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Vadamarachchi residents catch Sinhala fishermen illegally fishing

Vadamarachchi residents catch Sinhala fishermen illegally fishing

There was a tense situation in Vadamarachchi on Monday after Sri Lankan police threatened local fishermen, who had apprehended eight Sinhala fishermen engaged in illegal Read more…

Widespread and egregious sexual violence against Tamil men by Sri Lankan state – ITJP’s latest report

Widespread and egregious sexual violence against Tamil men by Sri Lankan state – ITJP’s latest report

Sexual violence against Tamil men by the Sri Lankan state was ‘widespread’ and ‘egregious’ both during and after the war, the International Truth Read more…

DUP MP Ian Paisley Jr avoids by-election after recall petition over Sri Lanka holiday scandal

DUP MP Ian Paisley Jr avoids by-election after recall petition over Sri Lanka holiday scandal

Ian Paisley Jr, the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) MP for North Antrim, has held on to his North Antrim seat after Westminster’s first ever recall Read more…

How Effective is The Government’s Budget?

How Effective is The Government’s Budget?

A decision has been reached to increase bus fares by 4% with effect from midnight tonight (September 20)

Discussions on the increase of bus fares Read more…

IGP’s Office Says No One Informed Pujith Jayasundara To Step Down From Office: Rubbishes Media Reports

IGP’s Office Says No One Informed Pujith Jayasundara To Step Down From Office: Rubbishes Media Reports

The IGP Pujith Jatasundara’s office said, a short while ago, that no one had informed the Policr Chief to step down from office in two Read more…

Pillay maintains “serious” concerns
30 Sep
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Pillay maintains “serious” concerns »

The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Navi Pillay has maintained that she has “serious” concerns over human rights related issues in Read more…

US Green Card lottery opens
30 Sep
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

US Green Card lottery opens »

The U.S. Embassy Colombo announced that the 2015 Diversity Visa Lottery Program, also known as the “Green Card Lottery,” will start accepting Read more…

Lanka seeks NAM support
30 Sep
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Lanka seeks NAM support »

Sri Lanka has sought the support of the Non Aligned Movement (NAM) to collectively oppose human rights being used as a political Read more…

Sri Lanka target a trilingual nation by the year 2020
30 Sep
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Sri Lanka target a trilingual nation by the year 2020 »

Sri Lanka has set a target to make the country a trilingual nation by the year 2020.

Under the government’s trilingual policy Read more…

Ranil agrees to appoint leadership advisory council
30 Sep
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Ranil agrees to appoint leadership advisory council »

UNP and Opposition Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe and Anunayake of the Ramanna Chapter and advisor of the United Bhikkhu Front Ven. Girambe Ananda Read more…

Fishermen meet Narayanasamy, seek early release of their boats
30 Sep
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Fishermen meet Narayanasamy, seek early release of their boats »

Fishermen from Karaikal and Nagapattinam met Union Minister of State for the Prime Minister’s Office V. Narayanasamy on Sunday to discuss the Read more…

Vasu wants land powers devolved
29 Sep
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Vasu wants land powers devolved »

Minister of National Languages and Social Integration, Vasudeva Nanayakkara, plans to present the proposal made by the All Party Representative Committee (APRC) Read more…

Sri Lanka’s Election Commissioner is ‘powerless’- Gopalaswamy
29 Sep
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Sri Lanka’s Election Commissioner is ‘powerless’- Gopalaswamy »

Former Chief Elections Commissioner of India, N. Gopalaswami, who headed the Mission of International Election Observers in the recently held provincial elections Read more…

Sri Lanka received strong cross-regional support
28 Sep
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Sri Lanka received strong cross-regional support »

Sri Lanka received strong cross-regional support in the Human Rights Council from countries in Asia, Africa and Latin America on Thursday which Read more…

Harper should help Tamils by going to Sri Lanka – Globe and Mail
28 Sep
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Harper should help Tamils by going to Sri Lanka – Globe and Mail »

The stunning results of the provincial election in northern Sri Lanka last week are cause for cautious optimism. With the Tamil National Read more…