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Here’s how Sri Lanka President and Mahinda R’s ‘113 October Revolution’ was blown-up

Sri Lanka’s President Sirisena promised 113 MP majority strength for purported PM Rajapaksa, just before he appointed Rajapaksa as PM on 26 October. Boosted by this assurance, Rajapaksa MP had no qualms on accepting the Premiership offer.

Here’s how Sri Lanka President and Mahinda R’s ‘113 October Revolution’ was blown-up
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Five Govt. Secretaries of PM Mahinda summoned to Parliament

Five Secretaries appointed by Sri Lanka PM Mahinda Rajapaksa are summoned to the Parliament to answer it was announced on 9 December.

Patali Champika Ranawaka (MP-Jathika Hela Urumaya)
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Sri Lanka’s passport has gone up to 84th in the latest world rankings

The global recognition to Sri Lanka’s passport has gone up by 9 notches to 84th in the latest world rankings released this week, a Passport Index highlights.

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Masthanamma: the oldest YouTube star passes away at the age of 107

Masthanamma, 107, the oldest YouTube star, has passed away peacefully in her home state, Andra Pradesh, in India recently.

Masthanamma: the oldest YouTube star passes away at the age of 107
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Miss Mexico Crowns Miss World 2018

A Mexican model and volunteer was crowned as the 68th Miss World at a glitzy event on the tropical Chinese island of Hainan on Saturday.

Miss Mexico Vanessa Ponce de Leon (R), 26, has a degree in international business (AFP)
Miss World 2018 Vanessa Ponce de León of Mexico (center) with 1st Runner-Up Nicolene Pichapa Limsnukan of Thailand (3rd from left) who is also Miss World Asia-Oceania. The other continental winners are Miss World Africa Quiin Abenayko of Uganda, Miss World Europe Maria Vasilevich of Belarus, Miss World Caribbean Kadijah Robinson of Jamaica and Miss World Americas Solaris Barba of Panama (who effectively replaced Vanessa after she won)
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Rayyan; a true patriot

'Sri Lanka's political crisis spurs tourists to cancel peak season' is Reuters' news but yet little Rayyan was not discouraged by this in anyway and went on regardless to take part in an international event in his school in Riyadh to promote countries the students represent.

Rayyan - one who sporting a Sri Lankan cricket T-shirt
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Ravi Karunanayake To Receive Back His Position in the UNP and Portfolio

UNP MP Ravi Karunanayake is to be made Party's Deputy Leader-and later on he is to be made Finance Minister, a portfolio he held earlier.

Ravi Karunanayake To Receive Back His Position in the UNP and Portfolio
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We are only partners of Sri Lanka democracy, but not of UNP’-ACMC

The All Ceylon Makkal Congress (ACMC) said that they are committed stakeholders of Sri Lanka’s democracy and not striving to promote deposed PM Ranil Wickremesinghe as an individual.

Leader of ACMC Rishad Bathiudeen MP speaks to the Press after giving his statement to CID.
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Sri Lanka deposed UNP says country under dictatorship

Sri Lanka's deposed ruling party the UNP said that the country is now under a dictatorship.

Former Minister of Megapolis and Western Development Patali Champika Ranawaka MP-Jathika Hela Urumaya
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