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SC concludes hearing on President’s query on PC elections

SC concludes hearing on President’s query on PC elections

The Supreme Court yesterday concluded arguments put forward in respect of the reference application forwarded by President Maithripala Sirisena seeking an opinion regarding the holding Read more…

Central Bank surprises markets

Central Bank surprises markets

Sri Lanka’s central bank cut its key interest rates on Friday, in a surprise move to boost sluggish growth after the country’s tourism sector and Read more…

China expected to ratify extradition treaties with SL, Vietnam

China expected to ratify extradition treaties with SL, Vietnam

The Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress (NPC) in China is expected to ratify extradition treaties with Sri Lanka and Vietnam at its bi-monthly Read more…

Maithri-Karu discussion: Chandrika does not want Sajith: Change on 26th

Maithri-Karu discussion: Chandrika does not want Sajith: Change on 26th

wo parties are currently said to be in talks to organise a meeting between President Maithripala Sirisena and Speaker Karu Jayasuriya.

It is reported that Read more…

Gazette issued calling upon armed forces to maintain public order island-wide

Gazette issued calling upon armed forces to maintain public order island-wide

President Maithripala Sirisena has issued a Gazette Extraordinary calling upon the armed forces to maintain public order across the country.

The President issued the gazette Read more…

SC concludes hearing on President’s query on PC elections
24 Aug
2019
Written by TELO Admin

SC concludes hearing on President’s query on PC elections »

The Supreme Court yesterday concluded arguments put forward in respect of the reference application forwarded by President Maithripala Sirisena seeking an opinion regarding the holding Read more…

Central Bank surprises markets
24 Aug
2019
Written by TELO Admin

Central Bank surprises markets »

Sri Lanka’s central bank cut its key interest rates on Friday, in a surprise move to boost sluggish growth after the country’s tourism sector and Read more…

China expected to ratify extradition treaties with SL, Vietnam
24 Aug
2019
Written by TELO Admin

China expected to ratify extradition treaties with SL, Vietnam »

The Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress (NPC) in China is expected to ratify extradition treaties with Sri Lanka and Vietnam at its bi-monthly Read more…

Maithri-Karu discussion: Chandrika does not want Sajith: Change on 26th
24 Aug
2019
Written by TELO Admin

Maithri-Karu discussion: Chandrika does not want Sajith: Change on 26th »

wo parties are currently said to be in talks to organise a meeting between President Maithripala Sirisena and Speaker Karu Jayasuriya.

It is reported that Read more…

Gazette issued calling upon armed forces to maintain public order island-wide
24 Aug
2019
Written by TELO Admin

Gazette issued calling upon armed forces to maintain public order island-wide »

President Maithripala Sirisena has issued a Gazette Extraordinary calling upon the armed forces to maintain public order across the country.

The President issued the gazette Read more…

GTF calls for impactful actions not just diplomatic rhetoric
24 Aug
2019
Written by TELO Admin

GTF calls for impactful actions not just diplomatic rhetoric »

The Global Tamil Forum (GTF) has called for impactful actions and not just diplomatic rhetoric on Sri Lanka.

The London based influential Tamil diaspora group Read more…

House Committee, SLFP differ on how to deal with B’caloa Campus Hizbullah should be dealt with regardless of political considerations – Thilanga
24 Aug
2019
Written by TELO Admin

House Committee, SLFP differ on how to deal with B’caloa Campus Hizbullah should be dealt with regardless of political considerations – Thilanga »

SLFP spokesman and National List MP Thilanga Sumathipala yesterday said that former lawmaker M.L.A.M. Hizbullah shouldn’t be allowed to retain control of the Batticaloa Campus Read more…

Karu will not resign: If elected will hold presidency for a short while
24 Aug
2019
Written by TELO Admin

Karu will not resign: If elected will hold presidency for a short while »

The Speaker’s Office refuted claims being made that Speaker Karu Jayasuriya is planning on resigning from his post.

They said that these rumours are being Read more…

Can Provincial Council elections be held? – President to be informed of SC determination
23 Aug
2019
Written by TELO Admin

Can Provincial Council elections be held? – President to be informed of SC determination »

A five-judge bench led by the Chief Justice today (August 23) announced it would inform President Maithripala Sirisena of the Supreme Court’s determination on whether Read more…

China-gifted frigate formally joins Sri Lankan navy
23 Aug
2019
Written by TELO Admin

China-gifted frigate formally joins Sri Lankan navy »

Sri Lanka Navy held commissioning ceremony at the Colombo port on Thursday for China-gifted frigate “P625”, renamed “Parakramabahu”.

Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena, Commander of Read more…