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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…

Move to dilute 13-A: Friday Forum urges political parties to resist
10 Jun
2013
Written by TELOMedia

Move to dilute 13-A: Friday Forum urges political parties to resist »

The Friday Forum has urged political parties and civil society groups to oppose government moves to dilute the 13th Amendment to the Read more…

Eknaligoda’s wife willing to debate MP
10 Jun
2013
Written by TELOMedia

Eknaligoda’s wife willing to debate MP »

Missing journalist Prageeth Eknaligoda’s wife Sandhya today urged MP Arundhika Fernando to come forward and debate her to validate the recent statements Read more…

Homagama judge freed on bail
10 Jun
2013
Written by TELOMedia

Homagama judge freed on bail »

Homagama District Court Judge Sunil Abeysinghe was freed on bail today by the Colombo Chief Magistrate.

He is alleged to have solicited a Read more…

Catholic Bishops’ Conference requests govt. to discuss new Constitution
10 Jun
2013
Written by TELOMedia

Catholic Bishops’ Conference requests govt. to discuss new Constitution »

The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Sri Lanka requested the government not to proceed with amending the 13th amendment but to discuss with Read more…

UK’s Most Influential Trade Unions To Support ‘Tamil Freedom Struggle’
10 Jun
2013
Written by TELOMedia

UK’s Most Influential Trade Unions To Support ‘Tamil Freedom Struggle’ »

“The union representatives recounted the role the unions have historically played in bringing global injustices – such as Apartheid in South Africa Read more…

Boat with up to 60 migrants sinks
9 Jun
2013
Written by TELOMedia

Boat with up to 60 migrants sinks »

A boat carrying up to 60 asylum seekers has capsized in the Indian Ocean en route to Australia, with 13 people confirmed Read more…

India will push for 13A in full
9 Jun
2013
Written by TELOMedia

India will push for 13A in full »

India says it will push for the implementation of the 13th Amendment to the constitution in full.

Speaking to the Jaffna based Read more…

More arrests over Lankan couple case
9 Jun
2013
Written by TELOMedia

More arrests over Lankan couple case »

Two persons, including a key accused wanted for the abduction of a Sri Lankan born British couple in Chennai recently were arrested Read more…

Death toll rises, search continues
9 Jun
2013
Written by TELOMedia

Death toll rises, search continues »

The death toll from the stormy weather conditions has risen to 27 with 29 others still missing at sea, the Disaster Management Read more…

Army rejects allegations on theft
9 Jun
2013
Written by TELOMedia

Army rejects allegations on theft »

The army has rejected allegations that some soldiers had been involved in stealing items from three Hindu temples in Batticaloa.

Army spokesman Brigadier Read more…