Archive for May 22nd, 2017

How Sri Lanka Won the War

Monday, May 22nd, 2017

Lessons in strategy from an overlooked victory  -By Peter Layton Courtesy The Diplomat How to win a civil war in a globalized world where insurgents skillfully exploit offshore resources? With most conflicts now being such wars, this is a question many governments are trying to answer. Few succeed, with one major exception being Sri Lanka where, […]

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YAHAPALANA AND INDIA Part 4

Monday, May 22nd, 2017

KAMALIKA PIERIS India   has regional ambitions and is alarmed by the arrival of China, the emerging superpower,    into what India considers to be India’s sphere of influence. China is entering the Indian Ocean with its OBOR. Also China says it is a part of South Asia, it shares borders with Pakistan, India and Nepal. China […]

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MR Sangakkara You’re Good but what about your country?

Monday, May 22nd, 2017

Top Spin by Suni For all the acolades you’ve received re- the Cowdrey Lecture etc etc., your glorious accomplishments as a national cricketer and world recognition of your class as a cricketer you seem to have forgotten that by continuing to play in overseas teams and perform brilliantly, there are  those who wonder why you […]

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Corruption, Building Collapse and Human Misery

Monday, May 22nd, 2017

Dr. Chandana Jayalath Illegal construction is construction without a valid construction permit. Illegal building activity can be a major environmental violation when the works encroach upon preserve areas like nature reserves. Likewise, illegal building can have serious political implications when it is practiced as land grabbing or for illegal settling in territories belonging to public. […]

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INSSSL Threat Lens on “Cyber Security: The Evolving Threat Landscape in Sri Lanka”

Monday, May 22nd, 2017

Director Communication and Publications Institute of National Security Studies Sri Lanka INSSSL’s Threat Lens on “Cyber Security: The Evolving Threat Landscape in Sri Lanka” was held on Thursday, 18th May at the Ministry of Defence with the presence of experts in cyber security and information technology in the country. Representatives from the Ministry of Telecom and Digital Infrastructure, Central […]

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ජනරජ දිනය සැමරීම

Monday, May 22nd, 2017

නලින් ද සිල්වා අද ජනරජ දිනයයි. තරුණ පරම්පරාවේ කී දෙනකු ඒ ගැන දැනුවත් ද දන්නේ නැහැ. අවුරුදු හතළිස්පහකට ඉහත 1972 මැයි මස විසිදෙවැනි දා අප ජනරජයක් වූවා. මැයි විසිදෙවැනි දා එකල මෙරට නිවාඩු දිනයක් වුණා. එහෙත් පසුව එය නැති වුණා. 1978 ජේ ආර්ගේ දෙවැනි ජනරජ ව්‍යවස්ථාව ක්‍රියාත්මක වීම ඇරඹුණේ පෙබරවාරි හතරවැනි දා.  නව සමසමාජ පක්‍ෂයේ […]

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නාලක හිමියන්ට නැති ශිවාජිලිංගම්ට ඇති නිදහස

Monday, May 22nd, 2017

නලින් ද සිල්වා ජාතික හිමිකම් සංවිධානය මුල් වී ඊයේ (20 වැනි දා) නිදහස් චතුරස්‍රයේ රණවිරුවන් සැමරීමට යොදා ගෙන තිබුණා. ඒ සඳහා නීතිඥ බැල්ලන්තුඩාව සංස්කෘතික අමාත්‍යාංශයෙන් නියමිත මුදල් ගෙවා අවසර ගෙන තිබුණා. පසුව ඇතැම් සංවිධාන ද එයට එකතු වී තිබුණා. එහෙත් ඒකාබද්ධ විපක්‍ෂය කණ්ඩායමක් ලෙස එකතු වී තිබුණේ නැහැ. මට දැන ගැනීමට ඇති ආකාරයට ඒ රැස්වීමට […]

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Cabinet reshuffle a damp squib

Monday, May 22nd, 2017

By C. A. Chandraprema The much spoken of cabinet reshuffle has now been completed and in the end it turned out to be a damp squib. Whether this will help the government to get its act together is highly debatable. As foreign minister, how different will Ravi K be to Mangala Samaraweera? Perhaps Ravi K […]

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INDIAN MEDIA’S SUBTLE MODUS OPERANDI

Monday, May 22nd, 2017

with Ravi Ladduwahetty Courtesy Ceylon Today “Until you realize how easy it is for your mind to be manipulated, you remain the puppet of someone else’s game.” – CONSCIOUSNESS EXPANSION TEACHER EVITA OCHEL Speculation was rife in political circles that India was behind the election and installation of the Sirisena- Wickremesinghe unity government. That was not […]

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Cabinet Reshuffle – Another hoax

Monday, May 22nd, 2017

By : A.A.M.NIZAM – MATARA The guessing game over the cabinet reshuffle which was ongoing since January this year and was re-ignited by Sirisena with promised date shifting without any reason took place at last this morning.  There was no major shift other than change of portfolios between Ravui Karunanaayake and Mangala Samaraaweeraa. The shameless […]

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Sri Lanka president replaces chartered accountant finance ministers with a London qualified clothing designer

Monday, May 22nd, 2017

Sri Lanka News Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena switched the foreign and finance ministers in a major cabinet reshuffle on Monday. Managala Samaraweera, who has been foreign minister since January 2015, was appointed as finance and media minister. He swaps roles with Ravi Karunanayake who is a chartered accountant who will takes over the Ministry […]

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‘US, EU meddle in other countries & kill people under guise of human rights concerns’ – Duterte

Monday, May 22nd, 2017

Courtesy RT “There’s not even a whimper” when powerful nations bomb civilians or “invent” WMDs to invade other countries, Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte told RT, arguing that the West pretends to care about human rights only when it suits its agenda. The Philippines leader sat down to speak with RT’s Maria Finoshina ahead of his […]

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Nationalizing SAITM would be a mistake

Monday, May 22nd, 2017

BY RATHINDRA KURUWITA AND UMESH MORAMUDALI Courtesy Ceylon Today Former State Minister of Higher Education, Rajiva Wijesinha spoke to Ceylon Today about the current controversy regarding SAITM. During the interview he stressed that SAITM was started in good faith, and the then government was at fault in not smoothing out any contentious issues immediately. But the questions […]

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KP exposes how MGR and Indira Gandhi supported LTTE

Monday, May 22nd, 2017

Former prominent Liberation Tigers of Eelam (LTTE) leader Kumaran Pathmanathan, who was the chief international financier and helped smuggle weapons for the terror outfit, spoke to WION in an exclusive interview. KP, as he was known, took over leadership of the LTTE following the death of Velupillai Prabhakaran and was wanted in India in connection […]

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ඡන්ද නොතියන කොමිසම කොස් කොටන්නදැයි මාධ්‍ය අසයි.. මැකොට මල පැන අඩි පොලවේ හප්පා යකා නටයි..[Video]

Monday, May 22nd, 2017

ලංකා සී නිවුස් දිගින් දිගටම මැතිවරණ කල් යද්දී ස්වාධීන මැතිවරණ කොමිසමකින් ඇති පලය කුමක්දැයි මාද්‍යවේදීන් විසින් මැතිවරණ කොමිසමේ සභාපති මහින්ද දේශප‍්‍රිය මහතාගෙන් විමසූ විට ඔහු ඉතා කෝපයට පත්ව පිලිතුරු දුන්නේ මෙසේය. 

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