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Large and in charge

Truth be known, I love to hate the Australians more than anyone else. And therefore the man who got under their skin the most is my hero. Appearances can be deceiving, and when it comes to Arjuna Ranatunga, the rotund Sri Lankan mastermind, there was nothing soft in his underbelly. He is as tough a cricketer as I have ever come across.

Large and in charge
A streamlined Arjuna bowls in the 1983 World Cup © Getty Images
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Pakistan, Maldives resolve to further expand bilateral ties

Pakistan and Maldives has expressed their resolve to further expand bilateral cooperation and deepen their ties in diverse fields.

Pakistan, Maldives resolve to further expand bilateral ties
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The Embassy of Sri Lanka Joins Passport DC’s Around The World Tour In The US Capital

The Embassy of Sri Lanka in Washington D.C. opened its doors for American visitors as part of Passport DC’s Around the World Embassy Tour on May 2nd, 2015, promoting Sri Lanka as an exciting destination among prospective US tourists.

The Embassy of Sri Lanka Joins Passport DC’s Around The World Tour In The US Capital
The Embassy of Sri Lanka Joins Passport DC’s Around The World Tour In The US Capital
The Embassy of Sri Lanka Joins Passport DC’s Around The World Tour In The US Capital
The Embassy of Sri Lanka Joins Passport DC’s Around The World Tour In The US Capital
The Embassy of Sri Lanka Joins Passport DC’s Around The World Tour In The US Capital
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Is The Future Of Sri Lanka in Jeopardy?

Our President Mr. Maithripala Sirisena having an audience with Mahinda Rajapaksa has caused shock-waves of consternation. Simple-minded people were worried about the discussion plans; but people with wisdom were totally well aware of the conditions for discussions that would be put forward, and without doubt, they all proved to be in favor of the Mahinda Rajapaksa faction, which was as expected.

Is The Future Of Sri Lanka in Jeopardy?
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Financial Crimes Investigation Division (FCID), is akin to that of the ‘era of Hitler’ – Mahinda Rajapaksa

Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa today said that the mechanism of the Financial Crimes Investigation Division (FCID), is akin to that of the ‘era of Hitler’. “The Prime Minister cannot take the role of the IGP and give orders.
Mahinda Rajapaksa speaking to journalists said that the Prime Minister is answerable to Parliament.

Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa leaving Welikada prison after visiting MP Johnston Fernando on Thursday.
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Pakistan military helicopter crashes killing Norwegian, Philippine ambassadors

A Pakistan military helicopter carrying diplomats to the launch of projects in northern Pakistan crashed on Friday killing six people, including the ambassadors of Norway and the Philippines and the wives of the ambassadors of Malaysia and Indonesia, the army said.

Both pilots and at least two foreign dignitaries were killed in the crash, officials say [AP]
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