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Geopolitics of Sri Lankan Tamil Problem – Newsclick.in

Geopolitics of Sri Lankan Tamil Problem – Newsclick.in

The virtual summit between the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Sri Lankan counterpart Mahinda Rajapaksa turned out to be somewhat surreal. The summit Read more…

New discussion will be held on 13A : Charitha Herath

New discussion will be held on 13A : Charitha Herath

A new constitution will be held regarding the 13th amendment to the constitution, government lawmaker Charitha Herath said on Tuesday.

This week India had announced Read more…

Moody’s downgrades three Sri Lankan banks

Moody’s downgrades three Sri Lankan banks

Moody’s Investors Service today downgraded the long-term foreign and local currency deposit ratings of three banks in Sri Lanka.

Moody’s has downgraded the long-term foreign Read more…

Cabinet cancels Japan funded light rail project

Cabinet cancels Japan funded light rail project

The Cabinet of Ministers has given its approval to terminate the Japan-funded Light Rail Transit (LRT) project, which was planned to be implemented in the Read more…

Sri Lanka Cabinet approves ban on cattle slaughter

Sri Lanka Cabinet approves ban on cattle slaughter

Sri Lanka’s Cabinet of Ministers has given approval to a proposal to ban cattle slaughter in the country.

The proposal states that as a country Read more…

TNA leader falls ill leaving party activities temporarily suspended
28 Sep
2020
Written by TELO Admin

TNA leader falls ill leaving party activities temporarily suspended »

As the Leader of the Tamil National Alliance, parliamentarian R. Sampanthan has suddenly fallen ill again, the party has taken steps to suspend several decisions, Read more…

“Sinhala Buddhist President” should stop Tamil extremists: Ampitiye Sumanarathna Thero
28 Sep
2020
Written by TELO Admin

“Sinhala Buddhist President” should stop Tamil extremists: Ampitiye Sumanarathna Thero »

Ampitiye Sumanarathna Thero of the Batticaloa Mangalarama Buddhist Temple speaking from the site of the harthal in the Batticaloa town, highlighted that necessary security action Read more…

Indian grant not-linked to implementation of the 13th Amendment – Keheliya
28 Sep
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Indian grant not-linked to implementation of the 13th Amendment – Keheliya »

Sri Lanka is denying reports that a USD15mn grant announced by the Indian Prime Minister to Sri Lanka on Sunday is linked to the complete Read more…

Government split on 13th Amendment following Modi talks
28 Sep
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Government split on 13th Amendment following Modi talks »

A clear split has emerged in the Government on the 13th Amendment to the Constitution following talks held over the weekend between Indian Prime Minister Read more…

Some opposition MPs to support 20A without crossing over to Govt
28 Sep
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Some opposition MPs to support 20A without crossing over to Govt »

Several MPs of the opposition will raise their hands in support of the 20th Amendment to the Constitution, but without crossing the floor of the Read more…

Hartal staged in North and East
28 Sep
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Hartal staged in North and East »

A hartal was launched in the North- East today condemning the Government’s actions preventing the commemoration of those killed during the war.

TELO Leader and Read more…

India on board with US-Maldives alliance to counter China – Nikkei
27 Sep
2020
Written by TELO Admin

India on board with US-Maldives alliance to counter China – Nikkei »

COLOMBO — A defense agreement the U.S. government signed with the Maldives this month is a sign of shifting geopolitical tides in a strategic stretch Read more…

Lanka avoids any13A commitment at Rajapaksa-Modi summit
27 Sep
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Lanka avoids any13A commitment at Rajapaksa-Modi summit »

Sri Lanka avoided any commitment over an Indian call for the implementation of the 13th Amendment during a virtual summit between the leaders of the Read more…

‘Action will be taken if Sirisena is found guilty’
27 Sep
2020
Written by TELO Admin

‘Action will be taken if Sirisena is found guilty’ »

Minister of Tourism Prasanna Ranatunga says action will be taken against Former President Maithripala Sirisena, if he is found to be responsible for the Easter Read more…

’20A draft bill will be passed with 175 majority’
27 Sep
2020
Written by TELO Admin

’20A draft bill will be passed with 175 majority’ »

Minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage says the draft bill of the 20th Amendment to the Constitution will be passed in Parliament with a 175 majority.

Speaking to Read more…