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World Bank downgrades Sri Lanka

World Bank downgrades Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka has been downgraded by the World Bank to a lower middle income country from an upper middle income one in their latest country Read more…

Election observers to monitor social media

Election observers to monitor social media

Election watchdog, the People’s Action for Free and Fair Elections has decided to deploy a special team to monitor posts and publications related to the Read more…

TUFF bargaining with government at present; says Karuna Amman

TUFF bargaining with government at present; says Karuna Amman

Vinayagamoorthy Muralitharan alias ‘Karuna Amman’, the leader of the Tamil United Freedom Front said his party is at present bargaining with the Government to decide Read more…

Each Cabinet Minister asked to submit opinion on MCC proposal

Each Cabinet Minister asked to submit opinion on MCC proposal

Each Cabinet Minister has been asked to submit their individual opinions on the proposed Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) agreement.

Cabinet co-spokesman Bandula Gunawardena said that Read more…

More security provided to Kochchikade St. Anthony’s Shrine

More security provided to Kochchikade St. Anthony’s Shrine

Defence Secretary Maj.Gen. (Retd) Kamal Gunaratne, who visited the St. Anthony’s Shrine, Kochchikade, on Tuesday (1), has taken swift measures to strengthen security and also Read more…

Date for fishing talks not set
11 Jan
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Date for fishing talks not set »

A consultative meeting of various fishermen associations of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry have registered strong objections to the Union and Tamil Nadu Read more…

Ambassador Rapp tells Defence Secy:  ‘Instead of rehabilitating terrorists, you should have prosecuted them’
11 Jan
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Ambassador Rapp tells Defence Secy: ‘Instead of rehabilitating terrorists, you should have prosecuted them’ »

Sri Lanka’s post-war rehabiliation project to reintegrate former LTTE combatants into society has come in for criticism from the United States. The Read more…

US asked SL to use cluster bombs against Tigers
11 Jan
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

US asked SL to use cluster bombs against Tigers »

Even though the US recommended that the Sri Lankan government swiftly acquire cluster bombs to target the LTTE, the country never felt Read more…

Khuram Shaikh death: Missing Sri Lanka politician sought
11 Jan
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Khuram Shaikh death: Missing Sri Lanka politician sought »

Sri Lankan police are looking for a politician who failed to appear in court accused of the alleged murder of a British Read more…

‘Have you ever addressed accountability issues in Iraq, Libya and Afghanistan?’  Gotabhaya asks Ambassador Rapp:
10 Jan
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

‘Have you ever addressed accountability issues in Iraq, Libya and Afghanistan?’ Gotabhaya asks Ambassador Rapp: »

Defence Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa yesterday alleged that the US was undermining the post-war reconciliation process by strengthening the hands of those who Read more…

US Embassy won’t change Twitter post
10 Jan
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

US Embassy won’t change Twitter post »

The US Embassy in Colombo today said it would not change the controversial photo caption posted by the US Embassy in its Read more…

Canadian human rights activist to visit SriLanka
10 Jan
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Canadian human rights activist to visit SriLanka »

Canadian human rights activist Moby Mandel schedule to visit SriLanka.

Activist will visit SriLanka according to the invitation made by the Non Read more…

Proper solution on disappeared personals: C.V.Wigneswaran
10 Jan
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Proper solution on disappeared personals: C.V.Wigneswaran »

Chief Minister of the Northern Provincial Council, C.V.Wingneswaran requested the government to take clear action on disappeared people in this country.

Monthly Read more…

JHU condemns Mannar Bishop on his statement against Lankan army
10 Jan
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

JHU condemns Mannar Bishop on his statement against Lankan army »

Spokesman of the Jathika Hela Urumaya strongly condemns the recent statement made by the Mannar bishop against Lankan army.

It’s very clear Read more…

Bankrupt Central Bank breaking tills: UNP
10 Jan
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Bankrupt Central Bank breaking tills: UNP »

UNP parliamentarian Mangala Samaraweera said today the Central Bank’s plan to bring down the Sri Lankan coins that are in tills at Read more…