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Master Sir, Why oh Why???

The Minister of Power and Energy Pavithra Wanniarachchi had to come across a similar situation the Minister of Petroleum Industries Anura Priyadarshana Yapa was faced with recently. Minister Wanniarchchi had told a weekend newspaper last Sunday that electricity tariffs could ... Read more

Friday, 19 September 2014

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Audio: Leaders holding hands & rubbing shoulders with each other would not bring any benefit to country

The country would not gain anything just because leaders greet each other and get on to stages holding each other’s hands said the JVP Leader Anura Dissanayaka addressing the media after he had a discussion with the Mahanayaka of Malwatte ... Read more

Thursday, 18 September 2014


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Increasing visits by EC or IGP won’t make election free & fair – NEM-IHR

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The election could be made free and fair only by appropriately implementing the election law but not by increasing the visits to the areas by the Comm...

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A liquor culture has been brought to Badulla by the chief ministerial candidate of the UNP in a bid to increase his number of preference votes and to ...

TB, the court jester

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The Minister of Cultural Affairs of the Rajapaksa government T.B. Ekanayaka has insulted the government by wearing a pair of broken shoes during a cer...

Sabaragamuwa students complain to HRC

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A group of students of University of Sabaragamuwa has complained to the Human Rights Commission that the Chairman of UPFA governed Monaragala Pradeshi...

Cause for 'relief' exposed

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The results of a pre-election survey carried out by a group lead by Prof. Rohana Lakshman Piyadasa, Head of the Mass Communication Department, and sev...

Govt. hoodwinks potatoes farmers

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Yesterday’s (16th) issue of government’s ‘Dinamina’ published that 1.2 million kilos of local potatoes have been bought through CWE. Meanwhile, 14,328...

JVP Leader meets Mahanayaka

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The Leader of the JVP Anura Dissanayaka is to meet the Mahanayaka of Malwatte Chapter Most Venerable Thibbatuwawe Sri Siddhartha Sumangala Thero   tom...

Drought relief bring more misery

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The drought relief being distributed throughout Monaragala District violating the election law and Supreme Court directive has brought more despair to...

Violence & violations escalate while officials are made impotent – NEM-IHR

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A communique issued by the Network for Election Monitoring of the Intellectuals for Human Rights (NEM-IHR) states 488 complaints of incidents of elect...

Fuel prices cannot be reduced haphazardly

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The Minister of Petroleum Industries Anura Priyadharshana Yapa at a government media briefing on the 15th said the fuel prices could not be reduced in...

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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...