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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…

Rudrakumar wants ties with India
13 Jun
2013
Written by TELOMedia

Rudrakumar wants ties with India »

Former LTTE member and peace negotiator V. Rudrakumar, who is now the self appointed ‘Prime Minister’ of the Transnational Government of Tamil Eelam Read more…

DIG Vaas remanded over murder
13 Jun
2013
Written by TELOMedia

DIG Vaas remanded over murder »

Police DIG Vaas Gunawardena has been remanded over the murder of a businessman from Bambalapitiya.

He was ordered to be remanded till Read more…

UN gives all clear for Sri Lanka
13 Jun
2013
Written by TELOMedia

UN gives all clear for Sri Lanka »

Sri Lanka is no more included in the UN Secretary General’s annual report on children in armed conflict, the office of the Read more…

UNP and the JHU had decided to continue dialogue
12 Jun
2013
Written by TELOMedia

UNP and the JHU had decided to continue dialogue »

The opposition UNP and the JHU had decided to continue dialogue in order to reach a consensus on the amendments to the Read more…

No changes to the 13 amendment
12 Jun
2013
Written by TELOMedia

No changes to the 13 amendment »

The President last week gave one week ultimatum to discuss the 2 clauses of the 13th Amendment after government coalition members Ministers Read more…

strengthening laws against people smuggling
12 Jun
2013
Written by TELOMedia

strengthening laws against people smuggling »

The government is looking at strengthening laws against people smuggling by amendments the Immigration and Emigrants Act.

Top officials from Australian and Sri Lanka Read more…

Rising Muslim-Buddhist tensions in Sri Lanka
12 Jun
2013
Written by TELOMedia

Rising Muslim-Buddhist tensions in Sri Lanka »

An increasing number of Muslim Sri Lankans, who make up around 9 percent of the population, are feeling uneasy amid fears of Read more…

US wants accountability in Lanka
12 Jun
2013
Written by TELOMedia

US wants accountability in Lanka »

The United Sates says it is looking for Sri Lanka to proceed with accountability and genuine reconciliation and will be watching “very Read more…

Faizer, Thambimuttu make case for dilution of 13A
12 Jun
2013
Written by TELOMedia

Faizer, Thambimuttu make case for dilution of 13A »

Sri Lanka Freedom Party strongmen yesterday lent their voices to growing calls from far right factions of the ruling UPFA coalition for Read more…

Rajapaksa Government is discussing an alternate plan
12 Jun
2013
Written by TELOMedia

Rajapaksa Government is discussing an alternate plan »

The Mahinda Rajapaksa Government is discussing an alternate plan in the event that it is unable to pass the amendment to Read more…