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Raviraj’s wife appeals to President

Raviraj’s wife appeals to President

The wife of slain Tamil National Alliance (TNA) Parliamentarian Nadarajah Raviraj has appealed to President Gotabaya Rajapaksa to take courageous steps forward which will lead Read more…

UN resolution violated Sri Lanka’s constitution – foreign minister

UN resolution violated Sri Lanka’s constitution – foreign minister

The UN human rights resolution 30/1 infringed the people’s sovereignty and violated the constitution, foreign minister Dinesh Gunawardana said Wednesday.

He made these remarks during Read more…

Sri Lanka’s COVID-19 death toll at 96 with 2 more deaths

Sri Lanka’s COVID-19 death toll at 96 with 2 more deaths

Sri Lanka’s death toll from the coronavirus has risen to 96 as two infected persons have succumbed to the disease, the Department of Government Information Read more…

The capture and execution of JVP Leader Rohana Wijeweera

The capture and execution of JVP Leader Rohana Wijeweera

Patabandi Don Nandasiri Wijeweera known to the world at large as Rohana Wijeweera was killed 31 years ago on 13 November 1989.The revolutionary leader of Read more…

All schools in Kandy closed until next Friday

All schools in Kandy closed until next Friday

All schools in the Kandy city will remain closed from tomorrow until next Friday (4), Provincial Director of Education Thilak Ekanayake today said.

Speaking to Read more…

All schools in Kilinochchi will be closed again
24 Nov
2020
Written by TELO Admin

All schools in Kilinochchi will be closed again »

The Northern Province Ministry of Education has instructed all schools in the Kilinochchi District to be temporarily closed for a week from today (24), according Read more…

Hizbullah received over Rs.4 Bn foreign funds to BoC accounts
24 Nov
2020
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Hizbullah received over Rs.4 Bn foreign funds to BoC accounts »

Two Bank of Ceylon (BoC) accounts operated by former Eastern Province Governor M.L.A.M. Hizbullah had received over Rs. 4 billion in terms of foreign funds Read more…

SL – China discuss consolidating bilateral relations
24 Nov
2020
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SL – China discuss consolidating bilateral relations »

Foreign Secretary Admiral Prof. Jayanath Colombage together with Vice Minister of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of China, Luo Zhaohui, chaired the 11thsession of the Read more…

Pillayan granted bail in Pararajasingham murder case
24 Nov
2020
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Pillayan granted bail in Pararajasingham murder case »

Tamil Makkal Viduthalai Pulikal (TMVP) leader and parliamentarian Sivanesathurai Chandrakanthan alias “Pillayan” has been granted bail by the Batticaloa High Court.

The Batticaloa District MP Read more…

Sri Lanka is hopeful but sceptical about a Biden presidency -The Hindu
23 Nov
2020
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Sri Lanka is hopeful but sceptical about a Biden presidency -The Hindu »

Experts say the U.S. is keen on deepening ties in Asia, but Colombo needs to explore new interactions at the highest levels, both at the Read more…

Budget unlikely to boost growth: Moody’s
23 Nov
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Budget unlikely to boost growth: Moody’s »

Says Budget not expected to boost output, increase revenue or ease debt sustainability Warns proposals will increase public spending and is overall a credit negative Read more…

Parliament debates third reading of Budget
23 Nov
2020
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Parliament debates third reading of Budget »

The Committee Stage on Budget 2021 or the third Reading Debate, commenced today with expenditure heads for public services, including the President and the Prime Read more…

Sri Lanka North, East fishers warned of 100km winds from cyclonic storm
23 Nov
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Sri Lanka North, East fishers warned of 100km winds from cyclonic storm »

Sri Lanka’s fishermen in the Northern and Eastern seas have been asked to come ashore as 100 kilometres per hour wind are expected from a Read more…

Modi congratulates Gotabaya on the first anniversary of his Presidency
23 Nov
2020
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Modi congratulates Gotabaya on the first anniversary of his Presidency »

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has congratulated Gotabaya Rajapaksa, on the first anniversary of his taking over as the President of Sri Lanka. The Indian Read more…

UNP requests Ranil to take up National List MP seat
23 Nov
2020
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UNP requests Ranil to take up National List MP seat »

Representatives of the United National Party (UNP) have agreed to appoint former Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe to the vacant UNP seat at the parliament, said Read more…