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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…

Jaffna UN branch to close
9 Jan
2013
Written by TELOadmin

Jaffna UN branch to close »

All UN branch offices in the Jaffna District are to be closed during the course of 2013, reliable sources from Jaffna said. Accordingly, Read more…

Mangala meets GTF members in London
9 Jan
2013
Written by TELOadmin

Mangala meets GTF members in London »

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UNP communication unit chief Mangala Samaraweera, presently in London, met with heads of the Global Tamil Forum on January 05, according to Tamil Read more…

Mervyn’s office raided, bombs, weapons found SLFP promises action if Mervyn involved in killing
9 Jan
2013
Written by TELOadmin

Mervyn’s office raided, bombs, weapons found SLFP promises action if Mervyn involved in killing »

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In the wake of last Friday’s killing of Kelaniya Pradeshiya Sabha member Hasitha Madawela, police yesterday raided the main SLFP political office in Read more…

Did Jaffna university academy activities turned to normal?
9 Jan
2013
Written by TELOadmin

Did Jaffna university academy activities turned to normal? »

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Even though Jaffna university academic activities have commenced from yesterday, the university was isolated because students did not turn up.It was notified that Read more…

TNA to participate in debate
9 Jan
2013
Written by TELOadmin

TNA to participate in debate »

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The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) which earlier said they would not participate in the debate on the impeachment, confirmed a short while ago Read more…

Lawyers gearing for two days’ strike
9 Jan
2013
Written by TELOadmin

Lawyers gearing for two days’ strike »

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The government has decided to hold the debate on the impeachment against Chief Justice Dr. Shirani Bandaranayake on 10th and 11th of this Read more…

In Sri Lanka, an unsolved murder
9 Jan
2013
Written by TELOadmin

In Sri Lanka, an unsolved murder »

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It was exactly four years ago that Lasantha Wickrematunge was murdered. The editor of The Sunday Leader, a Sri Lankan weekly that was Read more…

Calls for Sri Lankan government Minister’s arrest for killing of local councilor
9 Jan
2013
Written by TELOadmin

Calls for Sri Lankan government Minister’s arrest for killing of local councilor »

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A controversial Sri Lankan government minister is implicated in the weekend murder of a ruling party local government councilor as the suspects arrested Read more…

Sri Lanka parliament passes Divineguma bill
9 Jan
2013
Written by TELOadmin

Sri Lanka parliament passes Divineguma bill »

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Sri Lanka parliament today passed the amended Divineguma Bill aimed at poverty alleviation in the country with a majority of 107 votes.When the Read more…

Abducted youth returned after 19 days in Jaffna
8 Jan
2013
Written by TELOadmin

Abducted youth returned after 19 days in Jaffna »

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Youth recently abducted from white van while at Wattukottai area in Jaffna return to his residence on day before yesterday.Youth was abducted while Read more…