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President and TNA discuss key issues

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

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

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

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…

Indian envoy meets Prez over RAW claim

Indian envoy meets Prez over RAW claim

In the wake of President Maithripala Sirisena reportedly implicating India’s Research and Analysis Wing (RAW) in the alleged assassination attempt on him, Indian Read more…

Mahinda gets mandate from SLPP and JO for talks on Caretaker Govt.
14 Oct
2018
Written by TELO Admin

Mahinda gets mandate from SLPP and JO for talks on Caretaker Govt. »

Two days after they met secretly to talk of a caretaker grand coalition, President Maithripala Sirisena and his predecessor Mahinda Rajapaksa met again Read more…

Jaffna University students walk to Anuradhapura in protest
13 Oct
2018
Written by TELO Admin

Jaffna University students walk to Anuradhapura in protest »

A group of Jaffna University students staged a walk from Jaffna to Anuradhapura in protest over the continued detention of Tamil political prisoners.

The students Read more…

Police investigate discovery of human skeletal remains in Jaffna
13 Oct
2018
Written by TELO Admin

Police investigate discovery of human skeletal remains in Jaffna »

The Sri Lanka police have launched an investigation into the discovery of human skeletal remains in Jaffna.

The skeletal remains have been found on October Read more…

“Have Right Systems, Plans And Strategies In Place Without Worrying Too Much About Presidential Candidate:” Gota Tells JO
13 Oct
2018
Written by TELO Admin

“Have Right Systems, Plans And Strategies In Place Without Worrying Too Much About Presidential Candidate:” Gota Tells JO »

Former Defence Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa said former President Mahinda Rajapaksa would make the final decision on the Joint Opposition’s presidential candidate as the latter was Read more…

PC Elections- Political parties to disclose stance by Oct.31
13 Oct
2018
Written by TELO Admin

PC Elections- Political parties to disclose stance by Oct.31 »

Political parties have reportedly agreed to inform the Election Commission prior to October 31 about of their stance on the conduct of provincial council elections Read more…

Four Maldives’ election officials flee to Sri Lanka, citing threats
13 Oct
2018
Written by TELO Admin

Four Maldives’ election officials flee to Sri Lanka, citing threats »

Intimidation and threats drove four members of an election panel in the Maldives to flee the island nation, two officials said on Saturday, a day Read more…

15 MPs to propose that SLFP quits govt
13 Oct
2018
Written by TELO Admin

15 MPs to propose that SLFP quits govt »

MP Sudarshani Fernandopulle says that a written proposal will be handed over to President Maithripala Sirisena today (13) calling for the Sri Lanka Freedom Party Read more…

India to develop 50 additional Model Villages across Sri Lanka
13 Oct
2018
Written by TELO Admin

India to develop 50 additional Model Villages across Sri Lanka »

India and Sri Lanka signed two Memoranda of Understanding (MoU) today for construction of 1200 houses through 50 model villages, using Indian grant Read more…

Coalition government: MR says only a proposal on the table
12 Oct
2018
Written by TELO Admin

Coalition government: MR says only a proposal on the table »

Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa yesterday said at present there was only a proposal on the table to form a coalition government and re-iterated that there Read more…

Sri Lanka Dismisses Concerns About China’s Control of Hambantota
12 Oct
2018
Written by TELO Admin

Sri Lanka Dismisses Concerns About China’s Control of Hambantota »

Ranil Wikremesinghe, the prime minister of Sri Lanka, has pushed back against U.S. Vice President Mike Pence’s warnings of a Chinese military presence Read more…