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Rs. 400 Mn in donations to RC Church for Easter terror victims

Rs. 400 Mn in donations to RC Church for Easter terror victims

The Roman Catholic Church yesterday provided details of the disbursement of a total of Rs. 400 million in donations received by the Archbishop of Colombo Read more…

Namal Says Plans Are Afoot To Postpone Presidential Election: Calls On Govt. To Dissolve Parliament If It Cannot Hold Elections On Time

Namal Says Plans Are Afoot To Postpone Presidential Election: Calls On Govt. To Dissolve Parliament If It Cannot Hold Elections On Time

Parliamentarian Namal Rajapaksa accused the government of attempting to postpone the Presidential election.

Rajapaksa said plans were afoot to postpone the Presidential election in the Read more…

JVP to go it alone at presidential polls

JVP to go it alone at presidential polls

Common candidate was a term that no longer had any political value in the country thanks to the Sirisena-Wickremesinghe government, JVP Kalutara District MP Dr. Read more…

Sri Lanka’s Finance Minister to sue two private TV channels and Buddhist monk for false allegations

Sri Lanka’s Finance Minister to sue two private TV channels and Buddhist monk for false allegations

Sri Lanka’s Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera has announced that he will be taking legal action against two privately owned television channels and a well-known Buddhist Read more…

Rs. 429m Japanese grant for Human Resource Development Scholarship project

Rs. 429m Japanese grant for Human Resource Development Scholarship project

The Government of Japan has provided a grant aid worth approximately Rs.429 million for the Human Resource Development Scholarship (JDS) project to enhance the capacity Read more…

Not in a hurry to accept portfolios: Rishad
15 Jul
2019
Written by TELO Admin

Not in a hurry to accept portfolios: Rishad »

All Ceylon Makkal Congress (ACMC) leader and Former Minister Rishad Bathiudeen said yesterday they were not in a hurry to accept ministerial portfolios and said Read more…

Decision to implement death penalty will not be reversed: President
14 Jul
2019
Written by TELO Admin

Decision to implement death penalty will not be reversed: President »

President Maithripala Sirisena states that if a proposal to suspend the death penalty is brought to parliament, that the particular day will be marked as Read more…

Blaming Saudi Arabia won’t help Sri Lanka – Gulfnews.com
14 Jul
2019
Written by TELO Admin

Blaming Saudi Arabia won’t help Sri Lanka – Gulfnews.com »

When nine Sri Lankans blew themselves up in churches and luxury hotels and led to the deaths of more than 250 people, the ugly head Read more…

Will this be an election year ? : Elections Commission awaits go-ahead
14 Jul
2019
Written by TELO Admin

Will this be an election year ? : Elections Commission awaits go-ahead »

With the countdown to December narrowing and the election heat getting intensified, different political parties making strategies to outdo each other by hook or by Read more…

China produces new diesel trains for Sri Lanka
14 Jul
2019
Written by TELO Admin

China produces new diesel trains for Sri Lanka »

China’s rolling-stock maker CRRC Qingdao Sifang Co. Ltd. has produced nine diesel trains for Sri Lanka.

The new type of diesel trains, equipped with 90 Read more…

Sri Lanka keen on enhancing connectivity with Indian ports
14 Jul
2019
Written by TELO Admin

Sri Lanka keen on enhancing connectivity with Indian ports »

The Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA) is keen on enhancing connectivity with Indian ports using ferry services to facilitate easier trade and tourism, its chairman Read more…

Amendments to Muslim Marriage and Divorce Act to be presented to Justice Min
14 Jul
2019
Written by TELO Admin

Amendments to Muslim Marriage and Divorce Act to be presented to Justice Min »

The proposal with the recommendations to amend the Muslim Marriage and Divorce Act will be presented to the Minister of Justice and Prison Reforms Thalatha Read more…

NIA raids Chennai areas, looking for Lankan bomb attack links
14 Jul
2019
Written by TELO Admin

NIA raids Chennai areas, looking for Lankan bomb attack links »

Chennai: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) today carried out raids at multiple places in Chennai and Nagapattinam.

The city offices of Wahdathe Islami Hind at Read more…

Sri Lanka army releases another 27 acres in Jaffna to owners
14 Jul
2019
Written by TELO Admin

Sri Lanka army releases another 27 acres in Jaffna to owners »

Sri Lanka Army has released another 27 acres of land in Jaffna, used by the Army for service requirements on Friday.

Security Force Headquarters-Jaffna (SFHQ-J) Read more…

Provincial Councils to be held before Presidential Polls?
14 Jul
2019
Written by TELO Admin

Provincial Councils to be held before Presidential Polls? »

Election Commissioner has informed the Prime Minister and the Speaker this week that if the President orders him to do so, the Provincial Council Elections Read more…