Archive for July 5th, 2015

Rajiva Wijesinghe highlights Ranil Wickremasinghe corruption in Central Bank bond scam

Sunday, July 5th, 2015

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How will Ranil defend his “Gestapo” against mounting legal challenges? Appeals Court to hear three writ applications against the FCID on July 7 

Sunday, July 5th, 2015

 By Hassina Leelarathna How will Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe defend the creation of the Financial Crimes Investigation Division (FCID), dubbed a Gestapo,” responsible for the sweeping arrests of a number of politicians of the Rajapaksa regime for alleged financial crimes? We will find out next Tuesday, July 7,” said Attorney-at-Law Dharshan Weerasekera who last week […]

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THE ARAB AND THE CAMEL – ITTEWAGE GETA KABALLEWA RINGUWA WAGE

Sunday, July 5th, 2015

Stanley Perera reporting from Colombo Once upon a time ago there was an Arab who built a tent to protect himself from the weather condition and severe sand storms.  The Arab had a camel,  The camel was tied outside the tent.  The severe weather condition and the sand storm began to upset the camel but […]

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Media groups slam Sirisena for bringing back Press Council

Sunday, July 5th, 2015

Courtesy The Sunday Times The constituent partners of the Sri Lanka Press Institute (SLPI) yesterday condemned the Executive actions of President Maithripala Sirisena this week to re-activate the Sri Lanka Press Council. The SLPI said the President was re-introducing the dormant legislation that provided for wide ranging punitive powers including that of imprisoning media personnel. A hard-hitting statement by […]

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JHU CRUMBLING UNDER PRESSURE AND WILL IT BE DECIMATED?

Sunday, July 5th, 2015

BY M D P DISSANAYAKE The decision of President Maithreepala Sirisena  to grant nomination from the SLFP and UPFA  to President Mahinda Rajapakse has further marginalised the Sinhala minor political parties in Sri Lanka, specifically the JHU.  The JHU strongman  Mr Patali Champaka Ranawaka has suddenly got a high voltage electrical shock. The crisis within […]

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Sirisena Must Take Full Responsibility for the Potential Demise of the SLFP

Sunday, July 5th, 2015

Dilrook Kannangara The SLFP is on its last legs. Formed in 1951 from the consolidation of various political groups including the Sinhala Maha Sabha (formed in 1936), the SLFP ruled the country for 34 years sharing terms with the UNP (33 years). These were with the UNP until then. It faced two previous near death […]

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මහින්දට ශ‍්‍රීලනිපයෙන් නාමයෝජනා… – ජාතික සංවිධායක සුසිල් යළි තහවුරු කරයි..Mahinda Contesting from SLFP -National organizer of the SLFP Susil Premajayantha confirmed [Video]

Sunday, July 5th, 2015

Sri Lankanews UPFA General Secretary and  national organizer of the SLFP Susil Premajayantha confirmed that the former President will be contesting  upcoming parliamentary elections representing the Sri Lanka Freedom Party  candidate for the United People’s Freedom Alliance . එළැඹෙන පාර්ලිමේන්තු මැතිවරණයේදී හිටපු ජනාධිපති මහින්ද රාජපක්‍ෂ මහතා ශ‍්‍රි ලංකා නිදහස් පක්‍ෂය නියෝජනය කරමින් එක්සත් ජනතා නිදහස් […]

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මහින්දගේ තීරණය හා විකල්පය

Sunday, July 5th, 2015

තිස්ස ගුණතිලක, සිඞ්නි නුවර සිට රටට ආදරයකරන්නන් මහින්දට ආදරය කරයි. රටට වෛරකරන්නන් මහින්ද සමග නැත, ඔවුන් මහින්ද තනිකරදමා විජාතික බලවේග සමඟ එකතුවන්නේ පසුගිය ජනාධිපතිවරණයෙන් අනතුරැවය. ඉතාමත් පහසුවෙන් තේරැම්ගත හැකි තත්වය එයයි. පසුගිය සිකුරාදා (ජූලි තුන්වනදා) මහින්දට මැතිවරණයට එ ජ නි ස යෙන් තරඟකිරීමට අවස්ථාව සලසාදීමට එම සන්ධානයේ පිරිසකට හැකිවූවා යයි පවසති.  එමගින් මහින්දව නැවතත් අසීරැතාවයකට […]

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1956 is with us again as the backlash begins to emerge—බමුණු කුලය නෑවතත් බිඳවෑටෙනු නියතය.

Sunday, July 5th, 2015

By Dayan Jayatilleka – Ranil Wickremesinghe’s announcement in the Japan Times that Sri Lanka would re-set its strategic position in the world; his and Mangala’s invocation of trusted traditional friends” while turning away from China; their pro-American lurch”, are not deviant behavior but a throw-back to the most disastrous phases of UNP foreign policy.” Read on— Sri […]

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Sri Lanka will never pose a threat to India- Mahinda Rajapakse

Sunday, July 5th, 2015

Courtesy The Rediff News ‘We have nothing to gain by helping any other country to become a threat to India,’ former Sri Lanka president Mahinda Rajapaksa, who is on the comeback trail, tells Rediff.com senior contributor Nitin A Gokhale in an exclusive interview. Will you be a prime ministerial candidate in the upcoming parliamentary elections? […]

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Tiger Entities and Personalities Should Remain Blacklisted

Sunday, July 5th, 2015

 MEDIA RELEASE     SRI LANKA UNITED NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF CANADA (SLUNA) Toronto, ON, Canada | [email protected] Under United Nations Security Council Resolution 1373, Sri Lanka listed 16 entities and 424 individuals of the LTTE overseas network that engaged in terrorist propaganda, fund raising, procurement, shipping and other support activities. If they are delisted by the Maithripala Sirisena-Ranil Wickramasinghe government, […]

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United Christian Party (aka UNP) and the Christian West coup must be defeated

Sunday, July 5th, 2015

Ratanapala 5 Jul 15  What happened, what must be done  & importantly what must not be done Roughly two years ago the ruling United Christian Party aka UNP felt that they weren’t getting anywhere in Sri Lankan politics. After much soul searching what they decided was to launch a slander campaign against the then ruling […]

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British Envoy in Nepal Sparks Storm Of Conversion Controversy; Ritu Raj Subedi

Sunday, July 5th, 2015

Courtesy: The Rising Nepal British ambassador to Nepal Andrew Sparkes has sparked a storm of controversies. In his open letter to the Constituent Assembly members, he egged them on for ensuring the right to conversion in the new statute. His comment came at a time when a considerable size of Nepali population is smouldering against […]

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