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Crisis in Jaffna Teaching Hospital

Crisis in Jaffna Teaching Hospital

The Teaching Hospital, Jaffna, is faced with a general crisis stemming from the shortage of medical officers and nurses.

Director of Read more…

UNHRC: Sri Lanka’s countermove fails

UNHRC: Sri Lanka’s countermove fails

Days ahead of the UN Human Rights Council’s 40th sessions in Geneva, the behind-the-scenes goings-on in Colombo were tense.

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UNP favours abolishing Executive Presidency – PM

UNP favours abolishing Executive Presidency – PM

The United National Party (UNP) is in favour of abolishing the Executive Presidency, and the views of other parties in the United National Read more…

Consensus Resolution on Sri Lanka Passed by UNHRC Gives Colombo the Right to Decide What Would be Implemented and To What Extent a Recommendation Would be Implemented

Consensus Resolution on Sri Lanka Passed by UNHRC Gives Colombo the Right to Decide What Would be Implemented and To What Extent a Recommendation Would be Implemented

The UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC)’s resolution on the rights situation in Sri Lanka, which was passed in Geneva on Thursday through consensus, Read more…

US notes timely action in Sri Lanka will be good for future

US notes timely action in Sri Lanka will be good for future

The United States has noted that timely action in Sri Lanka on the human rights issue will be good for the future of Read more…

Navi Pillay to visit Lanka in August
27 May
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Navi Pillay to visit Lanka in August »

The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay has decided to undertake a visit to Sri Lanka from 25 to 31 Read more…

Sampanthan says Gotabaya is not govt.
27 May
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Sampanthan says Gotabaya is not govt. »

“Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa has said police and land powers would not be given to the Northern Province. I am not ready Read more…

Lanka can’t toe India line on 13th Amendment: Gotabaya
27 May
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Lanka can’t toe India line on 13th Amendment: Gotabaya »

The influential Sri Lankan Defence Secretary, Gotabaya Rajapaksa, has said Sri Lanka should jettison the system of devolution contained in the India-inspired Read more…

No military training for Lankans in TN
27 May
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

No military training for Lankans in TN »

The Sri Lankan military will not be given training in Tamil Nadu, Indian Defence Minister A.K Anthony said today.

He said this Read more…

BBS wants Gota to man Buddha Sasana Ministry
27 May
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

BBS wants Gota to man Buddha Sasana Ministry »

The Bodu Bala Sena (BBS)  said the Buddha Sasana Ministry should be brought under the purview of Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa to Read more…

State Media Knew Of Monk’s Self-Immolation Plan
27 May
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

State Media Knew Of Monk’s Self-Immolation Plan »

The incident of the Buddhist monk Bohowatte Indararatna thero’s self-immolation has sparked a journalistic ethics issue Media Ministry Secretary Charitha Herath told the Read more…

Ex LTTE member holds meeting in US
26 May
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Ex LTTE member holds meeting in US »

A former LTTE member has held a conference in the US on behalf of the self proclaimed Transnational Government of Tamil Eelam Read more…

Sri Lanka and India mull visa on arrival
26 May
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Sri Lanka and India mull visa on arrival »

Sri Lanka and India have agreed to bilateral consular dialogue to discuss the visa on arrival facility that would lead to a Read more…

Immolation monk’s last rites spark Sri Lanka protest
26 May
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Immolation monk’s last rites spark Sri Lanka protest »

About 200 Sri Lankan Buddhists blocked traffic in the capital Colombo on Sunday to protest after authorities rejected a state funeral for Read more…

Valachenai teachers, principal arrested
26 May
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Valachenai teachers, principal arrested »

The principal and two teachers of a school in Valachenai were arrested over the death of a child during a school outing.

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