Archive for May 2nd, 2019

An Australian Journalist’s attack on the Sinhalese Buddhists

Thursday, May 2nd, 2019

Dr D.Chandraratna As peace loving Sri Lankans we are dismayed by the surreptitious accusations and innuendos cast on the majority Sinhala Buddhist community by Waleed Ali, an Australian TV presenter in his Column in the Daily telegraph, on the recent tragic events in Sri Lanka. This terrorist activity in Easter Sunday was directed at the […]

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An open letter to Friday Forum

Thursday, May 2nd, 2019

Upali Cooray Former General Manager-SATHOSA(CWE) Apropos your statement released to the media and the public today ( 25th April) The Friday Forum which consists of very educated and eminent person’s like you,while expressing solidarity with all those who are fighting the current terrorist menace goes on to state as follows. “We must also understand the […]

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වගකිම ඉටු කරනවා මිස එහි වරද මාධ්‍ය පිට පටවන්න එපා.

Thursday, May 2nd, 2019

ශී‍්‍ර ලංකා පොදුජන පෙරමුණ මාධ්‍ය හමුව අද දින (05* පැවැති මාධ්‍ය හමුවට සහභාගි වූ නියෝජිතයින් x පාර්ලිමේන්තු මන්තී‍්‍ර සෙහාන් සේමසිංහ මහතා x පාර්ලිමේන්තු මන්තී‍්‍ර කාංචන විජේසේකර මහතා පාර්ලිමේන්තු මන්තී‍්‍ර සෙහාන් සේමසිංහ මහතා. අගමැතිවරයා කාර්ය භාරය ඉටු නොකර මාධ්‍ය ප‍්‍රකාශයෙක් වෙලා. මේ වෙද්දි විශේෂ ප‍්‍රකාශ තුනක් කරලා. ආණ්ඩුව බලයට ආ දවසේ ඉදලා අගමැති ජනාධීපති දෙපල මාරුවෙන් […]

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අයි. එස්. අයි. එස්. ත‍්‍රස්තවාදින් සමග කි‍්‍රයාකරන බව දැන හිටියත් ඔවුන්ට එරෙහිව කටයුතු කරන්න රටේ නිතිය ප‍්‍රමාණවත් නැහැ කියන එක අමූලික බොරුවක් ත‍්‍රස්තවාදය වැලැක්වීමේ පනතේ පළවෙනි වගන්තිය නීතීඥවරයෙක් වුනු අගමැතිවරයා කියවලා නැහැ

Thursday, May 2nd, 2019

ශී‍්‍ර ලංකා පොදුජන පෙරමුණ මාධ්‍ය හමුව අද (02 දින පැවැති මාධ්‍ය හමුවට සහභාගි වූ නියෝජිතයින් x ශී‍්‍ර ලංකා පොදුජන පෙරමුණ නීතිඥ සංගමයේ ප‍්‍රධාන ලේකම් අතුල ද සිල්වා මහතා x නීතීඥ රවීන්ද්‍ර ජයසිංහ මහතා x නීතීඥ පියුම් පෙරේරා පෙරේරා x ශී‍්‍ර ලංකා පොදුජන පෙරමුණ නීතීඥ සංගමයේ නියෝජ්‍ය ලේකම් සාගලා අබේවික‍්‍රම මහතා ශී‍්‍ර ලංකා පොදුජන පෙරමුණ නීතිඥ […]

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Burqa must be banned world over and release Ven. Gannasaara immediately

Thursday, May 2nd, 2019

Sunil Vijaya Burqa, the most repulsive dress on this planet, should be banned in every country. No saudi should be allowed to enter Sri Lanka. And we must stop sending our women for slave labour in Saudi, the country the filthy Americans support, anything can happen.  The journalist murder is linked to ruler but filthy […]

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Return of terrorism due to failure of vigilance

Thursday, May 2nd, 2019

By Neville Ladduwahetty Courtesy The Island The return of terrorism to Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday after the lapse of nearly a decade is a day of infamy in the history of Sri Lanka because of its scale and spread. The whole nation is trying to understand the motivations that drove a group of radicalized […]

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So long as Weapons Industry for profit exist, there will be no World Peace

Thursday, May 2nd, 2019

All the lovely-dovey sentiments for peace just makes no sense if we are not realistic enough to accept some bare facts. In 1945 there was just one world conflict. Years later, 193 countries in the world & only 11 countries without a conflict and UN is custodian of world peace! Can conflicts exist without weapons? […]

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Where there should not be an ethnic-based Arabic university in Sri Lanka

Thursday, May 2nd, 2019

An article written in July 2013 The Minister of Education announced recently that the Ministry would do away with ethnic-based schools given its own principled” stand we would next like to know how using the same logic of not allowing ethnic” based learning, the education authorities have signed an MOU to establish the Malik Abdulla […]

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How bungling police blamed LTTE for NTJ killings in B’caloa Zahran’s bosses held

Thursday, May 2nd, 2019

By Shamindra Ferdinando Courtesy The Island Recent revelation that those responsible for the Easter Sunday carnage (April 21) had killed two police constables in the early hours of Nov 30, 2018 at Vavnativu in the East has exposed a serious intelligence lapses. Authoritative sources told The Island that law enforcement authorities and the Directorate of […]

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Asia as the new ground zero for Islamist terror

Thursday, May 2nd, 2019

Brahma Chellaney Courtesy Livemint.com The defeat of Islamic State in Syria and Iraq has only intensified the terrorism challenge . The Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka rank among the deadliest terrorist attacks in modern history, and underscore the metastasizing scourge of Islamist violence in Asia. Radical Islamic groups have been quietly gaining influence in […]

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Breaking: ISIS Used Bitcoin to Fund Horrific Sri Lanka Easter Bombings, Research Claims

Thursday, May 2nd, 2019

Yashu Gola Courtesy CCN.com By CCN.com: Bitcoin played a role in staging the Easter Sunday suicide bombing in Sri Lanka that killed 253 civilians, according to Israeli blockchain intelligence firm Whitestream. The agency revealed that the ISIS used Canada-based payment gateway CoinPayments to convert bitcoins to fiat money. The firm identified large scale transactions between the […]

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Sri Lanka’s Catholic cardinal warns another terror attack is ‘imminent’

Thursday, May 2nd, 2019

Courtesy ITV News The terror threat still looms large in Sri Lanka and an attack on a church could take place this week, the country’s Catholic cardinal has warned. Malcolm Ranjith has raised his concerns in a letter, sent to church officials, in which he claims to have received ”foreign information” that another strike is imminent. The […]

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News 1st at 9 PM

Thursday, May 2nd, 2019

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Ada Derana News at 9.00 pm

Thursday, May 2nd, 2019

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Remains of 16 killed in suicide blasts at Sainthamaruthu laid to rest

Thursday, May 2nd, 2019

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Minister’s staff members arrested with letters defaming President and inciting racial enmity

Thursday, May 2nd, 2019

Courtesy Adaderana Three persons have been arrested at the Central Mail Exchange with 600 letters defamatory of the President and inciting enmity among races, the Police Spokesman SP Ruwan Gunasekara said. The letters were reportedly addressed to various Buddhist temples across the country. However, due to a suspicion with regard to the letters, the officials […]

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Over 800 artillery shells found at steel factory in Ekala

Thursday, May 2nd, 2019

Courtesy Adaderana Over 800 artillery shells have been discovered at a private factory manufacturing steel wires at Ekala, Ja-Ela. The discovery was made during a search operation carried out based on information received by officers of the Negombo Division Crimes Unit. Police officers also found over 100 empty shells of bullets used for T-56 assault […]

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Ex-security forces chiefs present report on Easter attacks to Opposition Leader

Thursday, May 2nd, 2019

Courtesy Adaderana A report compiled by several former Sri Lankan security forces commanders, regarding the terrorist attacks of Easter Sunday and the current security situation of the country, has been presented to Opposition Leader Mahinda Rajapaksa. The committee report was officially handed over to Rajapaksa at the Opposition Leader’s official residence today (02). Rajapaksa expressed […]

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Reuters journalist arrested for trying to forcibly enter school in Katana

Thursday, May 2nd, 2019

Courtesy Adaderana A foreign journalist, who was arrested for allegedly trying to forcibly enter a school in Katana, has been remanded until May 15 by the Negombo Magistrate’s Court. Iraqi-born Siddiqui Ahamed Danish, a Reuters photographer based in India, was reportedly arrested at around 12.30 p.m. today (02), based on a complaint received by the […]

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Suicide vests found in suspected terrorist’s house; Zahran’s sister arrested

Thursday, May 2nd, 2019

Courtesy Adaderana One of the individuals killed in the suicide bombings at a house in Sainthamaruthu has been identified as a bother of Zahran Hashim while the other two men appearing with him in a video have been identified as Mohamed Rilwan and Mohamd Seyni. Police have recovered 4 suicide vests, 2 mobile phones, 2 […]

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No govt. approved Sharia University in Batticaloa – Ashu

Thursday, May 2nd, 2019

Courtesy Adaderana There is no government-approved Sharia University or educational institute in Batticaloa district, stated UNP MP Prof. Ashu Marasinghe speaking at a press conference held yesterday (01). On 3rd July in 2015, then Minister of Higher Education Sarath Amunugama had received a letter requesting permission to establish a higher education institute. However, the permission […]

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Disks containing Zahran Hashim’s lectures recovered

Thursday, May 2nd, 2019

Courtesy Adaderana Nittambuwa Police had launched a search operation upon a tip-off received by the State Intelligence Service. During the search operation, a person named Mohamed Imbran has been arrested in the Kahatowita area in Attanagalla. The police had seized a drone camera, a remote controller, camera equipment, a laptop, and hard disks on the […]

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Two arrested with 36 white female clothes stuffed in a sack

Thursday, May 2nd, 2019

Courtesy Adaderana Two suspects were arrested along with 36 sets of white female clothes stuffed in a fertilizer sack and hidden inside a van. It was reported that the van in question had set off to Anuradhapura from Thihariya. The arrestees were two Muslims, aged 41 and 47 years, according to the reports. Police investigations […]

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