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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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India to seek fishing rights around Lankan waters: Report
6 Jul
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

India to seek fishing rights around Lankan waters: Report »

The new Indian government is likely to ask Sri Lanka to issue commercial licences to its fishermen to operate around the northern Read more…

Dalai Lama urges end to anti-Muslim violence
6 Jul
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Dalai Lama urges end to anti-Muslim violence »

The Dalai Lama, the spiritual leader of the Tibetan people, has reiterated his plea to Buddhists in Myanmar and Sri Lanka to Read more…

Families seek answers over missing
6 Jul
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Families seek answers over missing »

Families of people reported missing in Puthukkudieruppu (PTK) appeared yesterday and today before the Presidential Commission to record complaints regarding missing persons.

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Muslim Council want India to explain
6 Jul
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Muslim Council want India to explain »

The Muslim Council of Sri Lanka has written to the Indian High Commissioner in Colombo asking him to explain the position of Read more…

Ranil calls for army style polls battle
6 Jul
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Ranil calls for army style polls battle »

Opposition United National Party (UNP) leader Ranil Wickremesinghe today called for an army style battle to win the Uva Provincial Council elections.

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NDA to stick to UPA’s stand in Rajiv killers’ case, won’t set them free
6 Jul
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

NDA to stick to UPA’s stand in Rajiv killers’ case, won’t set them free »

Keeping aside political differences, the NDA government has decided to maintain the UPA regime’s stand in the Supreme Court and oppose on Read more…

Government Assures Witness Protection
6 Jul
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Government Assures Witness Protection »

The Government says a new witness protection bill is to be taken up in Parliament for debate in the immediate future.

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NPC Members Yet To Receive Protection
6 Jul
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

NPC Members Yet To Receive Protection »

Despite a written request made by the Chairman of the Northern Provincial Council (NPC) C. V. K. Sivagnanam to President Mahinda Rajapaksa, Read more…

Navy arrests 20 Indians for poaching
6 Jul
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Navy arrests 20 Indians for poaching »

The navy arrested 20 Indian fishermen off Thalaimannar last night for poaching in Sri Lankan waters and seized 4 boats, the navy Read more…

UN tells Lanka to engage with others
6 Jul
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

UN tells Lanka to engage with others »

The United Nations (UN) has urged the Sri Lankan Government to engage with the international community as pressure continues to mount over Read more…