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SLPP raises objections over 13th constitutional amendment

SLPP raises objections over 13th constitutional amendment

The ruling Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) has said it would not bring back the 13th constitutional amendment, that saw power devolution among provinces.

“If Read more…

UK announces first sanctions under new global human rights regime

UK announces first sanctions under new global human rights regime

Forty-nine individuals and organisations involved in some of the most notorious human rights violations and abuses in recent years have been designated for sanctions under Read more…

Security in the North tightened with discovery of bombs in Kilinochchi

Security in the North tightened with discovery of bombs in Kilinochchi

The Security forces have stepped up security in the North following the discovery of locally manufactured bombs in Kilinochchi.

The security forces have focused their Read more…

Government’s debts have ballooned by Rs. 1,000 bn in first four months of the year – Harsha

Government’s debts have ballooned by Rs. 1,000 bn in first four months of the year – Harsha

Former MP Harsha de Silva is saying that the government’s debt had increased by Rs 1000 bn within the first four months of 2020.

Speaking Read more…

India remains interested in developing ECT

India remains interested in developing ECT

India remains interested in taking stake in a joint venture to develop the East Container Terminal (ECT) of the Colombo Port in conformity with the Read more…

Mangala gives black marks for campaigning officials
11 Dec
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Mangala gives black marks for campaigning officials »

The common opposition today announced its decision to open a ‘Big Black book’ where the names of all government officers who are Read more…

Mahinda ready for a referendum
11 Dec
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Mahinda ready for a referendum »

President Mahinda Rajapaksa says he is ready to hold a referendum to seek public opinion on constitutional changes after the Presidential elections.

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Sri Lanka navy detains 27 TN fishermen, releases them after warning »

Sri Lankan navy detained 27 fishermen from Tamil Nadu on Wednesday night, accusing them of poaching in the island nation’s waters, and Read more…

Monitors call for peaceful polls
11 Dec
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Monitors call for peaceful polls »

Local election monitors, in a joint statement today, called for a free, fair and violence free Presidential election and raised concerns over the Read more…

Gammanpila Jumps! Says He Will Support President
11 Dec
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Gammanpila Jumps! Says He Will Support President »

JHU Deputy General Secretary Udaya Gammanpila has switched his allegiance a short while ago.

He arrived at the SLFP Headquarters, a short Read more…

Tissa sworn in as Health Minister
11 Dec
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Tissa sworn in as Health Minister »

Former UNP General Secretary Tissa Atttanayake took oaths as the Ministry of Health before President Mahinda Rajapaksa on today

The swearing in Read more…

Wimal takes a dig at Maithri’s new attire
11 Dec
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Wimal takes a dig at Maithri’s new attire »

Leader of the National Freedom Front (NFF), Minister of Engineering and Housing Wimal Weerawansa yesterday took a dig at the attire of Read more…

If presidency not abolished in his lifetime Vasu to Commit suicide
11 Dec
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

If presidency not abolished in his lifetime Vasu to Commit suicide »

 

Minister of National Languages and Social Integration, Vasudeva Nanayakkara stated he will take his own life, if the executive presidential system Read more…

Aussie MP slams pro-LTTE views
11 Dec
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Aussie MP slams pro-LTTE views »

An Australian Member of Parliament has expressed outrage over a statement made in parliament by Senator Lee Rhiannon of the Greens on Read more…

Australia: Stop Forced Returns Without Proper Screening
10 Dec
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Australia: Stop Forced Returns Without Proper Screening »

The Australian government should cease forced returns of Sri Lankan asylum seekers until they are provided fair, thorough, and transparent Read more…