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Kalmunai Municipal Council to be divided into four Pradeshiya Sabhas

Kalmunai Municipal Council to be divided into four Pradeshiya Sabhas

A decision was taken to divide the Kalmunai Municipal Council into four Pradeshiya Sabhas, said Minister of Provincial Councils and Local Government Faiszer Mustapha.

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Sri Lanka Army chief ordered to appear in court over disappearances

Sri Lanka Army chief ordered to appear in court over disappearances

A Sri Lankan court has summoned the commander of the country’s over the disappearance of 24 Tamils since their arrest in 1996 by security forces Read more…

LG polls nominations begin on Nov. 27

LG polls nominations begin on Nov. 27

Returning Officers have been notified by the Elections Commission to publish notices calling for nominations from November 27, Additional Elections Commissioner M.M. Mohamed said yesterday.

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Gintota situation under control after overnight curfew

Gintota situation under control after overnight curfew

The situation in Gintota in Galle was under control following an overnight curfew, the Police said.

The Government meanwhile called for calm and urged the Read more…

Minor incident being escalated into racial issue in Galle:  Vajira Abeywardena

Minor incident being escalated into racial issue in Galle: Vajira Abeywardena

Home Affairs Minister Vajira Abeywardena today expressed his utmost regret on behalf of the government with regard to a minor incident in Ginthota, Galle escalating Read more…

PAFFREL asks Speaker to obtain affidavits from MPs that they do not hold dual citizenships
14 Nov
2017
Written by TELOMedia

PAFFREL asks Speaker to obtain affidavits from MPs that they do not hold dual citizenships »

The People’s Action for Free and Fair Elections has called on Speaker Karu Jayasuriya to obtain affidavits from each MP that he or she does Read more…

UN fudged Sri Lanka war casualty figures, UK Parliamentarian says citing classified files
14 Nov
2017
Written by TELOMedia

UN fudged Sri Lanka war casualty figures, UK Parliamentarian says citing classified files »

For eight years now, western nations and the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) in Geneva have slammed the Sri Lankan Armed Forces (SLAF) and Read more…

Floods in Jaffna force out over 1,700
13 Nov
2017
Written by TELOadmin

Floods in Jaffna force out over 1,700 »

The Disaster Management Centre (DMC) says over 1,700 residents of the Jaffna District have been evacuated to safe locations following the floods experienced in the Read more…

LG polls between Jan. 25 and 31
13 Nov
2017
Written by TELOadmin

LG polls between Jan. 25 and 31 »

Chairman of the Elections Commission Mahinda Dehshapriya yesterday said the long-awaited local government polls would be held between January 25 and 31. Dehshapriya said that Read more…

Jaffna University to recommence academic activities
13 Nov
2017
Written by TELOadmin

Jaffna University to recommence academic activities »

The administration of the University of Jaffna has decided to open three faculties Monday for students to recommence academic activities.

According to the administration, the Read more…

Tamil People’s Council will not be a political party – Wigneswaran
13 Nov
2017
Written by TELOadmin

Tamil People’s Council will not be a political party – Wigneswaran »

Northern Province Chief Minister CV Wigneswaran said that the Tamil People’s Council which was formed for the benefit of the Tamil people will never be Read more…

bickering by Tamil politicians hampering development -Reginald Cooray
13 Nov
2017
Written by TELOadmin

bickering by Tamil politicians hampering development -Reginald Cooray »

Iranamadu Water Project, Vavuniya Economic centre, salt manufacturing stalled as a result Northern politicians only utter political slogans, but don’t do much for economic well-being Read more…

The forgotten people: on Sri Lankan refugees
13 Nov
2017
Written by TELOadmin

The forgotten people: on Sri Lankan refugees »

In recent months, the focus of the media has been on the Rohingya refugees in India. But the plight of Sri Lankan refugees, who have Read more…

Rectify error of postponing PC polls: Wijeyadasa to Speaker
13 Nov
2017
Written by TELOadmin

Rectify error of postponing PC polls: Wijeyadasa to Speaker »

MP Wijedasa Rajapakshe today has in a letter dated November 11 requested Speaker Karu Jayasuriya to abolish the Constitutional Assembly and take steps to rectify Read more…

Norway to support resettled communities in Myliddy
13 Nov
2017
Written by TELOadmin

Norway to support resettled communities in Myliddy »

UNDP Sri Lanka Country Director, Jorn Sorensen and the Ambassador of Norway to Sri Lanka Thorbjørn Gaustadsæther signed a partnership agreement to extend the Government Read more…