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Election regulation violations on the rise

Election regulation violations on the rise

In the 11 days since the Presidential election was announced on the 8th of this month 1034 complaints have been lodged at the Elections Commission. Read more…

Gotabaya’s Victory Assured? By S. I. Keethaponcalan

Gotabaya’s Victory Assured? By S. I. Keethaponcalan

On October 9, 2019, the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) formally announced that it would support Gotabaya Rajapaksa, the candidate of the Sri Lanka Podujana Read more…

Tamil electoral dilemma, still By N Sathiya Moorthy

Tamil electoral dilemma, still By N Sathiya Moorthy

It may read uncharitable to blame the Tamil social and TNA political leaderships for the community’s current dilemma on whom to vote at the November Read more…

India keeps close watch on elections in Sri Lanka

India keeps close watch on elections in Sri Lanka

India is keeping a close watch on the upcoming presidential elections in Sri Lanka, where pro-China Gotabaya Rajapaksa is pitted against housing minister and deputy Read more…

Launch of Sajith’s election manifesto further delayed

Launch of Sajith’s election manifesto further delayed

The launch of the election manifesto of New Democratic Front Presidential candidate Sajith Premadasa is reportedly getting further delayed.

The New Democratic Front says that Read more…

AG to file indictments against former Navy Commander in the case of abduction of 11 Tamil youths
16 Oct
2019
Written by TELO Admin

AG to file indictments against former Navy Commander in the case of abduction of 11 Tamil youths »

The Criminal Investigations Department today informed Fort Magistrate Ranga Dissanayake that the Attorney General had instructed to charge three suspects, including former Navy Commander Admiral Read more…

PCoI issues summons on Minister Bathiudeen, his secretary
16 Oct
2019
Written by TELO Admin

PCoI issues summons on Minister Bathiudeen, his secretary »

The FCID (Financial Crime Investigation Division) had dragged its feet on several complaints against the losses incurred by the Lanka Sathosa due to its dealings Read more…

5 Tamil parties sign memorandum on key demands
15 Oct
2019
Written by TELO Admin

5 Tamil parties sign memorandum on key demands »

Five Tamil political parties signed a memorandum today, highlighting key demands of Tamils, which are to be presented to the two presidential candidates. This is Read more…

Jaffna international airport to commence operations on Thursday
15 Oct
2019
Written by TELO Admin

Jaffna international airport to commence operations on Thursday »

The Jaffna international airport located in the North and built with Indian assistance, will commence its operations from Thursday.

President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister Read more…

India nabs 127 in connection with ISIS; some inspired by Zahran
15 Oct
2019
Written by TELO Admin

India nabs 127 in connection with ISIS; some inspired by Zahran »

Some of the 127 persons arrested in connection with cases linked to terror organization ISIS from across 14 states in the country were inspired by Read more…

Viyalanderan supports Gota
15 Oct
2019
Written by TELO Admin

Viyalanderan supports Gota »

EX PLOTE and TNA MP S. Viyalanderan today said he would support SLPP presidential candidate Gotabaya Rajapakse.

The MP made the announcement at a press Read more…

Another contract to a Chinese company!
15 Oct
2019
Written by TELO Admin

Another contract to a Chinese company! »

Cabinet approval had been granted to China Harbour Engineering Company Limited (CHEC) and Southwest Municipal Engineering and Research Institute of China (SEMEDRIC) for the design, Read more…

Will lead movement to protect SLFP – CBK
15 Oct
2019
Written by TELO Admin

Will lead movement to protect SLFP – CBK »

Former President Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga has promised to give leadership to the new movement to protect the Sri Lanka Freedom Party that has arisen after Read more…

No outsider will interfere in Sri Lanka polls this time: Basil
14 Oct
2019
Written by TELO Admin

No outsider will interfere in Sri Lanka polls this time: Basil »

No international actor will try to interfere in Sri Lanka’s approaching presidential election, said Basil Rajapaksa, chief strategist of his brother Gotabaya Rajapaksa’s presidential bid.

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A Tamil boycott will achieve little
14 Oct
2019
Written by TELO Admin

A Tamil boycott will achieve little »

Should Tamils boycott Sri Lanka’s elections in November for the executive presidency?

Should Tamils boycott Sri Lanka’s elections in November for the executive presidency?

This Read more…