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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…

Pillay wants probe on war
29 Jun
2013
Written by TELOMedia

Pillay wants probe on war »

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay, who is scheduled to visit Sri Lanka in August, says an international independent investigation Read more…

Commonwelath backs Sri Lanka
28 Jun
2013
Written by TELOMedia

Commonwelath backs Sri Lanka »

Commonwealth Secretary-General Kamalesh Sharma says the Commonwealth will continue to offer Sri Lanka assistance to impliment the Lessons Learned and Reconciliation Commission Read more…

More Sri Lankans returned by Australia
28 Jun
2013
Written by TELOMedia

More Sri Lankans returned by Australia »

A further 22 Sri Lankan irregular maritime arrivals have been returned to Colombo after failing to meet Australia’s international obligations, the Australian Read more…

Clash in Valachchennai
28 Jun
2013
Written by TELOMedia

Clash in Valachchennai »

A clash occurred between two groups in Valchchennai this evening, the police said.

The clash occurred between two communities over the distribution Read more…

TNA ready to resume talks with Govt.
28 Jun
2013
Written by TELOMedia

TNA ready to resume talks with Govt. »

Leader of the Tamil National Alliance (TNA), R. Sampanthan, in a second round meeting with the South African delegation led by Deputy Read more…

Pillaiyan vows to protect 13A
28 Jun
2013
Written by TELOMedia

Pillaiyan vows to protect 13A »

Former Chief Minister of the Eastern Provincial Council (EPC) and Presidential Adviser on Eastern Provincial Affairs, Sivanesathurai Chandrakanthan, alias Pillaiyan, said his Read more…

Pakistan’s Army Chief Arrives
28 Jun
2013
Written by TELOMedia

Pakistan’s Army Chief Arrives »

Pakistan’s Chief of Army Staff, the four-star General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani, at the invitation of his Sri Lankan counterpart, arrived in Sri Read more…

We Have No connection With The Govt- BBS
28 Jun
2013
Written by TELOMedia

We Have No connection With The Govt- BBS »

“We are not supported by the government as accused by many people including the media,” the chief executive officer of the Bodu Read more…

Government faced with 13 issues instead of 13th amendment
27 Jun
2013
Written by TELOMedia

Government faced with 13 issues instead of 13th amendment »

The United National Party today questioned the government regarding its stance on the 13thamendment to the constitution.

General Secretary of the UNP Read more…

Police arrest asylum seekers
27 Jun
2013
Written by TELOMedia

Police arrest asylum seekers »

The police arrested 23 asylum seekers at Kalawanchikudi while they were preparing to go to a foreign destination by boat this morning.

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