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OHCHR report on Sri Lanka likely to go public on March 8

OHCHR report on Sri Lanka likely to go public on March 8

The much anticipated report on Sri Lanka by the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights is likely to go public on March 8, Read more…

Opposition presidential candidate: Maithri or Gota?

Opposition presidential candidate: Maithri or Gota?

What should be done is to form a broad coalition and then decide who the presidential candidate would be, said leader of the Read more…

Petition seeking SC order calling for PC polls filed

Petition seeking SC order calling for PC polls filed

A petition has been filed before the Supreme Court, requesting it to order the Elections Commission to hold Provincial Council elections immediately.

Reportedly, the petition Read more…

Will present new UNHRC resolution: SLPP

Will present new UNHRC resolution: SLPP

Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) Chairman Prof. G.L. Peiris yesterday said that if the party manages to form a government in the future, Read more…

UNP led by Ranil and not controlled by external forces : Sujeewa Senasinghe

UNP led by Ranil and not controlled by external forces : Sujeewa Senasinghe

The United National Party (UNP) is being governed by its leader Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and not an external force, non-cabinet minster Sujeewa Read more…

Lanka announces nomination dates for provincial council polls
11 Jul
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

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 TELO Media Team 1

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 TELO Media Team 1

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 TELO Media Team 1

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 TELO Media Team 1

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 TELO Media Team 1

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…

UK wants concrete progress
10 Jul
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

UK wants concrete progress »

Britain has called for concrete progress in Sri Lanka on reconciliation and media freedom ahead of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting Read more…

SL doctor in London caught secretly filming women
10 Jul
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

SL doctor in London caught secretly filming women »

A senior doctor of Sri Lankan origin used his iPhone to secretly film women in public places, including the police officer who Read more…

Lankan nationals’ escape bid foiled »

The Kancheepuram district police on Tuesday foiled an attempt made by a group of Sri Lankan nationals to migrate to Australia by Read more…

Rs. 98 mn NGO law suit: Norway seeks immunity
10 Jul
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Rs. 98 mn NGO law suit: Norway seeks immunity »

Norway has told Sri Lanka to prevent several senior Norwegian government representatives from being hauled up before the Colombo District Court in Read more…