Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga

Type: Person
Name: Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga
Title: President
Organization: Sri Lanka
Date of Birth: 29/06/1945
Place of Birth: Colombo
Fact Sheet: Biography for Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Opposition unable to defeat MR calling for abolition of Presidency

, 10:05 pmBy Shamindra FerdinandoUPFA General Secretary Susil Premjayantha, MP, yesterday said that a project undertaken by Opposition political parties and other groups to pressure President Mahinda Rajapaksa to do away with the executive presidency ... [Published Sri Lanka Island - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

A TRIUMPH OF HOPE OVER EXPERIENCE? A PRELIMINARY COMMENT ON THE NMSJ’S ROAD MAP

Image by AFP’s Ishara Kodikara courtesy Foreign Correspondents Association Sri Lanka There was a remarkable image in the news recently. It was from the meeting of the Ven. Maduluwawe Sobhitha Thera’s National Movement for Social Justice (NMSJ) ... [Published groundviews - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

They would abolish the Executive Presidency!

Old habits die hard, it seems.  Chandrika Kumaratunga was late.  As always.   It might have been a good thing though because two other    veterans could get in more than a few words edgewise.Ven Maduluwawe Sobitha Thera came up with the winning one-line ... [Published The Nation.lk - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Sri Lanka's opposition parties to meet today to call for abolishing executive presidency

* July 24, Colombo: Sri Lanka opposition parties, civic organizations and individuals are to meet today to sign a petition calling for the abolishing of executive presidency.At the meeting former President Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga and the Opposition ... [Published Colombo Page - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Video: Call to abolish Executive Presidency

Opposition Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe, former President Chandrika Kumaratunga, TNA Leader R. Sampanthan, Democratic Party Leader Sarath Fonseka, ex-Chief Justice Shirani Bandaranayake, JVP MP Sunil Handunnetti, UNP Leadership Council Chairman Karu Jayasuriya ... [Published Daily Mirror Sri Lanka - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Sri Lanka's opposition to promote a common platform instead of common candidate

* July 21, Colombo: Sri Lanka opposition parties, groups and organizations are trying to form a common platform with a common aim at the next presidential elections, political activists say.The idea of a common platform is different from the common candidate ... [Published Colombo Page - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 19 2014 - Updated Jul 20 2014 - 3 reports

LTTE cadres arrested in Malaysia brought to Sri Lanka

by Kurulu KariyakarawanaThree LTTE cadres arrested by the Royal Malaysian police a few weeks ago in Kuala Lumpur were brought to the country early yesterday morning, the police said.The suspects are Edmond Singharaja alias Seelan, Angurukankanamlage Indika ... [Published Sunday Observer - Jul 19 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

Women leaders — Dr SK Teoh

JULY 16 — For those who are not sure whether a woman can become menteri besar, let us remember the number of women who have been elected as president or prime minister not only in the world but even in Asia.Even in Muslim countries, Benazir Bhutto had ... [Published Malay Mail - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 06 2014 - Updated Jul 06 2014 - 1 reports

Malaysia on the hunt for more LTTE suspects

(Colombo, Lankapuvath) According to foreign media Malaysian authorities are on the hunt for more members of the defeated terrorist group LTTE after the arrest of seven persons in the last two months in the country.The Press Trust of India reported that ... [Published Lankapuvath - Jul 06 2014]
First reported Jul 05 2014 - Updated Jul 05 2014 - 3 reports

4 top LTTE members held in Malaysia

4 top LTTE members held in MalaysiaSaturday, 05 July 2014 | PTI | Kuala LumpurFour suspected Tamil Tigers, including a man allegedly involved in the 1999 assassination attempt on the then Sri Lankan President Chandrika Kumaratunga, have been arrested ... [Published New Delhi Pioneer - Jul 05 2014]
First reported Jul 04 2014 - Updated Jul 05 2014 - 13 reports

Four arrested in Malaysia over links to Sri Lanka's Tamil Tigers

Four arrested in Malaysia over links to Sri Lanka’s Tamil Tigers(Reuters) / 5 July 2014Malaysian police said on Friday they had arrested four foreign nationals suspected of having links to Sri Lanka’s defeated separatist Tamil Tigers, the second such ... [Published Khaleej Times - Jul 05 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 1 reports

The name in the news

pposition Parliamentarian Mangala Samaraweera, never out of the limelight for long, was the focus of attention this week when he made startling accusations about the Army’s alleged involvement in the communal riots that engulfed Aluthgama and its neighbouring ... [Published Daily Mirror Sri Lanka - Jul 03 2014]

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OPPOSITION TRENDS IN THE ELECTION SEASON [Published groundviews - Jul 28 2014]
Opposition unable to defeat MR calling for abol... [Published Sri Lanka Island - Jul 28 2014]
A TRIUMPH OF HOPE OVER EXPERIENCE? A PRELIMINAR... [Published groundviews - Jul 27 2014]
They would abolish the Executive Presidency! [Published The Nation.lk - Jul 27 2014]
Video: Call to abolish Executive Presidency [Published Daily Mirror Sri Lanka - Jul 24 2014]
Sri Lanka's opposition parties to meet today to... [Published Colombo Page - Jul 24 2014]
Confusion clouds another special envoy’s visit [Published Daily Mirror Sri Lanka - Jul 21 2014]
Sri Lanka's opposition to promote a common plat... [Published Colombo Page - Jul 21 2014]
Malaysia sends home three LTTE suspects [Published The Nation.lk - Jul 19 2014]
LTTE cadres arrested in Malaysia brought to Sri... [Published Sunday Observer - Jul 19 2014]
Top LTTErs arrested in Malaysia brought to SL [Published Daily Mirror Sri Lanka - Jul 19 2014]
LTTE operatives arrested by Malaysia brought to... [Published Colombo Page - Jul 19 2014]
Where In-fighting generates Fervour & Power... [Published groundviews - Jul 16 2014]
Women leaders — Dr SK Teoh [Published Malay Mail - Jul 16 2014]
NATIONAL - Current political system not working... [Published The Nation Pakistan - Jul 11 2014]
Current political system not working in Pakista... [Published Pakistan Today - Jul 11 2014]
CBK’s battle against religious violence [Published Sri Lanka Island - Jul 08 2014]
Rajitha’s Lone Battle Against BBS [Published Sri Lanka Sunday Leader - Jul 06 2014]
The Elusive Common Candidate [Published Sri Lanka Sunday Leader - Jul 06 2014]
Malaysia on the hunt for more LTTE suspects [Published Lankapuvath - Jul 06 2014]
I only play the role of a butler, claims PB [Published Sunday Observer - Jul 06 2014]
LTTE suspects abuse UNHCR refugee policy [Published The Nation.lk - Jul 05 2014]
4 top LTTE members held in Malaysia [Published New Delhi Pioneer - Jul 05 2014]
Malaysian authorities hunt for more LTTE members [Published Deccan Herald - Jul 05 2014]
Malaysian authorities hunt for more LTTE members [Published The Freepress Journal - Jul 05 2014]
Four arrested in Malaysia over links to Sri Lan... [Published Khaleej Times - Jul 05 2014]
Suspected Tamil Tiger leaders detained in Malaysia [Published World Bulletin - Jul 05 2014]
Malaysia police arrests four suspected Tamil ac... [Published Qatar Peninsula - Jul 05 2014]
Four suspected LTTE members arrested in Malaysia [Published Lankapuvath - Jul 05 2014]
Four suspected Tamil Tigers detained in Kuala L... [Published Malay Mail - Jul 05 2014]
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OPPOSITION TRENDS IN THE ELECTION SEASON [Published groundviews - Jul 28 2014]
Image courtesy JVP Media Unit If the Rajapaksa administration wanted to mislead and confuse the mainstream opposition and lead it to an electoral dead-end, it could hardly do better than the opposition has itself done, and done unto itself. The ...
A TRIUMPH OF HOPE OVER EXPERIENCE? A PRELIMINAR... [Published groundviews - Jul 27 2014]
Image by AFP’s Ishara Kodikara courtesy Foreign Correspondents Association Sri Lanka There was a remarkable image in the news recently. It was from the meeting of the Ven. Maduluwawe Sobhitha Thera’s National Movement for Social Justice (NMSJ) ...
Where In-fighting generates Fervour & Power... [Published groundviews - Jul 16 2014]
Image courtesy NBC News “Division and in-fighting will sap and weaken any organisation or ideological current.” This formulation (mine) may seem a common-sense dictum. Let me challenge this notion with another dictum: “fratricidal militant fission ...
Sri Lanka: Ban on rallies inciting hatred among... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jun 23 2014]
Source: Missionary International Service News AgencyCountry: Sri Lanka The Sri Lankan government has banned religious or ethnic rallies inciting hatred and tension among communities in the country. “The ban also applies to any public gathering that aims ...
Truth, Accountability and Reconciliation in Pos... [Published groundviews - May 07 2014]
PEDRO UGARTE / AFP/GETTY IMAGES FILE PHOTO via The Star In the aftermath of the media circus surrounding the resolution on Sri Lanka in the UN Human Rights Council , it is worth asking: how much does this kind of reporting contribute to (a) establishing ...
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