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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…

Solheim has an eye on Sri Lanka
4 Jun
2013
Written by TELOMedia

Solheim has an eye on Sri Lanka »

Former Norwegian peace envoy to Sri Lanka Erik Solheim says he is still having a close eye on Sri Lanka despite the Read more…

Sri Lanka ‘has learned lessons from reconciliation’
4 Jun
2013
Written by TELOMedia

Sri Lanka ‘has learned lessons from reconciliation’ »

Sri Lanka’s high commissioner to the UK, Dr Chris Nonis, says that his country has achieved tremendous progress towards reconciliation since the Read more…

Five policemen transferred
4 Jun
2013
Written by TELOMedia

Five policemen transferred »

Following the death of a 42-year-old suspected heroin dealer in police custody, within hours of his arrest, while being taken to the Read more…

US says MoU was for education
3 Jun
2013
Written by TELOMedia

US says MoU was for education »

The US Embassy in Colombo said today that the controversial Memorandum of Understanding entered into by the embassy and the Trincomalee Urban Read more…

Four Hindu temples ransacked in one night by unruly persons in Batticaloa
3 Jun
2013
Written by TELOMedia

Four Hindu temples ransacked in one night by unruly persons in Batticaloa »

Four Hindu temples in one night was ransacked and damaged by unidentified persons in the Batticaloa district. The source sculpture and other idols Read more…

British couple rescued, two Lankans arrested in Chennai
3 Jun
2013
Written by TELOMedia

British couple rescued, two Lankans arrested in Chennai »

An abducted British couple was rescued and nine persons, including two Sri Lankans, were arrested for allegedly committing the crime and demanding Read more…

Court orders probe on Judge’s supporters
3 Jun
2013
Written by TELOMedia

Court orders probe on Judge’s supporters »

The Colombo Magistrate has ordered an investigation into the men seen giving security to Homagama District Court Judge Sunil Abeysinghe last week.

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No outsiders onboard SLN vessels-Navy
3 Jun
2013
Written by TELOMedia

No outsiders onboard SLN vessels-Navy »

The Sri Lanka Navy today denied reports that Chinese navy personnel had been spotted in Sri Lankan navy vessels near the Katchatheevu Read more…

Thushara Speaks On The Scandal Of Namal Rajapaksa’s Law Final
3 Jun
2013
Written by TELOMedia

Thushara Speaks On The Scandal Of Namal Rajapaksa’s Law Final »

The scandal of Namal Rajapaksa, eldest son of President Mahinda Rajapaksa, Member of Parliament, and heir apparent, receiving favoured treatment by Read more…

Eastern Provincial Council in crisis: Members boycott sessions
2 Jun
2013
Written by TELOMedia

Eastern Provincial Council in crisis: Members boycott sessions »

The Eastern Provincial Council (EPC) has run into a crisis with 20 members of the ruling party (UPFA), including the four Ministers, Read more…