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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…

Sampur agreement likely to be signed this month
17 May
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Sampur agreement likely to be signed this month »

The Memorandum of Understanding for the setting up of the controversial Sampur Coal Power Project (SCPP) in Trincomalee will be signed this Read more…

Aus. passes controversial immigration law amendment
16 May
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Aus. passes controversial immigration law amendment »

Australian senate today adopted a controversial amendment to the ‘Migration Act’, allowing people who arrive by boat to be processed at offshore Read more…

US envoy meets TNA on polls
16 May
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

US envoy meets TNA on polls »

The US Ambassador to Colombo Michele J. Sison has had discussions with the Tamil National Alliance (TNA) regarding the scheduled elections in the Read more…

UN envoy wants to visit
16 May
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

UN envoy wants to visit »

The UN Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions, Christof Heyns has said he wants to visit Sri Lanka.

In a Read more…

UNP facing dire financial crisis
16 May
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

UNP facing dire financial crisis »

The UNP is reportedly facing a dire financial crisis and the party headquarters cannot be maintained any longer, informed sources have said.

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Police enters Janarala weekend publication office
16 May
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Police enters Janarala weekend publication office »

Police attached to the Peliyagoda Crime Division have entered the office premises of the Janarala weekend publication a short while ago (May Read more…

UK warns Sri Lanka
16 May
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

UK warns Sri Lanka »

Britain said on Wednesday there would be “consequences” for Sri Lanka if its leaders did not address international concerns over human rights Read more…

Army calls for war crimes evidence
16 May
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Army calls for war crimes evidence »

Army commander Lieutenant General Jagath Jayasuriya says that Sri Lanka is prepared to conduct investigations on the war crimes alleged to have been Read more…

Mano says TNA will boycott NCP polls
16 May
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Mano says TNA will boycott NCP polls »

The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) has decided to refrain from contesting the Northern Provincial Council (NPC) elections, unless land grabbing in the Read more…

Tamil houses attacked over love
15 May
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Tamil houses attacked over love »

At least 16 houses including 15 belonging to Tamils had been attacked in Tangalle last night over an illicit love affair between Read more…