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  1. Competing party leaders of Sri Lanka main opposition to come together on same platformRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Colombo Page

    ... party is of the opinion that Premadasa's support is essential for the UNP to defeat incumbent President Mahinda Rajapaksa although some members are against appointing Premadasa as deputy leader. Meanwhile, Premadasa, who is currently on a tour in ...

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  2. Tamil Nadu demands Sri Lanka to immediately release fishermen's boatsRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | Colombo Page

    ... on both sides. Currently there are no Indian fishermen detained in Sri Lanka. Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa earlier this month ordered the release of 94 Indian fishermen as a goodwill gesture to mark India's Independence Day. However, Sri ...

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  3. Pakistan, Sri Lanka agree to enhance defense cooperationRead the original story

    Yesterday | Colombo Page

    ... During his three day visit Air Chief Marshal Butt is also scheduled to call on Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa. Since independence, Sri Lanka and Pakistan have consistently maintained close, cordial and mutually supportive relations ...

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  4. Sri Lanka suggests moves to investigate war-time missingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | IRIN

    ... remain skeptical, pointing to the administration's history of empty gestures. In August 2013 President Mahinda Rajapaksa appointed a three-member Special Presidential Commission to inquire into the war-time missing; in July 2014 he supplemented the ...

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  5. Sri Lanka: Modi gave lesson to TNA on ‘collaborative politics’ says DevanandaRead the original story

    Thursday | TamilNet Newswire

    ... been promoting I'nakka Arasiyal (collaborative politics) for decades. He was advocating participation in Mahinda Rajapaksa's All Party Committee (APC) process. SL Minister Basil Rajapaksa was also harping on the 'benefits' of 'collaborative ...

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  6. Pakistan Air Force chief arrives in Sri LankaRead the original story

    Wednesday | Colombo Page

    ... Air Marshal Kolitha Gunatilleke. During his three day visit Air Chief Marshal Butt will call on President Mahinda Rajapaksa and Secretary to the Ministry of Defense and Urban Development Gotabhaya Rajapaksa. The Pakistani air Chief and his ...

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  7. Pakistan's Air Force chief visits Sri LankaRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 27 | Newkerala.com

    ... counterpart Air Marshal Kolitha Gunatilleke. Air Chief Marshal Butt will call on Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa and hold meetings with the country's top military leadership including Secretary of Defence Gotabhaya Rajapaksa and the chiefs of ...

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  8. Sri Lanka launches program to grant concessionary loans to Divineguma beneficiary familiesRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 27 | Colombo Page

    ... Ministry of Finance said the concessionary loan programme was initiated under the guidance of President Mahinda Rajapaksa. Under the programme Divineguma beneficiary families can obtain loans ranging from Rs. 5,000 to 50,000 at a concessionary rate ...

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  9. DMK Chief's pro-Eelam organization calls UN not to allow Sri Lankan President to address UNGARead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 26 | Colombo Page

    Aug 26, Chennai: Tamil Eelam Supporters Organisation , the Tamil Nadu pro-Eelam organization led by Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam president M. Karunanidhi plans to hold a demonstration on September 3 in Chennai to urge the United Nations not to allow Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa to address the General Assembly next month.

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  10. Pakistan Air Chief to arrive in Sri Lanka tomorrow for three-day visitRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 26 | Colombo Page

    ... Gunatilleke. During his stay, Air Chief Marshal Tahir Rafique Butt will call on Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa and meet top military leadership of the country including Secretary Defense, Gotabhaya Rajapaksa and the chiefs of security ...

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  11. Sri Lanka v Pakistan liveRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 26 | Sporting Life

    ... nd ODI - in the three-match series, which the tourists lead one-nil, between Sri Lanka and Pakistan at the Mahinda Rajapaksa International Cricket Stadium in Sooriyawewa, Hambantota.

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  12. Agenda for Pope's apostolic visit to Sri Lanka officially announcedRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 26 | Colombo Page

    ... luncheon will also be held there. On the afternoon of the 13th Pope Francis will meet Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa. Later on the same day the Pope will attend a cordial gathering with the clerics of other religions. A divine sermon will be ... 1 comment

  13. Sri Lanka keen to increase ICT reaching 75 percent of its populationRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 26 | Colombo Page

    Aug 26, Colombo: While Information and Communications Technologies in Sri Lanka is expanding and currently has reached over 50 percent of the population, the government is keen to see this rise with speed to 75 percent and beyond, President Mahinda Rajapaksa has said.

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  14. Court grants permission to access bank records of Sri Lanka's former Chief JusticeRead the original story

    Monday Aug 25 | Colombo Page

    ... the 43rd Chief Justice of Sri Lanka, was impeached by Parliament and then removed from office by President Mahinda Rajapaksa in January 2013. She was accused of a number of charges including financial impropriety and interfering in legal cases, all ...

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  15. The generators of third phase of Sri Lanka's coal power plant to be started next weekRead the original story

    Monday Aug 25 | Colombo Page

    ... that China's President Xi Jinping during his visit to Sri Lanka next month will join Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa to commission the third and last phase of the China-funded and built power plant.

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  16. India and Sri Lanka must respect each other's sovereignty - Avdhash KaushalRead the original story

    Monday Aug 25 | Colombo Page

    Aug 25, Colombo: Prof. Avdhash Kaushal, Indian human rights activist, who was appointed by the Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa as one of the five international members to advise the Presidential Commission Investigating Cases of Missing Persons in Sri Lanka has said that India and Sri Lanka must respect each other's sovereignty.

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  17. India Must Respect Lanka Sovereignty: AvdhashRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 24 | Newindpress

    ... Lankans now, abiding by Lanka's laws and constitution. Meanwhile, The Sunday Times reported that President Mahinda Rajapaksa was displeased with the TNA for meeting Prime Minister Modi without first intimating him. External Affairs Minister G L ...

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  18. Japan considers providing patrol ships to Sri LankaRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 24 | Colombo Page

    ... source said Sunday. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is expected to convey the plan to Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa when he visits the country in early September, the source said. Tokyo expects the move to help improve sea lane security in the ...

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  19. Lankan military briefs international panel on domestic war crimes probeRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 24 | Newkerala.com

    ... the focus being on the last phase i.e. January to May, 2009. The briefing took place soon after President Mahinda Rajapaksa named Sir Desmond, a British national of Sri Lankan origin as well as Sir Geoffrey Nice (UK) and Prof. David Crane (US) to ...

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  20. Ensure Justice for Tamil Minority, Modi Tells LankaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 23 | Newindpress

    COLOMBO: Prime Minister Narendra Modi told leaders of the Tamil National Alliance in New Delhi on Saturday, that he had asked Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa to talk to the TNA to find a lasting political solution to the Tamil question and address other issues faced by the people of the Tamil majority Northern Province.

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