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Pharmacies will be opened tomorrow islandwide

Pharmacies will be opened tomorrow islandwide

The government has decided to open all pharmacies throughout the country tomorrow for the public.

Accordingly, the Presidential Task force announced that all island wide Read more…

SL Rupee plummets against the US dollar

SL Rupee plummets against the US dollar

The Sri Lanka rupee slid further on Wednesday and depreciated to Rs 200.46 against the US dollar, central bank data showed.

The rupee recorded a Read more…

Curfew for Colombo, 5 more districts to continue indefinitely

Curfew for Colombo, 5 more districts to continue indefinitely

Curfew imposed on the districts of Colombo, Gampaha, Kalutara, Puttalam, Kandy and Jaffna will continue indefinitely until further notice, a media release from the Presidential Read more…

China protests against hate campaign in a leading Lankan media outlet

China protests against hate campaign in a leading Lankan media outlet

On 8th April, Mr. Luo Chong, the Spokesperson of the Embassy of China in Sri Lanka wrote an open letter to Mr. Ranjith Wijewardene, the Read more…

China accused of negligence Consumer rights group obtains legal advice – Daily Mirror.LK

China accused of negligence Consumer rights group obtains legal advice – Daily Mirror.LK

With individuals and groups in the US and the UK initiating legal action against the Chinese Government over the spread of the coronavirus, local groups Read more…

“No Point In Reconvening Parliament As There Is No Parliamentary Support To Fight COVID19:” PM Makes Special Statement
7 Apr
2020
Written by TELO Admin

“No Point In Reconvening Parliament As There Is No Parliamentary Support To Fight COVID19:” PM Makes Special Statement »

In a specially televised speech, Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa, listing manner in which the government was able to rise to current challenges, said there was Read more…

Review COVID-19 lockdown after April new year, medical academics say in exit strategy for Sri Lanka
7 Apr
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Review COVID-19 lockdown after April new year, medical academics say in exit strategy for Sri Lanka »

The current COVID-19 lockdown should be reviewed after the coming traditional new year, while increasing testing capacity and encouraging continued social-distancing and self-isolation practices, chair Read more…

Sri Lanka’s COVID – 19 cases rises to 185
7 Apr
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Sri Lanka’s COVID – 19 cases rises to 185 »

Sri Lankan health officials on Tuesday said the number of COVID – 19 patients in the country has risen to 185.

Earlier today, the health Read more…

Govt. introduces new mechanism to issue curfew passes
7 Apr
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Govt. introduces new mechanism to issue curfew passes »

The government has introduced a new mechanism to issue curfew passes in order to avoid excessive numbers of people gathering at Police Stations.

Accordingly, issuing Read more…

Security tightened over reports of Jaffna residents fleeing
7 Apr
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Security tightened over reports of Jaffna residents fleeing »

Security forces have tightened security on the A-9 road and in the Mullaitivu area after reports cited that civilians confined to the Jaffna area due Read more…

India gifts a 10-tonne consignment of medicines to Sri Lanka
7 Apr
2020
Written by TELO Admin

India gifts a 10-tonne consignment of medicines to Sri Lanka »

India today gifted a 10 tonne consignment of essential lifesaving medicines to the Government of Sri Lanka, in view of the ongoing COVID-19 crisis.

The Read more…

Dambulla Economic Center to remain closed
7 Apr
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Dambulla Economic Center to remain closed »

The Dambulla Economic Center which was closed from Sunday 5 April till today Tuesday April 07, is to remain closed.

The Trade Association said that Read more…

Curfew in 6 districts to continue
6 Apr
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Curfew in 6 districts to continue »

The curfew in 19 districts except in Colombo, Gampaha, Kalutara, Puttalam, Kandy and Jaffna will be lifted on April 9 at 6.00 am and re-imposed Read more…

No cash, no food
6 Apr
2020
Written by TELO Admin

No cash, no food »

Sri Lanka has been under curfew for over a fortnight. The near-total lockdown and the over 10,000 violators that police have arrested have ensured that Read more…

President, PM holds talks with the Samagi Jana Balawegaya
6 Apr
2020
Written by TELO Admin

President, PM holds talks with the Samagi Jana Balawegaya »

Issuing a statement the President’s Office said, President Gotabaya Rajapaksa and Prime Minster Mahinda Rajapaksa held talks with the “Samagi Jana Balavegaya” today in Colombo, Read more…