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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…

Sri Lankan strongman eyes presidency in upcoming elections
23 Aug
2019
Written by TELO Admin

Sri Lankan strongman eyes presidency in upcoming elections »

Sri Lanka’s most influential political clan is eyeing a return to power by naming a hawkish former defense secretary as its candidate for presidential elections Read more…

Dilrukshi retreats, Shirani to contest for presidency?
23 Aug
2019
Written by TELO Admin

Dilrukshi retreats, Shirani to contest for presidency? »

Solicitor General Dilrukshi Dias Wickramasinghe who was scheduled to resign to contest the forthcoming Presidential Elections, had withdrawn her resignation.

She had notified her resignation Read more…

Sajith reiterates he will ‘definitely’ contest presidential election
23 Aug
2019
Written by TELO Admin

Sajith reiterates he will ‘definitely’ contest presidential election »

UNP deputy leader Sajith Premadasa today reiterated that he will definitely contest the upcoming Presidential Election.

“No one should have any doubts in their hearts.” Read more…

Two Muslim ministers’ who resigned sworn in
23 Aug
2019
Written by TELO Admin

Two Muslim ministers’ who resigned sworn in »

Sri Lanka Muslim Congress MPs Faisal Kassim and Ali Zahir Moulana, who resigned from ministerial posts have been sworn in as State Ministers again before Read more…

Wigneswaran to lead major rally in Jaffna next month
23 Aug
2019
Written by TELO Admin

Wigneswaran to lead major rally in Jaffna next month »

Former Northern Province Chief Minister C.V. Wigneswaran today launched an awareness campaign for a major rally to be staged in Jaffna next month.

The rally Read more…

Army intelligence officer arrested over Keith Noyahr’s abduction case
23 Aug
2019
Written by TELO Admin

Army intelligence officer arrested over Keith Noyahr’s abduction case »

An Army Intelligence Sergeant has been arrested by the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) over the abduction and assault of journalist Keith Noyahr in 2008.

Police Read more…

Sri Lanka ends emergency four months after suicide bombings
23 Aug
2019
Written by TELO Admin

Sri Lanka ends emergency four months after suicide bombings »

Sri Lanka has ended a four-month state of emergency declared after Easter Sunday suicide bombings by extremists, officials said Friday (Aug 23).

President Maithripala Sirisena Read more…

Lashkar-e-Taiba infiltrate Tamil Nadu via SL
23 Aug
2019
Written by TELO Admin

Lashkar-e-Taiba infiltrate Tamil Nadu via SL »

Security has been tightened across Tamil Nadu following intel that members of the Lashkar-e-Taiba, an Islamist militant organisations, had infiltrated into the state via Sri Read more…

Gota reiterates he renounced US citizenship
22 Aug
2019
Written by TELO Admin

Gota reiterates he renounced US citizenship »

Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) presidential candidate Gotabaya Rajapaksa today reiterated that he renounced his US citizenship on April 17, informed the Immigration and Emigration Read more…

2019 prez poll: Future path of yahapalanaya  to be unveiled today as Mangala holds meeting in support of Sajith
22 Aug
2019
Written by TELO Admin

2019 prez poll: Future path of yahapalanaya to be unveiled today as Mangala holds meeting in support of Sajith »

A civil society grouping that backed common candidate, Maithripala Sirisena, at the last presidential election, in January 2015 will unveil today (23) what a senior Read more…