Ranil Wickremasinghe

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Name: Ranil Wickremasinghe
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

Sri Lanka's Opposition Leader to visit landslide affected people tomorrow

* Oct 30, Colombo: Leader of Sri Lanka's main opposition United National Party (UNP) Ranil Wickremasinghe will visit Koslanda tomorrow to meet the people distressed by the massive landslide.The Opposition Leader will meet the affected people at Koslanda ... [Published Colombo Page - 20 hours ago]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 30 2014 - 3 reports

India, UN offer help to Sri Lanka in landslide rescue operations

Colombo/New York, Oct.30 (ANI): India on Thursday offered assistance to Sri Lanka to help hundreds of people affected by Wednesday's landslide in the central hills of tea plantations.India's High Commissioner to Sri Lanka, Y.K. Sinha, spoke to Sri Lankan ... [Published Yahoo! India - Oct 30 2014]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 1 reports

Parliament told Government doing its maximum to disaster-struck families

It has been emphasized in Parliament that the Government would do its maximum with respect to those affected by the Haldummulla massive landslide.This emphasis was made by Minister Mahinda Samarasinghe in response to a query raised by Opposition Leader ... [Published Independent Television Network - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 1 reports

Does Ranil Wickremasinghe really want to lead Sri Lanka?

Let’s stop for a minute and take a step back before imagining how Sri Lanka would be under the stewardship of Ranil Wickremasinghe and just ask ourselves whether Ranil Wickremasinghe actually wants to lead Sri Lanka or does he simply enjoy the fanfare ... [Published LankaWeb - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 1 reports

UNP Leader’s Aspirations To Win Presidency Appears To be A Pipe Dream!

While most contestants of such competition dream of winning a Presidency during their lifetime they do so with an unblemished track record and the backing of the majority vote!! This seems hardly likely in the case of the UNP’s Ranil Wickremasinghe as ... [Published Lanka Page - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 28 2014 - 1 reports

12,000 grassroots level organizers of Sri Lanka's main opposition party called to Colombo

* Oct 28, Colombo: Sri Lanka main opposition United National Party (UNP) has summoned 12,000 party organizers at the polling center level island wide to Colombo for a meeting today.The meeting will be held in Colombo Hyde Park grounds this afternoon under ... [Published Colombo Page - Oct 28 2014]
First reported Oct 27 2014 - Updated Oct 27 2014 - 1 reports

Sri Lankan regime crippled all democratic institutions in the country - Opposition Leader

* Oct 27, Colombo: The present regime added unlimited powers to the Executive Presidency and crippled all the democratic institutions in the country, the leader of Opposition and the United National party (UNP) Ranil Wickremasinghe said today.He added ... [Published Colombo Page - Oct 27 2014]
First reported Oct 27 2014 - Updated Oct 27 2014 - 1 reports

Sri Lanka main opposition says government may use LTTE assets for election campaign

* Oct 27, Colombo: Sri Lanka's main opposition United National Party (UNP) today charged that the government may use LTTE assets in its campaign for a Presidential Election.Addressing a media briefing at Sirikotha Monday, UNP General Secretary, parliamentarian ... [Published Colombo Page - Oct 27 2014]
First reported Oct 26 2014 - Updated Oct 26 2014 - 1 reports

July Strikers welcome the budget

President Mahinda Rajapaksa is the only leader who recognized the sufferings of the July strikers. The United National Party which dismissed workers who demanded a 10/- rupee salary increment, has no right to speak about the budget. The President proposed ... [Published Independent Television Network - Oct 26 2014]
First reported Oct 25 2014 - Updated Oct 26 2014 - 2 reports

Sri Lanka main opposition to support a19th Amendment to Constitution

* Oct 26, Colombo: Sri Lanka's main opposition United National Party (UNP) says it will support the draft proposal of a constitutional amendment presented by the Jathika Hela Urumaya parliamentarian Athuraliye Rathana Thero.Leader of the Opposition and ... [Published Colombo Page - Oct 26 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

Opposition Leader asks Sri Lankan government to increase income of people for sustainable relief

* Oct 15, Colombo: Leader of Opposition and the United National Party (UNP) Ranil Wickremasinghe today called on the government to increase the income of the people and provide lasting concessions if the government is serious about providing relief to ... [Published Colombo Page - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 05 2014 - Updated Oct 05 2014 - 2 reports

Sajith Premadasa to be proposed as UNP's Prime Minister candidate

* Oct 05, Colombo: The opposition leader of the Uva Provincial Council Harin Fernando who is a popular figure in main opposition United National Party (UNP) said today that he would propose the Deputy Leader of the UNP Sajith Premadasa as the party's ... [Published Colombo Page - Oct 05 2014]

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Sri Lanka's Opposition Leader to visit landslid... [Published Colombo Page - 20 hours ago]
India, UN offer help to Sri Lanka in landslide ... [Published Yahoo! India - Oct 30 2014]
Opposition Leader of Sri Lanka expresses sorrow... [Published Colombo Page - Oct 29 2014]
Sri Lanka President expresses condolences to vi... [Published Colombo Page - Oct 29 2014]
Parliament told Government doing its maximum to... [Published Independent Television Network - Oct 29 2014]
Does Ranil Wickremasinghe really want to lead S... [Published LankaWeb - Oct 29 2014]
UNP Leader’s Aspirations To Win Presidency Appe... [Published Lanka Page - Oct 29 2014]
Massive crowd throngs to Sri Lanka capital for ... [Published Colombo Page - Oct 28 2014]
12,000 grassroots level organizers of Sri Lanka... [Published Colombo Page - Oct 28 2014]
Sri Lanka main opposition says government may u... [Published Colombo Page - Oct 27 2014]
Sri Lankan regime crippled all democratic insti... [Published Colombo Page - Oct 27 2014]
July Strikers welcome the budget [Published Independent Television Network - Oct 26 2014]
Sri Lanka main opposition to support a19th Amen... [Published Colombo Page - Oct 26 2014]
Sri Lanka government says it will follow due pr... [Published Colombo Page - Oct 25 2014]
Sri Lanka monk party leaders discuss reform pro... [Published Colombo Page - Oct 22 2014]
Opposition Leader leaves for Singapore while te... [Published Independent Television Network - Oct 21 2014]
“Opposition is responsible for burdening the co... [Published Lankapuvath - Oct 21 2014]
“JHU will not support Ranil Wickramasinghe” - V... [Published Lankapuvath - Oct 20 2014]
Sri Lankan President links EU decisions to oppo... [Published Colombo Page - Oct 20 2014]
Ranil trying to get Tamil Diaspora support for ... [Published Lankapuvath - Oct 20 2014]
Coalition party of Sri Lanka ruling alliance to... [Published Colombo Page - Oct 20 2014]
Both Cand Dates Will Win [Published Sri Lanka Sunday Leader - Oct 18 2014]
Playing Politics With The Constitution? [Published Sri Lanka Sunday Leader - Oct 18 2014]
We Are Aware Of Their Double Standards – Kehel... [Published Sri Lanka Sunday Leader - Oct 18 2014]
Power Hungry Ranil Shows True Colours As A Betr... [Published LankaWeb - Oct 17 2014]
Coalition party to push Sri Lankan government f... [Published Colombo Page - Oct 17 2014]
Sri Lanka main opposition UNP appoints Harin Fe... [Published Colombo Page - Oct 17 2014]
Sri Lanka main opposition appoints G20 to lead ... [Published Colombo Page - Oct 16 2014]
Opposition Leader asks Sri Lankan government to... [Published Colombo Page - Oct 15 2014]
“A country can develop when a strong government... [Published Lankapuvath - Oct 15 2014]
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