Archive for June 10th, 2018

An open letter to President Sirisena

Sunday, June 10th, 2018

Dr Sudath Gunasekara 6.10.2018 I hope you have seen today’s newspaper headlines this morning, especially the Irida Divaina banner headline where Vignesvaran Chief Minister NPC has made two very serious statements 1 That you must break up the Sri Lanka Army in to 9 parts and relocate in the other 8 Provinces as the people […]

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John Argue -Amnesty International’s Coordinator for Sri Lanka

Sunday, June 10th, 2018

Asoka Weerasinghe Kings Grove Crescent . Gloucester . Ontario .Canada 10 June 2018 John Argue Amnesty International’s Coordinator for Sri Lanka Toronto Ontario. Dear John: I stumbled onto your interview with Sulochana Ramaiah Mohan which was headlined 40,000 death claim should be researched. Reading it, I wasn’t sure whether I should laugh at it or cry. […]

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SRILANKA, GOVERNANCE- ACCOUNTABILITY & PERFORMANCE SINCE 2015,

Sunday, June 10th, 2018

Kanthar Balanathan DipEE(UK), GradCertRelEng(Monash), DipBus&Adm(Finance-Massey), CEng.MIEE SriLankan government since snatching power in 2015, have been in corrupt practice which has led the country to tiptoe towards bankruptcy. The term accountability” does not mean anything today, to the people of SriLanka or the members of parliament anyway. Parliamentarians think that they are the god which has freed […]

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රෝගී සමාජයක් ඇතිවීම

Sunday, June 10th, 2018

(වික්ටර් අයිවන් -රාවය පුවත්පත ) මෙම අශීලාචාර කාලයේදී සියලු මිනිසුන් ජීවත් වූයේ අඩු වැඩි වශයෙන් සැකයෙන් හා මරණ බියෙනි. ඔවුන්ට නිතර නිතර දකින්නට හෝ අසන්නට ලැබුණේ මනුෂ්‍ය ඝාතනයන් ගැනය. අතුරුදන්වූ පුද්ගලයන් හා වදහිංසාවන්ට ලක්වූ පුද්ගලයන් ගැනය. හිංසාව හිංසාවට ලක්වන්නන් කෙරෙහි පමණක් නොව හිංසා කරන්නන් කෙරෙහිද බලපායි. ඒ දෙපිරිසම මානසික රෝගීන් බවට පත් කරයි. යුද හමුදාවේ […]

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China withholds Hambantota Port deal’s final tranche of USD 585 mn to Lanka over dispute

Sunday, June 10th, 2018

Courtesy wionews.com  PTI Colombo, Sri Lanka Jun 10, 2018, 11.19 PM (IST) China has withheld the Hambantota Port deal’s final tranche of USD 585 million to Sri Lanka due to Colombo’s objection over its plan to use a man-made island for entertainment purposes, a media report said here today. In December last year, Sri Lanka handed over […]

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Pound of flesh?

Sunday, June 10th, 2018

Editorial Courtesy The Island Monday 11th June, 2018 The UNP, during the last government, condemned the Hambantota Port as a white elephant and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe keeps calling it the world’s biggest swimming pool. Some UNP notables said the Rajapaksas were waiting on the Hambantota beach and waving at passing ships in a bid to […]

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Anti-corruption activists being sent on wild goose chase

Sunday, June 10th, 2018

By Rathindra Kuruwita June 11, 2018, 12:51 pm The Secretary to the President and other officials who could release the Presidential Commission of Inquiry (PCoI) report on the bond scams had sent the anti corruption activists on a wild goose chase in the hope that they would get tired and drop the issue, Campaign for […]

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Sujeewa got money from Mendis Co. after general election

Sunday, June 10th, 2018

By Shyam Nuwan Ganewatte June 11, 2018, 12:47 pm It has been revealed that State Minister of International Trade, Sujeewa Senasinghe accepted three cheques to the tune of Rs. 3 million from W. M. Mendis & Company, belonging to Arjun Aloysius, after the 2015 general election. The last parliamentary election was held on August 17, […]

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The troika and the truth A CONSTRUCTIVE COMMENTARY ON LALITH WEERATUNGA’S TESTIMONY

Sunday, June 10th, 2018

By Dr. DAYAN JAYATILLEKA Courtesy The Island I was delighted to read Lalith Weeratunga’s revelatory article ‘The Troika’ (Counterpoint, Daily FT). I regard him as a friend and I respect him as one of the finest public servants we have had. President Mahinda Rajapaksa could not have had a better Secretary to the President at a […]

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Speciality of corrupt politicians

Sunday, June 10th, 2018

By Sugeeswara Senadhira Courtesy Ceylon Today The exact number of people who received illegal funds either from Perpetual Treasuries Limited or its subsidiary W.M. Mendis & Company Limited is anybody’s guess. In addition to politicians, there could be high-ranking officials and others among those bribe-takers. However, all of them are capable of lying effortlessly with a […]

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Shifting the focus: Putting on a show

Sunday, June 10th, 2018

 By Shivanthi Ranasinghe Courtesy Ceylon Today Former United National Party General Secretary Kabir Hashim is on record that he had no need to accept money from Perpetual Treasuries. He claimed that he has enough personal wealth that he could even lend money to Perpetual Treasuries. He is clearly trying to disassociate himself from the 118 MPs […]

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Where’s Arjuna? Wither Ranil?

Sunday, June 10th, 2018

By Narada The Prime Minster has assured Parliament that he has no clue on the whereabouts of Arjuna Mahendran. On Thursday last week, this paper reported the story with an interesting profile of the Prime Minister that betrayed him experiencing his Pontius Pilate moment of truth. Just as the procurator of Rome failed in washing […]

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Lone Lankan student bags gold medal in Delhi-based South Asian University

Sunday, June 10th, 2018

Courtesy NewsIn.Asia New Delhi, June 10 (newsin.asia): Niroshika Sanjeewani Liyana Muhandiram, the only Sri Lankan national to have graduated from the New Delhi-based South Asian University (SAU) this year, has topped the Master of Laws programme in the university bagging a Gold Medal, a press release from SAU  says.. Niroshika, who works for the Faculty […]

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India, the only country not to support China’s Belt and Road Initiative in Qingdao Declaration

Sunday, June 10th, 2018

Courtesy NewsIn.Asia Qingdao, June 10 (The Hindu): India was the only country in the eight-nation Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) on June 10 which refused to endorse China’s ambitious Belt and Road Initiative (BRI)  for which Beijing has signed pacts with nearly 80 countries and international organisations. A declaration issued at the end of the two-day […]

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ඇලෝසියස්ගේ මුදල් ජනාධිපතිවරණයටත්.. – ෆොන්සේකා ආන්දෝලනාත්මක හෙලිදරවුවක..

Sunday, June 10th, 2018

lanka C news අර්ජුන් ඇලෝසියස් විසින් දුන් මුදල් ඇතැම්විට ජනාධිපතිවරණයදට විදයම් වන්නට ඇතැයි ඇමති සරත් ෆොන්සේකා මහතා පවසයි. මැතිවරණ කාලවලදී විවිධ පුද්ගලයන් පැමිණ මුදල් දෙන බවත් එම පුද්ලගලයන් එලවා දැමීමට හැකියාවක් නැති බවත් ඇමතිවරයා කියයි. ඒ ආකාරයේ මුදල් ලබා ගත් අය අස් කරන්නේ නම් මුළු රටේම සිටින දේශපාලයන්ට ගෙදර යාමට සිදුවනු ඇතැයිද ඇමතිවරයා කියා සිටී. […]

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