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Wigneswaran to canvass for the candidate who receives India's backing

Friday August 16, 2019
C.V.Wigneswaran has told his close associates that he would support the candidate who receives the backing of India in the presidential election.  
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TNA to canvass for UNP's presidential candidate

Tuesday August 13, 2019
The TNA has hinted that it will be canvassing for the candidate to be fielded by the UNP in the forthcoming presidential election.  
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Mahinda Rajapaksa names Gotabaya as the presidential candidate

Sunday August 11, 2019
The former Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa has named his brother Gotabaya Rajapaksa as the SLPP's presidential candidate.  
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Sinhala students clash at Jaffna University; Tamil man taking photos attacked by soldiers

Wednesday August 07, 2019
Violent clashes took place between Sinhala students at Jaffna University for the third day on Wednesday.  
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Devotees complain of excessive military, police presence outside Nallur Murugan Temple

Tuesday August 06, 2019
Tamils have accused the Sri Lankan government of hindering Nallur Murugan Temple's festival by stepping up the presence of its security forces.  
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Tamils commemorate Chencholai Massacre

Friday August 14, 2015
Tamils all over the world are commemorating the ninth anniversary of Chencholai massacre. On 14 August 2006, the Sri Lankan Air Force carried out a series of airstrikes on Chencholai Children Home ...
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'No federalism - only village councils!' Ranil

Friday August 14, 2015
The Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has reiterated the United National Party's position that there will be no federal solution to the ethnic conflict. Instead, power will be devolve ...
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