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‘India to invest Rs 1 bn in East Container Terminal’

‘India to invest Rs 1 bn in East Container Terminal’

India has indicated an interest in investing over US$ 1 billion in the East Container Terminal (ECT) of the Colombo Port, along with Read more…

Party leaders to decide next week – Dayasiri Jayasekera

Party leaders to decide next week – Dayasiri Jayasekera

The date for Parliament to debate amendments to the Local Authorities Elections (Amendment) Act No. 22 of 2012 will be decided at the Read more…

ATC refutes statement made by Minister Mano Ganesan that it is safe for Tamils to return to Srilanka

ATC refutes statement made by Minister Mano Ganesan that it is safe for Tamils to return to Srilanka

Mr Ganesan wants the asylum seekers in Australia to return to Sri Lanka. He claims that it is safe for them to return, “If anyone Read more…

Brand New Constitution with Referendum or Constitutional Changes Without Referendum? Govt Still Undecided Says Ranil

Brand New Constitution with Referendum or Constitutional Changes Without Referendum? Govt Still Undecided Says Ranil

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe yesterday said the government had not yet decided whether it would go for a brand new constitution or adopt Read more…

Ananthi Sasitharan, Sarveswaran appointed Provincial Ministers

Ananthi Sasitharan, Sarveswaran appointed Provincial Ministers

Northern Provincial Council members Ananthi Sasitharan (ITAK) and K Sarveswaran (EPRLF) were today appointed Provincial Ministers.

The appointment was made by Chief Read more…

U.S. Ambassador to Sri Lanka visits Eastern Province
24 Jun
2017
Written by TELOadmin

U.S. Ambassador to Sri Lanka visits Eastern Province »

United States Ambassador to Sri Lanka Atul Keshap visited the Eastern Province this week to commemorate a milestone in U.S.-supported demining efforts and Read more…

The wounded victims of Sri Lanka’s child marriage law – BBC
24 Jun
2017
Written by TELOadmin

The wounded victims of Sri Lanka’s child marriage law – BBC »

In Sri Lanka the legal marriage age is 18, but under a decades-old community law, much younger Muslim girls can get married. Read more…

Government urged to establish Office on Missing Persons
24 Jun
2017
Written by TELOadmin

Government urged to establish Office on Missing Persons »

Amnesty International called on the Sri Lankan authorities to immediately implement the much delayed Office on Missing Persons.

“The people of Read more…

Demonstrators urge for immediate conduction of Local Govt election
24 Jun
2017
Written by TELOadmin

Demonstrators urge for immediate conduction of Local Govt election »

Local Government representatives and several others of the Joint Opposition (JO) launched a demonstration to urge the Ministry to hold Local Government elections without further Read more…

Wigneswaran refuted claims that the TNA was split WE ARE STRONGER THAN BEFORE
24 Jun
2017
Written by TELOadmin

Wigneswaran refuted claims that the TNA was split WE ARE STRONGER THAN BEFORE »

Northern Province Chief Minister, retired judge, CV Wigneswaran in a brief email interview with the Nation stated that the tense situation which prevailed Read more…

CM Wiggie to meet ITAK Leader Mavai
24 Jun
2017
Written by TELOadmin

CM Wiggie to meet ITAK Leader Mavai »

Northern Province Chief Minister, C.V. Wigneswaran has denied reports of a rift within the Tamil National Alliance (TNA) following tensed situations in the Read more…

Wiggy refutes misappropriation claims
23 Jun
2017
Written by TELOadmin

Wiggy refutes misappropriation claims »

Northern Province Chief Minister C. V. Wigneswaran has refuted the allegation that he has ‘misused’ 50,000 Canadian dollars allocated to the Northern Provincial Read more…

TN CM tells Modi to take back island from Sri Lanka
23 Jun
2017
Written by TELOadmin

TN CM tells Modi to take back island from Sri Lanka »

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami today sought the intervention of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to secure the release of 20 fishermen Read more…

OMP Amendment Bill passed unanimously in House
22 Jun
2017
Written by TELOadmin

OMP Amendment Bill passed unanimously in House »

The Office of Missing Persons (Establishment, Administration and Discharge of Functions) Amendment Bill was unanimously passed in Parliament today. Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, Read more…

London based Tamil diaspora reiterate call for foreign judges
22 Jun
2017
Written by TELOadmin

London based Tamil diaspora reiterate call for foreign judges »

The Global Tamil Forum (GTF), a London based influential Tamil diaspora group, has reiterated its call for the participation of international judges in Read more…