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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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Sinhala Buddhists take to the streets, call for the sacking of Islamist politicians

Monday June 03, 2019
A mass rally was held in Kandy today by Sinhala Buddhists calling for the sacking of Islamist politicians in the Sri Lankan government.   ...
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Calls for the sacking of Islamist minister and governors: Buddhist monk launches hunger strike

Friday May 31, 2019
A top Sinhala Buddhist monk has launched a hunger strike calling for the sacking of Rishad Bathiudeen, M.L.A.M.Hizbullah and Azath Salley.   ...
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Coerced sterilization of Sinhala women: protesters demand impartial inquiry against Muslim doctor

Tuesday May 28, 2019
Sinhala women held a vigil today, demanding an impartial inquiry into coerced sterilization surgeries performed by a Muslim doctor. ...
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Sri Lankan government demolishes Hindu temple in Trincomalee

Thursday May 23, 2019
The Sri Lankan government has demolished an ancient Hindu temple in Kanniya, Trincomalee district.   ...
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