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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…

Send back Lankan defence officers training in Tamil Nadu
9 Jun
2013
Written by TELOMedia

Send back Lankan defence officers training in Tamil Nadu »

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa has strongly urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to instruct officials to send back two Sri Lankan Read more…

India, US should put pressure on Sri Lanka on Tamils issue
9 Jun
2013
Written by TELOMedia

India, US should put pressure on Sri Lanka on Tamils issue »

The decades long civil war in Sri Lanka ended in May 2009, with the killing of top LTTE leaders including its chief Read more…

Najeeb. A .Majeed has approved to American corner,Trincomalee
9 Jun
2013
Written by TELOMedia

Najeeb. A .Majeed has approved to American corner,Trincomalee »

Eastern Province Chief Minister Najeeb Abdul Majeed has approved the opening of the American corner at the Trincomalee Urban Council.

Majeed said Read more…

France said there was “no evidence at all” to suggest that Prageeth Ekneligoda
9 Jun
2013
Written by TELOMedia

France said there was “no evidence at all” to suggest that Prageeth Ekneligoda »

France said yesterday there was “no evidence at all” to suggest that journalist Prageeth Ekneligoda, who disappeared in Sri Lanka three years Read more…

Matale town listed as Muslim Town’ by Nokia Maps
9 Jun
2013
Written by TELOMedia

Matale town listed as Muslim Town’ by Nokia Maps »

Matale, a scenic town in the Central Province has been listed as ‘Muslim Town’ by Nokia Maps.

Matale is located 142 kilometers Read more…

Sri lanka fresh moves to tighten their control of the press-CPJ
9 Jun
2013
Written by TELOMedia

Sri lanka fresh moves to tighten their control of the press-CPJ »

In Sri Lanka, where there has seldom been good news for the media in recent years, things have taken a further turn Read more…

Arundhika telling lies-Wediwardane
8 Jun
2013
Written by TELOMedia

Arundhika telling lies-Wediwardane »

Journalist Manjula Wediwardane, who is living in France has denied UPFA MP Arundhika Fernando’s claims that he had introduced disappeared journalist Prageeth Read more…

Chinese Military training for Sri Lankan forces
8 Jun
2013
Written by TELOMedia

Chinese Military training for Sri Lankan forces »

Firming up its ties with Sri Lanka, China has granted fresh development loans worth 2.2 billion US Dollars for infrastructure projects and Read more…

Inclement weather affects many areas.5 died
8 Jun
2013
Written by TELOMedia

Inclement weather affects many areas.5 died »

5 fishermen who set sail from Beruwala, Ahungalle, Galle & Ginthota have died in boat accidents caused due to inclement weather.

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BJP sees need for devolution-The Hindu
8 Jun
2013
Written by TELOMedia

BJP sees need for devolution-The Hindu »

Sri Lanka’s post-war context requires empowerment along with development, and holding a free and fair election in the north, along with devolution, Read more…