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Sri Lanka 'to hold early presidential poll'

Sri Lanka will hold presidential election in January next year, two years ahead of schedule, Information Minister Keheliya Rambukwella has said.

Rambukwella, however, said a final announcement could only be made by President Mahindra Rajapaksa. 243 more words

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Sri Lanka 'to hold early presidential poll'

Sri Lanka will hold presidential election in January next year, two years ahead of schedule, Information Minister Keheliya Rambukwella has said.

Rambukwella, however, said a final announcement could only be made by President Mahindra Rajapaksa. 243 more words

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The Hindu - ‘Confer Bharat Ratna on Rajapaksa’

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Chennai, 21 October 2014. BJP leader Subramanian Swamy has asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to confer the Bharat Ratna on Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa for eliminating the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam. 45 more words

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The ancient cities of Sri Lanka

By Ian Lloyd Neubauer

The rock in the triangle

Sri Lanka may be known for palm-fringed beaches, but it also houses a treasure trove of archaeological sites, the most magnificent of which lies in the geographical heart of the country – an area known as the Cultural Triangle. 1,478 more words

Sri Lanka Travel News

On a Street Art Trail in Colombo

A man (Gihan, he tells me his name later) catches sight of me surveying a stencil of a smiling child sandwiched between a photocopy shop and a dilapidated building on Dawson Street, and signals from across the road: “There’s more over here”. 1,181 more words

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An Evening at Temple of the Tooth, Kandy

No visit to Sri Lanka especially Kandy, is complete without visiting the Temple of the Tooth. The temple is actually a royal palace complex, a former palace of the Kandyan kingdom, and it houses the relic tooth of Buddha. 526 more words

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Press - Volunteering: Are we doing it right?

I just read an article that just spoke the true reality of whats happening with the volunteers in Sri Lanka. I couldn’t agree more to what this guy had written in his article. 25 more words