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“I Will Not Reappoint Ranil Even If It Costs My Position” : President Sirisena Tells UPFA MPs After SC Ruling

“I Will Not Reappoint Ranil Even If It Costs My Position” : President Sirisena Tells UPFA MPs After SC Ruling

President Maithripala Sirisena had stated this evening that he was not ready to reappoint UNP leader Ranil Wickremesinghe as the Prime Minister.

Speaking to UPFA Read more…

Sri Lanka: president’s dissolution of parliament illegal, top court rules

Sri Lanka: president’s dissolution of parliament illegal, top court rules

Sri Lanka’s supreme court has rejected an attempt by the president to dismiss parliament and hold snap elections, leaving the country without a Read more…

The lies they tell –  By Taylor Dibbert

The lies they tell – By Taylor Dibbert

Sri Lanka’s political crisis continues. The attempted coup is a huge mess. No one knows how the imbroglio will end, although the coup Read more…

New report published on 500 Tamils missing while in Army custody

New report published on 500 Tamils missing while in Army custody

The International Truth and Justice Project and HRDAG have published a report on 500 Tamils who disappeared while in Army custody in Sri Read more…

Bogus UNP -TNA Pact Written In Sinhala With Ranil’s English and Sampanthan’s Sinhala Signatures Being Circulated.

Bogus UNP -TNA Pact Written In Sinhala With Ranil’s English and Sampanthan’s Sinhala Signatures Being Circulated.

The UNP said yesterday that it would institute legal action against the Podujana Peramuna for circulating a false agreement that the UNP had purportedly Read more…

Sri Lanka parliament passes confidence vote backing ousted PM
12 Dec
2018
Written by TELO Admin

Sri Lanka parliament passes confidence vote backing ousted PM »

Sri Lanka’s parliament on Wednesday passed a vote of confidence in its ousted prime minister, as it sought his reinstatement by the president Read more…

US lawmaker seeks an end to Chinese debt trap
12 Dec
2018
Written by TELO Admin

US lawmaker seeks an end to Chinese debt trap »

Asserting that Sri Lanka was forced to surrender the sovereignty of its deep-water port, Hambantota, a powerful US lawmaker on Tuesday sought an Read more…

Mannar mass grave: Skeletal remains of 21 children unearthed
12 Dec
2018
Written by TELO Admin

Mannar mass grave: Skeletal remains of 21 children unearthed »

Three skeletal remains uncovered at the mass grave found in Mannar appear to have been tied with some substance, according to the Judicial Read more…

Sri Lanka: Deposed PM’s opponents seek to bar him from parliament – AL JAZEERA
12 Dec
2018
Written by TELO Admin

Sri Lanka: Deposed PM’s opponents seek to bar him from parliament – AL JAZEERA »

Sri Lanka’s deposed Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe is facing a lawsuit challenging his right to hold a seat in parliament amid a bitter Read more…

TNA Turns Down President’s Request To Withdraw Support
12 Dec
2018
Written by TELO Admin

TNA Turns Down President’s Request To Withdraw Support »

MPs of the Tamil National Alliance (TNA) have reportedly held a meeting with President Maithripala Sirisena this morning.

The meeting had taken place at Read more…

Mano wondering whether to ally with JVP
12 Dec
2018
Written by TELO Admin

Mano wondering whether to ally with JVP »

Tamil Progressive Alliance (TPA) Leader and MP Mano Ganesan said he was wondering whether his party should change its stance and join the Janatha Vimukthi Read more…

UPFA to boycott parliament today
12 Dec
2018
Written by TELO Admin

UPFA to boycott parliament today »

UPFA MP’s have decided to boycott today’s Parliamentary session.

The decision was made during a meeting held at the Presidential Secretariat Read more…

Singapore FTA temporarily suspended
12 Dec
2018
Written by TELO Admin

Singapore FTA temporarily suspended »

The implementation of the Sri Lanka-Singapore Free Trade Agreement has been temporarily suspended.

The suspension will be in effect till the Read more…

MR And Purported Government : Court Of Appeal Postpones Case Until January 16
12 Dec
2018
Written by TELO Admin

MR And Purported Government : Court Of Appeal Postpones Case Until January 16 »

The hearing of the Writ of Quo Warranto against former President Mahinda Rajapaksa and his purported government has been postponed to January 16, 17 and Read more…

Estate sector workers to end strike from today after President’s intervention
12 Dec
2018
Written by TELO Admin

Estate sector workers to end strike from today after President’s intervention »

The Ceylon Workers’ Congress chairman Arumugam Thondaman says that the strike action launched by plantation workers for the past eight days will end Read more…