Archive for October, 2018

Tamara Kunanayakam slams Western Intervention in Lanka’s Political Order…. and evokes Egyptian Comparisons

Wednesday, October 31st, 2018

Tamara Kunanayakam: her Eliya Briefing: entitled On the current political crisis in Sri Lanka” Colombo,  30 October 2018 I will express myself on the international aspects of the political crisis in which the country finds itself today and their far-reaching consequences for the country’s sovereignty and independence, which must be taken into account in all its dimensions if an appropriate response is […]

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Former Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe Retreats back to his own residence

Wednesday, October 31st, 2018

Sri Lankan News Parliamentarian Dayasiri Jayasekara. addressing a media conference in Colombo Says that the Former Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe has decided to  evacuate  Prime Ministers official residence Temple Trees” and now in the process of moving back to his own house .

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Speaker doesn’t have power to convene Parliament early – Former Speaker

Wednesday, October 31st, 2018

Courtesy The Daily News Former Speaker Joseph Michael Perera yesterday said that the Speaker doesn’t have power to convene Parliament, when it stands prorogued by the President. He said that the Speaker doesn’t have power to summon Parliament for an earlier date than the date fixed in the Proclamation proroguing Parliament. Perera added President Maithripala […]

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Heads we win tails you lose?

Wednesday, October 31st, 2018

Editorial Courtesy The Island Thursday 1st November, 2018 October 31, 2018, 9:36 pm The Sirisena-Rajapaksa government claimed, immediately after sacking Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, that many UNP MPs were falling over themselves to back it. The SLPP/UPFA leaders boasted that they were equal to the task of wresting control of Parliament, which was prorogued. But it […]

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MR signals return to inward-looking economic policy

Wednesday, October 31st, 2018

Courtesy The Daily Mirror Assuming duties as the Finance and Economic Affairs Minister yesterday, Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa hinted towards his plans to return Sri Lanka to the inward-looking economy that he had built during his presidency from 2005 to 2014. While acknowledging the important role foreign direct investment could play in Sri Lanka’s economic […]

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සිංගප්පූරු ගිවිසුම ගහද්දි ඔය ජාත්‍යන්තර ප්‍රජාව හිටියේ කොහෙද? – වෛද්‍ය සමන්ත ආනන්ද

Wednesday, October 31st, 2018

විදෙස් අතපෙවීම් එපා – යුතුකම මාධ්‍ය හමුව

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West upset its SL agenda thwarted: Prelate

Wednesday, October 31st, 2018

Courtesy The Daily Mirror The International Community, mainly the Western Countries, was worried that their agenda in Sri Lanka was no longer operative and therefore, kept interfering in the internal affairs of Sri Lanka, Ven. Elle Gunawansa Thera said today. Addressing a news briefing of the Yuthukama Organisation, the Thera said the International Community shed […]

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එජාපයේ නිල බස ඉංග්‍රීසි නිසා හිටපු අගමැති රනිල් අලි අමාරුවක..

Wednesday, October 31st, 2018

lanka C news පිවිතුරු හෙළ උරුමය පක්ෂ මූලස්ථානයේ පැවැති මාධ්‍ය හමුවේ දී පක්ෂ නායක නීතිඥ උදය ගම්මන්පිල මහතා මෙම අදහස් පල කලේය. මහින්ද රාජපක්ෂ මැතිතුමා අග්‍රාමාත්‍ය ධූරයේ දිවුරුම් දුන්නා කියන පණිවුඩය ලැබෙන්නට ටික වෙලාවකට කලින් මාධ්‍ය හරහා රටට ලැබුණු පණිවුඩය වූයේ එක්සත් ජනතා නිදහස් සන්ධානය ආණ්ඩුවෙන් ඉවත් වූ බවයි. වත්මන් ආණ්ඩුක්‍රම ව්‍යවස්ථාවට අනුව අමාත්‍ය මණ්ඩලයේ […]

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එජාප හිටපු ප‍්‍රබල ඇමති හා මන්ත‍්‍රී පිරිසක් ජනපති මෛත‍්‍රි ඉදිරියේ..

Wednesday, October 31st, 2018

 lanka C news පැවති රජය නියෝජනය කළ එක්සත් ජාතික පක්ෂ ප‍්‍රබලයන් කිහිප දෙනෙකු ජනාධිපති මෛත්‍රීපාල සිරිසේන මහතා සාකච්ඡාවක් පවත්වා ඇතැයි වාර්තා වෙයි. මෙම පිරිස අතර හිටපු ප්‍රබල ඇමතිවරයෙක් ප්‍රබල රාජ්‍ය ඇමතිවරයෙක් නියෝජ්‍ය ඇමතිවරයෙක් ඇතුළු මන්ත්‍රීවරුන් කිහිප දෙනෙකු ද සිටි බව වාර්තා වෙයි. මෙම සියළු දෙනා නව රජයට සහයෝගය පළ කිරීම සඳහා එකඟ වී ඇති බවත් […]

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‘‘ජාත්‍යන්තර සම්බාධක කතා බොරු..‘‘ රාජිතගේ ප්‍රකාශය පුස්සක් කරමින් විද්වත්හු කියති

Wednesday, October 31st, 2018

Lanka Lead News ශ්‍රී ලංකාව කෙරෙහි ඇතැම් රටවල් දැනට කරමින් සිටින මැදිහත්වීම් ශ්‍රී ලංකාවට හිතවත්ව සිදුකරන මැදිහත්වීම් බව දේශපාලන විචාරක මාධ්‍යෙව්දී මොහාන් සමරනායක මහතා පවසයි. ඇමෙරිකාව, බ්‍රිතාන්‍ය,කැනඩාව වැනි රටවල් මේ ආකාරයේ බලපෑම් කරන්නේ ශ්‍රී ලංකාව ඔවුන්ට පාලනය කළ හැකි තත්ත්වයක තබා ගැනීම්ට බවද ඔහු වැඩිදුරටත් සදහන් කළේය. ශ්‍රී ලංකාවට එරෙහි මෙම අවස්ථාවේ එක්සත් ජාතීන්ගේ සංවිධානය […]

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President briefs UN envoy on political situation

Wednesday, October 31st, 2018

Courtesy The Daily Mirror President Maithripala Sirisena today met UN Representative in Sri Lanka, Hanna Singer and briefed about the current political situation in the country. President Sirisena had explained to the envoy that all the decisions had been taken in accordance with the Constitution, the President’s Media Division said. The President also said that […]

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Speaker urges foreign delegates not to take hasty action against SL

Wednesday, October 31st, 2018

By Charunya Rajakaruna Courtesy Adaderana Several delegates have called on Speaker Karu Jayasuriya at the Parliamentary premises this evening (31), stated Office of the Speaker, issuing a release. Accordingly, UN Resident Coordinator in Sri Lanka Hanaa Singer, Ambassador for the EU Tung-Lai Margue, British High Commissioner James Dauris, Canadian Ambassador David McKinnon and German Ambassador Jorn Rohde […]

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Defiant Sirisena claims 75% popular support as EU threatens trade sanctions

Wednesday, October 31st, 2018

Courtesy NewsIn.Asia Colombo, October 30 (newsin.asia): At the meeting between Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena and foreign envoys here on Monday,  the European Union (EU) Ambassador  Tung-Lai Margue warned that if democratic norms and constitutional provisions are not observed in handling  the on-going political crisis in Sri Lanka, the EU may consider withdrawing  the trade […]

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Sri Lanka’s Speaker of Parliament warns of ‘bloodbath’ if political crisis taken to streets

Wednesday, October 31st, 2018

Courtesy NewsIn.Asia  Colombo, Oct 29 (newsin.asia) – Sri Lanka’s Speaker of Parliament, Karu Jayasuriya, on Monday warned that there would be a ‘huge bloodbath’ in the island if the present political crisis is taken out to the streets. Speaking to reporters in Colombo, Jayasuiya said the present political crisis should be settled through Parliament or […]

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විදේශීය සාම සාධක හමුදාවන්ට ශ‍්‍රී ලංකාවට මැදිහක් වෙන්නැයි රනිල් ඉල්ලලා..

Wednesday, October 31st, 2018

මෙරට තුල සාමය ආරක්‍ෂා කර දෙන්නැයි හිටපු අගමැති රනිල් වික‍්‍රමසිංහ මහතා විසින් විදේශීය සාම සාධක හමුදාවන්ට පැමිණෙන්නැයි ඉල්ලීමක් කර ඇති බව පාර්ලිමේන්තු මන්ත‍්‍රි දිනේෂ් ගුණවර්ධන මහතා පවසයි. මෙය ඉතා අභාග්‍ය සම්පන්න ප‍්‍රකාශයක් යයිද ඔහු කියා සිටී. රනිල් වික‍්‍රමසිංහ මහතා විසින් බටහිර තානාපතිවරුන්ට ලියනලද ලිපිය පහත දැක්වේ

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Call for Ranil to be indicted for high Treason

Wednesday, October 31st, 2018

Ranil should be arrested immediately for trying to get UN troops into our. Country when there is no war but only to safeguard his clique.

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International Community please leave Sri Lanka alone, leaving it sort out its own problems its own way, do not try making  Sri Lanka a Libya or a Syria. 

Wednesday, October 31st, 2018

By Charles.S.Perera USA had always been working against the people of developing countries by eliminating elected popular leaders  as it had been with Mohammed Mosaddeq in Iran, in 1950, Jacob Arbenz in Guatamala in 1950, Patrice Lumumba in Congo in 1960,Salvador Allende in Chile, in 1973, Hudson Austin in Grenada in 1983, and more recently […]

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Speaker laments over ousting Ranil

Wednesday, October 31st, 2018

By : A.A.M.NHIZAM – MATARA The defunct Speaker of Parliament Mr. Karu Jayasuriya who was the worst ever speaker in Sri Lanka’s parliament history who was extremely bias and unruly, who in his utter arrogance deliberately ignored to recognize the majority opposition group in thee Parliament, arbitrarily conferred the post of the Leader of the […]

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Prez can dissolve parliament if vote on account is defeated – Wijeyadasa

Wednesday, October 31st, 2018

Courtesy The Island Minister of Education and Higher Education Dr. Wijeyadasa Rajapakshe, who defected from the UNP to the UPFA on Monday, told the media in Colombo, yesterday, that if the vote on accounted to be presented by the new government to Parliament was defeated by any chance, the President was constitutionally empowered to dissolve […]

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Western Nations breaching Vienna Conventions on Diplomatic Relations interfering into internal affairs of Sri Lanka

Wednesday, October 31st, 2018

The Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations (1961) Article 41 clearly states that diplomats cannot interfere into the internal affairs in the receiving country and such interference is construed as a violation of diplomatic protocol. If so the US, UK, EU, Canada, Indian envoys are all breaching diplomatic protocols with their regular demarches against the Sri […]

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Acting AG doesn’t find fault with President’s action –– Govt. Spokesman CC to be reconstituted

Tuesday, October 30th, 2018

By Shamindra Ferdinando Courtesy The Island Government spokesman Ports and Shipping Minister Mahinda Samarasinghe yesterday said no less a person than the Acting Attorney General Dappula de Livera had pointed out the basis for the President’s action, citing relevant gazettes (2094-43 dated Oct. 26.2018 and 2094-44 dated Oct. 26. 2018) and the 19th Amendment 48 (1). […]

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Lankaweb Weekly Editorial

Tuesday, October 30th, 2018

It has been the President’s strong conviction despite former differences between himself and Mahinda Rajapaksa now obviously settled notwithstanding what terms and agreements were involved between them towards the final choice that within his capacity as the new Prime Minister, he would be competent to restore the country to normalcy after resolving the many issues […]

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YAHAPALANA ELECTIONS AND ‘REGIME CHANGE’ Part 12

Tuesday, October 30th, 2018

KAMALIKA PIERIS The last essay in this series comes at a time when things have   drastically changed. The Yahapalana regime appears to have ‘fallen’ and Mahinda Rajapaksa has replaced Ranil Wickremasinghe as Prime Minister. This essay summarizes four important political events leading to this transfer of power. The local government election of February 2018 was […]

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ශ්‍රී ලංකා පාර්ලිමේන්තුවේ අතිගරු කතානායක තුමාට විවෘත ලිපියක්-වර්තමාන පාර්ලිමේන්තුවේ බහුතරය කුමක්ද යන ගැටලුවට ඇති සාධාරණ විසදුම සම්බන්ධවයි

Tuesday, October 30th, 2018

චන්ද්‍රසේන පණ්ඩිතගේ. ශ්‍රී ලංකා පාර්ලිමේන්තුවේ අතිගරු කතානායක තුමනි, වර්තමාන පාර්ලිමේන්තුවේ බහුතරය කුමක්ද යන ගැටලුවට ඇති සාධාරණ විසදුම සම්බන්ධවයි වර්තමාන දේශපාලන තත්වය ඔබතුමාව ගැටළු සහගත තත්වයකට පත්කර ඇති බවක්, අපට දිස්වේ. ඔබ තුමාට නොවැම්බර් මස 16 වෙනිදා දක්වා කල් තැබූ පාර්ලිමේන්තුව වහා කැදවීමේ අවශ්‍යතාවයක් පැන නැගී ඇති බව අපට පෙනේ. එසේ සිදුව ඇත්තේ වර්තමානයේදී සිදුව ඇති […]

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DR  BRIAN SELVARATNAM OF BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA- “AN UGLY BLAST OF THE PAST”

Tuesday, October 30th, 2018

By M D P DISSANAYAKE Today October 30, Tamil dominated talk back radio of Australia known as 3CR Community Broadcast, found one of its friends and enemies of Sri Lanka, Dr Brian Selvaratnam currently residing in Brisbane Australia, for a lengthy interview to attack Sri Lanka, Sinhalese   and Rajapakse’s. He was given prime time talk […]

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Defiant Sirisena claims 75% popular support as EU threatens trade sanctions

Tuesday, October 30th, 2018

Courtesy NewsIn.Asia Colombo, October 30 (newsin.asia): At the meeting between Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena and foreign envoys here on Monday,  the European Union (EU) Ambassador  Tung-Lai Margue warned that if democratic norms and constitutional provisions are not observed in handling  the on-going political crisis in Sri Lanka, the EU may consider withdrawing  the trade […]

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සන්ධානය 150 කිට්ටු කරනවා.. එජාපයට 40-50ක් පමණයි..- විජේදාස හෙලි කරයි

Tuesday, October 30th, 2018

 lanka C news ජනාධිපතිවරයාට පැවරී ඇති බලතල අනුව අග්‍රාමාත්‍යවරයෙක් පත්කළ පසු ඔහුට බහුතරය ඇත්දැයි ඡන්දයක් විමසීමේ ‍ක‍්‍රමයක් හෝ ව්‍යවස්ථානුකූල උවමනාවක් නැතැයි ඇමති විජේදාස රාජපක්ෂ මහතා සඳහන් කරයි. නමුත් නව අගමැතිවරයාට එරෙහිව පාර්ලිමේන්තුවට විශ්වාසභංගයක් ගෙන යා හැකි බවද පවසන ඇමතිවරයා ඉදිරියේදී කරන අයවැය හෝ අතුරු අයවැය යන මුදල් පනස් දෙකෙන් එකක් පරාජය කිරීමට හැකි බව ද […]

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රනිල් සුලග නොනැවතේ.. එජාපයේ තවත් හතරක් දිවුරන්න සූදානම්..

Tuesday, October 30th, 2018

 lanka C news එක්සත් ජාතික පක්‍ෂයේ තවත් මන්ත‍්‍රිවරුන් සිවු දෙනෙකු නියෝජ්‍ය හා රාජ්‍ය ඇමති ධුරයන්හි හෙට (31) දිනයේ දිවුරුම් දෙනු ඇතැයි ජනාදීපති කාර්යාලයේ ආරංචි මාර්ග සනාථ කරයි. මේ වන විට කැබිනට් ඇමති ධුරයන්හි පුරප්පාඩු වේගයෙන් සම්පුර්න වෙමින් ඇති බවත් නව ඇමතිවරුන් දිවුරුම් දීම ඔවුන් විසින් යොදා ගන්නා වේලාවන් අනුව හෝ ජනාධිපතිවරයා විසින් ලබා දෙනු ලබන […]

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Change of premiership and other matters

Tuesday, October 30th, 2018

By Shamindra Ferdinando Courtesy The Island October 30, 2018, 8:41 pm Newly appointed Premier Mahinda Rajapaksa congratulating new Education and Higher Education Minister Dr. Wijeyadasa Rajapaksa, PC, one of the four elected on the UNP ticket at the last parliamentary polls in August 2015 to join the Sirisena-Rajapaksa administration. Wijeyadasa Rajapakse quit the SLFP-led UPFA during […]

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Welcome Back, Mahinda

Tuesday, October 30th, 2018

CITIZEN S Courtesy The Island October 30, 2018, 12:00 pm You have come back in a way even you didn’t anticipate, but hats off to you for going with the flow and taking up the challenge/opportunity. There’s a palpable sense of relief with the public when you’re at the helm. Probably they expect you to do […]

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