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Investigations into Keith Noir’s abduction barred by AG

2019-08-23 08:00:00

The Criminal Investigations Department (CID) recently uncovered information about an army soldier named Sumith, who was allegedly involved into the abduction and torture of Keith Noir, editor of The Nation newspaper, during the Rajapaksa rule...


Dinner talks over dividing ministries of Maithri-Sajith coalition at Sujiwa’s residence

2019-08-22 10:08:00

Discussions on Tuesday (20) were held at the residence of Minister Sujeewa Senasinghe upon dividing ministries of the proposed government in coalition of the SLFP and Sajith faction of the UNP, sources said...


Investigations to Thajudeen’s Murder barred amidst Navy’s denial!

2019-08-20 09:58:00

Concluding investigations into the assassination of rugby player Wasim Thajudeen has been barred amidst the the Sri Lanka Navy’s denial to provide information to the CID, sources said...


U.S. grossly violate Sri Lanka’s sovereignty amidst appointment of new Army Commander

2019-08-19 17:55:00

The Embassy of the United States of America issuing a statement on Monday (19) said that they are ’’deeply concerned’’ by the appointment of Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva as the Army Commander...


President proves strong will before international community by appointing Shavendra Silva

2019-08-19 17:28:00

President Maithripala Sirisena has proven strong will before the international community by appointing Shavendra Silva as the Army Commander...


Ranil views JVP should be backed!?

2019-08-19 09:24:00

The United National Party (UNP) as a standalone force can never win polls, UNP Leader Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe views, sources said...


’Sajith-Maithri Coalition’ to spawn new national government, estimated for 93 ministries

2019-08-18 11:10:00

President Maithripala Sirisena is preparing to unite the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) and the United National Party (UNP) upon spawning a new national government, sources said...


Former President Chandrika filling vacant SLFP MP position thru National List in the talks, sources say!

2019-08-18 10:53:00

Former President Attanagalla SLFP Organizer Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga being filled for the vacant National List MP position following the resignation of SLFP Parliamentarian Shantha Bandara are on the talks, sources said...


Gota’s campaign hampered by Mahinda’s image, experts point out, propaganda committee to amble Mahinda!

2019-08-18 10:32:00

Gotabaya Rajapaksa’s propaganda committee has decided to decline Mahinda Rajapaksa’s involvement during campaigning for president, upon realizing his immense recognition and image would hamper the attraction for the new SLPP presidential nominee, as pointed out by experts, sources said...


UN Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Religion or Belief visits Sri Lanka

2019-08-17 19:12:00

The UN Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Religion or Belief, Ahmed Shaheed called on Minister Tilak Marapana at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs today, commencing his official country visit to Sri Lanka from 15- 26 August 2019...


’’Learn from dad’’, Rajitha says to Sajith

2019-08-17 14:23:00

Deputer Leader of UNP Sajith Premadasa visited the Health Ministry on the 14th and met Health Minister Rajitha Senaratne, sources said...


Sajith-Maithri talks over presidential polls burning UNP to ground on theaters!

2019-08-17 10:13:00

President Maithripala Sirisena on several occasions throughout recent history had taken drastic measures on bending the Sri Lankan political arena upside down leaving hungry media piles of fresh meat...


Chain-of-calls to Malik by President over nomination to Sajith amidst upcoming presidential polls

2019-08-16 17:20:00

President Maithripala Sirisena has telephoned Sajith’s rebel leader Malik Samarawickrema on four occasions to finalize the nomination affairs of Sajith Premadasa as the UNP’s presidential candidate before August 22, sources said...


Why bother for a non-existent presidential poll? Justice Minister says

2019-08-16 12:27:00

There is no point of fighting over a presidential election that does not exist in 2019, Justice and Prison Reforms Minister Thalatha Athukorala says...


Rathana Thera intercepted National Police Commission!

2019-08-16 09:07:00

Parliamentarian Athuraliye Ratana Thera has reportedly pressurized the National Police Commission to suspend the transfer given to Kurunegala District DIG Kithsiri Jayalath, sources said...


Ahimsa writes to Ranil, accuses of using her father’s name upon winning polls!

2019-08-14 08:20:00

Ahimsa Wickrematunge, daughter of slain journalist Lasantha Wickremetunga on, Tuesday (12) wrote a letter to Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe accusing of using the death of her father as trump to win the polls...


UNP frontmen avoid Sajith upon presidential campaigning

2019-08-13 09:22:00

None of the prominent UNP politicians participated in the rally held at the Wills Park Stadium in Badulla yesterday (12) as the initial step of Sajith Premadasa’s presidential campaign...


Several irregularities in Farmer’s Trust Fund management exposed

2019-08-12 17:00:00

The objectives of the Fund which was widened by a Cabinet Memorandum in the year 2002, are agriculture development and improve welfare of the farmer community...


Safi’s case: Sarath Weera Bandara who stands above law

2019-08-09 16:44:00

The case against Dr. Safi Shihabdeen of the Kurunegala Hospital was taken up at the Kurunegala Magistrate’s Court today (09) and it was revealed that the Director of the Kurunegala Hospital Sarath Weera Bandara is acting above court orders...


Mahinda and Namal Committing Hara-Kiri

2019-08-09 12:17:00

Mahinda Rajapaksa is still one of the most popular politicians in the country. But he has one problem. He cannot contest for Presidency...


Verdict by Special High Court over former Chief of Staff ensures government’s failure

2019-08-09 11:12:00

The verdict of the initial case filed before three-member Special High Court against Gamini Senarath, former chief of staff during Rajapaksa government, was handed over on Thursday (08) acquitting all accused...


Sagala, Kabir secretly visiting Gota caught red handed!

2019-08-06 09:33:00

Two ministers tended to secretly visit presidential candidate from Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP), Gotabaya Rajapaksa, were caught red handed by Opposition Leader Mahinda Rajapaksa...


Resistance formed over plot to cudgel UNP!

2019-08-05 15:25:00

In light of fighting over plot to destroy the unity within the United National Party (UNP), party leaders have formed resistance by summoning former members and still members who hardly contribute for conversation, sources said...


Minister Harin bribed 60 million from SLC!

2019-08-05 09:31:00

Very vocal Sports Minister against corruption in Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) board, Harin Fernando, has obtained 60 million rupees from the SLC, sources said...


President to probe into Army Commander-Field Marshal alliance against Defence Secretary!

2019-08-03 14:54:00

President Maithripala Sirisena has reportedly turned his attention to the actions of Army Commander Mahesh Senanayake and Field Marshal Sarath Fonseka against Defense Secretary Shantha Kottegoda...


Bhathiya n Santhush back in action, with SLPP!

2019-08-02 17:05:00

Similar to 2014, sons of former President Mahinda Rajapaksa are at preparation to lead campaigning for 2020 presidential election from SLPP, reports said...


Rathana Thera at Swiss cocktail party!

2019-08-01 22:08:00

Parliamentarian Athuraliye Rathana Thera has participated in a cocktail party hosted by the Swiss Ambassador in Sri Lanka to mark the Swiss National Day today (01), sources said...


Amendments sought by Sajith’s loyalists, Ranil denies!

2019-08-01 17:15:00

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has reportedly rejected a request made by MP Sajith Premadasa’s loyalists to postpone signing of the agreement for the new alliance ’’Prajathanthrawadi Jathika Peramuna,’’ which is to be formed on the 5th of August...


US citizenship: Letter floating on media is fake, Gota says

2019-08-01 16:57:00

Former defence secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa on Wednesday (31) told the Daily Mirror website that the document floated through social media as proof of cancellation of US citizenship is a fake, and that he has the actual certificate...


Ceympco denies involvement in waste cargo, urges government for unbiased inquiry!

2019-07-31 22:59:00

Mr. Sashi Koran, Director of Ceylon Metal Processing Corporation (Ceympco), denies any involvement in helping foreign countries to dump garbage in Sri Lanka...