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It was only a mini reshuffle of Cabinet Portfolios

It was only a mini reshuffle of Cabinet Portfolios

President Maithripala Sirisena swears in a new Cabinet, while Ranil Wickremesinghe continues with his Prime Ministerial and other position and except for a new addition Read more…

In GSP Plus assessment EU finds insufficient progress in Sri Lanka

In GSP Plus assessment EU finds insufficient progress in Sri Lanka

The European Union (EU) has found that there has been insufficient progress on a number of major issues in Sri Lanka since the unity Government Read more…

Police cover up in Lasantha murder emerge after key arrest

Police cover up in Lasantha murder emerge after key arrest

The arrest of a retired senior Deputy Inspector-General has revealed how the police scuttled its own investigations to protect military intelligence men who carried out Read more…

Army contradicts claims, says officer recalled for his own safety

Army contradicts claims, says officer recalled for his own safety

The Army today contradicted claims made with regards to the Defense Attaché to the Sri Lankan High Commission in the UK Brigadier Priyanka Fernando, saying Read more…

Modi And Macron Invite Sirisena For International Solar Alliance Founding Conference And Summit

Modi And Macron Invite Sirisena For International Solar Alliance Founding Conference And Summit

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and French President Emmanuel macron invited President Maithripala Sirisena to attend the International Solar Alliance (ISA) Founding Conference and Solar Read more…

Alert on Muslim extremism
3 Sep
2013
Written by TELOMedia

Alert on Muslim extremism »

The government is on alert over attempts to spread Muslim extremism in Sri Lanka, a top Defence official said today.

Defence Secretary Read more…

Swiss stop deportation of Tamils
3 Sep
2013
Written by TELOMedia

Swiss stop deportation of Tamils »

The Swiss authorities have suspended deporting Tamils back to Sri Lanka after two people who were deported were arrested, the Swiss media Read more…

Sri Lanka’s Peiris picks holes in Pillay’s report
3 Sep
2013
Written by TELOMedia

Sri Lanka’s Peiris picks holes in Pillay’s report »

The report on the human rights situation in Sri Lanka by United Nations Commissioner for Human Rights -Navi Pillay was “unfair, wrong Read more…

Pakistan police expected here to grill drug smuggler
3 Sep
2013
Written by TELOMedia

Pakistan police expected here to grill drug smuggler »

A team of police officers from Pakistan is expected to arrive in Colombo to interrogate the Pakistani national, now in the custody Read more…

Lankans burn Rs. 210 m a day Over 50 smoke related deaths a day :
3 Sep
2013
Written by TELOMedia

Lankans burn Rs. 210 m a day Over 50 smoke related deaths a day : »

Sri Lankans spend Rs. 210 million a day on smoking while 54 Lankans die daily from smoke related diseases, a Health Ministry Read more…

Lanka clarifies ties with China
3 Sep
2013
Written by TELOMedia

Lanka clarifies ties with China »

The government today clarified its relationship with China saying it is purely for economic and development purposes.

Defence Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa said Read more…

Premachandran must be sued says Weerawansa
2 Sep
2013
Written by TELOMedia

Premachandran must be sued says Weerawansa »

Legal action must be taken against Tamil National Alliance (TNA) Parliamentarian Suresh Premachandran for supporting to initiate an arms conflict, Minister of Read more…

Elders demand retrieval of Katchatheevu
2 Sep
2013
Written by TELOMedia

Elders demand retrieval of Katchatheevu »

Members from AIADMK, DMK, CPI and BJP on Monday created uproar in the Rajya Sabha over an affidavit filed by the Government Read more…

Basil assured India a solution
2 Sep
2013
Written by TELOMedia

Basil assured India a solution »

Economic Development Minister Basil Rajapaksa has promised to facilitate a meeting between fishermen’s representatives from Tamil Nadu and Jaffna to prevent the Read more…

13A will be used as a tool
2 Sep
2013
Written by TELOMedia

13A will be used as a tool »

The government says the 13th Amendment to the constitution will be used as a tool to respond to criticism being raised by Read more…