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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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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.

“Under the Blind Eyes of Good Governance” Mobitel ceo is driving “We Care, Always” to a Big Disaster!!!

Lanka News Web on Monday, 04 May 2015 02:56
“Under the Blind Eyes of Good Governance” Mobitel ceo is driving “We Care, Always” to a Big Disaster!!!

It is given to understand that the CEO of “We Care, Always” has issued an Internal Memo dated 10th of April 2015 to assign the Procurement Section under the Administration...

“Magistrate ruined what the minister planned” – Dummy pistol mayor asserts

Lanka News Web on Sunday, 03 May 2015 05:38
“Magistrate ruined what the minister planned” – Dummy pistol mayor asserts

“I came to Sri Lanka from Singapore for the assurance given to me by minister Rajitha. I was in fear that they would arrest me in the airport. Everything was...

Senior DIG reprimanded by president!

Lanka News Web on Sunday, 03 May 2015 05:32
Senior DIG reprimanded by president!

President Maithripala Sirisena strongly reprimanded and evicted head of the presidential security division senior DIG S.M. Wickremasinghe, who had tried to spy on a closed door meeting at a special...

6 national newspapers by Hiru

Lanka News Web on Sunday, 03 May 2015 05:30
6 national newspapers by Hiru

Asia Broadcasting or Hiru owned by Reyynor Silva, the brother of MP Duminda Silva, is to launch six national newspapers, say sources at the media network.

Why is PM so ill-tempered – president too, wonders

Lanka News Web on Sunday, 03 May 2015 05:28
Why is PM so ill-tempered – president too, wonders

“Why is our prime minister is so ill-tempered? These things cannot be done with an ill-temper. Do you see what has happened to those with ill-temper. History is there to...

Violence against dissent should be punished - FMM

Lanka News Web on Sunday, 03 May 2015 00:19
Violence against dissent should be punished - FMM

The Free Media Movement strongly condemns the physical attack unleashed on Dr.Nirmal Ranjith Devasiri and Dr.Kumudu Kusum Kumara at the May Day rally organised by the pro- Rajapaksa political parties...

FUTA condemns attack on Dr. Dewasiri and Dr. Kumudu

Lanka News Web on Sunday, 03 May 2015 00:14
FUTA condemns attack on Dr. Dewasiri and Dr. Kumudu

On the 1st of May, a group of persons brutally attacked former FUTA President and current media spokesperson, Dr Nirmal Ranjith Dewasiri and Dr Kumudu Kusum Kumara, also a prominent...

Will the Election Commissioner retire before the General Election?

Lanka News Web on Saturday, 02 May 2015 14:49
Will the Election Commissioner retire before the General Election?

Election Commissioner Mahinda Deshapriya who is completing his 60 years on the 6th of June should go on retirement. If he likes to continue his service by now he should...

Features

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...

hope of finding a national consensus on the ethnic question - min. Samaraweera

hope of finding a national consensus on the ethnic question - min. Samaraweera

Min. Mangala Samaraweera Speech in Parliament on 19A Mr. Speaker, I hope that good sense will prevail...

What is National Security for Rajapaksa(s)?

What is National Security for Rajapaksa(s)?

I am one of those who believed that bringing back Mahinda Rajapaksa as President was...

Presidential powers and the craving to be slaves

Presidential powers and the craving to be slaves

It appears that the President of Sri Lanka likes vivid imagery. Not so long ago,...

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 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 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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