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General Election before August end – EC Chairman

General Election before August end – EC Chairman

The Chairman of the Election Commission Mahinda Deshapriya says that the 2020 General Election will be held before the end of the month of August.

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Canada grants CDN$400,000 to strengthen Sri Lanka’s response to COVID-19 pandemic

Canada grants CDN$400,000 to strengthen Sri Lanka’s response to COVID-19 pandemic

The High Commissioner of Canada to Sri Lanka, David McKinnon, and Representative of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Sri Lanka, Ms. Ritsu Nacken, signed Read more…

‘We continue to underline the importance of accountability, justice and reconciliation’ in Sri Lanka says UK minister

‘We continue to underline the importance of accountability, justice and reconciliation’ in Sri Lanka says UK minister

UK Minister said that the British government continues “to underline the importance of accountability, justice and reconciliation in its engagement with the government of Sri Read more…

Sri Lankan Presidential Task Forces are “grounded in Sinhala-Buddhist nationalist ethos” and signal deepening militarisation – PEARL

Sri Lankan Presidential Task Forces are “grounded in Sinhala-Buddhist nationalist ethos” and signal deepening militarisation – PEARL

PEARL strongly condemns this week’s establishment of two presidential task forces in Sri Lanka, which sets the country on a firm course to autocratic governance.

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UN human rights chief raises concerns on Sri Lanka

UN human rights chief raises concerns on Sri Lanka

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet expressed alarm at the clampdown on freedom of expression in parts of the Asia-Pacific, including in Sri Read more…

US built hospital opens in Sri Lanka’s North
4 Dec
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

US built hospital opens in Sri Lanka’s North »

A 24-bed hospital built with support from the United Sates has been opened in Palai, Northern Sri Lanka, the US Agency for Read more…

Join us says Basil Rajapaksa
4 Dec
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Join us says Basil Rajapaksa »

Economic Development Minister Basil Rajapaksa today invited political parties who have failed at past elections to join the government and support its Read more…

SL ranks 91 in corruption index
4 Dec
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

SL ranks 91 in corruption index »

Sri Lanka ranked 91st place on Transparency International’s corruption perception index for 2013, according to a report released on Tuesday.

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Army questions ACF motives
4 Dec
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Army questions ACF motives »

The army has questioned the motives behind a French NGO releasing a report on the murder of 17 humanitarian workers in 2006 Read more…

US says patience will run out
4 Dec
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

US says patience will run out »

The United States has warned that the patience of the international community with Sri Lanka, if real progress is not seen, particularly Read more…

IMF happy with Lanka’s growth
3 Dec
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

IMF happy with Lanka’s growth »

The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) says it is encouraged by Sri Lanka’s strong growth and moderating inflation, and Read more…

DMK to flag Lanka’s alleged war crimes, Katchatheevu island
3 Dec
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

DMK to flag Lanka’s alleged war crimes, Katchatheevu island »

DMK would demand a resolution for an independent inquiry into the alleged war crimes in Sri Lanka and raise the issue of Read more…

Canada seeks progress by March
3 Dec
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Canada seeks progress by March »

The Canadian government says it hopes the Sri Lankan government will show progress by the time the UN Human Rights Council meets Read more…

The United National envoy visits Jaffna hold separate discussions with CM and Governor
3 Dec
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

The United National envoy visits Jaffna hold separate discussions with CM and Governor »

The United National envoy on human rights of internally displaced personals, Chaloka Beyani paid special visit to Jaffna today.

During his five Read more…

TNA condemns LTTE atrocities »

The Tamil National Alliance (TNA), seen by some in the government as LTTE proxies, today condemned the atrocities committed by the LTTE Read more…