Archive for May 21st, 2019

One Month since Easter Sunday attacks 21 April – 21 May in Sri Lanka

Tuesday, May 21st, 2019

On 21st April 2019 what was to be a special day for Catholics/Christians ended up a day of tragedy. We are still to know the exact number of death but we do know that 9 Islamic radicals thought of ending lives of innocent people in 3 churches and 3 hotels and had taken months to […]

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In 1999, it was Yugoslavia in the crosshairs of the imperialists, now it’s Venezuela

Tuesday, May 21st, 2019

By Neil Clark Information Clearing House April 02, 2019 “Information Clearing House” – To mark the 20th anniversary of the start of NATO’s illegal 78-day bombardment of Yugoslavia, over 200 distinguished guests from all over the world gathered for a conference of the Belgrade Forum of the World of Equals. The gathering titled Never to Forget: […]

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U.S. Special Forces School Publishes New Guide for Overthrowing Foreign Governments

Tuesday, May 21st, 2019

By Tom O’Connor Courtesy Information Clearing House May 13, 2019 “Information Clearing House” – The official school of the United States’ Special Operations Command has published a new paper detailing a decades-long history of Pentagon-backed interference around the world, hoping to provide insight on how best to approach such efforts in the present and future. The […]

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MUSLIMS LOVE SWORDS ..

Tuesday, May 21st, 2019

Dr Sarath Obeysekera  In my neighbourhood area in Preston Road Wembley Harrow there is a shop where you find everything you require .Western Union money transfer also in the shop selling every hardware item you need .Shop is owned by a Muslin boy from Kurunagala who works day and night with Sinhalese staff. Last year […]

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Are we going collectively insane?

Tuesday, May 21st, 2019

By Somaweera Sirisinghe of Auckland New Zealand Sri Lankan national leaders, both layman and the clergy of all denominations are engaged in a praiseworthy effort to heal the wounded psyche of a nation. Yet we find some unscrupulous people working towards their own agendas mainly using easily accessible media like the email and YouTube. Yesterday […]

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රටේ ආර්ථිකයේ එන්ජිම විදියට අපි දැක්කේ පුද්ගලික අංශයයි. අද ඒ එන්ජිමත් දුම් දමමින් නතර වෙන්න එන්නේ.

Tuesday, May 21st, 2019

අද දින පැවැති ශ්‍රී ලංකා පොදුජන පෙරමුනේ මාධ්‍ය හමුව අද දින පැවැති මාධ්‍ය හමුවට සහභාගි වූ නියෝජිතයින් ■             පාර්ලිමේන්තු මන්ත්‍රී ලක්ෂ්මන් යාපා අබේවර්ධන මහතා ■             පාර්ලිමේන්තු මන්ත්‍රී අනුර ප්‍රියදර්ශන යාපා මහතා ■             පාර්ලිමේන්තු මන්ත්‍රී එස්. එම්. චන්ද්‍රසේන මහතා  ■             චම්පික අලුත් නාඩගමක් නටනවා. පාර්ලිමේන්තු මන්ත්‍රී අනුර ප්‍රියදර්ශන යාපා මහතා ලංකාවේ දැන් අපූරු දේවල් සිද්ධ වෙනවා. රජය […]

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For Sri Lanka’s Bickering Leaders, Terrorist Attack Dims Election Hopes

Tuesday, May 21st, 2019

By Mujib Mashal and Dharisha Bastians Courtesy The New York Times COLOMBO, Sri Lanka — Even before the coordinated bombings that killed 250 people last month, Sri Lanka’s president and prime minister were in trouble — largely of their own making. Now calls for President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe to step aside when their terms are over, […]

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Sri Lanka attackers used ‘Mother of Satan’ bombs favored by ISIS, pointing to outside help – probe

Tuesday, May 21st, 2019

Courtesy RT ©  Reuters/Athit Perawongmetha/File Photo A month after deadly terror attacks in Sri Lanka killed over 250 Christians celebrating Easter, investigators have revealed that the bombs used in the attack show the attackers had direct contact with Islamic State terrorists. The backpack bombs detonated in three churches and three hotels across Sri Lanka on April […]

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Delaying date for NCM Govt in bid to save Bathiudeen

Tuesday, May 21st, 2019

By Methmalie Dissanayake Courtesy Ceylon Today The Government yesterday (21) decided to appoint a Parliament Select Committee to probe the allegations against Minister Rishad Bathiudeen levelled by the Joint Opposition (JO) before assigning date to debate the JO’s No-Confidence Motion (NCM) against Bathiudeen. This decision was taken during the Party Leaders’ Meeting held at Parliament […]

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No Agreement for Permanent US Base in SL – US Ambassador to Sri Lanka Alaina Teplitz

Tuesday, May 21st, 2019

Courtesy The Daily Mirror US Ambassador to Sri Lanka Alaina Teplitz in her first interview with the print media after the Easter Sunday attack exclusively told the Daily Mirror how the United States is committed to aid Sri Lanka to combat and defeat terrorism on the request of the Sri Lankan Government and how President Donald Trump […]

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Mahinda observes student turnout in Colombo

Tuesday, May 21st, 2019

Courtesy Adaderana Leader of Opposition Mahinda Rajapaksa today (21) visited several schools in Colombo to observe the student turnout and encourage parents to send their children to schools. Accordingly, he first arrived at the Thurstan College along with a group of parliamentarians representing the Joint Opposition and also met with the principal of the school. […]

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Wimal blasts JVP over no-confidence motion against govt

Tuesday, May 21st, 2019

Courtesy Adaderana National Freedom Front (NFF) leader MP Wimal Weerawansa today criticized his former party, the Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna, for the motion of no-confidence brought forth by them against the incumbent government. Speaking to reporters after meeting with the Archbishop Cardinal Malcolm Ranjith in Colombo, he said that they briefed the religious leader on the […]

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Easter Sunday attacks not a failure of intelligence – Rohan Gunaratna

Tuesday, May 21st, 2019

Courtesy Adaderana One of the major reasons for the Easter Sunday attacks in Sri Lanka was the collective failure of leadership, says international terrorism expert Dr. Rohan Gunaratna. Addressing an event held in Colombo yesterday (21), Dr. Gunaratna, who is a Professor of Security Studies at the S. Rajaratnam Centre for International Studies in Singapore, […]

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‘Mother of Satan’ bombs show foreign hand in Sri Lanka attacks – report

Tuesday, May 21st, 2019

Courtesy Adaderana One month after the Sri Lanka suicide attacks that killed more than 250 people, investigators have told AFP the bombers used Mother of Satan” explosives favoured by the ISIS group that are a new sign of foreign involvement. Detectives said the back-pack bombs used in the April 21 attacks on three churches and […]

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India cuts links with UN Special Rapporteurs on torture after damning report on Kashmir

Tuesday, May 21st, 2019

Courtesy NewsIn.Asia New Delhi, May 21 (The Hindu): Reacting angrily to a submission from the Geneva-based Human Rights Council (HRC) on the alleged violations in Jammu and Kashmir by the United Nations body that it will no longer entertain any communication with the HRC’s Special Rapporteurs. The report from the UN body came at the same […]

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Pardon for Gnanasara Thero not ruled out. Rishad may be asked to resign

Tuesday, May 21st, 2019

Courtesy NewsIn.Asia Colombo, May 20 (Daily Express): The jailed Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) General Secretary, Ven.Galagoda Aththe Gnanasara Thero might get a Presidential pardon and the controversial Muslim Minister Rishad Bathiyudeen may be asked to resign, in view of the changed political mood in the country, an informed political source said on Monday. The source, […]

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