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Roads not taken and their destinations – Groundviews

Roads not taken and their destinations – Groundviews

“Not only our actions, but also our inactions, become our destiny.”

Heinrich Zimmer (The King and the Corpse)

On Read more…

More loans from China : US$ 1 billion for central expressway

More loans from China : US$ 1 billion for central expressway

Sri Lanka has obtained a US$ One billion (Rs. 178 billion) loan from China Exim Bank for the construction of the first stage Read more…

Vision of 2015 government lost; SLFP should join hands with UNP : Chandrika

Vision of 2015 government lost; SLFP should join hands with UNP : Chandrika

The vision with which the 2015 government was formed has now been lost, former President Chandrika Kumaratunga said recently.

While addressing Read more…

Country should not co-sponsor new UNHRC resolution: MR

Country should not co-sponsor new UNHRC resolution: MR

Opposition Leader Mahinda Rajapaksa said yesterday that Sri Lanka should not co-sponsor the UNHRC resolution coming up this time.

Issuing a Read more…

Future of SLPP-SLFP grand alliance in the making uncertain

Future of SLPP-SLFP grand alliance in the making uncertain

The outcome of talks between the SLPP and the SLFP, for a grand coalition against the UNP was in the balance, political sources Read more…

AG approves Sampur project
6 Aug
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

AG approves Sampur project »

The Attorney General’s office has approved the proposed 500 mw thermal power plant at Sampur, Trincomalee, to be built by India in Read more…

Jayalalithaa slams Sri Lanka
6 Aug
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Jayalalithaa slams Sri Lanka »

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa today requested Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to take immediate steps to initiate “coercive diplomacy” against “unfriendly” Read more…

Import of Kiwi milk on hold
6 Aug
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Import of Kiwi milk on hold »

The Ministry of Health has decided to temporarily suspend the importing of milk powder from New Zealand.

A Health Ministry statement also Read more…

AI calls for impartial probe
6 Aug
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

AI calls for impartial probe »

The Sri Lankan authorities must not allow the army to investigate itself over allegations of excessive use of force by its members Read more…

Lankan issue at Lok Sabha »

India’s AIADMK, led by J. Jayalalithaa today demanded urgent steps by the Indian government to secure the release of Indian fishermen from Read more…

MR says war hampered progress
5 Aug
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

MR says war hampered progress »

President Mahinda Rajapaksa says past government sacrificed development as they focused on ending the war with the LTTE.

However he says his Read more…

TNA polls campaign on Sunday
5 Aug
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

TNA polls campaign on Sunday »

The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) will begin its campaign for the Northern Provincial Council elections with a massive rally on Sunday.

TNA Read more…

BBS denies hand in Weliweriya
5 Aug
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

BBS denies hand in Weliweriya »

Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) had no hand in the recent clashes in Weliweriya, a BBS statement made public on its website said Read more…

TNA Must Be Explicit About The Dangers Posed By The Forthcoming NPC Election – BTF
5 Aug
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

TNA Must Be Explicit About The Dangers Posed By The Forthcoming NPC Election – BTF »

The Tamil National Alliance must be explicit about the dangers posed by the forthcoming Northern Provincial Council Election, says the British Tamils Read more…

To Shoot At People Who Raise Their Hands In Surrender Is Illegal – Weliweriya Residents
5 Aug
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

To Shoot At People Who Raise Their Hands In Surrender Is Illegal – Weliweriya Residents »

As the death toll rose to three from the Weliweriya clashes on Thursday night, enraged residents told the BBC the morning after Read more…