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US report notes limited progress, rights abuses in Sri Lanka

US report notes limited progress, rights abuses in Sri Lanka

The annual US human rights report noted that the Sri Lankan Government has made limited progress toward establishing additional transitional justice mechanisms.

The Country Reports Read more…

Sri Lanka PM calls for expansive private sector ties with Iran

Sri Lanka PM calls for expansive private sector ties with Iran

Sri Lanka Prime Minister has called for the private sectors in Sri Lanka and Iran to cooperate closely for the implementation of joint projects following Read more…

Parliament should be dissolved: MR

Parliament should be dissolved: MR

The President should dissolve parliament with immediate effect and pave way for a general election if he is confident of winning the election, former President Read more…

No-Confidence Motion against the Leader of the Opposition D.B.S. Jeyaraj

No-Confidence Motion against the Leader of the Opposition D.B.S. Jeyaraj

The ill-advised move failed miserably. Furthermore, instead of toppling the Prime Minister as intended, the NCM has only strengthened United National Party (UNP) Read more…

What’s ‘National’ in this National Government?

What’s ‘National’ in this National Government?

Just the other day, this Government appointed four new Provincial Governors. Almost immediately one of them, who used to be a Governor in a different Read more…

Is the government going to listen to the 9% or the 90%?
15 Jan
2014
Written by TELOMedia

Is the government going to listen to the 9% or the 90%? »

The All Ceylon Jamiyyathul Ulema (ACJU) last week announced that it will not issue Halal Certificates in future. The certificates will be Read more…

US urged to reconsider stand on Lanka
14 Jan
2014
Written by TELOMedia

US urged to reconsider stand on Lanka »

The Government today urged the United States (US) to reconsider its position on Sri Lanka and back efforts towards achieving reconciliation in Read more…

Police personals taken away the video caste of NPC member
14 Jan
2014
Written by TELOMedia

Police personals taken away the video caste of NPC member »

Tamil National Alliance Northern Provincial Council member Dr.S.Sivamohan said on January 12th police personals have forcibly taken away the caste of his Read more…

GL to meet Kurshid
14 Jan
2014
Written by TELOMedia

GL to meet Kurshid »

Sri Lankan and Indian External Affairs Ministers Prof. G.L. Peiris and Salman Kurshid are to meet later this month to discuss ‘all Read more…

Prime Minister attends Thai Pongal festival at Batticaloa
14 Jan
2014
Written by TELOMedia

Prime Minister attends Thai Pongal festival at Batticaloa »

Several events organised in Batticaloa district to mark the Thai Pongal festival.

Sports clubs and civil societies have organised various Thai Pongal Read more…

Allegations against US special envoy
14 Jan
2014
Written by TELOMedia

Allegations against US special envoy »

US special ambassador for war crime Stephen Rapp and Tamil National Alliance works together on war crime allegations against SriLanka.

At present Read more…

Anti-Tamil political groups must be ousted – Prof. Wijesinha
14 Jan
2014
Written by TELOMedia

Anti-Tamil political groups must be ousted – Prof. Wijesinha »

Excerpts from the interview:

Q: Chief Minister of the Northern Province justice C.V.Wigneswaran has been complaining that Governor S.A Chandrasiri is not Read more…

Thai Pongal is a time for renewal: Ontario Premier
14 Jan
2014
Written by TELOMedia

Thai Pongal is a time for renewal: Ontario Premier »

Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne released wishes for Thai Pongal today in Toronto. The Premier paid tribute to the Tamil community in Canada. Read more…

Vasan Raps SL Minister’s Statement
14 Jan
2014
Written by TELOMedia

Vasan Raps SL Minister’s Statement »

Union Shipping Minister G K Vasan has hit out at Sri Lankan Fisheries Minister Rajitha Senaratne for putting forth conditions for the Read more…

Five Indian dancers arrested in raid
14 Jan
2014
Written by TELOMedia

Five Indian dancers arrested in raid »

Police early yesterday (13), raided a club in Borella and arrested five Indian dancers who were found to have been in the Read more…