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Sri Lanka informs UNHRC on withdrawal from resolution

Sri Lanka informs UNHRC on withdrawal from resolution

Foreign Relations Minister Dinesh Gunawardena today formally informed the UN Human Rights Council on Sri Lanka’s decision to withdraw from co-sponsoring the UN Resolution on Read more…

Protest by principals and teachers trade unions

Protest by principals and teachers trade unions

The protest has been organized by principals and teacher trade unions.

Teachers and principals went on a sick leave strike and launched trade union action, Read more…

General Election between 25th April & 05th May ?

General Election between 25th April & 05th May ?

The National Elections Commission said the 2020 Parliamentary Elections would most likely take place between the 25th of April and the 04th of May.

Chairman Read more…

How fear set in overnight in Sri Lanka – BBC

How fear set in overnight in Sri Lanka – BBC

It took years for Sandya Ekneligoda to get a real investigation into the disappearance of her husband, a political cartoonist in Sri Lanka. But when Read more…

Money not allocated for the parliamentary election yet – Deshapriya

Money not allocated for the parliamentary election yet – Deshapriya

Chairman of the Elections Commission (EC) Mahinda Deshapriya is saying that the cash needed to run the upcoming parliamentary elections money has not yet been Read more…

Sajith invites SLFP to join UNP led alliance
24 Feb
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Sajith invites SLFP to join UNP led alliance »

Leader of Opposition Sajith Premadasa yesterday invited the SLFP to join UNP led alliance Samagi Jana Balawegaya which is led by him.

Mr. Premadasa who Read more…

JVP refutes SLMC statement on alliance
24 Feb
2020
Written by TELO Admin

JVP refutes SLMC statement on alliance »

The Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) has refuted the recent statement made by Sri Lanka Muslim Congress (SLMC) Leader Rauff Hakeem on forming an alliance to Read more…

Unprincipled Or Scared: Eran Exposes Witch-Hunt Against Scribes, Lawyers And Cops; Condemns Silence Of Their Peers
23 Feb
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Unprincipled Or Scared: Eran Exposes Witch-Hunt Against Scribes, Lawyers And Cops; Condemns Silence Of Their Peers »

UNP Lawmaker Eran Wickremaratne last night raised serious questions about the silence of professionals as the Government engaged in witch-hunts against their peers in a Read more…

Bill to empower provincial councils to be tabled ahead of general election
23 Feb
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Bill to empower provincial councils to be tabled ahead of general election »

Minister of Justice, Human Rights, and Legal Reforms Nimal Siripala de Silva addressing a gathering in Mahiyanganaya said that he will put forward a bill Read more…

Hakeem on a broader coalition between minority parties, JVP
23 Feb
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Hakeem on a broader coalition between minority parties, JVP »

Minority parties, as well as civil organizations, have come together to form a broad coalition to collectively deal with anti-democratic actions being carried out against Read more…

General elections on April 25, dissolution on March 2
23 Feb
2020
Written by TELO Admin

General elections on April 25, dissolution on March 2 »

Parliamentary elections are to be held on April 25 after President Gotabaya Rajapaksa dissolves Parliament at midnight on March 2.

Nominations will be called by Read more…

President opens Southern Expressway extension linking Colombo to Hambantota-Mattala for public
23 Feb
2020
Written by TELO Admin

President opens Southern Expressway extension linking Colombo to Hambantota-Mattala for public »

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa and Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa inaugurated the final stage of Southern Expressway- the extension from Palatuwa to Barawakumbuka, today (23). The Southern Read more…

UNP and Sajith at odds over Shavendra
23 Feb
2020
Written by TELO Admin

UNP and Sajith at odds over Shavendra »

The official United National Party (UNP) headed by RanilWickremesinghe had last week distanced itself from comments made by the party’s Deputy Leader and Opposition Leader Read more…

FOREIGN SECRETARY ARYASINHA MEETS HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL PRESIDENT IN GENEVA
23 Feb
2020
Written by TELO Admin

FOREIGN SECRETARY ARYASINHA MEETS HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL PRESIDENT IN GENEVA »

Ahead of the upcoming 43rd Session of the Human Rights Council (HRC) scheduled to commence next Monday (24 February), Foreign Secretary Ravinatha Aryasinha briefed the Read more…

Lanka to tell UNHRC about withdrawal from co-sponsorship of resolution on February 26
22 Feb
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Lanka to tell UNHRC about withdrawal from co-sponsorship of resolution on February 26 »

On Wednesday February 26, the Sri Lankan Foreign Minister Dinesh Gunawardena, will formally tell the “High-Level Segment” of the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) about Read more…