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Election costs could escalate - NEC

Sri Lanka, May 13 -- The cost of holding the General Election could be double the cost of the previously held Presidential Election given the special circumstances faced, National Election Commission ... Read More


'Manape' numbers to be issued on May 4

Sri Lanka, April 21 -- The preferential vote numbers of candidates contesting 'General Election 2020' would be issued on May 4, National Election Commission Chairman Mahinda Deshapriya told the politi... Read More


GN Officers withdraw from allowance distribution

Sri Lanka, April 17 -- All Grama Niladari Officers have decided to withdraw from distributing Rs 5,000 allowance to the needy families, Sri Lanka Grama Niladari Officers' Association National Organize... Read More


Election Commission to meet on April 20

Sri Lanka, April 16 -- The National Election Commission has scheduled a special meeting on April 20 to discuss the prevailing issues with regard to holding the General Election, Commission Media Spoke... Read More


SJB, NPP seek meetings with Elections Commission

Sri Lanka, April 15 -- Jathika Samagi Balawegaya (SJB) Secretary Ranjith Madduma Bandara yesterday wrote to National Election Commission Chairman Mahinda Deshapriya asking to summon a Party Leaders' M... Read More


A clarion call for unity to defeat COVID-19

Sri Lanka, April 7 -- Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa yesterday made a clarion call for unity to defeat the common enemy COVID-19 keeping aside all political, religious, ethnic or other differences. ... Read More


Party Leaders Meeting

Sri Lanka, April 2 -- The next Party Leaders' Meeting to discuss the prevailing situation has been scheduled for today at 10 am at Temple Trees. The meeting will follow up on the proposals and issues... Read More


Channel Eye, Nethra to be dedicated to distant learning

Sri Lanka, April 1 -- The Government has arranged platforms for distant learning programmes for school and university students as well as students in other higher educational institutions to continue ... Read More


Mechanism to address public grievances

Sri Lanka, March 26 -- The Public Administration, Home Affairs, Provincial Councils and Local Government Ministry has put in place a mechanism to look into public grievances that have arisen due to th... Read More


More quarantined returnees head home

Sri Lanka, March 25 -- A batch of 163 persons who had completed the 14 days quarantine period will be released from Quarantine Centres tomorrow (26), Army Commander Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva ... Read More