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Saturday, 14 July 2012
Ban on LTTE extended
The Indian Government has extended the ban on LTTE declaring that it continues to adopt a strong anti-India posture and pose a grave threat to the security of its citizens.... Read more

Peliyagoda PS member arrested
Peliyagoda Pradeshiya Sabha member Hasith Madawala of the UPFA was arrested by the Peliyagoda Police this morning, Police spokesman SP Ajith Rohana said... Read more

I am overwhelmed by Madhuri’s warmth-Sana
Sri Lankan master blaster Sanath Jayasuriya, who is back in Sri Lanka after being eliminated from an Indian Television reality show ‘Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 5’, says he was especially overwhelmed with the great actress' warmth and the whole experience was "amazing" though "tough".... Read more

India submissive to SL like a mouse-Jaya
Claiming that the Indian Central government is submissive to Sri Lanka like a mouse, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa has once again asked the centre to send back the nine Sri Lankan Air force personnel who are being trained in India, the NDTV reported.... Read more

Inquiry into disappearances-UK
The British government called on the Sri Lankan government to investigate disappearances and resolve land issues in the Northern Province.... Read more

SLMC to contest under UPFA banner
Sri Lanka Muslim Congress has decided to contest the forthcoming Provincial Council election under the UPFA banner, the Government Information Department announced today.... Read more

Audio: Karuna invites Rudrakumaran
Former LTTE Eastern Commander and Resettlement Deputy Minister Vinayagamoorthy Muralitharan alias Karuna  invited leading LTTE Diaspora activist V. Rudrakumaran and his followers to visit Sri Lanka and witness first hand the ongoing development in the North and East.... Read more

Millionaire hacked to death
The owner of the ‘Kapruka Textile Shop’ in Gampaha Town, millionaire businessman Larik Saman Rajapaksa (44) has been hacked to death Friday night at around 7 pm while he was at his shop.... Read more

Police arrest over 10,000 suspects on warrants
The surrender of Julampitiye Amare who was accused of attacking a JVP rally in which two persons were killed last month has led to the arrest of 10,648 suspects against whom arrest warrants had been issued.... Read more

Growing Ship Traffic Threatens Blue Whales
In early April, whale watchers off this country’s southern coast were greeted by a disturbing sight: the lifeless body of a 60-foot-long blue whale floating in the water about 12 miles offshore. The body was swelling rapidly, and suckerfish swarmed across its skin.... Read more

Attracting Middle East Investment Must be a Priority
The government should urgently explore the possibilities of attracting foreign investment from the Middle East.  There are vast funds available with Middle East entrepreneurs who are looking for prospects to open businesses in the eastern part of the world.... Read more

Transnational Government Of Tamil Eelam
 After three decades of a protracted armed conflict and its invariable legacy of polarised mindsets in the parties involved, Sri Lanka now finds herself arguably in a more difficult position than in times of war, with the abundant opinions and interpretations of her various ethnic entities disturbing... Read more

Distant thunder
In remarks to this newspaper, President Mahinda Rajapaksa of Sri Lanka has said the elections to the country’s Northern provincial council will be held only in September 2013 because the government needs time to update 30-year-old electoral rolls.... Read more

Editorial - Alarm bells ring on unrestricted imports
Just as we swallowed wholesale the globalised capitalist market economy and are now paying a heavy price for it with a dangerous gap between the rich and the poor, we also appear to be swallowing the good and bad factors in information and communication technology.... Read more

Series win
Aren’t they tasty?
Chinese beauties visit Minneriya
CRAFTALIVE initiative
Series win
Aren’t they tasty?
Chinese beauties visit Minneriya
CRAFTALIVE initiative