Mahinda Rajapakse

Type: Person
Name: Mahinda Rajapakse
Title: President of Sri Lanka
Organization: Sri Lanka Governement
Date of Birth: 18/11/1945
Place of Birth: Weeraketiya, a town in the Hambantota district, Southern province
Nationality: Sri Lanka
Fact Sheet: Biography for Mahinda Rajapakse
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Oil Anointing at 11.16 am

Tweet(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - The New Year ritual of Oil Anointing is at 11.16 am today.The state ceremony will be held at Yatawaththa temple of Kosinna, Gampaha, under the patronage of President Mahinda Rajapaksa.Joomla Templates and Joomla Extensions ... [Published Lankapuvath - 2 hours ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Worker Conundrum Apr 13 Sri Lanka firms short of workers, over 10,000 working on tourist visas: President

Sri Lanka firms short of workers, over 10,000 working on tourist visas: PresidentApr 13, 2014 (LBO) - Sri Lankan firms are asking to employ more foreign workers to fill labour shortfalls, with over 10,000 working in the country on tourist visas, President ... [Published Lanka Business Online - 4 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

President & Family Members Celebrate New Year At Tangalle

(Asiantribune.com):Pesident Mahinda Rajapaksa and First Lady Shiranthi Rajapaksa along with their sons MP Namal Rajapaksa, Lieutenant Yoshitha Rajapaksa and Rohitha Rajapaksa and other relatives observed Sinhala and Tamil New Year traditions at their ... [Published Asian Tribune - 6 hours ago]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated 12 hours ago - 3 reports

Counselling for kin of missing in Sri Lanka war

Colombo, 15 April: A Sri Lankan government-appointed panel probing the cases of thousands of missing people during the nearly three-decade-long war with the LTTE will provide counselling to the kin of those disappeared, an official said today.HW Gunadasa, ... [Published The Statesman - 12 hours ago]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 4 reports

Sri Lanka president stresses to focus on reconciliation as UN probe looms

Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.COLOMBO, April 14 (Xinhua) -- Sri Lanka still needs to focus on reconciliation and development, President Mahinda Rajapaksa stressed in his statement for the Sinhala and Tamil New Year on Monday, insisting that more needs ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

New year wishes from President

(Colombo Lankapuvath) A text message wishing all Sri Lankans for theSinhala and Tamil new year was sent yesterday morning(14) via allcellular networks by  President Mahinda Rajapaksa.Message is as followsOba Samata Suba Aluth Avuruddak weva!Ungal Anaivarukkum ... [Published Lankapuvath - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

President Heralds TRIPLE SUCCESS in Sports, Unity and Economic Progress

Sri Lanka, April 12 -- We are just concluding a week of major successes. It began with the Sri Lankan Cricketers taking the honours by defeating India in the T20 Finals. We then saw the National Unity Convention that took forward the message of pluralistic ... [Published HighBeam Research - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

What next, a ban on laughter?

President Mahinda Rajapaksa knows how to smile.  Everyone knows this, even those who erroneously think that his biggest strength is his affable nature and the ease with which can interact with people from all walks of life. He can make a joke and he can ... [Published The Nation.lk - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 12 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 2 reports

‘Sri Lanka Has No Faith In International Probe’

The Sri Lankan government Saturday said it has no faith in an international investigation into the alleged human rights abuses occurred during the civil war in the country. President Mahinda Rajapaksa’s special envoy on human rights and Government Minister ... [Published American Banking News - Apr 12 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 2 reports

Sri Lanka military says it killed Tamil separatists, first clash since 2009

Reuters, 11/04 14:43 CETBy Shihar AneezCOLOMBOThe government, heavily criticised by Western governments and the United Nations for alleged rights abuses in 2009, said the clash showed Tamil rebels were re-emerging in Sri Lanka’s ethnic Tamil dominated ... [Published EuroNews - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 2 reports

Grenada PM Named To Commonwealth Working Group

:30 Written by Sourced Information Hits: 15(Antigua Observer) ST. GEORGE’S, Grenada  – Prime Minister Dr. Keith Mitchell says his inclusion as part of a high level working group of the Commonwealth to advance the global intergovernmental negotiations ... [Published Winn FM - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 2 reports

Sri Lankan President orders reduced toll on expressways during New Year

* Apr 10, Colombo: The toll for all categories of vehicles on Sri Lanka's expressways has been reduced for the benefit of New Year travelers on the orders of the President Mahinda Rajapaksa.The reduced toll charges will go into effect from midnight Thursday ... [Published Colombo Page - Apr 10 2014]

Quotes

"some companies come and say, allow us to bring workers from abroad, from india" President Rajapaksa told a business forum where the annual report of the Central Bank was released earlier this week

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Karu tells Mahanayakes UNP will win the next el... [Published Sri Lanka Island - 1 hour ago]
Sri Lanka Won’t Cooperate in UN War Crime Probe... [Published Jakarta Globe - 1 hour ago]
Oil Anointing at 11.16 am [Published Lankapuvath - 2 hours ago]
Worker Conundrum Apr 13 Sri Lanka firms short o... [Published Lanka Business Online - 4 hours ago]
President & Family Members Celebrate New Year A... [Published Asian Tribune - 6 hours ago]
Counselling for kin of missing in Sri Lanka war [Published The Statesman - 12 hours ago]
Lanka to provide counselling to kin of war missing [Published The Echo Of India - 12 hours ago]
No Way Apr 08 Sri Lanka will not cooperate with... [Published Lanka Business Online - 16 hours ago]
Sri Lanka: Unclear path for Sri Lankan war probe [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 20 hours ago]
Lanka to provide counselling to kin of war missing [Published Business Standard India - Apr 15 2014]
New year wishes from President [Published Lankapuvath - Apr 15 2014]
President Heralds TRIPLE SUCCESS in Sports, Uni... [Published HighBeam Research - Apr 14 2014]
Canada suspends $10-million contribution to the... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Apr 14 2014]
India-China Relations: Next Steps – Analysis [Published Eurasia Review - Apr 14 2014]
Sri Lanka president stresses to focus on reconc... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Apr 14 2014]
Sri Lanka president stresses to focus on reconc... [Published Xinhua News Agency - Apr 14 2014]
In Pictures: Sri Lanka's First Family celebrate... [Published Colombo Page - Apr 14 2014]
Roundup: Sri Lanka celebrates New Year as chall... [Published China.org.cn - Apr 14 2014]
What next, a ban on laughter? [Published The Nation.lk - Apr 14 2014]
The Prime Minister has extended his greetings t... [Published Independent Television Network - Apr 13 2014]
'Kavili' and New Year wishes from PM to President [Published The Nation.lk - Apr 13 2014]
India’s cardinal sin [Published Pakistan Today - Apr 13 2014]
President celebrates Avurudu at Carlton Residen... [Published Lankapuvath - Apr 13 2014]
President’s Vision Can Overcome Setbacks [Published Sri Lanka Sunday Leader - Apr 13 2014]
TNA Wants President To Control Army [Published Sri Lanka Sunday Leader - Apr 13 2014]
New Anti-rape Laws Proposed [Published Sri Lanka Sunday Leader - Apr 13 2014]
Essential to build national unity to usher in r... [Published Colombo Page - Apr 13 2014]
Customs And Navy Combat Drug Traffic [Published Sri Lanka Sunday Leader - Apr 13 2014]
Let’s Not Put The Cart Before The Horse [Published Sri Lanka Sunday Leader - Apr 13 2014]
Celebrate the New Year with pride - Sri Lankan ... [Published Asian Tribune - Apr 13 2014]
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Sri Lanka: Unclear path for Sri Lankan war probe [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 20 hours ago]
Source: IRINCountry: Sri Lanka COLOMBO, 15 April 2014 (IRIN) - Human rights activists and academics in Sri Lanka remain divided over how best to proceed in the investigation of alleged war crimes committed during the final days of the country's decades-long ...
Canada suspends $10-million contribution to the... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Apr 14 2014]
TORONTO — Canada is suspending its $10-million contribution to the Commonwealth Secretariat over the alleged human rights abuses in Sri Lanka, which currently chairs the 53-nation alliance, Foreign Minister John Baird said Monday. Mr. Baird said Ottawa ...
Rescuing Patriotism from the Extremists [Published groundviews - Apr 09 2014]
Photo: Paula Bronstein for The Global Mail It is almost five years since the military victory of May 2009 brought an end to three decades of armed conflict. Yet, the prospects for securing a stable and inclusive peace in Sri Lanka appear bleak. ...
Sri Lanka: Over 100 families received houses in... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 04 2014]
Source: Government of Sri LankaCountry: Sri Lanka Keppapilavu model village 2nd phase houses vested on public Paddy lands released for cultivation Under the second phase of the Keppapilavu model village constructions, newly constructed 101 houses were ...
Dangerous defeat in Geneva [Published groundviews - Mar 27 2014]
Image courtesy Wikipedia “The passage of the resolution marks a historic moment…” Having lost the crucial vote in Geneva and opened the door to an international investigation, Sri Lanka is now in new territory. Sri Lankans saw who their real ...
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