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Sri Lanka parliament ‘votes against newly appointed PM Rajapaksa’

Sri Lanka parliament ‘votes against newly appointed PM Rajapaksa’

Sri lanka’s parliament passed a no-confidence motion against newly appointed Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa and his government on Wednesday, throwing the country deeper Read more…

Sovereignty of Legislature prevailed: TNA

Sovereignty of Legislature prevailed: TNA

The Sovereignty of the Legislature prevailed today with 122 MPs signing a motion against the new Government and its Prime Minister, who was appointed unconstitutionally, Read more…

Two prominent Bhikkhu organisations urged President to hold referendum

Two prominent Bhikkhu organisations urged President to hold referendum

Two prominent Bhikkhu organisations yesterday urged President Maithripala Sirisena to hold a referendum immediately to let the people decide whether they approved of the dissolution Read more…

Parliament sittings adjourned till tomorrow after tense situation

Parliament sittings adjourned till tomorrow after tense situation

Parliament sittings were adjourned till tomorrow after a tense situation arose in Parliament today.

The tense situation arose when the Government Read more…

State Minister Vadivel Suresh to also resign

State Minister Vadivel Suresh to also resign

State Minister Vadivel Suresh also says that he will resign from his ministerial portfolio and support the United National Party (UNP).

He had held talks Read more…

Military fishermen enter Mullaitivu waters
8 Jan
2013
Written by TELO Admin

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
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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
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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
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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…

Jethmalani backs Vaiko’s fight against atrocities on Lankan Tamils
6 Jan
2013
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Jethmalani backs Vaiko’s fight against atrocities on Lankan Tamils »

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Suspended BJP leader and Rajya Sabha member Ram Jethmalani on Saturday announced his support to MDMK leader Vaiko’s struggle for justice for Sri Read more…

TNA to vote against Divi Neguma Bill
6 Jan
2013
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TNA to vote against Divi Neguma Bill »

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The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) has decided to vote against the Divi Neguma Bill when it will be taken up for debate in Read more…

UK Maintains Travel Advice On Sri Lanka
6 Jan
2013
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UK Maintains Travel Advice On Sri Lanka »

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The British Foreign Ministry has not removed the travel advice on Sri Lanka which states that the end of the military conflict in Read more…

Dual citizenship applicants to be interviewed by Gota
6 Jan
2013
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Dual citizenship applicants to be interviewed by Gota »

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The Government is set to resume the dual citizenship system this month, but applicants will face a tough screening procedure including a face-to-face Read more…

Basil tries to lure opposition MPs to support Divi Neguma
6 Jan
2013
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Basil tries to lure opposition MPs to support Divi Neguma »

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Minister Basil Rajapaksa is trying to lure certain opposition MPs to support the Divi Neguma draft bill in order secure a two-third majority Read more…