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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…

severe weather advisory
12 Jun
2013
Written by TELOMedia

severe weather advisory »

The department of meteorology has issued a severe weather advisory for the next 24 hours.

The advisory said that another rain spell Read more…

Christine Robichon has been briefed on land issues
12 Jun
2013
Written by TELOMedia

Christine Robichon has been briefed on land issues »

Christine Robichon, the Ambassador of France to Sri Lanka and the Maldives, has been briefed on land issues in the Eastern Province, Read more…

Manmohan Singh to reopen and review the 1974 agreement -Vijayakant
12 Jun
2013
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Manmohan Singh to reopen and review the 1974 agreement -Vijayakant »

DMDK founder and Leader of Opposition in the Tamil Nadu assembly A. Vijayakant has urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to reopen and Read more…

Ranil’s convoy attacked in Balapitiya
11 Jun
2013
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Ranil’s convoy attacked in Balapitiya »

The convoy of UNP leader Ranil Wickremesinghe was attacked in Balapitiya this evening, party sources said.

Wickremesinghe had gone to visit the Read more…

Sri Lankan political party accuses India of interference
11 Jun
2013
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Sri Lankan political party accuses India of interference »

A coalition partner of the Sri Lankan government on Tuesday accused India of attempting to interfere in Sri Lanka’s internal affairs.

The Read more…

India seeks urgent meeting with TNA
11 Jun
2013
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India seeks urgent meeting with TNA »

The Indian government has sought an urgent meeting with the Tamil National Alliance (TNA) on the 13th Amendment to the constitution, the Read more…

UK introduces new fast-track visa service in SL
11 Jun
2013
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UK introduces new fast-track visa service in SL »

Britain has introduced a new fast-track Visa service in Sri Lanka with effect from June 24, 2013, the British High Commission in Read more…

Second asylum-seeker boat may have capsized
11 Jun
2013
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Second asylum-seeker boat may have capsized »

Another asylum seeker boat is feared to have capsized off Australia, with authorities searching for a missing vessel since yesterday.

Australian Maritime Read more…

Manmohan Singh Angered By Mahinda Rajapaksa’s
11 Jun
2013
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Manmohan Singh Angered By Mahinda Rajapaksa’s »

Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is “extremely annoyed”by Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa’s recent subtle efforts to undermine the quantum of devolution Read more…

Vote as you wish on 13A says MR
11 Jun
2013
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Vote as you wish on 13A says MR »

President Mahinda Rajapaksa told the coalition partners of the United Peoples Freedom Alliance (UPFA) that they can vote as they wish in Read more…