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World Bank downgrades Sri Lanka

World Bank downgrades Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka has been downgraded by the World Bank to a lower middle income country from an upper middle income one in their latest country Read more…

Election observers to monitor social media

Election observers to monitor social media

Election watchdog, the People’s Action for Free and Fair Elections has decided to deploy a special team to monitor posts and publications related to the Read more…

TUFF bargaining with government at present; says Karuna Amman

TUFF bargaining with government at present; says Karuna Amman

Vinayagamoorthy Muralitharan alias ‘Karuna Amman’, the leader of the Tamil United Freedom Front said his party is at present bargaining with the Government to decide Read more…

Each Cabinet Minister asked to submit opinion on MCC proposal

Each Cabinet Minister asked to submit opinion on MCC proposal

Each Cabinet Minister has been asked to submit their individual opinions on the proposed Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) agreement.

Cabinet co-spokesman Bandula Gunawardena said that Read more…

More security provided to Kochchikade St. Anthony’s Shrine

More security provided to Kochchikade St. Anthony’s Shrine

Defence Secretary Maj.Gen. (Retd) Kamal Gunaratne, who visited the St. Anthony’s Shrine, Kochchikade, on Tuesday (1), has taken swift measures to strengthen security and also Read more…

MR given green light
13 Sep
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

MR given green light »

The President, it is learnt, has inquired from one of the highest echelons of the judiciary, the legality of him contesting a Read more…

ISI spy was bartender in 2009 Army party in Chennai
13 Sep
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

ISI spy was bartender in 2009 Army party in Chennai »

This spy story is getting heady. Arun Selvarajan, the suspected ISI agent from Colombo arrested by National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Tuesday Read more…

Fishermen rule out immediate end to bottom-trawling
13 Sep
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Fishermen rule out immediate end to bottom-trawling »

Upset at Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa’s remarks that his government will not free the trawlers in its custody, fishermen fear his Read more…

Mother And Son Arrested For Abduction Of Four Year Old From Wellawa
12 Sep
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Mother And Son Arrested For Abduction Of Four Year Old From Wellawa »

A mother and her son were arrested by the police a few moments ago for the kidnapping of a four year old Read more…

NIA To Seek Sri Lanka’s Help To Probe Pakistan Spying Network In India
12 Sep
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

NIA To Seek Sri Lanka’s Help To Probe Pakistan Spying Network In India »

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) intends to visit Sri Lanka to meet officers of counter-terror agencies there to probe a suspected anti-India Read more…

Pope’s visit not political says Bishop
12 Sep
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Pope’s visit not political says Bishop »

The Archbishop of Colombo, His Eminence Malcolm Cardinal Ranjith, today urged the Government and opposition not to use the visit of Pope Read more…

UNHCR urges Sri Lanka to stop deportations and provide protection to refugees and asylum-seekers
12 Sep
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

UNHCR urges Sri Lanka to stop deportations and provide protection to refugees and asylum-seekers »

This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson Babar Baloch – to whom quoted text may be attributed – Read more…

Kidnapped girl found in Neriyawa
12 Sep
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Kidnapped girl found in Neriyawa »

Keshani Bandara Wijeykoon, the four-year-old girl who went missing from her home in Gonagama in Wellawa erlier this week has been found Read more…

Sri Lanka port deals may stoke security fears
12 Sep
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Sri Lanka port deals may stoke security fears »

China is expected to shore up its maritime strength by securing port development deals in Sri Lanka when President Xi Jinping tours Read more…

SL Invites India for Defence Dialogue
12 Sep
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

SL Invites India for Defence Dialogue »

The Sri Lankan Ministry of Defence has invited India for the South Asia and South East Asia Defence Chiefs’ Dialogue, which it Read more…