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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.

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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.

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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…

Vaiko’s MDMK snaps ties with NDA, hits out at Modi govt
8 Dec
2014
Written by TELO Admin

Vaiko’s MDMK snaps ties with NDA, hits out at Modi govt »

CHENNAI: The Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (MDMK) on Monday snapped ties with the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) alleging that the Narendra Modi government at the Read more…

Opposition Says It Just “Got A Big Fish”: Probably Hirunika!
8 Dec
2014
Written by TELO Admin

Opposition Says It Just “Got A Big Fish”: Probably Hirunika! »

Highly placed sources told Asian Mirror that UPFA Western Provincial Councilor Hirunika Premachandra is likely to extend her support to Maithripala Sirisena.

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Tissa to be Health minister, Chandrani to be dep. minister
8 Dec
2014
Written by TELO Admin

Tissa to be Health minister, Chandrani to be dep. minister »

President Mahinda Rajapaksa a short while ago said that UNP General Secretary Tissa Attanayake has joined the government.

President Rajapaksa made Read more…

MR, Maithri handed over nominations, objections rejected
8 Dec
2014
Written by TELO Admin

MR, Maithri handed over nominations, objections rejected »

President RAjapaksa and common candidate Maithripala Sirisena handed over nominations. objections to two major candidates. both rejected.

President Mahinda Rajapaksa, Opposition Common Candidate Maithripala Sirisena Read more…

Sri Lanka main opposition party General Secretary crosses over to government – report
8 Dec
2014
Written by TELO Admin

Sri Lanka main opposition party General Secretary crosses over to government – report »

General Secretary of Sri Lanka’s main opposition United National Party, MP Tissa Attanayake has crossed over to the government, latest media reports from Read more…

CWC says it is backing Mahinda
8 Dec
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

CWC says it is backing Mahinda »

Ending weeks of speculation, the Ceylon Workers Congress (CWC) today said it will be supporting President Mahinda Rajapaksa at the Presidential elections Read more…

Need to engage Colombo for lasting fix’
8 Dec
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Need to engage Colombo for lasting fix’ »

It is inevitable for the Central government to engage with the Sri Lankan establishment to bring about a permanent solution to the Read more…

CBI approaches Interpol in Rajiv Gandhi case, wants to wrap up probe
8 Dec
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

CBI approaches Interpol in Rajiv Gandhi case, wants to wrap up probe »

The CBI has approached Interpol to expedite its request to question Kumaran Pathmanathan (KP) of LTTE for the assassination of former PM Read more…

Gota Challenges JHU:”President Himself Decided To Wage War – No Party Pushed Him”
7 Dec
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Gota Challenges JHU:”President Himself Decided To Wage War – No Party Pushed Him” »

Denying claims that it was the Jathika Hela Urumaya who pushed President Mahinda Rajapaksa towards the final phase of war, Defence Secretary Read more…

China uses water power to deepen Sri Lanka ties
7 Dec
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

China uses water power to deepen Sri Lanka ties »

China has started a major water supply project in Sri Lanka, using its “soft power” to deepen its relationship with Colombo.

The Read more…