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World Bank downgrades Sri Lanka

World Bank downgrades Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka has been downgraded by the World Bank to a lower middle income country from an upper middle income one in their latest country Read more…

Election observers to monitor social media

Election observers to monitor social media

Election watchdog, the People’s Action for Free and Fair Elections has decided to deploy a special team to monitor posts and publications related to the Read more…

TUFF bargaining with government at present; says Karuna Amman

TUFF bargaining with government at present; says Karuna Amman

Vinayagamoorthy Muralitharan alias ‘Karuna Amman’, the leader of the Tamil United Freedom Front said his party is at present bargaining with the Government to decide Read more…

Each Cabinet Minister asked to submit opinion on MCC proposal

Each Cabinet Minister asked to submit opinion on MCC proposal

Each Cabinet Minister has been asked to submit their individual opinions on the proposed Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) agreement.

Cabinet co-spokesman Bandula Gunawardena said that Read more…

More security provided to Kochchikade St. Anthony’s Shrine

More security provided to Kochchikade St. Anthony’s Shrine

Defence Secretary Maj.Gen. (Retd) Kamal Gunaratne, who visited the St. Anthony’s Shrine, Kochchikade, on Tuesday (1), has taken swift measures to strengthen security and also Read more…

SL to provide air combat training to Maldives
27 Jun
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

SL to provide air combat training to Maldives »

President Mahinda Rajapaksa on Thursday agreed to help to develop the defence services in the Maldives including air combat training, the President’s Read more…

SL refugee on fast arrested
27 Jun
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

SL refugee on fast arrested »

A Sri Lankan refugee, who was observing a fast unto death demanding the Indian government to hand him and his family to Read more…

Details of 2,000 web child abusers exposed
27 Jun
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Details of 2,000 web child abusers exposed »

The National Child Protection Authority (NCPA) has found details of more than 2,000 persons who had attempted to sexually abuse children through Read more…

UNP challenges govt. on Mangala
27 Jun
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

UNP challenges govt. on Mangala »

UNP MP Ajith P. Perera said today that government should arrest Mr. Samaraweera if he had divulged State secrets or made a Read more…

SL revokes “ON Arrival Visa” for Pakistanis
27 Jun
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

SL revokes “ON Arrival Visa” for Pakistanis »

Rise in political asylum trend by Pakistanis have provoked Sri Lankan authorities to revoke “On Arrival Visa” facility for Pakistani nationals.

The Read more…

SB recalls JVP terror in universities
27 Jun
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

SB recalls JVP terror in universities »

The government never wanted to disrobe monks who entered universities annually, but some bhikku undergraduates asked their juniors to do so, Higher Read more…

‘Wife’ on murder charge over Geraldton doctor’s death
27 Jun
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

‘Wife’ on murder charge over Geraldton doctor’s death »

Police have charged a woman – reportedly the victim’s wife – over the death of a Geraldton doctor.

Major crime squad detectives Read more…

US Lankans stage protest against Buddhist
27 Jun
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

US Lankans stage protest against Buddhist »

Over five hundred Sri Lankan-Americans- Muslims and non-Muslims held a protest demonstration in front of the United Nations on Wednesday to seek Read more…

UNP govt. failed to take adequate action in ’83: Ranil
27 Jun
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

UNP govt. failed to take adequate action in ’83: Ranil »

Admitting that the United National Party (UNP) government did not take adequate action to prevent racial riots in July 1983, Opposition Leader Read more…

Sri Lanka Rights Probe Panel: Amnesty India Hails UN Move
26 Jun
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Sri Lanka Rights Probe Panel: Amnesty India Hails UN Move »

Amnesty International India on Thursday welcomed U.N.’s naming of three experts to conduct a comprehensive probe into alleged human rights violations in Read more…