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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…

TNA ready to discuss UNP proposal
2 Jun
2013
Written by TELOMedia

TNA ready to discuss UNP proposal »

The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) says it is ready to discuss the proposals put forward by the UNP for a Read more…

JHU To Meet UPFA On 13A
1 Jun
2013
Written by TELOMedia

JHU To Meet UPFA On 13A »

The Jathika Hela Urumaya (JHU) is scheduled to meet government and opposition parties within the week in order to discuss the issues Read more…

US MOU Suspended
1 Jun
2013
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US MOU Suspended »

The Trincomalee Urban Council has decided to suspend the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) signed with the US Embassy in Colombo to open Read more…

Northern Elections Gives Government Opportunity To Build Credibility – NPC
1 Jun
2013
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Northern Elections Gives Government Opportunity To Build Credibility – NPC »

The government has confirmed that elections to the Provincial Council for the Northern Province will take place in September.

The Read more…

MP BJP to construct Sita temple in Sri Lanka after hat-trick victory
1 Jun
2013
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MP BJP to construct Sita temple in Sri Lanka after hat-trick victory »

If the BJP comes back for a third term in Madhya Pradesh, the Shivraj Singh Chouhan government will construct a temple for Read more…

Mahinda enjoys more power than Obama – Ranil
1 Jun
2013
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Mahinda enjoys more power than Obama – Ranil »

Since President Mahinda Rajapaksa enjoyed more powers than even US President Barack Obama, a new constitution should ensure that the executive presidency Read more…

Police fired tear gas to disperse a group of undergraduates
1 Jun
2013
Written by TELOMedia

Police fired tear gas to disperse a group of undergraduates »

Police fired tear gas to disperse a group of undergraduates who were protesting opposite the Sabaragamuwa University today. Police said six university Read more…

Australian Naval Ship “HMAS Toowoomba” arrived to Colombo
1 Jun
2013
Written by TELOMedia

Australian Naval Ship “HMAS Toowoomba” arrived to Colombo »

Australian Naval Ship “HMAS Toowoomba” arrived at the Port of Colombo on 31st May 2013 on a goodwill visit. The ship was Read more…

Sri Lanka must remove vessels near Katchatheevu: Vaiko
1 Jun
2013
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Sri Lanka must remove vessels near Katchatheevu: Vaiko »

MDMK general secretary Vaiko Saturday urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to ensure the immediate removal of Sri Lankan naval vessels from Katchatheevu Read more…

The Sri Lankan government says regulation to NGOs
1 Jun
2013
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The Sri Lankan government says regulation to NGOs »

The Sri Lankan government says regulation, transparency and accountability of funding to NGOs and NPOs (Nonprofit Organisations) is a pre-requisite in the Read more…