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It was only a mini reshuffle of Cabinet Portfolios

It was only a mini reshuffle of Cabinet Portfolios

President Maithripala Sirisena swears in a new Cabinet, while Ranil Wickremesinghe continues with his Prime Ministerial and other position and except for a new addition Read more…

In GSP Plus assessment EU finds insufficient progress in Sri Lanka

In GSP Plus assessment EU finds insufficient progress in Sri Lanka

The European Union (EU) has found that there has been insufficient progress on a number of major issues in Sri Lanka since the unity Government Read more…

Police cover up in Lasantha murder emerge after key arrest

Police cover up in Lasantha murder emerge after key arrest

The arrest of a retired senior Deputy Inspector-General has revealed how the police scuttled its own investigations to protect military intelligence men who carried out Read more…

Army contradicts claims, says officer recalled for his own safety

Army contradicts claims, says officer recalled for his own safety

The Army today contradicted claims made with regards to the Defense Attaché to the Sri Lankan High Commission in the UK Brigadier Priyanka Fernando, saying Read more…

Modi And Macron Invite Sirisena For International Solar Alliance Founding Conference And Summit

Modi And Macron Invite Sirisena For International Solar Alliance Founding Conference And Summit

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and French President Emmanuel macron invited President Maithripala Sirisena to attend the International Solar Alliance (ISA) Founding Conference and Solar Read more…

Honour commitments on Office of Missing Persons and transitional justice: EU
22 Feb
2018
Written by TELOadmin

Honour commitments on Office of Missing Persons and transitional justice: EU »

The European Union (EU) says that Sri Lankan Government must honour its commitments on the Office of Missing Persons (OMP) and transitional justice.

“Without Read more…

India’s NIA to chargesheet former Colombo based Pakistan diplomat
22 Feb
2018
Written by TELOadmin

India’s NIA to chargesheet former Colombo based Pakistan diplomat »

India’s National Investigation Agency (NIA) is likely to chargesheet former Pakistan diplomat Amir Zubair Siddiqui, Counsellor (Visa) at the Pakistan High Commission in Colombo, in Read more…

Lasantha murder: SSP gives confidential statement
22 Feb
2018
Written by TELOadmin

Lasantha murder: SSP gives confidential statement »

Former Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) in charge of Mount Lavinia area, Hemantha Adhikari, who has been arrested in connection with the murder of journalist Read more…

Sri Lanka summons defense attaché at London to Colombo
22 Feb
2018
Written by TELOadmin

Sri Lanka summons defense attaché at London to Colombo »

Brigadier Priyankara Fernando, the Defense Advisor at Sri Lanka High Commission in London, has been summoned to Colombo.

Army Spokesman Brigadier Sumith Atapattu said Brigadier Read more…

Who is telling the truth? Editorial – The Island
22 Feb
2018
Written by TELOadmin

Who is telling the truth? Editorial – The Island »

It is being argued in legal and political circles that the incumbent administration and its Cabinet are illegal because the MoU between the UNP and Read more…

No one can change women’s quota – CaFFE
22 Feb
2018
Written by TELOadmin

No one can change women’s quota – CaFFE »

No one had the power to alter the 25% female representation in the Local Councils, Campaign for Free and Fair Elections (CaFFE) Executive Director Keerthi Read more…

Under Amended LG Act No crossovers allowed
22 Feb
2018
Written by TELOadmin

Under Amended LG Act No crossovers allowed »

Under the Local Authorities Elections (Amendment) Act, no elected member of a party can cross over to another. This was pointed out by the Secretary Read more…

Bouncing back from LG election drubbing By Colonel R Hariharan
21 Feb
2018
Written by TELOadmin

Bouncing back from LG election drubbing By Colonel R Hariharan »

After Mahinda Rajapaksa’s fledgling Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) handed out a shocking defeat to both the UNP and the SLFP in the Local Government Read more…

People are very angry says Mavai
21 Feb
2018
Written by TELOadmin

People are very angry says Mavai »

Ilankai Tamil Arasu Katchi (ITAK) Leader, Parliamentarian Mavai Senathiraja said recently, “Our people had faith during the Presidential Elections in 2015 and they cast their Read more…

Post-poll manoeuvres
21 Feb
2018
Written by TELOadmin

Post-poll manoeuvres »

The outcome of last week’s local government elections, one that had elicited unprecedented interest both locally and internationally, sent shock waves through the Sri Lankan Read more…