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Remembering Nagalingam Sanmugathasan, Sri Lanka’s first and only hardline communist By Veeragathy Thanabalasingham/newsin.asia

Remembering Nagalingam Sanmugathasan, Sri Lanka’s first and only hardline communist By Veeragathy Thanabalasingham/newsin.asia

Many of Sri Lanka’s Leftist leaders began their political life in the early part of the last century with the laudable intention of bringing about Read more…

Sri Lanka ‘assures’ India on Colombo Port project despite opposition pressure ahead of polls -The Print

Sri Lanka ‘assures’ India on Colombo Port project despite opposition pressure ahead of polls -The Print

Sri Lanka has “assured” India that the high-profile Colombo Port project will remain with New Delhi despite opposition pressure to review the $500-million deal, ThePrint Read more…

Democracy Threatened: Impunity, Political Patronage & Rollback Of Devolution By Ratnajeevan H. Hoole

Democracy Threatened: Impunity, Political Patronage & Rollback Of Devolution By Ratnajeevan H. Hoole

R. Sasilan: Assistant Commissioner of Elections

Today we are opening new living quarters for our Election Commission’s man-in-charge in Batticaloa. I am so glad because Read more…

Talks between India and Sri Lanka for debt relief sees progress

Talks between India and Sri Lanka for debt relief sees progress

India said it was holding talks with Sri Lanka over its request for postponement of repayment of debt. “The matter has progressed and technical level Read more…

Tiran Alles and three others acquitted from RADA case

Tiran Alles and three others acquitted from RADA case

Former Chairman of Reconstruction and Development Agency (RADA) Tiran Alles and the three other defendants were acquitted from the Rs. 200 million fraud case today.

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David Cameron promises Sri Lanka ‘tough message’ on alleged war crimes
15 Nov
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

David Cameron promises Sri Lanka ‘tough message’ on alleged war crimes »

David Cameron has promised to send a “tough message” to Sri Lanka’s government over alleged war crimes after it warned him not Read more…

Sri Lankan navy officer accused of being key player in people-smuggling racket
15 Nov
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Sri Lankan navy officer accused of being key player in people-smuggling racket »

The alleged linchpin of Sri Lanka’s biggest people-smuggling racket is a decorated naval officer who briefed Australia’s border protection chief and its Read more…

Julie Bishop denies going soft on Sri Lanka’s human rights record
15 Nov
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Julie Bishop denies going soft on Sri Lanka’s human rights record »

JULIE Bishop has denied the Australian government was going soft on alleged human rights violations in Sri Lanka in return for Colombo’s Read more…

On a wing and a prayer in Sri Lanka: David Cameron ventures on to a diplomatic sticky wicket over country’s human rights record
15 Nov
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

On a wing and a prayer in Sri Lanka: David Cameron ventures on to a diplomatic sticky wicket over country’s human rights record »

As diplomatic ice-breakers go, talking about your host country’s favourite son is a good place to start. So David Cameron’s loosener with Read more…

Julie Bishop welcomes arrest of Sri Lankan sailors linked to people smuggling
15 Nov
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Julie Bishop welcomes arrest of Sri Lankan sailors linked to people smuggling »

Foreign minister Julie Bishop says she welcomes the arrests of Sri Lankan navy sailors allegedly involved in people smuggling, saying it shows Read more…

Not allow the country to be divided while ready to listen to the Tamil diaspora: President Rajapaksa
14 Nov
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Not allow the country to be divided while ready to listen to the Tamil diaspora: President Rajapaksa »

President Mahinda Rajapaksa stated today that the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting is a prime opportunity for Sri Lanka as it assists Read more…

Ban on protests in Colombo
14 Nov
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Ban on protests in Colombo »

Police spokesman SSP Ajith Rohana said that the court order was obtained banned in parts of Colombo as a result of the Read more…

Prince Charles arrives in Sri Lanka
14 Nov
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Prince Charles arrives in Sri Lanka »

His Royal Highness Prince Charles arrived in SriLanka in special flight at 4.20 pm this evening to attend CHOGM summit.

Price was Read more…

UNP decided to boycott CHOGM.
14 Nov
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

UNP decided to boycott CHOGM. »

UNP General Secretary MP Tissa Attanayake states that the UNP will not attend inaugural ceremony of the CHOGM tomorrow (15).

He said Read more…

Ven. Gnanasara thera attempt to cause disturbances to UNP Human Rights ceremony attacked
14 Nov
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Ven. Gnanasara thera attempt to cause disturbances to UNP Human Rights ceremony attacked »

United National Party supporters have attacked Bodu Bala Sena General Secretary Ven.Galagodaaththe Gnanasara thera today.

Group of BBS members headed by the Read more…