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Thursday, 17 Oct 2019

LATEST NEWS

SLPP meets backlash over ’Mental Health’ Call!

This is what Gammanpila does to support Gotabaya Rajapaksa.

9 minute ago

Chronic racism overflowed amidst opening of Jaffna International Airport!

This too can be defined as such act committed by some chronically racist media body.

52 minute ago

Pompeo and Pence head to Turkey to urge country’s President not to invade Syria

US Secretary of State Pompeo will leave for Turkey with Vice President Pence, State Department announced.

1 hours ago

Is entrusting Sarath Fonseka with National Security enough? (VIDEO)

The common challenge lies before 2 major contestants is convincing the public on how national security should be establi

2 hours ago

80 percent voter turnout favourable for Presidential Candidate Sajith Premadsa?

Chairman of Election Commission says the upcoming Presidential Election will exceed 80 percent of voter turnout.

2 hours ago

Netherlands assists Sri Lanka’s connectivity improvement and vocational training

Netherlands will be providing financial assistance for Sri Lanka.

2 hours ago

Human capital agenda for Sri Lanka

At a political level we had a very powerful human rights argument that education is a fundamental right.

3 hours ago

Hong Kong’s Legislative Session adjourned amid heckling posed by pro-democracy lawmakers

Legislative session of Hong Kong chambers was adjourned due to endless heckling posed by pro-democracy lawmakers Lam.

5 hours ago

UK Labour MP Ellman tenders resignation after 55 years!

British MP Louise Ellman has decided to resign from the Labour Party leaving her 55-year-old party membership.

5 hours ago

CID arrests Avant Garde Chairman Nissanka Senadhipathi

The AG said that as the SC had rejected their FR petitions of five of the accused, there are no hindrances to arresting

7 hours ago

CBK returns to Island on Saturday, talks between Mangala and SLFP on the go!

She will be playing a critical role this year as well.

8 hours ago

Sarath Fonseka slams at SLPP over Rajapaksas’ twisted policy of splitting reputation of war victory

They speak for themselves when the war was won, but we’re responsible when something goes wrong. The way of the Rajapaks

8 hours ago

Kili Maharaja hires Sri Ranga to pull down Swarnavahini!

Sri Ranga’s intention is to ruin Swarnavahini & bankrupt the organisation. Lyca does not understand this.

8 hours ago

SPECIAL NEWS

CBK returns to Island on Saturday, talks between Mangala and SLFP on the go!

She will be playing a critical role this year as well.

8 hours ago

Kili Maharaja hires Sri Ranga to pull down Swarnavahini!

Sri Ranga’s intention is to ruin Swarnavahini & bankrupt the organisation. Lyca does not understand this.

8 hours ago

SLFP poses an open threat to SLPP activists over booing

That decision was not made for protecting the SLFP, but protecting the country.

8 hours ago

Dear Mr. Gotabaya Rajapaksa, where were you during the ’88 - 89 Era?

Gotabaya Rajapaksa was a Lieutenant Colonel in the Sri Lanka Army at that time.

16 Oct 2019

Gota’s citizenship: Thenuwara, Viyangoda together with civil societies head to Supreme Court!

This move will be significant as hearing the executive power before Supreme Court is important for entire political futu

16 Oct 2019

LNW’s response to Gota’s Media Unit

We, ’’LNW’’, have a 10 year history and a signature identity that we have built for ourselves.

16 Oct 2019

BUSINESS

Toyota Introduces New RAV4 Range and the HIACE Van for SL

Toyota Lanka (Pvt) Ltd has invigorated the surging SUV market in Sri Lanka by launching a new-generation RAV4 range.

14 Oct 2019

Softlogic Life gains Forbes ‘Asia’s acclaim

Softlogic Life made it to the Forbes ‘Asia’s Best Under A Billion 2019’ list.

14 Oct 2019

“Sri Lanka Week at Carrefour Oman” Ceremonially Opened at Muscat City Centre

“Sri Lanka Week at Carrefour Oman” was ceremonially opened at Carrefour Hypermarket in Muscat City Centre on 2/10/2019.

08 Oct 2019

Toyota Lanka Goes Digital with Toyota Sure and Service App

Toyota Lanka (Pvt) Ltd recently launched a comprehensive website for Toyota Sure certified vehicles which are approved b

06 Oct 2019

FEATURED

Human capital agenda for Sri Lanka

At a political level we had a very powerful human rights argument that education is a fundamental right.

3 hours ago

Sajith Premadasa the last hope for the down trodden

Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not, but remember that what you have now was once among things only

16 Oct 2019

2019 Booker Prize declared ’’a tie’’ jointly won by Margaret Atwood and Bernardine Evaristo!

Margaret Atwood and Bernardine Evaristo jointly won the 2019 Booker Prize on Monday after judges ’’flout’’ the rules by

15 Oct 2019

A Nation is not merely territory on an ideology but a collective consciousness

A nation is a people living together in a particular geographical region. But legal definitions do not create a nation.

14 Oct 2019

FOREIGN

Pompeo and Pence head to Turkey to urge country’s President not to invade Syria

US Secretary of State Pompeo will leave for Turkey with Vice President Pence, State Department announced.

1 hours ago

Hong Kong’s Legislative Session adjourned amid heckling posed by pro-democracy lawmakers

Legislative session of Hong Kong chambers was adjourned due to endless heckling posed by pro-democracy lawmakers Lam.

5 hours ago

UK Labour MP Ellman tenders resignation after 55 years!

British MP Louise Ellman has decided to resign from the Labour Party leaving her 55-year-old party membership.

5 hours ago

Hong Kong Leader Carrie Lam’s annual policy address centres on Land and Hosing!

The crisis in Hong Kong is said to be the worst political crisis in the China after the British handed it over in 1997.

15 Oct 2019

Environment

SL hosts the First Meeting of the Mangrove Ecosystems and Livelihood Action Group

Sri Lanka hosts the First Meeting of the Mangrove Ecosystems and Livelihood Action Group under the Commonwealth Blue Cha

14 Oct 2019

Sri Lanka wields mangroves, its tsunami shield, against climate change

About 140 kilometers (87 miles) south of Colombo, the Sri Lankan capital, lies the coastal town of Koggala, named after

24 Sep 2019

Sri Lanka scales up its domestic campaign to protect sharks with a global push

Decades ago along the beaches of Sri Lanka, fish sellers used bicycles to transport their catch, including sharks. It wa

08 Sep 2019

Dramatic warming projected in world’s major cities by 2050

77 percent of the world’s cities will experience a ’’striking change’’ in climate conditions, while 22 percent will expe

11 Jul 2019

GOSSIP

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

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

06 Oct 2019

Ranil is too good, JR would have banned JVP!

When it comes to the Easter Sunday attacks, what Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) must actually do is to be self critical

13 Jul 2019

Assaulting lift operator: Investigation against IGP after two years

After Lanka News Web (LNW) on 31st May published an article reminding the IGP Pujith Jayasundara’s assault on Samarakone

02 Jun 2019

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

Army Commander Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake has reportedly said people ask of him to acquire the rule of country

26 May 2019

ART

2019 Booker Prize declared ’’a tie’’ jointly won by Margaret Atwood and Bernardine Evaristo!

Margaret Atwood and Bernardine Evaristo jointly won the 2019 Booker Prize on Monday after judges ’’flout’’ the rules by ..

15 Oct 2019

Rory Peck Awards finalists announced!

This year’s Rory Peck Award sponsored by Google, Sony, AP, announced finalists across three categories...

08 Oct 2019