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Published on Wednesday, 05 November 2014 10:57
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PB 410px 14 11 05Finance and Planning Secretary Dr. P.B. Jayasundera yesterday sounded very passionate about President Mahinda Rajapaksa’s landmark 10th successive Budget, describing it as progressive and laying the platform for a more prosperous and efficient Sri Lanka.

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Published on Wednesday, 05 November 2014 10:55
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trasparency logo 410pxTransparency International, the global anti-corruption movement, condemns the continued harassment of its chapter in Sri Lanka, including a growing number of death threats to the staff, and demands the government investigate.

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ChineeseLead 410px 14 11 05An explanation often is worse than the presumed offence. Statements from Colombo and Beijing this week on the frequent appearance of Chinese submarines and ships at Sri Lankan ports are likely to worsen New Delhi’s concerns rather than blunt them. Both Colombo and Beijing have countered India’s concerns by stating that there is nothing unusual about Chinese naval visits to Lankan ports.

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NitinGadkari 410px 14 11 05Union Surface Transport and Shipping Minister Nitin Gadkari on Tuesday said there was no question of demolishing ‘Ramar Sethu’ while implementing the Sethusamudram Shipping Channel Project and asserted it would be done without harming the environment.

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Published on Wednesday, 05 November 2014 10:34
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Anderson Broad 410px 14 11 05James Anderson has been ruled out of England's one-day series against Sri Lanka later this month as he continues to recover from a knee injury.

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Published on Wednesday, 05 November 2014 10:15
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JosephBlatter 410px 14 11 05FIFA president Joseph Sepp Blatter is to arrive in Sri Lanka on 01 December, reports say.

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KaruJayasuriya 410px 14 11 05The United National Party (UNP) leadership is being pressured by several government affiliated political parties and civil organizations to field Karu Jayasuriya as opposition’s common candidate at the upcoming presidential election, reports say.

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Published on Wednesday, 05 November 2014 09:19
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Mangala S 410px 18-04-13UNP Leadership council member MP Mangala Samaraweera has suddenly gone overseas in a backdrop where rumours say that he is about to crossover to the government.

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Published on Tuesday, 04 November 2014 17:40
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Singha 410px 14 11 04The Indian High Commissioner in Sri Lanka, Y.K. Sinha, visited the five Indian fishermen who were sentenced to death by a Colombo court last week for alleged drug trafficking.

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Published on Tuesday, 04 November 2014 17:18
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DimuJayarathna 410px 13 09 25A newly designed uniform will be issued to the police service to give it a more people-friendly outlook, Prime Minister D.M. Jayaratne told Parliament today during the committee stage debate of the budget.

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Published on Tuesday, 04 November 2014 14:50
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SajithP KaruJ 410px 14 11 04There is attempt to name UNP deputy leader Sajith as the Presidential contestant, if party leader Ranil Wickremesinghe will not contest the forthcoming presidential election, sources from the UNP headquarters Sirikotha say.

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