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EC hints of holding PC polls by September

EC hints of holding PC polls by September

The Elections Commission yesterday hinted that the Provincial Council Election could be held in September, since the terms of the Central, Northern and North Western Read more…

A worried India

A worried India

The fresh political crisis in Sri Lanka should have New Delhi concerned. The strong showing by the opposition Sri Lanka People’s Front, led by former Read more…

Cabinet Reshuffle Further Delayed As Several Ministers Refuse To Step Down From Their Current Portfolios

Cabinet Reshuffle Further Delayed As Several Ministers Refuse To Step Down From Their Current Portfolios

The proposed Cabinet reshuffle has been delayed as some Ministers in the UNP have refused to move away from their current portfolios, government sources said. Read more…

Re-think on electoral system for PCs

Re-think on electoral system for PCs

In the aftermath of the defeat at the local government elections, the United National Party (UNP) is said to be considering whether to revert to Read more…

Elections for 6 PCs due in September Postponing Polls a violation of franchise– Deshapriya PCs essential for LG bodies to function

Elections for 6 PCs due in September Postponing Polls a violation of franchise– Deshapriya PCs essential for LG bodies to function

Chairman of the Elections Commission Mahinda Deshapriya says that while the elections to six Provincial Councils are scheduled to be held in September, any attempt Read more…

Court quashes Sri Lanka judge Shirani Bandaranayake inquiry
8 Jan
2013
Written by TELOadmin

Court quashes Sri Lanka judge Shirani Bandaranayake inquiry »

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A Sri Lankan appeals court has found moves by MPs to impeach Chief Justice Shirani Bandaranayake to be unlawful.The parliamentary select committee which Read more…

SLMC to support the Divi Neguma Bill
8 Jan
2013
Written by TELOadmin

SLMC to support the Divi Neguma Bill »

The Divi Neguma bill is scheduled to be passed after it is taken up for debate at the parliamentary committee stage.The government accepted Read more…

Should Tamils be Loyal Sri Lankans?
8 Jan
2013
Written by TELOadmin

Should Tamils be Loyal Sri Lankans? »

Minorities are easy targets in a Sinhalese polity believing that no one else belongs. As Tisaranee Gunasekara has noted, UPFA ministers have attacked Read more…

38,000 Tamil students abandon school in 2011 in North
8 Jan
2013
Written by TELOadmin

38,000 Tamil students abandon school in 2011 in North »

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Shocking information reveals, more quantity of students leaving schools in the midway, after war came to an end   is the northern province of Read more…

Neither courts nor media can topple govt.: only a mass uprising could– Ranil
8 Jan
2013
Written by TELOadmin

Neither courts nor media can topple govt.: only a mass uprising could– Ranil »

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The Opposition and UNP leader Ranil Wickremesinghe said yesterday that neither the courts nor the media could topple the Mahinda Rajapaksa regime and Read more…

Military fishermen enter Mullaitivu waters
8 Jan
2013
Written by TELOadmin

Military fishermen enter Mullaitivu waters »

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The Mullaitivu fishermen say that they were not permitted to fish in the seas soon after they were resettled after the end of Read more…

Deadline for Sri Lankan political parties to submit assets declarations extended until January 31
8 Jan
2013
Written by TELOadmin

Deadline for Sri Lankan political parties to submit assets declarations extended until January 31 »

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The Election Secretariat of Sri Lanka has decided to grant time to political parties until January 31 to submit the annual account reports Read more…

Canadian minister biased and ill informed: GL
8 Jan
2013
Written by TELOadmin

Canadian minister biased and ill informed: GL »

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External Affairs Minister G.L Peries said the statements made by the visiting Canadian Minister Jason Kenney were “biased and unbalanced”.“Sri Lankan Government will Read more…

Canada urged Sri Lanka to address HR issues
8 Jan
2013
Written by TELOadmin

Canada urged Sri Lanka to address HR issues »

The Canadian government yesterday urged Sri Lanka to address human rights concerns, until which Prime Minister Stephen Harper will not reconsider his decision Read more…

Five arrested over killing of PS member
8 Jan
2013
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Five arrested over killing of PS member »

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Five suspects were arrested in connection with the murder of the Kelaniya Pradeshiya Sabha member Hasitha Madawala by the Criminal Investigation Department, police Read more…