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New ambassadors nominated for 5 countries

New ambassadors nominated for 5 countries

The names of five new designated Ambassadors and High Commissioners have been referred to the Committee on High Posts in Parliament. Deputy Secretary-General of Parliament Read more…

SL has a very strategic position in the world – French Senator

SL has a very strategic position in the world – French Senator

Nine years into the post-war era Sri Lanka is making slow and steady progress as a developing country. However, much needs to be Read more…

Why The Indian Govt As Well As The Tamil National Alliance Object To The Chinese Housing Project in the North and East of Sri Lanka

Why The Indian Govt As Well As The Tamil National Alliance Object To The Chinese Housing Project in the North and East of Sri Lanka

India and the Tamil National Alliance (TNA) have told the Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe that his government’s decision to award to a Chinese Read more…

“Pohottuwa Will Win Next Presidential Election Even If Wimalaweera Dissanayake Becomes Candidate:” Basil Rajapaksa

“Pohottuwa Will Win Next Presidential Election Even If Wimalaweera Dissanayake Becomes Candidate:” Basil Rajapaksa

Former Minister Basil Rajapaksa said the Sri Lanka Podujana Party could win the next Presidential election even if Ampara district MP Wimalaweera Dissanayake became the Read more…

NEW CONSTITUTION DREAM PERSISTS, DESPITE MISINFORMATION

NEW CONSTITUTION DREAM PERSISTS, DESPITE MISINFORMATION

As a campaign of misinformation subsumes the constitution-making process that has been in gridlock for several months now, officials working in the Parliamentary office coordinating Read more…

Rajapaksa meets TNA leader ahead of northern Lanka polls
12 Jul
2013
Written by TELOMedia

Rajapaksa meets TNA leader ahead of northern Lanka polls »

Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa has held talks with TNA on holding free and fair elections in the country’s north, days after the Read more…

Sri lanka extended the remand tamil nadu fishermen
12 Jul
2013
Written by TELOMedia

Sri lanka extended the remand tamil nadu fishermen »

A Sri Lankan magistrate court on Thursday extended the remand of the eight fishermen from Tamil Nadu – who were apprehended off Read more…

Norway is illegally holding Sri Lankan Tamil children – report
12 Jul
2013
Written by TELOMedia

Norway is illegally holding Sri Lankan Tamil children – report »

A group of Tamil speaking Sri Lankans living in Norway has accused Norway for illegally holding Sri Lankan children.

The group has Read more…

Karunanidhi sceptical about Sri Lanka promises
12 Jul
2013
Written by TELOMedia

Karunanidhi sceptical about Sri Lanka promises »

Given Sri Lanka’s track record of reneging on earlier commitments, it remains to be seen whether the country will fulfil its promises Read more…

Lanka announces nomination dates for provincial council polls
11 Jul
2013
Written by TELOMedia

Lanka announces nomination dates for provincial council polls »

Sri Lanka has started the process of much-awaited elections in the former Tamil Tigers-held areas after a gap of 25 years, with Read more…

Lankan PSC to decide on devolution of powers in Tamil north
11 Jul
2013
Written by TELOMedia

Lankan PSC to decide on devolution of powers in Tamil north »

Sri Lanka today said that a parliamentary panel would decide whether to dilute regional powers as planned or their devolution as part Read more…

Commonwealth must ensure media access for CHOGM
11 Jul
2013
Written by TELOMedia

Commonwealth must ensure media access for CHOGM »

July 10, 2013

Kamalesh Sharma Secretary-General The Commonwealth Secretariat Marlborough House Pall Mall, London SW1-5HX United Kingdom

Fax: +44 (0)20-7930-0827 Email: info@commonwealth.int

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Uthayan Jaffna journalist attacked
11 Jul
2013
Written by TELOMedia

Uthayan Jaffna journalist attacked »

A journalist attached to the Uthayan newspaper based in Jaffna was attacked last night while he was heading home after work.

The Read more…

Hundreds of Sri Lankan monks protest bomb attack in India
10 Jul
2013
Written by TELOMedia

Hundreds of Sri Lankan monks protest bomb attack in India »

Hundreds of Buddhist monks protested before the Indian High Commission here on Wednesday after officials refused to accept a petition that they Read more…

Trinco-5 Operations Commander Reappointed To Trinco
10 Jul
2013
Written by TELOMedia

Trinco-5 Operations Commander Reappointed To Trinco »

As the Sri Lankan Government scrambles to address major outstanding issues of war-time accountability ahead of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting Read more…