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ITN Sinhala News - Mar 28, 2015
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Mar 28, 2015 9:05:42 AM- yahoo.com
The road from Colombo, Sri Lanka's graceful seaside capital in the south, to the northern town of Jaffna has rarely been a straight shot. Most of the 250-mile journey follows the A9 highway, which slices through palm groves and green carpets of farmland that were the main battlegrounds of...
Mar 28, 2015 8:02:32 AM- adaderana.lk
The theme of this year's Boao Forum, 'Asia's new future towards a community of common destiny', is relevant and dynamic, President Maithripala Sirisena said on Sunday (28). .
Mar 28, 2015 7:54:26 AM- adaderana.lk
Sri Lanka's Information Technology literacy has increased to 25 per cent, the Government Information Department announced today. .
Mar 28, 2015 6:16:52 AM- colombotelegraph.com
By Latheef Farook - President Maithripala Sirisena’s decision to provide official sanction for the singing of the National Anthem in Tamil language is cheerful development for the country battered due to racist politics of the two main political parties-the United National Party and the Sri Lanka Freedom Party. This is good omen for a better […]
Mar 28, 2015 7:44:52 AM- ceylontoday.lk
The Acting High Commissioner of Pakistan at Colombo, Dr. Sarfraz Sipra expresses deep shock, heartfelt condolences and sympathies on behalf of the people and the Government of Pakistan on the very sad and tragic demise of Mr. Priyantha Sirisena, the youngest brother of His Excellency the President of Sri Lanka.   Talking on telephone to the family members of the deceased this morning, Dr. Sip...
Mar 28, 2015 7:02:09 AM- colombotelegraph.com
By Kusal Perera - “The whole country doesn’t want (an international inquiry) because it is the feeling that it is insulting to the government that we cannot carry out our own investigation in a transparent manner” Chandrika B. Kumaratunga quoted by UK IBTimes as reported in DailyFT of 17 March, 2015. “UN can give its […]
Mar 28, 2015 6:37:44 AM- colombotelegraph.com
The proposed amendments give effect to the changes to the 19th Amendment agreed to by the Cabinet after the 19th Amendment Bill was Gazetted. According to the new amendment, the executive presidency will be abolished but the President will have certain powers. The President will no longer be the Head of Government. The phrase “Head […]
Mar 28, 2015 6:23:50 AM- lankasrinews.com
A person from Dubai trying to smuggle gold illegally from Dubai into Katunayake International Airport was arrested by the Customs Officials at the Airport.
Mar 28, 2015 6:23:50 AM- lankasrinews.com
Former Media Minister Keheliya Rambukwella was summoned by the Bribes and Corruption Commission to Investigate Allegations of Bribery or Corruption and questioned for hours today, reliable sources from the commission said.
Mar 28, 2015 6:23:50 AM- lankasrinews.com
The former Indian Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee Receives Bharat Ratna, India's Highest Civilian Honor. The President of India Mr. Pranab Mukherji visited personally to the former Prime Minister’s residence to Award the Bharat Ratna to Atal Bihari Vajpayee.
Mar 28, 2015 6:23:50 AM- lankasrinews.com
The former Industrial & Manufacturing minister Gamini Lokuge in his personal interview to a Sinhala Radio station has said, “Only the Mass media is publicizing under the Maithri Government’s 100 day’s Program all the relief measures are provided to the people.
Mar 28, 2015 6:23:50 AM- lankasrinews.com
The Defence and Urban Development Ministry is reviewing the issuance of DPL passports and have requested some of the DPL passport holders to explain the rationale for obtaining this class of travel document entailing many privileges, a senior Immigration and Emigration Department official said yesterday.
Mar 28, 2015 6:23:50 AM- lankasrinews.com
The UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) was told that extra funding will not be required for the investigations team on Sri Lanka appointed by the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights as a result of the decision to postpone the consideration of the report on Sri Lanka.
Mar 28, 2015 6:23:50 AM- lankasrinews.com
Priyantha Sirisena, the brother of President Maithripala Sirisena, has succumbed to the injuries he suffered following an attack this week, the police said.
Mar 28, 2015 5:28:12 AM- srilankaguardian.org
by Judge Andrew Napolitano ( March 28, 2015, Washington DC, Sri Lanka Guardian) Here is a short pop quiz: When Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addressed Congress earlier this month about the parameters of the secret negotiations between the United States and Iran over nuclear weapons and economic sanctions, how did he know what the...
Mar 28, 2015 5:16:03 AM- srilankaguardian.org
Imagine being bullied by the employer, on the pretext that to work is a privilege, to earn a living wage is no longer a priority, to be on flexi hours is an advantage bestowed by a benevolent employer. Imagine not being offered even a seat in a workplace but having to stand all the time...
Mar 28, 2015 5:58:57 AM- colombogazette.com
Sri Lanka as a maritime nation with natural ecological advantages will work in tandem with friendly countries to maintain cooperation in the maritime age, President Maithripala Sirisena said today.
Mar 28, 2015 6:01:12 AM- adaderana.lk
Indian Naval Ships, TIR, KESARI, SUDARSHANI and Indian Coast Guard Ship VARUNA belonging to the first training squadron of the Indian Navy arrived at the port of Trincomalee. .
Mar 28, 2015 6:03:50 AM- ceylontoday.lk
An Indian-American and a Sri Lankan-origin scientist and teacher are among fourteen individuals and one organization named winners of the Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics, and Engineering Mentoring (PAESMEM).   Andhra University graduate Murty S. Kambhampati, a professor of biology at Southern University at New Orleans, and Sri Lankan origin Tilak Ratnanather, an asso...
Mar 28, 2015 4:35:31 AM- adaderana.lk
An Indian-American and a Sri Lankan-origin scientist and teacher are among fourteen individuals and one organization named winners of the Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics, and Engineering Mentoring (PAESMEM). .
Mar 28, 2015 4:27:18 AM- adaderana.lk
Sri Lanka's Kumar Dharmasena was on Friday selected to officiate the final of the cricket World Cup on Sunday, thereby becoming the first person to feature in the quadrennial tournament final as both an umpire and player. .
Mar 28, 2015 2:58:41 AM- adaderana.lk
The police on Friday (27) arrested a 34-year old woman, who is a resident of Rambukkana, for allegedly killing her husband. The woman, according to the police, had stabbed her husband to death with a sharp object, last evening. .
Mar 28, 2015 3:10:16 AM- itnnews.lk
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Mar 28, 2015 2:52:36 AM- colombogazette.com
The Government says it has managed to convince the European Union (EU) to maintain a ban on the LTTE despite an earlier EU court decision to lift some sanctions
Mar 28, 2015 2:25:32 AM- adaderana.lk
Chinese President Xi Jinping said that China stands ready to sign treaties of friendship and cooperation with all its neighbours including Sri Lanka to provide strong support for the development of bilateral relations as well as prosperity and stability in the region. .
Mar 28, 2015 2:39:47 AM- ceylontoday.lk
Australia captain Michael Clarke is to retire from one-day international cricket after Sunday's World Cup final against New Zealand, bringing the curtain down on a 12-year career. "I think it's the right time for me and the Australian cricket team," the 33-year-old told reporters.He said he made the decision 48 hours ago, having said last week he did not think he would quit . He has a long-term ba...
Mar 28, 2015 1:14:19 AM- adaderana.lk
Strengthened by previous positive vibes from the European Union, the Government of Sri Lanka has started the process to regain the generalised system of preferences plus (GSP Plus) status, according to an official statement. .
Mar 28, 2015 12:22:10 AM- dbsjeyaraj.com
By Malinda Seneviratne Ranil Wickremesinghe, when he addressed and briefly responded to questions from heads of media institutions and editors, was clear, precise and quite articulate. He articulated the Government’s strategy, progress made and what’s in the pipeline on three broad subjects: reconciliation, corruption and the ‘100 Days’ Program’. When asked if corruption allegations predating ...C...
Mar 28, 2015 12:08:51 AM- dbsjeyaraj.com
By Deepal Warnakulasuriya Dr Dayan Jayatilleka who is an expert in many fields expressed his ideas regarding the present political developments in the country in an interview with The Nation. Dr. Jayatilleka did not agree with the formation of a National Government, suspending the normal competitive functioning of the two-party system. He considers this move ...Continue reading ‘“Chandrika P...
Mar 28, 2015 12:57:45 AM- ceylontoday.lk
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang asked Sri Lanka to maintain its continuous and stable policy, and provide good environment for Chinese investors.   He made the comments during a meeting with visiting Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena at the Great Hall of the People.   Li said China would continue to encourage companies to invest in Sri Lanka and participate in infrastructure and indus...
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