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Presidential poll as planned – Vajira

Presidential poll as planned – Vajira

Whatever planned by whoever, it was necessary to hold Presidential polls between September 02nd and December 08th this year according to the Constitution, Provincial Councils Read more…

PC polls need 60 days, Prez polls need 50 – EC

PC polls need 60 days, Prez polls need 50 – EC

A period of 60 and 50 days are required to hold the Provincial Council elections and presidential election respectively, says Election Commissioner – Mahinda Deshapriya.

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President Sirisena to the post of Deputy Prime Minister if Gota wins?

President Sirisena to the post of Deputy Prime Minister if Gota wins?

Convening a media briefing today (August 16), MP Vasudeva Nanayakkara of the Democratic Left Front commented on the upcoming activities of the SLPP.

Negating claims Read more…

Sajith Officially Confirms He Will Run For Presidency: Questions Arise Whether Sajith Group Will Contest Separately If RW Refuses To Back Down

Sajith Officially Confirms He Will Run For Presidency: Questions Arise Whether Sajith Group Will Contest Separately If RW Refuses To Back Down

UNP Deputy Leader Sajith Premadasa for the first time officially confirmed that he would contest the upcoming Presidential election.

In a Twitter post this morning, Read more…

Election Commission prepares to hold PC polls

Election Commission prepares to hold PC polls

Chairman of Elections Commission Mahinda Deshapriya has told the BBC Sandeshaya that the Elections Commission is ready to hold any election after the Supreme Court Read more…

Expensive Elections
4 Aug
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Expensive Elections »

The Department of Elections says it will require another Rs 20 million to cover expenses for international election monitors at the Provincial Read more…

New Zealand dairy giant issues global botulism alert
4 Aug
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

New Zealand dairy giant issues global botulism alert »

New Zealand warned international health authorities today of exported dairy products, including infant formula, containing a bacteria that could lead to botulism Read more…

the Lawyers Collective has strongly condemned the Sri Lankan government’s harsh action
4 Aug
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

the Lawyers Collective has strongly condemned the Sri Lankan government’s harsh action »

A lawyers’ organization here, the Lawyers Collective has strongly condemned the Sri Lankan government’s harsh action on a protest staged by the Read more…

A second Sri Lankan protester died
3 Aug
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

A second Sri Lankan protester died »

A second Sri Lankan protester died from wounds suffered when troops fired on villagers demonstrating against contaminated water supplies, police said Saturday, Read more…

Lankan boat reaches Australia
3 Aug
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Lankan boat reaches Australia »

Two groups including sixteen Sri Lankan asylum seekers reached Christmas Island in Australia today after a long journey at sea, The Australian Read more…

News India seeks release of fishermen
3 Aug
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

News India seeks release of fishermen »

Puducherry Chief Minister N Rangasamy has written to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh urging him to take steps to ensure the release of Read more…

Canada attacks ‘evil’ of Sri Lanka hosting Commonwealth summit
3 Aug
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Canada attacks ‘evil’ of Sri Lanka hosting Commonwealth summit »

The Canadian government has launched a blistering attack on Sri Lanka’s “appalling” record on democratic accountability as the controversy intensifies over the Read more…

Bribery: Ex CJ harassed while ministers, officials go scot free – BASL
3 Aug
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Bribery: Ex CJ harassed while ministers, officials go scot free – BASL »

The Bar Association said yesterday that former Chief Justice Shirani Bandaranayake was being harassed despite declaring her assets, but many politicians and Read more…

UN’s Ban Has Nothing on Army Shots in Sri Lanka, Next Month On Report
3 Aug
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

UN’s Ban Has Nothing on Army Shots in Sri Lanka, Next Month On Report »

The day after the Sri Lankan army used live fire on protesters in Weliweriya, and amid threats against journalists seeking to critically Read more…

Jaya wants envoy summoned
3 Aug
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Jaya wants envoy summoned »

A day after accusing the Centre of not taking concerted measures to secure release of Tamil Nadu fishermen lodged in Sri Lankan Read more…