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India welcomes UN Peacebuilding Commission work in Sri Lanka

India welcomes UN Peacebuilding Commission work in Sri Lanka

India has welcomed the work of the UN Peacebuilding Commission (PBC) in Sri Lanka and elsewhere.

“We welcome the efforts undertaken Read more…

We want to walk hand-in-hand with SL: Keshap

We want to walk hand-in-hand with SL: Keshap

Outgoing US Ambassador Atul Keshap has said his country wants to walk hand-in-hand with all Sri Lankans to see the dream of a brighter future Read more…

Did Army use ‘poison gas’ on Vanni east front? Former UNP MP flays TNA for not seeking clarification from govt.

Did Army use ‘poison gas’ on Vanni east front? Former UNP MP flays TNA for not seeking clarification from govt.

Former UNP MP and media personality J. Sri Ranga has accused the four-party Tamil National Alliance (TNA) and other Tamil MPs of conveniently remaining silent Read more…

India invites applications for Self-Financing Professional Course

India invites applications for Self-Financing Professional Course

India is inviting applications from Sri Lankan students (excluding PIO, OCI card holders & NRIs) for nomination to undergraduate course in MBBS, BDS, BE, B.Tech, Read more…

New UNICEF, Pay&Go service enables Sri Lankans to donate to UNICEF’s work for children

New UNICEF, Pay&Go service enables Sri Lankans to donate to UNICEF’s work for children

Sri Lankans across the country are now able to directly donate to the United Nations Children’s Fund’s (UNICEF) work for children and young people, though Read more…

20th Amendment in Parliament
25 May
2018
Written by TELOadmin

20th Amendment in Parliament »

The 20th amendment bill to the Constitution, to be presented by the JVP, will be debated in Parliament today.

The Bill, which the JVP will Read more…

China denies claims it uses “debtbook diplomacy” with Sri Lanka
24 May
2018
Written by TELOadmin

China denies claims it uses “debtbook diplomacy” with Sri Lanka »

China has denied claims it uses “debtbook diplomacy” with Sri Lanka and insisted that all agreements are based on a mutual understanding.

Speaking to the Read more…

New deal to be signed with ICRC to inspect detention centres
24 May
2018
Written by TELOadmin

New deal to be signed with ICRC to inspect detention centres »

Cabinet has approved a proposal to sign a new agreement with the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) for the ICRC to inspect prisons Read more…

Turkey to provide food aid to 5,000 Sri Lanka Muslims
24 May
2018
Written by TELOadmin

Turkey to provide food aid to 5,000 Sri Lanka Muslims »

The Turkiye Diyanet Foundation (TDV) will distribute 5,000 food packages for iftar, a fast breaking meal, in Sri Lanka for three days, the foundation’s deputy Read more…

UNP grassroots members want leadership change: Mayantha
24 May
2018
Written by TELOadmin

UNP grassroots members want leadership change: Mayantha »

Grassroots members of the United National Party (UNP) want a leadership change in the party but it couldn’t be done instantly, MP Mayantha Dissanayake said Read more…

British Politicians Including Jeremy Corbyn Call For Setting Up Of International War Crimes Tribunal On Sri Lanka
24 May
2018
Written by TELOadmin

British Politicians Including Jeremy Corbyn Call For Setting Up Of International War Crimes Tribunal On Sri Lanka »

Several British politicians called for setting up of an international tribunal to investigate the genocide of Tamils in Sri Lanka and imposing economic sanctions against Read more…

Death toll from adverse weather in Sri Lanka rises to 11, over 100,000 affected
24 May
2018
Written by TELOadmin

Death toll from adverse weather in Sri Lanka rises to 11, over 100,000 affected »

At least 11 persons have died and 105,000 people have been affected due to the adverse weather conditions prevailing in Sri Lanka, according to the Read more…

ACMC MP Navavi resigns
24 May
2018
Written by TELOadmin

ACMC MP Navavi resigns »

UNP National List MP MHM Navavi yesterday resigned from his MP post.

He had handed over his letter of resignation to Secretary General of Read more…

Speaker says Ranil will consult SLFP to decide on PC polls this week
24 May
2018
Written by TELOadmin

Speaker says Ranil will consult SLFP to decide on PC polls this week »

Speaker Karu Jayasuriya told Parliament yesterday that Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe would consult the SLFP and arrive at a decision on Provincial Council Elections this Read more…

Waiting for the right time
23 May
2018
Written by TELOadmin

Waiting for the right time »

When a large majority of Pohottuwa is for putting forward the military sibling, the onetime power behind the throne, as their candidate at the coming Read more…