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China Regains Clout in Sri Lanka With Family’s Return to Power -WSJ

China Regains Clout in Sri Lanka With Family’s Return to Power -WSJ

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka—China is poised to start building a $13 billion city on Sri Lanka’s seafront, as the island nation located near some of the Read more…

Beijing takes its South China Sea strategy to the Himalayas – Ddefenceaviationpost

Beijing takes its South China Sea strategy to the Himalayas – Ddefenceaviationpost

Just in time for its National Day in October, China completed construction of a new village high in the mountains where the Chinese region of Read more…

Sri Lanka, India & the Maldives agree to strengthen cooperation on Maritime Security

Sri Lanka, India & the Maldives agree to strengthen cooperation on Maritime Security

The 4th National Security Adviser (NSA) Level Trilateral Meeting on Maritime Security Cooperation between India, the Maldives, and Sri Lanka was held in Colombo on Read more…

Doval calls on President, expresses willingness to invest in new areas to develop economy

Doval calls on President, expresses willingness to invest in new areas to develop economy

India’s National Security Adviser Ajith Doval called on President Gotabaya Rajapaksa this evening and expressed India’s willingness to identify and invest in new areas that Read more…

Sri Lanka expects China US$700mn loan in December 2020

Sri Lanka expects China US$700mn loan in December 2020

Sri Lanka is expecting a 700 million dollar equivalent loan from China Development Bank in December 2020, the Finance Ministry said.

Authorities earlier said the Read more…

BBS suspects Wimal – Shiv Sena links
13 May
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

BBS suspects Wimal – Shiv Sena links »

The Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) today claimed that Minister Wimal Weerawansa may have links with Shiva Sena in India.

BBS general secretary Read more…

Tamil parties form committee to address ethnic issues
13 May
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Tamil parties form committee to address ethnic issues »

To address issues faced by the Tamil minority in Sri Lanka, the Tamil National Alliance, a group of five Tamil parties of Read more…

25 politicos under the radar of police- Lakbima
13 May
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

25 politicos under the radar of police- Lakbima »

The defense authorities have commenced an investigation on 25 local politicians who are allegedly having links with the underworld elements, local media Read more…

Main opposition drafts a new constitution for Sri Lanka
13 May
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Main opposition drafts a new constitution for Sri Lanka »

Sri Lanka’s main opposition United National Party (UNP) has taken measures to draft a new constitution for the country to address the Read more…

Sri Lanka President to meet coalition parties to address controversy over Northern PC elections
13 May
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Sri Lanka President to meet coalition parties to address controversy over Northern PC elections »

Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa has scheduled two crucial meetings with the coalition parties of the ruling United People’s Freedom Alliance (UPFA) Read more…

WikiLeaks: Mahinda, The Right Leader To Make Progress On A Solution To Ethnic Problem – US
13 May
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

WikiLeaks: Mahinda, The Right Leader To Make Progress On A Solution To Ethnic Problem – US »

“PDAS Steven Mann, accompanied by Ambassador and Pol Chief, met Defense Secretary Gothabaya Rajapaksa on March 8. Gothabaya, noting that an overwhelming Read more…

Teachers & Principals to join strike on 21st
13 May
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Teachers & Principals to join strike on 21st »

The Teacher-Principal Trade Unions Joint Committee stated that teachers and principals will join the strike action organized by the Coordinating Committee for Read more…

Ruling coalition seeks candidates for northern Lanka poll-PTI
13 May
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Ruling coalition seeks candidates for northern Lanka poll-PTI »

The ruling coalition in Sri Lanka put out advertisements in Tamil newspapers today inviting nominations from those interested to contest the first-ever Read more…

Draft proposal on Tamil solution
12 May
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Draft proposal on Tamil solution »

A draft proposal to address Tamil issues is to be formulated by a three member Tamil political party committee, it was decided at a meeting between Read more…

India will never hurt SL’s interests-Kantha
12 May
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

India will never hurt SL’s interests-Kantha »

Stressing that India was pleased with Sri Lanka’s progress in the aftermath of 2009, outgoing Indian High Commissioner Ashok K. Kantha said Read more…