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Name any price, govt. ready to buy Fonseka!

Name any price, govt. ready to buy Fonseka!

The government has ‘sought a price’ from Democratic Party...

National government if situation worsens!

National government if situation worsens!

The government is contemplating options in the face of defeat...

Wishing people blessings of the triple gem, Gammapila goes to Australia!

Wishing people blessings of the triple gem, Gammapila goes to Australia!

Lawyer Udaya Prabhath Gammanpila has bought air tickets to flee...

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Janaka betrayed by his loyalists!

Lanka News Web on Friday, 26 December 2014 15:29
Janaka betrayed by his loyalists!

Matale district MP Janaka Bandara Tennakoon, lands minister of the Rajapaksa regime, had not left the government to join the opposition due to the mediation of two of his coordinating...

Janaka betrayed by his loyalists!

Lanka News Web on Friday, 26 December 2014 15:29
Janaka betrayed by his loyalists!

Matale district MP Janaka Bandara Tennakoon, lands minister of the Rajapaksa regime, had not left the government to join the opposition due to the mediation of two of his coordinating...

Fonseka told by his Army followers not to join govt.

Lanka News Web on Friday, 26 December 2014 15:22
Fonseka told by his Army followers not to join govt.

Democratic Party leader, former Army commander Sarath Fonseka has been told by top military officers, who had left the service along with him and are looking after him while...

Mutuhettigama overseas after warrant

Lanka News Web on Friday, 26 December 2014 08:38
Mutuhettigama overseas after warrant

Deputy Minister Nishantha Mutuhettigama has reportedly gone overseas after court issued a warrant for his arrest.

Statement of UNP on tsunami tragedy

Lanka News Web on Friday, 26 December 2014 08:09
Statement of UNP on  tsunami tragedy

A tragedy has befallen over 650,000 citizens in 16 districts in the Eastern, North Central, Wayamba, and Northern Provinces. Flooding that began a week ago continues to this date and...

State institutions in a debt trap – Champika

Lanka News Web on Friday, 26 December 2014 04:39
State institutions in a debt trap – Champika

General Secretary of the Jathika Hela Urumaya (JHU), Patali Champika Ranawaka says the government has handed over the Colombo harbour to China and has pushed state institutions in to a...

Brig. Shantha Dissanayake sent to repair toilet!

Lanka News Web on Thursday, 25 December 2014 13:30
Brig. Shantha Dissanayake sent to repair toilet!

In our article titled ‘Despite denials, Brig. sent to repair toilets!’ yesterday (24), we did not reveal the identity of the brigadier in question as we through that would...

Bathiudeen complains to IGP about threats

Lanka News Web on Thursday, 25 December 2014 05:53
Bathiudeen complains to IGP about threats

Leader of the All Ceylon Makkal Congress, former Minister Rishard Bathiudeen has made a complaint to the Inspector General of Police (IGP) claiming that the Police should take the...

Despite denials, Brig. sent to repair toilets!

Lanka News Web on Wednesday, 24 December 2014 11:16
Despite denials, Brig. sent to repair toilets!

Responding to the article titled ‘Air Force new recruit’s confession to police’ posted on out website on December 22, defence secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa said at a function in Kataragama on...

Disgraceful attempt to use Swarna against Chandrika, Dharmasiri!

Lanka News Web on Wednesday, 24 December 2014 11:05
Disgraceful attempt to use Swarna against Chandrika, Dharmasiri!

Minister Dullas Alahapperuma, with the blessings of the president, is involved in a disgraceful attempt to ‘use’ controversial actress in Sinhala cinema Swarna Mallawarachchi against former president Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga...

Features

Sri Lanka’s Electoral Dysfunction

Sri Lanka’s Electoral Dysfunction

 On Jan. 8, two years ahead of schedule, Sri Lanka will hold a presidential election...

JHU fingerprints all over constitutional proposal - Dr Kumar David

JHU fingerprints all over constitutional proposal - Dr Kumar David

(Nomenclature: Mahinda Rajapakse in the President of Sri Lanka and leader of the Sri Lanka...

Who won the war against the LTTE? - S. V. Kirubaharan

Who won the war against the LTTE? - S. V. Kirubaharan

Presently the waves of the Presidential election in Sri Lanka are making everyone claim that...

Dayan, prostitution of knowledge and survival of Mahinda - Chetiya Mahendra

Dayan, prostitution of knowledge and survival of Mahinda - Chetiya Mahendra

Dayan Jayathilake has come forward again to rescue his imperishable guardian President Mahinda Rajapakse...

Election 2015: Our choice - Dayan Jayatilleka

Election 2015: Our choice - Dayan Jayatilleka

Given what we know of the Opposition’s declared strategy and policy at this stage, I...

Buddhism exposed - Ishara de Silva

Buddhism exposed - Ishara de Silva

The Buddhist notion of Nirvana is the same state as the Hindu concept of Moksha,...

The targeting of Tamil women through militarization : A lesson in history

The targeting of Tamil women through militarization : A lesson in history

The Sri Lankan Army (SLA) captured the Jaffna peninsula from the LTTE in December 1995. ...

Sirisena must avoid mixed signals ;Tamils and Muslims anxious about Maithri-JHU cuddle

Sirisena must avoid mixed signals ;Tamils and Muslims anxious about Maithri-JHU cuddle

In last week’s column ("Challenges after Regime Change") I made the following comment (abridged): "There...

Progressive Forum calls on Tamils to vote for Mr.M.Srisena Why?

Progressive Forum calls on Tamils to vote for Mr.M.Srisena Why?

Why Tamil speaking people should vote for the Common Opposition Candidate Mr.M.Srisena? 1) The main...

Malal's speech

Malal's speech

17-year-old Malala Yousafzai became the youngest Nobel Peace Prize winner for her work promoting...

Business & Economy

Australia Gateway unveils new opportunities for Sri Lankans in Australia

Australia Gateway unveils new opportunities for Sri Lankans in Australia

Upbeat on growth prospects available for professionals and businesses  One...

Bliss Travels announces building three hotels in Sri Lanka

Bliss Travels announces building three hotels in Sri Lanka

Australia based - DMS Universal and its Sri Lanka travel...

Sri Lanka’s no 1 Digital Marketing Boot Camp in December

Sri Lanka’s no 1 Digital Marketing Boot Camp in December

Digital Marketing is the way forward for businesses to thrive...

Stocks fall to 12 week low due to political uncertainty

Stocks fall to 12 week low due to political uncertainty

Sri Lankan stocks have fallen to a 12-week closing...

Politics bites off Rs. 126 b from stock market value in two days

Politics bites off Rs. 126 b from stock market value in two days

Shocking political developments and apparent instability have wiped off Rs....

US - SL helds Trade Union Dialogue

US - SL helds Trade Union Dialogue

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

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

La nuit est encore jeune, film by Indika Udugampola goes to Singapore

La nuit est encore jeune, film by Indika Udugampola goes to Singapore

La nuit est encore jeune (The Night is Still Young),...

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...

Sports

Eoin Morgan named England one-day captain

Eoin Morgan named England one-day captain

Eoin Morgan has been confirmed as England's new one-day captain...

"Earthquake" Needed to Change 2022 World Cup, Says FIFA Boss Sepp Blatter

"Earthquake" Needed to Change 2022 World Cup, Says FIFA Boss Sepp Blatter

Marrakech, Morocco: Only an "earthquake" can change FIFA's decision to...

Australian cricketer Phil Hughes dies after being hit by ball

Australian cricketer Phil Hughes dies after being hit by ball

Phil Hughes, the Australian test batsman has died, two days...

Beyond Borders- A Space For Bloggers

A New Book on PTSD Shell Shock to Palali Syndrome (PTSD Sri Lankan Experience ) -  Dr Ruwan M Jayatunge

A New Book on PTSD Shell Shock to Palali Syndrome (PTSD Sri Lankan Experience ) - Dr Ruwan M Jayatunge

Foreword Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) which is an abnormal response...

Thus Replied To Zarathustra - Ruwan M Jayatunge M.D.

Thus Replied To Zarathustra - Ruwan M Jayatunge M.D.

Zarathustra who are you?  Are you the book for all...

Mahinda Rajapakse in the Departure Lounge - Dr Kumar David

Mahinda Rajapakse in the Departure Lounge - Dr Kumar David

This piece is premised on the assumption that President Mahinda...

Global & Regional

Obama orders ban on Crimea trade

Obama orders ban on Crimea trade

US President Barack Obama has ordered a ban on the...

Cheney Calls for International Ban on Torture Reports

Cheney Calls for International Ban on Torture Reports

Former Vice-President Dick Cheney on Tuesday [9 Dec 2014] called...

Canadian Human Rights Voice: Condemns the Sydney Siege

Canadian Human Rights Voice: Condemns the Sydney Siege

The Canadian Human Rights Voice condemns the hostage crisis which...

Pope declines Dalai Lama meeting in Rome

Pope declines Dalai Lama meeting in Rome

Pope Francis will not meet the exiled Tibetan leader the...

Asma Jahangir - Pakistan's fearless rights campaigner

Asma Jahangir - Pakistan's fearless rights campaigner

Pakistani activist Asma Jahangir is one of the five winners...

Sri Lanka’s Electoral Dysfunction

Sri Lanka’s Electoral Dysfunction

 On Jan. 8, two years ahead of schedule, Sri Lanka...

Name any price, govt. ready to buy Fonseka!

Name any price, govt. ready to buy Fonseka!

The government has ‘sought a price’ from Democratic Party...

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