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President Publicly Urges PM Not To Weaken Him: Also Says MR Telephoned Ravi K And Congratulated

President Publicly Urges PM Not To Weaken Him: Also Says MR Telephoned Ravi K And Congratulated

President Maithripala Sirisena publicly urged Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe not to weaken him in his quest against corruption.

“Everyone in the government and the Read more…

Sri Lanka Human Rights Commission summons seven people over forcing principal to kneel before Chief Minister

Sri Lanka Human Rights Commission summons seven people over forcing principal to kneel before Chief Minister

The Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka (HCSL) today has issued summons to seven individuals to appear before the Commission to record a statement in Read more…

British Council showcases “Active Citizens” projects to further promote community cohesion

British Council showcases “Active Citizens” projects to further promote community cohesion

The British Council on Monday showcased its “Active Citizens” projects to further promote community cohesion through networking and interaction, together with delegates from over 30 Read more…

US Embassy and American Center in Colombo back to normal

US Embassy and American Center in Colombo back to normal

Operations at the US Embassy in Sri Lanka has returned to normal, the US Embassy in Colombo said today.

The Embassy said that the American Read more…

Chinese Ambassador and four new envoys present credentials

Chinese Ambassador and four new envoys present credentials

The Chinese Ambassador to Sri Lanka was among five new envoys who presented their credentials to President Maithripala Sirisena today.

The new Ambassador of China 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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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…

severe weather advisory
12 Jun
2013
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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
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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…