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China seeks to improve bilateral relations with Sri Lanka

China seeks to improve bilateral relations with Sri Lanka

China has sought to improve its bilateral relations with Sri Lanka to form comprehensive strategic partnership, Daily Mirror learns.

This was discussed when Chinese Foreign Read more…

CBK loses SLFP Organiser post

CBK loses SLFP Organiser post

The Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) decided remove former President Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga from the post of Organiser for the Attanagalle Electorate.

Speaking to the Read more…

Ranil to offer Karu post of “National Leader”

Ranil to offer Karu post of “National Leader”

United National Party (UNP) Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe will meet Speaker Karu Jayasuriya this weekend to request him to accept the post of “National Leader” of Read more…

Sri Lanka calls for sharing of UK military intelligence to tackle Tamil diaspora

Sri Lanka calls for sharing of UK military intelligence to tackle Tamil diaspora

Sri Lanka’s defence secretary called on the British government to share military intelligence and technology to combat “terrorism”, as he slammed the Tamil diaspora in Read more…

Parliament likely to be dissolved on March 2

Parliament likely to be dissolved on March 2

Parliament is likely to be dissolved on March 2 so that the general elections can be conducted by the end of April, a top government Read more…

Economic cooperation will be the main theme in Mahinda-Modi talks in Delhi
15 Jan
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Economic cooperation will be the main theme in Mahinda-Modi talks in Delhi »

Sri Lankan Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa, who is to visit New Delhi in early February at the invitation of the Indian Premier Narendra Modi, will Read more…

UNP decision on leadership to be reached tomorrow
15 Jan
2020
Written by TELO Admin

UNP decision on leadership to be reached tomorrow »

The decision with regard to the United National Party leadership will be made tomorrow (Jan 16). This was decided when the UNP parliamentary group met Read more…

Cabinet approves drafting ‘National Intelligence Act’ Bill
15 Jan
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Cabinet approves drafting ‘National Intelligence Act’ Bill »

The Cabinet of Ministers has approved drafting of a new Bill titled ‘National Intelligence Act’ to regulate and empower all intelligence services, says the Cabinet Read more…

Office on Missing Persons concerned over govt. move to amend Act
15 Jan
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Office on Missing Persons concerned over govt. move to amend Act »

The Office of Missing Persons(OMP) has raised concerns over the government’s move to amend the OMP Act No 14 of 2016.

OMP said recent media Read more…

Decision on indisciplined SLFP MPs on Jan. 18
15 Jan
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Decision on indisciplined SLFP MPs on Jan. 18 »

The Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) will take a final decision with regard to several of its MPs who had violated party discipline, on Jan. Read more…

TNA rules out any support to govt to amend or repeal 19A
15 Jan
2020
Written by TELO Admin

TNA rules out any support to govt to amend or repeal 19A »

The Tamil National Alliance has decided not to help the government muster a two-thirds majority in Parliament to amend or do away with the 19th Read more…

Zaharan’s mosque to become a Harmony Centre
15 Jan
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Zaharan’s mosque to become a Harmony Centre »

The Mosque in Kattankudy where National Towheed Jamaat (NTJ) leader Zaharan Hashim once exhorted his followers to kill non-Muslims is to become a Harmony Centre Read more…

India hands over new buildings to 5 schools in Sri Lanka’s Northern Province
15 Jan
2020
Written by TELO Admin

India hands over new buildings to 5 schools in Sri Lanka’s Northern Province »

India on Wednesday handed over Sri Lanka five new school buildings constructed under Indian grant assistance in the Northern Province at a special event held Read more…

China will not allow outsiders to meddle in Lanka’s internal affairs: Foreign Minister Wang Yi
14 Jan
2020
Written by TELO Admin

China will not allow outsiders to meddle in Lanka’s internal affairs: Foreign Minister Wang Yi »

The visiting Chinese Foreign Minister, Wang Yi, told Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa here on Tuesday, that China will not allow any outsiders to interfere Read more…

Sri Lanka credit outlook downgraded to negative: S&P
14 Jan
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Sri Lanka credit outlook downgraded to negative: S&P »

Standard and Poor’s, a rating agency has downgraded the outlook on Sri Lanka’s ‘B’ rating to ‘negative’ from stable on tax cuts by the new Read more…