Lankapage Logo Recent Top Stories
CP 14 YEARS
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to LankaPage.com

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* Sri Lankan voters reject two young actresses turned politicians at Southern Provincial Council polls
Sun, Mar 30, 2014, 08:47 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Mar 30, Colombo: Two popular young actresses turned politicians who contested for the Southern Provincial Council in Sri Lanka have failed to secure seats in the Council.

The two actresses Anarkali Akarsha and Nadeesha Hemamali have failed to secure seats in the Southern Provincial Council.

Akarsha contested from the ruling United People's Freedom Alliance (UPFA) for the Matara District while Hemamali contested from the United National Party (UNP) for the Matara district.

Akarsha is reportedly placed 18th in the governing party Matara District list while Hemamali is 11th in the UNP list after polling 8,842 and 11,006 votes respectively.

Akarsha in 2009 entered the Southern Provincial Council from the Galle District.

ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
Canadian Foreign Minister Inaugurates Jaffna's only Siddha Center
-- [9 hours ago]
India's External Affairs Minister holds discussions to resolve India-Sri Lanka Fishermen Issues
-- [9 hours ago]
Shippers' Council's contribution to Sri Lanka import export sectors recognized at 50th anniversary celebrations
CID questions former IGP over popular editor Lasantha Wickremetunga's murder
Gampaha Magistrate also restricts joint opposition Pada Yathra
While some walk for power, government committed to build the country - Sri Lankan President
Modernization of Sri Lanka Customs is a timely requirement, Finance Minister says
Pakistan committed to promote human capital and entrepreneurship development in Sri Lanka - envoy
Sri Lanka's Colombo inflation declines to 5.5 percent in July 2016
Pakistan national carrier signs contract with SriLankan for lease of three A-330s

Copyright © 2000, 2014 by LankaPage.com (LLC) :
The news and other contents on ColomboPage are copyrighted property of LankaPage.com, LLC. Any unauthorized use of any information on ColomboPage may constitute a violation of copyright laws. You need written permission to reproduce, republish, post, transmit, broadcast or distribute, material from this site from LankaPage.com, LLC. However, news organizations or broadcasters in Sri Lanka may republish the news items in ColomboPage with proper acknowledgment to ColomboPage.