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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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UN Youth Advisory Panel Launched

Lanka News Web on Tuesday, 15 April 2014 11:13
UN Youth Advisory Panel Launched

The United Nations Youth Advisory Panel (UNYAP), officially launched on 7 April, is part of the wider UN-wide Action Plan on Youth to establish direct linkages between youth and...

Tamil Nadu agrees to hold fishermen talks next month

Lanka News Web on Tuesday, 15 April 2014 09:46
Tamil Nadu agrees to hold fishermen talks next month

The Tamil Nadu government has reportedly agreed to Sri Lanka’s proposal to hold the next round of talks between Indian and Sri Lankan fishermen in Colombo on May 12...

Tamil man recovering from self - immolation in Sydney

Lanka News Web on Tuesday, 15 April 2014 09:11
Tamil man recovering from self - immolation in Sydney

A Tamil asylum-seeker is recovering in a Sydney hospital from burns to 70 per cent of his body after setting himself alight last week.

OHCHR will commence investigation process - UK

Lanka News Web on Tuesday, 15 April 2014 08:58
OHCHR will commence investigation process - UK

Britain has said that the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights will now commence the process of establishing an investigation and assessing the evidence regarding Sri Lanka.

Tamil journalist attacked in Jaffna

Lanka News Web on Tuesday, 15 April 2014 08:40
Tamil journalist attacked in Jaffna

The Jaffna based Uthayan newspaper has reported that a Tamil freelance journalist was attacked in Jaffna last night. The journalist is identified as Sivagnanam Selvatheepan. He was reportedly on his way...

Biswal discusses Sri Lanka with Solheim

Lanka News Web on Tuesday, 15 April 2014 08:37
Biswal discusses Sri Lanka with Solheim

US Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs Nisha Desai Biswal has held a discussion on Sri Lanka with former Norwegian Minister and one-time special envoy for...

MR looses $20 million to Commonwealth secretariat

Lanka News Web on Tuesday, 15 April 2014 04:42
MR looses $20 million to Commonwealth secretariat

The Canadian government has decided to suspend its voluntary contribution to the Commonwealth Secretariat and reallocate the funds for the next two years in protest over Sri Lanka’s human...

British MP cancels visit to Sri Lanka over UN issue

Lanka News Web on Tuesday, 15 April 2014 02:57
British MP cancels visit to Sri Lanka over UN issue

  British MP Sharon Hodgson, who is one of the MPs who cancelled their planned visit to Sri Lanka, has been quoted in the media as saying that she decided to...

UK concerned about Sri Lanka

Lanka News Web on Tuesday, 15 April 2014 02:51
UK concerned about Sri Lanka

British Minister of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office Hugo Swire today said that his country has real concern in Sri Lanka.

Interpol assistance sought to nab LTTE leaders

Lanka News Web on Tuesday, 15 April 2014 01:54
Interpol assistance sought to nab LTTE leaders

Police Spokesperson SSP Ajith Rohana has said the Sri Lankan government will seek Interpol assistance to nab LTTE leaders operating from foreign countries to revive the defunct terrorist outfit...

Features

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...

Can anyone stop Narendra Modi?

Can anyone stop Narendra Modi?

WHO does not marvel at the prospect of India going to the polls? Starting...

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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

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...

Narendra Modi does not own a car, has assets worth 1.51 crore

Narendra Modi does not own a car, has assets worth 1.51 crore

BJP's PM nominee Narendra Modi, who is contesting from...

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...

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...

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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