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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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Sri Lanka protests UK visa bond
29 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Sri Lanka protests UK visa bond »

Sri Lanka has registered a protest over a proposed visa scheme of the UK that would require first time travellers from six Read more…

US citizens cautioned
29 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

US citizens cautioned »

The US State Department has cautioned it’s citizens when visiting Sri Lanka of crimes targeting foreigners.

The updated travel information for US Read more…

Pillay wants probe on war
29 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Pillay wants probe on war »

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay, who is scheduled to visit Sri Lanka in August, says an international independent investigation Read more…

Commonwelath backs Sri Lanka
28 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Commonwelath backs Sri Lanka »

Commonwealth Secretary-General Kamalesh Sharma says the Commonwealth will continue to offer Sri Lanka assistance to impliment the Lessons Learned and Reconciliation Commission Read more…

More Sri Lankans returned by Australia
28 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

More Sri Lankans returned by Australia »

A further 22 Sri Lankan irregular maritime arrivals have been returned to Colombo after failing to meet Australia’s international obligations, the Australian Read more…

Clash in Valachchennai
28 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Clash in Valachchennai »

A clash occurred between two groups in Valchchennai this evening, the police said.

The clash occurred between two communities over the distribution Read more…

TNA ready to resume talks with Govt.
28 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

TNA ready to resume talks with Govt. »

Leader of the Tamil National Alliance (TNA), R. Sampanthan, in a second round meeting with the South African delegation led by Deputy Read more…

Pillaiyan vows to protect 13A
28 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Pillaiyan vows to protect 13A »

Former Chief Minister of the Eastern Provincial Council (EPC) and Presidential Adviser on Eastern Provincial Affairs, Sivanesathurai Chandrakanthan, alias Pillaiyan, said his Read more…

Pakistan’s Army Chief Arrives
28 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Pakistan’s Army Chief Arrives »

Pakistan’s Chief of Army Staff, the four-star General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani, at the invitation of his Sri Lankan counterpart, arrived in Sri Read more…

We Have No connection With The Govt- BBS
28 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

We Have No connection With The Govt- BBS »

“We are not supported by the government as accused by many people including the media,” the chief executive officer of the Bodu Read more…