Apr 30, 2017 1:05:43 AM- hirunews.lk
Police have requested motorists to use alternate routes due to the vehicle parade organized in the Gampaha town, by the Gampaha Bandaranayaka Vidyalaya. The vehicle parade is to commence at 10AM and proceed along the Gampaha – Yakkala road towards... Read More
Apr 30, 2017 1:05:16 AM- hirunews.lk
Anthony Joshua produced the performance of his career to add the WBA world heavyweight title to his IBF crown with an enthralling knockout win over Wladimir Klitschko at Wembley Stadium. A post-war record 90,000 fans at the national stadium were treated... Read More
Apr 30, 2017 6:29:19 AM- dailymirror.lk
Former South African seamer Allen Donald will arrive in Sri Lank shortly for a brief coaching stint with the national team ahead of the Champions Trophy in England in June.
Apr 30, 2017 6:14:04 AM- dailymirror.lk
Prime Minister Narendra Modi would only attend the UN 'Vesak Day' celebrations and no bilateral agreements will be signed during his visit to Sri Lanka next week, President Maithripala Sirisena has said.
Apr 30, 2017 2:31:30 AM- dailymirror.lk
Two Indians were arrested by the customs at the Bandaranayake International Airport yesterday when they attempted to smuggle out Rs. 120 million foreign currency to Singapore.
Apr 29, 2017 11:02:14 PM- onlanka.com
The Sri Lanka Government claimed victory on Friday after an unexpected resolution before the European Parliament objecting to the resumption of GSP+ concessions was defeated but issues loom ahead when eventually concessions are secured.
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Apr 29, 2017 11:06:05 PM- hirunews.lk
An individual commits suicide by setting himself on fire inside a Three-wheeler in Sulthanagoda. Read More
Apr 29, 2017 10:49:50 PM- hirunews.lk
Body parts believed to be of a girl who went missing while bathing in the Mulanthatuwa Tank in Galnewa have been found from the belly of a crocodile. Police said that Parents recognized the body parts to be that of their daughter. They are to be sent... Read More
Apr 29, 2017 10:49:27 PM- hirunews.lk
The Ministry of Megapolis and Western Province Development says that beggers in Colombo will be moved to a special centre set up in Rideeyagama in Ambalangoda by June this year. Secretary of the Ministry Nihal Rupasinghe said that 100 Million Rupees had... Read More
Apr 29, 2017 10:49:06 PM- hirunews.lk
Dr Mahesh Jayaweera of the Moratuwa University who is part of the team conducting investigations at Meethotamulla stated that flammable gasses are emitting from the garbage mound. He expressed these views following inspections carried out by the Ministry... Read More
Apr 29, 2017 10:48:24 PM- hirunews.lk
The Sri Lanka Transport Board stated that Political Parties have booked nearly 4000 buses for their May Day celebrations tomorrow. Chief Operations Officer C H R T Chandrasiri said that the SLFP had requested for 1537 buses, UNP 1432 buses, JVP 209 buses... Read More
Apr 29, 2017 10:47:56 PM- hirunews.lk
Police Media Spokesperson DIG Priyantha Jayakody said that a rehearsal will be held for Police personnel deployed on duty for the May Day. He stated that over 8000 Police officers are deployed on special duty for May Day. Meanwhile, special traffic plans... Read More
Apr 29, 2017 10:37:39 PM- srilankaguardian.org
The truth of the matter is that some Indian companies have been exporting their “dirty” industries to Sri Lanka hence the call for much more stringent […]
Apr 29, 2017 10:25:01 PM- srilankaguardian.org
by B. Anton Jeyanathan ( April 30, 2017, Colombo, Sri Lanka Guardian) The 5th of April dawned and passed without much concern or notice by the […]
Apr 29, 2017 11:02:17 PM- adaderana.lk
Experts have stressed on strong partnership between China and South Asia under the framework of China-proposed Belt and Road Initiative so as to achieve regional economic integration, prosperity, stability and create a win-win situation. .
Apr 29, 2017 10:34:55 PM- onlanka.com
Sri Lanka's President Maithripala Sirisena on Saturday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi is visiting the country only to take part in the UN 'Vesak Day' celebrations and no bilateral agreements will be signed during the trip.
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Apr 29, 2017 10:05:58 PM- srilankaguardian.org
The point is that a system of awarding party tickets to candidates for elections is fundamentally undemocratic. by A G Noorani ( April 30, 2017, Mumbai, […]
Apr 29, 2017 3:20:43 PM- thesundayleader.lk
by Nirmala Kannangara The Right to Information (RTI) Act doesn’t seems to be in operation with the Secretary Ministry of Law and Order, and in the offices of the Inspector General of Police (IGP) Criminal Investigation Department (CID), Terrorist Investigation Division (TID), Police Narcotic Bureau (PNB) and Special Investigation Unit (SIU) as they have failed ...
Apr 29, 2017 3:29:22 PM- thesundayleader.lk
There will be much desperate prognostications thundered across Galle Face Green from the stage of the so called Joint Opposition tomorrow about burying the UNP-SLFP government under the garbage of the Meetotamulla dump and their alleged misdemeanours in the past two years. Mahinda Rajapaksa, the ‘Joint Opposition’ (JO) leader, has pledged toppling this government in January ...
Apr 29, 2017 3:25:14 PM- thesundayleader.lk
by Annahl Anbini Hoole The current 1978 Constitution even after the 19th Amendment, has a powerful president, making degeneration into tyranny all the easier as seen by the last ruler Although Mr. Pathiraja called for transparency, he also disregarded the need for foreign judges saying “we don’t need outsiders to interfere with our matters” Unless ...
Apr 29, 2017 3:23:41 PM- thesundayleader.lk
Pictures and text by Ashanthi Warunasuriya In the event any SLFP member who fails to join the SLFP May Day rally and instead attends any other party rally, then the Central Working Committee will take a decision with regard to the matter If a party organiser is ineffective, then it is detrimental to the party as ...
Apr 29, 2017 3:21:58 PM- thesundayleader.lk
by Ifham Nizam A majority of the political parties and trade unions said workers day or May Day which falls tomorrow, is just another day. It is seen as a day for promoting the propaganda of political parties rather than fighting for workers rights. The origin of May Day is indissolubly bound up with the ...
Apr 29, 2017 3:20:15 PM- thesundayleader.lk
Joint Opposition propaganda drums are beaten claiming that parts of the country are being sold out to foreigners The key to this revival of the fear of Indian imperialism and hegemony lies in the support that New Delhi gave to groups of Tamil terrorists China has been an all-weather friend and has not interfered in ...
Apr 29, 2017 3:19:36 PM- thesundayleader.lk
The International Cricket Council (ICC) concluded five days of Board and Committee meetings in Dubai with a number of decisions passed, including a revised financial model. In addition, agreement on a new constitution to be put before the ICC Full Council was also reached. With a Board meeting, Chief Executives’ Committee, Development Committee, Audit Committee, ...
Apr 29, 2017 3:18:32 PM- thesundayleader.lk
These suspects ‘stayed’ at the CID for months as if they were staying at their own homes. The only comfort they did not have while being interrogated at the CID was to roam freely as they wished Meanwhile, CID has come under severe criticism by Rear Admiral Sarath Weerasekera for the arrest of the six ...
Apr 29, 2017 3:17:00 PM- thesundayleader.lk
by Easwaran Rutnam The activists also called on the Maldivian government to ensure the protection of bloggers, journalists and civil society activists Diplomatic missions based in Colombo, including the US and French embassies also condemned the killing The brutal killing of a Maldivian blogger recently has led to calls for an independent, international investigation, a ...
Apr 29, 2017 3:15:37 PM- thesundayleader.lk
Text and pictures by Ashanthi Warunasuriya The Meethotamulla residents who lost their houses are facing many issues in obtaining alternative housing from the government Some of the residents had agreed to the housing provided by the government, others were reluctant to accept them There are allegations that some residents had fraudulently produced several tax ...
Apr 29, 2017 3:10:31 PM- thesundayleader.lk
Pictures and text by Ashanthi Warunasuriya While there have been many who have fought for the rights of labourers in this country, we hear of pioneers in the struggle for the rights of labourers as well. ‘May Day’ is celebrated on May 1 as a result of these struggles and people take to the streets on this ...
Apr 29, 2017 3:10:27 PM- thesundayleader.lk
By Amavasya Sirisena The importance of implementing Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA) in Sri Lanka to remedy the ongoing issues related to export trade and bring much economic benefit to the country was pin-pointed by the International Chamber of Commerce Sri Lanka (ICCSL) Chairman, Keerthi Gunawardane told The Sunday Leader. Further speaking in this regard, he ...