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AG’s Dept. says will raise preliminary objections

AG’s Dept. says will raise preliminary objections

The Attorney General’s Department yesterday informed Supreme Court that it would raise preliminary objections against the Fundamental Rights petition filed seeking an order to immediately Read more…

Don’t allow propaganda in sacred places-PAFFREL

Don’t allow propaganda in sacred places-PAFFREL

Election monitoring body the People’s Action of Free and Fair Election has requested religious leaders and individuals in-charge of places of worship to refrain from Read more…

President appoints committee to study concerns on Colombo Port

President appoints committee to study concerns on Colombo Port

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has appointed a five-member Committee to examine and report on the concerns regarding the development of the Jaya Container Terminal (JCT) and Read more…

Fourth International does not approve ‘Bahu’ contesting general election under UNP ticket

Fourth International does not approve ‘Bahu’ contesting general election under UNP ticket

The Fourth International Bureau, the executive bureau of the Marxist movement Fourth International has disapproved the candidature of Vikramabahu “Bahu” Karunaratne, the chairperson of the Read more…

Domestic it is, SL reiterates to UNHRC

Domestic it is, SL reiterates to UNHRC

Sri Lanka yesterday reiterated it remained committed to achieve reconciliation, accountability and human rights within the framework of the Sri Lankan Constitution, through a domestically-designed Read more…

Weerawansa threatens to split from Govt. if MCC is signed
25 Jun
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Weerawansa threatens to split from Govt. if MCC is signed »

Minister Wimal Weerawansa, representing the ruling faction said he would never be a party to a government that signs the MCC agreement.

“I will not Read more…

Constitutional Council considers Ahimsa’s letter to Police Commission
25 Jun
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Constitutional Council considers Ahimsa’s letter to Police Commission »

The Constitutional Council has taken into consideration a letter sent by slain journalist Lasantha Wickramatung’s daughter Ahimsa Wickramatunge to the Police Commission.

The Parliament Secretariat Read more…

Imran Khan has telephone conversation with Lankan Prez Gotabaya Rajapaksa
25 Jun
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Imran Khan has telephone conversation with Lankan Prez Gotabaya Rajapaksa »

The Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan told the Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa over telephone on Thursday, that issues in the South Asian region must Read more…

Trial-at-Bar case into abduction of 11 Tamil youths ordered to be halted
25 Jun
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Trial-at-Bar case into abduction of 11 Tamil youths ordered to be halted »

Court of Appeal today ordered to halt Trial-at-Bar proceedings on the case of abducting 11 Tamil youths, until writ petition filed by former Navy Commander Read more…

MCC Review Committee hands over final report to Prez
25 Jun
2020
Written by TELO Admin

MCC Review Committee hands over final report to Prez »

The expert committee, which was appointed by the Cabinet of Ministers to review the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) agreement, handed over its final report to Read more…

MCC Review Committee Final Report Given To Prime Minister
24 Jun
2020
Written by TELO Admin

MCC Review Committee Final Report Given To Prime Minister »

The Final Report of the 4- member committee appointed to review the proposed Millennium Challenge Corporation Compact (MCC) was handed over to the Prime Minister Read more…

SriLankan Airlines to restructure US$680mn in debt, slashing costs to survive after Covid-19
24 Jun
2020
Written by TELO Admin

SriLankan Airlines to restructure US$680mn in debt, slashing costs to survive after Covid-19 »

SriLankan Airlines is in talks to get 75 million dollars of new finance, re-structure around 400 million in bank debt and also reduce staff to Read more…

Sri Lankan authorities urged to stop harassing journalist
24 Jun
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Sri Lankan authorities urged to stop harassing journalist »

The Sri Lankan authorities should stop targeting, intimidating, and harassing journalist and woman human rights defender, Dharisha Bastians, and her family, rights groups said today.

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Ex-top intelligence officer tells PCoI former Minister Bathiudeen’s brother helped Zahran
24 Jun
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Ex-top intelligence officer tells PCoI former Minister Bathiudeen’s brother helped Zahran »

Rifkhan Bathiudeen, brother of former Minister Rishad Bathiudeen, had assisted National Thowheed Jamaath (NTJ) Leader, Zahran Hashim in fleeing to India by sea in 2018, Read more…

Sri Lankan authorities should investigate and prosecute Karuna for war crimes – HRW
24 Jun
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Sri Lankan authorities should investigate and prosecute Karuna for war crimes – HRW »

The Human Rights Watch (HRW) says the former LTTE commander turned politician Vinayagamoorthy Muralitharan, known as Karuna Amman should have been criminally investigated long ago Read more…