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China Regains Clout in Sri Lanka With Family’s Return to Power -WSJ

China Regains Clout in Sri Lanka With Family’s Return to Power -WSJ

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka—China is poised to start building a $13 billion city on Sri Lanka’s seafront, as the island nation located near some of the Read more…

Beijing takes its South China Sea strategy to the Himalayas – Ddefenceaviationpost

Beijing takes its South China Sea strategy to the Himalayas – Ddefenceaviationpost

Just in time for its National Day in October, China completed construction of a new village high in the mountains where the Chinese region of Read more…

Sri Lanka, India & the Maldives agree to strengthen cooperation on Maritime Security

Sri Lanka, India & the Maldives agree to strengthen cooperation on Maritime Security

The 4th National Security Adviser (NSA) Level Trilateral Meeting on Maritime Security Cooperation between India, the Maldives, and Sri Lanka was held in Colombo on Read more…

Doval calls on President, expresses willingness to invest in new areas to develop economy

Doval calls on President, expresses willingness to invest in new areas to develop economy

India’s National Security Adviser Ajith Doval called on President Gotabaya Rajapaksa this evening and expressed India’s willingness to identify and invest in new areas that Read more…

Sri Lanka expects China US$700mn loan in December 2020

Sri Lanka expects China US$700mn loan in December 2020

Sri Lanka is expecting a 700 million dollar equivalent loan from China Development Bank in December 2020, the Finance Ministry said.

Authorities earlier said the Read more…

UNHRC registers complaint made by Sri Lankan child
26 Nov
2020
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UNHRC registers complaint made by Sri Lankan child »

The United Nations Human Rights Committee (UNHRC) has written to the Sri Lankan government seeking details about a complaint made by a Sri Lankan parent Read more…

Sarath Weerasekara sworn in as Minister for Public Security
26 Nov
2020
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Sarath Weerasekara sworn in as Minister for Public Security »

Admiral (Rtd) Sarath Weerasekara was sworn in as the new Minister of Public Security a short while ago, President’s Media Division said.

The PMD said Read more…

Chamal Rajapaksa assigned a State Ministry
26 Nov
2020
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Chamal Rajapaksa assigned a State Ministry »

Minister Chamal Rajapaksa has taken oath as the new State Minister of State Security, Home Affairs and Disaster Management.

This will be in addition to Read more…

All schools in Kalmunai closed for a week
26 Nov
2020
Written by TELO Admin

All schools in Kalmunai closed for a week »

All schools in the Kalmunai Education Zone would be closed for a period of 7-day, Eastern Province Governor Anuradha Yahampath said.

She said that the Read more…

Raviraj’s wife appeals to President
25 Nov
2020
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Raviraj’s wife appeals to President »

The wife of slain Tamil National Alliance (TNA) Parliamentarian Nadarajah Raviraj has appealed to President Gotabaya Rajapaksa to take courageous steps forward which will lead Read more…

UN resolution violated Sri Lanka’s constitution – foreign minister
25 Nov
2020
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UN resolution violated Sri Lanka’s constitution – foreign minister »

The UN human rights resolution 30/1 infringed the people’s sovereignty and violated the constitution, foreign minister Dinesh Gunawardana said Wednesday.

He made these remarks during Read more…

Sri Lanka’s COVID-19 death toll at 96 with 2 more deaths
25 Nov
2020
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Sri Lanka’s COVID-19 death toll at 96 with 2 more deaths »

Sri Lanka’s death toll from the coronavirus has risen to 96 as two infected persons have succumbed to the disease, the Department of Government Information Read more…

The capture and execution of JVP Leader Rohana Wijeweera
25 Nov
2020
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The capture and execution of JVP Leader Rohana Wijeweera »

Patabandi Don Nandasiri Wijeweera known to the world at large as Rohana Wijeweera was killed 31 years ago on 13 November 1989.The revolutionary leader of Read more…

All schools in Kandy closed until next Friday
25 Nov
2020
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All schools in Kandy closed until next Friday »

All schools in the Kandy city will remain closed from tomorrow until next Friday (4), Provincial Director of Education Thilak Ekanayake today said.

Speaking to Read more…

MP Rishad Bathiudeen released on bail
25 Nov
2020
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MP Rishad Bathiudeen released on bail »

Former Minister of Industry and Commerce and Wanni district parliamentarian Rishad Bathiudeen who was in remand custody in connection with misuse of state property was Read more…