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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…

US deeply concerned
11 Jan
2013
Written by TELOadmin

US deeply concerned »

The US embassy in a statement said it remains deeply concerned by the Impeachment Proceedings against Chief Justice Shirani Bandaranayake.

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Sri Lanka parliament impeaches Chief Justice
11 Jan
2013
Written by TELOadmin

Sri Lanka parliament impeaches Chief Justice »

Sri Lanka parliament following a two-day debate voted today to impeach the country’s first female Chief Justice Dr. Shirani Bandaranayke who has been Read more…

Fail to provide solution Tamils expect: Jaffna bishop informs French delegates
9 Jan
2013
Written by TELOadmin

Fail to provide solution Tamils expect: Jaffna bishop informs French delegates »

Jaffna Bishop Rev.Thomas Saundranayakam informed French representatives that Lankan government which achieved war victory has failed to grant solution expect by Tamils of Read more…

UK parliament debates Lankan HR issues
9 Jan
2013
Written by TELOadmin

UK parliament debates Lankan HR issues »

The British parliament, both the House of Commons and House of Lords, Tuesday discussed the post war situation in Sri Lanka.The debate on Read more…

Jaffna UN branch to close
9 Jan
2013
Written by TELOadmin

Jaffna UN branch to close »

All UN branch offices in the Jaffna District are to be closed during the course of 2013, reliable sources from Jaffna said. Accordingly, Read more…

SLMC to support the Divi Neguma Bill
8 Jan
2013
Written by TELOadmin

SLMC to support the Divi Neguma Bill »

The Divi Neguma bill is scheduled to be passed after it is taken up for debate at the parliamentary committee stage.The government accepted Read more…

Should Tamils be Loyal Sri Lankans?
8 Jan
2013
Written by TELOadmin

Should Tamils be Loyal Sri Lankans? »

Minorities are easy targets in a Sinhalese polity believing that no one else belongs. As Tisaranee Gunasekara has noted, UPFA ministers have attacked Read more…

Canada urged Sri Lanka to address HR issues
8 Jan
2013
Written by TELOadmin

Canada urged Sri Lanka to address HR issues »

The Canadian government yesterday urged Sri Lanka to address human rights concerns, until which Prime Minister Stephen Harper will not reconsider his decision Read more…

Army intervene in to education activities in North: TNA to inform international community
5 Jan
2013
Written by TELOadmin

Army intervene in to education activities in North: TNA to inform international community »

Tamil National Alliance thoroughly condemns appointing military personals to teach Sinhala language for students at Killinochchie and Mullaitivu districts. At present party decided Read more…

UK undecided on CHOGM 2013
3 Jan
2013
Written by TELOadmin

UK undecided on CHOGM 2013 »

The British government is undecided on attending the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in Sri Lanka later this year.The British High Commissioner Read more…