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As Sri Lanka SLFP vetoes coalition govt, return of failed PM Rajapaksa looks real

As pressure from Sri Lanka's ruling UNF increased on failed PM Rajapaksa to vacate his Parliamentary seat, the Rajapaksa camp, in a countermove is reportedly busy on getting him back as PM- but this time around, through the "front door."

Mahinda said this photo showed him applying for SLPP membership
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Indian super luxury DEMU train arrives in Jaffna

The first of the two new super luxury passenger trains imported from India to Sri Lanka has reached Jaffna terminal on 19 December.

Indian super luxury DEMU train arrives in Jaffna
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Rishad returns to a bigger MIC, vows to recover slashed IDP funds

Minister of Industry and Commerce, Resettlement of Protracted Displaced Persons & Cooperative Development Rishad Bathiudeen resumes duties at his Ministry in Colombo 3 on 20 December.

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Minister of Industry and Commerce, Resettlement of Protracted Displaced Persons & Cooperative Development Rishad Bathiudeen resumes duties at his Ministry in Colombo 3 on 20 December.
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A landmark event to remember!

The three – day festival of motorsport, culture and entertainment was Saudi Arabia’s chance to prove that it can put on a show to rival anything in the world, and which only two years ago would have been unthinkable.

Enrique Igalsias
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Sri Lanka's new, UNP led” Democratic People's Alliance" coalition coming for "elections"

Sri Lan In the aftermath of Ranil Wickremesinghe's return as PM, work on forming a new broad political coalition led by the UNP is gathering pace, said political sources in Colombo.

Sri Lanka's new, UNP led” Democratic People's Alliance" coalition coming for "elections"
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India welcomes end of Sri Lanka political crisis

Immediately after PM Ranil Wickremesinghe's return today 16 December, India has welcomed the end of Sri Lankan political crisis.

India welcomes end of Sri Lanka political crisis
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Normalcy is the priority'-Sri Lanka PM Wickremesinghe

Sri Lanka PM Wickramasinghe who took oaths today morning said normalcy is his priority.

Normalcy is the priority'-Sri Lanka PM Wickremesinghe
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History Repeats - ITAK leadership continues with its deceptive agenda

In 1965 Ilankai Thamil Arasu Kadchi (ITAK) under the leadership of S.J.V.Chelvanayakam supported Dudley Senanayake’s Government. Dudley promised ‘District Councils,’ but in the end Dudley disappointed the Tamils and Chelvanayakam.

Sampanthan - S.J.V. Chelvanayakam
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The Death of a Social Network: Google+ to be shut down in 90 days

It has not been a good year for social networks, ranging from Facebook to reddit, in the face of multitude of controversies, privacy issues and above all, user-data theft or accidental leaks.

The Death of a Social Network: Google+ to be shut down in 90 days
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Lanka President Sirisena wants Commission to investigate deposed government

Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena has called for a commission to investigate bribery and corruption under the deposed Ranil Wickremesinghe government.

Lanka President Sirisena wants Commission to investigate deposed government
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