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SC concludes hearing on President’s query on PC elections

SC concludes hearing on President’s query on PC elections

The Supreme Court yesterday concluded arguments put forward in respect of the reference application forwarded by President Maithripala Sirisena seeking an opinion regarding the holding Read more…

Central Bank surprises markets

Central Bank surprises markets

Sri Lanka’s central bank cut its key interest rates on Friday, in a surprise move to boost sluggish growth after the country’s tourism sector and Read more…

China expected to ratify extradition treaties with SL, Vietnam

China expected to ratify extradition treaties with SL, Vietnam

The Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress (NPC) in China is expected to ratify extradition treaties with Sri Lanka and Vietnam at its bi-monthly Read more…

Maithri-Karu discussion: Chandrika does not want Sajith: Change on 26th

Maithri-Karu discussion: Chandrika does not want Sajith: Change on 26th

wo parties are currently said to be in talks to organise a meeting between President Maithripala Sirisena and Speaker Karu Jayasuriya.

It is reported that Read more…

Gazette issued calling upon armed forces to maintain public order island-wide

Gazette issued calling upon armed forces to maintain public order island-wide

President Maithripala Sirisena has issued a Gazette Extraordinary calling upon the armed forces to maintain public order across the country.

The President issued the gazette Read more…

Alliance appeal, India’s policy should be changed.
22 Jan
2013
Written by TELO Admin

Alliance appeal, India’s policy should be changed. »

Tamil National Alliance Parliament Member Suresh Premachandran said Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam is not existence; hence India should expedite to change its Read more…

US embassy disturbed by threats to civil society
22 Jan
2013
Written by TELO Admin

US embassy disturbed by threats to civil society »

In a statement today (Jan. 22), the United States Embassy in Colombo says it is disturbed by the series of threats and attacks Read more…

Cameron and some heads will not attend commonwealth summit
22 Jan
2013
Written by TELO Admin

Cameron and some heads will not attend commonwealth summit »

The London Times said British Prime Minister David Cameron and some other unnamed  Commonwealth leaders are likely to boycott the planned meeting of Read more…

Another resolution?
20 Jan
2013
Written by TELO Admin

Another resolution? »

The United States of America and India are exploring the possibilities of ‘passing another resolution’ on Sri Lanka at the next UN Human Read more…

High – profile delegation from the US to visit Lanka
20 Jan
2013
Written by TELO Admin

High – profile delegation from the US to visit Lanka »

A three-member high profile delegation from the United States of America is expected to arrive in the Sri Lanka in the coming weeks, Read more…

Tamils Living In ‘Oppressive Environment’ – Karunanidhi
20 Jan
2013
Written by TELO Admin

Tamils Living In ‘Oppressive Environment’ – Karunanidhi »

Claiming that Tamils in Sri Lanka were living in an ‘oppressive environment,’ DMK chief M Karunanidhi today sought Centre’s intervention to ‘stop this Read more…

Hartal in Batticaloa over demarcation
18 Jan
2013
Written by TELO Admin

Hartal in Batticaloa over demarcation »

A hartal was carried out in certain areas of the Batticaloa District over a proposed move to cluster certain Tamil villages with existing Read more…

EU calls on Sri Lanka to ensure safety of impeached judge
18 Jan
2013
Written by TELO Admin

EU calls on Sri Lanka to ensure safety of impeached judge »

The European Union Friday called on the Sri Lankan government to ensure the safety of the impeached Chief Justice Shirani Bandaranayake and other Read more…

SL’s explanations not satisfactory: US State Department
17 Jan
2013
Written by TELO Admin

SL’s explanations not satisfactory: US State Department »

The United States said the Sri Lankan governments ‘explanation’ on the impeachment of Chief Justice Dr. Shirani Bandranayake was not “satisfactory in terms Read more…

France sees signs of communal tensions in northern Sri Lanka
17 Jan
2013
Written by TELO Admin

France sees signs of communal tensions in northern Sri Lanka »

France said Thursday that there are signs of communal tensions in northern Sri Lanka, particularly in the town of Mannar.French Ambassador to Sri Read more…