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Finding Lasantha’s Killers: ‘Question Mahinda Rajapaksa First’ Says Lasantha’s Brother Lal

Jan 31, 2015 7:43:57 AM- colombogazette.com
State Minister of Aviation, Faizer Mustapha says he is considering resigning from his post in order to focus on his profession as a lawyer. Speaking to the Colombo Gazette,
Jan 31, 2015 7:17:48 AM- yahoo.com
Sri Lanka's new president has appointed the country's most senior judge as the head of the Supreme Court, a move seen as a bid to bolster the independence of the judiciary which was politicised under the previous regime. Judge Kanagasabapathy Sripavan, who is also the first member of the minority Tamil group to take on the top legal job in decades, was sworn in on Friday, the government sa...
Jan 30, 2015 2:05:38 PM- colombotelegraph.com
The Frontline Socialist Party (FSP) has stated that action being taken against FSP Leader Kumar Gunarathnam’s arrival in Sri Lanka is an act of political revenge and a serious assault on the people’s right to democracy. The FSP issuing a statement today has pointed out that it was due to the emergence of an anti-democratic […]
Jan 31, 2015 6:33:02 AM- adaderana.lk
Thirteen persons were wounded and hospitalised following a collision involving a bus and a lorry in the Kohalana area on the Colombo-Kurunegala road this morning.
Jan 31, 2015 6:51:35 AM- lankasrinews.com
A Secret Report on K.P. alias Kumaran Padmanathan has been handed over to the Government by the Intelligence Department. This report contains so far unrevealed facts on K.P’s transactions as a former curator of the LTTE International Arms Deal.
Jan 31, 2015 6:51:35 AM- lankasrinews.com
As per the request of the Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe the Speaker Chamal Rajapaksa has decided to summon the Parliament on Monday for this special discussion and debate.
Jan 31, 2015 6:51:35 AM- lankasrinews.com
A Sri Lankan Air Hostess lost her life at the Qatar Doha car accident.
Jan 31, 2015 6:51:35 AM- lankasrinews.com
The Election Dates are Announced for the Vanni’s Puthukkudiyiruppu and Karaitturaipparru regional council elections.
Jan 31, 2015 6:51:35 AM- lankasrinews.com
The Previous Government, while setting up the Norochcholai Thermal Power Plant has committed financial fraudulences up to the tune of Rs.3,302 Crores.
Jan 31, 2015 6:14:45 AM- colombotelegraph.com
By Namal Rajapaksa - Those who know me and my two brothers know well how deeply we love the sport of rugby. Having begun playing around the age of six, we played during school, during college, captained university teams and finally represented Sri Lanka internationally. In addition to enjoying the game, in recent years, we […]
Jan 31, 2015 5:48:07 AM- itnnews.lk
Bayern Munich suffered a first meaningful Bundesliga defeat in over two years as they lost 4-1 to Wolfsburg. Bayern’s only league defeats since October 2012 had come after they wrapped up last season’s title but they returned from the six-week winter break in unfamiliar fashion. Bas Dost opened the scoring […]
Jan 31, 2015 5:47:30 AM- itnnews.lk
Top seed Novak Djokovic beat defending champion Stan Wawrinka in another dramatic five-set contest to reach the Australian Open final. The Serb won 7-6, 3-6, 6-4, 4-6, 6-0, for the third year running. They have played five sets at Melbourne Park. Djokovic, chasing a fifth Australian Open title, will play […]
Jan 31, 2015 5:46:21 AM- itnnews.lk
A spokesperson for the Nigerian federal government warnes that Boko Haram insurgents plan to use goats and cows as bomb couriers to carry out deadly attacks, in addition to a new batch of disguised suicide bombers. Reports of seized livestock had surfaced earlier this week when Nigerian press reported that […]
Jan 31, 2015 5:45:48 AM- itnnews.lk
The BND, Germany’s foreign intelligence agency, gathers 220 million pieces of metadata from foreign phone calls and text messages each day. This data is sometimes passed on to the NSA and the CIA. The metadata is collected at five different locations throughout Germany. Most of the retrieved information is deleted […]
Jan 31, 2015 5:45:11 AM- itnnews.lk
Torrential rains continued to cause havoc in Peru as mudslides and floods swept through rural towns leaving more than 20 people homeless. Footage from local media showed destroyed houses in the central town of Huancayo and more damage to buildings in the central Ucayali region. Emergency workers could be seen […]
Jan 31, 2015 5:44:28 AM- itnnews.lk
Professional climber Will Gadd took ice climbing to new heights as he scaled Niagra Falls. Recently released footage showed Gadd navigating the thunderous falls and heavy spray ice to ascend frozen spots of the waterfall. With 150,000 tonnes of water flowing over the crest every minute at speeds of nearly […]
Jan 31, 2015 5:43:56 AM- itnnews.lk
One 4-year-old dog is able to put on over 40 kinds of shows in southwest China’s Yunnan Province. The dog’s master surnamed Duan bought it with 20 yuan and named it “Duo Duo”. Duan never thought about training the dog. But once, a friend visited Duan and taught Duo Duo […]
Jan 31, 2015 5:43:18 AM- itnnews.lk
Welcome to the Jungle is an American comedy film directed by Rob Meltzer, and starring Jean-Claude Van Damme, Adam Brody, Rob Huebel and Dennis Haysbert. This comedy follows a group of unsuspecting office workers who find themselves stranded on a desert island when a corporate retreat led by unhinged former […]
Jan 31, 2015 5:51:30 AM- adaderana.lk
India-Sri Lanka today held talks on voluntary repatriation of Sri Lankan refugees in the country, within days of deciding to re-engage on the issue during a meeting between their foreign ministers.
Jan 31, 2015 4:56:44 AM- colombogazette.com
President Mahinda Rajapaksa’s son Namal Rajapaksa says bitter, vengeful politics which took over this country after elections earlier this month, have even made its way to the sports sector. In his
Jan 31, 2015 4:47:59 AM- colombogazette.com
The Bar Association of Sri Lanka (BASL), in a statement yesterday, stood by the decision to remove Mohan Pieris as Chief Justice, saying his appointment was unconstitutional, null and
Jan 31, 2015 6:31:13 AM- lankaviews.com
  It is reported that the police have started investigating an incident where MP Azath Salley threatened the 44th Chief Justice Mohan Peiris at his residence. SSP Ajith Rohana says that Chief Justice Mohan Peiris has lodged a complaint at the Cinnamon Garden Police around 11.30 pm on Tuesday (27), stating that a group led by Azath Salley had come to his residence at Wijerama around 7.30 p...
Jan 31, 2015 5:07:43 AM- lankatruth.com
It is reported that a report that includes secret information that has not been revealed yet regarding Kumaran Pathmanathan alias KP is to be submitted to the government by intelligence sections. KP was the chief procurer, the fund raiser and chief of international network of the LTTE. He was appointed the leader of the outfit after the death of Prabakaran. It was KP who supplied weapons, war mat...
Jan 31, 2015 4:24:20 AM- adaderana.lk
Commonwealth Secretary-General Kamalesh Sharma arrived in Sri Lanka today (Saturday 31 January) for a three day official visit during which he will meet the President Maithripala Sirisena, the Commonwealth's new Chair-in-Office.
Jan 31, 2015 4:19:53 AM- colombogazette.com
Commonwealth Secretary-General Kamalesh Sharma arrived in Sri Lanka today on a three day official visit where he will meet President Maithripala Sirisena. Sirisena became the Commonwealth’s Chair-in-Office following the recent Presidential
Jan 31, 2015 4:10:01 AM- colombotelegraph.com
රයන් ගුඞ්මාන් - ගිය සතියේ ‘නිව්යෝර්ක් ටයිම්ස්’ පුවත්පතට මා ලියූ ලිපියකට ශ‍්‍රී ලංකාවේ අධිකරණ නියෝජ්‍ය ඇමතිවරයා ප‍්‍රතිචාර දක්වා තිබුණි. ඇමරිකානු පුරවැසියෙකු වන ශ‍්‍රී ලංකාවේ හිටපු ආරක්ෂක ලේකම් ගෝඨාභය රාජපක්ෂට එරෙහිව නඩු පැවරීමට ඇමරිකාවට ඇති හැකියාව ගැනත්, එසේ නඩු පැවරිය යුත්තේ මන්ද යන්න ගැනත් මගේ ලිපියෙන් සාකච්ඡුා කොට තිබුණි. ඇමරිකාව විසින් රාජපක්ෂට එරෙහිව එසේ නඩු පැවරීමෙන් […]
Jan 31, 2015 3:42:15 AM- colombotelegraph.com
Casting doubts on the government’s pledge of delivering justice to the unresolved murders of several journalists, a fresh investigation into the assassination of Sunday Leader Founder/Editor-in-Chief Lasantha Wickramatunge has not yet begun despite a clear pointer being available on where to begin the probe. As Colombo Telegeraph reported in 2013, former President Mahinda Rajapaksa had [R...
Jan 31, 2015 3:40:31 AM- lankatruth.com
The decision taken on 8th January to increase the salaries of engineers in Ceylon Electricity Board is a serious mistake and a fraud. Also, the present Minister of Power Patali Champika Ranawaka presenting a cabinet paper to legalize the matter is a worse mistake says the convener of ‘Voice against Corruption’ (VAC) Wasantha Samarasinghe. Speaking at a media conference convened by VAC yesterday (...
Jan 31, 2015 3:14:17 AM- lankatruth.com
Former Minister of Transport Kumara Welgama, after being exposed that he had used two buses belonging to SLTB buses for his political affairs yesterday (30th), is making false statements to evade the responsibility of the vile act. Former Minister says the SLTB, on his request, made available the buses for associations of senior citizens. Yesterday, JVP Member for the Western Provincial Council L...
Jan 31, 2015 3:08:39 AM- news.lk
Foreign Secretary reaffirms Pakistan's unflinching political, moral and diplomatic support to the people of Kashmir. Foreign Secretary Aizaz Ahmed Chaudhry has emphasized that resolution of Kashmir dispute is vital to ensure peace, security and stability in the region.   He was briefing the Ambassadors of five permanent members of the UN Security Council and the European Union based in Islamabad ...
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