Archive for May 24th, 2019

IMAGINE IF WE HAD THE NEW CONSTITUTION IN PLACE NOW!

Friday, May 24th, 2019

Gamini Gunawardane           The other day at a meeting held at the BMICH after the April 21st disaster, MP Sumanthiran, it was reported in ‘The Island’, had asserted something to the effect that the carnage in question was again a symptom of non-addressing of the grievances of the minorities and that the minorities would not […]

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And here comes the Equivalency Circus

Friday, May 24th, 2019

MALINDA SENEVIRATN​E M.S. Fouzul Ameen should have been alive today. The furniture shop owner from Kottaramulla, Nattandiya was killed by a mob on May 13, 2019. Many shops owned by Muslims should still be standing. They are not. No one should have or should show any apprehension of any Muslim, regardless of attire or appearance. […]

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Footage of attack involving Zahran in Kattankudy revealed

Friday, May 24th, 2019

Courtesy Adaderana Legal action should be immediately taken against governors M.L.A.M. Hizbullah and Azath Salley as well as Minister Rishad Bathiudeen for their direct involvement in the attacks, says the Chairman of ‘Sinhale Api’ National Movement Venerable Jamburewela Chandarathana Thero. Addressing a press conference held in Colombo today (24), he further commented on an attack […]

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“Tsunamo” hits India: Modi proves Cassandras wrong

Friday, May 24th, 2019

P.K.Balachandran/South Asian Monitor Courtesy NewsIn.Asia The political wave which engulfed most of India on May 23 has been aptly named Tsunamo” – a Tsunami like Narendra Modi wave which caused unexpected and unprecedented electoral destruction as it swept across the country. Namo” in Tsunamo” is short for Narendra Modi, the iconic leader of the Bharatiya […]

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Lanka asks UN Special Advisors on Genocide and R2P not to sensationalize issues

Friday, May 24th, 2019

Courtesy NewsIn.Asia Colombo, May 24 (newsin.asia): Responding to the joint statement issued by the United Nations Special Advisor on the Prevention of Genocide Adama Dieng and the United Nations Special Advisor on the Responsibility to Protect Karen Smith on May 13, 2019, Sri Lanka’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations in New York Ambassador Dr […]

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Gotabaya says Modi’s victory is good for South Asia’s security

Friday, May 24th, 2019

Courtesy NewsIn.Asia Colombo, May 24 (newsin.asia): Gotabaya Rajapaksa, who is likely to be the Joint Opposition’s candidate in the next Sri Lankan Presidential election, has hailed Narendra Modi’s emphatic victory in the recent Indian Parliamentary elections as a good thing for the growth nationalism and national security consciousness in the South Asian region. Nationalism and […]

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Muslim representation in Indian parliament is still abysmal

Friday, May 24th, 2019

Courtesy NewsIn.Asia New Delhi, May 24 (Indian Express): Although still very low, representation of Muslim Parliamentarians in 17th Lok Sabha may go up slightly over the last term. At last count, 25 MPs are likely to be elected, against 23 in the outgoing Lok Sabha. Muslim representation in the Lower House comes to less than […]

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Rahul Gandhi’s ideas were out of sync with the new generation in North India

Friday, May 24th, 2019

Courtesy NewsIn.Asia New Delhi, May 23 (The Guardian): As India’s opposition Congress party went down to a landslide defeaton Thursday, its leader, Rahul Gandhi, was also convincingly beaten in his own parliamentary seat – a north Indian constituency that had sent three of his family members to parliament in the past half-century. The loss of the […]

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Sri Lanka’s mine action efforts a model for the world, say global experts

Friday, May 24th, 2019

Permanent Mission of Sri Lanka to the UN Geneva Sri Lanka’s sustained focus on mine risk education and awareness creation makes it an exemplary model for the rest of the world, international experts participating in an interactive panel discussion, chaired by Ambassador A.L.A. Azeez, the Permanent Representative of Sri Lanka to the UN in Geneva, […]

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We cannot go forward if we try to block every industry

Friday, May 24th, 2019

Dr Sarath Obeysekera Alleged Money Launderer Lokuwithana Back: This Time With Plans For Ecologically Damaging Steel Plant In Trincomalee When I read the article above  published by Colombo Telegraph which is ,a website ready to criticize any development in Sri Lanka ,I recall an article published by me  in Lankaweb in Jan 2017 (illustrated below). […]

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Appeal to retain original name of Sri Rahula maha Vidyalaya

Friday, May 24th, 2019

Media Secretary Western Province Governor’s Office COLOMBO- Old boys and well-wishers of the oldest Madiwela Sri Rahula Maha Vidyalaya, whose name has been changed to Jaya Isura  Vidyalaya, have urged President Maithripala Sirisena to retain the original name of the school because of its historical and cultural significance. The group of representatives submitted the petition […]

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ජනතාව චෝදනා එල්ල කරන රිෂාඞ් බදියුදීන්ව ආන්ඩුව ආරක්ෂා කරනවා.ලංකා ඉතිහාසයේ පළමුවතාවට විශ්වාසබංග යෝජනාවක් තේරීම් කාරක සභාවකට යොමුකළ අවස්ථාව මෙයයි.

Friday, May 24th, 2019

අද දින (24) පැවැති ශ්‍රී ලංකා පොදුජන පෙරමුනේ මාධ්‍ය හමුව අද දින (24) පැවැති මාධ්‍ය හමුවට සහභාගි වූ නියෝජිතයින් ■ පාර්ලිමේන්තු මන්ත්‍රී සෙහාන් සේමසිංහ මහතා ■ පාර්ලිමේන්තු මන්ත්‍රී පියල් නිශාන්ත මහතා ■ පාර්ලිමේන්තු මන්ත්‍රී ප්‍රසන්න රණවීර මහතා ජවිපේ විශ්වාසභංග යෝජනාව ගෙනාවේ රිෂාඞ් බදියුදීන් මන්ත්‍රීවරයාට එරෙහි විශ්වාසභංග යෝජනාව දියාරු කරන්න පාර්ලිමේන්තු මන්ත්‍රී සෙහාන් සේමසිංහ මහතා රිෂාඞ් බදියුදීන්ට […]

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බදියුදීන් ඇමැතිවරයාට පක්ෂව ඡන්දය දෙන්නේ කවුද කියලා රටම විමසිලිමත්ව ඉන්නේ ……………….. – මහින්ද රාජපක්ෂ –

Friday, May 24th, 2019

අද දින පැවැති ශ්‍රී ලංකා පොදුජන පෙරමුනේ පක්ෂ ක්‍රියාකාරිකයින්ගේ හමුව රිෂාඞ් බදියුදින් ඇමැතිවරයාට එරෙහිව ඒකාබද්ධ විපක්ෂය ඉදිරිපත්කළ විශ්වාසභංග යෝජනාව විවාදයට නොගෙන කල් මැරීමේ උත්සාහයක් ආණ්ඩුව ගෙනයන බව විපක්ෂනායක මහින්ද රාජපක්ෂ මහතා පැවසීය. ඒ මහතා මෙසේ පැවසුවේ අද (24) බත්තරමුල්ල නෙලුම්මාවතේ පැවැති පක්ෂ ක්‍රියාකාරිකයින්ගේ හමුවකින් අනතුරුව මාධ්‍ය වෙත අදහස් දක්වමිනි. බදුර්දීන් ඇමැතිවරයාට පක්ෂව ඡන්දය දෙන්නේ කවුදැයි […]

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A legacy of failure: Theresa May was a disaster as Prime Minister

Friday, May 24th, 2019

Analysis by Luke McGee, Courtesy CNN London (CNN)Brexit has destroyed another British Prime Minister. Three years after voters in the UK mandated their government to take Britain out of the European Union, Theresa May’s failure to do so has finally caught up with her.”I have done my best,” she said in an emotional statement on the steps […]

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