Archive for October 24th, 2017

The Old Order Scuttled  Giving Birth to New – Churchill Sells Out the British Empire to Midwife the Neoliberal Corporate-Empire 

Tuesday, October 24th, 2017

By Gandara John 1939, British soldiers desperately defending Dunkirk, with friendly French forces on their flank, were terrified beyond description when the Germans launched a major assault on their lines; the faint-hearted British soldiers fled the battlefield and France in total disarray leaving in the lurch their French comrades who alas, now ergo utterly vulnerable, […]

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The Treacherous Conspiracy facing Sri Lanka – Part III

Tuesday, October 24th, 2017

By : A.A.M.NIZAM – MATARA The NGO Vulture Viyangoda further states that they do not encourage partisan politics or allow race or ethnicity based divisions and adds that ethnic identities are completely outdated and irrational divisions for a modern, progressive and forward looking Sri Lanka. The main demand of this accidentally born Sinhala and Foreign […]

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Racist Devolution (Not Ordinary Devolution) Proposed for Sri Lanka by New Constitution

Tuesday, October 24th, 2017

Dilrook Kannangara There are two informal types of devolution in the world – devolution of power to the periphery without regard to ethnicity, and, racist devolution. In racist devolution, power is devolved to states/republics/units/regions based on race or ethnicity and decisions are taken by wholly or mostly mono-ethnic provincial Cabinets. There are not many living […]

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යූඑන්පී ව්‍යවස්ථා වාර්තාව ශ්‍රී ලංකා කාරයන්ට පිළිගන්න පුළුවන්ද

Tuesday, October 24th, 2017

මතුගම සෙනෙවිරුවන්    එක්සත් ජාතික පක්ෂයේ නායක රනිල් වික්‍රමසිංහ මහතා ව්‍යවස්ථා සම්පාදක මන්ඩලයේ මෙහෙයුම් කමිටු වල අදහස් ඇතුලත් සංක්ෂිප්ත අතුරු වාර්තාවක්  පාර්ලිමේන්තුවට ඉදිරිපත් කර ඇත. එම වාර්තාවට අමතර වශයෙන් ශ්‍රීලංකා නිදහස් පක්ෂය හෙළ උරුමය දෙමළ ජාතික සන්ධානය ඒකාබද්ධ විපක්ෂය ඇතුළු පක්ෂ කීපයකම අදහස් ද ඊට අමුණා තිබේ.එක්සත් ජාතික පක්ෂයේ අදහස් මෙම ඇමුණුමට ඇතුලත් කර නොමැති […]

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Greiff gives govt. grief

Tuesday, October 24th, 2017

Editorial Courtesy The Island October 24, 2017, 12:00 pm Recalling the yahapalana leaders’ much-touted, pre-election claim that they had the backing of some rich, powerful members of the international community, JVP leader Anura Kumara Dissanayake has asked where those friends are today. He has said the government is now left without anyone to turn to for […]

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Leading monks condemn rush for new constitution

Tuesday, October 24th, 2017

By Maheesha Mudugamuwa Courtesy The Island October 24, 2017, 11:27 pm A group of leading Buddhist monks yesterday vowed to take to the streets to defeat the government’s move to bring in a new constitution or to amend the existing one – a move which they alleged would pave the way for the division of the […]

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Sri Lanka: Phony moves toward democratic constitutional change

Tuesday, October 24th, 2017

By K. Ratnayake World Socialist Web Site 24 October 2017 Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe presented a constitutional assembly” steering committee report last month. Although he declared the aim of a new constitution was reconciliation and development,” the accompanying debate shows that every faction of the ruling elite is thoroughly steeped in divisive Sinhala communalism. […]

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Sri Lanka floats international tender for 200,000 MT of rice

Tuesday, October 24th, 2017

UkrAgroConsult Sri Lanka has launched an open international tender to import a fresh tranche of rice– a first call in recent times to be issued to suppliers worldwide. We are making every effort to ensure that there will be no shortages for our consumers,” said Industry and Commerce Minister Rishad Bathiudeen. Under the directions of […]

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New Constitution – SL moving towards federal system: Wimalarathana Thera

Tuesday, October 24th, 2017

Chaturanga Pradeep Courtesy The Daily Mirror The country will get stuck in a federal system if the new Constitution is implemented, Bellanwila Rajamaha Vihara Chief Incumbent the Ven. Prof. Bellanwila Wimalarathana Thera told a news briefing today. He said the Government could surreptitiously enact the new Constitution which would harm the entire country. The attempts to […]

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The March of Folly A simplistic and confused Attorney General

Tuesday, October 24th, 2017

By Rajiva Wijesinha Courtesy Ceylon Today A little learning is a dangerous thing. It is also sad when limited intellect leads to high appointments on the grounds that there will be unthinking support of the appointing authority. This seems to be the case with the current Attorney General (AG), who seems in a couple of weeks, […]

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President and PM contradicting one another over Constitution – Ananda Thero

Tuesday, October 24th, 2017

By Yusuf Ariff Courtesy Adaderana Venerable Muruththettuwe Ananda Thero says that although they are not against the existing Constitution, they oppose the presenting of new amendments to the Constitution. He was speaking at a press briefing of the ‘National Movement to Protect the Motherland’ at the Abayaramaya Temple in Narahenpita today (24). The Thero said that although […]

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National unity should not be infringed upon – Ven. Bellanwila Wimalarathana thero

Tuesday, October 24th, 2017

By Sanchith Karunaratna Courtesy adaderana Professor Venerable Bellanwila Wimalarathana thero stated that the current government should in no way infringe upon the national unity that was established within Sri Lanka by implementing constitutional amendments that will be detrimental to national accord. Ven.Bellanwila Wimalarathana thero expressed these sentiments while speaking at the event held to announce the verdict […]

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Former cricket umpire Darrell Hair sentenced for stealing

Tuesday, October 24th, 2017

somapala Senarath  Ex-international cricket umpire Darrell Hair has been sentenced to an 18-month good behaviour bond over stealing money from his employer. Hair, who made headlines for calling a number of no-balls on Sri Lanka’s Muttiah Muralitharan during the 1995 Boxing Day Test, pleaded guilty to a single charge of embezzlement and one charge of […]

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Forceful reconciliation is an issue: ex-President

Tuesday, October 24th, 2017

By Manushi Silva Courtesy Adaderana Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa questions as to how to build a reconciliation process through the forcible elaboration of an amendment to the country. The Former President made this statement after attending the funeral of Dr. Nagoda Amarawansa today (23). If they expect to establish reconciliation through decentralization of power it would not […]

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මේ කියනදේවත් බුද්ධිමත්ව විග්‍රහ කිරීමට නොහැකි රට කරවන්නෝ දෙදෙනෙක්,

Tuesday, October 24th, 2017

Mohan Wijewickrama මේ කියනදේවත් බුද්ධිමත්ව විග්‍රහ කිරීමට නොහැකි රට කරවන්නෝ දෙදෙනෙක්, අපිට අවාසනාවකට උරැම වී ඇත. අපේ රට මේ ව්‍යවස්ථා උගුලින් බේරා ගැනිමට ජනතාව ඉදිරියට පැමිනිම රටේ අවශ්‍යතාවකි . මේ කියනදේවත් බුද්ධිමත්ව විග්‍රහ කිරීමට නොහැකි රට කරවන්නෝ දෙදෙනෙක්, අපිට අවාසනාවකට උරැම වී ඇත. අපේ රට මේ ව්‍යවස්ථා උගුලින් බේරා ගැනිමට ජනතාව ඉදිරියට පැමිනිම රටේ අවශ්‍යතාවකි […]

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