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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…

CID must question Arundika on Eknaligoda – UNP
6 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

CID must question Arundika on Eknaligoda – UNP »

The United National Party (UNP) today called for the questioning of UPFA MP Arundika Fernando, regarding his statement on the whereabouts of Read more…

Preferential vote bane of SL politics – Ranil »

UNP leader Ranil Wickremesinghe said yesterday that a future government, formed by it, would change the Preferential Voting (PV) system in a Read more…

Govt.’s proposed Code of Media Ethics
6 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Govt.’s proposed Code of Media Ethics »

The government is in the process of introducing a Code of Media Ethics to all Print and Electronic media with a series Read more…

Govt. not worried if TNA wins NPC elections: Wimal
6 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Govt. not worried if TNA wins NPC elections: Wimal »

If the Tamils in the North vote the TNA to victory in the scheduled September PC polls it would not be of Read more…

Trouble For Muslim And Left Parties Over New Amendment
6 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Trouble For Muslim And Left Parties Over New Amendment »

The proposed amendment to the 13th Amendment of the Constitution to dilute the powers of Provincial Councils has already begun to make ripples in the Read more…

HC reserves judgment on closure of High Commission in Sri Lanka
6 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

HC reserves judgment on closure of High Commission in Sri Lanka »

A Division Bench of the Madras High Court here has reserved its judgment on a petition seeking review of an earlier order Read more…

24 TN fishermen arrested by Sri Lanka Navy
6 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

24 TN fishermen arrested by Sri Lanka Navy »

Twenty four Indian fishermen were arrested by Sri Lankan naval men when they were fishing near Katchateevu on Wednesday, officials said.

The Read more…

Lanka refugee on hunger strike demands release from camp
5 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Lanka refugee on hunger strike demands release from camp »

A Sri Lankan Tamil refugee lodged in a special camp at Chengelpet has been on hunger strike for the past four days Read more…

New Zealand FM visits Sri Lanka
5 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

New Zealand FM visits Sri Lanka »

Visiting New Zealand Foreign Affairs Minister Murray McCully had bilateral discussions with his Sri Lankan counterpart on Wednesday, ahead of the Commonwealth Read more…

Most food items sold in Jaffna outdated
5 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Most food items sold in Jaffna outdated »

Jaffna Municipal Council Commissioner, S. Pranavanathan, has expressed concern that most of the food items brought into the Jaffna Peninsula are outdated Read more…