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International call for immediate release of detained Tamil Journalist

International call for immediate release of detained Tamil Journalist

A Tamil Journalist in detention for nearly fifty days should be released immediately, Reporters without Borders (RSF) has demanded.

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Sri Lankan parliament has seen the unseating of top-notch personalities

Sri Lankan parliament has seen the unseating of top-notch personalities

The Gampaha District Samagi Jana Balawegaya (SJB) Member of Parliament Ranjan Ramanayake, who was sentenced to four-years Rigorous Imprisonment on Tuesday (January 12), will lose Read more…

Sri Lanka reports four more COVID-19 deaths Friday, toll rises to 255

Sri Lanka reports four more COVID-19 deaths Friday, toll rises to 255

Sri Lanka confirmed four more deaths on Friday due to COVID -19 raising the death toll from the viral disease to 255, according to health Read more…

Pillaiyan’s acquittal emblematic of the State’s failure to ensure accountability : ICJ

Pillaiyan’s acquittal emblematic of the State’s failure to ensure accountability : ICJ

The International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) in a statement yesterday (14) deplored the comprehensive failure of the Sri Lankan authorities to ensure accountability for conflict-

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UN Urged to Refer Sri Lanka to International Criminal Court (ICC) by Tamil Families of the Disappeared – EINPresswire

UN Urged to Refer Sri Lanka to International Criminal Court (ICC) by Tamil Families of the Disappeared – EINPresswire

The Association for Relatives of Enforced Disappearances in the North and East Provinces of Sri Lanka, urged UN Human Rights Council to Refer Sri Lanka Read more…

Pillayan’s two-point agenda for Lanka’s Eastern Province
13 Jan
2021
Written by TELO Admin

Pillayan’s two-point agenda for Lanka’s Eastern Province »

The Batticaloa High Court on Wednesday released Sivanesathurai Chandrakanthan alias Pillayan, a Member of Parliament and former Chief Minister of the Eastern Province, after the Read more…

India Asks Sri Lanka’s Rajapaksa Government to Ensure Power Devolution -The DIPLOMAT
13 Jan
2021
Written by TELO Admin

India Asks Sri Lanka’s Rajapaksa Government to Ensure Power Devolution -The DIPLOMAT »

Sri Lankan Tamil grievances are fast reemerging as an important issue in India-Sri Lanka relations. During his recent visit to Colombo, India’s External Affairs Minister Read more…

Party Leaders meeting at Parliament postponed
13 Jan
2021
Written by TELO Admin

Party Leaders meeting at Parliament postponed »

The Party Leaders meeting which was scheduled to held today to discuss future Parliamentary activity has been postponed.

The Parliament Communication Department accordingly said the Read more…

Tourists will not require prior approval to visit Sri Lanka
13 Jan
2021
Written by TELO Admin

Tourists will not require prior approval to visit Sri Lanka »

Prior approval will not be required by tourists visiting Sri Lanka.

The Civil Aviation Authority of Sri Lanka (CAASL) said the prior approval requirement has Read more…

Pillayan acquitted in Pararajasingham murder case
13 Jan
2021
Written by TELO Admin

Pillayan acquitted in Pararajasingham murder case »

Parliamentarian Sivanesathurai Chandrakanthan alias Pillayan has been acquitted and released over the Joseph Pararajasingham murder case.

The Batticaloa High Court today (13) acquitted MP Pillayan Read more…

Rs 8.26 bn EU grant to support SL justice sector, food safety, climate change mitigation
13 Jan
2021
Written by TELO Admin

Rs 8.26 bn EU grant to support SL justice sector, food safety, climate change mitigation »

The European Union (EU) announced the signing of three grants worth EUR 35.75 million (LKR 8.26 billion) which will support Sri Lanka’s justice sector, help Read more…

Vavuniya city limits brought under 12-day isolation
12 Jan
2021
Written by TELO Admin

Vavuniya city limits brought under 12-day isolation »

Vavuniya city limits have been isolated for 12 days due to the spread of the COVID-19, Vavuniya District Secretary S.M Saman Bandulasena said.

Accordingly, steps Read more…

Will decide soon on the distribution of COVID vaccine: China tells Sri Lanka
12 Jan
2021
Written by TELO Admin

Will decide soon on the distribution of COVID vaccine: China tells Sri Lanka »

China will decide soon on the distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine, the Government of China has informed Sri Lanka today.

Director General of the Department Read more…

India-Lanka ties in choppy waters again? – Deccanherald
12 Jan
2021
Written by TELO Admin

India-Lanka ties in choppy waters again? – Deccanherald »

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar’s recent visit to Sri Lanka has only underscored the continuing differences between New Delhi and Colombo on key issues. The Read more…

No PC polls till Covid situation improves
12 Jan
2021
Written by TELO Admin

No PC polls till Covid situation improves »

The Provincial Council (PC) elections will not be held until the coronavirus situation in the country improves.

Cabinet co-spokesman Udaya Gammanpila said that party leaders Read more…