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“I Will Not Reappoint Ranil Even If It Costs My Position” : President Sirisena Tells UPFA MPs After SC Ruling

“I Will Not Reappoint Ranil Even If It Costs My Position” : President Sirisena Tells UPFA MPs After SC Ruling

President Maithripala Sirisena had stated this evening that he was not ready to reappoint UNP leader Ranil Wickremesinghe as the Prime Minister.

Speaking to UPFA Read more…

Sri Lanka: president’s dissolution of parliament illegal, top court rules

Sri Lanka: president’s dissolution of parliament illegal, top court rules

Sri Lanka’s supreme court has rejected an attempt by the president to dismiss parliament and hold snap elections, leaving the country without a Read more…

The lies they tell –  By Taylor Dibbert

The lies they tell – By Taylor Dibbert

Sri Lanka’s political crisis continues. The attempted coup is a huge mess. No one knows how the imbroglio will end, although the coup Read more…

New report published on 500 Tamils missing while in Army custody

New report published on 500 Tamils missing while in Army custody

The International Truth and Justice Project and HRDAG have published a report on 500 Tamils who disappeared while in Army custody in Sri Read more…

Bogus UNP -TNA Pact Written In Sinhala With Ranil’s English and Sampanthan’s Sinhala Signatures Being Circulated.

Bogus UNP -TNA Pact Written In Sinhala With Ranil’s English and Sampanthan’s Sinhala Signatures Being Circulated.

The UNP said yesterday that it would institute legal action against the Podujana Peramuna for circulating a false agreement that the UNP had purportedly Read more…

US wants accountability in Lanka
12 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

US wants accountability in Lanka »

The United Sates says it is looking for Sri Lanka to proceed with accountability and genuine reconciliation and will be watching “very Read more…

Faizer, Thambimuttu make case for dilution of 13A
12 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Faizer, Thambimuttu make case for dilution of 13A »

Sri Lanka Freedom Party strongmen yesterday lent their voices to growing calls from far right factions of the ruling UPFA coalition for Read more…

Rajapaksa Government is discussing an alternate plan
12 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Rajapaksa Government is discussing an alternate plan »

The Mahinda Rajapaksa Government is discussing an alternate plan in the event that it is unable to pass the amendment to Read more…

severe weather advisory
12 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

severe weather advisory »

The department of meteorology has issued a severe weather advisory for the next 24 hours.

The advisory said that another rain spell Read more…

Christine Robichon has been briefed on land issues
12 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Christine Robichon has been briefed on land issues »

Christine Robichon, the Ambassador of France to Sri Lanka and the Maldives, has been briefed on land issues in the Eastern Province, Read more…

Manmohan Singh to reopen and review the 1974 agreement -Vijayakant
12 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Manmohan Singh to reopen and review the 1974 agreement -Vijayakant »

DMDK founder and Leader of Opposition in the Tamil Nadu assembly A. Vijayakant has urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to reopen and Read more…

Ranil’s convoy attacked in Balapitiya
11 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Ranil’s convoy attacked in Balapitiya »

The convoy of UNP leader Ranil Wickremesinghe was attacked in Balapitiya this evening, party sources said.

Wickremesinghe had gone to visit the Read more…

Sri Lankan political party accuses India of interference
11 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Sri Lankan political party accuses India of interference »

A coalition partner of the Sri Lankan government on Tuesday accused India of attempting to interfere in Sri Lanka’s internal affairs.

The Read more…

India seeks urgent meeting with TNA
11 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

India seeks urgent meeting with TNA »

The Indian government has sought an urgent meeting with the Tamil National Alliance (TNA) on the 13th Amendment to the constitution, the Read more…

UK introduces new fast-track visa service in SL
11 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

UK introduces new fast-track visa service in SL »

Britain has introduced a new fast-track Visa service in Sri Lanka with effect from June 24, 2013, the British High Commission in Read more…