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Chandrika, Karu both to file nominations!

Chandrika, Karu both to file nominations!

There is a plan by the opposition to field both...

Rathana Thera accused of misusing Rs. 4 m!

Rathana Thera accused of misusing Rs. 4 m!

The government is to file a court case on charges...

Secret of Lyca Mobile owner suddenly becoming anti-Rajapaksa!

Secret of Lyca Mobile owner suddenly becoming anti-Rajapaksa!

Subhashkaran Allirajah, chairman of Lyca Mobile which is popular...

Latest News

27 to quit govt. with Maithri

Lanka News Web on Thursday, 20 November 2014 15:54
27 to quit govt. with Maithri

At the United National Party (UNP) working committee meeting tomorrow (Nov 21) it is to be decided whether UNP leader Ranil Wickremesinghe or Minister Maithripala Sirisena is to be fielded...

27 to quit govt. with Maithri

Lanka News Web on Thursday, 20 November 2014 15:53
27 to quit govt. with Maithri

At the United National Party (UNP) working committee meeting tomorrow (Nov 21) it is to be decided whether UNP leader Ranil Wickremesinghe or Minister Maithripala Sirisena is to be fielded...

Only 3 present at auspicious time!

Lanka News Web on Thursday, 20 November 2014 11:30
Only 3 present at auspicious time!

Only three persons were present when president Mahinda Rajapaksa signed the presidential election gazette notification at the auspicious time of 1.32 today (20). They were secretary to the president...

Govt. thugs surround Rathana Thera’s temple!

Lanka News Web on Thursday, 20 November 2014 11:26
Govt. thugs surround Rathana Thera’s temple!

Government thugs have surrounded Sandaham Sevana Asapuwa at Gothami Road, Borella, owned by founder of ‘Pivithuru Hetak’ movement Ven. Athuraliye Rathana Thera, who has resigned from the government after demanding...

Japan questions Mattala airport cost!

Lanka News Web on Thursday, 20 November 2014 08:52
Japan questions Mattala airport cost!

Japanese government representatives have questioned from the Sri Lankan government as to why as much as Rs. 50 billion had been spent on the completely-failed Rajapaksa airport in Mattala, while...

Bribe-taking ASP intimidates juniors!

Lanka News Web on Thursday, 20 November 2014 08:49
Bribe-taking ASP intimidates juniors!

Juniors serving at the police stations at Nugegoda and Mirihana are finding intimidation and the authoritarian conduct by ASP Roshan Rajapakse, who is in charge of Nugegoda (urban) police division,...

India’s ITC begins construction

Lanka News Web on Thursday, 20 November 2014 04:43
India’s ITC begins construction

India’s ITC Limited has announced it will build a US$ 300 million mixed development project, including a hotel and apartments in Sri Lanka’s capital Colombo.

Maithri tells to ask Basil

Lanka News Web on Thursday, 20 November 2014 04:39
Maithri tells to ask Basil

Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) General Secretary, Minister Maithripala Sirisena when asked about the party’s preparations to hold a Presidential election has directed the question to the SLFP National Organizer,...

High possibility of a defeat at Prez polls - Victor Ivan

Lanka News Web on Wednesday, 19 November 2014 09:24
High possibility of a defeat at Prez polls - Victor Ivan

If the opposition fails 'to play well', there is a higher possibility of President Mahinda Rajapaksa being defeated at the forthcoming presidential election, political analyst and senior journalist Victor Ivan...

UPFA MP to cross over

Lanka News Web on Wednesday, 19 November 2014 09:21
UPFA MP to cross over

Gampaha District United People’s Freedom Alliance (UPFA) MP Wasantha Senanayake is to cross over to the opposition after making a special statement in parliament.

Features

Historically – a third term means lifetime! - S. V. Kirubaharan

Historically – a third term means lifetime! -  S. V. Kirubaharan

“The elections were pointless, as the outcome would be determined by Mugabe himself”.-The opposition leader...

Mahinda planning to join the presidential poll as a loser - Robinhood

Mahinda planning to join the presidential poll as a loser - Robinhood

The anticipated Presidential Election called by the Rajapaksa regime is a dispensable and a compulsive...

President’s monkey tricks before polls: hamstrung media - Pearl Thevanayagam

President’s monkey tricks before polls: hamstrung media - Pearl Thevanayagam

Some 37 journalists were murdered by successive regimes in Sri Lankasince Richard De Soysa was...

Sri Lanka tries to block new book on war crimes and genocide

Sri Lanka tries to block new book on war crimes and genocide

The Sri Lankan High Commission in Australia has privately tried to get Melbourne’s Monash University...

Healing the Wounds of War

Healing the Wounds of War

In contrast to our modern situation, traditional and indigenous peoples had extensive spiritually and communally...

Australian Advocacy for Good Governance in Sri Lanka

Australian Advocacy for Good Governance in Sri Lanka

Australian Advocacy for Good Governance in Sri Lanka (AAGGSL) is a non-profit organisation with...

Let them vote

Let them vote

The Madrid government should let the Catalans have a vote—and then defeat the separatists at...

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 a collective trauma in the...

Brutal and barbaric policing therefore is a serious problem in the society - Basil Fernando

Brutal and barbaric policing therefore is a serious problem in the society - Basil Fernando

The following interview was originally published in the latest issue ( Volume 3 Nunber...

Can President Rajapaksa inquire an opinion from the Supreme Court justifying his legitimacy for a third term - Robinhood

Can President Rajapaksa inquire an opinion from the Supreme Court justifying his legitimacy for a third term - Robinhood

While nullifying the 17th amendment to the constitution and disabling the independent Police, Public service,...

Business & Economy

US - SL helds Trade Union Dialogue

US - SL helds Trade Union Dialogue

Washington DC, October 28: Senior officials of the Governments...

Central Bank clarifies new legislation on sale of land to foreigners

Central Bank clarifies new legislation on sale of land to foreigners

Following Parliament passing new legislation on sale of land to...

Sri Lanka suspends sale of Fonterra milk powder

Sri Lanka suspends sale of Fonterra milk powder

Fonterra Cooperative Group has confirmed Sri Lankan health officials...

 Sri Lanka GDP grows 7.8% in second quater of 2014

Sri Lanka GDP grows 7.8% in second quater of 2014

Sri Lanka’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) expanded by 7.8...

Taiwan trouble for James Packer's Macau casino joint venture

Taiwan trouble for James Packer's Macau casino joint venture

Taiwanese prosecutors have charged a subsidiary of James Packer’s...

Touchwood’s bank balance is a paltry Rs. 3,000!

Touchwood’s bank balance is a paltry Rs. 3,000!

The case concerning the winding-up of troubled Touchwood Investments...

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

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...

Trojan women makes impact on Jaffna audiences - R. Krishnakumar in Jaffna

Trojan women makes impact on Jaffna audiences - R. Krishnakumar in Jaffna

English translation of a Tamil review Nobody wins a war. But...

Sports

Kevin Pietersen exclusive interview: The truth about England's bullying culture

Kevin Pietersen exclusive interview: The truth about England's bullying culture

'Horrendous’ bullying inside England ’s cricket team is among...

Ambassadors' cricket cut tournament washington

Ambassadors' cricket cut tournament washington

The Embassies of Cricket playing nations located in Washington DC...

Rory McIlroy battles back at Valhalla to win his fourth major

Rory McIlroy battles back at Valhalla to win his fourth major

World number one Rory McIlroy edged a gripping US...

Global & Regional

IRAN: Rights bodies urge international community to adopt resolutions in the UN

IRAN: Rights bodies urge international community to adopt resolutions in the UN

Human rights and civil society organizations, write to urge your...

Winners Announced at Rory Peck Awards 2014

Winners Announced at Rory Peck Awards 2014

  The Rory Peck Awards, sponsored by Sony tonight honoured the...

Chinese naval base for Walvis Bay

Chinese naval base for Walvis Bay

Discussion are under way at the 'highest levels' regarding plans...

Labour to hold summit for self-employed workers

Labour to hold summit for self-employed workers

New figures from the Office for National Statistics have shown...

Ex-SEAL Robert O’Neill reveals himself as shooter who killed Osama bin Laden

Ex-SEAL Robert O’Neill reveals himself as shooter who killed Osama bin Laden

In 15 years of dangerous missions — from midnight...

"Mahinda even had murder charges" - Sarath N Silva

"Mahinda even had murder charges" - Sarath N Silva

When the President sought the opinion of the Supreme Court...

Historically – a third term means lifetime! -  S. V. Kirubaharan

Historically – a third term means lifetime! - S. V. Kirubaharan

“The elections were pointless, as the outcome would be determined...

Chandrika, Karu both to file nominations!

Chandrika, Karu both to file nominations!

There is a plan by the opposition to field both...

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