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Port city project temporary suspended

Mar 5, 2015 9:52:46 PM- news.lk
India;s External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will arrive in Colombo today (06) to set the stage for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Sri Lanka.   During her two-day stay, Ms Swaraj will call on Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and hold talks with Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera.   She is also expected to call on President Maithripala Sirisena during the trip, seen as a precursor...
Mar 5, 2015 9:37:20 PM- asiantribune.com
Colombo, 06 March, (Asiantribune.com): Former president Mahinda Rajapaksa said today that no presidential residence was being built in Kankesanthurai for his exclusive use as reported in the media.‘They are international convention centers’ Maithripala-Ranil administration is on a vilification campaign. ...
Mar 5, 2015 8:58:39 PM- colombogazette.com
By Dr Shamshad Akhtar  World leaders and decision-makers from more than 100 countries will gather later this month in Sendai, Japan, to finalize a new global framework for disaster
Mar 5, 2015 8:45:59 PM- adaderana.lk
Signalling potentially closer economic ties with India, Sri Lanka has invited several top Indian companies to invest in major projects in the island nation, particularly for collaborations in the manufacturing sector. .
Mar 5, 2015 8:32:05 PM- colombogazette.com
Signalling potentially closer economic ties with India, Sri Lanka has invited several top Indian companies to invest in major projects in the island nation, particularly for collaborations in the
Mar 5, 2015 8:22:48 PM- colombogazette.com
The Indian Ministry of External Affairs is working on fixing a fresh date for holding third round of talks between fishermen of Sri Lanka and Tamil Nadu after the State government
Mar 5, 2015 8:27:34 PM- asiantribune.com
By Dr. Abdul Ruff Colachal It seems the Rajapaksha government had paid huge sums to USA to get its support for wars against Tamils which led to war crimes committed by the military. Reports suggested that the Rajapaksha government had paid huge sums to US Congressmen to support Colombo on war crimes against Tamils, in the name of fighting t...
Mar 5, 2015 7:04:33 PM- yahoo.com
Sri Lanka have been hit by another World Cup injury blow after batsman Dimuth Karunaratne suffered a tournament-ending broken finger in the nets, the team announced Friday. The setback, coming just two days before the team's crunch game against Australia at the Sydney Cricket Ground, followed key spinner Rangana Herath needing stitches in his left hand after being hurt in the game against ...
Mar 5, 2015 6:11:41 PM- dbsjeyaraj.com
by Rajan Hoole, N. Sivapalan, Ahilan Kadirgamar and K. Sritharan The UN Human Rights Commission’s decision to investigate violations and the huge loss of life during the last months of the war concluded in 2009 was a significant victory for the victims. The dignity of the victims required that the truth must be told without ...Continue reading ‘“Could we say the LTTE was Involved in th...
Mar 5, 2015 6:00:08 PM- dbsjeyaraj.com
by Shamindra Ferdinando The JVP has opposed special provision for a 45-member cabinet and 55 deputy ministers/state ministers following the next general election to facilitate the formation of a national government. JVP leader Anura Kumara Dissanayake, MP, yesterday said that his party was agreeable to formation of a national government though it wouldn’t be party ...Continue reading ‘JVP Op...
Mar 5, 2015 5:11:14 PM- yahoo.com
Sri Lanka's Rangana Herath and Dimuth Karunaratne will miss the World Cup clash with Australia at the SCG.
Mar 5, 2015 5:44:55 PM- yahoo.com
Sri Lanka will be forced to make at least two changes for Sunday's crunch Cricket World Cup clash with Australia in Sydney.
Mar 5, 2015 5:46:04 PM- dbsjeyaraj.com
By Jayashika Padmasiri The tension between the main opposition Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) and the Government seems to be increasing rapidly as Opposition Leader Nimal Siripala de Silva and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe engage in a cold war while standing under the ‘National Government umbrella’. The debate rages between implementing constitutional amendments with electoral ...Continue re...
Mar 5, 2015 5:22:27 PM- dbsjeyaraj.com
By Mahinda Rajapaksa (Text of a Press release Issued by Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa) Wide publicity has been given to images of what is purported to be a half built presidential residence in Kankesanthurei said to have been constructed for my exclusive use. I wish to inform the public that no presidential residence was being ...Continue reading ‘Buildings Constructed in Kankesanthurai...
Mar 5, 2015 5:47:06 PM- lankaviews.com
The cabinet has approved the temporary suspension  of  Colombo Port City project with immediate effect . Deputy Minister Ajith Perera said that this decision was taken by the Cabinet  based on cabinet paper put forward by Prime Minister Ranil Wickramasinhe. 
Mar 5, 2015 4:31:14 PM- yahoo.com
‘The government huge potential for a full-fledged Free Trade Agreement,’ says Central Bank Governor
Mar 5, 2015 1:17:41 PM- yahoo.com
Muttiah Muralitharan says Sri Lanka loom as a threat in the business end of the World Cup, starting with their match against Australia.
Mar 5, 2015 1:35:01 PM- colombotelegraph.com
By Mano Ratwatte – The defining fact for two generations of Sri Lankans (or Ceylonese if you prefer) has been the strife between the island’s two primary ethnic groups since independence from the British. Many erudite scholars, political scientists and historians have examined the causes of this conflict. Some say it all began in 1956 […]
Mar 5, 2015 1:34:23 PM- colombotelegraph.com
By Charles Sarvan - One of my sons took me to see the Martin Luther King film, ‘Selma’, which opens with 15 September 1963 and the explosion at an African-American Baptist church in Birmingham, Alabama, killing four children. The scene reminded me of the poem ‘Ballad of Birmingham’, published in 1968 by African American Dudley […]
Mar 5, 2015 1:33:45 PM- colombotelegraph.com
By Jude Fernando - Sri Lanka Needs a Ministry of Diversity and Inclusion (Part III/VI) Language and Multiculturalism: (MID Objective #1) “Oppressive language does more than represent violence; it is violence; does more than represent the limits of knowledge; it limits knowledge.”― Toni Morrison “But if thought corrupts language, language can also corrupt thought.”― George Orwell, […]
Mar 5, 2015 1:33:05 PM- colombotelegraph.com
The Global Tamil Forum (GTF) has today called upon President Maithripla Sirisena to address concerns of the war affected Tamil people and to work towards meaningful political resolution. Issuing a statement the Tamil  diaspora organisation said; “GTF does not underestimate the mammoth task the government faces in several fronts and its notable achievements within a […]
Mar 5, 2015 1:43:07 PM- lankasrinews.com
The Sri Lankan government has assured an international media delegation visiting the country that the long-awaited Freedom of Information bill would be tabled this month and passed in parliament before the upcoming general election.
Mar 5, 2015 1:43:07 PM- lankasrinews.com
Armed Sri Lankan fishermen abducted seven of their counterparts from Tamil Nadu early today off Kodiakarai and demanded a ransom from their relatives to release them, a top official said.
Mar 5, 2015 1:43:07 PM- lankasrinews.com
Under the 100 days work programme proposed by the president Maithripala Sirisena foundation stones laid to construct separate houses in 7 purchases of lands to 52 families at Portmore and Dayagama areas today.
Mar 5, 2015 1:43:07 PM- lankasrinews.com
Newly appointed government invited to return back all Lankans left the country during the war period. However state intelligence unit officials arrested 10 Tamils returned from Middle East, Australia and Italy, Journalist for Democracy in SriLanka (JDS) said.
Mar 5, 2015 1:43:07 PM- lankasrinews.com
Police unit deployed to investigate on corruption and financial fraud activities will submit their report to the court tomorrow, police media unit said.
Mar 5, 2015 1:43:07 PM- lankasrinews.com
The proposed Rs. 20,000 allowance for expectant mothers in the new government's interim budget will be paid from 21st March, 2015, which is part of the government’s 100 days programme, Cabinet Spokesperson Minister Rajitha Senaratne said while addressing the weekly cabinet briefing held at the Government Information Department today (05).
Mar 5, 2015 1:43:07 PM- lankasrinews.com
The Minister of Public Order John Amarathunga says “Through the death penalty, the drug trade should be Eradicated. By smuggling the narcotic drugs on containers the drug traffickers become convicts.
Mar 5, 2015 1:43:07 PM- lankasrinews.com
Minister Champika Ranawaka says former president Mahinda Rajapaksa is only responsible for his own defeat.
Mar 5, 2015 1:43:07 PM- lankasrinews.com
In Chennai a Protest Demonstration has been planned to protest against the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Sri Lanka. This demonstration has been proposed to urge the Prime Minister to cancel his official visit to Sri Lanka.
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