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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…

Bodu Bala Sena insists Lanka not multiracial
24 Mar
2013
Written by TELOadmin

Bodu Bala Sena insists Lanka not multiracial »

The Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) says Sri Lanka is not a multiracial or multi-religious country but a Sinhala Budhist country.Speaking at the Bodu Read more…

TNA, DPF Question Recruitment Of Tamils
24 Mar
2013
Written by TELOadmin

TNA, DPF Question Recruitment Of Tamils »

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The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) and Democratic People’s Front (DPF) insist that the recruitment of Tamil girls into the army was not conforming Read more…

US ambassador sends warning signal to Sri Lanka
24 Mar
2013
Written by TELOadmin

US ambassador sends warning signal to Sri Lanka »

The United States Ambassador to Sri Lanka Michele Sison speaking of the next steps following the adoption of the second resolution on Sri Read more…

First LG polls under new ward system in B’caloa
24 Mar
2013
Written by TELOadmin

First LG polls under new ward system in B’caloa »

The nine local government bodies in the Batticaloa district whose term of office ceased on March 17 will be the first local government Read more…

GL reacts angrily to Canadian Senator’s comments
24 Mar
2013
Written by TELOadmin

GL reacts angrily to Canadian Senator’s comments »

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Here is an abject lesson on how Sri Lanka’s diplomacy is being conducted. No matter if it pays dividends or not.Canadian Senator Hugh Read more…

Students rally for Eelam cause in Tiruchi
24 Mar
2013
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Students rally for Eelam cause in Tiruchi »

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In continuing protests over the Sri Lankan issue, a group of students under the banner of Federation of All College Students Supporting Tamil Read more…

Sri Lanka accused of ongoing torture and abuse of Tamil prisoners – UK Guardian
24 Mar
2013
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Sri Lanka accused of ongoing torture and abuse of Tamil prisoners – UK Guardian »

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The torture of Tamil political prisoners is increasingly rife in Sri Lanka with some detainees dying in custody after suffering prolonged abuse, a Read more…

Preparations being made to hold elections for Sri Lanka’s Northern PC
24 Mar
2013
Written by TELOadmin

Preparations being made to hold elections for Sri Lanka’s Northern PC »

A Sri Lankan government minister says that preparations are being made to hold the Northern Provincial Council elections this year.Governing United People’s Freedom Read more…

US warns of international action
23 Mar
2013
Written by TELOadmin

US warns of international action »

The United States has warned that international action maybe initiated on Sri Lanka if the island fails to implement the latest resolution adopted Read more…

Australia criticised over Sri Lanka war crimes vote
23 Mar
2013
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Australia criticised over Sri Lanka war crimes vote »

Human Rights Watch has criticised the Federal Government for waiting until the last minute to endorse a UN Human Rights Council resolution calling Read more…