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For Sri Lanka’s Bickering Leaders, Election Hopes Dim After Terrorist Attack

For Sri Lanka’s Bickering Leaders, Election Hopes Dim After Terrorist Attack

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka — Even before the coordinated bombings that killed 250 people last month, Sri Lanka’s president and prime minister were in trouble — Read more…

Did Saudi Arabia have inkling about Lanka blasts

Did Saudi Arabia have inkling about Lanka blasts

Even as DNA tests conclusively proved that Zahran Hashim, chief suspect of the Easter Sunday blasts in Sri Lanka, died in the attacks, India worries Read more…

Who Is Going To Protect The Lives Of Tamils In Sri Lanka? By Kumarathasan Rasingam

Who Is Going To Protect The Lives Of Tamils In Sri Lanka? By Kumarathasan Rasingam

The Easter Sunday serial bomb blasts in the Churches in Colombo, Negombo and Batticaloa took away the lives of 253, most of the affected victims Read more…

‘Tamils of Lanka’ –  Showcasing history, culture and politics

‘Tamils of Lanka’ – Showcasing history, culture and politics

An exhibition was held by the Tamil Information Centre this weekend, showcasing the history, culture and politics of the Tamil people on the island in Read more…

UK ban on the LTTE to be challenged before tribunal

UK ban on the LTTE to be challenged before tribunal

Britain’s terrorism ban on the Tamil Tigers (LTTE) will be challenged a decade after the rebel group was militarily defeated in Sri Lanka’s civil war, Read more…

Rs .70 cores spent for single leader at CHOGM: UNP
18 Nov
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Rs .70 cores spent for single leader at CHOGM: UNP »

United National Party General Secretary Tissa Attanayake said heads of states from 21 nations present at the 23rd CHOGM summit in Colombo.

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China asks Sri Lanka to protect and promote human rights »

In a surprise move, China today asked Sri Lanka to “make efforts to protect and promote human rights”, backing calls by India, Read more…

Channel 4 alleges harassment by Lankan security forces: Ben de Pear
18 Nov
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Channel 4 alleges harassment by Lankan security forces: Ben de Pear »

Britain’s Channel 4 news team, which travelled to Sri Lanka for the weekend Commonwealth summit, said it left the country early after Read more…

Had Manmohan come, he would have run the show: Basil
18 Nov
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Had Manmohan come, he would have run the show: Basil »

While the Sri Lankan government has so far given the impression that it does not take offence to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Read more…

Prabhakaran would have escaped if we allowed Vijaya Nambiar to visit Mullaitivu– Gotabhaya Rajapaksa
18 Nov
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Prabhakaran would have escaped if we allowed Vijaya Nambiar to visit Mullaitivu– Gotabhaya Rajapaksa »

Secretary to the Ministry of Defence and Urban Development, Gotabhaya Rajapaksa, in an interview said not many civilians were killed in the Read more…

Tory MP visits Sri Lanka, says Tamils remain fearful
18 Nov
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Tory MP visits Sri Lanka, says Tamils remain fearful »

The Harper government says Sri Lanka’s Tamil minority continues to be fearful of the country’s leadership, as a controversial Commonwealth summit wrapped Read more…

Colombo declaration adopted
17 Nov
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Colombo declaration adopted »

Commonwealth heads meeting in Sri Lanka today adopted the ‘Colombo Declaration’ on sustainable, inclusive and equitable development.

In the declaration, Commonwealth leaders Read more…

TESO calls for Lanka resolution
17 Nov
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

TESO calls for Lanka resolution »

The Tamil Eelam Supporters Organisation (TESO) on Sunday asked the Indian Central government to adopt a resolution in Parliament for an international Read more…

Malta to host 2015 CHOGM summit
17 Nov
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Malta to host 2015 CHOGM summit »

Malta has been chosen to host the 2015 Commonwealth summit, the Prime Minister of Malta Joseph Muscat said today(Sunday).

The decision was Read more…

Canada hits out at Sharma
17 Nov
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Canada hits out at Sharma »

Canada has hit out at Commonwealth Secretary General Kamalesh Sharma, saying his opinion that Sri Lanka has done enough to address human Read more…