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Roads not taken and their destinations – Groundviews

Roads not taken and their destinations – Groundviews

“Not only our actions, but also our inactions, become our destiny.”

Heinrich Zimmer (The King and the Corpse)

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More loans from China : US$ 1 billion for central expressway

More loans from China : US$ 1 billion for central expressway

Sri Lanka has obtained a US$ One billion (Rs. 178 billion) loan from China Exim Bank for the construction of the first stage Read more…

Vision of 2015 government lost; SLFP should join hands with UNP : Chandrika

Vision of 2015 government lost; SLFP should join hands with UNP : Chandrika

The vision with which the 2015 government was formed has now been lost, former President Chandrika Kumaratunga said recently.

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Country should not co-sponsor new UNHRC resolution: MR

Country should not co-sponsor new UNHRC resolution: MR

Opposition Leader Mahinda Rajapaksa said yesterday that Sri Lanka should not co-sponsor the UNHRC resolution coming up this time.

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Future of SLPP-SLFP grand alliance in the making uncertain

Future of SLPP-SLFP grand alliance in the making uncertain

The outcome of talks between the SLPP and the SLFP, for a grand coalition against the UNP was in the balance, political sources Read more…

Most food items sold in Jaffna outdated
5 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Most food items sold in Jaffna outdated »

Jaffna Municipal Council Commissioner, S. Pranavanathan, has expressed concern that most of the food items brought into the Jaffna Peninsula are outdated Read more…

BJP-led delegation arrives in Sri Lanka
5 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

BJP-led delegation arrives in Sri Lanka »

A six member BJP-led delegation arrived in Colombo on Tuesday. The delegation was led by Ravi Shankar Prasad, Deputy Leader of Opposition Read more…

Sri Lanka may amend provincial powers ahead of northern polls
5 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Sri Lanka may amend provincial powers ahead of northern polls »

Notwithstanding the objections from India and Tamil minority parties, the Sri Lankan government plans to go ahead with amending several Read more…

Jayalalithaa wants action on Sri Lanka
5 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Jayalalithaa wants action on Sri Lanka »

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa today urged the Indian government to take steps to prevent, what she termed as unprovoked, murderous Read more…

Pvt. Bus passengers get ‘smart card’ upgrade
5 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Pvt. Bus passengers get ‘smart card’ upgrade »

The country’s first pre-paid card system for private buses would be introduced from Thursday, the Lanka Private Bus Owners Association said today

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UK suspect arrested in abduction case
5 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

UK suspect arrested in abduction case »

Scotland Yard has arrested a 22-year-old man in London for his involvement in the kidnapping of a Sri Lankan born British couple Read more…

Australian gaming tycoon Packer eyes $350 mln Sri Lanka deal
4 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Australian gaming tycoon Packer eyes $350 mln Sri Lanka deal »

Australian gambling tycoon James Packer is teaming up with a Sri Lankan partner for a $350 million investment in the country’s tourism Read more…

Three LTTE members jailed over 1996 train bombing
4 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Three LTTE members jailed over 1996 train bombing »

A Sri Lankan court Tuesday sentenced three LTTE members, including a woman, over a deadly train bombing in which 70 people were Read more…

Council Of Eelam Tamils Calls For A Boycott Of Tamil Leaders’ Conference In Delhi
4 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Council Of Eelam Tamils Calls For A Boycott Of Tamil Leaders’ Conference In Delhi »

The International Council of Eelam Tamils is calling for a boycott of the Sri Lankan Tamil Leaders’ Conference in New Delhi scheduled Read more…

Solheim has an eye on Sri Lanka
4 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Solheim has an eye on Sri Lanka »

Former Norwegian peace envoy to Sri Lanka Erik Solheim says he is still having a close eye on Sri Lanka despite the Read more…