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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...

Latest News

CID gone to arrest Maithri’s brother returns empty handed!

Lanka News Web on Monday, 24 November 2014 08:58
CID gone to arrest Maithri’s brother returns empty handed!

Officials of the CID who had gone to Polonnaruwa on November 21 to arrest ‘Weli Raju’, the brother of Maithripala Sirisena, returned empty-handed to Colombo at night on the following...

Maithri to boycott final budget vote

Lanka News Web on Monday, 24 November 2014 03:42
Maithri to boycott final budget vote

Former general secretary of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP), Maithripala Sirisena, who is to contest as the common candidate at the next Presidential election is to boycott the third...

Did DM get it right?

Lanka News Web on Monday, 24 November 2014 03:38
Did DM get it right?

Prime Minister D.M. Jayaratne recently said in parliament that the country will have a new President when Pope Francis arrives in Sri Lanka in January next year.

Dullas and separatism!

Lanka News Web on Sunday, 23 November 2014 13:41
Dullas and separatism!

  The latest addition to the ‘list of separatists’ of the permanent US resident Dullas Dahamkumara Alahapperuma is the legitimate general secretary of the SLFP Maithripala Sirisena, who had once been...

Tiran tricks president by promising Tissa!

Lanka News Web on Sunday, 23 November 2014 13:37
Tiran tricks president by promising Tissa!

Businessman MP Tiran Alles has promised to the president that he would bring UNP general secretary Tissa Attanayake to the government fold in place of Maithripala Sirisena, the SLFP general...

Left parties in the government to reconsider stance

Lanka News Web on Sunday, 23 November 2014 05:21
Left parties in the government to reconsider stance

Left parties in the government are to hold a separate discussion to reconsider their stance on the next Presidential election.

Rajapaksas discuss dissolution of parliament

Lanka News Web on Sunday, 23 November 2014 05:13
Rajapaksas discuss dissolution of parliament

A group of senior members of the Mahinda Rajapaksa administration are reportedly discussing the early dissolution of parliament in the event of a mass exodus from the governing party.

Two shooting incidents in Madampe, Puttalam - UNPer targeted

Lanka News Web on Sunday, 23 November 2014 01:05
Two shooting incidents in Madampe, Puttalam - UNPer targeted

Pre Election period of 2015 Presidential Elecion is getting increasingly violent as shots were fired two houses in Madampe, Puttalam last night. The house of Mr. Milton, a staunch...

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...

Features

Maithripala – Ranil’s latest puppet - H. L. D. Mahindapala

Maithripala – Ranil’s latest puppet - H. L. D. Mahindapala

The joint opposition was desperately looking for a common candidate to (1) end, if possible,...

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...

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 – Ranil’s latest puppet - H. L. D. Mahindapala

Maithripala – Ranil’s latest puppet - H. L. D. Mahindapala

The joint opposition was desperately looking for a common candidate...

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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