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Gopal Bagley to be appointed as Indian High Commissioner to Sri Lanka

Gopal Bagley to be appointed as Indian High Commissioner to Sri Lanka

Foreign media has reported that Gopal Bagley is slated to be appointed as Indian High Commissioner to Sri Lanka.

Mr Bagley is currently a Joint Read more…

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa made a surprise visit to the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA)

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa made a surprise visit to the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA)

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa made a surprise visit to the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) in Katunayake yesterday and instructed to expedite the construction work of the Read more…

Former Navy spokesman accused over abductions promoted

Former Navy spokesman accused over abductions promoted

Former Navy spokesman D.K.P Dassanayake, who was accused over the abduction and disappearance of 11 youth, has been promoted to the rank of Rear Admiral.

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Sajith to form new alliance if no deal

Sajith to form new alliance if no deal

United National Party (UNP) Deputy Leader Sajith Premadasa will form a new alliance if an agreement is not reached on the UNP leader post.

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‘India cannot take Gotabaya for granted’ – Rediff

‘India cannot take Gotabaya for granted’ – Rediff

China would always respect Sri Lanka’s sovereignty and not allow any ‘outside interference’ in its internal affairs, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said on Tuesday, Read more…

Sri Lanka Human rights in serious jeopardy: HRW
15 Jan
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Sri Lanka Human rights in serious jeopardy: HRW »

(New York) – Respect for fundamental human rights in Sri Lanka is in serious jeopardy following Gotabaya Rajapaksa’s election as president in November 2019, Human Read more…

Economic cooperation will be the main theme in Mahinda-Modi talks in Delhi
15 Jan
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Economic cooperation will be the main theme in Mahinda-Modi talks in Delhi »

Sri Lankan Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa, who is to visit New Delhi in early February at the invitation of the Indian Premier Narendra Modi, will Read more…

UNP decision on leadership to be reached tomorrow
15 Jan
2020
Written by TELO Admin

UNP decision on leadership to be reached tomorrow »

The decision with regard to the United National Party leadership will be made tomorrow (Jan 16). This was decided when the UNP parliamentary group met Read more…

Cabinet approves drafting ‘National Intelligence Act’ Bill
15 Jan
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Cabinet approves drafting ‘National Intelligence Act’ Bill »

The Cabinet of Ministers has approved drafting of a new Bill titled ‘National Intelligence Act’ to regulate and empower all intelligence services, says the Cabinet Read more…

Office on Missing Persons concerned over govt. move to amend Act
15 Jan
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Office on Missing Persons concerned over govt. move to amend Act »

The Office of Missing Persons(OMP) has raised concerns over the government’s move to amend the OMP Act No 14 of 2016.

OMP said recent media Read more…

Decision on indisciplined SLFP MPs on Jan. 18
15 Jan
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Decision on indisciplined SLFP MPs on Jan. 18 »

The Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) will take a final decision with regard to several of its MPs who had violated party discipline, on Jan. Read more…

TNA rules out any support to govt to amend or repeal 19A
15 Jan
2020
Written by TELO Admin

TNA rules out any support to govt to amend or repeal 19A »

The Tamil National Alliance has decided not to help the government muster a two-thirds majority in Parliament to amend or do away with the 19th Read more…

Zaharan’s mosque to become a Harmony Centre
15 Jan
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Zaharan’s mosque to become a Harmony Centre »

The Mosque in Kattankudy where National Towheed Jamaat (NTJ) leader Zaharan Hashim once exhorted his followers to kill non-Muslims is to become a Harmony Centre Read more…

India hands over new buildings to 5 schools in Sri Lanka’s Northern Province
15 Jan
2020
Written by TELO Admin

India hands over new buildings to 5 schools in Sri Lanka’s Northern Province »

India on Wednesday handed over Sri Lanka five new school buildings constructed under Indian grant assistance in the Northern Province at a special event held Read more…

China will not allow outsiders to meddle in Lanka’s internal affairs: Foreign Minister Wang Yi
14 Jan
2020
Written by TELO Admin

China will not allow outsiders to meddle in Lanka’s internal affairs: Foreign Minister Wang Yi »

The visiting Chinese Foreign Minister, Wang Yi, told Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa here on Tuesday, that China will not allow any outsiders to interfere Read more…