Two third Governments foolish and moronic lane track law.!!

(Lanka-e-News -18.Sep.2020, 9.30PM) The majority of the people in the country were devastated by the traffic congestion created by a strange new lane track law introduced by the Rajapaksa family government which made stupid destruction to its policy of tu Read more >>

Last updated :   22-09-2020

UN Human Rights Council 45: Rita French's statement on behalf of the Sri Lanka Core Group

(Lanka-e-News -15.Sep.2020, 7.30PM) The UK's International Ambassador for Human Rights, Rita French, delivered this statement… Read more >>

20A, Sovereignty of The People and The Need for Approval at A Referendum

Dr. Jayampathy Wickramaratne, President’s Counsel

(Lanka-e-News -14.Sep.2020, 3.50AM) The Twentieth Amendment to the Constitution Bill (20A) has been published. If… Read more >>

Nawaz’s judgement to Choka malli deludes Attorney General..! No such judgments in any law books, perhaps in somebody’s pocket

(Lanka-e-News -07.Sep.2020, 11.30PM) The appeal court of Sri Lanka issued an interim order today to the prisons commissioner general Thushara Upuldeniya, superintendent of the Welikada prisons and the secretary of the parliament to take Halkandaliya Leka Read more >>

20th amendment released making the Prime Minister, Parliament, the Judicial services Commission and ministers a puppet, creating a monarchy, surpassing JR

(Lanka-e-News- 04.Sep.2020, 8.45PM) The 20th amendment which makes the premier a beggar, parliament, the judicial services commission and ministers a puppet, thus giving more powers to the presidency than JR did has been released removing the 19th amendme Read more >>

All 14 petitions filed in the Supreme Court against the editor of Lanka e News for contempt of courts are withdrawn ..! Here is the background of the case and the background of the withdrawal

(Lanka-e-News - 27.Aug.2020, 11.30PM) All 14 petitions filed against Lanka e News editor Sandaruwan Senadheera in the Supreme Court for contempt of court were withdrawn by petitioner Ovitigalage Madura Vithana (current PJP MP) when the case was called on Read more >>

LEN news becomes a fact, editor of Alles’s Mawbima who transported weapons to the underworld apprehended by the police

An exposure by Jailor Podda

(Lanka-e-News -19.Aug.2020, 8.00PM) On the 17th of this month CID Chief Inspector Sagara Nilantha Karasingharachchi arrested the chief editor of Tiran Alles’s Mawbima newspaper Prasad Abeywickrama following the exposure made by Jailor Podda of Lanka e New Read more >>

An open letter to Ranil Wickremesinghe who was thrown out with hooting and a cesspit bath

(Lanka-e-News -14.Aug.2020, 3.00AM) Dear Ranil Wickremesinghe, In this article, I would like to draw your attention to the "socio-political devastation" inflicted on the UNP during last 5th Wednesday's general elections and the reasons for the request mad Read more >>

Global Tamil Forum on the Parliamentary Election Outcomes in Sri Lanka..!

(Lanka-e-News -08.Aug.2020, 3.45PM) The Global Tamil Forum (GTF) congratulates the election officials, all winning and losing candidates, as well as all citizens of the country for having been part of a relatively peaceful election process, even in the mi Read more >>

Shani Abeysekere imprisoned but Ravi Waidyalankara out; The future of Sri Lanka police which destroy their own officers..!

By a special correspondent

(Lanka-e-News- 04.Aug.2020, 3.40PM) Former Director of the CID Shani Abeysekera has been remanded. It is based on an allegation that the evidence in a case proved in 2013 was fabricated. It is said that several CID officers have also given evidence in thi Read more >>

First step in the Sherlock Holmes assassination conspiracy in Sri Lanka is active..! Shani Abeysekara arrested on a charge that does not even exist on this planet..!!

Reported by Chandrapradeep

(Lanka-e-News -31.July.2020,11.00PM) Former CID director Shani Abeysekera, known as Sherlock Holmes in Sri Lanka, has been arrested by the CCD this morning, citing a reason not material in any other country on the planet. Shani's arrest is based on alleg Read more >>

Erratic testing exposes COVID-19 election coverup - Sri Lanka's Response to Covid-19 (Status Statement - 7)

By The Alliance of Independent Professionals

(Lanka-e-News -25.July.2020, 11.30PM) The Kandakadu Cluster and Abductive Quarantine - Between 10th July and 17th July, over 1,250 positive test results were recorded, of which just over 800 are associated with the new Kandakadu cluster. Public Health Ins Read more >>

Corona's second wave came about because the health guidelines for the election were not gazetted -Karu Jayasuriya

(Lanka-e-News - 12.July.8.45 PM) As it was reported this morning, the risk of spreading Covid-19 pandemic has risen that, according to specialists, it can become a national catastrophe. I would like to remind the people of Sri Lanka that it is highly impo Read more >>

COVID-19 accelerates Sri Lanka's slide into autocracy..! Sri Lanka's Response to Covid-19 (Status Statement - 6)

By The Alliance of Independent Professionals

(Lanka-e-News -30.June.2020, 11.30PM) With the general election now scheduled for 5th August, the government has banned the reporting of new positive COVID-19 tests except under exceptional circumstances. Daily testing is largely limited to returnees, an Read more >>

India and China have their first deadly clashes in 45 years

The border affray is a sign of worrying military escalation between Asia’s giants

(Lanka-e-News -17.June.2020, 3.00PM) The two armies each had guns, artillery and tanks to the rear. But they wielded only sticks and stones at the front, as night fell on June 15th. That was deadly enough. When the brawl ended, and the final rocks had bee Read more >>

The dead body found at the independence square is a suicide or a homicide?

(Lanka-e-News- 12.June.2020, 10.30PM) The Cinnamon garden police claims, the body found with gunshot injuries at the independence square today 12th morning is a suicide. The deceased was identified as Rajeewa Jayaweera, a resident of Park Road Rajagiriya. Read more >>

Supreme Court dumbfound when democracy starting to die

An analysis by Wimal Dheerasekera

(Lanka-e-News- 4.June.2020, 10.45PM) The Fundamental Rights petitions filed in the Supreme Court for the holding of the general election on June 20th was dismissed day before yesterday (02), without a reason. The media reported in this regard was distorte Read more >>

Sri Lanka's Response to Covid-19 (Status Statement - 5)

By The Alliance of Independent Professionals

(Lanka-e-News -28.May.2020, 11.30PM) 1. Official Figures of the COVID patients - Gross Underestimation.. According to the government, the number of detected patients as at 24th May was 1,141. This is gross and deliberate underreporting. Health Servi Read more >>

Protect Mr Hejaaz Hizbullah’s Rights And Conduct Investigations According To The Law

-People for Human Rights and Equality Inc. (PHRE)

(Lanka-e-News -28.May.2020, 2.30AM) Lawyer Hejaaz Hizbullah was arrested on 14 April 2020. Media reports, police announcements and the habeas corpus application filed by Mr. Hizbullah’s father Neina Mohamed Hizbullah in the Supreme Court strongly suggest Read more >>

Arrests, beatings and dismissals of journalists underline official and corporate arbitrariness

-The South Asia Media Defenders Network (SAMDEN)

(Lanka-e-News -27.May.2020, 11.30PM) The South Asia Media Defenders Network (SAMDEN) today cited detention of media professionals in Bangladesh, attacks on journalists in the Punjab, and the dismissal of a pregnant reporter in Assam state as part of a pat Read more >>

Cremation without Corona, high tax increase for essential foods

(Lanka-e-News- 24.May.2020, 4.30PM) The impotent government of the Rajapaksas has highly increased its taxes for the essential foods to the public who is already lost their livelihood and source of income due to the Corona epidemic.... Read more >>

We will withdraw from membership of international organizations that oppress war heroes -President Gotabaya

(Lanka-e-News- 22.May.2020, 8.25PM) President Gotabhaya Rajapaksa today announced that Sri Lanka will withdraw from the membership of international organizations that oppress war heroes. He made this statement at the 11th anniversary of commemorating the Read more >>

Rajitha remanded for mocking the horrific white van culture

(Lanka-e-News -14.May.2020, 11.30PM) Colombo Chief Magistrate Ms. Lanka Jayaratne ordered former health minister Rajitha Senarathne who exposed an unscrupulous white van media conference, just few days before the presidential election to be remanded till Read more >>

Do not open the country now and kill the helpless man -Specialist Dr. R.N.G. Rajapaksa

(Lanka-e-News -10.May.2020.11.45PM) Now we are planned to open the country but have we combated the virus? The answer is simple, look at the chart taken at 12 midnight on the ninth. The virus is continuing to grow.... Read more >>

Ninth Corona death of a lady officially stated by the government has no Corona, fault not corrected, and University lab plays havoc

(Lanka-e-News -07.May.2020, 11.00PM) Reports reaching Lanka e news confirms, the government which officially stated on the 5th that the ninth person deceased at Colombo 15 Modera was due to Corona was not affected by Corona, but the government well awar Read more >>

Let us inform our readers..! We can be blocked but cannot be defeated..! -LeN

(Lanka-e-News- 03.May.2020,8.00AM) A continuous hacker attack was propelled at Lanka e News on the 30th of April and broke its webpage. However latest updates were found at our official facebook page. An artificial traffic was generated to the website by Read more >>

Demanding democracy from a president with false certificates is silly

By Yashovijaya

(Lanka-e-News -27.April.2020, 10.35 PM) Gotabhaya Rajapakse became president by a theft. His dual citizenship was not resolved as his proper citizenship of Sri Lanka had questions. In addition, many criminal charges were pending in courts against him. He Read more >>

The 1918 Flu and Pandemic Déjà vu

By Krishantha Prasad Cooray

(Lanka-e-News -21.April.2020, 10.00 PM) As it swept the globe starting in 1918 through the end of 1919, the deadly virus afflicted 500 million people, and left 50 million dead. Among the dead were royalty and world leaders, like Louis Botha, the first Pri Read more >>

Legal community shaken by the arrest of Hijaz Hisbullah one of Sri Lanka's most outstanding lawyers under the PTA on false charges

(Lanka-e-News- 16.April.2020, 5.30 AM) The Sri Lankan legal community and people who value freedom are deeply shocked by the arrests of Hijaz Hisbullah, an outstanding lawyer ever produced by Sri Lanka who appears for civil and criminal cases under the Pr Read more >>

Sri Lanka's Response to Covid-19 (Status Statement - 3)

By The Alliance of Independent Professionals

(Lanka-e-News- 15.April.2020, 6.40 AM) Testing has become the main challenge for Sri Lanka. The government has consciously erected several roadblocks to minimise testing and obfuscate the spread of Covid-19 in Sri Lanka. Despite significant domestic test Read more >>

Sri Lanka's Response to Covid-19 (Status Statement - 2)

By The Alliance of Independent Professionals

(Lanka-e-News- 05.April.2020, 6.00 AM) The professional health service in Sri Lanka has managed to overcome the initial pandemic challenges, posed by the Covid-19 coronavirus. The public support for the health response of the government is immense. All po Read more >>

Fifteen unions write to Prime Minister about Reproposal to use EPF money for economic revival

(Lanka-e-News- 02.April.2020, 4.30PM) This refers to the much-highlighted news item in mainstream electronic media on the first proposal by onetime Governor of the Central Bank... Read more >>

Presidents cannot authorize Votes-on-Accounts; Only Parliament can approve a Vote-on-Account -Mangala on the pre-election budgetary position report 2020

(Lanka-e-News -30.March.2020, 845PM) Following statements by Members of Parliament and civil society activists, the Secretary to the Treasury published the Pre-Election Budgetary Position Report last Monday. Publication of this report prior to elections i Read more >>

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights strongly condemns Gota's action

(Lanka-e-News -28.March.2020, 12.45PM) The Sri Lankan president has been criticized by the United Nations for abruptly releasing an army officer who was sentenced to death by the courts. Spokesperson for the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights... Read more >>

Even after the entire country was asked to stay at home, the President did not revoke the Election Gazette

-Mangala Samaraweera

(Lanka-e-News- 26.March.2020, 9.15PM) Sri Lankans have lived through countless crises. Civil wars, insurgencies, constitutional coups droughts and famines are but a few examples. Yet, even for the most seasoned among us, these are testing times. The entir Read more >>

Assessing Sri Lanka's response to COVID-19 (Status Statement - 1)

By The Alliance of Independent Professionals

(Lanka-e-News -20.March.202, 7.20PM) Sri Lanka boasts one of the most robust public healthcare systems in the world, with free comprehensive primary, surgical and pharmaceutical care available to all citizens almost completely free of charge. Although the Read more >>

Eight Army personals infected coronavirus

(Lanka-e-News, 16.March.2020, 8.30 pm) Eight Army personals including Two army officers and six soldiers have contracted the coronavirus, according to military sources. They were working at the Kandakadu Quarantine Camp and the Katunayake Airport.... Read more >>

Media freedom fighter and Senior journalist Saman Wagarachchi passed away..!

(Lanka-e-News -15.March.2020, 10.30 pm) Saman Wagaarachchi, a veteran journalist and Media freedom fighter came from the left movements, passed away this morning. Diagnosed with leukemia recently and passed away... Read more >>

Is Sri Lanka's foreign minister suffering from corona..?

(Lanka-e-News, 14.March.2020, 6.30 pm) A Foreign Ministry lady official from Sweden has contracted the coronavirus. The government has kept it concealed from the public. It is suspected that a large number of her ministry members as well as Foreign Minist Read more >>

President and premier cousin Udayanga Weeratunga comes and get arrested! The statement was made at the President's House.! Remanded till Monday

(Lanka-e-News -14.Feb.2020, 11.30PM) Former Sri Lankan ambassador to Russia Udayanga Weeraduwa who was an accused of the notorious MIG scam, the mysterious murder of a man named Noel Ranaweera, and the sale of tens of thousands of kilos of arms and ammuni Read more >>

President Nandasena who did not meet Drug Kingpin Duminda and Dematagoda Chaminda who operates the Catboy cartel in prison

An exposure by the Jailor Podda

(Lanka-e-News -13.Feb.2020, 11.30PM) President Nandasena Gotabhaya Rajapaksa visited the Colombo prison recently. It would be great if he didn't go with the pre-planned cameras. However, it is our duty to expose him and to the public of the country the da Read more >>

World's worst conspiracy led by owner of a television channel..!

(Lanka-e-News -11.Feb.2020, 9.30PM) Nielsen Company is an active research institute in Sri Lanka. It is not a social service organization but a racket that is hidden from the eyes of the people. They are the ones who label most popular companies and popul Read more >>

Gotabaya issues a circular and spreads his dictatorship while Mahinda is absent

(Lanka-e-News - 10.Feb.2020, 5.45AM) President Nandasena Gotabaya using his executive powers has issued an order to the Prime Minister, Cabinet Ministers and State Ministers, with the signature of his secretary, Jayasundera as soon Prime Minister Mahinda Read more >>

Maithripala Sirisena rescues Saharan twice.! Here's the proof.! Arrest Sirisena responsible for the Easter massacre.!

(Lanka-e-News -07.Feb.2020, 7.20PM) Reports reaching Lanka e news confirms that it was the former president Pallewatta Gamarala who has twice rescued the mastermind of the Easter attack Saharan. One happened in 2017 and the other happened in 2018.... Read more >>

Political brothel game of Kili who came to Sri Lanka by boat

By Keerthi Rathnayake - Former army intelligence officer

(Lanka-e-News -03.Feb.2020, 6.40PM) Kili Maharajah has a secret life like Prabakaran. Though he is called as Maharjah he is a Kallathoni. In Thamil “Kalla” means thieves and “Thoni” means boat. People who came to Sri Lanka by boat was named Kallathoni wa Read more >>

Nandasena who tried to control the law through demons become remorse, a strong retaliation from the AG

(Lanka-e-News -29.Jan.2020, 6.45 PM) Nandasena Gotabaya who has no experience to abide by the law except practicing lawlessness, fearing people has disposed the laws to dogs for the 6.9 million people who brought him making terror as a weapon on his gover Read more >>

The State Intelligence Act, which gives spies a license to murder, is unconstitutional; Disastrous

(Lanka-e-News- 26.Jan.2020, 5.55 PM) The Cabinet of Ministers, which met on Thursday(14), has approved a new bill titled 'State Intelligence Act' to provide legal immunity to intelligence officers. The bill has not been discussed in the cabinet and is bei Read more >>

Bring the Arjun gang, Cabral gang and the politicians who advice them before the law - MP Handunnetti (Forensic audit report here)

(Lanka-e-News- 25.Jan.2020, 11.30PM) Forensic audit report done by the COPE committee reveals that the central bank bond losses during the Mahinda era is Rs. 10470 million and Rs. 689 million during the Ranil era. Rs. 1200 million belong to the Perpetual Read more >>

Gota’s witch hunt government targets Judges, Judge Gihan Pilapitiya who locked up Gotabaya arrested

(Lanka-e-News- 24.Jan.2020, 3.40 PM) The witch hunt started by Gotabaya’s hunting government from Champika Ranawaka, opposition politicos has spread up to the hunting of judges who gave verdicts against the Rajapaksa’s. It was Gihan Pilapitiya who locked Read more >>

A group which plays with the judiciary to save a criminal..! When would attorney general take action against these stoops?

By Lawyer Dulan Dasanayake

(Lanka-e-News -22.Jan.2020, 3.15PM) A poster captioned “Arrest the murderous Judge Padmini Ranawaka immediately” was seen around the Colombo city today 21st. Padmini ranawaka is a judge working in the judiciary for many years. We do not know any murders s Read more >>

Vegetable and onion theft nationwide; The hero who came to save the country has not been able to save at least the vegetable stalls; A famine is near..!!

By Chandrapradeep

(Lanka-e-News -20.Jan.2020, 9.30PM) The theft of vegetables and onions, which began on June 16th at Baddegama, has been reported from several other parts of the country. Vegetable and onion thefts have been reported from Hambantota, Kegalle, Gampaha and D Read more >>

Why good bye, dearest Mano..?

(Lanka-e-News - 15-Jan-2020, 7.30AM) Drama legend of the era and greatest artist, Natya Keerthi, Dr. Jayalath Manoratne alias Keselgaspe Manatunga Jayalath Manoratne alias 'Mano' passed away at his residence at Abeyratne Mawatha in Boralesgamuwa 12th morn Read more >>

A special presidential commission consists of corrupt officials to investigate four institutions supposedly committed political revenge

(Lanka-e-News- 10.Jan.2020, 11.45PM) President Nandasena Gotabaya has appointed a corrupt, three member special presidential commission yesterday to investigate any political revenge taken by the actions of the good governance, during the decade of Rajapa Read more >>

An impeachment motion to remove the Attorney General Dappula

(Lanka-e-News 09-Jan-2020, 12.15PM) Lanka e news confirms,, the opposition is planning to bring an impeachment against the current Attorney General Dappula De Livera for his illegal influence to the parliament. Attorney General Dappula De Livera has reco Read more >>

Due to Ranjan’s idiotic activities many in trouble, doubt against Ranjan's own conspiracy to get apprehend by the police

(Lanka-e-News 08.Jan.2020, 8.30PM) The Police Commission has commenced investigations against the suspected SSP Shani Abeysekera, who is a valuable detective due to the stupid deception of Ranjan Ramanayake. The secretary of the national police commissio Read more >>

Why double bed at Ranjan house..? If Ranjan watch adults only movies why Rajapaksa getting conceived..? Nandasena beats Sirisena.! Ranjan released on bail

(Lanka-e-News 05.Jan.2020, 11.30PM) Former minister Ranjan Ramanayake who was arrested yesterday for possessing a firearm which was given to him by the government which its license has expired, was produced before the Nugegoda magistrate today and was re Read more >>

The conspiracy of Nandasena’s witch hunt government and mafia groups thwarted, bail out for Rajitha, mahinda shows his resentment to Nandasena

(Lanka-e-News -30.Dec.2019. 11.35 PM) Nandasena Gotabaya's witch hunt government operated by three major mafia’s (doctors mafia, pharmaceutical mafia and tobacco mafia) who has done nothing to the people of this country from the day it came to power is ma Read more >>

Gota’s impotent government remands Rajitha

(Lanka-e-News -27.Dec.2019. 11.35 PM) Gota's impotent government unable to bring down prices of essential foods hunted the former health minister Rajitha Senarathna by remanding him until 30th of this month, ordered the Colombo additional magistrate Shala Read more >>

Former President Sirisena is to be arrested for not preventing the Easter bombing

(Lanka-e-News -24.Dec.2019. 8.05 PM) According to Lanka e news, Former president is likely to be arrested for not preventing the Easter day bombing despite information’s received prior to the bombing. Read more >>

Rajitha to be arrested..! warrant issued..!!

(Lanka-e-News -24.Dec.2019. 8.10 PM) Former minister Dr. Rajitha is be arrested. Colombo additional magistrate R.B. Nelumdeniya issued a warrant today 24th to arrest Rajitha and produce before the courts. The CID has urged this request from the courts on Read more >>

Two more former ministers who criticized Rajapaksa’s are under witch hunt

(Lanka-e-News -22.Dec.2019. 4.30PM) Gotabhaya's extremist government is preparing to hunt down another two former ministers of the previous government, whom severely criticized the Rajapaksa family, reports say. Former ministers... Read more >>

State intelligence follow behind judges..!

(Lanka-e-News -20.Dec.2019, 11.00 PM) Gotabhaya's extremist government, has started to compile a comprehensive report on all the judges' secrets through the State Intelligence Service (SIS) The list includes all Supreme Court and Court of Appeal judges, Read more >>

Champika remanded till 24th (Video)

(Lanka-e-News -19.Dec.2019, 10.00 PM) Patali Chamika Ranawaka who was arrested yesterday was remanded till today and once again he was produced before the the courts today and remanded till 24th of this month. The order was issued by... Read more >>

Witch hunt continues..! Champika Ranawaka arrested..! (Video)

(Lanka-e-News -18.Dec.2019, 10.00 PM) Former minister Champika Ranawaka was arrested today at 7.30pm by the Colombo crimes division. The arrest ordered was given by the attorney general Dappula De Livera to the senior DIG Colombo... Read more >>

Sri Lanka is the first country in the world where a sexually harassed victim of a diplomatic privilege has made an accused when she complained her predicament..!

(Lanka-e-News -16.Dec.2019, 11.50 PM) Colombo chief magistrate Ms. Lanka Jayarathna under the section 120 and 190 of the penal code, ordered Swiss embassy staff Gania Banister Francis to be remanded till 30th December for stating false information and emb Read more >>

Founder of “Journalist” and the former director of Lake House Madhuka attacked and threatened to kill within Lake House by Pohottuwa squad, Sajith including pro Sajith gang quiet !!

(Lanka-e-News -10.Dec.2019, 10.30PM) Former Director of the Digital and Innovative media division of Lake House and the founder of “Journalist” social media network Maduka Thaksala Fernando, has been brutally assaulted and threatened to kill by the chair Read more >>

Attorney General department comes under Rajapaksa, three strange new posts to distort litigation

(Lanka-e-News -07.Dec.2019, 8.30PM) Attorney-at-Law Nishara Jayaratne who is a spokeswoman and woman of jewel of attorney general Dappula De Livera has been assigned to the Presidential Secretariat to work part-time as an Additional Secretary to the Presi Read more >>

A punishment transfer to a police officer who ranked third in the CID

(Lanka-e-News -02.Dec.2019, 11.30PM) Pointing out the disasters if a dictator comes to power in a third world country what happens to the independent commissions, has proven with the recommendations of the national police commission, the Assistant Superi Read more >>

Gota deceives India, threatens motherland from nuclear danger, gives Kachchativu Island to China for nuclear project, another 400 hectares to be filled and join with port city

(Lanka-e-News- 30.Nov.2019, 11.00 PM) Lanka e news reveal with responsibility that Gotabaya Rajapaksas visit to India is to deceive India and to join hands with China and to put the country in an irreparable nuclear danger. Gotabhaya has entered a confid Read more >>

Sri Lankan Critics Fear a Crackdown Is Underway, and Some Flee - The New York Times

A Swiss Embassy employee is abducted and asked about asylum applications and investigators are banned from leaving just days after Gotabaya Rajapaksa is elected.

(Lanka-e-News- 28.Nov.2019, 9.00 PM) Fears of a potential crackdown on critics of the newly returned Rajapaksa political dynasty in Sri Lanka are rising just days after the election, as officials and journalists who investigated the Rajapaksas for human r Read more >>

Gota’s media hunt continues .. ! CID chase after announcer Danushka of “Leader alternate news and editors of “Voice Tube” tries to prosecute under ICCPR

(Lanka-e-News -27.Nov.2019, 11.00PM) Another male journalist and a female journalist has been brought to the notorious 4th floor of the CID under the ICCPR Act today, after Gotabhaya's administration launched a media crackdown on the Rajapaksas, which bro Read more >>

Is your commission really an independent when Shani is removed from the CID? - Young Journalists Association asks from National Police Commission..!

(Lanka-e-News -23.Nov.2019. 11.30PM) The Sri Lanka Youth Journalists Association has made a written request from the National Police Commission to suspend the transfer of SSP Shani Abeysekara, Director of the CID... Read more >>

Gota fear of crimes demotes Sherlock Holmes to a peon position..!

(Lanka-e-News -22.Nov.2019. 9.30PM) Gotabaya Rajapaksa who vociferated that he would create a disciplinary country which promotes rule of law, following becoming the president has demoted an efficient senior deputy inspector general Shani Abeysekara who w Read more >>

Gotabhaya's Cabinet sworn in

(Lanka-e-News -22.Nov.2019. 9.00PM) Gotabhaya Rajapaksa's cabinet was sworn in today. There were 16 members, including three Rajapaksa brothers, Gotabhaya Mahinda and Chamal. There is no Muslim representation first time in history. The new Cabinet Ministe Read more >>

Ranil Wickramasinghe steps down from premiership...!!

(Lanka-e-News 20.Nov.2019, 11.30PM) Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe officially announced a short while ago that he has decided to step down as Prime Minister, despite a majority in parliament honoring the new mandate. He made this decision after a... Read more >>

“I was well aware that I could only win from Sinhala votes !!” President Gotabaya’s offending statement against the minorities

(Lanka-e-News 18.Nov.2019, 11.30PM) Gotabaya Rajapaksa sworn in as the seventh executive president of the country at the Ruwan weli Seya court yard before the chief justice Jayantha Jayasuriya. The current president secretary Udaya R Senevirathne too part Read more >>

Before the final results Sajith greets Gota .! Sajith resign from deputy leadership., thought to quit politics..!!

(Lanka-e-News 17.Nov.2019, 5.30PM) Issuing a statement Sajith Premadasa said that he has decided to resign from his party deputy leadership with immediate effect. Before the release of the final results Sajith Premadasa accepted his defeat, bowed down to Read more >>

An Easter day terrorist behind Gota’s Mannar rally

(Lanka-e-News- 13.Nov.2019, 9.45PM) Millionaire businessman Alawdeen (owner of Alawdeen Jewelers), the father-in-law of the Easter day suicide bomber at the Shangri-La hotel, Mohammed Ibrahim Ilham Ahmed who gave copper to the Easter day suicide bombers, Read more >>

Gota, show your certificates..! Dr. Inguruwatte Sumangala Thero starts a hunger protest to defeat the Yankee conspiracy of colonizing our motherland using our own ballot (Video)

(Lanka-e-News- 10.Nov.2019, 9.45PM) While the California District Court of the United States has declared that Gotabhaya Rajapakse is an American citizen where a confusion remains about his current US citizenship whereas his name is not listed in the 2019 Read more >>

My Challenge to Hon. Mahinda Rajapaksa -Sajith

(Lanka-e-News- 08.Nov.2019, 9.45PM) I condemn in the strongest possible terms your desperate attempt to drag the Venerable Mahanayake Theras of the Three Nikayas into your fearmongering election campaign. On Wednesday, you publicly appealed to these Vene Read more >>

Gotha don't tell lies..! - Mangala Samaraweera

(Lanka-e-News -17.Oct.2019, 5.35PM) At a Press Conference on 15 October 2019, Presidential Candidate of the SLPP, Mr. Gotabaya Rajapaksa, dismissed Sri Lanka’s commitments to our citizens on human rights, rule of law, and processes for truth-seeking, repa Read more >>

Our judiciary is so independent and impartial; How Gota knew the decision before hearing the case…!

(Lanka-e-News -08.Oct.2019 -1.30PM) Reports reaching Lanka e news confirms with facts that Gotabaya was already aware of the decision made by the chairman of the appeal court judge Yasantha Kodagodda including other two judges of the court of appeal whic Read more >>

Gota's civil case: Gota's documents are not in immigration; Immigration Controller tells Court; Gota's lawyer deceives the court; how did the Spelling mistakes resembles in Basil's and Gota's applications?

(Lanka-e-News - 02.Oct.2019, 11.00PM) When the appeal court took the case today 2nd October of Gotabhaya Rajapaksa whether he is a legal citizen of Sri Lanka or not the deputy solicitor general Nerin Pulle who appeared on behalf of Immigration and Emigrat Read more >>

The 'traitors' questions what did Gota do for the country. Following is the list what Gota did

(Lanka-e-News - 30.Sep.2019, 5.00AM) 1. Starting the white van abduction culture and kidnapping, abducting and enforce disappearing journalists, reporters and political dissidents 2. Sending a SL airline to Switzerland to bring a puppy dog to h Read more >>

We have not decided to leave the Government -Dr Jayampathy.!

(Lanka-e-News - 29.Sep.2019, 8.15AM) My attention has been drawn to media reports on the decision of the United Left Front in regard to the Presidential elections. While the Central Committee decided to support Comrade Anura Dissanayake of the Jathika Jan Read more >>

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 >>

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 >>

20A: Four Key Ways in which Accountability is Compromised - TISL

(Lanka-e-News -10.Sep.2020, 9.30PM) ⋆ Operationality of RTI at risk ⋆ Removal of Audit Commission impairs monitoring of public spending ⋆ CIABOC’s investigative powers compromised Read more >>

20th Amendment at a glance..!

By A President Counselor

(Lanka-e-News- 04.Sep.2020, 9.25PM) ⋆ Basically, brings back 18A, except the reduction of the terms of President and parliament to five years, 2-term limit for the President and right to information ⋆ President appoints Ministers and deputies; not req Read more >>

How Sri Lanka suppress underworld for Deshabandu’s IGP dream

(Lanka-e-News -03.Sep.2020, 10.45PM) Since Gotabhaya took over the presidency, about seven people linked to the underworld and the drug mafia has been taken to the police station to show the infamous weapons and shot dead by unknown gunmen. Only God knows Read more >>

Sri Lanka: Changing the Constitution for the Benefit of All Its Residents

Dr Lionel Bopage

(Lanka-e-News -28.Aug.2020, 11.30PM) Sri Lanka is already deeply enmeshed with a crony economic system. As a consequence, businesses thrive not by managing risks, but by returns accumulated through nexus between the business and political classes. This is Read more >>

A country without a defense Minister..! -Dr. Nihal Jayawickrama

Discussed by Shalika Wimalasena

(Lanka-e-News -27.Aug.2020, 9.45PM) Once again there is no Defense Minister in the country. During and after the appointment of the Cabinet, the official government media reported that the defense ministry would be held by the President. But the gazette n Read more >>

Reforms must Strengthen Democracy -Karu

(Lanka-e-News- 23.Aug.2020, 11.30PM) It is my pleasure to send good wishes to the 9th Parliament that was declared open yesterday (August 20th). The new Parliament embodies the strong mandate given to the government. It is also welcome that more than a th Read more >>

The Island wide power outage on the 17th was a disruptive act

(Lanka-e-News -19.Aug.2020, 8.20PM) Lanka e news internal information service learns the 8-hour power outage that swept across the island on the 17th was the result of a sabotage operation. The sabotage has taken place in the... Read more >>

People in Sri Lanka are more prone to thugs..! A citizen’s note on election results..!

(Lanka-e-News -08.Aug.2020, 3.50PM) The people of Sri Lanka are amazing ! When we see the result of this election, we feel a fear of the future of Sri Lanka and the aspirations of the people. I wonder if the people... Read more >>

145 for pohottuwa..! easy two third win..! UNP wiped out..! Gnanasara too a Member of Parliament..! - Here is the final official result of the 2020 parliamentary election

(Lanka-e-News -07.Aug.2020, 11.30PM) The final official results of the parliamentary elections have been released. Accordingly, the People's Alliance alone has won the vast majority of 145 seats in the next Parliament, including the national list seats. T Read more >>

The number of injured Sri Lankans in the explosions in Beirut has increased

(Lanka-e-News - 07.Aug.2020, 11.00PM As of 06 August 2020, noon the number of injured Sri Lankans in the explosions in Beirut has increased to 10 persons whereas the total number injured has exceeded 5000 persons. The death toll has increased... Read more >>

Was only Rajapaksas’ responsible for the arrest of Shani Abeysekara ?

By Wishwamithra Deshabandu

(Lanka-e-News- 03.Aug.2020, 11.00PM) The entire good governance is fully responsible for the arrest and imprisonment of Shani Abeysekera by the Rajapaksa regime, which has begun its vicious cycle of revenge and witch hunt. In particular, Ranil Wickremesin Read more >>

Break the Vicious Cycle: Do Not Vote for Repression..!

By Dr Lionel Bopage

(Lanka-e-News- 03.Aug.2020, 11.20PM) Since independence in 1948, all Sri Lankan governments have presided over ever-increasing corrupt practices, failing to deliver a vibrant economy or a fair and just society. They have failed to improve the standard of Read more >>

SLBC blatantly violates election laws

(Lanka-e-News- 03.Aug.2020, 11.10PM) Campaign for Free and Fair Elections (CaFFE) today informed the election commission that the Muslim Service of SLBC had been violating election laws during the silent period... Read more >>

Governments’ scandal with foreign workers and its consequences

Keerthi Rathnayake

(Lanka-e-News -25.July.2020, 11.30PM) There is a saying that the most dangerous phenomenal in the world is violent ignorance and ignorant conscience. This story is recalled as a prelude for today’s story. About 100,000 Sri Lankans workers in the Middle Ea Read more >>

'King' Mahinda doze, King Buwenekabahu royal edifice

(Lanka-e-News- 18.July.2020, 11.00PM) It is reported with great national sympathy we report that “patriotic” Mahinda Rajapaksa and his gang who came to power visiting temples, swearing allegiance protecting country’s national heritages have bulldozed the Read more >>

The Power of One Vote - Appeal from ‘Well-wishing Sri Lankans Abroad’

(Lanka-e-News -12.July.2020, 3.10AM) After lengthy debate, confrontations and legal challenges, Sri Lanka’s 16th parliamentary election is set for August 5, 2020. Many are waiting with excitement to exercise their democratic right to elect the legislatur Read more >>

Sri Lanka And The US: A Pogrom And A Black Death At The Hands Of A White Policeman: Salutary Lessons

By Dr Lionel Bopage with Michael Colin Cooke

(Lanka-e-News- 21.June.2020, 3.30PM) The Scene - The morning of July the 25th 1983 is etched in my brain. I saw a group of people running or walking very fast away from the environs of Colombo. On enquiring I found they had shut up their shops and were es Read more >>

What is the value of the life of Sunil Jayawardene?

By Basil Fernando

(Lanka-e-News -17.June.2020, 8.00PM) Sunil Jayawardene was a representative for three-wheele drivers. He who went to make a representation to a finance company on behalf of one of the vehicle owners, whose three-wheeler had been taken by agents of that co Read more >>

Sri Lanka Missions facilitate to regularise visa status of Sri Lankans in Italy under special amnesty

(Lanka-e-News- 14.June.2020, 6.40PM) The Embassy of Sri Lanka in Rome and the Consulate General Office in Milan have arranged facilities to cater to over 10,000 Sri Lankans who would seek consular assistance in the process of regularising their visa statu Read more >>

It was not the protesters who broke the quarantine laws but the police -FUTA

(Lanka-e-News- 11.June.2020, 3.45PM) The Federation of University Teachers’ Associations (FUTA) unreservedly condemns the attack by the police on a peaceful protest in Colombo on the 9th of June 2020. This protest was in response to the killing of George Read more >>

Today I step down from the Parliamentary Election race. Don’t cast your preferential vote for me -Mangala Samaraweera

(Lanka-e-News -09.June.2020, 6.00PM) Mangala Samaraweera informs the people of Matara who had courageously provided him protection and placed their confidence in him for three decades that from today (09 June 2020), he steps down from the politics of bein Read more >>

Repression of Dissent in Sri Lanka: Before and during COVID19 curfew (1st Feb. - 30th April 2020)

Compiled by INFORM

(Lanka-e-News -31.May.2020, 12.45PM) This report records 95 incidents that had been reported during the 90 days period. The average number of incidents per day reported prior to the covid-19 curfew is slightly higher than the number of incidents reported Read more >>

Former president and current president has influenced investigations into the Easter attack, Here is the evidence for the Cardinal

(Lanka-e-News -29.May.2020, 11.30PM) On the 22nd of this month Archbishop Cardinal Malcolm Ranjith said that a powerful person in the country is trying to weaken the investigation even though it seems that investigations are underway. However he did not s Read more >>

Infections rise in hundreds when curfew is lifted, Navy becomes a bunch of Corona

(Lanka-e-News -28.May.2020, 10.30PM) Hundreds of Corona infectors have increased when the two month curfew was lifted yesterday. On the 26th 137 positive cases were reported and yesterday 27th 134 positive people were found. Therefore the official figure Read more >>

Biggest Corona cluster in South Asia, how Corona spread at the Welisara Naval Base, evidence with proof

An exposure by a special correspondent

(Lanka-e-News -26.May.2020, 7.00PM) The people living in the naval base in Welisara, is in a fear of expressing their views on the spread of Kovid 19 virus. In spite of marines’ declaration the actual situation in the camp, they do so with great dismay. Read more >>

Who gave the preferential numbers to the Pohottuwa ?

Thilak Dematalpitiya questions

(Lanka-e-News- 23.May.2020, 9.25PM) When you see the performance of the elections commissioner before the media, he deserves the best actor award for 2020. In the meeting held with the election commission and the secretaries of political parties, many pa Read more >>

Public Utilities Commission intervenes to prevent high electricity bills

(Lanka-e-News- 16.May.2020, 6.35PM) The Public Utilities Commission of Sri Lanka (PUCSL), Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) and Lanka Electricity Company Private Limited (LECO) have taken steps to ensure fairness for electricity consumers in issuing monthly Read more >>

A major general appointed as the secretary of the health ministry..! Wher is the GMOA?

(Lanka-e-News -11.May.2020, 11.30PM) Secretary to the Ministry of Health Bhadrani Jayawardene has been removed from her post and the Commanding Officer of the Army Medical Corps and the Director General of the Army Health Service, Major General Sanjeewa M Read more >>

WHO and DFAT donate vital equipment and supplies to fight COVID-19 in Sri Lanka

(Lanka-e-News- 11.May.2020, 4.45PM) WHO, in partnership with DFAT donates 800,000 USD worth of essential items to support the Government of Sri Lanka’s efforts to combat and control COVID-19; including personal protection equipment, hospital equipment, an Read more >>

Government must always respect health experts’ advice and adhere to the Constitution

(Lanka-e-News -09.May.2020, 11.00 PM) Even with the spread of COVID-19 becoming increasingly evident and the World Health Organisation declaring a global emergency, Sri Lanka’s president dissolved the parliament on March 2 -the earliest possible date he c Read more >>

Despite government cover up of spreading Corona, Sick dies falling on the road, Soldier dead in Dambulla, testing patients has been deliberately crippled

(Lanka-e-News -04.May.2020, 11.30PM) Despite pro government faction denies the exposure made by Lanka e News that Corona has spread throughout the country with facts were false, today the country has plunged to a situation that corona infected soldiers fa Read more >>

Sri Lanka's Response to Covid-19 (Status Statement - 4)

By The Alliance of Independent Professionals

(Lanka-e-News- 28.April.2020, 11.30 PM) Despite mounting pressure from public health experts, Sri Lanka’s pace of COVID-19 testing is one of the lowest of any country with an active outbreak. From the onset of the pandemic, health officials who called for Read more >>

Viruses and people

Media Release By The Friday Forum

(Lanka-e-News- 28.April.2020, 11.45 PM) The Covid19 pandemic has impacted all our lives, across national spaces and oceans. Leadership from political authorities, the President and the Minister of Health, and the dedication and commitment of medical profe Read more >>

Sri Lanka: Due Process Concerns in Arrests of Muslims -HRW

Government Critic, Lawyer Detained

(Lanka-e-News -25.April.2020, 6.45 PM) Sri Lankan authorities should uphold due process rights and ensure that recently detained Muslim figures have proper access to lawyers, Human Rights Watch said today. The arrests, soon after the government adopted a Read more >>

When will this COVID-19 pandemic end..!

By Pemil Peduru

(Lanka-e-News -19.April.2020, 10.45PM) Current COVID-19 viral pandemic has been the one terrible thing on all of our minds since the start of 2020. At the beginning it seemed like an isolated incident in China, but very quickly developed into a worldwide Read more >>

Answering the Call of Duty: The Medical Professionals of Sri Lanka

By Krishantha Prasad Cooray

(Lanka-e-News- 14.April.2020, 9.00 AM) Take a moment to reflect on how your life has changed since the covid-19 virus brought our world to a standstill. Our income and economic future have become uncertain. Those of us with children must look after them a Read more >>

Sri Lanka uses pandemic to curtail free expression; Police ordered to arrest critics in military-led COVID-19 response

By Meenakshi Ganguly

(Lanka-e-News- 03.April.2020, 11.30PM) Sri Lanka’s inspector general has ordered police to arrest those who “criticize” officials involved in the coronavirus response or share “fake” or “malicious” messages about the pandemic. According to the order, iss Read more >>

A single virus and a humble animal send the whole world into lockdown

By Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga

(Lanka-e-News- 03.April.2020, 11.30PM) The world has been attacked by the most widely spread pandemic the world has ever experienced. It has had seismic effects on the entire world – almost no country has been spared from its terrifying repercussions.. Read more >>

Arbitrary release of a convicted military officer calls for a rethink on international strategies on Sri Lanka -GTF

(Lanka-e-News -28.March.2020, 11.30PM) The Global Tamil Forum (GTF) strongly condemns Sri Lankan President Rajapaksa’s decision to pardon and release Sunil Ratnayake, an army officer on death row for killing eight internally displaced Tamil civilians, inc Read more >>

Justice Undone for Massacre Victims; Presidential Pardon Shows Rajapaksa’s Indifference to Army Atrocities -HRW

(Lanka-e-News -28.March.2020, 12.25PM) Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa’s pardon of a soldier convicted of massacring eight civilians, including children, shows the administration’s disregard for justice for the worst abuses, Human Rights Watch sai Read more >>

Foreign Ministry launches ‘Contact Sri Lanka’-Online Portal for Overseas Sri Lankans in collaboration with ICTA

(Lanka-e-News- 27.March.2020, 8.00PM) ‘Contact Sri Lanka’ an online portal jointly created by the Ministry of Foreign Relations and Information & Communication Technology Agency of Sri Lanka (ICTA) for the benefit of Overseas Sri Lankans was launched yest Read more >>

Coronavirus: Prince Charles tests positive but 'remains in good health'

(Lanka-e-News -25.March.2020, 5.00PM) The Prince of Wales has tested positive for coronavirus, Clarence House has announced. Prince Charles, 71, is displaying mild symptoms "but otherwise remains in good health", a spokesman said, adding that the Duchess Read more >>

Gotabhaya starts work as usual; 4 inmates shot dead in Anuradhapura prison

(Lanka-e-News -21.March.2020, 8.40PM) - Four inmates of Anuradhapura Prison have been shot and killed as usual by Gotabhaya Rajapaksa system. The incident has been caused by the inmates of the prison fearing that an inmate who had been brought from outsi Read more >>

Snapshot on nomination process PGE 2020

(Lanka-e-News -20.March.202, 7.20PM) This attached infographic designed by CMEV Read more >>

Curfew for the entire country

(Lanka-e-News -20.March.2020, 2.00PM) A curfew has been imposed from 6.00 pm today to 6.00 am Monday, 23rd of this month, the Presidential Secretariat said in a statement. Public transports and essential services can be... Read more >>

Sri Lanka urges foreign states to extend visas of visiting Sri Lankans

(Lanka-e-News -18.March.2020, 9.30PM) Foreign Secretary Ravinatha Aryasinha has requested foreign governments to facilitate the appropriate extension of visas for Sri Lankans currently visiting their countries, and facing difficulty to return to Sri Lank Read more >>

Ministry admits corona to foreign ministry..! Govt reply to LeN news

(Lanka-e-News -15.March.2020, 6.45 pm) A Foreign Ministry lady official from Sweden has contracted the corona virus and it has been concealed from the public. Lanka -e-News yesterday published an article entitled "Is Sri Lanka's foreign minister suffering Read more >>

Prime Minister is legally bound to reveal the pre-election budgetary position report before end of March

-Former Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera

(Lanka-e-News- 22.March.2020, 7.00PM) Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa, who as the Minister of Finance, has the legal responsibility to release to the public a Pre-Election Budgetary position report containing information on the fiscal position of the cou Read more >>

Sri Lanka: Security Agencies Shutting Down Civic Space -Human Rights Watch

Rights Activists, Journalists Facing Surveillance, Threats

(Lanka-e-News -04.March.2020,11.30PM) Sri Lankan security agencies are stepping up surveillance, harassment, and threats against human rights activists and journalists, Human Rights Watch said today. Since November 2019, when the government of President G Read more >>

Sri Lankans from all communities have no guarantee that past patterns of human rights violations will not recur -Michelle Bachelet, UNHRC High Commissioner

(Lanka-e-News - 29.Feb.2020.11.45PM) I move to our update on Sri Lanka, HRC/43/19, assessing the progress made in implementing Human Rights Council resolution 30/1. I regret that the new Government has announced a very different approach to the commitmen Read more >>

Nandasena's Military removes 37 sensitive High Profile Investigation Files from CID! Ekneligoda, Thajudine and Children Abductions case files among them

(Lanka-e-News- 27.Feb.2020,3.55PM) While militarising entire law enforcement sector, Military Intelligence arm of the Nandasena Rajapakse government, removed original investigation files relating to 37 high profile sensitive from the CID. The most respect Read more >>

Arrest of Seven Sri Lankan crew members in Nigeria

(Lanka-e-News -24.Feb.2020, 11.30PM) The Nigerian Navy had intercepted a foreign vessel MT Zeebrugge in Nigerian waters while transporting 838 metric tons of crude oil on 12 December 2019 along with seven Sri Lankan crew members on board. Currently the Read more >>

Sirisena and Dayasiri obtain inferior positions from Pohottuwa and demolish SLFP

(Lanka-e-News -18.Feb.2020,11.30PM) Notorious Political prostitute, the former president and the leader of Sri Lanka Freedom Party Maithripala Sirisena who bragged that if SLFP is divided and make new parties that he would allow to walk in the roads, by e Read more >>

Udayanga remanded till the 26th.! Judge displeasure over the police.! Udayanga gets a confidential call.! Ukraine asks for Udayanga.! Udayanga's life is in danger.!

(Lanka-e-News- 18.Feb.2020, 11.00PM) The president and the prime ministers cousin Udayanga Weerathunga who was arrested and remanded upon his arrival at the Katunayake airport on suspicious for the mig air craft deal, selling arms seized by the LTTE to Uk Read more >>

Duminda's 'Catboy Cartel' in prisons; Gnanasara's temples where the underworld drugs are hidden..! Journalists receiving bribes..!

Another exposure by the Jailor Podda

(Lanka-e-News -17.Feb.2020, 11.30PM) Prison drug mafia and the media mafia in Sri Lanka have been stirred by the recent revelation of jailor Podda's news in Lanka e news about President Nandasena who did not meet Drug Kingpin Duminda and Dematagoda Chamin Read more >>

An accused in a bribery case and a 'thief' who disappeared 80 lawsuit files takes up the Chairman of the Court of Appeal.

(Lanka-e-News -16.Feb.2020, 11.30PM) An accused of Rs 260 million bribery charges currently inquired in a magistrate's court was appointed as the Judge of the Court of Appeal. Law-abiding people will surely question in which tribal country the rule of law Read more >>

USA lights red to Gota's Govt; Army Commander Shavendra and family barred to entering US..!

(Lanka-e-News -14.Feb.2020, 11.30PM) Commander of the Sri Lanka Army and Acting Chief of Defense Staff, Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva and his immediate family members have been barred to entering the United States. US state department's statement iss Read more >>

The Coronavirus: an Islamic perspective


(Lanka-e-News -13.Feb.2020, 11.30PM) How should we read, analyse and examine this natural calamity of coronavirus? As a Muslim community how should we respond to this natural disaster? How should we share our thoughts and ideas about this natural tragedy Read more >>

While Sirisena responsible for the Easter attack is free, judge Pilapitiya who did not do any crimes acquitted..! -Lawyers protest

(Lanka-e-News -12.Feb.2020, 11.30PM) Lawyers in Colombo staged a protest for the second time against Attorney General Dappula De Livera who has forgotten to prosecute Maithripala Sirisena who is directly responsible for the deaths of over 300 people who d Read more >>

Sajith becomes the first UNPer to oppose the 'elephant' symbol; Sajith gets out of working committee

(Lanka-e-News -11.Feb.2020, 9.00PM) The Working Committee of the United National Party (UNP) met last evening and decided that the symbol of the United National Party (UNP) the alliance which is to contest the upcoming parliamentary election, should be th Read more >>

Tears of the Indian Ocean.. Squalid politics and the vehicle menace of the elite class (Video)

By Wimal Dheerasekere

(Lanka-e-News -10.Feb.2020, 11.30PM) The heartbeats of the general public was stopped for a moment from the response given by the chief government whip when a question raised by the JVP parliamentarian Dr. Nalin De Jayatissa. The good governance that cam Read more >>

Mahinda's five day maiden tour of India has become a hoax

(Lanka-e-News -09.Feb.2020, 11.00AM) Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa's first overseas visit to India after becoming Prime Minister and President twice again has become a hoax. Despite a five-day visit, the Indian leaders met the premier in two days and i Read more >>

Kapila Chandrasena and wife remanded for plundering the SL airline..! what about the Mig aircraft..?

(Lanka-e-News -06.Feb.2020,11.30PM) Colombo magistrate Ranga Dissanayake yesterday 6th ordered to remand the former chief executive officer of Sri Lankan air line Kapila Chandrasena and his wife Priyanka Neomali Wijenayake till the 19th of this month for Read more >>

Kili demands Sajith four nominations of his men and four national list entrance including Shevan Daniel to the parliament, Sajith’s greedy battle exposed

(Lanka-e-News -29.Jan.2020, 6.20PM) Kili Maharaja has told Sajith Premadasa that he should give nominations for four of his associates and another four of his men should be given national list entrance to at the next parliamentary election Kili Maharaja Read more >>

Is the meeting between Ajith Kumar Doval and Gota for yet another sacrifice ?

(Lanka-e-News- 28.Jan.2020, 7.30PM) Indian National Security Advisor Ajith Kumara Doval arrived in Sri Lanka on January 18th. He met both Mahinda and Gota. Gota's official media reported that Ajith Doval agreed to provide US $ 50 million to purchase equip Read more >>

A most corrupt appointed to the Bribery and Corruption..! Oh.. Gotabaya’s law abiding country; Whither Sri Lanka

(Lanka-e-News- 26.Jan.2020, 5.20PM) Kanishka Wijerathne who was appointed as the new director general of the Bribery and Corruption is a Rajapaksa fanatic who is a pro Rajapaksa associate famous for his sordid judgments. He is a relative to the Rajapaksa Read more >>

Ekneligoda disappearance -10 years struggle for truth and justice

(Lanka-e-News- 24.Jan.2020, 1.30PM) Today is 10 years since the disappearance of journalist and cartoonist Prageeth Ekneligoda. It also marks 10 years of struggle for truth and justice by his wife, Sandya Ekneligoda and two young sons. Investigative repo Read more >>

Dr Jayampathi who left the country fear of his life resigns from MP post, Saman Ratnapriya fills his vacancy

(Lanka-e-News- 23.Jan.2020, 11.30PM) Dr. Jayampathy Wickramarathne who represented the Samasamaja party and became a mp from the united people’s alliance resigned from his parliamentary seat from the 20th of this month. The resignation letter was present Read more >>

Soldier slaughters a medical student's neck in Jaffna

(Lanka-e-News- 22.Jan.2020, 11.30PM) A medical student studying in the medical faculty of the Jaffna University has been killed by an army soldier. The medical student is a Sinhala student from in Beruwala. The incident has occurred near a garden located Read more >>

Asantha would destroy the balance cricket available

-LeN sportsmen-

(Lanka-e-News -21.Jan.2020, 3.30PM) It appears that the Sri Lanka cricket is day by day is going towards the pit but cannot see any improvement. Although Thilanga Sumathipala is no longer in the Sri Lanka cricket, which was once run by Thilanga Sumathipal Read more >>

Attack on investigative journalist by political thugs - SAFMA

(Lanka-e-News- 20.Jan.2020, 12.45PM) The Sri Lanka Chapter of the South Asian Free Media Association (SAFMA-SL) condemns the recent attack by political thugs on senior provincial journalist and foreign correspondent Prasad Purnamal Jayamanne on January 17 Read more >>

Saddest day for UNP, the selfish gang defeats the slum

(Lanka-e-News -19.Jan.2020, 11.30PM) Sajith and his selfish gang without protesting to any of the witch hunt conducted against the opposition, the oppression against the media, the increase of cost of living, pruning reliefs, increase lawlessness and bri Read more >>

Revenge beyond the limits of the law against Ranjan ..?

(Lanka-e-News - 16.Jan.2020, 11.30PM) Ranjan Ramanyake who was arrested 15th under the section 111 d (2) for influencing judges Padmini Ranawaka (retired), Gehan Pilapitiya and Dhammika Hemapala, was produced before the Nugegoda chief magistrate Wasantha Read more >>

Ranjan arrested again an order by AG, party membership suspended, one year imprisonment, a possibility to cancel his Civic rights

(Lanka-e-News- 14.Jan.2020, 11.45PM) The attorney general has ordered the director of Colombo crimes to immediately arrest Ranjan Ramanayake and produce him before the courts for recording telephone calls and exposing them without the notice of the other Read more >>

The IS group which attacked the Kerala police check point had links with Zaharan

By a former army intelligence officer

(Lanka-e-News- 14.Jan.2020, 11.45PM) From our previous letter we pointed out how the Indian soil has become a seed farm of the Islamic State. We said about the separation of Kashmir, the change of Muslim marriage and divorce act, transfer of Ayodhya to Hi Read more >>

Where are the telephone calls given by Ranjan to the former FCID head and to the former justice minister? Is Ranjan hiding those to save the rich Rajapaksa echelons?

(Lanka-e-News 10.Jan.2020, 4.30PM) Law abiding police officers allege why Ranjan Ramanayake, who has become an idiot because of his voice, is not revealing the voice clips of previous high-ranking police officers, and the former justice minister, spoken Read more >>

‘Sri Lanka minority parties in grave danger’-ACMC

‘Stop! It’s Anti-democratic; Danger of ‘end to reconciliation achieved from hard work’ -Rishad

(Lanka-e-News 09-Jan-2020, 2.45PM) The All Ceylon Makkal Congress (ACMC) warned that any constitutional amendments to remove minority parties from the Parliament are anti-democratic adding that ‘there’s a danger to end of reconciliation achieved by hard w Read more >>

The attorney general breaks the traditions of the judiciary; Forces the chief justice to distort the case of kidnapping and killing of 11 students; Dappula is a puppet of Gota

(Lanka-e-News 06.Jan.2020, 11.30PM) Lanka e news internal judicial news service reports, attorney general Dappula De Livera ignoring the traditions of the judiciary, has forced the chief justice to distort the case and rescue the 14 navy soldiers accused Read more >>

Gania released on bail ..! it is serious that attorney general accusing the Swiss head of state – Lawyer Kumarapperuma

(Lanka-e-News -31.Dec.2019. 11.35 PM) The accusation against the Swiss head of state by the state attorney general representing Sri Lanka is a serious matter, pointed Gania’s lawyer Upul Kumarapperuma to the Colombo chief magistrate Ms. Lanka Jayarathna d Read more >>

Suspending to sing the national anthem in Tamil is denying our Sri Lankan nationality - Sumanthiran : We will execute Sumanthiran from Nandikadal - Magalkande Suddantha

(Lanka-e-News -30.Dec.2019. 11.35 PM) The government's decision to discontinue the singing of the national anthem in Tamil is another sign that the Tamil people are being treated as an ethnicity rejected by the Sri Lankan nationality, said TNA media spoke Read more >>

Another thug of Gotabaya has attacked an innocent man and broken his spinal cord,, victim hospitalized (Photo)

(Lanka-e-News -29.Dec.2019. 11.35 PM) A bestial thug of Gotabaya has assaulted an innocent and broken his spinal cord and living without prosecution. The incident has happened in Kahagalle in the Katugasthota police division on the 15th. The thug is iden Read more >>

Gotas impotent government, start its witch hunts against Rajitha who is hospitalized..!!

(Lanka-e-News -26.Dec.2019. 11.35 PM) Dr. Rajitha Senarathna entered the cardiac unit of a private hospital in Colombo yesterday when impotent Gota’s government who is unable to bring down the prices of essential food, exploited a press conference convene Read more >>

Was Supreme Court Judge Prasanna Jayawardena, poisoned? Death is suspicious..!

(Lanka-e-News -25.Dec.2019. 10.35 PM) People in the judiciary circle say that it is suspicious about the sudden death of the Supreme Court judge Prasanna Jayawardana. He was 63 years, sporty and a healthy person who gave righteous judgments in the Suprem Read more >>

Court rejects police request, Champika bailed out !! (Video)

(Lanka-e-News -24.Dec.2019. 4.20PM) Colombo additional magistrate Kanchana Neranjala Silva ordered bail to Champika Ranawaka rejecting the insulting attempt taken by the police who remanded Champika under public property act without the... Read more >>

Jalani plunders election money and buys properties, here’s the proof

(Lanka-e-News -22.Dec.2019, 8.45 AM) There are many first ladies who abused political power. Lady Imelda Marcos of Philippine is one such. “I dodnt have 3000 shoe pairs, I only had 1060, Even if I win or lose I will go shopping” said Imelda Marcos in a pr Read more >>

Athuruliye rathana once again start his religious racist hatred against Muslim..! brings a private bill..! reminds Hisbullah again !!

(Lanka-e-News -22.Dec.2019, 8.30 AM) Athuruliye Rathana has once again started his religious and racial extremism aiming to win the coming general election. Accordingly, he has presented a bill to repeal the... Read more >>

High-level contact between Switzerland and Sri Lanka: Federal Councillor Ignazio Cassis calls Sri Lankan foreign minister and sends diplomats to maintain dialogue

(Lanka-e-News -20.Dec.2019, 11.30 PM) Switzerland is continuing high-level talks with Sri Lanka to resolve the current crisis. Federal Councillor Ignazio Cassis phoned his Sri Lankan counterpart, Foreign Minister Dinesh Gunawardena, on 18 December 2019 to Read more >>

Sirisena’s disciples convicted and sentenced to jail..!!

(Lanka-e-News -19.Dec.2019, 10.30 PM) When Maithripala Sirisena's was the president, his chief of staff I.H.K Mahanama and Timber Corporation Chairman Piyadasa Dissanayake were caught while accepting a Rs. 200 million bribe at hotel Taj Samudra Hotel car Read more >>

Protest opposite CCD for the arrest of Champika Ranawaka (video)

(Lanka-e-News -18.Dec.2019, 11.00 PM) Supporters of Champika Ranawaka gathered before the CCD Dematagoda following his arrest and protested against the police for taking him to the magistrate. Opposition leader Sajith Premadasa Read more >>

FDFA criticises lack of due process in the case against a local employee of the Swiss Embassy in Sri Lanka

(Lanka-e-News -17.Dec.2019, 10.00 PM) The Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs has issued a statement on Monday criticizing the lack of due process in the case against a local worker at the Swiss embassy in Sri Lanka. Here is the full statement:.. Read more >>

Law gone to dogs, instead of Champika driver his mother wife and infant abducted..!! (Video)

(Lanka-e-News -16.Dec.2019, 11.30 PM) Following Gotabaya Rajapaksa became the president, the country has plunged into a lawless state. Instead of taking Champika Ranawaka’s driver Dilum Thusitha Kumara, his mother, wife and his infant reported to have bee Read more >>

Media promoted false propaganda against the Swiss embassy staff, insults against lawyers are hindrance for investigations, court orders the CID to probe inquiry..!

(Lanka-e-News -15.Dec.2019, 11.30 PM) Colombo chief magistrate Ms. Lanka Jayarathna has ordered the CID to start an investigation against the sordid media and people, muddling against the Swiss embassy staff abducted and sexually harassed, the embassy an Read more >>

Two former ministers and three president counsels are under witch hunt - conspiracy leaked

(Lanka-e-News -15.Dec.2019, 11.00 PM) The extremist Gotabaya government is planning to hunt down two former ministers of the good governance and three lawyers who supported the good government, Lanka e News reports. Before the presidential election minis Read more >>

Gota feels the interrogation of Lanka e News..! Plans to check the opinion of the Supreme Court to see if Defense Ministry can be retained..!

(Lanka-e-News -14.Dec.2019, 8.30 PM) The news published on the 12th by Lanka e news “Anarchy in the country ..! Ministry of Defense without a Defense Minister, Gota violates the constitution ..” has striked the attention of president Gotabaya and he plan Read more >>

Gazette with Ministerial Scope Issued; Anarchy in the country..! Ministry of Defense without a Defense Minister, Gota violates the constitution..! Here's the proof..!

(Lanka-e-News -12.Dec.2019, 10.30 PM) The President has issued a special gazette notification covering the subjects and institutions of ministries belonging to the ministers of the government. Senior lawyers say Gotabhaya Rajapakse's administration is in Read more >>

Gang Rapes, Justice and Civilization in India and Sri Lanka

(Lanka-e-News -11.Dec.2019, 10.30PM) An incident was reported in December 2019 from India regarding the gang rape of a woman and what happened thereafter. The news of the gang rape stirred up a massive protest from many parts of India. Among those who wer Read more >>

Gota's media hunt continues! Goons attack journalists and their wives, houses broken ...! Chathura and Sudesh responsible too.!

(Lanka-e-News -10.Dec.2019, 9.30PM) On the 27th of July police special task force surrounded an illicit large kasippu production at Pinhena Aluthgama backed by politician Rohitha Abeygunawardana alias Raththaran and seized 20,000 liters of Goda and arrest Read more >>

Why the MCC agreement should be opposed..! - Alliance for Economic Democracy

(Lanka-e-News -09.Dec.2019, 9.30PM) The Alliance for Economic Democracy (AED) is a concerned group of trade unionists, farmers, fishers, students, academics and activists who uphold the value of economic rights and justice in public policymaking. We wish Read more >>

Open letter to President Gotabaya Rajapaksa..!

S.V. Kirubaharan, France

(Lanka-e-News -07.Dec.2019, 10.00PM) “Don’t trust too much. Don’t love too much. Don’t hope too much. Because that too much can hurt you so much” – Gautama Buddha Dear Mr President Gotabaya Rajapaksa... Read more >>

The defiance of the Rajapaksa which terrorized the Swiss embassy, making the victim a criminal and plundering the country to an international crisis

(Lanka-e-News -06.Dec.2019, 12.30PM) Looming signs of the Rajapaksa administration have already begun to show. While starting from the demise of the former premier, leading to an international diplomatic crisis, landslides, and floods has finally ended up Read more >>

Opposition leader and prime minister Candidacy is given to Sajith, party leadership and alliance leadership remains with Ranil

(Lanka-e-News -05.Dec.2019, 7.30PM) UNP parliamentarians including Ranil Wickramasinghe have decided to give the opposition leadership to Sajith Premadasa. This decision was taken today 5th at Sirikotha party headquarters Ranil wickramasinghe would conti Read more >>

Disappeared police media spokesperson post haunts again..!

(Lanka-e-News -04.Dec.2019, 11.30PM) The national police commission abolished the police media spokesperson post of the police department held by police spokesperson SSP lawyer Ruwan Gunasekera and made him the director of police legal division on the 2th Read more >>

Gotabaya who said he would abolish the 19th amendment, ends the current parliament from midnight today !!

(Lanka-e-News -02.Dec.2019, 11.30PM) President Gotabhaya Rajapaksa has terminated the current term of parliament after midnight today, according to the powers vested to him by Article 70 of the Constitution. The new term of Parliament will be ceremonially Read more >>

White van horror plunders the country again..! Victim abducted was a Switzerland visa officer..! Foreign diplomats shocked..!

(Lanka-e-News -27.Nov.2019. 4.20PM) The first white van abduction has commenced with the abduction of a foreign diplomat in Sri Lanka, bringing back the white van terror of the decade. An officer of the visa section of the Swiss Embassy in Sri Lanka has b Read more >>

Police breaks into News Hub website for insulting Gotabaya..!

(Lanka-e-News -26.Nov.2019. 11.30PM) Today 26th morning the Mirihana Police have broken into a News Web site called 'News Hub' claiming that the website has published defamatory news articles against Gotabaya. The police have shown a court-ordered for the Read more >>

Gota's Mother's Law ..! Issues enjoining order for 704 law-abiding police officers

(Lanka-e-News -25.Nov.2019. 7.20PM) Gota has once again reaffirmed that his government policy is to mock the true law abiding police officers and to tame and meek police officers who did crimes and facing prosecutions during the Rajapaksa era. The Minist Read more >>

Before and similar to TID head Nalaka Silva was taken into custody, OIC CID Nishantha Silva flees the country with family in fear of life before arrest

(Lanka-e-News -24.Nov.2019. 11.30PM) People who were infuriated by religious fanatics and racism, following three days an American citizen whose criminal charges were investigated before the judiciary, was made an executive president of the country, the l Read more >>

Gotabaya deploy forces around the country..!

(Lanka-e-News -23.Nov.2019. 11.30PM) In accordance with the powers vested in the President by Article 12 of the Public Security Ordinance, all members of the Armed Forces have been summoned by Gotabhaya Rajapaksa with effect from November 22, 2019, to mai Read more >>

Another election result..! Gotabaya gets released from D.A. Rajapaksa museum case.!

(Lanka-e-News 21.Nov.2019, 11.30PM) Releasing another election result, Gotabhaya Rajapaksa has been acquitted of all charges in the Madamulana Rajapaksa family grave tomb case filed by the special High Court today the 21st. The case was called today... Read more >>

How should the Parliament be, according to the new mandate? Three alternate options..!

(Lanka-e-News 19.Nov.2019, 11.30PM) Following the presidential election victory and the swearing in, a discussion was held with the speaker, prime minister, opposition and leader all political party leaders about how the current parliament should move for Read more >>

Gotabaya violates the constitution on his first addressed to the nation (Video)

(Lanka-e-News 18.Nov.2019, 11.30PM) Gotabaya Rajapaksa violated the constitution within a moment he sworn in as the president. Addressing the people he said that “I have met you all as the executive president of this country, commander of the... Read more >>

Final results of the presidential election announced..!! Gotabaya elected as the president by over 1.3 million votes

(Lanka-e-News 17.Nov.2019, 11.30PM) The election commission a while ago officially informed informed Nadasena Gotabaya Rajapaksa who took a majority of 69,24225 votes obtaining 52.25% became the seventh president of Sri Lanka... Read more >>

Ranil resigns from premiership..! Mangala resigns from finance minister..!!

(Lanka-e-News 17.Nov.2019, 5.30PM) Following the victory of Gotabaya Rajapaksa prime minister Ranil Wickramasinghe has decided to step down from his premiership and Finance minister... Read more >>

Gotabhaya Rajapaksa how empowerment of women

(Lanka-e-News -15.Nov.2019, 12.45PM) Gotabhaya Rajapaksas’s wife, Ioma Rajapaksa (nee Pieris) is the only daughter of Late Mr. Lucas Pieris and of Mrs. Padma Pieris. Ioma also has a brother. Gotabhaya and Ioma presently lives in Mrs. Padma Pieris’s hous Read more >>

Ali Sabry is a liar . .!! Election commission does not have any of Gota’s citizenship certificates .. ! What Ali Sabry showed to media is a forged passport . .! look at the evidence

(Lanka-e-News- 13.Nov.2019, 10.45PM) The following picture of an original passport confirm the so called president counsels Ali Sabry’s blatant lie of deceiving all Sri Lakans. Ali Sabri during a press conference yesterday showed the US passport of his cl Read more >>

Notorious Ali Sabry is not a presidents counsel but a forged document creator . .! look at the evidence

(Lanka-e-News- 13.Nov.2019, 10.45PM) Ali Sabri, who is supposed to be a notorious president's lawyer who bum suck Gotabaya’s filthy lucre, has himself established that he is more a scammer than a thief. Few days ago, he posted an affidavit on his FB page Read more >>

How Gota conspired to kill three ministers and two heads of the army..! retired major Hasitha Siriwardane reveals !! (Video)

(Lanka-e-News- 13.Nov.2019, 9.45PM) Retired Army Major Major Hasitha Siriwardena revealed a conspiracy of Gotabhaya Rajapaksa who was conspiring to bring down an underworld leader to Sri Lanka while he was the Defense Secretary to assassinate three minist Read more >>

Bomb explosion in a Muslim area of the final rally tomorrow, a Monk would be killed in North and East .. !! A conspiracy by Gota's military wing

(Lanka-e-News- 12.Nov.2019, 9.45PM) Reports reaching us confirms that ugly Gota’s illegal military wing is planning two conspiracies on the end of the presidential election campaign tomorrow. The first bomb is scheduled to explore in an election rally in Read more >>

Gota is still an American .! new facts, ballot cast for him on the 16 th would be a waste..!

(Lanka-e-News- 10.Nov.2019, 10.45PM) See the November 2019 list of those who have been stripped of American citizenship The latest list issued every six months of American Citizenship Revocation... Read more >>

A new Prime Minister ..! New Competitive Political Culture ..! Sajith addresses the nation ..! (Video)

(Lanka-e-News- 07.Nov.2019, 11.45PM) Sajith Premadasa, who is contesting on the swan mark, says that after he becomes president, a new prime minister with a majority of parliament will be appointed. Sajith Premadasa made a special statement to the nation Read more >>

Addressing the Multiple Crises in Sri Lankan Education: To the Attention of Candidates in the Presidential Election 2019

Prepared by a number of university professors

(Lanka-e-News 07.Nov.2019, 5.30AM) Sri Lanka’s entire system of education, at pre-school, primary, secondary and tertiary levels, has been facing multiple crises. Attempts made in the recent past to address some aspects of these crises have either succeed Read more >>

Gota gives a contract to Pillayan's gang; Muslim Congress complains to EU representatives !!

An exposure by former Intelligence Officer Keerthi Ratnayake

(Lanka-e-News 03.Nov.2019, 11.30PM) Mahinda visited the prison recently and had a discussion with Pilleyan. Mahinda went to see Pillayan not look for his well being but to plan a conspiracy. Pohottuwa has already announced that Pillayan will be released o Read more >>

Award winning Director Malaka Devapriya noticed by the Police Organized Crimes Prevention Division..!

(Lanka-e-News -17.Oct.2019, 4.15PM) Malaka Devapriya, the award-wining dramatist, radio playwright, film producer and director has been noticed by the Organized Crimes Prevention Division(OCPD) of Sri Lanka Police to be present there today (17 October) mo Read more >>

Why on earth General Mahesh Senanayake was brought up as the presidential candidate of the national people’s movement?

(Lanka-e-News -08.Oct.2019, 4.15PM) Simply put, because of fear of a military coup (the reason described elsewhere) if the upcoming presidential election is “too close to call”. Last time the MR regime, so sure of winning, learned a bitter lesson for not Read more >>

35 candidates submit nominations, two rejected , no objection for Gota

(Lanka-e-News -07.Oct.2019 -10.20PM) 35 candidates submitted their nominations to the Election Commission today 7th october. 41 people have placed their deposits, but six people have not filed nominations. Chamal Rajapaksa and Kumara Welgama were among th Read more >>

Gotas dual citizenship is ok..! petition dismissed ..!

(Lanka-e-News -04.Oct.2019 -8.20PM) The court of appeal dismissed the petition filed by the Civil Society Collective stating that Gotabhaya Rajapakse had obtained his dual citizenship in 2005 in a systematic manner and was still an American citizen. Peti Read more >>

Weaponisation of Ambiguity - Sri Lanka’s 1978 Constitution

By Basil Fernando

(Lanka-e-News -04.Oct.2019, 2.35PM) The 1978 Constitution of Sri Lanka is an outstanding example of how meaning can be manipulated through the weaponisation of ambiguity. It uses language that gives the appearance of a liberal democratic constitution of a Read more >>

"I will represent the whole of Sri Lanka" - Sajith Premadasa at the interaction with the Diplomatic Corps

(Lanka-e-News -04.Oct.2019, 1.30PM) Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen, Friends, I am delighted by the prospect of having this opportunity of meeting all of you. Let me... Read more >>

An open letter to all the Presidential Candidates of 2019 -from a Christian perspective

(Lanka-e-News - 29.Sep.2019, 7.45AM) I wish to address you Honorable Sirs, on a matter that may be insignificant to you, the candidates, nevertheless the principles if recognized and due attention is given, , would be far reaching and first step to stop t Read more >>

UNP chaos is over.! Sajith given candidacy.! Sajith agrees to all conditions.!! Unanimous official statement tomorrow.!!

(Lanka-e-News- 25.Sep.2019, 2.20PM) The seniors of the UNP have decided to nominate Sajith Premadasa as the presidential candidate for the United National Alliance if the latter is complying to party’s conditions. Sajith Premadasa too has agreed to those Read more >>

Karu breaks silence; I am coming..!

(Lanka e News - 20.Sep.2019. 9.00AM) Karu Jayasuriya, who has remained silent on his candidature for the presidential election, has issued an official announcement after the request of the Maha Sangha and civilian leaders.... Read more >>

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 Commission to Investigate Allegations of Bribery or Corruption (CIABOC) today, citing information obtained through the Right to Information Act 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 are springing up like mushrooms. Along with them, their ages-old lame slogans and posters too have come out of the chests they we 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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