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Tamil protestors demand Sri Lankan military release land in Amparai

Tamil protestors demand Sri Lankan military release land in Amparai

Tamil villagers in Amparai staged a protest this week, demanding resettlement in their land which is currently being occupied by the Sri Lankan military.

Some Read more…

PC polls: Debate on Delimitation Report this week

PC polls: Debate on Delimitation Report this week

The Delimitation Committee Report on Provincial Councils will be taken up for special debate in Parliament on August 24 from 11.00 a.m. to 6.00 p.m. Read more…

Gotabhaya congratulates Imran khan via twitter

Gotabhaya congratulates Imran khan via twitter

Former Defense Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa had conveyed his well wishes to the new Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan on his election to office.

He had Read more…

Mahinda ineligible to contest 2019 prez poll – Jayampathy

Mahinda ineligible to contest 2019 prez poll – Jayampathy

There is no lacuna or provision in the 19th Amendment and its application for legal arguments to be made that former President Mahinda Read more…

MR says his press officer is a moda yaka

MR says his press officer is a moda yaka

An exasperated former president Mahinda Rajapaksa described his press officer Udith Lokubandara as a “moda yakek,” or a devilish idiot, and ordered him to stay Read more…

Suspect alleged to have fled country with Admiral’s help arrested in Colombo Wartime abductions, killing of TNA MP Raviraj
15 Aug
2018
Written by TELOadmin

Suspect alleged to have fled country with Admiral’s help arrested in Colombo Wartime abductions, killing of TNA MP Raviraj »

A high profile-government inquiry into the alleged abduction and disappearance of 11 Tamil youth by the Navy during Vice Admiral Wasantha Karannaoda’s tenure as the Read more…

Jaffna Uni remembers Sencholai massacre
15 Aug
2018
Written by TELOadmin

Jaffna Uni remembers Sencholai massacre »

Students and staff at the University of Jaffna yesterday remembered the massacre of 53 schoolgirls in Mullaitivu on August 14, 2006, when the Sri Lankan Read more…

President will intervene in fishermen conflicts in Mullaitivu – Mano Ganesan
15 Aug
2018
Written by TELOadmin

President will intervene in fishermen conflicts in Mullaitivu – Mano Ganesan »

The Sri Lankan president has promised to personally intervene in the issue of Sinhalese fishermen fishing illegally in Mullaitivu, which has caused tension in the Read more…

Dayasiri Says ’16 Group’ Had To Leave Government As They Wanted SLFP Prime Minister
15 Aug
2018
Written by TELOadmin

Dayasiri Says ’16 Group’ Had To Leave Government As They Wanted SLFP Prime Minister »

Former Minister and SLFP “16 group” member Dayasiri jayasekera said they had to leave the government as they wanted a “SLFP Prime Minister.”

“But most Read more…

Keith Noyahr Incident: Mahinda summoned by the CID
15 Aug
2018
Written by TELOadmin

Keith Noyahr Incident: Mahinda summoned by the CID »

Former President Mahinda Rajapakse has been summoned by the CID to be present at their office on August 17th in order to record a statement Read more…

Navy Sampath arrested On Killings Of 11 Tamil Youths
15 Aug
2018
Written by TELOadmin

Navy Sampath arrested On Killings Of 11 Tamil Youths »

Court today allowed the Criminal Investigations Department to detain ‘Navy Sampath’ till tomorrow and question him further on the abductions and killings of eleven Tamil Read more…

JO urged to quit constitution making process
15 Aug
2018
Written by TELOadmin

JO urged to quit constitution making process »

The Federation of National Organizations (FNO) yesterday urged the Joint Opposition (JO) to quit the disputed constitution making process without further delay.

JO constituent, the Read more…

Army to shrink deployment
15 Aug
2018
Written by TELOadmin

Army to shrink deployment »

“We are ready to release another 522 acres in the North and East but we have to adjust ourselves prior to releasing these Read more…

Sri Lanka gets US military funding as China vies for influence
14 Aug
2018
Written by TELOadmin

Sri Lanka gets US military funding as China vies for influence »

The United States announced Monday (Aug 13) it would grant Sri Lanka US$39 million to boost maritime security as China develops its strategic hold on Read more…

Tension prevails in Naayaa’ru, intruding Sinhala fishers set fire to fishing huts of Tamils
14 Aug
2018
Written by TELOadmin

Tension prevails in Naayaa’ru, intruding Sinhala fishers set fire to fishing huts of Tamils »

Sinhala fishers from South, who are occupying the coast of Naayaa’ru in Mullaiththeevu district have set fire to eight fishing huts Monday night Read more…