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Concerns raised over  Sri Lanka’s draft counter terrorism law

Concerns raised over Sri Lanka’s draft counter terrorism law

Sri Lanka’s draft counter terrorism law significantly improves upon the current, abusive Prevention of Terrorism Act (PTA) but needs further safeguards against rights Read more…

President’s Associate Mahinda Amaraweera Makes Shocking Statement: “Four Sri Lankan Cabinet Ministers Are RAW Spies”

President’s Associate Mahinda Amaraweera Makes Shocking Statement: “Four Sri Lankan Cabinet Ministers Are RAW Spies”

UPFA General Secretary Mahinda Amaraweera, making another shocking statement yesterday, said four Sri Lankan Cabinet ministers were giving information to India’s Research and Analysis Wing Read more…

IMF expects strong Budget 2019

IMF expects strong Budget 2019

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) expects a strong 2019 Budget given Sri Lanka’s medium-term challenges amidst aspirations to accelerate socio-economic growth.

“Sri Lanka would need Read more…

RAW doesn’t need to assassinate politicians of neighboring countries – Fonseka

RAW doesn’t need to assassinate politicians of neighboring countries – Fonseka

Minister of Sustainable Development, Wildlife and Regional Development Field Marshall Sarath Fonseka says that he doesn’t believe that a professional organization such as India’s Research Read more…

Elections should be held when they are due: Germany

Elections should be held when they are due: Germany

German Ambassador Jörn Rohde said yesterday the elections should be held in any democracy when they are due, and not be delayed.

He said the Read more…

A terrible op-ed? by Taylor Dibbert – FT
19 Oct
2018
Written by TELO Admin

A terrible op-ed? by Taylor Dibbert – FT »

Mark Field, Britain’s Minister of State for Asia and the Pacific at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, recently penned a terrible op-ed in The Daily Read more…

China reacts to being dumped from Sri Lanka housing project
19 Oct
2018
Written by TELO Admin

China reacts to being dumped from Sri Lanka housing project »

China has reacted to reports it was dumped from a housing project in Sri Lanka.

The Chinese Foreign Ministry said that Read more…

Postponed Provincial Council Elections: The importance of October 28th, 2018 By C. A. Chandraprema
19 Oct
2018
Written by TELO Admin

Postponed Provincial Council Elections: The importance of October 28th, 2018 By C. A. Chandraprema »

The Sabaragamuwa, North Central, Eastern, North Western and Central Provincial Councils have now ceased to exist and the Northern Provincial Council will stand Read more…

Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena tightens security after ‘assassination plot’
19 Oct
2018
Written by TELO Admin

Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena tightens security after ‘assassination plot’ »

Sri Lanka’s President has heightened his security following reports of an assassination plot involving an alleged Indian intelligence operative, his advisor said on Thursday.

Maithripala Read more…

SL reverses $300mn China housing deal ahead of PM’s India visit
19 Oct
2018
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SL reverses $300mn China housing deal ahead of PM’s India visit »

Sri Lanka has reversed a decision to award a $300-million housing deal to China in favour of a joint venture with an Indian Read more…

Tamil Nadu CM writes to Indian PM seeking immediate release of 16 fishermen from Sri Lanka custody
19 Oct
2018
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Tamil Nadu CM writes to Indian PM seeking immediate release of 16 fishermen from Sri Lanka custody »

The Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu state Edappadi K. Palaniswami has written to the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi requesting him to organize Read more…

President and TNA discuss key issues
18 Oct
2018
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President and TNA discuss key issues »

President Maithripala Sirisena and the Tamil National Alliance (TNA) met yesterday and had talks on key issues.

The President’s office said Read more…

France and Sri Lanka sign energy financing deal
18 Oct
2018
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France and Sri Lanka sign energy financing deal »

Sri Lanka and France have signed a Green Power Development and Energy Efficiency Improvement Investment Program financing agreement.

The Finance Ministry Read more…

Sri Lanka to revoke bikini ban
18 Oct
2018
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Sri Lanka to revoke bikini ban »

Sri Lanka on Wednesday promised to revoke a bikini ban raising eyebrows at a popular seaside resort, as the authorities urged tourists to Read more…

India seeks clarifications from Sri Lanka over assassination plot
18 Oct
2018
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India seeks clarifications from Sri Lanka over assassination plot »

India has sought clarifications from Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena over his reported remarks that India’s external intelligence agency was plotting to assassinate Read more…