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Yahapalana Govt Dodging The Provincial Councils Ball, SLPP Plays Along

Yahapalana Govt Dodging The Provincial Councils Ball, SLPP Plays Along

The Government which tried all kinds of ruses to get out of holding the local government elections is adopting a similar strategy with respect to Read more…

Investigations into LTTE murder of Rajiv still not complete

Investigations into LTTE murder of Rajiv still not complete

As India on Monday paid tributes to Rajiv Gandhi on his death anniversary, the investigation in the assassination of the former Prime Minister Read more…

Joint opposition requests for special debate in Parliament

Joint opposition requests for special debate in Parliament

The Joint Opposition has requested the Speaker of Parliament to hold a special debate, on the current disaster situation in the country and the rising Read more…

Mankulam filling station robbed at knifepoint

Mankulam filling station robbed at knifepoint

Two unidentified persons robbed a fuel filling station at Maankulam yesterday early morning and made off with Rs. 186,000.

The two persons came in a Read more…

JVP’s 20A to Parliament today?

JVP’s 20A to Parliament today?

The Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) yesterday (21) said, it would present the proposed 20th Amendment to the Constitution, which seeks the abolition of the Executive Read more…

India to fund construction of 300 houses near Madhu Church
17 May
2018
Written by TELOadmin

India to fund construction of 300 houses near Madhu Church »

India is to fund the construction of 300 houses near the Madhu Church in Mannar, the Government said today.

John Amaratunge, Minister of Tourism Development Read more…

Gota and the existentialist threat he poses
17 May
2018
Written by TELOadmin

Gota and the existentialist threat he poses »

Colombo, or rather certain powdered, lipsticked and groomed part of the political space it is taken to be, is uneasy. The unease of Read more…

Rajitha responds to NPC declaring May 18 as day of mourning
17 May
2018
Written by TELOadmin

Rajitha responds to NPC declaring May 18 as day of mourning »

Co- Cabinet spokesman Dr. Rajitha Senaratne says that there is no issue in declaring May 18 as a day of mourning by the Northern Provincial Read more…

At least 29 children disappeared in Sri Lanka – rights group
17 May
2018
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At least 29 children disappeared in Sri Lanka – rights group »

At least 29 children disappeared in the custody of Sri Lanka’s military after surrendering with their ethnic rebel parents at the end of the island Read more…

Iran agrees to build refinery for Lanka
17 May
2018
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Iran agrees to build refinery for Lanka »

Iran has agreed to build a new oil refinery for Sri Lanka in addition to upgrading its ageing 50,000 barrel per day (bpd) Read more…

JO ready to accept group of 16, no special status
17 May
2018
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JO ready to accept group of 16, no special status »

The Joint Opposition (JO)/Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) expect 16 SLFP members of parliament who crossed over to the Opposition on May 8 to join Read more…

US report accuses China of using “debtbook diplomacy” with Sri Lanka
16 May
2018
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US report accuses China of using “debtbook diplomacy” with Sri Lanka »

The Chinese Government is leveraging billions of dollars in debts to gain political leverage with developing countries across Asia and the Pacific including Read more…

Britain says disappointed by SL’s pace of change
16 May
2018
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Britain says disappointed by SL’s pace of change »

The British Government on Friday said it was disappointed by the Sri Lanka’s pace of change in terms of fulfilling its international commitments and said Read more…

China Clears $1 Billion Road In Sri Lanka, Countering India Influence – NDTV.com
16 May
2018
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China Clears $1 Billion Road In Sri Lanka, Countering India Influence – NDTV.com »

China has approved a $1 billion loan to revive a long-delayed expressway in central Sri Lanka, the island’s government said Monday.

Construction of the first Read more…

UK’s Labour Party to remember Mullivaikal deaths in UK Parliament
16 May
2018
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UK’s Labour Party to remember Mullivaikal deaths in UK Parliament »

Leading figures from the UK’s Labour Party – including the Shadow Chancellor, John McDonnell MP, the Shadow Health Secretary, Jonathan Ashworth MP, the Shadow International Read more…