President reviews progress of development projects in North Western and Central Provinces

Published : 12:00 am  June 18, 2013  |  Category: News  |  Leave a Comment  |  272 views  |  

Special discussion was held at Temple Trees yesterday under the patronage of President Mahinda Rajapaksa to review the progress of ongoing projects and the projects that have been completed.  Read More →


UNP sacks 10 over Sirikotha attack

Published : 12:00 am  June 18, 2013  |  Category: News  |  Leave a Comment  |  656 views  |  

Shiral Lakthilake, Maithri Gunaratne expelled from the party The Working Committee of the United National Party yesterday decided to expel 10 members from the party, including prominent provincial councillors and attorneys at law Maithri Gunaratne and Shiral Lakthilake, UNP General Secretary Tissa Attanayake told reporters yesterday.   Read More →


TNA team to discuss 13A with Indian PM

Published : 12:00 am  June 18, 2013  |  Category: News  |  Leave a Comment  |  189 views  |  

A delegation led by TNA Member of Parliament R. Sampanthan will meet Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and external affairs minister Salman Khurshid today. They also met the national security advisor Shivshankar Menon yesterday, the New Indian Express reported.  Read More →


All Ceylon YMMA holds 63rd Annual Convention

Published : 12:48 am  June 17, 2013  |  Category: News  |  Leave a Comment  |  745 views  |  

Basil Rajapaksa, Minister of Economic development was the chief guest of the 63th Annual general Meeting of All Ceylon young men’s Muslim association conference held at BMICH on 16th June.  Read More →


Karu warns of ‘dreadful suppression’ due to Executive Presidency

Published : 12:47 am  June 17, 2013  |  Category: News  |  8 Comments  |  1,049 views  |  

The concentration of power in the hands of a single individual and a group of cronies is creating a climate of ‘dreadful suppression’ and resulting in Sri Lanka becoming a country that is ‘democratic’ in title only, senior UNP Parliamentarian Karu Jayasuriya said. He said that the fundamental reason for the decline of all levels of social and political life was the fact that all State institutions are being politicised due to the unlimited powers acquired through the 18th Amendment.    Read More →


Opposition tells Polls Chief to get foreign monitors

Published : 1:13 am  June 15, 2013  |  Category: News  |  Leave a Comment  |  750 views  |  
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Elections Commissioner Mahinda Deshapriya has assured he would strive hard to obtain the services of foreign monitors for the Northern Provincial Council (NPC) Elections.  Read More →


Army Commander promoted to General

Published : 1:12 am  June 15, 2013  |  Category: News  |  Leave a Comment  |  871 views  |  
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Sri Lankan President and Commander-in-chief of the Armed Forces Mahinda Rajapaksa, promoted Army Commander Lieutenant General Jagath Jayasuriya VSV USP Ndu Psc to the rank of General, with effect from 01 June 2013.  Read More →


Australia sends back another 41 Sri Lankan boat people

Published : 1:11 am  June 15, 2013  |  Category: News  |  Leave a Comment  |  1,717 views  |  

Australia said yesterday that 41 Sri Lankan asylum seekers, sent back yesterday after failing to meet Australia’s international obligations, had arrived in the Sri Lankan capital Thursday night. This is the 30th plane of Sri Lankan irregular maritime arrivals landed in Colombo, the Minister for Immigration and Citizenship Brendan O’Connor said.  Read More →


Sri Lanka to hold C’wealth Youth Forum in Hambantota from November 10-14

Published : 1:11 am  June 15, 2013  |  Category: News  |  Leave a Comment  |  932 views  |  

Sri Lanka will hold the Commonwealth Youth Forum from 10 to 14 November at the Hambantota International Conference Hall in the south.  Read More →


Reconstructed A9 highway and former rebel runway in north opens today

Published : 1:10 am  June 15, 2013  |  Category: News  |  1 Comment  |  880 views  |  

President Mahinda Rajapaksa will officially open the improved main A-9 highway and the reconstructed former rebel airstrip at Iranamadu in Kilinochchi today (15), Government sources said.  Read More →


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