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Brit victims ‘unlawfully killed’ in Sri Lanka blasts

Brit victims ‘unlawfully killed’ in Sri Lanka blasts

A MOTHER and her two children who died in the Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka were unlawfully killed, a coroner has ruled.

Lawyer Anita Read more…

Mahinda Rajapaksa to be sworn in as PM tomorrow

Mahinda Rajapaksa to be sworn in as PM tomorrow

Leader of the SLPP Mahinda Rajapaksa is due to be sworn in as the new prime minister of Sri Lanka at 1 pm tomorrow(November 21).

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India urged to ensure Sri Lanka secures rights of Tamils

India urged to ensure Sri Lanka secures rights of Tamils

The Indian Central Government has been urged to ensure the new Sri Lankan Government secures the rights of the Tamils.

Tamil Maanila Congress president G.K. Read more…

A hospital and clean water: China on the charm offensive in Sri Lanka

A hospital and clean water: China on the charm offensive in Sri Lanka

POLONARRUWA- Amid the lush paddy fields of central Sri Lanka, a large, state-of-the-art hospital rises between the cranes and cement mixers.

Its perimeter walls are Read more…

Large Number Of UNPers Likely To Form Breakaway Party Under Premadasa If Ranil  Continues In Party Leadership

Large Number Of UNPers Likely To Form Breakaway Party Under Premadasa If Ranil Continues In Party Leadership

New Democratic Front (NDF) candidate Sajith Premadasa’s loyalists are contemplating to form a new political party under his leadership if effective revamp of the UNP Read more…

Sri Lanka constitution should be changed, 19 amendment abolished: Basil
19 Nov
2019
Written by TELO Admin

Sri Lanka constitution should be changed, 19 amendment abolished: Basil »

Sri Lanka constitution has to be changed and a 19th amendment should be abolished, Basil Rajapaksa, brother of President Gotabaya Rajapaksa said in a television Read more…

India to keep a watch on Sri Lanka’s behaviour after Gotabaya Rajapaksa’s win – Statesman
19 Nov
2019
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India to keep a watch on Sri Lanka’s behaviour after Gotabaya Rajapaksa’s win – Statesman »

India will adopt a “wait and watch” approach on Sri Lanka following the victory of Gotabaya Rajapaksa in the presidential election even as it is Read more…

Maithripala Sirisena reappointed as SLFP Chairman
19 Nov
2019
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Maithripala Sirisena reappointed as SLFP Chairman »

Former President Maithripala Sirisena has been reappointed as the Chairperson of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP).

The Chairmanship of the SLFP was temporarily assigned Read more…

Gotabaya accepts Imran Khan’s invitation to visit Pakistan
19 Nov
2019
Written by TELO Admin

Gotabaya accepts Imran Khan’s invitation to visit Pakistan »

Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday telephoned newly-elected Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa to congratulate him on his electoral win and invited him to Read more…

Gotabaya’s first overseas trip as Lankan President will be to India, on November 29
19 Nov
2019
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Gotabaya’s first overseas trip as Lankan President will be to India, on November 29 »

Sri Lanka’s new President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has accepted Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s invitation to visit India on November 29, Indian Foreign Minister S Jaishankar said Read more…

Maj. Gen. Kamal Gunaratne appointed Defence Secretary
19 Nov
2019
Written by TELO Admin

Maj. Gen. Kamal Gunaratne appointed Defence Secretary »

Major General Kamal Gunaratne has been appointed as Defense Secretary.

Gunaratne was the former General Officer Commanding, 53 Division.

He was also the former Deputy Read more…

Harsha resigns, wants Suwa Seriya under President
19 Nov
2019
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Harsha resigns, wants Suwa Seriya under President »

Non-Cabinet Minister Dr. Harsha De Silva resigned from his ministerial portfolio today and requested President Gotabaya Rajapaksa to place the 1990 Suwa Seriya Foundation under Read more…

Eran Wickremeratne Resigns From Ministerial Portfolio: Mangala Yapa Also Steps Down From BOI Post
19 Nov
2019
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Eran Wickremeratne Resigns From Ministerial Portfolio: Mangala Yapa Also Steps Down From BOI Post »

State Minister of Finance Eran Wickremaratne resigned from his ministerial portfolio.

Over 10 ministers and deputy ministers have resigned from their posts following the UNP’s Read more…

BBS says it will disband after Parliamentary election
19 Nov
2019
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BBS says it will disband after Parliamentary election »

A decision has been taken to dissolve the Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) organisation after the general election, BBS general secretary the Ven. Galagodaaththe Gnanasara Thera Read more…

Rajapaksa’s win risks Sri Lanka sliding backwards – Financial Times
18 Nov
2019
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Rajapaksa’s win risks Sri Lanka sliding backwards – Financial Times »

Ex-army chief Gotabaya Rajapaksa claims he entered politics at the behest of his brother, former president Mahinda Rajapaksa, in order to bring peace to war-torn Read more…