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Can Chandrika Kumaratunga Save the Maithripala-Ranil Govt From Destruction in 2018? by Rajan Philips

Can Chandrika Kumaratunga Save the Maithripala-Ranil Govt From Destruction in 2018? by Rajan Philips

By all accounts the much delayed local government elections will likely be held in January 2018. It will be a couple of weeks after January Read more…

Philippines VP warns of China debt trap, cites Sri Lanka

Philippines VP warns of China debt trap, cites Sri Lanka

Philippines Vice President Leni Robredo has warned that the Philippines could face the same fate as Sri Lanka if it depend too much on China.

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CAN JANUARY 8 MANDATE BE BRUSHED UNDER THE CARPET?

CAN JANUARY 8 MANDATE BE BRUSHED UNDER THE CARPET?

The Presidential Commission of Inquiry (PCoI) into the Treasury bond issue, appointed by President Maithripala Sirisena earlier this year, has now concluded hearing Read more…

Local council polls also may be put off till March or later

Local council polls also may be put off till March or later

Election Commission chief says he is helpless till Gazette notification is issued Musthapha says Nuwara Eliya district issue could be sorted out soon Read more…

Villagers ask for return of Iranaitheevu

Villagers ask for return of Iranaitheevu

While celebrating Deepavali, the people of Iranaitheevu requested the government to expedite the release of their lands. “These are our ancestral lands which we need Read more…

Preferential vote bane of SL politics – Ranil
6 Jun
2013
Written by TELOMedia

Preferential vote bane of SL politics – Ranil »

UNP leader Ranil Wickremesinghe said yesterday that a future government, formed by it, would change the Preferential Voting (PV) system in a Read more…

Govt.’s proposed Code of Media Ethics
6 Jun
2013
Written by TELOMedia

Govt.’s proposed Code of Media Ethics »

The government is in the process of introducing a Code of Media Ethics to all Print and Electronic media with a series Read more…

Govt. not worried if TNA wins NPC elections: Wimal
6 Jun
2013
Written by TELOMedia

Govt. not worried if TNA wins NPC elections: Wimal »

If the Tamils in the North vote the TNA to victory in the scheduled September PC polls it would not be of Read more…

Trouble For Muslim And Left Parties Over New Amendment
6 Jun
2013
Written by TELOMedia

Trouble For Muslim And Left Parties Over New Amendment »

The proposed amendment to the 13th Amendment of the Constitution to dilute the powers of Provincial Councils has already begun to make ripples in the Read more…

HC reserves judgment on closure of High Commission in Sri Lanka
6 Jun
2013
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HC reserves judgment on closure of High Commission in Sri Lanka »

A Division Bench of the Madras High Court here has reserved its judgment on a petition seeking review of an earlier order Read more…

24 TN fishermen arrested by Sri Lanka Navy
6 Jun
2013
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24 TN fishermen arrested by Sri Lanka Navy »

Twenty four Indian fishermen were arrested by Sri Lankan naval men when they were fishing near Katchateevu on Wednesday, officials said.

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Lanka refugee on hunger strike demands release from camp
5 Jun
2013
Written by TELOMedia

Lanka refugee on hunger strike demands release from camp »

A Sri Lankan Tamil refugee lodged in a special camp at Chengelpet has been on hunger strike for the past four days Read more…

New Zealand FM visits Sri Lanka
5 Jun
2013
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New Zealand FM visits Sri Lanka »

Visiting New Zealand Foreign Affairs Minister Murray McCully had bilateral discussions with his Sri Lankan counterpart on Wednesday, ahead of the Commonwealth Read more…

Most food items sold in Jaffna outdated
5 Jun
2013
Written by TELOMedia

Most food items sold in Jaffna outdated »

Jaffna Municipal Council Commissioner, S. Pranavanathan, has expressed concern that most of the food items brought into the Jaffna Peninsula are outdated Read more…

BJP-led delegation arrives in Sri Lanka
5 Jun
2013
Written by TELOMedia

BJP-led delegation arrives in Sri Lanka »

A six member BJP-led delegation arrived in Colombo on Tuesday. The delegation was led by Ravi Shankar Prasad, Deputy Leader of Opposition Read more…