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Concerns raised over  Sri Lanka’s draft counter terrorism law

Concerns raised over Sri Lanka’s draft counter terrorism law

Sri Lanka’s draft counter terrorism law significantly improves upon the current, abusive Prevention of Terrorism Act (PTA) but needs further safeguards against rights Read more…

President’s Associate Mahinda Amaraweera Makes Shocking Statement: “Four Sri Lankan Cabinet Ministers Are RAW Spies”

President’s Associate Mahinda Amaraweera Makes Shocking Statement: “Four Sri Lankan Cabinet Ministers Are RAW Spies”

UPFA General Secretary Mahinda Amaraweera, making another shocking statement yesterday, said four Sri Lankan Cabinet ministers were giving information to India’s Research and Analysis Wing Read more…

IMF expects strong Budget 2019

IMF expects strong Budget 2019

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) expects a strong 2019 Budget given Sri Lanka’s medium-term challenges amidst aspirations to accelerate socio-economic growth.

“Sri Lanka would need Read more…

RAW doesn’t need to assassinate politicians of neighboring countries – Fonseka

RAW doesn’t need to assassinate politicians of neighboring countries – Fonseka

Minister of Sustainable Development, Wildlife and Regional Development Field Marshall Sarath Fonseka says that he doesn’t believe that a professional organization such as India’s Research Read more…

Elections should be held when they are due: Germany

Elections should be held when they are due: Germany

German Ambassador Jörn Rohde said yesterday the elections should be held in any democracy when they are due, and not be delayed.

He said the Read more…

NA Speaker lauds efforts of Sri Lankan govt for combating terrorism
21 Dec
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

NA Speaker lauds efforts of Sri Lankan govt for combating terrorism »

Speaker National Assembly Sardar Ayaz Sadiq lauded efforts of the Sri Lankan government in defeating the menace of terrorism from its soil.

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TN CM writes to PM against Indo-Sri Lankan military exercise
21 Dec
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

TN CM writes to PM against Indo-Sri Lankan military exercise »

Expressing dismay over reports of Indian Coast Guard participating in naval exercises with Sri Lankan Navy, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa Read more…

JHU calls for Mangala’s arrest
21 Dec
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

JHU calls for Mangala’s arrest »

The controversy surrounding the involvement of Prime Minister, D.M. Jayaratne, in a heroin scandal reached new heights yesterday with Leader of the Read more…

Sri Lanka in talks to take back oil tanks leased to India
21 Dec
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Sri Lanka in talks to take back oil tanks leased to India »

Sri Lanka today said it is mulling to take back some 99 strategic oil storage tanks leased to the Indian Oil Company’s Read more…

Lankan fishermen re-remended
21 Dec
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Lankan fishermen re-remended »

The Chief Judicial Magistrate (CJM) Court in Ramanathapuram, India has extended till January 3 the judicial remand of 59 Sri Lankan fishermen, Read more…

Parliament: Govt. MPs want live telecast of proceedings stopped
21 Dec
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Parliament: Govt. MPs want live telecast of proceedings stopped »

A group of government parliamentatians has commenced collecting signatures of fellow MPs to a petition, addressed to Speaker Chamal Rajapaksa, requesting that Read more…

Opposition should co-operate with govt. for people’s sake -President
21 Dec
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Opposition should co-operate with govt. for people’s sake -President »

President Mahinda Rajapaksa yesterday told Parliament that the need of the hour was to form a broad alliance comprising both, the government Read more…

Budget passed with 155 votes
20 Dec
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Budget passed with 155 votes »

The 2014 budget was passed in Parliament today by a majority of 95 votes with 155 members voting for and 60 against Read more…

Cabinet minister consume heroin: BBS
20 Dec
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Cabinet minister consume heroin: BBS »

General Secretary of the Bodu Bala Sena Galagodaaththe thero today said some cabinet ministers consume heroin.

Thero made this statement during protest Read more…

Dehiwala mosque issue – Muslim MP s hold discussion with PM
20 Dec
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Dehiwala mosque issue – Muslim MP s hold discussion with PM »

Muslim Members of Parliament (MP) met Prime Minister D.M. Jayaratne, who is also the Minister of Buddhasasana and Religious Affairs, this afternoon Read more…