Archive for April 27th, 2019

Muslim neighbors and local cleric tipped off police about IS hideout in Eastern Lanka

Saturday, April 27th, 2019

By P.K.Balachandran Courtesy NewsIn.Asia Colombo, April 27 (newsin.asia): Muslim neighbours and the cleric in charge of the local mosque had tipped off the Security Forces about the existence of a safe house taken on rent by the followers of the Islamic State in the Muslim-majority town of Sainthamarudu in Sri Lanka’s Eastern Province, locals said. […]

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අද දෙරණ රාත්‍රී 10.00 පුවත් විකාශය – 2019.04.27

Saturday, April 27th, 2019

Ada Derana Late Night News

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Sri Lanka’s Plight

Saturday, April 27th, 2019

Dr. Chula Rajapakse MNZM Wellington NZ The peace that great men reached and kept Were not attained in sudden flight They, while their companions slept Were toiling upwards in the night. When lesser people came to be in charge of protecting this right, Not realising the need for security and intelligence so tight, Began gradually […]

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මිනී කපුටන් ගේ දේශපාලනයට විදෙස් ආධාර හිමි වේ

Saturday, April 27th, 2019

මතුගම සෙනෙවිරුවන්       බුද්ධි අංශ විසින් තොරතුරු වාර්තා කර තිබියදීත් පාස්කු ඉරිදා ප්‍රහාරය වළක්වා ගැනීමට ආණ්ඩුව අසමත් විය.යම්කිසි ප්‍රහාරයක් දියත්වන බව සැක කළ බව හිටපු ආරක්ෂක ලේකම් ගෙන් ප්‍රකාශ විය. බළලා මල්ලෙන් එළියට පැමිණ ඇත. අවුරුදු සමයේ  දී සියලු දෙන නිවාඩු ගත කරද්දී දේශපාලකයන් පිටරට සහ නුවර එළියේ සවාරි ගසද්දී මෙමවිනාශය සැලසුම් කළ ඔත්තු සේවාවන් […]

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Sri Lanka Easter Sunday Attacks Possibly More Than a Religious Conflict

Saturday, April 27th, 2019

By Kalinga Seneviratne SINGAPORE (IDN) – I gave leadership to the government that defeated the terrorists that no one thought could ever be defeated. From the moment this government came into power in January 2015, they have been persecuting the members of the armed forces and the intelligence services that ended that war,” said former […]

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The Easter Sunday massacre could have been easily avoided

Saturday, April 27th, 2019

Editorial The Easter Sunday massacre could have been easily avoided had the government taken the intelligent information it received seriously rather than shrug it off almost callously ignoring the source whence it came from. The Indian Government Intelligence authorities for starters amongst  others which begs the question what price have the SrI Lankans to pay […]

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Easter blasts and its Aftermath – Part I

Saturday, April 27th, 2019

By; A.A.M.NIZAM – MATARA Sri Lanka remained a very peaceful country in the whole of Asia from 9th May 2009 since our gallant forces vanquished the world’s ruthless terrorists, the Tiger terrorists who played havoc in the country for over 30 years and who invented and were responsible for introducing the human suicide bomb to […]

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Fifteen dead as Sri Lanka forces raid Islamist hideout

Saturday, April 27th, 2019

BY AMAL JAYASINGHE Courtesy The Island (AFP) Fifteen people including six children died in a battle between Sri Lankan security forces and suicide bombers who blew themselves up in the latest fallout from the Easter attacks, police said Saturday. Three men set off explosives that killed themselves, three women and six children inside what was […]

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US urges Lanka to respect human rights while fighting terror

Saturday, April 27th, 2019

Courtesy NewsIn.Asia Colombo, April 27 (newsin.asia): The United States has said that while applying improved safety mechanisms to protect Sri Lanka’s citizens from new threats, it is imperative that the Sri Lankan government do so in ways that also protect rule of law and that do not infringe upon the human rights of individuals or groups, […]

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Easter sunday attack: Rebirth of terror

Saturday, April 27th, 2019

By Udaya P Gammanpila Courtesy Ceylon Today Profile pictures have been changed to National flags and white flags, Pray for Sri Lanka” posts have gone viral,  people are lining up to donate blood,  everybody is weeping for the Easter Sunday terrorist attack victims in unison; shedding petty racial, religious and political differences.   All of […]

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Growing Islamic extremism: ‘denials’ and the ‘new utterances’

Saturday, April 27th, 2019

By Sulochana Ramiah Mohan Courtesy Ceylon Today By Sulochana Ramiah Mohan Sri Lankans have been left in shock following the ruthless killing of 253 innocent people, including children, on Easter Sunday, by  a zero-tolerant homegrown Islamic militant group. Since 2014, the local Media has been highlighting about possible Islamic militant infiltration in Sri Lanka. But, […]

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Three suspects arrested with 1kg of C-4 explosives

Saturday, April 27th, 2019

Sheain Fernandopulle Courtesy The Daily Mirror Three suspects were taken into Sri Lanka Navy custody with one kilogram of C-4 explosives and a three-wheeler near the Wellawatte railway station today, Navy Spokesman Isuru Suriyabandar said. He told Daily Mirror that the suspects were handed over to the Army and they would handover them to the […]

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Ban Madarasa Islamic Schools: CBK

Saturday, April 27th, 2019

Yohan Perera Courtesy The Daily Mirror Former President Chandrika Kumaratunga yesterday called for the banning of Madarasa Islamic Schools in Sri Lanka saying the children are taught extremism in those institutions. Ms. Kumaratunga expressed these sentiments at the all party-all faith conference held at the parliamentary complex last evening. Madarasa schools have been existing in […]

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Vavunathiwu cop murders: Radical Islamists arrested, weapons recovered

Saturday, April 27th, 2019

Hafeel Farisz Courtesy The Daily Mirror Three suspects allegedly radical Islamist extremists and two weapons of the two Policemen killed at a checkpoint in Vavunathiwu on November 29, 2018 were recovered by officers of the Criminal Investigations Department today. Sources confirmed that the three suspects were arrested in Kalmunai and the weapons were recovered in the […]

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UNP Colombo Municipal Councillor arrested over 46 swords found at Slave Island

Saturday, April 27th, 2019

Courtesy Adaderana UPDATE: (3.24 p.m.) – UNP Colombo Municipal Councillor Noordeen Mohamed Thajudeen, who was arrested over the discovery of 46 sword in Slave Island, has been handed over to the Colombo Crimes Division (CCD), according to the Police Spokesman.  Colombo Municipal Council (CMC) member, Noordeen Mohamed Thajudeen, has been arrested in connection with the 46 […]

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Suspect nabbed with water-gel explosives, detonators in Trinco

Saturday, April 27th, 2019

Courtesy Adaderana A person has been arrested along with 51 sticks of water-gel explosives, 215 detonators and a motorcycle during a search operation at Erakkandi, Trincomalee. The suspect was arrested with the explosives by Sri Lanka Navy personnel, who were carrying out a search in the area

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49 knives recovered from mosque in Maskeliya

Saturday, April 27th, 2019

Courtesy Adaderana Police have recovered 49 knives from the premises of a mosque in the Maskeliya area during a search operation carried out this morning. The police officers who engaged in a search operation of the mosque premises had discovered 49 knives and 3 small axes inside a storage room. The person in charge of […]

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Negombo Deputy Mayor arrested

Saturday, April 27th, 2019

Courtesy Adaderana The Deputy Mayor of Negombo, Mohamed Ansar, has been arrested for the pssesion of a sword, a dagger and 37 mobile phone batteries, Police said. The arrest was reportedly made during a search operations by police officers.

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Terrorists linked to murder of two cops at Vavunathivu checkpoint?

Saturday, April 27th, 2019

Courtesy Adaderana All day people were coming in and out of the house with the pale-pink walls, and neighbours were becoming suspicious. An elder in the village of the eastern Sri Lankan city of Kalmunai was summoned to confront the men who had rented the property a few weeks before. The discussion soon became tense, […]

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National Thowheed Jamath and Jammiyathul Millathu Ibrahim banned in Sri Lanka

Saturday, April 27th, 2019

Courtesy Adaderana President Maithripala Sirisena has taken steps to ban two local Islamist groups in Sri Lanka suspected of carrying out the attacks on churches and hotels on Sunday. In terms of powers vested in him as the President of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka under Emergency Regulations No. 01 of 2019, the […]

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Lankan suicide bomber Zahran’s wife and daughter injured in Sainthamarudu explosion

Saturday, April 27th, 2019

Courtesy NewsIn.Asia Colombo, April 27 (Reuters): The wife and daughter of Mohamad Zahran Hashim, the suicide bomber cum mastermind of the serial bombings in Colombo and two other cities on April 21, were injured in the explosion in the Islamic State safe house at Sainthamarudu in Eastern Sri Lanka on Friday night. The shootout at […]

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He learnt religion from wrong people, happy he’s dead: Lanka bomber’s sister

Saturday, April 27th, 2019

Written by Arun Janardhanan |Batticaloa Sixteen members of the family, including seven children and Zahran’s parents, had gone missing three days before the Easter Sunday blasts. A day after 15 individuals, including six children, were reported killed in suicide blasts at a suspected Islamist safe house in the Sri Lankan town of Kalmunai, a plainclothes military intelligence […]

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India enemy of both Pakistan, Sri Lanka

Saturday, April 27th, 2019

Courtesy Nation (Pakistan) PDP chief says Easter bombings aim at pitching people of different religions against one another KARACHI    –   Pasban Democratic Party (PDP) Chairman Altaf Shakoor has said that India is the enemy of both Pakistan and Sri Lanka, and recent terrorism in Sri Lanka seems an international conspiracy for which fingers are being […]

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