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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…

Maldives opposes any punitive action against Sri Lanka
20 May
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Maldives opposes any punitive action against Sri Lanka »

The Maldives does not want to change the venue of this year’s Commonwealth summit from Colombo and opposes any punitive action against Read more…

Norway tells Lanka: Respect Vienna Convention
19 May
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Norway tells Lanka: Respect Vienna Convention »

Norway has asked Sri Lanka to comply with “well established international rules on diplomatic immunity” after a Colombo Court ruled that the Read more…

Russia to donate eight helicopters to SL
19 May
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Russia to donate eight helicopters to SL »

Russia announced that it has taken steps to provide eight large helicopters to Sri Lanka as a total donation; the Sri Lanka’s Read more…

Canadian moves on Lanka being monitored
19 May
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Canadian moves on Lanka being monitored »

Sri Lanka is keeping a close tab on possible moves being taken against the country by Canada, the External Affairs ministry said.

External Read more…

Palaly-KKS security zone not raised in phone call from Delhi Gota checks with GL
19 May
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Palaly-KKS security zone not raised in phone call from Delhi Gota checks with GL »

Having consulted External Affairs Minister Prof. G. L. Peiris yesterday afternoon, Defence Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa told that contrary to media reports, acquiring Read more…

US Looks At Post UNHRC Status
19 May
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

US Looks At Post UNHRC Status »

The United States (US) has begun looking at the progress made in Sri Lanka following the resolution adopted at the UN Human Read more…

Sri Lanka Tamils defy ban on rebel memorial
19 May
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Sri Lanka Tamils defy ban on rebel memorial »

Sri Lanka’s main opposition Tamil party Saturday defied a military ban and staged a commemoration of their war dead as the government Read more…

TNA tells China to push for solution
18 May
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

TNA tells China to push for solution »

The Tamil National Alliance has urged China to influence the government to address Tamil grievances in a serious manner and put forward Read more…

TNPF members arrested
18 May
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

TNPF members arrested »

Members of the Tamil National People’s Front (TNPF) were arrested in Mannar today while they were participating in an event to remember Read more…

Nearly 6,200 war widows sole breadwinners
18 May
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Nearly 6,200 war widows sole breadwinners »

Around 6,170 war widows have been registered as sole breadwinners of their families from among those seeking livelihood assistance in the Kilinochchi Read more…