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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…

Tamil houses attacked over love
15 May
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Tamil houses attacked over love »

At least 16 houses including 15 belonging to Tamils had been attacked in Tangalle last night over an illicit love affair between Read more…

Men with poles seen at demonstration
15 May
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Men with poles seen at demonstration »

Men with poles were seen standing in Fort as the demonstration launched by the opposition drew close to the area this evening.

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AI writes to UNHRC on Lanka
15 May
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

AI writes to UNHRC on Lanka »

Amnesty International has written to the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) ahead of its 23rd session beginning on May 27, calling for a credible Read more…

Northern PC is not a solution for national question – JVP »

Provincial councils are not a solution for the national question. It is merely an extension of power.

It is another power center Read more…

Rajapaksa ally seeks abolition of Lanka provincial councils
15 May
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Rajapaksa ally seeks abolition of Lanka provincial councils »

A key nationalist ally of Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa is planning legislative action for the abolition of the country’s provincial councils Read more…

Thailand Prime Minister to visit Sri Lanka
15 May
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Thailand Prime Minister to visit Sri Lanka »

Thailand Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra will make an official visit to Sri Lanka on the 31st of this month, External Affairs Ministry Read more…

Karuna As A Military Force Is A Myth’ – Gota To US
15 May
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Karuna As A Military Force Is A Myth’ – Gota To US »

“Mann expressed concern that government forces had given excessive freedom to the LTTE-breakaway “Karuna group,” which was using this freedom destructively. Ambassador Read more…

JHU Bill to repeal 13th amendment
15 May
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

JHU Bill to repeal 13th amendment »

The Jathika Hela Urumaya (JHU) is to table a bill within next two weeks to repeal the 13th amendment to the Constitution.

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EU told Lanka probing C4 video
15 May
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

EU told Lanka probing C4 video »

The government informed the European Parliament today (Tuesday) that irrespective of Sri Lanka’s categorical rejection of the Channel-4 footage in the “Killing Read more…

News Canada, Bahamas raise CHOGM in Lanka
15 May
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

News Canada, Bahamas raise CHOGM in Lanka »

Canada and the Bahamas have had discussions on the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) to be held in Sri Lanka.

The Read more…