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SJB to oppose removal of 19th constitutional amendment

SJB to oppose removal of 19th constitutional amendment

The Samagi Jana Balawegaya (SJB) has stressed it would oppose moves to remove the 19th constitutional amendment in Parliament.

“The 19th amendment established certain organizations Read more…

New Cabinet likely to be sworn-in after 11th August; says SLPP General Secretary

New Cabinet likely to be sworn-in after 11th August; says SLPP General Secretary

The Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna announced on Saturday (08) the new Cabinet of Minister will be sworn in, only after the National List is published Read more…

Increasing suppression of dissent in Sri Lanka- HRW

Increasing suppression of dissent in Sri Lanka- HRW

The Sri Lankan government of President Gotabaya Rajapaksa is waging a campaign of fear and intimidation against human rights activists, journalists, lawyers, and others challenging Read more…

Gnanasara Thero likely to win Buddhist Monks’ tussle over National List seat

Gnanasara Thero likely to win Buddhist Monks’ tussle over National List seat

Ultra Right-Wing Buddhist Monk Galagoda Aththe Gnanasara Thero will be nominated to be in Parliament by a small party called Our Power of People Party Read more…

US citizens advised to reconsider travel to Sri Lanka 

US citizens advised to reconsider travel to Sri Lanka 

The United States has revised a global travel advisory in which US citizens have been told to reconsider travel to Sri Lanka.

In close coordination Read more…

GOVTs FUND NGO GRAVY TRAIN -DAILY NEWS
31 Jul
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

GOVTs FUND NGO GRAVY TRAIN -DAILY NEWS »

Donors gave Rs. 618.33 million to three NGOs – Centre for Policy Alternatives received Rs. 277 million, National Peace Council received Rs.171 Read more…

Ranil demands an end to Presidency
30 Jul
2014
Written by TELO Admin

Ranil demands an end to Presidency »

The main opposition United National Party (UNP) says it is firmly against the Executive Presidency and wants it abolished.

UNP leader Read more…

Debt crisis worsens in the country
30 Jul
2014
Written by TELO Admin

Debt crisis worsens in the country »

The country currently confronts a worsening economic crisis and the debt accumulation exceeds the annual household income, Minister Patali Champika Ranawaka said. The Minister made Read more…

Uva PC polls: JHU won’t  contest on UPFA ticket
30 Jul
2014
Written by TELO Admin

Uva PC polls: JHU won’t contest on UPFA ticket »

The Jathika Hela Urumaya (JHU) yesterday said that it wouldn’t contest the forthcoming Uva Provincial Council polls on the UPFA ticket.

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Amending Executive Powers Former CJ takes reins
30 Jul
2014
Written by TELO Admin

Amending Executive Powers Former CJ takes reins »

A Committee headed by former Chief Justice, Sarath Nanda Silva has been appointed to draft an amendment to the Constitution in the form Read more…

U.S. Ambassador to Sri Lanka hopes to advance America’s interests at the UN
30 Jul
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

U.S. Ambassador to Sri Lanka hopes to advance America’s interests at the UN »

The United States Ambassador to Sri Lanka Michele Sison says, if confirmed as the Deputy Representative of the United States to the Read more…

Aquino orders gov’t agencies to ensure success of papal visit
29 Jul
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Aquino orders gov’t agencies to ensure success of papal visit »

President Benigno Aquino III is tapping the entire bureaucracy to make sure Pope Francis’ scheduled visit to the country pushes through in Read more…

Malaysian firm to invest in a hybrid power project in Sri Lanka’s North
29 Jul
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Malaysian firm to invest in a hybrid power project in Sri Lanka’s North »

Malaysia’s state-owned utility company Tenaga Nasional Bhd (TNB) has signed an agreement to invest in a hybrid wind and solar power project Read more…

Jayalalithaa Seeks PM Modi’s Intervention for Release of Indian Fishermen From Lanka
29 Jul
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Jayalalithaa Seeks PM Modi’s Intervention for Release of Indian Fishermen From Lanka »

A few hours after Sri Lankan Navy arrested 50 fishermen from Tamil Nadu, Chief Minister Jayalalithaa yesterday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Read more…

Part of Trinco to be leased to China
29 Jul
2014
Written by TELO Admin

Part of Trinco to be leased to China »

Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa in his recent visit to China has signed an agreement to provide China with 1200 acres of land in Trincomalee Read more…