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TN CM O Panneerselvam to resign, enabling acquitted Jayalalithaa to assume power in Tamil Nadu

As J Jayalalithaa, the former Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, has been acquitted in a corruption case that had led to her being jailed, she can now return to Madras Fort office. Current CM O Panneerselvam, who was hand-picked and installed by Ms Jayalalithaa when she had to step down after being convicted in September last year , is expected to resign soon. Bangalore High Court, declaring her innocent, in fact empowered Jayalalithaa to declare herself now to be “pure gold refined by fire.”

TN CM O Panneerselvam to resign, enabling acquitted Jayalalithaa to assume power in Tamil Nadu
Acquitted - Jayalalitha, Sashikala Natarajan, Ilavarasi and Suthakaran
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President urges party leaders to submit any amendments and proposals to the electoral reforms

President Maithripala Sirisena informed all party leaders to submit any amendments and proposals to the electoral reforms in writing to the Presidential Secretariat before Wednesday (13) noon.

President urges party leaders to submit any amendments and proposals to the electoral reforms
President urges party leaders to submit any amendments and proposals to the electoral reforms
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Vesak Celebrations in Havana lights up the Sky

A week - long Vesak celebrations organized by the Sri Lankan Embassy in Cuba from 03rd - 10th May 2015 on the theme “ Festival of Lanterns & Illuminations, ” at the Embassy premises, lit up Havana for the 3rd consecutive year .

Vesak Celebrations in Havana  lights up the Sky
Vesak Celebrations in Havana  lights up the Sky
Vesak Celebrations in Havana  lights up the Sky
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Police Team Deployed To Arrest Ven. Gnanasara Thera At The Airport

Colombo, 12 May, (Asiantribune.com): A warrant has been issued for the arrest of Bodu Bala Sena General Secretary Ven. Galaboda Aththe Gnanasara Thera after he failed to appear before the court on a case regarding his alleged participation at an unlawful assembly in front of the Bribery Commission.

Ven. Galaboda Aththe Gnanasara Thera
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Deputy Minister of Law and Order and Christian Affairs Neranjan Wickremesinghe Passed Away

: Deputy Minister of Law and Order and Christian Affairs Neranjan Wickremesinghe passed away a short while ago.
Panadura hospital police said he was pronounced dead after admitting to the hospital.

Deputy Minister of Law and Order and Christian Affairs Neranjan Wickremesinghe Passed Away
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Nauser Fowzie Arrested and Released on Bail

Western Province Council UPFA member Nauser Fowzie was released on bail after being presented at the Colombo Magistrate Courts this morning.

Nauser Fowzie Arrested and Released on Bail
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