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Concerns raised over  Sri Lanka’s draft counter terrorism law

Concerns raised over Sri Lanka’s draft counter terrorism law

Sri Lanka’s draft counter terrorism law significantly improves upon the current, abusive Prevention of Terrorism Act (PTA) but needs further safeguards against rights Read more…

President’s Associate Mahinda Amaraweera Makes Shocking Statement: “Four Sri Lankan Cabinet Ministers Are RAW Spies”

President’s Associate Mahinda Amaraweera Makes Shocking Statement: “Four Sri Lankan Cabinet Ministers Are RAW Spies”

UPFA General Secretary Mahinda Amaraweera, making another shocking statement yesterday, said four Sri Lankan Cabinet ministers were giving information to India’s Research and Analysis Wing Read more…

IMF expects strong Budget 2019

IMF expects strong Budget 2019

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) expects a strong 2019 Budget given Sri Lanka’s medium-term challenges amidst aspirations to accelerate socio-economic growth.

“Sri Lanka would need Read more…

RAW doesn’t need to assassinate politicians of neighboring countries – Fonseka

RAW doesn’t need to assassinate politicians of neighboring countries – Fonseka

Minister of Sustainable Development, Wildlife and Regional Development Field Marshall Sarath Fonseka says that he doesn’t believe that a professional organization such as India’s Research Read more…

Elections should be held when they are due: Germany

Elections should be held when they are due: Germany

German Ambassador Jörn Rohde said yesterday the elections should be held in any democracy when they are due, and not be delayed.

He said the Read more…

Lankans fail to record fingerprints
18 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Lankans fail to record fingerprints »

Hundreds of Sri Lankan expatriates who were asked to appear at the deportation center in Jeddah for biometric recording yesterday, had to Read more…

New media code targets ads
18 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

New media code targets ads »

The media code of ethics draft, made public by the Media Ministry, has an advertising code which notes that advertisements carried out in Read more…

Part of a ‘drama star’ says UNP
18 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Part of a ‘drama star’ says UNP »

The main opposition United National Party (UNP) says claims by the government that it is going to change a clause in the Read more…

Anti Sri Lankan activists arrested
18 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Anti Sri Lankan activists arrested »

Some 600 activists belonging to pro-Tamil Eelam outfits were arrested today for allegedly attempting to march to the Defence Services Staff College Read more…

New Indian envoy to Colombo arrives »

Yashvardhan Kumar Sinha, the new High Commissioner of India to Sri Lanka arrived in Colombo today.

Y.K. Sinha is a Read more…

Need for strong diplomatic response -CM
18 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Need for strong diplomatic response -CM »

Chief Minister Jayalalithaa on Monday said the numerous incidents of arrest and attack on fishermen by Sri Lankan Navy needed a strong Read more…

UNP sacks several PC members »

The main opposition UNP today sacked several of its Provincial Council (PC) members, most of who had campaigned against UNP leader Ranil Read more…

Manmohan assures K’nidhi on Lanka
18 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Manmohan assures K’nidhi on Lanka »

Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has said that India was working towards finding the rightful place for all communities in Sri Lanka, Read more…

TNA team to discuss 13A with PM
17 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

TNA team to discuss 13A with PM »

A delegation, led by TNA Member of Parliament R Sampanthan, will meet Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and external affairs minister Salman Khurshid Read more…

MR tells CMs to get ready
17 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

MR tells CMs to get ready »

President Mahinda Rajapaksa has told the Chief Ministers of the Central Province and North Western Province to get ready for an election.

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