Archive for February 5th, 2019

Lord Naseby: Now is the time for Sri Lanka to stand on it’s own two feet

Tuesday, February 5th, 2019

Written by: Lord Naseby House of Lords Courtesy Politics Home Is this really a country that has to be monitored by the West almost every day? The President of the APPG for Sri Lanka thinks not. We may well need Sri Lanka’s friendship again soon over Brexit, says Lord Naseby. About 6 months ago I was conscious […]

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Media attacked by “Kalu Aliyas” and their NGO mahouts

Tuesday, February 5th, 2019

H. L. D. Mahindapala This is a critical year for all politicians. With three-tier elections (Provincial, Parliamentary and Presidential) coming round the corner they all need to polish their image to win votes. Ranil Wickremesinghe, in particular, needs to give a spit, polish and shine to his image, which has been badly battered by the […]

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LESSONS LEARNED-PRESIDENTIAL PARDON FOR SARATH FONSEKA WAS A MISTAKE

Tuesday, February 5th, 2019

By M D P DISSANAYAKE President Sirisena gave full pardon to former convicted criminal Sarath Fonseka  simultaneously restoring, redecorating, recycling all his privileges, colours etc.   Subsequently he was awarded the prestigious Award of Field Marshal . Mr Gotabaya Rajapakse made strong recommendations to President Mahinda Rajapakse to appoint Sarath Fonseka for the role of Army […]

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THE TAMIL LANGUAGE IN SRI LANKA Part 1

Tuesday, February 5th, 2019

KAMALIKA PIERIS According to historian Sirima Kiribamune, the earliest Tamil inscription found in Sri Lanka is dated to the end of 10 century, immediately preceding the Cola conquest of the island.  It records a donation to a Hindu shrine. (ICES Ethnic studies Reports 4/1 1986 p 14) There is not a single Tamil inscription before […]

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පළාත් සභා කල්දාන්න කුමන්ත්‍රණකාරී සැලසුම් එපා!

Tuesday, February 5th, 2019

කැෆේ සංවිධානයේ වැඩ බලන විධායක අධ්‍යක්ෂ අහමඩ් මනාස් මකීන් පළාත් සභා මැතිවරණය  නොපැවැත්වීමේ සැලසුම් කුමන්ත්‍රණකාරී ලෙස ක්‍රියාත්මක නොකර වහාම පළාත් සභා මැතිවරණය පවත්වන්නැයි  කැෆේ සංවිධානය කියයි. එම සංවිධානයේ වැඩබලන විධායක අධ්‍යක්ෂ අහමඩ් මනාස් මකීන් මහතා සඳහන් කළේ මේ වනවිට පවතින ජාතික දේශපාලන ගැටළුව වෙනුවෙන් පළාත් සභා බිල්ලට නොදිය යුතු  බවයි. වර්තමානය වනවිට ඇතැම් පාර්ශව පළාත් […]

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ඇමරිකානු හමුදා බලඇණි 9කට ලංකාවේ කරනම් ගහන්න මේ ආණ්ඩුව ඉඩ දුන්නේ මෙන්න මෙහෙම

Tuesday, February 5th, 2019

wasantha bandara

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Authority the Election commission in Sri Lanka has but not holding elections

Tuesday, February 5th, 2019

Gamini Parakrama Dissanayake On behalf of Sri Lankans in Tokyo Mr. Mahinda Deshapriya Chairman ELECTION COMMISSION Elections Secretariat, P.O. Box 02, Sarana Mawatha, Rajagiriya, 10107, Sri Lanka We Sri Lankans in Tokyo, Japan are kindly requesting you to hold provincial elections without any further delay. You have the sole authority to hold such elections and if you have any obstructions, you […]

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P.S.M. Charles reinstated as Sri Lanka Customs DG

Tuesday, February 5th, 2019

Courtesy Adaderana Ms P.S.M. Charles has been reinstated as the Director General of Sri Lanka Customs for a period of three months. Minister Mano Ganesan said the decision was reached during the meeting of Cabinet Ministers today (5). He said that Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera withdrew the Cabinet paper seeking to transfer P.S.M. Charles from […]

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STF chief Senior DIG Latiff gets one-year service extension

Tuesday, February 5th, 2019

Courtesy Adaderana The Cabinet of Ministers have approved President Maithripala Sirisena’s proposal to grant a one-year service extension to the Commandant of the Special Task Force (STF) Senior DIG M.R. Latiff, who was set to retire today (5). Senior DIG Latiff was expected to retire today after completing 40 years of service in Sri Lanka’s […]

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‘Makandure Madush’ arrested in Dubai

Tuesday, February 5th, 2019

Courtesy Adaderana Notorious Sri Lankan underworld kingpin ‘Makandure Madush’, several other prominent underworld figures and a popular Sri Lankan singer are among 25 suspects arrested during a joint operation in Dubai, sources said. The suspects were reportedly arrested at a hotel in Dubai in a joint operations carried out by law enforcement officers from both […]

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