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Printing of candidates’ preferential numbers in progress, Government Printer says

Printing of candidates’ preferential numbers in progress, Government Printer says

The printing of candidates’ preferential numbers is in progress and the preferential numbers of candidates in six districts have already been printed, Government Printer Mrs. Read more…

Azath Salley investigated for allegedly influencing police on Mawanella Buddha statues vandalism

Azath Salley investigated for allegedly influencing police on Mawanella Buddha statues vandalism

The Criminal Investigations Department (CID) has commenced investigations against the then governor of the Western Province, Azath Sally, for allegedly pressurizing the police in the Read more…

Demanding compensation for Sri Lanka protest scheduled on 10 June near Chinese Embassy

Demanding compensation for Sri Lanka protest scheduled on 10 June near Chinese Embassy

Health officials have been alerted over a protest scheduled to be staged near the Chinese Embassy in Colombo next week.

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Hoole Sparks Fresh Controversy: “Journalists Supporting SLPP Publishing False Stories About Me: Don’t Vote For People Who Hoodwink The People”

Hoole Sparks Fresh Controversy: “Journalists Supporting SLPP Publishing False Stories About Me: Don’t Vote For People Who Hoodwink The People”

Member of the National Elections Commission Prof. Ratnajeevan Hoole has sparked a fresh controversy over a statement he made to a Jaffna-based TV station.

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Vaccines eventually, human rights immediately – Taylor Dibbert

Vaccines eventually, human rights immediately – Taylor Dibbert

I appreciate British High Commissioner Sarah Hulton’s piece on the UK’s hosting of a Global Vaccine Summit (‘UK hosts virtual Global Vaccine Summit’ – http://www.ft.lk/columns/UK-hosts-virtual-Global-Vaccine-Summit/4-701138).

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Pakistan’s New Defence Attache Greets Commander
28 Aug
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Pakistan’s New Defence Attache Greets Commander »

The newly-appointed Defence Attaché to the High Commission of Pakistan in Colombo, Colonel Mohammed R Irshad Khan, paid a courtesy call on Read more…

U.N. Human Rights Commissioner Navi Pillay: ‘I am supremely confident that I speak with moral authority-CNN
28 Aug
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

U.N. Human Rights Commissioner Navi Pillay: ‘I am supremely confident that I speak with moral authority-CNN »

In a world dominated by conflict, Human Rights are usually the first casualty.

It is the difficult mandate of United Nations Human Read more…

SL Not Interested In 13th Amendment Implementation: Sampanthan
28 Aug
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

SL Not Interested In 13th Amendment Implementation: Sampanthan »

Tamil National Alliance leader and Sri Lankan MP R Sampanthan today alleged that the island nation’s government was not interested in implementing Read more…

Land seizure in Vavuniya, says BBS
27 Aug
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Land seizure in Vavuniya, says BBS »

The Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) today said that politicians were attempting to alter the diversity of population in Sri Lanka by backing Read more…

Envoys, G.L discuss counter moves
27 Aug
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Envoys, G.L discuss counter moves »

External Affairs Minister Professor G L Peiris met Sri Lankan Ambassadors based in Europe and discussed initiatives to counter campaigns against the Read more…

Another break down at Norochcholai
27 Aug
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Another break down at Norochcholai »

The Lakvijaya coal power plant at Norochcholai has faced another break down, affecting power distribution to the national grid, officials said.

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Two Indians arrested in Lanka for possessing sensitive pics
27 Aug
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Two Indians arrested in Lanka for possessing sensitive pics »

Two Indian nationals have been arrested here for allegedly possessing photographs of Sri Lanka’s Parliament and Prime Minister’s residence, police said today.

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Minister Basil inaugurates Achchuvely Industrial Estate in Jaffna
27 Aug
2014
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Minister Basil inaugurates Achchuvely Industrial Estate in Jaffna »

The Achchuvely Industrial Estate in Jaffna district was inaugurated by Basil Rajapaksa, Minister of Economic Development of Sri Lanka and Y.K. Sinha, Read more…

Packer plan for Sri Lanka Crown casino faces fresh delay on legal hitch – minister
27 Aug
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Packer plan for Sri Lanka Crown casino faces fresh delay on legal hitch – minister »

Australian gambling tycoon James Packer’s Crown Ltd is facing months of new delays in building a planned $400 million Sri Lanka hotel Read more…

Sri Lanka election monitors alarm at escalating violence in run-up to voting »

Sri Lankan election monitors on Wednesday voiced alarm at escalating violence in the run up to provincial elections next month with over Read more…