Archive for February 22nd, 2019

Why are western envoys & Indian NGOs worried about the Mannar grave excavations?

Friday, February 22nd, 2019

Construction work at the CWE location in Mannar in March 2018 resulted in the discovery of skeletons which triggered the involvement of a plethora of players & opened a pandora’s box of opportunities for many lying in wait for some story to justify their interference in Sri Lanka’s affairs. For everyone making something out of […]

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Activities of a mysterious Guatemalan group in relation to the Mannar mass grave raise questions

Friday, February 22nd, 2019

By Camelia Nathaniel/Daily News Courtesy NewsIn.Asia Mannar, February 22: The report on the radiocarbon dating test on samples of skeletal remains from the mass grave in Mannar has been handed over to the Magistrate’s Court by the Specialist Judicial Medical Officer, Saminda Rajapaksa. But the Mannar Magistrate T. Sarawanarajah told the court that because the courts […]

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Why is this sudden concern for BBS leader?

Friday, February 22nd, 2019

 C. Wijeyawickrema Ravi Karunanayaka, Mano Ganeshan and Asad Sally, three non-Buddhists, went to see Galagodaatte Gnanasara Thero in the prison hospital, and the dialogue ensued as reported by websites was as follows: Monk: I was sent to jail for 19 years on false charges. If you see the Video tape recording of what happened between […]

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රි ලංකා පොදුජන පෙරමුණේ මාධ්‍ය හමුව

Friday, February 22nd, 2019

අද (21) දින මාධ්‍ය සාකච්ඡාවට සහභාගි වූ නියෝජිතයින් පාර්ලිමේන්තු මන්ත්‍රී ශෙහාන් සේමසිංහ මහතා පාර්ලිමේන්තු මන්ත්‍රී තේනුක විදනගමගේ මහතා පාර්ලිමේන්තු මන්ත්‍රී ඉන්දික අනුරුද්ධ මහතා පාර්ලිමේන්තු මන්ත්‍රී ශෙහාන් සේමසිංහ මහතා 19 වැනි ආණ්ඩු ක්‍රම ව්‍යවස්ථා සංශෝධනය මේ රටේ ජනතාවගේ ඇහැට වැලි ගහලා කරපු සංශෝධනයක් බව ඊයේ පැවැති විවාදයෙන් පස්සේ ජනතාවට තේරුම් ගියා. ඒ හරහා හදපු ව්‍යවස්ථාදායක සභාව […]

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Sri Lanka aims to boost Ceylon black tea exports to China

Friday, February 22nd, 2019

Source: Xinhua COLOMBO, Feb. 21 (Xinhua) — Sri Lanka aims to increase exports of its popular Ceylon black tea to China and will launch a mega digital advertising campaign across China by May, Chairman of Sri Lanka Tea Board Lucille Wijewardena said here Thursday. He told Xinhua that China is one of the leading markets […]

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Sri Lanka: President must halt planned execution of 13 people

Friday, February 22nd, 2019

Press releases Amnesty International UK Amnesty International Secretary General Kumi Naidoo Sri Lankan president Maithripala Sirisena should halt plans to execute at least 13 people for drug-related crimes, Amnesty International said today. In an open letter published today, Amnesty’s Secretary General Kumi Naidoo has urged President Sirisena to fulfil Sri Lanka’s international commitments and respect the […]

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EXCLUSIVE: Stranded Saudi sisters fear for their safety in Hong Kong, as clock ticks on hopes for asylum

Friday, February 22nd, 2019

 Jennifer Creery Courtesy hongkongfp.com Under the cover of darkness, the two Saudi sisters snuck out of their family’s holiday home in Sri Lanka and boarded a flight to escape the years-long abuse they endured back home. But instead of a new life, Rawan and Reem – who are using pseudonyms – found themselves stranded in Hong […]

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Russia, Sri Lanka halt Indian grape imports over pest certificate

Friday, February 22nd, 2019

By: Nanda Kasabe Courtesy Financial Express Grape exporters in the country are in a tight spot in the middle of the season with Russia and Sri Lanka demanding pest-free area certificates. According to exporters, containers from India are lying uncleared for the past couple of weeks in the port of St Petersburg in Russia. Russia, Sri Lanka […]

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Presidential will to eradicate corruption

Friday, February 22nd, 2019

By Lakshman I. Keerthisinghe Courtesy Ceylon Today I weep for the liberty of my country when I see at this early day of its successful experiment that corruption has been imputed to many members of the House of Representatives, and the rights of the people have been bartered for promises of office Andrew Jackson-American President (1829 […]

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Legitimate child named 19th Amendment abused, says President

Friday, February 22nd, 2019

PMD Courtesy Adaderana President Maithripala Sirisena has said that the legitimate child, named the 19th Amendment, given birth by him has been abused. The President recalled that in keeping with the pledge given to the people in this country through his election manifesto for January 08, 2015 Presidential Election and with the clean and pure determination, […]

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CID identifies where Rathgama businessmen were murdered and burned

Friday, February 22nd, 2019

Courtesy Adaderana The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) has identified that the two businessmen, who went missing from Rathgama area, were murdered in Akmeemana and their remains were burned at Medagangoda Forest Reserve in Walasmulla. Police Media Spokesperson Ruwan Gunasekara stated this speaking to Ada Derana. It is reported that the two businessmen were assaulted and […]

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විනිසුරුවන් බෞද්ධ නම් උසස්වීම් නෑ.. විනිසුරුවන් 07ක් නඩු දමති.. ව්‍යවස්ථා සබාවේ සුවිසල් කුමන්ත‍්‍රණය මෙන්න..

Friday, February 22nd, 2019

අරවින්ද අතුකෝරල ව්‍යවස්ථාදායක සභාවේ ක්‍රියාකලාපය සම්බන්ධයෙන් පාර්ලිමේන්තුවේ පැවති විවාදයේදී පිවිතුරු හෙළ උරුමයේ නායක නීතිඥ උදය ගම්මන්පිල මහතා කළ කථාව. ගරු කථානායකතුමනි, ශ්‍රේෂ්ඨාධිකරණයට සහ අභියාචනාධිකරණයට විනිසුරුවරුන් පත් කිරීමේ දී ව්‍යවස්ථාදායක සභාව විසින් ජේෂ්ඨත්වය නොසලකා පක්ෂග්‍රාහිව කටයුතු කර ඇති බවට අතිගරු ජනාධිපතිතුමා විසින් ද පාරලිමේන්තු මන්ත්‍රිවරුන් විසින් ද චෝදනා නගා ඇති බැවින් ද නීතිපතිවරයා සහ පොලිස්පතිවරයා පත් […]

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