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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…

President Says Decisions On Curfew Should Not Be Made At Regional Levels: Says All Decisions Should Be Made By Presidential Task Force
30 Mar
2020
Written by TELO Admin

President Says Decisions On Curfew Should Not Be Made At Regional Levels: Says All Decisions Should Be Made By Presidential Task Force »

President Gotabhaya Rajapaksa said imposing and lifting of curfew should not happen at regional levels.

“Declaring/lifting curfew or isolation is a decision made after analyzing Read more…

Second COVID-19 death reported in Sri Lanka
30 Mar
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Second COVID-19 death reported in Sri Lanka »

Another patient who had been infected by the novel coronavirus has passed away while receiving treatment at the Infectious Diseases Hospital (IDH).

The Epidemiology Unit Read more…

IMF declares global recession
30 Mar
2020
Written by TELO Admin

IMF declares global recession »

The International Monetary Fund says the coronavirus crisis has caused a global recession.

The IMF Managing Director gave her verdict after a meeting on Friday Read more…

Easter services cancelled
30 Mar
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Easter services cancelled »

Easter services in the Colombo Archdiocese have been cancelled due to the COVID-19 crisis while other dioceses including Chilaw are also likely to call off Read more…

As Pandemic Rages, Sri Lanka’s President Pardons a War Criminal-NewYork Times
30 Mar
2020
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As Pandemic Rages, Sri Lanka’s President Pardons a War Criminal-NewYork Times »

Sri Lanka’s president has pardoned a soldier who was sentenced to death for killing eight civilians during the country’s civil war, leading to accusations that Read more…

BAN ON AIRCRAFT ARRIVALS TO THE BIA EXTENDED TO THE 07TH OF APRIL
29 Mar
2020
Written by TELO Admin

BAN ON AIRCRAFT ARRIVALS TO THE BIA EXTENDED TO THE 07TH OF APRIL »

Issuing a statement the Civil Aviation Authority said the ban on aircraft arrivals to the Bandaranaike International Airport has been extended to the 07th of Read more…

Coronavirus Cases In Sri Lanka Climb To 115
29 Mar
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Coronavirus Cases In Sri Lanka Climb To 115 »

The total number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the country has climbed to 115, according to the Health Ministry.

This is with the report of Read more…

Main suspect of suicide bomb attack on Zion Church arrested
29 Mar
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Main suspect of suicide bomb attack on Zion Church arrested »

The main suspect who had allegedly organized the suicide bomb attack Zion Church in Batticaloa on Easter Sunday 2019 has been arrested.

Police Media Spokesperson Read more…

FTZ workers’ salaries: BOI says paid, unions deny
29 Mar
2020
Written by TELO Admin

FTZ workers’ salaries: BOI says paid, unions deny »

A dispute has risen between the Board of Investment (BOI) companies in the free trade zones (FTZs) and the zones’ worker unions, with the latter Read more…

Sri Lanka extends indefinite curfew to Kandy and Puttalam, Akurana under lockdown
29 Mar
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Sri Lanka extends indefinite curfew to Kandy and Puttalam, Akurana under lockdown »

Sri Lanka has extended an indefinite curfew to Kandy and Puttalam areas and put the town of Akurana under lockdown after the identification of new Read more…