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Tamil protestors demand Sri Lankan military release land in Amparai

Tamil protestors demand Sri Lankan military release land in Amparai

Tamil villagers in Amparai staged a protest this week, demanding resettlement in their land which is currently being occupied by the Sri Lankan military.

Some Read more…

PC polls: Debate on Delimitation Report this week

PC polls: Debate on Delimitation Report this week

The Delimitation Committee Report on Provincial Councils will be taken up for special debate in Parliament on August 24 from 11.00 a.m. to 6.00 p.m. Read more…

Gotabhaya congratulates Imran khan via twitter

Gotabhaya congratulates Imran khan via twitter

Former Defense Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa had conveyed his well wishes to the new Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan on his election to office.

He had Read more…

Mahinda ineligible to contest 2019 prez poll – Jayampathy

Mahinda ineligible to contest 2019 prez poll – Jayampathy

There is no lacuna or provision in the 19th Amendment and its application for legal arguments to be made that former President Mahinda Read more…

MR says his press officer is a moda yaka

MR says his press officer is a moda yaka

An exasperated former president Mahinda Rajapaksa described his press officer Udith Lokubandara as a “moda yakek,” or a devilish idiot, and ordered him to stay Read more…

FM evades RTI query on UK wartime dispatches from Colombo
17 Aug
2018
Written by TELOadmin

FM evades RTI query on UK wartime dispatches from Colombo »

Foreign Ministry has refrained from responding to a query whether it would brief the Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka (HRCSL) as regards Read more…

Journalist ban lifted from Mannar mass grave
16 Aug
2018
Written by TELOadmin

Journalist ban lifted from Mannar mass grave »

A court-imposed ban on journalists entering a mass grave site in Mannar has been lifted after journalists challenged the injunction.

Lawyer P. Deniswaran said that Read more…

Sri Lanka to ink agreement with China’s Alibaba to attract more tourists
16 Aug
2018
Written by TELOadmin

Sri Lanka to ink agreement with China’s Alibaba to attract more tourists »

The Sri Lankan Tourism Promotion Bureau (SLTPB) will ink an agreement with China’s e-commerce giant, Alibaba’s travel arm, Fliggy, to bring down 1,000 travelers weekly Read more…

Indian marks 72nd independence day
16 Aug
2018
Written by TELOadmin

Indian marks 72nd independence day »

India celebrated it’s 72nd Independence Day on Wednesday (Aug 15th). India gained independent from British colonial rule on the 15th of August 1947.

Prime Minister Read more…

Chandrika Confesses ‘Yahapālana Govt Is Corrupt’
16 Aug
2018
Written by TELOadmin

Chandrika Confesses ‘Yahapālana Govt Is Corrupt’ »

Former President Chandrika Kumaratunga in an interview with the Sunday Observer claims that ‘extreme corruption reigns all across the country [and] across all segments of Read more…

President Maithripala Srisena admitted to Army hospital
16 Aug
2018
Written by TELOadmin

President Maithripala Srisena admitted to Army hospital »

President Maithripala Srisena is admitted to the Sri Lankan Army hospital for treatment.

He was admitted to the hospital yesterday for treatment.

It is said Read more…

Police Arrest Over 50 Criminal Gang Members For Criminal Activities In Jaffna
16 Aug
2018
Written by TELOadmin

Police Arrest Over 50 Criminal Gang Members For Criminal Activities In Jaffna »

The Police have so far arrested over 50 men for engaging in criminal activities in the Jaffna district.

The large majority of them were Read more…

Navy officer arrested for abduction of 11 Tamil youths given Rs. 500,000 from a Navy account
16 Aug
2018
Written by TELOadmin

Navy officer arrested for abduction of 11 Tamil youths given Rs. 500,000 from a Navy account »

A Sri Lankan court today remanded the former navy intelligence officer who was arrested by the Criminal investigations Department (CID) on Monday in connection with Read more…

MR, CBK eligible to contest again ?
16 Aug
2018
Written by TELOadmin

MR, CBK eligible to contest again ? »

Some legal experts are of the opinion that former President Mahinda Rajapaksa is not debarred from contesting the Presidential Election for the third time, it Read more…

UK to give Sri Lanka £1 million for North-East resettlement
15 Aug
2018
Written by TELOadmin

UK to give Sri Lanka £1 million for North-East resettlement »

Nearly 600 families resettled on newly released land in the North and East of Sri Lanka will benefit from £1 million from the UK Government Read more…