“JVP is misleading the voters” – MR

Issuing a statement today through his media coordinating secretary, the former President Mahinda Rajapaksa accused that the JVP speakers have been trying to mislead voters by saying that there was no point More »

Less priority given to national security: Gota

Mr. Gotabaya Rajapaksa said today the present government has given less priority for national security which was crucial for the development process in the country.Speaking at a function held in “Ape Gama” More »

Mahinda contesting on a UPFA ticket

General Secretary of the UPFA Susil Premjayantha released a statement today (3rd) confirming that United Freedom People’s Alliance (UPFA) has decided to give nominations to former President Mahinda Rajapaksa at the forthcoming More »

TGTE intensifies moves against Lanka

The Tamil diaspora organisation TGTE based in the United States has intensified its campaign against Sri Lanka in an attempt to refer the country to the International Criminal Court. The Transnational Government of Tamil More »

LTTE fund network activ Through 2014 – US State Department

The Sri Lankan government maintained a “strong military presence” in post-conflict areas and continued to voice concern about the possible re-emergence of pro-LTTE sympathisers, according to the U.S. State Department’s ‘Country Reports More »

 

“JVP is misleading the voters” – MR

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Issuing a statement today through his media coordinating secretary, the former President Mahinda Rajapaksa accused that the JVP speakers have been trying to mislead voters by saying that there was no point in voting for the UPFA because Mahinda Rajapaksa

Less priority given to national security: Gota

Gotabhaya Rajapakse speaking at "Ape Gama" in Battaramulla today

Mr. Gotabaya Rajapaksa said today the present government has given less priority for national security which was crucial for the development process in the country.Speaking at a function held in “Ape Gama” in Battaramulla to launch the election campaign of

‘Sri Lanka will never pose a threat to India’- Mahinda Rajapakse

KATHMANDU, NEPAL - NOVEMBER 26:  Nawaz Sharif, Prime Minister of Pakistan, and Mahinda Rajapaksa, President of Sri Lanka, listen to speeches during the inaugural session of the 18th SAARC Summit on November 26, 2014 in Kathmandu, Nepal. Nepal is hosting the 18th South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) Summit in Kathmandu, which will be attended by leaders of Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Pakistan, India, the Maldives, Sri Lanka, Bhutan and Nepal.  Nepal is hosting the SAARC Summit for the third time, which was first held in Dhaka, Bangladesh in 1985. Some of the key issues to be discussed during the Summit will include three key framework agreements between SAARC countries to enhance rail and road connectivity and to set up a regional power grid. (Photo by Narendra Shrestha - Pool/Getty Images)

Mahinda Rajapaksa, who lost the Sri Lankan presidency earlier this year, plans to contest the parliamentary election and likely become prime minister. He spoke exclusively to Rediff.com contributor Nitin A Gokhale. Read the full interview here

Mahinda contesting on a UPFA ticket

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General Secretary of the UPFA Susil Premjayantha released a statement today (3rd) confirming that United Freedom People’s Alliance (UPFA) has decided to give nominations to former President Mahinda Rajapaksa at the forthcoming general elections of the 17th Aug. The UPFA

Mangala, The Diaspora & Postwar Peacebuilding

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As usual Sri Lanka’s cosmopolitan liberals have it wrong and that includes their most prominent personality, Minister of External affairs Mangala Samaraweera. His embrace of the Diaspora is wrong, not because the Diaspora is diabolical but because Mr. Samaraweera’s embrace

TGTE intensifies moves against Lanka

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The Tamil diaspora organisation TGTE based in the United States has intensified its campaign against Sri Lanka in an attempt to refer the country to the International Criminal Court. The Transnational Government of Tamil Eelam (TGTE) led by former LTTE member V.

Threat to National Security – former Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa

LTTE+US

Referring to the recent US State department report on LTTE, the former Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa has raised concerns on Sri Lanka’s national security on his face book. Mr. Rajapaksa points out that some policies and measures taken by the

Mangala & Ranil Deviate From “Kadirgamar Doctrine”of Continuity,Engagement and Change Towards China,India and US Led West

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The title of the news story which broke in the Japanese media last week was entitled “FM: Sri Lanka to dilute dependence on China.” Any credible, substantive contradiction of the content of this report (and not just its title) by

LTTE fund network activ Through 2014 – US State Department

LTTE+US

The Sri Lankan government maintained a “strong military presence” in post-conflict areas and continued to voice concern about the possible re-emergence of pro-LTTE sympathisers, according to the U.S. State Department’s ‘Country Reports on Terrorism for 2014.’ In the section dealing

Former President Rajapakse denies Norochcholai allegations

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At a media briefing last Friday, former president Chandrika Kumaratunga alleged that members of the Rajapaksa government had earned a commission of Rs. 15 billion from the Norochcholai coal power project. Referring to accusations, Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa denied on

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