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Government’s debts have ballooned by Rs. 1,000 bn in first four months of the year – Harsha

Government’s debts have ballooned by Rs. 1,000 bn in first four months of the year – Harsha

Former MP Harsha de Silva is saying that the government’s debt had increased by Rs 1000 bn within the first four months of 2020.

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India remains interested in developing ECT

India remains interested in developing ECT

India remains interested in taking stake in a joint venture to develop the East Container Terminal (ECT) of the Colombo Port in conformity with the Read more…

Police: Bomb was to be exploded to mark Black Tiger day Kilinochchi explosion:

Police: Bomb was to be exploded to mark Black Tiger day Kilinochchi explosion:

The bomb which exploded prematurely in a house at Iyakkachchi, Kilinochchi, on Saturday, was to be taken among other things to Mullaithivu for a clandestine Read more…

SLPP pledges to hold PC Polls this year

SLPP pledges to hold PC Polls this year

The Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) yesterday pledged to hold the long-delayed Provincial Council (PC) Elections within this year, while assuring it would address shortcomings Read more…

Sri Lanka seeking billion dollar repo from New York Fed

Sri Lanka seeking billion dollar repo from New York Fed

Sri Lanka is seeking a billion US dollar repo from the New York Federal Reserve to boost dollar liquidity, Treasury Secretary S R Attygalle said Read more…

Security beefed up at churches in Vavuniya
6 Jul
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Security beefed up at churches in Vavuniya »

Police and army increased security at Christian churches in Vavuniya yesterday after receiving a tip-off that an attack was possible.

Police and army personnel were Read more…

No social distancing at election meetings -CaFFE
5 Jul
2020
Written by TELO Admin

No social distancing at election meetings -CaFFE »

The Campaign for Free and Fair Election says a majority of political parties do not practice social distancing, in the least by a centimetre, during Read more…

Guidelines issued for postal voting
5 Jul
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Guidelines issued for postal voting »

The National Election Commission has issued guidelines to be followed when marking postal ballots for the upcoming General Election.

The Parliamentary election 2020 will be Read more…

India’s Colombo Port East Container Terminal project in trouble – India Today
5 Jul
2020
Written by TELO Admin

India’s Colombo Port East Container Terminal project in trouble – India Today »

India’s East Container Terminal (ECT) project in Colombo is in trouble after it was put on hold by the Sri Lankan government, a year after Read more…

Use vote for a clean Parliament -AKD
5 Jul
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Use vote for a clean Parliament -AKD »

Leader of the National People’s Power Anura Kumara Dissanayake has urged the public to use their vote for a clean Parliament that will not be Read more…

Sri Lanka central bank approves Rs53bn in re-financed Covid-19 credit
5 Jul
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Sri Lanka central bank approves Rs53bn in re-financed Covid-19 credit »

Sri Lanka’s central bank has approved 58 billion rupees of subsidized credit from re-finance (printed money), for Coronavirus affected businesses while import controls have been Read more…

Major fire reported in Wellawatte
5 Jul
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Major fire reported in Wellawatte »

A massive fire has broken out at a textile store in Wellawatte.

More than 10 fire engines called to the site to douse the fire.

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Polls plans hampered as health chief delays gazette
5 Jul
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Polls plans hampered as health chief delays gazette »

The Election Commission is in a dilemma over the delay on the part of the Health Services Director General issuing a gazette notification required to Read more…

‘Northern Connectivity’ by June 2021
5 Jul
2020
Written by TELO Admin

‘Northern Connectivity’ by June 2021 »

The Highways Ministry is expected to complete the Northern Highway Connectivity Project funded by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) by June next year, The Sunday Read more…

Over 17.2 million ballot papers printed
4 Jul
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Over 17.2 million ballot papers printed »

The Department of Government Printing has completed the printing of over 17.2 million ballot papers for the 2020 Parliamentary Election.

When inquired by NewsRadio, Government Read more…