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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…

Batti LG polls early next year?
26 Dec
2012
Written by TELO Admin

Batti LG polls early next year? »

The election to nine local bodies in the Batticaloa district should be conducted before March 13, 2013 in terms of the existing law, Read more…

45 former LTTEers arrested in Jaffna
26 Dec
2012
Written by TELO Admin

45 former LTTEers arrested in Jaffna »

At least 45 ex-LTTE cadres, who were hiding since long period without surrendering to the security forces, were arrested in the Jaffna peninsula Read more…

Without depending on the Sri Lankan State for solutions, we all should work together for Tamils to rule themselves with the help of the international community-TELO
20 Dec
2012
Written by TELO Admin

Without depending on the Sri Lankan State for solutions, we all should work together for Tamils to rule themselves with the help of the international community-TELO »

The Sri Lanka military, including its three forces that spearheaded the genocide of Tamils by the Sri Lankan state is viewed by Tamils Read more…

Protest will be held has scheduled in Jaffna town tomorrow.
20 Dec
2012
Written by TELO Admin

Protest will be held has scheduled in Jaffna town tomorrow. »

Tamil National Alliance Jaffna district parliament member Mawai Senathiraja informed the hunger protest which was announced by Tamil National Alliance Parliament member S.Sritharan, Read more…

106,000 people missing in Sri Lanka, alleges BBC journalist
16 Dec
2012
Written by TELO Admin

106,000 people missing in Sri Lanka, alleges BBC journalist »

A BBC journalist has said that around 106,000 persons were missing in LTTE-controlled areas after the war and the Sri Lankan government should Read more…

Vavuniya protest to demand freedom for arrested undergrads
15 Dec
2012
Written by TELO Admin

Vavuniya protest to demand freedom for arrested undergrads »

The TNA, four other Tamil parties as well as the NSSP and several organizations held a protest in front of Vavuniya marketplace yesterday Read more…

UN to appoint a working committee on Petrie report
15 Dec
2012
Written by TELO Admin

UN to appoint a working committee on Petrie report »

The United Nations states that a working committee would be appointed to act on the recommendations submitted by the Petrie report or else Read more…

Some Muslim parties also for  abolition of 13A
12 Dec
2012
Written by TELO Admin

Some Muslim parties also for abolition of 13A »

Some Muslim parties in the ruling alliance have joined the campaign for the abolition of the 13th Amendment to the Constitution.The All Ceylon Read more…

TNA ready for fast
12 Dec
2012
Written by TELO Admin

TNA ready for fast »

Tamil National Alliance is planning to engage in a fast on the 21st demanding the release of the Jaffna university students and the Read more…

Political solution vital for region’s stability: India
9 Dec
2012
Written by TELO Admin

Political solution vital for region’s stability: India »

Greater devolution of powers to the provinces and amicable resolution of the Tamil grievances are pivotal to the long-term stability of the region. Read more…