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The Hindu
All parties agree to accept Sri Lanka as indivisible state, says PM RanilMarxist JVP, stressed the need to abolish the presidency while the Joint Opposi
The Hindu / Posted 4 days ago
Marxist JVP, stressed the need to abolish the presidency while the Joint Opposition backing the former President Mahinda Rajapaksa said the report would dilute the island’s unitary character and reduce the foremost place accorded Buddhism... Read more
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4d
The Hindu
All parties agree to accept Lanka unitary State, says PM RanilMarxist JVP, stressed the need to abolish the presidency while the Joint Opposi
The Hindu / Posted 4 days ago
Marxist JVP, stressed the need to abolish the presidency while the Joint Opposition backing the former President Mahinda Rajapaksa said the report would dilute the island’s unitary character and reduce the foremost place accorded Buddhism... Read more
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9d
The Hindu
The clock is ticking on reconciliationMr. Sirisena faces from within his own party. A faction of it remains loyal to
The Hindu / Posted 9 days ago
Mr. Sirisena faces from within his own party. A faction of it remains loyal to former President and his political rival Mahinda Rajapaksa, who is hugely popular among sections of rural Sinhalese as well as the armed forces. Sources close to Mr.... Read more
13d
The Hindu
Sri Lankan deputy Minister sackedgovernment in coalition with the UNP, though some SLFP members back a faction o
The Hindu / Posted 13 days ago
government in coalition with the UNP, though some SLFP members back a faction of the party that supports former President Mahinda Rajapaksa. Reacting to his removal, Mr. Fernando said: “If anyone thought that my sacking would deter others who... Read more
15d
The Hindu
Tamils seek federalism, not Sri Lanka’s division: Wigneswaranfavoured the incumbent Maithripala Sirisena in the presidential election held i
The Hindu / Posted 15 days ago
favoured the incumbent Maithripala Sirisena in the presidential election held in 2015 against the then President Mahinda Rajapaksa, the favourite among the Sinhala Buddhists. Despite supporting Mr. Sirisena in the election, the Tamils... Read more
16d
Sunday Observer
Judgment day imminent for another two...to the President. Prior to the appointment he was the Secretary to the Prime Mi
Sunday Observer / Posted 16 days ago
to the President. Prior to the appointment he was the Secretary to the Prime Minister of Sri Lanka, when former President Mahinda Rajapaksa served as the Prime Minister during the latter part of the presidency of Chandrika Kumaratunga and served... Read more
18d
The Hindu
Rajapaksa’s top aide jailed over graftA Sri Lankan court on Thursday jailed Lalith Weeratunga, a top aide of former P
The Hindu / Posted 18 days ago
A Sri Lankan court on Thursday jailed Lalith Weeratunga, a top aide of former President Mahinda Rajapaksa, for misusing state money. The development comes amid mounting pressure on President Maithriala Sirisena’s government on account of its... Read more
21d
The Hindu
Sirisena vows to protect GeneralMr. Sirisena currently faces pressure from a faction of the party that supports
The Hindu / Posted 21 days ago
Mr. Sirisena currently faces pressure from a faction of the party that supports his political rival and former President Mahinda Rajapaksa, who retains considerable public support despite his election loss in 2015. In an apparent bid to... Read more
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23d
Sunday Observer
95th National Athletics Championships -2017 : Rathnasena awarded Duncan White Challenge CupThe 95th National Athletics Champioship was concluded yesterday at the Mahinda
Sunday Observer / Posted 23 days ago
The 95th National Athletics Champioship was concluded yesterday at the Mahinda Rajapaksa Stadium in Diyagama. The meet which was contested by athletes from all parts of the country saw three new Sri Lanka record lowered at this meet. J Anitha from... Read more
23d
Sunday Observer
New Inland Revenue Act : Ministers’ flexible powers to end - Finance MinisterMP Bandula Gunawardene, a follower of Kurunegala district MP Mahinda Rajapaksa
Sunday Observer / Posted 23 days ago
MP Bandula Gunawardene, a follower of Kurunegala district MP Mahinda Rajapaksa who conducts himself as a political opportunist conspiring to create dissension within the government, blindly makes distorted versions of the new Inland Revenue Act,... Read more
23d
Sunday Observer
National economy, people’s wellbeing, tops Govt’s plansin 1977; and 1978 Constitution amended 17 times by successive UNP governments a
Sunday Observer / Posted 23 days ago
in 1977; and 1978 Constitution amended 17 times by successive UNP governments and once by the government of President Mahinda Rajapaksa, to remove presidential time limits and to weaken the 17th Amendment.” The 19th Amendment and the proposed... Read more
23d
Sunday Observer
SLFP Convention at Borella todayon these key aspects.” The Minister said they have invited all top office-beare
Sunday Observer / Posted 23 days ago
on these key aspects.” The Minister said they have invited all top office-bearers of the SLFP including former President Mahinda Rajapaksa. We have also invited all those who contested from the SLFP at the Parliamentary, Provincial Council and... Read more

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