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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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U.S. Embassy in Sri Lanka launches photography contest to mark Press Freedom Day
29 Apr
2014
Written by TELO Admin

U.S. Embassy in Sri Lanka launches photography contest to mark Press Freedom Day »

The United States Embassy in Colombo is conducting a photography contest from April 28-May 9 to mark World Press Freedom Day 2014.

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Fonseka launches his policy manifesto
29 Apr
2014
Written by TELO Admin

Fonseka launches his policy manifesto »

The Democratic Party launched a 10-point policy manifesto yesterday(28) at a function chaired by its leader Sarath Fonseka.

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UNP reformists propose Sajith as common candidate Next Presidential Polls
29 Apr
2014
Written by TELO Admin

UNP reformists propose Sajith as common candidate Next Presidential Polls »

UNP Hambantota District Leader Sajith Premadasa was the ideal common opposition candidate at the next Presidential elections as he and President Mahinda Rajapaksa Read more…

NPC wants ban on overseas groups withdrawn
29 Apr
2014
Written by TELO Admin

NPC wants ban on overseas groups withdrawn »

The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) – controlled Northern Provincial Council yesterday passed several resolutions demanding that the ban of 16 overseas Tamil groups Read more…

Japan says resolution not productive
28 Apr
2014
Written by TELO Admin

Japan says resolution not productive »

The Japanese Government has said it wants to engage and to encourage the reconciliation process in Sri Lanka and is opposed to Resolutions which are counterproductive.

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UK minister follows up on Sri Lanka resolution with NGOs
28 Apr
2014
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UK minister follows up on Sri Lanka resolution with NGOs »

The British Minister of State at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) Hugo Swire has said that he met with several Non- Governmental Organizations and Read more…

SriLanka Army investigates three soldiers over contract murder
28 Apr
2014
Written by TELO Admin

SriLanka Army investigates three soldiers over contract murder »

 Sri Lanka’s Army Commander Lieutenant General Daya Ratnayake has directed an inquiry into the alleged contract killing of a man by three soldiers.

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Coalition woes and future polls
28 Apr
2014
Written by TELO Admin

Coalition woes and future polls »

Chief Government Whip and Minister Dinesh Gunawardena is said to have been tasked with preparing a report on the UPFA MPs who absented Read more…

TNA criticises ban on diaspora groups
28 Apr
2014
Written by TELO Admin

TNA criticises ban on diaspora groups »

It is an attempt to silence civilians who could furnish vital evidence in the international probe into 2009 war, says R. Sampanthan

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70% of ministers, MPs favour abolishing Executive Presidency – Vasu
28 Apr
2014
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70% of ministers, MPs favour abolishing Executive Presidency – Vasu »

Leader of the Democratic Left Front and Minister of National Languages and Social Integration, Vasudewa Nanayakkara, said more than 70% of the government Read more…