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China Regains Clout in Sri Lanka With Family’s Return to Power -WSJ

China Regains Clout in Sri Lanka With Family’s Return to Power -WSJ

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka—China is poised to start building a $13 billion city on Sri Lanka’s seafront, as the island nation located near some of the Read more…

Beijing takes its South China Sea strategy to the Himalayas – Ddefenceaviationpost

Beijing takes its South China Sea strategy to the Himalayas – Ddefenceaviationpost

Just in time for its National Day in October, China completed construction of a new village high in the mountains where the Chinese region of Read more…

Sri Lanka, India & the Maldives agree to strengthen cooperation on Maritime Security

Sri Lanka, India & the Maldives agree to strengthen cooperation on Maritime Security

The 4th National Security Adviser (NSA) Level Trilateral Meeting on Maritime Security Cooperation between India, the Maldives, and Sri Lanka was held in Colombo on Read more…

Doval calls on President, expresses willingness to invest in new areas to develop economy

Doval calls on President, expresses willingness to invest in new areas to develop economy

India’s National Security Adviser Ajith Doval called on President Gotabaya Rajapaksa this evening and expressed India’s willingness to identify and invest in new areas that Read more…

Sri Lanka expects China US$700mn loan in December 2020

Sri Lanka expects China US$700mn loan in December 2020

Sri Lanka is expecting a 700 million dollar equivalent loan from China Development Bank in December 2020, the Finance Ministry said.

Authorities earlier said the Read more…

Fonseka against a “Master” CM
9 May
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Fonseka against a “Master” CM »

Former Army Commander Sarath Fonseka says he strongly opposes a former LTTE cadres being appointed as the Chief Minister of the Northern Province.

Former LTTE media coordinator Daya Read more…

Over 20,000 still not resettled
9 May
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Over 20,000 still not resettled »

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) says 26,721 Internally Displaced People (IDP) have been identified by the Ministry of Resettlement as still requiring Read more…

Ravana Balaya threatens to disrupt screening of TN films
9 May
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Ravana Balaya threatens to disrupt screening of TN films »

Secretary of Ravana Balaya, Innekande Saddhatissa Thera threatened to stop the screening of films starring Tamil Nadu actors such as Vijey, Kamal Read more…

Discussions ongoing but declines to speculate outcome-EU
9 May
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Discussions ongoing but declines to speculate outcome-EU »

The European Union yesterday noted that engagement on Sri Lanka’s “yellow card” is “substantive” and “continuing,” but declined to comment on its Read more…

NPC polls: Now, govt. mulls backing independent group- The Island »

Speculation is rife in political circles that an independent group with state backing may enter the fray at the Northern Provincial Council Read more…

US to fund Lankan refugees in India »

The US government announced today that it will fund NGO activities targeting Sri Lankan refugees in Tamil Nadu, India.

The US Bureau Read more…

Six Srilankan national arrested in India
9 May
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Six Srilankan national arrested in India »

Six Sri Lankan nationals were arrested at the Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGI) Airport on Wednesday for carrying fake Indian currency of Read more…

David Cameron’s Decision On CHOGM Sets The Wrong Precedence – British Tamils Forum
8 May
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

David Cameron’s Decision On CHOGM Sets The Wrong Precedence – British Tamils Forum »

The Prime Minister (PM)  David Cameron’s decision to attend the summit despite the continuing call by the Canadian Prime Minister Steven Read more…

AI launches petition for Salley
8 May
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

AI launches petition for Salley »

Amnesty International (AI) has launched an online petition calling for the release of Muslim politician Azath Salley.

The Read more…

Dalai Lama criticises Lankan monks »

The Dalai Lama has implored Buddhist monks in Myanmar and Sri Lanka to put an end to a series of recent attacks Read more…