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JVP Fully Supports Amendments To PC Elections

JVP Fully Supports Amendments To PC Elections

JVP Fully Supports Amendments To PC Elections: Says Elections Were No Different To a Mega Teledrama During Rajapaksa Era

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GTF leader visits Sri Lanka for talks

GTF leader visits Sri Lanka for talks

GTF leader is in Sri Lanka for the first time since a ban on him and his organisation was lifted.

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Steering Committee Interim Report Wants “Unitary”in English Replaced by “Aikeeya Raajyaya” in Sinhala and “Orumiththa Naadu” in Tamil

Steering Committee Interim Report Wants “Unitary”in English Replaced by “Aikeeya Raajyaya” in Sinhala and “Orumiththa Naadu” in Tamil

The Steering Committee, tasked with drafting a new constitution has raised the hackles of some of its members by proposing that the term, Read more…

PC delimitation to be completed in four months

PC delimitation to be completed in four months

The Government yesterday denied that elections reforms were targeted at delaying polls and emphasised it would work to hold elections as soon as Read more…

UN says many still face discrimination and hate in Sri Lanka

UN says many still face discrimination and hate in Sri Lanka

The United Nations (UN) says many still face discrimination and hate in Sri Lanka, despite the end of the war.

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PC polls to be held under Electorate system – President
17 Sep
2017
Written by TELOadmin

PC polls to be held under Electorate system – President »

President Maithripala Sirisena has declared that the upcoming Provincial Council Polls will be held under the Electorate system and that the same system Read more…

Sri Lanka peace NGO urges government to implement promised transitional justice mechanisms without further delay
17 Sep
2017
Written by TELOadmin

Sri Lanka peace NGO urges government to implement promised transitional justice mechanisms without further delay »

An independent and nonpartisan organization working towards peace in Sri Lanka urged the good governance government to implement transitional justice mechanisms promised to Read more…

Election monitor tells government to dissolve all Provincial Councils next month
17 Sep
2017
Written by TELOadmin

Election monitor tells government to dissolve all Provincial Councils next month »

The Campaign for Free and Fair Elections (CaFFE), an election monitor in Sri Lanka has requested the President and the Prime Minister to Read more…

LG Polls Postponed Unnecessarily – Elections Commissioner
17 Sep
2017
Written by TELOadmin

LG Polls Postponed Unnecessarily – Elections Commissioner »

Elections Commissioner Mahinda Deshapriya asked the people and the political parties to actively get involved in protecting the country’s democracy and rule of Read more…

Govt. in hot water if 20A gamble backfires
17 Sep
2017
Written by TELOadmin

Govt. in hot water if 20A gamble backfires »

With just 15 days to go for the Sabaragamuwa, North Central and Eastern provinces to automatically stand dissolved, the coming week will be Read more…

For the first time, 3-pronged election battle for PCs and local councils
17 Sep
2017
Written by TELOadmin

For the first time, 3-pronged election battle for PCs and local councils »

Plans are on the drawing board for the two coalition partners – the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) and the United National Party Read more…

Putting Sri Lanka’s Office of Missing Persons in Perspective By Taylor Dibbert
16 Sep
2017
Written by TELOadmin

Putting Sri Lanka’s Office of Missing Persons in Perspective By Taylor Dibbert »

Sri Lanka’s Office of Missing Persons (OMP) became operational today. The OMP is one of Colombo’s four big transitional justice mechanisms – the Read more…

In Sri Lanka, Tamils and Muslims rally for Rohingya
16 Sep
2017
Written by TELOadmin

In Sri Lanka, Tamils and Muslims rally for Rohingya »

Tamils and Muslims in Manaar, a town in the north of Sri Lanka, rallied on September 5 in solidarity with the Rohingya people Read more…

Japan to support Humanitarian Demining in Northern Sri Lanka with 1.2 million USD
16 Sep
2017
Written by TELOadmin

Japan to support Humanitarian Demining in Northern Sri Lanka with 1.2 million USD »

The Government of Japan has decided to provide a total sum of US$ 1,263,112 (approx. Rs. 190 million) to SKAVITA Humanitarian Assistance and Read more…

20th amendment will decide election dates –Election Commissioner
16 Sep
2017
Written by TELOadmin

20th amendment will decide election dates –Election Commissioner »

Dates for the forthcoming election will be decided, with the 20th constitutional amendment, Election Commissioner Mahinda Deshapriya said.

Addressing a media Read more…