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Rs. 400 Mn in donations to RC Church for Easter terror victims

Rs. 400 Mn in donations to RC Church for Easter terror victims

The Roman Catholic Church yesterday provided details of the disbursement of a total of Rs. 400 million in donations received by the Archbishop of Colombo Read more…

Namal Says Plans Are Afoot To Postpone Presidential Election: Calls On Govt. To Dissolve Parliament If It Cannot Hold Elections On Time

Namal Says Plans Are Afoot To Postpone Presidential Election: Calls On Govt. To Dissolve Parliament If It Cannot Hold Elections On Time

Parliamentarian Namal Rajapaksa accused the government of attempting to postpone the Presidential election.

Rajapaksa said plans were afoot to postpone the Presidential election in the Read more…

JVP to go it alone at presidential polls

JVP to go it alone at presidential polls

Common candidate was a term that no longer had any political value in the country thanks to the Sirisena-Wickremesinghe government, JVP Kalutara District MP Dr. Read more…

Sri Lanka’s Finance Minister to sue two private TV channels and Buddhist monk for false allegations

Sri Lanka’s Finance Minister to sue two private TV channels and Buddhist monk for false allegations

Sri Lanka’s Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera has announced that he will be taking legal action against two privately owned television channels and a well-known Buddhist Read more…

Rs. 429m Japanese grant for Human Resource Development Scholarship project

Rs. 429m Japanese grant for Human Resource Development Scholarship project

The Government of Japan has provided a grant aid worth approximately Rs.429 million for the Human Resource Development Scholarship (JDS) project to enhance the capacity 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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Monk dies from burn injuries
26 May
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Monk dies from burn injuries »

The monk who set himself on fire outside the Kandy Temple yesterday succumbed to his injuries late this evening.

The Buddhist monk Read more…

Monk accuses BBS of assault
26 May
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Monk accuses BBS of assault »

A Buddhist monk has accused the Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) of violating his right to freedom of expression and assaulting him.

The Read more…