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Kalmunai Municipal Council to be divided into four Pradeshiya Sabhas

Kalmunai Municipal Council to be divided into four Pradeshiya Sabhas

A decision was taken to divide the Kalmunai Municipal Council into four Pradeshiya Sabhas, said Minister of Provincial Councils and Local Government Faiszer Mustapha.

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Sri Lanka Army chief ordered to appear in court over disappearances

Sri Lanka Army chief ordered to appear in court over disappearances

A Sri Lankan court has summoned the commander of the country’s over the disappearance of 24 Tamils since their arrest in 1996 by security forces Read more…

LG polls nominations begin on Nov. 27

LG polls nominations begin on Nov. 27

Returning Officers have been notified by the Elections Commission to publish notices calling for nominations from November 27, Additional Elections Commissioner M.M. Mohamed said yesterday.

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Gintota situation under control after overnight curfew

Gintota situation under control after overnight curfew

The situation in Gintota in Galle was under control following an overnight curfew, the Police said.

The Government meanwhile called for calm and urged the Read more…

Minor incident being escalated into racial issue in Galle:  Vajira Abeywardena

Minor incident being escalated into racial issue in Galle: Vajira Abeywardena

Home Affairs Minister Vajira Abeywardena today expressed his utmost regret on behalf of the government with regard to a minor incident in Ginthota, Galle escalating Read more…

Not Medamulana tax but bond scam tax: JO
15 Nov
2017
Written by TELOMedia

Not Medamulana tax but bond scam tax: JO »

The joint opposition (JO) said today the excessive taxes imposed on the people through the 2018 Budget should be described as ‘bond scam taxes’ instead Read more…

Jaffna University students march to UN office urging the release of PTA detainees
15 Nov
2017
Written by TELOMedia

Jaffna University students march to UN office urging the release of PTA detainees »

Jaffna University students handed over a petition yesterday to the United Nations (UN) Office urging the release of all 132 detainees held under the Prevention Read more…

Election Commissioner to decide date for local government elections on 17th
14 Nov
2017
Written by TELOadmin

Election Commissioner to decide date for local government elections on 17th »

The Chairman of the Election Commission Mahinda Deshapriya says that the date for the local election will be decided at the Election Commission meeting to Read more…

Royal Australian Navy ship ‘HMAS Newcastle’ arrives at port of Colombo
14 Nov
2017
Written by TELOadmin

Royal Australian Navy ship ‘HMAS Newcastle’ arrives at port of Colombo »

The Royal Australian Navy Ship ‘HMAS Newcastle’ arrived at the port of Colombo on a goodwill visit today (14th November). Sri Lanka Navy welcomed the Read more…

Maha Sangha becoming fundamentalist…was Gnanasara a mere forerunner?
14 Nov
2017
Written by TELOadmin

Maha Sangha becoming fundamentalist…was Gnanasara a mere forerunner? »

Malwatte, Asgiriya, were silent when Gnanasara was on a rampage, two years ago

Unfortunately, our Buddhist clergy seems to be still living in the past

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World War 3 has ’51 per cent’ chance to break out before NEXT SUMMER
14 Nov
2017
Written by TELOMedia

World War 3 has ’51 per cent’ chance to break out before NEXT SUMMER »

North Korea have sparked ongoing fears of World War 3 because of the rogue state’s determination to build and test its arsenal of deadly nuclear weapons.

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Sumanthiran responds to Rajapakshe accusation that Constitutional Assembly is illegal
14 Nov
2017
Written by TELOMedia

Sumanthiran responds to Rajapakshe accusation that Constitutional Assembly is illegal »

TNA parliamentarian M.A. Sumanthiran has responded to former Justice and Buddasasana Minister Wijeyadasa Rajapakshe’s accusations that the Constitutional Assembly process is illegal, saying Rajapakshe was Read more…

Importance of bringing new Constitution stressed
14 Nov
2017
Written by TELOMedia

Importance of bringing new Constitution stressed »

Leading politicians and members of Civil Society Organizations yesterday stressed the importance of bringing a new Constitution which safeguards the unitary status of the country.

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Harsha to lead Sri Lanka’s delegation to UN Human Rights periodic review
14 Nov
2017
Written by TELOMedia

Harsha to lead Sri Lanka’s delegation to UN Human Rights periodic review »

Sri Lanka’s delegation to the universal periodic review (UPR) of UN Human Rights Council will be led by the Deputy Minister of National Policies and Read more…

Abolition of Executive Presidency; UNP steps up pressure on Prez to honour pledge
14 Nov
2017
Written by TELOMedia

Abolition of Executive Presidency; UNP steps up pressure on Prez to honour pledge »

The UNP has stepped up pressure on President Maithripala Sirisena to abolish the executive presidency without further delay or face the consequences.

Key government strategist Read more…