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Sinhalization of Tamil areas by building Buddhist shrines over Hindu temples -newsin.asia

Sinhalization of Tamil areas by building Buddhist shrines over Hindu temples -newsin.asia

Ever since Sri Lanka gained independence in 1948, successive Sinhala-dominated governments have been launching projects to encroach on areas dominated by the minority Tamils and Read more…

Australian High Commissioner to Sri Lanka calls on Northern Province Governor

Australian High Commissioner to Sri Lanka calls on Northern Province Governor

Australian High Commissioner to Sri Lanka David Holly called on Northern Province Governor Dr. Suren Raghavan on 16 July at his official residence which is Read more…

China seeks Sri Lanka’s support as allegations mount on Xinjiang issue

China seeks Sri Lanka’s support as allegations mount on Xinjiang issue

China has sought the support of Sri Lanka as allegations mount on the Xinjiang issue.

The Chinese Government has been accused of operating a large Read more…

Latest survey says Sri Lanka wants a “brand new” President

Latest survey says Sri Lanka wants a “brand new” President

An island-wide opinion survey by a Sri Lankan youth led organization and Parliamentary group showed that 28% of Sri Lankans do not want to see Read more…

Overhead cables to transmit power from TN to Sri Lanka

Overhead cables to transmit power from TN to Sri Lanka

Power supply from Tamil Nadu to Sri Lanka would happen only through overhead cables and not through cables laid along the seabed, said state power Read more…

Canada mentions Lanka at UN
1 Oct
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Canada mentions Lanka at UN »

Canadian Foreign Minister John Baird raised concerns of religious freedom in Sri Lanka, during his speech at the 68th Session of the Read more…

Wigneswaran meets Chandrasiri
1 Oct
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Wigneswaran meets Chandrasiri »

Northern Province Chief Minister elect C.V. Wigneswaran met the governor of the North G.A. Chandrasiri yesterday.

The discussion was focused on the Read more…

UN Chief holds talks with India on SL
1 Oct
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

UN Chief holds talks with India on SL »

UN Chief Ban Ki-moon on Monday held discussions with Indian External Affairs Minister Salman Kurshid on several key issues including the Sri Read more…

SLMC says Govt. could not take the Tamils for a ride
30 Sep
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

SLMC says Govt. could not take the Tamils for a ride »

General Secretary of the Sri Lanka Muslim Congress (SLMC), M.T. Hassan Ali, requested the government to respect the outcome of the Northern Read more…

PIL against proposed sale of Indian warships to Sri Lanka
30 Sep
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

PIL against proposed sale of Indian warships to Sri Lanka »

A PIL petition seeking a direction to the Centre to cancel the proposed sale of two Naval warships to Sri Lanka has Read more…

TNA picks Muslim for NPC
30 Sep
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

TNA picks Muslim for NPC »

The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) has named a Muslim member of the party to fill one of the two bonus seats for Read more…

Pillay maintains “serious” concerns
30 Sep
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Pillay maintains “serious” concerns »

The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Navi Pillay has maintained that she has “serious” concerns over human rights related issues in Read more…

US Green Card lottery opens
30 Sep
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

US Green Card lottery opens »

The U.S. Embassy Colombo announced that the 2015 Diversity Visa Lottery Program, also known as the “Green Card Lottery,” will start accepting Read more…

Lanka seeks NAM support
30 Sep
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Lanka seeks NAM support »

Sri Lanka has sought the support of the Non Aligned Movement (NAM) to collectively oppose human rights being used as a political Read more…

Sri Lanka target a trilingual nation by the year 2020
30 Sep
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Sri Lanka target a trilingual nation by the year 2020 »

Sri Lanka has set a target to make the country a trilingual nation by the year 2020.

Under the government’s trilingual policy Read more…