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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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Middle East jobs at risk – Rajitha
28 Jun
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Middle East jobs at risk – Rajitha »

Discussions have commenced on removing Sri Lankans who are currently employed in countries such as Saudi Arabia, Minister of Fisheries, Rajitha Senaratna Read more…

Don’t destroy evidence of BBS attacks on Aluthgama, Beruwela Muslims – NSC … and give int’ll community opportunity to interfere
28 Jun
2014
Written by TELO Admin

Don’t destroy evidence of BBS attacks on Aluthgama, Beruwela Muslims – NSC … and give int’ll community opportunity to interfere »

The National Shoora (Consultative) Council (NSC), a grouping of several national level Muslim Organisations said yesterday that the sudden moves to clean up Read more…

Government’s internal battles ooze out
28 Jun
2014
Written by TELO Admin

Government’s internal battles ooze out »

Serious conflicts have developed among Parliamentarians and ministers of the government say reports. This has come to the surface at the District Coordinating Read more…

Pope can do what Cameron did – Solheim
28 Jun
2014
Written by TELO Admin

Pope can do what Cameron did – Solheim »

Former Norwegian peace envoy Eric Solheim has objected to a proposal by Tamil Diaspora leaders that Pope Francis should cancel his Sri Lanka Read more…

Morrison denies refugees in trouble
28 Jun
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Morrison denies refugees in trouble »

The Immigration Minister Scott Morrison has refused to confirm claims by refugee activists that a boat carrying Tamil asylum seekers off the Read more…

Ahead of Presidential polls: Govt. troubled by US-funded project
28 Jun
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Ahead of Presidential polls: Govt. troubled by US-funded project »

The government would investigate local NGOs involved in an unprecedented US project meant to influence the electorate ahead of national level elections Read more…

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe may visit Bangladesh
27 Jun
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe may visit Bangladesh »

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is considering visiting Bangladesh and Sri Lanka in early September, a government source said Friday.

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SL to provide air combat training to Maldives
27 Jun
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

SL to provide air combat training to Maldives »

President Mahinda Rajapaksa on Thursday agreed to help to develop the defence services in the Maldives including air combat training, the President’s Read more…

SL refugee on fast arrested
27 Jun
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

SL refugee on fast arrested »

A Sri Lankan refugee, who was observing a fast unto death demanding the Indian government to hand him and his family to Read more…

Details of 2,000 web child abusers exposed
27 Jun
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Details of 2,000 web child abusers exposed »

The National Child Protection Authority (NCPA) has found details of more than 2,000 persons who had attempted to sexually abuse children through Read more…