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Special privileges to Indian representatives!

The Rajapaksa family has made a big attempt to...

Acting IGP to tame opposition forces!

Acting IGP to tame opposition forces!

The president on July 25 decided to name senior...

“Diplomatic rogue to pay back Rs. 45 m

“Diplomatic rogue to pay back Rs. 45 m

  A Sri Lankan diplomat who served in a foreign capital...

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"Norway not so keen on SL" - TNA

Lanka News Web on Wednesday, 30 July 2014 09:57
"Norway not so keen on SL" - TNA

Norway, which facilitated the peace process between the then Government and the LTTE is now giving less emphasis to the peace building process in Sri Lanka, a TNA politician...

Vigneswaran ready to give evidence against Sri Lanka

Lanka News Web on Wednesday, 30 July 2014 09:30
Vigneswaran ready to give evidence against Sri Lanka

  Northern Provincial Council Chief Minister has informed that he will give evidence in the Investigative Committee of the United Nations, whilst no Asian country has come forward to permit members...

No single journalist attacked in the past few years !- Ministry of Defence

Lanka News Web on Wednesday, 30 July 2014 08:16
No single journalist attacked in the past few years !- Ministry of Defence

Issuing  a lenghty statemet, on behalf of the Minstry of Defence, the  military spokesman Brigadier Ruwan Wanigasooriya  says that ‘there has  not been a single attack on journalists reported...

Wimal's party to contest alone at Uva election

Lanka News Web on Wednesday, 30 July 2014 07:11
Wimal's party to contest alone at Uva election

The National Freedom Front (NFF) led by Minister Wimal Weerawansa has decided to stand in for the Uva Provincial Council election separately from the United People's Freedom Alliance (UPFA).

Karunatilaka Amunugama, new Sri Lankan ambassador to Germany

Lanka News Web on Wednesday, 30 July 2014 06:07
Karunatilaka Amunugama,  new Sri Lankan ambassador to Germany

Former secretary of the External Affairs Ministry - Karunatilaka Amunugama recently assumed duties as the new Sri Lankan ambassador to Germany and mission staff held a religious ceremony at...

Pope Francis visits Sri Lanka on 12

Lanka News Web on Wednesday, 30 July 2014 05:02
Pope Francis visits Sri Lanka on 12

The Vatican press office said that Pope Francis would visit Sri Lanka on  12-15 th January.

Constitution amendment bill from government

Lanka News Web on Tuesday, 29 July 2014 14:44
 Constitution amendment bill from government

The President Mahinda Rajapaksa has thus advised former Justice Sarath Nanda Silva to formulate an appropriate constitution amendment bill due to the objections raised by the opposition and certain...

Sri Lankan president will stay away from war commemoration service

Lanka News Web on Tuesday, 29 July 2014 11:31
Sri Lankan president will stay away from war commemoration service

The controversial president of Sri Lanka, whose government faces ­allegations of war crimes, will not attend the Commonwealth's official First World War commemoration service in Glasgow next week.

Dravidian parties uneasy with BJP's policy shift on SL

Lanka News Web on Tuesday, 29 July 2014 09:44
Dravidian parties uneasy with BJP's policy shift on SL

The BJP-led government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi seems determined to press the reset button on India’s policy towards Sri Lanka. Equally perceptible is the displeasure of the Dravidian...

Ranil meets Anura in hospital

Lanka News Web on Tuesday, 29 July 2014 08:33
Ranil meets Anura in hospital

Opposition Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe today visited the JVP leader who was receiving treatment at the National Hospital. Sources said Mr. Dissanayake had a cordial chat with Mr. Wickremesinghe to...

Features

Rally for Unity - Tamara Kunanayakam

Rally for Unity - Tamara Kunanayakam

The speech delivered by Ms Thamara Kuganayagam, at the brotherhood rally at Viharamahadevi Park,...

The Advisory Council of Experts: A council, a council, my kingdom for a council?

The Advisory Council of Experts: A council, a council, my kingdom for a council?

Some observations are in order on the President’s appointment of an international panel of...

Noontide Toll by Romesh Gunesekera review – poetic and full of wit

Noontide Toll by Romesh Gunesekera review – poetic and full of wit

These gracefully crafted road stories expose the simmering tensions in postwar Sri Lanka Sri Lanka...

Gaza crisis and Israel arrogance will boomerang sooner than later in US - Pearl Thevanayagam

Gaza crisis and Israel arrogance will boomerang sooner than later in US - Pearl Thevanayagam

Bradford City Council raised the Palestinian flag and allowed commemoration by Bradford citizens in...

Sri Lanka and Myanmar: Understanding rise of Buddhist radicalism

Sri Lanka and Myanmar: Understanding rise of Buddhist radicalism

Over the past three years, there has been an evident surge of Buddhist radicalism...

Lankan polity ‘twixst devil and deep blue sea’ - Dr. Kumar David

Lankan polity ‘twixst devil and deep blue sea’ - Dr. Kumar David

"Over-determination" on the see-saw "Ideology has little to do with consciousness;it is profoundly unconscious." -...

Relevance of Freedom of Association in 1992 and today; Ratawawi Peramuna and its players - Lakshan Dias

Relevance of Freedom of Association in 1992 and today; Ratawawi Peramuna and its players - Lakshan Dias

Non Governmental Organizations (NGOs), are the popular punching bag of the Government of Sri...

A Roadmap for Abolishing the Executive Presidency - Dr. Jayampathy Wickramaratne

A Roadmap for Abolishing the Executive Presidency - Dr. Jayampathy Wickramaratne

(Speech made by Dr. Jayampathy Wickramaratne, PC at the ‘Vidwath Kathikawa’ organized by the...

Put an end to this unspeakable organisation

Put an end to this unspeakable organisation

Quite apart from the Commonwealth’s hypocritical mission statement, many of its members should be expelled...

Overseas Business Risk – Sri Lanka

Overseas Business Risk – Sri Lanka

Information on key security and political risks which UK businesses may face when operating...

Business & Economy

Senaka's Send a Gift launched

Senaka's Send a Gift launched

Yesterday (July 24), Sri Lanka saw the launch of...

Benefits to SL banks from pawning guarantee temporary: S&P

Benefits to SL banks from pawning guarantee temporary: S&P

Benefits from a state guarantee for gold-backed loans (pawning) will...

Commercial Bank to buy Indra Finance for Rs. 870 mn.

Commercial Bank to buy Indra Finance for Rs. 870 mn.

Commercial Bank of Ceylon PLC announced in a Stock...

Ceylon tea promoted at north America's food and beverage fair 2014

Ceylon tea promoted at north America's food and beverage fair 2014

Continuing the vigorous campaign to promote Ceylon Tea in the...

Global bank profits hit US$ 920B as Chinese lenders boom

Global bank profits hit US$ 920B as Chinese lenders boom

China's top banks accounted for almost one-third of a record...

Sri Lanka Says No To IOC

Sri Lanka Says No To IOC

The Sri Lankan government has rejected an offer from the...

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

Miracle from the rubble in Gaza

Miracle from the rubble in Gaza

Watch this video of desperation and hope, turn into...

'THE WALL'  -An art installation by Chandraguptha Thenuwara

'THE WALL' -An art installation by Chandraguptha Thenuwara

THE WALL is 30 feet long and 7 feet high....

Sports

Maria Sharapova's Comments Not Disrespectful: Sachin Tendulkar

Maria Sharapova's Comments Not Disrespectful: Sachin Tendulkar

Sachin Tendulkar, the wise man that he is, told NDTV...

Breathtaking Photos Of An Old Sri Lankan Martial Art Form

Breathtaking Photos Of An Old Sri Lankan Martial Art Form

  Angampora, an old martial art form created according to legends...

Gotze clinches World Cup for Germany

Gotze clinches World Cup for Germany

Germany were crowned world champions for the fourth time thanks...

Global & Regional

Gaza conflict: Israel 'hits Jabaliya school refuge'

Gaza conflict: Israel 'hits Jabaliya school refuge'

Israel's bombardment of Gaza has seen entire areas of...

In Tel Aviv, Thousands Protest Against the Gaza Operation

In Tel Aviv, Thousands Protest Against the Gaza Operation

Some 7,000 protesters are estimated to have attended the...

Bangladesh sending its death squads for the UN Peacekeeping missions

Bangladesh sending its death squads for the UN Peacekeeping missions

Asian Centre for Human Rights in its report, “BANGLADESH:...

Hamas announces new 24-hour Gaza ceasefire with Israel

Hamas announces new 24-hour Gaza ceasefire with Israel

Palestinian militant group Hamas has announced a 24-hour ceasefire...

U.S. Could Help Ukraine Target Rebels' Missiles

U.S. Could Help Ukraine Target Rebels' Missiles

The Pentagon and U.S. intelligence agencies are developing plans...

Helicopter crash in India

Helicopter crash in India

An Indian Air Force (IAF) helicopter crashed in Uttar Pradesh's...

Rudra rejects local war crimes probe

Rudra rejects local war crimes probe

Former LTTE member and peace negotiator and now head...

Rally for Unity - Tamara Kunanayakam

Rally for Unity - Tamara Kunanayakam

The speech delivered by Ms Thamara Kuganayagam, at the...

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Special privileges to Indian representatives!

The Rajapaksa family has made a big attempt to...

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