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Fri, 21 November 2014 04:10
(NIDAHASA News) Maithripala Sirisena, the General Secretary of President Rajapaksa's party today resigned from the government to run as a common opposition candidate against his former boss in upcoming presidential election.
 
Thu, 20 November 2014 03:08
(NIDAHASA News) President Mahinda Rajapaksa today (20) confirmed that he will go for an early election to secure a third presidential term, amid signs of a drop in popularity.
 
Tue, 18 November 2014 06:28
(NIDAHASA News) Minister Chamipka Ranawaka today (18) resigned from his ministerial positions, also signaling the de facto withdrawal of his party's support to the government.
 
Wed, 12 November 2014 07:50
(NIDAHASA News) Several political parties and groups today (12) gathered for a massive rally in Colombo to pressure government to abolish executive presidency.
 
Officail death tolls lowered to 38;
Mon, 03 November 2014 21:43
(NIDAHASA News) Rescue teams from the military forces are still searching for bodies six days after Koslanda mudslide. However official death tolls are dramatically lower than earlier estimates.
 
Wed, 29 October 2014 03:01
(NIDAHASA News) At least 10 people were killed and over 300 more missing after a landslide in Haldunmulla, Badulla. Reports fear death toll could be much higher.
 
Sun, 26 October 2014 10:24
(NIDAHASA News) President Mahinda Rajapaksa who is controversially set to run for a third term, presented his 2015 budget to the parliament on Friday (24), with a range of handouts, that covered almost all sectors of the economy.
 
Sat, 11 October 2014 09:57
(NIDAHASA News) President Rajapaksa says he will contest for a third presidential term and will win it.
 
Sun, 28 September 2014 10:22
(NIDAHASA News) Myanmar's Hardline Buddhist monk Wirathu vowed to join hands with Sri Lanka's Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) to save his religion from " Islamic jihadists."
 
Sun, 21 September 2014 03:01
(NIDAHASA News) Ruling United Peoples Freedom Alliance (UPFA) recorded a narrow victory in yesterday's (20) Uva Provincial Council election with a majority of just four seats.
 
 
Other Headline News
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.
 
Violence continues in Aluthgama; death toll could be higher than official figures
Mon, 16 June 2014 13:05
(NIDAHASA News) Jumma mosque in Welipenna was on set on fire by the mobs in this evening (16), eye witnesses say.
 
Sri Lanka seeks god's help to fix electricity crisis
Fri, 04 April 2014 10:44
(NIDAHASA News) Power and Energy minister offered water to a Buddhist sacred tree and prayed to end the power crisis in the country on Monday (31), a ministry spokesman said.
 
US wants "continued scrutiny" on Sri Lanka's human rights
Mon, 17 March 2014 22:40
(NIDAHASA News) Sri Lanka needs a "continued scrutiny" from UN's Human Rights Council to address previous and ongoing human right issues, United State (US) says.