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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…

Bathiudeen ready to accept a ministerial post if
7 Jul
2019
Written by TELO Admin

Bathiudeen ready to accept a ministerial post if »

Former Minister of Commerce and Industry Rishad Bathiudeen has been in the news for the last few months for the right or the wrong reasons. Read more…

Sri Lanka on alert as Buddhist monks meet over presidential vote
7 Jul
2019
Written by TELO Admin

Sri Lanka on alert as Buddhist monks meet over presidential vote »

Police lined up on the streets of the Sri Lankan highland city of Kandy and the army was on standby, as hardline Buddhist monks gathered Read more…

Ex-Tigers urge US to lift ban
7 Jul
2019
Written by TELO Admin

Ex-Tigers urge US to lift ban »

A group of former LTTE cadres have met officials of the US Embassy in Colombo and urged them to lift the ban on the LTTE Read more…

CMC, Netherlands Embassy organize Colombo’s first ever ‘car-free day’ on July 14th
6 Jul
2019
Written by TELO Admin

CMC, Netherlands Embassy organize Colombo’s first ever ‘car-free day’ on July 14th »

The Colombo Municipal Council is partnering with The Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Sri Lanka to pilot Colombo’s first ever car-free day.

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Prageeth’s investigation stalled at crucial juncture?
6 Jul
2019
Written by TELO Admin

Prageeth’s investigation stalled at crucial juncture? »

The investigations carried out by the CID regarding the disappearance of journalist Prageeth Ekneligoda has currently slowed down, according to internal sources.

This is due Read more…

Gruesome killing of five Tamil students in Trinco 13 years ago By D.B.S. Jeyaraj
6 Jul
2019
Written by TELO Admin

Gruesome killing of five Tamil students in Trinco 13 years ago By D.B.S. Jeyaraj »

Five Tamil students were killed near the beach in the Trincomalee town thirteen years ago on January 2, 2006. Two other students suffered injuries but Read more…

I am ready: Sajith
6 Jul
2019
Written by TELO Admin

I am ready: Sajith »

If the people trust me and place their confidence in my philosophy and mission, I am ready to serve the nation unlike any former Sri Read more…

Muslim-owned shops in Kandy likely to close on Sunday
5 Jul
2019
Written by TELO Admin

Muslim-owned shops in Kandy likely to close on Sunday »

Shops owned by Muslim traders in the Sri Lankan central highlands district of Kandy will remain closed on Sunday as thousands of hardline Buddhist monks Read more…

Is President capable of forming an alliance against UNP?
5 Jul
2019
Written by TELO Admin

Is President capable of forming an alliance against UNP? »

The thoughts on the statement made by General Secretary of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party that an alliance by the name of Sri Lanka Nidahas Read more…

OIC warns of hate speech against Muslims in Sri Lanka
5 Jul
2019
Written by TELO Admin

OIC warns of hate speech against Muslims in Sri Lanka »

The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has warned of an increase in anti-Muslim incidents in Sri Lanka.

“OIC has been monitoring closely the situation of Read more…