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Jaffna violent incidents: 41 arrested

Jaffna violent incidents: 41 arrested

At least 41 suspects had been arrested during raids carried out in Jaffna following the recent sword attack incidents in the peninsula region, Police Spokesman Read more…

Gopu’s tenure as Editor of the Eelanadu newspaper came to an end with hooligans setting on fire the newspaper

Gopu’s tenure as Editor of the Eelanadu newspaper came to an end with hooligans setting on fire the newspaper

Veteran Journalist, S.M. Gopalaratnam, popularly known as Gopu and known by his initials as SMG, is no more. Gopalaratnam passed away at the age of Read more…

NPC Education Minister shuns national flag Sarveshwaran was Chief Guest at school event

NPC Education Minister shuns national flag Sarveshwaran was Chief Guest at school event

Northern Province Minister of Education S. Sarveshwaran who had recently attended an event at a Sinhala school in Vanuniya as the Chief Guest had reportedly Read more…

To the need for urgent solutions, A PROBLEM – The Telegraph

To the need for urgent solutions, A PROBLEM – The Telegraph

He was once referred to as ‘rajarshi’, or the wise one. Today, four years into his term as chief minister of the island nation’s Northern Read more…

Norway provides Rs. 150mn for resettlement in North

Norway provides Rs. 150mn for resettlement in North

Ambassador of Norway to Sri Lanka and Maldives, Thorbjørn Gaustadsæther and Country Director of United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Sri Lanka, Jørn Sørensen signed Read more…

Sri Lanka Army chief ordered to appear in court over disappearances
18 Nov
2017
Written by TELOadmin

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
18 Nov
2017
Written by TELOadmin

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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‘Aava’ group will be defeated
18 Nov
2017
Written by TELOMedia

‘Aava’ group will be defeated »

Law and Order and Southern Development Minister Sagala Ratnayaka yesterday assured that the government would not allow the so-called Aava group, or any other criminal Read more…

Preliminary objections overruled; GOTABHAYA FIXED IN AVANT-GARDE CASE
18 Nov
2017
Written by TELOMedia

Preliminary objections overruled; GOTABHAYA FIXED IN AVANT-GARDE CASE »

A corruption case filed against former Defence Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa and seven others, was yesterday fixed for trial by the Colombo Chief Magistrate’s Court.

This Read more…

Gintota situation under control after overnight curfew
18 Nov
2017
Written by TELOMedia

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
18 Nov
2017
Written by TELOMedia

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…

Buddha tattoo woman Naomi Coleman abused on Facebook
17 Nov
2017
Written by TELOMedia

Buddha tattoo woman Naomi Coleman abused on Facebook »

A woman who was deported from Sri Lanka for having a tattoo of the Buddha on her arm says she had to leave Facebook after Read more…

Sampanthan slams MR, accuses him of duplicity
17 Nov
2017
Written by TELOMedia

Sampanthan slams MR, accuses him of duplicity »

Tamil National Alliance (TNA) and opposition leader R Sampanthan today slammed former President Mahinda Rajapaksa and accused him of duplicity.

In a speech in Parliament, Sampanthan Read more…

Bill Gates ready to assist Sri Lanka’s health sector
17 Nov
2017
Written by TELOMedia

Bill Gates ready to assist Sri Lanka’s health sector »

American business magnate, investor, author, philanthropist, and co-founder of the Microsoft Corporation Bill Gates has said he is prepared to assist Sri Lanka’s health sector, Read more…

Finnish firm to produce alternative energy from sea waves
17 Nov
2017
Written by TELOMedia

Finnish firm to produce alternative energy from sea waves »

Finland-based AW Energy, an ocean wave energy company, is working with the Government of Sri Lanka to set up a project to harness the potential Read more…