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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…

TPA, Hela Urumaya And Muslim Congress Pledge Support To Alliance Led By Sajith Premadasa
12 Feb
2020
Written by TELO Admin

TPA, Hela Urumaya And Muslim Congress Pledge Support To Alliance Led By Sajith Premadasa »

The Jathika Hela Urumaya (JHU), Tamil Progressive Alliance (TPA) and the Sri Lanka Muslim Congress (SLMC) led by Parliamentarians Patali Champika Ranawaka, Mano Ganesan and Read more…

UNP requests Election Commission not to recognize the new alliance
12 Feb
2020
Written by TELO Admin

UNP requests Election Commission not to recognize the new alliance »

The United National Party (UNP) has opposed the registration of a new political party named Samagi Jathika Balawegaya.

The Legal Secretary of the UNP President’s Read more…

Over 10,000 people infected with dengue in Sri Lanka in January
12 Feb
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Over 10,000 people infected with dengue in Sri Lanka in January »

Sri Lanka’s Health Ministry said Tuesday that 10,607 dengue cases were recorded from across the country in January, an increase of 90 percent compared to Read more…

Israel keen to develop bilateral relations with SL
12 Feb
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Israel keen to develop bilateral relations with SL »

Israel is ready to strengthen bilateral relationships with Sri Lanka especially by providing its well-developed technological capabilities to the various sectors of the economy.

The Read more…

Youth abduction case: Ravindra can’t be released
12 Feb
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Youth abduction case: Ravindra can’t be released »

Court today determined that it cannot release former Chief of Defence Staff Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne and Laksiri Amarasinghe from the case pertaining to the abduction Read more…

Where from here 13-A? By N Sathiya Moorthy
11 Feb
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Where from here 13-A? By N Sathiya Moorthy »

At a joint media-meet after talks with visiting Sri Lankan counterpart Mahinda Rajapaksa, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi declared his nation’s desire for implementing 13-A, Read more…

EU GSP Plus assessment report it will continue to monitor the evolution of the situation.
11 Feb
2020
Written by TELO Admin

EU GSP Plus assessment report it will continue to monitor the evolution of the situation. »

A report on Sri Lanka’s compliance with the Generalised Scheme of Preferences (GSP plus) covering the period 2018-2019 has found that Sri Lanka has continued Read more…

China ”commends” Rajapaksa”s defence of BRI during his India visit – PTI
11 Feb
2020
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China ”commends” Rajapaksa”s defence of BRI during his India visit – PTI »

China on Tuesday “commended” Sri Lankan Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa”s remarks that the island nation has received “lot of benefits” from Beijing”s ambitious multi-billion-dollar Belt Read more…

Protests continue in Colombo
11 Feb
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Protests continue in Colombo »

Groups comprising Project Assistants and those who lost their jobs at the National Housing Development Authority and the Department of Archaeology staged protests outside the Read more…

UNP vs UNP: Will Sajith’s new party also be UNP?
11 Feb
2020
Written by TELO Admin

UNP vs UNP: Will Sajith’s new party also be UNP? »

The Elections Commission has recognized Opposition Leader Sajith Premadasa as the President of a political party called Samagi Balavegaya in Sinhala which can be translated Read more…