(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – Department of Excise announced that all liquor shops in the country will be closed on 16 – 17 November in view of the Presidential Election."Liquor shops closed on Nov 16 – 17"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – The Ministry of Defense (MOD) has commenced a SMS service from Yesterday (13) to provide the public with the true information on national security and emergency management situations to the general public in the form of an SMS alert."Ministry of Defense launches SMS service to alert on national security"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –A five-year ban imposed by the Indian Central Government on the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) has been confirmed by a tribunal set up by the Narendra Modi Government to examine whether the prohibitions on the terror organisation should continue, the Press Trust of India (PTI) reported."Indian tribunal confirms five year ban on the LTTE"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – Facebook has assured it will protect Sri Lanka’s upcoming elections and has deployed teams to ensure that Facebook can play a positive role in the democratic process."Facebook deploys teams to ensure a positive role in Sri Lanka’s upcoming election"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –All the Presidential Candidates are requested to attend a special meeting tomorrow at the Election Secretariat in order to discuss about the Presidential election, the counting of votes and the results."EC calls special meeting on Presidential Election"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –The Chairman of Election Commission Mahinda Deshapriya stated that although the marking of postal votes for the forthcoming Presidential Election was completed yesterday (07), the counting of ballots will only commence after 5.00 PM on 16 November."Postal votes will be counted on Nov. 16"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –President Maithripala Sirisena expressed high appreciation to the armed forces, the police and the intelligence services for their absolute commitment to national security and regional security."The commitment of the Sri Lankan security forces in national security and regional security is commendable – President"