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“Everyone can witness the result of Namal - Harin meeting on Sep 21” - Shashindra Rajapaksa

(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - In an exclusive comment to Lankapuvath the National News Agency, the United People's Freedom Alliance (UPFA) Chief Ministerial candidate for the Uva Province, Shashindra Rajapaksa stated that everyone can witness the result of the discussion held between United People's Freedom Alliance (UPFA) Parliamentarian Namal Rajapaksa and United National Party (UNP) Chief Ministerial candidate for the Uva Province, Harin Fernando on September 21.

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“Chinese leader visits Sri Lanka, challenging India’s sway” - The New York Times
Wednesday, 17 September 2014, 21:00
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - The New York Times emphasized increasing concerns in India about the growing Chinese investments in Sri Lanka. It reported...
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One killed, 19 injured in accident in Bandarawela
Wednesday, 17 September 2014, 20:45
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - According to the Police sources, one person was killed and nineteen others including the United People's Freedom...
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CBI to question Lankan spy over LTTE links
Wednesday, 17 September 2014, 20:00
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - The Indian Express news report states that the India's Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has sought permission from...
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“Opposition is politically bankrupt” - Namal Rajapaksa
Wednesday, 17 September 2014, 19:00
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(Colombo Lankapuvath) Addressing the opening ceremony of the Divi Naguma weekly fair in Buttala, the United People's Freedom Alliance (UPFA)...
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As a habit Politicians remember people during an election
Wednesday, 17 September 2014, 18:00
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(Colombo Lankapuvath) MP Duminda Silva stated that there is a tendency among politicians that they will remember people when it comes to an election...
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“Uva Wellassa will offer strength to the nation through their verdict on Sep 20” - Minister Rambukwella
Wednesday, 17 September 2014, 17:00
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Addressing a United People's Freedom Alliance (UPFA) election meeting in Mahiyanganaya organized by United People's...
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“Wigneswaran is not cooperating on Governmental development work” - Defense Secretary
Wednesday, 17 September 2014, 16:00
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Addressing the United Nations Habitat program yesterday (16), Secretary to the Ministry of Defense and Urban Development,...
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Powder Milk commercials temporally banned
Wednesday, 17 September 2014, 15:00
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(Colombo Lankapuvath) Director of Health Services Dr.Palitha Maheepala has told media that commercials on Powder Milk products in all media are...
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“UNP Chief Ministerial candidate embarks on a process to ‘bulldozer’ fellow teammates” - Vishwanatha Kulathunga
Wednesday, 17 September 2014, 14:00
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Addressing the media at a press briefing held in Colombo yesterday (16), the United National Party (UNP) organizer for...
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Nepal FM arrives to invite President Rajapaksa to Kathmandu SAARC summit
Wednesday, 17 September 2014, 13:00
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) Nepal's Foreign Affairs Minister Mahendra Bahadur Pandey will hand over Nepal's Prime Minister Sushil Koirala's...
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Final rally to secure UPFA victory today
Wednesday, 17 September 2014, 12:00
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(Colombo Lankapuvath) Final election campaign rallies of UPFA to secure the victory in the upcoming Uva provincial Council polls will be held today...
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Tamil Diaspora Activities protest outside UNHRC
Wednesday, 17 September 2014, 11:00
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - International media reports that hundreds of Tamil Diaspora Activities staged a protest outside the United Nations Office in...
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Customs nabs illegal cigarettes
Wednesday, 17 September 2014, 11:00
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(Colombo Lankapuvath) Customs Media Spokesman told Lankapuvath an another suspected 01x40' container was seized by Customs Revenue Task Force for...
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Sri Lanka and China, partners on 21st maritime Silk Route to progress
Wednesday, 17 September 2014, 10:00
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(Colombo Lankapuvath) Sri Lanka and China entered into wide ranging technical cooperation between the two countries and maritime cooperation...
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Construction of the Colombo Port City inaugurated short while ago
Wednesday, 17 September 2014, 09:20
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Construction of the Colombo Port City inaugurated by Chinese President Xi Jinping and President Mahinda Rajapaksa short...
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LIVE Telecast of Colombo Port City inauguration
Wednesday, 17 September 2014, 09:15
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Construction of the Colombo Port City will be inaugurated by Chinese President Xi Jinping and President Mahinda Rajapaksa...
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Sri Lanka and China sign Agreements for Cooperation in a number of sectors
Wednesday, 17 September 2014, 09:00
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - The visiting Chinese President Xi Jinping and the Chinese delegation were warmly received at the President's Secretariat...
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“Spying issue to be tackled through non-diplomatic channel” - India's External Affairs Ministry
Wednesday, 17 September 2014, 08:00
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - It is reported that the India's External Affairs Ministry has stated that India has appropriate channels available to...
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Disappearance Commission to meet International Experts
Wednesday, 17 September 2014, 07:00
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - It is reported that the International Experts appointed by President Mahinda Rajapaksa as advisers to the Presidential...
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Suresh Pemachandran cannot see good work done - Governor North
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Northern Province Governor, Major General (Retd) G. A. Chandrasiri said it is unfortunate that TNA MP Suresh Premachandran, who always criticizes the Government, could not Readmore


“China’s contribution to the economic growth of Sri Lanka has been unprecedented” - President
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - It gives me great pleasure to welcome His Excellency Xi Jinping, President of the People’s Republic of China and Madam Peng Liyuan and the delegation on a State Visit Readmore


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Narandra Modi tweets about Buddhist history in Gujarat and China–India relationship
Wednesday, 17 September 2014, 16:28
(Colombo Lankapuvath)While celebrating his 64th birthday here Sep 17,Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi in a conversation today with Chinese... Read more...
Xi’s visit a defining moment in India-China ties
Wednesday, 17 September 2014, 10:40
(Colombo Lankapuvath) China and India have described President Xi Jinping’s visit to New Delhi on Wednesday as a defining moment in ties, whose... Read more...
Obama says Ebola outbreak a 'global security threat'
Wednesday, 17 September 2014, 10:37
(Colombo Lankapuvath) President Barack Obama has called the West Africa Ebola outbreak "a threat to global security" as he announced a... Read more...
Should Scotland be an independent country
Wednesday, 17 September 2014, 10:32
(Colombo Lankapuvath) Both sides in the Scottish referendum debate are making their final pitch to voters on the last day of campaigning. It comes as... Read more...
Australia declares threat level as high
Monday, 15 September 2014, 17:27
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) According to foreign media reports Australia’s Prime Minister Tony Abott has announced that they have raised the... Read more...
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Dilmah partners with Mobitel Business Solutions for Mobitel’s ‘One’ fuel card
Wednesday, 17 September 2014, 15:44
(Colombo Lankapuvath) Mobitel Business Solutions (MBS), the enterprise solutions division of Mobitel, recently joined hands with the premium tea... Read more...
Mihin Lanka hosts commercial conference and felicitates agents at an evening of cocktails
Wednesday, 17 September 2014, 11:44
(Colombo Lankapuvath) Mihin Lanka recently hosted a Commercial Conference and an evening of cocktails for Agents at the Galadari, Colombo. Both... Read more...
China a valuable contributor for development of Sri Lanka’s Aviation Sector
Wednesday, 17 September 2014, 11:22
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) The “ Mahinda Chinthana – Vision for the future”, the manifesto of His Excellency the President Mahinda... Read more...
GDP up 7.8% in second quarter of 2014
Tuesday, 16 September 2014, 12:22
Sri Lanka's Gross Domestic Product (GDP) expanded by 7.8 percent in the second quarter of 2014 compared to same period last year, Department of... Read more...
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Hagino surfaces as new leader of Japanese swim team
Wednesday, 17 September 2014, 12:00
(Colombo Lankapuvath)   Like his famous namesake Kosuke Kitajima, Japanese swimmer Kosuke Hagino is hoping the Asian Games will be his... Read more...
Arsenal's Champions League
Wednesday, 17 September 2014, 11:56
(Colombo Lankapuvath) Arsenal's Champions League Group D campaign got off to a poor start as Borussia Dortmund scored either side of half-time to... Read more...
Football-Atletico Madrid gained a measure of revenge for their defeat by Real Madrid in last season's Champions League final with a derby win away to their rivals.
Sunday, 14 September 2014, 12:22
(Colombo Lankapuvath)  Reigning La Liga champions Atletico took an early lead at the Bernabeu as Tiago headed in from a corner. Cristiano... Read more...
Oscar Pistorius: IPC will allow him to compete at Rio Paralympics
Saturday, 13 September 2014, 12:29
(Colombo Lankapuvath)  Oscar Pistorius will be allowed to compete at the 2016 Paralympic Games if he is not in jail, the International... Read more...
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Leonardo DiCaprio named UN messenger of peace for climate
Wednesday, 17 September 2014, 15:55
(Colombo Lankapuvath) Hollywood actor and environmental activist Leonardo DiCaprio has been named a United Nations Messenger of Peace, a post he will... Read more...
Miss America 2015 for Third Time Miss New York Kira Kazantsev
Wednesday, 17 September 2014, 12:15
(Colombo Lankapuvath) Finally, the night of the 2015 Miss America Competition is here and the world will get to find out who will be named Miss... Read more...
NASA Taps Boeing, SpaceX to Transport Astronauts to Space Station
Wednesday, 17 September 2014, 12:00
(Colombo Lankapuvath) In the latest step toward commercial human space flight, Boeing and SpaceX have been chosen to carry the next NASA astronauts... Read more...
Tech Time Warp of the Week: The TVs That Gave People a Taste of the Internet in the ’70s
Saturday, 13 September 2014, 13:02
(Colombo Lankapuvath) Internet TV is the new thing. Except that it’s really old. Before Apple TV, Google Chromecast, the Amazon Fire TV, and... Read more...
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China President H.E. Xi Jingping Meet Hon Prime minister in Colombo
Wednesday, 17 September 2014, 16:48
(Colombo Lankapuvath) Prime Minister Dr. D.M. Jayaratne welcomed Chinese President H.E. Xi Jingping at the Colombo Grand Cinnamon Hotel this morning. Read more...
Anagarika Dharmapala’s fight was to uplift the Sinhala Buddhist by ending their subservience - President Rajapaksa
Wednesday, 17 September 2014, 16:33
(Colombo Lankapuvath) President Mahinda Rajapaksa said that Anagarika Dharmapala did not say only the Sinhalese are great or only the Sinhalese... Read more...
“Government rendered a great service for the betterment of Buddhism” - Prime Minister
Tuesday, 16 September 2014, 15:00
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - It is the Maha Sangha who was a giant strength to the Government as well as to His Excellency the President to establish... Read more...
Asian-Pacific Postal Union Executive Council meets in Colombo
Tuesday, 16 September 2014, 12:15
The Asian-Pacific Postal Union Executive Meeting got underway in Colombo Monday with the participation of 150 representatives from 32 member... Read more...
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Fonseka markets suicide bomb to obtain sympathy votes
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) Democratic Party leader Sarath Fonseka in his maximum effort to obtain at least few sympathy votes in the upcoming Uva provincial council election is marketing the incident of suicide bomb attack on him. In one of Democratic Party’s campaign rallies a mock display of the suicide attack was arranged. With the car which was damaged in the incident on display a cut out of the suicide bomber and banners carrying images taken at the time were exhibited.
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Rosy says “No” to Harin’s Bungalow / Samantha Vidyarathna says “Thanks” to Ranjan / Sajith retorts at Mangala
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) Harin Fernando is actively engaged with the election campaign for Uva Provincial Council these days. Harin has arranged a luxury bungalow especially for accommodation of lady MPs and Provincial Councilors who had come to support him in the campaign. However, MP Rosy Senananayake has refused to stay in this bungalow. It is not revealed why she has refused so but in contrast Nadeesha Hemamali has agreed to indulge in the luxuries provided by UNP Chief Ministerial candidate. It is reported that Harin also frequently visits Nadeesha to inquire on her well-being at this bungalow.
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Ranil missing from Harin’s tea party
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) According to sources Harin Fernando, Chief Minister nominee of UNP for Uva Provincial Council had organized a tea party for the MP and party members who participated for the 68th convention of the party held in Passara recently. However Party Leader Ranil Wickramasingha has left as soon as the convention rally was over without participating for that.
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Harin has been fooled by somebody saying that I would cut my ear - Chief Minister Dayasiri
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) Chief Minister of North Western Province, Dayasiri Jayasekera said somebody has given a ‘d’ rope to Uva CM candidate Harin Fernando that he (Dayasiri) would cut his ear off if Harin could bring the UNP Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe and MP Sajith Premadasa to the same election platform.
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Ravi Karunanayake to decide his future with UNP
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Speaking to Lankapuvath, the United National Party (UNP) Colombo District Leader Ravi Karunanayake, who is a bitter rival of Sajith Premadasa stated that he would wait till the Uva Provincial Council elections were over to comment on moves being made to appoint the latter the party’s Deputy Leader.
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"Electricity Tariffs, Diesel, Petrol, and Kerosene prices reduced" - President
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - President Mahinda Rajapaksa has announced a reduction in the price of fuel and electricity, following bilateral talks between China and Sri Lanka and the commissioning of the final stage of the Lakvijaya coal power plant, adding 900 Megawatt in total to the National grid, yesterday (16).
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Grand Welcome for China’s President Xi
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - President Mahinda Rajapaksa and First Lady Shiranthi Wickremasinghe Rajapaksa welcomed Chinese President Xi Jinping and First Lady Peng Liyuan at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) a short while ago. The Chinese President and First Lady were welcomed by hundreds of students in an elaborate  welcome ceremony at the airport, following which they, along with the delegation, travelled to Colombo.A number of high-level officials were present at the airport to welcome the Chinese President and his delegation.Today, President Xi will join President Rajapaksa for extended bilateral discussions at the...
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“Mahindodaya Technical Laboratories will strengthen free education” - President
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Addressing the opening ceremonies of seven more Mahindodaya Technical Laboratories in Uva Province, President Mahinda Rajapaksa states that the construction of Mahindodaya Technical Laboratories in the schools island wide is a new step taken forward to strengthen free education. This will help our children to win the challenges not only in the country, but also throughout the world.
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“We were able to bring once loved, long forgotten Uva Wellassa to a turning point” - Shashindra Rajapaksa
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Addressing the media at a press briefing held in Colombo, the former Chief Minister and the United People's Freedom Alliance (UPFA) Chief Ministerial candidate for the Uva Province, Shashindra Rajapaksa stated that current Government did its best to create the surroundings and conditions in which Uva Wellassa people could live proudly. Once loved, long forgotten Uva Wellassa which was destroyed due to invasions of imperialists' is now being restored to its former glory.
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