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Officials insists US diplomat did not refuse PCR test

Officials insists US diplomat did not refuse PCR test

Officials today insisted that an American diplomat had not refused to undergo a PCR test at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA).

Chairman of the Airport Read more…

Sri Lanka plans to allow tourists from August, no mandatory quarantine

Sri Lanka plans to allow tourists from August, no mandatory quarantine

Sri Lanka is planning to allow tourists to visit the island without a mandatory two week quarantine from August 01, but periodic testing during their Read more…

Curfew duration to be reduced from Saturday

Curfew duration to be reduced from Saturday

The curfew in all districts of the country will be in effect only from 11 pm to 4 am from Saturday, the President’s Office said Read more…

Sinhala Only Bill an act passed in the Parliament of Ceylon in 1956 June 05

Sinhala Only Bill an act passed in the Parliament of Ceylon in 1956 June 05

On June 5,1956, when the “Sinhala only” bill was introduced in parliament, The Tamil Federal Party members led by chelvanayakam organized a non-violent Satyagraha protest Read more…

NEC issues Extraordinary Gazette on media guidelines for the General Election

NEC issues Extraordinary Gazette on media guidelines for the General Election

The National Election Commission on Wednesday (June 3), issued an extraordinary gazette, containing 36 media guidelines for the upcoming General Election.

The gazette states that Read more…

India to dispatch Menon
20 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

India to dispatch Menon »

India is to send National Security Advisor Shivshankar Menon to Sri Lanka next month for talks with President Mahinda Rajapaksa and other Read more…

5 Lanka Tamils shifted to Tiruchy special camp
20 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

5 Lanka Tamils shifted to Tiruchy special camp »

Five inmates of the special camp for Sri Lankan Tamil refugees in Chengalpattu were shifted to a new camp in Tiruchy on Read more…

13A a “white elephant” says Lalith
20 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

13A a “white elephant” says Lalith »

The government says administratively the 13th Amendment to the constitution is a “white elephant” and past experiences have proven this.

In a live Read more…

Australia asked to ban LTTE fronts
20 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Australia asked to ban LTTE fronts »

The Sri Lankan government has asked Australia to ban LTTE fronts operating on Australian soil, the External Affairs Ministry said.

The request Read more…

Lankan minister says India aiding separatist forces
20 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Lankan minister says India aiding separatist forces »

A key nationalist ally in the Sri Lankan government on Wednesday slammed India for aiding separatist forces in the country and backed Read more…

Female lecturer stabbed by student
19 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Female lecturer stabbed by student »

A female Tamil lecturer of the Nawala Open University Law Faculty was in a critical condition after she was repeatedly stabbed by Read more…

Navy arrests 80 asylum seekers
19 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Navy arrests 80 asylum seekers »

The navy arrested 80 would-be asylum seekers off the Batticaloa seas early this morning.

Navy spokesman Kosala Warnakulasooriya said that the boat Read more…

TNA told India is not happy
19 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

TNA told India is not happy »

India has told the Tamil National Alliance (TNA) that it is not happy with moves in Sri Lanka to dilute the 13th Read more…

Sri Lanka: Proposed Media Code Threatens Free Speech
19 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Sri Lanka: Proposed Media Code Threatens Free Speech »

(New York) – A new media code proposed by the Sri Lankan government contains overbroad and vague language that could have a Read more…

Social Media Threat: Mahinda & Sons On Twitter And Facebook – Rajapaksas Are Heading To Jaffna
19 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Social Media Threat: Mahinda & Sons On Twitter And Facebook – Rajapaksas Are Heading To Jaffna »

The President Rajapaksa’s younger brother, secretary to the Ministry of  Defence Gotabaya Rajapaksa Thursday said that the rapid expansion and development of social Read more…