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OHCHR report on Sri Lanka likely to go public on March 8

OHCHR report on Sri Lanka likely to go public on March 8

The much anticipated report on Sri Lanka by the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights is likely to go public on March 8, Read more…

Opposition presidential candidate: Maithri or Gota?

Opposition presidential candidate: Maithri or Gota?

What should be done is to form a broad coalition and then decide who the presidential candidate would be, said leader of the Read more…

Petition seeking SC order calling for PC polls filed

Petition seeking SC order calling for PC polls filed

A petition has been filed before the Supreme Court, requesting it to order the Elections Commission to hold Provincial Council elections immediately.

Reportedly, the petition Read more…

Will present new UNHRC resolution: SLPP

Will present new UNHRC resolution: SLPP

Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) Chairman Prof. G.L. Peiris yesterday said that if the party manages to form a government in the future, Read more…

UNP led by Ranil and not controlled by external forces : Sujeewa Senasinghe

UNP led by Ranil and not controlled by external forces : Sujeewa Senasinghe

The United National Party (UNP) is being governed by its leader Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and not an external force, non-cabinet minster Sujeewa Read more…

UNBOWED! ‘NOT ANSWERABLE IN GENEVA EVERY SIX MONTHS’
9 Dec
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

UNBOWED! ‘NOT ANSWERABLE IN GENEVA EVERY SIX MONTHS’ »

“We are able to halt overnight, allegations that will come up against us at the Geneva Conference next March. We will not Read more…

Aged’ Sri Lankan MP Calls Singh ‘Old Fool’
9 Dec
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Aged’ Sri Lankan MP Calls Singh ‘Old Fool’ »

A senior Sri Lankan ruling party MP, J R P Suriyapperuma, told Parliament last week that Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh was Read more…

Two Indians arrested in Mannar
9 Dec
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Two Indians arrested in Mannar »

Two Indian Nationals were arrested in Mannar for being employed while on tourist visas in the country, the police media unit said Read more…

North PC Minister snubs lion flag
9 Dec
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

North PC Minister snubs lion flag »

Northern Provincial Council Minister P. Ingaranesan has decided to snub the National flag saying it does not represent the Tamil people in Read more…

President to meet Kenyan leader
8 Dec
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

President to meet Kenyan leader »

President Mahinda Rajapaksa will head to Kenya for talks, at a time the Kenyan leadership is facing a trial at the International Read more…

Shirani Mooted As WPC Candidate
8 Dec
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Shirani Mooted As WPC Candidate »

The United National Party (UNP) and several other political parties in the opposition are now in discussions to field former Chief Justice Read more…

Torture Probe Postponed
8 Dec
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Torture Probe Postponed »

The National Inquiry on Torture, which was expected to be set in Sri Lanka with the help of the Commonwealth Secretariat, has Read more…

US says it would continue to be concerned over SL situ
8 Dec
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

US says it would continue to be concerned over SL situ »

The United States said on Friday that it would continue to be concerned about ongoing issues regarding restrictions on freedom of the Read more…

Lankan woman receives int’l Peace Award
8 Dec
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Lankan woman receives int’l Peace Award »

Thavachsri Charles Vijayaratnam from Sri Lanka was among a group of six women from the Asia region honoured at the N-Peace Awards Read more…

North Needs Freedom And Democracy – Deputy Speaker Chandima Weerakkody
8 Dec
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

North Needs Freedom And Democracy – Deputy Speaker Chandima Weerakkody »

In response to the statement on Sri Lanka made by Indian Minister P. Chidambaram, Deputy Speaker Chandima Weerakkody said that every external Read more…