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Mahinda is President

PRIME MINISTER Mahinda Rajapakse is Sri Lanka's new President. Rajapakse will be sworn-in as President at 12.30 p.m. today. He was declared the country's fifth Executive President by Elections Commissioner Dayananda Dissanayake yesterday, concluding a gruelling Presidential Election campaign that pitted him against main rival Opposition Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe.

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N-E conditions not confined to elections - Polls Chief

COMMENTING on the situation in the North-East during the Presidential Poll, Commissioner Dayananda Dissanayake said these special conditions there were not confined to election times.

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A people's victory - Mahinda

STEPPING out of the Elections Secretariat soon after he was declared winner in the Presidential race Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapakse said this was a "people's victory" and he would stand by the people and work towards peace.

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FAO supports women’s livelihoods through model nurseries
Members of Ranahanshi women’s society, sowing seeds in seedling trays at a FAO model nursery in Walawa. The nursery will provide much needed income to the women’s farmer society which supports tsunami affected women farmers.



SriLankan to resume direct flights to Australia

SRILANKAN airlines would be resuming their direct flight to Australia soon," CEO SriLankan airlines Peter Hill. Hill said that they have a lot of plans to market Sri Lanka and the national carrier is now in the process of introducing new destination next year.


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Sport the victor under President Rajapakse

SRI LANKA'S newly elected President, Mahinda Rajapakse is a great lover and promoter of sports and has been a versatile sportsman during his day. He has represented Thurstan College at the Public Schools meet and Relay Carnival and has also served as the President of the Athletic Association of Sri Lanka (AASL) and Sri Lanka Elle Federation.


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