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Imaad Shah Zuberi, who was paid $6.5 million by Rajapaksa Govt convicted and given 12 years by the US court

Imaad Shah Zuberi, who was paid a handsome $6.5 million in 2014 by Rajapaksa government to rehabilitate the country’s image in the United States...

Sri Lanka: 35 Departments and Institutions under purview of Defense Minister Rajapaksa

Imag: Presidne r Rajapaksa apponting his elder brother Rajapaksa as Minister of Finance, Buddha Sasana, Religious and Cultural Affairs, Urban Development and Housing. (PMD...

Gotabaya openly criticises police officers who investigated crimes allegedly ordered by him

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has openly crticised the police officers who investigated and provided necessary information to  the Attorney General department to file cases. He...

Sri Lanka: Top cop overseeing investigation of Rajapaksa era HR violations transferred and demoted

Criminal Investigation Department (CID) Director SSP Shani Abeysekara has been granted a transfer by the National Police Commission today (Nov 21). Accordingly, SSP Abeysekara will...

Gotabaya Rajapaksa unveils election manifesto; seek mandate to hold a General Election early.

Image: SLPP presidential candidate Gotabaya Rajapaksa and Opposition Leader Mahinda Rajapaksa perusing the manifesto at its launch yesterday - Pic by Lahiru Harshana. Manifesto aimed at...

Sri Lanka: Major breakthrough in probe on the assault on former Editor Upali Tennakoon ; fingerprints match

Image: Upali thennaloon soon after the attack, January 23, 2009. (AP photo) Investigators have made a major breakthrough on the probe into the assault on former...

Death threats against HRC chair person by Rear Admiral Sarath Weerasekara

(1 July, 2018/SO)vFormer Military officers such as retired Rear Admiral Sarath Weerasekara who cannot recover from thinking in terms of a military rule are...

Rajapaksa camp indicates their position towards ex- LTTE militants

Image: Rehabilitated ex-LTTE carders. Speaking at press conference organized by  the joint opposition today (2 March) former Parliamentarian, Sarath Weerasekara has said that separatist groups...
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