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COVID-19 cases in Sri Lanka spikes to 1503 with 34 new cases on Thursday

COVID-19 cases in Sri Lanka spikes to 1503 with 34 new cases on Thursday

A total of 34 new cases were reported on Thursday and 32 among them are returnees from overseas and 02 of them are Sri Lanka Read more…

PC Jayawardena requests against court hearing of Parliament dissolution petitions

PC Jayawardena requests against court hearing of Parliament dissolution petitions

President’s Counsel Sanjeewa Jayawardena said that it would be disastrous if leave to proceed is granted to the petitioners challenging the president’s proclamation dissolving parliament.

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Why Rajapaksa Has Brought Archaeology Preservation Under His Defense Secretary – Thecitizen.in

Why Rajapaksa Has Brought Archaeology Preservation Under His Defense Secretary – Thecitizen.in

Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa’s decision to entrust the survey and preservation of archaeological sites in the ethnically-mixed Eastern Province to a Presidential Task Force Read more…

Sri Lanka facing ‘biggest forex crisis in history’ triggering import controls: Minister

Sri Lanka facing ‘biggest forex crisis in history’ triggering import controls: Minister

Sri Lanka’s has slapped import controls multiple ways to face the ‘biggest forex crisis in history’, Information Minister Bandula Gunewardene said as the central bank Read more…

Case on petitions against polls date to continue tomorrow (29)

Case on petitions against polls date to continue tomorrow (29)

The Supreme Court today once again postponed further considerations of the Fundamental Rights (FR) petitions filed against the date set by the Elections Commission to Read more…

Easter attacks: Zahran and a bomber was at Shangri-La two days prior to attacks
24 May
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Easter attacks: Zahran and a bomber was at Shangri-La two days prior to attacks »

Presidential Commission of Inquiry probing the 2019 Easter Sunday terror attacks heard that Ringleader of the attacks Zahran Hashim and another bomber had engaged in Read more…

Hotels to open for locals before foreigners
24 May
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Hotels to open for locals before foreigners »

The Sri Lankan tourism industry will reopen its hotels to local tourists before it opens to international tourists, according to The Hotels Association of Sri Read more…

EC planning to count votes at electorate levels
24 May
2020
Written by TELO Admin

EC planning to count votes at electorate levels »

Counting of votes at electorate level instead of bringing them to central counting stations in each district and spraying rather than applying the indelible ink Read more…

EC accused of being influenced
24 May
2020
Written by TELO Admin

EC accused of being influenced »

The Government claims the Election Commission (EC) may have been unduly influenced by an outside force to declare that the parliamentary election could not be Read more…

Inter-Prov. bus services to resume on Tuesday
24 May
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Inter-Prov. bus services to resume on Tuesday »

Minister of Transport Management Services Mahinda Amaraweera says as approval has been granted for travel across districts, with the exception of the Colombo and Gampaha Read more…

Total COVID-19 cases in Sri Lanka at 1,089
24 May
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Total COVID-19 cases in Sri Lanka at 1,089 »

The total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Sri Lanka has risen to 1,089, after 21 people tested positive for the virus on Saturday (May Read more…

Prabhakaran has my respect – Fonseka
24 May
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Prabhakaran has my respect – Fonseka »

Field Marshal Sarath Fonseka who was Army commander during the time the 30-year old war ended, says that he respects the former LTTE leader – Read more…

Hakeem calls for inter-community peace
24 May
2020
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Hakeem calls for inter-community peace »

Sri Lanka Muslim Congress (SLMC) leader Rauff Hakeem, has called for inter-community peace as Muslims in Sri Lanka celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr today (Sunday).

In his message, Read more…

6 institutions vested under Defence Ministry
23 May
2020
Written by TELO Admin

6 institutions vested under Defence Ministry »

Six institutions that previously fell under the purview of the Ministry of Public Administration, Home Affairs, Provincial Councils and Local Government, have been brought under Read more…

Lankan President asks India for US$ 1.1 billion as SWAP facility to tide over foreign exchange issues
23 May
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Lankan President asks India for US$ 1.1 billion as SWAP facility to tide over foreign exchange issues »

The Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has requested Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to allocate US$ 1.1 special SWAP facility to top up the US$ Read more…