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No serious election violence reported - Police

No serious election violence has been reported since the date of submitting nominations for the presidential election until the post-election period, stated Police Media Spokesperson. MORE..

US Embassy commends Sri Lanka on holding peaceful election

The Embassy of the United States of America in Colombo, adding well wishes for newly elected President Gotabaya Rajapaksa, commended the country on having a peaceful election. MORE..

Rishad congratulates new President

Minister Rishad Bathiudeen, as the leader of the All Ceylon Makkal Congress (ACMC) and on behalf of its supporters, has congratulated President Gotabaya Rajapaksa on winning the people’s mandate in the recently held presidential election. MORE..

Sri Lanka Stocks record highest All Share Price Index for 2019

Colombo Stock Exchange today (18) recorded its highest All Share Price Index (ASPI) for this year, which rose to 106.54 points (1.77%) to 6,129.56. MORE..

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We did not achieve results we hoped for – Anura

Anura Kumara Dissanayake, who contested at the Presidential Election 2019 under National People’s Power, says that they did not achieve the result they hoped for at the Presidential Election. MORE..

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Best to go for a parliamentary election - Mahinda

With the victory of the presidential election, it is best to hold a parliamentary election, according to the Leader of the Opposition Mahinda Rajapaksa. MORE..

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Patali Champika also resigns from minister post

Minister of Megapolis and Western Development Patali Champika Ranawaka has decided to step down from his ministerial portfolio. MORE..

Three Indians nabbed with gold at BIA

Three Indian nationals have been apprehended at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) in Katunayake for attempting to smuggle 1,540 grams of gold out of the country. MORE..

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I will establish new govt. to execute my policies – President Gotabaya

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa says that he will establish a new government that can implement his policies. MORE..

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