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How Rajapaksas ruined BMICH

How Rajapaksas ruined BMICH

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

Why Muruttettuwe Ananda loves Mahinda so much?

Why Muruttettuwe Ananda loves Mahinda so much?

These days, the most popular temple in Sri Lanka is...

Sirasa Media Network’s extortionist media practices - 1

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The China Port City project is considered the biggest foreign...

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Saranga Wijeratne gets death threats from Tiran Alles!

Lanka News Web on Friday, 29 May 2015 10:47
Saranga Wijeratne gets death threats from Tiran Alles!

Tiran Alles has threatened the former marketing and advertising chief of his ‘Mawbima’ newspaper Saranga Wijeratne with death, say sources at the newspaper.

The hidden agenda of the Central Bank Governor

Lanka News Web on Friday, 29 May 2015 08:26
The hidden agenda of the Central Bank Governor

The 30-year Bond that rocked the hundred-day government is still far from over. COPE is set to unearth the real truth in a few weeks. The culprits behind the issue...

MS rules out nomination for MR

Lanka News Web on Friday, 29 May 2015 03:35
MS rules out nomination for MR

President Maithripala Sirisena yesterday told the representatives of the UPFA that he could not agree to offer nominations to former President Mahinda Rajapaksa to contest the next election under under...

Free Media Movement appoint new Executive Committee

Lanka News Web on Friday, 29 May 2015 03:07
Free Media Movement appoint new Executive Committee

The 24th Annual General Meeting of the Free Media Movement was held on the 26th of May at the Newspaper Institute Auditorium. During the meeting a new executive committee was...

TGTE Welcomes former SL Army Chief’s willingness to face War Crime Trials: Urges Him to Avail to UN’s OISL

Lanka News Web on Friday, 29 May 2015 01:27
TGTE Welcomes former SL Army Chief’s willingness to face War Crime Trials: Urges Him to Avail to UN’s OISL

“If he really believes in his innocence, we challenge him to open himself to international investigation" “We also urge the current President of Sri Lanka Mr. Sirisena, who was the acting...

New electoral reform is a solution to the Northern problem – former GA Jaffna – Lional Fernando

Upali on Thursday, 28 May 2015 16:15
New electoral reform is a solution to the Northern problem – former GA Jaffna – Lional Fernando

Former Jaffna government agent Lional Fernando said the 20th constitutional amendment proposed for the reformation of a new electoral system is a best solution for a genuine reconciliation for the...

Johnny bailed out

Upali on Thursday, 28 May 2015 14:34
Johnny bailed out

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Was the cocoa tax removed to abate The Island?

Upali on Wednesday, 27 May 2015 18:02
Was the cocoa tax removed to abate The Island?

It is reported that the cocoa import tax has been removed. It was further reported that this was removed by the intervention of a powerful minister in the government.

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Upali on Wednesday, 27 May 2015 17:58
Journalists get motor bicycles instead of “White Vans”

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Upali on Wednesday, 27 May 2015 10:53
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We hope our readers can remember we reported an article captioned “Thondaman Foundation chief accountant to be arrested” on 6th May 2015. We wrote The Chairman of Thondaman Memorial Foundation...

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Report finds SL government systematically violating human rights of Tamil,other minorities

Report finds SL government systematically violating human rights of Tamil,other minorities

Investigation exposes military occupation and colonization of Tamil land in SL A new independent report on...

WHAT HAPPENED IN JAFFNA SHOULD NOT STAY IN JAFFNA

WHAT HAPPENED IN JAFFNA SHOULD NOT STAY IN JAFFNA

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India’s one-man band

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An Admonishment with Tears

An Admonishment with Tears

No sooner Mr. Maithripala Sirisena was elected President on 09th January 2015, the loud and...

YOU-VALUISM: A gift from South Asia to America - Ishara de Silva

YOU-VALUISM: A gift from South Asia to America -  Ishara de Silva

Ending Islamic-Western clashes may not be easy. Without a systemic change in international relations, if...

Police State and Human Rights: Rajapaksa’s Newest Discovery - Sunanda Deshapriya

Police State and Human Rights: Rajapaksa’s Newest Discovery - Sunanda Deshapriya

I swear this is true! Rajapksas have now started to talk about a police state, Hitlerait...

The U.N. at 70: A 60-Year Journey with Sri Lanka

The U.N. at 70: A 60-Year Journey with Sri Lanka

The year 2015 marks an important milestone in Sri Lanka’s relationship with the United Nations....

Sri Lankan President Faces Arduous Challenge - M. Zulkifli Nazim

Sri Lankan President Faces Arduous Challenge - M. Zulkifli Nazim

Today, we Sri Lankans seem to be in a state of grave disappointment. We have...

"We need a new frontier in the human rights field. This frontier is the frontier of institutional reform."

"We need a new frontier in the human rights field. This frontier is the frontier of institutional reform."

This is a speech delivered by Basil Fernando at The Fifth Human Rights Cities Forum-...

Lanka’s judiciary and ‘Yahapalanaya’ contradictions - Kishali Pinto Jayawardena

Lanka’s judiciary and ‘Yahapalanaya’ contradictions - Kishali Pinto Jayawardena

If the issue was not so serious, the more mischievous-minded among us would surely chuckle...

Business & Economy

Huawei revolutionize Sri Lankan mid-range Smartphone market

Huawei revolutionize Sri Lankan mid-range Smartphone market

Huawei's local sensation Honor extends model range by introducing G...

eMarketingEye bags 5 Awards at “The Communicator Awards 2015”

eMarketingEye bags 5 Awards at “The Communicator Awards 2015”

Sri Lanka’s top online marketing agency continues to excel globally eMarketingEye,...

Regus Sri Lanka’s flexible workspaces revolutionizing work

Regus Sri Lanka’s flexible workspaces revolutionizing work

68% of companies globally link increasing revenues directly to flexible...

1st Capital Wealth Fund: SL’s Best Performing Fixed Income Unit Trust for 2nd Consecutive Year

1st Capital Wealth Fund: SL’s Best Performing Fixed Income Unit Trust for 2nd Consecutive Year

First Capital Asset Management Limited, Managers of the First Capital...

IMF raises concern over Sri Lanka's fiscal deficit

IMF raises concern over Sri Lanka's fiscal deficit

The International Monetary Fund raised concern on Wednesday over Sri...

Investors wait for economic reform in Sri Lanka

Investors wait for economic reform in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka voted in a new president in January who...

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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,...

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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

Bayliss appointed England head coach

Bayliss appointed England head coach

Australian Trevor Bayliss has been appointed as the new head...

Sri Lanka reappoint Ramanayake as fast-bowling coach

Sri Lanka reappoint Ramanayake as fast-bowling coach

Champaka Ramanayake has been reappointed as Sri Lanka's fast-bowling coach...

Cooray’s untold story

Cooray’s untold story

He trains while working. He runs 17 miles back and...

Beyond Borders- A Space For Bloggers

Labour needs to ditch some sacred cows

Labour needs to ditch some sacred cows

"Every consensus is based on acts of exclusion."~ Chantal Mouffe. Labour’s...

First they raped Manamperi

First they raped Manamperi

First they raped ManamperiAnd buried her body aliveI did not...

My Sweet Love

My Sweet Love

She is the most precious girl Who lives in my...

Review of “Revolution of the Era” by Asoka Abeygunarwardana

Review of “Revolution of the Era” by Asoka Abeygunarwardana

How David slew Goliath or how the opposition managed the...

Mahinda Raajapakse Insults the Nation of Sri Lanka !

Mahinda Raajapakse Insults the Nation of Sri Lanka !

Few months after the defeat from the Presidential Election when...

Global & Regional

Four killed in foiled Saudi mosque blast

Four killed in foiled Saudi mosque blast

Four people were killed when a car exploded near a...

Iraq calls for volunteers for IS fight

Iraq calls for volunteers for IS fight

Iraq's government has called for volunteers to fight against Islamic...

India’s progress will help make the Asian dream a bigger reality: Modi

India’s progress will help make the Asian dream a bigger reality: Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday sought unity among Asian...

Egypt sentences Mohamed Morsi to death

Egypt sentences Mohamed Morsi to death

An Egypt court has sentenced former President Mohamed Morsi to...

 Russian rocket with Mexican satellite crashes in Siberia

Russian rocket with Mexican satellite crashes in Siberia

A Proton-M carrier rocket carrying a Mexican satellite malfunctioned and...

Dozens dead after another major earthquake centered in Nepal

Dozens dead after another major earthquake centered in Nepal

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Our Strategy Is To Build A Strong Opposition – Vijitha Herath

Our Strategy Is To Build A Strong Opposition – Vijitha Herath

The JVP charges that the government’s 100 day program expired...

Report finds SL government systematically violating human rights of Tamil,other minorities

Report finds SL government systematically violating human rights of Tamil,other minorities

Investigation exposes military occupation and colonization of Tamil land in...

How Rajapaksas ruined BMICH

How Rajapaksas ruined BMICH

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

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