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By giving a ‘war criminal’ the top Army post, Sri Lanka proves Tamil lives don’t matter By Taylor Dibbert

By giving a ‘war criminal’ the top Army post, Sri Lanka proves Tamil lives don’t matter By Taylor Dibbert

President Sirisena has made it abundantly clear that the Sri Lankan military will not be held accountable for wartime violations.

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TNA to get ‘formal say’ in N-E development

TNA to get ‘formal say’ in N-E development

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe agreed to introduce a mechanism to ensure a ‘formal say’ for the Tamil National Alliance (TNA) in the execution Read more…

Maithri, only qualified candidate – Piyadasa

Maithri, only qualified candidate – Piyadasa

Incumbent Maithripala Sirisena has been named as the SLFP’s candidate at the next presidential election as the entire country calls for a leadership Read more…

UK wants Sri Lanka to deliver on commitments made to UNHRC

UK wants Sri Lanka to deliver on commitments made to UNHRC

The United Kingdom (UK) wants Sri Lanka to deliver on the commitments it made to the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) in Geneva.

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President and PM informed to prepare for PC polls

President and PM informed to prepare for PC polls

The Elections Commission has called for President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe to make the necessary arrangements to hold the Provincial Read more…

Sri Lanka falls back in democracy last year
11 Jan
2019
Written by TELO Admin

Sri Lanka falls back in democracy last year »

According to the latest edition of The Economist Intelligence Unit’s Democracy Index, which provides a snapshot of the state of democracy worldwide, Sri Read more…

PC polls should be held on same day: Minister Champika
11 Jan
2019
Written by TELO Admin

PC polls should be held on same day: Minister Champika »

The Provincial Council elections to the nine provinces should be held on the same day, Megapolis and Western Development Minister Patali Champika Ranawaka Read more…

Protests outside TV stations
11 Jan
2019
Written by TELO Admin

Protests outside TV stations »

Representatives of political parties yesterday condemned a protest campaign by a group of persons clad in black and calling themselves civil activists outside Read more…

A Rajapaksa should be the next president – MP
11 Jan
2019
Written by TELO Admin

A Rajapaksa should be the next president – MP »

Incumbent Maithripala Sirisena’s life will be safe only if a Rajapaksa contests and wins the next presidential election, says MP Roshan Ranasinghe.

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Both major parties agree to have PC polls under PR system
10 Jan
2019
Written by TELO Admin

Both major parties agree to have PC polls under PR system »

Public Enterprise and Kandyan Heritage and Development Minister and Leader of the House Lakshman Kiriella told Parliament, yesterday, that both main parties had Read more…

SLFP says Sirisena will contest again, but no decision yet from SLPP
10 Jan
2019
Written by TELO Admin

SLFP says Sirisena will contest again, but no decision yet from SLPP »

Maithripala Sirisena will be the SLFP’s candidate at the next presidential election, says spokesman for the party Mahinda Samarasinghe.

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Mangala heads to Washington for IMF talks
10 Jan
2019
Written by TELO Admin

Mangala heads to Washington for IMF talks »

Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera will leave for Washington on Friday to get the $1.5 billion International Monetary Fund (IMF) External Fund Facility (EFF) Read more…

Govt-TNA clash
10 Jan
2019
Written by TELO Admin

Govt-TNA clash »

The Government yesterday (9), refuted allegations made by two TNA and ITAK Parliamentarians S. Shritharan and ITAK Shanthi Sriskandarajah that Sri Lankan Security Read more…

PM to table draft constitutional proposals tomorrow
10 Jan
2019
Written by TELO Admin

PM to table draft constitutional proposals tomorrow »

The Constitutional Assembly will meet, at 10.30 am tomorrow with Deputy Speaker Ananda Kumarasiri presiding.

The expert panel report, which contains Read more…

A Presidential election would come first – Sujeewa
9 Jan
2019
Written by TELO Admin

A Presidential election would come first – Sujeewa »

Minister of Science, Technology and Research Sujeewa Senasinghe says that a Presidential election will be held before a provincial election.

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