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EC asks Prez to consult SC on election date

EC asks Prez to consult SC on election date

The Election Commission has requested for making a reference to the Supreme Court on the next election date , informed sources said. The Commission has Read more…

Premadasa to ensure Sri Lanka’s relationship with India is kept at best possible level

Premadasa to ensure Sri Lanka’s relationship with India is kept at best possible level

In the midst of preparing for elections in Sri Lanka, main Opposition leader and former minister and presidential hopeful Sajith Premadasa speaks to The New Read more…

Toll of COVID-19 cases rises 159

Toll of COVID-19 cases rises 159

The number of COVID – 19 patients in the country has risen to 159, health officials said, after eight persons tested positive for the virus Read more…

Sri Lanka and World Bank sign deal on $128.6M financial assistance to battle Covid-19

Sri Lanka and World Bank sign deal on $128.6M financial assistance to battle Covid-19

The International Development Association (IDA) and the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) of the World Bank Group agreed to provide financing assistance amounting Read more…

Amnesty urges final rites of minority groups be respected

Amnesty urges final rites of minority groups be respected

Sri Lanka’s authorities must respect the right of religious minorities to carry out the final rites of their relatives in accordance with their own traditions Read more…

Sri Lanka and India mull visa on arrival
26 May
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Sri Lanka and India mull visa on arrival »

Sri Lanka and India have agreed to bilateral consular dialogue to discuss the visa on arrival facility that would lead to a Read more…

Immolation monk’s last rites spark Sri Lanka protest
26 May
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Immolation monk’s last rites spark Sri Lanka protest »

About 200 Sri Lankan Buddhists blocked traffic in the capital Colombo on Sunday to protest after authorities rejected a state funeral for Read more…

Monk accuses BBS of assault
26 May
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Monk accuses BBS of assault »

A Buddhist monk has accused the Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) of violating his right to freedom of expression and assaulting him.

The Read more…

13th Amendment: Implementation possible only through consensus-Sunday leader
26 May
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

13th Amendment: Implementation possible only through consensus-Sunday leader »

Sri Lanka’s Great Game, ‘devolution’ or more precisely the 13th Amendment, has once again kicked off and is being played with much Read more…

Govt Must Honour Promises Given On 13th Amendment – M. A. Sumanthiran
26 May
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Govt Must Honour Promises Given On 13th Amendment – M. A. Sumanthiran »

TNA parliamentarian, Attorney at Law, M. A. Sumanthiran says that the JHU’s move to propose the abolition of the provincial council system Read more…

Sampanthan’s pitch for CHOGM flattened- Sampathan
26 May
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Sampanthan’s pitch for CHOGM flattened- Sampathan »

While university dons were taking the place of blue collar workers on the streets, another drama was being enacted in parliament on Read more…

PC System Is Illegal And Failed  – Ven. Ratana Thero
26 May
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

PC System Is Illegal And Failed – Ven. Ratana Thero »

JHU parliamentarian Ven. Athuraliye Ratana Thero says the party was looking at people’s support before looking for government support for its draft Read more…

Croydon man charged with smuggling Sri Lankan immigrants into UK
24 May
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Croydon man charged with smuggling Sri Lankan immigrants into UK »

A 50-year-old man from Croydon has been charged with smuggling Sri Lankan immigrants into the UK.

Chubramaniam Vignarajah of Aurelia Road, was Read more…

Lawyers given access to Lankans
24 May
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Lawyers given access to Lankans »

Australian Immigration Minister Brendan O’Connor has granted lawyers access to two Tamil asylum seekers who feared they would be sent back to Read more…

Indian police arrest 21 Sri Lankans in Kochi
24 May
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Indian police arrest 21 Sri Lankans in Kochi »

The Q branch of the Tamil Nadu police, with the assistance of the Ernakulam North police, took 21 Sri Lankans who were Read more…