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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…

US says Muslims in Lanka discriminated
21 May
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

US says Muslims in Lanka discriminated »

The US State Department says intolerance of, and discrimination against, Muslims by some Buddhists saw an increase in Sri Lanka last year.

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Aussie MPs put pressure on Lanka
20 May
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Aussie MPs put pressure on Lanka »

A delegation of Labor MPs in Australia have approached Australian Foreign Minister Bob Carr and urged him to take a tougher line on alleged Read more…

Karuna disapproves of ban on pro-Tamil Eelam meeting
20 May
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Karuna disapproves of ban on pro-Tamil Eelam meeting »

DMK president M Karunanidhi today disapproved of government action of banning a pro-Tamil Eelam public meeting at Cuddalore besides clamping prohibitory orders Read more…

Union Minister welcomes TN bar on pro-LTTE meet
20 May
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Union Minister welcomes TN bar on pro-LTTE meet »

Union Minister of State in the Prime Minister’s Office V. Narayanasamy on Sunday welcomed the Tamil Nadu government’s denial of permission for Read more…

Tamil refugees sheltering in UAE
20 May
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Tamil refugees sheltering in UAE »

Four Sri Lankan refugees sheltered in the UAE for seven months have been granted asylum in the United States, Sweden and Finland.

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Sri Lanka: No Progress 4 Years On
20 May
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Sri Lanka: No Progress 4 Years On »

Four years after Sri Lanka’s horrific civil war ended, many Sri Lankans await justice for the victims of abuses, news of the Read more…

Norway shocked by court ruling
20 May
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Norway shocked by court ruling »

The Norwegian Foreign Ministry says it is unable to understand the court ruling last week that allowed an NGO to proceed with a case Read more…

Norway tells Lanka: Respect Vienna Convention
19 May
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Norway tells Lanka: Respect Vienna Convention »

Norway has asked Sri Lanka to comply with “well established international rules on diplomatic immunity” after a Colombo Court ruled that the Read more…

Russia to donate eight helicopters to SL
19 May
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Russia to donate eight helicopters to SL »

Russia announced that it has taken steps to provide eight large helicopters to Sri Lanka as a total donation; the Sri Lanka’s Read more…

Palaly-KKS security zone not raised in phone call from Delhi Gota checks with GL
19 May
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Palaly-KKS security zone not raised in phone call from Delhi Gota checks with GL »

Having consulted External Affairs Minister Prof. G. L. Peiris yesterday afternoon, Defence Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa told that contrary to media reports, acquiring Read more…