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Sri Ranga proves Sirasa’s lowly media use!

Sri Ranga proves Sirasa’s lowly media use!

Citizen’s Front leader, former MP and a media henchman of...

Sirasa owner’s sexual jealousy against Magenta boss!

Sirasa owner’s sexual jealousy against Magenta boss!

Sirasa Media Network’s owner, 75-year-old Killy Maharaja is having a...

Registrar is a sister of judge: conflict of interests in ‘Yaha Paalana’ Supreme Court

Registrar is a sister of judge: conflict of interests in ‘Yaha Paalana’ Supreme Court

Registrar of the ‘Yaha Paalana’ Supreme Court in Sri Lanka...

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Journalism Awards 2014

Lanka News Web on Sunday, 02 August 2015 09:51
Journalism Awards 2014

The Journalism Awards for Excellence 2014 took place last week at the Mount Lavinia Hotel.Journalists were recognised for their contributions in several categories.

Postal votes first phase starts tomorrow

Lanka News Web on Sunday, 02 August 2015 09:31
Postal votes first phase starts tomorrow

The election commission has decided to start the postal votes for the 2015 General Election in two phases. The first phase is to start tomorrow the 3rd.

UN Supporting North On Wigneswaran’s Request

Lanka News Web on Sunday, 02 August 2015 04:35
UN Supporting North On Wigneswaran’s Request

The United Nations says it is exploring provision of a broad package of technical and financial assistance to the Northern Province on a request made by Northern Province Chief Minister...

The killer went to Kurunegala for the request of Manjula Dissanayake.

Lanka News Web on Sunday, 02 August 2015 04:18
The killer went to Kurunegala for the request of Manjula Dissanayake.

A news report confirms that the supporters of the UPFA Kurunegala district candidate Mahinda Rajapaksa has forcibly taken a state intelligence officer into custody. Rajapaksa supporters claim that there is...

Excise seize illicit fags worth over Rs.60mn in Mattakkuliya

Lanka News Web on Saturday, 01 August 2015 14:18
Excise seize illicit fags worth over Rs.60mn in Mattakkuliya

A large stock of foreign made illicit cigarettes worth over Rs.96 million was seized by Excise Headquarters Special Crime Unit from a warehouse in Mattakkuliya yesterday amidst unconfirmed reports of...

Mahinda seeks respectable exit

Lanka News Web on Saturday, 01 August 2015 14:06
Mahinda seeks respectable exit

Former President and UPFA candidate of the Kurunegala District - Mahinda Rajapaksa has sought a chance from President Maithripala Sirisena to make a respectable exit from politics following the upcoming...

Mako once again plan to barge inside Rupavahini

Lanka News Web on Saturday, 01 August 2015 13:03
Mako once again plan to barge inside Rupavahini

Reports reaching us confirm that Election commissioner once again plans to visit the national Rupavahini before the General election similar to the visit he made during the presidential election last...

Disappearances: UN visit on hold due to parliamentary polls

Lanka News Web on Saturday, 01 August 2015 05:56
Disappearances: UN visit on hold due to parliamentary polls

A 10-day visit by the United Nations Working Group of Enforced or Involu-ntary Disappe-arances (WGEID) scheduled to begin on Monday (Aug.3) has been cancelled due to August 17 parliamentary polls.

Ravi Jayawarnana to be appointed for the chairman of the Sri Lanka Rupavahini

Lanka News Web on Saturday, 01 August 2015 05:22
Ravi Jayawarnana to be appointed for the chairman of the Sri Lanka Rupavahini

Following the announcement of the resignation of the chairman of Sri Lanka Rupavahini Corporation Somarathna Dissanayake a member of its director board and the head of the current affairs program...

New ambassador, a personality acclaimed by Russia

Lanka News Web on Friday, 31 July 2015 10:48
New ambassador, a personality acclaimed by Russia

Newly appointed Sri Lankan ambassador to Russia Dr. Saman Weerasinghe is an eminent personality widely acclaimed by Russia for his many years of service to promote bilateral relations between the...

Features

Measuring the Maturity of the Sri Lankan Electorate - Kishali Pinto Jayawardena

Measuring the Maturity of the Sri Lankan Electorate - Kishali Pinto Jayawardena

Rank Absurdities and the Absence of Principle Expressing extreme exasperation late this week, a colleague...

UN Leaked document - consumption for the election in Sri Lanka!- S. V. Kirubaharan

UN Leaked document - consumption for the election in Sri Lanka!-  S. V. Kirubaharan

Since the end of the war in May 2009, the UK Channel 4 has become...

What is MR wins - A scenario analysis

What is MR wins - A scenario analysis

Sri Lanka is going in for a general election on the 17th of August, 2015...

Inspiration – thy name is Kalam

Inspiration – thy name is Kalam

‘When our signature changes to autograph, this marks the success.’ This was one of the...

Sri Lanka justice: leaked UN document casts doubts

Sri Lanka justice: leaked UN document casts doubts

A leaked UN document raises concerns over the prospects for genuine justice for the Sri...

UPFA wants country to return to lawlessness

UPFA wants country to return to lawlessness

Yesterday, the CID filed a report at the Magistrates Court of Colombo, seeking to re-open...

30 Year Bond - Details that prove it was not a loss - Ajwad Shariz

30 Year Bond - Details that prove it was not a loss - Ajwad Shariz

The Central Bank 30 Year Bond Issue. I have 2 questions for the individuals who...

ISIS and ISIL Terrorism – A Scourge on the Muslims and the world

ISIS and ISIL Terrorism – A Scourge on the Muslims and the world

The world is struck with fear, dread, shock and consternation in witnessing a gory, sanguinary...

New report exposes ‘systematic persecution’ of Tamils

New report exposes ‘systematic persecution’ of Tamils

Six years after the end Sri Lanka’s civil war, a new report by the International...

Slavoj Žižek on Greece: the courage of hopelessness

Slavoj Žižek on Greece: the courage of hopelessness

The people of Greece are not being asked to swallow many bitter pills in exchange...

Business & Economy

Fix cigarette taxes so over 75% of the retail price as recommended by WHO in SL

Fix cigarette taxes so over 75% of the retail price as recommended by WHO in SL

Over the past 60 years smoking rates have plummeted in...

Historic deflation as July consumer prices fall for first time

Historic deflation as July consumer prices fall for first time

Sri Lanka posted its first fall in consumer prices in...

The Plight of the Senior Citizens not resolved as yet.

The Plight of the Senior Citizens not resolved as yet.

In March this year there was a big clamour regarding...

New pub-restaurant  opens at Rathnapura

New pub-restaurant opens at Rathnapura

New state of the art pub restaurent opened at Rathnapura. The...

Top 16 global ad agencies express interests to promote SL Tourism

Top 16 global ad agencies express interests to promote SL Tourism

Sixteen top international advertising firms have expressed their interest to...

SL explores partnership with MCC in US

SL explores partnership with MCC in US

In a meeting with the Chief Executive Officer of the...

Peace Journalism

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,...

Remembering 2014 (Badly)

Remembering 2014 (Badly)

Considering the year that is about to end is a...

Art

Launch: Holy Qur’an – Sinhala Translation.

Launch: Holy Qur’an – Sinhala Translation.

Sinhala Translation with Arabic Text of the Holy Qur’an by...

Remembering multifaceted music maestro Dr. Lionel Algama

Remembering multifaceted music maestro Dr. Lionel Algama

Dr. Lionel Algama  (Algama koralalage Lionel Kumaradasa Perera) the renowned,...

Sports

Pakistan beat Sri Lanka in third ODI by 135 runs

Pakistan beat Sri Lanka in third ODI by 135 runs

Pakistan has won the third ODI match against Sri Lanka...

Rafael Nadal doubts Wimbledon future after Dustin Brown defeat

Rafael Nadal doubts Wimbledon future after Dustin Brown defeat

Wimbledon 2015Wimbledon 2015 Rafael Nadal says he may not be able...

Beyond Borders- A Space For Bloggers

Psychoanalytical notion of Aksharaya

Psychoanalytical notion of Aksharaya

The feeling that they are more important to mother than...

Nietzsche on Buddhist Philosophy -Ruwan M Jayatunge M.D.

Nietzsche on Buddhist Philosophy -Ruwan M Jayatunge M.D.

Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900) was one of the most profound and...

Throw a Bra at Someone Today

Throw a Bra at Someone Today

I think we should all throw bras more often. Let me...

  The Trail of Lee Harvey Oswald

The Trail of Lee Harvey Oswald

The Limo that JFK was riding in when he...

A Tribute to Michele Harris OAM

A Tribute to Michele Harris OAM

I met Michele in January 1991 for the first time,...

Hotel California: What The Song Is About

Hotel California: What The Song Is About

The rock band Eagles released their super hit Hotel California...

Global & Regional

Debris brings MH370 mystery 'closer' than ever to answers

Debris brings MH370 mystery 'closer' than ever to answers

Plane debris that washed up on an Indian Ocean island...

Libya trial: Gaddafi son sentenced to death over war crimes

Libya trial: Gaddafi son sentenced to death over war crimes

A court in Libya has sentenced Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, son...

Abdul Kalam, former president, passes away at 84

Abdul Kalam, former president, passes away at 84

Abdul Kalam collapsed during a lecture at the Indian Institute...

'Girl aged 10' used in bombing in Nigeria's Damaturu

'Girl aged 10' used in bombing in Nigeria's Damaturu

At least 19 people have been killed and 47 others...

David Cameron to discuss 'common enemy' on Asia trip

David Cameron to discuss 'common enemy' on Asia trip

The prime minister is expected to offer Indonesia and Malaysia...

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I Saved MR From The Electric Chair – Ranil

I Saved MR From The Electric Chair – Ranil

The upcoming August 17 General Election would solidify the historic...

Measuring the Maturity of the Sri Lankan Electorate - Kishali Pinto Jayawardena

Measuring the Maturity of the Sri Lankan Electorate - Kishali Pinto Jayawardena

Rank Absurdities and the Absence of Principle Expressing extreme exasperation...

Sri Ranga proves Sirasa’s lowly media use!

Sri Ranga proves Sirasa’s lowly media use!

Citizen’s Front leader, former MP and a media henchman of...

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