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By giving a ‘war criminal’ the top Army post, Sri Lanka proves Tamil lives don’t matter By Taylor Dibbert

By giving a ‘war criminal’ the top Army post, Sri Lanka proves Tamil lives don’t matter By Taylor Dibbert

President Sirisena has made it abundantly clear that the Sri Lankan military will not be held accountable for wartime violations.

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TNA to get ‘formal say’ in N-E development

TNA to get ‘formal say’ in N-E development

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe agreed to introduce a mechanism to ensure a ‘formal say’ for the Tamil National Alliance (TNA) in the execution Read more…

Maithri, only qualified candidate – Piyadasa

Maithri, only qualified candidate – Piyadasa

Incumbent Maithripala Sirisena has been named as the SLFP’s candidate at the next presidential election as the entire country calls for a leadership Read more…

UK wants Sri Lanka to deliver on commitments made to UNHRC

UK wants Sri Lanka to deliver on commitments made to UNHRC

The United Kingdom (UK) wants Sri Lanka to deliver on the commitments it made to the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) in Geneva.

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President and PM informed to prepare for PC polls

President and PM informed to prepare for PC polls

The Elections Commission has called for President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe to make the necessary arrangements to hold the Provincial Read more…

New Constitution is not necessary – Asgiri Chapter Mahanayake Thero
16 Jan
2019
Written by TELO Admin

New Constitution is not necessary – Asgiri Chapter Mahanayake Thero »

Holding the elections is important at the moment, not bringing forth a new Constitution, says the Mahanayake of the Asgiri Chapter Most Venerable Read more…

I too am ready to contest Presidency: Chamal
16 Jan
2019
Written by TELO Admin

I too am ready to contest Presidency: Chamal »

Hambantota District UPFA MP Chamal Rajapaksa speaking to the media yesterday said that he too is ready for the forthcoming Presidential Election.

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Northern Development Ministry to be re-named – Sumandiran
16 Jan
2019
Written by TELO Admin

Northern Development Ministry to be re-named – Sumandiran »

The Northern Development Ministry will be re-named as the North-Eastern Development Ministry in future, TNA spokesman M A Sumandiran said yesterday (Jan 15).

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Japanese defense ship arrives at Hambantota port
15 Jan
2019
Written by TELO Admin

Japanese defense ship arrives at Hambantota port »

Japanese Maritime Self Defence Force ship ‘Ikazuchi’ has arrived at the port of Hambantota today (15) on a goodwill visit, Sri Lanka Navy Read more…

“Since Eastern Province Has No Chief Minister, Ministers or Council, the Governor Can Take Over Powers of the Chief Minister, Ministers or Council To Solve Issues” Says New Eastern Governor MLAM Hizbullah
15 Jan
2019
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“Since Eastern Province Has No Chief Minister, Ministers or Council, the Governor Can Take Over Powers of the Chief Minister, Ministers or Council To Solve Issues” Says New Eastern Governor MLAM Hizbullah »

Newly-appointed Governor of the Eastern Province, M.L.A.M. Hizbullah, in an interview with Ceylon Today says, “I created a problem by being selected as Read more…

Committee rejects MoU for defence pact with US
15 Jan
2019
Written by TELO Admin

Committee rejects MoU for defence pact with US »

A committee has rejected most of the content in a memorandum of understanding submitted by the US government to the Sri Lankan defence Read more…

Bank of China offers Sri Lanka $300 million loan, option to raise to $1 billion – Report
15 Jan
2019
Written by TELO Admin

Bank of China offers Sri Lanka $300 million loan, option to raise to $1 billion – Report »

Bank of China, one of the four biggest state-owned commercial banks in China, has offered Sri Lanka a loan of $300 million which Read more…

SLPP rejects Steering Committee report on new Constitution
15 Jan
2019
Written by TELO Admin

SLPP rejects Steering Committee report on new Constitution »

The Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) yesterday said it rejects the Steering Committee report presented to the Constitutional Assembly (CA) and would work Read more…

IMF meeting with SL delegation postponed
15 Jan
2019
Written by TELO Admin

IMF meeting with SL delegation postponed »

The meeting scheduled for today between International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Christine Lagarde and Sri Lankan delegation has been postponed due to Read more…

Certain parties attempting to postpone PC polls: Prez
14 Jan
2019
Written by TELO Admin

Certain parties attempting to postpone PC polls: Prez »

President Maithripala Sirisena yesterday suggested that certain parties were trying to postpone the provincial council elections by crowing over the Presidential Election instead.

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