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PM instructs not to rush to announce a UNP Presidential candidate

PM instructs not to rush to announce a UNP Presidential candidate

Prime Minster and United National Party (UNP) leader has advised the UNP parliamentary group not to be hasty to announce a name of the Presidential Read more…

Economy in Sri Lanka continues to bleed

Economy in Sri Lanka continues to bleed

While the people of this country are suffering from not being able to fulfil their basic requirements, the economic situation in the country continues to Read more…

Yesterday Tamils, today Muslims and tomorrow who?

Yesterday Tamils, today Muslims and tomorrow who?

From the time of S.W.R.D. Bandaranaike’s election victory in 1956, one and only one issue had dominated political party campaigns in this country; and that Read more…

Major General Shavendra Silva’s service extended

Major General Shavendra Silva’s service extended

President Maithripala Sirisena in his capacity as the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces has extended the service of Major General Shavendra Silva, Chief of Staff Read more…

SL sign agreement to send unlimited skilled workers to Japan

SL sign agreement to send unlimited skilled workers to Japan

An agreement will be signed by the Sri Lankan and Japanese governments tomorrow (19), enabling Sri Lanka to send an unlimited number of skilled workers Read more…

Five suspects arrested in Dubai in connection with Easter Sunday attacks extradited to Sri Lanka
14 Jun
2019
Written by TELO Admin

Five suspects arrested in Dubai in connection with Easter Sunday attacks extradited to Sri Lanka »

The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of Sri Lanka police have brought five suspects, who were arrested in Dubai in connection with the Easter Sunday attacks Read more…

Zahran gave money to bail out Mawanella Buddhist statue vandals, court told
14 Jun
2019
Written by TELO Admin

Zahran gave money to bail out Mawanella Buddhist statue vandals, court told »

It is revealed that Zahran Hashim has attempted to bribe several lawyers for Rs 2 million, to solicit them to bail out the suspects arrested Read more…

Hizbulla: My warning of bloodbath was in the context of attempt to merge N and E
14 Jun
2019
Written by TELO Admin

Hizbulla: My warning of bloodbath was in the context of attempt to merge N and E »

Former Governor of the Eastern province M. L. A. M. Hisbullah yesterday told the Parliamentary Select Committee (PSC), probing the Easter Sunday carnage that he Read more…

PM meets Singaporean Law and Foreign Minister
13 Jun
2019
Written by TELO Admin

PM meets Singaporean Law and Foreign Minister »

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe today met Singapore’s Law Minister Kasiviswanathan Shanmugam.

Singapore Minister for Foreign Affairs Vivian Balakrishnan and non-resident High Commissioner to Sri Lanka Read more…

AG orders to expedite investigations on 4 high-profile cases
13 Jun
2019
Written by TELO Admin

AG orders to expedite investigations on 4 high-profile cases »

The Attorney General has ordered the Acting IGP and the CID to complete investigations and submit reports pertaining to 4 high-profile cases, including the murders Read more…

High level U.S. team due in SL to discuss GSP and other trade
13 Jun
2019
Written by TELO Admin

High level U.S. team due in SL to discuss GSP and other trade »

A high level U.S. delegation will arrive in Sri Lanka next week to discuss the U.S. Generalised System of Preferences (GSP) scheme among other trade Read more…

ISIS Mastermind, With Alleged Sri Lanka Link, Arrested In Tamil Nadu
13 Jun
2019
Written by TELO Admin

ISIS Mastermind, With Alleged Sri Lanka Link, Arrested In Tamil Nadu »

The National Investigation Agency on Wednesday arrested Mohammed Azarudeen, the alleged mastermind of ISIS Tamil Nadu module, who was a Facebook friend of Sri Lankan Read more…

Opposition criticises President, PM leaving country
13 Jun
2019
Written by TELO Admin

Opposition criticises President, PM leaving country »

The opposition today criticised both President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe for leaving the country at the same time without appointing anyone to Read more…

Australia lowers level of travel advice for Sri Lanka
13 Jun
2019
Written by TELO Admin

Australia lowers level of travel advice for Sri Lanka »

Australia has lowered the level of travel advice for Sri Lanka to ‘exercise a high degree of caution’.

Following the Easter Sunday attacks Australia had Read more…

CID team in Saudi to bring back Zahran associate
13 Jun
2019
Written by TELO Admin

CID team in Saudi to bring back Zahran associate »

A special police CID team had reportedly left for Saudi Arabia on June 11 to bring back Thowheed Jamaath’s armed wing leader who is currently Read more…