Archive for August 20th, 2015

Why JVP is silent on the injustice done to their Party by allocating only 6 seats while the TNA covering a small area with a lesser number of votes gets 16?

Thursday, August 20th, 2015

By Sudath Gunasekara 19.8.2015 Sri Lankan parliamentary elections 2015 Map showing land area won by each Party  This map does not unfortunately show land area won by the other party JVP, perhaps even more important as it has an Island wide coverage though it could not win a single District. But the fact remain that […]

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‘Self-determination’ or ‘mutual-interdependence’? TNA Victory in North and UNF Victory in South:

Thursday, August 20th, 2015

Chandre Dharmawardana,  Canada. The people of Sri Lanka have spoken, both on Jan. 08, and now on August 17. The North has backed the TNA while the South has supported the UNF and the UPFA with a simple  majority to the UNF. The country has apparently returned to the politics of the 1960s, with the […]

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SLFP Central Committee for joining national government, meeting held with almost all members of previous Central Committee

Thursday, August 20th, 2015

Courtesy Island  Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) Central Committee yesterday unanimously decided to join a national government as neither the UNP nor UPFA had succeeded in securing a majority of seats in Parliament. SLFP spokesman and former minister Dilan Perera told The Island that the party’s CC had met at President Maithripala Sirisena’s official residence and latter presided […]

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A threat to coconut, agriculture and the environment Propsed Indo-Lanka bridge

Thursday, August 20th, 2015

TILAK S Courtesy Island I have noted with considerable concern the ongoing correspondence appearing in The Island Newspaper regarding a proposal to irreversibly link our cherished Island to the barren wastes of India with a huge mass of concrete to be laid across the Palk Straits. By a stroke of the pen we would have signed […]

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MONSTERS ON THE ROAD

Thursday, August 20th, 2015

OPINION BY  Dr Tilak S  Fernando  If there is anything that saturates the overall news on television and newspapers these days, excluding an eye full of politics, then certainly the road accidents and associated deaths take an equal share to dominate news. Last year statistics revealed a figure of 35,000 road accidents, out of which 2439 […]

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සතුරු ඉසව්ව

Thursday, August 20th, 2015

වෛද්‍ය රුවන් එම් ජයතුංග  හිම මත ඇද වැටුණු ආටිලරි උණ්ඩය පුපුරා ගියේ ලෝහ කැබලි දසත විහිදුවමිනි. සුදු පැහැති හිම මත වෙඩි බෙහෙත් වලින් පිලිස්සී ගිය  ක​ළු පැහැති විශාල ආවාටයක් මොහොතකින් දැකගත හැකි විය. අප ගරා වැටුණු ගොඩනැගිල්ල දෙසට දිව ගියේ තවත් ආටිලරි ප්‍රහාර අප සිටි දිශාවට එල්ල වීම අනිවාර්ය නිසාය. අපගේ අදහස සනාථ කරමින් ගොඩනැගිල්ලේ […]

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මැතිවරණ දැන්වීම් වලට මිනිත්තු 30 කට මිලියන 150 ක් වියදම් කළේ කවුද ?

Thursday, August 20th, 2015

Adaderana ශ්‍රී ලංකාවේ පවතින මැතිවරණ නීති වඩාත් හිතවාදී වන්නේ මැතිවරණ වලදී දැවැන්ත ලෙස මුදල් වියදම් කළ හැකි අපේක්ෂකයින්ට බව පැවති මහ මැතිවරණය නිරීක්ෂණය කළ නිදහස් මැතිවරණයක් සඳහා වූ ආසියානු ජාලය (ANFREL) අවධාරණය කරයි. මෙම සංවිධානය මෙරට මූල්‍ය ක්ෂේත්‍රයේ ප්‍රමුඛයින් කිහිප දෙනෙකු උපුටා දක්වමින් සඳහන් කරන්නේ ගෙවුණු මහ මැතිවරණයේ මිනිත්තු 30 කටත් අඩු කාලයකදී තමන්ගේ වෙළඳ […]

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China’s Cash Proves Too Irresistible for Sri Lanka to Ignore

Thursday, August 20th, 2015

by Daniel Ten Kate and Anusha Ondaatjie Courtesy Adaderana Most central bankers would relish an office with an unobstructed view of the Indian Ocean’s sparkling waters. Sri Lanka Governor Arjuna Mahendran finds it dull. He would rather see skyscrapers dotting the horizon as cargo vessels deposit containers into Colombo’s ports. Right now, piles of sand and […]

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Sirisena – Ranil- CBK altogether setting up a National govt. just to give way for TNA to be the opposition.

Thursday, August 20th, 2015

Mahinda K This resembles the same situ that arose in 1977 July  when UNP won with 2/3rd majority and SLFP was downed to eight seats, the then Tamil party lead by A. Amirthalingam (TULF) sat as opposition of the parliament. Just after two years, the LTTE started its fight, TULF played hell demanding Eelaam! You […]

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WHAT HAPPENED TO 58LAKH VOTES WHO VOTED FOR MAHINDA RAJAPAKSE

Thursday, August 20th, 2015

Shenali Waduge WHAT HAPPENED TO 58LAKH VOTES WHO VOTED FOR MAHINDA RAJAPAKSE   2015 January Presidential Elections 2015 August Parliamentary Elections Registered voters 15,044,490 15,044,490 (same number as January) Who voted 12,264,377 11,684,098 (580,279 did not vote) Rejected votes 140,925 517,123 (376,198 more rejected than January) Voter turnout 81% Votes for Maithripala Sirisena 6,217,162 – […]

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