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Maritime Silk Road cultural event kicks off in Sri Lanka

Maritime Silk Road cultural event kicks off in Sri Lanka

A cultural event showcasing the Maritime Silk Road has started in Sri Lanka’s capital Colombo, strengthening the cultural ties between Sri Lanka and China.

The Read more…

Chief Minister candidate for the North would be announced at the right time

Chief Minister candidate for the North would be announced at the right time

Leader of the Opposition and Tamil National Alliance (TNA) R. Sampanthan says that the next Chief Minister candidate for the North would be announced at Read more…

CC remain defunct as no quorum

CC remain defunct as no quorum

The Constitutional Council (CC), which makes recommendations for the appointments of Independent Commissions and key appointments in the State sector, remain defunct virtually as six Read more…

Solution to devaluation crisis, within a month: PM

Solution to devaluation crisis, within a month: PM

Sri Lanka cannot increase its interest rates as a precaution to the devaluation of the rupee as done by many other countries to save their Read more…

Tamil diaspora to protest President Sirisena’s speech at the UNGA

Tamil diaspora to protest President Sirisena’s speech at the UNGA

The TGTE of the Sri Lankan Tamil Diaspora, US Tamil Political Action Council (USTPAC) and various other Non-Governmental organizations and activist groups propose to hold Read more…

Alert on Muslim extremism
3 Sep
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Alert on Muslim extremism »

The government is on alert over attempts to spread Muslim extremism in Sri Lanka, a top Defence official said today.

Defence Secretary Read more…

Swiss stop deportation of Tamils
3 Sep
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Swiss stop deportation of Tamils »

The Swiss authorities have suspended deporting Tamils back to Sri Lanka after two people who were deported were arrested, the Swiss media Read more…

Sri Lanka’s Peiris picks holes in Pillay’s report
3 Sep
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Sri Lanka’s Peiris picks holes in Pillay’s report »

The report on the human rights situation in Sri Lanka by United Nations Commissioner for Human Rights -Navi Pillay was “unfair, wrong Read more…

Pakistan police expected here to grill drug smuggler
3 Sep
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Pakistan police expected here to grill drug smuggler »

A team of police officers from Pakistan is expected to arrive in Colombo to interrogate the Pakistani national, now in the custody Read more…

Lankans burn Rs. 210 m a day Over 50 smoke related deaths a day :
3 Sep
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Lankans burn Rs. 210 m a day Over 50 smoke related deaths a day : »

Sri Lankans spend Rs. 210 million a day on smoking while 54 Lankans die daily from smoke related diseases, a Health Ministry Read more…

Lanka clarifies ties with China
3 Sep
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Lanka clarifies ties with China »

The government today clarified its relationship with China saying it is purely for economic and development purposes.

Defence Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa said Read more…

Premachandran must be sued says Weerawansa
2 Sep
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Premachandran must be sued says Weerawansa »

Legal action must be taken against Tamil National Alliance (TNA) Parliamentarian Suresh Premachandran for supporting to initiate an arms conflict, Minister of Read more…

Elders demand retrieval of Katchatheevu
2 Sep
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Elders demand retrieval of Katchatheevu »

Members from AIADMK, DMK, CPI and BJP on Monday created uproar in the Rajya Sabha over an affidavit filed by the Government Read more…

Basil assured India a solution
2 Sep
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Basil assured India a solution »

Economic Development Minister Basil Rajapaksa has promised to facilitate a meeting between fishermen’s representatives from Tamil Nadu and Jaffna to prevent the Read more…

13A will be used as a tool
2 Sep
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

13A will be used as a tool »

The government says the 13th Amendment to the constitution will be used as a tool to respond to criticism being raised by Read more…