Archive for October 6th, 2017

YAHAPALANA AND THE ECONOMY Part 5

Friday, October 6th, 2017

KAMALIKA PIERIS REVISED ESSAY. Yahapalana has an ambitious economic plan for Sri Lanka. Here is the plan taken from Vision 2025, published in 2017.  Our vision is to make Sri Lanka a rich country by 2025. We will do so by transforming Sri Lanka into the hub of the Indian Ocean, with a knowledge-based, highly […]

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මෛත්රීට ලෝක බැංකුවෙන් එල්ල වී ඇති දූෂණ චෝදනාව ගැන පැහැදිලි කිරිමක් ඕස්ට්රේලියානු මාධ්ය වෙත කරන්නැයි ඉල්ලයි.. මහ කොමසිරිස් නිහඬයි..

Friday, October 6th, 2017

October 6, 2017 at 12:14 am | lanka C news ලෝක බැංකුවේ ආධාර මත 2009 වර්ෂයේ මෙරටේ ඉදිකල වේල්ලක් සම්බන්ධයෙන් මහින්ද රාජපක්ෂ ජනාධිපතිවරයා යුගයේ  වාරිමාර්ග හා මහවැලි සංවර්ධන අමාත්‍යවරයා සිටි මෛත්‍රීපාල සිරිසේන මහතා විසින් ඇ.ඩොලර් මිලියන 1.8 ක් ව්‍යපතියක් එම සමාගමට දීමේදී විශාල කොමිස් මුදලක් ලබා ගත් බවට හෙලු වු කරුණු අනුව ලෝක බැංකුව World […]

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පළාත් සභා මැතිවරණය 4 ඉ ව්‍යවස්ථාව තුළට ගැනීමෙන් බෙදුම්වාදයට සුජාතබව ලැබෙයිද?

Friday, October 6th, 2017

අරුන උනවටුන (20 වැනි ආණ්ඩුක්‍රම ව්‍යවස්ථා සංශෝධනයට අදාල ශ්‍රේෂ්ඨාධිකරණ මතයට අදාල 2017.09.19 දින හැන්සාර්ඩ් වාර්තාව ඇසුරෙන් නීතිය ගලපා ඇත) සෝල්බරි සාමිවරයාගේ මූලිකත්වයෙන් සහ පේරාදෙනිය සරසවියේ නිර්මාතෘ ජෙනිංග්ස් පෙරදැරිව 1947 දී ආණ්ඩුක්‍රම ව්‍යවස්ථාව කෙටුම්පත්කර දී බ්‍රිතාන්‍යය කිරීටයට වගකියන ලංකාවේ පුරවැසියෙකුට රටේ අගමැතිධුරය ලබාදී 1948 පෙබරවාරි 04 වැනි දින ඩොමීනියන් නිදහස ලබා දෙන ලදී. 1815 දී උඩරට […]

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SRI LANKA: Human Rights Defender illegally arrested for allegedly participating in Protest against Police

Friday, October 6th, 2017

ASIAN HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION-URGENT APPEALS PROGRAM Dear Friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) has received information regarding Mrs. Kariyawasam Aarachchilage Ramani Kusumalatha (46), a resident of the Kantale Police Division. She was well reputed as a human rights defender in the area. On 13 June, Kusumalatha assisted three torture victims at the Kantale Base […]

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මා විසින් Daily News පුවත් පතට ලියූ ලිපි

Friday, October 6th, 2017

වෛද්‍ය රුවන් එම් ජයතුංග  1 ) පුනර්භවය පිලිබඳ ලිපියක්  පිලිබඳව http://dailynews.lk/2016/11/02/features/97714 2) ගජමන් නෝනා පිලිබඳව http://dailynews.lk/2015/11/11/features/poetesss-plight 3) පිකාසෝ ගේ චිත්‍රයක්  පිලිබඳව http://dailynews.lk/2015/09/22/features/pablo-picasso%E2%80%99s-anti-war-mural-tortured-guernica 4) වින්සන්ට් වැන්ගෝ පිලිබඳව http://dailynews.lk/2015/09/22/features/psychological-reflections-vincent-van-gogh%E2%80%99s-art 5) මානසික සෞඛ්‍යය  පිලිබඳව http://dailynews.lk/2016/09/19/features/93483 6) ජාතක කතා පිලිබඳව http://dailynews.lk/2016/09/27/features/94211 7) දෙවන ලෝක යුද්ධයේ දී යුදෙව් සංහාරය පිලිබඳව http://dailynews.lk/2016/10/25/features/96932 8) යූක්‍රයීන ජන සංහාරය පිලිබඳව http://dailynews.lk/2016/11/30/features/100567 9) ඩන්ටේ  පිලිබඳව http://dailynews.lk/2016/12/21/features/102502 10) සිංහබාහු සහ ඊඩිපස් සංකීර්ණය http://dailynews.lk/2016/12/28/features/103038 11)  Between Litrature and Psychology පොත  පිලිබඳව http://dailynews.lk/2016/08/10/features/89965 12) ජෝසෆ් ස්ටාලින් ගේ මනෝ භාවයන් පිලිබඳව […]

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New PC Election Law not passed on general merits and principles

Friday, October 6th, 2017

 By Kelum Bandara Courtesy The Daily Mirror Parliament should be mindful of the fact that it exercises legislative power of the people It’s the Constitution that is supreme  Parliament is subordinate to the Constitution  I’m trying to get a court ruling to have elections to PCs as soon as possible  In the absence of elected representatives, PC functions […]

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Govt. may lose referendum on new Constitution

Friday, October 6th, 2017

By D.B.S. Jeyaraj Courtesy The Daily Mirror Possibility of a drastically-altered final report Strategists count ethno-religious factors in referendum-voting estimates Overwhelming support of minorities might augment shortfall in Sinhala-Buddhist votes Making political calculations on the basis of 2015 could prove dangerously-wrong in 2017 and years to follow The coalition government of President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister Ranil […]

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AM – PM – RK

Friday, October 6th, 2017

By Lucien Rajakarunanayake Courtesy The Island October 6, 2017, 9:50 pm Why did the Central Bank move from direct placements to public auctions for Treasury bonds? Because the Prime Minister – PM, who else, wanted it that way. We have the word of guess who, Arjuna Mahendran, on that. He is the AM guy. So […]

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Bond scam probe: Political interference and public-private sector complicity frightening-Dew

Friday, October 6th, 2017

by Shamindra Ferdinando Courtesy The Island One-time Chairman of the Committee on Public Enterprises (CoPE) Dew Gunasekera yesterday declined to comment on state banks, Bank of Ceylon, the People’s Bank and the National Savings Bank receiving instructions twice in 2016 to make bids at the treasury bond auctions at lower interest (yield) rates as that particular […]

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Lacille De Silva says Ranil is not reliable

Friday, October 6th, 2017

By Rasika Hemamali Courtesy Ceylon Today Former Secretary of the Presidential Commission of Inquiry to Investigate and Inquire into Serious Acts of Fraud, Corruption and Abuse of Power, State Resources and Privileges (PRECIFAC) and Attorney-at-Law Lacille De Silva says Ministers Hakeem and Ravi Karunanayake had clearly been subject to accusations. “They influenced the President, directly, to […]

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Lalith the fall man

Friday, October 6th, 2017

By Hemantha Warnakulasuriya Courtesy Ceylon Today I felt saddened by the sentence and heavy fines imposed on Lalith Weeratunga. It is very unfortunate that in our endeavours to arrest, remand and imprison those responsible for stealing the coffers of the Treasury, the first victim of that attempt happened to be Lalith Weeratunga. To my mind and […]

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Sri Lanka’s Parliament accused of perpetuating majority rule

Friday, October 6th, 2017

By KRISHAN FRANCIS, ASSOCIATED PRESS Courtesy abc News As lawmakers in Sri Lanka celebrate the 70th anniversary of one of the oldest parliamentary democracies in Asia, minorities including Tamils, Christians and Muslims remain on the fringes of society. They have some representation in Parliament but say they are sidelined by Buddhist Sinhalese, who are the majority in the country […]

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Moving towards contentious constitutional reform

Friday, October 6th, 2017

Courtesy The Economist Constitutional reforms, if not a full blown new constitution, were always on the cards after the reformist Maithripala Sirisena was elected president in 2015. This was reinforced after the United National Party (UNP) and Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) formed a coalition government in the same year, providing them with a large […]

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India always stood for united, sovereign Sri Lanka: Lok Sabha Speaker

Friday, October 6th, 2017

IANS | Colombo | October 7, 2017 1:03 am Courtesy The Statesman India has always stood for a united and sovereign Sri Lanka, Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan said on Friday, as her counterpart from the island nation’s parliament assured her that the proposed new constitution would take care of all ethnic groups. After the conclusion of the […]

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Sri Lanka’s Parliament accused of perpetuating majority rule

Friday, October 6th, 2017

By Krishan Francis  Courtesy The Washington Post COLOMBO, Sri Lanka — As lawmakers in Sri Lanka celebrate the 70th anniversary of one of the oldest parliamentary democracies in Asia, minorities including Tamils, Christians and Muslims remain on the fringes of society. They have some representation in Parliament but say they are sidelined by Buddhist Sinhalese, who are […]

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The UNHRC Resolution And Implications For Sri Lanka – Analysis

Friday, October 6th, 2017

By Dr Palitha Kohona Courtesy eurasiareview.com The UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) adopted the resolution entitled Promoting reconciliation, accountability and human rights in Sri Lanka” on October 1, 2015, Resolution 30/1. This has been described by some critics as a constitution amendment project for Sri Lanka. Interestingly, it was cosponsored by Sri Lanka. In 2017, Sri Lanka obtained […]

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