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Ranil led groups trying to arouse communal feelings

Ranil led groups trying to arouse communal feelings

           Defence Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa yesterday alleged that a recently set up political grouping led by UNP leader Ranil Wickremesinghe was trying to arouse communal feelings among Tamil speaking people living in the Jaffna peninsula. Rajapaksa charged that an attempt was …

British Foreign Office has expressed shock and serious concern

British Foreign Office has expressed shock and serious concern

          The British Foreign Office issuing a press release voiced its shock and serious concern Saturday over the shooting of a British-Sri Lankan journalist in a Colombo suburb. Britain’s South Asia minister Alistair Burt urged the Sri Lankan authorities to identify …

Mohamed Nasheed remains in Indian Mission in Male

Mohamed Nasheed remains in Indian Mission in Male

  ▶sinhala– සිංහල ▶english–        Former Maldives President Mohamed Nasheed  still remained in the Indian Diplomatic Mission for the fourth day with the country’s judicial watchdog accusing Indian High Commissioner D M Mullay of interfering in the judicial process. Nasheed has remained at …

Police DIGs transferred

Police DIGs transferred

Police Headquarters said Fifteen Deputy Inspector Generals of Police including the DIGs of Presidential Security Division (PSD) and Ministerial Security Division (MSD) have been transferred with effect from today. It also said that the IGP has made these transfers on the approval of Defence Ministry …

Website of Sri Lankan High Commission of Maldives Hacked, Database Leaked

Website of Sri Lankan High Commission of Maldives Hacked, Database Leaked

        The official website of the Sri Lankan High Commission of Maldives (slhcmaldives.com) has been breached by the hacker Davy Jones. The website’s entire database, which includes administrator and user details, has been published online. This isn’t the first time when Davy …

Unidentified gunmen shoot Leader journalist

Unidentified gunmen shoot Leader journalist

    The editor of the Sunday Leader, Sakunthala Perera, said that Faraz Shauketaly was wounded Friday night by three gunmen who stormed into his home in Mt. Lavinia on the outskirts of the capital, Colombo. She said Faraz suffered injuries to his neck and added …

Facebook hacked?

Facebook hacked?

         Facebook Inc. said on Friday it had been the target of an unidentified hacker group, but it found no evidence that user data was compromised. “Last month, Facebook security discovered that our systems had been targeted in a sophisticated attack,” the …

TGTE wants India and IC to follow Jayalalithaa’s call for economic sanctions against Sri Lanka

TGTE wants India and IC to follow Jayalalithaa’s call for economic sanctions against Sri Lanka

         The Transnational Government of Tamil Eelam (TGTE) welcomes Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Dr Jayalalithaa’s call to the Indian government to move a separate resolution to impose economic sanctions against Sri Lanka at the UNHRC and calls upon all governments to follow …

Protest in Jaffna

Protest in Jaffna

TNA,UNP,  DPF politicians together with people of the area engaged in a hunger strike demanding the release of their land and resettling people in the original home lands owned by them in the high security zone in the Waligamam  area. Opposition leader Ranil Wickramasinghe, who also …

Women’s WC: Sri Lanka thrash South Africa by 87 runs to finish 5th

Women’s WC: Sri Lanka thrash South Africa by 87 runs to finish 5th

      Sri Lanka thrashed South Africa by 87 runs to finish fifth in the ICC Women’s World Cup in Cuttack on Friday. Batting first at the Barabati Stadium, Sri Lanka put up a decent score of 243 for seven in stipulated 50 overs …