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Sri Lankan justice minister fired for criticizing China deal

Sri Lankan justice minister fired for criticizing China deal

Sri Lanka’s president fired the justice minister on Wednesday for criticizing government policies, including a decision to sell a majority of shares in Read more…

Magistrate Orders To Obtain Statement From Mavai Senathirajah

Magistrate Orders To Obtain Statement From Mavai Senathirajah

The Kayts Magistrate M.M.Riyal yesterday ordered the CID Police to obtain statement from Mavai S. Senathirajah M.P. and leader of the Ilankai Tamil Read more…

New Ministers appointed to the Northern Provincial Council

New Ministers appointed to the Northern Provincial Council

Two new Ministers were appointed to the Northern Provincial Council today.

TELO Presidium member Dr G. Gunaseelan has been appointed as Read more…

New Constitution A Must: Friday Forum

New Constitution A Must: Friday Forum

The peoples’ verdict at the Presidential election of January 2015 reflected the mandate of the people for a new constitution to remedy democratic Read more…

A Scary Glimpse Into How China’s OBOR Can Ruin Small Countries: Sri Lanka’s Deal With China Vis a Vis India Revealed

A Scary Glimpse Into How China’s OBOR Can Ruin Small Countries: Sri Lanka’s Deal With China Vis a Vis India Revealed

Four years ago, Sri Lanka built Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport (MRIA) in Hambantota, 250 km south from Colombo, with Chinese assistance of $190 Read more…

Monk dies from burn injuries
26 May
2013
Written by TELOMedia

Monk dies from burn injuries »

The monk who set himself on fire outside the Kandy Temple yesterday succumbed to his injuries late this evening.

The Buddhist monk Read more…

Monk accuses BBS of assault
26 May
2013
Written by TELOMedia

Monk accuses BBS of assault »

A Buddhist monk has accused the Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) of violating his right to freedom of expression and assaulting him.

The Read more…

13th Amendment: Implementation possible only through consensus-Sunday leader
26 May
2013
Written by TELOMedia

13th Amendment: Implementation possible only through consensus-Sunday leader »

Sri Lanka’s Great Game, ‘devolution’ or more precisely the 13th Amendment, has once again kicked off and is being played with much Read more…

Govt Must Honour Promises Given On 13th Amendment – M. A. Sumanthiran
26 May
2013
Written by TELOMedia

Govt Must Honour Promises Given On 13th Amendment – M. A. Sumanthiran »

TNA parliamentarian, Attorney at Law, M. A. Sumanthiran says that the JHU’s move to propose the abolition of the provincial council system Read more…

Sampanthan’s pitch for CHOGM flattened- Sampathan
26 May
2013
Written by TELOMedia

Sampanthan’s pitch for CHOGM flattened- Sampathan »

While university dons were taking the place of blue collar workers on the streets, another drama was being enacted in parliament on Read more…

PC System Is Illegal And Failed  – Ven. Ratana Thero
26 May
2013
Written by TELOMedia

PC System Is Illegal And Failed – Ven. Ratana Thero »

JHU parliamentarian Ven. Athuraliye Ratana Thero says the party was looking at people’s support before looking for government support for its draft Read more…

Croydon man charged with smuggling Sri Lankan immigrants into UK
24 May
2013
Written by TELOMedia

Croydon man charged with smuggling Sri Lankan immigrants into UK »

A 50-year-old man from Croydon has been charged with smuggling Sri Lankan immigrants into the UK.

Chubramaniam Vignarajah of Aurelia Road, was Read more…

Lawyers given access to Lankans
24 May
2013
Written by TELOMedia

Lawyers given access to Lankans »

Australian Immigration Minister Brendan O’Connor has granted lawyers access to two Tamil asylum seekers who feared they would be sent back to Read more…

Indian police arrest 21 Sri Lankans in Kochi
24 May
2013
Written by TELOMedia

Indian police arrest 21 Sri Lankans in Kochi »

The Q branch of the Tamil Nadu police, with the assistance of the Ernakulam North police, took 21 Sri Lankans who were Read more…

K’nidhi wants citizenship for Lankans
24 May
2013
Written by TELOMedia

K’nidhi wants citizenship for Lankans »

DMK President M Karunanidhi today requested the Centre (Indian government) to provide citizenship to over one lakh Sri Lankan Tamils living in Read more…