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Vajira caught handing over used face mask to another

2020-03-21 07:52:00

United National Party Gall district candidate team leader former parliamentarian Vajita Abeywardena on Thursday (19) was donating free face masks to the public and seen handing over the mask he wore to another...

Politics of Pandemics: Pohottu Rohitha bids Corona

2020-03-19 09:48:00

Former minister Rohitha Abeygunawardena has launched his political campaign on Social Media by publishing a huge poster featuring his picture with a QR Code in which the Rathana Sutra for daily listening to prevent the Corona pandemic is available...

PM sought for permission to seize Ravi Karunanayake!

2020-03-16 06:48:00

The once glorious CID is currently in a state as mentioned above and the serious question is how to combat crimes in the country with having a department head dilly dallying upon receiving a tip...

Ranjan - Sajith voice tapes leaked!

2020-03-11 16:52:00

The police teams investigating former parliamentarian Ranjan Ramanayake’s voice tapes uncovered that there are plenty of telephone conversations of him and Mr. Sajith Premadasa, endured for about one hundred hours, sources revealed...

Tigers reawakened amidst coming Election!

2020-03-09 09:10:00

Media outlets backing the present government have begun to propagate reports on a potential reawakening of Tigers unlike ever before following the parliament dissolution to conduct a general election...

Karannagoda spotted with Defence Secretary in Battle of the Maroons!

2020-03-08 21:20:00

Former navy commander Wasantha Karannagoda who failed to respond to court notice on four occasions to appear on the alleged involvement of disappearing eleven youths for extortion has been spotted in the audience of the annual Ananda - Nalanda Big Match yesterday (07)...

Minister Wimal’s 50th and 55th Birthdays today!

2020-03-07 09:58:00

Minister Wimal Weerawansa’s birthday is today (07)...

I did as he pleased, his duty is to treat me - Prasanna Ranaweera

2020-02-12 08:43:00

SLPP stalwart parliamentarian Prasanna Ranaweera joining Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa in his official tour to India has had a social media storm over the week, and another interesting conversation is heard by the corner...

Three ministers to battle for Prime Minister’s post, advertising on the run!

2020-02-08 10:22:00

Three ministers of the present government are battling to win the post of Prime Minister in the next supposedly SLPP government...

Ajith Prasanna condemned by Wimal, Gammanpila!

2019-12-03 06:54:00

On the other hand, the actual opposition to the Swiss embassy in the country, backed by 69 lakhs of citizens, has been downgraded by Ajith Prasanna’s failed attempt, they alleged...

The switching Senanayake Grandson - where would he be tomorrow?

2019-11-08 18:28:00

State Minister Wasantha Senanayake has officially joined the SLPP today (08) in support of the Presidential candidate Gotabaya Rajapaksa. Accordingly, Senanayake has joined the SLPP presidential rally in Manampitiya, Polonnaruwa...

Rupavahini Chairperson threatened only in Sunset!

2019-10-26 17:05:00

It may be possible whether security forces of Rupavahini Corporation would have to escort her safely from her residence to Base in the morning in the coming days...

Plan to present Sarath Weerasekara to split Mahesh Senanayake’s Sinhala votes

2019-10-06 11:14:00

Sarath Weerasekera had already obtained the parliamentary certificate required to contest as a candidate a few days ago...

Ranil is too good, JR would have banned JVP!

2019-07-13 15:14:00

When it comes to the Easter Sunday attacks, what Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) must actually do is to be self critical as a party, instead of presenting no-confidence motions against anyone, a powerful United National Party (UNP) member told Lanka News Web (LNW)...

Assaulting lift operator: Investigation against IGP after two years

2019-06-02 06:17:00

After Lanka News Web (LNW) on 31st May published an article reminding the IGP Pujith Jayasundara’s assault on Samarakone Banda, a lift operator worked at the police headquarters, the police headquarters had reportedly decided to launch an investiga..

People ask me to take it, but if I take it... - Army Commander

2019-05-26 11:53:00

Army Commander Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake has reportedly said people ask of him to acquire the rule of country for three months, however if such thing is about to happen it would take more than just three months to give it back...

IGP Pujith gets blasted from Ranjith Maddumabandara!

2018-11-02 17:46:47

Inspector General of Police Pujith Jayasundara is the front person of the Government sector who visited former President Mahinda Rajapakshe after he was sworn in as the new Prime Minister on last (26). Soon after couple of hours since his appointment..

Will President Sirisena lose job too ?

2018-10-30 15:32:18

Parallel to the appointment of Mr. Mahinda Rajapakshe as the new Prime Minister, his supporters tend to spread their bliss across the country through cut-outs, banners and billboards in every corner, as if the history in which majority of our country..

I stole evidence from my file – former ministry secretary says

2018-10-01 10:00:26

It has been reported that former Highways Ministry Secretary R.W.R. Premasiri stated he misplaced the evidence of the Financial Crimes Investigation Division (FCID) investigation against him with the support of his acquaintances. ..

Should’ve Told If Lavatories Needed Too – Bizarre Talks of Government Officials!

2018-09-18 12:23:20

The Sri Lanka Railway Department recently imported Railway Compartments to the department. Usually in importing Railway Compartments it is the comfort of passengers most prioritised, and importing compartments with lavatory facilities is the usual pr..

Our Lord and the Lord Buddha

2018-09-14 14:01:00

A famous Buddhist monk in our country made a tour into Australia recently. The monk, who is talked in the political arena back-and-forth, accommodated during their tour to Australia at a friend’s house. ..

If we accept, it’s ransom – they accept, then it’s donation

2018-07-19 13:50:30

Chinese companies gave money to Rajapaksa, that is the most-discussed topic these days. Rajapaksa’s rivals, including the government, are calling these trasnactions ransoms taken by Rajapaksa while Rajapaksa’s supporters call these donations. ..

Son infected with father’s illness

2018-05-24 06:40:43

Appointing new chairpersons to both SLRC and ITN, media minister Mangala Samaraweera asked that correct information with regard to the government’s development programmes be transmitted to the people. He said he did not expect them to be mouthpiece..

The best of facilities at Hotel De Prisons

2018-05-15 08:40:02

A super luxury hotel functions in Colombo city without the knowledge of society. ..

Sagala gets closer to Gotabhaya

2018-05-12 04:37:06

Youth affairs minister Sagala Ratnayake has become concerned after we published an article which said he was unhappy over the appointment of Akila Viraj Kariyawasam as general secretary of the UNP, reports say. These days, he is trying to find out th..

United National Party, or United Royalist Party ?

2018-04-28 06:00:43

The long-awaited reorganizing of the UNP has concluded with top positions of the party announced. With that list of names, the party’s name too, should have been changed, journalists say. ..

Upali Kodikara, the joker!

2018-01-30 05:56:10

These days, MP Mahinda Rajapaksa’s right hand is Upali Kodikara of Maharagama, who is called Prof. ..