Mahinda Rajapaksa

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The Hindu
The saga of Sri Lanka’s new Constitutionrival United National Party (UNP) cohabiting it. With a section of SLFP MPs rep
The Hindu / Posted yesterday
rival United National Party (UNP) cohabiting it. With a section of SLFP MPs reportedly threatening to join former President Mahinda Rajapaksa, who now sits in the opposition, the insecurities within both the party and the government appear to be... Read more
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dna
Unity government vital for country's development: PMwould leave to become independent MPs in parliament. A group of SLFP members w
dna / Posted 6 days ago
would leave to become independent MPs in parliament. A group of SLFP members who are backers of the former President Mahinda Rajapaksa, including himself, are sitting in the opposition already calling themselves the Joint Opposition. "Due to... Read more
6d
AllAfrica.com
Ervine Leads Surge to Victory Over Sri Lankahas come right," Cremer said. Ervine's tally came in 55 balls and his side got
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
has come right," Cremer said. Ervine's tally came in 55 balls and his side got over the line with 10 balls to spare at the Mahinda Rajapaksa International Stadium. The weather was an unfortunate intervention for the hosts. Niroshan Dickwella hit... Read more
7d
Sunday Observer
Another tall story?behind the SupremeSAT-1 launched in 2012 with the involvement of Rohitha Rajapa
Sunday Observer / Posted 7 days ago
behind the SupremeSAT-1 launched in 2012 with the involvement of Rohitha Rajapaksa, the youngest son of former President Mahinda Rajapaksa. It was later established that the satellite did not belong to SupremeSat with only some channels being... Read more
9d
Herald Sun
The Week At A GlanceZimbabwe when local organisers took their uniforms back. Dozens of villagers r
Herald Sun / Posted 9 days ago
Zimbabwe when local organisers took their uniforms back. Dozens of villagers recruited on a temporary basis to work at Mahinda Rajapaksa Stadium in Hambantota for Monday's limited-overs international between Sri Lanka and Zimbabwe were seen... Read more
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9d
Weekly Times
The Week At A GlanceZimbabwe when local organisers took their uniforms back. Dozens of villagers r
Weekly Times / Posted 9 days ago
Zimbabwe when local organisers took their uniforms back. Dozens of villagers recruited on a temporary basis to work at Mahinda Rajapaksa Stadium in Hambantota for Monday's limited-overs international between Sri Lanka and Zimbabwe were seen... Read more
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9d
Perth Now
The Week At A GlanceZimbabwe when local organisers took their uniforms back. Dozens of villagers r
Perth Now / Posted 9 days ago
Zimbabwe when local organisers took their uniforms back. Dozens of villagers recruited on a temporary basis to work at Mahinda Rajapaksa Stadium in Hambantota for Monday's limited-overs international between Sri Lanka and Zimbabwe were seen... Read more
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9d
Adelaide Now
The Week At A GlanceZimbabwe when local organisers took their uniforms back. Dozens of villagers r
Adelaide Now / Posted 9 days ago
Zimbabwe when local organisers took their uniforms back. Dozens of villagers recruited on a temporary basis to work at Mahinda Rajapaksa Stadium in Hambantota for Monday's limited-overs international between Sri Lanka and Zimbabwe were seen... Read more
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9d
The Courier Mail
The Week At A GlanceZimbabwe when local organisers took their uniforms back. Dozens of villagers r
The Courier Mail / Posted 9 days ago
Zimbabwe when local organisers took their uniforms back. Dozens of villagers recruited on a temporary basis to work at Mahinda Rajapaksa Stadium in Hambantota for Monday's limited-overs international between Sri Lanka and Zimbabwe were seen... Read more
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9d
News.com.au
The Week At A GlanceZimbabwe when local organisers took their uniforms back. Dozens of villagers r
News.com.au / Posted 9 days ago
Zimbabwe when local organisers took their uniforms back. Dozens of villagers recruited on a temporary basis to work at Mahinda Rajapaksa Stadium in Hambantota for Monday's limited-overs international between Sri Lanka and Zimbabwe were seen... Read more
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10d
BBC News
Sri Lanka cricket staff told to strip off trousers to get paid100 young local people contracted temporarily on a daily wage of 1,000 rupees (
BBC News / Posted 10 days ago
100 young local people contracted temporarily on a daily wage of 1,000 rupees ($6.50; £5) to carry out ground duties at the Mahinda Rajapaksa International Stadium, Sri Lanka's Sunday Times website reports. After the match they were told they would... Read more
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11d
Aljazeera
Sri Lanka: Buddhism to remain paramount in new charterthe government not to change the constitution or it would face consequences. T
Aljazeera / Posted 11 days ago
the government not to change the constitution or it would face consequences. The opposition, led by former president Mahinda Rajapaksa, and Buddhist groups have warned the government of nationwide demonstrations if the government went ahead... Read more
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11d
Reuters
Sri Lanka says Buddhism will remain paramount in new charterthe government not to change the constitution or it would face consequences. T
Reuters / Posted 11 days ago
the government not to change the constitution or it would face consequences. The opposition, led by former president Mahinda Rajapaksa, and hardline Buddhist groups have warned the government of nationwide demonstrations if the government... Read more
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11d
Channel NewsAsia
Sri Lanka says Buddhism will remain paramount in new charterthe government not to change the constitution or it would face consequences. T
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 11 days ago
the government not to change the constitution or it would face consequences. The opposition, led by former president Mahinda Rajapaksa, and hardline Buddhist groups have warned the government of nationwide demonstrations if the government... Read more
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11d
New Kerala
Anil Kapoor, Preity Zinta to address FICCI-IIFA Global Business Forum - newkerala news #253621which has hosted international leaders such as Nelson Mandela, Prince Charles,
New Kerala / Posted 11 days ago
which has hosted international leaders such as Nelson Mandela, Prince Charles, Prime Minister Tony Blair of UK, President Mahinda Rajapaksa of Sri Lanka and a number of CEOs of Fortune 500 companies. FICCI- IIFA Global Business Forum, the annual... Read more
11d
AllAfrica.com
Cricket Chairman Elected to ICC Development Committeeand then the third before Zimbabwe levelled the series 2-2. In the fifth and f
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
and then the third before Zimbabwe levelled the series 2-2. In the fifth and final ODI match which was played at the Mahinda Rajapaksa International Cricket Stadium on Monday, Zimbabwe successfully chased down the Sri Lanka total of 203 runs,... Read more
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11d
New Kerala
Lankan cricket board apologises for stripping incident - newkerala news #253587[Sri Lanka], July 12 : The Sri Lankan Cricket board has apologised for an incid
New Kerala / Posted 11 days ago
[Sri Lanka], July 12 : The Sri Lankan Cricket board has apologised for an incident in which the ground workers at the Mahinda Rajapaksa International Cricket Stadium were told to strip off their Sri Lankan cricket uniforms before they could... Read more
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11d
asianage
Sri Lanka Cricket apologises for ground workers' stripping incidentColombo: The Sri Lankan cricket board on Wednesday has apologised for an incide
asianage / Posted 11 days ago
Colombo: The Sri Lankan cricket board on Wednesday has apologised for an incident in which the ground workers at the Mahinda Rajapaksa International Cricket Stadium were told to strip off their Sri Lankan cricket uniforms before they could get... Read more
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11d
Khaleej Times
Sri Lanka Cricket apologizes to workers in uniform fiasco Dark clouds surround the Mahinda Rajapaksa International Cricket Stadium. Th
Khaleej Times / Posted 11 days ago
Dark clouds surround the Mahinda Rajapaksa International Cricket Stadium. The workers were forced to walk away in their underwear at the completion of a game against... Read more
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11d
Hindustantimes.com
Sri Lanka Cricket sorry after groundsmen are forced to walk away in undergarmentsrefused to pay them unless uniforms were returned. Dozens of villagers recruit
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 11 days ago
refused to pay them unless uniforms were returned. Dozens of villagers recruited on a temporary basis to work at Mahinda Rajapaksa Stadium in Hambantota for Monday’s limited-overs international between Sri Lanka and Zimbabwe were seen... Read more
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12d
New Kerala
Series loss against Zimbabwe 'hard to swallow': Mathews - newkerala news #253267to help Zimbabwe beat Sri Lanka by three wickets and clinch a historic series v
New Kerala / Posted 12 days ago
to help Zimbabwe beat Sri Lanka by three wickets and clinch a historic series victory in the fifth and final ODI at the Mahinda Rajapaksa International Stadium, Hambantota on Monday. Taking the series 3-2 in Hambantota, 11th-ranked Zimbabwe... Read more
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12d
New Kerala
Zimbabwe stun Sri Lanka to clinch historic ODI series win - newkerala news #253260to help Zimbabwe beat Sri Lanka by three wickets and clinch a historic series v
New Kerala / Posted 12 days ago
to help Zimbabwe beat Sri Lanka by three wickets and clinch a historic series victory in the fifth and final ODI at the Mahinda Rajapaksa International Stadium, Hambantota on Monday. Taking the series 3-2 in Hambantota, 11th-ranked Zimbabwe... Read more
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12d
asianage
Allround Raza gives Zimbabwe historic ODI winthe Pakistan-born Raza, who opened the bowling for the visiting side, returned
asianage / Posted 12 days ago
the Pakistan-born Raza, who opened the bowling for the visiting side, returned with impressive figures of 3- 21 at the Mahinda Rajapaksa International Stadium. Raza, named man of the match, was complemented by Cremer, who took two wickets with... Read more
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13d
Channel NewsAsia
Zimbabwe beat Sri Lanka, clinch ODI seriesthe Pakistan-born Raza, who opened the bowling for the visiting side, returned
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 13 days ago
the Pakistan-born Raza, who opened the bowling for the visiting side, returned with impressive figures of 3-21 at the Mahinda Rajapaksa International Stadium. Raza, named man of the match, was complemented by Cremer, who took two wickets with... Read more
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13d
New Zimbabwe
Confident Zim target historic series winwon by the team batting second till now. When: Sri Lanka vs Zimbabwe, 5th ODI,
New Zimbabwe / Posted 13 days ago
won by the team batting second till now. When: Sri Lanka vs Zimbabwe, 5th ODI,Monday, July 9 at 9:45 AM Local Time Where: Mahinda Rajapaksa International Stadium, Hambantota What to expect: Historically, the track in Hambantota favours the... Read more
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13d
The Hindu
Building solidarity beyond borderserupted in the southern coastal town of Aluthgama, killing four people and inju
The Hindu / Posted 13 days ago
erupted in the southern coastal town of Aluthgama, killing four people and injuring nearly 100. At that time the incumbent Mahinda Rajapaksa regime remained silent, leading many to believe that it was passively backing the Bodu Bala Sena (BBS or... Read more
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Khaleej Times
Sri Lanka and Zimbabwe set for Hambantota showdownprove the naysayers wrong when they face the home side in the series-deciding f
Khaleej Times / Posted 14 days ago
prove the naysayers wrong when they face the home side in the series-deciding fifth and final One-Day International at the Mahinda Rajapaksa International stadium in Hambantota. After Graeme Cremer's men stunned the home side with a fine win in... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
Zimbabwe level Sri Lanka ODI seriesrevised target of 219 in 31 overs, Zimbabwe rode on Ervine s 55-ball unbeaten k
New Zimbabwe / Posted 14 days ago
revised target of 219 in 31 overs, Zimbabwe rode on Ervine s 55-ball unbeaten knock to win with 10 balls to spare at the Mahinda Rajapaksa International Stadium. Earlier, openers Niroshan Dickwella (116) and Danushka Gunathilaka (87) put... Read more
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Sunday Observer
Ervine 50 helps Zimbabwe draw level in ODI seriesrevised target of 219 in 31 overs, Zimbabwe rode on Ervine’s 55-ball unbeaten k
Sunday Observer / Posted 14 days ago
revised target of 219 in 31 overs, Zimbabwe rode on Ervine’s 55-ball unbeaten knock to win with 10 balls to spare at the Mahinda Rajapaksa International Stadium.Earlier, openers Niroshan Dickwella (116) and Danushka Gunathilaka (87) put together... Read more
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iafrica.com
Zimbabwe beat Sri Lankarevised target of 219 in 31 overs, Zimbabwe rode on Ervine's 55-ball unbeaten k
iafrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
revised target of 219 in 31 overs, Zimbabwe rode on Ervine's 55-ball unbeaten knock to win with 10 balls to spare at the Mahinda Rajapaksa International Stadium. Earlier, openers Niroshan Dickwella (116) and Danushka Gunathilaka (87) put... Read more
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dna
Ervine blitz helps Zimbabwe draw level in ODI seriesrevised target of 219 in 31 overs, Zimbabwe rode on Ervine's 55-ball unbeaten k
dna / Posted 15 days ago
revised target of 219 in 31 overs, Zimbabwe rode on Ervine's 55-ball unbeaten knock to win with 10 balls to spare at the Mahinda Rajapaksa International Stadium. Earlier, openers Niroshan Dickwella (116) and Danushka Gunathilaka (87) put... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Craig Ervine 69* helps Zimbabwe beat Sri Lanka by four wickets, level seriesrevised target of 219 in 31 overs, Zimbabwe rode on Ervine’s 55-ball unbeaten k
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 15 days ago
revised target of 219 in 31 overs, Zimbabwe rode on Ervine’s 55-ball unbeaten knock to win with 10 balls to spare at the Mahinda Rajapaksa International Stadium. Earlier, openers Niroshan Dickwella (116) and Danushka Gunathilaka (87) put... Read more
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New Kerala
Dickwella, Gunathilaka drive Sri Lanka home against Zimbabwe @ newkerala.comZimbabwe Hambantota [Sri Lanka], July 6 : Sri Lanka pulled off a resounding ei
New Kerala / Posted 17 days ago
Zimbabwe Hambantota [Sri Lanka], July 6 : Sri Lanka pulled off a resounding eight-wicket win in the third ODI at the Mahinda Rajapaksa International Stadium, Hambantota to take 2-1 lead in the five-match series against Zimbabwe on... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Dickwella, Gunathilaka give Sri Lanka big winDickwella hit 14 boundaries during his stay, Gunathilaka smashed 15 fours and a
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 17 days ago
Dickwella hit 14 boundaries during his stay, Gunathilaka smashed 15 fours and a six to flay the Zimbabwe attack at the Mahinda Rajapaksa International Cricket Stadium. Off-spinner Malcolm Waller got Dickwella trudging back to the pavilion and... Read more
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dna
Dickwella, Gunathilaka drive Sri Lanka home against ZimbabweSri Lanka pulled off a resounding eight-wicket win in the third ODI at the Mahi
dna / Posted 17 days ago
Sri Lanka pulled off a resounding eight-wicket win in the third ODI at the Mahinda Rajapaksa International Stadium, Hambantota to take 2-1 lead in the five-match series against Zimbabwe on Thursday. After Hamilton Masakadaza?s fifth ODI century... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Niroshan Dickwella, Danushka Gunathilaka tons give Sri Lanka big win vs ZimbabweDickwella hit 14 boundaries during his stay, Gunathilaka smashed 15 fours and a
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 17 days ago
Dickwella hit 14 boundaries during his stay, Gunathilaka smashed 15 fours and a six to flay the Zimbabwe attack at the Mahinda Rajapaksa International Cricket Stadium. “It was a fantastic effort by the boys. After losing the first game, we had... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Positive Cricket Team Meet Sri Lanka in Third ODIInternational Cricket Stadium or - to give it its proper name as it was named a
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 days ago
International Cricket Stadium or - to give it its proper name as it was named after Sri Lanka's former President - the Mahinda Rajapaksa International Cricket (MRIC) Stadium on level terms. Zimbabwe won the first match at the Galle... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Hamilton Masakadza ton lifts Zimbabwe vs Sri Lanka in 3rd ODIcrucial 127-run partnership for the second wicket with Tarisai Musakanda (48) b
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 17 days ago
crucial 127-run partnership for the second wicket with Tarisai Musakanda (48) before Sri Lanka’s bowlers struck back at the Mahinda Rajapaksa Cricket Stadium. Hamilton Masakadza’s 98-ball knock, laced with 15 fours and a six, had Zimbabwe eyeing... Read more
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dna
Lanka's Buddhist monks say no need for a new Constitutionchanges to the current Constitution was an election pledge of President Maithri
dna / Posted 19 days ago
changes to the current Constitution was an election pledge of President Maithripala Sirisena. Earlier, former president Mahinda Rajapaksa also called MPs to vote against the bill, saying the proposed law is an attempt to subject soldiers for... Read more
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Reuters
Sri Lanka's top court dismisses case against Chinese industrial zone dealAuthority, after being delayed due to protests by trade unions, landowners and
Reuters / Posted 22 days ago
Authority, after being delayed due to protests by trade unions, landowners and political opposition led by former president Mahinda Rajapaksa and some current coalition government ministers. In January, hundreds of protesters refused to vacate... Read more
28d
FOX News
Reporter seeks justice for 'white van' torture in Sri Lankato the report. Police investigations have not led to any convictions more than
FOX News / Posted 28 days ago
to the report. Police investigations have not led to any convictions more than two years after hard-line President Mahinda Rajapaksa was defeated by a moderate, Maithripala Sirisena. Only a few high profile cases are being heard in courts... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Reporter seeks justice for 'white van' torture in Sri Lankato the report. Police investigations have not led to any convictions more than
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 28 days ago
to the report. Police investigations have not led to any convictions more than two years after hard-line President Mahinda Rajapaksa was defeated by a moderate, Maithripala Sirisena. Only a few high profile cases are being heard in courts... Read more
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28d
MyMotherLode.com
Reporter seeks justice for 'white van' torture in Sri Lankato the report. Police investigations have not led to any convictions more than
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 28 days ago
to the report. Police investigations have not led to any convictions more than two years after hard-line President Mahinda Rajapaksa was defeated by a moderate, Maithripala Sirisena. Only a few high profile cases are being heard in courts... Read more
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Beaumont Enterprise
Reporter seeks justice for 'white van' torture in Sri Lankato the report. Police investigations have not led to any convictions more than
Beaumont Enterprise / Posted 28 days ago
to the report. Police investigations have not led to any convictions more than two years after hard-line President Mahinda Rajapaksa was defeated by a moderate, Maithripala Sirisena. Only a few high profile cases are being heard in courts... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Reporter seeks justice for 'white van' torture in Sri Lankato the report. Police investigations have not led to any convictions more than
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 28 days ago
to the report. Police investigations have not led to any convictions more than two years after hard-line President Mahinda Rajapaksa was defeated by a moderate, Maithripala Sirisena. Only a few high profile cases are being heard in courts... Read more
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