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Sat, 01 August 2015 07:08
(NIDAHASA News) Sri Lanka's relatively peaceful election campaign yesterday (31) took a deadly turn when unidentified gang open fire into a gathering of ruling United National Party (UNP) in Kotahena, killing a woman a wounding 12 others.
 
Tue, 14 July 2015 09:51
(NIDAHASA News) Ending his long silence, President Maithripala Sirisena today (14) announced that he will act impartially in upcoming election and would not support Mahinda Rajapaksa.
 
Sun, 05 July 2015 10:45
(NIDAHASA News) Sri Lankan political landscape is becoming a Chinese puzzle after President Maithripala Sirisena's United People Freedom Alliance's (UPFAA) decision to grand nomination for ousted president Mahinda Rajapaksa in upcoming general election.
 
Wed, 01 July 2015 11:42
(NIDAHASA News) Ousted Sri Lankan president Mahinda Rajapaksa today (01) announced that he would be running for the upcoming general election in August.
 
Sun, 28 June 2015 09:52
(NIDAHASA News) President Maithripala Sirisena finally dissolved the parliament on Friday (26), ending the weeks-long political uncertainty. Parliamentary election is to be held on 17 August, officials said.
 
Wed, 03 June 2015 21:04
(NIDAHASA News) Parliamentarians from both ruling party and opposition yesterday (03) called for the dissolution of house and immediate election while ongoing political uncertainty causing Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) to close at their lowest in over five weeks.
 
Wed, 27 May 2015 09:27
(NIDAHASA News) President Maithripala Sirisena yesterday (26) paid a visit to Jaffna to see the family member of the schoolgirl who had been gang-raped and murdered last week.
 
Tue, 28 April 2015 10:13
(NIDAHASA News) Sri Lanka parliament today approved a constitution amendment, which would curb powers of president and place police and judiciary under independent bodies.
 
Mon, 20 April 2015 05:18
(NIDAHASA News) A group of opposition parliamentarians today (20) kicked up a protest in chamber against anti-graft bodies summoning former president and his brother to answer massive allegations against the once most powerful duo in the country.
 
Massive crowd gather to bring back ex-President
Thu, 19 February 2015 08:41
(NIDAHASA News) Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa says his defeat at last presidential election was a conspiracy.
 
 
Other Headline News
Poetic justice for Lasantha, now on the hands of people
Tue, 06 January 2015 21:36
(NIDAHASA News) Hundreds of journalists and activists gathered to Colombo last evening (06) to mark the sixth death anniversary of Lasantha Wickrematunge, who was killed in broad day light in a Colombo’s high security zone.
 
Sri Lanka: a godforsaken 'Disneyland'? [Video]
Tue, 30 December 2014 23:42
(NIDAHASA News) "Why my parents gave me birth into this godforsaken 'Disneyland'?" an emotional Jagath Manuwarna broke down to tear in a press conference yesterday; he was among the artists who were attacked on Monday (29) during a street campaign in Kurunegala.
 
Rajapaksa "wins" election in a "phony" survey
Sun, 21 December 2014 22:07
(NIDAHASA News) A Colombo based think tank denied authenticity of an election survey published by a pro-government web site.
 
Hundreds of activists gather to say they want "No More July"
Thu, 24 July 2014 22:50
(NIDAHASA News) "Racism is a butchery where the butcher satisfies us using our own flesh", a young artist expressed his view in an event held in Colombo to commemorate the black July of 1983.
 
Sri Lanka bans press conference, workshops and press releases for NGO
Tue, 08 July 2014 02:10
Second Edition (NIDAHASA News) Defense ministry have issued orders to all NGOs in the country preventing them from conduct press conferences, workshops, training program for journalists and disseminating press releases.
 
Pro-Muslim monk's wounds are self-inflicted, Police says
Mon, 23 June 2014 23:09
(NIDAHASA News) Police spokesman says the pro-Muslim monk who was found dumped with cut wounded had inflicted the cuts by himself.
 
Buddhist monk who criticized extremists abducted and beaten
Wed, 18 June 2014 23:08
(NIDAHASA News) A prominent monk who openly opposed Buddhist extremism was found dumped near a bridge in Panadura with his hands and legs tied.