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Sri Lanka informs UNHRC on withdrawal from resolution

Sri Lanka informs UNHRC on withdrawal from resolution

Foreign Relations Minister Dinesh Gunawardena today formally informed the UN Human Rights Council on Sri Lanka’s decision to withdraw from co-sponsoring the UN Resolution on Read more…

Protest by principals and teachers trade unions

Protest by principals and teachers trade unions

The protest has been organized by principals and teacher trade unions.

Teachers and principals went on a sick leave strike and launched trade union action, Read more…

General Election between 25th April & 05th May ?

General Election between 25th April & 05th May ?

The National Elections Commission said the 2020 Parliamentary Elections would most likely take place between the 25th of April and the 04th of May.

Chairman Read more…

How fear set in overnight in Sri Lanka – BBC

How fear set in overnight in Sri Lanka – BBC

It took years for Sandya Ekneligoda to get a real investigation into the disappearance of her husband, a political cartoonist in Sri Lanka. But when Read more…

Money not allocated for the parliamentary election yet – Deshapriya

Money not allocated for the parliamentary election yet – Deshapriya

Chairman of the Elections Commission (EC) Mahinda Deshapriya is saying that the cash needed to run the upcoming parliamentary elections money has not yet been Read more…

U.S. committed to strengthen democracy in Sri Lanka – Biswal
2 May
2014
Written by TELO Admin

U.S. committed to strengthen democracy in Sri Lanka – Biswal »

 The United States says it is committed to working with the Sri Lankan government and the people to strengthen democracy despite being disappointed Read more…

No tattoos please, we’re Buddhists — but casinos no problem
2 May
2014
Written by TELO Admin

No tattoos please, we’re Buddhists — but casinos no problem »

A combination of events in the past week has brought into focus some home truths about the officially projected image of Sri Lanka Read more…

President hits out at the opposition
1 May
2014
Written by TELO Admin

President hits out at the opposition »

President Mahinda Rajapaksa today accused the opposition of working with foreign elements bent on destabilising the country. Speaking at the SLFP May Day Rally in Read more…

UNP responds to MR on early polls
1 May
2014
Written by TELO Admin

UNP responds to MR on early polls »

The main opposition United National Party (UNP) today responded to a comment made by President Mahinda Rajapaksa recently and called for early elections. Speaking at Read more…

Media in Lanka not free says report
1 May
2014
Written by TELO Admin

Media in Lanka not free says report »

The media in Sri Lanka are not free, according to a new report by the Freedom House, an independent watchdog organization dedicated to the expansion Read more…

Government failed to solve economic and political issues in the country – Marxist party
1 May
2014
Written by TELO Admin

Government failed to solve economic and political issues in the country – Marxist party »

The present capitalist government of President Mahinda Rajapaksa has failed to solve economic and political issues in Sri Lanka and pushed the country towards a Read more…

Canada does not recognize Sri Lanka’s ban on Tamil diaspora groups
1 May
2014
Written by TELO Admin

Canada does not recognize Sri Lanka’s ban on Tamil diaspora groups »

 The Canadian Government says it will not recognize the Sri Lankan government’s ban on 16 Tamil diaspora groups suspected of organizations affiliated with or supporting Read more…

TNA ready to register Alliance
1 May
2014
Written by TELO Admin

TNA ready to register Alliance »

The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) on Tuesday appointed a five-member committee to look into the possibility of registering the Alliance as a political Read more…

Five railway personnel suspended over train accident in Sri Lanka
1 May
2014
Written by TELO Admin

Five railway personnel suspended over train accident in Sri Lanka »

Sri Lanka Railways (SLR) has said that a special team has been deployed to investigate the train collision that took place Tuesday at the Pothuhera Read more…

Man jailed over Srilankan bomb hoax
1 May
2014
Written by TELO Admin

Man jailed over Srilankan bomb hoax »

A British man was today been jailed for three years for endangering an aircraft by making a bomb hoax which resulted in a plane being Read more…