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EC asks Prez to consult SC on election date

EC asks Prez to consult SC on election date

The Election Commission has requested for making a reference to the Supreme Court on the next election date , informed sources said. The Commission has Read more…

Premadasa to ensure Sri Lanka’s relationship with India is kept at best possible level

Premadasa to ensure Sri Lanka’s relationship with India is kept at best possible level

In the midst of preparing for elections in Sri Lanka, main Opposition leader and former minister and presidential hopeful Sajith Premadasa speaks to The New Read more…

Toll of COVID-19 cases rises 159

Toll of COVID-19 cases rises 159

The number of COVID – 19 patients in the country has risen to 159, health officials said, after eight persons tested positive for the virus Read more…

Sri Lanka and World Bank sign deal on $128.6M financial assistance to battle Covid-19

Sri Lanka and World Bank sign deal on $128.6M financial assistance to battle Covid-19

The International Development Association (IDA) and the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) of the World Bank Group agreed to provide financing assistance amounting Read more…

Amnesty urges final rites of minority groups be respected

Amnesty urges final rites of minority groups be respected

Sri Lanka’s authorities must respect the right of religious minorities to carry out the final rites of their relatives in accordance with their own traditions Read more…

strengthening laws against people smuggling
12 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

strengthening laws against people smuggling »

The government is looking at strengthening laws against people smuggling by amendments the Immigration and Emigrants Act.

Top officials from Australian and Sri Lanka Read more…

Rising Muslim-Buddhist tensions in Sri Lanka
12 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Rising Muslim-Buddhist tensions in Sri Lanka »

An increasing number of Muslim Sri Lankans, who make up around 9 percent of the population, are feeling uneasy amid fears of Read more…

US wants accountability in Lanka
12 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

US wants accountability in Lanka »

The United Sates says it is looking for Sri Lanka to proceed with accountability and genuine reconciliation and will be watching “very Read more…

Faizer, Thambimuttu make case for dilution of 13A
12 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Faizer, Thambimuttu make case for dilution of 13A »

Sri Lanka Freedom Party strongmen yesterday lent their voices to growing calls from far right factions of the ruling UPFA coalition for Read more…

Rajapaksa Government is discussing an alternate plan
12 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Rajapaksa Government is discussing an alternate plan »

The Mahinda Rajapaksa Government is discussing an alternate plan in the event that it is unable to pass the amendment to Read more…

severe weather advisory
12 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

severe weather advisory »

The department of meteorology has issued a severe weather advisory for the next 24 hours.

The advisory said that another rain spell Read more…

Christine Robichon has been briefed on land issues
12 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Christine Robichon has been briefed on land issues »

Christine Robichon, the Ambassador of France to Sri Lanka and the Maldives, has been briefed on land issues in the Eastern Province, Read more…

Manmohan Singh to reopen and review the 1974 agreement -Vijayakant
12 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Manmohan Singh to reopen and review the 1974 agreement -Vijayakant »

DMDK founder and Leader of Opposition in the Tamil Nadu assembly A. Vijayakant has urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to reopen and Read more…

Ranil’s convoy attacked in Balapitiya
11 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Ranil’s convoy attacked in Balapitiya »

The convoy of UNP leader Ranil Wickremesinghe was attacked in Balapitiya this evening, party sources said.

Wickremesinghe had gone to visit the Read more…

Sri Lankan political party accuses India of interference
11 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Sri Lankan political party accuses India of interference »

A coalition partner of the Sri Lankan government on Tuesday accused India of attempting to interfere in Sri Lanka’s internal affairs.

The Read more…