VIPATHMAGA’S ‘Blue Print’ to build castles in the air

Mangala Samaraweera

(Lanka-e-News – 10.Sep.2019, 11.30PM) Gotabaya Rajapaksa’s so-called ‘Economic Blue Print’ is anything but a plan. The 82 slides, released on Sunday, pump aspiration and dump implementation. A blue print is supposed to be a roadmap for how to achieve an Read more >>

Last updated :   18-09-2019

Failure to Submit Asset Declarations; TISL Files Complaint Against 8 Cabinet Ministers

Sajith, Ravi, Akila, Harin, Navin, Gayantha, Haleem, Mano

(Lanka-e-News – 10.Sep.2019, 11.45 PM) Transparency International Sri Lanka (TISL) filed a complaint with the… Read more >>

The leadership this country needs..!

By Thushara Wanniarachchi

(Lanka-e-News- 09.Sep.2019, 11.45PM) In the dawn of another election season, fake Dutugamunus, Parakramabahus and Terminators… Read more >>

How Gota and Shavedra getting ready for a fake IS attack

By A former intelligence officer

(Lanka-e-News -04.Sep.2019, 3.20PM) 2014 was a time when the election heat was at its peak. Uva provincial council election was held in middle of the year and presidential election later in the year. There was a news about a police officer was shot dead Read more >>

Shavendra Silva’s appointment as the army commander is a test for the international commitment to accountability and reconciliation in Sri Lanka -GTF

(Lanka-e-News- 24.Aug.2019, 3.30PM) The appointment of Shavendra Silva (Silva) as the new Commander of the Sri Lankan army is a deeply troubling development. For the Tamil community, this signals the end of the road for reconciliation efforts from the Sri Read more >>

U.S. warns Sri Lanka on investment, military ties after army chief promotion

(Lanka-e-News -21.Aug.2019, 11.45PM) A senior U.S. State Department official warned on Tuesday that Sri Lanka’s appointment of a war veteran accused of serious human rights violations as head of its army could affect U.S. military cooperation and investme Read more >>

Why did you not lift a finger against Gota..? Ahimsa ques Ranil

(Lanka e News -14.Aug.2019, 11.00AM) As soon as you came to power, your priorities changed. When I met you at Temple Trees in February 2015 to appeal for your support in making sure my father’s killers saw justice, you told me that there were “other prio Read more >>

It's a shame to name a reputed criminal as a presidential candidate ..! -Mangala

(Lanka-e-News -12.Aug.2019, 11.30PM) Earlier today, former President Mahinda Rajapaksa announced the presidential candidate for his family’s new political party, the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP). For weeks he refused to confirm the circulating rumou Read more >>

Officials wary to probe legality of Gota’s citizenship

By a Special Correspondent

(Lanka-e-News -05.Aug.2019, 6.30PM) Questions have been raised as to how Gotabaya Rajapaksa obtained a passport from the Department of Immigration and Emigration in May omitting an endorsement of his dual-citizen status. Rajapaksa told reporters last wee Read more >>

‘We were very hurt, isolated’ -Rishad reveals the untold story of Muslim MPs’ delay to return

Ethno-politics since independence delayed Sri Lanka’s progress

(Lanka-e-News -30.July.2019, 7.30PM) For the first time, the enigma behind Sri Lankan Muslim MPs’ evasion and resisting of their portfolios were revealed on July 30. “I discussed with members of our party ACMC as to whether I should stay out of this port Read more >>

Sarath Fonseka would be the right match for Gotabaya..!

S. V. KIRUBAharan, France

(Lanka-e-News -25.July.2019, 5.30PM) Before the 2010 Presidential Election in Sri Lanka, I predicted many issues in one of the Colombo print media (The Sunday Leader) and I was proved right. Even my predication about the winning candidate was correct. Unf Read more >>

Sri Lankan Politicians as archetypes of destruction - Asian Human Rights Commission

(Lanka-e-News - 16.July.2019, 11.50AM) In the Sri Lankan mind, politicians are thought to be engaged in the destruction of the lives of the people and the foundations of the nation. In the subconscious or unconscious, this has gone... Read more >>

Sri Lanka: Muslims Face Threats, Attacks - Human Rights Watch

Authorities Should Act Against Incitement by Buddhist Nationalists

(Lanka-e-News - 15.July.2019, 9.30AM) Authorities in Sri Lanka should end arbitrary arrests and other abuses against Muslims and appropriately protect the community from violence, Human Rights Watch said by press release. Since the Easter Sunday bombings Read more >>

Sri Lanka: Resuming Death Penalty a Major Setback; President Signs Warrants to Execute 4 Drug Offenders -HRW

(Lanka e News - 02.July;2019, 11.30PM) The Sri Lanka government should halt plans to resume executions and restore its de facto 43-year moratorium on the use of the death penalty, Human Rights Watch said today. Sri Lanka’s President Maithripala Sirisena s Read more >>

On Resuming the Death Penalty

Dr. Jayampathy Wickramaratne PC MP

(Lanka e News -01.July.2019. 7.00AM) President Sirisena’s decision to resume the death penalty has met with wide disapproval. The main parties in the Government and the Opposition - United National Front, Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna, Tamil Nationalist Al Read more >>

Answer to Asgiri..!

Dr. Wickramabahu Karunarathna

(Lanka e News - 24.June.2019, 6.10PM) In today’s world, television and movies made by giants in the industry dominate and have taken the centre stage. Images and stories are inevitably exaggerated, caricatured or fantasized far from what actually exists. Read more >>

Melancholy Musings..!

By George Braine

(Lanka-e-News -11.June.2019, 11.30PM) In 1985, when I was a graduate student in Washington DC, I came to know a group of Cambodian refugees. A few had been classical dancers at the Cambodian royal palace. From them, I heard first-hand accounts of the shoc Read more >>

Here is the FR application in full by the IGP Pujitha to the Supreme Court

(Lanka e News - 06.June.2019, 7.45AM) Make Declaration that actions of H.E. the President and/or the 3A to 3J Respondents to exclude the Petitioner from office without recourse to the proper procedure and/or any steps to remove the Petitioner from office Read more >>

The Cardinal Truth

- By Mangala Samaraweera

(Lanka-e-News - 05.June.2019, 11.00PM) For as long as Sri Lanka has been an independent and sovereign nation, our people have been torn between two opposing political forces. This is the battle between the politics of unity and politics of division. To un Read more >>

DNA reports confirm Saharan’s death at Shangrila, there are more leaders, two wives of the suicide bombers missing

(Lanka-e-News - 22.May.2019, 8.15PM) The criminal investigation department yesterday confirmed the death of Mohamed Saharan of the Easter day bombing at Shangrila Hotel by producing the DNA report to the courts. Before the DNA test the... Read more >>

Fawaz Mudalali murdered, 50 hospitalized, 78 including maithri’s lackey arrested, ASP ignore government orders, army conducts investigation of e news video

(Lanka e News - 18.May.2019,11.45PM) Following the easter Sunday attack a group of few Buddhist sinhalese mobs started a racial violence in many areas of the country targeting the Muslim community. During this gruesome attack the owner of Fawas Restauren Read more >>

The real facilitator to the Wellampitiya bomb factory is not Bathiudeen but president Gamarala! Read the proof letter !!

(Lanka-e-News -13.May.2019, 7.30PM) Although there were allegations against Minister Rishard Bathiudeen for supplying tons of copper to the millionaire businessmen Inshaf Ahmad’s factory Closures Pvt Limited at Wellampitiya, who detonated a suicide bomb a Read more >>

Easter Sunday Serial Terror Bombings in Sri Lanka: Stop the blame game and take effective measures to end recurrence -Eastham Forum

For the attention of the Civil Societies and progressive Media:

(Lanka-e-News -07.May.2019, 7.30PM) The Eastham Forum organized by the Independent Civil Society for Unity, attended by researchers, activists and representatives of all Sri Lankan communities in the United Kingdom, held at Trinity Centre, Eastham, London Read more >>

Thowheed Jamath, BBS both funded by single secret account - By Dr Wickramabahu

(Lanka-e-News -01.May.2019, 9.00PM) ) Thowheed Jamath, BBS both funded by single secret account’ Featured in a report last week. It further explained that Intelligence authorities have now established that during the Rajapaksa regime, a secret account of Read more >>

Seven proposals to save the motherland including giving Sarath Fonseka the national security

(Lanka e News - 24.April.2019, 10.40PM) This is a decisive moment of our motherland. The present terror situation we face in our country is a sophisticated terror network linked internationally and is completely different than the 30 year war we faced. Th Read more >>

The international intelligence has made awareness to the defense ministry ten minutes before the explosion – Minister Rajitha

(Lanka-e-News - 23.April.2019, 11.45PM) Health and nutritious minister Rajitha Snarathna said, an international intelligence agency has made awareness to the Sri Lanka defense ministry two days and ten minutes before the bomb explosion in Sri Lanka (Did p Read more >>

Intelligence report submitted before, India has already warned, President already knows, did nothing to prevent but escaped, Lets chase the traitor, Ranil too accountable !!

(Lanka e News - 22.April.2019, 11.30PM) Now it is confirmed that president Pallewatta gamarala was well aware about the suicide attack before and got out of the country without taking any measures to prevent the catastrophe. On the 4th of April State inte Read more >>

Sirisena’s anti narcotics campaign is a subterfuge, helped drug kingpins to escape, raided inspector punished, true story behind Sirisena’s deception..!

(Lanka e News - 20.April.2019, 1.30AM) Lanka e News has able to expose President Sirisenas blatant lie about his anti narcotics campaign and leading the country free of drugs, when he organized a swearing in ceremony during the Sinhala Awurudda, wasting m Read more >>

What is Yasmin Suka said about the case filed in the US against former Sri Lankan Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa

(Lanka e News - 10.April.2019, 7.25PM) The International Truth and Justice Project (ITJP), in partnership with the international law firm Hausfeld and human rights lawyer Scott Gilmore, have filed a civil damages case in California against former Sri Lan Read more >>

Indian Housing Project extends to Matara

(Lanka e News - 06.April.2019, 11.30PM) In a special event held on April 6, 2019, at Indola Estate in Matara, High Commissioner of India H.E. Mr. Taranjit Singh Sandhu along with Minister of Finance Hon. Mangala Samaraweera and Minister for Hill country N Read more >>

The truth about the Geneva Human Rights Council Resolution

By Mangala Samaraweera

(Lanka-e-News -01.April.2019, 11.30PM) During the past few weeks, I have been watching the many headlines, debates, misinformation, misrepresentation of facts as well as self-congratulatory statements by some members of the delegation that went to Geneva Read more >>

Parliamentary High Posts Committee approves nominations of fourteen career diplomats

(Lanka e News - 30.March.2019, 3.35PM) The Committee on High Posts of the Parliament of Sri Lanka to examine the suitability of persons nominated/ appointed to the state services and the state corporations (High Posts Committee) on Wednesday 27 March appr Read more >>

President Sirisena has once again violated the constitution; Four lawyers file another case before the Supreme Court

(Lanka e News - 16.March.2019, 8.25PM) Four senior lawyers in the island yesterday filed a Fundamental Rights petition against the President Pallawatte Gamaralalage Maithripala Yapa Sirisena, who had violated the constitution and had violated.... Read more >>

Budget 2019

(Lanka e News - 05.March.2019, 10.30PM) The Government’s fifth Budget presented in Parliament by Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera today. Here are some of the most important budget proposals in his speech. * ‘Gamperaliya’ will focus on the infrastruc Read more >>

A Tribute to Shibly Aziz PC -By Radhika Coomaraswamy

(Lanka e News -02.March.2019, 11.30PM) Speech made by Radhika Coomaraswamy at the Shibley Aziz Commemoration today. I want to thank the organizers for having invited us here today to pay tribute to this great man. I want to... Read more >>

Lawyers say Death Penalty Irrational & Urges President to reconsider his Decision on Implementation

(Lanka e News - 25.Feb.2019, 8.45PM) Lawyers for Democracy (LfD) notes, with grave concern that President Maithripala Sirisena plans to execute at least 13 death row prisoners. By lifting a 43-year moratorium on the death penalty, the President will do g Read more >>

Political leaders need to respect indipendent institutions - National Peace Council

(Lanka e News - 20.Feb.2019, 11.30PM) President Maithripala Sirisena and senior members of the opposition including former President Mahinda Rajapaksa have harshly criticized the Constitutional Council and the Human Rights Commission. Their accusations Read more >>

Badurdeen demands Rs.1 billion compensation from Hiru TV

“Contents of the telecast/ broadcast published by you maliciously”- Rishad’s Attorney - Claims Rs One Billon in damages by Letter of Demand

(Lanka e News -15.Feb.2019, 11.00PM) The Minister of Industry and Commerce has claimed Rs One Billion compensation with regard to a statement broadcast on a local TV channel that allegedly damaged his image, reputation and good will. In a letter of dema Read more >>

Lawyers for Democracy calls upon the President to uphold the Constitution in appointing Judges

(Lanka e News -09.Feb.2019, 10.00PM) Lawyers for Democracy (LfD) is gravely concerned with the current constitutional impasse created due to the delay in appointing the President of the Court of Appeal. The process of appointment of judges set out in the Read more >>

Lawyers challenge the Move to Pardon Convicted Criminal Rev. Gnanasara

(Lanka e News -31.Jan.2019, 5.25PM) Lawyers for Democracy (LfD) is concerned by reports indicating a possible grant of presidential pardon to Rev. Galagoda Aththe Gnanasara, who is well known for his aggressive conduct and inciting of violence, particula Read more >>

About ‘The Frozen Fire’ – Beyond Art – Part 1

By Dr Lionel Bopage

(Lanka e News – 29.Jan.2019, 1.20PM) Comrade Gamini Muthukumarana in his article ‘A Response to Comrade Bopage on The Frozen Fire’ (ගින්නෙන් උපන් සීතල ගැන බෝපගේ සහෝදරයාට පිළිතුරක්) has raised a number of important issues regarding the article I wrote: 'T Read more >>

India assists for new School Buildings in Northern Province

(Lanka e News -29.Jam.2019, 9.00AM) In special events held on January 28, 2019, at Navatkuli and Chavakachcheri Jaffna District, two new school buildings constructed with Indian assistance were handed over to the People of Sri Lanka. The school buildings Read more >>

Australia gifts three Stabicraft vessels to enhance Sri Lanka Coast Guard fleet

(Lanka e News - 28.Jan.2019, 1.20PM) The Australian Government gifted three Port class Stabicraft vessels to the Sri Lanka Coast Guard on 25 January, reinforcing Sri Lanka’s civil maritime security capabilities and fulfilling a promise made by then Austra Read more >>

Handing over of 150 houses in Dayagama West, Nuwara Eliya built under Indian Housing Project in Plantation Areas

(Lanka e News -20.Jan.2019, 6.30PM) In a special ceremony held on January 20, 2019, at Dayagama West Estate in Nuwara Eliya District, 150 houses built under the Indian Housing Project were handed over to the beneficiaries jointly by Hon. Palani Digambara Read more >>

Ranil's Govt. collapse in end of 2019..! Podu Jana Peramuna comes to power...! - Foreign Economist Intelligence Unit predicted

(Lanka e News -16.Jan.2019, 10.00AM) After the coup, Ranil Wickremesinghe has created a government, but it will collapse by the end of 2019, and the full time of the government will not be able to come to an end. The Podu Jana Peramuna will be won in a pa Read more >>

President’s Office Seeks to Block Access to PM’s Asset Declaration

(Lanka e News - 07.Jan.2019, 11.00PM)) Transparency International Sri Lanka (TISL) is disappointed to learn of the decision made by the Presidential Secretariat to appeal against the order issued by the Right to Information Commission (RTIC), directing th Read more >>

Lawyers for Democracy Response to Mahinda Rajapakse’s Misleading Statement made in the wake of the Supreme Court case

(Lanka e News - 04 Dec 2018, 11.00AM) Lawyers for Democracy expresses its serious concern on the attempt by Mahinda Rajapakse, MP for Kurunegala District, to mislead the country by issuing an unusual statement on the matter of the dissolution of Parliam Read more >>

If there was corruption in the past 3 ½ years as the President says, the President has equally to share the blame -Kabir Hashim M.P., Chairman, UNP

(Lanka e News -26.Nov.2018, 12.45PM) President Maithripala Sirisena, at a meeting with the Foreign Correspondents Association in Colombo has yet again tried to justify the illegal removal of Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe on the 26th of October 2018 Read more >>

Country is In Danger..!

(Lanka e News - 23.Nov.2018, 9.45PM) Defend Democracy in Sri Lanka Movement in Melbourne - comprised of Politicians, Professionals and Australian Community Leaders from diverse backgrounds hold a protest meeting on last Sunday 18th November 2018 against Read more >>

Don’t be fooled – Australia’s maritime pathway is closed -Australian High Commission in SL

(Lanka e News - 20.Nov.2018, 9.00PM) Australia remains committed to protecting its borders, stamping out people smuggling, and preventing people from risking their lives at sea. The Australian High Commission... Read more >>

13 petitioners challenge dissolution of parliament in Supreme Court

(Lanka e News - 12.Nov.2018, 11.00PM) Summary of submissions and hearing which took place today in the Supreme Court of Sri Lanka with regard to the alleged dissolving of the Parliament. FR Petitions on dissolution just being taken up by court. AGs dept Read more >>

On Dissolution of Parliament..! - By Dr. Jayampathy Wickramaratne

(Lanka e News - 09.Nov.2018, 4.20PM) There is speculation that Parliament will be dissolved. Arguments have been made for and against the right of the President to dissolve Parliament at will, at any time. It is a golden rule that in interpreting a Const Read more >>

Parliamentary gen. secretary paid Rs 100 million as bribe by MARA –SIRA junta! Abides by president’s crazy orders ignoring speaker’s legal directives therefore !

(Lanka e News -07.Nov.2018, 5.30PM) Parliamentary general secretary Dhammika Dassanayake after receiving a bribe of Rs. 100 million from the MARA –SIRA junta is following illegal orders and even not answering the Speaker’s phone calls , based on reports r Read more >>

Sri Lanka will collapse like Argentina or worse Venezuela -Mangala

(Lanka e News -04.Nov.2018, 11.30PM) As a result of the illegal and unconstitutional coup, led by President Maithripala Sirisena, Sri Lanka’s economy has been placed in great peril. The uncertainty created has triggered an immediate negative impact at a t Read more >>

IGP and the Armed Forces, to ensure that in carrying out their duties, they act strictly in accordance with the Constitution and the rule of law

statement by professionals on constitutional crisis

(Lanka e News – 02.Nov.2018, 12.20PM Recent actions of President Maithripala Sirisena purporting to remove Mr. Ranil Wickremasinghe from office as the Prime Minister and the purported appointment of Mr. Mahinda Rajapaksa in his place have caused a constit Read more >>

MARA –SIRA junta’s violation of constitution –AG evasive on his opinion

(Lanka e News - 01.Nov.2018. 11.30PM) The Attorney General (AG)has evaded giving an opinion on the most controversial and unconstitutional action of SIRA-MARA junta. The honorable speaker in connection with this grave violation wrote a letter to the AG. Read more >>

Prorogation of Parliament Could Lead to Corruption - TISL

(Lanka e News - 28.Oct.2018, 11.30PM) Against the backdrop of multiple constitutional arguments that have been made for and against President Maithripala Sirisena’s decision to appoint Mahinda Rajapaksa MP to the office of Prime Minister, Transparency Int Read more >>

Envoys of 25 countries express their solidarity with Ranil..! Not even a congratulatory message to conspirator MR..!

(Lanka e News -27.Oct.2018, 11.30PM) Envoys of 25 countries who assembled at temple Trees said in one voice , they will lend all the support to safeguard Democracy when they met prime minister Ranil Wickremesinghe. When the Envoys of 25 leading countries Read more >>

President’s historic betrayal ! leaves consensual govt. MR sworn in as P.M. ; Ranil foni to be arrested !

(Lanka e News -26.Oct.2018, 11.30PM) SLFP the constituent party (whose chief is president Pallewatte Gamarala) of the UNF led consensual government some moments ago informed it is resigning from the consensual government. The secretary of SLFP Mahinda Ama Read more >>

Sirisena ‘s RAW story only ends in evil fallouts..! India is going to be provoked -Thomas submits 20 page document to court..!!

By Former officer of State intelligence service of the forces

(Lanka e News -25.Oct.2018, 4.10PM) The suspect Maseli Thomas the Indian national who was arrested in connection with the conspiracy to murder Sirisena and Gotabaya , made a written submission running into 20 pages when he was produced before the Fort mag Read more >>

Two notorious judges who compromised the prestige and honor of judiciary to be promoted by a president an enemy of good governance!

(Lanka e News -24.Oct.2018, 12.45PM) It is by now a well and widely known fact president Pallewatte Gamralalage Maithripala Yapa Sirisena while being the leader of the ruling government has all along been playing deceitful games shamelessly to the detrime Read more >>

Telephone conversation with Modi ; herein are the facts which Sirisena is unable to reveal….

By former officer of Intelligence division of the Forces..

(Lanka e News -22.Oct.2018, 11.45PM) It was Lanka e News which is first with news and best with the views that first revealed with evidence the assassination conspiracy against the president is a concocted fairy tale . Truly it was nothing except an offsh Read more >>

President’s massive ‘Hercules’ scam ! with full evidence…

(Lanka e News -19.Oct.2018, 11.30PM) Yet another of president Gamarala’s colossal illicit commission collection to line his pockets has reached the inside information division of Lanka e News. This is the ‘Hercules’ illicit commission scam . commission p Read more >>

President disbands the director boards of 2 banks and BOI !Takes unilateral unlawful decisions ; UNF takes firm decision !

(Lanka e News 18.Oct.2018, 11.00PM) President Pallewatte Gamaralage Maithripala Yapa Sirisena who was made the president of the country by the Swan party , led by the UNF has brazenly and most unashamedly broken his promises and undertakings by unilateral Read more >>

Fate of Sirisena who displayed his chameleon colors to India..

-Analysis of a former officer of the Intelligence division of the forces.

(Lanka e News - 17.Oct.2018, 11.55PM) Throughout civilization espionage services had raged. During the stone age when people went on hunting they too spied on the movement of the animals. It was because of the spy service of the pundits the aggressors who Read more >>

‘Arjuna Ranatunge sexually molested me ‘ Indian Air hostess accuses (video)

(Lanka e News -15.Oct.2018, 4.45AM) Former Sri Lanka cricket captain Arjuna Ranatunge and currently minister of Petroleum committed sexual molestation on her , alleged an Indian airline stewardess. She made this startling revelation to a television channe Read more >>

Duminda’s death sentence : How did LTTE arms come in to help Reno and Romelo’s heroin business ? Full judgment herein..

(Lanka e News – 14.Oct.2018, 1,45AM) Justice Priyasad Dep a most reputed chief justice who maintained his professional honor and dignity throughout his career ,delivered a historic judgment just a day before his going on retirement against the three accus Read more >>

SC upholds verdict of appeal court : Kudu Duminda’s death sentence unchanged ; Reno’s massive bribes unavailing !

(Lanka e News -13.Oct.2018, 6.30 AM) The death sentence passed on four suspects including Duminda R . Silva alias kudu Duminda by the high court in connection with the murder of five individuals including Bharatha Lakshman Premachandra committed during th Read more >>

New York junket results : Chaturika buys a doctorate ! Her husband tries to buy Sumana Gomez !!

(Lanka e News - 12.Oct.2018, 6.15AM) By now the fun and frolic indulged in by the family and families of president Gamarala, who roamed the streets of America during the recent New York junket of the president wasting tax payers monies are slowly but sure Read more >>

When cat is away ‘Gamey’ rat is at play ! Why UNP govt. still procrastinating despite Gamarala’s conspiracies and treasons ?

Wimal Dheerasekera

(Lanka e News - 10.Oct.2018, 8.10PM) It is now confirmed that president Pallewatte Gamaralalage Maithripala Yapa Sirisena the leader of the cabinet of ministers and the state leader had conspired to scuttle the government with a view to bring it to its kn Read more >>

President Gamarala ‘s ‘IGP phobia’ is just another of his epileptic fits

(Lanka e News - 08.Oct.2018, 6.00AM) ‘IGP Poojtha Jayasundara is a joker and because of his conduct he had to face grave embarrassment ,’ said president Pallewatte Gamarala after his return to SrI Lanka .The president who returned after his New York junke Read more >>

Eva trying to treat contempt of court as trivial trips -Gnanassara’s appeal into the dustbin !!

(Lanka e News -06.Oct.2018, 4.00AM) The appeal filed by Gnanassara the notorious robed rowdy monk in the supreme court (SC) against the earlier verdict delivered by the appeal court sentencing him to 18 years rigorous imprisonment suspended to six years R Read more >>

Sanath Jayasuriya charged with ‘match fixing' and ‘pitch fixing’; ICC report exposes all corrupt players…!

(Lanka e News -05.Oct.2018, 8.15PM) A group including general manager Alex Marshal of the anti corruption Unit of the ICC that investigated the corruption relating to Sri Lanka (SL) cricket ,recently forwarded its investigation report to the president and Read more >>

Sirisena officially requests UNP to make him common candidate again at presidential elections 2020- Outcome of discussions…

(Lanka e News -03.Oct.2018, 11.30PM) The incumbent President Palewatte Gamaralalage Maithripala Sirisena has made an official request to the UNP to extend its support to him to field as the common candidate at the 2020 presidential elections , based on re Read more >>

Gamarala returns, but his families and prospective daughter in law still reveling and rejoicing in NY ! Orders CID to probe how LeN was able to get details !

(Lanka e News – 02.Oct.2018, 10.15PM) President Pallewatte Gamarala who left for New York to attend the UN annual general assembly returned to the Island . But his brood comprising his family , and families of his family who also went with him for mirth a Read more >>

Can you beat that ! The main actor in conspiracy to assassinate president melodrama is an officer receiving salary from president !!

-Lanka e news special report plus photograph

(Lanka e News -30.Sep.2018, 10.00PM) May we recall the assassination conspiracy against president Maithripala Sirisena which was splashed across the newspapers during the last several days was exposed by us as another melodrama orchestrated by the preside Read more >>

Gamarala determined to break corruption records of Rajapakses before his exit- Rs.20 million per km of railway line..!

-Corruption tainted cabinet paper ….

(Lanka e News -28.Sep.2018, 11.30PM) Like how a devil when it knows it is going to be chased away inflicts the maximum damage before its exit , our venally inclined president Pallewatte Gamarala too who is now precariously clinging on to a 4 % popularity Read more >>

Our ‘Simple’ Simon of a president takes jumbo group of family merry makers to New York on his junket ! Shocking details…..

(Lanka e News – 26.Sep.2018, 10.45PM) Sri Lanka ‘s notoriously corrupt president Pallewatte Gamarala who never forgets to boast about his simplicity has made his tour of New York to attend the UN conference a junket full of fun and frolic for his entire b Read more >>

Damning expose`- Baneful politicians a curse for the country obstruct a huge 1000 billion investment boon ! -Malik and Sujeewa demand 25 million Euro as commission !!

(Lanka e News – 23.Sep.2018, 2.52PM) Here is a most shocking revelation which would shake the entire country to its foundation ! Because of the avarice for illicit commission of rascally traitorous politicians a massive investment project which would earn Read more >>

SL foreign diplomatic officer who shamelessly disgraced the country..! More details …..

(Lanka e News – 22.Sep.2018, 11.30PM) An officer of the Sri Lanka’s foreign service was arrested on the 15 th at Malpenza airport , Milano ,Italy when he tried to smuggle into Italy four youths ( 2 males and 2 females) from Sri Lanka , it was reported. Th Read more >>

Stiff opposition to Chaturika’s grotesque conduct usurping media authority ! ITN chief unyielding and steadfast !!

(Lanka e News – 20.Sep.2018, 5.10AM) It is an incontrovertible fact that President Gamarala since the day he became president has been breaking every promise he made to the people , antagonizing those who propelled him to power, befriending the very enemi Read more >>

President soils country’s image again ! Becomes a butt of everybody’s joke over Austrian embassy melodrama !!

(Lanka e News – 18.Sep.2018, 7.05PM) It is a pity President Gamarala has become the butt of everybody’s joke locally and internationally after his announcement that the food supply of the National Aviation service is fit only for the dogs , and his dement Read more >>

DIG Nalaka Silva transferred to IT ; there is much more in the conspiracy than meets the eyes and ears !

(Lanka e News -17.Sep.2018, 11.45PM) Following the exposures based on a number of tape recordings collected from a two penny half penny worth double agent police informant by the opposition heroin peddlers for a fee , DIG Nalaka Silva in charge of the TID Read more >>

Drug peddling opposition politicos sabotaging the police drug eradication program after making a police informant Namal a prey !

(Lanka e News -17.Sep.2018, 4.35AM) Capitalizing on a tape recording purported to be of one Namal Kumara Warakapola who was working as a police informant some time ago, a group of heroin peddlers and rogues of the opposition party ( it was during the Mahi Read more >>

President shields criminals and misleads cabinet –provoked Rajitha blasts him ; Gamarala walks out in a huff !

-Wimal Dheerasekera

(Lanka e News - 15.Sep.2018, 9.45PM) In the multiple murder of 11 individuals , while the police were searching for a prime suspect in that connection , if any individual is to harbor , hide , protect and assist that suspect to flee the country after givi Read more >>

Gota’s dream to become president goes up in smoke ! US Supreme Court delivers verdict …

(Lanka e News – 2018.Sep.13, 9.10PM) It was just yesterday (12) Mahinda Rajapakse announced while he was in India that if he cannot contest at the next presidential election , it will be one of his brothers who will be the presidential candidate. However Read more >>

SRI LANKA: Almost a Million Children Hungry, and Invisible

(Lanka e News - 13.Sep.2018, 7.35PM) Sri Lanka repeatedly tops the ranks in South Asia when it comes to hunger. It in fact has mostly sat with the much better doings middle-income countries in global hunger indexes. Not any more despite the fact that it w Read more >>

True story behind Mahinda and Namal Sept.12 th Indian tour..! Mahinda burns his own cash on workshop in India..!!

(Lanka e News - 12.Sep.2018, 6.45PM) Indians are well noted for fattening on others’ deaths and despair. They will eat, drink and rejoice even right in the midst of ‘three deaths ’ . It is a well known fact that there exists an endless conflict over India Read more >>

Ex Navy chief Ravindra fearing CID interrogation in his multiple murder involvement flees country with Gamarala’s help !

(Lanka e News – 10.Sep.2018, 10.15PM) Former Navy commander and present chief of staff Ravindra Wijegunaratne who is incriminated in the ghastly murder of 11 innocent individuals including students after extorting payments had fled the country on the sly Read more >>

Trapping the ace rogues begins..! Gota served with charge sheet ; Second special court soon !

(Lanka e News -10.Sep.2018, 7.15PM) The case filed against the seven accused including former defense secretary Gotabaya Rajapakse based on charges of misappropriation of state funds when constructing the mausoleum of late D.R. Rajapakse at Weeraketiya , Read more >>

Sept. 5 th Namal’s‘Rogues for rogues’ protest cirus a damp squib ! only drinking bouts

By Chandrapradeep

(Lanka e News - 07.Sep.2018, 4.15PM) The so called ‘Jana bala’ protest staged on September 5 th by the corrupt and crooked Rajapkse family with a view to ‘baptize’ Namal Rajapkse as the future leader , as well as to frighten the judges who are hearing t Read more >>

LeN editor reveals a wealth of information in the interview with a British Broadcasting channel (video)

(Lanka-e-News - 14.Dec.2017, 11.45PM) A discussion was held between Lanka e news editor Sandaruwan Senadheera and Kalpa Palliyaguru of Sinhala broadcasting channel that is operating from Sheffield, Britain. The video footage... Read more >>

Gota is a jackpot to the US, future devastation of Sri Lanka, How Shri Wickrama Rajasinghe was taken to Velur

(Lanka-e-News- 30.Aug.2019, 2.30PM) Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna has nominated Gotabaya Rajapaksa as its candidate. There is lots of discussions and debate about his American citizenship in the political arena. But what many of us do not realize is that t Read more >>

The winning formula; A heartfelt appeal to Ranil from a senior medical specialist

(Lanka-e-News -27.Aug.2019, 11.30PM) The upcoming presidential election is not just about electing the next president of Sri Lanka. What is at stake is democracy. Gotabaya Rajapakshe has already been nominated by the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna as their p Read more >>

If Karu contest first preference, if Sajith contest first preference for Anura and second for Sajith..! -Coalition for left and civil societies decides

(Lanka-e-News -27.Aug.2019, 1.45PM) Reports reaching Lanka e news confirms if Karu Jayasuriya contest from the UNP lead national democratic alliance, the coalition for left and the civil societies has decided to cast their first preference to Karu and If Read more >>

Appointment of alleged war criminal to head of Sri Lanka army ‘deeply troubling’, says UN human rights chief

(Lanka-e-News -21.Aug.2019, 11.30PM) The appointment of Sri Lankan Lieutenant-General Shavendra Silva as Commander of the country’s army is deeply troubling, UN human rights chief Michelle Bachelet said in a statement released on Monday (19), adding that Read more >>

Re-emergence of Islamic Radicalism - A warning from CEMSL

(Lanka-e-News -09.Aug.2019, 11.30PM) From the inception of Islam, each and every groups and sects of Islam has been threatening and oppressing the people who do not accept the conditions imposed by Islam. Still we can hear the war drums perpetrated during Read more >>

Officials at the U.S. State Department Witnesses a Scintillating Traditional Kandyan Drums Performance by the Sri Lankan Descent American Youth

(Lanka-e-News -10.Aug.2019, 11.30PM) A group of Sri Lankan descent American youth performed a traditional Kandyan Drums Orchestra at the 10th Annual Cultural Celebration organized by the South Asian American Employee Association of the U.S. Department of Read more >>

No Progress in Prosecuting Aid Worker Massacre -HRW

Reinvigorate Commitment to Justice for Civil War Atrocities

(Lanka-e-News -02.Aug.2019, 11.30PM) Sri Lankan authorities have failed to bring to justice those responsible for the execution-style killing of 17 aid workers 13 years ago, Human Right Watch said today. On August 4, 2006, alleged Sri Lankan security for Read more >>

LAWASIA concern on the rivival of the Death Penalty by Sri Lanka and the Philippines

(Lanka-e-News -02.Aug.2019, 11.30PM) LAWASIA notes with deep concern a recent increase in the use of the death penalty for drug related offences, within the Asia Pacific region, which it considers to be a violation of international human rights law and st Read more >>

'Members of the majority community in SL frequently goes unpunished' -says UN expert (Video)

End of Mission Statement – United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Rights to Freedom of Peaceful Assembly and of Association

(Lanka-e-News -29.July.2019, 11.30PM) The people of Sri Lanka must act together to secure democracy, human rights and the rule of law, says the UN Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association... Read more >>

A Sniper attack targeting a prominent politician, Politician escapes point blank; Gamaralaya's 'Murder Drama' refreshed; Conspiracy to entangle premier, Sajith in partnership; Conspiracy with Kanjipani exposed

(Lanka-e-News - 21.July.2019, 3.45PM) Lanka e News internal information has received all information about a conspiracy of President Pallewatta Gamarala who is trying to renew his president murder drama II through another conspiracy trying to entangle pr Read more >>

PM’s successful meeting with BASL

(Lanka-e-News - 18.July.2019, 2.45PM) A delegation of the Bar Association of Sri Lanka (BASL) today met with the Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe last evening (17th July) at Temple Trees. The PM assured the delegation that Government has not signed Read more >>

Sri Lanka Technology Revolution – Shilpasena Exposition

(Lanka-e-News - 16.July.2019, 9.20AM) The Shilpasena Exposition, the first in a series of expositions, being organized by the Ministry of Science Technology & Research, under the directions of Hon. Sujeewa Senasinghe, aimed at bridging the gap between Sc Read more >>

Blaming Saudi Arabia won’t help Sri Lanka..! Extremist Buddhist monks are way off the mark, and also overlooks Riyadh's financial aid

Tariq A. Al Maeena, Special to Gulf News

(Lanka-e-News - 15.July.2019, 9.15AM) When nine Sri Lankans blew themselves up in churches and luxury hotels and led to the deaths of more than 250 people, the ugly head of the Sinhala extremist group Bodu Bala Sena... Read more >>

No Justice for ‘Trinco 5’ ; Magistrate Acquits 13 Police for ‘Lack of Evidence’

(Lanka-e-News - 15.July.2019, 10.30AM) A magistrate in the northeastern town of Trincomalee, Sri Lanka, acquitted all 13 defendants in the execution of five ethnic Tamil students on January 2, 2006, known as the “Trinco Five” case, Human Rights Watch and Read more >>

Muslim Ministers “in no hurry to return” ; Rival politicians accusing me failed to file any complaints so far -Rishad

(Lanka e News - 02.July;2019, 11.30PM) Resigned Muslim Ministers are not in any hurry to return to their latent Ministries. “Both the Prime Minister and President called us to return to our Ministries and take back our portfolios” said ACMC Leader Rishad. Read more >>

The Blundering Cardinal

By George Braine

(Lanka e News -16.June.2019, 5.40PM) Sri Lanka’s first Cardinal, Thomas Cooray, passed away in 1988, and for decades, he was not replaced. In 2007, President Rajapakse and his wife Shiranthi, a Catholic, visited the then Pope, who asked Rajapakse what he Read more >>

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Intellectuals, Artists and Civil leaders against hounding journalist Kusal Perera; Statement of many signatures

(Lanka-e-News -17.June.2019, 1.45PM) We are reliably informed that the Organised Crime Division has petitioned the Colombo Magistrate Courts against journalist Kusal Perera who has written a political column in the Daily Mirror every Friday for many years Read more >>

We condemn the attempts to suppress journalists and media using the ICCPR Act – Free Media Movement

(Lanka-e-News- 16.June.2019, 8.15PM) The Free Media Movement strongly condemns the attempts to pursue legal action under the provisions of the INTERNATIONAL COVENANT ON CIVIL AND POLITICAL RIGHTS (ICCPR) ACT No 56. of 2007 and urges all responsible stak Read more >>

Political columnist Kusal Perera under threat

(Lanka e News -15.June.2019, 6.35PM) The Organised Crime Division is reported to have moved Colombo Magistrate Courts against journalist Kusal Perera and the Daily Mirror to investigate a complaint against his article on 17 May in the Daily Mirror on deve Read more >>

Indian PM Modi on Sunday visited St. Anthony's Shrine in Kochchikade - one of the sites of the horrific Easter Sunday attacks (photos)

(Lanka-e-News 10.June.2019, 11.30PM) Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday visited St. Anthony's Shrine in Kochchikade - one of the sites of the horrific Easter Sunday attacks - soon after his arrival in... Read more >>

The President to grant a pardon should not be exercised an arbitrary and a capricious manner -BASL gravely concerned

(Lanka e News - 29.May.2019, 8.30AM) The attention of the Bar Association of Sri Lanka (BASL) has been drawn in the recent past to a series of incidents which appears to have a serious impact on the Rule of Law and the independence of the Judiciary. The Read more >>

What can the Sinhala Buddhist can say about this day light brutality on the 14th at Minuwangoda in the birth land of next Lord Buddha ? (Video)

(Lanka e News -19.May.2019, 11.45PM) What can a true Buddhist say about the following brutality which happened in the land where next Maithri Lord Buddha will given birth? This happened in Minuwangoda, is the police correct? Not only during the repression Read more >>

SRI LANKA: Facing not merely a security problem but also an acute constitutional crisis

A Statement by the Asian Human Rights Commission

(Lanka-e-News -13.May.2019, 11.30PM) Although there was a two day parliamentary debate held to discuss the Easter Sunday carnage caused by the bombs that were exploded in three churches and several tourist hotels, no consensus has yet emerged as to the pr Read more >>

Who is Abu Bakr Al Bagdadi ? Can the Medamulana bastard who nurtured terrorism and the Royal gay boys can save the country..? (Video)

By A former army intelligence officer

(Lanka-e-News -11.May.2019,9.45PM) During the end of the world war one the Turkish Ottoman Empire was destroyed. The British intelligence did a decisive role during the war. They influenced the local leaders of the Arabian Gulf against the Turks. The movi Read more >>

‘Ready to face investigations’-Rishad

In a special statement, Rishad says allegations are false, not supported

(Lanka-e-News- 10.May.2019, 4.35PM) In a special statement, Minister Rishad Bathiudeen and Leader of ACMC clarifies various allegations made against him, stressing that they are attempts to accuse him falsely. “I am ready to prove that I am correct” he a Read more >>

Who is Robert O. Blake? What is he saying?

(Lanka-e-News -08.May.2019, 11.55PM) Robert O. Blake was the US Ambassador to Sri Lanka from 2009 to 2013. He was the architect of initiating US action on Sri Lanka in the Human Rights Council in 2012. Since then, he has retired from US Government Servic Read more >>

The UN General Assembly gathers to commemorate the victims of the Easter Sunday attacks in Sri Lanka

(Lanka-e-News -08.May.2019, 11.55PM) A commemorative event for the victims of the Easter Sunday terror attacks in Sri Lanka was held on Friday 03 May 2019 at the General Assembly Hall of the United Nations Headquarters in New York. The event, to honor th Read more >>

The special statement made by Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe to the nation

(Lanka e News - 27.April.2019, 9.45PM) We are all still reeling from the shock and sorrow of the terrorist attack on Easter Sunday. The goal of the perpetrators behind this inhuman act was to start a bloodbath in our country. But Sri Lanka stood... Read more >>

Everyone agaimst to the statement made by Defense Secretary

(Lanka e News - 24.April.2019, 3.30PM) People of Sri Lanka learns that president Sirisena’s fourth defense secretary Hemasiri Fernando should resign from his post and leave the country for giving an idiotic statement before a foreign media without taking Read more >>

ISIS claims responsibility for Easter Sunday attacks

(Lanka e News - 23.April.2019, 5.35PM) Isis has just claimed Sunday’s suicide attacks in Sri Lanka, claiming they were the work of “fighters of the Islamic State” via their AMAQ news... Read more >>

Two suicide bombers identified, social media restricted, island wide curfew

(Lanka e News - 21.April.2019, 11.30PM) Suicide bombers who carried the bombs to the Negombo church and Hotel Shangrila has been identified from their blown head from the CCTV footages. The suicide bomber of the Shangrila Hotel has been identified s one H Read more >>

Sri Lanka faces adversity on Easter Sunday; explosions in nine places, More than 300 dead in churches and hotels in Colombo

(Lanka e News - 21.April.2019, 11.30PM) Sri Lanka faces adversity on Easter Sunday; explosions in nine places, More than 300 dead in churches and hotels in Colombo, 560 injured, All attacks done by suicide killers, a foreign Muslim Islamic terrorist group Read more >>

Here is the case filed by Lasantha's daughter in America against Gotabhaya

(Lanka e News - 17.April.2019, 2.20PM) Here is the case against Gotabhaya Rajapaksha, filed in the USA courts by the daughter of the Sunday Leader editor Lasantha Wickrematunge, who was murdered in the High Security Zone in Colombo. Common questions rais Read more >>

FinMin shares Sri Lanka's experience at UN ECOSOC forum in New York

(Lanka e News - 17.April.2019, 5.30PM)) Minister of Finance Mangala Samaraweera is representing Sri Lanka at the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) Forum on Financing for Development (FfD) convened by the President of ECOSOC, Inga Rhonda King, at the Read more >>

State Minister of Finance Eran Wickramaratne leads Sri Lankan delegation for IMF Spring Meetings in Washington DC

(Lanka e News - 17.April.2019, 5.30PM) State Minister of Finance, Eran Wickramaratne, led the Sri Lankan delegation for IMF Spring Meetings in Washington DC from 08th – 13th April 2019, accompanied by Secretary to the... Read more >>

Foreign Ministry Conducts Mobile Consular Service in the Batticaloa District

(Lanka e News -12.April.2019, 8.35PM) As part of programmes under the theme ‘RATA WENUWEN EKATA SITIMU’, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs conducted mobile consular services in the Batticaloa district from 10-11 April 2019. These mobile services... Read more >>

Most Outstanding Young Scientist of the developing world, appointed as Commissioner of the inventors Commission

(Lanka e News - 05.April.2019, 11.30PM) Minister of Science, Technology and Research, Sujeewa Senasinghe has appointed professor Rangika Halwathura as the new commissioner of the Sri Lanka inventors Commission. Mr. Halwathura is a Professor of Civil Engi Read more >>

TNA as a fraudulent organizations should share the blame for the present situation -Anandasangaree writes to UNHRC

(Lanka e News - 05.April.2019, 11.30PM) General Sevretary of the TULF Mr. V. Ananda Sangaree has written an open letter to the UNHRC. Here are the following... Read more >>

Pak HC appreciates Sri Lanka’s role in UN Peace Keeping Missions

(Lanka e News - 05.April.2019, 11.30PM) The Government of Pakistan through its High Commission has presented 15 computers and printers to newly established Peace Keeping Training Centre of Sri Lankan Army.... Read more >>

Migrants, refugees and asylum seekers: the Sri Lankan context

(Lanka e News - 29.March.2019, 11.30PM) The past decade has seen the largest number of people forcibly displaced as a result of conflict, violence, or persecution since the Second World War. With most recent numbers reaching 68.5 million, the global refu Read more >>

Global Tamil Forum (GTF) calls for Time-bound Implementation of the UNHRC Resolution on Sri Lanka

(Lanka e News - 22.March.2019, 11.30PM) The Global Tamil Forum (GTF) acknowledges the passing of the resolution ‘Promoting reconciliation, accountability and human rights in Sri Lanka’ (40/1) at the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC), and thank all those who Read more >>

Conclusions and recommendations - Sri Lanka Report by UN High Commissioner for Human Rights

(Lanka e News - 09.March.2019, 4.15PM) V. Conclusions and recommendations 61. In 2015, by co-sponsoring Human Rights Council resolution 30/1, the Government of Sri Lanka recognized the need to address the past in order to build a brighter future, ground Read more >>

Olympic Standard Aquatic Complex

(Lanka e News -08.March.2019, 2.30PM) A Donor from abroad is very interested to construct an Olympic standard Aquatic Sports Complex and requested Policy Development Office of the Prime Minister’s Office to find the suitable location in Jaffna. Government Read more >>

Free Public Wi-Fi

(Lanka e News - 06.March.2019, 11.15AM) As per the pledge given by the Government to provide free Wi-Fi in public areas, currently 1176 public locations have been covered under this programme with the collaboration of the telecommunication service provide Read more >>

Historic Step by 5 MPs - Asset Declarations made Public

(Lanka e News - 01.March. 11.30PM) A group of 5 members of parliament from across party lines came together today to publish their declarations of assets and liabilities in the public domain. The five MP’s who came forward to take this step towards chang Read more >>

The entire speech by former US Secretary of State Samantha Powell at the Celebration of Minister Mangala Samaraweera

(Lanka e News - 01.March.2019, 7.30AM) I am extraordinarily honored to be here today. It is wonderful to be back in Sri Lanka, for the first time since 2015, when I visited as a member of President Obama’s cabinet. Read more >>

'The President and PM must be proud of having promoted a Speaker who is the symbol of democracy in this country'

Speech made by Mangala during the adjournment debate on the Constitutional Council in Parliament on Today

(Lanka e News - 21.Feb.2019, 7.00PM) This is the speech made by Minister of Finance and Media, Mangala Samaraweera in Parliament today (21), during the adjournment debate on the Constitutional Council. Hon. Speaker, If my memory serves me right, I can Read more >>

Mahatma Gandhi Scholarships awarded to 150 students across Sri Lanka

(Lanka e News - 20.Feb.2019, 11.00PM) The prestigious Mahatma Gandhi Scholarships for 2017-18 were awarded to 150 Advanced Level school students from all 25 districts across Sri Lanka by Hon. Akila Viraj Kariyawasam, Minister of Education of Sri Lanka, H Read more >>

New Micro-Finance Act will limit the unscrupulous practices of lenders -Mangala

(Lanka e News - 15.Feb.2019, 6.30AM) Here is the speech made by Minister of Finance and Mass Media Mangala Samaraweera at the national programme for debt relief in the drought affected areas, held yesterday (14), under the patronage of... Read more >>

President statement is an erroneous statement - Special reply by the Hon. Speaker at the Commencement of Parliament

(Lanka e News - 08.Feb.2019, 7.00PM) Statement Regarding the Activities of the Constitutional Council I made a statement before this August Assembly even on 25th January 2019 regarding the activities of the Constitutional Council. I informed on that oc Read more >>

Sri Lanka’s $550 Mn Footwear and leather sector tributes Industry Minister for the first time

(Lanka e News -29.Jam.2019, 9.40AM) For the first time in the history of Sri Lanka’s US $550 Mn footwear and leather sector, the industry has come forward to felicitate the Cabinet Minister in charge of it for “invaluable support and services” that he ren Read more >>

From instability to greater disability - AHRC

(Lanka e News -29.Jam.2019, 9.20AM) Perhaps one thing that was forgotten when Lord Dunmore gave Adult Franchise for all, and also when Sri Lanka became an independent nation, is the stability of the social structure of a country. This is what provides for Read more >>

New Train under Indian funding flagged off: Maiden journey from Colombo to Jaffna

(Lanka e News -27.Jan.2019, 2.40PM) President of Sri Lanka H.E. Maithripala Sirisena flagged off a new train, supplied by India, on 27 January, 2019. Minister of Transport and Civil Aviation of Sri Lanka Hon. Arjuna Ranatunga and High Commissioner of Ind Read more >>

Germany arrests suspect in 2005 killing of Sri Lankan FM Kadirgamer

(Lanka e News -18.Jan.2019, 4.00AM German authorities say they have arrested a suspected member of the Tamil Tigers alleged to have been involved in the 2005 assassination of Sri Lanka’s foreign minister Mr. Kadirgamer, reported by AP news Federal prosec Read more >>

Finance & Mass Media Minister meets IMF Managing Director.

(Lanka e News -16.Jan.2019, 9.30AM) Minister of Finance & Mass Media, Mangala Samaraweera and the delegation from Sri Lanka including Minister Harsha De Silva and the Governor of Central Bank Dr. Indrajit Coomaraswamy met with Ms. Christine Lagarde, Man Read more >>

Appointing Shavendra Silva as the Chief of Staff of the army is Sri Lanka’s way of thumping its nose at the international community

(Lanka e News - 12.Jan.2019, 11.30PM) The recent appointment of Shavendra Silva (Silva) as the Chief of Staff of the Sri Lankan army has sent shock waves through the Tamil community, and to all those interested in human rights and accountability in Sri La Read more >>

Why the President should resign..? - Lal Wijenayake

(Lanka-e-News - 01.Jan.2018, 11.30PM) Though the constitutional crisis that arose from the conspiracy hatched between the President and Mahinda Rajapakse which brought the country to the brink of civil war has ended due to the Supreme Court interpreting t Read more >>

Special Statement made by the Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe

(Lanka e News -16.Dec.2018, 9.00PM) It is a pleasure to me to address you once again as the Prime Minister of Sri Lanka. You all know that the basic law of our country is the Constitution. Now we have passed 87 years after we gained franchise. During thi Read more >>

Read the historical decision

(Lanka e News - 14.Dec.2018, 3.20PM) Historical verdict given by a seven-judge Supreme Court bench in Sri Lanka that the president had violated the constitution. Please read the full verdict... Read more >>

Alternative News (English) 11-Dec-2018 (Video)

(Lanka e News -12,Dec.2018, 11.30PM) Alternative news bulletin Read more >>

How to Dissolve the Parliament..? -Vajira Abeywardana (MP)

(Lanka e News- 08.Dec.2018, 10.30PM) As per Article 33 (2) of the Constitution: In addition to the powers, duties and functions expressly conferred or imposed on, or assigned to the President by the Constitution or other written law, the President shall Read more >>

Let’s Boycott President

(Lanka e News - 08.Dec.2018, 10.00PM) Sri Lanka have been suffering its worst days ever in its long history (of over 3500 years) since the Organized Coup on 26th October 2018 where the Executive President Violated the Constitution (on which he took oath t Read more >>

Lanka e News editor/translator I H.M. Gaffore alias Jeff passed away

(Lanka e News - 22.Nov.2018, 8.00PM) I H.M Gaffore alias Jeff who was in charge of the English translation for Lanka e news for the past ten years, passed away on 20th November in Colombo. At the time when Lanka e news was oppressed during the Rajapaksa Read more >>

Low level abuses and protests are outrageous ..! You need to show the majority...! -Speaker

(Lanka e News - 21.Nov.2018, 6.00PM) The Hon Speaker extends his heartfelt gratitude to all the religious leaders and Sri Lankans living within and outside Sri Lanka for the blessings invoked and the fathomless love extended on him over the commitment tow Read more >>

“ Make no mistake, Mr. President. If you try to stand in the way of justice for my father and other victims of brutality, you will fail.” -Lasantha’s daughter writes to President

(Lanka e News -20.Nov.2018, 11.00PM) “ Make no mistake, Mr. President. If you try to stand in the way of justice for my father and other victims of brutality, you will fail.” Ahimsa Wickrematunge, the daughter of Lasantha Wickrematunge, writes a letter Read more >>

You have repeatedly overstepped your limits - The expatriate Lankans living in the UK writes to President Sirisena

(Lanka e News -20.Nov.2018, 11.30PM) This letter faxed to the President Sirisena. It has been written according to the decision taken at a meeting organised by the Independent Civil Society for Unity, held in... Read more >>

Plunging into an Economic Abyss - Mangala Samaraweera

(Lanka e News -20.Nov.2018, 8.00PM) Just 9 days prior to the presentation of the 2019 budget, the Sirisena-Rajapaksa “coup” ousting the legitimate and lawful Prime Minister and cabinet has thrown the country and citizens into an unprecedented crisis. The Read more >>

Sri Lanka is being set up for a Balance of Payments Crisis

(Lanka e News - 12.Nov.2018, 9.00PM) The illegal regime has created political turmoil by changing a government without an election, and compounded matters by announcing unsustainable, populist policy measures at a time of global economic turbulence. As a Read more >>

Another Joint Statement from EU to MR-MS Junta

(Lanka e News - 09.Nov.2018, 4.30) The Delegation of the European Union issues the following statement in agreement with the EU Heads of Mission as well as the Ambassadors of Norway and Switzerland resident in Colombo... Read more >>

‘Changes effected are all anti constitutional and against lofty Parliament traditions . Until majority is proved I shall accept only the previous legal position !’ Speaker issues official red notice !

(Lanka e News -07.Nov.2018, 5.30PM) The Hon.speaker Karu Jayasuriya has once again issued a strict and stern order under the laws via a communique that the controversial changes which were effected in Parliament during the recent past are all outrageously Read more >>

MARA –SIRA junta to postpone parliament again as they haven’t the majority ! Law abiding citizens have no choice except lay siege to President’s residence and stage a sit in !!

(Lanka e News – 04.Nov.2018, 4.30AM) What no leader who ruled the country so far did to destroy the economy , peace , laws and the constitution on a scale that would never allow the country to be retrieved is being done by unpatriotic power greedy preside Read more >>

MARA –SIRA junta ditched and demolished! 121 members oppose the synthetic P.M.’s appointment in parliament – JVP,TNA and UNF act in unison !!! (Video)

(Lanka e News – 03.Nov.2018, The party leaders and MPs who met at the parliamentary complex yesterday at the invitation of the speaker defeated the anti- state traitorous conspiracy of MARA –SIRA as not official , thereby confirming the MARA –SIRA junta c Read more >>

Defense secretary of MARA-SIRA junta is a drug dealer! Evidence with photos-Will commanders abide by his orders ?

(Lanka e News -03.Nov.2018, 5.00PM) Believe it or not , the MARA –SIRA unconstitutional junta has appointed Hemasiri Fernando a notorious earner of illicit income who had close dealings with the most leading heroin magnates as their new defense secretary. Read more >>

Fearing the sanctions to be imposed against MARA –SIRA junta , Parliament opening date advanced to 7 th ! A victory for Democracy!!

(Lanka e News -02.Nov.2018, 11.30PM) The grave violation of constitution committed by MARA –SIRA junta by creating two prime ministerial posts without showing any concern for the laws of the country , economy and country’s future has precipitated an unpre Read more >>

US Department of State Press Briefing about Sri Lanka

(Lanka e News - 02.Nov.2018, 10.55 AM) QUESTION: Right. I want to start on something that I don’t usually start on here, Sri Lanka. What is your understanding of the situation with the prime minister and the government there? Do you consider the former p Read more >>

‘If Ranil becomes P.M. again ,I shall resign within 2 hours’ says president; 11 boycott meeting!

(Lanka e News – 01.Oct.2018, 4.15PM) President Pallewatte Gamarala who violated the constitution , and hitherto only proved throughout his tenure of office as a biggest cut throat cum buffoon of a leader the world has ever produced said before the UPFA gr Read more >>

A Coup in Asia's oldest democracy..! - A statement by Sri Lankan Students in overseas

(Lanka e News - 28.Oct.2018, 11.30PM) We are a group of Sri Lankan students currently pursuing our education overseas. We write today to express our deep concern about Sri Lanka’s ongoing constitutional and political crisis. Since 1931... Read more >>

Control the undue influence exerted on the state media -Free Media Movement

(Lanka e News - 28.Oct.2018, 11.30PM) In the wake of the conflict that has been created between the two major parties in the country, in respect of the Prime Minister’s post, the Free Media Movement insists that relevant authorities should take immediate Read more >>

If majority of party leaders want it , speaker can convene parliament –P.M.Ranil

(Lanka e News -27.Oct.2018, 11.30PM) If a majority of the party leaders are for it , the speaker can convene parliament , said prime minister Ranil Wickremesinghe when speaking to Lanka e news. The P.M. went on to comment further as follows... Read more >>

Open letter to presidential secretariat ! Investigate the dozens of corruption and frauds

Gaani Vasuhewa writes..

(Lanka e News -26.Oct.2018, 11.30PM) The president while inaugurating a program against frauds ,profligacy and corruption made a request to the public to expose those crimes. In compliance with his own request Lanka e news deems it is its duty to give her Read more >>

MR swearing in as P.M. is unconstitutional ! President has violated constitution – Ranil continues as P.M.

(Lanka e News -26.Oct.2018, 11.30PM) The appointment of Mahinda Rajapakse as the prime minister is unconstitutional , and Ranil Wickremesinghe is still the P.M. and he will not be resigning , a spokesman for P.M.’s office revealed to Lanka e news. Under Read more >>

Sri Lanka Consulate in Mumbai holds a briefing Session on ‘Boat Show and Boating Festival 2018’

(Lanka e News - 25.Oct.2018, 2.40PM) A briefing session on the Sri Lanka ‘Boat Show and Boating Festival 2018’ was held at the Sri Lanka Consulate in Mumbai on 05 October 2018 to create awareness among the Indian business community on the upcoming Boat Sh Read more >>

Savage chopping to death alive of Jamal Khasoggi

Christian west demands justice while Muslims worldwide, display their hypocrisy, with their silence and indifference.

(Lanka e News - 25.Oct.2018, 4.50AM) While the entire Christian West-governments, civil societies and the media-continue to highlight the gruesome chopping to death of highly connected Saudi dissident-in-exile Jamal Khashoggi, Muslims worldwide remain sil Read more >>

The High Commission of Sri Lanka hosts Investment Forum in London to attract Foreign Direct Investment into the Western Region Megapolis Master Plan

(Lanka e News - 23.Oct.2018, 5.00AM) The High Commission of Sri Lanka in the United Kingdom along with the British High Commission in Colombo facilitated an investment promotion event under the auspices of the Minister of Megapolis and Western Development Read more >>

President who tried to disband Director boards of banks falls headlong like the cat in ‘Tom and Jerry ‘

(Lanka e News – 22.Oct.2018, 11.30PM) The illegal directive issued by the president disbanding the boards of directors(including chairpersons) of two state banks as well as the Board of Investment owing to his ignorance of the powers vested in him followi Read more >>

President’s senior advisor and media unit turn turtle! ‘Murder threat to president from RAW’ media comedy drama turns into tragedy !

(Lanka e News 18.Oct.2018, 11.00PM) Even as the president was making a statement during the cabinet meeting on the 16 th that the Indian RAW intelligence service is conspiring to assassinate him , his senior presidential advisor (NGO crook) Shiral Lakthil Read more >>

''RAW is trying to assassinate me.’ ‘Don’t allow even Sirisena’s wind to touch me’ Indian P.M. has ordered '' - HE Sirisena accuses at cabinet meeting !

(Lanka e News - 17.Oct.2018, 11.50AM) President Pallewatte Gamarala at the cabinet meeting today (16) made a disclosure that shocked the entire cabinet of ministers. He said , the RAW (intelligence service) informants of India are engaged in activities to Read more >>

President Sirisena , MR and Asgiriya chapter Mahanayake have one and half hour secret discussion !

(Lanka e News -16.Oct.2018, 2.30PM) Asgiriya chapter Mahanayake Ven. Warakagoda Sri Gnanaratne Thera of the Siyam nikaya summoned president Pallewatte Gamarala and Kurunegala M.P. Mahinda Rajapakse (MR) and held secret discussions in his Aawasa mandiraya Read more >>

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