Home » Featured Headlines (Page 1717)
Can Chandrika Kumaratunga Save the Maithripala-Ranil Govt From Destruction in 2018? by Rajan Philips

Can Chandrika Kumaratunga Save the Maithripala-Ranil Govt From Destruction in 2018? by Rajan Philips

By all accounts the much delayed local government elections will likely be held in January 2018. It will be a couple of weeks after January Read more…

Philippines VP warns of China debt trap, cites Sri Lanka

Philippines VP warns of China debt trap, cites Sri Lanka

Philippines Vice President Leni Robredo has warned that the Philippines could face the same fate as Sri Lanka if it depend too much on China.

Read more…

CAN JANUARY 8 MANDATE BE BRUSHED UNDER THE CARPET?

CAN JANUARY 8 MANDATE BE BRUSHED UNDER THE CARPET?

The Presidential Commission of Inquiry (PCoI) into the Treasury bond issue, appointed by President Maithripala Sirisena earlier this year, has now concluded hearing Read more…

Local council polls also may be put off till March or later

Local council polls also may be put off till March or later

Election Commission chief says he is helpless till Gazette notification is issued Musthapha says Nuwara Eliya district issue could be sorted out soon Read more…

Villagers ask for return of Iranaitheevu

Villagers ask for return of Iranaitheevu

While celebrating Deepavali, the people of Iranaitheevu requested the government to expedite the release of their lands. “These are our ancestral lands which we need Read more…

Undermining judiciary would impact foreign investment in Sri Lanka, US warns
15 Jan
2013
Written by TELOadmin

Undermining judiciary would impact foreign investment in Sri Lanka, US warns »

The United States warned Sri Lanka today that undermining the independence of judiciary would impact the country’s ability to attract foreign investment.Responding to Read more…

Sri Lankan President swears in former Attorney General as 44th Chief Justice
15 Jan
2013
Written by TELOadmin

Sri Lankan President swears in former Attorney General as 44th Chief Justice »

Sri Lanka’s 44th Chief Justice, former Attorney General and a legal adviser to the Cabinet, Mohan Peiris took oaths Tuesday before Sri Lankan Read more…

Sri Lanka constitutional crisis deepens as lawyers refuse to accept a new Chief Justice
14 Jan
2013
Written by TELOadmin

Sri Lanka constitutional crisis deepens as lawyers refuse to accept a new Chief Justice »

The constitutional crisis created by the controversial dismissal of the Chief Justice in Sri Lanka by the President deepened today as the country’s Read more…

Canada condemns dismissal of Sri Lankan Chief Justice, urges Commonwealth action
14 Jan
2013
Written by TELOadmin

Canada condemns dismissal of Sri Lankan Chief Justice, urges Commonwealth action »

Canada has called on the Sri Lankan government to respect the country’s constitution and the independence of its judiciary. While expressing deep concern Read more…

Sri Lanka President removes Chief Justice
14 Jan
2013
Written by TELOadmin

Sri Lanka President removes Chief Justice »

Sri Lanka’s President Mahinda Rajapakse Sunday removed the country’s first female Chief Justice Dr. Shirani Bandaranayake by ratifying Friday’s parliamentary vote to impeach Read more…

US deeply concerned
11 Jan
2013
Written by TELOadmin

US deeply concerned »

The US embassy in a statement said it remains deeply concerned by the Impeachment Proceedings against Chief Justice Shirani Bandaranayake.

The Read more…

Sri Lanka parliament impeaches Chief Justice
11 Jan
2013
Written by TELOadmin

Sri Lanka parliament impeaches Chief Justice »

Sri Lanka parliament following a two-day debate voted today to impeach the country’s first female Chief Justice Dr. Shirani Bandaranayke who has been Read more…

Fail to provide solution Tamils expect: Jaffna bishop informs French delegates
9 Jan
2013
Written by TELOadmin

Fail to provide solution Tamils expect: Jaffna bishop informs French delegates »

Jaffna Bishop Rev.Thomas Saundranayakam informed French representatives that Lankan government which achieved war victory has failed to grant solution expect by Tamils of Read more…

UK parliament debates Lankan HR issues
9 Jan
2013
Written by TELOadmin

UK parliament debates Lankan HR issues »

The British parliament, both the House of Commons and House of Lords, Tuesday discussed the post war situation in Sri Lanka.The debate on Read more…

Jaffna UN branch to close
9 Jan
2013
Written by TELOadmin

Jaffna UN branch to close »

All UN branch offices in the Jaffna District are to be closed during the course of 2013, reliable sources from Jaffna said. Accordingly, Read more…