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SLPP raises objections over 13th constitutional amendment

SLPP raises objections over 13th constitutional amendment

The ruling Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) has said it would not bring back the 13th constitutional amendment, that saw power devolution among provinces.

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UK announces first sanctions under new global human rights regime

UK announces first sanctions under new global human rights regime

Forty-nine individuals and organisations involved in some of the most notorious human rights violations and abuses in recent years have been designated for sanctions under Read more…

Security in the North tightened with discovery of bombs in Kilinochchi

Security in the North tightened with discovery of bombs in Kilinochchi

The Security forces have stepped up security in the North following the discovery of locally manufactured bombs in Kilinochchi.

The security forces have focused their Read more…

Government’s debts have ballooned by Rs. 1,000 bn in first four months of the year – Harsha

Government’s debts have ballooned by Rs. 1,000 bn in first four months of the year – Harsha

Former MP Harsha de Silva is saying that the government’s debt had increased by Rs 1000 bn within the first four months of 2020.

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India remains interested in developing ECT

India remains interested in developing ECT

India remains interested in taking stake in a joint venture to develop the East Container Terminal (ECT) of the Colombo Port in conformity with the Read more…

No truth in Pulipaarvai being screened to Rajapakse
31 Jul
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

No truth in Pulipaarvai being screened to Rajapakse »

Pravin Gandhi, the director of Pulipaarvai, a Tamil film on the 12-year-old son of LTTE leader Prabhakaran who was found shot dead Read more…

BJP crusader for Lankan Tamils dead
31 Jul
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

BJP crusader for Lankan Tamils dead »

Senior BJP ideologue M V M Alagappan, who championed the cause of the Sri Lankan Tamils and spoke at various forums demanding Read more…

Amending Executive Powers Former CJ takes reins
31 Jul
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Amending Executive Powers Former CJ takes reins »

A Committee headed by former Chief Justice, Sarath Nanda Silva has been appointed to draft an amendment to the Constitution in the Read more…

GOVTs FUND NGO GRAVY TRAIN -DAILY NEWS
31 Jul
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

GOVTs FUND NGO GRAVY TRAIN -DAILY NEWS »

Donors gave Rs. 618.33 million to three NGOs – Centre for Policy Alternatives received Rs. 277 million, National Peace Council received Rs.171 Read more…

Ranil demands an end to Presidency
30 Jul
2014
Written by TELO Admin

Ranil demands an end to Presidency »

The main opposition United National Party (UNP) says it is firmly against the Executive Presidency and wants it abolished.

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Debt crisis worsens in the country
30 Jul
2014
Written by TELO Admin

Debt crisis worsens in the country »

The country currently confronts a worsening economic crisis and the debt accumulation exceeds the annual household income, Minister Patali Champika Ranawaka said. The Minister made Read more…

Uva PC polls: JHU won’t  contest on UPFA ticket
30 Jul
2014
Written by TELO Admin

Uva PC polls: JHU won’t contest on UPFA ticket »

The Jathika Hela Urumaya (JHU) yesterday said that it wouldn’t contest the forthcoming Uva Provincial Council polls on the UPFA ticket.

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Amending Executive Powers Former CJ takes reins
30 Jul
2014
Written by TELO Admin

Amending Executive Powers Former CJ takes reins »

A Committee headed by former Chief Justice, Sarath Nanda Silva has been appointed to draft an amendment to the Constitution in the form Read more…

U.S. Ambassador to Sri Lanka hopes to advance America’s interests at the UN
30 Jul
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

U.S. Ambassador to Sri Lanka hopes to advance America’s interests at the UN »

The United States Ambassador to Sri Lanka Michele Sison says, if confirmed as the Deputy Representative of the United States to the Read more…

Aquino orders gov’t agencies to ensure success of papal visit
29 Jul
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Aquino orders gov’t agencies to ensure success of papal visit »

President Benigno Aquino III is tapping the entire bureaucracy to make sure Pope Francis’ scheduled visit to the country pushes through in Read more…