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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…

Five arrested over killing of PS member
8 Jan
2013
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Five arrested over killing of PS member »

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Five suspects were arrested in connection with the murder of the Kelaniya Pradeshiya Sabha member Hasitha Madawala by the Criminal Investigation Department, police Read more…

Jethmalani backs Vaiko’s fight against atrocities on Lankan Tamils
6 Jan
2013
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Jethmalani backs Vaiko’s fight against atrocities on Lankan Tamils »

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Suspended BJP leader and Rajya Sabha member Ram Jethmalani on Saturday announced his support to MDMK leader Vaiko’s struggle for justice for Sri Read more…

TNA to vote against Divi Neguma Bill
6 Jan
2013
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TNA to vote against Divi Neguma Bill »

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The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) has decided to vote against the Divi Neguma Bill when it will be taken up for debate in Read more…

UK Maintains Travel Advice On Sri Lanka
6 Jan
2013
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UK Maintains Travel Advice On Sri Lanka »

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The British Foreign Ministry has not removed the travel advice on Sri Lanka which states that the end of the military conflict in Read more…

Dual citizenship applicants to be interviewed by Gota
6 Jan
2013
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Dual citizenship applicants to be interviewed by Gota »

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The Government is set to resume the dual citizenship system this month, but applicants will face a tough screening procedure including a face-to-face Read more…

Basil tries to lure opposition MPs to support Divi Neguma
6 Jan
2013
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Basil tries to lure opposition MPs to support Divi Neguma »

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Minister Basil Rajapaksa is trying to lure certain opposition MPs to support the Divi Neguma draft bill in order secure a two-third majority Read more…

Kelaniya PS chairman complains of death threats
6 Jan
2013
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Kelaniya PS chairman complains of death threats »

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Kelaniya Pradeshiya Sabha Chairman Prasanna Ranaweera said today that there had been repeated death threats made to him and 12 other members of Read more…

UPFA Member of the Kelaniya Pradeshiya Sabha shot dead in front of his residence
6 Jan
2013
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UPFA Member of the Kelaniya Pradeshiya Sabha shot dead in front of his residence »

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UPFA Member of the Kelaniya Pradeshiya Sabha Hasitha Madawala was shot dead in front of his residence last evening.The Police Media Spokespersons office Read more…

Leftist ally of Sri Lanka ruling party to abstain from voting on impeachment debate
6 Jan
2013
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Leftist ally of Sri Lanka ruling party to abstain from voting on impeachment debate »

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a leftist ally of the Sri Lanka ruling alliance has decided to abstain from voting when parliament takes its vote on impeachment of Read more…

Sri Lanka seeks new IMF loan as investments falter
5 Jan
2013
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Sri Lanka seeks new IMF loan as investments falter »

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Sri Lanka intends to ask for another loan from the IMF of $1 billion after foreign investments in infrastructure failed to materialise in Read more…