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Scrapping 19th Amendment will give rise to a dictator: Bandara

Scrapping 19th Amendment will give rise to a dictator: Bandara

United National Party(UNP) Parliamentarian Palitha Range Bandara said that the government’s attempt to abolish the 19th Amendment will give rise to a dictator.

UNP has Read more…

Ranjan’s ‘Wikileaks’ Style Exposures: Will They Fade Away Or Awaken Public Conscience? By Lakmal Harischandra

Ranjan’s ‘Wikileaks’ Style Exposures: Will They Fade Away Or Awaken Public Conscience? By Lakmal Harischandra

Film star turned ‘one shot’ politician Ranjan Ramanayake has rocked the political, legal and law enforcement establishments with the release of dozens of audio recordings Read more…

Support from the Canadian Government to uplift Sri Lanka’s inland fisheries industry

Support from the Canadian Government to uplift Sri Lanka’s inland fisheries industry

The Canadian government has agreed to further enhance Sri Lanka’s inland freshwater fisheries industry, state media reported.

The support to uplift the inland fisheries industry Read more…

What happened to the Ranjan CDs?

What happened to the Ranjan CDs?

Did MP Ranjan Ramanayake really hand over the tapes in his possession? This was discussed at several instances in Parliament today. Deputy Speaker notified the Read more…

Sri Lanka to outsource visa service for Chinese tourists

Sri Lanka to outsource visa service for Chinese tourists

Sri Lanka has decided to outsource visa services for Chinese tourists to a sub-agent in China.

The Government said that the move will help draw Read more…

UNP crisis will be resolved democratically- Sajith
21 Jan
2020
Written by TELO Admin

UNP crisis will be resolved democratically- Sajith »

Leader of the Opposition Sajith Premadasa says the on-going issues surrounding the leadership of the United National Party will be resolved democratically.

Speaking to media Read more…

Will Sri Lanka lose GSP+ after 2023?
21 Jan
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Will Sri Lanka lose GSP+ after 2023? »

The government announced that the European Union reassured that it will continue the GSP+ concessions to Sri Lanka till 2023 while noting that there will Read more…

EU Ambassador visits the Northern Province
21 Jan
2020
Written by TELO Admin

EU Ambassador visits the Northern Province »

Ambassador of the Delegation of the European Union (EU) to Sri Lanka Denis Chaibi visited the Northern Province from 15 to 17 January.

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India moves to seek closer military ties with Sri Lanka – AL JAZEERA
20 Jan
2020
Written by TELO Admin

India moves to seek closer military ties with Sri Lanka – AL JAZEERA »

Sri Lanka and India have pledged to strengthen military ties and widen maritime links with neighbours after security talks, the president’s office said on Sunday, Read more…

Sri Lanka president acknowledges thousands of war missing are dead
20 Jan
2020
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Sri Lanka president acknowledges thousands of war missing are dead »

Sri Lanka President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has acknowledged for the first time that more than 23,500 people missing for a decade since the end of the Read more…

German court convicts man over killing of Kadirgamar
20 Jan
2020
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German court convicts man over killing of Kadirgamar »

A German court convicted a Sri Lankan man Monday of accessory to murder in the 2005 killing of Sri Lanka’s Foreign Minister Lakshman Kadirgamar, The Read more…

Rishad to remain in the Opposition
20 Jan
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Rishad to remain in the Opposition »

Parliamentarian Rishad Bathiudeen has refuted reports claiming he is making preparations to join the government.

Taking to Twitter former Minister Bathiudeen said he will continue Read more…

Throwing the baby with bath-water? By N Sathiya Moorthy
20 Jan
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Throwing the baby with bath-water? By N Sathiya Moorthy »

Independent of political positions and posturing, there is an urgent need to amend, or even do away with the controversial 19-A, which has done more Read more…

Moody’s warns Sri Lanka’s debt moratorium for SMEs unlikely to support economic recovery
20 Jan
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Moody’s warns Sri Lanka’s debt moratorium for SMEs unlikely to support economic recovery »

Moody’s has warned that Sri Lanka’s debt moratorium for Small and Midsize Enterprises (SMEs) is unlikely to support economic recovery.

On 13 January, Sri Lanka’s Read more…

The critical nature of India-Sri Lanka relations
20 Jan
2020
Written by TELO Admin

The critical nature of India-Sri Lanka relations »

Sri Lankan Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa, who is to visit New Delhi in early February at the invitation of the Indian Premier Narendra Modi, will Read more…