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For Sri Lanka’s Bickering Leaders, Election Hopes Dim After Terrorist Attack

For Sri Lanka’s Bickering Leaders, Election Hopes Dim After Terrorist Attack

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka — Even before the coordinated bombings that killed 250 people last month, Sri Lanka’s president and prime minister were in trouble — Read more…

Did Saudi Arabia have inkling about Lanka blasts

Did Saudi Arabia have inkling about Lanka blasts

Even as DNA tests conclusively proved that Zahran Hashim, chief suspect of the Easter Sunday blasts in Sri Lanka, died in the attacks, India worries Read more…

Who Is Going To Protect The Lives Of Tamils In Sri Lanka? By Kumarathasan Rasingam

Who Is Going To Protect The Lives Of Tamils In Sri Lanka? By Kumarathasan Rasingam

The Easter Sunday serial bomb blasts in the Churches in Colombo, Negombo and Batticaloa took away the lives of 253, most of the affected victims Read more…

‘Tamils of Lanka’ –  Showcasing history, culture and politics

‘Tamils of Lanka’ – Showcasing history, culture and politics

An exhibition was held by the Tamil Information Centre this weekend, showcasing the history, culture and politics of the Tamil people on the island in Read more…

UK ban on the LTTE to be challenged before tribunal

UK ban on the LTTE to be challenged before tribunal

Britain’s terrorism ban on the Tamil Tigers (LTTE) will be challenged a decade after the rebel group was militarily defeated in Sri Lanka’s civil war, Read more…

It’s not too late to bridge the divides in Sri Lanka — but it won’t be easy
18 May
2019
Written by TELO Admin

It’s not too late to bridge the divides in Sri Lanka — but it won’t be easy »

In the days since Islamist terrorists carried out attacks on churches and hotels in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday, a series of violent reprisal attacks Read more…

Presidential run?
18 May
2019
Written by TELO Admin

Presidential run? »

Former defence secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa, accused by rights groups of war crimes during the final months of Sri Lanka’s long-running civil war a decade ago, Read more…

Sri Lanka accused of failing to ensure justice 10 years after war
18 May
2019
Written by TELO Admin

Sri Lanka accused of failing to ensure justice 10 years after war »

The Sri Lankan Government has been accused of failing to ensure justice 10 years after the war.

Human Rights Watch said that ten years since Read more…

Security Beefed Up Around Nallur Temple Jaffna Due To Anonymous Letter Threatening Possible Attack
18 May
2019
Written by TELO Admin

Security Beefed Up Around Nallur Temple Jaffna Due To Anonymous Letter Threatening Possible Attack »

Security forces have beefed up security around Nallur temple in Jaffna after an anonymous letter was received threatening a terrorist attack.

The Jaffna police are Read more…

PC polls: EC wants Govt. to intervene
18 May
2019
Written by TELO Admin

PC polls: EC wants Govt. to intervene »

The Elections Commission wants direct intervention by the government to conduct provincial council polls before the presidential election and has sought a meeting with President Read more…

Switzerland troubled by Sri Lanka tensions
18 May
2019
Written by TELO Admin

Switzerland troubled by Sri Lanka tensions »

Switzerland’s ministry of foreign affairs has expressed deep concern over the recent flare-up in tensions in Sri Lanka. It urged the government of the South Read more…

British opposition leaders commit to justice, accountability and Tamil self-determination
17 May
2019
Written by TELO Admin

British opposition leaders commit to justice, accountability and Tamil self-determination »

A future Labour government would be committed to the causes of achieving justice and accountability for the Tamil people, as well as recognising their right Read more…

US, Sri Lanka discuss reconciliation, fight against terror
17 May
2019
Written by TELO Admin

US, Sri Lanka discuss reconciliation, fight against terror »

The United States and Sri Lanka had wide ranging discussions in Washington during which the US extended strong support to Sri Lanka in its fight Read more…

Any threat to Sri Lanka is a threat to India – High Commissioner
17 May
2019
Written by TELO Admin

Any threat to Sri Lanka is a threat to India – High Commissioner »

Any threat to Sri Lanka is seen as a threat to India, says High Commissioner of India to Sri Lanka Taranjit Singh Sandhu.

Addressing the Read more…

Rwanda and Sri Lanka: A tale of two genocides
17 May
2019
Written by TELO Admin

Rwanda and Sri Lanka: A tale of two genocides »

This year marks the 25th anniversary of the Rwandan genocide and the 10th year since the Tamil genocide in Sri Lanka. While the 1994 Rwandan Read more…