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Former army chief General Sarath Fonseka’s son-in-law, Dhanuna Tillekeratne, arrives in Colombo High Court on Friday (Dec 18) accompanied by a prison official. The suspect wanted in connection with high profile case regarding procurement by the army surrendered to court and was granted bail.

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TNA urged not to mislead

Tamils at third consecutive

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General Secretary of the Tamil United Liberation Front (TULF) V. Anandasangaree yesterday urged the Tamil electorate to vote for incumbent President Mahinda Rajapaksa or Opposition candidate Maithripala Sirisena at the January 8, 2015 presidential election, regardless of the instructions given by the Tamil National Alliance (TNA).

Political veteran Anandasangaree emphasised that every Tamil speaking voter should decide after carefully examining the ground situation without being swayed by the TNA again. "Examine various proposals put forwarded by rival camps that can benefit the country and different ethnic communities."

Former Kilinochchi District MP Anandasangaree was responding to a query raised by The Island in the wake of President Rajapaksa campaigning in one-time LTTE strongholds in Kilinochchi and Mullaitivu on Thursday (Dec 18).

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Presidential Election :
Maithripala launches ‘Maithri Administration and Stable Country’

Pledging to establish a nation free of fear, suspicion, corruption and blatant lies, the Joint Opposition Front’s (JOF) Presidential candidate Maithripala Sirisena launched his election manifesto at Vihara Maha Devi Park in Colombo...

The Minority Vote

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The cure for the ills of democracy is more democracy – H.L. Mencken My confident expectation before the Uva PC elections was that the UPFA would have a ‘torrid time’, and so it turned out. My confident expectation thereafte...

'2015 bringing challenges and progress for SL's construction industry'

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Construction Expo 2015 expected 12th through 14th June 2015 at the BMICH will elevate the construction industry to multifunctional status. Particularly, rapid changes in Colombo’s sky line are influencing the construction industry positively a...

16-year-old high jumper in National athletics pool

A 16-year–old high jumper, Roshan Dhammika Ranatunga of Kularatne MMV, Godakawela, has been included in the national pool of 74 athletes announced by the Athletics Association of Sri Lanka. Their training will commence on January 1. The pool h...

 
 
 
 

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