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SLPP raises objections over 13th constitutional amendment

SLPP raises objections over 13th constitutional amendment

The ruling Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) has said it would not bring back the 13th constitutional amendment, that saw power devolution among provinces.

“If Read more…

UK announces first sanctions under new global human rights regime

UK announces first sanctions under new global human rights regime

Forty-nine individuals and organisations involved in some of the most notorious human rights violations and abuses in recent years have been designated for sanctions under Read more…

Security in the North tightened with discovery of bombs in Kilinochchi

Security in the North tightened with discovery of bombs in Kilinochchi

The Security forces have stepped up security in the North following the discovery of locally manufactured bombs in Kilinochchi.

The security forces have focused their Read more…

Government’s debts have ballooned by Rs. 1,000 bn in first four months of the year – Harsha

Government’s debts have ballooned by Rs. 1,000 bn in first four months of the year – Harsha

Former MP Harsha de Silva is saying that the government’s debt had increased by Rs 1000 bn within the first four months of 2020.

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India remains interested in developing ECT

India remains interested in developing ECT

India remains interested in taking stake in a joint venture to develop the East Container Terminal (ECT) of the Colombo Port in conformity with the Read more…

UN slams Sri Lanka over deportation of Pakistani, Afghan asylum seekers
2 Aug
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

UN slams Sri Lanka over deportation of Pakistani, Afghan asylum seekers »

The UN refugee agency accused Sri Lanka on Saturday of failing to respect international law by deporting Afghan and Pakistan refugees before Read more…

Poster in Tamil Nadu Shows Sri Lanka President Mahinda Rajapaksa Apologising to Jayalalithaa
2 Aug
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Poster in Tamil Nadu Shows Sri Lanka President Mahinda Rajapaksa Apologising to Jayalalithaa »

A poster has come up in Coimbatore which shows Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa apologising to Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa with Read more…

Action against those inciting violence: Army
2 Aug
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Action against those inciting violence: Army »

Army said today strict action would be taken against those who circulate false information with the malicious objective of creating social disharmony Read more…

Lawyer George Newhouse in dark over asylum seeker move
2 Aug
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Lawyer George Newhouse in dark over asylum seeker move »

The lawyer representing 157 Tamil asylum seekers moved overnight on Friday to Nauru says a High Court case challenging the Australian government’s Read more…

India says it’s position on probe clear
2 Aug
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

India says it’s position on probe clear »

The Indian Government says its position on the probe by the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) on Sri Read more…

Lanka blames UN over asylum issue
2 Aug
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Lanka blames UN over asylum issue »

The Sri Lankan Government today blamed the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in Sri Lanka over the issue surrounding Pakistani Read more…

TN Politicos Unite Over SL’s Bid to Slight CM
2 Aug
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

TN Politicos Unite Over SL’s Bid to Slight CM »

The flippant article posted on an official Sri Lankan Defence Department website on Friday brought political outfits from across the spectrum together Read more…

Britain Keeps On Mounting Pressure
2 Aug
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Britain Keeps On Mounting Pressure »

The British Government is continuing to mount pressure on the human rights situation in Sri Lanka and has released an updated human Read more…

When Jayewardene wanted to hang Prabhakaran
2 Aug
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

When Jayewardene wanted to hang Prabhakaran »

Sri Lankan president J.R. Jayewardene asked Indian prime minister Rajiv Gandhi in 1986 to hand over Tamil Tigers chief Velupillai Prabhakaran to Read more…

Australia sends Sri Lankans to Nauru
2 Aug
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Australia sends Sri Lankans to Nauru »

The Australian government have transported 157 Tamil asylum seekers to Nauru overnight, including up to 50 children, after leaders of the group Read more…