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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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UNP challenges govt. on Mangala
27 Jun
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

UNP challenges govt. on Mangala »

UNP MP Ajith P. Perera said today that government should arrest Mr. Samaraweera if he had divulged State secrets or made a Read more…

SL revokes “ON Arrival Visa” for Pakistanis
27 Jun
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

SL revokes “ON Arrival Visa” for Pakistanis »

Rise in political asylum trend by Pakistanis have provoked Sri Lankan authorities to revoke “On Arrival Visa” facility for Pakistani nationals.

The Read more…

SB recalls JVP terror in universities
27 Jun
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

SB recalls JVP terror in universities »

The government never wanted to disrobe monks who entered universities annually, but some bhikku undergraduates asked their juniors to do so, Higher Read more…

‘Wife’ on murder charge over Geraldton doctor’s death
27 Jun
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

‘Wife’ on murder charge over Geraldton doctor’s death »

Police have charged a woman – reportedly the victim’s wife – over the death of a Geraldton doctor.

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US Lankans stage protest against Buddhist
27 Jun
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

US Lankans stage protest against Buddhist »

Over five hundred Sri Lankan-Americans- Muslims and non-Muslims held a protest demonstration in front of the United Nations on Wednesday to seek Read more…

UNP govt. failed to take adequate action in ’83: Ranil
27 Jun
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

UNP govt. failed to take adequate action in ’83: Ranil »

Admitting that the United National Party (UNP) government did not take adequate action to prevent racial riots in July 1983, Opposition Leader Read more…

Sri Lanka Rights Probe Panel: Amnesty India Hails UN Move
26 Jun
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Sri Lanka Rights Probe Panel: Amnesty India Hails UN Move »

Amnesty International India on Thursday welcomed U.N.’s naming of three experts to conduct a comprehensive probe into alleged human rights violations in Read more…

International Inquiry Panel On SL To Present Preliminary Findings In Septembe
26 Jun
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

International Inquiry Panel On SL To Present Preliminary Findings In Septembe »

Regardless of Sri Lanka’s cooperation with the OHCHR-led inquiry, the UN War Crimes Inquiry Panel on Sri Lanka will present its preliminary Read more…

US tells Lanka to take concrete steps
26 Jun
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

US tells Lanka to take concrete steps »

The United States (US) has urged the Sri Lankan Government to take concrete steps to address outstanding concerns related to democratic governance, Read more…

Lanka issues a travel advice for Iraq
26 Jun
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Lanka issues a travel advice for Iraq »

The External Affairs Ministry of Sri Lanka today issued a travel advice for Iraq as a result of the violence being experienced Read more…