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"I have lost faith in all astrologers"
 
Mahinda slams new
 regime over graft probe

by Amal JAYASINGHE

COLOMBO, (AFP) - Former Sri Lankan strongman Mahinda Rajapaksa Wednesday accused the new government of pursuing a witch-hunt against his family as he and his brother prepared to be interrogated by anti-corruption investigators.

The 69-year-old, who lost a presidential election in January, accused his successor Maithripala Sirisena of trying to intimidate him ...

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Major security breach at President’s meeting

A personal bodyguard of Namal Rajapaksa had breached a security cordon and carried a concealed weapon into a "sterile area" where President Maithripala Sirisena was addressing party supporters at Angunakolapelessa ...

The 100-Day Question: Will President Sirisena dissolve parliament and call the Rajapaksa bluff?

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If there is ever a time for political leadership to act in disregard of consensus, it is now. There was a time in Sri Lankan politics when that master rhetorician Colvin R. de Silva presaged the governing style of the SLFP-LSSP-CP United Front as one t...

ArcGIS powers The Sri Lanka Survey Departments’ ‘Online’ Land Information System 

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The Survey Department of Sri Lanka (SDSL) completed a recent upgrade to their ‘Online’ Land Information System (LIS) which was implemented using ArcGIS as the Software Platform.ArcGISis the world leading software in geographical informat...

Adopting Pakistan’s policies

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Pakistan cricket, it seems, has hit rock bottom. Earlier this week, they suffered a heavy 3-0 defeat against minnows Bangladesh. As criticism mounted on the Pakistan team, a stern voice in the form of their former captain Misbah-ul-Haq spoke in supp...

 
 
 
 

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