Easter Sunday controversy: By Shamindra Ferdinando Former Ambassador to Germany, Switzerland and ex-High Commissioner in South Africa, Sarath Kongahage, yesterday (12) alleged that British television Channel 4 had tricked him into discussing political developments with the focus on the 2019 Easter Sunday carnage. Claiming that the Channel 4 programme didn’t reflect what he had said […]
Sharmini Seneviratne is known for pushing boundaries and leading the next generation of elegant fashions. She was the founder of the popular designer label “Silk Wrap” Her ensembles appeal to every women from all ages,corporate women, celebrities, fashionistas and models. She looks beyond the shores of Sri Lanka, drawing inspirations from all over the world. […]
The Cabinet of Ministers approved the proposal submitted by the Minister of Mass Media to sign the license agreement for exchange of television programmes between the National Radio and Television Administration of the Peoples’ Republic of China and Sri Lanka Rupavahini Corporation with the objective of strengthening mutual understanding, friendship and cooperation.
Sri Lankan citizens’ freedom of expression is being restricted and threatened by administrative and criminal sanctions, the Bar Association of Sri Lanka (BASL) has said.The BASL has in a media statement said it believes that the right to protest, as manifested in the freedom of assembly, association, and expression, is an important feature of a […]
New laws contemplated by the government appears to have caused much concern among Opposition political parties for obvious reasons. The constitutionality of the proposed Broadcasting Authority Bill is expected to be challenged in the Supreme Court. The whole process of law making raised quite a stir in the wake of the recent shocking Supreme Court […]
Chair of the Parliamentary Caucus for Children MP Rohini Kumari Wijerathna has said many social problems arise due to the exposure of child victims and the child suspects by the media and therefore immediate measures should be taken to end the practice. This was mentioned at the Parliamentary Caucus for Children which convened in Parliament […]
Chair of the Parliamentary Caucus for Children Rohini Kumari Wijerathna emphasized that many social problems have arisen due to the exposure of child victims and the child accused, through the media and therefore immediate measures should be taken to prevent it. The Ministry of Women, Child Affairs and Social Empowerment and its affiliates such as […]
IMF has shown the way and now Sri Lanka has to dig itself out of the mess, says Governor by Sanath Nanayakkare Central Bank Governor Dr. Nandalal Weerasinghe recently said that Sri Lanka needs to build and keep a ‘comfortable level’ of currency reserves in order to maintain the country’s balance-of-payments situation in the event […]
By Shamindra Ferdinando Director General on Trade Unions to the President Saman Ratnapriya said yesterday released full time for union work by respective trade unions and federations could continue to do so until their retirement.The former President of the Government Nurses Union said so when The Island sought his response to recent disclosure by General […]
The Cinnamon Gardens Police has arrested a suspect over the incident where a group of anti-government protesters had forcibly entered the Sri Lanka Rupavahini Corporation (SLRC) premises in Colombo in July last year.
Gota Go Gama protester Randimal Gamage was arrested at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) today. He was arrested on his return to Sri Lanka from the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Gamage was arrested over the incident where a group of protesters had forcefully entered the Sri Lanka Rupavahini Corporation (SLRC) last July. The activist was […]
Aragalaya activist Randimal Gamage has been arrested today (January 05) morning after he returned to Sri Lanka from overseas.The post Aragalaya Activist Randimal Gamage arrested appeared first on Sri Lanka News - Latest Breaking News in Sri Lanka - ONLANKA News.
BY GEORGE BRAINE This was early 1981, and the government was planning to start a state-run television service. Applicants were invited for an inaugural training course for producers, directors, researchers, and writers. I had applied, and was called for an interview. The interview was at the newly set up National Television Planning Centre, at Kirulapone. […]
Indictments were served on Former Media Minister Keheliya Rambukwella, Former Operations Director of the Sri Lanka Rupavahini Corporation Chandrapala Liyanage, and Former Chairman Wimal Rupasinghe at the Colombo High Court today (November 22).The post Indictments served on Keheliya Rambukwella and two others over GI pipes case appeared first on Sri Lanka News - Latest Breaking News in Sri Lanka - ...
Air Force Open PSA Satellite Squash Championship-2022 Reigning national champions Ravindu Laksiri and Fathoum Issadeen won the men’s and women’s titles of the Air Force Open PSA (Professional Squash Association) Satellite Squash Championship-2022 which concluded at the Squash Complex of Sri Lanka Air Force Base Ratmalana on Saturday. Nine-time national champion Laksiri, who recently won […]
Hon. Mahinda Yapa Abeywardana, Speaker of Parliament announced to the House this morning (03) that he endorsed the certificate on the “Sri A Lanka Rupavahini Corporation (Amendment)” Bill which was passed in Parliament on the 22 nd .
The 51 sessions of the Geneva-based United Nations Human Rights Council is underway. Sri Lanka is again in the focus with Western powers and their lackeys targeting the war-winning Sri Lanka military. Successive Sri Lankan governments, including the incumbent administration, failed to address core issues. Their failure to counter accusations that over 40,000 Tamil civilians […]
By Norman Palihawadana Former Minister Mervyn Silva was yesterday arrested by the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) for forcibly entering the Sri Lanka Rupavahini Corporation (SLRC) and attacking some employees there in 2007.On 27 Dec. 2007, Silva and his associates entered the SLRC premises and assaulted its news director for not airing a speech he had […]
Former Sri Lankan Minister Mervyn Silva was arrested by the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) today (August 18).The post Mervyn Silva arrested by the CID appeared first on ONLANKA News :. Sri Lanka Breaking News Updates - Latest News in Sri Lanka.
Former Minister Mervyn Silva was arrested by the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) today for storming the Sri Lanka Rupavahini Corporation in 2007. Silva and his bodyguards stormed Sri Lanka Rupavahini Corporation on 27 December 2007 and allegedly assaulted an official. Sri Lanka Rupavahini Corporation staff later took Silva hostage and refused to allow him to […]
‘Aragalaya’ activist Dhaniz Ali, who was arrested for forcibly entering the Sri Lanka Rupavahini Corporation (SLRC) and disrupting the broadcast, has been granted bail.The post Activist Dhaniz Ali granted bail appeared first on ONLANKA News :. Sri Lanka Breaking News Updates - Latest News in Sri Lanka.
Gota Go Gama protester Dhaniz Ali was granted bail today. Dhaniz Ali was arrested inside a plane at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) on 26th July. Ali was arrested for forcibly entering the Sri Lanka Rupavahini Corporation on 13th July. Airport officials asked the activist to leave the aircraft but he refused to do so. He […]