Archive for January 6th, 2017

The Government should immediately give up the enactment of a new Constitution

Friday, January 6th, 2017

Dr Sudath Gunasekara. President Mahanuwara Sinhala Bauddha Jestha Puravesiyange Sanvidhanaya saha Udarata Urumaya Surekiime Jatika Sanvidhanaya Jan 2016 This Government should immediately stop its diabolical conspiracy to enact a new Constitution that will end up the 2500 year old Sinhala Buddhist State and its Civilization in this Island. On the other hand The Joint Opposition […]

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Sri Lanka’s Constitution is off-limits for those that seek to divide the island and those that did not contribute to the betterment of the island   

Friday, January 6th, 2017

Shenali D Waduge When terrorism is funded and supported by external factors, when we know politicians, political parties are influenced to bring about regime change assisted by external players, when we know heads of foreign-bankrolled NGOs are foot soldiers for foreign agendas and all these players are simply carrying out the invader objectives to incrementally […]

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‘REGIME CHANGE’ BEFORE ‘YAHAPALANA’

Friday, January 6th, 2017

KAMALIKA PIERIS ‘Regime change’ made its first appearance in Sri Lanka in September 1959 when S.W.R.D. Bandaranaike was assassinated by a Buddhist priest, Somarama, on the verandah of his home. The assassination was planned. That was obvious. But it was not difficult to execute. Bandaranaike had no security protection whatsoever.  Anyone could kill him anywhere. […]

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How to Solve the Ethnic Problems without a New Constitution

Friday, January 6th, 2017

By Daya M from Australia As a patriotic Sri Lankan living in Australia, I am writing this with the hope that the President of Sri Lanka and the Members of Parliament will get the chance to read it and think seriously about implementing my proposals given below. If the President implements my proposals, the ethnic […]

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Healthy Transformation after Facing Combat Events

Friday, January 6th, 2017

Dr Ruwan M Jayatunge  Partly because PTSD is the most widely known impact of trauma but also for other complex reasons, trauma’s impact is often seen in terms of symptoms of psychological disorders. Dissociation, flashbacks, and nightmares that are among the diagnostic criteria of PTSD are not the only symptoms associated with experiencing violence designated […]

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Some Basic Parliamentary Changes Required in 2017

Friday, January 6th, 2017

Janaki Chandraratna It is that time of the year that many people make resolutions to overcome the adversities of the previous year. I would like to limit this summation to two basic areas that have taken the country down a slippery path from been one of the fastest growing economies in Asia, with a growth […]

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“සීමා නිර්ණ වාර්තාව අසම්පූර්ණයි. අඩුපාඩුයි සීමා නිර්ණය අවුල් ජාලාවක්” -අශෝක පීරිස් කමිටුවේ පුවත්පත් නිවේදනය

Friday, January 6th, 2017

ප්‍රවෘත්ති නිවේදනයයි.  සීමා නිර්ණ වාර්තාව අසම්පූර්ණයි. අඩුපාඩුයි  සීමා නිර්ණය අවුල් ජාලාවක්” ඉහත මැයට අදාළව 2017.01.05 දිනැතිව දිනපතා පුවත්පත් කිහිපයක පලවූ ප්‍රධාන ප්‍රවෘත්තිය සම්බන්ධයෙනි. එහි සඳහන් කිසිඳු කරුණක්, පළාත් පාලන අමාත්‍යවරයා වෙත 2017 ජනවාරි 02 වන දින අප විසින් භාර දුන් සීමා නිර්ණ අභියාචනා විමර්ශනය සඳහා පත් කරනු ලැබූ කමිටුවේ (2012 අංක 22 දරන පනතේ 3 […]

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Volkswagen and Hoaxwagen

Friday, January 6th, 2017

Editorial Courtesy The Island January 6, 2017, 7:27 pm People’s resentment towards governments in power finds expression in creative cynicism for want of a better alternative. The irate public coined a pithy slogan to vent their frustration under the Rajapaksa regime—unta Lamborghini apita badagini (‘Lamborghinis for the ruling clan and pangs of hunger for us’). They […]

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The Day of the Pollswagen

Friday, January 6th, 2017

By Lucien Rajakarunanayake Courtesy The Island January 6, 2017, 12:00 pm Did I hear you mention about the Volkswagen Era? No, no, it is not Volkswagen – it is Pollswagen. I’ve never heard of that. Where is Pollswagen made? Here in Sri Lanka, beginning at Wayamba – you may even call it the Wayambawagen. Now tell […]

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Axing mosquitoes on Yahapalanaya’s back

Friday, January 6th, 2017

Somapala Gunadheera Courtesy The Island January 5, 2017, 9:36 pm There is no doubt that ‘Yahapalanaya’ is beset with grave problems. One can understand the causes for its major problems and the ways in which it is trying to solve them. The attempts of its adversaries to topple the dispensation are also understandable. What beats […]

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OPEN YOUR EYES. RELIGIOUS INDOCTRINATION IS THE MOST  LUCRATIVE BUSINESS!  Practicing religion is OK, but not INDOCTRINATION!

Friday, January 6th, 2017

 If can study, do so. If not be a preacher!- An Indian saying  For man to believe that universes are the Creation of one person, who spies on the billions of humans worldwide , each and every second of the day, with a reward in one hand and damnation on the other; against the people he himself created with no man’s consent, […]

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Finance Minister calls CB Governor a hospital attendant – VIDEO

Friday, January 6th, 2017

Courtesy adaderana Participating in an International Monetary Fund (IMF) programme is similar to one falling ill and being admitted to hospital, that though the Sri Lankan economy has not become a seriously ill patient who should be admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU), but has clearly become a patient who had to be admitted […]

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Sri Lanka shares fall; foreign selling inches close to 1 bln rupees

Friday, January 6th, 2017

Courtesy Reuters http://www.reuters.com/article/sri-lanka-stocks-idUSL4N1EV3CA Jan 5 Sri Lankan shares fell for a fifth straight session and ended at a nine-month low on Thursday as foreign investors continued to sell shares, offloading close to one billion rupees worth of stocks in the first four sessions of the new year. Foreign investors sold a net 181.7 million rupees […]

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ජනපතිට රණවිරුවන්ගෙන් ලිපියක්‌

Friday, January 6th, 2017

රියර් අද්මිරාල්  සරත් වීරසේකර නව ව්‍යවස්‌ථාවක්‌ ගෙන ඒමට පිඹුරුපත් සැකසෙමින් තිබෙන තීරණාත්මක අවස්‌ථාවක රණවිරුවන් වශයෙන් ඉතා වැදගත් යෑයි සිතෙන කරුණු කිහිපයක්‌ ඔබතුමාගේ අවධානයට යොමු කිරීමට සිතුවෙමු. රණවිරුවා යන ගෞරවනීය නාමය ලැබුණේ ත්‍රස්‌තවාදයට එරෙහි යුද්ධය විජයග්‍රහණය කොට සමස්‌ත ශ්‍රී ලංකා වාසී ජනතාවට බියෙන් සැකෙන් තොරව ජීවත් වීමේ නිදහස ලබාදුන් බැවිනි. ඒ වෙනුවෙන් රණවිරුවන් විසිදහසක්‌ (20000) දිවි […]

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Justice hurried,justice buried

Friday, January 6th, 2017

Editorial Courtesy The Island January 5, 2017, 9:30 pm The Sirisena-Wickremesinghe government has, in its wisdom, decided to set up a special tribunal to handle bribery and corruption cases as we reported yesterday. Cabinet Spokesman Rajitha Senaratne has said once it is established, hey presto, the current investigation process which he considers slow will get a […]

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LTTE and their own agenda

Friday, January 6th, 2017

Kanthar Balanathan Please read the contents of this essay, which gives a sequential list of how SL wasted public funds in the name of peace talks. All of them failed. Government of SL should have taken appropriate steps to either get through an appropriate constitution or shut up and tell the Tamils to put up […]

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The Suddas & Never-to-Trust Indians are laughing at our Yahapalana Kalu Suddas

Friday, January 6th, 2017

patriot The Suddas & Never-to-Trust Indians are laughing at our Yahapalana Kalu Suddas! Where in the world have you heard of inviting war criminal Blair as State VVIP Guest?Only in Sri Lanka. Where in the world have you heard of leaders asking global crooks to create the economic blueprint for Sri Lanka?Only in Sri Lanka. […]

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History of Tamil Politics and the suicidal steps taken

Friday, January 6th, 2017

Kanthar Balanathan A. Megha from Kalinga came to Jaffna with people from Madurai and other places in 1258. Megha did not name the North as Tamil Eelam. Megha is an Indian. In 1255 Chandrabanu captured the North. Chandrabanu was born in Thailand. Chandrabanu was an invader like Kalinga Megha. Aryachakravarti dynasty (1262–1450). They did not […]

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A Voiceless Majority.

Friday, January 6th, 2017

By Ananda Ariyarathne Courtesy Ceylon Today Sri Lanka may be the unique example for a ‘majority’ being turned into a ‘voiceless entity’ within the nation’s own borders. Although they, the Sinhalese, make up 75 per cent of the total population, they have been branded as the most chauvinistic people, and due to their misfortune they have […]

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සීමා නිර්ණය වාර්තාව

Friday, January 6th, 2017

– මාධ්‍ය නිවේදනය රජිත් කීර්ති තෙන්නකෝන්/විධායක අධ්‍යක්ෂ  කැෆේ සංවිධානය ගැටළු ඇත්තේ සීමා නිර්ණය අභියාචන විමර්ශනය කිරීමේ කමිටුවේ  (අශෝක පීරිස් කමිටුවේ) නොව නීති වෙනස් නොකල පළාත් පාලන අමාත්‍යාංශයේ සහ පාර්ලිමේන්තුවේ හා මුලික සිමා නිර්ණය සිදුකළ කුප්‍රකට ජයලත් – රවී දිසානායක සීමා නිර්ණය කොමිසමේ ය. අශෝක පීරිස් කමිටුවට  ව්‍යාජ චෝදනා එල්ල කොට ඡන්දය කල් දැමීමේ ආණ්ඩුවේ  උත්සාහය පරාජය […]

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‘හම්බන්තොට කිසිම ගිවිසුමක් නෑ‘ ජනපති කියයි (වීඩියෝ සහිතයි)

Friday, January 6th, 2017

උපුටා ගැන්ම ලංකාදීප හම්බන්තොට වරාය සහ කර්මාන්තපුරයක් ඇති කිරීම සම්බන්ධව මෙතෙක් කිසිදු ගිවිසුමක් සකස් කර නැතැයි ජනාධිපති මෛත්‍රිපාල සිරිසේන මහතා අද (5) ශ්‍රී ලංකා ගුවන්විදුලි සංස්ථාවේ 50 වැනි සංවත්සරයට එක්වෙමින් පැවසීය. කර්මාන්තපුරය සම්බන්ධයෙන් ලැබිය යුතු තාක්ෂණ ඇගයීම් වාර්තාව සහ අමාත්‍යංශ ලේකම්වරුන්ගේ ඇගයීම් වාර්තාව මෙතෙක් එළිදක්වා නැතැයි ද කී ජනපති මාතෘ භූමියට එරෙහි කිසිදු ක්‍රියාවක් නොකරන බවත් කීවේය. […]

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සුපිරි ඇමති තනන පනත ගැන ඇත්ත මෙන්න

Friday, January 6th, 2017

සටහන-සුරෝෂන ඉරංග උපුටාගැණීම අදදෙරණ January 5, 2017  04:16 pm මෙරටේ දේශපාලන කරළිය තුළ මේ දිනවල වඩාත් උණුසුම් මාතෘකාවක් වශයෙන් සංවර්ධන (විශේෂ විධිවිධාන) පනත් කෙටුම්පත පෙන්වා දිය හැකිය.  විශේෂයෙන්ම මෙම පනත ඔස්සේ සුපිරි අමාත්‍යවරයෙක් බිහිවීම සඳහා අවශ්‍ය පදනම නිර්මාණය වී ඇති බැවින් එය සුපිරි ඇමතිවරයෙක් තනන පනතක් ලෙස ඇතැම් පුද්ගලයින් විසින් හඳුන්වා දෙනු ලබයි. කෙසේවුවත් සැබැවින්ම එම පනත […]

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WINDS OF POLITICAL POPULISM IS SWEEPING ACROSS SRI LANKA

Friday, January 6th, 2017

By Gomin Dayasri Courtesy The Daily Mirror Is Sri Lanka ready to cash in on the trends created by the populist political tsunamis sweeping around the world? Tectonic shifts in voting patterns began to dominate democracies with the arrival of Le Penn in France (she sacked her father, the founder of the party for being too […]

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BOI SAYS THEY HAVE SIGNED AGREEMENT FOR VOLKSWAGEN ASSEMBLY PLANT BUT RANIL SAYS Volkswagen has not invested in Kuliyapitiya plant:

Friday, January 6th, 2017

This is a BOI website that boasts about Volkswagen investments in Sri Lanka. BOI even held a sham conference and signed a sham agreement! Now VW has clearly stated they have no investment in Sri Lanka and have not yet planned any. http://www.investsrilanka.com/news/story/4094/BOI-SIGNS-AGREEMENT-FOR-VOLKSWAGEN-ASSEMBLY-PLANT-SRI-LANKA-ENTERS-THE-ERA-OF-MODERN-AUTOMOBILE-INDUSTRY%E2%80%9D BOI SIGNS AGREEMENT FOR VOLKSWAGEN ASSEMBLY PLANT – SRI LANKA ENTERS THE […]

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Volkswagen has not invested in Kuliyapitiya plant: PM

Friday, January 6th, 2017

Courtesy The Daily Mirror Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said yesterday that the Volkswagen Company had not invested in the Kuliyapitiya vehicle assembly plant. He was referring to a news item carried by a TV channel quoting the investor in Kuliyapitiya that Volkswagen had no stake in the assembly plant. “If this channel inquired from me […]

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ලංකාවේ කිසිදු ආයෝජනයක් අපි නෑ.. – වොක්ස්වැගන් සමාගම නිල ලෙස කියයි..

Friday, January 6th, 2017

ලංකා සී නිවුස් ශ‍්‍රී ලංකාව තුල කිසිදු ආයෝජනයක් තම සමාගම සිදු කර නැති බවත් ඉදිරියට සිදු කිරීමටද මෙතෙක් අදහසක් නැති බවත් ජර්මානු වොක්ස්වැගන් සමාගම පවසයි. සමාගමේ සමුහික සංනිවේදන අංශයේ ප්‍රකාශිකා කර්ටින් හොමාන් මහත්මිය මේ බව නිල වශයෙන් සිරස රූපවාහිනිය කල විමසීමකදී මේ බව සදහන් කර ඇත. එමෙන්ම වොක්ස්වැගන් සමාගමේ නිල වෙබ් අඩවියේ දැක්වෙන පරිදි 2025 […]

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‘War crimes’ probe mechanism: Task force calls for full foreign participation ‘All perpetrators of atrocities including Indian Army accountable for their actions’

Friday, January 6th, 2017

By Shamindra Ferdinando Courtesy The Island January 5, 2017, 9:54 pm The Consultation Task Force on Reconciliation Mechanisms (CTFRM), headed by attorney-at-law Manouri Muttetuwegama, has called for full participation of foreign judges and other personnel including defence lawyers, prosecutors and investigators in transitional justice mechanism to address accountability issues. The eleven-member committee stressed that foreign participation […]

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We can show how every loan obtained was spent – Rajapaksa

Friday, January 6th, 2017

We can show how every loan obtained was spent – Rajapaksa

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JO calls for discussion on issuing of Rs.5000 by CB

Friday, January 6th, 2017

JO calls for discussion on issuing of Rs.5000 by CB 5000 නෝට්ටු සිදුවීම ගැන මහබැංකු අධිපති අදහස් දක්වයි

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JO asks President to scuttle Hambantota port deal with Chinese company

Friday, January 6th, 2017

Courtesy Adaderana January 4, 2017  09:44 am Eight Members of the Sri Lankan parliament belonging to the Pro-Mahinda Rajapaksa Joint Opposition have written to President Maithripala Sirisena appealing to him to scuttle the Public Private Partnership (PPP) Framework Agreement signed between the government and the China Merchant Ports Holding Company on the management of the Hambantota […]

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