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“We will let the people decide, that is democracy” - President [Audio]

(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Addressing over 5,000 small scale rubber smallholders at Temple Trees, yesterday (20), President Mahinda Rajapaksa emphasized that “We will let the people decide. That is democracy”, he made this remarks while publicly expressing his intentions of seeking a people’s mandate from the people to hold Office as President by election for a further term, added that this would be conveyed to the Commissioner of Elections by relevant proclamation yesterday (20).

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Minister Anura Priyadarshana Yapa appointed as the General Secretary of SLFP
Friday, 21 November 2014, 23:14
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - It is now reported through Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) sources, Minister of Petroleum Industries, Anura Priyadarshana...
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Presidential Election Jan. 8, Nominations on Dec. 8
Friday, 21 November 2014, 20:11
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - It is reported that the Presidential Election is set to hold on January 8, 2015 and nominations will be called for on...
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“Political agenda of the JHU has changed” - Ven. Ellawala Medhananda Thero [Audio]
Friday, 21 November 2014, 20:04
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Ven. Ellawala Medhananda Thero of the Jathika Hela Urumaya (JHU) spoke with Lankapuvath National News Agency stating that...
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Sushma Swaraj asks fishermen not to cross IMBL
Friday, 21 November 2014, 19:06
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - It is reported that the India's External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has asked fishermen to refrain from poaching in...
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“Sajith Premadasa against Opposition Common Candidate” - Maithripala Sirisena
Friday, 21 November 2014, 18:02
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Through former President Chandrika Bandaranaike’s intervention Minister Maithripala Sirisena was able to obtain the...
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Maithripala's SLFP party membership cancelled
Friday, 21 November 2014, 17:29
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - The Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) party membership of Opposition Common Candidate Maithripala Sirisena and his...
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“We have made no decision to support the common candidate”- JVP
Friday, 21 November 2014, 17:08
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - The Janatha Vimukthi Peramuṇa (JVP) stated that they have so far not made a decision to support Common Candidate...
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Minister Senaratne’s decision to support Common Candidate is deeply opposed by his wife
Friday, 21 November 2014, 16:38
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Minister of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Development, Dr. Rajitha Senaratne’s decision to support the Opposition...
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Opposition playing “Guess Who” with the fate of 20.48 million lives
Friday, 21 November 2014, 15:08
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - With the country’s focus fixed heavily on the upcoming Presidential Election, it is believed that various...
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BJP praises Defence Secretary
Friday, 21 November 2014, 14:03
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - In a special correspondence to Lankapuvath National News Agency, India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)...
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“I have made no decision of leaving the Government” says Minister Maithripala Sirisena
Friday, 21 November 2014, 13:59
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - The General Secretary of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) and Minister of Health, Maithripala Sirisena said that he has no...
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Obama offer to 5m illegal migrants
Friday, 21 November 2014, 08:32
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - "Come out of the shadows and get right with the law", urged President Barack Obama in a televised address.... Read more...
Texas to sue Obama?
Thursday, 20 November 2014, 14:52
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Speaking at the Republican Governors Association annual meeting in Boca Raton, Florida, on Wednesday, Perry said... Read more...
World Bank grant of $285 million to finance Ebola- Containment efforts
Thursday, 20 November 2014, 08:30
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - The World Bank has approved a grant of $285 million to finance Ebola-Containment efforts in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra... Read more...
“Operation against militants continues successfully” - Sartaj Aziz
Tuesday, 18 November 2014, 14:11
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Adviser on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz says Pakistan continues operation against all militant groups without any... Read more...
Another US hostage killed by IS
Monday, 17 November 2014, 17:46
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) Foreign media reports that IS militants have released a video footage of a masked man standing over a severed head which he... Read more...
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Mihin Lanka Now Flies to Another SAARC Destination - Lahore
Thursday, 20 November 2014, 12:48
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Mihin Lanka, Sri Lanka’s national low-cost carrier recently expanded its operations, with an inaugural flight from... Read more...
Fouzul Hameed to present exclusive ‘Concept 2015’ show this November
Friday, 14 November 2014, 15:31
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - The FH Studio takes exclusive menswear to new heights with the second edition of its annual ‘Concept’ show.... Read more...
CFW Design Trunk Show 2014
Thursday, 13 November 2014, 16:09
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - The Galle Face Hotel today announced that it will play host to the first ever CFW Design Trunk Show 2014 organized by the... Read more...
SriLankan Airlines introduces its first wide body A330-300 aircrafts
Friday, 31 October 2014, 10:00
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - It is reported that the SriLankan Airlines has introduces its first wide body A330-300 with more in-flight features,... Read more...
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India seal series with facile win
Tuesday, 11 November 2014, 16:23
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Sri Lanka scored 242/10 after 48.2 overs. India won the match by scoring 245/4 only from 44.1 overs with 35 balls to spare.... Read more...
Sri Lanka Tour of India 3rd ODI – 9th November at Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium
Sunday, 09 November 2014, 13:15
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - India may not have a great record at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad, having lost three of the four ODIs... Read more...
Sri Lanka vs India 1st ODI
Monday, 03 November 2014, 08:12
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - India beat Sri Lanka by 169 runs in the 1st ODI played in Cuttack.  India scored 363 for 5 wickets with Shikhar Dhawan... Read more...
Sri Lanka tour of India - 1st ODI
Sunday, 02 November 2014, 18:29
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Sri Lanka Won the toss and elected to field while India commenced batting. India scored 363 for 5 wickets at the end of 50... Read more...
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Calling Applications for All Island School Inventors’ Competition
Tuesday, 11 November 2014, 15:00
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science (SLAAS) annually organize an “All Island School Inventors’... Read more...
President opens "Vision of a Nation" Photo Exhibition
Monday, 03 November 2014, 08:30
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - A rare photographic exhibition titled “Vision of a Nation” (Rataka Dekma) consisting of a large number of... Read more...
Researcher Claims Amazons Really Existed
Friday, 31 October 2014, 17:10
(Colombo,Lankapuvath) - Ancient Amazonian female warriors made famous by Greek legend were actually real, according to latest research by scholar... Read more...
Orson Welles’ final film for release in 2015
Friday, 31 October 2014, 07:45
 (Colombo,Lankapuvath) - Orson Welles’ unfinished final film, “The Other Side of the Wind,” may be heading for a theatrical... Read more...
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Holy Mass in Bethlehem to bless President Rajapaksa
Tuesday, 18 November 2014, 08:00
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - A Holy Mass to bless President Mahinda Rajapaksa and to mark his 69th birthday will be held at the Church of Nativity in... Read more...
Two soldiers interdicted: Army to support victims
Monday, 17 November 2014, 18:57
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - A special team of the Corps of Military Police (SLCMP) of the Army, dispatched from the Colombo Army Headquarters on the... Read more...
210 rural bridges to be opened: Work on 1000 more bridges begins same day
Monday, 17 November 2014, 18:11
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - The opening of 210 bridges already built under the program to build 1,210 rural bridges and the work on building 1,000 more... Read more...

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Sajith and Tissa
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(Colombo, Lankapuwath) - In preparation for the forthcoming general election United National Party has appointed a 20 member committee called G-20. This committee met on a latter day. This meeting was held at the parliamentary complex presided over by party’s present leader Ranil Wickramasinghe.
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Sajith asks for responsibilities and receives a tirade! UNP’s G-20 a flop?
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(Colombo, Lankapuwath) - A special discussion took place last week between UNP leader Ranil Wickramasinghe, Malik Samarawickrama and Sajith Premeadasa.  At this meeting Parliamentarian Sajith Premadasa has said, “I have been given deputy leadership. As agreed, now I should be given at least some of the balance responsibilities”.
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Akila ties the knot
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - The United National Party (UNP) Kurunegala District Parliamentarian Akila Viraj Kariyawasam had married Uththara Wijenayake yesterday (20) at the Mount Lavinia Hotel.
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President signs proclamation for Presidential Election
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - President signs proclamation for Presidential ElectionPresident Mahinda Rajapaksa signed the official proclamation declaring his intention to hold a Presidential Election seeking another term. This will be his third election for the Executive Presidency. He was first elected in 2005 and was re-elected for a second term on January 26, 2010.
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“Country will be the hub of knowledge of Asia with the assistance of intellectuals” - President
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Addressing the opening of the newly built building for the General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University, yesterday (19), President Mahinda Rajapaksa observed that the present Government has been able to hold migrating students who are not able to obtain enough qualification at the General Certificate of Education (GCE) Advanced Level.
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“Government is ready to build a prosperous future for children” - President [Audio]
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Addressing a meeting after vesting the Moratuwa, Angulana ‘Jana Sevana Sayuru Pura’ housing complex in the people, yesterday (18), President Mahinda Rajapaksa stated that the Government is ready to build a prosperous future for all children in all parts of the country ranging from the coastal areas to Colombo 7.
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Chiran Jayathu, President Mahinda Rajapaksa
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - In order to understand what the future holds for us, we must do the opposite. We must look to the past for guidance because only the past can tell us what is feasible.
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