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MR sworn in as Premier for fourth time

Former President and Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa was sworn-in as the Prime Minister of Sri Lanka for the fourth time, before President Gotabaya Rajapaksa at Kelaniya Raja Maha Vihara this morning.

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Ven.Gnanasara Thera to enter Parliament from OPPP

The Our Power of People Party (OPPO) has nominated Ven. Galagodaaththe Gnanasara Thera as its National List member of Parliament.

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Man arrested for alleged rape of Filipino woman

A 30-year-old suspect had been arrested by the Aturugiriya Police for allegedly raping a Filipino woman at a house in Malabe yesterday.

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PM requests to expedite work on Port City

Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa has requested the Acting Ambassador of the Embassy of China that the work on the Port City be expedited and to consider collaborating on drinking water and irrigation projects, the Prime Minister’s Media Division said.

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Increasing suppression of dissent in Sri Lanka- HRW

The Sri Lankan government of President Gotabaya Rajapaksa is waging a campaign of fear and intimidation against human rights activists, journalists, lawyers, and others challenging government policy, Human Rights Watch said today.

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Beijing was glad to hear your victory: Envoy to PM

The Acting Ambassador of the Embassy of China who presented Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa a congratulatory message from the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC), said Beijing was glad to hear Mr.Rajapaksa’s election victory.

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SL invited to be first flight to newly upgraded Kushinagar Airport

Conveying a message from Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Indian High Commissioner Gopal Baglay has informed Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa that India would like Sri Lanka to send the first international flight to the newly upgraded Kushinagar Airport, the Prime Minister’s Media Division said today.

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Russia to register first COVID-19 vaccine next week

Amid the soaring number of coronavirus cases worldwide, Russia is all set to register world’s first COVID-19 vaccine next week.

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Single national list slot - UNP to decide on Monday

While saying it was unlikely that UNP leader Ranil Wickremesinghe would enter Parliament through the party’s single national list slot, UNP General Secretary Akila Viraj Kariyawasam said yesterday the party would decide on Monday as to who will be nominated to fill the slot.

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SJB ready to fill national list slots

Samagi Jana Balawegaya (SJB) General Secretary Ranjith Madduma Bandara, its National Organiser Tissa Attanayake, Harin Fernando, Eran Wickramaratne, Imtiyaz Bakeer Markar, Mayantha Dissanayake and Dayani Gamage are likely to fill its national list slots.

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Constitutional changes after much thought: SLPP

Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) Chairman G.L.Peiris said yesterday when it came to either amending the Constitution in its entirety or changing the 19th Amendment to Constitution, it would only be carried out after much thought and consideration.

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Not satisfied with election result: NPP

The National Peoples Power (NPP) said yesterday it was not satisfied with the results of the general election and reiterated that the functions of an opposition was not restricted to Parliament and its reduced representation in Parliament was not a hindrance to achieving its vision and goals.

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Mahinda Rajapaksa to be sworn in as Premier on Aug.9

Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) leader Mahinda Rajapaksa will be sworn in as the Prime Minister of the ninth Parliament on August 9 at the Kelaniya Raja Maha Vihare, Daily Mirror learns.

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Eight female candidates gain access to Parliament

Eight female candidates have been successful in entering the upcoming parliament while there were nearly 59 female representatives who received nominations to contest the Parliamentary Election 2020.

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Update: 18 dead after Air India plane breaks in two at Calicut

An Air India Express plane with 190 people on board has crashed at an airport in the southern state of Kerala, killing at least 18 people this evening, BBC reported.

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Number of Sri Lankans wounded in Beirut blast rises to 14

The number of Sri Lankan casualties in the massive explosion in Lebanese capital Beirut, on Tuesday, has risen to fourteen, Sri Lankan Embassy in Lebanon said.

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19th amendment should be abolished: Sarath Weerasekara

While expressing his heartfelt thanks to those who voted for him, Sarath Weerasekara, who topped in the Colombo District at General Election said the 19th amendment to the Constitution should be abolished soon.

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Did Angoda Lokka die in Coimbatore? DNA test on

A special team of the CB-CID investigating the case of Angoda Lokka’s alleged death in Coimbatore has initiated DNA tests on samples collected from the dead body, New Indian Express reported today.

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SLPP submits names for 17-member national list

The names for Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) 17-member National List was handed over to the Election Commission today, SLPP General Secretary Sagara Kariyawasam said.

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Sirisena vows to support Gotabaya leadership

Former President Maithripala Sirisena today (07) said he would dedicate himself towards developing the country and building a prosperous economy as part of the new government under President Gotabaya Rajapaksa’s leadership.

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A response to DM exposé on Tea Promotion Officer

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Funding Election: Whose money is it?

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Change? Let’s start from the Cabinet

Regardless of the outcome, within the Executive arm of government, the Cabinet of Ministers sits at the very top. As such, it plays a critical role in...

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Lonely death of Miss Ceylon 1962

78-year-old Jennifer lived on Cotta Terrace, a residential neighbourhood in Borella, Colombo. Towards her last few years, she used to get her meals fr...

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Mass killing of cattle, again?

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My time is up – Mahinda Deshapriya

With just hours to go before the 2020 Parliamentary Election, Election Commission Chairman Mahinda Deshapriya spoke to the Daily Mirror online on the ...

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No housing for 36,000 landless people in North -Senthivel

S. K. Senthivel is a left-wing political activist and independent candidate for the Jaffna District at the upcoming polls....

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Communal harmony will commence from Vanni District -Rathnapriya Bandu

Colonel Rathnapriya Bandu who served as the Commander of the Civil Defence Force in Vishwamadu made headlines when he was transferred to the Sinha Reg...

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Out-of-the-box thinking is the need of the moment - Ajith Nivard Cabraal

The Daily Mirror discussed the impact of the COVID 19 pandemic on the national economy and how Sri Lanka could emerge from this unprecedented challeng...

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Funding Election: Whose money is it?

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Change? Let’s start from the Cabinet

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A response to DM exposé on Tea Promotion Officer

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