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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…

SLPP temporarily suspends election campaign rallies
12 Jul
2020
Written by TELO Admin

SLPP temporarily suspends election campaign rallies »

Founder and the national organizer of the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) Basil Rajapaksa has advised to temporarily halt all propaganda rallies organized by the Read more…

Second underwater museum in Sri Lanka declared open in Trincomalee
11 Jul
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Second underwater museum in Sri Lanka declared open in Trincomalee »

Sri Lanka’s second underwater museum was declared open on Friday (10), off the Sandy Bay beach in Trincomalee by Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Read more…

Provincial Councils revert to the old system after the general election – PM
11 Jul
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Provincial Councils revert to the old system after the general election – PM »

Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa says that after the general election the provincial council elections will be held according to the old system.

The Prime Minister Read more…

UN Special Rapporteur raises concerns on Sri Lanka ahead of polls
11 Jul
2020
Written by TELO Admin

UN Special Rapporteur raises concerns on Sri Lanka ahead of polls »

The UN Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association, Clément N. Voule has raised concerns on Sri Lanka ahead Read more…

Increased vulnerability due to resurgence of COVID-19: SLMA
11 Jul
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Increased vulnerability due to resurgence of COVID-19: SLMA »

The Sri Lanka Medical Association (SLMA) criticised the government for relaxing health and travel restrictions at public gatherings, public transport and recreational activities, increasing the Read more…

Nearly 400,000 unemployed due to COVID-19
11 Jul
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Nearly 400,000 unemployed due to COVID-19 »

A survey by the Department of Labor has revealed that 382,537 workers in private sector firms have lost their jobs due to the spread of Read more…

Portion of earnings went to Zaharan – SSP Senaratne
11 Jul
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Portion of earnings went to Zaharan – SSP Senaratne »

The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) has revealed a portion of the money earned from the Wellampitiya Copper Factory was given to the mastermind of the Read more…

Remembering Nagalingam Sanmugathasan, Sri Lanka’s first and only hardline communist By Veeragathy Thanabalasingham/newsin.asia
10 Jul
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Remembering Nagalingam Sanmugathasan, Sri Lanka’s first and only hardline communist By Veeragathy Thanabalasingham/newsin.asia »

Many of Sri Lanka’s Leftist leaders began their political life in the early part of the last century with the laudable intention of bringing about Read more…

Sri Lanka ‘assures’ India on Colombo Port project despite opposition pressure ahead of polls -The Print
10 Jul
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Sri Lanka ‘assures’ India on Colombo Port project despite opposition pressure ahead of polls -The Print »

Sri Lanka has “assured” India that the high-profile Colombo Port project will remain with New Delhi despite opposition pressure to review the $500-million deal, ThePrint Read more…

Democracy Threatened: Impunity, Political Patronage & Rollback Of Devolution By Ratnajeevan H. Hoole
10 Jul
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Democracy Threatened: Impunity, Political Patronage & Rollback Of Devolution By Ratnajeevan H. Hoole »

R. Sasilan: Assistant Commissioner of Elections

Today we are opening new living quarters for our Election Commission’s man-in-charge in Batticaloa. I am so glad because Read more…