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Rs. 400 Mn in donations to RC Church for Easter terror victims

Rs. 400 Mn in donations to RC Church for Easter terror victims

The Roman Catholic Church yesterday provided details of the disbursement of a total of Rs. 400 million in donations received by the Archbishop of Colombo Read more…

Namal Says Plans Are Afoot To Postpone Presidential Election: Calls On Govt. To Dissolve Parliament If It Cannot Hold Elections On Time

Namal Says Plans Are Afoot To Postpone Presidential Election: Calls On Govt. To Dissolve Parliament If It Cannot Hold Elections On Time

Parliamentarian Namal Rajapaksa accused the government of attempting to postpone the Presidential election.

Rajapaksa said plans were afoot to postpone the Presidential election in the Read more…

JVP to go it alone at presidential polls

JVP to go it alone at presidential polls

Common candidate was a term that no longer had any political value in the country thanks to the Sirisena-Wickremesinghe government, JVP Kalutara District MP Dr. Read more…

Sri Lanka’s Finance Minister to sue two private TV channels and Buddhist monk for false allegations

Sri Lanka’s Finance Minister to sue two private TV channels and Buddhist monk for false allegations

Sri Lanka’s Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera has announced that he will be taking legal action against two privately owned television channels and a well-known Buddhist Read more…

Rs. 429m Japanese grant for Human Resource Development Scholarship project

Rs. 429m Japanese grant for Human Resource Development Scholarship project

The Government of Japan has provided a grant aid worth approximately Rs.429 million for the Human Resource Development Scholarship (JDS) project to enhance the capacity Read more…

French Embassy not happy
14 Jul
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

French Embassy not happy »

The Embassy of France in Colombo says it regrets the unfortunate incident and the embarrassment for the general public and for the Read more…

Security up at Lankan mission after threat
14 Jul
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Security up at Lankan mission after threat »

Security has been tightened at the Sri Lankan deputy high commission in Nungambakkam after the officials there complained of receiving a threat Read more…

GOVT HAS BETRAYED THE COUNTRY TO INDIA – UNP
14 Jul
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

GOVT HAS BETRAYED THE COUNTRY TO INDIA – UNP »

UNP Western Provincial Council member Mujibur Rahman today inquired why Ministers Wimal Weerawansa and Champika Ranawaka have not given up their portfolios Read more…

Not devolving police powers under 13A non-negotiable, Gota tells Menon
14 Jul
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Not devolving police powers under 13A non-negotiable, Gota tells Menon »

Defence Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa has told Indian National Security Advisor Shiv Shanker Menon that devolution of police powers under the 13th Amendment Read more…

Tamil Diaspora Never Misses The Chance To Miss The Bus- Rasika Jayakody
14 Jul
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Tamil Diaspora Never Misses The Chance To Miss The Bus- Rasika Jayakody »

It was the Tamil Coordinating Committee (TCC), a Tamil organization operating in London in the late 1970s that brokered a deal between Read more…

Vaddukoddai continues to be Vaddukoddai
14 Jul
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Vaddukoddai continues to be Vaddukoddai »

The village market at Vaddukoddai will be known as the Vaddukoddai Public Market – and not by its ancient name Sivankovilady or Read more…

MOSQUE WITH MINISTRY APPROVAL FACES PROBLEMS
14 Jul
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

MOSQUE WITH MINISTRY APPROVAL FACES PROBLEMS »

Controversy surrounds the decision by the Police that had cancelled the letter given by the Ministry. The Muslim Council of Sri Lanka Read more…

Friedrich Ebert Stiftung closes SL office temporarily
13 Jul
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Friedrich Ebert Stiftung closes SL office temporarily »

Germany’s Friedrich Ebert Stiftung (FES) said yesterday its Sri Lanka office has been temporarily closed given the severe and disturbing recent developments. Read more…

Sri Lanka Committed to Providing Full Media Access for CHOGM 2013
13 Jul
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Sri Lanka Committed to Providing Full Media Access for CHOGM 2013 »

The following is a statement by the Chairman of the Sub-Committee on Media/Publicity/ICT of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) 2013 Read more…

Sri Lankans on sunken boat
13 Jul
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Sri Lankans on sunken boat »

Australian authorities were scouring remote seas for survivors Saturday after a people-smuggling boat carrying 97 people including Sri Lankans, went down, with Read more…