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After hiatus, Rajapaksa brothers set to dominate Sri Lanka again

After hiatus, Rajapaksa brothers set to dominate Sri Lanka again

One brother is considered a shoo-in for the job of Sri Lanka’s president in elections this weekend and another is eyeing the prime minister’s post Read more…

E-petition against Gota – Copy to UN

E-petition against Gota – Copy to UN

An E-petition has been initiated demanding that SLPP Presidential candidate Gotabhaya Rajapaksa’s American citizenship renunciation certificate and related documents be made available on the Election Read more…

GTF asks Tamils to select between the two

GTF asks Tamils to select between the two

Underscoring that presidential candidate Sajith Premadasa’s election manifesto is progressive on furthering democratic reforms, including key Tamil considerations such as continuing with the constitutional reform Read more…

Timeline: Sri Lanka’s rocky history leading up to presidential election

Timeline: Sri Lanka’s rocky history leading up to presidential election

Sri Lanka goes to the polls on Saturday at a time when the economy is growing at its slowest in 18 years, and the tourism Read more…

Presidential election campaigning ends midnight tomorrow, all candidates summoned to EC for a meeting

Presidential election campaigning ends midnight tomorrow, all candidates summoned to EC for a meeting

Campaigning for the 2019 Presidential election in Sri Lanka will end at midnight on Wednesday (13), the Elections Commission announced.

All types of canvassing or Read more…

SLFP patron CBK faces expulsion
3 Nov
2019
Written by TELO Admin

SLFP patron CBK faces expulsion »

Former President Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga, now patron of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP), faces expulsion for being engaged in a deal with the New Read more…

Second preference for Gota: Hizbullah
3 Nov
2019
Written by TELO Admin

Second preference for Gota: Hizbullah »

Launching his manifesto last Monday, Presidential candidate M L A M Hizbullah called for his voters to cast their second preferential vote in favour of Read more…

Government’s total public debt sky-high by 71%
3 Nov
2019
Written by TELO Admin

Government’s total public debt sky-high by 71% »

Sri Lanka government’s total debt has skyrocketed to unmanageable proportions by an increase of 71 per cent since the current administration came into power in Read more…

Sri Lanka Election Commission plunged in to crisis over ITN censorship
3 Nov
2019
Written by TELO Admin

Sri Lanka Election Commission plunged in to crisis over ITN censorship »

Sri Lanka’s Election Commission plunged into crisis on Saturday after its Chairman Mahinda Deshapriya ordered a censorship of state-owned ITN television network without the consent Read more…

Several including former president Chandrika Bandaranaike pledge their support to Sajith Premadasa
2 Nov
2019
Written by TELO Admin

Several including former president Chandrika Bandaranaike pledge their support to Sajith Premadasa »

Parties supporting the New Democratic Front signed a Memorandum of Understanding in Colombo on Friday (November 01).

The event was attended by the Leader of Read more…

US Embassy released an official statement regarding the MCC
2 Nov
2019
Written by TELO Admin

US Embassy released an official statement regarding the MCC »

The U.S. Embassy on Friday(01-11-19) said that the Millennium Challenge Corporation(MCC) grant agreement once signed has to be submitted to parliament for approval according to Read more…

Militarization of Lankan Presidential election – Daily Express
2 Nov
2019
Written by TELO Admin

Militarization of Lankan Presidential election – Daily Express »

Two weeks ago, the chairman of the National Elections Commission (NEC) came out strongly against using the war victory of 2009 as a campaign prop Read more…

Country’s Prez should rise above party politics: CBC
2 Nov
2019
Written by TELO Admin

Country’s Prez should rise above party politics: CBC »

While saying that the citizens of the country should discern wisely and courageously on the choice of the presidential candidate, the Catholic Bishops Conference (CBC) Read more…

Sri Lanka economy slowly recovering from Easter attacks: IMF
2 Nov
2019
Written by TELO Admin

Sri Lanka economy slowly recovering from Easter attacks: IMF »

Sri Lanka’s economy was slowly recovering from the impact of the Easter Sunday suicide bombings that killed hundreds and crippled the booming tourism sector, the Read more…

Postal voting for Police, district secretariats & election offices next week
2 Nov
2019
Written by TELO Admin

Postal voting for Police, district secretariats & election offices next week »

Presidential Election’s postal voting of police officers, voters of District Secretariats and Election Offices is scheduled to take place next Monday (04) and the day Read more…