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China has invested heavily because of the country’s location

China has invested heavily because of the country’s location

Dr. Satoru Nagao, a Japanese expert on maritime security who is currently a Visiting Fellow at the Hudson Institute in Washington DC, says that Sri Read more…

41 Page Confidential Report Compiled by South Africa Based International Truth and Justice Project Claims UN has Deployed Alleged War Criminals from Sri Lanka as Peace Keepers.

41 Page Confidential Report Compiled by South Africa Based International Truth and Justice Project Claims UN has Deployed Alleged War Criminals from Sri Lanka as Peace Keepers.

The UN has been sending alleged war criminals to act as peacekeepers in conflict zones, a confidential report claims.

The document, seen by the Observer, Read more…

Launch of Islandwide expansion of free 1990 Suwaseriya Emergency Ambulance Service

Launch of Islandwide expansion of free 1990 Suwaseriya Emergency Ambulance Service

Prime Minister of India Mr. Narendra Modi joined Prime Minister of Sri Lanka through a live video conferencing from New Delhi for the launch of Read more…

President Says He Will Not Reverse Decision On Death Penalty Despite Objections Raised By Some Parties

President Says He Will Not Reverse Decision On Death Penalty Despite Objections Raised By Some Parties

President Maithripala Sirisena said the government would not reverse its decision to impose death penalty on drug dealers.

Addressing a public gathering in Polonnaruwa, Read more…

Mahinda to visit Delhi

Mahinda to visit Delhi

Former Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa will visit New Delhi in September to speak on India-Sri Lanka relations, the Sunday Island has learnt.

Disclosing this, Read more…

Boat overturns, five drown
5 Oct
2013
Written by TELOMedia

Boat overturns, five drown »

Five people drowned after a boat overturned off the seas of Mannar this afternoon, the Navy said.

The fishing boat had been Read more…

Military presence in North less than often portrayed – Lord Rogan of UK
5 Oct
2013
Written by TELOMedia

Military presence in North less than often portrayed – Lord Rogan of UK »

During my visit to all parts of the country, North, East, South, and West I was able to speak freely and openly Read more…

Switzerland defended the deportation of two asylum seekers
5 Oct
2013
Written by TELOMedia

Switzerland defended the deportation of two asylum seekers »

Switzerland on Thursday defended the deportation of two asylum seekers who were arrested upon returning to Sri Lanka, saying they were accused Read more…

Journos complain to the police
5 Oct
2013
Written by TELOMedia

Journos complain to the police »

Two journalists, Ananda Fernando and C.S. Kodikara, have lodged a complaint with the Kilinochchi police raising concerns over their safety.

The two Read more…

Gamage willing to resign as national organiser
5 Oct
2013
Written by TELOMedia

Gamage willing to resign as national organiser »

United National Party (UNP) national organiser Daya Gamage had informed party leader Ranil Wickremesinghe that he was willing to resign from his Read more…

USD 3 billion spent on the North
4 Oct
2013
Written by TELOMedia

USD 3 billion spent on the North »

President Mahinda Rajapaksa says that the government has spent around 3 billion US dollars for the development of the North since the Read more…

GTF writes to the queen
4 Oct
2013
Written by TELOMedia

GTF writes to the queen »

The Global Tamil Forum (GTF), a UK based diaspora group, last week wrote to the Queen regarding concerns over holding the Commonwealth Read more…

CM to take oaths before MR
4 Oct
2013
Written by TELOMedia

CM to take oaths before MR »

The newly elected Chief Minister of the Northern Province, C.V. Wigneswaran, will take oaths before President Mahinda Rajapaksa on Monday at Temple Read more…

Two Russian Naval Ships arrive on a Goodwill Visit
4 Oct
2013
Written by TELOMedia

Two Russian Naval Ships arrive on a Goodwill Visit »

Two Russian Naval Ships, “Varyag” and “Boris Butoma”, arrived at the port of Trincomalee on 04th October 2013 on a goodwill visit. Read more…

WPC polls before May 2014
4 Oct
2013
Written by TELOMedia

WPC polls before May 2014 »

Elections for the Western Provincial Council (WPC) will take place before May next year, a government Minister said today.

Minister Susil Premajayantha Read more…