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Power highly centralized in the government : Dr Jayatilleka

Power highly centralized in the government : Dr Jayatilleka

A former Sri Lankan ambassador has blamed the government over a power monopoly, citing that power has been highly centralized in the administration.

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SLPP prepared to renegotiate agreements with other countries

SLPP prepared to renegotiate agreements with other countries

The Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) is prepared to renegotiate agreements Sri Lanka has already signed with other countries, SLPP founder Basil Rajapaksa said today.

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Work on 10 Colombo Port City bridges expedited

Work on 10 Colombo Port City bridges expedited

As per Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa’s instructions the Urban Development, Water Supply and Housing Facilities Ministry has expedited the construction of 10 bridges within the Read more…

Rathana Thera calls for banning burka, madrasas

Rathana Thera calls for banning burka, madrasas

Leader of the Ape Jana Bala Party Ven. Aturaliye Rathana Thera, yesterday, asked the government to ban madrasas, burka and Kathi courts within one week. Read more…

“If President Rajapaksa signs the MCC agreement he will commit political suicide” – Federation of National Organisations

“If President Rajapaksa signs the MCC agreement he will commit political suicide” – Federation of National Organisations

A Nationalist organisation is saying that if President Gotabaya Rajapaksa signs the controversial Millennium Challenge Compact (MCC) he will “be committing political suicide.”

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US tells Lanka to seek the truth
12 Jan
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

US tells Lanka to seek the truth »

The government of the United States today encouraged the government of Sri Lanka to seek the truth over alleged human rights abuses Read more…

Monks to police the state
12 Jan
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Monks to police the state »

The Sihala Ravaya says it has decided to be the unofficial police of the State and crackdown on corrupt officials.

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Finger-prints for passports
12 Jan
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Finger-prints for passports »

Applicants for new passports will be fingerprinted from this year on, Immigration Controller Chulananda Perera said yesterday.The programme to collect biometric (fingerprints) Read more…

War crime tweet: Govt. won’t summon US envoy
12 Jan
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

War crime tweet: Govt. won’t summon US envoy »

The Government has backed down from a move to summon US Ambassador Michele Sisson to the External Affairs Ministry to protest over Read more…

Norochcholai out again: CEB may now seek help from India »

The Lakvijaya Coal Power Plant in Norochcholai has been shut down for repairs again — the third time in five weeks. The Read more…

Army hindering governance inthe north, says Wigneswaran
12 Jan
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Army hindering governance inthe north, says Wigneswaran »

The Northern Provincial Council is attempting to carry out a comprehensive and professional needs assessment, C.V. Wigneswaran, Chief Minister of Sri Lanka’s Read more…

Sri Lanka to free T.N. fishermen from January 13
12 Jan
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Sri Lanka to free T.N. fishermen from January 13 »

In the run-up to the January 20 meeting here between fishermen from Tamil Nadu and Sri Lanka, 275 Tamil fishermen lodged in Read more…

Jaya directs release of Lankan fishermen in TN prison
12 Jan
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Jaya directs release of Lankan fishermen in TN prison »

Seeking to create a favourable atmosphere for the proposed meeting of fishermen associations of India and Sri Lanka, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Read more…

As drug probe deepens, pressure mounts on PM
12 Jan
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

As drug probe deepens, pressure mounts on PM »

Sri Lanka’s largest drug bust is causing uncertainties over the future of Prime Minister D.M. Jayaratne, and in a sense, the Government Read more…

UNP Against TRC
12 Jan
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

UNP Against TRC »

The United National Party said it did not have faith in a ‘Truth and Reconciliation Commission’, which has been proposed for Sri Read more…