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OHCHR report on Sri Lanka likely to go public on March 8

OHCHR report on Sri Lanka likely to go public on March 8

The much anticipated report on Sri Lanka by the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights is likely to go public on March 8, Read more…

Opposition presidential candidate: Maithri or Gota?

Opposition presidential candidate: Maithri or Gota?

What should be done is to form a broad coalition and then decide who the presidential candidate would be, said leader of the Read more…

Petition seeking SC order calling for PC polls filed

Petition seeking SC order calling for PC polls filed

A petition has been filed before the Supreme Court, requesting it to order the Elections Commission to hold Provincial Council elections immediately.

Reportedly, the petition Read more…

Will present new UNHRC resolution: SLPP

Will present new UNHRC resolution: SLPP

Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) Chairman Prof. G.L. Peiris yesterday said that if the party manages to form a government in the future, Read more…

UNP led by Ranil and not controlled by external forces : Sujeewa Senasinghe

UNP led by Ranil and not controlled by external forces : Sujeewa Senasinghe

The United National Party (UNP) is being governed by its leader Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and not an external force, non-cabinet minster Sujeewa Read more…

Prime Minister admits to Sri Lanka committing war crimes?
18 Feb
2019
Written by TELO Admin

Prime Minister admits to Sri Lanka committing war crimes? »

According to the Tamil National Alliance MP M. A. Sumanthiran, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has made a statement that both parties had committed Read more…

Japan assures support for coastal and maritime security
17 Feb
2019
Written by TELO Admin

Japan assures support for coastal and maritime security »

Kentaro Sonoura, MP and Special Adviser to the Prime Minister of Japan yesterday assured his country’s support to Sri Lanka for strengthening coastal Read more…

PC polls should be held first – EC chief
17 Feb
2019
Written by TELO Admin

PC polls should be held first – EC chief »

Elections Commission Chairman Mahinda Deshapriya said yesterday that Provincial Council Elections should be held first before all other elections.He said the delay in Read more…

Ranil pledges to develop North on par with South
17 Feb
2019
Written by TELO Admin

Ranil pledges to develop North on par with South »

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe yesterday stressed that development in the North should not be secondary to that in the South.

Wickremesinghe Read more…

MR Meets Muslim Organizations: Representatives Express Opposition To 20th Amendment to Constitution And Muslim Political Parties
17 Feb
2019
Written by TELO Admin

MR Meets Muslim Organizations: Representatives Express Opposition To 20th Amendment to Constitution And Muslim Political Parties »

Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa’s office said a number of Muslim civil society organizations met Rajapaksa this morning.

However, it did not Read more…

Sri Lanka on new EU list of high risk countries
17 Feb
2019
Written by TELO Admin

Sri Lanka on new EU list of high risk countries »

Sri Lanka has been placed on a new European Union list of high risk third countries where bank have to exercise extra due Read more…

US and Sri Lanka discuss defence ties
16 Feb
2019
Written by TELO Admin

US and Sri Lanka discuss defence ties »

The United States and Sri Lanka have had talks on the defense relations between both countries.

The discussion took place at Read more…

EU urges Sri Lanka to maintain moratorium on executions
16 Feb
2019
Written by TELO Admin

EU urges Sri Lanka to maintain moratorium on executions »

The European Union (EU) has reiterated its opposition to the use of the death penalty in all circumstances and encouraged Sri Lanka to Read more…

SLPP to establish main election operation centre in Battaramulla!
16 Feb
2019
Written by TELO Admin

SLPP to establish main election operation centre in Battaramulla! »

The Sri Lanka Podu Jana Peramuna (SLPP) has taken a decision to establish a central election operations centre at Nelum Mawatha, Battaramulla with the aim Read more…

World Bank South Asia VP holds talks with President
16 Feb
2019
Written by TELO Admin

World Bank South Asia VP holds talks with President »

he World Bank Vice President for South Asia, Hartwing Schafer had talks with President Maithripala Sirisena at the President”s Official Residence in Colombo.

Secretary to Read more…