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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…

Urgent bill to dilute 13A powers
13 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Urgent bill to dilute 13A powers »

An urgent bill which seeks to change a clause in the 13th Amendment to the constitution, will be submitted to Parliament soon.

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President to visit Killinochchi
13 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

President to visit Killinochchi »

President Mahinda Rajapaksa is to undertake a visit to Killinochchi on Saturday, the EPDP media unit said today.

The EPDP said that Read more…

Appoint civilian instead of Rtd. Military officer as NP Governor – Ranil
13 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Appoint civilian instead of Rtd. Military officer as NP Governor – Ranil »

In a letter to President Mahinda Rajapaksa, Opposition Leader Ranil Wickremasinghe today called for the appointment of a civilian instead of a Read more…

13A dilution bid worries India
13 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

13A dilution bid worries India »

India is deeply worried about the seemingly determined efforts being made by the Sri Lankan government to dilute provisions of the 13th Read more…

Australia to free Tamil family
13 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Australia to free Tamil family »

A family of five Tamil refugees – including a toddler born in detention almost three years ago – have been cleared for Read more…

Rudrakumar wants ties with India
13 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Rudrakumar wants ties with India »

Former LTTE member and peace negotiator V. Rudrakumar, who is now the self appointed ‘Prime Minister’ of the Transnational Government of Tamil Eelam Read more…

DIG Vaas remanded over murder
13 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

DIG Vaas remanded over murder »

Police DIG Vaas Gunawardena has been remanded over the murder of a businessman from Bambalapitiya.

He was ordered to be remanded till Read more…

UN gives all clear for Sri Lanka
13 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

UN gives all clear for Sri Lanka »

Sri Lanka is no more included in the UN Secretary General’s annual report on children in armed conflict, the office of the Read more…

UNP and the JHU had decided to continue dialogue
12 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

UNP and the JHU had decided to continue dialogue »

The opposition UNP and the JHU had decided to continue dialogue in order to reach a consensus on the amendments to the Read more…

No changes to the 13 amendment
12 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

No changes to the 13 amendment »

The President last week gave one week ultimatum to discuss the 2 clauses of the 13th Amendment after government coalition members Ministers Read more…