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New alliance undecided on party symbol; Elephant or Swan?

New alliance undecided on party symbol; Elephant or Swan?

On the other end of the platform, the UNP too undergoes conflicts internally ahead of the general elections.

General Secretary of the Samagi Jana Balawegaya, Read more…

Sri Lanka “strongly objects” to US designation of its army chief for alleged war crimes

Sri Lanka “strongly objects” to US designation of its army chief for alleged war crimes

Sri Lanka takes “strong objection” to the ban on the entry of its Army Commander Lt. Gen. Shavendra Silva and his immediate family into the Read more…

US Congressmen meet PM to discuss relations with Sri Lanka

US Congressmen meet PM to discuss relations with Sri Lanka

Visiting US Congressmen Ami Bera and George Holding met Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa in Colombo this morning (Feb. 15) and discussed ways of strengthening relations Read more…

Ranil to visit India this month

Ranil to visit India this month

Amid a deepening rift in the United National Party (UNP), party leader Ranil Wickremesinghe is expected to travel to India on a two-day visit later Read more…

US bans visits by Sri Lanka army chief over war crimes

US bans visits by Sri Lanka army chief over war crimes

The US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday designated Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva, current Commander of the Sri Lanka Army and Acting Chief of Read more…

CWC leave the DCC meeting in protest of S.B. Dissanayake
13 Feb
2020
Written by TELO Admin

CWC leave the DCC meeting in protest of S.B. Dissanayake »

Local government representatives of the Ceylon Workers Congress departed protesting against Minister SB Dissanayake during the Nuwara Eliya District Development Committee meeting, due to a Read more…

UNP fails to agree on symbol for new alliance
13 Feb
2020
Written by TELO Admin

UNP fails to agree on symbol for new alliance »

The United National Party (UNP) has failed to agree on the symbol for the new alliance led by Deputy Leader Sajith Premadasa.

Sajith Premadasa’s camp Read more…

No decision to sign SOFA, ACSA yet – government spokesman
13 Feb
2020
Written by TELO Admin

No decision to sign SOFA, ACSA yet – government spokesman »

The Sri Lankan government has not taken a decision to sign the Status of Forces Agreement (SOFA) or the Acquisition and Cross Servicing Agreement (ACSA) Read more…

Copies of Ranjan’s phone recordings to be given to MPs next week
13 Feb
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Copies of Ranjan’s phone recordings to be given to MPs next week »

Copies of telephone conversation recordings that UNP Parliamentarian Ranjan Ramanayake had handed over to the House are to be given to parliamentarians next week.

Speaker Read more…

Wijeweera’s son to enter politics
13 Feb
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Wijeweera’s son to enter politics »

The son of Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) Founder Rohana Wijeweera told reporters that he is ready to enter politics.

Uvindu Wijeweera said he is ready Read more…

Navin won’t contest without elephant
13 Feb
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Navin won’t contest without elephant »

UNP National Organiser Navin Dissanayake told a press conference held yesterday that he would not contest the upcoming general elections if he were not allowed Read more…

Devani, the brave Forest Officer can be a harbinger for change
13 Feb
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Devani, the brave Forest Officer can be a harbinger for change »

Devani Jayathilaka the young woman Forest Officer who stopped State Minister Sanath Nishantha in his tracks is the viral favourite of Social Media these days.

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Easter Sunday bombings: Politicians of former regime may have supported Zahran
12 Feb
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Easter Sunday bombings: Politicians of former regime may have supported Zahran »

Since the mastermind of the Easter Sunday terror attacks on 21 April 2019 and National Thawheed Jama’ath (NTJ) Leader, Zahran Hashim supported certain politicians connected Read more…

Human bones found near hospital in Mullaitivu
12 Feb
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Human bones found near hospital in Mullaitivu »

Human bones have been found at a site near a hospital in Mullaitivu, the Police said.

The bones were found when the land area in Read more…

Sri Lanka and Turkey discuss intelligence sharing
12 Feb
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Sri Lanka and Turkey discuss intelligence sharing »

Sri Lanka and Turkey today discussed defence relations, including the need to focus on intelligence sharing.

The new Ambassador of Turkey to Sri Lanka Demet Read more…