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Sri Lanka parliament ‘votes against newly appointed PM Rajapaksa’

Sri Lanka parliament ‘votes against newly appointed PM Rajapaksa’

Sri lanka’s parliament passed a no-confidence motion against newly appointed Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa and his government on Wednesday, throwing the country deeper Read more…

Sovereignty of Legislature prevailed: TNA

Sovereignty of Legislature prevailed: TNA

The Sovereignty of the Legislature prevailed today with 122 MPs signing a motion against the new Government and its Prime Minister, who was appointed unconstitutionally, Read more…

Two prominent Bhikkhu organisations urged President to hold referendum

Two prominent Bhikkhu organisations urged President to hold referendum

Two prominent Bhikkhu organisations yesterday urged President Maithripala Sirisena to hold a referendum immediately to let the people decide whether they approved of the dissolution Read more…

Parliament sittings adjourned till tomorrow after tense situation

Parliament sittings adjourned till tomorrow after tense situation

Parliament sittings were adjourned till tomorrow after a tense situation arose in Parliament today.

The tense situation arose when the Government Read more…

State Minister Vadivel Suresh to also resign

State Minister Vadivel Suresh to also resign

State Minister Vadivel Suresh also says that he will resign from his ministerial portfolio and support the United National Party (UNP).

He had held talks Read more…

NPC won’t have special powers No one could go against the Constitution – Vasu
19 Sep
2013
Written by TELO Admin

NPC won’t have special powers No one could go against the Constitution – Vasu »

Democratic Left Front (DLF) leader Vasudeva Nanayakkara recently ruled out the possibility of a federal solution to the national issue. Addressing the media Read more…

19 TN fishermen arrested by SL Navy
19 Sep
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

19 TN fishermen arrested by SL Navy »

Nineteen fishermen, who ventured into the sea from Pudukottai district, were on Thursday arrested by the Sri Lankan Navy when they went Read more…

Activist in court over Lankan film
19 Sep
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Activist in court over Lankan film »

Malaysian human rights NGO Pusat Komas has slammed Putrajaya for “the utmost form of harassment,” for charging its activist for screening the Read more…

Ghana Bar questions Lanka
19 Sep
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Ghana Bar questions Lanka »

The Ghana Bar Association (GBA) has questioned Sri Lanka’s eligibility to chair the 2013 Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in Colombo in Read more…

Trinco 5 petition to UNHRC
19 Sep
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Trinco 5 petition to UNHRC »

An Amnesty International delegation including Sri Lanka experts are visiting the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva, Switzerland this week to raise Read more…

TNA calls for diplomatic war
18 Sep
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

TNA calls for diplomatic war »

The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) today called for a diplomatic war to win the rights of the Tamil people.

TNA MP P. Read more…

Lanka responds to EU report
18 Sep
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Lanka responds to EU report »

Sri Lanka’s Head of Mission to the European Union, Ambassador P.M. Amza, addressing a Meeting of the European Parliament’s Delegation for the Read more…

Sri Lanka editor flees after armed attack
18 Sep
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Sri Lanka editor flees after armed attack »

An editor critical of Sri Lanka’s government has fled the country following death threats and an armed attack on her home which Read more…

Former Sri Lankan rebel backs president
18 Sep
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Former Sri Lankan rebel backs president »

A former top Sri Lankan rebel said Wednesday that he believes President Mahinda Rajapaksa can resolve the minority Tamil issue.

Speaking at Read more…

Sri Lanka court frees former Tamil rebel leader
18 Sep
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Sri Lanka court frees former Tamil rebel leader »

A former LTTE top rung leader was on Wednesday freed by a Sri Lankan court due to poor evidence in a case Read more…