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India must engage to counteract Chinese supplied instability – Financial Times editorial

India must engage to counteract Chinese supplied instability – Financial Times editorial

India must stand up for democracy in its own backyard as Sri Lanka’s current political turmoil points to China’s increasing role, the Financial Read more…

Bad day for democracy in Sri Lanka says German ambassador

Bad day for democracy in Sri Lanka says German ambassador

Germany’s ambassador to Colombo today criticised the violent scenes in parliament tweeting it was a “bad day for democracy in Sri Lanka.”

“SL has Read more…

British MPs call for suspension of trade concessions

British MPs call for suspension of trade concessions

A group of British parliamentarians have written to UK’s foreign secretary warning that “Sri Lanka’s political stability is at grave risk” and called Read more…

Business community say conduct of MPs shameful and an embarrassment

Business community say conduct of MPs shameful and an embarrassment

The business community in Sri Lanka said that the conduct of some elected representatives in Parliament today was both shameful and an embarrassment Read more…

Speaker calls party leaders’ meeting

Speaker calls party leaders’ meeting

Speaker has called for a meeting of party leaders at 11.30 a.m. this morning (16), the Office of the Speaker stated.

Accordingly, the meeting will Read more…

Norwegian attempt to forge TNA-SLMC alliance fails
16 Jul
2012
Written by TELO Admin

Norwegian attempt to forge TNA-SLMC alliance fails »

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An attempt by Norway to persuade the Tamil National Alliance (TNA) and the Sri Lanka Muslim Congress (SLMC) to coalesce to contest the Read more…

Sri Lanka’s nationalist party not to contest the PC election
16 Jul
2012
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Sri Lanka’s nationalist party not to contest the PC election »

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Sri Lanka’s Sinhala Buddhist political party Jathika Hela Urumaya (JHU) has decided not to contest the upcoming Provincial Council elections for North Central, Read more…

Another letter from Jaya to Manmohan
16 Jul
2012
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Another letter from Jaya to Manmohan »

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Once again condemning the Centre for its alleged callous and adamant attitude in imparting training for Sri Lankan Air Force personnel, Tamil Nadu Read more…

Karunanidhi supports extension of ban on LTTE
16 Jul
2012
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Karunanidhi supports extension of ban on LTTE »

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Former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi (DMK) today (16) supported the Central Government’s decision to extend the ban on the Liberation Tigers Read more…

Sama Samaja Party dissatisfied
15 Jul
2012
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Sama Samaja Party dissatisfied »

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General Secretary of the Lanka Sama Samaja Party, Minister Thissa Vitharana expressed his discontent for not allowing leftist parties representing the UPFA to Read more…

Governor Chandrasir​i hospitaliz​ed
15 Jul
2012
Written by TELO Admin

Governor Chandrasir​i hospitaliz​ed »

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The Governor of the Northern Province Rtd. Major General G.A.Chandrasiri was admitted to the Jaffna Teaching Hospital 12.30 pm this afternoon after developing Read more…

Sinhala film release in Jaffna after 30 years
15 Jul
2012
Written by TELO Admin

Sinhala film release in Jaffna after 30 years »

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For the first time after 30 years, a Tamil sub-titled version of a new Sinhala film will be released at Raja Cinema, Jaffna Read more…

Sweden to kick out Tamil war refugees
15 Jul
2012
Written by TELO Admin

Sweden to kick out Tamil war refugees »

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Diplomatic sources told that the Swedish government was in the process of sending back all Tamil ‘war refugees’ to Colombo shortly.These sources also Read more…

Hirunika Promises To petition Singapore To ‘Get Duminda’
15 Jul
2012
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Hirunika Promises To petition Singapore To ‘Get Duminda’ »

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If MP Duminda Silva does not return to Sri Lanka in the near future, the family of the assassinated Bharatha Lakshman Premachandra plans Read more…

No Special Flight For Gota’s Swiss Dog
15 Jul
2012
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No Special Flight For Gota’s Swiss Dog »

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SriLankan Airlines has cancelled the elaborate special arrangements made to bring a puppy dog from Zurich for Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa after The Read more…