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Sri Lanka President tells diplomats: Pick up phone or pack up

Sri Lanka President tells diplomats: Pick up phone or pack up

Sri Lanka’s President on Monday (Sep 17) justified his decision to sack six diplomats – including an ambassador – for not answering his phone calls, Read more…

Sri Lanka to build £11bn metropolis to double size of its capital, Colombo

Sri Lanka to build £11bn metropolis to double size of its capital, Colombo

Sri Lanka’s $1.4bn (£1.07bn) Port City development has elicited parallels to numerous major urban centres. At 665 acres, the project is about the Read more…

Airports Authority of India to develop Palali airport

Airports Authority of India to develop Palali airport

State-owned Airports Authority of India (AAI) will prepare a detailed project report for development of Palali airport in northern Sri Lanka.

This would be the Read more…

Sirisena to contest 2020 Presidential elections: Duminda

Sirisena to contest 2020 Presidential elections: Duminda

President Maithripala Sirisena would be contesting the 2020 Presidential elections, a senior SLFP Minister revealed yesterday.

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MR ready to work with India despite troubled past – GL

MR ready to work with India despite troubled past – GL

The Joint Opposition (JO) yesterday declared that it was ready to work with India in spite of misconceptions that may have led to Read more…

Sri Lanka: A State In Danger
26 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Sri Lanka: A State In Danger »

Sri Lanka slipped down to the 29th position on the 2013 Failed States Index, compiled annually by the Fund for Peace Read more…

The SL Army Sabotages Awareness Program On Laws Related To Land Grabbing
26 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

The SL Army Sabotages Awareness Program On Laws Related To Land Grabbing »

The Army and the Divisional Secretariat have sabotaged a civil society awareness program on laws related to the unlawful land grabbing by Read more…

Army turns down Indian offer »

The army says it had turned down an offer by India to train two Sri Lankan officers at another location as opposed Read more…

BJP slams Indian policy on Lanka
25 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

BJP slams Indian policy on Lanka »

India’s main opposition BJP today slammed the Indian central government over its foreign policy with Sri Lanka.

BJP leader Jaswant Singh said that Read more…

South Africa offers to mediate
25 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

South Africa offers to mediate »

South Africa has offered to mediate between the government and the Tamil National Alliance (TNA) to resume direct talks, the TNA said.

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G.L guarantees safety of returnees
25 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

G.L guarantees safety of returnees »

Sri Lanka’s minister for external affairs GL Peiris says he can guarantee the safety of people returning to Sri Lanka after failed Read more…

Former DIG Vaas Gunawardena remanded until July 9
25 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Former DIG Vaas Gunawardena remanded until July 9 »

Former DIG Vaas Gunawardena was further remanded until July 9 by the Colombo Magistrate Court after he was arrested in connection with Read more…

Sri Lankans transferred to Nauru
24 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Sri Lankans transferred to Nauru »

The Australian High Commission in Colombo said that a group of Sri Lankans have been transferred to the Nauru Regional Processing Centre.

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Only selected applicants for UK visa to require financial bond
24 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Only selected applicants for UK visa to require financial bond »

The UK Home Office is planning a one-year pilot scheme from November this year which will require financial bonds from only the Read more…

SLMC peeved at being excluded from PSC
24 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

SLMC peeved at being excluded from PSC »

The Sri Lanka Muslim Congress (SLMC) is infuriated over the government’s failure to appoint one of its nominees to the Parliamentary Select Read more…