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Release those detained under PTA: Tamil National Alliance

Release those detained under PTA: Tamil National Alliance

The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) will move an adjournment motion seeking the immediate release of those held under the Prevention of Terrorism Act (PTA).

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Too Soon For Constitutional Change By Jehan Perera

Too Soon For Constitutional Change By Jehan Perera

The release of the Constitutional Assembly’s Steering Committee report on constitutional reform gave the hope that it would be the government’s priority in Read more…

IMF reaches agreement on third review of funding for Sri Lanka

IMF reaches agreement on third review of funding for Sri Lanka

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) says it has reached a staff-level agreement with the Sri Lankan authorities on the third review under an Read more…

Election monitoring bodies to meet Deshapriya

Election monitoring bodies to meet Deshapriya

The People’s Action for Free and Fair Elections says all independent election monitoring bodies are scheduled to hold a discussion with Chairman of the Elections Read more…

A New Constitution in the Making: The Matters that Matter By Sanjeewa Fernando

A New Constitution in the Making: The Matters that Matter By Sanjeewa Fernando

The interim report of the Parliamentary Steering Committee for Constitutional Amendments has caused a stir in all quarters concerned in terms of many Read more…

India eyes airport in Sri Lanka, near Chinese Belt and Road outpost
13 Oct
2017
Written by TELOadmin

India eyes airport in Sri Lanka, near Chinese Belt and Road outpost »

India is in advanced talks with Sri Lanka to operate an airport on the southern tip of the island, where China has invested Read more…

Date for LG elections next week – Commissioner
13 Oct
2017
Written by TELOadmin

Date for LG elections next week – Commissioner »

The Chairman of the Elections Commission Mahinda Deshapriya says a final decision will be arrived at with regards to the calling of local Read more…

Asgiriya Chief Prelate frowns on those withdrawing from Constitutional Council
13 Oct
2017
Written by TELOMedia

Asgiriya Chief Prelate frowns on those withdrawing from Constitutional Council »

If anyone withdraws from the Constitutional Council without submitting ideas and views for drawing up a Constitution suitable for the country, such an irresponsible action Read more…

Tamil representatives refuse to attend the presidential event
13 Oct
2017
Written by TELOMedia

Tamil representatives refuse to attend the presidential event »

The Northern Provincial Council has decided to avoid the Tami Cultural event in which President Maithiripala Sirisena attend, due to the lack of involvement in Read more…

Release of Political Prisoners: Full Day Hartal In Northern Provice
13 Oct
2017
Written by TELOMedia

Release of Political Prisoners: Full Day Hartal In Northern Provice »

Demanding the release of the Tamil Political prisoners, who were arrested under the terrorism prevention, a full day hartal organised, in Northern Province today (13 Read more…

SL to receive USD 700 million from Millennium Challenge Corporation
13 Oct
2017
Written by TELOMedia

SL to receive USD 700 million from Millennium Challenge Corporation »

Minister of Finance and Media, Mangala Samaraweera, met Fatema Z. Sumar, the Regional Deputy Vice President for Europe, Asia, Pacific and Latin America in the Read more…

Hartal campaign launched in the Northern province
13 Oct
2017
Written by TELOMedia

Hartal campaign launched in the Northern province »

A Hartal campaign was launched in the Northern province by the Tamil National Alliance (TNA) and other civil organizations, demanding the release of Tamil political Read more…

Hunger strike by Tamil prisoners Sampanthan writes to President
13 Oct
2017
Written by TELOMedia

Hunger strike by Tamil prisoners Sampanthan writes to President »

Opposition Leader Rajavarothiam Sampanthan has written to President Maithripala Sirisena stating that an unnecessary complication has been created with the transfer of some cases from Read more…

Heavy fine for errant public officials: New ACT GETS CABINET APPROVAL
12 Oct
2017
Written by TELOMedia

Heavy fine for errant public officials: New ACT GETS CABINET APPROVAL »

Public officials who fail to declare their assets will in future incur a fine of Rs 100,000 according to the recent Cabinet paper approved this Read more…

TNA wants fiscal powers for PCs
12 Oct
2017
Written by TELOMedia

TNA wants fiscal powers for PCs »

The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) yesterday stressed on the need for Provincial Councils (PCs) to be given fiscal powers through the new Constitution.

At the Read more…