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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.

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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…

Time for Tamils and Muslims to unite
21 Oct
2017
Written by TELOadmin

Time for Tamils and Muslims to unite »

The debate on the need for a new Constitution has once again cropped up thanks to reports that a section of the Buddhist leaders had Read more…

Tamil groups meet Sirisena to demand amnesty to political prisoners
21 Oct
2017
Written by TELOadmin

Tamil groups meet Sirisena to demand amnesty to political prisoners »

Tamil minority groups in Sri Lanka have met President Maithripala Sirisena demanding general amnesty to over 11,000 political prisoners held under the Prevention of Terrorism Read more…

Sri Lanka & US launch YouLead! Youth employment program
21 Oct
2017
Written by TELOadmin

Sri Lanka & US launch YouLead! Youth employment program »

The governments of Sri Lanka and the United States launched the YouLead! initiative on October 19, a 1.8 billion rupee program funded by the United Read more…

Keith Noyahr Abduction And Torture Case Concluded – Charges Awaited
21 Oct
2017
Written by TELOadmin

Keith Noyahr Abduction And Torture Case Concluded – Charges Awaited »

The investigation into the abduction and torture of Keith Noyahr has been concluded by the Criminal Investigation Department, Colombo Telegraph learns. Keith Noyahr, the former Read more…

Chinese delegation from Guangzhou expresses confidence in investing in Sri Lanka
21 Oct
2017
Written by TELOMedia

Chinese delegation from Guangzhou expresses confidence in investing in Sri Lanka »

The Board of Investment of Sri Lanka hosted a delegation from the Guangzhou municipal government headed by Tu Hongze, Vice Counsel. The delegation is on Read more…

President warns of attempts to mislead people on a new constitution
20 Oct
2017
Written by TELOadmin

President warns of attempts to mislead people on a new constitution »

Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena has warned all the citizens of the country that they must be aware of the attempts by some section of Read more…

Karaka Sangha Sabha Decision: “With full ‘approval’ and ‘knowledge’ of Mahanayake Theras”
20 Oct
2017
Written by TELOadmin

Karaka Sangha Sabha Decision: “With full ‘approval’ and ‘knowledge’ of Mahanayake Theras” »

Asgiriya Chapter Lekakadikari the Ven. Madagama Shri Dammananda Thera said on Thursday the decision taken by the Karaka Maha Sangha Sabha of the Read more…

Court orders prison authorities to submit a report on absence of former Navy Spokesperson Commodore D.K.P. Dassanayake in court
20 Oct
2017
Written by TELOadmin

Court orders prison authorities to submit a report on absence of former Navy Spokesperson Commodore D.K.P. Dassanayake in court »

The court today ordered a report from the prison authorities on the absence of former Navy Spokesperson Commodore D.K.P. Dassanayake in court.

Dassanayake, who is Read more…

Party leaders meeting next week to iron out delays to LG polls
20 Oct
2017
Written by TELOMedia

Party leaders meeting next week to iron out delays to LG polls »

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe today in Parliament proposed to hold a Party Leaders’ Meeting next week to sort out remaining legislative issues and clear the Read more…

Submission made to UN Committee concerning Sri Lanka
20 Oct
2017
Written by TELOadmin

Submission made to UN Committee concerning Sri Lanka »

A submission has been made to the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child concerning Sri Lanka.

The submission Read more…