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Planes thronging Mattala after seeing billboards at paddyfields

Upali on Thursday, 21 May 2015 19:57
Planes thronging Mattala after seeing billboards at paddyfields

During the periods the Mattala Mahinda Rajapaksa international airport was under construction and was close to its opening, politicians of the then government described it as a godsent treasure for...

Commission from emission certificates given to JHU - Wegapitiya

Upali on Thursday, 21 May 2015 19:46
Commission from emission certificates given to JHU - Wegapitiya

The previous Rajapaksa regime introduced a law that makes annual emission certificates mandatory for all vehicles. Without that certificate, no legal matter relating to vehicles was possible. Accordingly, the private...

‘Boss goes to see thieves only’ – Sellam Nagaradhipathi

Upali on Thursday, 21 May 2015 19:34
‘Boss goes to see thieves only’ – Sellam Nagaradhipathi

“Mahinda Boss goes to see the big thieves like Johnny, Sajin and Basil only. He did not come to see me at Tangalle remand prison. At least, Namal Baby should...

Avant Garde demands 5bn from Capt. Udaya

Upali on Thursday, 21 May 2015 19:30
Avant Garde demands 5bn from Capt. Udaya

The Avant Garde Maritime Services has send two Letters Of Demand (LOD) to Captain Udaya Dissanayake for allegedly making defamatory statements to New First of Sirasa TV and to the...

“Pathula” editor Jayampathi’s mother passed away

Upali on Thursday, 21 May 2015 19:23
“Pathula” editor Jayampathi’s mother passed away

Pathula website editor Jayampathi Bulathsinhala’s beloved mother M. Bandara Menika died yesterday the 21st. Her funeral will be held tomorrow at Wariyapola Bamunakotuwa Dambaliyadda cemetery at 2.30 PM.

Sri Ranga Seeks Refuge in C.W.C.

Upali on Thursday, 21 May 2015 12:08
Sri Ranga Seeks Refuge in C.W.C.

After kicking out from UNP.  Sri Ranga had cut a deal with Arumugam Thondaman General Secretary of C.W.C. to contest the coming General Election in Nuwaraeliya District, Whom he got...

Anoma Fonseka helps Mawbima

Upali on Thursday, 21 May 2015 07:50
Anoma Fonseka helps Mawbima

The incumbent chairperson of Ranaviru Seva Authority has taken steps to grant advertisements to businessman MP Tiran Alles’ Mawbima newspaper, which is presently in crisis. The chairperson is having her...

‘Plumber’ celebrates 74th birthday with extortion money

Upali on Thursday, 21 May 2015 07:46
‘Plumber’ celebrates 74th birthday with extortion money

Owner of Maharaja Organization, Killy Maharaja (plumber) celebrated his 74th birthday on May 19, reports say. The birthday party was held using extortion money, and present on the occasion were...

Gota accepts the Supreme Court decision is unjust

Upali on Thursday, 21 May 2015 07:19
Gota accepts the Supreme Court decision is unjust

Gotabaya Rajapaksa who referred the Financial Crime Investigation Unit is an unlawful institution and filed a petition preventing his arrest that his fundamental rights are getting violated upon its investigations...

A slap to Susil Prem Jayanth . . . .!

Upali on Thursday, 21 May 2015 07:11
A slap to Susil Prem Jayanth . . . .!

President Maithripala Sirisena during a meeting held yesterday with the news paper editors told that he will never dissolve the Financial Crime Investigation Department (FCID) unit which created toinvestigate the...

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YOU-VALUISM: A gift from South Asia to America - Ishara de Silva

YOU-VALUISM: A gift from South Asia to America -  Ishara de Silva

Ending Islamic-Western clashes may not be easy. Without a systemic change in international relations, if...

Police State and Human Rights: Rajapaksa’s Newest Discovery - Sunanda Deshapriya

Police State and Human Rights: Rajapaksa’s Newest Discovery - Sunanda Deshapriya

I swear this is true! Rajapksas have now started to talk about a police state, Hitlerait...

The U.N. at 70: A 60-Year Journey with Sri Lanka

The U.N. at 70: A 60-Year Journey with Sri Lanka

The year 2015 marks an important milestone in Sri Lanka’s relationship with the United Nations....

Sri Lankan President Faces Arduous Challenge - M. Zulkifli Nazim

Sri Lankan President Faces Arduous Challenge - M. Zulkifli Nazim

Today, we Sri Lankans seem to be in a state of grave disappointment. We have...

"We need a new frontier in the human rights field. This frontier is the frontier of institutional reform."

"We need a new frontier in the human rights field. This frontier is the frontier of institutional reform."

This is a speech delivered by Basil Fernando at The Fifth Human Rights Cities Forum-...

Lanka’s judiciary and ‘Yahapalanaya’ contradictions - Kishali Pinto Jayawardena

Lanka’s judiciary and ‘Yahapalanaya’ contradictions - Kishali Pinto Jayawardena

If the issue was not so serious, the more mischievous-minded among us would surely chuckle...

Help at last for Sri Lanka war widows

Help at last for Sri Lanka war widows

Almost six years after Sri Lanka’s bloody civil conflict came to an end, an underreported...

War crime: NATO deliberately destroyed Libya's water infrastructure - Nafeez Ahmed

War crime: NATO deliberately destroyed Libya's water infrastructure - Nafeez Ahmed

The military targeting of civilian infrastructure, especially of water supplies, is a war crime under...

India v. China in Sri Lanka: Lessons for Rising Powers

India v. China in Sri Lanka: Lessons for Rising Powers

The changing fortunes for the two emerging global powers in Sri Lanka offer some interesting...

'Cameo' of Cameron - Dr. Vickramabahu Karunaratna

'Cameo' of Cameron - Dr. Vickramabahu Karunaratna

The victory of Conservatives` in United Kingdom should bring tears of happiness to Mahinda, as...

Business & Economy

Huawei revolutionize Sri Lankan mid-range Smartphone market

Huawei revolutionize Sri Lankan mid-range Smartphone market

Huawei's local sensation Honor extends model range by introducing G...

eMarketingEye bags 5 Awards at “The Communicator Awards 2015”

eMarketingEye bags 5 Awards at “The Communicator Awards 2015”

Sri Lanka’s top online marketing agency continues to excel globally eMarketingEye,...

Regus Sri Lanka’s flexible workspaces revolutionizing work

Regus Sri Lanka’s flexible workspaces revolutionizing work

68% of companies globally link increasing revenues directly to flexible...

1st Capital Wealth Fund: SL’s Best Performing Fixed Income Unit Trust for 2nd Consecutive Year

1st Capital Wealth Fund: SL’s Best Performing Fixed Income Unit Trust for 2nd Consecutive Year

First Capital Asset Management Limited, Managers of the First Capital...

IMF raises concern over Sri Lanka's fiscal deficit

IMF raises concern over Sri Lanka's fiscal deficit

The International Monetary Fund raised concern on Wednesday over Sri...

Investors wait for economic reform in Sri Lanka

Investors wait for economic reform in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka voted in a new president in January who...

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

Sri Lanka reappoint Ramanayake as fast-bowling coach

Sri Lanka reappoint Ramanayake as fast-bowling coach

Champaka Ramanayake has been reappointed as Sri Lanka's fast-bowling coach...

Cooray’s untold story

Cooray’s untold story

He trains while working. He runs 17 miles back and...

Two Sri Lankan lads who got awarded from the homeland of cricket

Two Sri Lankan lads who got awarded from the homeland of cricket

Two Sri Lankan lads who play cricket in the United...

Beyond Borders- A Space For Bloggers

First they raped Manamperi

First they raped Manamperi

First they raped ManamperiAnd buried her body aliveI did not...

My Sweet Love

My Sweet Love

She is the most precious girl Who lives in my...

Review of “Revolution of the Era” by Asoka Abeygunarwardana

Review of “Revolution of the Era” by Asoka Abeygunarwardana

How David slew Goliath or how the opposition managed the...

Mahinda Raajapakse Insults the Nation of Sri Lanka !

Mahinda Raajapakse Insults the Nation of Sri Lanka !

Few months after the defeat from the Presidential Election when...

Matricide: a Psychological Approach - Dr. Ruwan M Jayatunge

Matricide: a Psychological Approach - Dr. Ruwan M Jayatunge

Matricide is the killing of a mother by her biological...

Global & Regional

Iraq calls for volunteers for IS fight

Iraq calls for volunteers for IS fight

Iraq's government has called for volunteers to fight against Islamic...

India’s progress will help make the Asian dream a bigger reality: Modi

India’s progress will help make the Asian dream a bigger reality: Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday sought unity among Asian...

Egypt sentences Mohamed Morsi to death

Egypt sentences Mohamed Morsi to death

An Egypt court has sentenced former President Mohamed Morsi to...

 Russian rocket with Mexican satellite crashes in Siberia

Russian rocket with Mexican satellite crashes in Siberia

A Proton-M carrier rocket carrying a Mexican satellite malfunctioned and...

Dozens dead after another major earthquake centered in Nepal

Dozens dead after another major earthquake centered in Nepal

At least 66 people have died in Nepal from Tuesday's...

Third secular blogger hacked to death in Bangladesh

Third secular blogger hacked to death in Bangladesh

A masked gang wielding machetes hacked a secular blogger to...

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Sri Lanka Still Has A Lot To Do – EU Envoy

Sri Lanka Still Has A Lot To Do – EU Envoy

The European Union (EU) celebrated its birthday on the 09th...

YOU-VALUISM: A gift from South Asia to America -  Ishara de Silva

YOU-VALUISM: A gift from South Asia to America - Ishara de Silva

Ending Islamic-Western clashes may not be easy. Without a systemic...

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Sirasa Media Network’s extortionist media practices - 1

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