Monday, February 08,  2010
      Editorial:An ass selective in kicking

Ruling party sources said that talks among constituent parties of the UPFA, on nominations for the upcoming parliamentary elections would be difficult, particularly in view of the breakaway faction of the JVP, the National Freedom Front, the Jathika Hela Urumaya, UNP dissidents and several newcomers to parliamentary politics seeking the UPFA ticket.
At the last parliamentary elections in April, 2004, the JHU went it alone and subsequently joined President Mahinda Rajapaksa’s government.
Sources said that there was fierce competition to secure nominations to contest 16 electoral districts ...

President Mahinda Rajapaksa receives an Honoris Cause Doctorate from the People’s Friendship University of Moscow (formerly Lumumba University) during his three-day visit to Russia. The presentation was made at a ceremony to mark the 50th anniversary of the university at the Kremlin Conference Hall.
 (Picture Sudath Silva)

Remembering Upali
The 27th anniversary of the disappearance of Mr. Upali Wijewardene, the Founder Chairman of Upali Group, falls on February 13.
The Upali Group, its employees and sales agents islandwide have ...

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