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“They bombed our livelihoods”: Sri Lanka’s tourism firms struggle after attacks

“They bombed our livelihoods”: Sri Lanka’s tourism firms struggle after attacks

UNWATUNA/GALLE, Sri Lanka- Pearl Divers, a diving school on one of Sri Lanka’s most popular southern beaches, shut shop for two months after suicide bombers Read more…

Not in a hurry to accept portfolios: Rishad

Not in a hurry to accept portfolios: Rishad

All Ceylon Makkal Congress (ACMC) leader and Former Minister Rishad Bathiudeen said yesterday they were not in a hurry to accept ministerial portfolios and said Read more…

Decision to implement death penalty will not be reversed: President

Decision to implement death penalty will not be reversed: President

President Maithripala Sirisena states that if a proposal to suspend the death penalty is brought to parliament, that the particular day will be marked as Read more…

Blaming Saudi Arabia won’t help Sri Lanka – Gulfnews.com

Blaming Saudi Arabia won’t help Sri Lanka – Gulfnews.com

When nine Sri Lankans blew themselves up in churches and luxury hotels and led to the deaths of more than 250 people, the ugly head Read more…

Will this be an election year ? : Elections Commission awaits go-ahead

Will this be an election year ? : Elections Commission awaits go-ahead

With the countdown to December narrowing and the election heat getting intensified, different political parties making strategies to outdo each other by hook or by Read more…

Muslim MPs Who Resigned From Ministerial Posts Expected To Conduct Special Meeting On July 10 To Discuss Future Action
8 Jul
2019
Written by TELO Admin

Muslim MPs Who Resigned From Ministerial Posts Expected To Conduct Special Meeting On July 10 To Discuss Future Action »

A group of Muslim MPs who resigned from their ministerial portfolios are expected to hold a meeting on July 10 on their future course of Read more…

Nearly 10 hotels closed
8 Jul
2019
Written by TELO Admin

Nearly 10 hotels closed »

Nearly 10 hotels have shut down due to the non-arrival of tourists since the Easter attacks in April, the Hotels Association of Sri Lanka (THASL) Read more…

UNP Working Committee decides presidential candidate – Kiriella
8 Jul
2019
Written by TELO Admin

UNP Working Committee decides presidential candidate – Kiriella »

The United National Party’s Working Committee will take the final decision on its candidate to contest the next Presidential election, Public Enterprise, Kandyan Heritage and Read more…

Construction of the Central Expressway from Mirigama to Kurunegala is nearing completion
8 Jul
2019
Written by TELO Admin

Construction of the Central Expressway from Mirigama to Kurunegala is nearing completion »

The Ministry of Highways says that the construction of the Central Expressway from Mirigama to Kurunegala will be completed by December. The project director stated Read more…

Prime Minister issues order to MPs : Hizbullah upsets government
7 Jul
2019
Written by TELO Admin

Prime Minister issues order to MPs : Hizbullah upsets government »

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has instructed all government ministers to complete all development programs by September or October, it is reported.

The Prime Minister has Read more…

No confidence motion to oust the government: JVP begins “Paada Satana”
7 Jul
2019
Written by TELO Admin

No confidence motion to oust the government: JVP begins “Paada Satana” »

The protest march organized by the Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna to mark their no-confidence motion against the government commenced in Kalutara this morning (July 7).

The Read more…

First Model Village built with Indian assistance inaugurated
7 Jul
2019
Written by TELO Admin

First Model Village built with Indian assistance inaugurated »

The first Model Village built with Indian assistance under the Model Villages Program of the Ministry of Housing and Construction & Cultural Affairs was inaugurated Read more…

BBS calls on monks to help form Sinhalese Government
7 Jul
2019
Written by TELO Admin

BBS calls on monks to help form Sinhalese Government »

The Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) today called on monks to unite to form a Sinhalese Government in the country.

Speaking at a rally staged in Read more…

President Sirisena Says He Will Not Allow The Government To Sign “Detrimental Agreements” With The United States
7 Jul
2019
Written by TELO Admin

President Sirisena Says He Will Not Allow The Government To Sign “Detrimental Agreements” With The United States »

President Maithripala Sirisena said he would not allow the government to sign any foreign agreement threatening the country’s independence and sovereignty

“Although there are discussions Read more…

SLFP built by my mother, father and myself no longer exists – CBK
7 Jul
2019
Written by TELO Admin

SLFP built by my mother, father and myself no longer exists – CBK »

Former President Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga says that the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) she knew is not the one that exists now.

“So I don’t Read more…