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Ravi tells Chandrika to mind her business

Ravi tells Chandrika to mind her business

Former President Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga’s attempt to form a clique within the UNP would be thwarted, Minister of Power Ravi Karunanayake said, on Saturday, at Read more…

“They bombed our livelihoods”: Sri Lanka’s tourism firms struggle after attacks

“They bombed our livelihoods”: Sri Lanka’s tourism firms struggle after attacks

UNWATUNA/GALLE, Sri Lanka- Pearl Divers, a diving school on one of Sri Lanka’s most popular southern beaches, shut shop for two months after suicide bombers Read more…

Not in a hurry to accept portfolios: Rishad

Not in a hurry to accept portfolios: Rishad

All Ceylon Makkal Congress (ACMC) leader and Former Minister Rishad Bathiudeen said yesterday they were not in a hurry to accept ministerial portfolios and said Read more…

Decision to implement death penalty will not be reversed: President

Decision to implement death penalty will not be reversed: President

President Maithripala Sirisena states that if a proposal to suspend the death penalty is brought to parliament, that the particular day will be marked as Read more…

Blaming Saudi Arabia won’t help Sri Lanka – Gulfnews.com

Blaming Saudi Arabia won’t help Sri Lanka – Gulfnews.com

When nine Sri Lankans blew themselves up in churches and luxury hotels and led to the deaths of more than 250 people, the ugly head Read more…

Ban calls for speedy political solution to factors behind Sri Lanka’s civil war
17 Oct
2012
Written by TELO Admin

Ban calls for speedy political solution to factors behind Sri Lanka’s civil war »

In a meeting with a senior Sri Lanka Government official, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today emphasized the need for to find a Read more…

Ex-CJ says if not for his order Mahinda won’t be President today
16 Oct
2012
Written by TELO Admin

Ex-CJ says if not for his order Mahinda won’t be President today »

Former Chief Justice Sarath N. Silva said yesterday that President Mahinda Rajapaksa would not have become the President of Sri Lanka if not Read more…

India keeping tab on Divi Neguma Bill: TNA
15 Oct
2012
Written by TELO Admin

India keeping tab on Divi Neguma Bill: TNA »

India is observing the developments with regard to the Divi Neguma Bill dubbed by many as an attempt by the government to take Read more…

Major Tamil party of Sri Lanka plans to meet Tamil Nadu political leaders
15 Oct
2012
Written by TELO Admin

Major Tamil party of Sri Lanka plans to meet Tamil Nadu political leaders »

Sri Lanka’s major Tamil constituent Tamil National Alliance (TNA) sources say that the party is discussing a proposal to meet Tamil Nadu Chief Read more…

TNA Statement From Delhi: Manmohan Singh Reassured That India Will Do Its Best For The Tamils
13 Oct
2012
Written by TELO Admin

TNA Statement From Delhi: Manmohan Singh Reassured That India Will Do Its Best For The Tamils »

“The TNA urged the need for urgent action to redress this situation. The discussions were free and frank, and the Prime Minister and Read more…

PM Meets TNA Leaders; Says India Fully With SL Tamils
11 Oct
2012
Written by TELO Admin

PM Meets TNA Leaders; Says India Fully With SL Tamils »

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today affirmed India’s commitment for a political solution to the Sri Lankan Tamils issue during a meeting with TNA Read more…

Solhiem tells government to address Tamil issues
7 Oct
2012
Written by TELO Admin

Solhiem tells government to address Tamil issues »

Former Norwegian Minister and special peace envoy to Sri Lanka, Erik Solheim, has urged the government to address Tamil issues. Speaking at the Read more…

Sri Lanka opposition insists on Northern PC approving the Divi Neguma bill
7 Oct
2012
Written by TELO Admin

Sri Lanka opposition insists on Northern PC approving the Divi Neguma bill »

Sri Lanka’s main opposition United National Party (UNP) says the controversial Divi Neguma Bill cannot be passed in parliament without the approval of Read more…

Secretary Of The Judicial Services Commission Was Assaulted By A Group Of Unidentified Men
7 Oct
2012
Written by TELO Admin

Secretary Of The Judicial Services Commission Was Assaulted By A Group Of Unidentified Men »

The secretary of the Judicial Services Commission Manjula Thilakarathne has been admitted to the Colombo National Hospital. He was assaulted by a group Read more…

India attaches top priority to resettlement of Tamils in SL:PM
2 Oct
2012
Written by TELO Admin

India attaches top priority to resettlement of Tamils in SL:PM »

India attaches “highest and most important priority” to the resettlement and rehabilitation of Tamil community in Sri Lanka and remains engaged with Colombo Read more…