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EC asks Prez to consult SC on election date

EC asks Prez to consult SC on election date

The Election Commission has requested for making a reference to the Supreme Court on the next election date , informed sources said. The Commission has Read more…

Premadasa to ensure Sri Lanka’s relationship with India is kept at best possible level

Premadasa to ensure Sri Lanka’s relationship with India is kept at best possible level

In the midst of preparing for elections in Sri Lanka, main Opposition leader and former minister and presidential hopeful Sajith Premadasa speaks to The New Read more…

Toll of COVID-19 cases rises 159

Toll of COVID-19 cases rises 159

The number of COVID – 19 patients in the country has risen to 159, health officials said, after eight persons tested positive for the virus Read more…

Sri Lanka and World Bank sign deal on $128.6M financial assistance to battle Covid-19

Sri Lanka and World Bank sign deal on $128.6M financial assistance to battle Covid-19

The International Development Association (IDA) and the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) of the World Bank Group agreed to provide financing assistance amounting Read more…

Amnesty urges final rites of minority groups be respected

Amnesty urges final rites of minority groups be respected

Sri Lanka’s authorities must respect the right of religious minorities to carry out the final rites of their relatives in accordance with their own traditions 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…

13A dilution bid worries India
13 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

13A dilution bid worries India »

India is deeply worried about the seemingly determined efforts being made by the Sri Lankan government to dilute provisions of the 13th Read more…

Australia to free Tamil family
13 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Australia to free Tamil family »

A family of five Tamil refugees – including a toddler born in detention almost three years ago – have been cleared for Read more…

Rudrakumar wants ties with India
13 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Rudrakumar wants ties with India »

Former LTTE member and peace negotiator V. Rudrakumar, who is now the self appointed ‘Prime Minister’ of the Transnational Government of Tamil Eelam Read more…

DIG Vaas remanded over murder
13 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

DIG Vaas remanded over murder »

Police DIG Vaas Gunawardena has been remanded over the murder of a businessman from Bambalapitiya.

He was ordered to be remanded till Read more…

UN gives all clear for Sri Lanka
13 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

UN gives all clear for Sri Lanka »

Sri Lanka is no more included in the UN Secretary General’s annual report on children in armed conflict, the office of the Read more…

UNP and the JHU had decided to continue dialogue
12 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

UNP and the JHU had decided to continue dialogue »

The opposition UNP and the JHU had decided to continue dialogue in order to reach a consensus on the amendments to the Read more…

No changes to the 13 amendment
12 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

No changes to the 13 amendment »

The President last week gave one week ultimatum to discuss the 2 clauses of the 13th Amendment after government coalition members Ministers Read more…