Archive for May 10th, 2019

EASTER SUNDAY BOMB BLAST IN SRI LANKA Part 4

Friday, May 10th, 2019

KAMALIKA PIERIS Revised 12.5.19. 17.5.19 India had sent three alerts about the Easter Sunday bomb blasts. The first alert was on April 4.  The second alert was sent on the 11th. A third alert was sent two hours before the first suicide blast, it had the names of three churches. According to Hindustan Times  there […]

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A Buddhist International University Called NALANDA

Friday, May 10th, 2019

Dr. Daya Hewavitharana. Nalanda was the first residential university in the history of the world. The Nalanda campus was an exceptionally impressive place, which included many impressive chetiyas, temples, monasteries, hostels, lecture halls, meditation halls, libraries, even parkland with lakes. The three great libraries of Nalanda were: Ratnasagara, Ratnadadhi and Ratnaranjaka. Inscriptional evidence (Yasovarmadeva) reveals that […]

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“Proclamation – Tamil Genocide Remembrance Day, May 18, 2019”

Friday, May 10th, 2019

Asoka Weerasinghe Kings Grove Crescent . Gloucester . Ontario . Canada 10 May 2019 Mayor John ToryCity Hall, 2nd Floor100 Queen Street WToronto, OntarioM5H 2N2 Dear Mayor John Tory: A friend of mine sent me a copy of your Proclamation – Tamil Genocide Remembrance Day, May 18, 2019” Sweet Mother of Jesus, is this true […]

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Proclamation of May 18, 2019 as ‘Tamil Genocide Remembrance Day’ by Toronto and Brampton

Friday, May 10th, 2019

Mahinda Gunasekera Tambrook Drive, Agincourt, Toronto, Ontario Canada     10 May 2019 Mayor John Tory City Hall, 2nd Floor   100 Queen Street W Toronto, Ontario M5H 2N2       Mayor Patrick BrownCity of Brampton2 Wellington Street WestBrampton, OntarioL6Y 4R2 Dear Mayors John Tory and Mayor Patrick Brown, Re: Proclamation of May 18, 2019 as […]

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Pathfinder Foundation and Academy of Macroeconomic Research of China Holds Roundtable

Friday, May 10th, 2019

Press Release Pathfinder Foundation Spatial Planning and Regional Development was the theme of the recently held roundtable jointly organized by the Pathfinder Foundation (PF) and the Academy of Macroeconomic Research (AMR) of the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) of China. The AMR delegation that visited Colombo, was headed by Director General Dr. Gao Guoli. […]

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Sri Lanka army chief says threat of more Islamist militant attacks contained

Friday, May 10th, 2019

Courtesy REUTERS COLOMBO (Reuters) – Sri Lanka’s army commander Mahesh Senanayake said the threat of more Islamist militant attacks had been contained and the security services had dismantled most of the network linked to the Easter Sunday bombings.Sri Lanka’s Army commander Mahesh Senanayake speaks during an interview with Reuters at the Army Headquarters in Colombo, […]

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Sri Lanka slaps controls on mosques after jihad attacks

Friday, May 10th, 2019

Courtesy Mail Online A Sri Lankan Muslim man prays in Colombo on May 3, 2019. The government has ordered mosques to clamp down on extremism and submit copies of sermons The Sri Lankan government on Friday ordered mosques to clamp down on extremists and to submit copies of sermons in new fallout from the Easter […]

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Govt. probing how Hisbullah’ son obtained shares

Friday, May 10th, 2019

Courtesy The Daily Mirror State Minister of Defence, Ruwan Wijewardene said yesterday an investigation had been launched to find out how Eastern Province Governor M.L.A.M. Hisbullah’s son had managed to obtain shares worth Rs.500 million in the controversial Batticaloa Campus. He said this in response to a question asked by United National Party (UNP) MP […]

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Opposition leader Mahinda Rajapaksa wants PSC to probe Easter Sunday attacks

Friday, May 10th, 2019

Ajith Siriwardana and Yohan Perera Courtesy The Daily Mirror Opposition leader Mahinda Rajapaksa today urged the government to appoint a Parliamentary Select Committee (PSC) with full powers to probe the Easter Sunday attack, ascertain the historical background behind it and recommend the steps to be taken to prevent such disasters in the future. He told […]

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Ada Derana First At 9.00 – English News 10.05.2019

Friday, May 10th, 2019

Ada Derana

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Zahran Hashim’s wife and daughter transferred to Colombo National Hospital

Friday, May 10th, 2019

Ada Derana

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Abdul Razik responds to allegations levelled by Pulasthini’s mother

Friday, May 10th, 2019

Courtesy Adaderana Pulasthini Rajendran alias Sarah, the wife of the suicide bomber at St. Sebastian’s Church in Katuwapitiya, was allegedly abducted and forced to convert to Islam, Pulasthini’s mother claimed, speaking to Indian media. According to Pulasthini’s mother, her daughter, who had been a devout Hindu, is now being held by Abdul Razik, the Secretary […]

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Explosives belonging to Sainthamaruthu bombers found from Kattankudy beach

Friday, May 10th, 2019

Courtesy Adaderana A buried cache of explosives belonging to the Sainthamaruthu suicide bombers have been recovered from the Kattankudy beach, Police Spokesperson SP Ruwan Gunasekara said. The explosives were found buried in the beach area along Beach Road in Kattankudy based on information received by intelligence units. Speaking at a press briefing in Colombo today […]

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Fearing Muslim politicians, govt did not act on extremist groups – Rathana Thero

Friday, May 10th, 2019

Courtesy Adaderana MP Venerable Athuraliye Rathana Thero claims that three years ago intelligence officers had given the President a report regarding extremist group arming themselves and shootouts between these groups, but no action was taken out of fear of Muslim politicians. He made these comments during an event held today (10) for the launch of […]

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Mosques ordered to clamp down on extremism

Friday, May 10th, 2019

Courtesy Adaderana The government on Friday ordered mosques to clamp down on extremists and to submit copies of sermons in new fallout from the Easter suicide bombings that left 258 dead. The country has been on edge since the April 21 attacks by jihadist bombers who attacked three churches and three Colombo hotels which also […]

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There should be one law for all races in Sri Lanka – Sarath Weerasekara

Friday, May 10th, 2019

Courtesy Adaderana Rear Admiral (Retd.) Sarath Weerasekera says that only one law should exist for all races within the country and that there can be no separate universities and laws only for Muslims. He made these comments while delivering a speech at an event organized by the Patriotic National Movement in Paris on Thursday (9). […]

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Suspect linked to Easter Sunday attackers arrested in Maradana

Friday, May 10th, 2019

Courtesy Adaderana Police have arrested another individual suspected to be linked to the Easter Sunday attackers, along with gold and over Rs 8.3 million in cash in the Maradana area. Police Spokesman SP Ruwan Gunasekara said the suspect, Buhari Mohamed Rafik, was arrested yesterday (09) by Slave Island Police. He said that over Rs 8.3 […]

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Muslims, Islamophobia, and International Jihadistic Terrorism Part 1

Friday, May 10th, 2019

By Kanthar Balanathan DipEE(UK), DipBus&Adm(Finance-Massey), GradCert(Rel-Eng. Monash), CEng. MIEE This article does not reflect on all Muslims, however, restricts only to those maniacs with a Nymphomaniac, selfish, self-destruct, murderous, and Muslims with psychological and psychiatric disorders. Islamophobia It is of the general opinion that the so-called Islamic ethnic groups are like that of a winged […]

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MUSLIM MADRASAS – implications for Sri Lanka

Friday, May 10th, 2019

Dr. Daya Hewapathirane Advisor to the President of Sri Lanka March 2009 The following is an article I wrote ten years ago, in March 2009, and published in the Lankaweb in the same year, warning the then government to take necessary action immediately on the establishment of Muslim Madrasas, so that possible problems in the […]

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The intention of Tamil Canadians wanting the City of Ottawa to Declare May 18, 2019 as the ‘Tamil Genocide Remembrance Day’ and the ‘Tamil Genocide Education Bill 104’.

Friday, May 10th, 2019

Asoka Weerasinghe Kings Grove Crescent . Gloucester . Ontario . K1J 6G1 8 May 2019 Mayor Jim Watson & Councillor Tim Tierney (Beacon Hill)City of Ottawa110 Laurier WestOttawa, OnK1P 1J1 Your Worship Jim Watson & Councillor Tim Tierney: Re:  The intention of Tamil Canadians wanting the City of Ottawa to Declare May 18, 2019 as […]

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