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Minister of Wild Life, Vijith Vijithamuni Soysa stated that a single permanent construction has not been done in Wilpattu sanctuary that is under the department of Forest Conservation. However, he stated that that some people are resided in the northern border of Wilpattu named, Mollikulam and that they are living in tents. Since legal issues […]

Cricket Institute reports that the conflicts that arose between the institute and the cricketers are over and that the cricketers have signed an agreement. This agreement is valid for the next five years. Cricketers took part in the 20-20 World Cup Match without signing any contracts.  

A conflict has arisen as Bodu Bala Sena Organization has raided Minister Rishad Badhurheen’s office. The situation has got further violent since police have been called for security.  

The former captain of the Sri Lanka cricket team Arjuna Ranatunga says that in order to protect the cricket there should be a proper discipline. Expressing his ideas about the present situation he said ” in our era we protected our children and had a good journey.  Cricket will be protected only if the discipline […]

Angelo Mathews has been appointed as the captain of the one day team, Lasith Malinga as the captain of the T 20/20 cricket team and Lahiru Thirimanne will be the vice captain of both the teams.

Minister of Higher Education, S.B Dissanayake stated that Mahapola bursary given to University students is only Rs.2500/- and that need to be increased up to Rs.6000/-. He stated that Rs.2500/- is not enough for their education and that amount need to be increased depending on the socio-economic state of the students. He further stated that […]

Minister Champika Patalie Ranawaka stated that priority needs to be given to water conservation rather than to Highways, Ports and Air ports. He stated that if the fuel consumption is not reduced at least up to 35% before the year 2030, we will have to face dire consequences such as droughts, floods, acidity in sea […]

It is reported that Sri Lanka Rugby team under the captaincy of Namal Rajapaksa has left for South Korea to compete at  the Asian Five Nations tournament. There are 23 nominated for the team. Last year Sri Lankan team defeated one of the World’s strongest teams in Poland.

The International community has questioned the government about banning the organization which help the LTTE. These organizations have been banned as a proposal approved by U N Security Council and a list of the persons connected to the terrorism has been published. Meantime, the International has questioned about the LTTE members who were died when […]

Prime Minister, D.M Jayaratne stated that all the ones who are in robes are not Buddhist Monks . “Some are spoiling the image of Buddhist Monks and the Buddha Sasana. All the ones who are in robes are not  real Monks. Virtuous Buddhist Monks have a responsibility of protecting the sasana from such monks.”

The UNP media Chief, Matara District Parliamentarian Mangala Samaraweera says that the whole world has accepted that Sri Lanka has a Mafia ruling and has become a “Thug land”. Addressing media in Colombo, he further said ” the attack to the UNP parliamentarians who were on a visit to the heart of Rajapaksa regiment has […]

There are conflicts in U N P and other few parties regarding the statements made by Madoluwawe Sobitha thero who will be contesting as the Common Candidate at the Presidential election. The issue has arisen regarding the ideas that as a Buddhist monk, the support from the other religions will not be received.

It is been looked into the possibility of having Parliament meetings in Hambantota as the Sri Jayawardenapura Parliament complex is  to be repaired The government information reveals that the international conference hall in Hambantota is considered for this. When the renovation is started, the meeting cannot be held at least for 3 months. But during […]

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The Foreign Employment Bureau has decided to temporary stop sending the workers to Lybia, considering the conflict situation there. An announcement issued by the Bureau says that the arrangements will be made to bring 20 employees working there back to Sri Lanka.  

The Divisional Secretariats gather the information about the temples island wide. This programme is conducted according to the instructions of the Department of Buddhist affairs and forms are available at Divisional Secretariats. The Department says that the details of the common facilities available, the income and the services to the religion should be included therein. […]

The second term of the schools which were closed on the 08th for the Sinhala Hindu New Year will be started today. Muslim schools were closed for the holiday on the 10th and reopened on the 16th.  

Ministry of Higher Education has decided to change the degrees in the Universities. The Secretary of the Ministry Dr. Sunil Jayantha Nawaratne said that under this system the courses, methods of teaching and the marking system will be changed. The new system will be executed from this year and he has made request to the […]

The Media Director Sri Lanka Army Brigadier  Jayanath Jayaweera said that the army will activate the drug prevention programme in parallel with the national programme. For the first training there will be 3000 army officers and they will be divided in to the groups of 150 members. He further said that the Dangerous Drug Control […]

The Ministry of education has decided to give Rs 01 lakh to each National School to buy books. The Minister Bandula Gunawardana says that Rs. 35 million will be needed for that. He further said that this money will be given to buy books from the exhibition which will be held from 2nd May to […]

There will be a road exhibition in London, organized by the Sri Lanka share market and the Securities and Exchange Commission. This will be held jointly with the London share market. Ibukun Adebayo, the head of primary markets said that there were good reaction to the exhibition held in 2010 in Sri Lanka and there […]

Foreign News

Poland Defense  Minister says that they are ready to support to strengthen the NATO army power in Eastern Europe.He has stated this after a discussion has with American Defense Secretary. He has stressed that to face Russia, America should change their focus to Europe.Earlier he had requested to retain 10000 American soldiers in Poland. At […]

The Russian President Vladimir Putin says that there is no reason for not bringing the relationship between Western and Russia to the normal situation. He says that it is not a individual reason of Russia or America and it is also a responsibility of the friends of the two countries.He has stated this joining a […]

It is reported that there was a fire at the Data Center of the Samsung located at Gwacheon, South Korea and the customers have faced huge difficulties. Due to this fire, the Samsung.com web site has collapsed and the customers could not use some of the services through “smart phones”, “tablets” and “televisions”. The Company […]

The Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Wasily Nebensya says that the American sanction against Iran are not valid for the economical relationship between Russia and Iran. He has stated that the discussions are going on in relation with the economical and commercial relationships. As reported, he has stressed that Russia does not need to give up […]

Russian President says that Russia is not doing large scale spying services.He has stated this answering the ex CIA officer Edward Snowden. Snowden (30) has joined this via internet from a undisclosed place and stated that by two investigations done by the White House it was proved that large scale spying services are not useful […]

The American President Barak Obama says that Moscow governors know that American army is stronger than Russian army.He has stated that Russia is not willing to start a war with them. Obama has stated this expressing his ideas about moving a Russian war craft close to American war ship which was kept in black sea. […]

It is reported that as China has banned importing gene developed wheat, the export of American wheat to China has come down by 85%. According to a latest report the loss to the American merchant is USD 427 million. China took steps to ban American stocks from last November as MIR 162 gene has found […]

Foreign media reports that a South Korean ship with 470 passengers had sunk in the sea close to South West coastal area. Students who were going on an educational trip to the island “Jesu” were there in the ship.  

It is reported that people in most of the areas in Eastern Ukraine are protesting against Kiev’s ruling. It is said that the Federalists have acquired the Municipal building of Mactica town. The administration building of Donetsk Kartik has also been acquired by the protestors. They have removed the Ukraine flag there and hoisted the […]

German Chancellor Angela Merkel says that European Union is very much keen on the letter sent by the Russian president Putin to 18 countries. She says that there are many reasons for that.  Europe will give a joint answer for it. It is supposed to discuss this matter at a meeting of Foreign Ministers of […]