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Ven. Medhananda Thera resigned or removed?

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Ellawala_Medhananda_TheraVenenerable Ellawala Medhananda Thera says that he is unaware of what happened during the Jathika Hela Urumaya national convention held yesterday. He told this morning (June 20) that he had not told the party that he wished to be relieved of leadership.    
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CPJ welcomes Tissainayagam in U.S

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Comity_of_protect_journalist_logo_1The Committee to Protect Journalist welcomed the arrival in the United States of Sri Lankan journalist J.S. Tissainayagam, who arrived at Washington’s Dulles International Airporton Saturday morning. He was met there by friends. According to CPJ representative Kamel Labidi, who was on hand to meet Tissa, “He was all smiles, and said to thank everyone who helped him gain his freedom.”
Last Updated on Tuesday, 22 June 2010 01:00 Read more

The problems today's society faces are eternal- Tilvin

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Tilvin_silva_jvpThe problems today's society faces are eternal . There seems to be no light at the end of the tunnel and the deterioration mirrors the crisis the society is in, says Tilvin Silva, General Secretary of the Janata Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP). Tilvin was expressing these views at a commemoration ceremony held yesterday
Last Updated on Tuesday, 22 June 2010 03:47 Read more

UNP protests secret constitutional reforms

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UNP_logo_2United National Party (UNP) today charged that the government is taking measures to bring constitutional amendments secretly without consulting people. UNP media spokesman Gayantha Karunatileka said addressing a press briefing that people and experts are needed to be consulted prior to bringing in proposals for a new constitution.
Last Updated on Tuesday, 22 June 2010 01:04 Read more

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