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Sri Lanka prints money to finance deficits, CB Credit tops Rs700billion

Sri Lanka prints money to finance deficits, CB Credit tops Rs700billion

Sri Lanka has printed money in 2020 to finance the government as tax revenues fell and foreign financing dried up, officials said as deteriorating balance Read more…

Akkaraipattu declared a health high-risk zone

Akkaraipattu declared a health high-risk zone

Akkaraipattu has been declared as a health high-risk zone with immediate effect, the Government Information Department said.

The Government said that the Governor of the Read more…

Coronavirus death toll in Sri Lanka climbs to 118

Coronavirus death toll in Sri Lanka climbs to 118

Sri Lanka’s death toll from the novel coronavirus has risen to 118 as two more fell victim to the virus, the Department of Government Information Read more…

Low pressure system in Bay of Bengal likely to intensify into a cyclonic storm

Low pressure system in Bay of Bengal likely to intensify into a cyclonic storm

The low-pressure area in the south-east Bay of Bengal has concentrated into a depression lay centered 750 km southeast to Trincomalee.

The system is very Read more…

Cabinet meets via video technology for first time in SL

Cabinet meets via video technology for first time in SL

Today’s Cabinet meeting was held through video technology for the first time in the history of Sri Lanka, the President’s Media Division (PMD) said.

It Read more…

Sri Lanka prints money to finance deficits, CB Credit tops Rs700billion
30 Nov
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Sri Lanka prints money to finance deficits, CB Credit tops Rs700billion »

Sri Lanka has printed money in 2020 to finance the government as tax revenues fell and foreign financing dried up, officials said as deteriorating balance Read more…

Akkaraipattu declared a health high-risk zone
30 Nov
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Akkaraipattu declared a health high-risk zone »

Akkaraipattu has been declared as a health high-risk zone with immediate effect, the Government Information Department said.

The Government said that the Governor of the Read more…

Coronavirus death toll in Sri Lanka climbs to 118
30 Nov
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Coronavirus death toll in Sri Lanka climbs to 118 »

Sri Lanka’s death toll from the novel coronavirus has risen to 118 as two more fell victim to the virus, the Department of Government Information Read more…

Low pressure system in Bay of Bengal likely to intensify into a cyclonic storm
30 Nov
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Low pressure system in Bay of Bengal likely to intensify into a cyclonic storm »

The low-pressure area in the south-east Bay of Bengal has concentrated into a depression lay centered 750 km southeast to Trincomalee.

The system is very Read more…

Cabinet meets via video technology for first time in SL
30 Nov
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Cabinet meets via video technology for first time in SL »

Today’s Cabinet meeting was held through video technology for the first time in the history of Sri Lanka, the President’s Media Division (PMD) said.

It Read more…

Mahara Prison unrest: 08 inmates dead, prison officer in critical condition
30 Nov
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Mahara Prison unrest: 08 inmates dead, prison officer in critical condition »

Two prison officials held hostage by Mahara Prison inmates have been rescued, Commissioner General of Prisons Thushara Upuldeniya said.

Meanwhile, the death toll from the Read more…

Basil acquitted in Divi Neguma case
30 Nov
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Basil acquitted in Divi Neguma case »

The Colombo High Court today acquitted former Minister Basil Rajapaksa and three others from the Divi Naguma case.

Colombo High Court Judge Damith Thotawatta also Read more…

India’s NSA and TNA leader discuss development of North-East
30 Nov
2020
Written by TELO Admin

India’s NSA and TNA leader discuss development of North-East »

In an apparent last-minute addition to his two-day itinerary in Colombo, India’s National Security Adviser Ajit Doval met senior Sri Lankan Tamil leader R. Sampanthan Read more…

Doval clinches key port deal during two-day visit to Sri Lanka – By P.K.Balachandran/Daily Express
29 Nov
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Doval clinches key port deal during two-day visit to Sri Lanka – By P.K.Balachandran/Daily Express »

India’s National Security Advisor Ajit Doval, who was in Colombo on November 27 and 28, has smoothened India-Sri Lanka relations which were fraying at the Read more…

Mahara Prison Unrest : 01 Prisoner dead & 03 Injured, STF on site to tighten security
29 Nov
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Mahara Prison Unrest : 01 Prisoner dead & 03 Injured, STF on site to tighten security »

An unrest was reported from within the Mahara Prison on Sunday (29) evening, said Police Spokesperson DIG Ajith Rohana adding the unrest was caused by Read more…