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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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No place for extremism in Sri Lanka, says envoy
9 Jul
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

No place for extremism in Sri Lanka, says envoy »

Sri Lankan ambassador to the Kingdom Vadivel Krishnamoorthy has allayed fears of the Sri Lankan Muslim expatriate community amid growing concerns about Read more…

Tony Abbott has no plan to send boatpeople to Sri Lanka
9 Jul
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Tony Abbott has no plan to send boatpeople to Sri Lanka »

THE Abbott government has no intention of sending 153 asylum- seekers at the centre of a High Court challenge to Sri Lanka Read more…

US concerned over MOD instructions
9 Jul
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

US concerned over MOD instructions »

The United States says it is concerned by reports that the Sri Lankan Ministry of Defense has ordered registered Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) Read more…

Now, BBS calls for banning of Shoora council
9 Jul
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Now, BBS calls for banning of Shoora council »

Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) organisation yesterday demanded that the government ban the National Shoora Council (NSC), which also went as the National Read more…

Obama nominates Sison to top UN Security Council post
9 Jul
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Obama nominates Sison to top UN Security Council post »

US President Barack Obama has decided to nominate US Ambassador to Sri Lanka Michele Sison as the Deputy Representative of the US Read more…

Black July 83 Remembrance Day Meeting in Germany
8 Jul
2014
Written by TELO Admin

Black July 83 Remembrance Day Meeting in Germany »

BLACK JULY –  July 25-27 1983

THE REMEMBERANCE DAY OF MOST BRUTAL EXTERMINATION OF THE PIONEERING LEADER OF TAMIL STRUGGLE: HON.THANAGATHURAI AND HIS Read more…

Hakeem tells House shots were fired
8 Jul
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Hakeem tells House shots were fired »

Justice Minister Rauff Hakeem informed Parliament today that police investigations had found gun-shots were indeed fired during the Aluthgama violence which led Read more…

Hardline Buddhists Want Pope Francis to Apologize
8 Jul
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Hardline Buddhists Want Pope Francis to Apologize »

A Buddhist group accused of instigating recent attacks on Muslims in Sri Lanka says Pope Francis must apologize to Buddhists for atrocities Read more…

‘Gnanasara Thera Insulted Quran’ – Muslim Affairs Director General Affirms
8 Jul
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

‘Gnanasara Thera Insulted Quran’ – Muslim Affairs Director General Affirms »

Submitting an observation report to the Colombo Fort Magistrate, the Director General of Muslim Religious Affairs affirmed that the statement made by Read more…

Australia: High Court intervention on ‘dangerous’ Sri Lanka asylum boat handovers
8 Jul
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Australia: High Court intervention on ‘dangerous’ Sri Lanka asylum boat handovers »

Amnesty International today expressed relief that Australian High Court deliberations have put the transfer of asylum seekers to Sri Lanka’s Navy in Read more…