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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…

No justice for refugees who faced violence following Easter attacks: AMNESTY
2 Nov
2019
Written by TELO Admin

No justice for refugees who faced violence following Easter attacks: AMNESTY »

Amnesty International and Minority Rights Group International today claimed that no justice was done for refugees and asylum-seekers who faced threats and violence following the Read more…

China is helping Sri Lanka out of “debt trap”: envoy
31 Oct
2019
Written by TELO Admin

China is helping Sri Lanka out of “debt trap”: envoy »

China is helping Sri Lanka come out of a “debt trap” and has led the island towards development by constructing ports, roads and water conservancy Read more…

Karuna and Pillayan planning election violence in the East
31 Oct
2019
Written by TELO Admin

Karuna and Pillayan planning election violence in the East »

The Sri Lanka Muslim Congress has complained to the Election Monitoring Team of the European Union that Information has been revealed that plans are underway Read more…

I will review all the foreign agreements after November 16th : Sajith Premadasa
31 Oct
2019
Written by TELO Admin

I will review all the foreign agreements after November 16th : Sajith Premadasa »

Presidential Candidate of the New Democratic Front Sajith Premadasa called on the Chief Prelates this morning. Premadasa met with the Chief Prelate of the Asgiriya Read more…

SLPP signs agreement with 16 parties to form new alliance
31 Oct
2019
Written by TELO Admin

SLPP signs agreement with 16 parties to form new alliance »

The Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) signed a Memorandum of Understanding with 16 political parties today to form a new alliance.

SLPP Presidential candidate Gotabaya Read more…

CaFFE says postal polls peaceful
31 Oct
2019
Written by TELO Admin

CaFFE says postal polls peaceful »

The Campaign for Free and Fair Elections (CaFFE) said the postal polls today ended peacefully.

CaFFE Director Surangi Ariyawansa said election observers were deployed to Read more…

Chandrika and United National Front to sign agreement tomorrow
31 Oct
2019
Written by TELO Admin

Chandrika and United National Front to sign agreement tomorrow »

Former President Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga is to sign an agreement with the United National Front tomorrow.

The agreement is to be signed at the Taj Read more…

Opposition Leader Urges Government Not To Sign Millenium Challenge Corporation Agreement Without Providing Details To Public And Parliament
31 Oct
2019
Written by TELO Admin

Opposition Leader Urges Government Not To Sign Millenium Challenge Corporation Agreement Without Providing Details To Public And Parliament »

Opposition Leader Mahinda Rajapaksa requested the government not to sign the Millenium Corporation Challenge (MCC) grant agreement without making its content available to parliament and Read more…

Presidential candidate Sajith Premadasa launches election manifesto
31 Oct
2019
Written by TELO Admin

Presidential candidate Sajith Premadasa launches election manifesto »

The New Democratic Front Presidential candidate Sajith Premadasa releasing his election manifesto today said his aim is to build a strong nation through a social Read more…

Prez poll final result by Nov 18 noon – EC Chairman
31 Oct
2019
Written by TELO Admin

Prez poll final result by Nov 18 noon – EC Chairman »

The final result of the Presidential Election 2019 will be released by noon on November 18, Election Commission Chairman Mahinda Deshapriya told news media yesterday. Read more…