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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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India to seek fishing rights around Lankan waters: Report
6 Jul
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

India to seek fishing rights around Lankan waters: Report »

The new Indian government is likely to ask Sri Lanka to issue commercial licences to its fishermen to operate around the northern Read more…

Dalai Lama urges end to anti-Muslim violence
6 Jul
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Dalai Lama urges end to anti-Muslim violence »

The Dalai Lama, the spiritual leader of the Tibetan people, has reiterated his plea to Buddhists in Myanmar and Sri Lanka to Read more…

Families seek answers over missing
6 Jul
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Families seek answers over missing »

Families of people reported missing in Puthukkudieruppu (PTK) appeared yesterday and today before the Presidential Commission to record complaints regarding missing persons.

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Muslim Council want India to explain
6 Jul
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Muslim Council want India to explain »

The Muslim Council of Sri Lanka has written to the Indian High Commissioner in Colombo asking him to explain the position of Read more…

Ranil calls for army style polls battle
6 Jul
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Ranil calls for army style polls battle »

Opposition United National Party (UNP) leader Ranil Wickremesinghe today called for an army style battle to win the Uva Provincial Council elections.

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NDA to stick to UPA’s stand in Rajiv killers’ case, won’t set them free
6 Jul
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

NDA to stick to UPA’s stand in Rajiv killers’ case, won’t set them free »

Keeping aside political differences, the NDA government has decided to maintain the UPA regime’s stand in the Supreme Court and oppose on Read more…

Government Assures Witness Protection
6 Jul
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Government Assures Witness Protection »

The Government says a new witness protection bill is to be taken up in Parliament for debate in the immediate future.

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NPC Members Yet To Receive Protection
6 Jul
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

NPC Members Yet To Receive Protection »

Despite a written request made by the Chairman of the Northern Provincial Council (NPC) C. V. K. Sivagnanam to President Mahinda Rajapaksa, Read more…

Navy arrests 20 Indians for poaching
6 Jul
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Navy arrests 20 Indians for poaching »

The navy arrested 20 Indian fishermen off Thalaimannar last night for poaching in Sri Lankan waters and seized 4 boats, the navy Read more…

UN tells Lanka to engage with others
6 Jul
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

UN tells Lanka to engage with others »

The United Nations (UN) has urged the Sri Lankan Government to engage with the international community as pressure continues to mount over Read more…