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Power highly centralized in the government : Dr Jayatilleka

Power highly centralized in the government : Dr Jayatilleka

A former Sri Lankan ambassador has blamed the government over a power monopoly, citing that power has been highly centralized in the administration.

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SLPP prepared to renegotiate agreements with other countries

SLPP prepared to renegotiate agreements with other countries

The Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) is prepared to renegotiate agreements Sri Lanka has already signed with other countries, SLPP founder Basil Rajapaksa said today.

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Work on 10 Colombo Port City bridges expedited

Work on 10 Colombo Port City bridges expedited

As per Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa’s instructions the Urban Development, Water Supply and Housing Facilities Ministry has expedited the construction of 10 bridges within the Read more…

Rathana Thera calls for banning burka, madrasas

Rathana Thera calls for banning burka, madrasas

Leader of the Ape Jana Bala Party Ven. Aturaliye Rathana Thera, yesterday, asked the government to ban madrasas, burka and Kathi courts within one week. Read more…

“If President Rajapaksa signs the MCC agreement he will commit political suicide” – Federation of National Organisations

“If President Rajapaksa signs the MCC agreement he will commit political suicide” – Federation of National Organisations

A Nationalist organisation is saying that if President Gotabaya Rajapaksa signs the controversial Millennium Challenge Compact (MCC) he will “be committing political suicide.”

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Two shot dead in Grandpass
30 Jun
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Two shot dead in Grandpass »

At least two individuals were shot dead and two others injured when an unidentified gunman opened fire at a group of people Read more…

Modi to meet TNA
30 Jun
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Modi to meet TNA »

The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) would hold talks with newly elected Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi next month, party Read more…

Coast Guard rules out Illegal Transport of refugees from Pondy
30 Jun
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Coast Guard rules out Illegal Transport of refugees from Pondy »

Puducherry Coast Guard, Marine Police and other agencies have no information on the reported illegal transportation of 152 Sri Lankan refugees by Read more…

SL offers ‘help’ with asylum-seekers
29 Jun
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

SL offers ‘help’ with asylum-seekers »

Sri Lanka stands ready to co-operate with Australia in what was shaping last night as the most public test of the Coalition’s Read more…

Aluthgama, Beruwala incidents have tarnished country’s image – Ranil
29 Jun
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Aluthgama, Beruwala incidents have tarnished country’s image – Ranil »

The Aluthgama and Beruwala incidents had not affected the Muslims alone but the entire country as its image had been tarnished, said Read more…

Massive racket: Customs detain 400 luxury vehicles
29 Jun
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Massive racket: Customs detain 400 luxury vehicles »

Some 400 luxury vehicles have been detained by the Customs after revelations that they were undervalued and classed as used vehicles, depriving Read more…

SL Navy Arrests 17 Tamil Nadu Fishermen
29 Jun
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

SL Navy Arrests 17 Tamil Nadu Fishermen »

The Sri Lankan Navy today arrested 17 fishermen along with their three boats when they were fishing near Katchatheevu, police said here.

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Irish MP Wants UK To Act On Lanka
29 Jun
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Irish MP Wants UK To Act On Lanka »

An Irish parliamentarian has asked the British government to use its not inconsiderable international influence to advocate a patient approach in Sri Read more…

Dambulla Mosque Cannot Be Relocated – SLMC
29 Jun
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Dambulla Mosque Cannot Be Relocated – SLMC »

The Sri Lanka Muslim Congress (SLMC) decided yesterday that its stand on the mosque in Dambulla is that the mosque must remain Read more…

Four Sri Lankan Allies Out Of UNHRC
29 Jun
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Four Sri Lankan Allies Out Of UNHRC »

Four countries that voted against the US backed resolution on Sri Lanka at the 19th UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) sessions in Read more…