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EC hints of holding PC polls by September

EC hints of holding PC polls by September

The Elections Commission yesterday hinted that the Provincial Council Election could be held in September, since the terms of the Central, Northern and North Western Read more…

A worried India

A worried India

The fresh political crisis in Sri Lanka should have New Delhi concerned. The strong showing by the opposition Sri Lanka People’s Front, led by former Read more…

Cabinet Reshuffle Further Delayed As Several Ministers Refuse To Step Down From Their Current Portfolios

Cabinet Reshuffle Further Delayed As Several Ministers Refuse To Step Down From Their Current Portfolios

The proposed Cabinet reshuffle has been delayed as some Ministers in the UNP have refused to move away from their current portfolios, government sources said. Read more…

Re-think on electoral system for PCs

Re-think on electoral system for PCs

In the aftermath of the defeat at the local government elections, the United National Party (UNP) is said to be considering whether to revert to Read more…

Elections for 6 PCs due in September Postponing Polls a violation of franchise– Deshapriya PCs essential for LG bodies to function

Elections for 6 PCs due in September Postponing Polls a violation of franchise– Deshapriya PCs essential for LG bodies to function

Chairman of the Elections Commission Mahinda Deshapriya says that while the elections to six Provincial Councils are scheduled to be held in September, any attempt Read more…

Cabinet Reshuffle In Next 48 Hours: PM Tells Party More Responsibilities Will Be Given To Youngsters
21 Feb
2018
Written by TELOadmin

Cabinet Reshuffle In Next 48 Hours: PM Tells Party More Responsibilities Will Be Given To Youngsters »

The proposed Cabinet reshuffle will take place within the next 48 hours, informed government sources told Asian Mirror.

It will be the third reshuffle Read more…

Army denies any terrorist involvement in Diyathalawa bus fire, 12 security forces personnel among 19 injured
21 Feb
2018
Written by TELOadmin

Army denies any terrorist involvement in Diyathalawa bus fire, 12 security forces personnel among 19 injured »

A fire and a subsequent explosion in a private passenger bus travelling from Jaffna to Diyathalawa injured 19 passengers including 12 security force personnel.

The Read more…

SLRC’s ‘Reconciliation Channel’ launched
21 Feb
2018
Written by TELOadmin

SLRC’s ‘Reconciliation Channel’ launched »

The ‘Reconciliation Channel,’a new Tamil language channel under the Sri Lanka Rupavahini Corporation (SLRC) was launched yesterday, presided over by President Maithripala Sirisena.

This new Read more…

Tamil Tiger due to be deported says he will face torture in Sri Lanka
21 Feb
2018
Written by TELOadmin

Tamil Tiger due to be deported says he will face torture in Sri Lanka »

(ABC) A Sri Lankan asylum seeker who claims he once built warships for the Tamil Tigers says he will be tortured and possibly killed in Read more…

MR must merge North and East – Karuna
20 Feb
2018
Written by TELOadmin

MR must merge North and East – Karuna »

Leader of Tamil United Freedom Front (TUFF) Vinayagamoorthy Muralitharan, alias Karuna Amman said he would become an ally of the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) Read more…

Sampanthan slams Rajapaksa for Tamil Eelam remarks
20 Feb
2018
Written by TELOadmin

Sampanthan slams Rajapaksa for Tamil Eelam remarks »

Emphasises that contrary to what the former President claims, his party seeks solution within the framework of ‘a single, undivided country’ Leader of Opposition and Read more…

UNP To Hold Another Round Of Talks On Cabinet Reshuffle: “Negotiations May Not Be A Smooth Process”
20 Feb
2018
Written by TELOadmin

UNP To Hold Another Round Of Talks On Cabinet Reshuffle: “Negotiations May Not Be A Smooth Process” »

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and UNP seniors are likely to hold another round of discussions today with President Maithripala Sirisena on the proposed Cabinet reshuffle. Read more…

Cabinet reshuffle tomorrow?
20 Feb
2018
Written by TELOadmin

Cabinet reshuffle tomorrow? »

A Cabinet reshuffle is likely to take place tomorrow (Feb. 21), which could see several key UNP ministerial portfolios change hands, according to reports.

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Killing of Vijaya
20 Feb
2018
Written by TELOadmin

Killing of Vijaya »

On 12 Feb. 1988 Vijaya Kumaratunga participated in a ceremony organised by the H.R. Jothipala Commemoration Society, where he declared open H. R. Jothipala Mawatha. Read more…

‘Defeat fault of President, Premier: 19-A ensures continuation of cabinet’ ULF post-mortem
20 Feb
2018
Written by TELOadmin

‘Defeat fault of President, Premier: 19-A ensures continuation of cabinet’ ULF post-mortem »

Constitutional affairs expert and National List MP Dr. Jayampathy Wickramaratne yesterday said the 19th Amendment to the Constitution guaranteed the continuation of the existing cabinet of Read more…