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UK concerned about slow delivery of human rights commitments – FCO report

UK concerned about slow delivery of human rights commitments – FCO report

The UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office’s (FCO) 2017 Annual Human Rights and Democracy Report covering the period from January to December 2017 was Read more…

Probe into MR’s Presidential campaign funds still on: PM

Probe into MR’s Presidential campaign funds still on: PM

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe yesterday denied any suspension of investigations into alleged transfer of funds during the 2015 presidential election, a statement made by the Read more…

Two key suspects in Lasantha murder case granted bail

Two key suspects in Lasantha murder case granted bail

Two key suspects arrested in connection to the murder of journalist Lasantha Wickrematunga, have been granted bail.

The Mount Lavinia Magistrate’s Court today granted bail Read more…

Moscow seeks explanation from Colombo Alleged Russian backing for Namal

Moscow seeks explanation from Colombo Alleged Russian backing for Namal

Russia has sought an explanation from Sri Lanka as regards a recent claim by Finance and Media Minister Mangala Samaraweera that Russia funded a special Read more…

Clowns or Murderers: Our Hobson’s Choice

Clowns or Murderers: Our Hobson’s Choice

There is no Viyath Maga; it is just a word for a programme. Clearly this is a carrying forward of Mahinda Chinthanaya…”

Mahinda Rajapaksa (4.7.2018)[i]

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UK concerned about slow delivery of human rights commitments – FCO report
17 Jul
2018
Written by TELOadmin

UK concerned about slow delivery of human rights commitments – FCO report »

The UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office’s (FCO) 2017 Annual Human Rights and Democracy Report covering the period from January to December 2017 was Read more…

Probe into MR’s Presidential campaign funds still on: PM
17 Jul
2018
Written by TELOadmin

Probe into MR’s Presidential campaign funds still on: PM »

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe yesterday denied any suspension of investigations into alleged transfer of funds during the 2015 presidential election, a statement made by the Read more…

Two key suspects in Lasantha murder case granted bail
17 Jul
2018
Written by TELOadmin

Two key suspects in Lasantha murder case granted bail »

Two key suspects arrested in connection to the murder of journalist Lasantha Wickrematunga, have been granted bail.

The Mount Lavinia Magistrate’s Court today granted bail Read more…

Moscow seeks explanation from Colombo Alleged Russian backing for Namal
17 Jul
2018
Written by TELOadmin

Moscow seeks explanation from Colombo Alleged Russian backing for Namal »

Russia has sought an explanation from Sri Lanka as regards a recent claim by Finance and Media Minister Mangala Samaraweera that Russia funded a special Read more…

Clowns or Murderers: Our Hobson’s Choice
17 Jul
2018
Written by TELOadmin

Clowns or Murderers: Our Hobson’s Choice »

There is no Viyath Maga; it is just a word for a programme. Clearly this is a carrying forward of Mahinda Chinthanaya…”

Mahinda Rajapaksa (4.7.2018)[i]

Read more…

15 districts still in poverty
17 Jul
2018
Written by TELOadmin

15 districts still in poverty »

The Department of Census and Statistics highlighted that 60 per cent of the country’s districts remained in poverty for the 30th consecutive month Read more…

Power Struggle In The Indian Ocean & Sri Lanka’s Foreign Policy by PM Ranil
16 Jul
2018
Written by TELOadmin

Power Struggle In The Indian Ocean & Sri Lanka’s Foreign Policy by PM Ranil »

Four Centuries of Western domination in the Indian Ocean has come to an end. Asian nations are re-emerging as Economic and military powers. This has Read more…

EU says no to Death penalty
16 Jul
2018
Written by TELOadmin

EU says no to Death penalty »

The heads of diplomatic missions of the European Union (EU) countries would convey their displeasure to President Maithripala Sirisena on the move to execute death Read more…

Sri Lanka BOI says investment projects worth over $16 bn under discussion with Singapore
16 Jul
2018
Written by TELOadmin

Sri Lanka BOI says investment projects worth over $16 bn under discussion with Singapore »

The investment promotion agency of Sri Lanka Board of Investment, (BOI) says Sri Lanka is gearing to reap the benefits of the Free Read more…

ARMY MOVES TO RELOCATE TROOPS INTO JAFFNA FORT MEETS STIFF RESISTANCE
16 Jul
2018
Written by TELOadmin

ARMY MOVES TO RELOCATE TROOPS INTO JAFFNA FORT MEETS STIFF RESISTANCE »

The historic Dutch Fort of Jaffna, recently restored at a cost of Rs 104 million is emerging as a bone of contention, with Read more…