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Tamil protestors demand Sri Lankan military release land in Amparai

Tamil protestors demand Sri Lankan military release land in Amparai

Tamil villagers in Amparai staged a protest this week, demanding resettlement in their land which is currently being occupied by the Sri Lankan military.

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PC polls: Debate on Delimitation Report this week

PC polls: Debate on Delimitation Report this week

The Delimitation Committee Report on Provincial Councils will be taken up for special debate in Parliament on August 24 from 11.00 a.m. to 6.00 p.m. Read more…

Gotabhaya congratulates Imran khan via twitter

Gotabhaya congratulates Imran khan via twitter

Former Defense Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa had conveyed his well wishes to the new Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan on his election to office.

He had Read more…

Mahinda ineligible to contest 2019 prez poll – Jayampathy

Mahinda ineligible to contest 2019 prez poll – Jayampathy

There is no lacuna or provision in the 19th Amendment and its application for legal arguments to be made that former President Mahinda Read more…

MR says his press officer is a moda yaka

MR says his press officer is a moda yaka

An exasperated former president Mahinda Rajapaksa described his press officer Udith Lokubandara as a “moda yakek,” or a devilish idiot, and ordered him to stay Read more…

Japanese defense Minister to visit Sri Lanka to counter China
18 Aug
2018
Written by TELOadmin

Japanese defense Minister to visit Sri Lanka to counter China »

Defense Minister Itsunori Onodera will visit India and Sri Lanka from Sunday to discuss military cooperation with those two countries, the Japanese Defence Ministry said Read more…

Sri Lanka ex-president claims ‘witch hunt’ over kidnap probe
18 Aug
2018
Written by TELOadmin

Sri Lanka ex-president claims ‘witch hunt’ over kidnap probe »

Sri Lanka’s former president Mahinda Rajapakse said he was the victim of a “witch hunt” as investigators questioned him for the first time Friday over Read more…

Current govt. prevented bankruptcy and economic downfall of country – PM
18 Aug
2018
Written by TELOadmin

Current govt. prevented bankruptcy and economic downfall of country – PM »

The current government was able to prevent the bankruptcy and economic downfall of the country, after it came to power, says Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe.

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No need to downsize military Sarath Fonseka
17 Aug
2018
Written by TELOadmin

No need to downsize military Sarath Fonseka »

Wildlife and Sustainable Development Minister Sarath Fonseka shares his views on politics and responds to allegations about harbouring underworld criminals. Excerpts:

Q How do you Read more…

PC Polls in January only if all laws are enacted: PM
17 Aug
2018
Written by TELOadmin

PC Polls in January only if all laws are enacted: PM »

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has informed the party leaders in Parliament that the provincial council elections can be held on January next year only if Read more…

UNHCR invites Sri Lanka to play an active role in the organization
17 Aug
2018
Written by TELOadmin

UNHCR invites Sri Lanka to play an active role in the organization »

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has invited Sri Lanka to play an active role in the organization.

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Sino-Lankan archaeologists look for Chinese artifacts buried in Jaffna
17 Aug
2018
Written by TELOadmin

Sino-Lankan archaeologists look for Chinese artifacts buried in Jaffna »

Archaeologists from the Shanghai Museum embarked on a 40-day excavation mission to Sri Lanka on Monday. Areceologists’ team from the Shanghai Museum

The group will Read more…

Chief Of Defence Staff In Soup: CID Tells Court Admiral Wijegunaratne Helped Sampath To Flee From Police Arrest
17 Aug
2018
Written by TELOadmin

Chief Of Defence Staff In Soup: CID Tells Court Admiral Wijegunaratne Helped Sampath To Flee From Police Arrest »

The Criminal Investigations Department has informed the Colombo Fort Magistrate that Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne ha helped Chandana Hettiarachchi alias Navy Sampath, the main suspect in Read more…

PC polls in Jan. if delimitation report is approved
17 Aug
2018
Written by TELOadmin

PC polls in Jan. if delimitation report is approved »

Elections Commission Chairman Mahinda Deshapriya said today that elections to six provincial councils could be held in January 2019 if Parliament approved the delimitation report Read more…

Former Indian PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee passes away at 93
17 Aug
2018
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Former Indian PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee passes away at 93 »

Former Indian Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, who had been admitted to the AIIMS hospital in New Delhi for the past few weeks, died on Read more…