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Sri Lanka President tells diplomats: Pick up phone or pack up

Sri Lanka President tells diplomats: Pick up phone or pack up

Sri Lanka’s President on Monday (Sep 17) justified his decision to sack six diplomats – including an ambassador – for not answering his phone calls, Read more…

Sri Lanka to build £11bn metropolis to double size of its capital, Colombo

Sri Lanka to build £11bn metropolis to double size of its capital, Colombo

Sri Lanka’s $1.4bn (£1.07bn) Port City development has elicited parallels to numerous major urban centres. At 665 acres, the project is about the Read more…

Airports Authority of India to develop Palali airport

Airports Authority of India to develop Palali airport

State-owned Airports Authority of India (AAI) will prepare a detailed project report for development of Palali airport in northern Sri Lanka.

This would be the Read more…

Sirisena to contest 2020 Presidential elections: Duminda

Sirisena to contest 2020 Presidential elections: Duminda

President Maithripala Sirisena would be contesting the 2020 Presidential elections, a senior SLFP Minister revealed yesterday.

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MR ready to work with India despite troubled past – GL

MR ready to work with India despite troubled past – GL

The Joint Opposition (JO) yesterday declared that it was ready to work with India in spite of misconceptions that may have led to Read more…

U.S. concerned over rushed resettlement of Sri Lanka’s IDPs
19 Oct
2012
Written by TELO Admin

U.S. concerned over rushed resettlement of Sri Lanka’s IDPs »

While welcoming Sri Lankan government’s work to quickly resettle nearly 280,000 internally displaced persons (IDPs) following the three-decade long conflict in May 2009, Read more…

UNP MPs who attended Hyde Park rally face suspension
19 Oct
2012
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UNP MPs who attended Hyde Park rally face suspension »

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Three UNP MPs and two Provincial Councillors who attended yesterday’s rally at Hyde Park, in defiance of the Working Committee’s decision, were faced Read more…

Hakeem shows solution to Muslim problems.
19 Oct
2012
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Hakeem shows solution to Muslim problems. »

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SLMC leader Minister Rauff Hakeem says that the best way for obtaining solutions for the problems the Muslim community faces is the parliamentary Read more…

No Executive Presidency if we were not robbed-SF
19 Oct
2012
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No Executive Presidency if we were not robbed-SF »

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Former Presidential candidate Sarath Fonseka speaking at the rally held at Hyde Park this evening said that the executive presidency would have been Read more…

13th Amendment to the Constitution will not provide a solution to Sri Lanka’s ethnic issue – JVP
19 Oct
2012
Written by TELO Admin

13th Amendment to the Constitution will not provide a solution to Sri Lanka’s ethnic issue – JVP »

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Sri Lanka’s Marxist party, Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) says the 13th Amendment to the Constitution would not provide a solution to the ethnic Read more…

SL and India to hold joint naval exercise
19 Oct
2012
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SL and India to hold joint naval exercise »

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With political parties in Tamil Nadu vehemently opposing military ties with Sri Lanka, the Indian defence ministry has asked the Indian Navy to Read more…

Chennai court rejects Lankan minister’s plea in murder case
19 Oct
2012
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Chennai court rejects Lankan minister’s plea in murder case »

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A court here on Thursday dismissed Sri Lankan Minister Douglas Devananda’s petition seeking exemption from his personal appearance before it in connection with Read more…

Identify the true friend; a message form JHU to government.
19 Oct
2012
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Identify the true friend; a message form JHU to government. »

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The JHU requests the Government to identify the true friend.Participating at a media briefing held in Colombo yesterday JHU leader Venerable Dr. Omalpey Read more…

Ban calls for speedy political solution to factors behind Sri Lanka’s civil war
17 Oct
2012
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Ban calls for speedy political solution to factors behind Sri Lanka’s civil war »

In a meeting with a senior Sri Lanka Government official, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today emphasized the need for to find a Read more…

Jaffna people urge military to evacuate from their lands
17 Oct
2012
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Jaffna people urge military to evacuate from their lands »

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People in the Jaffna district stage protest on condemning the attack carried out against the chairman of the Nallur Pradeshiya Sabha and also Read more…