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Crisis in Jaffna Teaching Hospital

Crisis in Jaffna Teaching Hospital

The Teaching Hospital, Jaffna, is faced with a general crisis stemming from the shortage of medical officers and nurses.

Director of Read more…

UNHRC: Sri Lanka’s countermove fails

UNHRC: Sri Lanka’s countermove fails

Days ahead of the UN Human Rights Council’s 40th sessions in Geneva, the behind-the-scenes goings-on in Colombo were tense.

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UNP favours abolishing Executive Presidency – PM

UNP favours abolishing Executive Presidency – PM

The United National Party (UNP) is in favour of abolishing the Executive Presidency, and the views of other parties in the United National Read more…

Consensus Resolution on Sri Lanka Passed by UNHRC Gives Colombo the Right to Decide What Would be Implemented and To What Extent a Recommendation Would be Implemented

Consensus Resolution on Sri Lanka Passed by UNHRC Gives Colombo the Right to Decide What Would be Implemented and To What Extent a Recommendation Would be Implemented

The UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC)’s resolution on the rights situation in Sri Lanka, which was passed in Geneva on Thursday through consensus, Read more…

US notes timely action in Sri Lanka will be good for future

US notes timely action in Sri Lanka will be good for future

The United States has noted that timely action in Sri Lanka on the human rights issue will be good for the future of Read more…

Valachenai teachers, principal arrested
26 May
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Valachenai teachers, principal arrested »

The principal and two teachers of a school in Valachenai were arrested over the death of a child during a school outing.

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Monk dies from burn injuries
26 May
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Monk dies from burn injuries »

The monk who set himself on fire outside the Kandy Temple yesterday succumbed to his injuries late this evening.

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Monk accuses BBS of assault
26 May
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Monk accuses BBS of assault »

A Buddhist monk has accused the Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) of violating his right to freedom of expression and assaulting him.

The Read more…

13th Amendment: Implementation possible only through consensus-Sunday leader
26 May
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

13th Amendment: Implementation possible only through consensus-Sunday leader »

Sri Lanka’s Great Game, ‘devolution’ or more precisely the 13th Amendment, has once again kicked off and is being played with much Read more…

Govt Must Honour Promises Given On 13th Amendment – M. A. Sumanthiran
26 May
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Govt Must Honour Promises Given On 13th Amendment – M. A. Sumanthiran »

TNA parliamentarian, Attorney at Law, M. A. Sumanthiran says that the JHU’s move to propose the abolition of the provincial council system Read more…

Sampanthan’s pitch for CHOGM flattened- Sampathan
26 May
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Sampanthan’s pitch for CHOGM flattened- Sampathan »

While university dons were taking the place of blue collar workers on the streets, another drama was being enacted in parliament on Read more…

PC System Is Illegal And Failed  – Ven. Ratana Thero
26 May
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

PC System Is Illegal And Failed – Ven. Ratana Thero »

JHU parliamentarian Ven. Athuraliye Ratana Thero says the party was looking at people’s support before looking for government support for its draft Read more…

Croydon man charged with smuggling Sri Lankan immigrants into UK
24 May
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Croydon man charged with smuggling Sri Lankan immigrants into UK »

A 50-year-old man from Croydon has been charged with smuggling Sri Lankan immigrants into the UK.

Chubramaniam Vignarajah of Aurelia Road, was Read more…

Lawyers given access to Lankans
24 May
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Lawyers given access to Lankans »

Australian Immigration Minister Brendan O’Connor has granted lawyers access to two Tamil asylum seekers who feared they would be sent back to Read more…

Indian police arrest 21 Sri Lankans in Kochi
24 May
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Indian police arrest 21 Sri Lankans in Kochi »

The Q branch of the Tamil Nadu police, with the assistance of the Ernakulam North police, took 21 Sri Lankans who were Read more…