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Constitutional Assembly debate postponed

Constitutional Assembly debate postponed

The Constitutional Assembly debate which was scheduled to be held today (11) had to be postponed because the ten MPs who were entrusted with the Read more…

PC Amendment Act Bathiudeen unhappy

PC Amendment Act Bathiudeen unhappy

Industry and Commerce Minister Rishard Bathiudeen complains that the newly passed Provincial Council Amendment Act has many issues that further marginalize the minority communities and Read more…

“Mata Den Kathaa Karanne Naa Neh. Kathakaranna Beri Ai?(you don’t talk to me now. Why can’t you talk?):President Sirisena Telephones Basil Rajapaksa to “Join Hands for Contesting Local Polls”.

“Mata Den Kathaa Karanne Naa Neh. Kathakaranna Beri Ai?(you don’t talk to me now. Why can’t you talk?):President Sirisena Telephones Basil Rajapaksa to “Join Hands for Contesting Local Polls”.

One evening early this week, Basil Rajapaksa, a key player in the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP), was en route to his home in Battaramulla Read more…

MR says crooks who were with him are now in the Government

MR says crooks who were with him are now in the Government

Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa says the crooks who were with him are now in the unity Government.

Rajapaksa told reporters today after meeting the head Read more…

Indian Air Force Chief begins 4-day visit to Sri Lanka

Indian Air Force Chief begins 4-day visit to Sri Lanka

Chief of Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal Birender Singh Dhanoa began a four-day visit to Sri Lanka to explore ways to expand cooperation Read more…

The churning before the elections
10 Dec
2017
Written by TELOadmin

The churning before the elections »

Sri Lanka’s likely local polls in early 2018 have aroused the interest of a national election, going by attempts to break old alliances and forge Read more…

Sri Lanka hands port formally to Chinese firm, receives $292 mln
10 Dec
2017
Written by TELOadmin

Sri Lanka hands port formally to Chinese firm, receives $292 mln »

(Reuters) – Sri Lanka formally handed over commercial activities in its main southern port to a Chinese company on Saturday and received $292 million out Read more…

Success at local polls remains one priority for Sirisena
10 Dec
2017
Written by TELOadmin

Success at local polls remains one priority for Sirisena »

President speaks to Basil in last-ditch effort for reconciliation between SLFP and JO before nominations, but major issues prevail Confident UNP finalises candidates list; Hambantota Read more…

New Muslim alliance formed to contest LG polls
10 Dec
2017
Written by TELOadmin

New Muslim alliance formed to contest LG polls »

A new Muslim alliance has been formed to contest the Local Government (LG) elections next year.

The All Ceylon Makkal Congress (ACMC), which is part Read more…

PTA detainees Jeyanthan’s Story: Waiting to be either charged or released
10 Dec
2017
Written by TELOadmin

PTA detainees Jeyanthan’s Story: Waiting to be either charged or released »

The nightmare for the Rasadurai family began last April when officers, who claimed they were from the Terrorism Investigation Department (TID) of the Police, arrested Read more…

Abduction of youths Ex-Navy spokesman’s Bail application postponed
10 Dec
2017
Written by TELOadmin

Abduction of youths Ex-Navy spokesman’s Bail application postponed »

The hearing of the bail applications, made by the seven accused, including the former Navy Spokesman Commodore D.K.P. Dassanayake, who are currently in remand custody Read more…

Problems Of TNA Amicably Resolved – TELO Secretary General N.Sri Kantha
9 Dec
2017
Written by TELOadmin

Problems Of TNA Amicably Resolved – TELO Secretary General N.Sri Kantha »

The three constituent parties of the Tamil National Alliance (TNA) amicably resolved their differences, concluded their seat sharing arrangements for the local government elections in Read more…

LG amended draft bill approved with 137 votes
9 Dec
2017
Written by TELOadmin

LG amended draft bill approved with 137 votes »

The Local Government institutions amended draft bill was passed in Parliament during the third reading today with 137 votes for and 49 against it.

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Rebuilding livelihoods Rapid economic growth in N and E ADB
9 Dec
2017
Written by TELOadmin

Rebuilding livelihoods Rapid economic growth in N and E ADB »

The results of the Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) work, in the Northern and Eastern Provinces was the rapid increase in economic activity, with these Provinces Read more…

TNA Reached the Final Decision; TELO won’t Exit
9 Dec
2017
Written by TELOadmin

TNA Reached the Final Decision; TELO won’t Exit »

Tamil National Alliance, the major political party announced after the negotiation between the allies that, a smooth solution has taken regarding the seat sharing for Read more…