Jul 25, 2014 1:10
You can also watch it online via this link: http://www.aljazeera.com/programmes/peopleandpower/2014/07/people-smugglers-20147239276629601.html
Jul 25, 2014 1:06
The Honourable Jason Kenney issued the following statement commemorating the anti-Tamil pogrom commonly known as Black July:
Jul 25, 2014 1:03
31 st Anniversary of Black July 83, TELO Leaders and Fifty three Tamil prisoners were murdered in the maximum security Welikade...
Jul 25, 2014 1:00
Analysts fear three experts’ advice may end like IIEGP
By Easwaran Rutnam
The Government announcement last week that...
Jul 25, 2014 0:57
It was an ordeal they would never want to face again. A group of 41 Sri Lankan asylum seekers who were returned by Australia...
Jul 23, 2014 9:04
The Liberal Party in a statement to commend the government on expanding the scope of the Presidential Commission on Disappearances,...
Jul 23, 2014 9:00
Denial of justice to two female children that were raped by Navy personnel attached to the Karainagar camp, has made it starkly...
Jul 23, 2014 8:52
Protest against Rajapaksha’s visit to Commonwealth games in Scotland.
The opening ceremony for the Glasgow...
Jul 23, 2014 8:48
These are two links on land grabs in the Tamil Homeland. The International Community should have realised the consequences...
Jul 23, 2014 8:45
India has refused to grant visas to the United Nations team appointed by the High Commissioner for Human Rights, Navi Pillay,...
Jul 23, 2014 8:39
The underside of Black July
by D.B.S. Jeyaraj
“Shops, Banks, Offices and Restaurants in the Capital’s crowded City...
Jul 23, 2014 8:30
By S. V. Kirubaharan, France
The present desperate situation of Rajapaksa’s regime has compelled it to seek the friendship...
Jul 23, 2014 8:25
Paper No. 5748 Dated 21-Jul-2014
by Dr. Parasaran Rangarajan
The Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) were one of the...
Jul 23, 2014 8:21
stock of 100kg heroin worth Rs 700 million was confiscated by customs yesterday (21) at the Orugodawatte Customs compound....
Jul 23, 2014 7:32
By Shamindra Ferdinando
Had the Sri Lankan government fulfilled its commitments and addressed contentious issues it wouldn’t...
Jul 22, 2014 9:54
By Gagani Weerakoon
Leader of the National Freedom Front (NFF), Minister Wimal Weerawansa, at a discussion held recently,...
Jul 22, 2014 9:52
The government’s appointment of a committee as an alternative to Navi Pillai’s committee is an infringement by the government...
Jul 22, 2014 9:36
Experts say Govt. asked them to advise ‘local commission probing alleged war crimes by all parties to conflict’
Jul 22, 2014 9:30
It is very seldom that SLFP politicians have a kind word to say about the late President J. R. Jayewardene, who is blamed...
Jul 22, 2014 9:21
Minister of Health Maithripala Sirisena who expects to become the prime minister at the next cabinet reshuffle is being pressurized...
Jul 22, 2014 9:15
Why would Bank of Ceylon want to open branches in Seychelles & Solomon Islands? Why does Mihin Air fly to Seychelles?
Jul 22, 2014 9:10
Money Laundering – Sri Lankans Using Seychelles as Residential Address Have Opened Swiss Bank Accounts Alleges UNP...
Jul 22, 2014 9:00
(Lanka-e-News- 28.Nov.2013, 11.55PM) It has come to light that the Rajapakse regime’s announcement regarding SL defense...
Jul 22, 2014 8:58
Marxist Party wants to know why Weerawansa’s wife travelled to Seychelles with Presidential delegation
No media freedom...
Jul 22, 2014 1:23
(Lanka-e-News- 21.July.2014, 1.30PM) It is no less a person than Medamulana Mahinda Rajapakse , the President of Sri Lanka(SL)...
Jul 22, 2014 1:15
GoSL sees no reason to comply with Pillay’s requests
by Shamindra Ferdinando
Top UN coordinator in charge of the ongoing...
Jul 22, 2014 1:13
Several Tamils who are either victims or witnesses of the war are eager to testify before a UN led investigation to seek...
Jul 22, 2014 0:12
Former Union Cabinet Minister and chairman of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Committee for Strategic Action Subramanian...
Jul 21, 2014 8:28
Britain, Germany and France agreed on Sunday they should be ready to ratchet up sanctions on Russia over the downing of a...
Jul 21, 2014 8:23
By Rathindra Kuruwita
The Sri Lanka Muslim Congress (SLMC) will demand that the United People’s Freedom Alliance (UPFA)...
Jul 21, 2014 8:21
A Sri Lankan government crackdown this month on NGOs has sparked claims that President Mahinda Rajapakse, paranoid that he...
Jul 21, 2014 8:18
COLOMBO: A Sri Lankan Tamil party on Sunday called for the formation of a new secular national political front with participation...
Jul 20, 2014 16:57
Samanth Subramanian talks about his new book, This Divided Island that chronicles Sri Lanka’s brutal past and uncertain...
Jul 20, 2014 12:54
f proof was required that the world has plunged into an era where judgment has fled to brutish beasts and world leaders have...
Jul 20, 2014 12:50
By Shamindra Ferdinando
External Affairs Miniter, Prof. G. L. Peiris yesterday said that the government of Sri Lanka couldn’t...
Jul 20, 2014 8:28
The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) says it has no faith in the Presidential Commission on missing persons even after the government...
Jul 20, 2014 8:09
Governing North Wigneswaran would have been an ideal Governor than a Chief Minister!
The Northern Province...
Jul 20, 2014 7:49
Zoysa demands expulsion of PS Chairman from SLFP; Keheliya tight-lipped
Former Tangalle Pradeshiya Sabha Chairman Sampath...
Jul 20, 2014 7:45
1948 - months after gaining independence, the Government of Sri Lanka disenfranchises 33% of Tamils, removing their right...
Jul 20, 2014 7:26
Losing The Peace: Why The LLRC Report Is Not Implemented
Scepticism Over Latest Probe?
The Government announcement last...
Jul 20, 2014 7:07
‘I never really know what justice really means when I have lost my brother’
The brother of a Red Cross worker...
Jul 20, 2014 6:50
Ramaphosa visit: What’s really happening?
What was there to hide if it was merely to exchange views?
Government sent a...
Jul 20, 2014 6:31
India will not see any need to take the issue of alleged war crimes in Sri Lanka to an international forum if Sri Lanka properly...
Jul 20, 2014 6:28
President issues proclamation without telling ministers, scope of Paranagama commission broadened; three foreign advisors...
Jul 4, 2014 1:47
Eric Solheim, the former Norwegian peace envoy, has protested against a proposal by Tamil Diaspora leaders that Pope Francis...
Jul 4, 2014 1:34
I was appointed by Mahinda Rajapaksha and I will follow his orders even if it is bad for the war effected Tamils and not...
Jul 3, 2014 18:43
As reported in Tuesday’s issue of this newspaper, the Department of Police is to shortly begin the second phase of...
Jul 3, 2014 18:41
Nagercoil, Tamil Nadu: Security along the shores in Kanyakumari and Tuticorin districts has been scaled up after an intelligence...
Jul 3, 2014 18:37
NEW DELHI: Sri Lankan foreign minister G L Peiris will be visiting India next week to hold talks with his counterpart Sushma...
Jul 3, 2014 5:26
(London, July 02, 2014) Lyca’s Gnanam Foundation, established in December 2010 with a noble objective of supporting the...
Jul 2, 2014 10:06
Govt. Parliamentary Group pow wow at Chaaya Bey BY RAVI LADDUWAHETTY
The possibility of sanctions being imposed on Sri...
Jul 2, 2014 10:00
PSC on ethnic problem: By Umesh Moramudali
National Languages and Social Integration Minister, Vasudewa Nanayakkara, yesterday...
Jul 2, 2014 9:57
CHENNAI: Bringing to the notice of Prime Minister Narendra Modi yet another incident of arrest of 17 Tamil Nadu fishermen...
Jul 2, 2014 9:55
Britain says in Sri Lanka, as elsewhere, there is a need to ensure that there is no impunity for acts of sexual violence...
Jul 2, 2014 9:52
Council fires letter to External Affairs Minister
Alleges Govt. informed Council in Geneva that violence was instigated...
Jul 2, 2014 9:49
A Hikkaduwa hotel owner who was arrested on charges of having swindling a Britisher of Rs.48 million after promising to get...
Jul 2, 2014 9:46
The European Union (EU) today called for the full implementation of the Lessons Learned and Reconciliation Commission (LLRC)...
Jul 2, 2014 9:43
Late last week we witnessed the scenario where the Army spokesman, a brigadier in rank, made the unusual claim that current...
Jul 2, 2014 9:36
The United National Party (UNP) today accused the government of imposing “unofficial censorship” on media to espouse...
Jul 2, 2014 9:27
Despite bragging about their disregard for US policies and its hypocrisy, Sri Lanka’s External Affairs Ministry has hired...
Jul 2, 2014 9:23
In a revealing interview published in today’s Daily Mirror, Sri Lankas Secretary of Defence and Urban Development Gotabaya...
Jul 2, 2014 9:15
By Chandra Kumarage -
‘Oh, what a tangled web we weave when first we practice to deceive.’ Walter...
Jul 2, 2014 9:02
“Buddha Sasana Ministry Turns Buddhist Monks Into Political Stooges” – RW
Opposition Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe...
Jul 1, 2014 0:58
ONE RULE FOR THE SINHALESE
Commander and all ranks of Security Force – Jaffna, after an whole night pirith chanting and...
Jul 1, 2014 0:08
WASHINGTON (AP) — A new U.N. investigation into allegations of war crimes in Sri Lanka will intensify international pressure...
Jun 30, 2014 22:02
By Shyamon Jayasinghe -
The first wave of Sinhala ethnic nationalism emerged in the Bandaranaike era...
Jun 30, 2014 21:59
BBS concerned over US visa cancellation
Gnanasara Thera Banned From Entering US!
The Bodu Bala Sena alleges that the US State...
Jun 30, 2014 21:54
The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) would hold talks with newly elected Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi...
Jun 30, 2014 2:25
By Kumar David -
Prof. Kumar David
Conspiracies theories abound; Dead Left Ministers summon small group meetings to warn...
Jun 30, 2014 2:14
Strong links between Sri Lanka’s Secretary to the Ministry of Defence Gotabaya Rajapaksa and the Bodu Bala Sena (BBS)...
Jun 30, 2014 2:00
Police today said that twenty-eight persons including 14 women and a teenager have been arrested after a group of villagers...
Jun 30, 2014 1:52
Jathika Hela Urumaya (JHU) General Secretary Minister Patali Champika Ranawaka criticized the unofficial “news blackout”...
Jun 30, 2014 1:49
(Lanka-e-News-29.June.2014, 11.30PM) The uncouth uneducated Nandasena Gotabaya Rajapakse who fled to America in fear of the...
Jun 30, 2014 1:46
The Global Tamil Forum (GTF), in a statement, has strongly condemns the Sri Lankan Government’s complicity in the orders...
Jun 30, 2014 1:19
The Transnational Government of Tamil Eelam (TGTE) condemns in the strongest terms attacks on Muslims.
Jun 30, 2014 0:31
Following a visit by our Chairman to all our homes and projects in Sri Lanka,...
Jun 30, 2014 0:26
The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) has received informationthat a 13 year old girl was brutally gang raped during an...
Jun 29, 2014 3:10
By S. V. Kirubaharan -
Looking at history – ethnic violence, sectarian violence and cultural violence against the Tamils...
Jun 29, 2014 3:03
The government is closely focused on harshly punishing any Sri Lankans who witness before the Navi Pillay-appointed probing...
Jun 29, 2014 2:34
Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa today said that he has ordered security authorities to take stern action against those...
Jun 29, 2014 2:28
President Mahinda Rajapaksa does not know how to govern a land without a war and is attempting to make his dream of a third...
Jun 29, 2014 2:26
Bodu Bala Sena espouse hardline Sinhalese Buddhist nationalism and have been accused of inciting religious hatred against...
Jun 29, 2014 2:14
By Rajasingham Narendran -
Dr. Rajasingham Narendran
Hope is a bird
With wonderful feathers
Sits on the boughs...
Jun 29, 2014 2:11
By Latheef Farook -
On seeing the pictures and videos in YouTube of the horrendous crimes committed by...
Jun 29, 2014 2:04
The communal fires that were ignited in Aluthgama over the last week, is what is despicable about the island nation. It is...
Jun 29, 2014 2:00
t appears from the various news reports and electronic media news clips that all is not well in our paradise island.
Jun 29, 2014 1:56
A Sri Lankan refugee, who was observing a fast unto death demanding the Indian government to hand him and his family to the...
Jun 29, 2014 1:52
The United States will welcome all efforts made by the Sri Lankan politicians to change the negative image that had been...
Jun 27, 2014 9:15
‘Before you speak let your words pass through three gates. At the first gate, ask yourself ‘is it true?’ At second,...
Jun 27, 2014 9:09
‘If you were to reconstruct history based on the articles that have been published in the State-run newspapers, some of...