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ආර්. එම්. බී. සේනානායක - ජනතාවාදී ස්වාධිපත්යය හෝ ජනතා ස්වෛරීත්වය ගැන අපේ දේශපාලඥයන් සහ සිවිල් සමාජ කණ්ඩායම් අද කතා කරන්නේ, ජනමත විචාරණයක් හරහා අනුමැතිය ලැබේ නම්, ආණ්ඩුවක ඕනෑම ක්රියාවක් යුක්ති සහගත කළ හැකි පූජණීය ප්රතිපත්තියක් වශයෙන් ගනිමිනි. ප්රායෝගික තලයක දී, එය බහුතර ජනතාවගේ අනුමැතියක් වශයෙන් ගැනීම පුදුමයක් නොවේ. ජනාධිපති ජයවර්ධන පාර්ලිමේන්තුවේ ආයු කාලය දිග් කරගත්තේ ...
Jun 19, 2013 10:27:08 AM
Government Minister and leader of the National Freedom Front, Wimal Weerawansa has put the ruling UPFA government on notice saying his party is ready to leave the government, if it must, to push for several powers in the 13th Amendment to the constitution to be removed. He said that the National Freedom Front wants to ...
Jun 19, 2013 10:24:31 AM
A female lecturer of the Nawala Open University Law Faculty was in a critical condition after she was repeatedly stabbed by a law faculty student a short while ago.
Jun 19, 2013 10:07:31 AM
June 19, Colombo: The Sri Lankan government will proceed with the setting up of a special zone for heavy industries at Sampur in Trincomalee district of Eastern Sri Lanka.
Jun 19, 2013 10:07:31 AM
June 19, Colombo: A Sri Lankan court today issued summons on governing party parliamentarian Arundika Fernando to come before court to make a statement on a comment made by him in parliament about missing journalist Prageeth Eknaligoda.
Jun 19, 2013 9:50:15 AM
Cardiff, June 19 : Ahead of the second semi-final match of the ICC Champions Trophy, Indian skipper MS Dhoni on Wednesday said Sri Lanka is a dangerous opponent and his team will plan for the 'whole Sri Lankan team'.
Jun 19, 2013 9:57:31 AM
Inviting the Tamil National Alliance (TNA) to appear before the Parliamentary Select Committee (PSC) with their concerns regarding the 13th Amendment to the Constitution, ruling party MP and Minister Lakshman Yapa Abeywardane, said the government cannot andldquo;allow the TNA to achieve democratically what the LTTE tried to achieve with guns.andrdquo;
Jun 19, 2013 8:44:17 AM
The executive committee of the UNP has dispelled 20 members of the UNP which includes those who are members of PC’s and ‘Palath’ Sabhas on disciplinary grounds. This is like a ‘Kekille’ decision. The Member of Southern PC Maithree Gunaratna stated and they will go to courts against this decision. His decision had been ...
Jun 19, 2013 9:31:13 AM
The Sri Lankan government has asked Australia to ban LTTE fronts operating on Australian soil, the External Affairs Ministry said today. The request was made by a Sri Lankan delegation led by External Affairs Minister Professor G.L. Peiris Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard told External Affairs Minister Professor G.L. Peiris that she is looking forward to ...
Jun 19, 2013 9:30:36 AM
Mexico’s Popocatepetl volcano registered a massive eruption last Monday, emitting a plume of ash and gas that reached an altitude of 4 kilometres . Emissions of incandescent rock fragments were also registered for a distance of up to 2 kilometres around the crater, according to the National Center for Disaster ...
Jun 19, 2013 9:29:54 AM
A staggering wave of food scares in China has led to greater awareness for safety among consumers, who are turning increasingly creative in order to scrutinise what – and what not – lands on their table. There are some inventive ways turning up at the Food Safety Exhibition in Beijing ...
Jun 19, 2013 9:28:59 AM
British luxury brand Burberry has showcased its latest menswear designs in London yesterday after a decade in Milan.The move brings the brand’s menswear division in line with its more profitable womenswear branch, which has led the London Fashion Week circuit for the past few seasons. The brand joins other top ...
Jun 19, 2013 8:40:30 AM
Cardiff, June 19 (IANS) Former captain Sanath Jayasuriya said Sri Lanka will target the Indian bowlers during the Champions Trophy semifinal slated for Thursday at the Sophia Gardens here.
Jun 19, 2013 8:38:08 AM
While claiming that many lands in Jaffna have been returned to civilians, Secretary to the President Lalith Weeratunge said that many residents in Jaffna have made fervent appeals to retain Armed Forces in the region
Jun 19, 2013 8:03:15 AM
Sri Lanka's external affairs minister Prof. G.L. Peiris has pleaded with Tamil refugees in Australia who fled the nation's bloody civil war to come home – having quietly slipped into Canberra for talks on combating people smugglers.
Jun 19, 2013 8:28:06 AM
The media spokesman for the UNP; Galle District Member of Parliament Gayantha Karunatilleke had aired his views about the incident where a Member of the PC Wyamba had forced a teacher of his daughters school to kneel down in front of thousands of on lookers. He has insisted that he be interdicted and an ...
Jun 19, 2013 8:12:01 AM
The Police reveal that owing to a bus carrying students on a educational trip had gone down a precipice and had overturned at Sita Eliya in Nuwara Eliya. It has been confirmed that two students have died while 65 of them had been injured. The place had been along NuwaraEliya –Welimada road in Sita ...
Jun 19, 2013 8:01:41 AM
It has been revealed that during the walk of the ‘Sinhala Ravaya’ organisation from the Kataragama ‘kirivehera’ to ‘Temple Trees’ on their way at Tangalle they had opened forcibly a beef stall which was closed and burnt all what was inside like benches, scales, chairs newspapers and whatever found inside the stall. It is ...
Jun 19, 2013 7:46:19 AM
The UNFA Member of Parliament for the Puttalam district Arundika Fernando has received orders from the Homagama Magistrate to come to courts on the 15th July. This is to find and record details about the disappeared Prageeth Eknaligoda whom he had met in France during his visit to France. The Magistrate wants him to ...
Jun 19, 2013 3:21:32 AM
By Helasingha Bandara - Road of neglect Rathnayaka (husband)-“Soma said that she saw some road-construction machinery have been parked at Mawathagama” Bandaramenike (wife) “No doubt an election may be near” People sighted heavy machinery, mostly stationary, under the shades of trees, in February this year, along the Nikaweratiya- Ambanpola road. They concluded that it was ...
Jun 19, 2013 7:56:36 AM
The National Ocean Affairs Committee, (NOAC) says Sri Lanka is not in dispute with India to refer any matter pertaining to the oceans to ITLOS, which is a body set up within the UN for resolution of disputes. Chris Dharmakirti, Chairman of the National Ocean Affairs Committee, said that at the present moment, only Bangladesh, ...
Jun 19, 2013 7:48:44 AM
Two people were killed and 68 others, mostly school children, were injured following an accident in Nuwara Eliya this afternoon, the police media unit said. According to the police, a school bus with 70 people on board went down a precipice at the Seethaeli Polgaha junction. Two adults who were in the bus succumbed to ...
Jun 19, 2013 5:00:18 AM
A new media code proposed by the Sri Lankan government contains overbroad and vague language that could have a severe and chilling effect on free speech, Human Rights Watch said today.
Jun 19, 2013 8:17:30 AM
Three persons have died, while two children are in a critical condition when a bus carrying over 70 children had fallen off a cliff along the Nuwara- Eliya andndash; Welimada road, the Police Media Unit told Ceylon Today Online.
Jun 19, 2013 8:17:30 AM
The student who had stabbed a female lecturer of the Law Faculty at the Open University in Nawala today has been arrested by the Mirihana Police, the Police Media Unit told Ceylon Today Online.
Jun 19, 2013 7:36:32 AM
Two persons were killed while seventy others were injured when a bus carrying school children had fallen into a precipice at the Seeta Eliya area in Nuwara-Eliya, police stated.
Jun 19, 2013 6:59:27 AM
Airbus said today that SriLankan Airlines, the country's national carrier, whcih has a relatively young fleet, had agreed to buy six long-haul A330 ...