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‘I regret we could not spend more time with Prabhakaran,’ Erick Solheim to WION

‘I regret we could not spend more time with Prabhakaran,’ Erick Solheim to WION

Erik Solheim, the Norwegian peace mediator in the 30-year-long Sri Lanka civil war, breaks his silence on his controversial role in a conversation Read more…

International judges can’t operate in Sri Lanka: New Foreign Minister

International judges can’t operate in Sri Lanka: New Foreign Minister

International judges cannot work in Sri Lanka to hear cases of alleged war crimes blamed on the government troops and the LTTE as Read more…

As Rural Sri Lanka Dries Out, Young Farmers Look for Job Options

As Rural Sri Lanka Dries Out, Young Farmers Look for Job Options

Scorched by a 10-month drought that has killed crops and reduced residents to buying trucked-in water, Adigama’s young people are voting with their Read more…

Vice Admiral Travis Sinniah appointed as new Sri Lanka Navy Commander

Vice Admiral Travis Sinniah appointed as new Sri Lanka Navy Commander

Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena as the Commander-In-Chief this morning appointed Commander Eastern Naval Area Vice Admiral Travis Sinniah as the new Commander Read more…

Wiggy blasts Thavarajah

Wiggy blasts Thavarajah

C.V. Wigneswaran yesterday (17) claimed that in order to safeguard his position in the Northern Provincial Council (NPC), Opposition Leader S. Thavarajah was Read more…

‘No ex-LTTE men involved in crimes in North’
16 Aug
2017
Written by TELOadmin

‘No ex-LTTE men involved in crimes in North’ »

Army Commander Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake dismissed the direct involvement of ex-members of the now vanquished Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), in Read more…

Visiting Sri Lankan defense delegation learn about Rwanda’s legislation process
15 Aug
2017
Written by TELOadmin

Visiting Sri Lankan defense delegation learn about Rwanda’s legislation process »

A 16-member delegation of students and staff from the Sri Lanka Defense Service Command and Staff College visiting Rwanda yesterday got the opportunity Read more…

71st Independence Day of India celebrated in Sri Lanka
15 Aug
2017
Written by TELOadmin

71st Independence Day of India celebrated in Sri Lanka »

India says it has an abiding interest in the security of Sri Lanka and remains committed to Sri Lanka’s unity, sovereignty and territorial Read more…

Sri Lanka’s c.bank suspends PABC’s primary dealership after bond probe
15 Aug
2017
Written by TELOadmin

Sri Lanka’s c.bank suspends PABC’s primary dealership after bond probe »

Sri Lanka’s central bank suspended on Tuesday the primary dealer activities of Pan Asia Banking Corporation (PABC) for six months, with immediate effect, Read more…

Sri Lanka’s former first lady Shiranthi Rajapaksa quizzed over rugby player murder
15 Aug
2017
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Sri Lanka’s former first lady Shiranthi Rajapaksa quizzed over rugby player murder »

Shiranthi Rajapaksa, the former Sri Lankan first lady, was questioned by the police today for four hours over the murder investigation of a Read more…

‘China is not Father Christmas’: India’s concern about Beijing’s expansion grows after a new port deal
15 Aug
2017
Written by TELOadmin

‘China is not Father Christmas’: India’s concern about Beijing’s expansion grows after a new port deal »

China’s growing influence in its near abroad has stirred concern among its neighbors, none more so than India.

New Delhi regards Read more…

Sirisena-Wickremesinghe Govt Afflicted by Chronic Disunity,Policy Contradictions and Inability to Fulfill Election Promises.
15 Aug
2017
Written by TELOadmin

Sirisena-Wickremesinghe Govt Afflicted by Chronic Disunity,Policy Contradictions and Inability to Fulfill Election Promises. »

Two years into its five year term, Sri Lanka’s coalition government led by President Maithipala Sirisena and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe is afflicted Read more…

Ten petitions to be filed in SC against 20A
15 Aug
2017
Written by TELOadmin

Ten petitions to be filed in SC against 20A »

Political parties and civil organisations are planning to file ten petitions against the proposed 20th Amendment to the Constitution when the Bill is Read more…

UNP MP Tilak Marapana appointed new Foreign Minister
15 Aug
2017
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UNP MP Tilak Marapana appointed new Foreign Minister »

United National Party (UNP) member of Parliament Tilak Marapana has been appointed as the new Foreign Minister.

Marapana was the Minister Read more…

The 11th anniversary of Sencholai massacre victims remembered by families and TNA
15 Aug
2017
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The 11th anniversary of Sencholai massacre victims remembered by families and TNA »

The 11th anniversary of 53 Tamil schoolgirls and 3 teachers killed by Sri Lankan Air Force bombs in the Sencholai Massacre of 2006 Read more…