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Is There A Gotabaya-Wave? Can It Be Broken? By Tisaranee Gunasekara

Is There A Gotabaya-Wave? Can It Be Broken? By Tisaranee Gunasekara

“…the elevation of Mr Rajapaksa to the presidency is likely to have a damaging impact on social stability… With a rise in Sinhalese nationalism, there Read more…

Presidential election date declared within 14 days – Deshapriya

Presidential election date declared within 14 days – Deshapriya

Chairman of the Election Commission Mahinda Deshapriya says that the date of the presidential election will be announced within 14 days from today (16).

He Read more…

Whose ‘league-match’ is TNA playing now? By N Sathiya Moorthy

Whose ‘league-match’ is TNA playing now? By N Sathiya Moorthy

If anyone in Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe’s camp in the ruling UNP thought that they could sway away his deputy and presidential aspirant Sajith Premadasa Read more…

Sri Lanka’s Tamil-majority north shuts down to support rally – AP

Sri Lanka’s Tamil-majority north shuts down to support rally – AP

Shops were shut in Sri Lanka’s ethnic Tamil-majority north on Monday in support of a rally demanding an international probe into alleged atrocities during the Read more…

Select candidate through secret ballot

Select candidate through secret ballot

The Jathika Hela Urumaya (JHU) said today the presidential candidate of the United National Front (UNF) should be selected without any delay and through a Read more…

SLMC was in favour of the centre acquiring powers vested within provincial councils charges UNP
3 Oct
2012
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SLMC was in favour of the centre acquiring powers vested within provincial councils charges UNP »

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The United National Party charges that by voting in favour of the Divinaguma bill,The Sri Lanka Muslim Congress has expressed its consent towards Read more…

No Confidence Motion against the Chairman of the Jaffna-Valuvetithurei Urban Council
3 Oct
2012
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No Confidence Motion against the Chairman of the Jaffna-Valuvetithurei Urban Council »

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A no confidence motion which was formed against the Chairman of the Jaffna-Valuvettithurei Urban Council was endorsed by a majority of votes today. Read more…

British High Commission supports UK diaspora youth’s visit to Sri Lanka
3 Oct
2012
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British High Commission supports UK diaspora youth’s visit to Sri Lanka »

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A group of Sri Lankan diaspora youth in the UK has visited Sri Lanka from August to September 2012 as part of a Read more…

UNHCR to phase down its ops in SL
3 Oct
2012
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UNHCR to phase down its ops in SL »

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The UN (United Nations) said that the operational role of the UNHCR in Sri Lanka will be phase down for many of the Read more…

SL looks at India in a “much bigger way” – Basil
3 Oct
2012
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SL looks at India in a “much bigger way” – Basil »

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Sri Lanka’s powerful Economic Development Minister Basil Rajapaksa, also the brother of President Mahinda Rajapaksa, said his country looks at India in a Read more…

India attaches top priority to resettlement of Tamils in SL:PM
2 Oct
2012
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India attaches top priority to resettlement of Tamils in SL:PM »

India attaches “highest and most important priority” to the resettlement and rehabilitation of Tamil community in Sri Lanka and remains engaged with Colombo Read more…

Can The Judiciary Resist The Rajapaksa-tide?
2 Oct
2012
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Can The Judiciary Resist The Rajapaksa-tide? »

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Separation of powers and power-devolution are alien to Rajapaksa thinking and inimical to the Dynastic Project.History’s watershed moments are generally identifiable only with Read more…

Ban calls for political solution
2 Oct
2012
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Ban calls for political solution »

UN Secretary General Ban ki-Moon has called for a political solution to the underlying factors of Sri Lanka’s past conflict.The Secretary-General said this Read more…

Disrobed monk, 2 others get 20 years each for rape
2 Oct
2012
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Disrobed monk, 2 others get 20 years each for rape »

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A disrobed Buddhist monk has been sentenced to 20 years of hard labour for the rape of a young girl seven years ago.The Read more…

UNP nominated UPFA provincial Councillor appointed as North Central Provincial Councils new Chairman.
2 Oct
2012
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UNP nominated UPFA provincial Councillor appointed as North Central Provincial Councils new Chairman. »

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United Peoples Freedom Alliance Provincial Councillor T.M.R Siripala who was nominated by the UNP has been appointed as the new Chairman of the Read more…