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Top military ranks to Sri Lanka ex commanders “illegal and undemocratic”

Questions have been raised as to the legality of SL President’s decision to award military honours to to...

Shavendra the new commander; Cold war with Sathyapriya!

The President has approved the name of Major General Shavendra Silva for the post of Army...


Warm welcome for Gota even amidst internal conflicts

Gotabaya Rajapaksa, the presidential candidate of the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) received...

Gota starts with a lie: Pledge on environmental protection discarded

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The April - June quarterly report compiled by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) in the US which consists of a list of names of those who relinquished their US citizenship does not include the name of Gotabaya Rajapaksa, The Leader learns. 


Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera claims he has now been given an easy opportunity to become a billionaire all thanks to Thiniyawala Palitha Thera. Minister Samaraweera, who is currently abroad on an official visit, made these comments over the phone when questioned by The Leader on the statement made by Thiniyawala Thera at a press briefing held yesterday. 


The discussions to form a political alliance between President Maithirpala Sirisena led Sri Lanka Freedom party (SLFP) and Opposition Leader Mahinda Rajapaksa led Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) has come to an end, it is learnt.

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