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Postal Department Temporarily Halts Distribution Of Polling Cards In High-Risk Areas

Postal Department Temporarily Halts Distribution Of Polling Cards In High-Risk Areas

The Postal Department has temporarily suspended the distribution of polling cards in high-risk areas due to the current situation in the country.

Informed sources at Read more…

Postal voting of General Election 2020 enters day two

Postal voting of General Election 2020 enters day two

Postal voting of the General Election 2020 is continuing for the second consecutive day today (14).

The process kicked off on Monday (13) with the Read more…

MR likely to be next SLFP leader: Amaraweera

MR likely to be next SLFP leader: Amaraweera

Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa is expected to assume the role of Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) after the general election in the wake of the Read more…

Murali throws his weight behind Wimal’s polls campaign

Murali throws his weight behind Wimal’s polls campaign

Cricketing legend Muttiah Muralitharan is backing Minister Wimal Weerawansa’s campaign for the Parliamentary election.

Weerawansa’s media unit said that Muralitharan had organised a meeting between Read more…

‘Govt. must decide on fate of election within 72 hrs’

‘Govt. must decide on fate of election within 72 hrs’

The United National Party says the government must reach a decision within the next 72 hours whether the General Election is being postponed.

National Organiser Read more…

IFJ condemns Sri Lanka Police and key murder suspect obstructing photojournalist outside court
13 Jul
2020
Written by TELO Admin

IFJ condemns Sri Lanka Police and key murder suspect obstructing photojournalist outside court »

The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its affiliates Free Media Movement (FMM) and Sri Lanka Working Journalists Association (SLWJA) have condemned the obstruction of Read more…

Postal voting begins tomorrow
12 Jul
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Postal voting begins tomorrow »

Postal voting for the general election begins tomorrow.

Employees of the MOH offices will have the opportunity to vote tomorrow.

The postal voting will be Read more…

Navaly Church Bombing 25th Year Remembrance By Ruwan Laknath Jayakody
12 Jul
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Navaly Church Bombing 25th Year Remembrance By Ruwan Laknath Jayakody »

An event of remembrance was held on 9 July at the Navaly Church in Jaffna as it is 25 years since the massacre where bombs Read more…

Sri Lanka to delay reopening of airports amidst spike in coronavirus cases
12 Jul
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Sri Lanka to delay reopening of airports amidst spike in coronavirus cases »

Sri Lanka will delay the reopening of airports that have remained shut since March 18, amidst a surge in coronavirus cases, officials said.

Coronavirus cases Read more…

Health guidelines for poll must be gazetted : CaFFE
12 Jul
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Health guidelines for poll must be gazetted : CaFFE »

An election monitoring group has stressed that health guidelines must be gazetted before the parliamentary election on August 5.

The Campaign for Free and Fair Read more…

PC Election will be held after General Election -PM
12 Jul
2020
Written by TELO Admin

PC Election will be held after General Election -PM »

Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa says the government will hold the Provincial Council Election after the conduct of the General Election.

Speaking at a rally in Read more…

Postal voting in Rajanganaya postponed
12 Jul
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Postal voting in Rajanganaya postponed »

Postal voting for public officers in the Rajanganaya area has been postponed, authorities said on Sunday.

Postal voting, for which 705,005 public officers have gained Read more…

CID monitoring social media
12 Jul
2020
Written by TELO Admin

CID monitoring social media »

The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) is monitoring those spreading false information and rumours over social media, Police Spokesman SSP Jaliya Senaratne said.

He said the Read more…

Poll nears, campaigners play up India rhetoric in Sri Lanka – The Hindu
12 Jul
2020
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Poll nears, campaigners play up India rhetoric in Sri Lanka – The Hindu »

Modi is standing behind us, says TNA leader Sampanthan

With the campaign for Sri Lanka’s August general election heating up, India and its role in Read more…

All Govt. schools will close from 13 to 17 July
12 Jul
2020
Written by TELO Admin

All Govt. schools will close from 13 to 17 July »

The Ministry of Education has taken a decision to close all Govt. schools from 13 to 17 July in light of the coronavirus outbreak in Read more…