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Constitutional Assembly debate postponed

Constitutional Assembly debate postponed

The Constitutional Assembly debate which was scheduled to be held today (11) had to be postponed because the ten MPs who were entrusted with the Read more…

PC Amendment Act Bathiudeen unhappy

PC Amendment Act Bathiudeen unhappy

Industry and Commerce Minister Rishard Bathiudeen complains that the newly passed Provincial Council Amendment Act has many issues that further marginalize the minority communities and Read more…

“Mata Den Kathaa Karanne Naa Neh. Kathakaranna Beri Ai?(you don’t talk to me now. Why can’t you talk?):President Sirisena Telephones Basil Rajapaksa to “Join Hands for Contesting Local Polls”.

“Mata Den Kathaa Karanne Naa Neh. Kathakaranna Beri Ai?(you don’t talk to me now. Why can’t you talk?):President Sirisena Telephones Basil Rajapaksa to “Join Hands for Contesting Local Polls”.

One evening early this week, Basil Rajapaksa, a key player in the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP), was en route to his home in Battaramulla Read more…

MR says crooks who were with him are now in the Government

MR says crooks who were with him are now in the Government

Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa says the crooks who were with him are now in the unity Government.

Rajapaksa told reporters today after meeting the head Read more…

Indian Air Force Chief begins 4-day visit to Sri Lanka

Indian Air Force Chief begins 4-day visit to Sri Lanka

Chief of Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal Birender Singh Dhanoa began a four-day visit to Sri Lanka to explore ways to expand cooperation Read more…

EU Parliamentary delegation visit to Sri Lanka
1 Jun
2013
Written by TELOMedia

EU Parliamentary delegation visit to Sri Lanka »

A European Union (EU) Parliamentary delegation has proposed a visit to Sri Lanka this year, the Embassy of Sri Lanka to Belgium, Luxembourg Read more…

Kariyawasam re-elected to UN Committee
1 Jun
2013
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Kariyawasam re-elected to UN Committee »

Sri Lanka’s High Commissioner in India, Ambassador Prasad Kariyawasam was re-elected to the UN Committee on Migrant Workers (CMW), at the election Read more…

Draft Bill on media ethics in September
31 May
2013
Written by TELOMedia

Draft Bill on media ethics in September »

A Draft Bill containing a Media Code of Ethics aimed at creating ‘a salutary media culture in the country’ will be tabled Read more…

Thailand, Lanka to enhance maritime security
31 May
2013
Written by TELOMedia

Thailand, Lanka to enhance maritime security »

Thailand and Sri Lanka held bilateral talks today when the Prime Minister of Thailand Yingluck Shinawatra met President Mahinda Rajapaksa at the Presidential Secretariat.

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China to train Sri Lankan army, to provide military technology
31 May
2013
Written by TELOMedia

China to train Sri Lankan army, to provide military technology »

Firming up its ties with Sri Lanka, China has granted fresh development loan worth USD 2.2 billion for infrastructure projects and agreed Read more…

US says counter-terrorism cooperation with SL ‘limited’ due to human rights concerns US says counter-terrorism cooperation with SL ‘limited’ due to human rights concerns
31 May
2013
Written by TELOMedia

US says counter-terrorism cooperation with SL ‘limited’ due to human rights concerns US says counter-terrorism cooperation with SL ‘limited’ due to human rights concerns »

Counterterrorism cooperation and training between Sri Lanka and the United States in 2012 was limited, due to statutory and policy restrictions based Read more…

Thailand Prime Minister arrives today
31 May
2013
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Thailand Prime Minister arrives today »

Prime Minister of Thailand Yingluck Shinawatra will arrive in Sri Lanka on a two day official visit today.

A special ceremony will Read more…

Government tells UNHRC all IDPs resettled
31 May
2013
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Government tells UNHRC all IDPs resettled »

The government today told the UN Human Rights Council that all 295,873 IDPs resulting from the end of the conflict in 2009 have Read more…

Rudra tells Thai PM to raise concerns
31 May
2013
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Rudra tells Thai PM to raise concerns »

The self appointed ‘Prime Minister’ of the Transnational Government of Tamil Eelam (TGTE) and former senior LTTE member and peace negotiator Visuvanathan Read more…

New Zealand FM due here
31 May
2013
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New Zealand FM due here »

New Zealand Foreign Affairs Minister Murray McCully will depart Monday on a trip to India and Sri Lanka.

In India, Mr McCully Read more…