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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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Government faced with 13 issues instead of 13th amendment
27 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Government faced with 13 issues instead of 13th amendment »

The United National Party today questioned the government regarding its stance on the 13thamendment to the constitution.

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Police arrest asylum seekers
27 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Police arrest asylum seekers »

The police arrested 23 asylum seekers at Kalawanchikudi while they were preparing to go to a foreign destination by boat this morning.

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Lankan court extends remand of TN fishermen to July 11
27 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Lankan court extends remand of TN fishermen to July 11 »

A court in Sri Lanka has extended to July 11 the remand of the eight fishermen from Tamil Read more…

Imprisoned LTTErs had satellite phones
27 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Imprisoned LTTErs had satellite phones »

An attempt by LTTE inmates, of the New Magazine prison, to arrange a meeting with United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Read more…

A meeting between South Africa & JVP »

A special meeting between visiting Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation of South Africa and Member of the African National Congress Read more…

J’pura University a torture camp »

The University of Sri Jayewardenepura has fast become a torture camp and is unsuitable for academic purposes as the university’s Vice Chancellor Read more…

Pakistani Army Chief to pay 3-day visit to Sri Lanka
26 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Pakistani Army Chief to pay 3-day visit to Sri Lanka »

Pakistani Army Chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani will pay a three-day visit to Sri Lanka starting from Thursday, said an official 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.

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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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