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Sri Lanka prints money to finance deficits, CB Credit tops Rs700billion

Sri Lanka prints money to finance deficits, CB Credit tops Rs700billion

Sri Lanka has printed money in 2020 to finance the government as tax revenues fell and foreign financing dried up, officials said as deteriorating balance Read more…

Akkaraipattu declared a health high-risk zone

Akkaraipattu declared a health high-risk zone

Akkaraipattu has been declared as a health high-risk zone with immediate effect, the Government Information Department said.

The Government said that the Governor of the Read more…

Coronavirus death toll in Sri Lanka climbs to 118

Coronavirus death toll in Sri Lanka climbs to 118

Sri Lanka’s death toll from the novel coronavirus has risen to 118 as two more fell victim to the virus, the Department of Government Information Read more…

Low pressure system in Bay of Bengal likely to intensify into a cyclonic storm

Low pressure system in Bay of Bengal likely to intensify into a cyclonic storm

The low-pressure area in the south-east Bay of Bengal has concentrated into a depression lay centered 750 km southeast to Trincomalee.

The system is very Read more…

Cabinet meets via video technology for first time in SL

Cabinet meets via video technology for first time in SL

Today’s Cabinet meeting was held through video technology for the first time in the history of Sri Lanka, the President’s Media Division (PMD) said.

It Read more…

Counter-balancing China’s Growing Influence In Sri Lanka Is Key Part Of Ajith Doval’s Agenda In Colombo This Week
26 Nov
2020
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Counter-balancing China’s Growing Influence In Sri Lanka Is Key Part Of Ajith Doval’s Agenda In Colombo This Week »

National Security Adviser Ajit Doval will be in Colombo on Friday for trilateral discussions among India, Sri Lanka and the Maldives.

Maldivian Defence Minister Mariya Read more…

Huge cache of drugs seized from Sri Lanka-bound vessel – The Hindu
26 Nov
2020
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Huge cache of drugs seized from Sri Lanka-bound vessel – The Hindu »

Joint interrogation team to probe terror angle of armed suspects The Indian Coast Guard intercepted a boat carrying a huge quantity of heroin and some Read more…

Cash-strapped Sri Lanka extends import ban despite EU protest
26 Nov
2020
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Cash-strapped Sri Lanka extends import ban despite EU protest »

Sri Lanka Thursday extended a ban on non-essential imports such as vehicles as it battles a foreign currency crisis, despite EU claims it violates international Read more…

Basil likely to enter parliament during cabinet reshuffle – Dissanayake
26 Nov
2020
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Basil likely to enter parliament during cabinet reshuffle – Dissanayake »

Government lawmaker S.B. Dissanayake has said that ruling party founder Basil Rajapaksa is likely to enter parliament during the next cabinet reshuffle.

“He (Basil Rajapaksa) Read more…

UNHRC registers complaint made by Sri Lankan child
26 Nov
2020
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UNHRC registers complaint made by Sri Lankan child »

The United Nations Human Rights Committee (UNHRC) has written to the Sri Lankan government seeking details about a complaint made by a Sri Lankan parent Read more…

Sarath Weerasekara sworn in as Minister for Public Security
26 Nov
2020
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Sarath Weerasekara sworn in as Minister for Public Security »

Admiral (Rtd) Sarath Weerasekara was sworn in as the new Minister of Public Security a short while ago, President’s Media Division said.

The PMD said Read more…

Chamal Rajapaksa assigned a State Ministry
26 Nov
2020
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Chamal Rajapaksa assigned a State Ministry »

Minister Chamal Rajapaksa has taken oath as the new State Minister of State Security, Home Affairs and Disaster Management.

This will be in addition to Read more…

All schools in Kalmunai closed for a week
26 Nov
2020
Written by TELO Admin

All schools in Kalmunai closed for a week »

All schools in the Kalmunai Education Zone would be closed for a period of 7-day, Eastern Province Governor Anuradha Yahampath said.

She said that the Read more…

Raviraj’s wife appeals to President
25 Nov
2020
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Raviraj’s wife appeals to President »

The wife of slain Tamil National Alliance (TNA) Parliamentarian Nadarajah Raviraj has appealed to President Gotabaya Rajapaksa to take courageous steps forward which will lead Read more…

UN resolution violated Sri Lanka’s constitution – foreign minister
25 Nov
2020
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UN resolution violated Sri Lanka’s constitution – foreign minister »

The UN human rights resolution 30/1 infringed the people’s sovereignty and violated the constitution, foreign minister Dinesh Gunawardana said Wednesday.

He made these remarks during Read more…