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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…

Bishop Rayappu condemns Keheliya’s comments
22 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Bishop Rayappu condemns Keheliya’s comments »

Mannar Bishop, Rt. Rev. Rayappu Joseph, condemning the comments made against him by Cabinet Spokesperson, Minister Keheliya Rambukwella, at the weekly press Read more…

Leftist parties to boycott PSC
22 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Leftist parties to boycott PSC »

The leftist parties of the ruling United People’s Freedom Alliance (UPFA) have decided to boycott the proposed Parliamentary Select Committee (PSC) on Read more…

Matale Mass Grave: The Investigation Has Been Taken Away From The Judiciary- Colombo Telegraph »

The Rajapaksa Government has decided to appoint a Presidential Commission of Inquiry into the Matale Mass Grave, believed to be of victims Read more…

Cardiff Cricket Violence: Nine Arrested – South Wales Police
22 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Cardiff Cricket Violence: Nine Arrested – South Wales Police »

There were a number of arrests at day before yesterday’s cricket semi-final India v Sri Lanka at the Swalec Stadium, Cardiff, attended by 15,000 people. Officers Read more…

Jaffna Commander Selected Candidates For SLFP
22 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Jaffna Commander Selected Candidates For SLFP »

Jaffna Security Forces Commander Major General Mahinda Hathurusinghe and Northern Province Major General  G.A. Chandrasiri have jointly interviewed and selected about 20 candidates for the Read more…

EU support to build 25,000 houses in North and East
21 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

EU support to build 25,000 houses in North and East »

Head of Delegation of the European Union in Sri Lanka Bernard Savage said 25,000 houses will be constructed in the North and Read more…

Speaker names PSC
21 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Speaker names PSC »

Speaker Chamal Rajapaksa today named a 19 member Parliament Select Committee (PSC) to propose changes to the constitution.

The PSC will be Read more…

UK wants SL to keep its commitments
21 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

UK wants SL to keep its commitments »

The British Government said it would have the opportunity to further urge Sri Lanka to make concrete progress in areas of concern Read more…

UNP’s draft constitution to the SLFP
21 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

UNP’s draft constitution to the SLFP »

The draft constitution prepared by the United National Party was presented to the Sri Lanka Freedom Party today.

UNP General Secretary parliamentarian Read more…

Lecturer stable; suspect still unconscious
21 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Lecturer stable; suspect still unconscious »

The Open University lecturer, who was admitted to hospital with stab injuries, is in a stable condition, Accident Services Training Coordinator and Read more…