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Mahinda Rajapakse


Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa vows to abolish 19th Amendment

August 20, 2020 8:41 pm

The 19A was the main election plank of the previous government. The 19A depoliticised the government administration by ensuring the independence of key pillars such as the judiciary, public service and elections.

India will benefit from Rajapaksa taking over as Sri Lanka PM: Subramanian Swamy

October 27, 2018 12:34 pm

"The appointment of Mahinda Rajapaksa as prime minister is unconstitutional and illegal. This is an undemocratic coup,'' said members of Wickremesinghe's government.

Sri Lanka to complete Chinese port city project by mid 2019

October 25, 2017 6:00 pm

Rajapaksa's successor Maithripala Sirisena's government suspended the project citing irregularities but under pressure from the Chinese, the go-ahead for the project was given in 2016.

Repatriation process of 4 Lanka fishermen held off Paradip begins

June 04, 2014 1:51 am

State home department officials said no criminal liability was established against the 4 crew members during investigation.

Sri Lanka President may allow cricket team's Pakistan tour: report

October 07, 2012 10:36 am

No Test-playing nation has visited Pak since 2009 when terrorists attacked Sri Lankan team.

Political situation in Nepal not to affect DTAA: PM

June 22, 2012 11:21 am

The agreement will facilitate exchange of information on banking between India-Nepal.

No passes,legislators can watch final on CCI lawns

April 02, 2011 12:06 am

The state government will not be able to provide passes or tickets to all members of the state legislature for the cricket World Cup final on Saturday. However,alternative arrangements are likely to be made at the CCI lawns.

Sri Lanka legalises gambling

November 11, 2010 9:55 am

Sri Lanka's Parliament has legalised gambling to revive its tourism industry that has suffered from 25 years of civil war.

Lanka asked to expedite construction of houses for IDPs: PC

November 06, 2010 2:42 pm

India had conveyed this message during the recent visit of Sri Lankan Mahinda Rajapakse to India,Chidambaram said.

Demo against Sri Lankan Prez visit on June 8

June 04, 2010 1:49 pm

The Sri Lankan Tamils Movement will stage a state-wide black flag demonstration opposing the visit of Sri lankan President Mahinda Rajapakse to India.