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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...

How Rajapaksas ruined BMICH

How Rajapaksas ruined BMICH

The BMICH was built as a gift by the Chinese...

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We will be done for if Chandrika comes, Wimal says!

Lanka News Web on Thursday, 02 July 2015 05:45
We will be done for if Chandrika comes, Wimal says!

The Mahinda Rajapaksa camp is certain to suffer a considerable setback if former president Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga comes forward to contest the August 17 general election from the SLFP or...

Looking to Sri Lanka's Parliamentary Election

Upali on Wednesday, 01 July 2015 15:13
Looking to Sri Lanka's Parliamentary Election

Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena recently dissolved parliament. The election will be held on August 17; a new parliament will gather on September 1.

First General Election result from Rathnapura

Upali on Wednesday, 01 July 2015 12:12
First General Election result from Rathnapura

Before handing over the nominations for the 2015 General Election the first election violence murder was reported from Dela area in Rathnapura. Former minister Thalatha Athukorala’s supporter Thushara

Election Commissioner brief District Secretariats

Upali on Wednesday, 01 July 2015 12:06
Election Commissioner brief District Secretariats

Election Commissioner Mahinda Deshapriya convened a special meeting yesterday 30th at the Election Secretariat briefing the District Secretariats regarding the coming General Election.

I will contest the General Election - Former president

Upali on Wednesday, 01 July 2015 11:59
I will contest the General Election - Former president

Former president P. Mahinda Rajapaksa said today 1st that he would contest the coming General Election. He told this when he addressed the people from his house at Weerakeltiya Medamulana.

Government Information Department oversteps Good Governance

Upali on Wednesday, 01 July 2015 11:47
Government Information Department oversteps Good Governance

Confirmed sources reports that the Government Information Department is trying to break the Good Governance and conduct itself arbitrarily.

Ruki Fernando’s travel ban removed but gag order remains

Upali on Tuesday, 30 June 2015 18:49
Ruki Fernando’s travel ban removed but gag order remains

The travel ban imposed by the former Rajapaksa regime against the Human Rights and civil society activist Ruki Fernando has been removed today the 30th but the gag order is...

‘After ruining himself, he is trying to ruin us too’, say SLFP seniors!

Lanka News Web on Tuesday, 30 June 2015 16:42
‘After ruining himself, he is trying to ruin us too’, say SLFP seniors!

SLFP seniors have now decided to rise up against the lowly attempt by former president P. Mahinda Rajapaksa to bring ruin for them after ruining himself in his attempt to...

Mahinda’s loyalists sow seeds of falsehoods!

Lanka News Web on Tuesday, 30 June 2015 10:53
Mahinda’s loyalists sow seeds of falsehoods!

A complete falsehood is being spread by the pro-Mahinda media that president Maithripala Sirisena has handed over powers to former president P. Mahinda Rajapaksa to prepare the SLFP’s nominations, a...

Country more important than party, president assures at party leaders’ meeting!

Lanka News Web on Tuesday, 30 June 2015 04:42
Country more important than party, president assures at party leaders’ meeting!

Meeting a short while ago the party leaders and citizens’ activists who contributed to his victory on January 08, the president assured them that he will not betray the public...

Features

Waiting for the circus to come to town again

Waiting for the circus to come to town again

As agonizing suspense finally ends with the dissolving of the 14th Parliament of Sri Lanka,...

A boot stamping on a human face - forever - JaveriaYounes

“If you want a picture of the future, imagine a boot stamping on a human...

Criminal justice processes incapable of ending torture

Criminal justice processes incapable of ending torture

The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) has over the past 15 years documented close to...

How close to finding alien life?

How close to finding alien life?

The search for life beyond Earth has heated up. Here are some of the ways...

‘Hunger games’ closed doors and what next? - Dr. Vickramabahu

‘Hunger games’ closed doors and what next? - Dr. Vickramabahu

Fascistic gangs of Mahinda claimed that LTTE is active in the North and in many...

Shameful compromises with regard to January 2015 consensus - Kishali pinto jayawardena

Shameful compromises with regard to January 2015 consensus - Kishali pinto jayawardena

As the year winds to its mid-term, the January 2015 consensus for a better Sri...

Proposed 20th amendment of the constitution

Proposed 20th amendment of the constitution

The government has gazetted the 20th amendment to the constitution for a new electoral system.

Sri Lanka to use advanced detection technology to combat drug smuggling

Sri Lanka to use advanced detection technology to combat drug smuggling

While passengers who travel through airports, those considered suspicious are subject to rigid checks, but...

What would Jesus do about global warming?

What would Jesus do about global warming?

As the pope cries out for the planet, Latin America listens attentively but quizzically AS RELIGIOUS...

Business & Economy

"Limited Huawei P8 smartphones will be available in Sri Lanka" - Henry Liu

"Limited Huawei P8 smartphones will be available in Sri Lanka" - Henry Liu

Pre-ordering begins with premium product availability in selected outlets Huawei announced...

Expat worker concession

Expat worker concession

It is a rather well known fact that Overseas employment...

‘The Steuart by Citrus’ unveiled

‘The Steuart by Citrus’ unveiled

The Steuart by Citrus, a luxurious business boutique hotel in...

Sir Richard invited to visit Sri Lanka in September

Sir Richard invited to visit Sri Lanka in September

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe a few days back had extended...

Viluxur Tourism opts for Luxury Softlogic's King Long Buses

Viluxur Tourism opts for Luxury Softlogic's King Long Buses

Softlogic Automobiles target rising tourism sector and transportation industry Softlogic Automobiles...

In numbers: How Nestle India will destroy 27,000 tonnes of Maggi

In numbers: How Nestle India will destroy 27,000 tonnes of Maggi

Nestle will destroy 400 million packets of its hugely popular...

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

Remembering multifaceted music maestro Dr. Lionel Algama

Remembering multifaceted music maestro Dr. Lionel Algama

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

Celebrate International Dance Day and National Dance Week April 22-29!

Celebrate International Dance Day and National Dance Week April 22-29!

Toronto – ON, Since 2005, the Canadian Dance Assembly (CDA)...

Sports

Sangakkara likely to retire after first Test against India

Sangakkara likely to retire after first Test against India

Kumar Sangakkara is expected to call time on his international...

Women's World Cup: Hope Solo's 'freaking huge' performance

Women's World Cup: Hope Solo's 'freaking huge' performance

Her career has been a rollercoaster both on and off...

Fifa corruption: Documents show details of Jack Warner 'bribes'

Fifa corruption: Documents show details of Jack Warner 'bribes'

A BBC investigation has seen evidence that details what happened...

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

Greece debt crisis: Tsipras in new bailout 'concessions'

Greece debt crisis: Tsipras in new bailout 'concessions'

Greece's Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has offered new concessions to...

Greek debt crisis: Banks to remain shut all week

Greek debt crisis: Banks to remain shut all week

The Greek government has confirmed that banks will be closed...

CHRV Condemns the Terror Attacks in France, Tunisia & Kuwait

CHRV Condemns the Terror Attacks in France, Tunisia & Kuwait

The Canadian Human Rights Voice condemns deadly terror attacks in...

'Girl'  suicide bomber kills 10 in north-eastern Nigeria.

'Girl' suicide bomber kills 10 in north-eastern Nigeria.

A young female suicide bomber is reported to have killed...

Karnataka govt moves SC against acquittal of Jayalalithaa

Karnataka govt moves SC against acquittal of Jayalalithaa

The Karnataka government on Tuesday filed a petition in the...

Taliban attack on Afghan parliament in Kabul ends

Taliban attack on Afghan parliament in Kabul ends

A co-ordinated Taliban attack on the Afghan parliament in Kabul...

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We Will Continue The Dialogue With All Sri Lankan Diaspora – Ajith P Perera

We Will Continue The Dialogue With All Sri Lankan Diaspora – Ajith P Perera

Despite the recommendations of the Lesson Leant and Reconciliation Commission...

Waiting for the circus to come to town again

Waiting for the circus to come to town again

As agonizing suspense finally ends with the dissolving of the...

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...

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