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Sri Lanka’s Parliamentary Elections: Pragmatic Tamil Leaders Should Be Elected – Eurasiareview

Sri Lanka’s Parliamentary Elections: Pragmatic Tamil Leaders Should Be Elected – Eurasiareview

With the new President Gotabaya Rajapaksa winning the election in Nov 2019 almost exclusively with the majority Sinhala-Buddhist vote, Tamil peoples struggle for justice and Read more…

Counting to commence at 7 or 8 am on 6th Aug

Counting to commence at 7 or 8 am on 6th Aug

The National Election Commission says the counting of ballots of the 2020 General Election will commence at either 0700 or 0800 on Thursday, the 6th Read more…

Sri Lanka’s ruling party rules out forming broader alliance with other parties

Sri Lanka’s ruling party rules out forming broader alliance with other parties

National Organizer of the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna, Basil Rajapaksa yesterday ruled out the SLPP will form a broader alliance with other political parties if Read more…

No decision on reopening airport for foreigners

No decision on reopening airport for foreigners

A decision to reopen the country’s airports for foreigners has not yet been made by the Government despite the earlier date set for the first Read more…

Hambantota to be one of four multi-dimensional commercial cities

Hambantota to be one of four multi-dimensional commercial cities

Hambantota is to be developed to be one of four multi-dimensional commercial cities in the country, President Gotabaya Rajapaksa said today.

Colombo, Jaffna, and Trincomalee 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…