A private Sri Lankan television network said on Monday it had received complaints that two local pay TV operators had blocked its live telecast of an appearance by new opposition presidential candidate Mithripala Sirisena.
Sirisena resigned as health minister on Friday and said he would challenge President Mahinda Rajapaksa in a snap election in January. Rajapaksa is seeking an unprecedented third term and remains a popular leader despite foreign criticism over his sweeping powers and human rights record.
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JVP leader Anura Kumara dissanayake is scheduled to participate a special “Satana” program today (22) at 7.30pm to extend their support to Common Candidate Maithripala Sirisena for the upcoming Presidential Election 2015.
Common Candidate Maithripala Sirisena, MP Rajitha senaratne, MP Ven Athruliye Rathana thero are participating to today’s “Satana” program as well.
Strongly approving the decision of the UNP Working Committee to name Maithripala Sirisena as the common candidate, party deputy leader Sajith Premadasa says that he would extend his utmost support to ensure Sirisena’s victory.
He has stated thus while welcoming Maithripala Sirisena to a special discussion held at the opposition leader’s office last night (21).
The meeting which was held to discuss future plans, was attended by Ven. Maduluwawe Sobhitha Thera, Ven. Athuraliye Rathana Thera, former President Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga,
Arjuna Ranatunga, Rajitha Senaratne, Wasantha Senanayake, Rajiv Wijesinghe, Duminda Dissanayake, UNP leadership council chairman – Karu Jayasuriya, UNP Assistant leader – Ravi Karunanayake, UNP chairman Kabir Hashim and leadership council member – Mangala Samaraweera.
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Breaking News : As per the reliable sources, Maithripala Sirisena is going to be the Common candidate for the upcoming Presidential Election (2014/11/20)
Update: Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) General Secretary Maithripala Sirisena today (21) announced that he would contest as the common candidate in the forthcoming Presidential election (2014/11/21)
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වණ්ණුපත ජාතකය – සිංහල පරිවර්තනය ඉංග්රිසි කොටස අවසානයේ..
Once a time when Brahmadatta was king in Benares in Kasi the Bodhisatta was born into a trader’s family. When he was grown up, he used to travel about trading with 500 carts. On one occasion he came to a sandy wilderness sixty leagues across, the send of which was so fine that, when grasped, it slipped through the fingers of the closed fist. As soon as the sun got up, it grew as hot as a bed of charcoal-embers and nobody could walk upon it.
Accordingly, those traversing it used to take fire-wood, water, oil, rice and so forth on their carts, and only traveled by night. At dawn they used to range their carts in a circle to form a laager, with an – awning spread overhead, and after an early meal used to sit in the shade all the day long. When the sun went down, they had their evening meal; and, so soon as the ground became cool, they used to yoke their carts and move forward. Traveling on this desert was like voyaging over the sea; a ‘desert-pilot,’ as he was called, had to convoy them over by knowledge of the stars. And this was the way in which our merchant was now traveling that wilderness.
When he had only some seven more Continue reading