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U.S congratulates Sri Lanka on peaceful election amid COVID-19 pandemic, looks forward to work with new govt

U.S congratulates Sri Lanka on peaceful election amid COVID-19 pandemic, looks forward to work with new govt

The United States congratulating Sri Lanka on conducting a peaceful election despite the challenges posed by the COVID-19 Pandemic, said it looks forward to working Read more…

Indian PM Modi congratulates Sri Lanka counterpart on election win, successful poll

Indian PM Modi congratulates Sri Lanka counterpart on election win, successful poll

India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi has telephoned his Sri Lankan counterpart Mahinda Rajapaksa Thursday, and congratulated him on the successful conduct of parliamentary elections in Read more…

Takeaways from the Sri Lankan parliamentary elections – Newsin.asia

Takeaways from the Sri Lankan parliamentary elections – Newsin.asia

The Sri Lankan parliamentary elections, held on August 5, the results of which were unofficially out on August 7, have sent a number of politically Read more…

SLPP wins general elections with 145 seats, SJB gets 54

SLPP wins general elections with 145 seats, SJB gets 54

The election results released throughout yesterday saw the SLPP securing a landslide victory winning a greater majority of the electorates at the 2020 general election Read more…

SLPP submits names for 17-member national list

SLPP submits names for 17-member national list

The names for Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) 17-member National List was handed over to the Election Commission today, SLPP General Secretary Sagara Kariyawasam said.

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China to lend Sri Lanka $732m
23 May
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

China to lend Sri Lanka $732m »

China Development Bank (CDB) Corporation will lend US$580 million (S$732 million) to Sri Lanka to help implement key infrastructure projects, a government Read more…

India playing critical role says Basil »

Minister Basil Rajapaksa says India is playing a critical role in assisting the return of normalcy in the north and east.

He Read more…

TID questions TNPF on funds
22 May
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

TID questions TNPF on funds »

The Terrorist Investigations Department (TID) has questioned the Tamil National People’s Front (TNPF) on where it gets it’s funds from, TNPF leader Read more…

TNA requests govt. to ‘genuinely implement’ HRC resolution
22 May
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

TNA requests govt. to ‘genuinely implement’ HRC resolution »

The TNA yesterday requested the government to take action to “genuinely implement” the UN Human Rights Council (HRC) resolution on “Promoting reconciliation Read more…

Asylum seeker to be freed after ASIO overturns adverse security assessment
22 May
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Asylum seeker to be freed after ASIO overturns adverse security assessment »

A Sri Lankan Tamil asylum seeker has become the second person to have an adverse security assessment overturned by ASIO. Manokala Jenaddarsan, Read more…

GL blames Canada for ” relentlessly pursuing” SL
22 May
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

GL blames Canada for ” relentlessly pursuing” SL »

Minister of External Affairs Professor G.L.Peries in Parliament today blamed Canada for relentlessly trying to stop the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) being Read more…

Tamara re-elected as Chairperson-Rapporteur of the UN Working Group-The Island
22 May
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Tamara re-elected as Chairperson-Rapporteur of the UN Working Group-The Island »

Tamara Kunanayakam, Sri Lanka’s former Permanent Representative to the United Nations in Geneva, was re-elected as Chairperson-Rapporteur of the UN Human Rights Read more…

UNP open for change on devolution
22 May
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

UNP open for change on devolution »

The main opposition United National Party (UNP) said yesterday it was considering a change in its stance on power devolution and instead Read more…

Champika to submit motion on 13A »

Government Minister and Jathika Hela Urumaya leader Patali Champika Ranawaka is to submit a private member’s motion in parliament this week against Read more…

Army to shift most camps to Palaly
21 May
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Army to shift most camps to Palaly »

The army will shift most of the camps in the Jaffna peninsula to Palaly, Army Commander Lieutenant General Jagath Jayasuriya said today.

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