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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).

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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…

Rejects Any Political Solution Based On The 13th Amendment- British Tamils Forum
19 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Rejects Any Political Solution Based On The 13th Amendment- British Tamils Forum »

“Tamils reject any political solution based on the 13th amendment – it neither addresses the root cause of the conflict nor safeguards Read more…

Oval Cricket Violence: No Arrest Made So Far, Three Arrested An Unconnected Incident – Scotland Yard
19 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Oval Cricket Violence: No Arrest Made So Far, Three Arrested An Unconnected Incident – Scotland Yard »

Scotland Yard has not made any arrest related to yesterdays violence outside the Oval Cricket Ground after the Cricket match between Australia and Sri Lanka London Metropolitan Police Read more…

Lankans fail to record fingerprints
18 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Lankans fail to record fingerprints »

Hundreds of Sri Lankan expatriates who were asked to appear at the deportation center in Jeddah for biometric recording yesterday, had to Read more…

New media code targets ads
18 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

New media code targets ads »

The media code of ethics draft, made public by the Media Ministry, has an advertising code which notes that advertisements carried out in Read more…

Part of a ‘drama star’ says UNP
18 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Part of a ‘drama star’ says UNP »

The main opposition United National Party (UNP) says claims by the government that it is going to change a clause in the Read more…

Anti Sri Lankan activists arrested
18 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Anti Sri Lankan activists arrested »

Some 600 activists belonging to pro-Tamil Eelam outfits were arrested today for allegedly attempting to march to the Defence Services Staff College Read more…

New Indian envoy to Colombo arrives »

Yashvardhan Kumar Sinha, the new High Commissioner of India to Sri Lanka arrived in Colombo today.

Y.K. Sinha is a Read more…

Need for strong diplomatic response -CM
18 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Need for strong diplomatic response -CM »

Chief Minister Jayalalithaa on Monday said the numerous incidents of arrest and attack on fishermen by Sri Lankan Navy needed a strong Read more…

UNP sacks several PC members »

The main opposition UNP today sacked several of its Provincial Council (PC) members, most of who had campaigned against UNP leader Ranil Read more…

Manmohan assures K’nidhi on Lanka
18 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Manmohan assures K’nidhi on Lanka »

Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has said that India was working towards finding the rightful place for all communities in Sri Lanka, Read more…