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Woman self-immolates in Kantale
Wednesday, 30 July 2014, 06:00
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) – It is reported that a 55 year old woman has committed self-immolation in the Per Aru area in Kantale. According to the...
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Illegal SL migrants caught in Texas boarder
Tuesday, 29 July 2014, 20:00
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) A group of illegal migrants including Sri Lankans, Bangladeshis, and Nepalese have been arrested by the National Boarder...
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A Sri Lankan fuel truck driver making a bizarre U-turn
Tuesday, 29 July 2014, 19:00
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - A video showing a Sri Lankan fuel truck driver making a bizarre U-turn has gone viral on the internet.
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Possible showers or thundershowers in the shallow and deep sea areas
Tuesday, 29 July 2014, 18:00
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) – The Department of Meteorology states that showers or thundershowers will occur at several places over the sea areas...
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Acceptance of postal applications for Uva PC polls ends on August 6
Tuesday, 29 July 2014, 16:00
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - The acceptance of applications for postal voting of the Uva provincial council election will end on the 6th of next month....
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Ebola outbreak
Tuesday, 29 July 2014, 15:00
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) – The worst Ebola outbreak in history has spread across international borders from Liberia to neighboring Sierra Leone...
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“Fasting should be made use of as a cultural bridge” - Prime Minister
Tuesday, 29 July 2014, 13:00
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - “With devotion in mind I send this message of felicitation on the day of Eid ul-Fitr (Ramazan Festival) or the Day of...
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Minister Weerawansa decides to contest independently
Tuesday, 29 July 2014, 12:43
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - The National Freedom Front (NFF) led by Government Minister Wimal Weerawansa, has decided to contest the Uva Provincial...
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Dheerasinghe appointed as Chairman Com Bank
Tuesday, 29 July 2014, 12:00
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Mr. Dheerasinghe, an eminent Economist with a distinguish career of over 40 years in the banking industry has been...
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Health Inspection of all cafeterias in the country will commence today
Tuesday, 29 July 2014, 12:00
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - The consumer Authority says that all cafeterias in the country will be subjected to thorough inspections today (29).
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Anura Kumara Dissanayake’s driver arrested
Tuesday, 29 July 2014, 11:18
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - The leader of the Janatha Vimukthi Peramua (JVP), Anura Kumara Dissanayake, who met with a road accident, was admitted to...
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“Sri Lanka plays an important role in the proposed silk route plan” - China
Tuesday, 29 July 2014, 11:00
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - The Chinese Ambassador to Sri Lanka Wu Jianghao has said Sri Lanka stands to gain from the proposed Maritime Silk Route...
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Japanese state minister of METI Calls on Minister Basil
Tuesday, 29 July 2014, 10:50
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) Senior Japanese Vice Minister of Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry [METI], Kazuyoshi Akaba, and a senior delegation who...
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Ranil visits “Ape Sinhala Panthiya”
Tuesday, 29 July 2014, 10:22
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) – Opposition, United National Party (UNP) Leader, Ranil Wickremesinghe urged the GCE Advanced Level students together...
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80% 0f North East abductions dome by LTTE - Commission reveals
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) The LTTE was responsible for nearly 80 percent of the alleged abductions, of the cases already heard in four districts except Jaffna, the Presidential Commission investigatin Readmore


Japan’s State Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Calls on President Rajapaksa
(Colombo, Lankpuvath) - Japan's State Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Mr. Kazuyoshi Akaba called on President Mahinda Rajapaksa at Temple Trees this evening.The primary focus of the Readmore


Foreign News

MH17 flight downed by missile shrapnel, says Ukraine
Tuesday, 29 July 2014, 15:00
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Security officials in Ukraine say the downed Malaysia Airlines jet in eastern Ukraine suffered an explosive loss of pressure... Read more...
“Russia 'violated 1987 nuclear missile treaty” - US Government
Tuesday, 29 July 2014, 10:31
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - The US Government states that Russia has violated a key arms control treaty by testing a nuclear cruise missile. Russia... Read more...
North Korea threatens nuclear strike on White House
Tuesday, 29 July 2014, 08:30
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - A top ranking North Korean military official has threatened a nuclear strike on the White House and Pentagon after accusing... Read more...
Gaza fighting abates as diplomatic tension flares
Tuesday, 29 July 2014, 07:00
(Colombo Lankpuvath) Israel eased its offensive in the Gaza Strip and Palestinian rocket fire from the enclave declined sharply on Monday, with both... Read more...

Business News

First ever Superman comic to go up and away on eBay
Tuesday, 29 July 2014, 10:32
(Colombo Lankpuvath)SAN JOSE, Calif., Jul 23, 2014 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Today, eBay announced that the 1938 comic book that introduced Superman to the... Read more...
Mobitel secures prestigious ISO certification for Information Security Management
Monday, 28 July 2014, 16:58
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - 28th July, 2014, Colombo; The National Mobile Service Provider Mobitel received international recognition recently when it... Read more...
SLT student receives recognition as the City & Guilds ‘International Learner of the Year’
Thursday, 24 July 2014, 12:36
(Colombo Lankapuvath) Sri Lanka Telecom (SLT) is proud to announce that a student of the SLT Training Centre, was crowned as the 1st Asian to win... Read more...
Bank of Ceylon listed among Top 1,000 Global Banks
Thursday, 24 July 2014, 11:46
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) Sri Lanka’s leading Bank with 75 years of strength, trust and stability, the Bank of Ceylon is proud to receive global... Read more...

TALES SANS TAILS

Those who speak against other religions disgrace their own religion – President
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(Colombo Lankapuvath) Those who condemn other religions and speak against other faiths are only bringing disgrace to their own religion President Rajapaksa said while pointing out extremists bring no justice to any religion. He said this at the rededication ceremony of the Methodist Church at Galle Fort, which was renovated by the Sri Lanka Navy and handed over to the Methodist Church. The Methodist Church in Sri Lanka begun by missionaries who arrived in 1814 celebrates its bicentennial today (July 4).
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Tony Abbott says Sri Lanka is a “Society at peace”
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott has described Sri Lanka as a “Society at peace” while speaking to foreign media on the incident of a boat carrying  153 Tamil asylum seekers facing trouble in high seas off Christmas island.
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Japan’s State Minister of Economy, Tra...
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(Colombo, Lankpuvath) - Japan's State Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Mr. Kazuyoshi Akaba called on President Mahinda Rajapaksa at Temple Trees this evening.The primary focus of the discussion was enhancing the trade and economic relations between the two countries.
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80% 0f North East abductions dome by LTT...
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) The LTTE was responsible for nearly 80 percent of the alleged abductions, of the cases already heard in four districts except Jaffna, the Presidential Commission investigating cases of missing persons in the North and East was told.
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President gifts computers to Thalawa Sri...
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - With the aim of improving their knowledge on information technology (IT), His Excellency President Mahinda Rajapaksa handed over the computers at the Anuradhapura President’s House to the Buddhist monks at Anuradapura Thalawa Sri Gnanodaya Pirivena.
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Sri Lanka condemns loss of civilian live...
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - The Sri Lanka Government issuing a statement at the 21st Special Session of the Human Rights Council on the human rights situation in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem yesterday (24), condemned the loss of civilian lives in Gaza.
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President Rajapaksa says focus is on edu...
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(Colombo,Lankapuvath) President Mahinda Rajapaksa said the government has equally focused attention on improving the nutrition level of the school children while ensuring a quality education. He added that it is compulsory to create a healthy future generation.
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Social conciliation should go beyond eth...
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) Social conciliation is an aspect that should be present in every field, community and public service and it has to go beyond reconciliation between communities, Economic Development Minister Basil Rajapaksa said.
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Tuition classes banned 5 days prior the ...
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - A ban on tuition classes, five days ahead of General Certificate of Education (GCE) examinations, is to be implemented with the assistance of authorities. It is reported that teachers should refrain from mass or individual teaching, holding seminars and workshops and...
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West using HR issues to belittle Sri Lan...
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(Colombo Lankapuvath) - Former Union Minister Dr. Subramanian Swamy said Human Rights are being used as a tool by some quarters to belittle Sri Lanka's achievement in crushing one of the most ruthless terrorist outfits in the world.
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