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UNP wins election; Voters say no to Rajapaksa's comeback bid

Tue, 18 August 2015 11:51 | Political

(NIDAHASA News) Ranil Wickremesinghe's United National Party (UNP) secured majority in yesterday's (17) parliament poll, ending former President Rajapaksa's comeback dream.

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President: Rajapaksa's not going to be the Prime Minister

Fri, 14 August 2015 00:43 | Political

(NIDAHASA News) President Maithripala Sirisena, in a hard-hitting letter, reaffirmed that he do not want his predecessor Mahinda Rajapaksa to become the next Prime Minister.

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Gunmen kill woman, hurt 12 more in Colombo political rally

Sat, 01 August 2015 07:08 | Special

(NIDAHASA News) Sri Lanka's relatively peaceful election campaign yesterday (31) took a deadly turn when unidentified gang open fire into a gathering of ruling United National Party (UNP) in Kotahena, killing a woman a wounding 12 others.

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Rajapaksa is doomed to lose; President Sirisena breaks silence

Tue, 14 July 2015 09:51 | Political

(NIDAHASA News) Ending his long silence, President Maithripala Sirisena today (14) announced that he will act impartially in upcoming election and would not support Mahinda Rajapaksa.

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