Archive for May 11th, 2019

EASTER SUNDAY BOMB BLAST IN SRI LANKA Part 5

Saturday, May 11th, 2019

KAMALIKA PIERIS The attitude of Yahapalana government to the bomb blast threat raises many questions. Yahapalana had known that something was going on, but had not taken action. President Sirisena was asked whether the Government was aware that there were local Muslims with ISIS links, prior to the attacks. The President said that there was […]

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NALANDA: Muslim-Demolished First Buddhist University

Saturday, May 11th, 2019

 Dr. Daya Hewapathirane WORLD’S FIRST BUDDHIST UNIVERSITY DEMOLISHED BY MUSLIMS. NALANDA: lIustrious International Buddhist University from 5th century CE to 12 century CE.   At the end of 12th century, Muslim invaders demolished the university, burnt down its priceless library, and mercilessly massacred its scholars including Buddhist monks In the 6th century BCE, Buddhism was well […]

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Easter Sunday

Saturday, May 11th, 2019

Laksiri Warnakula Our sacred landscape of religious and ethnic harmony The recent tragic event on the ‘Easter Sunday’ saw a cataclysmic outpouring of anger, condemnation and criticism, expressed mainly in newspapers and other social media sites. While few resorted to a more subdued response and a somewhat in-depth analysis, the majority’s anger and anguish was/is […]

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TAMIL GENOCIDE REMEMBRANCE DAY, MAY 18th 2019

Saturday, May 11th, 2019

Ira de Silva Mayor John ToryCity Hall100 Queen StreetToronto, OntarioM5H 2N2 Dear Sir: I refer to your proclamation Tamil Genocide Remembrance Day, May 18th, 2019. I am curious as to why you have chosen this date, May 18th for remembering “Tamil Genocide”. For Sri Lankans the day reminds them that it was on May 19th, […]

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Dr Subramanian Swamy Talks on Islam (English)

Saturday, May 11th, 2019

India

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Sri Lanka attacks: The family networks behind the bombings

Saturday, May 11th, 2019

By Anbarasan Ethirajan Courtesy BBC News, Sri Lanka For many Sri Lankans, it was a horrific shock to learn that local Muslims could have been behind the suicide attacks that killed more than 250 people last month. How could a small group have planned such a devastating wave of bombings undetected? The clues were there in mid-January, when Sri Lankan police stumbled upon 100kg […]

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India to provide counter-terrorism, warfare assistance, says Sri Lankan army chief

Saturday, May 11th, 2019

Geeta Mohan Courtesy  India Today Sri Lankan army chief Senanayake said that India, China, United States, Israel, Australia and the United Arab Emirates were looking to provide high-grade military technology, including communication and surveillance equipment, to deal with future threats. We have requested India for intelligence cooperation: Sri Lanka’s army commander Mahesh Senanayake | Photo […]

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Iran’s Non-Oil Trade With Sri Lanka Exceeds $140m

Saturday, May 11th, 2019

Courtesy  Financial Tribune Iran traded 256,551 tons of non-oil commodities worth $141 million with Sri Lanka in the last fiscal year (ended March 20, 2019) to register a 53.58% growth in tonnage and 8.22% decline in value compared with the year before, latest data released by the Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration show. Iran’s […]

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Fatwa needed to clarify status of Niqab

Saturday, May 11th, 2019

Walid M. Sadi Courtesy The Jordan Times Sri Lanka has taken several additional security measures in the aftermath of the Easter Sunday attacks on churches and hotels that killed 258 people and injured nearly 500 others. Among these new measures is forbidding the wearing of the Niqab face veil by women. The authorities in the […]

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පුපුරන ද්‍රව්‍ය බෙදාහැරීමේ බලය ඔක්කොම තිබිලා තියෙන්නේ මුස්ලිම් ව්‍යාපාරිකයන්ට – මෙන්න ඇත්ත

Saturday, May 11th, 2019

Vihanga Fernando උපුටාගැණීම  මව්බිම http://mawbima.lk/news/27/news-more/12259

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Ada Derana First At 9.00 – English News 10.05.2019

Saturday, May 11th, 2019

Ada Derana

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Army Commander gives assurance about security in the country

Saturday, May 11th, 2019

Ada Derana

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Education Ministry must monitor Madrasas: Non-Cabinet Minister of Economic Reforms and Public Distribution, Harsha de Silva

Saturday, May 11th, 2019

Yohan Perera and Ajith Siriwardana Courtesy The Daily Mirror Non-Cabinet Minister of Economic Reforms and Public Distribution, Harsha de Silva said yesterday Madrasas or Muslim religious schools should be monitored by the Ministry of Education like what happens with Pirivenas. However, the newly formulated Madrasa Schools Regulation Bill stipulates that it should be handled by […]

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U.S. interfering in SL Judiciary – Parliamentarian Udaya Gammanpila

Saturday, May 11th, 2019

Courtesy Ceylon Today An officer attached to the United States (US) Embassy in Sri Lanka has taken several Sri Lankan Judges for a seminar in the US with the intention of interfering with the affairs of the Courts, United People’s Freedom Alliance (UPFA) Parliamentarian Udaya Gammanpila alleged yesterday (8). Gammanpila made this allegation during the […]

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More arrests made as search operations continue

Saturday, May 11th, 2019

Courtesy Adaderana Sri Lanka’s security forces have made more arrests in connection with the Easter Sunday attacks as search operations continue across the island with the participation of thousands of tri-forces troops and police personnel.  A suspect was arrested in Kattankudy by Police, Thursday night (9). Investigations have revealed that the suspect had maintained close […]

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‘I would resign if attacks occurred while I was Law & Order Minister’ – Madduma Bandara

Saturday, May 11th, 2019

Courtesy Adaderana Minister Ranjith Madduma Bandara says that attempts are being made to create a false fear that the country’s intelligence units were weakened under the incumbent government. He said that the intelligence units had done their duty correctly in the recent past and that it was them who alerted about the possible terror attacks […]

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President says he won’t resign and allow terrorists to win

Saturday, May 11th, 2019

Courtesy Adaderana President Maithripala Sirisena said that he is not intimidated by terrorism and that he would fulfill the responsibility of building a peaceful country after eradicating terrorism. The President said that the law will be enforced against anyone who is responsible for the attacks on April 21, the President’s Media Division said. He said […]

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