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SINHALESE QUOTE FROM THE WEB

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THOUGHT OF THE DAY

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International Community Cannot Conduct an International Inquiry On Sri Lankan War Crimes- Prime Minister

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The International Community has no legitimate right to conduct an international inquiry on alleged War Crimes said to be occurred in  Sri Lanka  during last phase of the war in 2009 according to Prime Minister Ranil Wikramasinghe.

International Community has made this international inquiry  request due to the Lack of judiciary independence prevailed in the country  during  former government prime minister has stressed.

Such an inquiry can be conducted Only through the local mechanism prime  minister has said during an interview conducted with "The Hindu " paper published in India.

"PRAG 1883" AN ABSTRACT PAINTING OF YESTERYEAR GERMAN ARTIST GERHARD RICHTER

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VIEWERS SHOULD READ THE ABSTRACT AND SUB ABSTRACT STYLE OF PAINTINGS TO UNDERSTAND WHAT THE ARTIST IS TRYING TO EXPRESS THROUGH THEIR PAINTINGS.


Former Defense Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksha Has Given A Statement To Presidential Commission

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The former Defense Secretary and brother of former President Mahinda Rajapakasha, Gotabaya Rajapaksha has arrived this morning at Bandaranaike International Memorial Conference Hall(BMICH) and gave a statement before the Special Presidential Commission of inquire on alleged misuse of properties belonging to Rakna Securities Lanka Limited.

The Presidential Commission has requested the former defense secretary  to appear before commission before the parliamentary election  to record a statement regarding the case.However he avoided appearing before the commission citing his involvement in the election campaign of UPFA.

CID Arrested Four Suspects Regarding The Disappearance Of Cartoonist/Journalist Eknaligoda

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The Criminal Investigations Department(CID) has arrested four suspects ,an Army Corprol , A Sargent, and A Lieutenant today(24) in connection with the mysterious disappearance of Cartoonist/Journalist Prageeth Eknaligoda according to Police.

These four suspects were arrested after questioning them  for five hours at Police Headquarters regarding the disappearance of Eknaligoda.

Earlier the police have arrested an ex LTTE Cadre and retired Army Officer regarding the case.A Habeus Corpus Case continues at Homagama Magistrate Court regarding the disappearance.

POEM OF THE DAY

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President Sirisene Has Offered Sri Lankan Ambassador Post In United Kingdom To Criketer Kumar Sangakkara

President Maithripala Sirisene has today(25) made a surprise offer  to veteran National Cricketer Kumar Sangakkara who have retired from International Test Cricket today of being appointed as Ambassador to United Kingdom.

President has made this offer after the conclusion of second Test Cricket Match between Sri Lanka And India at P.Sarawanamuttu Stadium in Colombo today which was won by India from 278 runs.Both President and Prime Minister Ranil Wikramasinghe along with former president Mahinda Rajapakshe and Veteran Cricketer and Minister Of Ports And Shipping Arjuna Ranatunge have witnessed the final day of Sangakkara Played in a test match today.

Meanwhile the retired cricketer Kumar Sangakkara has told the media after the match that he was surprised on the offer which President has made for him and will take a decision on the offer after consulting his family members and  the President.

Earlier Former State Minister and Colombo District Candidate of UNP ,Rosy Senanayake has turne…

Three Cabinet Ministers Sworn In Today(24)-Rest Of The Cabinet To Be Sworn In Tomorrow(25)

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Three Cabinet Ministers of the new Cabinet  namely Wijedasa Rajapakshe as Minister Of Justice ,Mangala Samaraweera as Minister Of Foreign Affairs and  D.M Swaminathan as Minister Of Rehabilitation have sworn in this morning before President Maithripala Sirisene as they are to leave Switzerland today for International Conferences .

The rest of the Cabinet Ministers are due to be sworn in tomorrow(25) before President Sirisene and Prime Minister Ranil Wikramasinghe sources have said.

Although the three ministers sworn in today have  received the same ministerial portfolios they hold in  previous government of UNP, several top ministerial portfolios have been  reshuffled in the new cabinet sources have added.Elected MP'S belonging to UNP and UPFA are due to appointed as Ministers of New Cabinet as both parties have signed a Memorandum Of Understanding(MOU) last Friday(21) to form a national government.