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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…

UNP nominated UPFA provincial Councillor appointed as North Central Provincial Councils new Chairman.
2 Oct
2012
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UNP nominated UPFA provincial Councillor appointed as North Central Provincial Councils new Chairman. »

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United Peoples Freedom Alliance Provincial Councillor T.M.R Siripala who was nominated by the UNP has been appointed as the new Chairman of the Read more…

I am still the same-Hirunika
2 Oct
2012
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I am still the same-Hirunika »

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Hirunika Premachandra the daughter of late Baratha Lakshman Premachandra said yesterday, that she has not changed despite the obstacles she has faced during Read more…

Sri Lanka’s Eastern Provincial Council passes the controversial Divi Neguma Bill
2 Oct
2012
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Sri Lanka’s Eastern Provincial Council passes the controversial Divi Neguma Bill »

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The Eastern Provincial Council of Sri Lanka has today passed the controversial Divi Neguma Bill.The controversial bill had been passed with a majority Read more…

Hakeem meets Robert ‘O’ Blake on sidelines of UN general assembly
2 Oct
2012
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Hakeem meets Robert ‘O’ Blake on sidelines of UN general assembly »

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Minister of Judicial Affairs Rauff Hakeem has met with US Secretary of State for South and Central Asia Robert O Blake on the Read more…

U.S. Embassy in Colombo announces opening of 2014 Diversity Visa Lottery Program
2 Oct
2012
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U.S. Embassy in Colombo announces opening of 2014 Diversity Visa Lottery Program »

The United States Embassy in Colombo announced that the 2014 Diversity Immigrant Visa Lottery Program, popularly known as the Green Card Lottery, will Read more…

India to build 6,000 houses
1 Oct
2012
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India to build 6,000 houses »

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The government of India will fund the construction of 6,000 houses in the Vavuniya and Mannar districts, while the National Housing Development Authority Read more…

Jaffna Commander responds to Diaspora allegations
1 Oct
2012
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Jaffna Commander responds to Diaspora allegations »

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Sections of Tamil Diaspora and some interested parties might cry over what they called excess number of troops in Jaffna but those who Read more…

Forum to call for constitutional reforms
1 Oct
2012
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Forum to call for constitutional reforms »

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Several UNP MPs, former army commander Sarath Fonseka and the prominent Buddhist Prelate the Ven. Maduluwawe Sobitha Thera will launch a common forum Read more…

Lanka navy destroys TN fishermens nets
1 Oct
2012
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Lanka navy destroys TN fishermens nets »

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The Sri Lankan navy allegedly damaged fishing nets of several Indian fishermen in mid-sea and two of them returned ashore on Saturday.After a Read more…

TNA delegation to visit India in October
1 Oct
2012
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TNA delegation to visit India in October »

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After the Sri Lankan president, a delegation of Tamil National Alliance (TNA) will be arriving in India in the next two weeks as Read more…