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EC hints of holding PC polls by September

EC hints of holding PC polls by September

The Elections Commission yesterday hinted that the Provincial Council Election could be held in September, since the terms of the Central, Northern and North Western Read more…

A worried India

A worried India

The fresh political crisis in Sri Lanka should have New Delhi concerned. The strong showing by the opposition Sri Lanka People’s Front, led by former Read more…

Cabinet Reshuffle Further Delayed As Several Ministers Refuse To Step Down From Their Current Portfolios

Cabinet Reshuffle Further Delayed As Several Ministers Refuse To Step Down From Their Current Portfolios

The proposed Cabinet reshuffle has been delayed as some Ministers in the UNP have refused to move away from their current portfolios, government sources said. Read more…

Re-think on electoral system for PCs

Re-think on electoral system for PCs

In the aftermath of the defeat at the local government elections, the United National Party (UNP) is said to be considering whether to revert to Read more…

Elections for 6 PCs due in September Postponing Polls a violation of franchise– Deshapriya PCs essential for LG bodies to function

Elections for 6 PCs due in September Postponing Polls a violation of franchise– Deshapriya PCs essential for LG bodies to function

Chairman of the Elections Commission Mahinda Deshapriya says that while the elections to six Provincial Councils are scheduled to be held in September, any attempt Read more…

Sri Lankans not ready to submit to invasion: President
25 Nov
2013
Written by TELOMedia

Sri Lankans not ready to submit to invasion: President »

Sri Lankans are not ready to submit to any form of invasion, President Mahinda Rajapaksa said today. He added that Sri Lanka Read more…

Managing Director of Capital Maharaja Organisation Limited ordered to appear before Court
25 Nov
2013
Written by TELOMedia

Managing Director of Capital Maharaja Organisation Limited ordered to appear before Court »

Matara Additional Magistrate Manjula Tillakaratne today (25) ordered Chairman and Managing Director of Capital Maharaja Organisation Limited – Rajamahendran to appear before Read more…

There is no law against commemorating heroes day: TNA
25 Nov
2013
Written by TELOMedia

There is no law against commemorating heroes day: TNA »

There is no existing law that prevents the public from commemorating their dead relatives, children and parents therefore the armed forces do Read more…

Gotabaya Rajapaksa call for united fight against terror
25 Nov
2013
Written by TELOMedia

Gotabaya Rajapaksa call for united fight against terror »

Defence Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa today called for a global coordinated effort to fight terrorism, over four years after the military defeated the Read more…

We cannot expect security from Mahinda Rajapaksa: Nimalka Fernando
25 Nov
2013
Written by TELOMedia

We cannot expect security from Mahinda Rajapaksa: Nimalka Fernando »

Lawyer and the human rights activist Nimalka Fernando said we cannot safe guard civilians in the Mahinda Rajapaksa regime.

We cannot expect Read more…

India would be better off engaging with Sri Lanka
25 Nov
2013
Written by TELOMedia

India would be better off engaging with Sri Lanka »

Who would have thought a neophyte Australian foreign minister could get policy right on Sri Lanka while India’s prime minister scores yet Read more…

Centre willing to facilitate talks with SL fishermen’
25 Nov
2013
Written by TELOMedia

Centre willing to facilitate talks with SL fishermen’ »

Tamil Nadu Congress Committee (TNCC) president B.S. Gnanadesikan has said that the Centre was willing to depute its representatives at any time Read more…

The Mapila couldn’t have got in on its own: Harin
25 Nov
2013
Written by TELOMedia

The Mapila couldn’t have got in on its own: Harin »

The Mapila (Barnes Cat Snake) which was found inside the Opposition Leader’s office in the parliamentary complex ON Budget Day may have Read more…

Five Russian naval ships in Colombo
25 Nov
2013
Written by TELOMedia

Five Russian naval ships in Colombo »

Five Russian naval ships of the Pacific Fleet arrived at the Port of Colombo today for replenishment and crews’ relaxation. The ships Read more…

Indian Navy Chief in SL
25 Nov
2013
Written by TELOMedia

Indian Navy Chief in SL »

Chief of Naval Staff of the Indian Navy, Admiral DK Joshi arrived Sri Lanka today to attend the Galle Dialogue-2013 to be Read more…