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Transparency International Sri Lanka calls for public disclosure of documents on presidential pardon

Transparency International Sri Lanka calls for public disclosure of documents on presidential pardon

Transparency International Sri Lanka (TISL) has called upon the government to publicly disclose all relevant documents in the case of the presidential pardon afforded to Read more…

SriLankan Airlines to temporarily suspend all flights

SriLankan Airlines to temporarily suspend all flights

SriLankan Airlines said that it has been compelled to temporarily suspend all its flights from 8th April 2020 to 21st of April 2020 in view Read more…

All pharmacies in the island will be open today, tomorrow and on 6th

All pharmacies in the island will be open today, tomorrow and on 6th

All pharmacies in the island will be open for senior citizens today (02) and tomorrow (03) and on Monday, April 06, police headquarters said.

Director Read more…

Sri Lanka reports third COVID-19 death

Sri Lanka reports third COVID-19 death

Another patient who tested positive for the Coronavirus has died, marking the third death reported in Sri Lanka due to COVID-19, according to hospital sources.

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Sri Lanka Human Rights Commission expresses deep concern over presidential pardon to Sunil Ratnayake

Sri Lanka Human Rights Commission expresses deep concern over presidential pardon to Sunil Ratnayake

The Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka (HRCSL) has written to President Gotabaya Rajapaksa expressing its deep concern over the presidential pardon to former Army Read more…

Sri Lanka budget almost in surplus in Feb 2020 with helicopter drop 01
30 Mar
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Sri Lanka budget almost in surplus in Feb 2020 with helicopter drop 01 »

Sri Lanka’s budget deficit for the month of February 2020 was almost in surplus with a 24 billion rupee central bank profit transfer which came Read more…

Curfew extended for six districts
30 Mar
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Curfew extended for six districts »

The Police curfew imposed in the Colombo, Gampaha, Kalutara, Puttalam, Kandy and Jaffna Districts has been extended until further notice.

The President’s Media Division (PMD) Read more…

President Says Decisions On Curfew Should Not Be Made At Regional Levels: Says All Decisions Should Be Made By Presidential Task Force
30 Mar
2020
Written by TELO Admin

President Says Decisions On Curfew Should Not Be Made At Regional Levels: Says All Decisions Should Be Made By Presidential Task Force »

President Gotabhaya Rajapaksa said imposing and lifting of curfew should not happen at regional levels.

“Declaring/lifting curfew or isolation is a decision made after analyzing Read more…

Second COVID-19 death reported in Sri Lanka
30 Mar
2020
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Second COVID-19 death reported in Sri Lanka »

Another patient who had been infected by the novel coronavirus has passed away while receiving treatment at the Infectious Diseases Hospital (IDH).

The Epidemiology Unit Read more…

IMF declares global recession
30 Mar
2020
Written by TELO Admin

IMF declares global recession »

The International Monetary Fund says the coronavirus crisis has caused a global recession.

The IMF Managing Director gave her verdict after a meeting on Friday Read more…

Easter services cancelled
30 Mar
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Easter services cancelled »

Easter services in the Colombo Archdiocese have been cancelled due to the COVID-19 crisis while other dioceses including Chilaw are also likely to call off Read more…

As Pandemic Rages, Sri Lanka’s President Pardons a War Criminal-NewYork Times
30 Mar
2020
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As Pandemic Rages, Sri Lanka’s President Pardons a War Criminal-NewYork Times »

Sri Lanka’s president has pardoned a soldier who was sentenced to death for killing eight civilians during the country’s civil war, leading to accusations that Read more…

BAN ON AIRCRAFT ARRIVALS TO THE BIA EXTENDED TO THE 07TH OF APRIL
29 Mar
2020
Written by TELO Admin

BAN ON AIRCRAFT ARRIVALS TO THE BIA EXTENDED TO THE 07TH OF APRIL »

Issuing a statement the Civil Aviation Authority said the ban on aircraft arrivals to the Bandaranaike International Airport has been extended to the 07th of Read more…

Coronavirus Cases In Sri Lanka Climb To 115
29 Mar
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Coronavirus Cases In Sri Lanka Climb To 115 »

The total number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the country has climbed to 115, according to the Health Ministry.

This is with the report of Read more…

Main suspect of suicide bomb attack on Zion Church arrested
29 Mar
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Main suspect of suicide bomb attack on Zion Church arrested »

The main suspect who had allegedly organized the suicide bomb attack Zion Church in Batticaloa on Easter Sunday 2019 has been arrested.

Police Media Spokesperson Read more…