(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –The Commonwealth Observer Group (COG), a group deployed by the Commonwealth to observe the presidential election in Sri Lanka, has commenced their work."Commonwealth group begins observation of Sri Lankan presidential election"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –New Democratic Front Presidential candidate Sajith Premadasa yesterday vowed that the Kumbukkan Oya project would be expedited to strengthen the economy of the country’s farmers."Sajith promises to further boost agricultural sector"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –Commenting on the on-going controversy over the citizenship of SLPP Presidential candidate Gotabaya Rajapaksa, two prominent civic action groups have said that “there should be no doubt about eligibility of person to be elected president”."Gota’s eligibility in doubt – election monitor, civil society group"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) Leader Anura Dissanayaka said at the JVP’s “Il Maha Viru Samaruma” (November Heroes Commemoration) held in Galle yesterday that they were commemorating those members of the JVP who sacrificed their lives for the defense of the nation against those rulers who were destroying the country at that time."Battle rages on against principal political parties –Anura"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –The New Democratic Front (NDF) presidential candidate minister Sajith Premadasa yesterday vowed to protect the freedom of the press and if elected to take several measures including the establishment of a world class media development centre to facilitate capacity building for institutions and individuals."Press freedom will be ensured, protected – Sajith"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –National People’s Power (NPP) Presidential candidate Anura Kumara Dissanayake told a campaign rally in Anuradhapura on Wednesday that a massive land area extending over 8,000 acres was leased out to American companies during the Rajapaksa regime."Mahinda leased over 8,000 acres to US firms – Anura Kumara"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –Parliament is scheduled to convene for a special sitting on Monday (11) as per a request made by Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe under Standing Orders."Parliament to convene for a special sitting on Monday"