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YMCA World Challenge 2017 !


YMCA World Challenge 2017 is conducted around the world on 03rd June 2017. This is to mark the YMCA founder’s day. This year the World Alliance of YMCAs based in Geneva coordinates playing Basketball by the YMCAs in the world. The game of Basketball is very significant to YMCA because,the game was introduced by the YMCA 125 years ago. Speaking ... Read More »

YMCA train young people as Peacemakers:

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The National Seminar of the Youth Action for Just Peace was conducted from 21st to 23rd April 2017 at Chinthana Center, Nainamadama, Sri Lanka. The purpose of the seminar was to train the youth leaders of YMCA as Peacemakers and facilitated by the leaders of YMCA of Pamunugama. Speaking at the opening ceremony of the seminar, Mr. Lahiru Sameera, the ... Read More »

Increase facilities to treat Dengue patients – Negombo hospital requests


The epidemic of Dengue is spreading very fast in Negambo and surrounding areas. Dengue ward of the Negambo General Hospital is filled with patients,situation of the ward remains same from the last 3months with no reduction of patients. According to the Director of Negambo General Hospital,managing this huge amount of patients is getting harder day by day  with lack of ... Read More »

10 German youth to Pamunugama YMCA !


A group of 10 youth from YMCA Munich, Germany arrived in Sri Lanka . They will be staying in Sri Lanka for 15 days and attending a number of pro grammes with youth in Sri Lanka organized by YMCA of Pamunugama. Ashano. Read More »

Delimitation reported handed over


Provincial Councils and Local Government Minister Faizer Mustapha said the much-delayed Delimitation Committee’s report with the signatures of all five members was today handed over to him by Committee Chairman Ashoka Peries. At a media briefing in Colombo he confirmed he had received the report signed by the five members and it would be gazetted in accordance with the Local ... Read More »

Well known “Teeter” artist Martin Joseph died


J. Martini Joseph Souis, a well known artist in Thalahena area died at 85 years. He was a director and script writer of more than 20 dramas which was known as “Teetar”. His first teetar ” Jeevithye Iranama”was staged in 1972 in Thalahena. Some of his of other teetars are “Aadarayaka Lee Bindu”, “Anthima Thurumpuwa”, “Iwaseemen Sanaseema” and ” Visiwasaraka ... Read More »

why we need a referendum ? Mr.Niran Anketell (Video)


we need a referendum ? Mr.Niran Anketell (attorney at law) Read More »

Police failed to bring Dayan lansa to court ?


The case for assaulting journalist Mr.Freddy Gamage on June 2nd 2016 was held yesterday (November 29) at the Magistrate court Negambo. The Magistrate Mr.Ruchira Weliwatta had ordered police to present with their statement on 29th of November about Dayan lanza,Former Deputy Mayor of Negambo Municipal Council.  A Police Officer from Peliyagoda/North Crime division said, that they haven’t enough evidences to ... Read More »

Justice minister’s remark, a danger signal – PWJA

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The Professional Web Journalists’ Association sees a remark made by justice minister Wijedasa Rajapakse in parliament as a threat to the media. PWJA convener Freddie Gamage refers to the strong reference by the minister to lankaenews website and its editor, in which he claimed the two were a threat to the judiciary’s independence that has been built with difficulty. Rajapakse ... Read More »

MCMC raids M’kini, confiscates two computers

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The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) raided the Malaysiakini office in Petaling Jaya and confiscated two computers today. This is to facilitate its investigations on two videos uploaded by KiniTV in July under Section 233 (1) of the Communications and Multimedia Act (CMA) for alleged improper network use. The videos – one in Bahasa Malaysia and another in English – were of a ... Read More »