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Release those detained under PTA: Tamil National Alliance

Release those detained under PTA: Tamil National Alliance

The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) will move an adjournment motion seeking the immediate release of those held under the Prevention of Terrorism Act (PTA).

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Too Soon For Constitutional Change By Jehan Perera

Too Soon For Constitutional Change By Jehan Perera

The release of the Constitutional Assembly’s Steering Committee report on constitutional reform gave the hope that it would be the government’s priority in Read more…

IMF reaches agreement on third review of funding for Sri Lanka

IMF reaches agreement on third review of funding for Sri Lanka

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) says it has reached a staff-level agreement with the Sri Lankan authorities on the third review under an Read more…

Election monitoring bodies to meet Deshapriya

Election monitoring bodies to meet Deshapriya

The People’s Action for Free and Fair Elections says all independent election monitoring bodies are scheduled to hold a discussion with Chairman of the Elections Read more…

A New Constitution in the Making: The Matters that Matter By Sanjeewa Fernando

A New Constitution in the Making: The Matters that Matter By Sanjeewa Fernando

The interim report of the Parliamentary Steering Committee for Constitutional Amendments has caused a stir in all quarters concerned in terms of many Read more…

Ranil insists opposition active
18 Jul
2013
Written by TELOMedia

Ranil insists opposition active »

UNP leader Ranil Wickremesinghe insists the opposition is very much active and played a crucial role in attempting to defeat the impeachment Read more…

Army awaits cabinet nod for profit making ventures
18 Jul
2013
Written by TELOMedia

Army awaits cabinet nod for profit making ventures »

Outgoing Army Commander Jagath Jayasuriya said yesterday the Army was awaiting cabinet approval for the Army to form an entity that could Read more…

UK exporting arms to Sri Lanka
17 Jul
2013
Written by TELOMedia

UK exporting arms to Sri Lanka »

The UK government has approved more than 3,000 export licences for military sales to countries which it believes have questionable records on Read more…

Flying Fish director hits out
17 Jul
2013
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Flying Fish director hits out »

The director of a banned Sri Lankan film has rejected government claims it seeks to insult the armed forces.

Sanjeewa Pushpakumara said Read more…

CHOGM: Re-establish Ind. Commissions or face C’wealth boycott – UNP
17 Jul
2013
Written by TELOMedia

CHOGM: Re-establish Ind. Commissions or face C’wealth boycott – UNP »

The UNP warned the government that if it did not re-establish all the independent commissions prior to the three Provincial Council Elections Read more…

First half Vignesawaran second half it is Mavai
17 Jul
2013
Written by TELOMedia

First half Vignesawaran second half it is Mavai »

A secret deal has been arrived at regarding the nomination of the TNA chief minister candidate for the North Provincial Council. Asian Read more…

Sham allegations – Handunnetti
17 Jul
2013
Written by TELOMedia

Sham allegations – Handunnetti »

Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) Parliamentarian, Sunil Handunnetti, yesterday denied he told UPFA MP, Arundika Fernando, that the missing journalist, Prageeth Ekneligoda, was Read more…

Sri Lanka bans film it says insults gov’t forces
17 Jul
2013
Written by TELOMedia

Sri Lanka bans film it says insults gov’t forces »

Sri Lanka has banned a film about the island nation’s ethnic conflict and civil war because it insults the government and its Read more…

Four dead after asylum seeker boat capsizes
17 Jul
2013
Written by TELOMedia

Four dead after asylum seeker boat capsizes »

At least four people are dead after an asylum seeker boat capsized 70 nautical miles north of Christmas Island on Tuesday.

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India-backed constitutional move vital for Sri Lanka: Book
16 Jul
2013
Written by TELOMedia

India-backed constitutional move vital for Sri Lanka: Book »

A Sri Lankan constitutional amendment done with Indian backing to devolve autonomy to provinces remains “historically significant and indispensable”, says a new Read more…