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Lanka: Rajapaksa's alliance gets simple majority

Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa's ruling United People's Freedom Alliance (UPFA) on Thursday won two more seats in Kandy and Trincolamee districts, but still fell short of two-thirds......

Tamil party SWEEPS first polls in northern Lanka in 25 years

Sri Lanka's main Tamil party on Sunday secured a landslide win in the historic provincial council polls held after a gap of 25 years in the former Tamil Tigers-ruled northern province, an outcome......

Sri Lanka's first woman Chief Justice sacked

Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa on Sunday sacked the country's first woman Chief Justice Shirani Bandarnayake after ratifying her impeachment by Parliament which held her guilty of......

Jayaratne sworn in as Lanka PM

Veteran Sri Lankan socialist leader D M Jayaratne, a close ally of President Mahinda Rajapaksa, was sworn-in on Wednesday as the country's 20th prime minister after the ruling party secured a near......

SL: Violence over Fonseka's arrest, poll dates out

Tensions mounted over the arrest of Sri Lanka's former army chief Sarath Fonseka with violent clashes erupting in Colombo as his wife approached the country's highest court for his release, citing......

Jayasuriya is Sri Lanka's new Chairman of Selectors

Former Sri Lanka cricketer turned politician Sanath Jayasuriya was appointed chairman of selectors in a new-look five-member committee named by Sports Minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage on Monday.......

Ranatunga alleges corruption in Sri Lanka Cricket

Described as the third most corrupt institution in the country, Sri Lanka Cricket came in for some criticism from former captain and Parliamentarian Arjuna Ranatunga, who claimed the money from TV......

Face-off: Jayasuriya vs Ranatunga

His cricket career on the wane, former captain Sanath Jayasuriya has taken the political plunge and will have a face off against ex-teammate Arjuna Ranatunga during election campaigns for their......
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Executive presidency has huge challenges

By N. Sathiya Moorthy With the Sri Lankan Supreme Court's statutory determination that provisions for transfer of power at the helm,... ...

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Protest held outside Sri Lankan parliament

Thousands of supporters of Mahinda Rajapakse staged a protest outside the Sri Lankan parliament on Tuesday, demanding the bribery allegations... ...

http://www.prokerala.com/news/articles/a545265.html
Sri Lanka's opposition stages overnight protest in parliament

A group of Sri Lankan opposition parliamentarians continued a day-long fast late into Monday night in protest over a decision by the country's... ...

http://www.prokerala.com/news/articles/a545121.html
Testing time still ahead

Joyeeta Bhattacharjee 17 April 2015 Analysis Last week Bangladesh celebrated the Bengali New Year, the biggest festival of the country... ...

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Hundred Days and After

By Tisaranee Gunasekara During the presidential election campaign, as astrologer after astrologer declared Rajapaksa victory to be a... ...

http://southasiamonitor.org/detail.php?type=n&nid=11416

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