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EC asks Prez to consult SC on election date

EC asks Prez to consult SC on election date

The Election Commission has requested for making a reference to the Supreme Court on the next election date , informed sources said. The Commission has Read more…

Premadasa to ensure Sri Lanka’s relationship with India is kept at best possible level

Premadasa to ensure Sri Lanka’s relationship with India is kept at best possible level

In the midst of preparing for elections in Sri Lanka, main Opposition leader and former minister and presidential hopeful Sajith Premadasa speaks to The New Read more…

Toll of COVID-19 cases rises 159

Toll of COVID-19 cases rises 159

The number of COVID – 19 patients in the country has risen to 159, health officials said, after eight persons tested positive for the virus Read more…

Sri Lanka and World Bank sign deal on $128.6M financial assistance to battle Covid-19

Sri Lanka and World Bank sign deal on $128.6M financial assistance to battle Covid-19

The International Development Association (IDA) and the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) of the World Bank Group agreed to provide financing assistance amounting Read more…

Amnesty urges final rites of minority groups be respected

Amnesty urges final rites of minority groups be respected

Sri Lanka’s authorities must respect the right of religious minorities to carry out the final rites of their relatives in accordance with their own traditions Read more…

K’nidhi wants citizenship for Lankans
24 May
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

K’nidhi wants citizenship for Lankans »

DMK President M Karunanidhi today requested the Centre (Indian government) to provide citizenship to over one lakh Sri Lankan Tamils living in Read more…

Tension over army ‘seizure’ of Sri Lanka Jaffna land
24 May
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Tension over army ‘seizure’ of Sri Lanka Jaffna land »

There are growing tensions in northern Sri Lanka as Tamil people try to prevent the Sinhalese-dominated army from taking over their land.

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Gota opposes  NPC polls
24 May
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Gota opposes NPC polls »

The Defence Secretary was responding to a statement attributed to Petroleum Minister Anura Priyadarshana Yapa, at Wednesday’s post-cabinet media briefing, that the Read more…

Govt. MPs also participated in Naumann workshops: UNP
23 May
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Govt. MPs also participated in Naumann workshops: UNP »

While condemning certain media reports labeling UNP MPs as traitors for cooperating with Friedrich Naumann Foundation (FNF), the UNP said earlier today Read more…

More than 20 disappearances last year
23 May
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

More than 20 disappearances last year »

More than 20 alleged enforced disappearances were reported in Sri Lanka last year, the annual human rights report released today by the Read more…

UN intervenes in land issue in North
23 May
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

UN intervenes in land issue in North »

Head of the United Nations Office of the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), Agnes Asekenye-Oonyu, on Tuesday flew to Palaly, where she Read more…

Govt. trying to arrest UNP MPs – Ranil
23 May
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Govt. trying to arrest UNP MPs – Ranil »

UNP and Opposition Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe said, in Parliament yesterday, that the government was getting ready to arrest a number of UNP Read more…

Ganeshan Nimalaruban Case: De Facto CJ Denies Petitioner’s Right To See Replies Filed By AG
23 May
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Ganeshan Nimalaruban Case: De Facto CJ Denies Petitioner’s Right To See Replies Filed By AG »

The Fundamental Rights case of Ganeshan Nimalaruban was taken before the Supreme Court yesterday. The Bench consisted of: Mohan Pieris CJ, P. A Read more…

China to lend Sri Lanka $732m
23 May
2013
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China to lend Sri Lanka $732m »

China Development Bank (CDB) Corporation will lend US$580 million (S$732 million) to Sri Lanka to help implement key infrastructure projects, a government Read more…

India playing critical role says Basil
23 May
2013
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India playing critical role says Basil »

Minister Basil Rajapaksa says India is playing a critical role in assisting the return of normalcy in the north and east.

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