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US Congressional Caucus hosts briefing on security sector reform in Sri Lanka

US Congressional Caucus hosts briefing on security sector reform in Sri Lanka

The U.S. Congressional Caucus on Ethnic and Religious Freedom in Sri Lanka hosted a briefing on security sector reform in Sri Lanka.

The co-chairs of Read more…

MR-RW to meet shortly

MR-RW to meet shortly

Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa is expected to meet UNP Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe in the Parliament House shortly to discuss the crisis.

Five MPs from each Read more…

Parliament adjourned till November 21st

Parliament adjourned till November 21st

Parliament was adjourned till November 21st after a tense situation arose in Parliament today.

Politician party leaders and Speaker Karu Jayasuriya met and decided to Read more…

Violence breaks out inside Parliament

Violence breaks out inside Parliament

A clash broke out in Parliament today between MPs from the Government and the opposition.

Parliamentarians from both sides clashed after Read more…

SL Rupee depreciates further against USD

SL Rupee depreciates further against USD

The Sri Lanka Rupee depreciated against the US Dollar today.

The Rupee fell to Rs. 178.10 against the USD at close of trading today.

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India will push for 13A in full
9 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

India will push for 13A in full »

India says it will push for the implementation of the 13th Amendment to the constitution in full.

Speaking to the Jaffna based Read more…

More arrests over Lankan couple case
9 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

More arrests over Lankan couple case »

Two persons, including a key accused wanted for the abduction of a Sri Lankan born British couple in Chennai recently were arrested Read more…

Death toll rises, search continues
9 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Death toll rises, search continues »

The death toll from the stormy weather conditions has risen to 27 with 29 others still missing at sea, the Disaster Management Read more…

Army rejects allegations on theft »

The army has rejected allegations that some soldiers had been involved in stealing items from three Hindu temples in Batticaloa.

Army spokesman Brigadier Read more…

Send back Lankan defence officers training in Tamil Nadu
9 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Send back Lankan defence officers training in Tamil Nadu »

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa has strongly urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to instruct officials to send back two Sri Lankan Read more…

India, US should put pressure on Sri Lanka on Tamils issue
9 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

India, US should put pressure on Sri Lanka on Tamils issue »

The decades long civil war in Sri Lanka ended in May 2009, with the killing of top LTTE leaders including its chief Read more…

Najeeb. A .Majeed has approved to American corner,Trincomalee
9 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Najeeb. A .Majeed has approved to American corner,Trincomalee »

Eastern Province Chief Minister Najeeb Abdul Majeed has approved the opening of the American corner at the Trincomalee Urban Council.

Majeed said Read more…

France said there was “no evidence at all” to suggest that Prageeth Ekneligoda
9 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

France said there was “no evidence at all” to suggest that Prageeth Ekneligoda »

France said yesterday there was “no evidence at all” to suggest that journalist Prageeth Ekneligoda, who disappeared in Sri Lanka three years Read more…

Matale town listed as Muslim Town’ by Nokia Maps
9 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Matale town listed as Muslim Town’ by Nokia Maps »

Matale, a scenic town in the Central Province has been listed as ‘Muslim Town’ by Nokia Maps.

Matale is located 142 kilometers Read more…

Sri lanka fresh moves to tighten their control of the press-CPJ
9 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Sri lanka fresh moves to tighten their control of the press-CPJ »

In Sri Lanka, where there has seldom been good news for the media in recent years, things have taken a further turn Read more…