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 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Sri Lankan unions call off health workers’ strike

Despite opposition and resistance from members, the public sector health trade unions in Sri Lanka shut down a strike on Thursday on the basis of a bogus promise from President Mahinda Rajapakse.The Joint Committee of Health Service Trade Unions (JCHSTU), ... [Published World Socialist Web Site - 4 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Mahinda illegally donating state funds to countries conferring titles on him – Tissa

, 7:37 amby Zacki JabbarPresident Mahinda Rajapaksa had claimed that he was a democrat since he held elections regularly, but his unconstitutional actions which included arbitrarily donating state funds to other countries which had given him various ... [Published Sri Lanka Island - 6 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

Bill Gates says President Rajapaksa is an example for other leaders to emulate

The founder of Microsoft, Bill Gates has said that President Rajapaksa is an example for other leaders in the world to emulate.Founder of Microsoft Bill Gates pointed out that President Rajapaksa, who has taken effective steps to invest in Information ... [Published Independent Television Network - 23 hours ago]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 3 reports

Sri Lankan president postpones Pak visit

Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa. PHOTO: AFPISLAMABAD:  Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa has cancelled a scheduled visit to Islamabad in light of the current political turmoil in the country. The Sri Lankan leader was due to arrive in Islamabad ... [Published The Express Tribune - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 3 reports

Sri Lankan President condoles Japan landslide deaths

* Aug 21, Colombo: Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa on Thursday mourned the loss of lives and destruction due to the devastating landslides that struck Hiroshima, Japan on Wednesday ."My thoughts go out to the families of those killed and affected ... [Published Colombo Page - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

BJP?s policy on Lanka

SAM  RAJAPPAThere has been a reset in India’s Sri Lanka policy which is at variance with what Narendra Modi and Sushma Swaraj had stated in public in the run-up to the 2014 Lok Sabha election. Addressing an election rally in Chennai on 13 April and another ... [Published The Statesman - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Israeli attacks on Palestine: President should move UN, not dole out state funds – Harrison

By Zacki JabbarInstead of moving the United Nations and campaigning for a halt to the Israeli shelling of Palestine, President Mahinda Rajapaksa had donated USD 1 million to the Palestinians which they did not need, an Opposition legislator said y ... [Published Sri Lanka Island - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Independent international probe lends to Sri Lanka’s credibility

Rajapakse administration must show its interest in securing a lasting solution to the Tamil question Sri Lanka’s decision to refuse visas to UN investigators probing war crimes, allegedly committed during the island’s decades-long separatist conflict, ... [Published Gulf News - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 3 reports

Japanese Vice-Minister, Sri Lankan President discuss Colombo city development

* Aug 20, Colombo: Japan's Vice-Minister of the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism Manabu Sakai called on President Mahinda Rajapaksa at Temple Trees Tuesday (August 19).President Rajapaksa conveyed Sri Lanka's appreciation to Japan ... [Published Colombo Page - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 2 reports

8/20/2014: WORLD: MAHINDA RAJAPAKSA

Lanka 1 Sri refuses Lankan entry president to UN refused crimes investigators to grant visas to UN investigators to probe into alleged rights abuses during the 30-year civil war with the LTTE 2 Rajapaksa said he will extend his non-cooperation with t ... [Published Hindustan Times - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Lankans Keen to Host Modi: Rajapaksa

COLOMBO: Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa has said that Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi should visit Lanka because Lankans are eager to host him.“People want him to come here. If the Japanese Prime Minister and the Chinese President can come ... [Published New Indian Express - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

8/20/2014: HT World: MAHINDA RAJAPAKSA

Lanka refuses entry to UN crimes investigators 1 Sri Lankan president refused to grant visas to UN investigators to probe into alleged rights abuses during the 30-year civil war with the LTTE 2 Rajapaksa said he will extend his non-cooperation with.. ... [Published Hindustan Times - Aug 20 2014]

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"my thoughts go outout to the families of those killed and affected by the landslides in hiroshima, japan, yesterday" President Rajapaksa said in a twitter message

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Junior heath sector workers of Sri Lanka state ... [Published Colombo Page - 5 hours ago]
30 held for staging protest at airport [Published The Hindu - 6 hours ago]
President expresses his condolences on those wh... [Published Lankapuvath - 6 hours ago]
Two more crossovers rewarded [Published Sri Lanka Island - 6 hours ago]
Mahinda illegally donating state funds to count... [Published Sri Lanka Island - 6 hours ago]
Bill & Melinda Gates 2014 award for e- Nenasala... [Published Lankapuvath - 8 hours ago]
Historic Lanka-Vietnam trade link established i... [Published Asian Tribune - 9 hours ago]
Video: Malsha wants MR to take up Ice bucket ch... [Published Daily Mirror Sri Lanka - 11 hours ago]
Sampanthan-led TNA team in New Delhi to meet PM... [Published Sri Lanka Island - 14 hours ago]
Faiser chides UNP for criticising aid given to ... [Published Sri Lanka Island - 14 hours ago]
Ambassador Aryasinha Identifies Global Challeng... [Published LankaWeb - 15 hours ago]
Sri Lanka: UN Permanent Representative Identifi... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 18 hours ago]
Sri Lanka Tamil party delegation visits India t... [Published Colombo Page - 20 hours ago]
Two more Deputy Ministers take oaths before Pre... [Published Colombo Page - 21 hours ago]
Pettah Floating Market opens on Friday [Published Lankapuvath - 22 hours ago]
Sri Lanka: Record harvest loss, food shortages ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 22 hours ago]
Bill Gates says President Rajapaksa is an examp... [Published Independent Television Network - 23 hours ago]
“People have faith in Government Standpoint” - ... [Published Lankapuvath - 23 hours ago]
45 Acres land for the establishment of Ocean Un... [Published Lankapuvath - 23 hours ago]
Digambaram and Ganeshan appointed Deputy Ministers [Published Lankapuvath - Aug 21 2014]
Over 10,000 Security Personnel To Be Mobilised ... [Published Bernama - Aug 21 2014]
Sri Lankan president postpones Pak visit [Published The Express Tribune - Aug 21 2014]
Sri Lankan President condoles Japan landslide d... [Published Colombo Page - Aug 21 2014]
Solutions for the trade union issues of the hea... [Published Lankapuvath - Aug 21 2014]
Sri Lankan President cancels Pakistan visit ami... [Published Colombo Page - Aug 21 2014]
From The Outside [Published The Nation Pakistan - Aug 21 2014]
AIADMK to elect general secretary on Aug. 29 [Published Oman Tribune - Aug 21 2014]
Peace? Sri Lanka is still at war -- within [Published Yahoo! India - Aug 21 2014]
BJP?s policy on Lanka [Published The Statesman - Aug 21 2014]
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Sri Lanka: UN Permanent Representative Identifi... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 18 hours ago]
Source: Government of Sri LankaCountry: Sri Lanka “While we have defeated the LTTE in Sri Lanka, the organization, its ideology and its operations are very much alive in a number of western countries. Immediately, this remains a challenge to speeding ...
Sri Lanka: Record harvest loss, food shortages ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 22 hours ago]
Source: IRINCountry: Sri Lanka COLOMBO, 21 August 2014 (IRIN) - Sri Lanka's government is scrambling to ease the impact of record harvest losses on millions of farmers as the country enters its tenth month of an acute dry spell. “It’s severe. In some ...
Sri Lanka president bars UN war crimes investig... [Published The Malaysian Insider - Aug 19 2014]
Sri Lanka will deny visas to United Nations' investigators probing accusations of war crimes as it strengthens a domestic panel looking into allegations related to its 26-year war, President Mahinda Rajapaksa (pic) said on Tuesday.Rajapaksa's comments ...
occupied Palestinian territory: President Annou... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 14 2014]
Source: Government of Sri LankaCountry: occupied Palestinian territory, Sri Lanka President Mahinda Rajapaksa today announced that Sri Lanka will be providing US$ 1 million in financial assistance to Palestine. President Rajapaksa has been a long-time ...
Prioritising Truth in Post-War Sri Lanka [Published groundviews - Aug 12 2014]
Photo courtesy Daily Maverick “How do we keep the past alive without becoming its prisoner? How do we forget it without risking its repetition in the future?” Ariel Dorfman, ‘Death and the Maiden’ The Chilean playwright Ariel Dorfman poses these ...
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