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TESO wants Resolution for Referendum at Geneva

TESO wants Resolution for Referendum at Geneva

New Delhi should take firm efforts to bring forward a resolution at the UNHRC sessions next month for conducting a referendum among Ilangkai Tamils, said a resolution passed by Tamil Eelam Supporters Organisation (TESO) in Chennai on Monday(4). The other resolutions of the TESO reiterated …

Sri Lanka Government Bans Maids to Saudi Arabia

Sri Lanka Government Bans Maids to Saudi Arabia

Sri Lanka has suspended sending maids to work in Saudi Arabia following an international outcry over the beheading of a young Lankan housemaid in the Kingdom. The Chairman of the Association of Licensed Foreign Employment Agencies (ALFEA) said the Government had ecided to suspend sending …

Karunanidhi Urges the Union Government Not to Encourage Visit

Karunanidhi Urges the Union Government Not to Encourage Visit

 DMK president M. Karunanidhi on Monday urged the Union government not to encourage Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa’s visit to the country and announced a black-shirt demonstration in Chennai during …

Sonia tells Karuna Concerned about Lankan Tamils

Sonia tells Karuna Concerned about Lankan Tamils

 “I share your concern regarding the disturbing developments in Sri Lanka vis-a-vis the Tamils. I shall take up the matter with the minister of external affairs (Salman Khurshid),” she said …

Respect UN’s Founding Principles – President

Respect UN’s Founding Principles – President

In his address to the nation, on the 65th Independence Anniversary celebrations, held in Trincomalee, President Mahinda Rajapakse said that “The UN charter gives no powers to interfere in internal affairs of countriesthat nothing contained in the present UN charter has authorised it to intervene …

Prime Minister Will Not Quit

Prime Minister Will Not Quit

Prime Minister D. M. Jayaratne denied rumours that he was planning to quit. He said he intended to remain in that post as long as he could. Premier Jayaratne was …

Tamil Nadu Governor Wants Indian Government to Impose Economic Embargo on Sri Lanka – Courtesy – Deccan Herald

Tamil Nadu Governor Wants Indian Government to Impose Economic Embargo on Sri Lanka – Courtesy – Deccan Herald

“‘I reiterate the resolve expressed by the Tamil Nadu assembly June 8, 2011 to urge the Indian government to initiate action by working with other nations for imposition of an economic embargo on the Sri Lankan Government till the Tamils living in camps are resettled …

UK Minister Alistair Burt Goes North

UK Minister Alistair Burt Goes North

‘Visiting UK Minister Alistair Burt went to the North of the country on the first day of his visit to Sri Lanka, holding a range of meetings and opening a …

Prosthetic Arm to Law Student Achala Priyadarshani

Prosthetic Arm to Law Student Achala Priyadarshani

Sri Lanka Army on the directions of HE the President Mahinda Rajapaksa has offered a prosthetic arm to Ms Achala Priyadarshani, the final year Law student, whose arm on alleged …

People Smuggling – Press Proposes, Government Disposes

People Smuggling – Press Proposes, Government Disposes

Australian government has denied a news report that a senior Sri Lankan government official was suspected by Australian authorities to haicit in the people-smuggling trade. A spokesman for Foreign Minister …