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JHU to make Rajitha SLFP general secretary!

JHU to make Rajitha SLFP general secretary!

The JHU has proposed to president Maithripala Sirisena to appoint...

Boss sexually harasses female Army legal officers!

Boss sexually harasses female Army legal officers!

Head of the Army’s legal directorate Brig. R.P. Rajapathirana has...

Revelation for new defence state minister!

Revelation for new defence state minister!

The defence ministry, on the instructions of the presidential...

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Doctorate claimed by the Director General of the Tourism Board

Lanka News Web on Saturday, 24 January 2015 05:09
Doctorate claimed by the Director General of the Tourism Board

The tourist Board is anxiously waiting to know if the present DG at the tourist Boa​rd ​is actually carrying the PHD degree for him to claim ‘ Doctor’  before his...

SLT loses Rs. 2.5 m from Anusha’s bogus election office!

Lanka News Web on Saturday, 24 January 2015 04:59
SLT loses Rs. 2.5 m from Anusha’s bogus election office!

The Sri Lanka Telecom is set to lose Rs. 2.5 million due to the bogus election office set up near the Narahenpita public fair by Telecommunications Regulatory Authority director general...

What this presidency is for if a policeman cannot be expelled?, Mahinda Rajapaksa’s old story!

Lanka News Web on Friday, 23 January 2015 16:19
What this presidency is for if a policeman cannot be expelled?, Mahinda Rajapaksa’s old story!

Soon after being elected the fifth executive presidency of Sri Lanka on 18 November 2005, Mahinda Rajapaksa telephoned the IGP and asked that the ASP of Tangalle be transferred to...

Namal Rajapaksa follows Gaddafi’s theory!

Lanka News Web on Friday, 23 January 2015 16:16
Namal Rajapaksa follows Gaddafi’s theory!

Information is coming to light as to how the former president’s eldest son Namal Rajapaksa has disbanded his company of beauties in the same manner Muammar Al Gaddafi had dispersed,...

JHU tries to retain executive presidency!

Lanka News Web on Friday, 23 January 2015 16:13
JHU tries to retain executive presidency!

There is an attempt to water down the promise given to the public at the presidential election to abolish the executive presidency through the 19th amendment to the constitution, reports...

Media institutions in crisis due to president’s decision!

Lanka News Web on Friday, 23 January 2015 05:05
Media institutions in crisis due to president’s decision!

President Maithripala Sirisena has banned, with immediate effect, state institutions from giving commercial advertisements to the media. This has been welcomed as a very good decision. However, this has left...

Exemplary act by premier!

Lanka News Web on Friday, 23 January 2015 04:59
Exemplary act by premier!

Prime minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has taken over the Central Bank and the Securities and Exchange Commission, with immediate effect, under his policy planning and plan implementation ministry.

Wimal gifts new party to Mahinda!

Lanka News Web on Thursday, 22 January 2015 15:35
Wimal gifts new party to Mahinda!

NFF leader, former minister Wimal Weerawansa is making an attempt to bring ex-president Mahinda Rajapaksa back to active politics. In the light of Rajapaksa’s having lost the SLFP chairmanship, Weerawansa...

DIG Vaas rebukes John Seneviratne in filth!

Lanka News Web on Thursday, 22 January 2015 15:28
DIG Vaas rebukes John Seneviratne in filth!

Following media reports that DIG Vaas Gunawardena is going to make a confession, former minister John Seneviratne went to meet him at Welikada Prison a few days ago, taking with...

Stoning of north camps, a fabrication by Jaffna commander!

Lanka News Web on Thursday, 22 January 2015 03:25
Stoning of north camps, a fabrication by Jaffna commander!

Jaffna security forces commander Maj. Gen. Jagath Alwis is the unseen hand behind the false rumours that northern military camps are being targeted in stone attacks, soldiers are being withdrawn...

Features

Sri Lanka’s ‘rainbow revolution’

Sri Lanka’s ‘rainbow revolution’

The challenge we face today is to rebuild our institutions while maintaining the principles upon...

Window of opportunity to rebuild damaged legal structure

Window of opportunity to rebuild damaged legal structure

The 100-day reform programme of the new government is an opportune moment for rebuilding the...

Mangala promises demilitarisation of North, domestic war crimes probe

Mangala promises demilitarisation of North, domestic war crimes probe

Sri Lankan Minister of External Affairs Mangala Samaraweera has outlined a series of steps President...

Appointment of the Prime Minister: Constitutional or Not? - N.Selvakkumaran

Appointment of the Prime Minister: Constitutional or Not? - N.Selvakkumaran

President, Maithripala Sirisena appointed Ranil Wickremasinghe as the Prime Minister of Sri Lanka on the...

International investigation on Sri Lanka should continue! - S. V. Kirubaharan

International investigation on Sri Lanka should continue! -  S. V. Kirubaharan

  Commissions and Omissions / New President and UN investigation / LLRC / The new Foreign...

Indian Spy's Role Alleged in Sri Lankan President's Election Defeat: Report

Indian Spy's Role Alleged in Sri Lankan President's Election Defeat: Report

Sri Lanka expelled the Colombo station chief of India's spy agency in the run-up to...

President Sirisena needs to be resolute - Kumar David

President Sirisena needs to be resolute - Kumar David

"Compassion" for scoundrels and dearth of grit are not good signs Maithripala Sirisena’s victory was time...

Maithripala should not engage in party politics while in presidency – Ali asghar

Maithripala should not engage in party politics while in presidency – Ali asghar

The Presidential election has ended making Maithripala as the executive president and appointing Ranil Wicramasinghe...

Sirisena must not bite the hand that feeds

Sirisena must not bite the hand that feeds

Any doubts about the health of Sri Lanka's democracy can be laid to rest with...

Look Back to Move Forward: Advice to the New Sri Lanka President

Look Back to Move Forward: Advice to the New Sri Lanka President

This week, Sri Lankans welcome their first new president in a decade. In an election...

Business & Economy

Northern Power Co not responsible for Jaffna water contamination issue

Northern Power Co not responsible for Jaffna water contamination issue

All available scientific evidence shows that the powerhouse of North...

IMF downgrades global growth forecast

IMF downgrades global growth forecast

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has lowered its forecast for...

Offices at CPC sealed to ensure the safety of “files”

Offices at CPC sealed to ensure the safety of “files”

The Power and Energy Ministry has taken steps to seal...

World Bank cuts global growth forecast

World Bank cuts global growth forecast

The World Bank has cut its global growth forecast, warning...

Australia Gateway unveils new opportunities for Sri Lankans in Australia

Australia Gateway unveils new opportunities for Sri Lankans in Australia

Upbeat on growth prospects available for professionals and businesses  One...

Bliss Travels announces building three hotels in Sri Lanka

Bliss Travels announces building three hotels in Sri Lanka

Australia based - DMS Universal and its Sri Lanka travel...

Peace Journalism

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...

I Am Not a Jew - Maung Zarni

I Am Not a Jew - Maung Zarni

  A poem in honor of the indomitable spirit of fellow...

Art

La nuit est encore jeune, film by Indika Udugampola goes to Singapore

La nuit est encore jeune, film by Indika Udugampola goes to Singapore

La nuit est encore jeune (The Night is Still Young),...

Costa Book Awards 2014 shortlists announced

Costa Book Awards 2014 shortlists announced

The 2014 Costa Book Awards category shortlists have been announced...

Trojan Kanthavo: the artist’s tryst with destiny

Trojan Kanthavo: the artist’s tryst with destiny

Dharmasiri Bandaranayake’s last play, Trojan Kanthavo, a Sinhala adaptation of...

Sports

Cristiano Ronaldo wins Ballon d’Or over Lionel Messi & Manuel Neuer

Cristiano Ronaldo wins Ballon d’Or over Lionel Messi & Manuel Neuer

Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo has won the Ballon d'Or...

Michael Schumacher Faces "Long Fight" to Recovery, Says Manager

Michael Schumacher Faces "Long Fight" to Recovery, Says Manager

Michael Schumacher suffered severe head injuries in a ski accident...

Eoin Morgan named England one-day captain

Eoin Morgan named England one-day captain

Eoin Morgan has been confirmed as England's new one-day captain...

Beyond Borders- A Space For Bloggers

Joseph Stalin - Psychopathology of a Dictator - Ruwan M Jayatunge M.D.

Joseph Stalin - Psychopathology of a Dictator - Ruwan M Jayatunge M.D.

Joseph Stalin was one of the main architects of creating...

When The Giants Fall..............

When The Giants Fall..............

Long long long ago when the sun, moon and the...

Vultural cultoorists

Vultural cultoorists

 “Sri Lanka has a rich cultural heritage” is an oft...

The Untold Story of the Hammond Hill (Hammenheil ) Prison - Dr Ruwan M Jayatunge

The Untold Story of the Hammond Hill (Hammenheil ) Prison - Dr Ruwan M Jayatunge

 A world renowned social psychologist Philip Zimbardo conducted a prison...

The Gravest Mistake

The Gravest Mistake

I have seen politicians make errors during the election...

Remembering the Tsunami Disaster, 10 Years Later - Dr Ruwan M Jayatunge

Remembering the Tsunami Disaster, 10 Years Later - Dr Ruwan M Jayatunge

The massive earthquake off the west coast of Indonesia on...

Global & Regional

Brazil's most populous region facing worst drought in 80 years

Brazil's most populous region facing worst drought in 80 years

Brazil's Environment Minister Izabella Teixeira has said the country's most...

Richest 1% to own more than rest of world, Oxfam says

Richest 1% to own more than rest of world, Oxfam says

The wealthiest 1% will soon own more than the rest...

Europe on high alert over terrorist threat

Europe on high alert over terrorist threat

Europe is on high alert following anti-terror raids and arrests...

Obama makes push for stronger cyber security laws

Obama makes push for stronger cyber security laws

US President Barack Obama has unveiled proposals to strengthen cyber...

AirAsia QZ8501: Divers recover 'black box' flight recorder

AirAsia QZ8501: Divers recover 'black box' flight recorder

Indonesian divers have retrieved the flight data recorder of crashed...

Charlie Hebdo: Gun attack on French magazine kills 12

Charlie Hebdo: Gun attack on French magazine kills 12

Gunmen have attacked the Paris office of French satirical magazine...

Krishantha speaks his heart out on national politics and media

Krishantha speaks his heart out on national politics and media

The Daily FT spoke with UNP Working Committee Member,...

Sri Lanka’s ‘rainbow revolution’

Sri Lanka’s ‘rainbow revolution’

The challenge we face today is to rebuild our institutions...

JHU to make Rajitha SLFP general secretary!

JHU to make Rajitha SLFP general secretary!

The JHU has proposed to president Maithripala Sirisena to appoint...

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