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Yahapalana Govt Dodging The Provincial Councils Ball, SLPP Plays Along

Yahapalana Govt Dodging The Provincial Councils Ball, SLPP Plays Along

The Government which tried all kinds of ruses to get out of holding the local government elections is adopting a similar strategy with respect to Read more…

Investigations into LTTE murder of Rajiv still not complete

Investigations into LTTE murder of Rajiv still not complete

As India on Monday paid tributes to Rajiv Gandhi on his death anniversary, the investigation in the assassination of the former Prime Minister Read more…

Joint opposition requests for special debate in Parliament

Joint opposition requests for special debate in Parliament

The Joint Opposition has requested the Speaker of Parliament to hold a special debate, on the current disaster situation in the country and the rising Read more…

Mankulam filling station robbed at knifepoint

Mankulam filling station robbed at knifepoint

Two unidentified persons robbed a fuel filling station at Maankulam yesterday early morning and made off with Rs. 186,000.

The two persons came in a Read more…

JVP’s 20A to Parliament today?

JVP’s 20A to Parliament today?

The Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) yesterday (21) said, it would present the proposed 20th Amendment to the Constitution, which seeks the abolition of the Executive Read more…

Keith Noyahr saved because of my intervention: Karu
16 May
2018
Written by TELOadmin

Keith Noyahr saved because of my intervention: Karu »

Speaker Karu Jayasuriya said yesterday that senior journalist Keith Noyahr’s life was saved because of his intervention when Keith was abducted and he is prepared Read more…

JVP comes out blazing against govt
16 May
2018
Written by TELOadmin

JVP comes out blazing against govt »

The JVP yesterday called on people to take to the streets against the exploitation by the government of the masses to cover the cost of Read more…

Second ‘International Conference on Tamil Nationhood and Genocide in Sri Lanka’ takes place in Ottawa
15 May
2018
Written by TELOadmin

Second ‘International Conference on Tamil Nationhood and Genocide in Sri Lanka’ takes place in Ottawa »

On May 5-7, 2018, academics from around the world came together to take part in the ‘Second International Conference on Tamil Nationhood and Genocide in Read more…

Will the SL-Sin FTA open up a backdoor?
15 May
2018
Written by TELOadmin

Will the SL-Sin FTA open up a backdoor? »

A number of Professional Associations claim that a section of the free trade agreement (FTA) with Singapore which defines Singaporean and Sri Lankan Nationals opens Read more…

Where is this government taking the country ? By RangaJayasuriya
15 May
2018
Written by TELOadmin

Where is this government taking the country ? By RangaJayasuriya »

Sri Lankan politics is becoming increasingly acrimonious, yet again. There is a deepening polarization among the UNP and President Maithripala Sirisena on the Read more…

Former DIG and former Crimes OIC further remanded in Lasantha case
15 May
2018
Written by TELOadmin

Former DIG and former Crimes OIC further remanded in Lasantha case »

Former Senior Deputy Inspector General (DIG) of Police Prasanna Nanayakkara and former Mount Lavinia Police Crimes Officer in Charge (OIC) Tissa Sugathapala have been further Read more…

Noyahr Abduction: CID to record statement from Speaker
15 May
2018
Written by TELOadmin

Noyahr Abduction: CID to record statement from Speaker »

The CID will record a statement from Speaker Karu Jayasuriya on the abduction and assault of senior journalist, Keith Noyahr in 2008.

The statement would Read more…

SLPP will go it alone at future polls – GL
15 May
2018
Written by TELOadmin

SLPP will go it alone at future polls – GL »

Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) Chairman Prof. G. L. Peiris, yesterday, said his party would go it alone at provincial councils, parliamentary and presidential elections Read more…

China nod for $1.1 b Central Expressway loan
15 May
2018
Written by TELOadmin

China nod for $1.1 b Central Expressway loan »

China’s Ambassador Cheng Xueyuan during a meeting with Prime Minister Ranil Wickeremesinghe yesterday has assured the Chinese Government had approved the $1.1 billion loan for Read more…

Distrust as Sri Lanka sets up body to probe missing people
14 May
2018
Written by TELOadmin

Distrust as Sri Lanka sets up body to probe missing people »

Sri Lanka’s government has set up an independent body to probe the disappearances of thousands of people during and after the country’s bloody civil war.

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