Archive for September 27th, 2016

Sri Lankan Government preaching RECONCIILIATION – Tamil politicians preaching RACISM

Tuesday, September 27th, 2016

Shenali D Waduge It’s rather a precarious situation giving new meaning to ‘don’t bite the hand that feeds you’. The racist Tamil leaders have plucked out a new terminology from their racist hat ‘structural genocide’ the placards read claiming that the good governance government of CBK-Sirisena & Ranil have failed them. So what are they […]

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SENSOR IGNITION SWITCH TO STOP DRINK AND DRIVE

Tuesday, September 27th, 2016

By Dr. Tilak S. Fernando Courtesy Ceylon Today Despite rules, regulations, heavy fines and suspension or cancellation of driver licences, the number of accidents and deaths on Sri Lankan roads seem to have a serious effect on human life; even after all the exertions and energies put in by the Sri Lanka Police. The reason behind […]

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සිරිසේනට මරභිය දැනේ…..ඉන්දිය පුසාරින් ජනාධිපති මන්දිරයේ

Tuesday, September 27th, 2016

LNW SPY September 27, 2016  ජනාධිපති මෛත්‍රීපාල සිරිසේනට ඇති අපල දුරුකරලිම සදහා ජනාධිපති මන්දිරයට වී නේවාසික ව සිටින ඉන්දිය පූසාරින් පිරිසක් පිළිබඳව තොරතුරු අප විශේෂ වාර්තාකරු විසින් අනාවරණය කරගෙන තිබේ.යහපාලන රජයට වසරක් පිරීම නිමිත්තෙන් පසුගිය 18 වැනි දින මාතර පැවැති මහජන රැස්වීමෙන් පසු ජනාධිපති මෛත්‍රිපාල සිරිසේන මහතා සිය පවුලේ සාමාජිකයන් සමඟ ඉන්දියාවේ තිරුපති කෝවිලට හදිසියේම […]

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සද්ද විද්ද පලග පතිර රන්ජන් රාමනායකට මාධ්‍ය හමුවේ මල පනී… මාධ්‍යවේදියෙකුට බැණ වැදී කැමරාවටත් පහර දෙයි.. [Video]

Tuesday, September 27th, 2016

ලංකා සී නිවුස් මාධ්‍යවේදී ලසන්ත වික‍්‍රමතුංගගේ දේහය ගොඩගැනීම සම්බන්ධයෙන් ඊයේ පස්වරුවේ නියෝජ්‍ය අමාත්‍ය රන්ජන් රාමනායකගේ නිල නවසේ මාධ්‍ය හමුවක් පැවැත්වින. එහිදී මාධ්‍යවේදියෙකු හා නියෝජ්‍ය ඇමතිවරයා අතර උණුසුම් වචන හුවමාරුවක් ඇති විය. සිදුවීම පටිගත කරමින් සිටි කැමරාකරුවෙකුගේ කැමරාවටද නියෝජ්‍ය ඇමතිවරයා එහිදී පහර දුන්නේය. 10,076 Viewers

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සිංහල මුල 1

Tuesday, September 27th, 2016

ධර්මසිරි සෙනෙවිරත්න ඉතා ආදියේ සිට මේ දිවයින සීහල , සීහලක ,සිංහල හා ඒ හා සම්බන්ධ නම් වලින්ම උපත ලද සින්හලාන් , සෙලාන් ,සේය්ලාන් ,සිලෝන් , හා සිහෝල් ආදී නම් වලින් හැඳින්විණි . සංස්කෘත පොත්වල සිංහල නාමය බහුලව යොදා ඇත .සමන්ත පාසාදිකා ආදී පාලි අටුවාවන්හි එය ”සීහල ”ලෙස සිටී . දෙමල පොත්වල ”සිංගලම් ” යය ලියා […]

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Investigating alleged war crimes

Tuesday, September 27th, 2016

BY DR. S.W. PREMARATNE Courtesy Ceylon Today Attorney-at-Law The United Nations High Commissioner on Human Rights, in presenting his update in June 2016, regarding the progress so far made by the government in implementing the resolution 30/1 adopted by the Human Rights Council in Geneva made a brief reference to some actions already taken. The steps […]

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Some Challenges in fiscal consolidation

Tuesday, September 27th, 2016

By Paneetha Ameresekere Courtesy Ceylon Today “…What our peers in South East and East Asia did were to contain the current account deficit and to make it a surplus, whilst at the same time moving towards fiscal consolidation, that helped them to become Asian tigers and all that,’….”-Central Bank of Sri Lanka (CBSL) Governor Dr. Indrajit […]

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COPE Report highlights massive losses to Government

Tuesday, September 27th, 2016

Watchdog Courtesy The Island September 27, 2016, 7:50 pm It is a shocking state of affairs to read about the recent report of the Committee on Public Accounts (COPA), which has criticised the Agriculture Ministry for renting a private building for Rs. 958,000,000 without following proper procedures. The duty of the Committee is to report to […]

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Gestapo!

Tuesday, September 27th, 2016

Editorial Courtesy The Island  September 27, 2016, 7:41 pm Those who read yesterday’s lead story in this newspaper about a very serious complaint that the CID had tapped a senior judge’s telephones and hacked his personal email may have wondered whether they were rereading an extract from George Orwell’s dystopian novel, Nineteen Eighty Four, where Big […]

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Forgetting Sri Lanka’s GREATEST achievement SL at NAM, UNGA

Tuesday, September 27th, 2016

By Shamindra Ferdinando Courtesy The Island September 27, 2016, 6:42 pm Having co-sponsored the much disputed Resolution, at the Geneva-based United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC), last October meant to establish a hybrid court, to examine accountability issues, during Sri Lanka’s successful war against terrorism, the Sirisena-Wickremesinghe government called for a comprehensive Convention on International Terrorism […]

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India’s new alignment spells trouble for the region

Tuesday, September 27th, 2016

By Dr Kamal Wickremasinghe Courtesy The Island September 27, 2016, 6:40 pm The just concluded 17th summit of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) in Venezuela was attended by representatives of 104 of the 120 nations that form the organisation.The mood of the summit proceedings however, was made sombre by the absence of top level representation from India, […]

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Sri Lanka’s Perpetual Treasuries profits up 434-pct to Rs5.1bn

Tuesday, September 27th, 2016

ECONOMYNEXT – Perpetual Treasuries Limited, a primary gilt dealership, connected the family of a controversial former Sri Lanka central bank governor, has made a profit of 5.1 billion rupees for the year to March 2016 up 434 percent from a year earlier, published data show. The firm reported capital gains of 5.2 billion rupees from […]

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Sri Lanka and great power relations

Tuesday, September 27th, 2016

By Neville Ladduwahetty Courtesy The Island September 27, 2016, 7:41 pm The post-conflict period saw the engagement of two Great Powers in Sri Lankan affairs. One was India to some degree and the other was China to a much greater degree. With the new administration coming into force starting January 8, 2015, the United States has […]

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O tempora! O mores!

Tuesday, September 27th, 2016

Editorial Courtesy The Island September 26, 2016, 7:01 pm In most action flicks, heroes and villains in flight topple trash bins without breaking stride so as to distract and obstruct their enemies in close pursuit. This modus operandi is, however, not confined to the celluloid world. Sri Lankan politicians who mismanage vital issues and get into […]

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A reply to “Fairplay”: How about widows of 600 policemen?

Tuesday, September 27th, 2016

Tivanka Perera Courtesy The Island September 26, 2016, 7:10 pm Mr Editor please grant me a little space for this reply to ” Fairplay ” for the gallant proposal made for the state to pay compensation to ‘Tiger Widows’, which he said will earn the plaudits of the international community. He also said that dear Viggie […]

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