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Japanese defense ship arrives at Hambantota port

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

“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

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

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

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…

Australian gaming tycoon Packer eyes $350 mln Sri Lanka deal
4 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Australian gaming tycoon Packer eyes $350 mln Sri Lanka deal »

Australian gambling tycoon James Packer is teaming up with a Sri Lankan partner for a $350 million investment in the country’s tourism Read more…

Three LTTE members jailed over 1996 train bombing
4 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Three LTTE members jailed over 1996 train bombing »

A Sri Lankan court Tuesday sentenced three LTTE members, including a woman, over a deadly train bombing in which 70 people were Read more…

Council Of Eelam Tamils Calls For A Boycott Of Tamil Leaders’ Conference In Delhi
4 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Council Of Eelam Tamils Calls For A Boycott Of Tamil Leaders’ Conference In Delhi »

The International Council of Eelam Tamils is calling for a boycott of the Sri Lankan Tamil Leaders’ Conference in New Delhi scheduled Read more…

Solheim has an eye on Sri Lanka
4 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Solheim has an eye on Sri Lanka »

Former Norwegian peace envoy to Sri Lanka Erik Solheim says he is still having a close eye on Sri Lanka despite the Read more…

Sri Lanka ‘has learned lessons from reconciliation’
4 Jun
2013
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Sri Lanka ‘has learned lessons from reconciliation’ »

Sri Lanka’s high commissioner to the UK, Dr Chris Nonis, says that his country has achieved tremendous progress towards reconciliation since the Read more…

Five policemen transferred
4 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Five policemen transferred »

Following the death of a 42-year-old suspected heroin dealer in police custody, within hours of his arrest, while being taken to the Read more…

US says MoU was for education
3 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

US says MoU was for education »

The US Embassy in Colombo said today that the controversial Memorandum of Understanding entered into by the embassy and the Trincomalee Urban Read more…

Four Hindu temples ransacked in one night by unruly persons in Batticaloa
3 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Four Hindu temples ransacked in one night by unruly persons in Batticaloa »

Four Hindu temples in one night was ransacked and damaged by unidentified persons in the Batticaloa district. The source sculpture and other idols Read more…

British couple rescued, two Lankans arrested in Chennai
3 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

British couple rescued, two Lankans arrested in Chennai »

An abducted British couple was rescued and nine persons, including two Sri Lankans, were arrested for allegedly committing the crime and demanding Read more…

Court orders probe on Judge’s supporters
3 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Court orders probe on Judge’s supporters »

The Colombo Magistrate has ordered an investigation into the men seen giving security to Homagama District Court Judge Sunil Abeysinghe last week.

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