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The top policeman who harbours murders?

The top policeman who harbours murders?

The CID has now been able to ascertain, with very...

Mangala grants 3-fold pay hike to Maithri’s brother

Mangala grants 3-fold pay hike to Maithri’s brother

The Sri Lanka Telecom director board at its meeting yesterday...

For whose desire that Chemmani mass grave case was closed

For whose desire that Chemmani mass grave case was closed

Investigations revealed that 18-year-old Krishanthi Coomeraswamy, a student of Chundikuly...

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Deceiving Mangala, Prasad Kariyawasam plays double game

Upali on Tuesday, 05 May 2015 12:20
Deceiving Mangala, Prasad Kariyawasam plays double game

Sri Lankan ambassador in Washington Prasad Kariyawasam is feeding false information to foreign affairs minister Mangala Samaraweera and playing a ‘double game’, say sources at the Sri Lanka embassy in...

Police following two more commission agents !

Upali on Tuesday, 05 May 2015 12:13
Police following two more commission agents !

The FCID, investigating financial fraud and corruption in the previous regime, is focussing its attention on two persons, who have so far not been exposed by any media, say FCID...

Nirmal deserves to be assaulted

Upali on Tuesday, 05 May 2015 11:49
Nirmal deserves to be assaulted

When we inquired about the recent assault launched against the former president of the Federation of the University teachers Association Dr. Nirmal Ranjith Dewasiri

A country where true pistols are becoming dummy pistols and water bottles

Upali on Tuesday, 05 May 2015 11:33
A country where true pistols are becoming dummy pistols and water bottles

Was there an attempt to murder executed against President Maithripala Sirisena during the SLFP meeting held in Angunukolapelessa in Hambantota? If it was why it take this much time to...

SC decides expulsion of Attanayake from parliamentary seat is invalid

Upali on Tuesday, 05 May 2015 06:47
SC decides expulsion of Attanayake from parliamentary seat is invalid

The Supreme Court decides expulsion of former United National Party (UNP) General Secretary, Tissa Attanayake, from parliamentary seat is invalid as due process was not followed, Ada Derana reporter said.

Johnston to be produced before Magistrate's Court

Upali on Tuesday, 05 May 2015 05:17
Johnston to be produced before Magistrate's Court

Former Minister and UPFA Parliamentarian Johnston Fernando is to be produced before the Kurunegala Magistrate's Court over alleged misappropriations at Sathosa that took place under his watch.

UNP, SLFP disagree on parliament dissolution!

Lanka News Web on Monday, 04 May 2015 17:09
UNP, SLFP disagree on parliament dissolution!

As we reported previously, the prime minister and the UNP have decided to dissolve parliament following the visit by US secretary of state John Kerry, but president Maithripala Sirisena has...

Who is influencing against lalith's arrest ?

Lanka News Web on Monday, 04 May 2015 17:06
Who is influencing against lalith's arrest ?

Former chairman of the Telecommunications Regulatory Commission and former secretary to the president Lalith Weeratunga, director general of the TRC Anusha Pelpita and former presidential advisor Watinapaha Somananda Thera are...

Kerry urges Sri Lanka cooperation in war-crimes probe

Lanka News Web on Monday, 04 May 2015 07:09
Kerry urges Sri Lanka cooperation in war-crimes probe

The US secretary of state has said he wants to renew ties with Sri Lanka and urged its new government to work with the UN to ensure an investigation into...

US aid to probe into Rajapaksas’ overseas assets

Lanka News Web on Monday, 04 May 2015 07:04
US aid to probe into Rajapaksas’ overseas assets

Visiting US Secretary of State - John Kerry has stated that the US would provide technical assistance needed for anti-corruption measures in Sri Lanka.

Features

SL Deterioration of the legal intellect (6): Pattini Razeek's body buried within a half built private house - Basil Fernando

SL Deterioration of the legal intellect (6): Pattini Razeek's body buried within a half built private house - Basil Fernando

The discovery of the body of Pattini Razeek buried under a half-built private house, in...

Embattled Media- Democracy, Governance and Reform in SL - Leelananda De Silva

Embattled Media- Democracy, Governance and Reform in SL - Leelananda De Silva

There was a time when governments and political parties were frightened of the press. In...

Marveling at Sri Lanka’s constitutional reform like no other - Kishali pinto jayawardena

Marveling at Sri Lanka’s constitutional reform like no other - Kishali pinto jayawardena

For those of us privileged, (if I may be forgiven the sarcasm), to witness the...

The U.N. at 70: Impressive Successes and Monumental Failures

The U.N. at 70: Impressive Successes and Monumental Failures

The United Nations was created to save succeeding generations from the scourge of war, protect...

Ecological Disaster – in Vallikamam, North Sri Lanka

Ecological Disaster – in Vallikamam, North Sri Lanka

There is an ecological disaster of serious proportions taking shape over the last few years...

What TIME has failed to mention - Mohan Samaranayake

What TIME has failed to mention - Mohan Samaranayake

The world famous weekly US magazine TIME in its 9 April 2015 issue published an...

Sweden Runs Out Of Garbage: Only 1% Ends Up In Landfills

Sweden Runs Out Of Garbage: Only 1% Ends Up In Landfills

Something incredible has been taking place in Sweden over the past several years, somewhat of...

International Space Station Commander Opens Up About His UFO Sighting In Space

International Space Station Commander Opens Up About His UFO Sighting In Space

Leroy Chiao, commander of the International Space Station in 2005 recently opened up about his...

Minister Mangala Samaraweera's speech on foreign policy delived at the Bandaranaike Diplomatic Training Institute

Minister Mangala Samaraweera's speech on foreign policy delived at the Bandaranaike Diplomatic Training Institute

The Bandaranaike International Diplomatic Training Institute is the training ground for our future ambassadors to...

Fascistic farce founders - Dr Vickramabahu

Fascistic farce founders - Dr Vickramabahu

We are all angry with a sense of disgust. We who braved the risks of...

Business & Economy

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...

CID permitted to investigate 81 bank accounts of Gamini Senarath

CID permitted to investigate 81 bank accounts of Gamini Senarath

Colombo Chief Magistrate Gihan Pilapitiya yesterday permitted the CID to...

260 powerful Sri Lankans have secret Swiss accounts

260 powerful Sri Lankans have secret Swiss accounts

The Inland Revenue Department (IRD) is to ask a group...

Sri Lanka needs more FDI for high growth rate: World Bank

Sri Lanka needs more FDI for high growth rate: World Bank

Sri Lanka’s economic growth is expected to decline to 6.9%...

Vajira Wijegunawardene appointed as DG of Sri Lanka SEC

Vajira Wijegunawardene appointed as DG of Sri Lanka SEC

Sri Lanka’s security exchange commission (SEC) has appointed Vajira Wijegunawardene...

Rajan becomes the IMF's first chief from a developing country ?

Rajan becomes the IMF's first chief from a developing country ?

Amid speculation about the uneasy relationship between Reserve Bank of...

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

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)...

The story about Rene

The story about Rene

This book is about RENE who lived in Kalapaluwawa a...

Sports

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...

Sangakkara wins award at Asian Awards 2015 in London

Sangakkara wins award at Asian Awards 2015 in London

Kumar Sangakkara won the award for Outstanding Contribution to Sport...

Richie Benaud: Australia cricket legend & commentator dies at 84

Richie Benaud: Australia cricket legend & commentator dies at 84

Former Australia captain and legendary cricket commentator Richie Benaud has...

Beyond Borders- A Space For Bloggers

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...

These Jokes Are For Intellectuals Only. The 5th One Had Me Confused!

These Jokes Are For Intellectuals Only. The 5th One Had Me Confused!

I love a good smart joke, even if they sometimes...

Nadezhda Tolokonnikova of Pussy Riot's prison letters to Slavoj Žižek

Nadezhda Tolokonnikova of Pussy Riot's prison letters to Slavoj Žižek

Pussy Riot's Nadezhda Tolokonnikova is currently in a prison hospital...

Global & Regional

Pakistan PM condemns shooting of activist Sabeen Mehmud

Pakistan PM condemns shooting of activist Sabeen Mehmud

Pakistan's Prime Minister, Nawaz Sharif, has led condemnation of the...

Modern Slavery in the Southeast Asian Sea

Modern Slavery in the Southeast Asian Sea

The Asian-African Conference has been held in the Republic of...

Mediterranean migrants crisis: EU to hold emergency summit

Mediterranean migrants crisis: EU to hold emergency summit

EU leaders are due to hold an emergency summit on...

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We Are Looking At A Mutually Beneficial System – Wijedasa Rajapaksa

We Are Looking At A Mutually Beneficial System – Wijedasa Rajapaksa

The third and final reading of the19th Amendment to the...

The top policeman who harbours murders?

The top policeman who harbours murders?

The CID has now been able to ascertain, with very...

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