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Failure new Consitution will lead to further divisions among communities

Failure new Consitution will lead to further divisions among communities

TNA leader Sampanthan says that ” We cannot entertain any further undue delays in this matter the draft Constitution must be presented to parliament and Read more…

US will push SL to honour its promises – Dhanapala

US will push SL to honour its promises – Dhanapala

Former UN Under-Secretary-General for Disarmament Jayantha Dhanapala, commenting on the United States of America (US) quitting the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC), said “The Read more…

India expresses concern over huge Chinese housing project in NE

India expresses concern over huge Chinese housing project in NE

India has raised concern at the highest levels of the Sri Lankan Government about the manner in which a contract to build 40,000 houses in Read more…

Putting the ‘Tamil House’ in order

Putting the ‘Tamil House’ in order

Waking up like the proverbial Rip van Winkle so to say, Northern Province’s TNA (?) Chief Minister C V Wigneswaran has sought a ‘through probe’ Read more…

Real Threat Posed by Gotabaya Rajapaksa is the Replacement of the Present Weak Democratic Regime by a Hard Authoritarian Regime, with Popular Support By  Jayadeva Uyangoda

Real Threat Posed by Gotabaya Rajapaksa is the Replacement of the Present Weak Democratic Regime by a Hard Authoritarian Regime, with Popular Support By Jayadeva Uyangoda

Is Sri Lanka ready for an elected dictator? This is the latest question to enter the country’s current political debate. Gotabaya Rajapaksa’s preparations Read more…

Sri Lankan civil society oppose Dayan’s nomination to Russia
23 Jun
2018
Written by TELOadmin

Sri Lankan civil society oppose Dayan’s nomination to Russia »

Sri Lankan civil society activists have raised strong objections to the nomination of Dr Dayan Jayatilleke to the post of Sri Lankan Ambassador Read more…

Sri Lanka Human Rights Commission organizes film festival to mark International Day in Support of Victims of Torture
23 Jun
2018
Written by TELOadmin

Sri Lanka Human Rights Commission organizes film festival to mark International Day in Support of Victims of Torture »

The UN General Assembly in 1997 proclaimed 26 June as the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture with the ultimate aim of total Read more…

Speaker names Constitutional Committee members
23 Jun
2018
Written by TELOadmin

Speaker names Constitutional Committee members »

Parliamentarians Chamal Rajapaksa, Rauff Hakeem and Vijitha Herath had been named to the newly-appointed committee to be in charge of Constitutional Affairs, Speaker Karu Jayasuriya Read more…

Norway commends SL’s commitment to promote HR
22 Jun
2018
Written by TELOadmin

Norway commends SL’s commitment to promote HR »

Visiting Norwegian State Secretary for Development Cooperation, Jens Frolich Holte today appreciated the continued commitment of the Sri Lankan Unity Government to strengthen democracy and Read more…

Hold referendum on Sinhala-Tamil coexistence: ITAK MP Sritharan
22 Jun
2018
Written by TELOadmin

Hold referendum on Sinhala-Tamil coexistence: ITAK MP Sritharan »

The government should hold a referendum to determine whether the Sinhalese and the Tamils were willing to coexist with each other, ITAK and TNA MP Read more…

President asserts he will not back a dictatorial regime
22 Jun
2018
Written by TELOadmin

President asserts he will not back a dictatorial regime »

President Maithripala Sirisena today asserted that he will never support the formation of a dictatorial regime.

The President noted that the public voted for change Read more…

14 individuals linked to LTTE designated by Sri Lankan govt
22 Jun
2018
Written by TELOadmin

14 individuals linked to LTTE designated by Sri Lankan govt »

The Government has issued an extraordinary gazette notification listing the names of 14 individuals living overseas with links to the LTTE and banning them from Read more…

SLPP in a tug-o-war
22 Jun
2018
Written by TELOadmin

SLPP in a tug-o-war »

Vice President of the SLFP, Minister Mahinda Samarasinghe says, the leader of the SLFP is Maithri, the one and only suitable person to contest the Read more…

Lanka thanks PM Modi for grants to run free ambulance service
22 Jun
2018
Written by TELOadmin

Lanka thanks PM Modi for grants to run free ambulance service »

Sri Lanka today thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for giving a grant of USD 22.8 million for running free emergency ambulance service in the island Read more…

US Exit From UNHRC Will Not Cause a Decline In International Concern Over the Sri Lankan Tamil Issue As UK and Canada Will Continue To Show Interest.
21 Jun
2018
Written by TELOadmin

US Exit From UNHRC Will Not Cause a Decline In International Concern Over the Sri Lankan Tamil Issue As UK and Canada Will Continue To Show Interest. »

The Sri Lankan Tamil issue, which has been the subject of very aggressive US-backed resolutions in the UN Human Rights Council (UHRC) against Lankan regimes Read more…