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 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]
First reported Jun 29 2014 - Updated Jun 29 2014 - 1 reports

Former President of Sri Lanka seeks to take control of her party - report

* June 29, Colombo: Former President of Sri Lanka Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga has reportedly decided to rescue the Sri Lanka Freedom Party, the party her father founded, from the journey it has taken under the leadership of President Mahinda R ... [Published Colombo Page - Jun 29 2014]
First reported Jun 26 2014 - Updated Jun 26 2014 - 1 reports

CBK Blames Law Enforcement Agencies for the Violence

Sri Lanka, June 23 -- Former President Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga, issuing a statement on the incidents in Aluthgama, said the law enforcement authorities had failed to deal with hate mongering and the violation of the Law."It's a matter of great ... [Published HighBeam Research - Jun 26 2014]
First reported Jun 23 2014 - Updated Jun 24 2014 - 4 reports

Sri Lanka's former president condemns communal clashes

Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.COLOMBO, June 24 (Xinhua)-- Sri Lanka's former president Chandrika Kumaratunga and main opposition United National Party on Tuesday respectively expressed condemnation of communal clashes that killed four people last week ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Jun 24 2014]
First reported Jun 23 2014 - Updated Jun 24 2014 - 1 reports

Sri Lanka: Ban on rallies inciting hatred among religions

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 ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jun 23 2014]
First reported Jun 23 2014 - Updated Jun 23 2014 - 2 reports

CBK claims she stamped out communal violence

June 23, 2014, 10:34 pmFormer President Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga, in a statement issued to media yesterday (23) said that her government had "speedily halted acts of provocation and communal violence on several occasions against Christian ... [Published Sri Lanka Island - Jun 23 2014]

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Confusion clouds another special envoy’s visit [Published Daily Mirror Sri Lanka - 18 hours ago]
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]
Four LTTE leaders arrested [Published thestar.com.my - Jul 05 2014]
Four suspected Tamil Tigers arrested [Published Saudi Gazette - Jul 04 2014]
Malaysia arrest four LTTE operatives suspected ... [Published Colombo Page - Jul 04 2014]
Malaysia police arrest four suspected Tamil Tig... [Published Daily Times - Jul 04 2014]
Malaysian police make new arrests of suspected ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Jul 04 2014]
Malaysia police arrest four suspected Tamil Tigers [Published Malaysia MSN - Jul 04 2014]
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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 ...
The lover of books and ecumenical Sri Lankan pa... [Published groundviews - May 04 2014]
Photo courtesy  Foreign Correspondents Association Sri Lanka Way back in the 1980s when I was on research work in Sri Lankan and based at my sister’s place in Wellawatte I received a phone call from a total stranger who introduced himself as “just ...
The Fragmented Republic: Reflections on the 197... [Published groundviews - May 01 2014]
Review of Welikala, Asanga, ed. The Sri Lankan Republic at 40: Reflections on Constitutional History, Theory and Practice . 2 vols. Colombo: Centre for Policy Alternatives, 2012. 1-1038. ### “We seek your mandate to permit the members of Parliament ...
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