Category: NATIONAL

‘SF Lokka’ shot dead in Anuradhapura

Staff Writer- August 5, 2020

UTV | COLOMBO - Leading underworld figure Eron Ranasinghe alias 'SF Lokka' was shot dead this morning at the Dahaiyagama in Anuradhapura, police said. They ... Read More

25% voter turnout in most districts

Staff Writer- August 5, 2020

UTV | COLOMBO - Voting for the 2020 General Election to elect the ninth Parliament commenced at 7 this morning and will conclude at 5pm. ... Read More

General Election related complaints rise to 7,604

Staff Writer- August 5, 2020

UTV | COLOMBO - 7,604 complaints have been lodged with the National Election Commission pertaining to the General Election. The Commission said 364 complaints were ... Read More

Election law violators will be nabbed-Police

Staff Writer- August 5, 2020

UTV | COLOMBO - Director of the Police Legal Division Senior Superintendent of Police Ruwan Gunasekara says any individual flouting election laws will be arrested ... Read More

Security beefed up at polling & counting centres

Staff Writer- August 5, 2020

UTV | COLOMBO - The Director of the Police Elections Division Senior Superintendent of Police Ashoka Dharmasena says maximum security has been ensured for the ... Read More

Persons who completed quarantine to vote after 4pm

Staff Writer- August 5, 2020

UTV | COLOMBO - Director General of Health Services Dr. Anil Jasinghe says persons who have completed coronavirus quarantine measures will be able to cast ... Read More

Multiple polls related violations reported

Staff Writer- August 5, 2020

(UTV | COLOMBO) - A total of 70 election-related violations have been reported during the on-going Parliamentary Elections between 7.00 and 10.00 this morning (05). ... Read More

Will invalidate vote if needed-Deshapriya

Staff Writer- August 5, 2020

UTV | COLOMBO - Elections Chief Mahinda Deshapriya says in the event of any malpractices or incidents reported at a polling centre, the Commission will ... Read More

Lankan injured in Beirut explosion

Staff Writer- August 5, 2020

(UTV | COLOMBO) - A Sri Lankan citizen suffered a minor injury during the explosion in Beirut Tuesday (04), the Embassy of Sri Lanka in ... Read More

A 25% voter turnout in Colombo

Staff Writer- August 5, 2020

(UTV | COLOMBO) - A 25% voter turnout has been recorded in the Colombo District as of 10.30 this morning (05). (more…) Read More