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SJB to oppose removal of 19th constitutional amendment

SJB to oppose removal of 19th constitutional amendment

The Samagi Jana Balawegaya (SJB) has stressed it would oppose moves to remove the 19th constitutional amendment in Parliament.

“The 19th amendment established certain organizations Read more…

New Cabinet likely to be sworn-in after 11th August; says SLPP General Secretary

New Cabinet likely to be sworn-in after 11th August; says SLPP General Secretary

The Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna announced on Saturday (08) the new Cabinet of Minister will be sworn in, only after the National List is published Read more…

Increasing suppression of dissent in Sri Lanka- HRW

Increasing suppression of dissent in Sri Lanka- HRW

The Sri Lankan government of President Gotabaya Rajapaksa is waging a campaign of fear and intimidation against human rights activists, journalists, lawyers, and others challenging Read more…

Gnanasara Thero likely to win Buddhist Monks’ tussle over National List seat

Gnanasara Thero likely to win Buddhist Monks’ tussle over National List seat

Ultra Right-Wing Buddhist Monk Galagoda Aththe Gnanasara Thero will be nominated to be in Parliament by a small party called Our Power of People Party Read more…

US citizens advised to reconsider travel to Sri Lanka 

US citizens advised to reconsider travel to Sri Lanka 

The United States has revised a global travel advisory in which US citizens have been told to reconsider travel to Sri Lanka.

In close coordination Read more…

Chris Nonis sends his resignation letter
3 Oct
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Chris Nonis sends his resignation letter »

Sri Lanka’s High Commissioner to Britain Dr Chris Nonis has resigned from his post over the alleged assault incident involving a top Read more…

Convicted Galleon Group Trader Raj Rajaratnam Now Faces Tamil Terror Finance Lawsuit
3 Oct
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Convicted Galleon Group Trader Raj Rajaratnam Now Faces Tamil Terror Finance Lawsuit »

On Wall Street, Raj Rajaratnam is famous for being a perpetrator in one of the biggest insider trading cases in history. But Read more…

US denies softening stance on Lanka
3 Oct
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

US denies softening stance on Lanka »

The United States (US) has denied reports it has softened its stand on Sri Lanka with US State Department spokesperson Jen Psaki Read more…

Jayalalithaa not getting VIP treatment: jail official
3 Oct
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Jayalalithaa not getting VIP treatment: jail official »

AIADMK supremo Jayalalithaa is not getting VIP treatment, but being looked after as any other ordinary prisoner at the Parapanna Agrahara Central Read more…

Translation errors noted during probe
2 Oct
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Translation errors noted during probe »

Sri Lanka’s domestic probe into the disappearance of thousands of civilians during and after the island’s ethnic war is being undermined by Read more…

Myanmar website hacked for BBS story
2 Oct
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Myanmar website hacked for BBS story »

A popular Myanmar news website was blocked Thursday by hackers angry at its description of hardline Buddhist monks as “radical”, as the Read more…

SL Asks Refugee Receiving Countries To Expedite Finalizing Resettlement Claims
2 Oct
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

SL Asks Refugee Receiving Countries To Expedite Finalizing Resettlement Claims »

Sri Lanka has called on refugee receiving countries to expedite the processes of finalizing resettlement claims and to assist UNHCR to enhance Read more…

UN to review SL
2 Oct
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

UN to review SL »

Sri Lanka’s human rights record is due to be reviewed by the UN Human Rights Committee next week during which issues pertaining Read more…

Probe Balapatabendi
2 Oct
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Probe Balapatabendi »

The Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) yesterday threatened to surround the Bribery Commission to protest against its decision not to consider their petition Read more…

Army justifies surveillance in the north
2 Oct
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Army justifies surveillance in the north »

Civilians in the North Sri Lankan Tamil-speaking district of Kilinochchi keep complaining about ubiquitous surveillance by the army and state intelligence agencies, Read more…