Archive for June 11th, 2019

Sri Lanka is moving fast to change land laws with foreign advice

Tuesday, June 11th, 2019

by K S Gunasekera a Senior Attorney at Law Changing land laws with the entry of electronics is a breakthrough for our country after a century. However academic legal community or lawyers from Sri Lanka are not driving the changes, it is driven by the donors from international organisations, prosperous nations, paraprofessionals, technologists and politicians. […]

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BAILA EPA, Cassandra!

Tuesday, June 11th, 2019

By Rohana R. Wasala Courtesy The Island Cassandra ends her piece ‘Cry the Beloved Country’ (The Island/June 7, 2019) with an ominous note contained in these words, where she refers to herself in the third person, as she usually does in her weekly column to give her writing a dramatic touch: Honestly Cassandra has lost […]

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අනාගත ජනාධිපති අපේක්සකයකුගේ අදහස් කීපයක්

Tuesday, June 11th, 2019

සුදත් ගුණසේකර 2019. 6. 10 මෙහි පහතින් පලවන්නේ ඉදිරියේදී එක්සත් ජාතික පක්සයෙන් මේ රටේ ජනාධිපති වීමට  පෙරුම්පුරන සජිත් ප්‍රේමදාස අමාත්යවරයා විසින්  කරනලද අදහස් කීපයකි 1කාඩ්බෝඩ් වීරයෝ ජාතිභේද අවුස්සා රට ගිනි තිබ්බා; 2මෝඩ විදියට සිංහල බෞද්ධ රාජ්ය ඇති කරන්න බැහැ’ සේනක ඉලංගකෝන් – මහගල්කඩවල 6. 8. 2019 divaina කාඩ් බෝඩ් වීරයෝ එකතුවෙලා ජාතිභේද ඇති කරලා, රට […]

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Lesson for Sinhalese

Tuesday, June 11th, 2019

Wimal Senanayake Soon things will be seemingly returning to normalcy. Or another national disaster or an issue of national importance will make a fresh wave galvanizing us with it. The tragedies happened so far will be put under the carpet by omission or commission. Politicians of various hue will promise to do things which will […]

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Political aftershocks of the Easter Sunday terrorist attack

Tuesday, June 11th, 2019

(Translation of a speech made by the Leader of the Opposition Hon. Mahinda Rajapaksa on Tuesday, 11 June 2019 at his official residence on Wijerama Mawatha Colombo.) Venerable members of the Maha Sangha, clergymen of all other faiths, citizens of Sri Lanka and friends, The terrorist attack that took place on the 21st of April […]

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පාස්කු ඉරිදා ත්‍රස්ත ප්‍රහාරයේ දේශපාලනික පසු කම්පන

Tuesday, June 11th, 2019

(විපක්‍ෂ නායක මහින්ද රාජපක්‍ෂ මහතා 2019 ජුනි මස 11 වෙනි අඟහරුවාදා විජේරාම නිල නිවසේදී කළ දේශනයේ පිටපත.) අතිපූජනීය මහා සංඝරත්නයෙන් හා සියලුම ආගම්වල පූජකතුමන්ලාගෙන් අවසරයි, ශ්‍රී ලංකාවාසී ජනතාවනි, හිතවතුනි, පසුගිය අප්‍රේල් 21 වනදා පාස්කු ඉරිදා ත්‍රස්තවාදී බෝම්බ ප්‍රහාරය මේ රටේ ඉතිහාසයේ කඩ ඉමක්. ඒකත් එක්කම තමන්ගේ ආගමික මතවාදයට එකඟ නොවන ජන කොටස් ඝාතනය කරන ත්‍රස්තවාදයක් […]

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ඒ කාලේ කපිල හෙන්ද්‍රාවිතාරණ බුද්ධි අංශ ප්‍රධානී වුනාට ඒ කවුද කියලා රටේ මිනිස්සු දන්නේ නැහැ

Tuesday, June 11th, 2019

මාධ්‍ය සාකච්ඡාව  ශ්‍රී ලංකා පොදුජන පෙරමුණ අද (11) පැවැති මාධ්‍ය හමුවට සහභාගි වු මාධ්‍යවේදින් ■ පාර්ලිමේන්තු මන්ත්‍රී ලක්ෂ්මන් යාපා අබේවර්ධන මහතා ■ පාර්ලිමේන්තු එස්. එම්.චන්ද්‍රසේන මහතා ■ පාර්ලිමේන්තු මන්ත්‍රී අරුන්දික ප්‍රනාන්දු මහතා ■ ඉන්දියානු අගමැති පැමිණි අවස්ථාවේ පරිවාර ඇමැතිවරයෙක් පත් කළාට පරිවාර වැඬේ කලේ අගමැතිවරයායි. ■ එක්සත් ජාතික පක්ෂය වගේම ජනතා විමුක්ති පෙරමුණත් ජනතාව අතරින් ප්‍රතික්ෂේප […]

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ශ්‍රේෂ්ඨාධිකරණ නඩු තීන්දු සිංහල භාෂාවෙන් ලබා දීම සම්බන්ධව ජනාධිපතිවරයාගේ ස්ථාවරයට පටහැනි නීතිපතිගේ කරුණු දක්වීම සම්බන්ධව ශ්‍රේෂ්ඨාධිකරණයට අතිරේක පෙත්සමක්…….!

Tuesday, June 11th, 2019

Law & Order ශ්‍රේෂ්ඨාධිකරණ නඩු තීන්දු රාජ්‍ය භාෂාවෙන් හෝ ජාතික භාෂාවෙන් හෝ නීති පැනවීමේ භාෂාවෙන් හෝ අධිකරණ භාෂාවෙන් ලබා දීමට අදාල අවශ්‍ය සුදුසු ක්‍රියාමාර්ග ගන්නා ලෙස ජනාධිපතිවරයා වෙනුවෙන් අධිකරණ හා බන්ධනාගාර ප්‍රතිසංස්කරණ  අමාත්‍යාංශයේ ජ්‍යේෂ්ඨ සහකාර ලේකම් නීති රෝෂනී හෙට්ටිගේ විසින් ශ්‍රේෂ්ඨාධිකරණයේ රෙජිස්ට්‍රාර්වරයා වෙත ලිඛිතව දන්වා තිබියදී ජනාධිපතිවරයා වෙනුවෙන්  අධිකරණයේ පෙනී සිටින නීතිපතිවරයා එයට පටහැනි ස්ථාවරයක් […]

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Hatred in us

Tuesday, June 11th, 2019

Dr Sarath obeysekera  To err is human forgive is divine There was a time when Jews were hated  by almost all the Germans .After over 70 years of the war In Germany there hatred is still prevailing , government requested Jews to refrain from wearing Kippah which is the traditional cap to avoid confrontation. In […]

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President Vs Speaker

Tuesday, June 11th, 2019

Courtesy The Island The executive and the legislature have locked horns once again. This time around they are clashing over a Parliamentary Select Committee (PSC). President Maithripala Sirisena has taken exception to the ongoing PSC probe into the Easter bombings and allied issues; he thinks the UNP is trying to manipulate the select committee process […]

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JVP sees red

Tuesday, June 11th, 2019

Courtesy The Island The JVP is drumming up support for what it calls a countrywide campaign to oust the incumbent government. With its chips down, thanks to its honeymoon with the UNP, it is desperate to shore up its crumbling image and prevent further erosion of its vote bank. Having failed to win at least […]

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SLPP rejects call for Speaker Karu Jayasuriya headed caretaker govt

Tuesday, June 11th, 2019

by Shamindra Ferdinando Courtesy The Island Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) Chairman Prof. G.L. Peiris, yesterday, said that a proposal for appointing a caretaker government headed by Speaker Karu Jayasuriya was not acceptable under any circumstances. Prof. Peiris said that the call for President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe to resign to pave […]

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Legality of agreements with foreign countries

Tuesday, June 11th, 2019

By Neville Ladduwahetty Courtesy The Island A report in The Island of June 8, 2019, carrying the heading “Opposition demands halt to signing agreements with foreign countries in secret”, cites MP Dinesh Gunawardena as stating: “The other thing is handing over terminals in Colombo Port to foreign countries. Both these agreements (the ‘other’ referred to […]

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Cabinet caught in the crossfire – Clash between Prez and govt. – Dayasiri questions CNI’s conduct

Tuesday, June 11th, 2019

by Shamindra Ferdinando Courtesy The Island June 11, 2019, 10:26 pm  A battle between President Maithripala Sirisena and the government over ongoing Parliamentary Select Committee (PSC) probe on Easter Sunday attacks took a new turn yesterday as those loyal to the President questioned why Chief of National Intelligence (CNI) retired DIG Sisira Mendis had left […]

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අසාද් සාලි පාස්කු බෝම්බ කමිටුව ඔළුවෙන් හිටවයි.. වරද ආණ්ඩුවේ යයි කියයි.. කමිටුව කෝප වී අවස්ථා කිහිපයකම විරුද්ද වෙයි… දැඩි අවවාද කරයි.. [Video]

Tuesday, June 11th, 2019

 lanka C news පාස්කු ඉරිදා දිනයේ මෙරට ස්ථාන කිහිපයකට එල්ල කරන ලද බෝම්බ ප‍්‍රහාර ගැන කරුණු සොයා බැලීමට පත් කරන ලද පාර්ලිමේන්තු තේරීම් කාරක සභාව හමුවේ බස්නාහිර පලාත් හිටපු ආණ්ඩුකාර අසාද් සාලි මහතා අද දිනයේ සාක්‍ෂි ලබා දෙන ලදී. සහරාන් හෂීම්ගේ නායකත්වයෙන් යුතු ජාතික තවුහිත් ජමාත් සංවිධානයට තැපැල් සේවා හා මුස්ලිම් ආගමික කටයුතු හිටපු ඇමති […]

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කැබිනට් මණ්ඩලය රැස් නොවෙයි හේතුව තේරීම් කාරක සභාවද?

Tuesday, June 11th, 2019

Ada Derana පාර්ලිමේන්තු කාරක සභාව ස්ථාවර නියෝගයන්ට පටහැනියි’ ඩයනා උදයංගනී උපුටාගැණීම ලංකාදීප පාස්කු ඉරිදා ප‍්‍රහාරය සම්බන්ධයෙන් ශ්‍රේෂ්ඨාධිකරණයේ  නඩු කටයුත්තක් විභාග වන බැවින් ඒ ගැන සෙවීමට විශේෂ කාරක සභාවක් පවත්වාගෙන යාම පාර්ලිමේන්තු ස්ථාවර නියෝගයන්ට පටහැනි කටයුත්තක් බව ශ්‍රී ලංකා නිදහස් පක්‍ෂයේ මහලේකම්, පාර්ලිමේන්තු මන්ත‍්‍රී දයාසිරි ජයසේකර මහතා පැවසීය. නීතිපතිවරයාද මේ සම්බන්ධව ජනාධිපතිවරයාට සහ කතානායකවරයාට කරුණු වාර්තා […]

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Mahinda Rajapaksa on why Muslim extremism spread throughout Sri Lanka

Tuesday, June 11th, 2019

Courtesy Adaderana Opposition Leader Mahinda Rajapaksa says that everything seen happening in the country now, such as the recent attacks on Muslim-owned businesses and the resignation of Muslim ministers, is directly connected to the presidential election that is due to be held in a few months.  He charged that the present government is seeking to […]

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Azath Salley claims Thowheed Jamath and police worked together

Tuesday, June 11th, 2019

Courtesy Adaderana Former Western Province Governor Azath Salley claims that terrorist leader Zahran Hashim’s group torched 120 houses belonging to traditional Muslims in Kattankudy in the Eastern Province in 2017, however the police did nothing regarding that. He said that the people living in the area took to the streets and protested demanding the arrest […]

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Gotabaya to be SLPP presidential candidate?

Tuesday, June 11th, 2019

Courtesy Adaderana Former Defense Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa could be the next presidential candidate, according to SLPP MP Basil Rajapaksa. He mentioned this following a meeting with the Chairman of the Elections Commission along with Party Secretaries and representatives, today (11). Commenting to the media, Basil Rajapaksa stated that the Elections Commission has made a promise […]

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No Govt. without Cabinet meetings: SLPP

Tuesday, June 11th, 2019

Lahiru Pothmulla Courtesy The Daily Mirror The Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) said today the government had ceased to function in the wake of President Maithripala Sirisena refusing to convene the weekly Cabinet meeting. He is reported to have informed the ministers that there would be no Cabinet meeting until the Parliament Select Committee (PSC) […]

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Prez-Govt. gap widening: Dayasiri

Tuesday, June 11th, 2019

Sandun A Jayasekera Courtesy The Daily Mirror SLFP General Secretary Dayasiri Jayasekara admitted that the differences between the President and the government were widening by the day with another looming crisis in the absence of today’s Cabinet meeting. Mr. Jayasekara criticised the questioning of former SIS Chief Sisira Mendis by the Parliamentary Select Committee and […]

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UNP making good use of Muslim Community for political purposes: Opposition Leader Mahinda Rajapaksa

Tuesday, June 11th, 2019

Courtesy The Daily Mirror In a hard hitting speech, Opposition Leader Mahinda Rajapaksa said today the UNP was making good use of the Muslim community for their political purposes, especially aimed at the presidential election, while Muslim leaders, completely dependent on Muslim votes, want a government they could manipulate. He said this at his official […]

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Politics may jeopardise probes on Easter attacks: Cardinal

Tuesday, June 11th, 2019

Yohan Perera  Courtesy The Daily Mirror Politics may jeopardise investigations into the Easter Sunday attacks, Archbishop of Colombo Cardinal Malcolm Ranjith said last Saturday at a function held in Akmeemana. We see difference of opinion with regard to investigations into the Easter Sunday attacks. Politicians sabotaging important investigations seems to be part of the Sri […]

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Bribery case Dr Mahanama and Dissanayaka to be indicted

Tuesday, June 11th, 2019

By Hansi Nanayakkara Courtesy Ceylon Today The Commission to Investigate Allegations of Bribery or Corruption yesterday (11), informed Colombo Chief Magistrate Lanka Jayaratna that as the probe into the bribe case involving the former Chief of the President’s Staff, Dr. Kusumdasa Mahanama and the former Chairman of the State Timber Corporation Piyadasa Dissanayaka has been […]

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To prevent anarchy MR calls for snap polls

Tuesday, June 11th, 2019

By Shiran Ranasinghe and W.K. Prasad Manju Courtesy Ceylon Today With weekly Cabinet Meetings not taking place, the main Opposition led by former President Mahinda Rajapaksa yesterday, called on the Government led by Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe to move a resolution seeking the dissolution of Parliament to prevent the country from anarchy. President Maithripala Sirisena, […]

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