Archive for April 29th, 2019

Islamic State chief speaks on video after 5-year gap, praises Sri Lanka suicide bombers

Monday, April 29th, 2019

Courtesy NewsIn.Asia Baghdad, April 29 (AFP): The elusive chief of the Islamic State group Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has purportedly appeared for the first time in five years in a propaganda video released Monday by the extremist organisation. It is unclear when the footage was filmed, but the man said to be Baghdadi referred in the […]

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I am not an American citizen anymore, says Gotabaya

Monday, April 29th, 2019

Courtesy Adaderana Presidential hopeful, former Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa says he is not a citizen of the United States anymore. Joining the 360° political programme yesterday (29), the former Defence Secretary said nearly 99 percent of the process of withdrawing his US citizenship is completed. Gotabaya said he does not dual citizenship as of now.

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ගෙවුණු සතියේ මේ රට පාලනය කලේ අතිඋතුම් අගරදගුරුහිමිපාණන් බව කිවහොත් මේ රටේ කිසි කෙනෙකු විරුද්ධ වන්නේ නැත.

Monday, April 29th, 2019

දීපිකා දිල්රුක්ෂි ගුණසේන මම බෞද්ධයෙක්. හතර වරිගෙම බෞද්ධ අමු සිංහල බෞද්ධයෙක්!  ඒත් මගේ රටේ කතෝලික බැතිමතුන් ගැන පුදුම ආදරයක් මට දැනෙන්නේ.මට විතරක් නෙවි, මේ රටේ හැම කෙනෙකුටම ඒ විදියේ හැගීමක් අනිවාර්යයෙන්ම ඇතිවෙලා ඇති. මගේ රටේ කතෝලිකයන් කියන්නේ කොහොමටත් රටට කරදරයක් නොවී… නිසිතැන-සමතැන ගන්න වද වෙන්නේ නැතිව… මේ රටේ මහා සංස්කෘතියට අභියෝග කරනු වෙනුවට යස අපුරුවට […]

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Easter blasts and its Aftermath – Part II

Monday, April 29th, 2019

By ; A.A.M.NIZAM – MATARA Amidst a scathing attack and continuous fish market behaviour by the Ministers and MPs the delinquent government, the former President and the Leader of the Opposition Mr. Mahinda Rajapaksa blasted the the government inParliament on 23rd April over the previous day’s Easter Sunday ISIS terrorist attack which killed over 300 […]

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මේ සිද්ධියට වගකියන්න ඕනේ රජය කියලා හැමෝම කියනවා. රජය කියන්නේ ජනාධිපති ඇතුලු කැබිනට් මණ්ඩලයයි.

Monday, April 29th, 2019

අද දින පැවැති ශ්‍රී ලංකා පොදුජන පෙරමුනේ මාධ්‍ය හමුව අද දින පැවැති මාධ්‍ය හමුවට සහභාගි වූ නියෝජිතයින් ■             ශ්‍රී ලංකා පොදුජන පෙරමුනේ සභාපති මහාචාර්ය ජි. එල්. පිරිස් මහතා  ■             පාර්ලිමේන්තු මන්ත්‍රී සුසිල් ප්‍රේමජයන්ත මහතා  ■             පාර්ලිමේන්තු මන්ත්‍රී රෝහිත අබේගුණවර්ධන මහතා  ■             පාර්ලිමේන්තු මන්ත්‍රී කෙහෙළිය රඹුක්වැල්ල මහතා  ■             නීතිවල අඩුපාඩුවක් නෙවෙයි ලැබුණු තොරතුරු වලින් ප්‍රයෝජන ගෙන […]

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ISIS NEEDED NO NEW EXCUSE FOR CARNAGE IN SRI LANKA

Monday, April 29th, 2019

GREG SHERIDAN FOREIGN EDITOR Courtesy The Australian In every one of these terrorist atrocities there is something new, some lesson to prepare us better to prevent the next one, and to try to break the syndrome. With 359 now confirmed dead in Sri Lanka, this is one of the biggest single terror attacks in history. […]

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Veil ban in Sri Lanka takes effect

Monday, April 29th, 2019

Courtesy Shanghai Daily AS Sri Lanka’s civil war ended in this once-contested region along its eastern coast, Muslim women eager to show their piousness began wearing the black veil to hide their faces. Now in the wake of Easter suicide attacks by Islamic State group-linked militants that killed over 250 people, Sri Lanka’s president has […]

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Sri Lanka: Extremists plan to dress in military uniform for new attacks, say security officials

Monday, April 29th, 2019

REBECCA SPEARE-COLE Courtesy Evening Standard Sri Lankan Christian devotees pray in Colombo, a week after a series of bomb blasts targeting churches and luxury hotels in Sri Lanka ( AFP/Getty Images ) Sri Lankan security officials have warned that Islamist militantsbehind Easter Sunday’s suicide bombings are planning further attacks and could be dressed in military uniform. Security sources say […]

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Sri Lankan prime minister fears ‘lone ranger’ suicide bomber after Easter Sunday attacks

Monday, April 29th, 2019

Susan Ormiston · CBC News · Security officials trying to root out any remaining members of extremist group Susan Ormiston · CBC News · Posted: Apr 29, 2019 5:00 PM ET | Last Updated: an hour ago Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe acknowledges that ‘the government machinery was faulty’ and warnings from intelligence agencies were not implemented before the Easter Sunday […]

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Why Is Europe Burying Its Head in the Sand on Jihadi Terror?

Monday, April 29th, 2019

by Eyal Zisser / Israel Hayom / JNS.org The jihadist war being waged by radical Islamist groups across the globe has never stopped at the gates of holy sites and places of worship. Indeed, worshipers in these places have become legitimate and convenient targets for jihadists in the Middle East, Africa, and Asia — as […]

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Sri Lanka attacks: Where else in the world have face coverings been banned?

Monday, April 29th, 2019

By Samiha Nettikkara Courtesy BBC A ban on face coverings in public has come into effect in Sri Lanka, following a series of suicide attacks on Easter Sunday, in which at least 250 people were killed. Any face garment that “hinders identification” was being banned to ensure national security, the office of President Maithripala Sirisena […]

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Sri Lanka mastermind’s call data trail leads to Tamil Nadu, Kerala

Monday, April 29th, 2019

Written by Deeptiman Tiwary |New Delhi Courtesy The Indian Express Investigators, meanwhile, suspect that Hashim broke away from the Lanka-based National Thowheeth Jamaath, which has been blamed for the blasts, to form his own outfit recently. INTELLIGENCE AGENCIES are tracking over a dozen men from Tamil Nadu and Kerala whose phone numbers were found in the […]

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NIA arrests first IS terrorist, foils Lanka 2.0 in Kerala

Monday, April 29th, 2019

DECCAN CHRONICLE. | BALA CHAUHAN  This NIA had registered a case in July 2016 after 15 youths has fled away to ISIS. (Representional Image) Bengaluru: Kerala may reportedly have been the next destination of suicide attacks by the Islamic State of Iraq & Syria (ISIS) homegrown cadres in the southern state, who were reportedly radicalised by the […]

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Muslims have no genuine leader!

Monday, April 29th, 2019

Movement Against Radicalism Courtesy Ceylon Today The Easter Sunday attacks that took place in Colombo and other parts of the country are being condemned in no uncertain terms. As Muslims living in this country and innumerable generations before us from time immemorial, we, (a large and representative group of Muslim women), condemn these dastardly acts […]

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Amend PTA instead of introducing CTA: Cardinal

Monday, April 29th, 2019

Yohan Perera Courtesy The Daily Mirror Amending the Prevention of Terrorism Act (PTA) was better than bringing in a new Counter-Terrorism Act (CTA), Archbishop of Colombo Cardinal Malcolm Ranjith said today. The Cardinal said this in response to a statement made by Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe yesterday that the Easter Sunday bombings could have been […]

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Govt. intelligence obtains information on possible attack on Buddhist temples

Monday, April 29th, 2019

Courtesy The Daily Mirror The Government Intelligence Service has received information on an attack targeting the Buddhist temples by the National Thawheeth Jamaath (NTJ), using female bombers. The officers of the government intelligence service have found white pairs of skirts and blouses from the house which was raided after the explosion in Sainthamaradu area. On […]

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C.D. Wickremerathne Acting IGP

Monday, April 29th, 2019

Courtesy The Daily Mirror Senior DIG C.D. Wickremerathne had been appointed as Acting Inspector General of Police (IGP) by President Maithripala Sirisena today, President’s Media Unit said. Former IGP N.K. Illangakoon has been appointed as adviser to the Ministry of Defence. Meanwhile, Attorney General Jayantha Jayasuriya was sworn in as the new Chief Justice before […]

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IGP sent on compulsory leave

Monday, April 29th, 2019

Darshana Sanjeewa Courtesy The Daily Mirror Following the appointment of C.D. Wickremeratne as the acting Inspector General of Police, IGP Pujith Jayasundara has been sent on compulsory leave, sources said. It was reported that the Law and Order Ministry has ordered that the IGP be sent on compulsory leave. After the Easter Sunday attacks on […]

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Enforce law properly; don’t let us take law into our hands – Cardinal

Monday, April 29th, 2019

Courtesy Adaderana His Eminence Cardinal Malcolm Ranjith urges that government carry out proper investigations into the terror attacks that took place on Easter Sunday (April 21st). Take proper legal action in this regard and do not let us take the law into our hands,” the Cardinal said, addressing a press conference held at the Catholic […]

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Former Army Commander appointed as Defense Secretary

Monday, April 29th, 2019

Courtesy Adaderana Former Army Commander General S. H. Shantha Kottegoda has been appointed as the new Secretary to the Ministry of Defense. The General received his letter of appointment from President Maithripala Sirisena at the President’s Office, this evening (29). This is following the resignation of the former Defense Secretary Hemasiri Fernando after he was […]

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Joint Operations Command set up in Colombo under Maj.Gen Sathyapriya Liyanage

Monday, April 29th, 2019

Courtesy NewsIn.Asia Colombo, April 29 (newsin.asia): The Joint Operations Command (JOC) of the tri-forces and the police began to funcion on Monday with Maj.Gen. Sathyapriya Liyanage as its head. But it will be under the overall supervision of the Chief of Defense Staff, Army Commander Mahesh Senanayake said. All Army, Navy, Air Force and Police […]

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Anti-terror operations today-29th April 2019

Monday, April 29th, 2019

Sri Lankan News Person arrested with 25 CDs containing information on ISIS Courtesy Adaderana Twenty-five CDs of which the content was on Islamic State (IS) have been seized in Kantale area yesterday (29). The haul was recovered while in possession of a person feigning as a businessman. The seizure took place during a raid carried […]

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