Lankan great Sangakkara to quit during India series

dailymail.co.uk — COLOMBO, June 27 (Reuters) - Sri Lankan great Kumar Sangakkara will quit international cricket during the test series against India, the island nation's most prolific batsman said on Saturday. "I have decided to call it a day...(after) the second test of the India series," the 37-year-old, who retired from 50-over cricket after Sri Lanka's World Cup campaign this year, told reporters.

Sri Lanka parliament passes diluted reforms

reuters.com — By Shihar Aneez and Ranga Sirilal COLOMBO (Reuters) - Sri Lanka's parliament overwhelmingly passed reforms on Tuesday reducing some of the president's powers, in a move that did not go as far as President Maithripala Sirisena had promised but is nevertheless seen as a victory for the leader.

Sri Lanka parliament passes diluted reforms

reuters.com — Sirisena became president in January after he defected from the party of the former president, Mahinda Rajapaksa, whose rule had become increasingly authoritarian and is the subject of multiple investigations into allegations of corruption and rights violations. Rajapaksa has denied all the accusations.

Sri Lanka parliament passes diluted reforms

reuters.com — Sirisena became president in January after he defected from the party of the former president, Mahinda Rajapaksa, whose rule had become increasingly authoritarian and is the subject of multiple investigations into allegations of corruption and rights violations. Rajapaksa has denied all the accusations.

Sri Lanka parliament passes diluted reforms

dailymail.co.uk — COLOMBO, April 28 (Reuters) - Sri Lanka's parliament overwhelmingly passed reforms on Tuesday reducing some of the president's powers, in a move that did not go as far as President Maithripala Sirisena had promised but is nevertheless seen as a victory for the leader.

Sri Lanka central bank head cleared of direct role in suspect bond deal

cnbc.com — The government raised more than 10 billion rupees from a 30- year treasury bond at 11.73 percent, after initially offering just 1 billion rupees with an indicative price of 9.5 percent. The three-member investigative committee appointed by Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said it had observed several deficiencies in the central bank's Public Debt...

Sri Lanka central bank head cleared of direct role in suspect bond deal

trust.org — By Shihar Aneez and Ranga Sirilal COLOMBO, April 19 (Reuters) - A panel set up to investigate a suspect auction of Sri Lankan government bonds said on Sunday that it had cleared the central bank chief of any direct role, while calling for tighter supervision of the government's borrowing office.

UPDATE 1-Sri Lankan lawmakers defeat government bid to borrow more

Sri Lanka unlikely to allow Dalai Lama visit

iol.co.za — Colombo - Sri Lankan Buddhist monks have invited exiled Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama to make his first visit to the island, after a strongly pro-China government was voted out in January, but an official said Colombo was unlikely to allow it.

Sri Lanka government unlikely to allow Dalai Lama visit -official

dailymail.co.uk — COLOMBO, April 2 (Reuters) - Sri Lankan Buddhist monks have invited exiled Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama to make his first visit to the island, after a strongly pro-China government was voted out in January, but an official said Colombo was unlikely to allow it.
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Jul 04, 2015

RT @RW_UNP: We are not interested about nominations of other parties. Let people decide on whom they want to elect.

Jul 04, 2015

RT @RW_UNP: I warmly welcome S.B Nawinna to UNP. A seasoned campaigner, he will play a vital role in Wayamba.

Jul 04, 2015

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Jul 04, 2015

@HarshadeSilvaMP do u believe that? Who is the leader of the UPFA?

Jul 04, 2015

RT @HarshadeSilvaMP: Sobhita Haamuduruwo says Maithipala said he is not aware of MR getting nominations?! My last tweet said I still had hope.. Could I be right?

Jul 04, 2015

RT @AzzamAmeen: UNP's Harin Fernando today reiterated that he will quit politics if MS MR joins togather Video - youtu.be/Z4bBfhSIx_I #lka #SriLanka

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RT @AmanthaP: @PresRajapaksa bro Basil, Sri Lanka ace power-broker 7 months bk, unlikely to stand at upcoming #GenElecSL - Party sources

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RT @NalakaG: @MaithripalaS Lofty talk needs to be matched with actionMr President! You are fast losing credibility #GenElecSL #lka pic.twitter.com/4IU6FWC7i3

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