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“I Will Not Reappoint Ranil Even If It Costs My Position” : President Sirisena Tells UPFA MPs After SC Ruling

“I Will Not Reappoint Ranil Even If It Costs My Position” : President Sirisena Tells UPFA MPs After SC Ruling

President Maithripala Sirisena had stated this evening that he was not ready to reappoint UNP leader Ranil Wickremesinghe as the Prime Minister.

Speaking to UPFA Read more…

Sri Lanka: president’s dissolution of parliament illegal, top court rules

Sri Lanka: president’s dissolution of parliament illegal, top court rules

Sri Lanka’s supreme court has rejected an attempt by the president to dismiss parliament and hold snap elections, leaving the country without a Read more…

The lies they tell –  By Taylor Dibbert

The lies they tell – By Taylor Dibbert

Sri Lanka’s political crisis continues. The attempted coup is a huge mess. No one knows how the imbroglio will end, although the coup Read more…

New report published on 500 Tamils missing while in Army custody

New report published on 500 Tamils missing while in Army custody

The International Truth and Justice Project and HRDAG have published a report on 500 Tamils who disappeared while in Army custody in Sri Read more…

Bogus UNP -TNA Pact Written In Sinhala With Ranil’s English and Sampanthan’s Sinhala Signatures Being Circulated.

Bogus UNP -TNA Pact Written In Sinhala With Ranil’s English and Sampanthan’s Sinhala Signatures Being Circulated.

The UNP said yesterday that it would institute legal action against the Podujana Peramuna for circulating a false agreement that the UNP had purportedly Read more…

Tamils Living In ‘Oppressive Environment’ – Karunanidhi
20 Jan
2013
Written by TELO Admin

Tamils Living In ‘Oppressive Environment’ – Karunanidhi »

Claiming that Tamils in Sri Lanka were living in an ‘oppressive environment,’ DMK chief M Karunanidhi today sought Centre’s intervention to ‘stop this Read more…

TNA delegates to visit South Africa
18 Jan
2013
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TNA delegates to visit South Africa »

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Tamil National Alliance leader R.Sambanthan announced group of TNA representatives schedule to visit South Africa.Date of the tour would be decided later on, Read more…

President declared open largest fisheries harbour of South Asia
18 Jan
2013
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President declared open largest fisheries harbour of South Asia »

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President Mahinda Rajapaksa declared open the Dikkowita Fisheries Harbour constructed at a cost of 850 million rupees today.This was the largest fisheries harbour Read more…

Hartal in Batticaloa over demarcation
18 Jan
2013
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Hartal in Batticaloa over demarcation »

A hartal was carried out in certain areas of the Batticaloa District over a proposed move to cluster certain Tamil villages with existing Read more…

Changes in diplomatic service?
18 Jan
2013
Written by TELO Admin

Changes in diplomatic service? »

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Sri Lanka has decided to expand its diplomatic presence to several Middle Eastern and African countries in view of the UNHRC session in Read more…

‘We don’t need you, we got China’, Gotabhaya tells US
18 Jan
2013
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‘We don’t need you, we got China’, Gotabhaya tells US »

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Defence secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa says that every time he meets the US Ambassador to Sri Lanka she asks him why he had not Read more…

EU calls on Sri Lanka to ensure safety of impeached judge
18 Jan
2013
Written by TELO Admin

EU calls on Sri Lanka to ensure safety of impeached judge »

The European Union Friday called on the Sri Lankan government to ensure the safety of the impeached Chief Justice Shirani Bandaranayake and other Read more…

Sri Lanka ruling party members of Kelaniya PS express displeasure at failure to arrest minister
18 Jan
2013
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Sri Lanka ruling party members of Kelaniya PS express displeasure at failure to arrest minister »

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Ruling party members of the Kelaniya Pradeshiya Sabha have expressed their displeasure at the failure on the part of the authorities to arrest Read more…

Impeachment is a ‘calamitous setback’ for Rule of Law in Sri Lanka – UN
18 Jan
2013
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Impeachment is a ‘calamitous setback’ for Rule of Law in Sri Lanka – UN »

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The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay expressing her deep concern over the impeachment and removal of Sri Lanka’s Chief Read more…

‘Yaldevi’ would commence journey from Jaffna in September: Deputy High Commissioner
17 Jan
2013
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‘Yaldevi’ would commence journey from Jaffna in September: Deputy High Commissioner »

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Deputy High Commissioner of India V.Mahalingam announced Yaldevi train service which connects Colombo and Jaffna would reach Jaffna in this September.At present construction Read more…