Archive for November 9th, 2017

Tamil demand for unfair and unreasonable power – due to Sinhala stupidity, complacency, ignorance and infighting

Thursday, November 9th, 2017

Chanaka Bandarage The British ruled Sri Lanka (then Ceylon) for 150 years. During that period both the Sinhalese and the Tamils lived as British subjects. There are no records that the Tamils like now were then demanding more power for themselves. When Sri Lanka received independence in 1948, the British acknowledged that the North and […]

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The current petrol crisis is only a precursor of far more disastrous things to come as the Indian grip gets tightened every second that passes.

Thursday, November 9th, 2017

Dr. Sudath Gunasekara 9.11. 2017. It may be noted that LIOC caters to only 16% of the Sri Lankan market, while the remaining 84% relies on CPC supplies. Thus, large shortages across the country can only be caused by disruption in supplies of CPC We understand that a CPC petrol parcel, which was scheduled to […]

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Oil Crisis – A display of Indian Hegemony over Sri Lanka. 

Thursday, November 9th, 2017

By : A.A.M.NIZAM – MATARA For the last few days people were suffering untold hardships due to non availability of petrol.  Many petrol sheds remained temporarily closed due to non-availability of stocks and very long queues were seen at almost all sheds but they too distributed restricted quantities.  A large number of three wheels and […]

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Trans fat is considered by many doctors to be the worst type of fat you can eat

Thursday, November 9th, 2017

Dr Hector Perera London Unlike other dietary fats, trans fat also called trans-fatty acids both raises your LDL (“bad”) cholesterol and lowers your HDL (“good”) cholesterol. A diet laden with trans-fat increases your risk of heart disease, the leading killer of men and women. Here’s some information about trans-fat and how to avoid it. In […]

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Sobitha Thera’s just society; where are we? – EDITORIAL

Thursday, November 9th, 2017

Courtesy The Daily Mirror In this new millennium, the Buddhist prelate who made the most significant contribution towards the rebuilding of a just and fair society was Ven. Maduluwawe Sobitha Nayaka Thera whose second death anniversary was commemorated on Wednesday, at Ape Gama in Battaramulla, with President Maithripala Sirisena presiding. After the end of the […]

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Former Justice Minister counters allegations, seeks joint Lanka-UK probe ‘Rape, torture of men’

Thursday, November 9th, 2017

By Shamindra Ferdinando Courtesy The Island November 9, 2017, 11:16 pm Former Justice Minister Dr. Wijeyadasa Rajapakse, MP, yesterday alleged that a fresh high profile attempt was being made to secure asylum for bogus refugees at the expense of Sri Lankan government. President’s Counsel Rajapakse pointed out that the Sirisena-Wickremesinghe government was being targeted by those […]

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Wijeyadasa cites UK Appeal Court ruling to prove case of self-infliction by proxy

Thursday, November 9th, 2017

Courtesy The Island November 9, 2017, 11:17 pm Former Justice Minister Dr. Wijeyadasa Rajapakse, PC, yesterday said the possibility of those who had been seeking political asylum in Europe inflicting injuries on themselves couldn’t be ruled out. MP Rajapakse pointed out that the British media in April this year reported how a Sri Lankan asylum […]

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Wijeyadasa challenges Wijesooriya to TV debate

Thursday, November 9th, 2017

Courtesy The Island November 9, 2017, 11:26 pm Former Justice Minister Dr. Wijeyadasa Rajapakse, MP, PC has accused Convenor of National Movement for Social Justice (NMSJ) Prof. Sarath Wijesooriya and his colleagues of shielding those who had perpetrated frauds and corruption following the change of government in January 2015. In a hard hitting statement issued […]

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UN’s Sooka attacks Shavendra, GR and 58 Div …seeks explanation how Coca Cola backed SLA event

Thursday, November 9th, 2017

By Shamindra Ferdinando Courtesy The Island November 9, 2017, 11:17 pm The military yesterday expressed shock and dismay at South African member of UNSG’s Panel of Experts (PoE) Yasmin Sooka calling the wartime General Officer Commanding (GoC) of the celebrated 58 Division Maj. Gen Shavendra Silva a notorious war criminal. The PoE comprised former Attorney General […]

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Sri Lankan stocks slip ahead of tax raising budget

Thursday, November 9th, 2017

Reuters  COLOMBO, Nov 9 (Reuters) – Sri Lankan shares closed lower on Thursday before the presentation of the national budget, where the South Asian island nation imposed new taxes on motor vehicles, telecoms, banks and liquor in a bid to boost revenues. The budget deficit for the current year slipped to 5.2 percent of gross […]

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Dissident website ‘blocked’ in Sri Lanka

Thursday, November 9th, 2017

By AFP Courtesy Mailonline  Sri Lanka’s President Maithripala Sirisena was elected in 2015 promising an end to draconian government restrictions Access to a dissident website that often publishes articles critical of Sri Lanka’s government has been blocked in the country, the portal’s administrators said Thursday, as activists expressed alarm over deteriorating press freedom on the island. The […]

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