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“National duty of SLFP is to accept their candidate”: S. B. Dissanayake

“National duty of SLFP is to accept their candidate”: S. B. Dissanayake

Convening a media briefing in Kandy today (August 18), SLFP MP S.B. Dissanayake commented on the on-going discussions between the SLFP and the SLPP.

He Read more…

Prez polls on Nov. 16 : PM post for Maithri?

Prez polls on Nov. 16 : PM post for Maithri?

The Presidential Election is likely to be held on November 16, reports say.

However, the Chairman of the Elections Commission had earlier stated that the Read more…

JVP declares leader Anura Kumara Dissanayake as presidential candidate

JVP declares leader Anura Kumara Dissanayake as presidential candidate

Sri Lanka’s Marxist party, Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) Sunday announced the party leader Anura Kumara Dissanayake as the presidential candidate of the National People’s Power Read more…

US suspends SOFA talks till presidential poll is over

US suspends SOFA talks till presidential poll is over

The United States has told Sri Lanka that it will suspend talks on the controversial Status of Forces Agreement (SOFA) with Sri Lanka until the Read more…

Candidate Gota: Tamil voters fear return of military rule, white vans and anti-minority policies

Candidate Gota: Tamil voters fear return of military rule, white vans and anti-minority policies

Days after the announcement of Gotabaya Rajapaksa’s presidential candidacy, a quick voice-of-the-people survey conducted on the streets of Colombo by the Sunday Observer exposed how Read more…

Asian political parties to meet in Colombo
4 Jul
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Asian political parties to meet in Colombo »

President Mahinda Rajapaksa accepted an invitation from the Secretary-General of the International Conference of Asian Political Parties (ICAPP) to host the high-level Read more…

EAM to seek clarification from UK
4 Jul
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

EAM to seek clarification from UK »

The External Affairs Ministry (EAM) is to seek a clarification from the British High Commission in Colombo regarding a travel advice it Read more…

Tamil Diaspora Delegation Meets Norwegians To Discuss Military Occupation And Sinhala-Settler Colonialism
4 Jul
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Tamil Diaspora Delegation Meets Norwegians To Discuss Military Occupation And Sinhala-Settler Colonialism »

“The end of war does not guarantee peace. The conflict in the island is far from over and violence continues to happen Read more…

Lanka asks US to lift travel advisory
4 Jul
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Lanka asks US to lift travel advisory »

The Ministry of External Affairs held a meeting held on Tuesday with a delegation from the United States Embassy at which time Read more…

Buddhadasa vows to go to SC against Wimal
4 Jul
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Buddhadasa vows to go to SC against Wimal »

Mayor of the Kaduwela Municipal Council, G.H. Buddhadasa, alleged yesterday Housing Minister, Wimal Weerawansa, has gifted travelling bags and mobile phones to Read more…

HRW goes Sinhalese
3 Jul
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

HRW goes Sinhalese »

A leading international human rights group, Human Rights Watch (HRW), has launched a Sinhalese language website with content targeting readers in Sri Read more…

Expelled German NGO in talks with TNA, TNPF, GTF
3 Jul
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Expelled German NGO in talks with TNA, TNPF, GTF »

A German NGO expelled from Sri Lanka, at the height of the Vanni offensive, is pushing the Tamil National Alliance (TNA) and Read more…

My son is not alcoholic-Keheliya
3 Jul
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

My son is not alcoholic-Keheliya »

While claiming that his son is not alcoholic, Media Minister Keheliya Rambukwella had said that he had sought the British Airways report Read more…

Tamil Canadian Facing U.S. Terrorism Charges Pleads Guilty To Aiding Tamil Tigers
3 Jul
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Tamil Canadian Facing U.S. Terrorism Charges Pleads Guilty To Aiding Tamil Tigers »

A Canadian engineering graduate from Waterloo, Ont., pleaded guilty in New York Tuesday to being part of a terrorist procurement cell securing Read more…

We should not listen to India on 13 A — Gotabaya
3 Jul
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

We should not listen to India on 13 A — Gotabaya »

Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa said today that Sri Lanka should not listen to India with regard to the implementation of the 13th Read more…