Archive for January 6th, 2018

Revoke 13th amendment – a threat to both India & Sri Lanka

Saturday, January 6th, 2018

Shenali D Waduge The Indo-Lanka Peace Accord was signed on 29 July 1987. JR Jayawardena signed on behalf of Sri Lanka & Rajiv Gandhi signed on behalf of India. What it achieved, what it did not achieve is just as important as what both countries need to now decide about its continuance! The scenario is […]

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The Mask of Anarchy

Saturday, January 6th, 2018

By Rohana R. Wasala Courtesy The Island THE MASK OF ANARCHY. WRITTEN ON THE OCCASION OF THE MASSACRE AT MANCHESTER” was composed by Percy Bysshe Shelley during his sojourn in Florence in Italy on hearing about an unprovoked attack by a group of militia cavalrymen on a peaceful and orderly protest rally attended by some […]

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Thousands attend maiden political rally of the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna

Saturday, January 6th, 2018

By Sanchith Karunaratna Courtesy Adaderana The first political rally of the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) headed by former President Mahinda Rajapaksa was held earlier today (6), near the Kadawatha bus station. Thousands of supporters from the region attended the event marking the first of a series of rallies that will be held leading up to the […]

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PM should take responsibility of Bond scam – Ven.Sumangala Thero

Saturday, January 6th, 2018

By Sanchith Karunaratna Courtesy Adaderana Chairman of the Anti-Corruption Front (ACF) Ven.Ulapane Sumangala Thero stated that the Prime Minister should accept responsibility of the Central Bank Bond scam without palming off his guilt to other individuals. Speaking to the media at a press conference today (6), Ven. Sumangala thero stated the Premier should take responsibility for the […]

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Bond fiasco: SLPP saved by decision to contest separately

Saturday, January 6th, 2018

by C.A.Chandraprema Courtesy The Island The ‘special statement’ on the bond commission report made last Wednesday by President Maithripala Sirisena was, all things considered, the only statement that could have been made in the circumstances. To have expected anything else was unrealistic. The yahapalana project is something that goes beyond the President, the SLFP which he […]

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All or nothing,Mr. President

Saturday, January 6th, 2018

Editorial Courtesy The Island January 6, 2018, 7:06 pm In the view of many, President Maithripala Sirisena has made a bad decision releasing a part version of the much awaited Central Bank Bond Commission report. Being a politician who has not been slow in taking the credit for appointing the commission in the first instance, it […]

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Cabraal points finger at President and PM

Saturday, January 6th, 2018

Courtesy The Island January 6, 2018, 7:46 pm Former Central Bank Governor Ajith Nivard Cabraal yesterday said that Treasury Bond issues from 2008 to 20014 have “already been closely examined by the Auditor General (AG) in response to a request made Aug. 19, 2016, by then Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake under section 43(2) of the […]

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President’s office has second thoughts on bond statement

Saturday, January 6th, 2018

Courtesy The Island President Maithripala Sirisena’s office has put out several versions of his bond commission statement in an apparent attempt to soften the blow to Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and his party. The first English translation of the President’s Sinhala statement was reasonably close to the original, but a subsequent version — Bond Report […]

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Local Elections and Bond Effects: How wounded is the PM? How wound up is the President? What of Basil’s SLPP?

Saturday, January 6th, 2018

Rajan Philips Courtesy The Island January 6, 2018, 7:07 pm The pundits have already declared the February 10 local government elections as a national referendum on the Sirisena-Wickremesinghe government. The President’s statement on the findings of the Bond Commission report now provides a specific context or framework for that referendum. The implications of that framework will […]

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පර්පචුවල් ලාභයත් බැඳුම්කර අලාභයත් අතර මිලියන 6,755ක පරතරයක්

Saturday, January 6th, 2018

අනුරාධා හේරත් උපුටාගැණීම  මව්බිම  පර්පචුවල් ට්‍රෙෂරීස් සමාගමේ ලාභයත් ජනාධිපති බැඳුම්කර කොමිෂන් වාර්තාව හෙළිදරව් කළ අලාභයත් අතර රුපියල් මිලියන 6,755ක පරතරයක් පවතින බව දූෂණ විරෝධී හඬ අනාවරණය කරයි. එම සංවිධානයේ කැඳවුම්කරු ජවිපෙ පාර්ලිමේන්තු හිටපු මන්ත්‍රි වසන්ත සමරසිංහ ‘ඉරිදා මව්බිම’ට පැවැසුවේ පර්පචුවල් ට්‍රෙෂරීස් සමාගමේ ගිණුම් වාර්තාවල සඳහන් පරිදි එහි මාස 30ක ලාභය රුපියල් මිලියන 18, 255ක් වන අතර […]

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අපේ අගමැති සහ සිංහල සිනමාවේ සමිමානිය නිළි ආයිරංගනි සේරසිංහ දකුණු අප්‍රිකානු ගෝත්‍රික නැටුමක

Saturday, January 6th, 2018

තද තද අගමැති තුමො 😂 Posted by Leshan Prabodha Widanagamachchi on 5. janúar 2018

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Treasury Bonds scam Act to recover losses soon – Dayasiri President to brief Cabinet

Saturday, January 6th, 2018

Courtesy Ceylon Today A Bill, which will enable the State to recover a sum of Rs 8.5 billion, that was allegedly robbed by those involved in the Central Bank Treasury Bonds scam, will be presented to the House when Parliament convenes for the first time in 2018, Co-Cabinet Spokesman, Minister Dayasiri Jayasekera said yesterday. He […]

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