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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…

Catholic Bishops’ Conference won’t support move – Cardinal
13 Jan
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Catholic Bishops’ Conference won’t support move – Cardinal »

Bishop of Colombo Rt. Rev. Malcolm Cardinal Ranjith yesterday said that the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Sri Lanka wouldn’t endorse the allegations Read more…

Sri Lanka President’s Secretary to meet UNHRC High Commissioner this month
13 Jan
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Sri Lanka President’s Secretary to meet UNHRC High Commissioner this month »

Anticipating serious pressure from the international community at the upcoming United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) session in Geneva, the Sri Lankan Read more…

Southern and Western Provincial Councils have been dissolved
13 Jan
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Southern and Western Provincial Councils have been dissolved »

The Southern and Western Provincial Councils have been dissolved by their respective Governors, with effect from midnight yesterday.

Chief Minister of Southern Read more…

Lanka puts conditions to free Indians
12 Jan
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Lanka puts conditions to free Indians »

The Sri Lankan Government says it will free over 200 Indian fishermen in Sri Lankan custody only after Tamil Nadu releases Sri Read more…

US tells Lanka to seek the truth
12 Jan
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

US tells Lanka to seek the truth »

The government of the United States today encouraged the government of Sri Lanka to seek the truth over alleged human rights abuses Read more…

Monks to police the state
12 Jan
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Monks to police the state »

The Sihala Ravaya says it has decided to be the unofficial police of the State and crackdown on corrupt officials.

National Organiser Read more…

War crime tweet: Govt. won’t summon US envoy
12 Jan
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

War crime tweet: Govt. won’t summon US envoy »

The Government has backed down from a move to summon US Ambassador Michele Sisson to the External Affairs Ministry to protest over Read more…

Norochcholai out again: CEB may now seek help from India
12 Jan
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Norochcholai out again: CEB may now seek help from India »

The Lakvijaya Coal Power Plant in Norochcholai has been shut down for repairs again — the third time in five weeks. The Read more…

Army hindering governance inthe north, says Wigneswaran
12 Jan
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Army hindering governance inthe north, says Wigneswaran »

The Northern Provincial Council is attempting to carry out a comprehensive and professional needs assessment, C.V. Wigneswaran, Chief Minister of Sri Lanka’s Read more…

Sri Lanka to free T.N. fishermen from January 13
12 Jan
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Sri Lanka to free T.N. fishermen from January 13 »

In the run-up to the January 20 meeting here between fishermen from Tamil Nadu and Sri Lanka, 275 Tamil fishermen lodged in Read more…