Thursday, August  13,  2009
      Editorial:KP's capture and absence of euphoric ebullience

The Sri Lanka Muslim Congress and the Tamil National Alliance yesterday petitioned the Supreme Court against the Bill Titled ‘Parliamentary Elections (Amendment)’, gazetted on July 20, 2009.
The petitioners challenged in particular, Section 6 (6) of the Bill, which states that a political party shall not be entitled to be treated as a recognized political party if, in the opinion of the Elections Commissioner, its name signifies any religion or community.
This limitation is arbitrary, ...

First one for ‘Man of the Match’
Mrs. Leisha De Silva Chandrasena, Chairperson of Sri Lanka Telecom Mobitel, the Official Sponsor of the Sri Lanka Cricket Team, presents the first Sri Lanka Cricket fan T-Shirt to President Mahinda Rajapaksa on Wednesday.

Govt. says KP helped Obama with election campaign
Media Minister Lakshman Yapa Abeywardena told the media yesterday that according to the International Crisis Group Kumaran Pathmanathan aka KP and his associates based in the US had backed Barack Obama’s
U’grads arrested for graffiti against ‘King’ released on bail
Two Colombo university students who were arrested for writing slogans were yesterday allowed bail in Rs. 1,500 cash and Rs. 25,000 surety, by Colombo Additional Magistrate Kumarie Abeyratne.

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