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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…

Will introduce laws to prohibit sale of country’s resources – PM
4 Jul
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Will introduce laws to prohibit sale of country’s resources – PM »

Laws will be brought forward to prohibit the sale of the country’s resources, says Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa.

“As the former President of the country, Read more…

Sri Lanka not included in UK travel list
4 Jul
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Sri Lanka not included in UK travel list »

The United Kingdom announced yesterday (Friday) that tourists from over 50 countries and territories will be able to visit the UK from Friday, July 10, Read more…

Sri Lanka watching northern coast to prevent refugees from India
4 Jul
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Sri Lanka watching northern coast to prevent refugees from India »

Sri Lanka has raised surveillance along its northern coast, following reports of some Sri Lankan refugees in India attempting to return by boats following the Read more…

Do not recommend Sri Lanka signing MCC in its current state: review committee chair
3 Jul
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Do not recommend Sri Lanka signing MCC in its current state: review committee chair »

Sri Lanka must not sign the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) compact in its current state without major revisions and without wider public consultation, the committee Read more…

AG’s Dept. says will raise preliminary objections
3 Jul
2020
Written by TELO Admin

AG’s Dept. says will raise preliminary objections »

The Attorney General’s Department yesterday informed Supreme Court that it would raise preliminary objections against the Fundamental Rights petition filed seeking an order to immediately Read more…

Don’t allow propaganda in sacred places-PAFFREL
3 Jul
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Don’t allow propaganda in sacred places-PAFFREL »

Election monitoring body the People’s Action of Free and Fair Election has requested religious leaders and individuals in-charge of places of worship to refrain from Read more…

President appoints committee to study concerns on Colombo Port
3 Jul
2020
Written by TELO Admin

President appoints committee to study concerns on Colombo Port »

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has appointed a five-member Committee to examine and report on the concerns regarding the development of the Jaya Container Terminal (JCT) and Read more…

Fourth International does not approve ‘Bahu’ contesting general election under UNP ticket
3 Jul
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Fourth International does not approve ‘Bahu’ contesting general election under UNP ticket »

The Fourth International Bureau, the executive bureau of the Marxist movement Fourth International has disapproved the candidature of Vikramabahu “Bahu” Karunaratne, the chairperson of the Read more…

Domestic it is, SL reiterates to UNHRC
3 Jul
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Domestic it is, SL reiterates to UNHRC »

Sri Lanka yesterday reiterated it remained committed to achieve reconciliation, accountability and human rights within the framework of the Sri Lankan Constitution, through a domestically-designed Read more…

World Bank downgrades Sri Lanka
2 Jul
2020
Written by TELO Admin

World Bank downgrades Sri Lanka »

Sri Lanka has been downgraded by the World Bank to a lower middle income country from an upper middle income one in their latest country Read more…