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Daily News
Replacing an anachronismNo state institution has come under so much scrutiny in recent times as the Bri
Replacing an anachronism
Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
No state institution has come under so much scrutiny in recent times as the Bribery Commission. It is no exaggeration to state that the Commission was moribund in the recent past though it kept up appearance with the occasional arrest of some police... Read more
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The Age
Sri Lanka's Rajapaksa officials stashed billions abroad: investigatorsMahinda Rajapaksa smiles at his final election rally in Sri Lanka in January. H
Sri Lanka's Rajapaksa officials stashed billions abroad: investigators
The Age / Posted 13 days ago
Mahinda Rajapaksa smiles at his final election rally in Sri Lanka in January. He subsequently lost the election. Photo: Reuters Colombo: Sri Lankan investigators have located more than $US2 billion ($2.6 billion) that was secretly transferred to... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Sri Lanka's Rajapaksa officials stashed billions abroad: investigatorsMahinda Rajapaksa smiles at his final election rally in Sri Lanka in January. H
Sri Lanka's Rajapaksa officials stashed billions abroad: investigators
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 13 days ago
Mahinda Rajapaksa smiles at his final election rally in Sri Lanka in January. He subsequently lost the election. Photo: Reuters Colombo: Sri Lankan investigators have located more than $US2 billion ($2.6 billion) that was secretly transferred to... Read more
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Canberra Times
Sri Lanka's Rajapaksa officials stashed billions abroad: investigatorsMahinda Rajapaksa smiles at his final election rally in Sri Lanka in January. H
Sri Lanka's Rajapaksa officials stashed billions abroad: investigators
Canberra Times / Posted 13 days ago
Mahinda Rajapaksa smiles at his final election rally in Sri Lanka in January. He subsequently lost the election. Photo: Reuters Colombo: Sri Lankan investigators have located more than $US2 billion ($2.6 billion) that was secretly transferred to... Read more
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Washington Post
Can Sri Lanka’s new government break free from China?Construction at China’s biggest Sri Lankan real estate project, the massive Por
Can Sri Lanka’s new government break free from China?
Washington Post / Posted 14 days ago
Construction at China’s biggest Sri Lankan real estate project, the massive Port City near Colombo, has been halted. The $1.4 billion project was stopped not long after Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena took office in January. (Paula... Read more
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The Hindu
Sri Lanka heads to the pollsThe stakes are high for ex-President Rajapaksa who is seeking a comeback as Pri
Sri Lanka heads to the polls
The Hindu / Posted 14 days ago
The stakes are high for ex-President Rajapaksa who is seeking a comeback as Prime Minister On Sunday, the stage was set for over 1.5 crore Sri Lankan voters to elect their representatives to the 225-member Parliament. The country on Monday will... Read more
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Sunday Observer
MR violating election laws?CaFFE lodges complaint with polls chief about �sil redi� campaign: A complaint
MR violating election laws?
Sunday Observer / Posted 15 days ago
CaFFE lodges complaint with polls chief about �sil redi� campaign: A complaint was lodged against UPFA Kurunegala District candidate and former president, Mahinda Rajapaksa, on Saturday (16), with the Commissioner of Elections, for alleged violation... Read more
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Reuters
Murder probe casts shadow over comeback bid by Sri Lanka’s RajapaksaSri Lanka's former president Mahinda Rajapaksa, who is contesting in the upcomi
Murder probe casts shadow over comeback bid by Sri Lanka’s Rajapaksa
Reuters / Posted 20 days ago
Sri Lanka's former president Mahinda Rajapaksa, who is contesting in the upcoming general election, speaks during the launch ceremony of his manifesto, in Colombo July 28, 2015. COLOMBO The exhumation of the remains of a star rugby player whose... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Murder probe casts shadow over comeback bid by Sri Lanka’s RajapaksaCOLOMBO: The exhumation of the remains of a star rugby player whose death is no
Murder probe casts shadow over comeback bid by Sri Lanka’s Rajapaksa
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 20 days ago
COLOMBO: The exhumation of the remains of a star rugby player whose death is now the target of a murder investigation has cast a shadow over former President Mahinda Rajapaksa's comeback bid at Sri Lanka's general election next week. Rajapaksa, 69,... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
Murder probe casts shadow over comeback bid by Sri Lanka’s RajapaksaSri Lanka's former president Mahinda Rajapaksa, who is contesting in the upcomi
Murder probe casts shadow over comeback bid by Sri Lanka’s Rajapaksa
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 20 days ago
Sri Lanka's former president Mahinda Rajapaksa, who is contesting in the upcoming general election, prays during the launch ceremony of his manifesto, in Colombo July 28, 2015. COLOMBO The exhumation of the remains of a star rugby player whose death... Read more
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The Star
Murder probe casts shadow over comeback bid by Sri Lanka’s RajapaksaCOLOMBO (Reuters) - The exhumation of the remains of a star rugby player whose
Murder probe casts shadow over comeback bid by Sri Lanka’s Rajapaksa
The Star / Posted 20 days ago
COLOMBO (Reuters) - The exhumation of the remains of a star rugby player whose death is now the target of a murder investigation has cast a shadow over former President Mahinda Rajapaksa's comeback bid at Sri Lanka's general election next... Read more
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Swissinfo
Murder probe casts shadow over comeback bid by Sri Lanka’s RajapaksaBy Shihar Aneez and Douglas Busvine COLOMBO (Reuters) - The exhumation of the
Murder probe casts shadow over comeback bid by Sri Lanka’s Rajapaksa
Swissinfo / Posted 20 days ago
By Shihar Aneez and Douglas Busvine COLOMBO (Reuters) - The exhumation of the remains of a star rugby player whose death is now the target of a murder investigation has cast a shadow over former President Mahinda Rajapaksa's comeback bid at Sri... Read more
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Daily News
Polls surveys of cuckoo landFormer President Mahinda Rajapaksa with only four days to go before the curtain
Polls surveys of cuckoo land
Daily News / Posted 20 days ago
Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa with only four days to go before the curtain call on the general election campaign chose to invite media heads for a briefing at a well known five star venue in Colombo on Sunday. As usual he was surrounded by his... Read more
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Daily Mail
Body of Sri Lankan rugby star is exhumed amid claims he was murderedBody of Sri Lankan rugby star who died in a 'road accident' is exhumed amid cla
Body of Sri Lankan rugby star is exhumed amid claims he was murdered
Daily Mail / Posted 20 days ago
Body of Sri Lankan rugby star who died in a 'road accident' is exhumed amid claims the former president's son was involved in his MURDER Death of Wasim Thajudeen was registered as a road accident in May 2012 But police say they now have fresh... Read more
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The Standard
Sri Lanka’s Rajapaksa clan in spotlight after body of rugby player is exhumedA Colombo magistrate ordered a new murder investigation into the May 2012 killi
Sri Lanka’s Rajapaksa clan in spotlight after body of rugby player is exhumed
The Standard / Posted 20 days ago
A Colombo magistrate ordered a new murder investigation into the May 2012 killing of Wasim Thajudeen last week after police said they had new evidence suggesting he had been tortured and killed. The death was registered at the time as a road traffic... Read more
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Daily News
Former DIG, several PSD officers to be questionedRetired Senior DIG Anura Senanayake and several officers who were previously at
Former DIG, several PSD officers to be questioned
Daily News / Posted 21 days ago
Retired Senior DIG Anura Senanayake and several officers who were previously attached to the Presidential Security Division (PSD) are likely to be questioned in connection with Rugby Player Wasim Thajudeen's death. Senanayake, an officer who had... Read more
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Daily News
Secret discussion on Thajudeen at PSD mess before ‘accident’The modern view of criminal justice, broadly, is that public concern with moral
Secret discussion on Thajudeen at PSD mess before ‘accident’
Daily News / Posted 21 days ago
The modern view of criminal justice, broadly, is that public concern with morality or expediency decrees expiation for the violation of a norm; this concern finds expression in the infliction of punishment on the evil doer by agents of the state, the... Read more
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Deepika
World News DetailClick here for detailed news of all itemsPresident Sirisena revamps his securit
World News Detail
Deepika / Posted 21 days ago
Click here for detailed news of all itemsPresident Sirisena revamps his security ahead of Lankan pollsColombo: Maithripala Sirisena has disbanded the Presidential Security Division following reports that it was linked to murders during the Mahinda... Read more
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The Hindu
President Sirisena revamps his security ahead of Lankan pollsMaithripala Sirisena has disbanded the Presidential Security Division following
President Sirisena revamps his security ahead of Lankan polls
The Hindu / Posted 21 days ago
Maithripala Sirisena has disbanded the Presidential Security Division following reports that it was linked to murders during the Mahinda Rajapaksa regime, and replaced the elite Sri Lankan unit with a highly-trained team of commandos. Mr. Sirisena’s... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Sri Lanka’s ex-president defends son over murder claim Published: 9 August 2015 4:29 PM Sri Lanka's former president Mahinda Rajapa
Sri Lanka’s ex-president defends son over murder claim
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 21 days ago
Published: 9 August 2015 4:29 PM Sri Lanka's former president Mahinda Rajapakse denies his son was involved in the controversial death of a national rugby player as a magistrate ordered a fresh... Read more
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The New Age
Sri Lanka's ex-leader defends son over murder claimSri Lanka's former president Mahinda Rajapakse Sunday denied his son was involv
Sri Lanka's ex-leader defends son over murder claim
The New Age / Posted 22 days ago
Sri Lanka's former president Mahinda Rajapakse Sunday denied his son was involved in the controversial death of a national rugby player as a magistrate ordered a fresh investigation. Police said the body of rugby star Wasim Thajudeen will be exhumed... Read more
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Daily News
Wimal silent after phone call - RajithaHealth Minister Rajitha Senaratne said a telephone call by Major General Prasan
Wimal silent after phone call - Rajitha
Daily News / Posted 24 days ago
Health Minister Rajitha Senaratne said a telephone call by Major General Prasanna Silva had silenced former parliamentarian Wimal Weerawansa and his cronies to stop speaking about the Defence Ministry vehicle found in Mirihana. He said the security... Read more
24d
Daily News
Cabinet to review execution of Indian-funded railway projectThe government has put in the dock the Indian public sector railway constructio
Cabinet to review execution of Indian-funded railway project
Daily News / Posted 24 days ago
The government has put in the dock the Indian public sector railway construction company Ircon International (IRCON), over several issues relating to the restoration of the railway system in the Northern Province between 2010 and 2015. On the advice... Read more
24d
Daily News
[Cabinet Decisions]-Renovation of infrastructure facilities at multi storied housing complexes The
[Cabinet Decisions]-
Daily News / Posted 24 days ago
Renovation of infrastructure facilities at multi storied housing complexes The Cabinet of Ministers approved a proposal made by the Minister of Housing and Samurdhi Sajith Premadasa to renovate the road network and the drain network of the... Read more
24d
Daily News
Full scale probe into Defence HQ projectThe Cabinet of Ministers decided to initiate a full scale investigation into th
Full scale probe into Defence HQ project
Daily News / Posted 24 days ago
The Cabinet of Ministers decided to initiate a full scale investigation into the firm that was offered the contract of providing consultancy services for the Security Services Headquarters Construction Project in Akuregoda, Battaramulla. The... Read more
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Daily News
CBK visits Arjuna's campaign office in MaharaFormer President Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga visited United National Fro
CBK visits Arjuna's campaign office in Mahara
Daily News / Posted 28 days ago
Former President Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga visited United National Front candidate Arjuna Ranatunga's campaign office in Mahara yesterday. The development took place a few days after SLFP Chairman President Maithripala Sirisena took... Read more
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Daily News
New Bribery Commission after August 17Cabinet Spokesman and Health Minister Dr. Rajitha Senaratne said the new govern
New Bribery Commission after August 17
Daily News / Posted a month ago
Cabinet Spokesman and Health Minister Dr. Rajitha Senaratne said the new government established after August 17 will strengthen the Commission to Investigate Allegations of Bribery or Corruption (CIABOC). Senaratne was addressing the weekly Cabinet... Read more
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Daily News
[Cabinet Decisions]-Renovation of Places of Worship damaged by the earthquake in Nepal According t
[Cabinet Decisions]-
Daily News / Posted a month ago
Renovation of Places of Worship damaged by the earthquake in Nepal According to the approval granted by the Cabinet, the Buddhist Temple in Swayambhunath and the Rato machindranath Hindu Kovil in Lalitpur, which were damaged by the earthquake in... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Sri Lanka to sack graft busters for allegedly stalling probes Published: 30 July 2015 11:30 PM Sri Lanka's government announced on Thursda
Sri Lanka to sack graft busters for allegedly stalling probes
The Malaysian Insider / Posted a month ago
Published: 30 July 2015 11:30 PM Sri Lanka's government announced on Thursday it will sack its top anti-corruption investigators, accusing them of protecting former president Mahinda... Read more
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The Standard
Sri Lanka’s graft investigators pay price in political gamesPrime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe informed the cabinet of the decision to rep
Sri Lanka’s graft investigators pay price in political games
The Standard / Posted a month ago
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe informed the cabinet of the decision to replace the three heads of the Commission to Investigate Allegations of Bribery or Corruption after the August 17 general election, a government spokesman... Read more
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