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Sinhalization of Tamil areas by building Buddhist shrines over Hindu temples -newsin.asia

Sinhalization of Tamil areas by building Buddhist shrines over Hindu temples -newsin.asia

Ever since Sri Lanka gained independence in 1948, successive Sinhala-dominated governments have been launching projects to encroach on areas dominated by the minority Tamils and Read more…

Australian High Commissioner to Sri Lanka calls on Northern Province Governor

Australian High Commissioner to Sri Lanka calls on Northern Province Governor

Australian High Commissioner to Sri Lanka David Holly called on Northern Province Governor Dr. Suren Raghavan on 16 July at his official residence which is Read more…

China seeks Sri Lanka’s support as allegations mount on Xinjiang issue

China seeks Sri Lanka’s support as allegations mount on Xinjiang issue

China has sought the support of Sri Lanka as allegations mount on the Xinjiang issue.

The Chinese Government has been accused of operating a large Read more…

Latest survey says Sri Lanka wants a “brand new” President

Latest survey says Sri Lanka wants a “brand new” President

An island-wide opinion survey by a Sri Lankan youth led organization and Parliamentary group showed that 28% of Sri Lankans do not want to see Read more…

Overhead cables to transmit power from TN to Sri Lanka

Overhead cables to transmit power from TN to Sri Lanka

Power supply from Tamil Nadu to Sri Lanka would happen only through overhead cables and not through cables laid along the seabed, said state power Read more…

Credible evidence of LTTE revival »

The Government says there is credible evidence of the resurgence and revival of LTTE activity in Sri Lanka and masquerading these activities Read more…

Cameron says Mahinda had failed
27 Mar
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Cameron says Mahinda had failed »

British Prime Minister David Cameron told the House of Commons today that President Rajapaksa has failed to address the issues of the Read more…

Facing a War Crimes Inquiry, Sri Lanka Continues to Vex the U.N.- New york Times
27 Mar
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Facing a War Crimes Inquiry, Sri Lanka Continues to Vex the U.N.- New york Times »

What to do with Sri Lanka? The island nation, triumphant after nearly three decades of war against ethnic separatists, has vexed the Read more…

Russia, China, criticise Pillay’s report; others commend it
27 Mar
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Russia, China, criticise Pillay’s report; others commend it »

Several countries including Russia and China criticised the report compiled by UN Human Rights Chief Navi Pillay, during the interactive dialogue held Read more…

Pillay insists on international probe
26 Mar
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Pillay insists on international probe »

The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay, in a statement after presenting her report on Sri Lanka today at the Read more…

Lanka notes glaring errors in report
26 Mar
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Lanka notes glaring errors in report »

The Government categorically rejected the report on Sri Lanka by the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay, saying it is Read more…

Victoria gives evidence over killing
26 Mar
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Victoria gives evidence over killing »

Victoria Aleksandrovna, the Russian girlfriend of murdered British tourist Khuram Shaikh gave evidence as the trial over the murder began in Colombo Read more…

New time frame for missing probe
26 Mar
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

New time frame for missing probe »

The time period of the Presidential Commission to inquire into cases of alleged disappearances of persons in the Northern and Eastern Provinces Read more…

Only LTTE violated human rights
26 Mar
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Only LTTE violated human rights »

The Government says only the LTTE violated human rights during the war and not the Sri Lankan Government.

Minister Nimal Siripala de Read more…

Mixed reactions by UNHRC to report
26 Mar
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Mixed reactions by UNHRC to report »

The report on Sri Lanka by the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay drew mixed reactions by members of the Read more…