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90% MOH staff cast their postal ballot

90% MOH staff cast their postal ballot

The National Election Commission says 90% of the staff at offices of Medical Officer of Health who had registered had marked their postal ballots during Read more…

Dayasiri Jayasekera proposes for election to be held before 25th July

Dayasiri Jayasekera proposes for election to be held before 25th July

General Secretary of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party Dayasiri Jayasekera said the 2020 Parliamentary Election should be held as soon as possible.

Jayasekara proposed for Read more…

Kilinochchi campus of Jaffna university shut as a precaution

Kilinochchi campus of Jaffna university shut as a precaution

The Kilinochchi Campus of the Jaffna University has been temporarily closed from last evening over fears of COVID-19.

An official from the Office of the Read more…

Postal Department Temporarily Halts Distribution Of Polling Cards In High-Risk Areas

Postal Department Temporarily Halts Distribution Of Polling Cards In High-Risk Areas

The Postal Department has temporarily suspended the distribution of polling cards in high-risk areas due to the current situation in the country.

Informed sources at Read more…

Postal voting of General Election 2020 enters day two

Postal voting of General Election 2020 enters day two

Postal voting of the General Election 2020 is continuing for the second consecutive day today (14).

The process kicked off on Monday (13) with the Read more…

CID monitoring social media
12 Jul
2020
Written by TELO Admin

CID monitoring social media »

The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) is monitoring those spreading false information and rumours over social media, Police Spokesman SSP Jaliya Senaratne said.

He said the Read more…

Poll nears, campaigners play up India rhetoric in Sri Lanka – The Hindu
12 Jul
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Poll nears, campaigners play up India rhetoric in Sri Lanka – The Hindu »

Modi is standing behind us, says TNA leader Sampanthan

With the campaign for Sri Lanka’s August general election heating up, India and its role in Read more…

All Govt. schools will close from 13 to 17 July
12 Jul
2020
Written by TELO Admin

All Govt. schools will close from 13 to 17 July »

The Ministry of Education has taken a decision to close all Govt. schools from 13 to 17 July in light of the coronavirus outbreak in Read more…

SLPP temporarily suspends election campaign rallies
12 Jul
2020
Written by TELO Admin

SLPP temporarily suspends election campaign rallies »

Founder and the national organizer of the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) Basil Rajapaksa has advised to temporarily halt all propaganda rallies organized by the Read more…

Second underwater museum in Sri Lanka declared open in Trincomalee
11 Jul
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Second underwater museum in Sri Lanka declared open in Trincomalee »

Sri Lanka’s second underwater museum was declared open on Friday (10), off the Sandy Bay beach in Trincomalee by Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Read more…

Provincial Councils revert to the old system after the general election – PM
11 Jul
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Provincial Councils revert to the old system after the general election – PM »

Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa says that after the general election the provincial council elections will be held according to the old system.

The Prime Minister Read more…

UN Special Rapporteur raises concerns on Sri Lanka ahead of polls
11 Jul
2020
Written by TELO Admin

UN Special Rapporteur raises concerns on Sri Lanka ahead of polls »

The UN Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association, Clément N. Voule has raised concerns on Sri Lanka ahead Read more…

Increased vulnerability due to resurgence of COVID-19: SLMA
11 Jul
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Increased vulnerability due to resurgence of COVID-19: SLMA »

The Sri Lanka Medical Association (SLMA) criticised the government for relaxing health and travel restrictions at public gatherings, public transport and recreational activities, increasing the Read more…

Nearly 400,000 unemployed due to COVID-19
11 Jul
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Nearly 400,000 unemployed due to COVID-19 »

A survey by the Department of Labor has revealed that 382,537 workers in private sector firms have lost their jobs due to the spread of Read more…

Portion of earnings went to Zaharan – SSP Senaratne
11 Jul
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Portion of earnings went to Zaharan – SSP Senaratne »

The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) has revealed a portion of the money earned from the Wellampitiya Copper Factory was given to the mastermind of the Read more…