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India pledges to support Sri Lanka’s economic recovery

India pledges to support Sri Lanka’s economic recovery

India has agreed to increase its participation in Sri Lanka’s post-COVID-19 economic recovery, and to strengthen defence and security cooperation, the Indian High Commission to Read more…

FR petitions challenging election date to be taken up again on June 01

FR petitions challenging election date to be taken up again on June 01

The Supreme Court has postponed further consideration of the fundamental rights petitions filed challenging the election date, until 10.00 a.m. Monday (June 01).

The Supreme Read more…

Elections Department Informs Government Printers Department To Initiate Preparatory Work To Print Ballot Papers For GE

Elections Department Informs Government Printers Department To Initiate Preparatory Work To Print Ballot Papers For GE

The Elections Department has informed the Government Printers Department to initiate preparatory work to print ballot papers for the upcoming Parliamentary election.

The development comes Read more…

UNP Decides To Expel Sajith,Kabir, Harsha And 96 Others Who Handed Over Nominations From The Samagi Jana Balawegaya

UNP Decides To Expel Sajith,Kabir, Harsha And 96 Others Who Handed Over Nominations From The Samagi Jana Balawegaya

Chairman of the United National Party (UNP), Kabir Hashim, Deputy Leader of the UNP, Sajith Premadasa, and Treasurer, Harsha de Silva, are among the 99 Read more…

EC awaits final draft of health guidelines to get on with general election work

EC awaits final draft of health guidelines to get on with general election work

The Election Commission (EC) was awaiting the final draft of the health guidelines for the conduct of the general election 2020, EC Chairman Mahinda Deshapriya Read more…

EC accused of being influenced
24 May
2020
Written by TELO Admin

EC accused of being influenced »

The Government claims the Election Commission (EC) may have been unduly influenced by an outside force to declare that the parliamentary election could not be Read more…

Inter-Prov. bus services to resume on Tuesday
24 May
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Inter-Prov. bus services to resume on Tuesday »

Minister of Transport Management Services Mahinda Amaraweera says as approval has been granted for travel across districts, with the exception of the Colombo and Gampaha Read more…

Total COVID-19 cases in Sri Lanka at 1,089
24 May
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Total COVID-19 cases in Sri Lanka at 1,089 »

The total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Sri Lanka has risen to 1,089, after 21 people tested positive for the virus on Saturday (May Read more…

Prabhakaran has my respect – Fonseka
24 May
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Prabhakaran has my respect – Fonseka »

Field Marshal Sarath Fonseka who was Army commander during the time the 30-year old war ended, says that he respects the former LTTE leader – Read more…

Hakeem calls for inter-community peace
24 May
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Hakeem calls for inter-community peace »

Sri Lanka Muslim Congress (SLMC) leader Rauff Hakeem, has called for inter-community peace as Muslims in Sri Lanka celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr today (Sunday).

In his message, Read more…

6 institutions vested under Defence Ministry
23 May
2020
Written by TELO Admin

6 institutions vested under Defence Ministry »

Six institutions that previously fell under the purview of the Ministry of Public Administration, Home Affairs, Provincial Councils and Local Government, have been brought under Read more…

Lankan President asks India for US$ 1.1 billion as SWAP facility to tide over foreign exchange issues
23 May
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Lankan President asks India for US$ 1.1 billion as SWAP facility to tide over foreign exchange issues »

The Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has requested Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to allocate US$ 1.1 special SWAP facility to top up the US$ Read more…

National Poson Week declared from June 2-8
23 May
2020
Written by TELO Admin

National Poson Week declared from June 2-8 »

The Commissioner General of Buddhist Affairs Sunanda Kariyapperuma stated that the National Poson Week is declared from the 2nd to the 8th of June.

The Read more…

Gen. election date to be decided after SC verdict
23 May
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Gen. election date to be decided after SC verdict »

Director General of National Election Commission Saman Rathnayake says the date of the next general election will be decided after the verdicts are issued on Read more…

Indian High Commissioner Gopal Baglay visits Gangaramaya Temple and St.Anthony’s Church
23 May
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Indian High Commissioner Gopal Baglay visits Gangaramaya Temple and St.Anthony’s Church »

he new High Commissioner of India to Sri Lanka Gopal Baglay visited the prominent Gangaramaya Temple in Colombo on Saturday morning to pray to Lord Read more…