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Is There A Gotabaya-Wave? Can It Be Broken? By Tisaranee Gunasekara

Is There A Gotabaya-Wave? Can It Be Broken? By Tisaranee Gunasekara

“…the elevation of Mr Rajapaksa to the presidency is likely to have a damaging impact on social stability… With a rise in Sinhalese nationalism, there Read more…

Presidential election date declared within 14 days – Deshapriya

Presidential election date declared within 14 days – Deshapriya

Chairman of the Election Commission Mahinda Deshapriya says that the date of the presidential election will be announced within 14 days from today (16).

He Read more…

Whose ‘league-match’ is TNA playing now? By N Sathiya Moorthy

Whose ‘league-match’ is TNA playing now? By N Sathiya Moorthy

If anyone in Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe’s camp in the ruling UNP thought that they could sway away his deputy and presidential aspirant Sajith Premadasa Read more…

Sri Lanka’s Tamil-majority north shuts down to support rally – AP

Sri Lanka’s Tamil-majority north shuts down to support rally – AP

Shops were shut in Sri Lanka’s ethnic Tamil-majority north on Monday in support of a rally demanding an international probe into alleged atrocities during the Read more…

Select candidate through secret ballot

Select candidate through secret ballot

The Jathika Hela Urumaya (JHU) said today the presidential candidate of the United National Front (UNF) should be selected without any delay and through a Read more…

FUTA says academics harassed
4 Sep
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

FUTA says academics harassed »

The Federation of University Teachers’ Associations (FUTA) says a group of academics who attended a conference overseas have been harassed after the Read more…

TNA manifesto backs UN
4 Sep
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

TNA manifesto backs UN »

The election manifesto of the Tamil National Alliance (TNA) which was released in Jaffna today backs the recommendations made by UN Panel Read more…

Dr. Dayan Jayathilaka challengers Minister Champika.
3 Sep
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Dr. Dayan Jayathilaka challengers Minister Champika. »

Former Sri Lanka Permanent Representative in Geneva Dr. Dayan Jayatilleke said that UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navaneedan Pillay’s husband Gabi Read more…

UK to put pressure on Lanka
3 Sep
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

UK to put pressure on Lanka »

British Foreign Minister William Hague told the House of Commons today that Britain will use the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) Read more…

Gotabhaya Rajapaksa criticises Navi Pillay visit
3 Sep
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Gotabhaya Rajapaksa criticises Navi Pillay visit »

Sri Lanka Defence Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa on Tuesday claimed that UN human rights chief Navi Pillay’s visit to the island nation was Read more…

TID officers questioned TNA MP
3 Sep
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

TID officers questioned TNA MP »

TID officials have questioned Tamil National Alliance parliamentarian P.Ariyanendran at the TID head office in Colombo this morning.

TNA MP said TID Read more…

Relative of LTTE senior commander found dead at Magazine prison
3 Sep
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Relative of LTTE senior commander found dead at Magazine prison »

Tamil political prisoner found dead inside the Magazine prison on Monday morning. Relatives were shocked over this sudden death and also urge Read more…

Army says threats remain
3 Sep
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Army says threats remain »

Army Commander Lieutenant General Daya Ratnayaka says Tamil extremists abroad continue to pose a “clear and present” danger to Sri Lanka.

He Read more…

Alert on Muslim extremism
3 Sep
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Alert on Muslim extremism »

The government is on alert over attempts to spread Muslim extremism in Sri Lanka, a top Defence official said today.

Defence Secretary Read more…

Swiss stop deportation of Tamils
3 Sep
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Swiss stop deportation of Tamils »

The Swiss authorities have suspended deporting Tamils back to Sri Lanka after two people who were deported were arrested, the Swiss media Read more…