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Demand to Remove Gotabaya is Justified

Now the Secretary of Defence, Gotabaya Rajapaksa, has given his side of the story to Lakbima. He claims that he only ‘threatened to sue her’ and ‘not to kill her’ to mean The Sunday Leader Editor, Frederica Jansz.

Sri Lanka trapped in constituency politics; A point of view

Two key constituencies have a played a major role in being the strength and the weakness of Sri Lankan politics.

Despite differences opinion, SLMC unanimously decided to contest with UPFA

The High-Command of the Sri Lanka Muslim Congress has endorsed the decision of contesting in the UPFA ticket in the Eastern and North Central Provincial Council elections, despite some senior members of the party initially opposed it.

Guwahati shame: TV journo accused of “inciting mob” resigns

The shameful incident in which a girl was assaulted and stripped by a mob of youngsters in Guwahati has taken a shocking turn with charges of a TV journalist scripting and inciting the assault to get an “exclusive” video for telecast.

Sri Lanka Navy Intercepted a Trawler Bound for Australia with 109 Persons


Sri Lanka Navy intercepted a fishing trawler headed for Australia in the seas 25 nautical miles off Kalkudah. All the persons onboard the intercepted trawler that included 109 males were brought to the Trincomalee Naval Base and handed over to the Criminal Investigation Department for further investigations on 14th July 2012.

Wrestler Sushil Kumar to be India’s flag bearer in Olympics

Ending days of speculation, the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) on Sunday announced that wrestler Sushil Kumar, a bronze medallist at the Beijing Games, will be the flag-bearer of the Indian contingent at the upcoming London Olympics.

Northern Province Governor admitted to National Hospital Colombo: Condition stable

The Governor of the Northern Province G.A.Chandrasiri has been moved to Colombo National hospital from Jaffna after developing breathing problem yesterday morning in Jaffna.

Journalistic Ethics in Covering Politics: Sri Lankan perspective

In a country with 20m population a majority populace of close to 15m, Sri Lanka’s media is divided along commercial, ethnic, religious, linguistic lines and difference of opinions relayed by state and private media is making Sri Lanka projected as a nation without press freedom.

India: NDA fields Jaswant Singh for Vice-President post

The opposition NDA has decided to field senior BJP leader Jaswant Singh for the post of Vice-President.


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