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Printing of candidates’ preferential numbers in progress, Government Printer says

Printing of candidates’ preferential numbers in progress, Government Printer says

The printing of candidates’ preferential numbers is in progress and the preferential numbers of candidates in six districts have already been printed, Government Printer Mrs. Read more…

Azath Salley investigated for allegedly influencing police on Mawanella Buddha statues vandalism

Azath Salley investigated for allegedly influencing police on Mawanella Buddha statues vandalism

The Criminal Investigations Department (CID) has commenced investigations against the then governor of the Western Province, Azath Sally, for allegedly pressurizing the police in the Read more…

Demanding compensation for Sri Lanka protest scheduled on 10 June near Chinese Embassy

Demanding compensation for Sri Lanka protest scheduled on 10 June near Chinese Embassy

Health officials have been alerted over a protest scheduled to be staged near the Chinese Embassy in Colombo next week.

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Hoole Sparks Fresh Controversy: “Journalists Supporting SLPP Publishing False Stories About Me: Don’t Vote For People Who Hoodwink The People”

Hoole Sparks Fresh Controversy: “Journalists Supporting SLPP Publishing False Stories About Me: Don’t Vote For People Who Hoodwink The People”

Member of the National Elections Commission Prof. Ratnajeevan Hoole has sparked a fresh controversy over a statement he made to a Jaffna-based TV station.

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Vaccines eventually, human rights immediately – Taylor Dibbert

Vaccines eventually, human rights immediately – Taylor Dibbert

I appreciate British High Commissioner Sarah Hulton’s piece on the UK’s hosting of a Global Vaccine Summit (‘UK hosts virtual Global Vaccine Summit’ – http://www.ft.lk/columns/UK-hosts-virtual-Global-Vaccine-Summit/4-701138).

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UN deplores return of asylum-seekers to SL by Australia
8 Jul
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

UN deplores return of asylum-seekers to SL by Australia »

The UN refugee agency UNHCR has expressed concern over the deportation of 41 Sri Lankan asylum seekers from Australia.

A further 153 Read more…

Fishermen issue: Jayalalithaa seeks quick steps by PM
8 Jul
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Fishermen issue: Jayalalithaa seeks quick steps by PM »

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa has asked the Centre to initiate immediate steps to find a permanent and pragmatic solution to the Read more…

UN is to study MOD warning to NGOs
8 Jul
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

UN is to study MOD warning to NGOs »

The United Nations (UN) says it will study a warning issued by the Ministry of Defence (MOD) to Non-Governmental Organisations (NGO) not Read more…

Wimal says Sison working with UNP
7 Jul
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Wimal says Sison working with UNP »

wimal_weerawansaGovernment Minister and National Freedom Front leader Wimal Weerawansa has accused the US Ambassador to Sri Lanka Michele J. Sison of working Read more…

Prisoner suffered fit at HMP Winchester and was found dead in his cell
7 Jul
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Prisoner suffered fit at HMP Winchester and was found dead in his cell »

A HAMPSHIRE man died after suffering a fit in prison years after fleeing the country where he was tortured, an inquest heard.

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High Court grants injunction over asylum seeker boat
7 Jul
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

High Court grants injunction over asylum seeker boat »

The Abbott government’s boat turnback policy has been dealt a blow as an interim High Court injunction prevents the return of 153 Read more…

Sri Lanka to charge asylum seekers
7 Jul
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Sri Lanka to charge asylum seekers »

Sri Lankan authorities plan to charge a group of mostly women asylum-seekers with attempting to leave the country illegally after they were Read more…

Police record statements over grave
7 Jul
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Police record statements over grave »

The police have begun recording statements over a mass grave in Kaluwanchikudy suspected to contain the remains of Muslims killed by the Read more…

Asylum-seekers returned to Sri Lanka, Scott Morrison says
7 Jul
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Asylum-seekers returned to Sri Lanka, Scott Morrison says »

SCOTT Morrison has defended his decision to hand 41 asylum-seekers back to Sri Lankan authorities during a transfer at sea, but won’t Read more…

Morrison urged to visit Tamil region
7 Jul
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Morrison urged to visit Tamil region »

Immigration Minister Scott Morrison has been challenged to ditch his Sri Lankan political minders and visit the country’s war-torn north to hear Read more…