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Vadamarachchi residents catch Sinhala fishermen illegally fishing

Vadamarachchi residents catch Sinhala fishermen illegally fishing

There was a tense situation in Vadamarachchi on Monday after Sri Lankan police threatened local fishermen, who had apprehended eight Sinhala fishermen engaged in illegal Read more…

Widespread and egregious sexual violence against Tamil men by Sri Lankan state – ITJP’s latest report

Widespread and egregious sexual violence against Tamil men by Sri Lankan state – ITJP’s latest report

Sexual violence against Tamil men by the Sri Lankan state was ‘widespread’ and ‘egregious’ both during and after the war, the International Truth Read more…

DUP MP Ian Paisley Jr avoids by-election after recall petition over Sri Lanka holiday scandal

DUP MP Ian Paisley Jr avoids by-election after recall petition over Sri Lanka holiday scandal

Ian Paisley Jr, the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) MP for North Antrim, has held on to his North Antrim seat after Westminster’s first ever recall Read more…

How Effective is The Government’s Budget?

How Effective is The Government’s Budget?

A decision has been reached to increase bus fares by 4% with effect from midnight tonight (September 20)

Discussions on the increase of bus fares Read more…

IGP’s Office Says No One Informed Pujith Jayasundara To Step Down From Office: Rubbishes Media Reports

IGP’s Office Says No One Informed Pujith Jayasundara To Step Down From Office: Rubbishes Media Reports

The IGP Pujith Jatasundara’s office said, a short while ago, that no one had informed the Policr Chief to step down from office in two Read more…

Govt. will not hand over Palaly airport to India: Nimal Siripala
19 Sep
2018
Written by TELO Admin

Govt. will not hand over Palaly airport to India: Nimal Siripala »

The government had not taken any decision to hand over the Palaly domestic airport to India or any other country and said it Read more…

Sri Lankan rupee hits record low of 166.80
19 Sep
2018
Written by TELO Admin

Sri Lankan rupee hits record low of 166.80 »

Sri Lanka’s rupee has further depreciated in comparison to the US Dollar. Thereby the exchange rate as of yesterday (September 18) was Rs. 166.64 per Read more…

‘German businessmen keen on investing more in Lanka’
19 Sep
2018
Written by TELO Admin

‘German businessmen keen on investing more in Lanka’ »

The German business community in Sri Lanka is upbeat on Sri Lankan economy and more investments are being made by them, Chief Delegate Read more…

All party leaders to meet on Sept 20 to discuss delimitation
19 Sep
2018
Written by TELO Admin

All party leaders to meet on Sept 20 to discuss delimitation »

The next meeting of the five-member committee appointed to review make recommendations to hold provincial council elections is scheduled to meet again on the 20th Read more…

Uproar in House over assassination plot
19 Sep
2018
Written by TELO Admin

Uproar in House over assassination plot »

UPFA MPs, yesterday, demanded that DIG Nalaka Silva be arrested over an alleged plot to assassinate President Maithripala Sirisena and former Defence Secretary Read more…

Appeals Court rejects Northern Province Chief Minister’s request to postpone contempt of court case
19 Sep
2018
Written by TELO Admin

Appeals Court rejects Northern Province Chief Minister’s request to postpone contempt of court case »

The Court of Appeal today rejected the request made by the Northern Province Chief Minister C.V. Wigneswaran and Provincial Ministers Anandi Sashitharan and K. Sivanesan Read more…

Sri Lanka President tells diplomats: Pick up phone or pack up
18 Sep
2018
Written by TELO Admin

Sri Lanka President tells diplomats: Pick up phone or pack up »

Sri Lanka’s President on Monday (Sep 17) justified his decision to sack six diplomats – including an ambassador – for not answering his phone calls, Read more…

Sri Lanka to build £11bn metropolis to double size of its capital, Colombo
18 Sep
2018
Written by TELO Admin

Sri Lanka to build £11bn metropolis to double size of its capital, Colombo »

Sri Lanka’s $1.4bn (£1.07bn) Port City development has elicited parallels to numerous major urban centres. At 665 acres, the project is about the Read more…

Airports Authority of India to develop Palali airport
18 Sep
2018
Written by TELO Admin

Airports Authority of India to develop Palali airport »

State-owned Airports Authority of India (AAI) will prepare a detailed project report for development of Palali airport in northern Sri Lanka.

This would be the Read more…

Sirisena to contest 2020 Presidential elections: Duminda
18 Sep
2018
Written by TELO Admin

Sirisena to contest 2020 Presidential elections: Duminda »

President Maithripala Sirisena would be contesting the 2020 Presidential elections, a senior SLFP Minister revealed yesterday.

Irrigation, Water Resources and Disaster Read more…