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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…

Two top army officers killed »

Two top army officers were killed this morning following an accident involving their vehicle.

Colonel Ravindra Hadunpathirane and a Lance Corporal were Read more…

TNA delegation to leave to India tonight
15 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

TNA delegation to leave to India tonight »

A delegation of Tamil National Alliance (TNA) MPs is heading to India tonight to engage in an urgent discussion with the Indian Read more…

Ranil says 17A must before polls
15 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Ranil says 17A must before polls »

While the debate continues on the 13th Amendment to the Constitution, UNP leader Ranil Wickremesinghe today said that the 17th Read more…

NPC: Polls Chief to get down foreign monitors
15 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

NPC: Polls Chief to get down foreign monitors »

Elections Commissioner Mahinda Deshapriya today assured he would strive hard to obtain the services of foreign monitors for the Northern Provincial Council Read more…

Freedom party central committee approval on 13th amendment
14 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Freedom party central committee approval on 13th amendment »

SLFP Central Committee has approved the decision taken at the cabinet meeting yesterday with regard to the 13th amendment.

The SLFP  Central Read more…

Australia sends back more Sri Lankans
14 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Australia sends back more Sri Lankans »

Australia says another 41 Sri Lankans have been sent back home taking the number to almost 1250 Sri Lankans returned since last August.

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Vass threatens CID officers
14 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Vass threatens CID officers »

DIG Vass Gunawardene, who is being investigated for his alleged involvement in the murder of millionaire businessman, Mohamed Shiyam, had bragged that Read more…

Sri Lanka to host Commonwealth Heads despite human rights concerns
14 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Sri Lanka to host Commonwealth Heads despite human rights concerns »

Foreign Minister Murray McCully said Sri Lanka’s hosting of the Commonwealth Heads of Government meeting in November will focus international scrutiny on Read more…

Indonesian police arrest 43 Lankans
14 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Indonesian police arrest 43 Lankans »

The police in West Java, Indonesia arrested 43 illegal immigrants from Sri Lanka yesterday.

They were arrested after being detected at the Sindangbarang Read more…

DEW, Vasu, Tissa oppose Govt. proposals to dilute 13A in writing
14 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

DEW, Vasu, Tissa oppose Govt. proposals to dilute 13A in writing »

The socialist alliance within the ruling UPFA coalition yesterday submitted a cabinet memorandum laying out their reasons to oppose the Government’s moves Read more…