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Kalmunai Municipal Council to be divided into four Pradeshiya Sabhas

Kalmunai Municipal Council to be divided into four Pradeshiya Sabhas

A decision was taken to divide the Kalmunai Municipal Council into four Pradeshiya Sabhas, said Minister of Provincial Councils and Local Government Faiszer Mustapha.

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Sri Lanka Army chief ordered to appear in court over disappearances

Sri Lanka Army chief ordered to appear in court over disappearances

A Sri Lankan court has summoned the commander of the country’s over the disappearance of 24 Tamils since their arrest in 1996 by security forces Read more…

LG polls nominations begin on Nov. 27

LG polls nominations begin on Nov. 27

Returning Officers have been notified by the Elections Commission to publish notices calling for nominations from November 27, Additional Elections Commissioner M.M. Mohamed said yesterday.

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Gintota situation under control after overnight curfew

Gintota situation under control after overnight curfew

The situation in Gintota in Galle was under control following an overnight curfew, the Police said.

The Government meanwhile called for calm and urged the Read more…

Minor incident being escalated into racial issue in Galle:  Vajira Abeywardena

Minor incident being escalated into racial issue in Galle: Vajira Abeywardena

Home Affairs Minister Vajira Abeywardena today expressed his utmost regret on behalf of the government with regard to a minor incident in Ginthota, Galle escalating Read more…

Canadian Tamil Congress Congratulates Tamil Nadu Government
12 Nov
2017
Written by TELOadmin

Canadian Tamil Congress Congratulates Tamil Nadu Government »

Canadian Tamil Congress congratulates Chief Minister Edappadi Palaniswamiand the Tamil Nadu government for sanctioning Indian Rupees 10 cores towards the establishment of Tamil Chair at Read more…

Troops who committed warcrimes at behest of politicians would be punished, says President Sirisena
12 Nov
2017
Written by TELOadmin

Troops who committed warcrimes at behest of politicians would be punished, says President Sirisena »

Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena has acknowledged that few troops were responsible for committing warcrimes at the behest of politicians during the three-decade-long Read more…

Hambantota: A Sri Lankan port town’s story of failed vision and fading development
12 Nov
2017
Written by TELOadmin

Hambantota: A Sri Lankan port town’s story of failed vision and fading development »

Rajapaksa envisaged turning Hambantota into a second capital with infrastructure and jobs; it has instead become host to a set of white elephant projects

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Sri Lankan President says will not remove Army camps from North but will release lands to people
12 Nov
2017
Written by TELOadmin

Sri Lankan President says will not remove Army camps from North but will release lands to people »

Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena says that the army camps in the North have not been removed or will not be removed in a way Read more…

President Sirisena May Appoint Mangala Samaraweera As Acting Prime Minister If Ranil Wicremesinghe Steps Down as Premier.
12 Nov
2017
Written by TELOadmin

President Sirisena May Appoint Mangala Samaraweera As Acting Prime Minister If Ranil Wicremesinghe Steps Down as Premier. »

Clad in a carefully chosen blue and green tie, Finance and Media Minister Mangala Samaraweera entered the Chamber at 3.05p.m. on Thursday (9) to present Read more…

Wigneswaran urges aging Tamil leaders to step aside
12 Nov
2017
Written by TELOadmin

Wigneswaran urges aging Tamil leaders to step aside »

With the EPRLF led by former MP Suresh Premachandran deciding to contest future elections on its own, NPC Chief Minister C.V. Wigneswaran today urged Tamil Read more…

Sri Lanka President shifts gear on war crimes
12 Nov
2017
Written by TELOadmin

Sri Lanka President shifts gear on war crimes »

ECONOMYNEXT – President Maithripala Sirisena, who had previously maintained that Sri Lankan troops never committed excesses, acknowledged at the weekend that some troops Read more…

More than 2,000 women to be elected to local councils
12 Nov
2017
Written by TELOadmin

More than 2,000 women to be elected to local councils »

More than 2,000 women representatives will be elected to local government bodies under the newly introduced mixed electoral system that calls for at Read more…

Will President Maithri ask Ranil to quit as PM?
12 Nov
2017
Written by TELOadmin

Will President Maithri ask Ranil to quit as PM? »

Clad in a carefully chosen blue and green tie, Finance and Media Minister Mangala Samaraweera entered the Chamber at 3.05p.m. on Thursday (9) Read more…

Gazette on number of members to LG bodies published
11 Nov
2017
Written by TELOadmin

Gazette on number of members to LG bodies published »

It has been announced that the Gazette notification (2043/56) constituting the number of members to all local government bodies was issued a short while ago. Read more…