UPDATE 1-Sri Lanka July consumer prices fall for first time

in.reuters.com — July CPI -0.2 pct y/y vs +0.1 pct in June * Prices fall due to lower costs of non-food items * Finmin says does not expect impact on interest rates (Adds govt statement, finmin and analyst comments, background) By Shihar Aneez and Ranga Sirilal COLOMBO, July 30 (Reuters) - Sri Lanka posted its first fall in consumer prices in July due to lower electricity, kerosene and transportation costs, but the finance minister does not see it paving the way for lower interest rates.
Jul 30, 2015

UPDATE 1-Sri Lanka July consumer prices fall for first time reut.rs/1ItDt5I via @ReutersIndia

Rajapaksa "ready for struggle" in Sri Lanka comeback bid

dailymail.co.uk — COLOMBO, July 28 (Reuters) - Sri Lanka's former leader Mahinda Rajapaksa vowed on Tuesday to reclaim power in a general election, eight months after he was ousted as president, saying he was "ready for struggle" against an international war crimes investigation. Defeated by erstwhile ally Maithripala Sirisena in January, Rajapaksa wants to turn the tables at the Aug.

Rajapaksa 'ready for struggle' in Sri Lanka comeback bid

businessinsider.com — By Ranga Sirilal and Shihar Aneez COLOMBO (Reuters) - Sri Lanka's former leader Mahinda Rajapaksa vowed on Tuesday to reclaim power in a general election, eight months after he was ousted as president, saying he was "ready for struggle" against an international war crimes investigation.

Rajapaksa 'ready for struggle' in Sri Lanka comeback bid

reuters.com — Defeated by erstwhile ally Maithripala Sirisena in January, Rajapaksa wants to turn the tables at the Aug. 17 parliamentary polls, setting his sights on the post of prime minister that has been beefed up under constitutional reforms. Launching his manifesto, the 69-year-old sought to mobilize public opinion against a U.N.

Rajapaksa "ready for struggle" in Sri Lanka comeback bid

in.reuters.com — COLOMBO Sri Lanka's former leader Mahinda Rajapaksa vowed on Tuesday to reclaim power in a general election, eight months after he was ousted as president, saying he was "ready for struggle" against an international war crimes investigation. Defeated by erstwhile ally Maithripala Sirisena in January, Rajapaksa wants to turn the tables at the Aug.

Rajapaksa 'ready for struggle' in Sri Lanka comeback bid

uk.reuters.com — COLOMBO Sri Lanka's former leader Mahinda Rajapaksa vowed on Tuesday to reclaim power in a general election, eight months after he was ousted as president, saying he was "ready for struggle" against an international war crimes investigation. Defeated by erstwhile ally Maithripala Sirisena in January, Rajapaksa wants to turn the tables at the Aug.

Rajapaksa "ready for struggle" in Sri Lanka comeback bid

reuters.com — Defeated by erstwhile ally Maithripala Sirisena in January, Rajapaksa wants to turn the tables at the Aug. 17 parliamentary polls, setting his sights on the post of prime minister that has been beefed up under constitutional reforms. Launching his manifesto, the 69-year-old sought to mobilise public opinion against a U.N.

Sri Lanka president opposes Rajapaksa comeback, PM bid

in.reuters.com — COLOMBO Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena on Tuesday criticised a comeback bid by Mahinda Rajapaksa, the rival he beat in elections last January, and his own allies for backing him to become prime minister.

Sri Lanka president opposes Rajapaksa comeback, PM bid

businessinsider.com — By Ranga Sirilal and Shihar Aneez COLOMBO (Reuters) - Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena on Tuesday criticized a comeback bid by Mahinda Rajapaksa, the rival he beat in elections last January, and his own allies for backing him to become prime minister.

Sri Lanka president opposes Rajapaksa comeback, PM bid

in.reuters.com — COLOMBO, July 14 Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena on Tuesday criticised a comeback bid by Mahinda Rajapaksa, the rival he beat in elections last January, and his own allies for backing him to become prime minister.
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