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A massive crowd, more than 30,000 were present at the Kurunegala rally - “Bring Back Mahinda”

A massive crowd, more than 30,000 were present yesterday at the 4th campaign rally held at the Welagedara grounds, Kurunegala, under the “Bring Back Mahinda” theme, which demands to name former President Mahinda Rajapaksa as the Prime Ministerial candidate in the next general election. A total of 55 SLFP Parliamentarians were present at the rally to express their support.

A massive crowd, more than 30,000 were present  at the  Kurunegala rally -  “Bring Back Mahinda”
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Mahinda Denies Accusation By Mangala about 18 billion dollar assets

Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa asks whether the current Government has assessed the Rajapaksa family assets out of the massive development activities carried out during the time of his rule.

Mahinda & Mangala
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UK Election: Record number of Indian origin candidates in British Parliament

A record number of 10 Indian-origin candidates including Keith Vaz, Priti Patel and Infosys co-founder Narayana Murthy's son-in-law were today elected to the British Parliament.

The Infosys co-founder Narayana Murthy's son-in-law Rishi Sunak, was contesting from Richmond (Yorks) and bagged 27,744 votes.
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The threat of bullet boomeranged!

The British people have decided to continue with David Cameron as their leader, for the stability of their country. Labour’s major setback came from Scotland by losing almost all the seats it held there to the Scottish Nationalist party.

 Ranil Jayawardena romped home with a staggering majority of nearly 30,000 votes over his nearest Liberal contestant, in North East Hampshire.
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Remembering Professor Sudatta Ranasinghe

We are always talking about the need of intellectuals for the country and for the development of the country. An intellectual can be defined as “a person possessing a highly developed intellect”.

Professor Sudatta Ranasinghe
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Congress joined DAN government, while first time in history, Chakhesang was not given Minister

Chief Minister of Nagaland TR Zeliang has created history of sort by inducting main Opposition Congress lawmakers into his Council of Ministers fulfilling his repeated assurances that he would have an “Opposition-less government” in Nagaland.

Chief Minister of Nagaland TR Zeliang
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Pakistan Donates Fully Equipped IT Lab to Sri Saddarmodaya Maha Vidyala School

The Government of Pakistan has donated a fully equipped IT Lab which comprises of 08 computers, related equipment and furniture to Sri Saddarmodaya Maha Vidyala School in Colombo 5, today, through its High Commission in Sri Lanka.

Pakistan High Commissioner and Minister Fowzi with children.
High Commissioner with Children
High Commissioner,  Former Minister Tissa Vitharna with Children.
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Vesak Day Celebration in Berlin

Sri Lanka Embassy in collaboration with the Museum of Asian Art, State Museums in Berlin, as well as with the Sri Lankan community organized a Seminar on Buddhism to celebrate Vesak Day on 06th May 2015.

 Vesak Day Celebration in Berlin
 Vesak Day Celebration in Berlin
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Record Number of Pakistani-origin MPs in UK polls

Pakistani-origin MPs have improved their tally in Britain's House of Commons after the just-concluded general election with a total of 10 elected candidates, drawing level with their Indian colleagues.

British-Pakistani Sajid Javid, the Conservative party's first Muslim cabinet minister
Tulip Siddiq, who is the granddaughter of Bangladesh's founder Sheikh Mujibur Rahman
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