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SJB to oppose removal of 19th constitutional amendment

SJB to oppose removal of 19th constitutional amendment

The Samagi Jana Balawegaya (SJB) has stressed it would oppose moves to remove the 19th constitutional amendment in Parliament.

“The 19th amendment established certain organizations Read more…

New Cabinet likely to be sworn-in after 11th August; says SLPP General Secretary

New Cabinet likely to be sworn-in after 11th August; says SLPP General Secretary

The Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna announced on Saturday (08) the new Cabinet of Minister will be sworn in, only after the National List is published Read more…

Increasing suppression of dissent in Sri Lanka- HRW

Increasing suppression of dissent in Sri Lanka- HRW

The Sri Lankan government of President Gotabaya Rajapaksa is waging a campaign of fear and intimidation against human rights activists, journalists, lawyers, and others challenging Read more…

Gnanasara Thero likely to win Buddhist Monks’ tussle over National List seat

Gnanasara Thero likely to win Buddhist Monks’ tussle over National List seat

Ultra Right-Wing Buddhist Monk Galagoda Aththe Gnanasara Thero will be nominated to be in Parliament by a small party called Our Power of People Party Read more…

US citizens advised to reconsider travel to Sri Lanka 

US citizens advised to reconsider travel to Sri Lanka 

The United States has revised a global travel advisory in which US citizens have been told to reconsider travel to Sri Lanka.

In close coordination Read more…

BBS To Present Its Own “Sinhala-Friendly” Presidential Candidate
17 Aug
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

BBS To Present Its Own “Sinhala-Friendly” Presidential Candidate »

Bodu Bala Sena General Secretary Galagodaaththe Gnanasara Thera said his organization would field its own presidential candidate at the next election if Read more…

Lalkantha Says If Ranil Contests, JVP Will Contest Too
17 Aug
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Lalkantha Says If Ranil Contests, JVP Will Contest Too »

The JVP will also put forward a candidate if UNP national leader Ranil Wickremasinghe contests the next presidential election, Western Provincial Council Read more…

Sabaragamuwa Uni Students Complain to HRC
17 Aug
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Sabaragamuwa Uni Students Complain to HRC »

Students of Sabaragamuwa University have lodged a complaint with the Human Right Commission of Sri Lanka over the arrest of the two Read more…

Chennai protesters demand boycott of Sri Lanka Defence meet by India »

Workers of Chennai’s Naam Tamilar Katchi (NTK) party today staged a protest demanding that India should boycott the Defence meet scheduled to Read more…

Plan to Attack US Consulate: NIA Sends MLAT to Malaysia
17 Aug
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Plan to Attack US Consulate: NIA Sends MLAT to Malaysia »

India has requested Malaysian authorities to hand over evidence against an arrested accused who was part of a conspiracy to plan and Read more…

Minister hits out at European nations
17 Aug
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Minister hits out at European nations »

A top Government Minister has accused European nations of assisting the LTTE to build its international network.

Minister Anura Priyadarshana Yapa claimed Read more…

Central Bank usurps Cabinet powers in bid to change US policy
17 Aug
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Central Bank usurps Cabinet powers in bid to change US policy »

The UPFA Government’s saga of hiring more PR agencies in the United States to lobby and win over President Barrack Obama’s administration Read more…

Sri Lanka’s 10 rupee notes no more
17 Aug
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Sri Lanka’s 10 rupee notes no more »

Sri Lanka’s 10 rupee notes are going out of circulation following the Central Bank’s (CB) decision to stop printing this lower denomination Read more…

No release of boats: SL Minister
17 Aug
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

No release of boats: SL Minister »

The Sri Lankan Fisheries Minister, Dr Rajitha Senaratne, said that there is no possibility of releasing the detained boats of Tamil Nadu Read more…

‘Sanction clauses’ for Lanka’s deals with European agencies
17 Aug
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

‘Sanction clauses’ for Lanka’s deals with European agencies »

European export credit agencies have begun imposing “sanction clauses” into draft agreements with Sri Lanka in anticipation of international economic, trade and Read more…