|Uva Polls: Several JVP offices attacked|
A group of JVP supporters who were decorating for a rally that was to be held under the auspices of JVP Leader Anura Kumara Dissanayake in the Badalkumbura town, were attacked shortly after midnight. The JVP says that the attack was carried out by ...
Newsfirst - Tue, 26 Aug 2014 08:37
|Education Ministry says 150 teachers will be appointed|
The Ministry of Education says 150 teachers are to be appointed to teach Information Technology. Secretary of Education Ministry, Anura Dissanayake said that these teachers will also take part in teacher training programmes. Additionally, one hundred ...
Newsfirst - Sun, 31 Aug 2014 01:50
|MR interrupts Mervyn's attacking speech|
In his speech Minister Silva had been making a scathing personal attack on JVP Leader Anura Kumara Dissanayake when the President, who was on stage, advised the minister to refrain doing so in future. The Minister immediately obliged and continued his ...
Daily Mirror - Mon, 01 Sep 2014 18:35
|CBK, Ven. Sobitha, the Uva Polls and the Presidential Stakes|
Complementing the main opposition UNP's efforts is the much more energetic grassroots level campaign of both General Fonseka's Democratic Party and a rejuvenated JVP under its new leader and emerging national figure, Anura Kumara Dissanayake.
Groundviews - Tue, 02 Sep 2014 02:00
|Election fever, Uva and beyond|
Perhaps the most significant comment on the JVP campaign came from a UNP Member of Parliament. Dr. Harsha de Silva recently Tweeted saying: “Ran in to Anura Kumara Dissanayake at Diyathalawa town. JVP had a reasonable crowd. They will eat it in to ...
nation.lk - The Nation Newspaper - Sat, 06 Sep 2014 11:33
|Ranil, Sajith make peace but political war in Uva|
So would it be for the JVP which has launched an intense campaign under its leader, Anura Kumara Dissanayake to increase its vote base. The intensity of the different campaigns is explained by the spike in violent incidents. Although the Police ...
The Sunday Times Sri Lanka - Sat, 06 Sep 2014 14:00
|President smart, Wimal smarter|
Otto Von Bismarck once remarked that politics is the art of the possible. This is the story of a battle of wits between two Sri Lankan politicians who have practised that art to some perfection. One is President Mahinda Rajapaksa and the other ...
The Sunday Times Sri Lanka - Sat, 06 Sep 2014 14:10
|* Japanese Prime Minister arrives in Sri Lanka, launches airport development ...|
Colombo Page - Sun, 07 Sep 2014 06:18
|Who will be the next Sri Lankan Leader to meet Modi?|
Anura Bandaranaike, son of Sirimavo Bandaranaike, arrived in Delhi in the late spring or early summer of 1992. He was a SLFP (Sri Lanka Freedom Party) Leader and also the Leader of the Opposition in Sri Lanka Parliament. He was received by the Prime ...
Sri Lanka Guardian - Tue, 02 Sep 2014 20:44