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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…

Keith Noyahr Abduction And Torture Case Concluded – Charges Awaited
21 Oct
2017
Written by TELOadmin

Keith Noyahr Abduction And Torture Case Concluded – Charges Awaited »

The investigation into the abduction and torture of Keith Noyahr has been concluded by the Criminal Investigation Department, Colombo Telegraph learns. Keith Noyahr, the former Read more…

President warns of attempts to mislead people on a new constitution
20 Oct
2017
Written by TELOadmin

President warns of attempts to mislead people on a new constitution »

Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena has warned all the citizens of the country that they must be aware of the attempts by some section of Read more…

Karaka Sangha Sabha Decision: “With full ‘approval’ and ‘knowledge’ of Mahanayake Theras”
20 Oct
2017
Written by TELOadmin

Karaka Sangha Sabha Decision: “With full ‘approval’ and ‘knowledge’ of Mahanayake Theras” »

Asgiriya Chapter Lekakadikari the Ven. Madagama Shri Dammananda Thera said on Thursday the decision taken by the Karaka Maha Sangha Sabha of the Read more…

Court orders prison authorities to submit a report on absence of former Navy Spokesperson Commodore D.K.P. Dassanayake in court
20 Oct
2017
Written by TELOadmin

Court orders prison authorities to submit a report on absence of former Navy Spokesperson Commodore D.K.P. Dassanayake in court »

The court today ordered a report from the prison authorities on the absence of former Navy Spokesperson Commodore D.K.P. Dassanayake in court.

Dassanayake, who is Read more…

Party leaders meeting next week to iron out delays to LG polls
20 Oct
2017
Written by TELOMedia

Party leaders meeting next week to iron out delays to LG polls »

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe today in Parliament proposed to hold a Party Leaders’ Meeting next week to sort out remaining legislative issues and clear the Read more…

Submission made to UN Committee concerning Sri Lanka
20 Oct
2017
Written by TELOadmin

Submission made to UN Committee concerning Sri Lanka »

A submission has been made to the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child concerning Sri Lanka.

The submission Read more…

PC Polls (Amendment) Act: SLMC cries foul over enactment process
20 Oct
2017
Written by TELOadmin

PC Polls (Amendment) Act: SLMC cries foul over enactment process »

The Sri Lanka Muslim Congress (SLMC), a ruling party ally, is now up in arms against the manner in which the government enacted Read more…

Malwatte Chapter does not oppose new constitution – Anunayake thera
20 Oct
2017
Written by TELOadmin

Malwatte Chapter does not oppose new constitution – Anunayake thera »

The Karaka Maha Sangha Sabha of the Malwatte Chapter had not decided to oppose a new constitution or bringing amendments to the present Read more…

Separate country already created in the North – GL Peiris
19 Oct
2017
Written by TELOadmin

Separate country already created in the North – GL Peiris »

Prof. G.L. Peiris says that individuals who are revealing the truth regarding the massive Central Bank treasury bond scam cannot even continue to Read more…

Sri Lanka Throws Weight Behind Pakistan’s Bid To Host SAARC Summit: Pakistan Foreign Office Confirms
19 Oct
2017
Written by TELOadmin

Sri Lanka Throws Weight Behind Pakistan’s Bid To Host SAARC Summit: Pakistan Foreign Office Confirms »

Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena has promised to support Pakistan’s bid to host the next South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) summit, Read more…