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For whose desire that Chemmani mass grave case was closed

For whose desire that Chemmani mass grave case was closed

Investigations revealed that 18-year-old Krishanthi Coomeraswamy, a student of Chundikuly...

SriLankan handed over for cronies’ joyrides!

SriLankan handed over for cronies’ joyrides!

The Ranil-Maithri ‘Yaha Paalana’ regime has handed over the now...

Central Bank governor’s son-in-law comes to rescue of Rajapaksas’ bank accounts!

Central Bank governor’s son-in-law comes to rescue of Rajapaksas’ bank accounts!

The son-in-law of Central Bank governor Arjuna Mahendran is fully...

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Duminda released under previous bail conditions

Lanka News Web on Wednesday, 01 April 2015 08:52
Duminda released under previous bail conditions

UPFA Parliamentarian Duminda Silva and 10 others, who were accused in the killing of former Minister Bharatha Lakshman Premachandra were released under the previous bail conditions with two more sureties...

India’s Key to Sri Lanka: Maritime Infrastructure Development

Lanka News Web on Wednesday, 01 April 2015 08:38
India’s Key to Sri Lanka: Maritime Infrastructure Development

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s recent trip to Sri Lanka highlights New Delhi’s reawakening to the strategic position that Sri Lanka holds in India’s neighborhood. Since 2008, India has watched...

How did Lt. Col. Prasanna Wickramasuriya get money to buy ‘Rivira’?

Lanka News Web on Tuesday, 31 March 2015 15:24
How did Lt. Col. Prasanna Wickramasuriya get money to buy ‘Rivira’?

It is a question being raised in the media field as to how Sri Lanka Army’s retired Lt. Col. Prasanna Wickramasuriya found money to buy the ‘Rivira’ newspaper.

Ministerial position for Thilanga too!

Lanka News Web on Tuesday, 31 March 2015 15:21
Ministerial position for Thilanga too!

Colombo district MP Thilanga Sumathipala is due to receive a ministerial portfolio at the next expansion of the cabinet, say government sources. Sumathipala has agreed to accept the position.

FR against MR refused

Lanka News Web on Tuesday, 31 March 2015 14:49
FR against MR refused

The Supreme Court today refused Leave to Proceed with a Fundamental Rights violation petition filed by Duminda Nawagamuwa of Frontline Socialist Party against former President Mahinda Rajapaksa and several other...

Basil to be arrested?

Lanka News Web on Tuesday, 31 March 2015 07:17
Basil to be arrested?

A court has today directed the police to arrest former Economic Development Minister Basil Rajapaksa upon his return to the country.

Faizer Mustafa to get cabinet post again!

Lanka News Web on Tuesday, 31 March 2015 05:37
Faizer Mustafa to get cabinet post again!

Faizer Mustafa, who resigned in a mark of protest to the president over the subjects in the ministry given him, is due to be given a cabinet ministerial portfolio this...

Plumber’s calculations!

Lanka News Web on Tuesday, 31 March 2015 05:24
Plumber’s calculations!

‘S-lon plumber’s’ Sirasa channel yesterday telecast a newest calculation by using the media freedom it has obtained under ‘Yaha Paalanaya’ in order to send home the ‘Yaha Paalana’ government led...

Questioning Basil for Rs. 6500 million

Lanka News Web on Monday, 30 March 2015 11:03
Questioning Basil for Rs. 6500 million

Reports reaching LNW confirms the monetary crime division of the Sri Lanka Police is waiting to question the former economic development minister Basil Rajapaksa for the Rs. 65,000 million discrepancy...

Sumal Perera's links to the UNP

Lanka News Web on Monday, 30 March 2015 06:46
Sumal Perera's links to the UNP

Super rich businessman Sumal Perera who built a business empire during Chandrika's presidency using Ronnie Peiris further extended his empire during President Rajapakse's tenure extending his business empire to luxury...

Features

Giving ear to the public roar in January 2015 - Kishali Pinto-Jayawardena

Giving ear to the public roar in January 2015 - Kishali Pinto-Jayawardena

Admitting that the passionate ‘yahapalanaya’ breast-beating of the Maithri campaign in the run-up to the...

The end justifies the means? - Dr.Vickramabahu Karunarathna

The end justifies the means? - Dr.Vickramabahu Karunarathna

New situation has created problems for the middle classes. Unlike workers, middle people in the...

The tale of two 'Yahapalanaya' speeches - Kishali pinto jayawardena

The tale of two 'Yahapalanaya' speeches - Kishali pinto jayawardena

Democracy is messy. Fundamentally, the business of democratic government involves criticism of politicians, rightly stinging...

Fate of Gota - Dr. Vickramabahu

Fate of Gota - Dr. Vickramabahu

It was reported that the CID is conducting investigations into how former Defence Secretary Gotabaya...

Storm in a port

Storm in a port

The island’s largest infrastructure project is the government’s first big test AT A cost of $1.4...

War crime witness in UK under risk of deportation to danger in Sri Lanka

War crime witness in UK under risk of deportation to danger in Sri Lanka

A key witness to alleged war crimes fears deportation by British authorities that may lead...

In Defense Of Arjuna Mahendran -Sarath de Alwis

In Defense Of Arjuna Mahendran -Sarath de Alwis

“I am time, the destroyer of all; I have come to consume the world. That...

Psychosocial Problems of Child Soldiers - Professor Daya Somasundaram / Dr Ruwan M Jayatunge

Psychosocial Problems of Child Soldiers - Professor Daya Somasundaram / Dr Ruwan M Jayatunge

Using children in armed conflicts has been reported in many countries around the world. Various...

General Sarath Fonseka reveals untold story of Eelam War IV - Malik Gunatilleke

General Sarath Fonseka reveals untold story of Eelam War IV - Malik Gunatilleke

Former Army Commander General Sarath Fonseka last week revealed what he branded the “untold story”...

A Short Note on the Historical Legacy of International Women's Day - Dr Lionel Bopage

A Short Note on the Historical Legacy of International Women's Day - Dr Lionel Bopage

Introduction In the West, International Women's Day was first observed as a popular event after 1977...

Business & Economy

7.4% growth in the country's economy - Central Bank

7.4% growth in the country's economy - Central Bank

According to the information provided by the census and statistics...

 Fed Signals It May Increase Interest Rates by Midyear

Fed Signals It May Increase Interest Rates by Midyear

The Federal Reserve signaled Wednesday that it would consider raising...

A Trade and Commerce Conference for all local and foreign investors

A Trade and Commerce Conference for all local and foreign investors

The Sri Lanka Trade and Commerce Board is organizing a...

McDonald's burns prompt US inquiry

McDonald's burns prompt US inquiry

US officials have launched an investigation into McDonald's after 28...

IDC ranks Huawei as number 2 smartphone vendor in Sri Lanka

IDC ranks Huawei as number 2 smartphone vendor in Sri Lanka

International Data Corporation (IDC), announced Huawei, the leading global information...

Is the Market in Danger ?

Is the Market in Danger ?

Many thought that the regime change would be the harbinger...

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

Let us get together!

Let us get together!

Let’s solve our longstanding problems in the field of theatre...

Oscars 2015: Eddie Redmayne wins best actor

Oscars 2015: Eddie Redmayne wins best actor

British actor Eddie Redmayne has won the best actor Oscar...

Birdman beats Boyhood at Independent Spirit awards

Birdman beats Boyhood at Independent Spirit awards

Birdman has beaten Boyhood to the top prize at the...

Sports

Sri Lanka's journey stops quarter-final match

Sri Lanka's journey stops quarter-final match

South Africa cruised into the World Cup semi-finals with a...

AEF holds hands with Australia to empower rural communities

AEF holds hands with Australia to empower rural communities

“Girls Gone Riding”: Determined to empower 10-day Cycling Tour to...

Kumar Sangakkara first to score four consecutive ODI tons

Kumar Sangakkara first to score four consecutive ODI tons

Sri Lanka's milestone man Kumar Sangakkara continues to grow taller...

Beyond Borders- A Space For Bloggers

Kristallnacht

Kristallnacht

Oh what a nightThey called it Chrystal NightForcibly breaking the...

An open letter to Mangala

An open letter to Mangala

Dear Foreign Minister, Associating with alternate opinion holders for sometimes I...

War and Human Cost Depicted in Movies  by Dr Ruwan M Jayatunge

War and Human Cost Depicted in Movies by Dr Ruwan M Jayatunge

All Quiet on the Western Front All Quiet on the...

Victor Navorsky

Victor Navorsky

A man came to NY JFK Airport From a distant...

V.I. Lenin: The Compulsive Revolutionary

V.I. Lenin: The Compulsive Revolutionary

"There are decades where nothing happens; and there are...

Global & Regional

Thailand PM 'to replace martial law' with new restrictions

Thailand PM 'to replace martial law' with new restrictions

Thailand Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha says he has asked Thai...

Nobel's will goes on display for first time

Nobel's will goes on display for first time

Alfred Nobel's last will and testament, which played a pivotal...

More than 50 MPs back Virendra Sharma’s call to honour Sikh Soldiers

More than 50 MPs back Virendra Sharma’s call to honour Sikh Soldiers

On 4th March 2015, Virendra Sharma MP submitted EDM 837;...

Oil prices fall more than $1 as supply threat eases

Oil prices fall more than $1 as supply threat eases

Oil prices fell more than $1 on Friday, after sharp...

Germanwings plane crash: Recovery operation to resume

Germanwings plane crash: Recovery operation to resume

A search and recovery operation is due to resume in...

Singapore's founding father Lee Kuan Yew dies at 91

Singapore's founding father Lee Kuan Yew dies at 91

Lee Kuan Yew, the statesman who transformed Singapore from a...

I Am Ready For Any Inquiry – Fonseka

I Am Ready For Any Inquiry – Fonseka

Field Marshal Sarath Fonseka says he is ready to face...

Giving ear to the public roar in January 2015 - Kishali Pinto-Jayawardena

Giving ear to the public roar in January 2015 - Kishali Pinto-Jayawardena

Admitting that the passionate ‘yahapalanaya’ breast-beating of the Maithri campaign...

For whose desire that Chemmani mass grave case was closed

For whose desire that Chemmani mass grave case was closed

Investigations revealed that 18-year-old Krishanthi Coomeraswamy, a student of Chundikuly...

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