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Kalmunai Municipal Council to be divided into four Pradeshiya Sabhas

Kalmunai Municipal Council to be divided into four Pradeshiya Sabhas

A decision was taken to divide the Kalmunai Municipal Council into four Pradeshiya Sabhas, said Minister of Provincial Councils and Local Government Faiszer Mustapha.

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Sri Lanka Army chief ordered to appear in court over disappearances

Sri Lanka Army chief ordered to appear in court over disappearances

A Sri Lankan court has summoned the commander of the country’s over the disappearance of 24 Tamils since their arrest in 1996 by security forces Read more…

LG polls nominations begin on Nov. 27

LG polls nominations begin on Nov. 27

Returning Officers have been notified by the Elections Commission to publish notices calling for nominations from November 27, Additional Elections Commissioner M.M. Mohamed said yesterday.

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Gintota situation under control after overnight curfew

Gintota situation under control after overnight curfew

The situation in Gintota in Galle was under control following an overnight curfew, the Police said.

The Government meanwhile called for calm and urged the Read more…

Minor incident being escalated into racial issue in Galle:  Vajira Abeywardena

Minor incident being escalated into racial issue in Galle: Vajira Abeywardena

Home Affairs Minister Vajira Abeywardena today expressed his utmost regret on behalf of the government with regard to a minor incident in Ginthota, Galle escalating Read more…

Sri Lanka’s Balancing Act in Indian Ocean Power Play Between China and India is Going to be Increasingly Difficult in the Future.
11 Nov
2017
Written by TELOadmin

Sri Lanka’s Balancing Act in Indian Ocean Power Play Between China and India is Going to be Increasingly Difficult in the Future. »

It looks like Sri Lanka’s balancing act in the China-India power play in the Indian Ocean is going to get more and more Read more…

China’s growing presence ratchets tensions in Sri Lanka
11 Nov
2017
Written by TELOadmin

China’s growing presence ratchets tensions in Sri Lanka »

Holding a key position along strategic maritime routes, Sri Lanka has drawn a high level of economic investment. China and India, long-time competitors for influence Read more…

Operation Pawan was a correct strategic call
11 Nov
2017
Written by TELOadmin

Operation Pawan was a correct strategic call »

On November 5, 2017, I had the privilege of paying homage to the brave soldiers of the Indian Peace Keeping Force (IPKF) at Read more…

UN to review Sri Lanka’s human rights record
11 Nov
2017
Written by TELOadmin

UN to review Sri Lanka’s human rights record »

Sri Lanka’s human rights record will be examined by the UN Human Rights Council’s Universal Periodic Review (UPR) Working Group for the third Read more…

Why father and daughter failed in 1957 & 2000? -By K.K.S.Perera
11 Nov
2017
Written by TELOadmin

Why father and daughter failed in 1957 & 2000? -By K.K.S.Perera »

The slightest doubt created in the minds of voters by the opposition could cause the people to vote against it in the referendum. -A Constitution Read more…

Sri Lanka govt faces pressure over torture, rape allegations – The Washington Post
11 Nov
2017
Written by TELOadmin

Sri Lanka govt faces pressure over torture, rape allegations – The Washington Post »

GENEVA — Sri Lanka’s government faced increasing pressure Friday to answer for alleged human rights violations following an Associated Press investigation that found more than Read more…

No war hero will be subject to foreign tribunals:  Maithripala Sirisena
10 Nov
2017
Written by TELOMedia

No war hero will be subject to foreign tribunals: Maithripala Sirisena »

The President Maithripala Sirisena as Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, addressed a representative gathering of more than 350 Commanding Officers (COs), Adjutants and Regimental Sergeant Read more…

Budget for all
10 Nov
2017
Written by TELOMedia

Budget for all »

# Mangala lives up to expectations, presents concise Budget, covers all segments of society # Core proposals on # liberalisation, promoting entrepreneurship, attracting FDI, boosting exports, helping SMEs Read more…

Sri Lanka targets banks, vehicles for 2018 revenue after fiscal slip
9 Nov
2017
Written by TELOadmin

Sri Lanka targets banks, vehicles for 2018 revenue after fiscal slip »

Sri Lanka imposed new taxes on motor vehicles, telecoms, banks and liquor in a bid to boost revenues in its 2018 budget outlined on Thursday, Read more…

Canadian delegation in Sri Lanka to discuss progress on peace
9 Nov
2017
Written by TELOadmin

Canadian delegation in Sri Lanka to discuss progress on peace »

A delegation from the Canadian branch of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association is in Sri Lanka for a three day visit.

The multiparty delegation’s presence will Read more…