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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…

Manmohan makes no commitment to attend CHOGM in Lanka
25 Aug
2013
Written by TELOadmin

Manmohan makes no commitment to attend CHOGM in Lanka »

Indian Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh has made no firm commitment that he will attend the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) Sri Read more…

Pillay to get input for report
24 Aug
2013
Written by TELOMedia

Pillay to get input for report »

The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay will receive input from relevant special procedures mandate holders for her oral report Read more…

Member of the armed gang that broke in to the house of Journalist perishes due to police fire
24 Aug
2013
Written by TELOMedia

Member of the armed gang that broke in to the house of Journalist perishes due to police fire »

Police investigations into the armed gang that broke into the residence of the Deputy Editor of a weekend newspaper and the chairman Read more…

Kiwis want milk issue solved
24 Aug
2013
Written by TELOMedia

Kiwis want milk issue solved »

New Zealand’s Minister of Economic Development says consumer worries in Sri Lanka about Fonterra milk powder are a local issue but the Read more…

Pillay assures fair judgment
24 Aug
2013
Written by TELOMedia

Pillay assures fair judgment »

The United Nations human rights chief Navi Pillay said on Friday she has an “open mind” and will not be “pre-judging anything” Read more…

Pakistan will back Sri Lanka at UN
24 Aug
2013
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Pakistan will back Sri Lanka at UN »

Pakistan Prime Minister, Nawaz Sharif, says Pakistan will continue extending support to Sri Lanka at the UN Human Rights Council and UN Read more…

Indian editor wants SL media to intervene
24 Aug
2013
Written by TELOMedia

Indian editor wants SL media to intervene »

A top rung Indian website Editor and a President of a regional journalists’ body, on Tuesday night, passionately implored Editors and other Read more…

Sharma gets reports on Shirani
23 Aug
2013
Written by TELOMedia

Sharma gets reports on Shirani »

Commonwealth Secretary-General Kamalesh Sharma has received a number of reports and opinions on the removal of the former Chief Justice Shirani Bandaranayake.

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Fonterra suspends Sri Lanka operations after protests
23 Aug
2013
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Fonterra suspends Sri Lanka operations after protests »

Fonterra says it has suspended its consumer operations in Sri Lanka, where sales of its products have been temporarily banned, because of Read more…

New Law and Order Ministry
23 Aug
2013
Written by TELOMedia

New Law and Order Ministry »

President Mahinda Rajapaksa has setup a new Law and Order Ministry which will function under him.

Major General (Retired) Nanda Mallawarachchi, a Read more…