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  2. 2022 Sri Lankan political crisis - Wikipedia

    The 2022 Sri Lankan political crisis is an ongoing political crisis in Sri Lanka due to the power struggle between President Gotabaya Rajapaksa and the Parliament of Sri Lanka. It is fueled by the anti-government protests and demonstrations by the public due to the economic crisis in the country.

  3. 2018 anti-Muslim riots in Sri Lanka - Wikipedia

    The Sri Lankan anti-Muslim riots were a series of religious riots targeting Muslims that began in the Sri Lankan town of Ampara on 26 February 2018, spreading to Kandy District by 2 March until its end on 10 March 2018. Muslim citizens, mosques and other properties were attacked by mobs of Sinhalese Buddhists ,The Government of Sri Lanka ...

  4. Communism in Sri Lanka - Wikipedia

    The Communist Party was the pro-Soviet Union section of Sri Lanka during the Cold War. It joined the government of Sri Lanka under the banner of pro-Eastern bloc and anti-Western bloc United Front of Sri Lanka. The LSSP also shortly joined it in many alliances but was heavily opposed to its pro-Soviet policy. Contents 1 World War II

  5. 2009 in Sri Lanka - Wikipedia

    30 March - At least 24 Tamil rebels and Sri Lankan sailor was killed in a naval battle off the coast of northeastern Sri Lanka, the last stronghold of the separatist insurgents. The armed forces sank four boats of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) off the coast of Mullaitivu .

  6. Maithripala Sirisena - Wikipedia

    Sirisena is Sri Lanka's first president from the North Central Province of the country and does not belong to the traditional Sri Lankan political elite. He is currently a member of parliament from Polonnaruwa. Sirisena joined mainstream politics in 1989 as a member of the Parliament of Sri Lanka and has held several ministries since 1994.

  7. News First - Wikipedia

    news first or news 1st is a sri lankan news organization owned by the capital maharaja organization ltd. [1] news 1st primarily broadcasts news live on three tv channels ( sirasa tv, shakthi tv, tv1, five radio channels ( sirasa fm, yes fm, shakthi fm, y fm and legends fm), three news websites in sinhala, english & tamil languages, and social …

  8. TV Derana - Wikipedia

    TV Derana is a Sri Lankan private entertainment terrestrial television channel broadcasting in Sri Lanka. Launched on 11 October 2005, [2] it is one of the most popular television networks in the country. [3] Its main transmission tower is on the Kikilimana mountain, and coverage is extended nationwide via eight transmission towers.

  9. Sri Lankan hip hop - Wikipedia

    Sri Lankan Hip Hop is a part of the Asian hip hop culture. This multilingual genre features Sinhala, Tamil and English.. History. The first hip hop artists in Sri Lanka to gain popular recognition were Brown Boogie Nation (a G-funk-style group, composed of Subodha Pilimatalawwe, Nishan Dias Weerasinghe and Randhir Witana) and Rude Boy Republic (a Rude boy-style group, composed of Asif Ansar ...