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Gotabaya will sit on the President’s chair – Rohitha Abeygunawardene

Gotabaya will sit on the President’s chair – Rohitha Abeygunawardene

Speaking at a press briefing of the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP), UPFA MP Rohitha Abeygunawardene commented on the presidential elections.

He claimed that the Read more…

Who will be the UNP’s presidential candidate?

Who will be the UNP’s presidential candidate?

Speaking on the presidential candidate to be put forward by the United National Party, the General Secretary of UNP Akila Viraj Kariyawasam said that the Read more…

Red Notice leads to arrest of Sri Lanka bombings suspect

Red Notice leads to arrest of Sri Lanka bombings suspect

Ahamed Milhan Hayathu Mohamed, a 29-year-old Sri Lankan national, wanted on charges including terrorism and murder, was today extradited to Sri Lanka, along with four Read more…

Sri Lanka insists ISIS not directly linked to Easter attacks

Sri Lanka insists ISIS not directly linked to Easter attacks

Sri Lanka has insisted that the Islamic State (IS) or ISIS were not directly involved in the Easter Sunday attacks.

A Sri Lanka intelligence officer Read more…

Muslim MPs to hold talks on re-accepting ministerial posts

Muslim MPs to hold talks on re-accepting ministerial posts

The Muslim Members of Parliament who resigned from their ministerial portfolios have decided to meet and discuss the request made by the Mahanayake Theros of Read more…

TESO decision handed over to Navanethem Pillay
8 Nov
2012
Written by TELO Admin

TESO decision handed over to Navanethem Pillay »

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navanethem Pillay had said that she would head a team to Sri Lanka in January next year Read more…

Spain urges Lanka to brief on rejecting 100 recommendations
6 Nov
2012
Written by TELO Admin

Spain urges Lanka to brief on rejecting 100 recommendations »

Sri Lanka has rejected 98 recommendations submitted by countries at the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) in Geneva, the troika tasked with serving as Read more…

Karunanidhi requests for referendum in Sri Lanka’s North & East
4 Nov
2012
Written by TELO Admin

Karunanidhi requests for referendum in Sri Lanka’s North & East »

DMK president M. Karunanidhi said that India should prevail upon the United Nations to have a referendum under its supervision to enable Tamils Read more…

A lesson in autonomy
4 Nov
2012
Written by TELO Admin

A lesson in autonomy »

The Chinese Government has extended an invitation to the Tamil National Alliance (TNA) to tour its Guangxi  Zhuang  autonomous region, to study autonomy Read more…

Chief Prelate’s stress that 13th amendment to constitution should be abolished
29 Oct
2012
Written by TELO Admin

Chief Prelate’s stress that 13th amendment to constitution should be abolished »

Chief Prelates of the Malwathu & Asgiri Chapters assert that the provincial council system which was established in the country by late President Read more…

Influence Lanka to protect citizens’ rights: Amnesty to India
28 Oct
2012
Written by TELO Admin

Influence Lanka to protect citizens’ rights: Amnesty to India »

Amnesty International India (AII) has appealed to Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh to influence Sri Lanka to protect the rights of its citizens Read more…

Sri Lanka must remain committed to devolution and the 13th Amendment
27 Oct
2012
Written by TELO Admin

Sri Lanka must remain committed to devolution and the 13th Amendment »

In a troubling development that can sour ties between New Delhi and Colombo, calls for repealing the 13th Amendment to the Sri Lankan Read more…

13th Amendment: SLMC will oppose for referendum
23 Oct
2012
Written by TELO Admin

13th Amendment: SLMC will oppose for referendum »

The Sri Lanka Muslim Congress (SLMC) will oppose any attempt by the government to hold a national referendum with a view to repealing Read more…

Sri Lanka has not honored commitments made to India and international community – TNA
22 Oct
2012
Written by TELO Admin

Sri Lanka has not honored commitments made to India and international community – TNA »

Sri Lanka’s major Tamil political party, the Tamil National Alliance (TNA) says the government has not honored its commitments to India and the Read more…

TNA briefs China on Tamils’ “concerns”
19 Oct
2012
Written by TELO Admin

TNA briefs China on Tamils’ “concerns” »

In an exercise aimed at reaching out to China, the Tamil National Alliance (TNA), which represents a majority of Sri Lankan Tamils in Read more…