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Japanese defense ship arrives at Hambantota port

Japanese defense ship arrives at Hambantota port

Japanese Maritime Self Defence Force ship ‘Ikazuchi’ has arrived at the port of Hambantota today (15) on a goodwill visit, Sri Lanka Navy Read more…

“Since Eastern Province Has No Chief Minister, Ministers or Council, the Governor Can Take Over Powers of the Chief Minister, Ministers or Council To Solve Issues” Says New Eastern Governor MLAM Hizbullah

“Since Eastern Province Has No Chief Minister, Ministers or Council, the Governor Can Take Over Powers of the Chief Minister, Ministers or Council To Solve Issues” Says New Eastern Governor MLAM Hizbullah

Newly-appointed Governor of the Eastern Province, M.L.A.M. Hizbullah, in an interview with Ceylon Today says, “I created a problem by being selected as Read more…

Committee rejects MoU for defence pact with US

Committee rejects MoU for defence pact with US

A committee has rejected most of the content in a memorandum of understanding submitted by the US government to the Sri Lankan defence Read more…

Bank of China offers Sri Lanka $300 million loan, option to raise to $1 billion – Report

Bank of China offers Sri Lanka $300 million loan, option to raise to $1 billion – Report

Bank of China, one of the four biggest state-owned commercial banks in China, has offered Sri Lanka a loan of $300 million which Read more…

SLPP rejects Steering Committee report on new Constitution

SLPP rejects Steering Committee report on new Constitution

The Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) yesterday said it rejects the Steering Committee report presented to the Constitutional Assembly (CA) and would work Read more…

SRI LANKA: failure to control murder, rape, robbery, torture and ill-treatment, and other crimes
4 Feb
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

SRI LANKA: failure to control murder, rape, robbery, torture and ill-treatment, and other crimes »

As the country thinks back on the 66 years since its independence, there is unanimous agreement that the nation has failed to Read more…

Tamils’ smuggling journey to US leads to longer ordeal: 3 years of detention
4 Feb
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Tamils’ smuggling journey to US leads to longer ordeal: 3 years of detention »

Five Sri Lankan men left hometowns reeling from the remnants of a ruthless civil war and embarked on a months-long human-smuggling journey Read more…

Sri Lanka refuses visa to high-ranking US official
3 Feb
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Sri Lanka refuses visa to high-ranking US official »

In what is likely to be treated as a major diplomatic insult, the Sri Lankan Government has refused a visa to US Read more…

Jeya demands moving a seperate resolution against SL by India
3 Feb
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Jeya demands moving a seperate resolution against SL by India »

Demanding that India move a seperate resolution against Sri Lanka in a UN body next month, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa Read more…

Next Round of Talks Between Fishermen of India, SL in Lanka
3 Feb
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Next Round of Talks Between Fishermen of India, SL in Lanka »

After last week’s cordial talks between fishermen of India and Sri Lanka over fishing rights in Palk Straits, the next round of Read more…

People protest against TNA at Vavuniya
3 Feb
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

People protest against TNA at Vavuniya »

Protest staged against Tamil National Alliance at Vavuniya today on attempting to stop Indian housing project in the district.

Tamil, Sinhala and Read more…

Australia announces inquiry into asylum child detainees
3 Feb
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Australia announces inquiry into asylum child detainees »

Australia’s Human Rights Commission has announced an inquiry into the mandatory detention of children seeking asylum.

The inquiry would focus on the Read more…

NPC opposition leader Kamalendran expelled from EPDP
3 Feb
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

NPC opposition leader Kamalendran expelled from EPDP »

The Eelam People’s Democratic Party(EPDP) has decided to expel the Opposition Leader of the Northern Provincial Council(NPC), Kandasamy Kamalendran, who was arrested Read more…

60 UPFA members including ministers to join UNP
3 Feb
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

60 UPFA members including ministers to join UNP »

United National Party parliamentarian and the media spokesman Gayantha Karunatilake said 60 ruling party members including ministers are willing to join UNP.

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PS member commits suicide
3 Feb
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

PS member commits suicide »

It is reported that a member of Yatiyanthota Pradeshiya Saba member Upul Sisira Kuamr(39) has set fire on him and succumbed to Read more…