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COVID-19 case count in Sri Lanka reaches 166

COVID-19 case count in Sri Lanka reaches 166

Four more patients have tested positive for COVID-19 as of 10.30 pm today (04), stated the Ministry of Health.

Accordingly, the total count of coronavirus Read more…

Members of clergy opposes idea to reconvene parliament due to current situation

Members of clergy opposes idea to reconvene parliament due to current situation

Members of the clergy chimed in on the issue of reconvening parliament.

Venerable Haegoda Vipassi Thero commenting on the issue said:

“Certain parties are now Read more…

Nursing officers to withdraw from all health services

Nursing officers to withdraw from all health services

The Government Nursing Officers’ Association said today that it has decided to withdraw from all health services islandwide due to alleged ill-treatment of nursing officers Read more…

Lankan govt says curfew in “non-high risk” areas may be lifted after Tamil and Sinhala New Year

Lankan govt says curfew in “non-high risk” areas may be lifted after Tamil and Sinhala New Year

The Sri Lankan government has said that there is a possibility that the curfew imposed on districts which are not in high risk of being Read more…

Dambulla Economic Center closed April 5-7

Dambulla Economic Center closed April 5-7

It has been decided to close the Dambulla Dedicated Economic Center on the next three days from Sunday April 05 through Tuesday April 07.

Dambulla Read more…

CSE to remain closed until curfew is lifted
31 Mar
2020
Written by TELO Admin

CSE to remain closed until curfew is lifted »

The Colombo Stock Exchange will remain closed from Wednesday until the curfew is lifted in the Colombo District.

The curfew which has been imposed in Read more…

Sri Lanka COVID19 cases rises to 129 as 7 more cases are reported
31 Mar
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Sri Lanka COVID19 cases rises to 129 as 7 more cases are reported »

The number of confirmed cases of COVID19 in Sri Lanka rose to129 today as seven more cases were reported officials said.

No details have been Read more…

Lanka’s economy can’t recover until the global economy recovers from the COVID-19 trauma
31 Mar
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Lanka’s economy can’t recover until the global economy recovers from the COVID-19 trauma »

Global communities and financial institutions must unite to put the world economy back in order amid the COVID-19 pandemic, a senior Sri Lankan economic expert Read more…

Foreigners sell Sri Lankan bonds worth Rs. 28 b in 20 days
31 Mar
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Foreigners sell Sri Lankan bonds worth Rs. 28 b in 20 days »

Foreign investors have pulled out a whopping Rs. 28.12 billion worth of investments from Sri Lanka’s Treasury bills and bonds in the first three weeks Read more…

Temporary restrictions on issuing curfew permits
31 Mar
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Temporary restrictions on issuing curfew permits »

Head of Police Media Deputy Inspector General of Police Ajith Rohana in charge of disciplinary affairs announced that the issuing of curfew permits will be Read more…

22 civil society organisations criticise Presidential pardon
30 Mar
2020
Written by TELO Admin

22 civil society organisations criticise Presidential pardon »

A number of 22 civil society organisations yesterday issued a collective statement contending that the Presidential pardon extended to convicted Army officer after his sentence 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
Written by TELO Admin

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…