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Vadamarachchi residents catch Sinhala fishermen illegally fishing

Vadamarachchi residents catch Sinhala fishermen illegally fishing

There was a tense situation in Vadamarachchi on Monday after Sri Lankan police threatened local fishermen, who had apprehended eight Sinhala fishermen engaged in illegal Read more…

Widespread and egregious sexual violence against Tamil men by Sri Lankan state – ITJP’s latest report

Widespread and egregious sexual violence against Tamil men by Sri Lankan state – ITJP’s latest report

Sexual violence against Tamil men by the Sri Lankan state was ‘widespread’ and ‘egregious’ both during and after the war, the International Truth Read more…

DUP MP Ian Paisley Jr avoids by-election after recall petition over Sri Lanka holiday scandal

DUP MP Ian Paisley Jr avoids by-election after recall petition over Sri Lanka holiday scandal

Ian Paisley Jr, the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) MP for North Antrim, has held on to his North Antrim seat after Westminster’s first ever recall Read more…

How Effective is The Government’s Budget?

How Effective is The Government’s Budget?

A decision has been reached to increase bus fares by 4% with effect from midnight tonight (September 20)

Discussions on the increase of bus fares Read more…

IGP’s Office Says No One Informed Pujith Jayasundara To Step Down From Office: Rubbishes Media Reports

IGP’s Office Says No One Informed Pujith Jayasundara To Step Down From Office: Rubbishes Media Reports

The IGP Pujith Jatasundara’s office said, a short while ago, that no one had informed the Policr Chief to step down from office in two Read more…

Restoring land, livelihood top priority for Northern Council, says Sri Lankan MP
7 Oct
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Restoring land, livelihood top priority for Northern Council, says Sri Lankan MP »

A Sri Lankan parliamentarian from Jaffna who played a key role in the campaign that led to the victory of the Tamil Read more…

Abbott to head to Commonwealth despite boycott call
7 Oct
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Abbott to head to Commonwealth despite boycott call »

Australia’s new prime minister said on Monday he would attend a Commonwealth summit next month despite calls for a boycott over the human rights record Read more…

Stephen Harper to boycott Commonwealth meeting in Sri Lanka because of human rights concerns
7 Oct
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Stephen Harper to boycott Commonwealth meeting in Sri Lanka because of human rights concerns »

Stephen Harper has decided not to attend the upcoming Commonwealth summit — scheduled for November in Sri Lanka — in protest over Read more…

Salman Khurshid here
7 Oct
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Salman Khurshid here »

Indian External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid arrived in Sri Lanka today. He will hold talks with Government leaders on a host of Read more…

Wignes calls for self determination
7 Oct
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Wignes calls for self determination »

Newly appointed Northern Province Chief Minister C.V. Wigneswaran today reiterated calls for self determination for Tamils in Sri Lanka.

In a statement Read more…

Thonda, Diga supporters clash
6 Oct
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Thonda, Diga supporters clash »

Supporters of CWC leader R. Thondaman and National Workers’ Union leader P. Digambaram, clashed in Hatton this evening.

The clash took place Read more…

Ranil refuses to quit
6 Oct
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Ranil refuses to quit »

A defiant Leader of the Opposition and the United National Party (UNP), Ranil Wickremesinghe, vowed he would not quit his post, despite Read more…

Lanka’s first elected Tamil CM to be sworn in tomorrow
6 Oct
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Lanka’s first elected Tamil CM to be sworn in tomorrow »

Sri Lanka’s first elected Tamil Chief Minister C V Wigneswaran will be sworn in by the President tomorrow after his party secured Read more…

Twenty- four arrested in connection to UNP clash
6 Oct
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Twenty- four arrested in connection to UNP clash »

The fire-arms used during the shoot-out at a protest march yesterday (05) calling for the resignation of Leader of the United National Read more…

Anandi to boycott oaths taking
6 Oct
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Anandi to boycott oaths taking »

Tamil National Alliance (TNA) Northern provincial council member elect Anandi Sasitharan has decided to boycott taking oaths in front of new Chief Read more…