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Solomon Islands Tsunami watch removed

Solomon Islands Tsunami watch removed

A tsunami warning was canceled Thursday after a powerful magnitude 7.7 earthquake rocked the Pacific’s Solomon Islands, prompting the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center to warn that tsunami waves were possible

End of the road for Karuna Amman

End of the road for Karuna Amman

Vinayagamurthi Muralitharan alias Karuna Amman started off as a top leader of the LTTE. He then made headlines when he split from the LTTE and led the Tamil Makkal Viduthalai

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A guide to buying safe toys

A guide to buying safe toys

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The holiday season has arrived. As adults, we are all excited about taking a much needed break from work. With friends and family flying in from around the world, everyone’s

Sri Lanka expects 2.2 million visitors for 2016

Sri Lanka expects 2.2 million visitors for 2016

Sri Lanka said it expects 2.2 million visitors in 2016, which would be a 26% growth compared with 2015. Sri Lanka’s Tourism Authority said that the country has welcomed 1.7

Large stock of cocaine discovered on a ship in Colombo

admin, December 9, 2016

A large stock of cocaine was discovered on a ship in Colombo today.
INTERPOL turns down Red notice request for Sandaruwan

admin, December 9, 2016

The international police, INTERPOL, has turned down a Red notice request to arrest the Chief Editor of Lanka E-News San...
Decisive action sought to hold perpetrators accountable

admin, December 9, 2016

Sri Lankan authorities have been urged to take decisive action to stop torture and other ill-treatment, investigate comp...
Sri Lanka tops list for searching for the word "sex" online

admin, December 8, 2016

Sri Lanka has one again topped the list for searching for the word "sex" online this year, according to Gooogle.
President revokes listing of 19 Nationals as traitors in 1818

admin, December 8, 2016

President Maithripala Sirisena today revoked the listing of 19 Nationals as traitors in 1818, the President's office sai...
UNP backs devolution of powers within a united Sri Lanka

admin, December 8, 2016

The United National Party (UNP) today called for maximum devolution of powers within a united Sri Lanka.
Muslim Ministers demand arrest of aggressive monk

admin, December 8, 2016

Muslim Ministers today demanded the arrest of a Buddhist monk who had disrespected Islam.
Youth who threatened President, PM using FB remanded

admin, December 8, 2016

A youth who had threatened President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe using Facebook, has be...
Canada, UNFPA-Sri Lanka to end gender-based violence

admin, December 8, 2016

As part of the 16 Days of Activism in Sri Lanka, the Canadian High Commission and the United Nations Population Fund (UN...
Madras court issues order on new church in Katchatheevu

admin, December 8, 2016

The Madras High Court bench has directed the Union Governments counsel to get instructions on permitting Tamil Nadu fis...
UN Committee demands probe on Sisira Mendis

admin, December 7, 2016

The UN Committee against Torture has demanded an investigation on the allegations against  former Deputy Inspector Gene...
Move to crackdown on gender based violence at workplace

admin, December 7, 2016

The Government is to take measures to crackdown on gender based violence at the workplace.
President tells Parliament no compromise on National security

admin, December 7, 2016

President Maithripala Sirisena told Parliament today that there will not be any compromise on National security.
All stakeholders to be briefed on ETCA and China FTA

admin, December 7, 2016

The Government today informed Parliament that all stakeholders will be briefed on the proposed Economic and Technology C...
Government rejects allegations raised by Mahinda

admin, December 7, 2016

The Government today rejected allegations raised by former President Mahinda Rajapaksa and insisted that National assets...

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