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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…

Sri Lanka Rupee continues to depreciate
6 Apr
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Sri Lanka Rupee continues to depreciate »

The Sri Lanka Rupee continued to depreciate against the US Dollar (USD) today.

The Sri Lanka Rupee was selling at Rs. 199.4042 against the USD Read more…

SL to explore Ayurveda in fighting COVID-19
6 Apr
2020
Written by TELO Admin

SL to explore Ayurveda in fighting COVID-19 »

The Health Ministry and the Presidential Task Force established to combat COVID – 19 have urged Ayurveda practitioners to immediately explore possibilities of finding an Read more…

Payments through Outward Investment Accounts (OIA) suspended for 3 months
6 Apr
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Payments through Outward Investment Accounts (OIA) suspended for 3 months »

The government has barred residents from making payments through Outward Investment Accounts (OIA) for overseas investments for a period of 3 months.

Prime Minister Mahinda Read more…

Sri Lanka extends quarantine period to four weeks after positive case
6 Apr
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Sri Lanka extends quarantine period to four weeks after positive case »

Sri Lanka extended the suggested quarantine period from two weeks to four on Sunday (Apr 5) after a 34-year-old man who returned home from South Read more…

RW presents proposals in attempts to protect current economy
5 Apr
2020
Written by TELO Admin

RW presents proposals in attempts to protect current economy »

The Leader of the United National Party, Ranil Wickremesinghe, made a statement today (April 5). In his statement he says:

“The other major industry that Read more…

President to set fresh date for Gen. election
5 Apr
2020
Written by TELO Admin

President to set fresh date for Gen. election »

In a gazette extraordinary issued on April 26, President Gotabaya Rajapaksa is to announce a fresh date for the Gen. election, which was postponed indefinitely, Read more…

Sri Lanka Coronavirus arrival ban at airports extended indefinitely
5 Apr
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Sri Lanka Coronavirus arrival ban at airports extended indefinitely »

Sri Lanka has extended a ban on arriving passengers at the island’s airports indefinitely, though cargo, departing and transit passengers would continue to be allowed.

Read more…

Total infected with COVID 19 up to 175
5 Apr
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Total infected with COVID 19 up to 175 »

Sri Lanka’s health authorities are reporting nine new cases of COVID 19 raising the total infected since the outbreak to 175.

Media reports say one Read more…

Sri Lanka conducts first online tea auctions amid COVID-19 pandemic
5 Apr
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Sri Lanka conducts first online tea auctions amid COVID-19 pandemic »

The Colombo Tea Auction, one of largest and oldest ongoing tea auctions in the world, conducted it’s first online sessions Saturday amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Read more…

Forex controls suspended as Rupee  fall  continues
5 Apr
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Forex controls suspended as Rupee fall continues »

The government has suspended foreign exchange controls, as the Sri Lankan rupee depreciated further against several international currencies.

The selling rate of the U.S Dollar, Read more…