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CID to seek international assistance into assassination plot

CID to seek international assistance into assassination plot

The Criminal Investigation Department stated that they would seek international assistance to investigate into the incident where certain parts of the telephone conversation said to Read more…

Sri Lankan currency fears are overblown, Mangala tells Nikkei

Sri Lankan currency fears are overblown, Mangala tells Nikkei

The sharp decline of Sri Lanka’s currency is “not as catastrophic as people make it out to be,” Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera said Read more…

Can Maithripala Sirisena and Mahinda Rajapaksa Re-unite Politically? By D.B.S.Jeyaraj

Can Maithripala Sirisena and Mahinda Rajapaksa Re-unite Politically? By D.B.S.Jeyaraj

Ranil Wickremesinghe is Green! Mahinda Rajapaksa is Blue! President Maithripala Sirisena, Which Political Colour Are You?

Former British prime minister and Read more…

Wiggy wants TNA vote tied to release of LTTE suspects in custody Budget 2019

Wiggy wants TNA vote tied to release of LTTE suspects in custody Budget 2019

Northern Province Chief Minister C.V. Wigneswaran said on Friday said that he had requested the TNA leaders to vote against the budget in Parliament in Read more…

It is better to resign if it’s everyone’s wish: IGP

It is better to resign if it’s everyone’s wish: IGP

Inspector General of Police (IGP) Pujith Jayasundara said yesterday that it would be better for him to resign if it were the wish Read more…

Jaffna students walk to Anuradhapura as protests for political prisoners continue across Tamil homeland
10 Oct
2018
Written by TELO Admin

Jaffna students walk to Anuradhapura as protests for political prisoners continue across Tamil homeland »

Students at the University of Jaffna commenced a 194km protest walk to Anuradhapura prison on Tuesday.

The walk aims to raise Read more…

British TGTE activist arrested and detained by UK police
10 Oct
2018
Written by TELO Admin

British TGTE activist arrested and detained by UK police »

A British Tamil activist has been arrested and detained by UK police after protesting the visit of the Sri Lankan Prime Minister in Oxford on Read more…

3000 Acres Belonging To Cashew Coroporation In The North and East Are being Held By the Armed Forces Citing “Security”Reasons While Growing Cashew and Claim The Profits
10 Oct
2018
Written by TELO Admin

3000 Acres Belonging To Cashew Coroporation In The North and East Are being Held By the Armed Forces Citing “Security”Reasons While Growing Cashew and Claim The Profits »

The Sri Lanka Cashew Corporation has lost tens of thousands of acres of fertile cashew plantations in the formerly embattled North and East Read more…

India asserts its projects in Sri Lanka not limited to specific regions
10 Oct
2018
Written by TELO Admin

India asserts its projects in Sri Lanka not limited to specific regions »

India today asserted that its projects in Sri Lanka are not limited to specific regions or sectors.

The Indian High Commission Read more…

“I Made No Commitment To Form Coalition Government With Sirisena”: MR Tells JO Seniors At GL’s House
10 Oct
2018
Written by TELO Admin

“I Made No Commitment To Form Coalition Government With Sirisena”: MR Tells JO Seniors At GL’s House »

Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa had informed party leaders and stalwarts of the Joint Opposition that he had not made any commitment to form a coalition Read more…

Nominations for new Constitutional Council members submitted
10 Oct
2018
Written by TELO Admin

Nominations for new Constitutional Council members submitted »

The nominations of the proposed new members for the Constitutional Council have been handed over to the Speaker of Parliament Karu Jayasuriya.

Accordingly, the nominations Read more…

SC rules 20-A needs 2/3 majority and approval at referendum
10 Oct
2018
Written by TELO Admin

SC rules 20-A needs 2/3 majority and approval at referendum »

Deputy speaker Ananda Kumarasiri yesterday informed Parliament that the Supreme Court had determined that the bill titled 20th Amendment to the Constitution, presented Read more…

Sri Lanka PM rejects international accountability in Oxford talk
9 Oct
2018
Written by TELO Admin

Sri Lanka PM rejects international accountability in Oxford talk »

Sri Lanka’s prime minister has spoken out against international involvement in investigations, during his talk at the Oxford Union today.

“At the moment we don’t Read more…

British Tamils protest as Northern Province governor visits London
9 Oct
2018
Written by TELO Admin

British Tamils protest as Northern Province governor visits London »

Dozens of protestors gathered in London on Sunday to protest against Sri Lanka’s Northern Province Governor Reginald Cooray, who is visiting London this week.

The Read more…

Sri Lankan government slow to return military occupied land to owners – HRW
9 Oct
2018
Written by TELO Admin

Sri Lankan government slow to return military occupied land to owners – HRW »

The Sri Lankan government has yet to fully restore civilian ownership of land and property nearly a decade since the end of the Read more…