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India must engage to counteract Chinese supplied instability – Financial Times editorial

India must engage to counteract Chinese supplied instability – Financial Times editorial

India must stand up for democracy in its own backyard as Sri Lanka’s current political turmoil points to China’s increasing role, the Financial Read more…

Bad day for democracy in Sri Lanka says German ambassador

Bad day for democracy in Sri Lanka says German ambassador

Germany’s ambassador to Colombo today criticised the violent scenes in parliament tweeting it was a “bad day for democracy in Sri Lanka.”

“SL has Read more…

British MPs call for suspension of trade concessions

British MPs call for suspension of trade concessions

A group of British parliamentarians have written to UK’s foreign secretary warning that “Sri Lanka’s political stability is at grave risk” and called Read more…

Business community say conduct of MPs shameful and an embarrassment

Business community say conduct of MPs shameful and an embarrassment

The business community in Sri Lanka said that the conduct of some elected representatives in Parliament today was both shameful and an embarrassment Read more…

Speaker calls party leaders’ meeting

Speaker calls party leaders’ meeting

Speaker has called for a meeting of party leaders at 11.30 a.m. this morning (16), the Office of the Speaker stated.

Accordingly, the meeting will Read more…

Lankans stage protest in Australia
26 Dec
2012
Written by TELO Admin

Lankans stage protest in Australia »

Tamil protesters who demonstrated outside the MCG for the start of the Boxing Day Test demanded that Sri Lanka and its cricket team Read more…

British premier urged to boycott commonwealth summit in Sri Lanka
26 Dec
2012
Written by TELO Admin

British premier urged to boycott commonwealth summit in Sri Lanka »

British Premier David Cameron has been urged to reconsider his presence at the Commonwealth Summit due to be held in Sri Lanka next Read more…

Batti LG polls early next year?
26 Dec
2012
Written by TELO Admin

Batti LG polls early next year? »

The election to nine local bodies in the Batticaloa district should be conducted before March 13, 2013 in terms of the existing law, Read more…

45 former LTTEers arrested in Jaffna
26 Dec
2012
Written by TELO Admin

45 former LTTEers arrested in Jaffna »

At least 45 ex-LTTE cadres, who were hiding since long period without surrendering to the security forces, were arrested in the Jaffna peninsula Read more…

Without depending on the Sri Lankan State for solutions, we all should work together for Tamils to rule themselves with the help of the international community-TELO
20 Dec
2012
Written by TELO Admin

Without depending on the Sri Lankan State for solutions, we all should work together for Tamils to rule themselves with the help of the international community-TELO »

The Sri Lanka military, including its three forces that spearheaded the genocide of Tamils by the Sri Lankan state is viewed by Tamils Read more…

Protest will be held has scheduled in Jaffna town tomorrow.
20 Dec
2012
Written by TELO Admin

Protest will be held has scheduled in Jaffna town tomorrow. »

Tamil National Alliance Jaffna district parliament member Mawai Senathiraja informed the hunger protest which was announced by Tamil National Alliance Parliament member S.Sritharan, Read more…

106,000 people missing in Sri Lanka, alleges BBC journalist
16 Dec
2012
Written by TELO Admin

106,000 people missing in Sri Lanka, alleges BBC journalist »

A BBC journalist has said that around 106,000 persons were missing in LTTE-controlled areas after the war and the Sri Lankan government should Read more…

Vavuniya protest to demand freedom for arrested undergrads
15 Dec
2012
Written by TELO Admin

Vavuniya protest to demand freedom for arrested undergrads »

The TNA, four other Tamil parties as well as the NSSP and several organizations held a protest in front of Vavuniya marketplace yesterday Read more…

UN to appoint a working committee on Petrie report
15 Dec
2012
Written by TELO Admin

UN to appoint a working committee on Petrie report »

The United Nations states that a working committee would be appointed to act on the recommendations submitted by the Petrie report or else Read more…

Some Muslim parties also for  abolition of 13A
12 Dec
2012
Written by TELO Admin

Some Muslim parties also for abolition of 13A »

Some Muslim parties in the ruling alliance have joined the campaign for the abolition of the 13th Amendment to the Constitution.The All Ceylon Read more…