Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa and Health Minister Dr Rajitha Senaratne share a light moment during an alms giving to mark the 73rd birthday of Ven Muruththttuwe Ananda Thera at the Abhayarama Purana Viharaya Naharenpita yesterday.

President Sirisena: ‘I would have

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 President Maithripala Sirisena on Sunday strongly denied his predecessor Mahinda Rajapaksa’s claim that his residence had been searched by the police since the conclusion of the presidential poll.

Addressing a public rally at Polonnaruwa, President Maithripala Sirisena said that the police hadn’t searched Mr. Rajapaksa’s houses at Medamulana, Tangalle or Colombo though some premises belonging to the Rajapaksas had been searched at Weeraketiya.

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What’s Sri Lanka’s best overseas Test win?
1995 Napier
1995 Faisalabad
1998 London Oval
2011 Durban
2006 Trent Bridge.
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