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October 17, 2017 5:43 am gmt |
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Anura Kumara Dissanayake, the leader of Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP), said that they have no need to make any agreement with United National Party (UNP), for the forthcoming election. He stated it on a meeting in Gampaha yesterday. He further said, that JVP decided to face the election individuall...
In Mullaitivu
October 8, 2017 10:13 am gmt |
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Candidates who filed nomination papers to contest local polls in Mullaitivu six years ago are to be given back their deposits with interest as the nominations papers have been revoked. A gazette notification was issued this week revoking the nomination papers. It notes that some of the candidates hav...
In Srilanka
September 18, 2017 10:44 am gmt |
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Speaking at a rally in Nattandiya United People’s Freedom Alliance Parliamentarian Namal Rajapaksa says the government is attempting to suppress the Joint Opposition by delaying the conduct of elections He added that numerous development projects initiated under the UPFA government have stalled. Parl...
In Election
September 18, 2017 9:11 am gmt |
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Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe says that the upcoming Local Government, Provincial Council and parliamentary elections will be held under a mixed electoral and proportional representation system. Eerier  today it was reported that President Maithripala Sirisena had declared that the upcoming Pro...
In World
September 18, 2017 4:18 am gmt |
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The wife of Pakistan’s former prime minister who stepped down over a corruption inquiry has won a key seat in Lahore, unofficial results suggest. Kulsoom Nawaz stood in place of her husband Nawaz Sharif, who was disqualified from office in July. She won 61,254 votes, 14,188 more than her neares...
In World
September 17, 2017 9:50 am gmt |
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Pakistanis on Sunday (September 17) began casting votes for the parliamentary seat vacated by ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, in a by-election seen as a test of support for the Sharif dynasty ahead of the 2018 general election. According to the Election Commission of Pakistan, the constituency wi...
In Election
September 10, 2017 4:56 am gmt |
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The election commission decided to conduct a special discussion regarding the forthcoming Local Government Election (LGE), at the election secretariat. The meeting will be started on today, at 10 A.M, sources said. Vice election commissioners, deputy election commissioners, and higher officers are in...
In Srilanka
August 30, 2017 5:05 am gmt |
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Speaker Karu Jayasuriya is expected to endorse the Local Authorities Elections (Amendment) Bill on August 31. Speaker Jayasuriya said his assent to the Bill will be given as soon as the Legal Draftsman sends him the amended Bill. “We have been informed by the Legal draftsman that the Bill would be re...
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 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 Africa
August 24, 2017 7:36 am gmt |
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Angolans have voted in a parliamentary election marking the end of nearly four decades in power for President José Eduardo Dos Santos. Mr Dos Santos is not contesting the poll, but his party the MPLA is expected to be victorious when the results are announced later this week. The presidency would the...
In Srilanka
August 14, 2017 4:48 am gmt |
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Opposition leader sampanthan said that, they will never accept to ban the democracy of people by postpone the election.  He cleared it while answering to the question about the election, which planning to hold at the same time for the nine provinces.  Though the cabinet has decided, the resolution ha...
In Srilanka
August 12, 2017 11:34 am gmt |
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The minister of national co-existence, dialogue, and official language Mano Ganeshan Saturday stated that the postponement of Election is unnecessary now. He added that the constitution should be re corrected to postpone the election. Those procedures will create unwanted confusions into the country....
In Latest Stories
March 26, 2017 7:52 am gmt |
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Carrie Lam has been elected as Hong Kong’s new leader, becoming the first woman to hold the top job. Her victory was predicted as she had Beijing’s support. Hong Kong’s chief executive is chosen by a committee heavily made up of pro-Beijing electors, rather than by holding a public ...
In World
November 20, 2016 5:57 am gmt |
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Haitians vote in a long-delayed presidential election on Sunday (November 19) that islanders hope will stabilize the impoverished nation and help it get back on its feet after a devastating hurricane last month. The struggling islanders, despite skepticism, look for the election to bring an end to a ...
In Latest Stories
November 16, 2016 10:25 am gmt |
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Hundreds of US students have taken to the streets of Washington, DC, to protest against President-elect Donald Trump as the movement is gaining momentum across the country. Over 2,000 middle school and high school students ditched classes Tuesday afternoon and began their march at the Trump Internati...
In Britain
November 9, 2016 11:45 am gmt |
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British television channels reacted with surprise as they announced on Wednesday (November 9) Republican Donald Trump’s election to the White House. The result went against nearly all polls preceding election night as Trump beat Democrat contender Hillary Clinton in most of the key battleground...
In Europe
December 6, 2015 9:45 am gmt |
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French people are voting in regional elections, the first electoral test since last month’s Paris attacks, in which 130 people were killed. Opinion polls suggest there will be a strong showing for the far-right National Front (FN). The centre-right led by former President Nicolas Sarkozy is exp...
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November 30, 2015 10:47 am gmt |
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