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<strong>Sri</strong> Lanka rejects Rajapaksa's revenge allegations

Sri Lanka rejects Rajapaksa's revenge allegations

22 Jan 2015

Colombo: The newly-elected Sri Lankan government on Thursday refuted allegations of political revenge made by former president Mahinda Rajapaksa. Media Minister Gayantha Karunathillake said the allegations were baseless and that the present  government was committed to charging all those involved in corruption.

Sri Lankan government,   Rajapaksa allegations,   Gayantha Karunathillake,   Rajapaksa revenge allegations ,  
<strong>Sri</strong> Lanka to ask for RBI help to trace plundered wealth abroad

Sri Lanka to ask for RBI help to trace plundered wealth abroad

22 Jan 2015

Colombo: The new Sri Lankan government plans to seek assistance from the Reserve Bank of India along with other international institutions to trace billions of dollars plundered by unscrupulous individuals during the regime of former president Mahinda Rajapaksa.

Sri Lanka,   Lanka seek RBI help,   Reserve Bank of India,   Sri Lankan wealth abroad,   Mahinda Rajapaksa,  
Police raids Rajapaksa's country home in <strong>Sri</strong> Lanka

Police raids Rajapaksa's country home in Sri Lanka

20 Jan 2015

Colombo: Embattled former Sri Lankan president Mahinda Rajapaksa's country home in the southern province has been raided by police who were looking for a luxury sports car but the search drew a blank.  

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No Lanka poll pact to woo <strong>Tamils</strong>: Maithripala Sirisena

No Lanka poll pact to woo Tamils: Maithripala Sirisena

05 Jan 2015

Colombo: Sri Lankan opposition unity candidate Maithripala Sirisena on Monday made it clear that he would not go soft on Tamil hardliners or withdraw the army from the north in exchange for their support in Thursday's crucial Presidential election.

Sri Lankan opposition candidate,   Maithripala Sirisena,   Sri Lanka poll,   Tamils,   LTTE,   Tamil National Alliance,   SLMC,   SLFP,  
China plays down new <strong>Sri</strong> <strong>Lankan</strong> government's plan to review its projects

China plays down new Sri Lankan government's plan to review its projects

19 Jan 2015

Beijing: China on Monday played down assertions by top officials of Sri Lanka's new government that all infrastructure projects awarded by former Rajapaksa government to the communist nation would be reviewed, hoping the bilateral cooperation can go ahead in a "sound fashion".

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Indian spy's role alleged in <strong>Sri</strong> <strong>Lankan</strong> President's election defeat

Indian spy's role alleged in Sri Lankan President's election defeat

18 Jan 2015

Colombo: Sri Lanka expelled the Colombo station chief of India's spy agency in the run-up to this month's presidential election, political and intelligence sources said, accusing him of helping the opposition oust President Mahinda Rajapaksa.

Sri Lanka President,   RAW in Sri Lanka,   Indian spy agency,   Sri Lanka presidential election,   Mahinda Rajapaksa,   Indian foreign ministry ,  
New Lanka govt treats ties with India on priority: Minister

New Lanka govt treats ties with India on priority: Minister

17 Jan 2015

Colombo: On the eve of its Foreign Minister's visit to India, Sri Lanka on Saturday said good relations with India were a priority and it hopes to take bilateral ties forward.

Maithripala Sirisena,   Mahinda Rajapaksa ,   Sri Lankan new president,   Sri Lanka,  
Ramdev, <strong>Sri</strong> <strong>Sri</strong> Ravi Shankar decline Padma award

Ramdev, Sri Sri Ravi Shankar decline Padma award

24 Jan 2015

New Delhi/Bangalore: Yoga guru Ramdev and spiritual leader Sri Sri Ravi Shankar have declined any Padma award for them reportedly being considered by central government on the occasion of the 66th Republic Day.

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<strong>Sri</strong> <strong>Lankan</strong> lawyers hold protest, demand resignation of Chief Justice

Sri Lankan lawyers hold protest, demand resignation of Chief Justice

12 Jan 2015

Colombo: Hundreds of lawyers in Sri Lanka on Monday took to street, demanding resignation of Chief Justice Mohan Peiris, who was appointed by former president Mahinda Rajapaksa after the impeachment of the country's first woman top judge allegedly out of personal vendetta.

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Sirisena trounces Rajapaksa in <strong>Sri</strong> <strong>Lankan</strong> Presidential elections

Sirisena trounces Rajapaksa in Sri Lankan Presidential elections

09 Jan 2015

Colombo: In the biggest political shake-up in Sri Lanka in over a decade, Opposition candidate Maithripala Sirisena on Friday trounced President Mahinda Rajapaksa in the tightest-ever presidential race, ending his 10-year-rule.

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