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Printing of candidates’ preferential numbers in progress, Government Printer says

Printing of candidates’ preferential numbers in progress, Government Printer says

The printing of candidates’ preferential numbers is in progress and the preferential numbers of candidates in six districts have already been printed, Government Printer Mrs. Read more…

Azath Salley investigated for allegedly influencing police on Mawanella Buddha statues vandalism

Azath Salley investigated for allegedly influencing police on Mawanella Buddha statues vandalism

The Criminal Investigations Department (CID) has commenced investigations against the then governor of the Western Province, Azath Sally, for allegedly pressurizing the police in the Read more…

Demanding compensation for Sri Lanka protest scheduled on 10 June near Chinese Embassy

Demanding compensation for Sri Lanka protest scheduled on 10 June near Chinese Embassy

Health officials have been alerted over a protest scheduled to be staged near the Chinese Embassy in Colombo next week.

The protest is being organised Read more…

Hoole Sparks Fresh Controversy: “Journalists Supporting SLPP Publishing False Stories About Me: Don’t Vote For People Who Hoodwink The People”

Hoole Sparks Fresh Controversy: “Journalists Supporting SLPP Publishing False Stories About Me: Don’t Vote For People Who Hoodwink The People”

Member of the National Elections Commission Prof. Ratnajeevan Hoole has sparked a fresh controversy over a statement he made to a Jaffna-based TV station.

In Read more…

Vaccines eventually, human rights immediately – Taylor Dibbert

Vaccines eventually, human rights immediately – Taylor Dibbert

I appreciate British High Commissioner Sarah Hulton’s piece on the UK’s hosting of a Global Vaccine Summit (‘UK hosts virtual Global Vaccine Summit’ – http://www.ft.lk/columns/UK-hosts-virtual-Global-Vaccine-Summit/4-701138).

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China appreciates Sri Lanka’s support for Maritime Silk Route initiative
3 May
2014
Written by TELO Admin

China appreciates Sri Lanka’s support for Maritime Silk Route initiative »

 China has appreciated Sri Lanka’s support extended to the “Maritime Silk Route” (MSR) initiative proposed by the Chinese leadership, which advocates harnessing primarily Read more…

U.S. committed to strengthen democracy in Sri Lanka – Biswal
2 May
2014
Written by TELO Admin

U.S. committed to strengthen democracy in Sri Lanka – Biswal »

 The United States says it is committed to working with the Sri Lankan government and the people to strengthen democracy despite being disappointed Read more…

No tattoos please, we’re Buddhists — but casinos no problem
2 May
2014
Written by TELO Admin

No tattoos please, we’re Buddhists — but casinos no problem »

A combination of events in the past week has brought into focus some home truths about the officially projected image of Sri Lanka Read more…

President hits out at the opposition
1 May
2014
Written by TELO Admin

President hits out at the opposition »

President Mahinda Rajapaksa today accused the opposition of working with foreign elements bent on destabilising the country. Speaking at the SLFP May Day Rally in Read more…

UNP responds to MR on early polls
1 May
2014
Written by TELO Admin

UNP responds to MR on early polls »

The main opposition United National Party (UNP) today responded to a comment made by President Mahinda Rajapaksa recently and called for early elections. Speaking at Read more…

Media in Lanka not free says report
1 May
2014
Written by TELO Admin

Media in Lanka not free says report »

The media in Sri Lanka are not free, according to a new report by the Freedom House, an independent watchdog organization dedicated to the expansion Read more…

Government failed to solve economic and political issues in the country – Marxist party
1 May
2014
Written by TELO Admin

Government failed to solve economic and political issues in the country – Marxist party »

The present capitalist government of President Mahinda Rajapaksa has failed to solve economic and political issues in Sri Lanka and pushed the country towards a Read more…

Canada does not recognize Sri Lanka’s ban on Tamil diaspora groups
1 May
2014
Written by TELO Admin

Canada does not recognize Sri Lanka’s ban on Tamil diaspora groups »

 The Canadian Government says it will not recognize the Sri Lankan government’s ban on 16 Tamil diaspora groups suspected of organizations affiliated with or supporting Read more…

TNA ready to register Alliance
1 May
2014
Written by TELO Admin

TNA ready to register Alliance »

The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) on Tuesday appointed a five-member committee to look into the possibility of registering the Alliance as a political Read more…

Five railway personnel suspended over train accident in Sri Lanka
1 May
2014
Written by TELO Admin

Five railway personnel suspended over train accident in Sri Lanka »

Sri Lanka Railways (SLR) has said that a special team has been deployed to investigate the train collision that took place Tuesday at the Pothuhera Read more…