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SC concludes hearing on President’s query on PC elections

SC concludes hearing on President’s query on PC elections

The Supreme Court yesterday concluded arguments put forward in respect of the reference application forwarded by President Maithripala Sirisena seeking an opinion regarding the holding Read more…

Central Bank surprises markets

Central Bank surprises markets

Sri Lanka’s central bank cut its key interest rates on Friday, in a surprise move to boost sluggish growth after the country’s tourism sector and Read more…

China expected to ratify extradition treaties with SL, Vietnam

China expected to ratify extradition treaties with SL, Vietnam

The Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress (NPC) in China is expected to ratify extradition treaties with Sri Lanka and Vietnam at its bi-monthly Read more…

Maithri-Karu discussion: Chandrika does not want Sajith: Change on 26th

Maithri-Karu discussion: Chandrika does not want Sajith: Change on 26th

wo parties are currently said to be in talks to organise a meeting between President Maithripala Sirisena and Speaker Karu Jayasuriya.

It is reported that Read more…

Gazette issued calling upon armed forces to maintain public order island-wide

Gazette issued calling upon armed forces to maintain public order island-wide

President Maithripala Sirisena has issued a Gazette Extraordinary calling upon the armed forces to maintain public order across the country.

The President issued the gazette Read more…

New Zealand dairy giant issues global botulism alert
4 Aug
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

New Zealand dairy giant issues global botulism alert »

New Zealand warned international health authorities today of exported dairy products, including infant formula, containing a bacteria that could lead to botulism Read more…

the Lawyers Collective has strongly condemned the Sri Lankan government’s harsh action
4 Aug
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

the Lawyers Collective has strongly condemned the Sri Lankan government’s harsh action »

A lawyers’ organization here, the Lawyers Collective has strongly condemned the Sri Lankan government’s harsh action on a protest staged by the Read more…

A second Sri Lankan protester died
3 Aug
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

A second Sri Lankan protester died »

A second Sri Lankan protester died from wounds suffered when troops fired on villagers demonstrating against contaminated water supplies, police said Saturday, Read more…

Lankan boat reaches Australia
3 Aug
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Lankan boat reaches Australia »

Two groups including sixteen Sri Lankan asylum seekers reached Christmas Island in Australia today after a long journey at sea, The Australian Read more…

News India seeks release of fishermen
3 Aug
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

News India seeks release of fishermen »

Puducherry Chief Minister N Rangasamy has written to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh urging him to take steps to ensure the release of Read more…

Canada attacks ‘evil’ of Sri Lanka hosting Commonwealth summit
3 Aug
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Canada attacks ‘evil’ of Sri Lanka hosting Commonwealth summit »

The Canadian government has launched a blistering attack on Sri Lanka’s “appalling” record on democratic accountability as the controversy intensifies over the Read more…

Bribery: Ex CJ harassed while ministers, officials go scot free – BASL
3 Aug
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Bribery: Ex CJ harassed while ministers, officials go scot free – BASL »

The Bar Association said yesterday that former Chief Justice Shirani Bandaranayake was being harassed despite declaring her assets, but many politicians and Read more…

UN’s Ban Has Nothing on Army Shots in Sri Lanka, Next Month On Report
3 Aug
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

UN’s Ban Has Nothing on Army Shots in Sri Lanka, Next Month On Report »

The day after the Sri Lankan army used live fire on protesters in Weliweriya, and amid threats against journalists seeking to critically Read more…

Jaya wants envoy summoned
3 Aug
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Jaya wants envoy summoned »

A day after accusing the Centre of not taking concerted measures to secure release of Tamil Nadu fishermen lodged in Sri Lankan Read more…

US urges Govt to respect the right to protest
3 Aug
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

US urges Govt to respect the right to protest »

Expressing concern over the violence which broke out during a protest in Weliweriya, the US today urged the Sri Lankan Government to Read more…