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 14 hours ago - Updated 24 mins ago - 2 reports

Jaya, TN Parties Condemn Article in Lankan Website

In a rare show of comraderie, political parties in Tamil Nadu rallied behind Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa in condemning a derogatory article against her on a Sri Lankan official website, forcing Colombo to issue an unqualified apology and ... [Published Outlook India - 11 hours ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

AIADMK protests Sri Lanka's 'insult' to Jaya

COIMBATORE: The city witnessed various protests against Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapakse on Friday evening after the officials of Sri Lankan government defence ministry published an article ?how meaningful are Jayalalithaa's love letters to Narendra ... [Published Times of India - 4 hours ago]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated 14 hours ago - 3 reports

Sri Lanka to host another international event

President Mahinda Rajapaksa met with officials to discuss arrangements for the next meeting of the International Conference of Asian Political Parties (ICAPP) at Temple Trees yesterday.Sri Lanka will be hosting the next International Conference of Asian ... [Published The Nation.lk - 23 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

MEP convention

President Mahinda Rajapaksa and Economic Development Minister Basil Rajapaksa seen in conversation with Mahajana Eksath Peramuna (MEP) Leader and Minister Dinesh Gunawardene at the today. Courtesy presidential media ... [Published Daily Mirror Sri Lanka - 16 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

8 million calls to 1919 in 8 years

(Colombo Lankapuvath) - The number of telephone calls to 1919, the Government Information Centre (GIC), in the last eight years since inception is 8.0 million, says the ICT Agency of Sri Lanka (ICTA). Close to half of these were from the Western Prov ... [Published Lankapuvath - 20 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

Govt. initiates program to assist the drought affected

A development program has been initiated by the Government to assist people affected by severe drought in several parts of the country.The program, initiated by President Mahinda Rajapaksa is aimed at providing aid to families affectd by the prevalent ... [Published The Nation.lk - 23 hours ago]
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 1 reports

8/1/2014: HTSPORT: Sri Lanka President skips games citing poor security

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka’s President Mahinda Rajapakse decided to stay away from the Commonwealth Games despite being chair of the bloc because Colombo was concerned about being targeted by ethnic Tamil protesters who accuse him of war crimes, Information. ... [Published Hindustan Times - Aug 01 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 2 reports

AFP - CGames-2014-SriLanka-diplomacy-Rajapakse

CGames-2014-SriLanka-diplomacy-RajapakseContributed by NAMPA / AFP.CGames: Sri Lanka president skips games citing poor securityCOLOMBO, July 31, 2014 (AFP) - Sri Lanka's president decided to stay away from the Commonwealth Games despite being chair of ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

Security Fears Prevented Rajapaksa From Attending CWG

Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa skipped the ongoing Commonwealth Games in Glasgow because of possible security threats from Tamil diaspora groups based in the UK, a top minister said today."Security concerns are of paramount importance", Keheliya ... [Published Outlook India - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

Sri Lanka: Immediate Programme to provide Relief to Sri Lanka's Drought Affected Districts

Source: Government of Sri LankaCountry: Sri Lanka President Mahinda Rajapaksa drawing his special attention to the people who are encountering immense difficulties due to the prevailing drought, has initiated an immediate development programme. It has ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 2 reports

Vatican confirms Pope's visit to Sri Lanka

(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Pope Francis will travel to Sri Lanka and the Philippines in January for his second trip to a continent where evangelization is a big priority for the Catholic Church, the Vatican officially confirmed yesterday (29).National Director ... [Published Lankapuvath - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 3 reports

President congratulates President-elect Joko Widodo of Indonesia

President Mahinda Rajapaksa has telephoned the newly elected President of the Republic of Indonesia, Joko Widodo to offer congratulations on his decisive victory at the recently concluded Presidential elections. Having secured 53.15% of the vote, Widodo ... [Published The Nation.lk - Jul 26 2014]

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AIADMK protests Sri Lanka's 'insult' to Jaya [Published Times of India - 4 hours ago]
Modi to speak in Hindi at UN, and to interact w... [Published Sri Lanka Island - 7 hours ago]
GL appreciates Japan’s constructive engagement ... [Published Sri Lanka Island - 7 hours ago]
Jaya, TN Parties Condemn Article in Lankan Website [Published Outlook India - 11 hours ago]
Those bullet wounds still bleed [Published India Today - 13 hours ago]
Article against Jayalalithaa triggers storm, Sr... [Published rediff.com - 14 hours ago]
Jaya, TN parties condemn article in Lankan website [Published Business Standard India - 14 hours ago]
MEP convention [Published Daily Mirror Sri Lanka - 16 hours ago]
Sri Lanka acts a bully against Tamil Nadu and J... [Published TruthDive - 17 hours ago]
Article in SL defence website: Parties one in b... [Published Business Standard India - 17 hours ago]
Lanka Apologises For Jayalalithaa-Modi Article ... [Published NDTV - 17 hours ago]
“We were the only rebels who didn’t armed with ... [Published Lankapuvath - 17 hours ago]
Jaya-Modi controversy: Lankan govt removes the ... [Published Oneindia - 18 hours ago]
Article critical of Jaya in SL army website cre... [Published Business Standard India - 19 hours ago]
8 million calls to 1919 in 8 years [Published Lankapuvath - 20 hours ago]
Govt. initiates program to assist the drought a... [Published The Nation.lk - 23 hours ago]
Sri Lanka to host another international event [Published The Nation.lk - 23 hours ago]
UN General Assembly Debate Schedule Has Ukraine... [Published Inner City Press - Aug 01 2014]
President Meets with Officials to Discuss ICAPP... [Published Lankapuvath - Aug 01 2014]
8/1/2014: HTSPORT: Sri Lanka President skips ga... [Published Hindustan Times - Aug 01 2014]
Reaching out to our neighbours at last [Published New Delhi Pioneer - Jul 31 2014]
Sri Lankan President discusses ICAPP arrangements [Published Colombo Page - Jul 31 2014]
AFP - CGames-2014-SriLanka-diplomacy-Rajapakse [Published Namibia Press Agency - Jul 31 2014]
Security concerns behind President's decision t... [Published The Nation.lk - Jul 31 2014]
Security Fears Prevented Rajapaksa From Attendi... [Published Outlook India - Jul 31 2014]
UPFA candidate list for Uva Provincial Council ... [Published Lankapuvath - Jul 31 2014]
Sri Lanka: Immediate Programme to provide Relie... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 31 2014]
As UVA PC polls approach Joint opposition voice... [Published Daily Mirror Sri Lanka - Jul 31 2014]
Casinos: Govt. bluffed Mahanayakes and entire c... [Published Sri Lanka Island - Jul 30 2014]
IMF Executive Director, President discuss Sri L... [Published Colombo Page - Jul 30 2014]
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Sri Lanka: Immediate Programme to provide Relie... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 31 2014]
Source: Government of Sri LankaCountry: Sri Lanka President Mahinda Rajapaksa drawing his special attention to the people who are encountering immense difficulties due to the prevailing drought, has initiated an immediate development programme. It has ...
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 ...
Relevance of Freedom of Association in 1992 and... [Published groundviews - Jul 27 2014]
Photo by Pankaj Nangia/Bloomberg News, via  The Japan Times Non Governmental Organizations (NGOs), are the popular punching bag of the Government of Sri Lanka (GOSL), when its actions are challenged by any individual and/or organization. Name-calling, ...
Embassy of Sri Lanka: President Appoints Intern... [Published PR Newswire: Policy & Public Interest - Jul 21 2014]
WASHINGTON, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- President Mahinda Rajapaksa appointed an Advisory Council to the Presidential Commission to Investigate Complaints Regarding Missing Persons, extending the scope of the mandate of the commission. The ...
Sri Lanka: Sri Lanka's NGO crackdown triggers f... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 20 2014]
Source: Agence France-PresseCountry: Sri Lanka 07/20/2014 02:10 GMT by Amal JAYASINGHE COLOMBO, July 20, 2014 (AFP) - A Sri Lankan government crackdown this month on NGOs has sparked claims that President Mahinda Rajapakse, paranoid that he could be ...
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