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Mahinda-Maithri powwow on presidential election

Mahinda-Maithri powwow on presidential election

General Secretary of the UPFA Mahinda Amaraweera, MP told the media, yesterday, that the SLFP Central Committee had decided to field a candidate at the Read more…

Sri Lanka minister Rauff Hakeem meets DMK leader M K Stalin

Sri Lanka minister Rauff Hakeem meets DMK leader M K Stalin

The Sri Lankan Higher Education minister and Sri Lankan Muslim Congress president Rauff Hakeem on Saturday called on the DMK leader M.K. Stalin at the Read more…

Sajith meets Rajitha in Hambantota

Sajith meets Rajitha in Hambantota

Minister of Housing, Construction and Cultural Affairs and deputy leader of United National Party (UNP) Sajith Premadasa met with Minister of Health, Nutrition and Indigenous Read more…

SC concludes hearing on President’s query on PC elections

SC concludes hearing on President’s query on PC elections

The Supreme Court yesterday concluded arguments put forward in respect of the reference application forwarded by President Maithripala Sirisena seeking an opinion regarding the holding Read more…

Central Bank surprises markets

Central Bank surprises markets

Sri Lanka’s central bank cut its key interest rates on Friday, in a surprise move to boost sluggish growth after the country’s tourism sector and Read more…

Shavendra’s appointment undermines accountability efforts: Canada
20 Aug
2019
Written by TELO Admin

Shavendra’s appointment undermines accountability efforts: Canada »

The appointment of Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva as the Army Commander undermines reconciliation and accountability efforts in Sri Lanka, the Canadian High Commission said today.

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Two Moulavis arrested over links to Zahran Hashim
20 Aug
2019
Written by TELO Admin

Two Moulavis arrested over links to Zahran Hashim »

The Terrorism Investigations Department (TID) has arrested two Moulavis over their alleged links to Zahran Hashim, the alleged mastermind behind the Easter Sunday bomb attacks.

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Sri Lanka rejects international criticism of new army chief
20 Aug
2019
Written by TELO Admin

Sri Lanka rejects international criticism of new army chief »

Sri Lanka on Tuesday (Aug 20) rejected as “unwarranted and unacceptable” mounting international criticism of the appointment of a general accused of war crimes as Read more…

US Ambassador Says Federal Register Could Be ‘Months Behind’ Recording Renunciation Of Citizenship
20 Aug
2019
Written by TELO Admin

US Ambassador Says Federal Register Could Be ‘Months Behind’ Recording Renunciation Of Citizenship »

US Ambassador Alaina B.Teplitz said yesterday that the U.S. Federal Register could be “months behind” in recording the renunciation of citizenship.

Her comments come with Read more…

UNF allies running out of patience with UNP – Mano
20 Aug
2019
Written by TELO Admin

UNF allies running out of patience with UNP – Mano »

The leader of the Democratic People’s Front (DPF) Mano Ganesan says the patience of the alliance partners of the United National Front (UNF) is wearing Read more…

Elections Commission on applications for Postal Vote
20 Aug
2019
Written by TELO Admin

Elections Commission on applications for Postal Vote »

The Election Commission issuing a notice yesterday (19) requested the applicants who require postal voting facility for the Presidential Election 2020 to keep the relevant Read more…

UNP, JVP, TNA want executive presidency abolished, only UPFA divided, says PM
20 Aug
2019
Written by TELO Admin

UNP, JVP, TNA want executive presidency abolished, only UPFA divided, says PM »

Stressing that the country needed a new Constitution in keeping with the times, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said in Jaffna on Friday, that the UNP, Read more…

44 days of political upheaval – Rajith Keerthi
19 Aug
2019
Written by TELO Admin

44 days of political upheaval – Rajith Keerthi »

The Election Commission has 44 days to declare a presidential election, says Central Province Governor – Rajith Keerthi Tennakoon.

Speaking after a tour of the Read more…

New UK envoy to further strengthen ties with Sri Lanka
19 Aug
2019
Written by TELO Admin

New UK envoy to further strengthen ties with Sri Lanka »

The new British envoy to Sri Lanka, Sarah Hulton, today said that she was looking forward to further strengthening the bilateral relationship between the UK Read more…

Appointment of alleged war criminal to head of Sri Lanka army ‘deeply troubling’, says UN human rights chief
19 Aug
2019
Written by TELO Admin

Appointment of alleged war criminal to head of Sri Lanka army ‘deeply troubling’, says UN human rights chief »

The appointment of Sri Lankan Lieutenant-General Shavendra Silva as Commander of the country’s army is deeply troubling, UN human rights chief Michelle Bachelet said in Read more…