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World Bank downgrades Sri Lanka

World Bank downgrades Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka has been downgraded by the World Bank to a lower middle income country from an upper middle income one in their latest country Read more…

Election observers to monitor social media

Election observers to monitor social media

Election watchdog, the People’s Action for Free and Fair Elections has decided to deploy a special team to monitor posts and publications related to the Read more…

TUFF bargaining with government at present; says Karuna Amman

TUFF bargaining with government at present; says Karuna Amman

Vinayagamoorthy Muralitharan alias ‘Karuna Amman’, the leader of the Tamil United Freedom Front said his party is at present bargaining with the Government to decide Read more…

Each Cabinet Minister asked to submit opinion on MCC proposal

Each Cabinet Minister asked to submit opinion on MCC proposal

Each Cabinet Minister has been asked to submit their individual opinions on the proposed Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) agreement.

Cabinet co-spokesman Bandula Gunawardena said that Read more…

More security provided to Kochchikade St. Anthony’s Shrine

More security provided to Kochchikade St. Anthony’s Shrine

Defence Secretary Maj.Gen. (Retd) Kamal Gunaratne, who visited the St. Anthony’s Shrine, Kochchikade, on Tuesday (1), has taken swift measures to strengthen security and also Read more…

Wimal accuses Chandrika »

National Freedom Front (NFF) leader and Minister Wimal Weerawansa today accused former President Chandrika Kumaratunga of attempting to split the Sri Lanka Read more…

TNA and DPF hold talks
26 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

TNA and DPF hold talks »

The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) had talks yesterday evening with the Democratic People’s Front (DPF) on the upcoming northern elections.

A TNA Read more…

Rajapaksa To Dissolve Eastern Provincial Council
26 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Rajapaksa To Dissolve Eastern Provincial Council »

At a meeting held today at Temple Trees, President Rajapaksa wanted his close political advisors to consider dissolving the Eastern Provincial Council.

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Sri Lanka: A State In Danger
26 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Sri Lanka: A State In Danger »

Sri Lanka slipped down to the 29th position on the 2013 Failed States Index, compiled annually by the Fund for Peace Read more…

The SL Army Sabotages Awareness Program On Laws Related To Land Grabbing
26 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

The SL Army Sabotages Awareness Program On Laws Related To Land Grabbing »

The Army and the Divisional Secretariat have sabotaged a civil society awareness program on laws related to the unlawful land grabbing by Read more…

Army turns down Indian offer »

The army says it had turned down an offer by India to train two Sri Lankan officers at another location as opposed Read more…

BJP slams Indian policy on Lanka
25 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

BJP slams Indian policy on Lanka »

India’s main opposition BJP today slammed the Indian central government over its foreign policy with Sri Lanka.

BJP leader Jaswant Singh said that Read more…

South Africa offers to mediate
25 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

South Africa offers to mediate »

South Africa has offered to mediate between the government and the Tamil National Alliance (TNA) to resume direct talks, the TNA said.

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G.L guarantees safety of returnees
25 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

G.L guarantees safety of returnees »

Sri Lanka’s minister for external affairs GL Peiris says he can guarantee the safety of people returning to Sri Lanka after failed Read more…

Former DIG Vaas Gunawardena remanded until July 9
25 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Former DIG Vaas Gunawardena remanded until July 9 »

Former DIG Vaas Gunawardena was further remanded until July 9 by the Colombo Magistrate Court after he was arrested in connection with Read more…