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In Election
October 13, 2017 12:00 pm gmt |
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The Speaker of Sri Lanka parliament Karu Jayasuriya today signed the three Amendment bills relevant to local government elections. The Municipal, Urban and Pradeshiya Sabha amendment bills were passed in parliament with amendments recently. With the Speaker signing they will be enacted. Minister of P...
In Srilanka
September 24, 2017 12:19 pm gmt |
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National Freedom Front (NFF) leader Wimal Weerawansa said today that the government was trying to bring in the new Constitution on the requirement of the Western forces and Tamil Diaspora to please Tamil separatists. He told a news conference that President Maithripala Sirisena had assured UN High Co...
In Colombo
September 21, 2017 6:16 am gmt |
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Provincial Councils Elections (Amendment) bill was passed with a majority of 122 votes in parliament yesterday. The bill received 159 votes in favour and 37 votes against.  The Bill seeks to amend the Provincial Councils Elections Act, No. 2 of 1988 to make it binding on all political parties and ind...
In Batticaloa
September 11, 2017 12:33 pm gmt |
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The Western and Eastern Provincial Councils approved the proposed 20th Amendment to the Constitution. The Western Provincial Council approved the proposed 20th Amendment with 45 members voting for and 28 against. The proposal was passed at the Eastern Provincial Council with 24 voting for and 7 again...
In Election
August 27, 2017 5:13 am gmt |
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The Chairman of Elections Mahinda Deshapriya says all efforts will be taken towards holding the Local Government Elections before the 9th of December. The Chairman said the Local Government Elections Bill that was passed with amendments will be issued on the 6th of September. Mahinda Deshapriya said ...
In Srilanka
August 25, 2017 10:47 am gmt |
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The Local Authorities Election System introduced under the Unity Government is the only one that considered the views of all parties in the political history of the country, Chief Opposition Whip Anura Kumara Dissanayake said in Parliament yesterday. He said that when an election system was introduce...
In Colombo
August 25, 2017 8:31 am gmt |
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The Amended Local Government Elections Bill was approved in Parliament following a vote, today. Hundred-and-twenty voted in favour of the bill and forty-four abstained. The Amended Local Government Elections Bill is approved after the third reading. A debate was held in Parliament yesterday after the...
In Uncategorized
August 17, 2017 6:11 am gmt |
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The leader if TNA and the opposition party Sampanthan said that the TNA plans to gather in order to discuss about the new constitution. Government has been issued the 20th constitutional amendment bill on the gazette recently. Many parties   including SLMC oppose the bill In this situation, TNA will ...
In Colombo
August 10, 2017 9:46 am gmt |
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Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa says the Government has gazetted the 20th Amendment to the Constitution with a view to postponing elections to the provincial councils. Rajapaksa said that the Sabaragamuwa, North Central and Eastern Provinces were to stand dissolved in a few weeks time, in early Oc...
In Britain
August 9, 2015 1:46 pm gmt |
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Scotland is to ban the growing of genetically modified crops, the country’s rural affairs secretary has announced. Richard Lochhead said the Scottish government was not prepared to “gamble” with the future of the country’s £14bn food and drink sector. He is to request that Sco...
In Srilanka
May 28, 2015 6:27 am gmt |
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Election Commissioner Mahinda Desapriya said yesterday he would initiate discussions with private media institutions to evolve a self-regulatory system to be followed during elections. He told a news conference that some provisions for media control during elections were included in the original draf...