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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Reportedly, the Former Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) Leader Somawansa Amarasinghe who resigned from the JVP has met with the Commissioner of Elections Mahinda Deshapriya. Former JVP Leader stated that attention was drawn towards the registration of a new political party.
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No direct involvement by Mahendran
Sunday, 19 April 2015, 17:09
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - The Committee appointed by Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe to inquire into the 30-year Treasury Bond issuance, found...   Read more...

No offshore accounts in any foreign bank
Sunday, 19 April 2015, 16:04
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa dismisses affirmations that he, his wife or children kept up illicit or secret offshore...   Read more...

Lanka bound 600 kg of sea cucumber seized in Tamil Nadu
Sunday, 19 April 2015, 15:11
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - A stock of 600kg of fully processed sea cucumber, worth Indian Rs. 12 lakh in the illegal market, has been seized from a...   Read more...

Will solve fishermen issue
Sunday, 19 April 2015, 13:23
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, on the sidelines of his visit to Guruvayur Temple in Thrissur on Saturday (18), said...   Read more...

19th Amendment Parliamentary debate on April 21, 22
Sunday, 19 April 2015, 12:07
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Reportedly, all parties have agreed to debate on Supreme Court approved sections of the 19th Amendment to the Constitution...   Read more...

Indian fishermen urges to withdraw permits for foreign vessels
Sunday, 19 April 2015, 11:09
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - It is reported that the India’s National Fish workers Forum (NFF) and Kerala Swathantra Matsya Thozhilali Federation...   Read more...

John Kerry’s schedule being finalized
Sunday, 19 April 2015, 10:14
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - The schedule for the visit by United States Secretary of the Department of State (DOS) John Kerry to Sri Lanka is being...   Read more...

Suspects arrested with Ganja meant for Lanka
Sunday, 19 April 2015, 09:07
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - The Ramanathapuram District Police have detained under the National Security Act (NSA) two Ganja smugglers who were arrested...   Read more...

Fishermen attacked - India claims
Sunday, 19 April 2015, 08:11
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Seven fishermen belonging to Nambiyar Nagar in Nagapattinam were allegedly attacked by a group of Sri Lankan fishermen while...   Read more...

Sujeeva Senasinghe assures a better economy
Sunday, 19 April 2015, 07:03
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Deputy Minister Sujeewa Senasinghe has said that an economy would be created where everyone will have money in their hands....   Read more...

President orders to reinstate RDA, BOI employees
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - President Maithripala Sirisena has informed all employees of the Road Development Authority (RDA) who lost their jobs to report for duty on Monday (20). Readmore

Sung influenced Sri Lanka for Ban's election
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Deceased Keangnam Enterprises Chairman Sung Woan-jong claimed that he contributed considerably to the election of Ban Ki-moon as United Nations Secretary General, Mr. Sung Readmore

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Hundreds feared dead after boat capsizes
Sunday, 19 April 2015, 15:31
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Hundreds of people are feared to have drowned after a boat carrying up to 700 migrants capsized in the Mediterranean Sea,... Read more...
Afghanistan suicide blast kills 33
Saturday, 18 April 2015, 17:48
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - At least 33 people have been killed and 100 injured in a suicide bomb attack in the Eastern Afghan City of Jalalabad. The... Read more...
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Sri Lanka may borrow from international market
Saturday, 11 April 2015, 14:32
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Sri Lanka is considering borrowing from the international market as the new Government has enough room to raise capital... Read more...
Strict action against those offering low-quality merchandise
Saturday, 11 April 2015, 09:07
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - The Consumers Affairs Authority (CAA) requests people in general to educate them of shops offering lapsed merchandise amid... Read more...
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Sangakkara wins Asian Award
Saturday, 18 April 2015, 08:12
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Kumar Sangakkara won the award for ‘Outstanding Contribution to Sport’ at the 5th Asian Awards held at the... Read more...
Red box security if Sri Lanka team visits Pakistan
Monday, 13 April 2015, 07:03
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Inter Provincial Coordination (IPC) Minister Mian Riaz Hussain Pirzada termed Sri Lanka as his second home and described... Read more...
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Nelly arrested on drug charges
Sunday, 12 April 2015, 09:17
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Nelly has reportedly been arrested on felony drug possession charges while in Tennessee. Read more...
Kurt Cobain chooses 'Nirvana' as band name in Montage of Heck [Video]
Monday, 06 April 2015, 14:21
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Twenty one years ago Sunday, Kurt Cobain died from a self-inflicted shotgun wound at age 27. The Nirvana frontman, who... Read more...
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Stern action against workers misusing Korean Work-Visas
Monday, 13 April 2015, 10:37
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Foreign Employment Minister Thalatha Atukorale has threatened to take legal action against nearly 4,000 Sri Lankan’s... Read more...
Justice Minister to deliver Keynote Address at AALCO in China
Monday, 13 April 2015, 09:07
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Minister of Justice Dr. Wijedasa Rajapakse is to attend the opening of the 54th session of the Asian-African Legal... Read more...
HRC helps Lankan maid to return home after accident
Sunday, 12 April 2015, 09:07
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - A Sri Lankan maid who was in hospital for three years following an accident has flown back home with a smile, thanks to the... Read more...
Additional bus, train services for Avurudhu season
Sunday, 12 April 2015, 08:11
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - The Sri Lanka Transport Board (SLTB) and the Sri Lanka Railways (SLR) have deployed extra fleets of buses and additional... Read more...
Pictorial warnings on cigarette packs from June
Saturday, 11 April 2015, 07:03
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - The Government has unanimously passed regulations to include pictorial warnings about the negative health effects of smoking... Read more...
Lanka ranked 88 in Social Progress Index
Saturday, 11 April 2015, 06:18
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Sri Lanka was ranked 88 out of 133 countries in the Social Progress Index conducted by the United States (US)-based Social... Read more...
Liquor Shops and Taverns to be closed on April 12
Friday, 10 April 2015, 16:40
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - The Department of Excise has taken steps to close down all liquor bars and taverns as the final rites of late Chief Prelate... Read more...
Suspect arrested with heroin meant for Lanka
Friday, 10 April 2015, 14:10
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - The Anti Narcotics Force (ANF) of Pakistan has captured a suspect for endeavoring to carry a substantial amount of heroin... Read more...
Sri Lanka - El Salvador relations further strengthened
Friday, 10 April 2015, 13:45
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Sri Lanka - El Salvador relations have been further strengthened with Sri Lanka’s Ambassador to Cuba, Sarath... Read more...

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Former First Family celebrates Avurudu
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa celebrated Sinhala and Tamil New Year while observing the traditional rituals together with the residents of the area at Carlton House in Tangalle on Tuesday (14).
Sujeewa accused of verbally attacking Malani
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Making a statement at the Parliament on Wednesday (08), the United People's Freedom Alliance (UPFA) Parliamentarian Malani Fonseka blamed Deputy Minister of Justice Sujeewa Senasinghe of oppressive comments even including her personnel life.
Former President at Liberty Cinema
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa reportedly been seen at Liberty Cinema in Colombo, today (01). He was there to watch Maharaja Gemunu.
Namal pays last respect to Priyantha Sirisena
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - The United People's Freedom Alliance (UPFA) Hambantota District Parliamentarian Namal Rajapaksa, the eldest son of the Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa, had yesterday (30) visited residence of late Priyantha Sirisena, the brother of President Maithripala Sirisena, to pay his last respect.
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New recruits for SLFP Central Committee
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Reportedly, the Minister of Ports, Shipping and Aviation Arjuna Ranatunga, the State Minister of Culture and Arts Nandimithra Ekanayake, and Western Provincial Councilors Prasanna Solangaarachchi, Hirunika Premachandra, and Ediriweera Weerawardena have been appointed to Sri Lanka Freedom Party Central Committee, with immediate effect.
Supporting Sri Lanka’s journey toward a lasting peace
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - A blog post by Assistant Secretary of State for the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor Tom Malinowski originally appeared on the State Department Website on Friday (10) stated that, subsequent to recent elections Sri Lanka has arrived at a pivotal moment in its history. The country has a chance now to achieve reconciliation, justice and true peace.
Centralized power must be distributed
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - President Maithripala Sirisena plans to dissolve the country’s Parliament in May, setting the island nation on course for general elections in late June or early July, around the same time that he plans to announce details of a probe into allegations of human rights abuses during Sri Lanka’s long civil war, he told TIME in a rare interview.
UN to provide strategic policy to NPC
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Mr. Haoliang Xu, the visiting United Nations Assistant Secretary-General, Chair, United Nations Development Group Asia-Pacific and UNDP Assistant Administrator & Director, Regional Bureau for Asia and the Pacific has concluded his 2 day field visit to the North Central and Northern Provinces.
Government not affected by defeat
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - The Minister of Finance and Planning Ravi Karunanayake yesterday (07) assured that the Government attempt to issue additional Treasury Bills worth Rs. 400 billion being defeated in Parliament had no impact on Government spending commitments for public sector salaries, services and other necessary payments.