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Mahinda on his knees before World Bank to escape from Chandrika!

Mahinda on his knees before World Bank to escape from Chandrika!

The Sri Lankan government, at the instigation of president Mahinda...

President tells Dullas to set Ranil, Mangala against each other

President tells Dullas to set Ranil, Mangala against each other

Since the mudslinging campaign targeting Mangala Samaraweera by the state-run...

Borella OIC ‘killers’ are due to be shot tonight!

Borella OIC ‘killers’ are due to be shot tonight!

Two of the three suspects arrested over the death...

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TNA to support South African facilitated process on reconciliation

Lanka News Web on Thursday, 17 April 2014 12:34
TNA to support South African facilitated process on reconciliation

The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) that recently engaged in a visit to South Africa has said the party will back a process facilitated by South Africa to achieve reconciliation...

Miliband calls on British government to put pressure on Sri Lanka

Lanka News Web on Thursday, 17 April 2014 12:32
Miliband calls on British government to put pressure on Sri Lanka

Leader of Britain’s Labour Party Ed Miliband has called on the British government and others to put pressure on the Sri Lankan authorities to ensure that fundamental rights and...

Rauf supports SLMC report given to Pillay

Lanka News Web on Thursday, 17 April 2014 11:28
Rauf supports SLMC report given to Pillay

Leader of the Sri Lanka Muslim Congress (SLMC), Justice Minister Rauf Hakem has said he supports the report submitted by the party to the UN High Commissioner for Human...

LTTE global network still intact - Gota

Lanka News Web on Thursday, 17 April 2014 10:26
LTTE global network still intact - Gota

Defence Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa has said that the terrorists’ global network in still intact although there is no more terrorism in Sri Lanka.

Sri Lankan becomes the fourth worst place for journalists

Lanka News Web on Thursday, 17 April 2014 10:21
Sri Lankan becomes the fourth worst place for journalists

The updated Global Impunity Index published by the New York based-Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) has ranked Sri Lanka as the fourth worst place for journalists worldwide.

Tamil Canadians welcome Canada’s decision to withdraw funding from Commonwealth

Lanka News Web on Thursday, 17 April 2014 09:26
Tamil Canadians welcome Canada’s decision to withdraw funding from Commonwealth

Tamil Canadians welcome the action taken by Canada to suspend its voluntary contribution of $20 million to the Commonwealth Secretariat for the period during which the Commonwealth is to be...

Only Gotabhaya has feelings for country, nation – Gnanasara Thera

Lanka News Web on Thursday, 17 April 2014 07:43
Only Gotabhaya has feelings for country, nation – Gnanasara Thera

The only person having true feelings for Sri Lanka, the Sinhalese nation and Buddhism is defence secretary Nandasena Gotabhaya Rajapaksa, secretary general of Bodu Bala Sena Ven. Galagodaatte Gnanasara...

Gotabhaya meets Malaysian Premier

Lanka News Web on Thursday, 17 April 2014 07:42
Gotabhaya meets Malaysian Premier

Defence Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa has had talks with Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak in Malaysia on the sidelines of the Defence Services Asia 2014 summit taking place at the World...

No evidence on some of the missing says Commission

Lanka News Web on Thursday, 17 April 2014 07:39
No evidence on some of the missing says Commission

The Presidential commission to probe persons reported missing during the period of the war has said that there is no evidence on some of the people reported missing.

BBS is a religious and cult terrorist group - TRAC

Lanka News Web on Thursday, 17 April 2014 07:35
BBS is a religious and cult terrorist group - TRAC

The Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) has been classified as a ‘Religious and Cult Terrorist Group’ by the Terrorism Research and Analysis Consortium (TRAC).

Features

Muslims are an integral part of the Sri Lankan fabric - Pearl Thevanayagam

 Muslims are an integral part of the Sri Lankan fabric -  Pearl Thevanayagam

If Tamils are portrayed as the oppressed minority think again. When I came to Sri...

The Great Indian betrayal – India voted twice for Sri Lanka - Dr. Paul Newman

The Great Indian betrayal – India voted twice for Sri Lanka  - Dr. Paul Newman

India proved once again that it cannot be trusted by anyone. When everyone who have...

Shooting of LTTE suspects: paranoia or paid diaspora media witch-hunt - Pearl Thevanayagam

Shooting of LTTE suspects: paranoia or paid diaspora media witch-hunt - Pearl Thevanayagam

People, look at the face of Gopi who was killed brutally by the army...

UN Inquiry Just the Start of a Long Road to Justice - Frances Harrison

UN Inquiry Just the Start of a Long Road to Justice - Frances Harrison

Sri Lankan human rights activists campaigned hard for an independent international commission of inquiry into...

Adrian Mole fame writer Sue Townsend is no more

Adrian Mole fame writer Sue Townsend is no more

 Sue Townsend, my heroine, who wrote under the pseudonym Adrian Mole, has died yesterday...

Peace Studies philosopher advises Tamils to tell the story with a vision

Peace Studies philosopher advises Tamils to tell the story with a vision

“Let us say you have one million Tamils in the Tamil diaspora. They used to...

Give us our daily rice and not Central Bank Report - Pearl Thevanayagam

Give us our daily rice and not Central Bank Report -  Pearl Thevanayagam

Let us get this right. Not only do we have virtual democracy but if Central...

Too Old To Be A Terrorist -Nilantha Ilangamuwa

Too Old To Be A Terrorist -Nilantha Ilangamuwa

We came to know the news about the President Rajapaksa’s new move of banning...

UN vote and reconciliation in Sri Lanka

UN vote and reconciliation in Sri Lanka

Experts debate whether UN resolution will help bring reconciliation between majority Sinhala community and Tamils. The...

Tamil personae non-grata according to the scriptures of Rajapaksas - Pearl Thevanayagam

Tamil personae non-grata according to the scriptures of Rajapaksas -  Pearl Thevanayagam

I have booked my ticket to Sri Lanka after being in the UK for 13...

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Business & Economy

New Zealand's Fonterra fined over botulism food scare

New Zealand's Fonterra fined over botulism food scare

Dairy giant Fonterra has been fined $NZ300,000 ($256,675; £154,748) after...

Govt. revenue collection remains a challenge: ADB

Govt. revenue collection remains a challenge: ADB

The government has maintained fiscal deficit targets by sacrificing expenditure...

Finance Ministry signs US$ 300mn loan agreement with China

Finance Ministry signs US$ 300mn loan agreement with China

The Finance Ministry has signed a US$ 300 million loan...

Peace Journalism

Ed Miliband’s speech on Europe

Ed Miliband’s speech on Europe

In a speech today at the London Business School, Ed...

Britain should continue with EU

Britain should continue with EU

  Full text of Nick Clegg's speech Since I became the Deputy...

Natives and dogs not allowed

Natives and dogs not allowed

  The speech made  Rev. Desmond Tutu at Westminster Abbey   The Most...

Art

An International Documentary Film  - on Cult Monks Sri Lanka

An International Documentary Film - on Cult Monks Sri Lanka

Sri Lankan Film Director, Journalist and political commentator Sirimal Wijesinghe...

The Conflation: A New Book on Sri Lanka

The Conflation: A New Book on Sri Lanka

The Conflation is a new book edited by Niantha Ilangamuwa,...

‘Herstories

‘Herstories

‘Herstories: Mothers’ Voices of Resilience and Hope’, an art...

Sports

World Twenty20 2014: Sri Lanka beat India to win title

World Twenty20 2014: Sri Lanka beat India to win title

Kumar Sangakkara guided Sri Lanka to a six-wicket victory over...

Sri Lanka offers $1 mn bonus to win T20

Sri Lanka offers $1 mn bonus to win T20

The Sri Lankan team will be handed a million dollar...

Dilshan fined for breaching ICC Code of Conduct

Dilshan fined for breaching ICC Code of Conduct

Sri Lanka all-rounder Tillakaratne Dilshan has been fined 20 per...

Global & Regional

North Korean officials visit salon over Kim Jong-un 'bad hair' advert

North Korean officials visit salon over Kim Jong-un 'bad hair' advert

North Korean officials paid a visit to a London hair...

Arvind Kejriwal, hero-worshipped yesterday and slapped today

Arvind Kejriwal, hero-worshipped yesterday and slapped today

(Captain GR Gopinath founded Air Deccan and is considered a...

Goodluck Jonathan gives out customised iPhones to guests at daughter’s wedding

Goodluck Jonathan gives out customised iPhones to guests at daughter’s wedding

President Goodluck Jonathan’s first Child, Faith married her boo, Godswill...

We Fell Into The American Trap – Professor Rajiva Wijesinghe

We Fell Into The American Trap – Professor Rajiva Wijesinghe

Reputed for his outspoken nature Professor Rajiva Wijesinghe feels that...

 Muslims are an integral part of the Sri Lankan fabric -  Pearl Thevanayagam

Muslims are an integral part of the Sri Lankan fabric - Pearl Thevanayagam

If Tamils are portrayed as the oppressed minority think again....

Mahinda on his knees before World Bank to escape from Chandrika!

Mahinda on his knees before World Bank to escape from Chandrika!

The Sri Lankan government, at the instigation of president Mahinda...

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