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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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UK wants concrete progress
10 Jul
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

UK wants concrete progress »

Britain has called for concrete progress in Sri Lanka on reconciliation and media freedom ahead of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting Read more…

SL doctor in London caught secretly filming women
10 Jul
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

SL doctor in London caught secretly filming women »

A senior doctor of Sri Lankan origin used his iPhone to secretly film women in public places, including the police officer who Read more…

Lankan nationals’ escape bid foiled »

The Kancheepuram district police on Tuesday foiled an attempt made by a group of Sri Lankan nationals to migrate to Australia by Read more…

Rs. 98 mn NGO law suit: Norway seeks immunity
10 Jul
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Rs. 98 mn NGO law suit: Norway seeks immunity »

Norway has told Sri Lanka to prevent several senior Norwegian government representatives from being hauled up before the Colombo District Court in Read more…

Design set for Sita temple in Sri Lanka
10 Jul
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Design set for Sita temple in Sri Lanka »

The Madhya Pradesh government is all set to start building a Sita temple, designed in the South Indian architectural style, at Divurumpola Read more…

Foreign office rejects Lanka’s TNA spin on Khurshid-Basil meet
10 Jul
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Foreign office rejects Lanka’s TNA spin on Khurshid-Basil meet »

India and Sri Lanka do not seem to be on the same page with both sides giving conflicting views on what transpired Read more…

Clear message on 13th Amendment conveyed to Sri Lanka: Menon
10 Jul
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Clear message on 13th Amendment conveyed to Sri Lanka: Menon »

National Security Adviser Shivshankar Menon — who met top Sri Lanka leaders here in the last two days — emphasised the need Read more…

PSC reconvenes on 26th
9 Jul
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

PSC reconvenes on 26th »

The Parliament Select Committee (PSC) which met today to discuss constitutional reforms including changes to the 13th Amendment to the constitution, will Read more…

India tells Sri Lanka to keep its word on political settlement »

India has told Sri Lanka to adhere to the commitments made by its government to India and the international community on a Read more…

UK immigration court rules on Sri Lanka Human Rights
9 Jul
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

UK immigration court rules on Sri Lanka Human Rights »

The ruling in an important immigration case in Britain suggests that Sri Lanka’s human rights situation is far from improving, four years Read more…