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Power highly centralized in the government : Dr Jayatilleka

Power highly centralized in the government : Dr Jayatilleka

A former Sri Lankan ambassador has blamed the government over a power monopoly, citing that power has been highly centralized in the administration.

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SLPP prepared to renegotiate agreements with other countries

SLPP prepared to renegotiate agreements with other countries

The Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) is prepared to renegotiate agreements Sri Lanka has already signed with other countries, SLPP founder Basil Rajapaksa said today.

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Work on 10 Colombo Port City bridges expedited

Work on 10 Colombo Port City bridges expedited

As per Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa’s instructions the Urban Development, Water Supply and Housing Facilities Ministry has expedited the construction of 10 bridges within the Read more…

Rathana Thera calls for banning burka, madrasas

Rathana Thera calls for banning burka, madrasas

Leader of the Ape Jana Bala Party Ven. Aturaliye Rathana Thera, yesterday, asked the government to ban madrasas, burka and Kathi courts within one week. Read more…

“If President Rajapaksa signs the MCC agreement he will commit political suicide” – Federation of National Organisations

“If President Rajapaksa signs the MCC agreement he will commit political suicide” – Federation of National Organisations

A Nationalist organisation is saying that if President Gotabaya Rajapaksa signs the controversial Millennium Challenge Compact (MCC) he will “be committing political suicide.”

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Sri Lanka’s Tamil groups upset by Australian minister’s omission
10 Jul
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Sri Lanka’s Tamil groups upset by Australian minister’s omission »

In Sri Lanka, Australia’s Immigration Minister Scott Morrison has upset Tamil groups(TNA) after he failed to meet with them during a brief visit to the Read more…

Federal govt committing ‘piracy’: Fraser
10 Jul
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Federal govt committing ‘piracy’: Fraser »

The federal government is committing ‘piracy’ on the high seas by capturing asylum seekers in international waters, Malcolm Fraser says.

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Suicide threats moral blackmail, says Abbott
10 Jul
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Suicide threats moral blackmail, says Abbott »

Tony Abbott says he will not bow to “moral blackmail” after claims that mothers were threatening suicide on Christmas Island in the Read more…

UK High Court Finds Detained Fast Track Asylum System Unlawful
10 Jul
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

UK High Court Finds Detained Fast Track Asylum System Unlawful »

In a landmark ruling in a case brought by Detention Action, the High Court has today found that the way the government Read more…

G.L. Peiris heads to India on key visit
10 Jul
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

G.L. Peiris heads to India on key visit »

Foreign Minister G L Peiris began a three day visit to India starting yesterday (Wednesday) till July 11 to hold high-level bilateral Read more…

U.S. Court acquits Galleon founder Rajaratnam’s brother
9 Jul
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

U.S. Court acquits Galleon founder Rajaratnam’s brother »

A federal grand jury in New York Tuesday found Rengan Rajartnam, the younger brother of Galleon Group founder Raj Rajaratnam, not guilty Read more…

South Africa to keep India posted on reconciliation efforts in Sri Lanka
9 Jul
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

South Africa to keep India posted on reconciliation efforts in Sri Lanka »

South African Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has told the Tamil National Alliance (TNA) here that he would keep India informed of South Read more…

Tamil Nadu Assembly Set To Bash Sri Lankan Navy »

Attacks on Indian fishermen by the Sri Lankan Navy will play a major role during the month-long session of the Tamil Nadu Read more…

Over 300 new complaints on missing
9 Jul
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Over 300 new complaints on missing »

The Presidential Commission to Investigate Complaints Regarding Missing Persons has received over 300 new complaints during sittings held in the Mullaitivu District, Read more…

Nine asylum-seeker mums on self-harm watch
9 Jul
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Nine asylum-seeker mums on self-harm watch »

Nine asylum-seeker mothers threatening suicide at the Christmas Island detention centre are under 24-hour surveillance by male guards as Prime Minister Tony Read more…