Can Chandrika Kumaratunga Save the Maithripala-Ranil Govt From Destruction in 2018? by Rajan Philips

Can Chandrika Kumaratunga Save the Maithripala-Ranil Govt From Destruction in 2018? by Rajan Philips

By all accounts the much delayed local government elections will likely be held in January 2018. It will be a couple of weeks after January Read more…

Philippines VP warns of China debt trap, cites Sri Lanka

Philippines VP warns of China debt trap, cites Sri Lanka

Philippines Vice President Leni Robredo has warned that the Philippines could face the same fate as Sri Lanka if it depend too much on China.

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CAN JANUARY 8 MANDATE BE BRUSHED UNDER THE CARPET?

CAN JANUARY 8 MANDATE BE BRUSHED UNDER THE CARPET?

The Presidential Commission of Inquiry (PCoI) into the Treasury bond issue, appointed by President Maithripala Sirisena earlier this year, has now concluded hearing Read more…

Local council polls also may be put off till March or later

Local council polls also may be put off till March or later

Election Commission chief says he is helpless till Gazette notification is issued Musthapha says Nuwara Eliya district issue could be sorted out soon Read more…

Villagers ask for return of Iranaitheevu

Villagers ask for return of Iranaitheevu

While celebrating Deepavali, the people of Iranaitheevu requested the government to expedite the release of their lands. “These are our ancestral lands which we need Read more…

Can Chandrika Kumaratunga Save the Maithripala-Ranil Govt From Destruction in 2018? by Rajan Philips
22 Oct
2017
Written by TELOadmin

Can Chandrika Kumaratunga Save the Maithripala-Ranil Govt From Destruction in 2018? by Rajan Philips »

By all accounts the much delayed local government elections will likely be held in January 2018. It will be a couple of weeks after January Read more…

Philippines VP warns of China debt trap, cites Sri Lanka
22 Oct
2017
Written by TELOadmin

Philippines VP warns of China debt trap, cites Sri Lanka »

Philippines Vice President Leni Robredo has warned that the Philippines could face the same fate as Sri Lanka if it depend too much on China.

Read more…

CAN JANUARY 8 MANDATE BE BRUSHED UNDER THE CARPET?
22 Oct
2017
Written by TELOadmin

CAN JANUARY 8 MANDATE BE BRUSHED UNDER THE CARPET? »

The Presidential Commission of Inquiry (PCoI) into the Treasury bond issue, appointed by President Maithripala Sirisena earlier this year, has now concluded hearing Read more…

Local council polls also may be put off till March or later
22 Oct
2017
Written by TELOadmin

Local council polls also may be put off till March or later »

Election Commission chief says he is helpless till Gazette notification is issued Musthapha says Nuwara Eliya district issue could be sorted out soon Read more…

Arrest Of Gotabaya Imminent
22 Oct
2017
Written by TELOMedia

Arrest Of Gotabaya Imminent »

The arrest of former Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa is imminent, well informed sources told The Sunday Leader. Sources said that a discussion had been held last week Read more…

Villagers ask for return of Iranaitheevu
22 Oct
2017
Written by TELOMedia

Villagers ask for return of Iranaitheevu »

While celebrating Deepavali, the people of Iranaitheevu requested the government to expedite the release of their lands. “These are our ancestral lands which we need Read more…

Government debt passes Rs 10 Trillion
22 Oct
2017
Written by TELOMedia

Government debt passes Rs 10 Trillion »

The Government’s total outstanding debt increased by Rs 776.6 billion (8.3 per cent) to Rs 10,163.9 billion, as at the end of June 2017 from Read more…

IS IT TIME FOR A THIRD FORCE IN SRI LANKA’S POLITY?
22 Oct
2017
Written by TELOMedia

IS IT TIME FOR A THIRD FORCE IN SRI LANKA’S POLITY? »

Wijith De Chickera is dismayed by the monolith of the ‘new political culture’ and explores the options that are available to a newly oppressed polity

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Indian company claims it secured railway tender, but SLR is yet to call for bids
22 Oct
2017
Written by TELOMedia

Indian company claims it secured railway tender, but SLR is yet to call for bids »

An Indian State-owned manufacturing company has announced on its website that it has secured an order from Sri Lanka to supply 160 railway coaches even Read more…

Poverty down to 4.1% But highest in the North
22 Oct
2017
Written by TELOMedia

Poverty down to 4.1% But highest in the North »

Sri Lanka’s poverty headcount declined to 4.1 per cent last year, from 6.7% in 2012/13, when the last of such censuses were taken, the Census Read more…