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Sri Lanka parliament ‘votes against newly appointed PM Rajapaksa’

Sri Lanka parliament ‘votes against newly appointed PM Rajapaksa’

Sri lanka’s parliament passed a no-confidence motion against newly appointed Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa and his government on Wednesday, throwing the country deeper Read more…

Sovereignty of Legislature prevailed: TNA

Sovereignty of Legislature prevailed: TNA

The Sovereignty of the Legislature prevailed today with 122 MPs signing a motion against the new Government and its Prime Minister, who was appointed unconstitutionally, Read more…

Two prominent Bhikkhu organisations urged President to hold referendum

Two prominent Bhikkhu organisations urged President to hold referendum

Two prominent Bhikkhu organisations yesterday urged President Maithripala Sirisena to hold a referendum immediately to let the people decide whether they approved of the dissolution Read more…

Parliament sittings adjourned till tomorrow after tense situation

Parliament sittings adjourned till tomorrow after tense situation

Parliament sittings were adjourned till tomorrow after a tense situation arose in Parliament today.

The tense situation arose when the Government Read more…

State Minister Vadivel Suresh to also resign

State Minister Vadivel Suresh to also resign

State Minister Vadivel Suresh also says that he will resign from his ministerial portfolio and support the United National Party (UNP).

He had held talks Read more…

Jaffna University to resume on Jan. 16
5 Jan
2013
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Jaffna University to resume on Jan. 16 »

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Academic activities of the Jaffna University will begin on January 16 after a two-month disruption following the arrest and detention of four students Read more…

Elections may be postponed in 9 Local Government institutions in Batticaloa
5 Jan
2013
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Elections may be postponed in 9 Local Government institutions in Batticaloa »

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Commissioner of Elections Mahinda Deshapriya states that the registration of 3 political parties which are in an inert state may be cancelled.This development Read more…

Leftist party in Sri Lankan government to vote against the impeachment motion
5 Jan
2013
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Leftist party in Sri Lankan government to vote against the impeachment motion »

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A leftist party in Sri Lanka’s coalition government is to vote against the impeachment motion against Chief Justice Dr. Shirani Bandaranayake when it Read more…

Sri Lanka Police investigates threatening phone call to government minister who chaired the PSC
3 Jan
2013
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Sri Lanka Police investigates threatening phone call to government minister who chaired the PSC »

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Sri Lanka’s Minister of Environment Anura Priyadarshana Yapa who chaired the 11-memer parliamentary select committee appointed to conduct the investigation against the Chief Read more…

4-years old girl raped in Jaffna: People stage protest
3 Jan
2013
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4-years old girl raped in Jaffna: People stage protest »

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A four year old girl had been raped, strangled and killed in Madatheevu. People stage protest over this gruesome incident today.More than 350 Read more…

Sampanthan, Herath could get into hot water
3 Jan
2013
Written by TELO Admin

Sampanthan, Herath could get into hot water »

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Deputy Speaker Chandima Weerakkody yesterday said that action would be taken against two MPs, R. Sampanthan (TNA) and Vijitha Herath (DNA) who were Read more…

UK undecided on CHOGM 2013
3 Jan
2013
Written by TELO Admin

UK undecided on CHOGM 2013 »

The British government is undecided on attending the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in Sri Lanka later this year.The British High Commissioner Read more…

Tamils call for Sri Lanka boycott
3 Jan
2013
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Tamils call for Sri Lanka boycott »

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Ethnic Tamils protested outside the Sydney Cricket Ground on Thursday demanding Australia boycott Sri Lankan cricket over Colombo’s human rights abuses during the Read more…

Seven years since Trinco killing of 5 students
3 Jan
2013
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Seven years since Trinco killing of 5 students »

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marked the seventh anniversary of the murder of five teenage students in Trincomalee, allegedly by the STF.Manoharan Rahihar, Yogaraj Hemanchandra, Logidaraj Rohan, Dangaturai Read more…

Speaker will make statement on SC ruling: Minister
3 Jan
2013
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Speaker will make statement on SC ruling: Minister »

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The government said today Speaker Chamal Rajapaksa would make a statement on today’s Supreme Court ruling on the impeachment process by the Parliamentary Read more…