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Underworld characters in this Govt: Mano Ganesan

Underworld characters in this Govt: Mano Ganesan

National Co-existence, Dialogue and Official Languages Minister Mano Ganesan said today there were those involved in underworld criminal activities and drug trafficking in this government.

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American Center closed indefinitely

American Center closed indefinitely

The American Center in Colombo which is being operated by the US government will remain closed until further notice, the US Embassy said today.

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Protests Break Out Against Uva Chief Minister In Badulla: Protesters Demand Immediate Removal Of CM

Protests Break Out Against Uva Chief Minister In Badulla: Protesters Demand Immediate Removal Of CM

A massive demonstration was held in front of the Hindu School in Badulla yesterday against Uva Province Chief Minister Chamara Sampath Dasanayaka who allegedly made Read more…

Maldives Ex-Leader Claims Chinese Land Grabbing; Government Denies

Maldives Ex-Leader Claims Chinese Land Grabbing; Government Denies

Exiled former Maldives President Mohamed Nasheed, who is fighting for the right to contest a presidential poll this year, said on Monday that land grabbing Read more…

Nasheed briefs diplomats in Sri Lanka; ready to field common candidate

Nasheed briefs diplomats in Sri Lanka; ready to field common candidate

Former Maldivian President Mohamed Nasheed is in Sri Lanka where he briefed diplomats on the Presidential elections in the Maldives scheduled for this year and Read more…

If Ranil removed from Premiership UNPers threaten to impeach Prez
21 Jan
2018
Written by TELOadmin

If Ranil removed from Premiership UNPers threaten to impeach Prez »

United National Party Parliamentarian Chaminda Wijesiri said that if any attempt is made to remove Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe from office, the Party would definitely Read more…

All set for Free and Fair LG Polls – Mahinda Deshapriya
21 Jan
2018
Written by TELOadmin

All set for Free and Fair LG Polls – Mahinda Deshapriya »

Elections Commission Chairman Mahinda Deshapriya said his staff has done its utmost to ensure free and fair Local Government elections on 10 February.

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Sri Lanka Human Rights Commission issues guidelines for police officers to follow during local election
21 Jan
2018
Written by TELOadmin

Sri Lanka Human Rights Commission issues guidelines for police officers to follow during local election »

Sri Lanka’s Human Rights Commission has issued guidelines for police officers to follow before, during and after the upcoming local government election.

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Sri Lanka President drops bombshell on Ranil
21 Jan
2018
Written by TELOadmin

Sri Lanka President drops bombshell on Ranil »

President Maithripala Sirisena Saturday announced taking over economic management responsibilities which had been with Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe for the past three years.

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UNP plays down statement by MS of taking over economy
21 Jan
2018
Written by TELOadmin

UNP plays down statement by MS of taking over economy »

The United National Party (UNP) played down a statement made by President Maithripala Sirisena that he has taken over directing the national economy from this Read more…

Uva CM steps down as Education Minister
21 Jan
2018
Written by TELOadmin

Uva CM steps down as Education Minister »

Uva Province Chief Minister Chamara Sampath Dassanayake said he would step down from the Post of Provincial Education Minister with immediate effect.

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Tense situation in Kataragama after Police kill motorcyclist
21 Jan
2018
Written by TELOadmin

Tense situation in Kataragama after Police kill motorcyclist »

IGP Pujith Jayasundara has deployed a special team to probe the Kataragama shooting incident that left one dead and led to severe damage of Police Read more…

Gang rape shakes Tissamaharama
21 Jan
2018
Written by TELOadmin

Gang rape shakes Tissamaharama »

These days a family is mourning the untimely death of a 13-year-old girl who hanged herself after she was allegedly gang-raped by her secret lover Read more…

SRI LANKA EDITOR FLED AFTER ATTEMPT ON LIFE – globaljournalist.org
20 Jan
2018
Written by TELOadmin

SRI LANKA EDITOR FLED AFTER ATTEMPT ON LIFE – globaljournalist.org »

“I have no wish to return since the individuals who I believe to be responsible are still in positions of power…” When former editor Upali Read more…

American Centre In Colombo Closed Until Further Notice Due To US Government Shutdown
20 Jan
2018
Written by TELOadmin

American Centre In Colombo Closed Until Further Notice Due To US Government Shutdown »

The US embassy in Colombo today announced that the American Centre will remain closed until further noticed.

This comes in the wake of the Read more…