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FR petitions challenging election date to be taken up again on June 01

FR petitions challenging election date to be taken up again on June 01

The Supreme Court has postponed further consideration of the fundamental rights petitions filed challenging the election date, until 10.00 a.m. Monday (June 01).

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Elections Department Informs Government Printers Department To Initiate Preparatory Work To Print Ballot Papers For GE

Elections Department Informs Government Printers Department To Initiate Preparatory Work To Print Ballot Papers For GE

The Elections Department has informed the Government Printers Department to initiate preparatory work to print ballot papers for the upcoming Parliamentary election.

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UNP Decides To Expel Sajith,Kabir, Harsha And 96 Others Who Handed Over Nominations From The Samagi Jana Balawegaya

UNP Decides To Expel Sajith,Kabir, Harsha And 96 Others Who Handed Over Nominations From The Samagi Jana Balawegaya

Chairman of the United National Party (UNP), Kabir Hashim, Deputy Leader of the UNP, Sajith Premadasa, and Treasurer, Harsha de Silva, are among the 99 Read more…

EC awaits final draft of health guidelines to get on with general election work

EC awaits final draft of health guidelines to get on with general election work

The Election Commission (EC) was awaiting the final draft of the health guidelines for the conduct of the general election 2020, EC Chairman Mahinda Deshapriya Read more…

EC should adapt to COVID-19 and prepare for polls: SLPP

EC should adapt to COVID-19 and prepare for polls: SLPP

The Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) yesterday said the Election Commission (EC) should have adapted to challenges posed by COVID-19 and continued its operations to Read more…

Seeking views on poll: EC says no reply from parties
25 May
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Seeking views on poll: EC says no reply from parties »

The Election Commission (EC) says they are yet to be informed of the views of political parties regarding holding the parliamentary election amidst Covid-19.

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Sri Lanka stock market to trade till 1430 hours from May 26
25 May
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Sri Lanka stock market to trade till 1430 hours from May 26 »

Sri Lanka’s share market will extend trading by 90 minutes to 1430 hours with authorities lifting daytime curfews in all districts, the Colombo Stock Exchange Read more…

Hotels And Restaurants Registered With SLTDA Allowed To Resume Services From Tomorrow Onwards
25 May
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Hotels And Restaurants Registered With SLTDA Allowed To Resume Services From Tomorrow Onwards »

The Colombo Chief Medical Officer’s Office said permission would be granted to all hotels and restaurants, registered with the Tourist Board to recommence services from Read more…

Curfew only between 10 pm to 4 am from tomorrow
25 May
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Curfew only between 10 pm to 4 am from tomorrow »

The curfew will be effective only between 10.00 pm to 4.00 am daily in all the districts from tomorrow (May 26) onwards until further notice.

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If taken alive, Prabhakaran would have been in an influential position today – SF
25 May
2020
Written by TELO Admin

If taken alive, Prabhakaran would have been in an influential position today – SF »

Field Marshal Sarath Fonseka, during a pre-recorded programme, telecast on Sirasa, on Saturday, said that had Prabhakaran survived, he would have been in an influential Read more…

‘Targeted and tough control measures helped Sri Lanka arrest virus spread’ – The Hindu
24 May
2020
Written by TELO Admin

‘Targeted and tough control measures helped Sri Lanka arrest virus spread’ – The Hindu »

At a time when big and mighty countries struggle to cope with soaring numbers of coronavirus cases and consequent deaths, the official figures from 21-million Read more…

Easter attacks: Zahran and a bomber was at Shangri-La two days prior to attacks
24 May
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Easter attacks: Zahran and a bomber was at Shangri-La two days prior to attacks »

Presidential Commission of Inquiry probing the 2019 Easter Sunday terror attacks heard that Ringleader of the attacks Zahran Hashim and another bomber had engaged in Read more…

Hotels to open for locals before foreigners
24 May
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Hotels to open for locals before foreigners »

The Sri Lankan tourism industry will reopen its hotels to local tourists before it opens to international tourists, according to The Hotels Association of Sri Read more…

EC planning to count votes at electorate levels
24 May
2020
Written by TELO Admin

EC planning to count votes at electorate levels »

Counting of votes at electorate level instead of bringing them to central counting stations in each district and spraying rather than applying the indelible ink Read more…

EC accused of being influenced
24 May
2020
Written by TELO Admin

EC accused of being influenced »

The Government claims the Election Commission (EC) may have been unduly influenced by an outside force to declare that the parliamentary election could not be Read more…