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US and Sri Lanka discuss defence ties

US and Sri Lanka discuss defence ties

The United States and Sri Lanka have had talks on the defense relations between both countries.

The discussion took place at Read more…

EU urges Sri Lanka to maintain moratorium on executions

EU urges Sri Lanka to maintain moratorium on executions

The European Union (EU) has reiterated its opposition to the use of the death penalty in all circumstances and encouraged Sri Lanka to Read more…

SLPP to establish main election operation centre in Battaramulla!

SLPP to establish main election operation centre in Battaramulla!

The Sri Lanka Podu Jana Peramuna (SLPP) has taken a decision to establish a central election operations centre at Nelum Mawatha, Battaramulla with the aim Read more…

World Bank South Asia VP holds talks with President

World Bank South Asia VP holds talks with President

he World Bank Vice President for South Asia, Hartwing Schafer had talks with President Maithripala Sirisena at the President”s Official Residence in Colombo.

Secretary to Read more…

Mannar mass grave: carbon dating results received

Mannar mass grave: carbon dating results received

The results of the radiocarbon dating tests carried out by a lab in the U.S. on the bone samples recovered from the mass Read more…

Preferential vote bane of SL politics – Ranil »

UNP leader Ranil Wickremesinghe said yesterday that a future government, formed by it, would change the Preferential Voting (PV) system in a Read more…

Govt.’s proposed Code of Media Ethics
6 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Govt.’s proposed Code of Media Ethics »

The government is in the process of introducing a Code of Media Ethics to all Print and Electronic media with a series Read more…

Govt. not worried if TNA wins NPC elections: Wimal
6 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Govt. not worried if TNA wins NPC elections: Wimal »

If the Tamils in the North vote the TNA to victory in the scheduled September PC polls it would not be of Read more…

Trouble For Muslim And Left Parties Over New Amendment
6 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Trouble For Muslim And Left Parties Over New Amendment »

The proposed amendment to the 13th Amendment of the Constitution to dilute the powers of Provincial Councils has already begun to make ripples in the Read more…

HC reserves judgment on closure of High Commission in Sri Lanka
6 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

HC reserves judgment on closure of High Commission in Sri Lanka »

A Division Bench of the Madras High Court here has reserved its judgment on a petition seeking review of an earlier order Read more…

24 TN fishermen arrested by Sri Lanka Navy
6 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

24 TN fishermen arrested by Sri Lanka Navy »

Twenty four Indian fishermen were arrested by Sri Lankan naval men when they were fishing near Katchateevu on Wednesday, officials said.

The Read more…

Lanka refugee on hunger strike demands release from camp
5 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Lanka refugee on hunger strike demands release from camp »

A Sri Lankan Tamil refugee lodged in a special camp at Chengelpet has been on hunger strike for the past four days Read more…

New Zealand FM visits Sri Lanka
5 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

New Zealand FM visits Sri Lanka »

Visiting New Zealand Foreign Affairs Minister Murray McCully had bilateral discussions with his Sri Lankan counterpart on Wednesday, ahead of the Commonwealth Read more…

Most food items sold in Jaffna outdated
5 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Most food items sold in Jaffna outdated »

Jaffna Municipal Council Commissioner, S. Pranavanathan, has expressed concern that most of the food items brought into the Jaffna Peninsula are outdated Read more…

BJP-led delegation arrives in Sri Lanka
5 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

BJP-led delegation arrives in Sri Lanka »

A six member BJP-led delegation arrived in Colombo on Tuesday. The delegation was led by Ravi Shankar Prasad, Deputy Leader of Opposition Read more…