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EC hints of holding PC polls by September

EC hints of holding PC polls by September

The Elections Commission yesterday hinted that the Provincial Council Election could be held in September, since the terms of the Central, Northern and North Western Read more…

A worried India

A worried India

The fresh political crisis in Sri Lanka should have New Delhi concerned. The strong showing by the opposition Sri Lanka People’s Front, led by former Read more…

Cabinet Reshuffle Further Delayed As Several Ministers Refuse To Step Down From Their Current Portfolios

Cabinet Reshuffle Further Delayed As Several Ministers Refuse To Step Down From Their Current Portfolios

The proposed Cabinet reshuffle has been delayed as some Ministers in the UNP have refused to move away from their current portfolios, government sources said. Read more…

Re-think on electoral system for PCs

Re-think on electoral system for PCs

In the aftermath of the defeat at the local government elections, the United National Party (UNP) is said to be considering whether to revert to Read more…

Elections for 6 PCs due in September Postponing Polls a violation of franchise– Deshapriya PCs essential for LG bodies to function

Elections for 6 PCs due in September Postponing Polls a violation of franchise– Deshapriya PCs essential for LG bodies to function

Chairman of the Elections Commission Mahinda Deshapriya says that while the elections to six Provincial Councils are scheduled to be held in September, any attempt Read more…

Military Governor replaced prior to Northern PC Election-TNA
23 Jun
2013
Written by TELOMedia

Military Governor replaced prior to Northern PC Election-TNA »

The Tamil National Alliance(TNA) yesterday called for the Northern Province Governor Major General (Rtd) G.A.Chandrasiri to be replaced with a civilian ahead Read more…

£3,000 bond for Lankans to enter Britain -The Sun
23 Jun
2013
Written by TELOMedia

£3,000 bond for Lankans to enter Britain -The Sun »

Foreigners from “high risk” countries including Sri Lanka will have to pay a £3,000 cash bond to enter Britain under a tough Read more…

Indian pressure forces Govt. to put off crucial amendments
23 Jun
2013
Written by TELOMedia

Indian pressure forces Govt. to put off crucial amendments »

Speculation that New Delhi threatens to boycott C’wealth summit if 13 A is diluted Parliamentary Select Committee to study major devolution issues, Read more…

Bishop Rayappu condemns Keheliya’s comments
22 Jun
2013
Written by TELOMedia

Bishop Rayappu condemns Keheliya’s comments »

Mannar Bishop, Rt. Rev. Rayappu Joseph, condemning the comments made against him by Cabinet Spokesperson, Minister Keheliya Rambukwella, at the weekly press Read more…

Leftist parties to boycott PSC
22 Jun
2013
Written by TELOMedia

Leftist parties to boycott PSC »

The leftist parties of the ruling United People’s Freedom Alliance (UPFA) have decided to boycott the proposed Parliamentary Select Committee (PSC) on Read more…

Matale Mass Grave: The Investigation Has Been Taken Away From The Judiciary- Colombo Telegraph
22 Jun
2013
Written by TELOMedia

Matale Mass Grave: The Investigation Has Been Taken Away From The Judiciary- Colombo Telegraph »

The Rajapaksa Government has decided to appoint a Presidential Commission of Inquiry into the Matale Mass Grave, believed to be of victims Read more…

Cardiff Cricket Violence: Nine Arrested – South Wales Police
22 Jun
2013
Written by TELOMedia

Cardiff Cricket Violence: Nine Arrested – South Wales Police »

There were a number of arrests at day before yesterday’s cricket semi-final India v Sri Lanka at the Swalec Stadium, Cardiff, attended by 15,000 people. Officers Read more…

Jaffna Commander Selected Candidates For SLFP
22 Jun
2013
Written by TELOMedia

Jaffna Commander Selected Candidates For SLFP »

Jaffna Security Forces Commander Major General Mahinda Hathurusinghe and Northern Province Major General  G.A. Chandrasiri have jointly interviewed and selected about 20 candidates for the Read more…

EU support to build 25,000 houses in North and East
21 Jun
2013
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EU support to build 25,000 houses in North and East »

Head of Delegation of the European Union in Sri Lanka Bernard Savage said 25,000 houses will be constructed in the North and Read more…

Speaker names PSC
21 Jun
2013
Written by TELOMedia

Speaker names PSC »

Speaker Chamal Rajapaksa today named a 19 member Parliament Select Committee (PSC) to propose changes to the constitution.

The PSC will be Read more…