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Officials insists US diplomat did not refuse PCR test

Officials insists US diplomat did not refuse PCR test

Officials today insisted that an American diplomat had not refused to undergo a PCR test at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA).

Chairman of the Airport Read more…

Sri Lanka plans to allow tourists from August, no mandatory quarantine

Sri Lanka plans to allow tourists from August, no mandatory quarantine

Sri Lanka is planning to allow tourists to visit the island without a mandatory two week quarantine from August 01, but periodic testing during their Read more…

Curfew duration to be reduced from Saturday

Curfew duration to be reduced from Saturday

The curfew in all districts of the country will be in effect only from 11 pm to 4 am from Saturday, the President’s Office said Read more…

Sinhala Only Bill an act passed in the Parliament of Ceylon in 1956 June 05

Sinhala Only Bill an act passed in the Parliament of Ceylon in 1956 June 05

On June 5,1956, when the “Sinhala only” bill was introduced in parliament, The Tamil Federal Party members led by chelvanayakam organized a non-violent Satyagraha protest Read more…

NEC issues Extraordinary Gazette on media guidelines for the General Election

NEC issues Extraordinary Gazette on media guidelines for the General Election

The National Election Commission on Wednesday (June 3), issued an extraordinary gazette, containing 36 media guidelines for the upcoming General Election.

The gazette states that Read more…

Probe on security breach
13 Nov
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Probe on security breach »

An investigation is underway over a possible security breach after a Channel 4 media team had managed to get close to President Read more…

Sri Lanka: Commonwealth must not turn a blind eye to civil society crackdown
13 Nov
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Sri Lanka: Commonwealth must not turn a blind eye to civil society crackdown »

Commonwealth leaders must use their summit in Colombo this week to pressure the Sri Lankan authorities to end their alarming crackdown on Read more…

Toronto torture victim takes Sri Lanka to UN rights body
13 Nov
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Toronto torture victim takes Sri Lanka to UN rights body »

A Toronto man who was detained and tortured in Sri Lankan jails for three years is taking his case to the United Read more…

Congress MP to request Cameron to press for enquiry into Eelam war
13 Nov
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Congress MP to request Cameron to press for enquiry into Eelam war »

Congress MP from Tamil Nadu Manicka Tagore would request British Prime Minister David Cameron to impress upon the Sri Lankan leadership for Read more…

Channel 4 News blocked by mob in Sri Lanka
13 Nov
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Channel 4 News blocked by mob in Sri Lanka »

Hundreds of protesters have blocked a train taking a Channel 4 News television crew, in Sri Lanka to cover the Commonwealth heads Read more…

Key to push human rights in Colombo
13 Nov
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Key to push human rights in Colombo »

Prime Minister John Key says human rights will be at the top of the agenda when he meets Sri Lanka’s President Mahinda Read more…

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13 Nov
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Torture-claims-cast-shadow-over-sri-lanka »

Allegations of abuses against ethnic minority Tamils in Sri Lanka four years after the army won a civil war against separatist rebels Read more…

Najib urged again to BOYCOTT CHOGM
13 Nov
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Najib urged again to BOYCOTT CHOGM »

Pakatan Rakyat lawmakers today urged the government to send a strong message to the Sri Lankan government on its stand against the Read more…

Govt ‘drowning’ due to CHOGM expenses – Ranil
13 Nov
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Govt ‘drowning’ due to CHOGM expenses – Ranil »

Opposition Leader Ranil Wickramasinghe says Sri Lanka is wasting money for the Commonwealth meet like no other country which has hosted it Read more…

I will make more: Macrae
12 Nov
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

I will make more: Macrae »

The visiting Channel-4 Journalist Callum Macrae, who made the controversial War crimes documentaries on Sri Lankan civil war, said today that he Read more…