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MR says ready to talk even with MS

Former president Mahinda Rajapaksa said today he was open for discussions with anyone for the sake of the country including President Maithripala Sirisena.

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MR ready to talk even with MS

Former president Mahinda Rajapaksa said today he was open for discussions with anyone for the sake of the country including President Maithripala Sirisena.

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Train fuel carriages blocked at Orugodawatta

Train fuel carriages blocked at Orugodawatta

Supporters of the Ceylon Petroleum Cooperation (CPC) TU had blocked railway fuel train carriages at Orugodawatta which came to transport fuel to the Airport, the railway sources said

He said the strikers were demanding not to release the carriages until the discussions were over.

The train fuel carriages that entered the …read more

Petroleum workers return to work; Army withdraws from terminal complex

Distribution of petroleum returned to normal this afternoon as strikers decided to operate essential services. Army Media Spokesman Brigadier Roshan Senevirathna said that the troops deployed in oil distribution since this morning were withdrawn accordingly…. Read More …read more

Tense situation in Parliament over Petroleum strike

A tense situation erupted in parliament today as ruling and Opposition MPs expressed their views over the Petroleum strike. Later, the speaker was compelled to temporarily adjourn parliament sessions. Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe expressed his… Read More …read more

After the death of her husband, where is Liu Xia?

After the death of her husband, where is Liu Xia?

By Kalendra Withana

The world seems to have lost a great light following the death of Chinese poet and human rights activist, Liu Xiaobo.

As a result of this tragedy, there have been uprising concerns for the fate of the writer’s wife, Liu Xia.

After the granting of her husband’s Nobel …read more