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“National duty of SLFP is to accept their candidate”: S. B. Dissanayake

“National duty of SLFP is to accept their candidate”: S. B. Dissanayake

Convening a media briefing in Kandy today (August 18), SLFP MP S.B. Dissanayake commented on the on-going discussions between the SLFP and the SLPP.

He Read more…

Prez polls on Nov. 16 : PM post for Maithri?

Prez polls on Nov. 16 : PM post for Maithri?

The Presidential Election is likely to be held on November 16, reports say.

However, the Chairman of the Elections Commission had earlier stated that the Read more…

JVP declares leader Anura Kumara Dissanayake as presidential candidate

JVP declares leader Anura Kumara Dissanayake as presidential candidate

Sri Lanka’s Marxist party, Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) Sunday announced the party leader Anura Kumara Dissanayake as the presidential candidate of the National People’s Power Read more…

US suspends SOFA talks till presidential poll is over

US suspends SOFA talks till presidential poll is over

The United States has told Sri Lanka that it will suspend talks on the controversial Status of Forces Agreement (SOFA) with Sri Lanka until the Read more…

Candidate Gota: Tamil voters fear return of military rule, white vans and anti-minority policies

Candidate Gota: Tamil voters fear return of military rule, white vans and anti-minority policies

Days after the announcement of Gotabaya Rajapaksa’s presidential candidacy, a quick voice-of-the-people survey conducted on the streets of Colombo by the Sunday Observer exposed how Read more…

Tamils never benefited by Rajapaksa government
22 Oct
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Tamils never benefited by Rajapaksa government »

Tamil National Alliance leader R.Sambanthan blamed that Lankan government fail to conduct constructive programmes to benefit Eelam Tamil nationals.

Speaking to journalists Read more…

Court seeks Centre’s response to plea against sale of warships to Sri Lanka
22 Oct
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Court seeks Centre’s response to plea against sale of warships to Sri Lanka »

The Madras High Court Bench here on Monday sought the Union government’s response to a public interest litigation petition by a Madurai-based Read more…

Call for David Cameron to boycott Commonwealth summit in Sri Lanka
22 Oct
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Call for David Cameron to boycott Commonwealth summit in Sri Lanka »

David Cameron should boycott the Commonwealth summit in Sri Lanka next month to express British concern about the country’s lack of progress Read more…

Australia says Lankans at risk
22 Oct
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Australia says Lankans at risk »

Asylum seekers from Sri Lanka risk being returned to potentially harmful situations under the government’s enhanced screening process, the Australian Human Rights Read more…

Editor of The Hindu resigns
22 Oct
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Editor of The Hindu resigns »

Siddharth Varadarajan, Editor-in-Chief of The Hindu, a popular newspaper in India and widely respected in Sri Lanka as well, announced his resignation Read more…

Sri Lanka raises defence budget despite pressure
22 Oct
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Sri Lanka raises defence budget despite pressure »

Sri Lanka’s government Monday raised defence spending to a record $1.95 billion, despite international pressure to scale down the military after ending Read more…

Clarke to promote Lankan Casino
21 Oct
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Clarke to promote Lankan Casino »

James Packer’s Crown has signed up Australian Cricket captain, Michael Clarke, as part of its campaign to build a $400 million casino Read more…

Ex Canadian PM against boycott
21 Oct
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Ex Canadian PM against boycott »

Canada should not boycott the upcoming Commonwealth meetings in Sri Lanka, Canada.com quoted former Canadian Prime Minister Brian Mulroney as saying.

“If Read more…

Provincial Council is our baby – Douglas Devananda
21 Oct
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Provincial Council is our baby – Douglas Devananda »

Cabinet Minister and the government’s front man in Jaffna, Douglas Devananda, says his party, the Eelam People’s Democratic Party (EPDP) lost the Read more…

UNP takes Matara to HRC
21 Oct
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

UNP takes Matara to HRC »

The opposition United National Party (UNP) says it will file petitions at the Sri Lankan and international Human Rights Commissions against the Read more…