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“National duty of SLFP is to accept their candidate”: S. B. Dissanayake

“National duty of SLFP is to accept their candidate”: S. B. Dissanayake

Convening a media briefing in Kandy today (August 18), SLFP MP S.B. Dissanayake commented on the on-going discussions between the SLFP and the SLPP.

He Read more…

Prez polls on Nov. 16 : PM post for Maithri?

Prez polls on Nov. 16 : PM post for Maithri?

The Presidential Election is likely to be held on November 16, reports say.

However, the Chairman of the Elections Commission had earlier stated that the Read more…

JVP declares leader Anura Kumara Dissanayake as presidential candidate

JVP declares leader Anura Kumara Dissanayake as presidential candidate

Sri Lanka’s Marxist party, Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) Sunday announced the party leader Anura Kumara Dissanayake as the presidential candidate of the National People’s Power Read more…

US suspends SOFA talks till presidential poll is over

US suspends SOFA talks till presidential poll is over

The United States has told Sri Lanka that it will suspend talks on the controversial Status of Forces Agreement (SOFA) with Sri Lanka until the Read more…

Candidate Gota: Tamil voters fear return of military rule, white vans and anti-minority policies

Candidate Gota: Tamil voters fear return of military rule, white vans and anti-minority policies

Days after the announcement of Gotabaya Rajapaksa’s presidential candidacy, a quick voice-of-the-people survey conducted on the streets of Colombo by the Sunday Observer exposed how Read more…

NPC: Polls Chief to get down foreign monitors
15 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

NPC: Polls Chief to get down foreign monitors »

Elections Commissioner Mahinda Deshapriya today assured he would strive hard to obtain the services of foreign monitors for the Northern Provincial Council Read more…

Freedom party central committee approval on 13th amendment
14 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Freedom party central committee approval on 13th amendment »

SLFP Central Committee has approved the decision taken at the cabinet meeting yesterday with regard to the 13th amendment.

The SLFP  Central Read more…

Australia sends back more Sri Lankans
14 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Australia sends back more Sri Lankans »

Australia says another 41 Sri Lankans have been sent back home taking the number to almost 1250 Sri Lankans returned since last August.

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Vass threatens CID officers
14 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Vass threatens CID officers »

DIG Vass Gunawardene, who is being investigated for his alleged involvement in the murder of millionaire businessman, Mohamed Shiyam, had bragged that Read more…

Sri Lanka to host Commonwealth Heads despite human rights concerns
14 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Sri Lanka to host Commonwealth Heads despite human rights concerns »

Foreign Minister Murray McCully said Sri Lanka’s hosting of the Commonwealth Heads of Government meeting in November will focus international scrutiny on Read more…

Indonesian police arrest 43 Lankans
14 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Indonesian police arrest 43 Lankans »

The police in West Java, Indonesia arrested 43 illegal immigrants from Sri Lanka yesterday.

They were arrested after being detected at the Sindangbarang Read more…

DEW, Vasu, Tissa oppose Govt. proposals to dilute 13A in writing
14 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

DEW, Vasu, Tissa oppose Govt. proposals to dilute 13A in writing »

The socialist alliance within the ruling UPFA coalition yesterday submitted a cabinet memorandum laying out their reasons to oppose the Government’s moves Read more…

Urgent bill to dilute 13A powers
13 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Urgent bill to dilute 13A powers »

An urgent bill which seeks to change a clause in the 13th Amendment to the constitution, will be submitted to Parliament soon.

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President to visit Killinochchi
13 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

President to visit Killinochchi »

President Mahinda Rajapaksa is to undertake a visit to Killinochchi on Saturday, the EPDP media unit said today.

The EPDP said that Read more…

Appoint civilian instead of Rtd. Military officer as NP Governor – Ranil
13 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Appoint civilian instead of Rtd. Military officer as NP Governor – Ranil »

In a letter to President Mahinda Rajapaksa, Opposition Leader Ranil Wickremasinghe today called for the appointment of a civilian instead of a Read more…