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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…

Muslim MPs in the East override Hakeem
3 Oct
2012
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Muslim MPs in the East override Hakeem »

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The leadership of the Muslim Congress is focusing on whether Muslim Congress party members in the Eastern Provincial Council have gone against the Read more…

SLMC was in favour of the centre acquiring powers vested within provincial councils charges UNP
3 Oct
2012
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SLMC was in favour of the centre acquiring powers vested within provincial councils charges UNP »

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The United National Party charges that by voting in favour of the Divinaguma bill,The Sri Lanka Muslim Congress has expressed its consent towards Read more…

No Confidence Motion against the Chairman of the Jaffna-Valuvetithurei Urban Council
3 Oct
2012
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No Confidence Motion against the Chairman of the Jaffna-Valuvetithurei Urban Council »

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A no confidence motion which was formed against the Chairman of the Jaffna-Valuvettithurei Urban Council was endorsed by a majority of votes today. Read more…

British High Commission supports UK diaspora youth’s visit to Sri Lanka
3 Oct
2012
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British High Commission supports UK diaspora youth’s visit to Sri Lanka »

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A group of Sri Lankan diaspora youth in the UK has visited Sri Lanka from August to September 2012 as part of a Read more…

UNHCR to phase down its ops in SL
3 Oct
2012
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UNHCR to phase down its ops in SL »

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The UN (United Nations) said that the operational role of the UNHCR in Sri Lanka will be phase down for many of the Read more…

SL looks at India in a “much bigger way” – Basil
3 Oct
2012
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SL looks at India in a “much bigger way” – Basil »

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Sri Lanka’s powerful Economic Development Minister Basil Rajapaksa, also the brother of President Mahinda Rajapaksa, said his country looks at India in a Read more…

India attaches top priority to resettlement of Tamils in SL:PM
2 Oct
2012
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India attaches top priority to resettlement of Tamils in SL:PM »

India attaches “highest and most important priority” to the resettlement and rehabilitation of Tamil community in Sri Lanka and remains engaged with Colombo Read more…

Can The Judiciary Resist The Rajapaksa-tide?
2 Oct
2012
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Can The Judiciary Resist The Rajapaksa-tide? »

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Separation of powers and power-devolution are alien to Rajapaksa thinking and inimical to the Dynastic Project.History’s watershed moments are generally identifiable only with Read more…

Ban calls for political solution
2 Oct
2012
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Ban calls for political solution »

UN Secretary General Ban ki-Moon has called for a political solution to the underlying factors of Sri Lanka’s past conflict.The Secretary-General said this Read more…

Disrobed monk, 2 others get 20 years each for rape
2 Oct
2012
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Disrobed monk, 2 others get 20 years each for rape »

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A disrobed Buddhist monk has been sentenced to 20 years of hard labour for the rape of a young girl seven years ago.The Read more…