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President worst than Tangalle chairman – JVP

The President who violates election law by participating at propaganda campaigns of UPFA candidates for the Uva PC election is participating in opening ceremonies that are usually carried out by chairmen of pradeshiya sabhas as he has come down to ... Read more

Monday, 15 September 2014

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Sajith's appointment in the doldrums

The proposal to appoint Mr. Sajith Premadasa to the post of deputy leader of the UNP would be presented to the Executive Committee that would meet on the 23rd says the Secretary General of the UNP Tissa Attanayaka. If the ... Read more

Sunday, 14 September 2014


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No crowd, President’s leaves meeting

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The President has participated at a meeting at Welimada MMV today (14th) and has left within a few moments as the public participation has been unsati...

Ruling party blatantly violates the law – NEM-IHR

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The Network for Election Monitoring of the Intellectuals for Human Rights (NEM-IHR) issuing a media release with the signature of the Chief Executive ...

Sabaragamuwa students threatened at Monaragala

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Students of Sabaragamuwa University were engaged in an agitation in Monaragala town today (14th) when the Chairman of Sabaragamuwa Pradeshiya Sabaha b...

SLTB buses for Zoysa’s son’s campaign

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Buses of SLTB have been used in the election campaign of the son of Minister of Wildlife Resources Conservation Gamini Vijith Vijayamuni Zoysa say rep...

Sasheendra accepts defeat

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Former chief minister for Uva PC Sasheendra Rajapaksa in an interview with a weekend newspaper has said the government would receive a 65% of the vote...

Political authority cuts power benefits – Siyambalapitiya

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The existing political authority does not allow the benefits of Norochcholai power production to filter to the masses says power and energy expert Dr....

Army in UPFA campaign

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36 Army personnel have been deployed for the election campaign of Maj. Denipitiya who is a UPFA candidate for Uva PC election from Badulla District sa...

Whip crackers have arrived!

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The suitability of Defense Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa to enter politics has been accepted and has been completed by the Urban Development Authority...

Is it the impending doom Rajitha senses?

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The UPFA will lose a large chunk of its voter base at the Uva PC election says the Minister of Fisheries and Aquatic Resource Development Rajitha Sena...

UPFA councilor remanded

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Five persons including a UPFA councilor of Horowpathana Pradeshiya Sabha who obstructed police officers and Grama Seva Niladarees distributing drought...

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Sri Lanka rout Pakistan – Win match & series

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Sri Lanka won the third ODI and the series against Pakistan by 2-1 played at Dambulla today (30th). Pakistan captain Misbah-ul Haq won the toss and ...

Thisara, the hero in Sri Lanka win

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Thisara Perera’s brilliant all-round performance guided Sri Lanka to a 77-run victory over Pakistan in their second one-day international on Tuesday...

Pakistan win 1st ODI

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Pakistan took the lead in the first of the three-match One Day International (ODI) series against Sri Lanka played at Hambantota by winning the firs...

Mahela given fitting farewell

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Sri Lanka, giving its former captain Mahela Jayawardene a fitting farewell, wrapped up Pakistan on 165 in their second innings, winning the match by...