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Sri Lankan justice minister fired for criticizing China deal

Sri Lankan justice minister fired for criticizing China deal

Sri Lanka’s president fired the justice minister on Wednesday for criticizing government policies, including a decision to sell a majority of shares in Read more…

Magistrate Orders To Obtain Statement From Mavai Senathirajah

Magistrate Orders To Obtain Statement From Mavai Senathirajah

The Kayts Magistrate M.M.Riyal yesterday ordered the CID Police to obtain statement from Mavai S. Senathirajah M.P. and leader of the Ilankai Tamil Read more…

New Ministers appointed to the Northern Provincial Council

New Ministers appointed to the Northern Provincial Council

Two new Ministers were appointed to the Northern Provincial Council today.

TELO Presidium member Dr G. Gunaseelan has been appointed as Read more…

New Constitution A Must: Friday Forum

New Constitution A Must: Friday Forum

The peoples’ verdict at the Presidential election of January 2015 reflected the mandate of the people for a new constitution to remedy democratic Read more…

A Scary Glimpse Into How China’s OBOR Can Ruin Small Countries: Sri Lanka’s Deal With China Vis a Vis India Revealed

A Scary Glimpse Into How China’s OBOR Can Ruin Small Countries: Sri Lanka’s Deal With China Vis a Vis India Revealed

Four years ago, Sri Lanka built Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport (MRIA) in Hambantota, 250 km south from Colombo, with Chinese assistance of $190 Read more…

New Navy Commander Rear Admiral Travis Sinniah Becomes 2nd Tamil Navy Chief After Rajan Kadirgamar Retired in 1970.
19 Aug
2017
Written by TELOadmin

New Navy Commander Rear Admiral Travis Sinniah Becomes 2nd Tamil Navy Chief After Rajan Kadirgamar Retired in 1970. »

After a gap of 47 years, Sri Lanka on Friday appointed a Tamil as the Commander of its navy.

Rear Admiral Read more…

TNA Leader Sampanthan writes to UN Secy Gen
19 Aug
2017
Written by TELOadmin

TNA Leader Sampanthan writes to UN Secy Gen »

Leader of the Tamil National Alliance (TNA) and the Opposition, Attorney-at-Law R. Sampanthan has written to the Secretary General of the United Nations Read more…

‘I regret we could not spend more time with Prabhakaran,’ Erick Solheim to WION
18 Aug
2017
Written by TELOadmin

‘I regret we could not spend more time with Prabhakaran,’ Erick Solheim to WION »

Erik Solheim, the Norwegian peace mediator in the 30-year-long Sri Lanka civil war, breaks his silence on his controversial role in a conversation Read more…

International judges can’t operate in Sri Lanka: New Foreign Minister
18 Aug
2017
Written by TELOadmin

International judges can’t operate in Sri Lanka: New Foreign Minister »

International judges cannot work in Sri Lanka to hear cases of alleged war crimes blamed on the government troops and the LTTE as Read more…

As Rural Sri Lanka Dries Out, Young Farmers Look for Job Options
18 Aug
2017
Written by TELOadmin

As Rural Sri Lanka Dries Out, Young Farmers Look for Job Options »

Scorched by a 10-month drought that has killed crops and reduced residents to buying trucked-in water, Adigama’s young people are voting with their Read more…

Vice Admiral Travis Sinniah appointed as new Sri Lanka Navy Commander
18 Aug
2017
Written by TELOadmin

Vice Admiral Travis Sinniah appointed as new Sri Lanka Navy Commander »

Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena as the Commander-In-Chief this morning appointed Commander Eastern Naval Area Vice Admiral Travis Sinniah as the new Commander Read more…

Wiggy blasts Thavarajah
18 Aug
2017
Written by TELOadmin

Wiggy blasts Thavarajah »

C.V. Wigneswaran yesterday (17) claimed that in order to safeguard his position in the Northern Provincial Council (NPC), Opposition Leader S. Thavarajah was Read more…

Tamil Nadu pushes for ferry service with Sri Lanka
17 Aug
2017
Written by TELOadmin

Tamil Nadu pushes for ferry service with Sri Lanka »

Six years after ferry service between Tuticorin and Colombo was suspended, Tamil Nadu is making fresh efforts to re-establish sea links with Sri Read more…

Eastern University closed indefinitely
17 Aug
2017
Written by TELOadmin

Eastern University closed indefinitely »

Vantharumoolai and Batticaloa campuses of the Eastern University had been closed indefinitely from today due to an unsettled condition prevailing at the University, Read more…

TNA has had enough, calls for foreign intervention
17 Aug
2017
Written by TELOadmin

TNA has had enough, calls for foreign intervention »

The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) says enough is enough and the international community must now intervene to address the issues faced by the Read more…