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July 1, 2015 5:45 am gmt |
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The NPC member Anandhi Sasitharan says that she prefers to contest in TNA party in the next general election and that is what the preference of the people too. Also she has said that, if she is not provided a chance, then she will go for another party. She said this, while she was questioned by [&hel...
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July 1, 2015 5:20 am gmt |
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Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa said that he will contest in the next General Election and form a new government. He made this observation at his home in Medamulana this morning (Wednesday). He has taken this decision as he is unable to refuse the request of people as he is a people’s servic...
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July 1, 2015 4:44 am gmt |
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Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa is due to make a special statement from Carlton House at Tangalle today (01) regarding the political stance he will adopt at the forthcoming election. He will make this statement subsequent to the Dhamma Sermon that is to be delivered today at the Carlton House on b...
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July 1, 2015 4:11 am gmt |
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The Sri Lanka Freedom Party will not have an official Prime Ministerial candidate, President Maithripala Sirisena confirmed. A statement by the Presidential Media Division said that Sirisena has not agreed to naming former President Mahinda Rajapaksa as the Prime Ministerial candidate. If the UPFA wi...
In India
June 30, 2015 10:23 am gmt |
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AIADMK general secretary and Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa was returned to the Tamil Nadu assembly today (Tuesday) by a record victory margin from the Radkhakrishnan Nagar constituency. Jayalalithaa polled 160,432 votes while her nearest rival, Communist Party of India’s (CPI) C. Mahendran, go...
In Cricket
June 30, 2015 4:13 am gmt |
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Sri Lanka’s ace batsman Kumar Sangakkara praised the young cricketers shortly after the team won the Second Test against Pakistan, leveling the series 1-1. Sangakkara said on his Twitter handle that it was great to level the series. “Dammika Prasad outstanding and the young batsmen leadin...
In India
June 22, 2015 11:54 am gmt |
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Flood threat looms over parts of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh as heavy rains continued to lash the two Telugu states for a third consecutive day today (Monday). Dozens of villages in both the states were cut off in Khammam district of Telangana and East Godavari district in Andhra Pradesh as Godavari...
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June 22, 2015 10:12 am gmt |
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Former minister and the parliamentarian Vasudeva Nanayakkara says that, a regime under Mahinda Rajapaksa will be surely formed after the general election and no one can stop that. He said this in the press conference held in Abayarama Viharaya, this morning (Monday). Also he said that, “there a...
In Cricket
June 22, 2015 7:30 am gmt |
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Under-fire India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni in a sarcastic tone said that if his removal from captaincy can help Indian cricket move in right direction then he is game for it. “I am always the one who is responsible for anything bad that happens in Indian cricket. Everything that happens is because...
In Colombo
June 17, 2015 9:14 am gmt |
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“If the 20th Amendment to the Constitution lead to deduction on representatives of Tamil people in the parliament, the TNA will not accept” TNA Parliamentarian Suresh Premachandran said. He made this statement while he giving a special interview to the Athavan news. “We also giving our full corporati...
In India
May 23, 2015 6:27 am gmt |
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All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam General Secretary Jeyalaitha sworn as a chief minister of Tamil Nadu today. After the judgment of Karnataka supreme court for case of disproportionate assets, the ban has been lifted for becoming member of legislation council as well as chief minister. Jayalal...
In Football
May 22, 2015 2:48 am gmt |
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Luis Figo and Michael van Praag pulled out of the FIFA presidential election race yesterday (Thursday), leaving Jordan’s Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein as the only challenger to incumbent and runaway favourite Sepp Blatter. Blatter, 79, is widely to expected to be re-elected for a fifth term on May ...
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May 21, 2015 8:45 am gmt |
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Parliament member Dilan Perera says that the activities of the police department in the era of the new government are uncertain. He said this in the press meeting held today (Thursday) in Colombo. Minister told that he is going to resign his ministerial post and he said that the uncertain activities ...
In Batticaloa
May 16, 2015 11:23 am gmt |
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The government officer got attacked by Sinhala students in eastern university for sang the national anthem in Tamil language. The official from Eravouur divisional secretarial got attacked by sinhala students at this event. Young family man Mr.Pathakutty Suman who was wounded due to this attack; has ...
In Jaffna
May 15, 2015 9:50 am gmt |
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A protest had been organized in Jaffna University this afternoon (Friday) indicating the murder of a school girl Vidhya from Pungudutheevu and to punish the killers. The protesters have cancelled the afternoon lecture and conducted the protest. Today, all the schools in Pungudutheevu are closed due t...
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April 22, 2015 4:20 am gmt |
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The former secretary of Economic Development ministry and the parliamentarian Basil Rajapaksha is to make a statement today (Wednesday) regarding alleged frauds committed in the Divi Neguma project. Former Minister Basil Rajapaksa has returned to Sri lanka from the United States yesterday under the K...
In Britain
April 17, 2015 3:33 am gmt |
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The British Prime Minister David Cameron in a message to mark the Sinhala and Tamil New Year, reiterates his country’s support to Sri Lanka in addressing past issues and requested the Sri Lanka Government to extend its full support to the UN on its on-going investigation. “I would like to...
In Special News
April 16, 2015 5:09 am gmt |
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The Central Committee appointed by Sri Lanka Freedom Party, gathers today (Thursday) to discuss regarding the electoral reform.During this, the recommendation report of the previous committee also will be taken under consideration.Especially, this committee will discuss about the increment in the num...
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April 15, 2015 8:16 am gmt |
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Iran will appoint its first woman ambassador abroad since the Islamic Revolution in 1979. The post would go to foreign ministry spokeswoman Marzieh Afkham, one of Iran’s most high-profile female public figures, although it was not clear where she would be sent. This would make Afkham, as the se...