Thursday, 18th December 2014

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  • President for corruption free society
My future vision for Sri Lanka includes elimination of poverty along with any corruption that would hinder the progress of the Nation. We would undoubtedly move ahead to create a well disciplined society, said President Mahinda Rajapaksa addressing the Professionals and Private sector at a gathering of public personalities for a Stable Country held at the Cinnamon Grand Hotel, Colombo yesterday. "The President recalled that the country was under grave threat from the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) and the economy was stagnant when the country elected him in 2005 with a mandate for...
  • No moral right to talk about casinos
  • MS's sibling, casino king
Construction, Engineering Services, Housing and Common Amenities Minister and National Freedom Front Leader Wimal Weerawansa yesterday questioned the moral right of the so-called common Opposition candidate Maithripala Sirisena to speak about casinos when his own brother is a casino king. Addressing the media yesterday at the NFF Headquarters, Minister Weerawansa said: "Dudley Sirisena, brother of the so-called common Opposition candidate Maithripala Sirisena had won a car as a prize which is offered to the best casino punter by a night club in Colombo. So the common Presidential candidate is...