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Roads not taken and their destinations – Groundviews

Roads not taken and their destinations – Groundviews

“Not only our actions, but also our inactions, become our destiny.”

Heinrich Zimmer (The King and the Corpse)

On Read more…

More loans from China : US$ 1 billion for central expressway

More loans from China : US$ 1 billion for central expressway

Sri Lanka has obtained a US$ One billion (Rs. 178 billion) loan from China Exim Bank for the construction of the first stage Read more…

Vision of 2015 government lost; SLFP should join hands with UNP : Chandrika

Vision of 2015 government lost; SLFP should join hands with UNP : Chandrika

The vision with which the 2015 government was formed has now been lost, former President Chandrika Kumaratunga said recently.

While addressing Read more…

Country should not co-sponsor new UNHRC resolution: MR

Country should not co-sponsor new UNHRC resolution: MR

Opposition Leader Mahinda Rajapaksa said yesterday that Sri Lanka should not co-sponsor the UNHRC resolution coming up this time.

Issuing a Read more…

Future of SLPP-SLFP grand alliance in the making uncertain

Future of SLPP-SLFP grand alliance in the making uncertain

The outcome of talks between the SLPP and the SLFP, for a grand coalition against the UNP was in the balance, political sources Read more…

Judge arrested on bribery charge
30 May
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Judge arrested on bribery charge »

A District Judge was arrested last night in Homagama for accepting a bribe, the police media unit said.

The police said that Read more…

Ex Indian officers jailed in IPKF food case
30 May
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Ex Indian officers jailed in IPKF food case »

More than quarter century after it was found that Indian troops which were part of the Indian Peace Keeping Force (IPKF) in Read more…

Jayalath Jayawardana passed away
30 May
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Jayalath Jayawardana passed away »

UNP MP Dr Jayalath Jayawardana passed away today while receiving treatment in Singapore for a prolonged illness.

Born in 1953 and Dr Read more…

Australia warns Lankans in India
29 May
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Australia warns Lankans in India »

Australia warned Sri Lankan asylum-seekers in India against trying to enter Australian territory by illegal means, as it cannot guarantee immigration to Read more…

UNP proposes Westminster system
29 May
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

UNP proposes Westminster system »

The main opposition United National Party (UNP), today, made public its proposed constitution which includes a British style Westminster system for the Read more…

JHU submits bill to parliament
29 May
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

JHU submits bill to parliament »

Jathika Hela Urumaya (JHU) MP the venerable Athureliya Ratana thero today submitted a private member’s bill in Parliament.

The bill is with Read more…

Rehabilitated cadres seek refugee status overseas
29 May
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Rehabilitated cadres seek refugee status overseas »

Ex-LTTE cadres who had been integrated into society consequent to being rehabilitated, are now approaching foreign missions in Colombo, seeking refugee status Read more…

702 More Jaffna Tamils Petition Appeal Court
29 May
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

702 More Jaffna Tamils Petition Appeal Court »

Through CA (Writ) 135/2013, 702 more Jaffna Tamils have challenged the purported acquisition on similar ground to the 1474 petitioners in CA Read more…

Tamil refugees flow continues to bother Australia
29 May
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Tamil refugees flow continues to bother Australia »

Despite efforts of Australian authorities to deter Sri Lankan refugees from taking ferries from Indian shores to Australia, such illegal migrants have Read more…

Expressway to Jaffna with Chinese aid »

China has pledged to provide further funding to develop Sri Lanka’s transport sector that includes a number of expressways, road networks and Read more…