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…

EC asks Prez to consult SC on election date
3 Apr
2020
Written by TELO Admin

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
3 Apr
2020
Written by TELO Admin

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
3 Apr
2020
Written by TELO Admin

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
3 Apr
2020
Written by TELO Admin

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
3 Apr
2020
Written by TELO Admin

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…

UNP, TNA call for Parliament to reconvene
3 Apr
2020
Written by TELO Admin

UNP, TNA call for Parliament to reconvene »

The United National Party (UNP) and the Tamil National Alliance (TNA) today called for Parliament to reconvene to pass urgent legislation to fight the coronavirus.

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Sri Lanka cuts policy rates as rupee falls to new low
3 Apr
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Sri Lanka cuts policy rates as rupee falls to new low »

Sri Lanka has cut its policy corridor by 25 basis points taking the rate at which liquidity is injected to 7.0 percent and the rate Read more…

No power to cancel nominations – Mahinda Deshapriya
3 Apr
2020
Written by TELO Admin

No power to cancel nominations – Mahinda Deshapriya »

Chairman of the National Elections’ Commission – Mahinda Deshapriya has said that it is not possible to cancel nominations.

Therefore, even if parliament is reconvened, Read more…

Transparency International Sri Lanka calls for public disclosure of documents on presidential pardon
2 Apr
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Transparency International Sri Lanka calls for public disclosure of documents on presidential pardon »

Transparency International Sri Lanka (TISL) has called upon the government to publicly disclose all relevant documents in the case of the presidential pardon afforded to Read more…

SriLankan Airlines to temporarily suspend all flights
2 Apr
2020
Written by TELO Admin

SriLankan Airlines to temporarily suspend all flights »

SriLankan Airlines said that it has been compelled to temporarily suspend all its flights from 8th April 2020 to 21st of April 2020 in view Read more…