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Concerns raised over  Sri Lanka’s draft counter terrorism law

Concerns raised over Sri Lanka’s draft counter terrorism law

Sri Lanka’s draft counter terrorism law significantly improves upon the current, abusive Prevention of Terrorism Act (PTA) but needs further safeguards against rights Read more…

President’s Associate Mahinda Amaraweera Makes Shocking Statement: “Four Sri Lankan Cabinet Ministers Are RAW Spies”

President’s Associate Mahinda Amaraweera Makes Shocking Statement: “Four Sri Lankan Cabinet Ministers Are RAW Spies”

UPFA General Secretary Mahinda Amaraweera, making another shocking statement yesterday, said four Sri Lankan Cabinet ministers were giving information to India’s Research and Analysis Wing Read more…

IMF expects strong Budget 2019

IMF expects strong Budget 2019

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) expects a strong 2019 Budget given Sri Lanka’s medium-term challenges amidst aspirations to accelerate socio-economic growth.

“Sri Lanka would need Read more…

RAW doesn’t need to assassinate politicians of neighboring countries – Fonseka

RAW doesn’t need to assassinate politicians of neighboring countries – Fonseka

Minister of Sustainable Development, Wildlife and Regional Development Field Marshall Sarath Fonseka says that he doesn’t believe that a professional organization such as India’s Research Read more…

Elections should be held when they are due: Germany

Elections should be held when they are due: Germany

German Ambassador Jörn Rohde said yesterday the elections should be held in any democracy when they are due, and not be delayed.

He said the Read more…

Russia rejects proposed war crimes probe for Sri Lanka
15 Feb
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Russia rejects proposed war crimes probe for Sri Lanka »

Russia on Friday rejected calls by Western nations for an international probe into alleged war crimes in the final phase of the Read more…

India may vote against Sri Lanka again
15 Feb
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

India may vote against Sri Lanka again »

India is most likely to vote against Sri Lanka when its human rights record comes up for evaluation before the United Nations Read more…

Sri Lanka apology for translation blunders
15 Feb
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Sri Lanka apology for translation blunders »

Sri Lanka’s government has apologised for errors in translating official notices and documents into the language of the minority Tamil community.

A Read more…

Ceylon and Canada forged close ties during Suez Crisis
15 Feb
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Ceylon and Canada forged close ties during Suez Crisis »

Ceylon and Canada forged close relations during the Suez Crisis of 1956, which split opinion among Commonwealth nations. Ceylon Prime Minister SWRD Read more…

SL won’t accept ‘country-specific’ resolutions by UN: Dilan
14 Feb
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

SL won’t accept ‘country-specific’ resolutions by UN: Dilan »

Minister Dilan Perera, special envoy to Namibia said Sri Lanka would not accept any ‘country-specific’ resolutions by the U.N., because such resolutions Read more…

India releases 43 Sri Lankan fishermen
14 Feb
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

India releases 43 Sri Lankan fishermen »

Forty-three Sri Lankan fishermen and 10 trawlers were released by the Indian coast guard and handed over to local authorities, media reported Read more…

PC polls ideal for people to express solidarity with MR: Gotabaya
14 Feb
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

PC polls ideal for people to express solidarity with MR: Gotabaya »

Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa today said that with the Geneva sessions coming up in March, the forthcoming Western and Southern Provincial Council Read more…

Sri Lankan government’s reconciliation programme moving forward: Keheliya
14 Feb
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Sri Lankan government’s reconciliation programme moving forward: Keheliya »

The Sri Lankan government has implemented 75 percent of the recommendations in the Lessons Learnt and Reconciliation Commission (LLRC) and the government’s Read more…

Wigneswaran says Tamils can’t expect a total power-sharing
14 Feb
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Wigneswaran says Tamils can’t expect a total power-sharing »

The Chief Minister of the Northern Provincial Council (NPC), C.V. Wigneswaran, said he would settle for the best possible solution to the Read more…

Attempts to paint a false image
14 Feb
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Attempts to paint a false image »

Sri Lanka’s Deputy Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Major General Shavendra Silva says many groups are trying to paint a false Read more…