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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…

Clock ticking for SL at Commonwealth
26 Jan
2013
Written by TELO Admin

Clock ticking for SL at Commonwealth »

Sri Lanka appears to have avoided the prospects of an emergency meeting of the Commonwealth Ministerial Action Group (CMAG), but the country would Read more…

CBK holds talks with Indian FM
26 Jan
2013
Written by TELO Admin

CBK holds talks with Indian FM »

The Sri Lankan Former President Chandrika Kumaratunga has met India’s Foreign Minister, Salman Khurshid in New Delhi, the Indian External Affairs Ministry said.The Read more…

Next TESO conference on February
24 Jan
2013
Written by TELO Admin

Next TESO conference on February »

DMK leader Karunanidhi announced next TESO conference would hold on February 4 at Anna Ariwalayam, Chennai.On last September Stalin and T.R.Balu handed over Read more…

UK Minister meets Lankan envoy
24 Jan
2013
Written by TELO Admin

UK Minister meets Lankan envoy »

British Foreign office Minister Alistair Burt met the Sri Lankan High Commissioner in London Chris Nonis and discussed his scheduled visit to Sri Read more…

Canada sommons Sri Lanka’s High Commissioner
24 Jan
2013
Written by TELO Admin

Canada sommons Sri Lanka’s High Commissioner »

Canada had summoned Sri Lanka’s High Commissioner to discuss Canada’s “deep concern” with the country, a Canadian Foreign Ministry spokesperson has said.Embassy News Read more…

World judges condemn Sri Lanka on chief justice sacking
24 Jan
2013
Written by TELO Admin

World judges condemn Sri Lanka on chief justice sacking »

Leading judges and jurists from around the world, many from developing countries, on Wednesday condemned the Sri Lankan government’s sacking of the country’s Read more…

TNA members to visit South Africa on Jan27
22 Jan
2013
Written by TELO Admin

TNA members to visit South Africa on Jan27 »

TNA parliamentarians headed by Sambanthan scheduled to visit South Africa on January 27.During three day visit group comprising ITAK President R.Sambanthan, ITAK General Read more…

Alliance appeal, India’s policy should be changed.
22 Jan
2013
Written by TELO Admin

Alliance appeal, India’s policy should be changed. »

Tamil National Alliance Parliament Member Suresh Premachandran said Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam is not existence; hence India should expedite to change its Read more…

US embassy disturbed by threats to civil society
22 Jan
2013
Written by TELO Admin

US embassy disturbed by threats to civil society »

In a statement today (Jan. 22), the United States Embassy in Colombo says it is disturbed by the series of threats and attacks Read more…

Cameron and some heads will not attend commonwealth summit
22 Jan
2013
Written by TELO Admin

Cameron and some heads will not attend commonwealth summit »

The London Times said British Prime Minister David Cameron and some other unnamed  Commonwealth leaders are likely to boycott the planned meeting of Read more…