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U.S congratulates Sri Lanka on peaceful election amid COVID-19 pandemic, looks forward to work with new govt

U.S congratulates Sri Lanka on peaceful election amid COVID-19 pandemic, looks forward to work with new govt

The United States congratulating Sri Lanka on conducting a peaceful election despite the challenges posed by the COVID-19 Pandemic, said it looks forward to working Read more…

Indian PM Modi congratulates Sri Lanka counterpart on election win, successful poll

Indian PM Modi congratulates Sri Lanka counterpart on election win, successful poll

India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi has telephoned his Sri Lankan counterpart Mahinda Rajapaksa Thursday, and congratulated him on the successful conduct of parliamentary elections in Read more…

Takeaways from the Sri Lankan parliamentary elections – Newsin.asia

Takeaways from the Sri Lankan parliamentary elections – Newsin.asia

The Sri Lankan parliamentary elections, held on August 5, the results of which were unofficially out on August 7, have sent a number of politically Read more…

SLPP wins general elections with 145 seats, SJB gets 54

SLPP wins general elections with 145 seats, SJB gets 54

The election results released throughout yesterday saw the SLPP securing a landslide victory winning a greater majority of the electorates at the 2020 general election Read more…

SLPP submits names for 17-member national list

SLPP submits names for 17-member national list

The names for Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) 17-member National List was handed over to the Election Commission today, SLPP General Secretary Sagara Kariyawasam said.

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Delivering ballot boxes to polling stations underway
4 Aug
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Delivering ballot boxes to polling stations underway »

Transporting General Election’s ballot boxes to polling stations got underway this morning (04), the Election Commission said.

Accordingly, the senior polling officers are transporting the Read more…

Port in crisis: Nationalism killed Trincomalee, do we need the same fate for Colombo? FT.LK
4 Aug
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Port in crisis: Nationalism killed Trincomalee, do we need the same fate for Colombo? FT.LK »

The Sri Lankan President and the government to be elected is facing a decision on either to take an extreme nationalistic view or a more Read more…

Sri Lanka’s Parliamentary Elections: Pragmatic Tamil Leaders Should Be Elected – Eurasiareview
3 Aug
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Sri Lanka’s Parliamentary Elections: Pragmatic Tamil Leaders Should Be Elected – Eurasiareview »

With the new President Gotabaya Rajapaksa winning the election in Nov 2019 almost exclusively with the majority Sinhala-Buddhist vote, Tamil peoples struggle for justice and Read more…

Counting to commence at 7 or 8 am on 6th Aug
3 Aug
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Counting to commence at 7 or 8 am on 6th Aug »

The National Election Commission says the counting of ballots of the 2020 General Election will commence at either 0700 or 0800 on Thursday, the 6th Read more…

Sri Lanka’s ruling party rules out forming broader alliance with other parties
3 Aug
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Sri Lanka’s ruling party rules out forming broader alliance with other parties »

National Organizer of the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna, Basil Rajapaksa yesterday ruled out the SLPP will form a broader alliance with other political parties if Read more…

No decision on reopening airport for foreigners
3 Aug
2020
Written by TELO Admin

No decision on reopening airport for foreigners »

A decision to reopen the country’s airports for foreigners has not yet been made by the Government despite the earlier date set for the first Read more…

Hambantota to be one of four multi-dimensional commercial cities
3 Aug
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Hambantota to be one of four multi-dimensional commercial cities »

Hambantota is to be developed to be one of four multi-dimensional commercial cities in the country, President Gotabaya Rajapaksa said today.

Colombo, Jaffna, and Trincomalee Read more…

PM to be sworn in before the Cabinet?
3 Aug
2020
Written by TELO Admin

PM to be sworn in before the Cabinet? »

Following the General election on Wednesday (05), the new government will be formed on August 11, internal government sources say.

It is said that astrologers Read more…

Special arrangements for security of ballot boxes
3 Aug
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Special arrangements for security of ballot boxes »

Elections Commission Chairman Mahinda Deshapriya has said that a number of special measures have been taken regarding the security of ballot boxes as the counting Read more…

10 senior polling officers in Nuwara Eliya removed
3 Aug
2020
Written by TELO Admin

10 senior polling officers in Nuwara Eliya removed »

Steps have been taken to remove ten senior polling officers who were assigned for election duties, Nuwara Eliya District Returning Officer Rohana Pushpakumara said.

He Read more…