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Japanese defense ship arrives at Hambantota port

Japanese defense ship arrives at Hambantota port

Japanese Maritime Self Defence Force ship ‘Ikazuchi’ has arrived at the port of Hambantota today (15) on a goodwill visit, Sri Lanka Navy Read more…

“Since Eastern Province Has No Chief Minister, Ministers or Council, the Governor Can Take Over Powers of the Chief Minister, Ministers or Council To Solve Issues” Says New Eastern Governor MLAM Hizbullah

“Since Eastern Province Has No Chief Minister, Ministers or Council, the Governor Can Take Over Powers of the Chief Minister, Ministers or Council To Solve Issues” Says New Eastern Governor MLAM Hizbullah

Newly-appointed Governor of the Eastern Province, M.L.A.M. Hizbullah, in an interview with Ceylon Today says, “I created a problem by being selected as Read more…

Committee rejects MoU for defence pact with US

Committee rejects MoU for defence pact with US

A committee has rejected most of the content in a memorandum of understanding submitted by the US government to the Sri Lankan defence Read more…

Bank of China offers Sri Lanka $300 million loan, option to raise to $1 billion – Report

Bank of China offers Sri Lanka $300 million loan, option to raise to $1 billion – Report

Bank of China, one of the four biggest state-owned commercial banks in China, has offered Sri Lanka a loan of $300 million which Read more…

SLPP rejects Steering Committee report on new Constitution

SLPP rejects Steering Committee report on new Constitution

The Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) yesterday said it rejects the Steering Committee report presented to the Constitutional Assembly (CA) and would work Read more…

Ravana Balaya threatens to disrupt screening of TN films
9 May
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Ravana Balaya threatens to disrupt screening of TN films »

Secretary of Ravana Balaya, Innekande Saddhatissa Thera threatened to stop the screening of films starring Tamil Nadu actors such as Vijey, Kamal Read more…

Discussions ongoing but declines to speculate outcome-EU
9 May
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Discussions ongoing but declines to speculate outcome-EU »

The European Union yesterday noted that engagement on Sri Lanka’s “yellow card” is “substantive” and “continuing,” but declined to comment on its Read more…

NPC polls: Now, govt. mulls backing independent group- The Island
9 May
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

NPC polls: Now, govt. mulls backing independent group- The Island »

Speculation is rife in political circles that an independent group with state backing may enter the fray at the Northern Provincial Council Read more…

US to fund Lankan refugees in India
9 May
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

US to fund Lankan refugees in India »

The US government announced today that it will fund NGO activities targeting Sri Lankan refugees in Tamil Nadu, India.

The US Bureau Read more…

Six Srilankan national arrested in India
9 May
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Six Srilankan national arrested in India »

Six Sri Lankan nationals were arrested at the Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGI) Airport on Wednesday for carrying fake Indian currency of Read more…

David Cameron’s Decision On CHOGM Sets The Wrong Precedence – British Tamils Forum
8 May
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

David Cameron’s Decision On CHOGM Sets The Wrong Precedence – British Tamils Forum »

The Prime Minister (PM)  David Cameron’s decision to attend the summit despite the continuing call by the Canadian Prime Minister Steven Read more…

AI launches petition for Salley
8 May
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

AI launches petition for Salley »

Amnesty International (AI) has launched an online petition calling for the release of Muslim politician Azath Salley.

The Read more…

Dalai Lama criticises Lankan monks
8 May
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Dalai Lama criticises Lankan monks »

The Dalai Lama has implored Buddhist monks in Myanmar and Sri Lanka to put an end to a series of recent attacks Read more…

What is the Law or Who is the Law? – Editorial
7 May
2013
Written by TELO Admin

What is the Law or Who is the Law? – Editorial »

The Rajapaksa regime – finding itself or plunging itself into crisis after crisis, conflict after conflict and conflicts within conflicts – has sparked Read more…

Intelligence sharing key to regional security
7 May
2013
Written by TELO Admin

Intelligence sharing key to regional security »

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Enhanced cooperation between Intelligence agencies is essential for maintaining national and regional security, Sri Lanka’s top defence official said today. Regional security could Read more…