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Fourth International does not approve ‘Bahu’ contesting general election under UNP ticket

Fourth International does not approve ‘Bahu’ contesting general election under UNP ticket

The Fourth International Bureau, the executive bureau of the Marxist movement Fourth International has disapproved the candidature of Vikramabahu “Bahu” Karunaratne, the chairperson of the Read more…

Domestic it is, SL reiterates to UNHRC

Domestic it is, SL reiterates to UNHRC

Sri Lanka yesterday reiterated it remained committed to achieve reconciliation, accountability and human rights within the framework of the Sri Lankan Constitution, through a domestically-designed Read more…

World Bank downgrades Sri Lanka

World Bank downgrades Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka has been downgraded by the World Bank to a lower middle income country from an upper middle income one in their latest country Read more…

Election observers to monitor social media

Election observers to monitor social media

Election watchdog, the People’s Action for Free and Fair Elections has decided to deploy a special team to monitor posts and publications related to the Read more…

TUFF bargaining with government at present; says Karuna Amman

TUFF bargaining with government at present; says Karuna Amman

Vinayagamoorthy Muralitharan alias ‘Karuna Amman’, the leader of the Tamil United Freedom Front said his party is at present bargaining with the Government to decide Read more…

Ban calls for speedy political solution to factors behind Sri Lanka’s civil war
17 Oct
2012
Written by TELO Admin

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
Written by TELO Admin

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…

UAE coastguard detains floating weapons arsenal owned by the Gotabaya rajapaksa
17 Oct
2012
Written by TELO Admin

UAE coastguard detains floating weapons arsenal owned by the Gotabaya rajapaksa »

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Of the estimated 12 armoury ships operating globally, at least four are known to operate off the coast of Fujairah.They rent weapons to Read more…

EPDP stage protest on demanding to implement Divineguma bill in the Northern Province
17 Oct
2012
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EPDP stage protest on demanding to implement Divineguma bill in the Northern Province »

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Minister Douglas Devananda and his supporters organize special protest campaign in Jaffna district on demanding to pass Divineguma bill in the Northern Province.Members Read more…

Canada seeks terror-related deportation order for Sri Lankan refugee allegedly linked to Tamil Tigers
17 Oct
2012
Written by TELO Admin

Canada seeks terror-related deportation order for Sri Lankan refugee allegedly linked to Tamil Tigers »

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Canadian immigration officials are trying to deport an alleged member of the World Tamil Movement, which the RCMP has labeled a “front organization” Read more…

MR holds talks with Pakistani PM
17 Oct
2012
Written by TELO Admin

MR holds talks with Pakistani PM »

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President Mahinda Rajapaksa held bilateral talks with the Pakistani Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf on the sidelines of Asian Cooperation Dialogue (ACD) Summit Read more…

UK warns unscrupulous agents
17 Oct
2012
Written by TELO Admin

UK warns unscrupulous agents »

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While advising prospective UK visa applicants of the dangers of being misled by unscrupulous agents, the United Kingdom today warned that they would Read more…

‘Reconsider Divi Neguma draft bill’
17 Oct
2012
Written by TELO Admin

‘Reconsider Divi Neguma draft bill’ »

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UNP general secretary Tissa Attanayake demands the government to reconsider the Divi Neguma draft bill and to halt its foolish attempts to discredit Read more…

First test flight lands at Sri Lanka’s second international airport
17 Oct
2012
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First test flight lands at Sri Lanka’s second international airport »

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The first test flight on the new air strip at Sri Lanka’s second international airport at Mattala in Hambantota district landed safely this Read more…

Sri Lanka Tamil Tiger leader KP free from prosecution, no evidence against him
17 Oct
2012
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Sri Lanka Tamil Tiger leader KP free from prosecution, no evidence against him »

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The Sri Lankan government said today said the former international wing leader and chief arms procurer of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam Read more…