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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…

US express concern over human rights situation in SriLanka
8 Jan
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

US express concern over human rights situation in SriLanka »

Spokesman of the US Foreign Ministry express concern over taking action against human rights violations and implementing LLRC recommendations in the country.

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Citizenship sought for Lankans
8 Jan
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Citizenship sought for Lankans »

Art of Living Foundation founder Sri Sri Ravi Shankar said that he would intensify a signature campaign stressing the need for giving Read more…

New US resolution on Lanka
8 Jan
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

New US resolution on Lanka »

A United States (US) will be submitting a new resolution on Sri Lanka at the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) in Geneva Read more…

Sri Lanka: Bishop calls for international investigation into war crimes
8 Jan
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Sri Lanka: Bishop calls for international investigation into war crimes »

The Bishop of Mannar, Mgr Rayappu Joseph has called for an international investigation to ascertain the truth about alleged war crimes. He Read more…

Charge sheets against Lankans
8 Jan
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Charge sheets against Lankans »

The Indian police have filed charge sheets against 59 Sri Lankan fishermen held in Ramanathapuram, before the Chief Judicial Magistrate (CJM) court, Read more…

No ‘traditional waters’ between SL and India
8 Jan
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

No ‘traditional waters’ between SL and India »

There is no such thing as ‘traditional fishing waters’ between Sri Lanka and India, Navy Spokesman, Commander Kosala Warnakulasuriya said, responding to Read more…

UK expat teacher raped and robbed at knifepoint
8 Jan
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

UK expat teacher raped and robbed at knifepoint »

Police in Sri Lanka is on the lookout for a man who raped a British woman at knifepoint and robbed goods worth Read more…

BBS demands Halal ban
7 Jan
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

BBS demands Halal ban »

The Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) today demanded a complete ban on the Halal certification in Sri Lanka and to launch a new Read more…

US official to visit the North
7 Jan
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

US official to visit the North »

The US Ambassador-at-Large at the Office of Global Criminal Justice, Stephen J. Rapp will visit the North tomorrow as part of his Read more…

Sri Lankan navy is establishing its authoritarian presence -Jayalalithaa »

Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa on Tuesday alleged that the “repressive Sri Lankan navy is establishing its authoritarian presence” in the Read more…