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Presidential task forces ‘risk creating parallel state’ and further entrenches ‘nepotism, patronage and militarisation’ – ITJP

Presidential task forces ‘risk creating parallel state’ and further entrenches ‘nepotism, patronage and militarisation’ – ITJP

The International Truth and Justice Project (ITJP) have published a new infographic showcasing the authoritarian hold President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has imposed in Sri Lanka through Read more…

Sri Lanka is facing a massive economic crisis: UNP Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe

Sri Lanka is facing a massive economic crisis: UNP Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe

Sri Lanka is facing a massive economic crisis at present, Ranil Wickremesinghe – Leader of the United National Party said on Thursday (July 9).

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Protect 19th amendment, civil society activists urge voters

Protect 19th amendment, civil society activists urge voters

A civil society collective yesterday called for an electoral defeat of attempts by Sri Lanka’s ruling party to repeal the 19th amendment to the constitution.

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Sri Lanka tells UN to respect principle of sovereign equality

Sri Lanka tells UN to respect principle of sovereign equality

Sri Lanka has called on the United Nations, as the largest global body that is committed to ensure the rights of every human being, to Read more…

Sri Lanka likely to ban some foreign organizations and individuals for LTTE links

Sri Lanka likely to ban some foreign organizations and individuals for LTTE links

Sri Lanka is likely to re-list some foreign organizations and individuals as “terrorist” under UN Security Council (UNSC) Resolution No: 1373 following intelligence reports that Read more…

House of Lords discuss Lanka
12 Dec
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

House of Lords discuss Lanka »

The British House of Lords today had a short debate on Sri Lanka and discuss trade between Sri Lanka and the UK Read more…

CM assures Sivaji on resolution
12 Dec
2014
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CM assures Sivaji on resolution »

Northern Province Chief Minister C V Wigneswaran yesterday assured Tamil National Alliance (TNA) Northern Provincial Council member M K Sivajilingham that a controversial Read more…

Mahinda told me Ranil was joining Govt – Maithripala
12 Dec
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Mahinda told me Ranil was joining Govt – Maithripala »

The Joint Oppositions Presidential candidate Maithripala Sirisena said yesterday that about eleven hours before he defected to Opposition ranks, President Mahinda Rajapaksa Read more…

‘Govt Likely To Lose 2/3 Majority Tomorrow’ – 04 Crossovers Expected
11 Dec
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

‘Govt Likely To Lose 2/3 Majority Tomorrow’ – 04 Crossovers Expected »

 

The United National Party today said that tomorrow will be the last day of the government’s two thirds majority in parliament.

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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

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