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No agreement to set up a US base in Sri Lanka – envoy

No agreement to set up a US base in Sri Lanka – envoy

The United States has not reached any agreement to establish a permanent US military base in Sri Lanka, U.S. Ambassador to Sri Lanka, Alaina B. Read more…

Buddhism does not belong only to Sinhalese:Mangala

Buddhism does not belong only to Sinhalese:Mangala

Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera told parliament today that he would not call himself a Buddhist but a person who follows the Buddhist Philosophy.

“There is Read more…

Over 300,000 in the North affected by dry weather

Over 300,000 in the North affected by dry weather

The Disaster Management Centre states that over 300,000 people are still affected due to the dry weather in the Northern province.

Assistant Director at the Read more…

One of the World’s Hottest Destinations. Now It’s Eerily Empty

One of the World’s Hottest Destinations. Now It’s Eerily Empty

Having landed a few minutes earlier here at Colombo’s international airport, our jam-packed flight from the Maldives is disembarking its crammed cabin, passengers marching down Read more…

MK Stalin -led DMK Coalition Prevents Modi-led BJP Juggernaut From Rolling Into Tamil Nadu State by Winning 37 of 39 Lok Sabha Seats

MK Stalin -led DMK Coalition Prevents Modi-led BJP Juggernaut From Rolling Into Tamil Nadu State by Winning 37 of 39 Lok Sabha Seats

But with party not cutting through in bypolls, change in govt. is unlikely The DMK’s well-oiled campaign machinery, led by party president M.K. Stalin, on Read more…

Judicial remand of TN fishermen extended till Sept 24
13 Sep
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Judicial remand of TN fishermen extended till Sept 24 »

A court in Sri Lanka on Friday extended till September 27 the judicial remand of 31 fishermen from Karaikal and Nagapattinam, arrested Read more…

SL happy over visit of British Premier
13 Sep
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

SL happy over visit of British Premier »

External Affairs Ministry Secretary K. Amunugama today said Sri Lanka was pleased with British Prime Minister David Cameron’s decision to attend the Read more…

TN politicians exploiting Lankan Tamils issue: C.V. Wigneswaran
13 Sep
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

TN politicians exploiting Lankan Tamils issue: C.V. Wigneswaran »

“We will fight, but sometimes we come together. The next door neighbour must not come and say ‘you must divorce’… That is Read more…

PAFFEREL complaints to the HRC
13 Sep
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

PAFFEREL complaints to the HRC »

The PAFFEREL requested the Human Rights Commission to send its representatives to the North as poll observers to look into the incidents Read more…

GR lashes out at TNA Demand for confining troops to barracks
13 Sep
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

GR lashes out at TNA Demand for confining troops to barracks »

Defence Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa yesterday said that the army had sharply reduced its presence in the Jaffna peninsula, in accordance with the Read more…

Lanka seeks pragmatic approach
12 Sep
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Lanka seeks pragmatic approach »

The Sri Lankan government today called for a pragmatic, context specific approach in addressing issues of transitional justice.

Making a statement during Read more…

Vasan against selling warship to Sri Lanka
12 Sep
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Vasan against selling warship to Sri Lanka »

Voicing opposition to Centre’s proposal to supply two naval warships to Sri Lanka, Shipping Minister G.K. Vasan has said he would urge Read more…

Karuna bats for referendum in Sri Lanka to end woes of Tamils
12 Sep
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Karuna bats for referendum in Sri Lanka to end woes of Tamils »

A referendum under the aegis of the United Nations alone would give a fresh lease of life to “beleaguered” Tamils in Sri Read more…

G.L to face CHOGM FMs
12 Sep
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

G.L to face CHOGM FMs »

External Affairs Minister Professor G.L Peiris will come face to face with Foreign Ministers from the Commonwealth during a meeting in New Read more…

One person commits suicide every 40 secs
12 Sep
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

One person commits suicide every 40 secs »

World Suicide Prevention Day was marked yesterday, (10 September). The International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP) said that every 40 seconds, one person Read more…