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President, PM speak of revolution and counter-revolution at Colombo book launch The President and the Prime Minister attended an event in Colombo on Tuesday where a book, The Great November Revolution penned by Dinesh Weerakkody was launched. The president stated that there was a revolution but we need to identify the … Full News here –…

President notes budget gives more for education Maithripala President Maithripala Sirisena says the new government has allocated the largest ever fund for education from the budget of 2016, while previous governments could never allocate this much for education from their annual budgets. He said … Full News here – Read more on Colombo Gazette

President leaves to attend UN General Assembly … Buddha Sasana Wijeyadasa Rajapakshe and Minister of Skills Development and Vocational Training Mahinda Samarasinghe, who was Minister in charge of human rights in the previous Government, are accompanying the President. (Colombo Gazette). Full News here – Read more on Colombo Gazette

The President made an inspection visit to JRJayawardhena center in Colombo … President Maithripala Sirisena made an inspection visit to J.R.Jayawardhena center in Colombo today. He met the members of the management council of the center. The president also visited the J.R.Jayawardhana museum set up in the center. Full News here – Read more on…

President to take a decision on Colombo University's vice chancellor issues The University Grants Commission has stated that it will take immediate measures to resolve the crisis surrounding the vice chancellor of the University of Colombo. UGC Chairman, Professor Mohan De Silva said that, the vice chancellor has already had … Full News here – Read…

Challenger Sirisena elected Sri Lanka's new president Sri Lanka's main opposition presidential candidate Maithripala Sirisena gestures as he leaves after casting his vote during the presidential elections at a polling station in Polonnaruwa, about 200 kilometers (124 miles) northeast of Colombo, Sri Lanka … Full News here – Read more on SunHerald.com

Sri Lanka's Tamil party backs opposition for president Tamil National Alliance leader Rajavarothayam Sampanthan speaks during a media briefing in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2014. Sri Lanka's main ethnic Tamil political party said that it will support opposition candidate Maithripala Sirisena in … Full News here – Read more on Fresno Bee