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Remembering Nagalingam Sanmugathasan, Sri Lanka’s first and only hardline communist By Veeragathy Thanabalasingham/newsin.asia

Remembering Nagalingam Sanmugathasan, Sri Lanka’s first and only hardline communist By Veeragathy Thanabalasingham/newsin.asia

Many of Sri Lanka’s Leftist leaders began their political life in the early part of the last century with the laudable intention of bringing about Read more…

Sri Lanka ‘assures’ India on Colombo Port project despite opposition pressure ahead of polls -The Print

Sri Lanka ‘assures’ India on Colombo Port project despite opposition pressure ahead of polls -The Print

Sri Lanka has “assured” India that the high-profile Colombo Port project will remain with New Delhi despite opposition pressure to review the $500-million deal, ThePrint Read more…

Democracy Threatened: Impunity, Political Patronage & Rollback Of Devolution By Ratnajeevan H. Hoole

Democracy Threatened: Impunity, Political Patronage & Rollback Of Devolution By Ratnajeevan H. Hoole

R. Sasilan: Assistant Commissioner of Elections

Today we are opening new living quarters for our Election Commission’s man-in-charge in Batticaloa. I am so glad because Read more…

Talks between India and Sri Lanka for debt relief sees progress

Talks between India and Sri Lanka for debt relief sees progress

India said it was holding talks with Sri Lanka over its request for postponement of repayment of debt. “The matter has progressed and technical level Read more…

Tiran Alles and three others acquitted from RADA case

Tiran Alles and three others acquitted from RADA case

Former Chairman of Reconstruction and Development Agency (RADA) Tiran Alles and the three other defendants were acquitted from the Rs. 200 million fraud case today.

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US Green Card lottery opens
30 Sep
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

US Green Card lottery opens »

The U.S. Embassy Colombo announced that the 2015 Diversity Visa Lottery Program, also known as the “Green Card Lottery,” will start accepting Read more…

Lanka seeks NAM support
30 Sep
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Lanka seeks NAM support »

Sri Lanka has sought the support of the Non Aligned Movement (NAM) to collectively oppose human rights being used as a political Read more…

Sri Lanka target a trilingual nation by the year 2020
30 Sep
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Sri Lanka target a trilingual nation by the year 2020 »

Sri Lanka has set a target to make the country a trilingual nation by the year 2020.

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Ranil agrees to appoint leadership advisory council
30 Sep
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Ranil agrees to appoint leadership advisory council »

UNP and Opposition Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe and Anunayake of the Ramanna Chapter and advisor of the United Bhikkhu Front Ven. Girambe Ananda Read more…

Fishermen meet Narayanasamy, seek early release of their boats
30 Sep
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Fishermen meet Narayanasamy, seek early release of their boats »

Fishermen from Karaikal and Nagapattinam met Union Minister of State for the Prime Minister’s Office V. Narayanasamy on Sunday to discuss the Read more…

Vasu wants land powers devolved
29 Sep
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Vasu wants land powers devolved »

Minister of National Languages and Social Integration, Vasudeva Nanayakkara, plans to present the proposal made by the All Party Representative Committee (APRC) Read more…

Sri Lanka’s Election Commissioner is ‘powerless’- Gopalaswamy
29 Sep
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Sri Lanka’s Election Commissioner is ‘powerless’- Gopalaswamy »

Former Chief Elections Commissioner of India, N. Gopalaswami, who headed the Mission of International Election Observers in the recently held provincial elections Read more…

Sri Lanka received strong cross-regional support
28 Sep
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Sri Lanka received strong cross-regional support »

Sri Lanka received strong cross-regional support in the Human Rights Council from countries in Asia, Africa and Latin America on Thursday which Read more…

Harper should help Tamils by going to Sri Lanka – Globe and Mail
28 Sep
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Harper should help Tamils by going to Sri Lanka – Globe and Mail »

The stunning results of the provincial election in northern Sri Lanka last week are cause for cautious optimism. With the Tamil National Read more…

Lanka not on CMAG agenda
28 Sep
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Lanka not on CMAG agenda »

Sri Lanka was not part of the agenda of the Commonwealth Ministerial Action Group (CMAG), which met in New York yesterday (Friday).

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