Archive for July 13th, 2017

‘REGIME CHANGE’ BEFORE ‘YAHAPALANA’

Thursday, July 13th, 2017

KAMALIKA PIERIS Revised 13.7.17 ‘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 […]

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සංඝ දමනය

Thursday, July 13th, 2017

චන්ද්‍රසිරි විජයවික්‍රම පන්සලේ විප්ලවය ක්‍රිස්තියානි-මාක්ස්වාදී හා රාවය කතෘවූ වික්ටර් අයිවන් මහතා විසින් 2002 දී පන්සලේ විප්ලවය නමින් පොතක් ලිව්වේය. කුලියට කල එන්ජිිෝ ඩොලර් නිෂ්පාදනයක් යයි සැකකල හැකි  මේ පොතෙන් ලංකාවේ සිංහල බෞද්ධ සමාජය ශීලාචාර කිරීමට අනුශාසනාවක් සපයා ඇත. පොතේ මූලික ඉලක්කයක් වී ඇත්තේ ගංගොඩවිල සෝම හිමියන්ගේ කතාවය. උන්වහන්සේව අපවත්කරවීමේ කුමණ්ත්‍රනයක් නොතිබුණු බව තහවුරු කිරීමට වික්ටර් […]

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DRONES SUPPORT TERRORISTS

Thursday, July 13th, 2017

ALI SUKHANVER At international level, the other name of friendship and love is ‘necessity’ and the basic ingredients which make the relationship between two countries everlasting are forgiveness, forbearance and tolerance.  There is nothing like true-love in relationship between two countries because this relationship revolves only around interests and benefits and nothing else. The friends […]

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The POWs of the Eelam War

Thursday, July 13th, 2017

Dr Ruwan M Jayatunge    Abstract: This article discusses the psychosocial problems experienced by the POWs of the Eelam War. The Eelam War in Sri Lanka continued for nearly three decades. The rebel group that is known as the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam fought against the Sri Lankan armed forces. The LTTE captured a […]

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Upul Jayasuriya resigns as BOI Chairman

Thursday, July 13th, 2017

By Yusuf Ariff Courtesy  Adaderana Attorney-at-law Upul Jayasuriya has resigned from his position as Chairman of the Board of Investment (BoI) of Sri Lanka. Jayasuriya, who is the former President of the Bar Association of Sri Lanka (BASL), has reportedly resigned due to personal reasons and has already tendered his resignation to the Presidential Secretary. Speaking to […]

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‘Govt. has robbed more in 2 years than MR’s 10 years’

Thursday, July 13th, 2017

By Ayshwarya Yapa Courtesy Adaderana President of the ‘Pevidi Handa’ Organization, Ven. Muruththettuwe Ananda Thero said that the present government had committed more corrupt acts in just two years than Mahinda Rajapaksa did across a period of ten years. Even though former President Mahinda Rajapaksa committed acts of corruption, he still rendered a service to the country, […]

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WHY AND HOW MR LOST IN 2015! ANOTHER REGIME CHANGE…?

Thursday, July 13th, 2017

 By Gomin Dayasri Courtesy The Daily Mirror The UNP, written off as a party of the past, till the Badulla Provincial Council election showed it’s result; Mahinda Rajapakse (MR) rejoiced ruling the majority Sinhala voters, as he pleased. They standing firmly behind him. Results showed, in predominantly Sinhala electorates with a diminutive minority vote, where extreme Sinhala […]

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Govt. lying about convention on enforced disappearances: Joint Opposition

Thursday, July 13th, 2017

 Lahiru Pothmulla Courtesy The Daily Mirror The government is lying when it says that the Convention for the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearances would not have a retrospective effect, the joint opposition said today. Former MP G.L. Peiris told the weekly news conference that the convention would not only permit action to be taken […]

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Robert O. Blake rejects plans on rescuing Prabhakaran

Thursday, July 13th, 2017

Courtesy The Daily Mirror    Former US Ambassador to Sri Lanka Robert O. Blake has said that it was a myth that he orchestrated a rescue of Tamil refugees from a northern beach to help LTTE Leader Velupillai Prabhakaran escape Sri Lankan armed forces, India Abroad news reported on Tuesday. Blake said it was also fiction […]

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New Constitution will compromise our soldiers

Thursday, July 13th, 2017

By Prageeth Sampath Courtesy  Ceylon Today Joint Opposition and SLFP Member of Parliament Prasanna Ranatunga says that they have clearly set forth their stand that the Unitary State and the prominence accorded to Buddhism in the Constitution cannot be compromised in the new Constitution. Excerpts: Q: Why are you getting ready for a snap election? A: […]

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A Whitewash for Failed Politics

Thursday, July 13th, 2017

By Ananda Ariyarathne Courtesy  Ceylon Today ‘Organized Chaos’ is the most appropriate definition of the Sri Lankan Political Scene. Chaos is a condition that develops with the absence of objective oriented processes, be it cultural, economic, or political. Culturally, we see a future generation growing into a self centred and therefore selfish one, causing the destruction […]

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Yahapalanaya unmasked

Thursday, July 13th, 2017

Island Editorial Courtesy The Island July 13, 2017, 9:57 pm Many organisations that rallied behind the Sirisena-Wickremesinghe coalition, enabling it to dislodge the Rajapaksa government more than two years ago, expected the new dispensation to bring about a radical change. But, what they have got by way of yahapalanaya or good governance is like the curate’s […]

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Justice Minister, UN official in heated argument Special Rapportuer Emmerson, QC to brief media today

Thursday, July 13th, 2017

By Shamindra Ferdinando Courtesy The Island Justice Minister Dr. Wijeyadasa Rajapakse, PC, had a heated argument with visiting UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights and Counter Terrorism Ben Emmerson, QC, over UN intervention here as regards promotion and protection of human rights. Sri Lanka in December 2015 extended a standing invitation to the UN Special Procedures […]

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