Archive for March 27th, 2019

YAHAPALANA AND CORRUPTION Part 3A.

Wednesday, March 27th, 2019

KAMALIKA  PIERIS The Bond scam saga is not over. It is still going on and looks as though it will go on forever. Those responsible, such as former Central Bank   Governor Arjuna Mahendran and his son in law Arjun Aloysius have not been arrested and the matter is still pending.  There is no sign of […]

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UN’s Bachelet rejects Sri Lankan official’s ‘spin’ on Human Rights Council encounter, urges reforms

Wednesday, March 27th, 2019

UN News UN Photo/Violaine MartinMichelle Bachelet, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, addressing the Human Rights Council on the state of global human rights, 6 March, 2019. The UN’s top rights official on Wednesday rejected claims by Sri Lankan officials that she distanced herself from a report on the country and instructed her staff to […]

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Sri Lankan president distances himself from pledges to UN

Wednesday, March 27th, 2019

By KRISHAN FRANCIS Associated Press COLOMBO, Sri Lanka Courtesy ABC News Sri Lanka’s president has distanced himself from the government’s co-sponsorship of a resolution at the U.N. Human Rights Council giving the island nation two more years to fulfil its commitment to investigate alleged abuses during its civil war Sri Lanka’s president distanced himself on Wednesday from the […]

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Present power crisis Who is responsible?

Wednesday, March 27th, 2019

By Dr. Janaka Ratnasiri  Courtesy The Island While appreciating Dr. Tilak Siyambalapitiya’s article on the present power crisis appearing in The Island of 25.03.2019, I would like to fill in some gaps in his article and also make some comments on the President’s statement about the power crisis as appearing in the media on the […]

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‘TNA won’t allow Gota to become President’

Wednesday, March 27th, 2019

By Dinasena Ratugamage Courtesy The Island Former Defence Secretary, Gotabaya Rajapaksa should stop dreaming of the executive presidency because the Tamil National Alliance (TNA) would ensure that he would never secure it, TNA Kilinochchi District MP, S. Shritharan told media yesterday. The TNA would also not allow Opposition Leader Mahinda Rajapaksa to become the President, […]

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Hambantota refinery project a potential money laundering risk – TISL

Wednesday, March 27th, 2019

Courtesy Adaderana Transparency International Sri Lanka (TISL) says the controversy surrounding the proposed USD 3.85 billion oil refinery in Mirijjawila, Hambantota, could have a negative impact on Sri Lanka’s efforts to remove itself from the Financial Action Task Force’s (FATF) ‘Grey List’ of countries vulnerable to money laundering and terrorism financing.  The main investor in […]

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හම්බන්තොටට එනවා කියන ලංකාවේ ලොකුම විදෙස් ආයෝජනය එන්නේ ආමර් වීදියේ කඩයක් ලගින්.. ලියාපදිංචි කර ඇත්තේ කැබිනට් අනුමැතියටත් පසුයි…

Wednesday, March 27th, 2019

lanka C news March 28, 2019 at 3:30 am | lanka C news පසුගිය දා හම්බන්තොට මිරිජ්ජවිල දී මුල්ගල් තැබූ තෙල්පිරිපහදු ව්‍යාපෘතියේ ප්‍රධාන ආයෝජකයා වන සිල්වර්පාක් ඉන්ටර්නැෂනල් පුද්ගලික සමාගම තිබෙන්නේ ආමර් වීදිය ප්‍රදේශයේ බව පාර්ලිමේන්තු මන්ත්‍රී නාමල් රාජපක්ෂ මහතා පවසයි. පාර්ලමේන්තුවේ දී ඔහු මේ බව පැවසීය. හම්බන්තොට තෙල් පිරිපහදුවකට මුල් ගල තිබ්බා. ජාත්‍යන්තර මාධ්‍යයක් කිව්වා […]

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