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What President said about development of Mt. Lavinia Beach on March 08..

2020-06-01 09:53:00

The unsuccessful reclamation project of the Mount Lavinia Beach by filling sand wasting millions of rupees have shaken the social media waters in the present...

Tycoon Miller conveys thanks to four members of the Rajapaksa Family for increasing Rice Price

2020-05-28 08:48:00

Owner of Araliya Rice Mill business tycoon Dudley Sirisena has conveyed his thanks to President Gotabaya Rajapaksa, Prime Minister Basil Rajapaksa, Agriculture Minister Chamal Rajapaksa and Chairman of the Task Force for Economic Revival Basil Rajapaksa for agreeing to increase the price of Rice...

Vision for Prosperity: Jathika Rupavahini reserves airtime for Grandchild of the Palace!

2020-05-15 10:27:00

National Television channel Jathika Rupavahini broadcast a musical program for Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa’s grandson Nirvan Rajapaksa yesterday (14)...

Sajith responds to Social Media trolling over his Linguistic Capacity

2020-05-11 10:19:00

Former opposition leader Sajith Premadasa has been subjected to a mass social media trolling over the last week for using advanced English terms in his Twitter messages...

A toast for the VIPs: Laws bent amid COVID-19

2020-04-26 09:07:00

Mr. Lakshman Hulugalla, a powerful figure in the present government, has shared a Facebook post on Saturday (25) with pictures of him and former minister Nimal Lanza sharing wine at the Hilton Hotel...

Coronavirus: Flattening the Curve ’Baiyo’s Way’

2020-04-19 08:43:00

TV Derana on news at 12 yesterday (18) introduced rather an interesting graph on the coronavirus’s prevalence in Sri Lanka...

Congratulations to ’’Derana’’ for becoming the ’’National Channel’’!

2020-04-18 10:01:00

In the awakening of the COVID-19 Pandemic, the public is vigilant to collect the latest information possible on the disease spread that directly affects their lives...

President belittled by Pohottu Stalwarts before International Eye?

2020-04-18 08:27:00

Media backing governing party has been carrying out a massive propaganda campaign for days now that Sri Lanka and President Gotabaya Rajapaksa are ranked 9th in the Global Response Index to Infectious Diseases...

Police bend knee before Media Giants redefining democracy!

2020-04-14 17:20:00

The footage aired in Hiru TV in which former parliamentarian Ranjan Ramanayake was arguing with the Police outside his official residence in Madiwela, the incident that led to his arrest yesterday (13), was videotaped by a police officer who had been on the scene...

Gammanpila organizes online New Year Festival!

2020-04-13 09:30:00

Leader Pivithuru Hela Urumaya SLPP stalwart former parliamentarian Udaya Gammanpila has organized an online New Year Festival through his official Facebook page...

Major Generals for Provinces, Brigadiers for Districts - Pohottu grassroots woo for military rule!

2020-04-07 07:18:00

The Anunayake Thero of Asgiri Chapter on a recent occasion said that the Parliament Election should be postponed for at least three years...

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. ..