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SJB to oppose removal of 19th constitutional amendment

SJB to oppose removal of 19th constitutional amendment

The Samagi Jana Balawegaya (SJB) has stressed it would oppose moves to remove the 19th constitutional amendment in Parliament.

“The 19th amendment established certain organizations Read more…

New Cabinet likely to be sworn-in after 11th August; says SLPP General Secretary

New Cabinet likely to be sworn-in after 11th August; says SLPP General Secretary

The Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna announced on Saturday (08) the new Cabinet of Minister will be sworn in, only after the National List is published Read more…

Increasing suppression of dissent in Sri Lanka- HRW

Increasing suppression of dissent in Sri Lanka- HRW

The Sri Lankan government of President Gotabaya Rajapaksa is waging a campaign of fear and intimidation against human rights activists, journalists, lawyers, and others challenging Read more…

Gnanasara Thero likely to win Buddhist Monks’ tussle over National List seat

Gnanasara Thero likely to win Buddhist Monks’ tussle over National List seat

Ultra Right-Wing Buddhist Monk Galagoda Aththe Gnanasara Thero will be nominated to be in Parliament by a small party called Our Power of People Party Read more…

US citizens advised to reconsider travel to Sri Lanka 

US citizens advised to reconsider travel to Sri Lanka 

The United States has revised a global travel advisory in which US citizens have been told to reconsider travel to Sri Lanka.

In close coordination Read more…

Expensive Elections
4 Aug
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Expensive Elections »

The Department of Elections says it will require another Rs 20 million to cover expenses for international election monitors at the Provincial Read more…

New Zealand dairy giant issues global botulism alert »

New Zealand warned international health authorities today of exported dairy products, including infant formula, containing a bacteria that could lead to botulism Read more…

the Lawyers Collective has strongly condemned the Sri Lankan government’s harsh action
4 Aug
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

the Lawyers Collective has strongly condemned the Sri Lankan government’s harsh action »

A lawyers’ organization here, the Lawyers Collective has strongly condemned the Sri Lankan government’s harsh action on a protest staged by the Read more…

A second Sri Lankan protester died
3 Aug
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

A second Sri Lankan protester died »

A second Sri Lankan protester died from wounds suffered when troops fired on villagers demonstrating against contaminated water supplies, police said Saturday, Read more…

Lankan boat reaches Australia
3 Aug
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Lankan boat reaches Australia »

Two groups including sixteen Sri Lankan asylum seekers reached Christmas Island in Australia today after a long journey at sea, The Australian Read more…

News India seeks release of fishermen
3 Aug
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

News India seeks release of fishermen »

Puducherry Chief Minister N Rangasamy has written to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh urging him to take steps to ensure the release of Read more…

Canada attacks ‘evil’ of Sri Lanka hosting Commonwealth summit
3 Aug
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Canada attacks ‘evil’ of Sri Lanka hosting Commonwealth summit »

The Canadian government has launched a blistering attack on Sri Lanka’s “appalling” record on democratic accountability as the controversy intensifies over the Read more…

Bribery: Ex CJ harassed while ministers, officials go scot free – BASL
3 Aug
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Bribery: Ex CJ harassed while ministers, officials go scot free – BASL »

The Bar Association said yesterday that former Chief Justice Shirani Bandaranayake was being harassed despite declaring her assets, but many politicians and Read more…

UN’s Ban Has Nothing on Army Shots in Sri Lanka, Next Month On Report
3 Aug
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

UN’s Ban Has Nothing on Army Shots in Sri Lanka, Next Month On Report »

The day after the Sri Lankan army used live fire on protesters in Weliweriya, and amid threats against journalists seeking to critically Read more…

Jaya wants envoy summoned »

A day after accusing the Centre of not taking concerted measures to secure release of Tamil Nadu fishermen lodged in Sri Lankan Read more…