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Concerns raised over  Sri Lanka’s draft counter terrorism law

Concerns raised over Sri Lanka’s draft counter terrorism law

Sri Lanka’s draft counter terrorism law significantly improves upon the current, abusive Prevention of Terrorism Act (PTA) but needs further safeguards against rights Read more…

President’s Associate Mahinda Amaraweera Makes Shocking Statement: “Four Sri Lankan Cabinet Ministers Are RAW Spies”

President’s Associate Mahinda Amaraweera Makes Shocking Statement: “Four Sri Lankan Cabinet Ministers Are RAW Spies”

UPFA General Secretary Mahinda Amaraweera, making another shocking statement yesterday, said four Sri Lankan Cabinet ministers were giving information to India’s Research and Analysis Wing Read more…

IMF expects strong Budget 2019

IMF expects strong Budget 2019

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) expects a strong 2019 Budget given Sri Lanka’s medium-term challenges amidst aspirations to accelerate socio-economic growth.

“Sri Lanka would need Read more…

RAW doesn’t need to assassinate politicians of neighboring countries – Fonseka

RAW doesn’t need to assassinate politicians of neighboring countries – Fonseka

Minister of Sustainable Development, Wildlife and Regional Development Field Marshall Sarath Fonseka says that he doesn’t believe that a professional organization such as India’s Research Read more…

Elections should be held when they are due: Germany

Elections should be held when they are due: Germany

German Ambassador Jörn Rohde said yesterday the elections should be held in any democracy when they are due, and not be delayed.

He said the Read more…

Ranil says 17A must before polls
15 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Ranil says 17A must before polls »

While the debate continues on the 13th Amendment to the Constitution, UNP leader Ranil Wickremesinghe today said that the 17th Read more…

NPC: Polls Chief to get down foreign monitors
15 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

NPC: Polls Chief to get down foreign monitors »

Elections Commissioner Mahinda Deshapriya today assured he would strive hard to obtain the services of foreign monitors for the Northern Provincial Council Read more…

Freedom party central committee approval on 13th amendment
14 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Freedom party central committee approval on 13th amendment »

SLFP Central Committee has approved the decision taken at the cabinet meeting yesterday with regard to the 13th amendment.

The SLFP  Central Read more…

Australia sends back more Sri Lankans
14 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Australia sends back more Sri Lankans »

Australia says another 41 Sri Lankans have been sent back home taking the number to almost 1250 Sri Lankans returned since last August.

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Vass threatens CID officers
14 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Vass threatens CID officers »

DIG Vass Gunawardene, who is being investigated for his alleged involvement in the murder of millionaire businessman, Mohamed Shiyam, had bragged that Read more…

Sri Lanka to host Commonwealth Heads despite human rights concerns
14 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Sri Lanka to host Commonwealth Heads despite human rights concerns »

Foreign Minister Murray McCully said Sri Lanka’s hosting of the Commonwealth Heads of Government meeting in November will focus international scrutiny on Read more…

Indonesian police arrest 43 Lankans
14 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Indonesian police arrest 43 Lankans »

The police in West Java, Indonesia arrested 43 illegal immigrants from Sri Lanka yesterday.

They were arrested after being detected at the Sindangbarang Read more…

DEW, Vasu, Tissa oppose Govt. proposals to dilute 13A in writing
14 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

DEW, Vasu, Tissa oppose Govt. proposals to dilute 13A in writing »

The socialist alliance within the ruling UPFA coalition yesterday submitted a cabinet memorandum laying out their reasons to oppose the Government’s moves Read more…

Urgent bill to dilute 13A powers
13 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Urgent bill to dilute 13A powers »

An urgent bill which seeks to change a clause in the 13th Amendment to the constitution, will be submitted to Parliament soon.

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President to visit Killinochchi
13 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

President to visit Killinochchi »

President Mahinda Rajapaksa is to undertake a visit to Killinochchi on Saturday, the EPDP media unit said today.

The EPDP said that Read more…