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Kalmunai Municipal Council to be divided into four Pradeshiya Sabhas

Kalmunai Municipal Council to be divided into four Pradeshiya Sabhas

A decision was taken to divide the Kalmunai Municipal Council into four Pradeshiya Sabhas, said Minister of Provincial Councils and Local Government Faiszer Mustapha.

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Sri Lanka Army chief ordered to appear in court over disappearances

Sri Lanka Army chief ordered to appear in court over disappearances

A Sri Lankan court has summoned the commander of the country’s over the disappearance of 24 Tamils since their arrest in 1996 by security forces Read more…

LG polls nominations begin on Nov. 27

LG polls nominations begin on Nov. 27

Returning Officers have been notified by the Elections Commission to publish notices calling for nominations from November 27, Additional Elections Commissioner M.M. Mohamed said yesterday.

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Gintota situation under control after overnight curfew

Gintota situation under control after overnight curfew

The situation in Gintota in Galle was under control following an overnight curfew, the Police said.

The Government meanwhile called for calm and urged the Read more…

Minor incident being escalated into racial issue in Galle:  Vajira Abeywardena

Minor incident being escalated into racial issue in Galle: Vajira Abeywardena

Home Affairs Minister Vajira Abeywardena today expressed his utmost regret on behalf of the government with regard to a minor incident in Ginthota, Galle escalating Read more…

New Zealand FM visits Sri Lanka
5 Jun
2013
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New Zealand FM visits Sri Lanka »

Visiting New Zealand Foreign Affairs Minister Murray McCully had bilateral discussions with his Sri Lankan counterpart on Wednesday, ahead of the Commonwealth Read more…

Most food items sold in Jaffna outdated
5 Jun
2013
Written by TELOMedia

Most food items sold in Jaffna outdated »

Jaffna Municipal Council Commissioner, S. Pranavanathan, has expressed concern that most of the food items brought into the Jaffna Peninsula are outdated Read more…

BJP-led delegation arrives in Sri Lanka
5 Jun
2013
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BJP-led delegation arrives in Sri Lanka »

A six member BJP-led delegation arrived in Colombo on Tuesday. The delegation was led by Ravi Shankar Prasad, Deputy Leader of Opposition Read more…

Sri Lanka may amend provincial powers ahead of northern polls
5 Jun
2013
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Sri Lanka may amend provincial powers ahead of northern polls »

Notwithstanding the objections from India and Tamil minority parties, the Sri Lankan government plans to go ahead with amending several Read more…

Jayalalithaa wants action on Sri Lanka
5 Jun
2013
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Jayalalithaa wants action on Sri Lanka »

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa today urged the Indian government to take steps to prevent, what she termed as unprovoked, murderous Read more…

Pvt. Bus passengers get ‘smart card’ upgrade
5 Jun
2013
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Pvt. Bus passengers get ‘smart card’ upgrade »

The country’s first pre-paid card system for private buses would be introduced from Thursday, the Lanka Private Bus Owners Association said today

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UK suspect arrested in abduction case
5 Jun
2013
Written by TELOMedia

UK suspect arrested in abduction case »

Scotland Yard has arrested a 22-year-old man in London for his involvement in the kidnapping of a Sri Lankan born British couple Read more…

Australian gaming tycoon Packer eyes $350 mln Sri Lanka deal
4 Jun
2013
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Australian gaming tycoon Packer eyes $350 mln Sri Lanka deal »

Australian gambling tycoon James Packer is teaming up with a Sri Lankan partner for a $350 million investment in the country’s tourism Read more…

Three LTTE members jailed over 1996 train bombing
4 Jun
2013
Written by TELOMedia

Three LTTE members jailed over 1996 train bombing »

A Sri Lankan court Tuesday sentenced three LTTE members, including a woman, over a deadly train bombing in which 70 people were Read more…

Council Of Eelam Tamils Calls For A Boycott Of Tamil Leaders’ Conference In Delhi
4 Jun
2013
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Council Of Eelam Tamils Calls For A Boycott Of Tamil Leaders’ Conference In Delhi »

The International Council of Eelam Tamils is calling for a boycott of the Sri Lankan Tamil Leaders’ Conference in New Delhi scheduled Read more…