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Printing of candidates’ preferential numbers in progress, Government Printer says

Printing of candidates’ preferential numbers in progress, Government Printer says

The printing of candidates’ preferential numbers is in progress and the preferential numbers of candidates in six districts have already been printed, Government Printer Mrs. Read more…

Azath Salley investigated for allegedly influencing police on Mawanella Buddha statues vandalism

Azath Salley investigated for allegedly influencing police on Mawanella Buddha statues vandalism

The Criminal Investigations Department (CID) has commenced investigations against the then governor of the Western Province, Azath Sally, for allegedly pressurizing the police in the Read more…

Demanding compensation for Sri Lanka protest scheduled on 10 June near Chinese Embassy

Demanding compensation for Sri Lanka protest scheduled on 10 June near Chinese Embassy

Health officials have been alerted over a protest scheduled to be staged near the Chinese Embassy in Colombo next week.

The protest is being organised Read more…

Hoole Sparks Fresh Controversy: “Journalists Supporting SLPP Publishing False Stories About Me: Don’t Vote For People Who Hoodwink The People”

Hoole Sparks Fresh Controversy: “Journalists Supporting SLPP Publishing False Stories About Me: Don’t Vote For People Who Hoodwink The People”

Member of the National Elections Commission Prof. Ratnajeevan Hoole has sparked a fresh controversy over a statement he made to a Jaffna-based TV station.

In Read more…

Vaccines eventually, human rights immediately – Taylor Dibbert

Vaccines eventually, human rights immediately – Taylor Dibbert

I appreciate British High Commissioner Sarah Hulton’s piece on the UK’s hosting of a Global Vaccine Summit (‘UK hosts virtual Global Vaccine Summit’ – http://www.ft.lk/columns/UK-hosts-virtual-Global-Vaccine-Summit/4-701138).

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Elderly woman who fell and broke a leg after being refused a wheelchair suing Malaysia Airlines for $250,000
19 Jun
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Elderly woman who fell and broke a leg after being refused a wheelchair suing Malaysia Airlines for $250,000 »

An elderly woman who set out on an overseas holiday to visit family in Sri Lanka ended up with a broken leg Read more…

Sitsabaiesan urges Sri Lanka to uphold constitution, protect minorities
19 Jun
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Sitsabaiesan urges Sri Lanka to uphold constitution, protect minorities »

Sri Lankan-born Canadian MP Rathika Sitsabaiesan urged the Sri Lankan government to uphold its constitution by protecting its citizens in the wake Read more…

Indian files case against Srilankan air
19 Jun
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Indian files case against Srilankan air »

An Indian woman employee of SriLankan Airlines filed a petition in the Delhi high court seeking action against the airline for not Read more…

Muslims stage hartal in several areas
19 Jun
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Muslims stage hartal in several areas »

Muslims staged hartals at several locations in the country, including in Colombo, against the violence in the South.

Several Muslim owned shops Read more…

Anti-BBS monk kidnapped, attacked
19 Jun
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Anti-BBS monk kidnapped, attacked »

The venerable Watareka vijitha thero, a Buddhist monk who openly spoke against the Bodu Bala Sena (BBS), was found assaulted and left Read more…

Another 47 Indian fishermen arrested
19 Jun
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Another 47 Indian fishermen arrested »

The navy has arrested 47 Indian fishermen for poaching in Sri Lankan waters and seized all their boats, the navy media unit Read more…

BJP ally wants probe on Lankan war
19 Jun
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

BJP ally wants probe on Lankan war »

The Pattali Makkal Katchi has appealed to the Centre to take steps for initiating a probe sponsored by the United Nations Human Read more…

Do not hold night races in Kandy: Mahanayake Thera
19 Jun
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Do not hold night races in Kandy: Mahanayake Thera »

Chief Incumbent of the Asgiri Chapter the most Ven. Udugama Sri Buddharakkitha Thera said today he was against night races being held Read more…

19 Canadian Sri Lankan groups condemn Aluthgama violence
19 Jun
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

19 Canadian Sri Lankan groups condemn Aluthgama violence »

In an unprecedented move 19 Canadian Sri Lankan groups representing a cross section of ethnic backgrounds have condemned recent ethnic violence in Read more…

Rishad’s ACMC skips Parliament vote
19 Jun
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Rishad’s ACMC skips Parliament vote »

The All Ceylon Makkal Congress (ACMC) led by Vanni District MP and Minister of Industry and Commerce Rishad Bathiudeen boycotted the Parliamentary Read more…