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Basil comes down to ‘2.7’

The number of recipient families of the loan scheme, suddenly put forward by Minister Basil Rajapaksa while President Mahinda Rajapaksa was away in the USA, has been brought down to 2.7 million suddenly. ‘Dinamina’ had revealed that 5 million families ... Read more

Tuesday, 2 September 2014

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Video: No third term for Rajapaksa – It’s clear as cutting a piece of cake

There are no provisions legally for President Mahinda Rajapaksa to contest a presidential election for the third time says the Member of the Central Committee of the JVP Attorney at Law Sunil Watagala. Responding to a question posed by a ... Read more

Monday, 1 September 2014


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Rajarata students take to the streets

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Students of University of Rajarata engaged in an agitation at Pambahinna Junction today (2nd) afternoon demanding the reestablishment of the Students ...

Gota checkmated by Judiciary

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Panadura Magistrate Ruchira Weliwatta has stated that the judiciary is not bound to give orders merely because the Urban Development Authority has mad...

Like father, like son!

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Minister S.B. Dissanayaka’s son Narada Dissanayaka has been appointed as a co-organizer of the SLFP for Hanguranketha electorate. He was appointed by ...

Crisis in UNP intensifies – Sajith keeps away

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Crisis in the UNP has developed in another round with the campaign for the Uva PC election and is surfacing at various places in the island. It is in ...

Video: Despite being MP for 6 years Samantha’s house had no electricity

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The leader of the JVP team of candidates for the Uva PC election Samantha Vidyaratna, who contests from Badulla District, despite being a Parliamentar...

Tampoe no more

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Bala Tampoe, one of the oldest trade union leaders, passed away yesterday (1st) afternoon at a private hospital in Colombo. He was 92 years old. Tamp...

Video: Govt. calls state employees to Uva, JVP goes to HRC

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The JVP filed a complaint in Human Rights Commission today (1st) against the government’s move to deploy Samurdhi Development Officers, graduates recr...

253 incidents of violence & violations reported – NEM IHR

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253 incidents of election violence and violations have been reported by yesterday (31st) morning states the Network for Election Monitoring of the Int...

Mahindananda stripped

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Former Provincial Council Member Ananda Aluthgamage, the brother of Minister of Sport Mahindananda Aluthgamage, exposed the real qualities of his brot...

Video: Who does he refer to?

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The Minister of Irrigation Nimal Siripala de Silva addressing an election meeting has said time has come to elect members who don’t engage in violence...

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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...