Archive for December 9th, 2017

If India had not helped Prabakaran escape in June 1987…there would be no May 2009

Saturday, December 9th, 2017

Shenali D Waduge  How many are aware that Prabakaran was cornered in Vadamarachchi in June 1987? How many are aware that India actually threatened Sri Lankan Government to order its troops to set him free? How many are aware that India helicoptered Prabakaran out of Sri Lanka to India? The order came from the very […]

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ශ්‍රී ලංකා පොදුජන පෙරමුණ

Saturday, December 9th, 2017

චාර්ල්ස් එස් පෙරේරා විසින් 2015  ජනවාරි 16 වනදා  ජනාධිපති  මහින්ද රාජපක්ස මැතිතුමා,  ශ්‍රී ලංකා නිදහස්පක්ෂයේ සභාපතිත්වය,  එස් ඩබ්ලියු ආර් ඩී බණ්ඩාරනායක  මැතිතුමන් විසින් ප්‍රගතිසීලි නොවන  දේශපාලන පක්ෂයක් හැටියට සලකනලද  එක්සත් ජාතිකපක්ෂයෙන්  හා ඊට සම්බන්ධවූ දේශපාලන පක්ෂ විසින් තෝරාගත්  ජනාධිපති මෛත්‍රිපාල සිරිසේන මැතිතුමාට පැවරීමෙන්, ලංකාවේ පංච මහා බලවේගයන්ට තමන්ගේ දේශපාලන පක්ෂය අහිමිවූයේය. ඒ වෙනුවට නව දෙශපාලන […]

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Ambassador Atul Keshap and Actg. Asst. Secretary Alice Wells join Opposition Rally in Sri Lanka

Saturday, December 9th, 2017

Mahinda Gunasekera SHOCKING !  His Excellency Atul Keshap, Ambassador for the USA in Sri Lanka, and Acting Asst. Secretary of State, Ms. Alice Wells are seen participating in a Protest Rally in Colombo, organized by the Tamil National Alliance representing the political opposition to draw attention to those Tamils alleged to be missing in Sri […]

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CHILD ABUSE IN DR. MAREENA REFFAI’S DEHIWELA ORPHANAGE 

Saturday, December 9th, 2017

Dr. Daya Hewapathirane  Source: Ceylon Today  The Gangodawila Magistrate’s Court on 7 December ordered the Police to speed up their investigations into the sexual assault cum abuse of children at the Darun Nusra orphanage in Dehiwala and refer their findings to the Attorney General’s Department. This Muslim orphanage Darun Nusra is run by Al-Muslimaath, of which […]

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Carey Gillam on Monsanto Cancer and the Corruption of Science

Saturday, December 9th, 2017

Courtesy corporatecrimereporter.com Editor  Filed in News September 28th, 2017 @ 7:09 am Fifty-five years after Rachel Carson in Silent Spring warned about the dangers of DDT and unchecked pesticide use, a former Reuters reporter is raising the red flag about the pesticide treadmill we can’t get off of. In Whitewash: The Story of a Weed Killer, Cancer and the Corruption of […]

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“අපි….ගෝතයින්ට බයයි නංගියේ…..”

Saturday, December 9th, 2017

BY MALINDA SENEVIRATNE “සකල දේශවාසී ගෝතයිනි මතකය අවදි කරව්; තොපිලට නැතිවීමට ඇත්තේ තොපිලගේ දීනකම් පමණයි”  — කාලකන්ණි මාර්ක්ස් (කාල් මාක්ස් ගේ මුනුපුරු) 1988 වර්ෂයේ අග භාගයේ මුළු රටම එක්තරා පොස්ටරයකින් වැහුන.  ‘මේ කව්ද? මොනවාද කරන්නේ?’ යන ප්‍රශ්න දෙකෙන් හදපු පෝස්ටරයක්. පාට තැඹිලි.  කිතුහලය ප්‍රචාරණය වෙනුවෙන් දේශපාලනයේ යොදාගත් පළමු අවස්ථා ව මෙයයි.  ලංකාවේ.  අදහස වික්ටර් හෙට්ටිගොඩ සහ […]

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Burgher Community in Sri Lanka

Saturday, December 9th, 2017

By Dr. Tilak S. Fernando  Courtesy Ceylon Today The term ‘Dutch Burgher’ is used to identify the ethnic group involving the descendants of Dutch Origin, who settled down in Ceylon after the British took over the Southern and Western coastal areas. In the early 17th century, Portuguese and Ceylonese Kingdoms ruled the country constantly, by battling […]

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Fence mending prospects between SLFP factions before nominations receding

Saturday, December 9th, 2017

By C.A.Chandraprema Courtesy The Island December 9, 2017, 7:13 pm With nominations set to open on Monday for the first 93 local government institutions, frantic last minute moves are being made to form an alliance between the Joint Opposition and the SLFP faction in the government. The initiative in these moves is from the latter rather […]

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After the Bond Scam Commission

Saturday, December 9th, 2017

Editorial Courtesy The Island December 9, 2017, 6:25 pm No credible explanation of why enormous sums of money belonging to members of the Employees Provident Fund had been invested in Treasury Bonds purchased in the secondary market when the EPF, which is an authorized dealer could have bought them cheaper in the primary market, has yet […]

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Good shot on a tough target – “ප්‍රේමය නම්” සිංහල චිත්‍රපටය

Saturday, December 9th, 2017

By SAJITHA PREMATUNGE Courtesy The Nation It’s a very carefully crafted movie.  From script, casting, locations, music score and colour pallet, everything was designed to complement the theme of mental illness. Cinematographer Jaan Shenberger is mostly responsible for setting the mood. ‘Every frame has a mood ‘ Premaya Nam was forced to do the festival rounds before […]

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Chaos in the Tamil political scene

Saturday, December 9th, 2017

By Manekshaw Courtesy Ceylon Today I would rather obey a fine lion, much stronger than two hundred rats of my own species Voltaire Turbulent weather prevailed in the Northern and Eastern Provinces in the past two weeks with the Department of Meteorology alerting the people in the two Provinces of a stormy atmosphere. Special meetings were […]

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A troika of Buddhist monks to bring Maithri and Mahinda together

Saturday, December 9th, 2017

BY GAGANI WEERAKOON Courtesy Ceylon Today The Meteorological Department of Sri Lanka earlier last week predicted that a low pressure area in the South-East Bay of Bengal will turn into a depression with Sri Lanka witnessing side effects in the form of strong winds and showers. Though there were no adverse weather conditions experienced by citizens […]

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