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Why Muruttettuwe Ananda loves Mahinda so much?

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Child Tiger, Lankadeepaya and the Cannes Award

Upali on Tuesday, 26 May 2015 11:59
Child Tiger, Lankadeepaya and the Cannes Award

This year in the French Cannes Film Festival Anthonydas Jesudasan an LTTE child soldier was able to win the Palme d’Or golden award.

ICTA helps fast-track Sri Lanka’s entry to Budapest Cybercrime Convention

Upali on Tuesday, 26 May 2015 07:28
ICTA helps fast-track Sri Lanka’s entry to Budapest Cybercrime Convention

The Foreign Affairs Ministry together with the ICT Agency of Sri Lanka (ICTA), has fast-tracked Sri Lanka’s entry into the Council of Europe (CoE) Cybercrime Convention, aka the Budapest Convention....

Gayantha to tour Japan

Upali on Tuesday, 26 May 2015 06:29
Gayantha to tour Japan

Media minister and chief government whip Gayantha Karunatilake is due to leave for Japan on a four day visit in the afternoon of May 27.

Environmentalist raise public awareness about the Port City

Upali on Monday, 25 May 2015 06:18
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“RIVIRA” handed over to Dallas and Bandula Padmakumara

Upali on Monday, 25 May 2015 06:00
“RIVIRA” handed over to Dallas and Bandula Padmakumara

Reports close to the former president confirm that the former president Mahinda Rajapaksa has proposed a former rotten newspaper agent Dallas Daham Kumara Alahapperuma who is now blistering as the...

Former president realize that Maithri is the only alternative way forward

Upali on Monday, 25 May 2015 05:49
Former president realize that Maithri is the only alternative way forward

The only alternative against suppression is Maithri told the former president. He told this at a funcltion held in the Bodirukkarama Temple in Bibile.

Sri Lanka Freedom Party appoints its nomination committee

Upali on Sunday, 24 May 2015 17:35
Sri Lanka Freedom Party appoints its nomination committee

President Maithripala SIrisena said in the coming few days Sri Lanka Freedom Party would appoint its nomination committee needed to search for contestants for the coming General Election. He told...

FOREIGN MINISTER MANGALA SAMARAWEERA CONCLUDES FIRST OFFICIAL VISIT TO BERLIN

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FOREIGN MINISTER MANGALA SAMARAWEERA CONCLUDES FIRST OFFICIAL VISIT TO BERLIN

At the invitation of his counterpart, the Federal Foreign Minister of Germany, Frank-Walter Steinmeier, Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera visited Berlin from 21st - 23rd May 2015.

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WHAT HAPPENED IN JAFFNA SHOULD NOT STAY IN JAFFNA

WHAT HAPPENED IN JAFFNA SHOULD NOT STAY IN JAFFNA

“The fighting’s started in Jaffna again,” said the woman at the shop. I knew the incident...

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India’s one-man band

A year ago Narendra Modi came to office promising to bring India “good times”, by...

An Admonishment with Tears

An Admonishment with Tears

No sooner Mr. Maithripala Sirisena was elected President on 09th January 2015, the loud and...

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...

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

Labour needs to ditch some sacred cows

Labour needs to ditch some sacred cows

"Every consensus is based on acts of exclusion."~ Chantal Mouffe. Labour’s...

First they raped Manamperi

First they raped Manamperi

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

My Sweet Love

My Sweet Love

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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...

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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Our Strategy Is To Build A Strong Opposition – Vijitha Herath

Our Strategy Is To Build A Strong Opposition – Vijitha Herath

The JVP charges that the government’s 100 day program expired...

WHAT HAPPENED IN JAFFNA SHOULD NOT STAY IN JAFFNA

WHAT HAPPENED IN JAFFNA SHOULD NOT STAY IN JAFFNA

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Why Muruttettuwe Ananda loves Mahinda so much?

Why Muruttettuwe Ananda loves Mahinda so much?

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