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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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Enter Ramaphosa, exit NFF from Govt.
6 Jul
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Enter Ramaphosa, exit NFF from Govt. »

National Freedom Front (NFF) Media Spokesman Mohammad Muzammil said the expected arrival of the South African Government’s Special Representative Cyril Ramaphosa tomorrow Read more…

We don’t disappear’ asylum seekers: Employment Minister Eric Abetz defends government
6 Jul
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

We don’t disappear’ asylum seekers: Employment Minister Eric Abetz defends government »

Employment Minister Eric Abetz has been forced to defend the Abbott government against allegations it ‘disappears people’ during questioning over Australia’s forcible Read more…

Diplomatic blunder after blunder, now crisis with Pakistan also- Sunday Times
6 Jul
2014
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Diplomatic blunder after blunder, now crisis with Pakistan also- Sunday Times »

“I will win” at an impending presidential election, declared a defiant President Mahinda Rajapaksa to UPFA politicians at a southern resort but Read more…

Champika Joins “Anti-PB” Campaign
5 Jul
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Champika Joins “Anti-PB” Campaign »

Minister of Technology and Research and JHU stalwart Champika Ranawaka has also joined the ‘campaign’ against Dr. P.B. Jayasundara by launching an Read more…

Over 4,200 Lankans on UNHCR list in Malaysia
5 Jul
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Over 4,200 Lankans on UNHCR list in Malaysia »

There are 4,280 Sri Lankan refugees and asylum-seekers registered with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in Malaysia.

They comprise Read more…

Take meaningful steps – US to SL
5 Jul
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Take meaningful steps – US to SL »

The United States yesterday called on the Sri Lankan Government to take meaningful, concrete steps to address outstanding concerns related to democratic Read more…

TNA Public Meeting in London
5 Jul
2014
Written by TELO Admin

TNA Public Meeting in London »

TNA Public Meeting in London UK Hon Speakers Hon Seenithamby Yogeswaran MP Sivagnanam Sritharan MP Subject: Political situation in Eastern Province, Land Grabs, and Tamil Muslim Read more…

Tamil woman raped by Sri Lankan soldiers to be deported
5 Jul
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Tamil woman raped by Sri Lankan soldiers to be deported »

Weeks after William Hague’s summit on sexual violence in conflict, the British government is to deport a Tamil woman back to Sri Read more…

US axes Lankan voter education funding amid controversy
5 Jul
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

US axes Lankan voter education funding amid controversy »

The USAID has cancelled funding for a voter education program after the Sri Lankan Government raised objections and the island’s top defence Read more…

‘India’ board installed near IMBL in Palk Bay »

The district administration has installed ‘India’ board at the fifth islet in the south Palk Bay, as a sign of demarcation, to Read more…