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A service has started at the Colombo Municipal council to take action against hotels who serve unhygienic and inferior quality food.The complaints could be made to the to the CMC on 0112676161 and action would be taken within one hour.Such calls could be made between 8 am and 10 pm daily.

As a result of flooding owing to heavy rains and flooding more than 25,000 people hav ha have have been madedede homelessdede have have been made homeless.According to the Assistant director of the disaster management centre Pradeep Kodipplily had said that Anuradhapura,Polonnaruwa, Puttalam,Mannar and Trincomalee districts have been effected and arrangements are made to offer […]

The female vocalist Visharada Saheli Gamage has launched another song dedicated to president Mahinda Rajapaksa.The theme is ” time to think for a moment”.The video could be heard from our Sinhala edition.

Addressing a presidential election propaganda meeting in Avissawela,the common candidate Maithripala Sirisena had reminded the incumbent president Mahinda Rajapaksa to get ready to go home on the 08th January 2015 and also stressed that there is no point in talking of winning by beating the new democratic party.

It is learnt that once elected president the common candidate Maithripala Sirisena would commence war crimes committed in the final days before the the war ended.The common candidate had expressed these views giving an interview to the Indian newspaper the ‘Hindu’ and this investigation would commence after the 08th January 2015.

The police has received information that a son of a main candidate of the presidential election has been involved in a huge foreign exchange racket.A large number of swiss franks and US dollar notes had been found in the house of the finance’ of the son of this main candidate and in this connection the […]

The candidate of the presidential election from the Front line socialist party tuminda Nagamuwa had said indirectly that self would be the ideal candidate to win.This is as there are no goods in Mahinda stores and are not sure of goods at Sirisena stores and hence people have no place by goods.Goods are available only […]

The powers of the Lahugala PS is to going to be for the government as the vice chairman and three members of the UNP are to cross over to the government.As a result the UPFA would have a larger majority.

The government to be formed when Maithripala Sirisena is elected the president would be from the SLFP the prime minister would be from UNP and ministers would be from other parties was added by the former president Chandrika Kumaratunga addressing a rally. The government says the joint coalition is a soup,but the government to be […]

Minister Wimal weerawansa had said that when Maithripala Sirisena wins, his brother Dudley Sirisena would be appointed as the defense secretary.The forces personnel were made to laugh holding their stomachs.He is a casino King and these had been said addressing a election propaganda meeting.

It is reliably learnt that a leader of an opposition political party is contemplating on joining the government.but he is not a member of the parliament.He is representing the western province and in this connection he is having discussions with the government officials.It is learnt that he would join the government in the coming days

The new manifesto of the common opposition candidate Maithripala Sirisena was launched today morning at a ceremony at the Vihara Maha Devi Park.It is titled “A new country in 100 days”.It does not include abolishing the executive powers of a president but it has several amendments to the constitution.

It is reported that the super bollywood actor Salman Khan has been invited to the presidential election campaign stage of president Mahinda Rajapaksa.The son of president Member of parliament Namal Rajapaksa has made this invitation it is learnt.

Other News

The national buildings investigation organisation has identified four district Matale,Kandy,Badulla and Nuwara Eliya have identified as vulnerable as owing to the inclement weather houses in mountain areas together the adjacent roads are vulnerable to land slides as there is rain predicted in the next 24 hours.The people in these areas are cautioned by this organisation.

Because of heavy rains the landslides caused several houses in Koslanda,Meeriyabedda estate to be destroyed.A new housing project for the homeless was commenced by the secretary of defense and urban development, Gotabhaya Rajapaksa yesterday the 18th at the same venue.This had been on the instructions of the HE president Mahinda Rajapaksa.The army personnel would b […]

The GCE (ordinary level) examination is to end today the 18th.The examination started on the 09th of this month where 370030 school candidates and 208105 private candidates had sat held in 4279 centres islandwide and 38200 officials had been deployed. .

It is reported that the garbage tender of the Colombo municipal area has been increased by 380 million. It is said that there are many hidden costs in this tender and the approval from the treasury and the municipal commissioner has not been received for this. The treasury has pointed out in his report that […]

The Sri Lanka transport board has announced that they expect 800 new buses from China to be added to the fleet before end of 2014.This is the balance from 2200 buses that were to be imported from China.

It is reported that the postal voting cards for the presidential election have been sent to the district officers by the election secretariat. The postal election will be held on the 23rd and 24th. The 30th will be an additional day.

The department of statics reveals that according to the census in 2012, the population in Sri Lanka is 20.4 million. The very first census was held in 1871, The director of the statistics department D P Goonawardana revealed this in Colombo yesterday. Accordingly it was the 14th census which was held in 2012.


Foreign News

The Ukrainian issue has intensified the tension that existed between the West and Russia: now, another Cold War is possibly lurking on the horizon. Are we to witness another stand-off – or will it be averted? The relations between Russia and the West seem to be stuck at dead-end, so is there hope common ground […]

It is reported that the Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov has stated that the attempt of Washington to put pressure on Russia will not be successful. He has stated that the relationship between America and Russia will be developed only for equal rights. He has expressed these when Lavrov and American foreign secretary John Kerry […]

A speaker from White House says that the president Barak Obama will sign for more sanctions against Russia by the end of this week. His ideas is that Obama will take this decision even against the act. Earnst has stated that by doing this he will get the flexibility to protect his strategies. Obama has […]

It is reported that the school management has decided not to give any alternative for the students who do not take pork. The school has decided to start this from the 1st of January 2015 and the 27 Muslim students have faced difficulties due to this. The mayor has stated that this is the way […]

It is reported that the vice president of British supreme courts has stated that the Muslim women should remove their traditional face cover.She has stated that covering with such costumes is a barrier when taking a decision. She has further stated that when giving evidence, her face should be visible to see whether she is […]

It is reported that a team of creators in France has been able to create a bracelet which can be used to read e mail on your hand. This is called as secret bracelet and the video in youtube has been viewed by 4,222,427 persons. The web site has stated that a sample has not […]

It is reported that the Pope has stated that all the animals on the world would go to heaven after death. The Pope has stated this consoling a little child who was weeping at the death of his puppy. His idea is that one day we will meet our pets in the heaven. This statement […]

The Xinjiang provincial authorities has decided to prohibit the Burka costume in public in the area. According to the Xinjiang web site. the parliament took this decision after considering a proposal of prohibition. This is treated as a step taken against the Islamic fundamentalism. Xinjiang is the residential area of Uighur Muslims and most of […]

The Iran president Hassan Rouhani says that the increase the fuel prices in the world market is not only an economical issue but also a political project. He says that this is like a result of a conspiracy of few countries. This has been taken as a step against the Muslim countries in middle east […]

It is reported that the great eye of Sauron of the “Lord of the Ring” has been located in Moscow. This has been created in parallel with publishing a film on orbit in Russia. This imagined eye has been established in Moscow by Russian cultural circle.