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Underworld characters in this Govt: Mano Ganesan

Underworld characters in this Govt: Mano Ganesan

National Co-existence, Dialogue and Official Languages Minister Mano Ganesan said today there were those involved in underworld criminal activities and drug trafficking in this government.

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American Center closed indefinitely

American Center closed indefinitely

The American Center in Colombo which is being operated by the US government will remain closed until further notice, the US Embassy said today.

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Protests Break Out Against Uva Chief Minister In Badulla: Protesters Demand Immediate Removal Of CM

Protests Break Out Against Uva Chief Minister In Badulla: Protesters Demand Immediate Removal Of CM

A massive demonstration was held in front of the Hindu School in Badulla yesterday against Uva Province Chief Minister Chamara Sampath Dasanayaka who allegedly made Read more…

Maldives Ex-Leader Claims Chinese Land Grabbing; Government Denies

Maldives Ex-Leader Claims Chinese Land Grabbing; Government Denies

Exiled former Maldives President Mohamed Nasheed, who is fighting for the right to contest a presidential poll this year, said on Monday that land grabbing Read more…

Nasheed briefs diplomats in Sri Lanka; ready to field common candidate

Nasheed briefs diplomats in Sri Lanka; ready to field common candidate

Former Maldivian President Mohamed Nasheed is in Sri Lanka where he briefed diplomats on the Presidential elections in the Maldives scheduled for this year and Read more…

Lakshman Kadirgamar Memorial Lecture Power of India is the people of India
17 Jan
2018
Written by TELOadmin

Lakshman Kadirgamar Memorial Lecture Power of India is the people of India »

“The polity of India always seek accountability and repeatedly remind those in power to perform and continue to deliver if they are to Read more…

If men can manage and work in bars so can women: SF
17 Jan
2018
Written by TELOadmin

If men can manage and work in bars so can women: SF »

Commenting on the government removing an age old ban on women working in bars, Regional Development Minister Sarath Fonseka said at a time when women Read more…

Former Navy officer arrested over abduction of Tamil youth remanded till 25th
17 Jan
2018
Written by TELOadmin

Former Navy officer arrested over abduction of Tamil youth remanded till 25th »

A Sri Lankan court on Tuesday(16/01/18) remanded a former intelligence officer of the Sri Lanka Navy who was arrested yesterday for the abduction and disappearance Read more…

Cabinet decides to withdraw Mangala’s gazette on liquor sales
17 Jan
2018
Written by TELOadmin

Cabinet decides to withdraw Mangala’s gazette on liquor sales »

Cabinet has decided to withdraw two gazette notices issued by Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera on the sale of liquor.

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TNA: How better is ‘better’? By N. Sathiya Moorthy
17 Jan
2018
Written by TELOadmin

TNA: How better is ‘better’? By N. Sathiya Moorthy »

In a recent interview to Meera Srinivasan, the Colombo-based correspondent of the respected Indian newspaper, ‘The Hindu’, Tamil National Alliance (TNA) leader R. Sampanthan, made Read more…

President walks out of the Cabinet meeting
17 Jan
2018
Written by TELOadmin

President walks out of the Cabinet meeting »

A deeply dejected and disappointed President Maithripala Sirisena stormed out of the Cabinet meeting this morning after making an emotional speech over the personal attacks Read more…

Sri Lanka, China think tanks co-launch book on Sino-Lanka relations
17 Jan
2018
Written by TELOadmin

Sri Lanka, China think tanks co-launch book on Sino-Lanka relations »

Sri Lankan and Chinese think tanks on Tuesday jointly launched a book on the Sino-Lanka relations titled “The Island of the Lion and the Land Read more…

Northern Women and Social Change
16 Jan
2018
Written by TELOadmin

Northern Women and Social Change »

Everyday life in the post-war North moves from trouble to trouble, from debt to abuse to violence. Women bear the brunt of this Read more…

India’s Defence Strategy on Right Track by N.S.Venkataraman
16 Jan
2018
Written by TELOadmin

India’s Defence Strategy on Right Track by N.S.Venkataraman »

Irksome relationship that India now has with Pakistan and China, the two neighbouring countries, have made many Indians including a few former diplomats and war Read more…

APPGT chair calls for Sri Lanka to implement UN resolution in Pongal Day address
16 Jan
2018
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APPGT chair calls for Sri Lanka to implement UN resolution in Pongal Day address »

Wishing Tamils a “very happy Thai Pongal”, the chair of the UK’s All Party Parliamentary Group for Tamils (APPGT), Paul Scully MP reiterated the call Read more…