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OHCHR report on Sri Lanka likely to go public on March 8

OHCHR report on Sri Lanka likely to go public on March 8

The much anticipated report on Sri Lanka by the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights is likely to go public on March 8, Read more…

Opposition presidential candidate: Maithri or Gota?

Opposition presidential candidate: Maithri or Gota?

What should be done is to form a broad coalition and then decide who the presidential candidate would be, said leader of the Read more…

Petition seeking SC order calling for PC polls filed

Petition seeking SC order calling for PC polls filed

A petition has been filed before the Supreme Court, requesting it to order the Elections Commission to hold Provincial Council elections immediately.

Reportedly, the petition Read more…

Will present new UNHRC resolution: SLPP

Will present new UNHRC resolution: SLPP

Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) Chairman Prof. G.L. Peiris yesterday said that if the party manages to form a government in the future, Read more…

UNP led by Ranil and not controlled by external forces : Sujeewa Senasinghe

UNP led by Ranil and not controlled by external forces : Sujeewa Senasinghe

The United National Party (UNP) is being governed by its leader Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and not an external force, non-cabinet minster Sujeewa Read more…

Mannar mass grave: carbon dating results received
16 Feb
2019
Written by TELO Admin

Mannar mass grave: carbon dating results received »

The results of the radiocarbon dating tests carried out by a lab in the U.S. on the bone samples recovered from the mass Read more…

Presidential election: Basil ready to contest from SLPP!
16 Feb
2019
Written by TELO Admin

Presidential election: Basil ready to contest from SLPP! »

In the event Mahinda Rajapaksa proposes Maithripala Sirisena’s name as the next presidential candidate, plans are made to nominate an independent candidate from Read more…

EU reiterates need for Sri Lanka to repeal and replace PTA
15 Feb
2019
Written by TELO Admin

EU reiterates need for Sri Lanka to repeal and replace PTA »

The European Union (EU) has reiterated the need for Sri Lanka to repeal and replace the Prevention of Terrorism Act (PTA).

Meanwhile, the EU and Read more…

Govt. only looking at political solution based on APRC proposals: PM
15 Feb
2019
Written by TELO Admin

Govt. only looking at political solution based on APRC proposals: PM »

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said the government was only looking at the political solution based on the proposals made by the All Party Representative Committee Read more…

Speaker calls for polls on schedule PAFFREL 30th anniversary  Speaker, NEC accept delay in polls violation of citizens right
15 Feb
2019
Written by TELO Admin

Speaker calls for polls on schedule PAFFREL 30th anniversary Speaker, NEC accept delay in polls violation of citizens right »

Speaker Karu Jayasuriya, yesterday, stressed the responsibility on the part of the government to hold elections as scheduled.

Jayasuriya said that Read more…

Top U.S. commander says necessary to sustain engagement with Sri Lanka, particularly the navy
15 Feb
2019
Written by TELO Admin

Top U.S. commander says necessary to sustain engagement with Sri Lanka, particularly the navy »

A top U.S. military commander for Asia on Tuesday said it is necessary to sustain engagement with Sri Lanka, particularly the navy despite Read more…

KKS commercial operations to begin with Indian assistance
15 Feb
2019
Written by TELO Admin

KKS commercial operations to begin with Indian assistance »

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe yesterday said steps would be taken to develop a vibrant economic hub around the Kankesanthurai Harbour that would be Read more…

UK renews call on Sri Lanka to abolish death penalty
15 Feb
2019
Written by TELO Admin

UK renews call on Sri Lanka to abolish death penalty »

The UK Government renewed its call on Sri Lanka, a country which has consistently backed UN resolutions for worldwide suspension of executions, to Read more…

National Government: No green light from SLFP!
15 Feb
2019
Written by TELO Admin

National Government: No green light from SLFP! »

The SLFP has yet not come to a definite decision on whether they would support the national government proposal presented to parliament by Read more…

Families of disappeared call for Sri Lanka to be sent to ICC
14 Feb
2019
Written by TELO Admin

Families of disappeared call for Sri Lanka to be sent to ICC »

The Tamil Homeland Parents of Disappeared Forum has called for Sri Lanka to be referred to the International Criminal Court and for a Read more…