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Getting Maithri's goat
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Getting Maithri's goat

December 27, 2014, 6:56 pm by Namal Suvendra COLOMBO (EcononyNext) - President Mahinda Rajapakse was the last to release an election manifesto, but the delay may have been deliberately designed to get his main rival Maithripala Sirisena's ... Sri Lanka Island, 7 hours ago

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Deccan Chronicle

Floods, landslides kill 17 in Lanka

PTI Colombo: Floods and landslides triggered by heavy rains in Sri Lanka have killed at least 17 people and marooned nearly a million in the past four days, officials said today. Lal Sarath Kumara, a top disaster management official, said ...
 News Today16 hours ago Floods, landslides kill 17, maroon 1 million in Sri Lanka  Deccan Chronicle21 hours ago Sri Lanka landslides kill 14  Bangkok Post1 day ago Floods, landslides, maroon 1 million in Sri Lanka  The Statesman20 hours ago
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Lanka floods kill seven

Colombo, 26 December: At least seven persons have been killed and nearly seven lakh affected in Sri Lanka due to floods and mudslides caused by heavy rains across the country in the past three days. Some 17 districts have been hit by persistent ...
 The Statesman1 day ago AFP - SriLanka-weather-flood  Namibia Press Agency1 day ago Floods, mudslides kill 14 in Sri Lanka  DAWN Group1 day ago Sri Lanka floods, mudslides kill 14  The Nation Pakistan21 hours ago
Times of India

At least 9 killed in Sri Lanka mudslides

COLOMBO : At least nine people were killed in mudslides triggered by heavy rains in the central hills of Sri Lanka on Friday, officials said. More than 60,000 people have been evacuated and 3,000 homes destroyed as floods and mudslides have covered ...
 Himalayan Times1 day ago Sri Lanka mudslides kill 9  FOXNews.com1 day ago Sri Lanka mudslides kill 9, as floods displace thousands  CTV News1 day ago
Gulf Times

Lanka mourns victims of tsunami 10 years on

AFP/Colombo Head guard Wanigaratne Karunatilleke was one of the few people to survive when a wall of water slammed into the Ocean Queen train on Sri Lanka's south coast a decade ago, killing around 1,000 people. On Friday the 58-year-old, who ...
 Gulf Times1 day ago Sri Lanka train guard mourns tsunami dead 10 years on  ZeeNews.com2 days ago Tsunami horror haunts Sri Lanka survivors  Yahoo! Maktoob News1 day ago Asian tsunami 10 years on: Wiser Sri Lankan train guard mourns tragedy  Malay Mail2 days ago

2 Lankans among 3 held for bid to smuggle Rs 1.44 cr ganja

esh of Talaimannar and Colombo respectively at Thangachimadam near Rameswaram and recovered 72 bundles of the narcotic substance weighing over 140 kg from nearby Yanaipar Island, where they had kept it for onward transportation to Sri Lanka. The ...
 Business Standard India1 day ago 2 Sri Lankans among 3 held for bid to smuggle ganja  Lankapuvath17 hours ago
The Freepress Journal

At least 7 dead, 14 missing as rains wreak havoc in Sri Lanka

COLOMBO, Dec. 26 (Xinhua) -- At least seven people have died and 14 missing in the north central and eastern regions of Sri Lanka as torrential rains made dams overflow, caused landslides and hampered transport, an official said on Friday. ...
 Xinhua News Agency1 day ago Seven dead as rain wreaks havoc in Sri Lanka  Mangalorean1 day ago XINHUA - At least 7 dead, 14 missing as rains wreak havoc in Sri Lanka  Namibia Press Agency1 day ago

Rajapaksa to frame new constitution

Colombo: Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa Tuesday agreed to form a new constitution and strengthen the campaign against corruption. Launching his election manifesto, Rajapaksa, who is seeking a third term in power, recapped extensive ...
 Navhind Times4 days ago Mahinda Rajapaksa to frame new constitution  IndiaTV News4 days ago Rajapaksa calls for robust cooperation among SAARC nations  First Post.com2 weeks ago Sri Lanka president visits landslide-hit area, nearly 200 still missing  Prokerala1 month ago

Kumar Sangakkara denies being asked to back Mahinda Rajapaksa in Lanka poll

Colombo: Star batsman Kumar Sangakkara has denied that he was approached by the incumbent Mahinda Rajapaksa to back him in the January 8 presidential election. In a Facebook post in his official account, the former skipper said, "I was very ...
 ZeeNews.com2 days ago Sangakkara denies being asked to back Rajapaksa  Press Trust of India2 days ago Kumar Sangakkara Denies Sri Lankan President Asked Him for Help in Elections  NDTV2 days ago Sanga denies all rumors on money offers to support President  Lankapuvath2 days ago
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Rajapaksa suffers another defection ahead of Lanka poll

Colombo: Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajpaksa’s ruling coalition today suffered yet another blow with the defection of the sixth senior Cabinet colleague to the opposition ahead of the crucial presidential poll next month.Rishath Bathiyutheen, the ...
 IndiaTV News2 days ago XINHUA - Sri Lanka's commerce minister says to back opposition at polls  Namibia Press Agency5 days ago Muslim minister quits in major blow to Rajapakse  Gulf Times5 days ago Rajapakse suffers setback as Muslim party quits coalition  Times of Oman5 days ago
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