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New alliance undecided on party symbol; Elephant or Swan?

New alliance undecided on party symbol; Elephant or Swan?

On the other end of the platform, the UNP too undergoes conflicts internally ahead of the general elections.

General Secretary of the Samagi Jana Balawegaya, Read more…

Sri Lanka “strongly objects” to US designation of its army chief for alleged war crimes

Sri Lanka “strongly objects” to US designation of its army chief for alleged war crimes

Sri Lanka takes “strong objection” to the ban on the entry of its Army Commander Lt. Gen. Shavendra Silva and his immediate family into the Read more…

US Congressmen meet PM to discuss relations with Sri Lanka

US Congressmen meet PM to discuss relations with Sri Lanka

Visiting US Congressmen Ami Bera and George Holding met Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa in Colombo this morning (Feb. 15) and discussed ways of strengthening relations Read more…

Ranil to visit India this month

Ranil to visit India this month

Amid a deepening rift in the United National Party (UNP), party leader Ranil Wickremesinghe is expected to travel to India on a two-day visit later Read more…

US bans visits by Sri Lanka army chief over war crimes

US bans visits by Sri Lanka army chief over war crimes

The US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday designated Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva, current Commander of the Sri Lanka Army and Acting Chief of 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…

Ban calls for political solution
2 Oct
2012
Written by TELO Admin

Ban calls for political solution »

UN Secretary General Ban ki-Moon has called for a political solution to the underlying factors of Sri Lanka’s past conflict.The Secretary-General said this Read more…

U.S. Embassy in Colombo announces opening of 2014 Diversity Visa Lottery Program
2 Oct
2012
Written by TELO Admin

U.S. Embassy in Colombo announces opening of 2014 Diversity Visa Lottery Program »

The United States Embassy in Colombo announced that the 2014 Diversity Immigrant Visa Lottery Program, popularly known as the Green Card Lottery, will Read more…

India to help create a platform for talks between Sri Lankan government and Tamil party
1 Oct
2012
Written by TELO Admin

India to help create a platform for talks between Sri Lankan government and Tamil party »

The Indian government has said that it would help create a platform to restart stalled talks between the Sri Lankan government and the Read more…

SL military removes TELO Leaders Thankathurai,Kuddimani remembrance posters
27 Jul
2012
Written by TELO Admin

SL military removes TELO Leaders Thankathurai,Kuddimani remembrance posters »

The Sri Lanka Army (SLA) together with the SL Police on Thursday arrested former Tamil National Alliance parliamentarian and the political coordinator of Read more…

REMEMBRANCE DAY STATE TERROR BLACK JULY OF 1983 REVISITED
24 Jul
2012
Written by TELO Admin

REMEMBRANCE DAY STATE TERROR BLACK JULY OF 1983 REVISITED »

At a time when Sri Lankan Tamils were seeking refuge from the violence and political persecution of Sri Lanka’s Anti-Tamil Pogrom of July Read more…

Sri Lanka Muslim Congress reverses decision to contest Eastern PC election with governing party
18 Jul
2012
Written by TELO Admin

Sri Lanka Muslim Congress reverses decision to contest Eastern PC election with governing party »

The Sri Lanka Muslim Congress (SLMC) today reversed its decision to contest the forthcoming Eastern provincial Council election with the governing United People’s Read more…

TNA hands in nominations for Trincomalee
16 Jul
2012
Written by TELO Admin

TNA hands in nominations for Trincomalee »

Several parties including the Tamil National Alliance is reported to have submitted nominations for the three provincial councils which were dissolved recently. The Read more…

Vinayagamoorthy Muralitharan invites Rudrakumaran
14 Jul
2012
Written by TELO Admin

Vinayagamoorthy Muralitharan invites Rudrakumaran »

Former LTTE Eastern Commander and Resettlement Deputy Minister Vinayagamoorthy Muralitharan alias Karuna invited leading LTTE Diaspora activist V. Rudrakumaran and his followers to Read more…

Further fissures emerge within SLMC
14 Jul
2012
Written by TELO Admin

Further fissures emerge within SLMC »

Sources within the Sri Lanka Muslim Congress states that internal rifts within the party still continue to ferment, subsequent to the parties pledge Read more…