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Two passenger flights were diverted to the Mattala airport owing to poor weather at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) this morning.

India is keeping a close watch on the upcoming presidential elections in Sri Lanka, where pro-China Gotabaya Rajapaksa is pitted against housing minister and deputy leader of the ruling United National Party Sajith Premadasa, India’s Economic Times reported.

The Sri Lanka Podu Jana Peramuna presidential candidate Gotabhaya Rajapaksa is scheduled to launch his election manifesto containing a special economic relief package on October 25th.

The Court of Appeal today issued notice on Ven. Galagoda Atte Gnanasara Thera and three others to appear before court on November 8 over contempt of court law suit.

A total of 58,000 applications for postal voting forwarded for the presidential election had been rejected, the Elections Commission said.

President Maithripala Sirisena has left for Japan on a three-day official visit, his final state tour as President, today (Oct 21).

President Maithripala Sirisena has assured a peaceful and democratic election as he will be taking a neutral stand at the polls next month.

The European Union is deploying short-term and long term observers to Sri Lanka for the November 16 Presidential election.

Ambassador of Sri Lanka to Russia Dr. Dayan Jayatilleka accompanied by Sanja Jayatilleka attended the joint discussion on the pressing topic of multilateral security models in the new power struggle. The meeting was co-organised by the Trialogue Club International and the Embassy of Switzerland to Russia and was held in the Residence of the Ambassador of Switzerland in Moscow.

Election Commission Chairman Mahinda Deshapriya warned yesterday that any attempts at interfering or threats at postal ballot marking centres will cause polling at such places to be annulled.

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