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JVP Dominates Survey For Most Active MPs During Budget Debate
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Three Parliamentarians representing the Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna have topped a survey conducted by Manthri.lk for the most active Parliamentarians during the budget debate in Parliament. JVP Leader Anura Kumara Dissanayake has topped the ranking as the most active MP during...
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Low Wages And Outdated Laws: The Domestic Worker’s Dilemma
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Although many parts of the world had abolished slavery by the twentieth century, modes of unjust servitude exist, to this day, in the form of domestic workers who are paid a measly amount for their work. According to a recent...
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දින සියයේ වැඩපිළිවෙළ අසාර්ථකයිද?
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2015 ජනවාරි 09 වැනි දින ශ්‍රී ලංකාවේ හයවැනි විධායක ජනාධිපතිවරයා ලෙස මෛත්‍රීපාල සිරිසේන දිවුරුම් දුන්නේය. ජනපති සිරිසේනගේ ඡන්ද ව්‍යාපාරය දිවෙන ලද්දේ කෙටිකාලීන සහන වැඩසටහන් සහ දිගුකාලීන ව්‍යුහමය වෙනස්කම් පිළිබඳ පොරොන්දු රැගත් දින 100 වැඩපිළිවෙළ පදනම්වය. මෙම පොරොන්දු ජනාධිපතිවරයා පත් වී...
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71 out of 100: Yahapalanaya’s 100-Day Programme in retrospect
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Manthri.lk, a website dedicated to monitor the performance of Parliamentarians, under an initiative of Verite Research, has given a score of 71% to the Maithripala Sirisena administration, based on its latest assessment on the promises fulfilled in terms of the...
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Survivalist and Irrepressible: The Two Faces of the Sri Lankan Media
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Introduction The past decade produced two critical moments of transition in Sri Lanka. On 19 May 2009, a 30-year war came to a brutal end with the defeat of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE). On 9 January 2015,...
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Man on a mission to topple Govt. in 2017
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Former president Mahinda Rajapaksa yesterday vowed to make it his mission to topple the National Unity Government and regain power in 2017, nearly two years after he was ousted in a shocking election upset. During a meeting with Colombo-based foreign...
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