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Thursday 4th June declared a public holiday

Thursday 4th June declared a public holiday

The Government has declared Thursday 4th June a public holiday, the Government information department said today.

Secretary to the Ministry of Public Administration, Home Affairs, Read more…

2018 arrest warrant on Zahran: TID failed to inform Police

2018 arrest warrant on Zahran: TID failed to inform Police

Despite issuance of open warrants in 2018 for the arrest of Zahran Hashim, leader of the National Tawheed Jama’at (NTJ) and mastermind behind the bombings Read more…

China will never allow foreign intervention in The internal affairs of Sri Lanka

China will never allow foreign intervention in The internal affairs of Sri Lanka

While Sri Lanka and China support each other in matters of sovereignty, territorial integrity and independence, China has stated that it will never allow foreign Read more…

NEC to meet tomorrow to decide on a fresh date for the General Election

NEC to meet tomorrow to decide on a fresh date for the General Election

The National Election Commission will meet on Wednesday to decide on a fresh date for the General Election, the Chairman of the NEC Mahinda Deshapriya Read more…

Printing ballot paper for General Elections commences

Printing ballot paper for General Elections commences

The printing of 17 million ballot papers for the General Elections commenced today, Government Printer Gangani Liyanage said.

She said the typesetting and other preparations Read more…

Island-wide curfew on May 31st & June 4th-5th: PMD
28 May
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Island-wide curfew on May 31st & June 4th-5th: PMD »

Islandwide curfew has been imposed on May 31, June 4 and June 5, President’s Media Division issuing the new curfew regulation update on Thursday said.

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With debt crunch looming, Sri Lanka needs help from its friends – Reuters
28 May
2020
Written by TELO Admin

With debt crunch looming, Sri Lanka needs help from its friends – Reuters »

Sri Lanka’s finances were fragile long before the coronavirus delivered its blow, but unless the country can secure aid from allies like China, economists say Read more…

IFJ condemns assault and harassment of private media journalist
28 May
2020
Written by TELO Admin

IFJ condemns assault and harassment of private media journalist »

The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has expressed regret over the assault and harassment of a private media journalist recently.

Bimal Shyaman, a journalist with Read more…

Modi congratulates MR on completing 50 years in Parliament
27 May
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Modi congratulates MR on completing 50 years in Parliament »

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke to Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa today to congratulate him on having completed 50 years since his first entering the Read more…

CWC wants Arumugan Thondaman’s son to contest polls to fill void
27 May
2020
Written by TELO Admin

CWC wants Arumugan Thondaman’s son to contest polls to fill void »

The Ceylon Workers Congress requested Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa to provide nominations to Jeevan Thondaman to contest the General Election from the Nuwara Eliya District Read more…

UNP to suspend membership of rebels
27 May
2020
Written by TELO Admin

UNP to suspend membership of rebels »

The United National Party (UNP) is to suspend the party membership of members who have sought nominations from other political parties.

UNP General-Secretary Akila Viraj Read more…

FR petitions against election date postponed
27 May
2020
Written by TELO Admin

FR petitions against election date postponed »

The Supreme Court today postponed further consideration of the fundamental rights petitions filed challenging the election date, until 10.00 a.m. tomorrow (28).

The Supreme Court Read more…

50 years of Political Legacy, a legend whom I am fortunate enough to call my Father – Namal
27 May
2020
Written by TELO Admin

50 years of Political Legacy, a legend whom I am fortunate enough to call my Father – Namal »

50 years ago, on May 27, 1970, the journey of a political legend began. Entering Parliament as the youngest MP to join, Hon. Mahinda Rajapaksa, Read more…

Funeral of late Minister Arumugam Thondaman at Norwood Stadium on 31 May
27 May
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Funeral of late Minister Arumugam Thondaman at Norwood Stadium on 31 May »

Senior Vice President of the Ceylon Workers Congress S. Sathyavel has said that the funeral of the leader of the Ceylon Workers Congress and Minister Read more…

Chinese Banks providing support for Sri Lanka’s post COVID-19 economic recovery – Chargé d’affaires
27 May
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Chinese Banks providing support for Sri Lanka’s post COVID-19 economic recovery – Chargé d’affaires »

Hu Wei, Chargé d’affaires of the Chinese Embassy in Sri Lanka has said that at a time Sri Lanka is faced with two “arduous tasks” Read more…