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Geopolitics of Sri Lankan Tamil Problem – Newsclick.in

Geopolitics of Sri Lankan Tamil Problem – Newsclick.in

The virtual summit between the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Sri Lankan counterpart Mahinda Rajapaksa turned out to be somewhat surreal. The summit Read more…

New discussion will be held on 13A : Charitha Herath

New discussion will be held on 13A : Charitha Herath

A new constitution will be held regarding the 13th amendment to the constitution, government lawmaker Charitha Herath said on Tuesday.

This week India had announced Read more…

Moody’s downgrades three Sri Lankan banks

Moody’s downgrades three Sri Lankan banks

Moody’s Investors Service today downgraded the long-term foreign and local currency deposit ratings of three banks in Sri Lanka.

Moody’s has downgraded the long-term foreign Read more…

Cabinet cancels Japan funded light rail project

Cabinet cancels Japan funded light rail project

The Cabinet of Ministers has given its approval to terminate the Japan-funded Light Rail Transit (LRT) project, which was planned to be implemented in the Read more…

Sri Lanka Cabinet approves ban on cattle slaughter

Sri Lanka Cabinet approves ban on cattle slaughter

Sri Lanka’s Cabinet of Ministers has given approval to a proposal to ban cattle slaughter in the country.

The proposal states that as a country Read more…

TNA welcomes Modi’s stand on Tamil issue
27 Sep
2020
Written by TELO Admin

TNA welcomes Modi’s stand on Tamil issue »

The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) welcomed the stand taken by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the Sri Lanka Tamil issue.

The TNA tweeted saying Read more…

SLPP Group to Finalise Amendments as Protests Against 20A Mount
27 Sep
2020
Written by TELO Admin

SLPP Group to Finalise Amendments as Protests Against 20A Mount »

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa, in a pre-recorded statement at the High Level Meeting to Commemorate the 75th Anniversary of the United Nations, on Monday (21) said; Read more…

Implementation of 13th amendment, must for reconciliation: India’s PM Narendra Modi
26 Sep
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Implementation of 13th amendment, must for reconciliation: India’s PM Narendra Modi »

Prime Minister Modi had emphasized that the implementation of the 13th amendment to the Sri Lankan Constitution is essential for carrying forward the process of Read more…

Tamil political parties stage protest in Jaffna
26 Sep
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Tamil political parties stage protest in Jaffna »

Tamil political parties staged a protest in Chavakachcheri, Jaffna today.

The protest was staged against the Government after a court order was issued against commemorating Read more…

20A dangerous & unsuitable for SL- CBK
26 Sep
2020
Written by TELO Admin

20A dangerous & unsuitable for SL- CBK »

Former President Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga says the proposed 20th Amendment to the Constitution is not suitable for the country.

Speaking to media after a commemorative Read more…

Canada and Sri Lanka discuss reconciliation efforts
26 Sep
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Canada and Sri Lanka discuss reconciliation efforts »

Canada and Sri Lanka today had talks on a number of issues including on Sri Lanka’s reconciliation efforts.

Canadian High Commissioner David McKinnon paid a Read more…

High Posts Committee approves, Moragoda, Ravinatha, Kohona’s appointments
26 Sep
2020
Written by TELO Admin

High Posts Committee approves, Moragoda, Ravinatha, Kohona’s appointments »

The Committee on High Posts has approved the appointment of eight new diplomats, including Milinda Moragoda as the High Commissioner to India and Dr. Palitha Read more…

Sri Lanka seeks fresh currency swap facility, deferment of debt payments from India – Reuters
26 Sep
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Sri Lanka seeks fresh currency swap facility, deferment of debt payments from India – Reuters »

Sri Lankan Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa sought an additional currency swap facility and deferment of debt payments from India during an online bilateral summit with Read more…

India Seeks Naval Edge as China Penetrates Indian Ocean – WSJ
25 Sep
2020
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India Seeks Naval Edge as China Penetrates Indian Ocean – WSJ »

India’s border conflict with China is pushing New Delhi to look for an asymmetric response: flexing its naval might as it deepens cooperation with other Read more…

Tamil Areas to Shutdown Against Sri Lanka Ban on Memorial for Tamil Martyrs. Tamil Political Parties United in Protest
25 Sep
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Tamil Areas to Shutdown Against Sri Lanka Ban on Memorial for Tamil Martyrs. Tamil Political Parties United in Protest »

Tamil political parties have unitedly decided to call for a complete shut-down (Hartal) of Tamil areas on Monday (28th) and to hold a hunger strike Read more…