Archive for June 11th, 2015

Sovereignty of Sri Lanka under threat: Mapping the Dangers

Thursday, June 11th, 2015

Shenali D Waduge While the politicians are kept busy fighting for survival in a political chessboard that finds everyone trying to check mate each other, Western imperialism is in full swing pursing with the ‘pivot to Asia’ theme nothing but imperialism aimed at militarily encircling China. No corner of South Asia will be exempt from […]

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Senior U.S. Senator Patrick Leahy speaks on Sri Lanka at U.S. Senate

Thursday, June 11th, 2015

Senior U.S. Senator Patrick Leahy, Ranking Member, Senate Judiciary Committee, speaks on  Sri Lanka at U.S. Senate(Senate – June 09, 2015) https://www.congress.gov/congressional-record/2015/06/09/senate-section/article/s3922-1/?q=%7B%22search%22%3A%5B%22sri+lanka%22%5D%7D SRI LANKA Mr. LEAHY. Mr. President, I want to speak briefly about recent developments in Sri Lanka where the new government of President Maithrapala Sirisena has taken several important and encouraging steps to […]

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An end to Yahapalana curse is direly needed

Thursday, June 11th, 2015

By Ajit Randeniya Five months of corruption-ridden maladministration under the Yahapalanaya deception has been nothing short of a national disaster. The country is floating without effective national leadership and there are no resources to meet regular government financial commitments. Work in key development projects started by the previous government has been stalled on account of […]

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Two Ex-PMs Quit Rajapaksa Group To Join Sirisena

Thursday, June 11th, 2015

By P K Balachanran Courtesy The New Indian Express COLOMBO: Two former Prime Ministers of Sri Lanka, D.M. Jayaratne and Ratnasiri Wickramanayake, quit the Mahinda Rajapaksa faction in the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) and cast their lot with the faction led by Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena. On Thursday, Sirisena appointed the defectors Special  Advisors (Political)”. […]

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පොලිස් පරීක්‍ෂක ආනන්ද ගුණවර්ධන ඇතුළු පොලිස් නිලධාරීන් 600 කට ආසන්න පිරිසක් මරා දමා අදට විසි පස් වසරක් සපිරේ.

Thursday, June 11th, 2015

වෛද්‍ය රුවන් එම් ජයතුංග එල්ටීටීඊ ය විසින් නැඟෙනහිර පළාතේ පොලිසි සියල්ලටම පාහේ පහරදී පොලිස් නිලධාරීන් 600 කට ආසන්න පිරිසක් මරා දමා අදට විසි පස් වසරක් සපිරේ.   ප්‍රේමදාස රජය එල්ටීටීඊ ය සමඟ සටන් විරාම ගිවිසුමක් අස්සන් කොට තිබූ අතර පොලිස් නිලධාරීන්ට එල්ටීටීඊ යට යටත්වන ලෙස දැනුම් දී තිබිණි. කොටින් විසින් 1990 ජුනි 11 දින පොලිස් […]

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VIOLENCE, PLUNDER AND DECEIT: SRI LANKA’S EXPERIENCE WITH TAMILS

Thursday, June 11th, 2015

Dr. Daya Hewapathirane  Propensity to violence and criminal activities is not a recent development among Tamils. The history of Tamil involvement in our country is marked by excessive violence, plunder, deceit and ingratitude. This particularly characterizes the history of Tamil invasions and interactions within our country from very early times. We are well aware of […]

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මහින්ද  ඝාතනය කිරීමේ යහපාලන විධික්ක්‍රමය

Thursday, June 11th, 2015

ධර්මසිරි සෙනෙවිරත්න  රනිල් චන්ද්‍රිකා සහ මයිත්ත්රී   තුන් කට්ටුව  මහින්දට තරම් වෙනයකෙකුටවත් බය නැත . තමන්ගේ යහපැවැත්ම සඳහා  මහින්ද බාධාවක් නිසා  ඔහු  තුරන්  කරන්නට ඔවුන්ට    අවශ්ශ්‍යය එහෙත්  මහින්ද වටා ඇති ජන රැල්ල නිසා  කෙලින්ම මහින්ද ඝාතනය කිරීමට  ඔවුහු බිය වෙති  බටලන්දේ ඝාතන පළපුරුදු කම් ඇති වුනත්  මෙය එසේමෙසේ වැඩක් නොවන බව ඝාතකයෝ දනිති . ඉන්දියාවේත් බටහිරත් […]

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Reconciliation Initiatives cannot exclude Sinhala Diaspora

Thursday, June 11th, 2015

Shenali D Waduge   From the UN Secretary General downwards a chorus of people are chirping reconciliation and plugging the word into every press release issued. The latest is a press release that follows secret talks between Sri Lanka’s Foreign Minister, a Norwegian former envoy who is besotted with the Tamil factor, South African NGO […]

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UNDP Resident Representative Subinay Nandy uses Goebbels principle to support  LTTE propaganda machine.

Thursday, June 11th, 2015

Malin Abeyatunge I quote below a text extracted from Google on Goebbels Principle’. If you tell a lie big enough and keep repeating it, people will eventually come to believe it. The lie can be maintained only for such time as the State can shield the people from the political, economic and/or military consequences of […]

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The Impact of Electoral Reforms on the SL Muslim Community

Thursday, June 11th, 2015

Bisthan Batcha 10th June 2015 Electoral reforms are not meant to satisfy political parties. They are meant to strengthen people’s representation” – Kusal Perera in ‘20A must have a Referendum’ (https://www.colombotelegraph.com/index.php/20a-must-have-a-referendum/) The process of alienation between the two largest Communities in Sri Lanka, driven by the hegemonistic aspirations of the Upper-caste Tamils,  was set in […]

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UNP – uphold Parliamentary traditions and practices!

Thursday, June 11th, 2015

Rahul  The Butchers of Batalanda Ride Again A very timely and responsible article indeed! I wish some of the embedded journalists and intellects would wake up and take a cue from Shenali. Sri Lanka is quaking under a ruthless reign of terror; fear and dread lurk in every nook and corner of the country with […]

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Tricky Tricks! Bandiya ploys sub-warden [Part 7]

Thursday, June 11th, 2015

Dr. Tilak S. Fernando Continuation of a fascinating true to life story of Wijesim Peelige Bandiya, son of a Kandyan ‘ hack & burn’ peasant farmer, who sailed away from the Colombo harbour to the UK at a very tender age, with only three Australian pounds in his pocket, accompanied by Sir Oliver Goonatillake in […]

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USE OF THE TERM NORTHERN PROVINCIAL GOVERNMENT

Thursday, June 11th, 2015

Ranjith Soysa Australia Attn of Mr SUBINAY NANDY Dear Sir Your ref to Northern Provincial Council as Northern Provincial Government is WRONG on all counts. In fact, such a term can only encourage and legalize separatist motives of some of the powerful elements in NPC. Please withdraw these unwarranted comment and kindly see that UN Office […]

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Ex-PMs appointed as senior advisers to President

Thursday, June 11th, 2015

Adaderana Former Prime Ministers of Sri Lanka D.M. Jayaratne and Ratnasiri Wickramanayake have been appointed as senior advisors to President Maithripala Sirisena on political affairs. The two veteran politicians received their letters of appointment from the President at the Presidential Secretariat last evening (10). Meanwhile the four new Deputy Ministers also were sworn in before […]

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