

Sri Lanka suspends sale of Fonterra milk powder

Sri Lanka suspends sale of Fonterra milk powder

Fonterra Cooperative Group has confirmed Sri Lankan health officials...

 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...

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

Costa Book Awards 2014 shortlists announced

Costa Book Awards 2014 shortlists announced

The 2014 Costa Book Awards category shortlists have been announced...

Trojan Kanthavo: the artist’s tryst with destiny

Trojan Kanthavo: the artist’s tryst with destiny

Dharmasiri Bandaranayake’s last play, Trojan Kanthavo, a Sinhala adaptation of...

Trojan women makes impact on Jaffna audiences - R. Krishnakumar in Jaffna

Trojan women makes impact on Jaffna audiences - R. Krishnakumar in Jaffna

English translation of a Tamil review Nobody wins a war. But...

Sports

Kevin Pietersen exclusive interview: The truth about England's bullying culture

Kevin Pietersen exclusive interview: The truth about England's bullying culture

'Horrendous’ bullying inside England ’s cricket team is among...

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...

Global & Regional

Swedish court rejects Assange’s request to dismiss arrest warrant

Swedish court rejects Assange’s request to dismiss arrest warrant

A Swedish appeals court on Thursday denied WikiLeaks founder Julian...

IRAN: Rights bodies urge international community to adopt resolutions in the UN

IRAN: Rights bodies urge international community to adopt resolutions in the UN

Human rights and civil society organizations, write to urge your...

Winners Announced at Rory Peck Awards 2014

Winners Announced at Rory Peck Awards 2014

  The Rory Peck Awards, sponsored by Sony tonight honoured the...

Chinese naval base for Walvis Bay

Chinese naval base for Walvis Bay

Discussion are under way at the 'highest levels' regarding plans...

Labour to hold summit for self-employed workers

Labour to hold summit for self-employed workers

New figures from the Office for National Statistics have shown...

"Mahinda even had murder charges" - Sarath N Silva

"Mahinda even had murder charges" - Sarath N Silva

When the President sought the opinion of the Supreme Court...

Maithripala Sirisena: An Excellent Choice -  Nilantha Ilangamuwa

Maithripala Sirisena: An Excellent Choice - Nilantha Ilangamuwa

“O, let my land be a land where LibertyIs crowned...

Chandrika, Karu both to file nominations!

Chandrika, Karu both to file nominations!

There is a plan by the opposition to field both...

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