President Sirisena to visit India, meet Modi in Ujjain at Kumbh Mela

President Sirisena to visit India, meet Modi in Ujjain at Kumbh Mela

Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena will visit India later this fortnight to attend the “Simhasth Kumbh Mahaparv,” a popular Hindu festival taking place Read more…

TNA against VAT on food and education

TNA against VAT on food and education

The Tamil National Alliance (TNA), in a May Day resolution, requested the government not to increase the Value Added Tax (VAT) on food Read more…

Mustapha: LG polls not this year

Mustapha: LG polls not this year

Local Government and Provincial Councils Minister Faizser Mustapha today ruled out the possibility of elections for local authorities this year, because of work Read more…

Why Sri Lanka’s economic outlook is looking less rosy-CNBC

Why Sri Lanka’s economic outlook is looking less rosy-CNBC

Sri Lanka’s deal with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) may have averted a crisis, but the bailout may undermine a key source of Read more…

LG polls in October?

LG polls in October?

Election commission chairman Mahinda Deshapriya says he is ready to hold the local government polls in October this year under the new electoral Read more…

President Sirisena to visit India, meet Modi in Ujjain at Kumbh Mela
3 May
2016
Written by TELOadmin

President Sirisena to visit India, meet Modi in Ujjain at Kumbh Mela »

Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena will visit India later this fortnight to attend the “Simhasth Kumbh Mahaparv,” a popular Hindu festival taking place Read more…

TNA against VAT on food and education
3 May
2016
Written by TELOadmin

TNA against VAT on food and education »

The Tamil National Alliance (TNA), in a May Day resolution, requested the government not to increase the Value Added Tax (VAT) on food Read more…

Mustapha: LG polls not this year
3 May
2016
Written by TELOadmin

Mustapha: LG polls not this year »

Local Government and Provincial Councils Minister Faizser Mustapha today ruled out the possibility of elections for local authorities this year, because of work Read more…

Why Sri Lanka’s economic outlook is looking less rosy-CNBC
3 May
2016
Written by TELOadmin

Why Sri Lanka’s economic outlook is looking less rosy-CNBC »

Sri Lanka’s deal with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) may have averted a crisis, but the bailout may undermine a key source of Read more…

LG polls in October?
3 May
2016
Written by TELOadmin

LG polls in October? »

Election commission chairman Mahinda Deshapriya says he is ready to hold the local government polls in October this year under the new electoral Read more…

Sri Lanka, China to hold discussions on FTA
2 May
2016
Written by TELOadmin

Sri Lanka, China to hold discussions on FTA »

Sri Lanka and China will hold high level discussions in June on the possibility of signing a bilateral Free Trade Agreement (FTA), Sri Read more…

Sri Lanka sets up panel to investigate ‘Panama Papers’
2 May
2016
Written by TELOadmin

Sri Lanka sets up panel to investigate ‘Panama Papers’ »

Cash-strapped Sri Lanka announced on Sunday (May 1) it was setting up a special panel to chase after nationals likely to figure in Read more…

Hamlet without the Prince
2 May
2016
Written by TELOadmin

Hamlet without the Prince »

Yesterday, Hamlet was staged without the Prince of Denmark. Another May Day has come and gone with workers’ cause being denied the pride Read more…

Federalism: A far-fetched solution
2 May
2016
Written by TELOadmin

Federalism: A far-fetched solution »

The Northern Provincial Council (NPC) resolution calling for a Federal Constitution for Sri Lanka has triggered a spontaneous reaction from Southern quarters.

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Debt-ridden Sri Lanka snuggles up to China again at India’s expense
1 May
2016
Written by TELOadmin

Debt-ridden Sri Lanka snuggles up to China again at India’s expense »

India is hoping to host Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena this month for a multi-religious event at Ujjain which will be inaugurated by Read more…