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General Election before August end – EC Chairman

General Election before August end – EC Chairman

The Chairman of the Election Commission Mahinda Deshapriya says that the 2020 General Election will be held before the end of the month of August.

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Canada grants CDN$400,000 to strengthen Sri Lanka’s response to COVID-19 pandemic

Canada grants CDN$400,000 to strengthen Sri Lanka’s response to COVID-19 pandemic

The High Commissioner of Canada to Sri Lanka, David McKinnon, and Representative of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Sri Lanka, Ms. Ritsu Nacken, signed Read more…

‘We continue to underline the importance of accountability, justice and reconciliation’ in Sri Lanka says UK minister

‘We continue to underline the importance of accountability, justice and reconciliation’ in Sri Lanka says UK minister

UK Minister said that the British government continues “to underline the importance of accountability, justice and reconciliation in its engagement with the government of Sri Read more…

Sri Lankan Presidential Task Forces are “grounded in Sinhala-Buddhist nationalist ethos” and signal deepening militarisation – PEARL

Sri Lankan Presidential Task Forces are “grounded in Sinhala-Buddhist nationalist ethos” and signal deepening militarisation – PEARL

PEARL strongly condemns this week’s establishment of two presidential task forces in Sri Lanka, which sets the country on a firm course to autocratic governance.

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UN human rights chief raises concerns on Sri Lanka

UN human rights chief raises concerns on Sri Lanka

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet expressed alarm at the clampdown on freedom of expression in parts of the Asia-Pacific, including in Sri Read more…

JHU Bill to repeal 13th amendment
15 May
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

JHU Bill to repeal 13th amendment »

The Jathika Hela Urumaya (JHU) is to table a bill within next two weeks to repeal the 13th amendment to the Constitution.

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EU told Lanka probing C4 video
15 May
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

EU told Lanka probing C4 video »

The government informed the European Parliament today (Tuesday) that irrespective of Sri Lanka’s categorical rejection of the Channel-4 footage in the “Killing Read more…

News Canada, Bahamas raise CHOGM in Lanka
15 May
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

News Canada, Bahamas raise CHOGM in Lanka »

Canada and the Bahamas have had discussions on the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) to be held in Sri Lanka.

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Swiss probe reveals Lankan links-AP
15 May
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Swiss probe reveals Lankan links-AP »

Investigations carried out by Switzerland last year into money laundering and terror funding had revealed that money had also come from Sri Read more…

Cyclone destroys IDP settlements in North »

The cyclone that impacted on various coastal areas in the island had devastated several make-shift houses put up by the Internally Displaced Read more…

UN unaware of letter from Salley
14 May
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

UN unaware of letter from Salley »

The United Nations (UN) headquarters says it is unaware of a letter being received from Muslim politician Azath Salley.

UN spokesman Martin Nesirky, when Read more…

India may reconsider Kachchativu
14 May
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

India may reconsider Kachchativu »

India may reconsider it’s position on the Kachchativu island which is currently under Sri Lanka.

Union Minister V. Narayanaswamy told reporters in Chennai that Read more…

Pakistan Naval Ship SAIF in Sri Lanka on a goodwill visit
14 May
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Pakistan Naval Ship SAIF in Sri Lanka on a goodwill visit »

Pakistan Navy Ship SAIF is on a goodwill visit to the Trincomalee port from 14-17 May 2013, this visit signifies the strong Read more…

Tamils to commemorate war dead
14 May
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Tamils to commemorate war dead »

A commemoration ceremony is to be held in Vavuniya on Saturday to remember the hundreds of Tamil civilians killed during the final Read more…

Countrywide bus strike on Sunday
14 May
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Countrywide bus strike on Sunday »

All Ceylon Federation of Lanka Private Bus Association (ACFLPBOA) said its members would launch a countrywide bus strike on May 19 midnight.

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