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Postal voting begins tomorrow

Postal voting begins tomorrow

Postal voting for the general election begins tomorrow.

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

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Navaly Church Bombing 25th Year Remembrance By Ruwan Laknath Jayakody

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

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

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

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…

Election monitor in Sri Lanka concerned over media culture of self-censorship in the North
23 Apr
2013
Written by TELO Admin

Election monitor in Sri Lanka concerned over media culture of self-censorship in the North »

An election watchdog in Sri Lanka, the Campaign for Free and Fair Elections (CaFFE) has expressed concern over the media culture of self-censorship Read more…

Karuna asks Centre to exert pressure to shift CHOGM from Lanka
22 Apr
2013
Written by TELO Admin

Karuna asks Centre to exert pressure to shift CHOGM from Lanka »

DMK today appealed to the Centre to exert pressure for shifting the venue of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) from Sri Read more…

Mannar Bishop denies ‘separation’ seeks ‘viable political solution’
21 Apr
2013
Written by TELO Admin

Mannar Bishop denies ‘separation’ seeks ‘viable political solution’ »

Bishop of Mannar, Most Rev. Dr. Rayappu Joseph said he never stood for the separation of the country nor rejected any viable political Read more…

Tangalle rape victim speaks out
21 Apr
2013
Written by TELO Admin

Tangalle rape victim speaks out »

A woman raped at a hotel in Sri Lanka has spoken for the first time of the attack in which she was badly Read more…

Sri Lanka Muslim ally to decide its alliance in ruling party after May Day
21 Apr
2013
Written by TELO Admin

Sri Lanka Muslim ally to decide its alliance in ruling party after May Day »

Sri Lanka’s major Muslim party, Sri Lanka Muslim Congress (SLMC), has said that the supreme committee of the party will meet after May Read more…

US Human Rights report accuses Sri Lankan government of unlawful killings
20 Apr
2013
Written by TELO Admin

US Human Rights report accuses Sri Lankan government of unlawful killings »

Although the overall number of extrajudicial killings appeared to decrease from previous years, killings and assaults on civilians by government officials continued in Read more…

Key political risks to watch in Sri Lanka
20 Apr
2013
Written by TELO Admin

Key political risks to watch in Sri Lanka »

President Mahinda Rajapaksa is under fire from the U.N. Human Rights Council, which has adopted a second United States-sponsored resolution demanding that Sri Read more…

Separate system of governance for N&E won’t be a reality – Defence Secy tells Indian MPs
16 Apr
2013
Written by TELO Admin

Separate system of governance for N&E won’t be a reality – Defence Secy tells Indian MPs »

Defence Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa has told a visiting Indian parliamentary delegation that a separate system of governance for the Northern and Eastern Provinces Read more…

Demand for cancellation of Katchatheevu agreement with Sri Lanka
16 Apr
2013
Written by TELO Admin

Demand for cancellation of Katchatheevu agreement with Sri Lanka »

Holding that there was no legislation for ceding Katchatheevu to Sri Lanka in 1974, DMK-backed Tamil Eelam Supporters Organisation (TESO) today said it Read more…

Sri Lanka faces U.S. aid cut
15 Apr
2013
Written by TELO Admin

Sri Lanka faces U.S. aid cut »

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has proposed a 20 per cent cut in the American aid to Colombo, a move reflecting the Read more…