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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…

Personal interactions with Lankan leaders contributed to better understanding, says Indian Foreign Minister
8 Jan
2021
Written by TELO Admin

Personal interactions with Lankan leaders contributed to better understanding, says Indian Foreign Minister »

Indian Foreign Minister S.Jaishankar, who was here from January 5 to 7 at the invitation of his Sri Lankan counterpart Dinesh Gunawardena, said that the Read more…

Purchasing Covid vaccines: Diplomatic level talks completed with Russia, India, China – Health Minister Pavithra Wanniarachchi
8 Jan
2021
Written by TELO Admin

Purchasing Covid vaccines: Diplomatic level talks completed with Russia, India, China – Health Minister Pavithra Wanniarachchi »

The Government has held diplomatic level discussions with Russia, India and China with regard to the purchasing of Covid-19 vaccines in addition to the obtaining Read more…

Assassinated Sri Lanka editor’s daughter seeks UN investigation
8 Jan
2021
Written by TELO Admin

Assassinated Sri Lanka editor’s daughter seeks UN investigation »

The daughter of slain editor Lasantha Wickrematunge has petitioned the United Nations asking it to investigate his assassination 12 years ago Friday as a local Read more…

Indian projects in Sri Lanka to be expedited
8 Jan
2021
Written by TELO Admin

Indian projects in Sri Lanka to be expedited »

Steps are to be taken to expedite Indian development cooperation projects in Sri Lanka.

The High Commission of India in Colombo and relevant authorities of Read more…

Tense situation as war monument in Jaffna University is destroyed
8 Jan
2021
Written by TELO Admin

Tense situation as war monument in Jaffna University is destroyed »

A tense situation arose in Jaffna today as a war monument in the Jaffna University was destroyed by the authorities.

The Jaffna media reported that Read more…

Fresh agreement with India to develop Palali airport: Minister
8 Jan
2021
Written by TELO Admin

Fresh agreement with India to develop Palali airport: Minister »

A fresh agreement will be signed with India to develop the Palali Airport in Jaffna soon,aviation and Tourism Minister Prasanna Ranatunga told Parliament yesterday.

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Sri Lanka reports three more deaths from COVID-19 Friday raising toll to 225
8 Jan
2021
Written by TELO Admin

Sri Lanka reports three more deaths from COVID-19 Friday raising toll to 225 »

Sri Lanka confirmed three more deaths on Friday due to COVID-19 raising the death toll from the viral disease to 225, according to health authorities.

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Sri Lanka sticks to cremate COVID-19 Muslim victims – AA
8 Jan
2021
Written by TELO Admin

Sri Lanka sticks to cremate COVID-19 Muslim victims – AA »

Brushing aside pressure from various Muslim countries to stop cremating Muslim bodies, Sri Lanka on Thursday declared that it will continue to cremate all the Read more…

No conflicts among us, we work together: Maithri responds to CBK’s remarks
8 Jan
2021
Written by TELO Admin

No conflicts among us, we work together: Maithri responds to CBK’s remarks »

In response to several accusations made by former president and SLFP Patron Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga, former president and MP Maithripala Sirisena said there were no Read more…

Jaishankar discusses devolution & role of Provincial Councils with TNA
7 Jan
2021
Written by TELO Admin

Jaishankar discusses devolution & role of Provincial Councils with TNA »

A meeting between Indian External Affairs Minister S. Jaisankar and the Tamil National Alliance was held today (7).

The meeting was held at the Indian Read more…