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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.

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Japan to provide Rs.340 Mn grant to boost anti-narcotic ops

Japan to provide Rs.340 Mn grant to boost anti-narcotic ops

Japan has agreed to provide Rs.340 Million as a grant to strengthen Sri Lanka’s anti-narcotic operations.

The prevalence of drug-related activities in Sri Lanka has Read more…

First day of postal voting ends without serious incidents

First day of postal voting ends without serious incidents

The first day of postal voting for the General Election 2020 has concluded without any serious incident.

The Centre for Monitoring Election Violence (CMEV) said Read more…

EC Chairman says General election will be held as scheduled

EC Chairman says General election will be held as scheduled

Elections Commission Chairman Mahinda Deshapriya on Sunday said the August 5 General Election would not be postponed.

“There is no need to postpone the election,” 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.

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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.

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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
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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…

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
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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…