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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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Don't underestimate Rajapaksa

After President Mahinda Rajapaksa and his surprise challenger Maithripala Sirisena , General Secretary of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP), who... ...

http://www.oneindia.com/feature/sri-lanka-presidential-election-dont-underestimate-rajapaksa-1593460.html
Sri Lanka ruling party accuses election monitors of bias

Sri Lanka's ruling UPFA coalition today accused the local election observing groups of bias in the current electioneering ahead of the presidential... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/sri-lanka-ruling-party-accuses-election-monitors-of-bias-114121501089_1.html
Rajapaksa launches presidential poll campaign from Anuradhapura

Sri Lanka's President Mahinda Rajapaksa has launched his election campaign for a third term in office through a public rally in Anuradhapura. A... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/news-ani/rajapaksa-launches-presidential-poll-campaign-from-anuradhapura-114121200349_1.html
Rajapaksa's govt in Lanka loses two-third majority

today suffered another political setback as he lost his government's two-thirds majority in Parliament after two ministers from parties... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/rajapaksa-s-govt-in-lanka-loses-two-third-majority-114121000745_1.html
Land-boundary agreement will enhance friendship

Joyeeta Bhattacharjee 05 December 2014 Analysis The India-Bangladesh relations got a major boost after West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata... ...

http://www.observerindia.com/cms/sites/orfonline/modules/weeklyassessment/WeeklyAssessmentDetail.html?cmaid=75903&mmacmaid=75904&volumeno=VII&issueno=49

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