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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…

Appoint civilian instead of Rtd. Military officer as NP Governor – Ranil
13 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Appoint civilian instead of Rtd. Military officer as NP Governor – Ranil »

In a letter to President Mahinda Rajapaksa, Opposition Leader Ranil Wickremasinghe today called for the appointment of a civilian instead of a Read more…

13A dilution bid worries India
13 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

13A dilution bid worries India »

India is deeply worried about the seemingly determined efforts being made by the Sri Lankan government to dilute provisions of the 13th Read more…

Australia to free Tamil family
13 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Australia to free Tamil family »

A family of five Tamil refugees – including a toddler born in detention almost three years ago – have been cleared for Read more…

Rudrakumar wants ties with India
13 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Rudrakumar wants ties with India »

Former LTTE member and peace negotiator V. Rudrakumar, who is now the self appointed ‘Prime Minister’ of the Transnational Government of Tamil Eelam Read more…

DIG Vaas remanded over murder
13 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

DIG Vaas remanded over murder »

Police DIG Vaas Gunawardena has been remanded over the murder of a businessman from Bambalapitiya.

He was ordered to be remanded till Read more…

UN gives all clear for Sri Lanka
13 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

UN gives all clear for Sri Lanka »

Sri Lanka is no more included in the UN Secretary General’s annual report on children in armed conflict, the office of the Read more…

UNP and the JHU had decided to continue dialogue
12 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

UNP and the JHU had decided to continue dialogue »

The opposition UNP and the JHU had decided to continue dialogue in order to reach a consensus on the amendments to the Read more…

No changes to the 13 amendment
12 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

No changes to the 13 amendment »

The President last week gave one week ultimatum to discuss the 2 clauses of the 13th Amendment after government coalition members Ministers Read more…

strengthening laws against people smuggling
12 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

strengthening laws against people smuggling »

The government is looking at strengthening laws against people smuggling by amendments the Immigration and Emigrants Act.

Top officials from Australian and Sri Lanka Read more…

Rising Muslim-Buddhist tensions in Sri Lanka
12 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Rising Muslim-Buddhist tensions in Sri Lanka »

An increasing number of Muslim Sri Lankans, who make up around 9 percent of the population, are feeling uneasy amid fears of Read more…