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India pledges to support Sri Lanka’s economic recovery

India pledges to support Sri Lanka’s economic recovery

India has agreed to increase its participation in Sri Lanka’s post-COVID-19 economic recovery, and to strengthen defence and security cooperation, the Indian High Commission to Read more…

FR petitions challenging election date to be taken up again on June 01

FR petitions challenging election date to be taken up again on June 01

The Supreme Court has postponed further consideration of the fundamental rights petitions filed challenging the election date, until 10.00 a.m. Monday (June 01).

The Supreme Read more…

Elections Department Informs Government Printers Department To Initiate Preparatory Work To Print Ballot Papers For GE

Elections Department Informs Government Printers Department To Initiate Preparatory Work To Print Ballot Papers For GE

The Elections Department has informed the Government Printers Department to initiate preparatory work to print ballot papers for the upcoming Parliamentary election.

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UNP Decides To Expel Sajith,Kabir, Harsha And 96 Others Who Handed Over Nominations From The Samagi Jana Balawegaya

UNP Decides To Expel Sajith,Kabir, Harsha And 96 Others Who Handed Over Nominations From The Samagi Jana Balawegaya

Chairman of the United National Party (UNP), Kabir Hashim, Deputy Leader of the UNP, Sajith Premadasa, and Treasurer, Harsha de Silva, are among the 99 Read more…

EC awaits final draft of health guidelines to get on with general election work

EC awaits final draft of health guidelines to get on with general election work

The Election Commission (EC) was awaiting the final draft of the health guidelines for the conduct of the general election 2020, EC Chairman Mahinda Deshapriya Read more…

GL blames Canada for ” relentlessly pursuing” SL
22 May
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

GL blames Canada for ” relentlessly pursuing” SL »

Minister of External Affairs Professor G.L.Peries in Parliament today blamed Canada for relentlessly trying to stop the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) being Read more…

Tamara re-elected as Chairperson-Rapporteur of the UN Working Group-The Island
22 May
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Tamara re-elected as Chairperson-Rapporteur of the UN Working Group-The Island »

Tamara Kunanayakam, Sri Lanka’s former Permanent Representative to the United Nations in Geneva, was re-elected as Chairperson-Rapporteur of the UN Human Rights Read more…

UNP open for change on devolution
22 May
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

UNP open for change on devolution »

The main opposition United National Party (UNP) said yesterday it was considering a change in its stance on power devolution and instead Read more…

Champika to submit motion on 13A »

Government Minister and Jathika Hela Urumaya leader Patali Champika Ranawaka is to submit a private member’s motion in parliament this week against Read more…

Army to shift most camps to Palaly
21 May
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Army to shift most camps to Palaly »

The army will shift most of the camps in the Jaffna peninsula to Palaly, Army Commander Lieutenant General Jagath Jayasuriya said today.

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Lankan in Chennai murders family
21 May
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Lankan in Chennai murders family »

A 48-year-old Sri Lankan Tamil settled in Chennai killed his mother, wife and daughter by slitting their throats before committing suicide by Read more…

Two Japanese warships In Colombo
21 May
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Two Japanese warships In Colombo »

Two Japan Maritime Self Defence Force (JMSDF) ships, “Suzunami” and “Kirisame” arrived at the Port of Trincomalee today on a goodwill and Read more…

Differences over Sampur resolved
21 May
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Differences over Sampur resolved »

With differences over the operation and maintenance (O&M) charges and the gross heat rate issues in the power purchase agreement (PPA) sorted Read more…

Court to hear land acquisition case
21 May
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Court to hear land acquisition case »

The Court of Appeal yesterday decided to hear the case filed against the acquisition of civilian land by the government in Jaffna.

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US says Muslims in Lanka discriminated
21 May
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

US says Muslims in Lanka discriminated »

The US State Department says intolerance of, and discrimination against, Muslims by some Buddhists saw an increase in Sri Lanka last year.

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