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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…

A split in JHU
15 Oct
2012
Written by TELOadmin

A split in JHU »

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An internal conflict had existed in JHU and with the budget proposals presented in Parliament this conflict would surface states a very reliable Read more…

Hands off Judiciary – agitation in London
15 Oct
2012
Written by TELOadmin

Hands off Judiciary – agitation in London »

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An agitation was held in London against the thug attack on the Secretary to the Judiciary Service Commission and demanding a halt to Read more…

Local government politician assaulted in northern Sri Lanka
15 Oct
2012
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Local government politician assaulted in northern Sri Lanka »

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The Chairman of the Nallur Pradeshiya Sabha, P. Vasanthakumar has been assaulted and injured by today an unidentified group on a motor cycle, Read more…

Major Tamil party of Sri Lanka plans to meet Tamil Nadu political leaders
15 Oct
2012
Written by TELOadmin

Major Tamil party of Sri Lanka plans to meet Tamil Nadu political leaders »

Sri Lanka’s major Tamil constituent Tamil National Alliance (TNA) sources say that the party is discussing a proposal to meet Tamil Nadu Chief Read more…

Sri Lanka Fights US Resolution
14 Oct
2012
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Sri Lanka Fights US Resolution »

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The government has launched a campaign through the Sri Lankan Embassy in the United States to lobby against a resolution presented by a Read more…

GTF vows to take on govt. in multiple fronts
14 Oct
2012
Written by TELOadmin

GTF vows to take on govt. in multiple fronts »

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The Global Tamil Forum (GTF) yesterday said that it would continue to take on the Sri Lankan government on multiple fronts. Sri Lanka’s Read more…

Remove 13th Amendment without delay says Gotabhaya
14 Oct
2012
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Remove 13th Amendment without delay says Gotabhaya »

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Defence Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa yesterday called for the abolition of the 13th Amendment to the Constitution without further delay.The ongoing efforts by a Read more…

TNA Statement From Delhi: Manmohan Singh Reassured That India Will Do Its Best For The Tamils
13 Oct
2012
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TNA Statement From Delhi: Manmohan Singh Reassured That India Will Do Its Best For The Tamils »

“The TNA urged the need for urgent action to redress this situation. The discussions were free and frank, and the Prime Minister and Read more…

BTC joins Conservatives to propagate Lankan Tamils’ plight
13 Oct
2012
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BTC joins Conservatives to propagate Lankan Tamils’ plight »

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The British Tamil Conservatives (BTC) have teamed up with the Conservatives to propagate the plight of Sri Lankan Tamils in post-war Sri Lanka. Read more…

Tiger suspect attempts hara-kiri in court
13 Oct
2012
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Tiger suspect attempts hara-kiri in court »

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An LTTE suspect yesterday slit open part of his stomach and neck with a sharp object inside the dock of the Moneragala Magistrate’s Read more…