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Key Tamil diaspora orgs urge acceleration of resolution implementation

Key Tamil diaspora orgs urge acceleration of resolution implementation

Six key Tamil diaspora organisations said they were disappointed by the failure to secure a time bound pathway of implementation of Sri Lanka’s Read more…

Crisis in Jaffna Teaching Hospital

Crisis in Jaffna Teaching Hospital

The Teaching Hospital, Jaffna, is faced with a general crisis stemming from the shortage of medical officers and nurses.

Director of Read more…

UNHRC: Sri Lanka’s countermove fails

UNHRC: Sri Lanka’s countermove fails

Days ahead of the UN Human Rights Council’s 40th sessions in Geneva, the behind-the-scenes goings-on in Colombo were tense.

Last Sunday Read more…

UNP favours abolishing Executive Presidency – PM

UNP favours abolishing Executive Presidency – PM

The United National Party (UNP) is in favour of abolishing the Executive Presidency, and the views of other parties in the United National Read more…

Consensus Resolution on Sri Lanka Passed by UNHRC Gives Colombo the Right to Decide What Would be Implemented and To What Extent a Recommendation Would be Implemented

Consensus Resolution on Sri Lanka Passed by UNHRC Gives Colombo the Right to Decide What Would be Implemented and To What Extent a Recommendation Would be Implemented

The UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC)’s resolution on the rights situation in Sri Lanka, which was passed in Geneva on Thursday through consensus, Read more…

SLPP and the Gotabaya Chinthanaya
19 Mar
2019
Written by TELO Admin

SLPP and the Gotabaya Chinthanaya »

The press in Sri Lanka, especially the Sinhala press has been avidly following the progress of the proposed alliance between the Sri Lanka Read more…

Roads not taken and their destinations – Groundviews
18 Mar
2019
Written by TELO Admin

Roads not taken and their destinations – Groundviews »

“Not only our actions, but also our inactions, become our destiny.”

Heinrich Zimmer (The King and the Corpse)

On Read more…

More loans from China : US$ 1 billion for central expressway
18 Mar
2019
Written by TELO Admin

More loans from China : US$ 1 billion for central expressway »

Sri Lanka has obtained a US$ One billion (Rs. 178 billion) loan from China Exim Bank for the construction of the first stage Read more…

Vision of 2015 government lost; SLFP should join hands with UNP : Chandrika
18 Mar
2019
Written by TELO Admin

Vision of 2015 government lost; SLFP should join hands with UNP : Chandrika »

The vision with which the 2015 government was formed has now been lost, former President Chandrika Kumaratunga said recently.

While addressing Read more…

Country should not co-sponsor new UNHRC resolution: MR
18 Mar
2019
Written by TELO Admin

Country should not co-sponsor new UNHRC resolution: MR »

Opposition Leader Mahinda Rajapaksa said yesterday that Sri Lanka should not co-sponsor the UNHRC resolution coming up this time.

Issuing a Read more…

Future of SLPP-SLFP grand alliance in the making uncertain
18 Mar
2019
Written by TELO Admin

Future of SLPP-SLFP grand alliance in the making uncertain »

The outcome of talks between the SLPP and the SLFP, for a grand coalition against the UNP was in the balance, political sources Read more…

SB to go against Maithri
18 Mar
2019
Written by TELO Admin

SB to go against Maithri »

S.B. Dissanayake, who entered into the parliament through the national list, says he will vote against the budget at the last reading.

The President has Read more…

British Tamils protest against UN resolution extension for Sri Lanka
17 Mar
2019
Written by TELO Admin

British Tamils protest against UN resolution extension for Sri Lanka »

British Tamils staged a protest outside the UK Foreign Office earlier Yesterday(16), calling on Britain not to grant Sri Lanka any further extension on a Read more…

Implementation of UNHRC Resolution 30/1: Progress report by Verite Research
17 Mar
2019
Written by TELO Admin

Implementation of UNHRC Resolution 30/1: Progress report by Verite Research »

Since the country’s pledge to certain commitments in the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHCR) resolution 30/1, adopted four years ago, only six Read more…

LSSP urges President to insist on rejecting UNHRC Resolution
17 Mar
2019
Written by TELO Admin

LSSP urges President to insist on rejecting UNHRC Resolution »

When the war with the LTTE ended in 2009, the government of Sri Lanka took action based on the LLRC Report to rectify Read more…