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Rs. 400 Mn in donations to RC Church for Easter terror victims

Rs. 400 Mn in donations to RC Church for Easter terror victims

The Roman Catholic Church yesterday provided details of the disbursement of a total of Rs. 400 million in donations received by the Archbishop of Colombo Read more…

Namal Says Plans Are Afoot To Postpone Presidential Election: Calls On Govt. To Dissolve Parliament If It Cannot Hold Elections On Time

Namal Says Plans Are Afoot To Postpone Presidential Election: Calls On Govt. To Dissolve Parliament If It Cannot Hold Elections On Time

Parliamentarian Namal Rajapaksa accused the government of attempting to postpone the Presidential election.

Rajapaksa said plans were afoot to postpone the Presidential election in the Read more…

JVP to go it alone at presidential polls

JVP to go it alone at presidential polls

Common candidate was a term that no longer had any political value in the country thanks to the Sirisena-Wickremesinghe government, JVP Kalutara District MP Dr. Read more…

Sri Lanka’s Finance Minister to sue two private TV channels and Buddhist monk for false allegations

Sri Lanka’s Finance Minister to sue two private TV channels and Buddhist monk for false allegations

Sri Lanka’s Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera has announced that he will be taking legal action against two privately owned television channels and a well-known Buddhist Read more…

Rs. 429m Japanese grant for Human Resource Development Scholarship project

Rs. 429m Japanese grant for Human Resource Development Scholarship project

The Government of Japan has provided a grant aid worth approximately Rs.429 million for the Human Resource Development Scholarship (JDS) project to enhance the capacity Read more…

PC Elections – EC officials may meet Prez on overcoming snags
17 Jul
2019
Written by TELO Admin

PC Elections – EC officials may meet Prez on overcoming snags »

Elections Commission (EC) Chairman Mahinda Desapriya said yesterday EC officials were likely to meet President Maithripala Sirisena this week to discuss the steps that need Read more…

Sampanthan justifies TNA saving govt
17 Jul
2019
Written by TELO Admin

Sampanthan justifies TNA saving govt »

The TNA would not allow the emergence of a dictatorship headed by anyone responsible of mass scale killing of Tamil people and treated Tamils harshly and, Read more…

New Jaffna Security Forces Commander calls on NP Governor
17 Jul
2019
Written by TELO Admin

New Jaffna Security Forces Commander calls on NP Governor »

The New Jaffna Security Forces Commander, Major General Ruwan Wanigasuriya called on Northern Province Governor Dr. Suren Raghavan at his official residence yesterday (16). Maj.Gen.Wanigasuriya Read more…

WC will decide UNP presidential candidate – Daya
17 Jul
2019
Written by TELO Admin

WC will decide UNP presidential candidate – Daya »

Once the presidential election is announced, the Working Committee of the United National Party will decide the party candidate, minister of primary industries – Daya Read more…

Speaker should contest Presidential Election: NMSJ
16 Jul
2019
Written by TELO Admin

Speaker should contest Presidential Election: NMSJ »

The National Movement for Social Justice (NMSJ) yesterday said that Speaker Karu Jayasuriya should contest the next Presidential Election.

Puttalam District National Movement for Social Read more…

EC Chief helping to delay presidential poll: SLPP
16 Jul
2019
Written by TELO Admin

EC Chief helping to delay presidential poll: SLPP »

The Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) today alleged that Elections Commission (EC) Chairman Mahinda Deshapriya was helping to get the presidential election delayed.

He said Read more…

Boris leads race to replace May as UK PM
16 Jul
2019
Written by TELO Admin

Boris leads race to replace May as UK PM »

Reuters – Boris Johnson, who has pledged to deliver Brexit on October 31, is in the final days of the race with his rival for Read more…

UN envoy to assess right to freedom of assembly in Sri Lanka
16 Jul
2019
Written by TELO Admin

UN envoy to assess right to freedom of assembly in Sri Lanka »

UN Special Rapporteur Clément Nyaletsossi Voule will visit Sri Lanka from 18 to 26 July 2019 to assess rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and Read more…

Chinese company sets up fuel oil unit in Sri Lanka
16 Jul
2019
Written by TELO Admin

Chinese company sets up fuel oil unit in Sri Lanka »

China Petroleum and Chemical Corp, known as Sinopec Corp, said on Monday it has set up a fuel oil company in Sri Lanka as it Read more…

Everyone connected to Easter Sunday attack should be given death sentence: Prez
16 Jul
2019
Written by TELO Admin

Everyone connected to Easter Sunday attack should be given death sentence: Prez »

President Maithripala Sirisena said today everyone connected to the Easter Sunday attack was arrested and that they should be given death sentence as there was Read more…