FMM condems harassment of journalists
FMM condems harassment of journalists

28 July 2014

The Free Media Movement of Sri Lanka says it vehemently condemns the acts of security forces harassing and detaining a group Tamil journalists who were en route to Colombo from Jaffna for a media workshop and the violent mob who forced the concealed the workshop. In a statement, the FMM says the group of Journalists were stopped twice and checked by security forces on 25th July, when the journalists were travelling through A9, en route to Colombo. On the second instance, these journalists were detained for a short time on absurd & baseless charges. It is clear that without the backing of the state security agencies these kinds of unlawful and violent activities cannot take place in the heart of the Colombo city. The journalists were released later on. Even...

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Ranil visits “Apey Sinhala Panthiya”
Ranil visits “Apey Sinhala Panthiya”
28 July 2014

Opposition leader Ranil Wickremesinghe says his main objective is to create a better society for the youths who will take over the country’s future. He was addressing students at Upul Shantha Sannasgala’s ‘Apey...

Daya Gamage says he intends to provide jobs to all depending on their qualifications
Daya Gamage says he intends to provide jobs to all depending on their qualifications
28 July 2014

UNP national organizer and Daya Group chairman Daya Gamage says his intention is to provide jobs to all depending on their qualifications. Creating teachers or engineers out of all the children is impossible, he said, adding that...

USA concerns on media freedom in SL
USA concerns on media freedom in SL
28 July 2014

The United States today said it is deeply concerned by the circumstances surrounding the cancellation of a journalism training session in Colombo over the weekend. “The eventual cancellation of this training, which was focused...

JVP leader met with an accident and hospitalized
JVP leader met with an accident and hospitalized
28 July 2014

It is reported that Leader of Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna Anura Kumara Disanayake has been admitted to Ratnapura Hospital after meeting with an accident, our news sources said.   The accident had taken place at Kiriella on...

Person injured in shooting in hospital
Person injured in shooting in hospital
28 July 2014

It is reported that a 72-year  person was critically wounded and hospitalised following a shooting at the Rukmani Devi junction in Ja-Ela this morning, our news sources said. Police said the shooting took place at around 8.30am...

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FMM condems harassment of journalists

28-07-2014

FMM condems harassment of journalists

The Free Media Movement of Sri Lanka says it vehemently condemns the acts of security forces harassing and detaining a group Tamil journalists who were en route to Colombo from...

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Ranil visits “Apey Sinhala Panthiya”

28-07-2014

Ranil visits “Apey Sinhala Panthiya”

Opposition leader Ranil Wickremesinghe says his main objective is to create a better society for the youths who will take over the country’s future. He was addressing students at Upul Shantha...

Read more

Daya Gamage says he intends to provide j…

28-07-2014

Daya Gamage says he intends to provide jobs to all depending on their qualifications

UNP national organizer and Daya Group chairman Daya Gamage says his intention is to provide jobs to all depending on their qualifications. Creating teachers or engineers out of all the children...

Read more

USA concerns on media freedom in SL

28-07-2014

USA concerns on media freedom in SL

The United States today said it is deeply concerned by the circumstances surrounding the cancellation of a journalism training session in Colombo over the weekend. “The eventual cancellation of this training,...

Read more

JVP leader met with an accident and hosp…

28-07-2014

JVP leader met with an accident and hospitalized

It is reported that Leader of Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna Anura Kumara Disanayake has been admitted to Ratnapura Hospital after meeting with an accident, our news sources said.   The accident had...

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Person injured in shooting in hospital

28-07-2014

Person injured in shooting in hospital

It is reported that a 72-year  person was critically wounded and hospitalised following a shooting at the Rukmani Devi junction in Ja-Ela this morning, our news sources said. Police said the...

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CJ stay away rom Golden Key case

28-07-2014

CJ stay away  rom Golden Key case

It is reported that Chief Justice Mohan Peiris says that he will stay away from Golden Key case as he has received a letter asking to doing so, our news...

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SL actress had died in MH-17 attack

28-07-2014

SL actress had died in MH-17 attack

Foreign media reports that one Subashini Jeyaratnam an actress with Sri  Lankan origin has died in the MD-17 air craft destroyed by a missile attack while flying over Ukraine. She (37)...

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TNA spit

28-07-2014

TNA spit

It is reported that there is a huge split within TNA regarding the decision to be taken at the Presidential election. One team says that they should support to the common...

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Showers will occur at times in several p…

28-07-2014

Showers will occur at times in several parts of the country

Showers will occur at times in the Western, Sabaragamuwa and Central provinces and in the Galle and Matara districts, Meteorology Department states that. Thundershowers will develop at several places in the...

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Police discovered several human skeletal…

28-07-2014

Police discovered several human skeletal remains in Katuwila, Ahungalla

It is said report that Police have discovered several human skeletal remains at a cinnamon cultivation land in Katuwila, Ahungalla, our news sources said. The discovery was made by officers of...

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Vacancies unfilled in the government hos…

28-07-2014

Vacancies unfilled in the government hospitals

It is said that  vacancies unfilled in the government hospitals in the Southern Province where a chronic shortage of doctors, nurses and medical personnel prevailed.   There was a shortage of medical...

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Shirani B has no idea of entering politi…

28-07-2014

Shirani B has no idea of entering politics

Former Chief Justice Shirani Bandaranayake has no intention of entering politics, says senior lawyer of her group of lawyers. He mentioned that she is strongly believes that the social justice will...

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BASL President expressed his dissatisfac…

28-07-2014

BASL President expressed his dissatisfaction over IGP’s decision

BASL President Upul Jayasuriya  expressed his dissatisfaction over IGP’s decision to seek the Ministry Secretary’s approval and alleged that it was “ridiculous to forward his request to the Ministry Secretary...

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UNP Uva PC election nomination board to …

28-07-2014

UNP Uva PC election nomination board to meet on 29th July

United National Party (UNP) for the Uva Provincial Council election will meet for the first time on July 29, party sources said. The nomination board will meet daily to consider the...

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Opposition to be brought to a common pla…

27-07-2014

Opposition to be brought to a common platform-Karu

UNP leadership council chairman Karu Jayasuriya says all leaders in the opposition will be brought to a single platform for the common objective of building the opinion in society that...

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Tangalle PS Chairman not returned office…

27-07-2014

Tangalle PS Chairman not returned office keys

It is reported that Tangalle Pradeshiya Sabha (PS) Chairman Sampath Chandrapushpa Vidanapathirana, sentenced to prison over the killing of British tourist Kurram Shaikh and the raping of his Russian girlfriend,...

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Railway incurred Rs15 million loss per d…

27-07-2014

Railway incurred Rs15 million loss per day

It has been revealed that the losses made by the department of railways on a daily basis, stands at Rs 15 million, our news sources said A senior spokesperson for the...

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Thundershowers at several places

27-07-2014

Thundershowers at several places

It is reported that showers will occur at times in the Western, Sabaragamuwa and Central provinces and in the Galle and Matara districts. Showers may spread to the North-Western province...

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Seized drugs back to market-Ranil

27-07-2014

Seized drugs back to market-Ranil

UNP/Opposition leader Ranil Wickremesinghe at a 'Janajaya' event held yesterday  at Matale questioned as to what happen to the drugs seized from different areas. He mentioned that it is suspicious whether those...

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