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EC Chief to seek SC ruling on PC polls

EC Chief to seek SC ruling on PC polls

Election Commission Chairman Mahinda Deshapriya said on Thursday the EC would seek a ruling from the Supreme Court on the measures on the Read more…

New Cabinet to be sworn in on Monday or Tuesday

New Cabinet to be sworn in on Monday or Tuesday

UNP General Secretary Akila Viraj Kariyawasam stated that the President has agreed to operate as per the ruling of the court.

He added the new Read more…

The Court’s Slap

The Court’s Slap

Not for the first time in recent weeks, Sri Lankans held a collective breath on the afternoon of December 13th, as citizens gathered Read more…

Mahinda Rajapaksa resigns as PM

Mahinda Rajapaksa resigns as PM

Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa says that the change of government that the people expected has now had to be put off, but pledged Read more…

Sri Lanka’s UNF to form own administration, no coalition

Sri Lanka’s UNF to form own administration, no coalition

Sri Lanka’s United National Front will form its own administration without getting into a coalition, senior party officials said with its leader Ranil Read more…

Army Chief meets top foreign military leaders »

Army Commander Daya Ratnayake, who is currently in Washington DC met several top-ranking world-wide military leaders, including the Chief of Staff of Read more…

Michael Clarke urged not to promote Sri Lankan casino
22 Oct
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Michael Clarke urged not to promote Sri Lankan casino »

An Australian group advocating on behalf of Tamil refugees is calling on Australian cricket captain Michael Clarke to re-consider a deal to Read more…

Sri Lanka Commonwealth meet: Drive to dissuade PM gets wide support, Amnesty says
22 Oct
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Sri Lanka Commonwealth meet: Drive to dissuade PM gets wide support, Amnesty says »

About 35,000 people from India have supported Amnesty International India’s campaign to dissuade Prime Minister Manmohan Singh from attending the Commonwealth Head Read more…

Appropriation Bill presented to parliament: Rs.17 billion allocated to Northern Province
22 Oct
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Appropriation Bill presented to parliament: Rs.17 billion allocated to Northern Province »

The Appropriation Bill for the year 2014 was presented to parliament today.

As Minister of Finance, President Mahinda Rajapaksa will deliver the Read more…

Western nations supporting TGTE and encouraging terrorist activities: Maj.Gen.Udaya Perera
22 Oct
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Western nations supporting TGTE and encouraging terrorist activities: Maj.Gen.Udaya Perera »

SriLanka Army Commander Maj.Gen.Udaya Perera balmed while supporting transitional government of Tamil Eelam western nations have supported and encouraged terrorist activities.

Responding Read more…

Tamils never benefited by Rajapaksa government
22 Oct
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Tamils never benefited by Rajapaksa government »

Tamil National Alliance leader R.Sambanthan blamed that Lankan government fail to conduct constructive programmes to benefit Eelam Tamil nationals.

Speaking to journalists Read more…

Court seeks Centre’s response to plea against sale of warships to Sri Lanka
22 Oct
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Court seeks Centre’s response to plea against sale of warships to Sri Lanka »

The Madras High Court Bench here on Monday sought the Union government’s response to a public interest litigation petition by a Madurai-based Read more…

Call for David Cameron to boycott Commonwealth summit in Sri Lanka
22 Oct
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Call for David Cameron to boycott Commonwealth summit in Sri Lanka »

David Cameron should boycott the Commonwealth summit in Sri Lanka next month to express British concern about the country’s lack of progress Read more…

Australia says Lankans at risk
22 Oct
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Australia says Lankans at risk »

Asylum seekers from Sri Lanka risk being returned to potentially harmful situations under the government’s enhanced screening process, the Australian Human Rights Read more…

Editor of The Hindu resigns
22 Oct
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Editor of The Hindu resigns »

Siddharth Varadarajan, Editor-in-Chief of The Hindu, a popular newspaper in India and widely respected in Sri Lanka as well, announced his resignation Read more…