Ranil wants to end Mahindas reign for good

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe says the United National Party (UNP) will use the August 17 Parliament elections to bury former President Mahinda Rajapaksa’s reign for good.He said that despite Rajapaksa losing the January 8 Presidential election, there is a push to bring him back to power through the Parliament election. Wickremesinghe however said he is confident the UNP will win the election and defeat any attempt by Rajapaksa to form a new Government. Speaking in Nawalapitiya today, Wickremesinghe said that the UNP will not be contesting the Parliament polls with the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP). The UNP leader noted that his party will look to continue with the good governance concept used at the last Presidential elections.He said that the public however me be allowed to decide who they feel is best to govern the country. (Colombo Gazette) read more

Richard Dunne axed by Aston Villa after injuryhit season

first_imgIRELAND DEFENDER Richard Dunne will not be offered new terms by Aston Villa and will have to now look for a new club, according to reports.The veteran Dubliner missed the entirety of the season since returning to the Premier League club with hip and groin injuries in the wake of Ireland’s disastrous Euro 2012 campaign a year ago.Paul Lambert — who has not seen Dunne line out for Villa since his arrival at the club 12 months ago — has now decided to leave Dunne go.The former Everton and Man City man will be 34 in September.More to follow‘We’ll help him earn big money move’ – Atletico Madrid happy to let Falcao leavelast_img