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‘India to invest Rs 1 bn in East Container Terminal’

‘India to invest Rs 1 bn in East Container Terminal’

India has indicated an interest in investing over US$ 1 billion in the East Container Terminal (ECT) of the Colombo Port, along with Read more…

Party leaders to decide next week – Dayasiri Jayasekera

Party leaders to decide next week – Dayasiri Jayasekera

The date for Parliament to debate amendments to the Local Authorities Elections (Amendment) Act No. 22 of 2012 will be decided at the Read more…

ATC refutes statement made by Minister Mano Ganesan that it is safe for Tamils to return to Srilanka

ATC refutes statement made by Minister Mano Ganesan that it is safe for Tamils to return to Srilanka

Mr Ganesan wants the asylum seekers in Australia to return to Sri Lanka. He claims that it is safe for them to return, “If anyone Read more…

Brand New Constitution with Referendum or Constitutional Changes Without Referendum? Govt Still Undecided Says Ranil

Brand New Constitution with Referendum or Constitutional Changes Without Referendum? Govt Still Undecided Says Ranil

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe yesterday said the government had not yet decided whether it would go for a brand new constitution or adopt Read more…

Ananthi Sasitharan, Sarveswaran appointed Provincial Ministers

Ananthi Sasitharan, Sarveswaran appointed Provincial Ministers

Northern Provincial Council members Ananthi Sasitharan (ITAK) and K Sarveswaran (EPRLF) were today appointed Provincial Ministers.

The appointment was made by Chief Read more…

Zeid notes Sarath’s petition based on May’s statement
28 Jun
2017
Written by TELOadmin

Zeid notes Sarath’s petition based on May’s statement »

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein took note of a petition submitted to the President of the UN Human Rights Read more…

Sri Lanka Army commander promoted to four star Genera and appointed Chief of Defense Staff
28 Jun
2017
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Sri Lanka Army commander promoted to four star Genera and appointed Chief of Defense Staff »

President Maithripala Sirisena has promoted the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Crishanthe De Silva, to the rank of General to be effective Read more…

Former FM frowns on US embassy Iftar meal in Batticaloa
28 Jun
2017
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Former FM frowns on US embassy Iftar meal in Batticaloa »

Wartime Foreign Minister Rohitha Bogollagama yesterday told The Island that President Trump had unceremoniously ended a two-decade long tradition of hosting an iftar meal at the White House during Read more…

Sri Lankan President says will not allow disrespecting Buddhist monks through social media
27 Jun
2017
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Sri Lankan President says will not allow disrespecting Buddhist monks through social media »

Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena emphasized that he will never approve tarnishing the image of the Maha Sangha by leveling baseless allegations through the social Read more…

Rajapaksas Had Political Will to Act Decisively Which the “Yahapalanaya”Govt Lacks
27 Jun
2017
Written by TELOadmin

Rajapaksas Had Political Will to Act Decisively Which the “Yahapalanaya”Govt Lacks »

The yahapalana government won the elections on a promise of democracy and prosperity. Now it seems to assume that its modest achievements in Read more…

Ilankai Thamil Arasuk Katchi(ITAK) Wants Complaints Against the Working of Departments Under Chief Minister Wigneswaran to be Investigated
27 Jun
2017
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Ilankai Thamil Arasuk Katchi(ITAK) Wants Complaints Against the Working of Departments Under Chief Minister Wigneswaran to be Investigated »

The Ilankai Tamil Arasu Katchi (ITAK), which is the principal constituent of the ruling Tamil National Alliance (TNA) in Sri Lanka’s Tamil-majority Northern Read more…

Will the Sri Lankan economy be Asia’s left behind economy? Learning from Vietnam
27 Jun
2017
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Will the Sri Lankan economy be Asia’s left behind economy? Learning from Vietnam »

Despite uncertainty in the global economy, Asia is expected to be the fastest growing region in the world. In fact Asia’s dynamic economies Read more…

TN concerned over ‘attacks’ by Lankan Navy on fishermen
26 Jun
2017
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TN concerned over ‘attacks’ by Lankan Navy on fishermen »

The Tamil Nadu Government today expressed concern over the “alarming increase” in number of “attacks” on Indian fishermen by the Sri Lankan Navy Read more…

Asgiriya Chapter slams MP Rahman
26 Jun
2017
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Asgiriya Chapter slams MP Rahman »

Ven. Medagama Dhammananda Thera, the Chief Secretary of the Asgiriya Chapter slammed the statement of MP Mujibur Rahman that referred to MP Wimal Read more…

Government Denies Moves To Amend RTI Act
26 Jun
2017
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Government Denies Moves To Amend RTI Act »

The Government has strongly denied reports in some Sinhala media that it plans to amend the Right to Information Act to Read more…