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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…

Ranil agrees to appoint leadership advisory council
30 Sep
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Ranil agrees to appoint leadership advisory council »

UNP and Opposition Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe and Anunayake of the Ramanna Chapter and advisor of the United Bhikkhu Front Ven. Girambe Ananda Read more…

Fishermen meet Narayanasamy, seek early release of their boats
30 Sep
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Fishermen meet Narayanasamy, seek early release of their boats »

Fishermen from Karaikal and Nagapattinam met Union Minister of State for the Prime Minister’s Office V. Narayanasamy on Sunday to discuss the Read more…

Vasu wants land powers devolved
29 Sep
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Vasu wants land powers devolved »

Minister of National Languages and Social Integration, Vasudeva Nanayakkara, plans to present the proposal made by the All Party Representative Committee (APRC) Read more…

Sri Lanka’s Election Commissioner is ‘powerless’- Gopalaswamy
29 Sep
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Sri Lanka’s Election Commissioner is ‘powerless’- Gopalaswamy »

Former Chief Elections Commissioner of India, N. Gopalaswami, who headed the Mission of International Election Observers in the recently held provincial elections Read more…

Sri Lanka received strong cross-regional support
28 Sep
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Sri Lanka received strong cross-regional support »

Sri Lanka received strong cross-regional support in the Human Rights Council from countries in Asia, Africa and Latin America on Thursday which Read more…

Harper should help Tamils by going to Sri Lanka – Globe and Mail
28 Sep
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Harper should help Tamils by going to Sri Lanka – Globe and Mail »

The stunning results of the provincial election in northern Sri Lanka last week are cause for cautious optimism. With the Tamil National Read more…

Lanka not on CMAG agenda
28 Sep
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Lanka not on CMAG agenda »

Sri Lanka was not part of the agenda of the Commonwealth Ministerial Action Group (CMAG), which met in New York yesterday (Friday).

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Lankans in court over cash machine frauds in UK
27 Sep
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Lankans in court over cash machine frauds in UK »

Four men have appeared in court in connection with a series of cash machine scams around Gloucestershire in UK.

Basheer Mustafa Ebrahim, Read more…

Suresh Sriskandarajah, Canadian Who Helped Tamil Tigers, Faces 15-Year Sentence
27 Sep
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Suresh Sriskandarajah, Canadian Who Helped Tamil Tigers, Faces 15-Year Sentence »

Prosecutors in the U.S. are asking for a Canadian man to serve the maximum sentence of 15 years after he admitted to Read more…

Increase in post polls violence
27 Sep
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Increase in post polls violence »

The frequency and gravity of post election violence have increased in the last few days, election monitors said today.

The election monitoring Read more…