TNA to split?
TNA to split?

02 September 2014

It is said that due to internal disputes Tamil United Liberation or Front leader V. Anandasangaree has stated that he is in the process of forming an alternative front of Tamil parties against the Tamil National Alliance. He has told local media that the new alliance has already incorporated three political parties, including the TULF and The Eelam People’s Revolutionary Liberation Front (Vartharaja Team). Mr.Anandasangaree has also stated that discussions were underway to attract other parties including those within the TNA to the new alliance.   Add new comment

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Trade Union confederation threatens to complain to ILO
Trade Union confederation threatens to complain to ILO
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The Trade Union Confederation (TUC) yesterday threatened to complain to the International Labour Organisation against the government and the Health Ministry for intimidating trade unions by taking legal action against workers engage in...

Shut down costs CEB Rs.600 mn a day
Shut down costs CEB Rs.600 mn a day
02 September 2014

  The shutdown of Lakwijaya coal-fired power plant at Norochcholai costs the CEB Rs. 600 mn a day,Science, Technology and Atomic Energy Minister Patali Champika Ranawaka said. Addressing a book launch on Sunday (31) in Kandy, the...

Kandy Mayor
Kandy Mayor"s pistol stolen
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It is reported that Kandy police has received a complaint that the pistol of the Kandy mayor Mahendra Rathwatte has been stolen. A team came in a red defender has blocked his way while he was returning from a party with one of his...

Mihin Lanka per day loss Rs 10 million
Mihin Lanka per day loss Rs 10 million
02 September 2014

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Election chief writes to IGP
Election chief writes to IGP
02 September 2014

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TNA to split?

02-09-2014

TNA to split?

It is said that due to internal disputes Tamil United Liberation or Front leader V. Anandasangaree has stated that he is in the process of forming an alternative front of...

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Trade Union confederation threatens to c…

02-09-2014

Trade Union confederation threatens to complain to ILO

The Trade Union Confederation (TUC) yesterday threatened to complain to the International Labour Organisation against the government and the Health Ministry for intimidating trade unions by taking legal action against...

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Shut down costs CEB Rs.600 mn a day

02-09-2014

Shut down costs CEB Rs.600 mn a day

  The shutdown of Lakwijaya coal-fired power plant at Norochcholai costs the CEB Rs. 600 mn a day,Science, Technology and Atomic Energy Minister Patali Champika Ranawaka said. Addressing a book launch on...

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Kandy Mayor"s pistol stolen

02-09-2014

Kandy Mayor"s pistol stolen

It is reported that Kandy police has received a complaint that the pistol of the Kandy mayor Mahendra Rathwatte has been stolen. A team came in a red defender has blocked...

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Mihin Lanka per day loss Rs 10 million

02-09-2014

Mihin Lanka per day loss Rs 10 million

The UNP leader Ranil Wickremasinghe says that if Mihin Lanka is closed there will be a saving of Rs. 3650 million per year. Addressing a meeting in Polonnaruwa he said that...

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Election chief writes to IGP

02-09-2014

Election chief writes to IGP

Due to surge in election law violations in the Moneragala District, Elections Commissioner Mahinda Deshapriya yesterday instructed Inspector General of Police, N.K. Ilangakoon to beef up security in the district...

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JVP complained to HRC

02-09-2014

JVP complained to HRC

Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) filed a complaint with the Human Rights Commission (HRC) asking it to compel Elections Commissioner Mahinda Deshapriya to ban some 26,000 government officers from being used...

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40 election propaganda offices destroyed…

02-09-2014

40 election propaganda offices destroyed - PAFFREL

It is reported that more than 40 election propaganda offices have been destroyed from day one to up-to-date of starting election canvassing in Uva Province, PAFFREL Organization said. It is been...

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Harin threatened to launch a death fast

02-09-2014

Harin threatened to launch a death fast

United National Party (UNP) chief ministerial candidate Harin Fernando threatened to launch a death fast if the police and the other authorities continued to act biased in favour of the...

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Power cuts in Maharagama & Udahamull…

01-09-2014

Power cuts in Maharagama & Udahamulla

It is reported that due to Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) request electricity supply to some areas of Maharagama on 2nd Sept & Udahamulla on 3rd Sept will be interrupted between...

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Vetern trade unionists Bala Tampoe passe…

01-09-2014

Vetern trade unionists Bala Tampoe passed away

Veteran trade unionists and General Secretary of Ceylon Mercantile, Industrial and General Workers Union Bala Tampoe has passed away at the age of 92, our news sources said. Born on May...

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Shut- down Mihin Air and channel funds t…

01-09-2014

Shut- down Mihin Air and channel funds to kidney patients  -Ranil

The government does not have any suitable programme/plan for protecting kidney patients who suffered in the country, UNP leader Ranil Wickremesinghe said. He made these remarks at a meeting with famer...

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Veternan artist Bandula Vithanage passed…

01-09-2014

Veternan artist Bandula Vithanage passed away

Veteran playwrighter, teledrama director, script writer, acter Bandula Vithanage has passed away at the age of 74 at the National Hospital, family sources said.He was a great artist conducts drama...

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Indian PM pledges 100 percent support fo…

01-09-2014

Indian PM pledges 100 percent support for TNA

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi had told a delegation of the Sri Lankan Tamil National Alliance (TNA), when the latter met him in New Delhi on August 23, that India...

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Man entered courts with a pistol

01-09-2014

Man entered courts with a pistol

It is reported that police arrested a man who was attempting to enter the Courts Complex in Hulftsdorp armed with a pistol, our news sources said. The suspect was handed over...

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Japanese PM due to 7th September

01-09-2014

Japanese PM due to 7th September

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is expected to arrive in Sri Lanka on an official visit this Sunday, the External Affairs Ministry said today. Mr. Abe will be in the country...

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Eppawala phosphate deposit to China?

01-09-2014

Eppawala phosphate deposit to China?

  There is a plan of giving the Eppawala phosphate deposit to China, JVP member Wasantha Samarasinghe says. He complains that the Chairman of the company treats this as his own property...

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Election law violations in Monaragala-PA…

01-09-2014

Election law violations in Monaragala-PAFFREL

Elections watchdog PAFFERAL states that election laws are violated in the Monaragala district. Executive director of PAFFERAL Rohana Hettiarachci stated that 158 election related complaints were lodged while majority of them...

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Indo-Lanka FTA to be reviewed

01-09-2014

Indo-Lanka FTA to be reviewed

Indian government has decided to review the free trade agreement between Sri Lanka and India signed in the year 2000.The transaction value between the two countries have exceeded US$ 5...

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Election offices attacked by gunmen in u…

01-09-2014

Election offices attacked by gunmen in unmarked vehicles – CaFFE

Expressing disappointment over continuous attacks targeting opposition parties ahead of the Uva Provincial Council polls, the Campaign for Free and Fair Elections (CaFFE) says that 9 election offices of opposition...

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