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Remembering Nagalingam Sanmugathasan, Sri Lanka’s first and only hardline communist By Veeragathy Thanabalasingham/newsin.asia

Remembering Nagalingam Sanmugathasan, Sri Lanka’s first and only hardline communist By Veeragathy Thanabalasingham/newsin.asia

Many of Sri Lanka’s Leftist leaders began their political life in the early part of the last century with the laudable intention of bringing about Read more…

Sri Lanka ‘assures’ India on Colombo Port project despite opposition pressure ahead of polls -The Print

Sri Lanka ‘assures’ India on Colombo Port project despite opposition pressure ahead of polls -The Print

Sri Lanka has “assured” India that the high-profile Colombo Port project will remain with New Delhi despite opposition pressure to review the $500-million deal, ThePrint Read more…

Democracy Threatened: Impunity, Political Patronage & Rollback Of Devolution By Ratnajeevan H. Hoole

Democracy Threatened: Impunity, Political Patronage & Rollback Of Devolution By Ratnajeevan H. Hoole

R. Sasilan: Assistant Commissioner of Elections

Today we are opening new living quarters for our Election Commission’s man-in-charge in Batticaloa. I am so glad because Read more…

Talks between India and Sri Lanka for debt relief sees progress

Talks between India and Sri Lanka for debt relief sees progress

India said it was holding talks with Sri Lanka over its request for postponement of repayment of debt. “The matter has progressed and technical level Read more…

Tiran Alles and three others acquitted from RADA case

Tiran Alles and three others acquitted from RADA case

Former Chairman of Reconstruction and Development Agency (RADA) Tiran Alles and the three other defendants were acquitted from the Rs. 200 million fraud case today.

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Indian National Defence College Team visits SLN Headquarters
9 Sep
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Indian National Defence College Team visits SLN Headquarters »

A fifteen-member team from the National Defence College (NDC) of India visited the SLN Headquarters in Colombo on 09th September 2013. The Read more…

JHU decides not to participate in future sittings of PSC on national question
9 Sep
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

JHU decides not to participate in future sittings of PSC on national question »

The Jathika Hela Urumaya (JHU) has decided not to participate at future sittings of the Special Parliamentary Select Committee to resolve the Read more…

Peiris briefs envoys on Pillay
9 Sep
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Peiris briefs envoys on Pillay »

External Affairs Minister Professor G.L. Peiris, at a meeting today with Ambassadors and High Commissioners accredited to Colombo, made a point by Read more…

Polls chief tells police to act
9 Sep
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Polls chief tells police to act »

Elections Commissioner Mahinda Deshapriya has instructed the police to seize any government vehicle for election related work.

He has also warned heads Read more…

Ranjini’s case ‘very unusual’, says review judge
9 Sep
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Ranjini’s case ‘very unusual’, says review judge »

A Tamil refugee’s time as an 11-year-old runaway who joined Sri Lanka’s civil war was ”surprising and, presumably, very unusual”, according to Read more…

Seeking refuge in education
9 Sep
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Seeking refuge in education »

Sri Lankan Tamil refugee students, based in camps in Tamil Nadu, seek to educating themselves, despite odds. Shubashree Desikan talks to a Read more…

Pillay to make damning statement
8 Sep
2013
Written by TELO Admin

Pillay to make damning statement »

United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Navanethem Pillay, is expected to highlight the possibility of reprisals and attacks on human rights defenders, Read more…

Gota annoyed about Pillay’s flower act
8 Sep
2013
Written by TELO Admin

Gota annoyed about Pillay’s flower act »

Defence secretary  Gotabaya Rajapaksa says that if the UN high commissioner for human rights Ms. Navi Pillay who recently visited the North Eastern Read more…

Foreign election observers to the island on 13th Former Indian elections chief among them
8 Sep
2013
Written by TELO Admin

Foreign election observers to the island on 13th Former Indian elections chief among them »

A group of election monitors comprising 20 members will arrive in Sri Lanka on the 13th to monitor the elections for the Northern, Read more…

Sri Lanka sends a low level delegation to UNHRC session in Geneva
8 Sep
2013
Written by TELO Admin

Sri Lanka sends a low level delegation to UNHRC session in Geneva »

Sri Lanka has decide to send a low level delegation to the 24th regular session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) Read more…