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 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

PM Pledged 100 Per Cent Support, Says TNA

COLOMBO: Prime Minister Narendra Modi had told a delegation of the Sri Lankan Tamil National Alliance (TNA), when the latter met him in New Delhi on August 23, that India would be 100 per cent with the Tamils of Sri Lanka.“We are 100 per cent with you, ... [Published New Indian Express - 21 hours ago]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 2 reports

CBK meets Aung San Suu Kyi,

(Colombo, Lankapuvath) Local media reports that Former President Chandrika Kumaratunga was in Myanmar [Burma] last week and met with Nobel Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi, a globally renowned activist for democracy. Aung San Suu Kyi is the leader of the National ... [Published Lankapuvath - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

EDITORIAL - Who will rule the ruling alliance?

Saturday, 30 August 2014 05:48hile the verbal battles for the political war of Uva rage on with many analysts predicting it would be a forerunner to a Presidential Election early next year, much attention is now focused on a bigger issue – whether President ... [Published Daily Mirror Sri Lanka - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

Nonsensical Election Debating

T he physical effects of the sun being directly overhead in Sri Lanka last week, cannot not be the reason for the heated, sterile and illogical arguments that are ensuing over the Uva Provincial Council election. Our politicians, by tradition, admit that ... [Published Sri Lanka Sunday Leader - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

Chandrika Kumaratunga meets Aung San Suu Kyi,

Former President Chandrikea Kumaratunga was in Myanmar [Burma] last week and met with Nobel Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi, a globally known activist for democracy she is the leader of the National League for Democracy in Myanmar.The meeting held at the ... [Published Asian Tribune - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Nigeria: Akinola - DNA: Best Female President Nigeria Never Had

HONOUR, discipline, incorruptibility, patriotism and courage all ran, simultaneously, in her DNA, yes in DNA - Dora Nkem Akunyili. Current female world leaders like Angela Merkel of Germany, Dilma Rousseff of Brazil, Christina de Kirchner of Argentina ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 29 2014]
Entities: Nigeria, DNA, NAFDAC, Iron Lady
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

President Rajapaksa cannot contest for 3rd term, former CJ

Sarath Silva as constitutional expert will personally file a petitionJudges, Police, Elections Commissioner must cut themselves off from the shackles of RajapaksaThe 212-year old Supreme Court is  not a creature of this PresidentWhile the question whether ... [Published Daily Mirror Sri Lanka - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Sarath Silva opens Pandora’s Box

He is no stranger to controversy  but this week, retired Chief Justice Sarath N. Silva has opened a Pandora’s Box of legal arguments, claiming that President Mahinda Rajapaksa is not eligible to run for a third term as President of the country.Mr. Silva ... [Published Daily Mirror Sri Lanka - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Woman behold thy place - EDITORIAL

esterday’s arrest of a girl for slapping a man who sexually harassed and humiliated her in public at the Wariyapola main bus stand, again brings to focus vital issues relating to women’s rights and the growing sexual abuse of girls including children ... [Published Daily Mirror Sri Lanka - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

President U Thein Sein holds separate talks with high-ranking foreign officials on migrant workers, internal peace process and drug elimination

President of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar U Thein Sein held separate talks with Thai, Sri Lankan and United Nations officials on Friday at the Presidential Palace in Nay Pyi Taw, discussing a wide range of topics from peace and stability of the ... [Published Myanmar President Office - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 1 reports

Remembering 1994: Violence interrupted, democracy restored

Photo courtesy Club Madrid May 2014 marked the fifth anniversary of the brutal end of Sri Lanka’s civil war, amidst massive human rights violations by rival armies that killed thousands of civilians. While many Sri Lankans felt relieved to be ... [Published groundviews - Aug 16 2014]
First reported Aug 09 2014 - Updated Aug 09 2014 - 1 reports

Common candidate - A needle in a haystack

The date for the Uva Provincial Council elections have been announced but it is clear that the poll is merely a dress rehearsal for the major national elections - presidential and general - which are both due in 2016 but are very likely to be held next ... [Published The Nation.lk - Aug 09 2014]

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PM Pledged 100 Per Cent Support, Says TNA [Published New Indian Express - 21 hours ago]
Modi urged us to engage the Govt: TNA [Published Daily Mirror Sri Lanka - Aug 31 2014]
CBK meets Aung San Suu Kyi, [Published Lankapuvath - Aug 31 2014]
Chandrika meets Aung San Suu Kyi [Published Daily Mirror Sri Lanka - Aug 31 2014]
Postponing a proposed election [Published The Nation.lk - Aug 30 2014]
Nonsensical Election Debating [Published Sri Lanka Sunday Leader - Aug 30 2014]
Chandrika Kumaratunga meets Aung San Suu Kyi, [Published Asian Tribune - Aug 30 2014]
EDITORIAL - Who will rule the ruling alliance? [Published Daily Mirror Sri Lanka - Aug 30 2014]
Madoluwawe Sobita Hamudurwo and the Executive P... [Published LankaWeb - Aug 29 2014]
Sri Lanka: OHCHR Investigation per UNHRC Resolu... [Published LankaWeb - Aug 29 2014]
Nigeria: Akinola - DNA: Best Female President N... [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 29 2014]
President Rajapaksa cannot contest for 3rd term... [Published Daily Mirror Sri Lanka - Aug 28 2014]
Sarath Silva opens Pandora’s Box [Published Daily Mirror Sri Lanka - Aug 27 2014]
Woman behold thy place - EDITORIAL [Published Daily Mirror Sri Lanka - Aug 27 2014]
Akunyili: Best female president Nigeria never had [Published Daily Sun - Aug 27 2014]
President U Thein Sein holds separate talks wit... [Published Myanmar President Office - Aug 26 2014]
NLD and former Sri Lankan President discuss pea... [Published Eleven Myanmar - Aug 24 2014]
The party is over [Published The Nation.lk - Aug 23 2014]
Sajith’s move(s) [Published The Nation.lk - Aug 23 2014]
A strategic LTTE-TNA miscalculation and events ... [Published Sri Lanka Island - Aug 19 2014]
Victory at Uva polls, a certainty - Minister Du... [Published Sunday Observer - Aug 17 2014]
Ranil turns to social media for survival [Published Sunday Observer - Aug 17 2014]
Remembering 1994: Violence interrupted, democra... [Published groundviews - Aug 16 2014]
Executive presidency: UPFA constituents free to... [Published Sri Lanka Island - Aug 16 2014]
Power sector: Dallas hints at possible relief t... [Published Sri Lanka Island - Aug 14 2014]
Ranil UNP’s presidential candidate-Tissa [Published Sri Lanka Island - Aug 13 2014]
UNP heads for mission ‘Niyam Charika’ [Published Daily Mirror Sri Lanka - Aug 13 2014]
No Role for India in My Nomination to SL Panel:... [Published New Indian Express - Aug 13 2014]
This land does not belong to politicians [Published Daily Mirror Sri Lanka - Aug 12 2014]
Common candidate - A needle in a haystack [Published The Nation.lk - Aug 09 2014]
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Remembering 1994: Violence interrupted, democra... [Published groundviews - Aug 16 2014]
Photo courtesy Club Madrid May 2014 marked the fifth anniversary of the brutal end of Sri Lanka’s civil war, amidst massive human rights violations by rival armies that killed thousands of civilians. While many Sri Lankans felt relieved to be ...
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 ...
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