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Video: 2 from UNP to join government from Monaragala – Shasheendra

Two UNP candidates from Monaragala District who would win at the Uva Provincial Council election would definitely cross over to the government says UPFA chief ministerial candidate of the UPFA Shasheendra Rajapaksa. Making a public statement Mr. Rajapaksa said the ... Read more

Saturday, 23 August 2014

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Gota’s land auction

The Ministry of Defense and Urban Development has presented three cabinet papers to sell or lease state lands to private companies. The cabinet paper bearing no. 14/1041/503/093 presented on 28.07.2014 is to hand over a land on Sirimawo Bandaranayaka Mawatha ... Read more

Friday, 22 August 2014


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Jolly tours bring UPFA & UNP councilors together

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The Chairman, UPFA and UNP councilors of Ja-ela Pradeshiya Sabha are to undertake a tour to Malaysia using funds of the Pradeshiya Sabha say reports. ...

Govt. Press gifted to SLFP

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Appointing a member of the SLFP as the government printer would jeopardize all the elections that are to be held in the future. Government Printer is ...

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‘Samurdhi’ deployed to avoid defeat at Uva

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The government is preparing to deploy 10,000 ‘Samurdhi’ employees and officers serving under the Ministry of economic development on the pretext of an...

TNA leaders in India to get 13

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Leaders of The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) have left to India to meet Indian premier Narendra Modi. The delegation from TNA is to first meet India’s...

Outcome of a Rajapaksa gamble…

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It is revealed that when the annual income of Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport is Rs.43289400 its monthly expenditure for salaries of employees...

UPFA & UNP councilors on jolly tour to Thailand

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It is reported that councilors of the ruling party including its Chairman Patrick Karunasinghe as well as members of the opposition except the JVP Mem...

We accept the challenge, get ready to go home – Mahinda tells Bandula

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Lanka Teacher Services Union (LTSU) has challenged the Minister of Education Bandula Gunawardene that they are prepared to prove that questions in pap...

Tour to France with fake documents

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South Africa won the 1st test match that ended at Galle Cricket Stadium today (20th). Dale Steyn and Morne Morkel were the architects of the Proteas’ ...