Archive for July 19th, 2019

How long are the Sinhala people going to tolerate this nonsense of the tyranny of minority politics…continued

Friday, July 19th, 2019

Mario Perera, Kadawata Forever until the Sinhalese are no more – Dilrook Dilrook’s comment must be printed in RED and posted in every street corner of this country. Read any and every article in our newspapers and journals. They all establish and confirm the stark reality that ‘we live in a fairytale’. Hope as regards […]

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Giants: Who Really Rules The World?

Friday, July 19th, 2019

Courtesy Empire Files Abby Martin sits down with Peter Phillips, former director of Project Censored and professor of Political Sociology at Sonoma State University. His new book Giants: The Global Power Elite” details the 17 transnational investment firms which control over $50 trillion in wealth—and how they are kept in power by their activists, facilitators […]

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Changing Sri Lanka’s Land Laws: Legal fraternity & Academics must play a bigger role

Friday, July 19th, 2019

A wave of controversial agreements none of which anyone has seen are being drafted by foreigners and envoys are making open statements on them. US envoy recently claimed Sri Lanka’s land administration is poor & so MCC is recommending changes. MCC is an arm of the US government. Why has Sri Lanka’s legal fraternity not […]

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Another Presidential Election, Another Display of Tamil Eelam and Malaya Nadu Maps to the World

Friday, July 19th, 2019

Dilrook Kannangara Another presidential election is around the corner. And that means the nation is forgotten once again and political clans take centre stage.  There is a sinister side to all presidential elections. All presidential elections after 1994 showcased internal divisions to the whole world. The ethnic group classified as ‘Sri Lankan Tamils’ demand Tamil […]

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රාජ්‍ය ඇමති රන්ජන් රාමනායක පිරිමි ගොන් නාම්බෙක්ද?

Friday, July 19th, 2019

චන්ද්‍රසිරි විජයවික්‍රම රාජ්‍ය ඇමතිකමක්ද දී රනිල් විසින් රන්ජන්ව නඩත්තු කරන්නේ, ඇමෙරිකන් තානාපති නෝනා ඔහු සමඟ සෙල්ෆි ගහන්නේ, බළල් අතක් වශයෙන් ඔහුගෙන් ලබාගත හැකි ප්‍රයෝජන නිසාය. කලින් සිටි තානාපති නෝනා මාදුළුවාවේ සෝභිත හිමියන්ට දුන් ලණුව භාර දීමට තරම් දඹර අමිල හිමිට රටේ තැනක් නැත. එසේ නොහැකිවිට කලහැකි හොඳම ඉත්තා ලෙස රනිල්-මංගලලා රන්ජන්ගේ සවුත්තු කට පාවිච්චිකරමින් සිටී. […]

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ශ්‍රේෂ්ඨාධිකරණ සහ අභියාචනාධිකරණ නඩු තීන්දු සිංහල භාෂාවෙන් ලබා දීමට ජනමතය විමසන ලෙස ඉල්ලා අත්සන් ලක්ෂයක පෙත්සමකට අත්සන් ලබා ගැනීම ආරම්භ කරයි…..!

Friday, July 19th, 2019

අරුන උණවටුන ශ්‍රේෂ්ඨාධිකරණ සහ අභියාචනාධිකරණ නඩු තීන්දු සිංහල භාෂාවෙන් ලබා දීමට ජනමතය විමසන ලෙස ඉල්ලා අත්සන් ලක්ෂයක පෙත්සමක් ජනාධිපතිවරයාට ලබා දීමට අත්සන් එකතු කිරීමේ ආරම්භක උත්සවය ජූනි 18 කොළඹ මහජන පුස්තකාලයේ දී පවත්වන ලදී. නීතිය නොදැනීම සමාවට කරුණක් නොවේ” යන නීති සිද්ධාන්තය අනුව රටේ බහුතර ජනතාව වෙනස්කමකට ලක් නොකල යුතු අතර නීතිය දැන ගැනීමට ඇති […]

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Sri Lanka bombings: three months on, tourism workers tell their stories

Friday, July 19th, 2019

Courtesy The Guardian May and June are the low season in Sri Lanka, but this year, following the Easter Sunday bombings, tourism ground to a halt. Hotels were empty, beaches were deserted and popular attractions that had been starting to suffer from overtourism were eerily quiet. The UK Foreign Office’s warning against all but essential […]

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The changing face of violent extremism

Friday, July 19th, 2019

KHALID KOSER LILLA SCHUMICKY-LOGAN Courtesy The Interpreter New research suggests students themselves know the beststrategies to prevent violent radicalisation in universities. A remembrance ceremony in Colombo in June, two months after the Easter Sunday bombings that killed 258 people (Photo: Ishara S. Kodikara via Getty)Published 19 Jul 2019 11:00 The Easter bombings in Sri Lanka killed […]

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A long-distance love story

Friday, July 19th, 2019

By Dr. Tilak S. Fernando Courtesy Ceylon Today She lived in a faraway remote town, hundreds of miles away from the City of Colombo, and I was born in London. When the flower buds opened into beautiful blooms in her garden, they reached my olfactory glands automatically! Cool breezes swept across her garden in Sri […]

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19A and role of next President

Friday, July 19th, 2019

By Lakshman I. Keerthisinghe Courtesy Ceylon Today Let us never forget that government is ourselves, and not an alien power over us. The ultimate rulers of our democracy are not a President, and senators, and congressmen and government officials, but the voters of this country.” -Franklin D. Roosevelt –American statesman and former President.President Maithripala Sirisena […]

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Ranjan apologizes to Maha Sangha for his controversial statement

Friday, July 19th, 2019

Courtesy Adaderana State Minister Ranjan Ramanayake today (19) apologized to Mahanayake and Anunayake theros of Asgiri Chapter for the controversial statement he made regarding Buddhist monks. The prelates had requested the presence of State Minister Ramanayake with regard to his statement, accordingly, the state minister visited the Asgiri Maha Viharaya in Kandy today. Following a […]

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VIP Defender & 2 persons involved in attack on van at Kalagedihena arrested

Friday, July 19th, 2019

Courtesy Adaderana The Defender vehicle, which was recently involved in the attack on a van at Kalagedihena, has been found at a residence in Maharagama area, says the Police Media Spokesperson SP Ruwan Gunasekara. SP Gunasekara added that the Defender vehicle was taken into police custody. The driver of the Defender and another individual have […]

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Aloysius and 7 others served indictments; granted bail

Friday, July 19th, 2019

Courtesy Adaderana The Permanent High Court-at-Bar today served indictments on 8 accused in the the Central Bank bond scam case including Perpetual Treasuries Limited (PTL) owner Arjun Aloysius. The defendants were subsequently granted bail by the court, Ada Derana reporter said. The case was taken up before a bench comprising Justices Sampath Abeykoon, Sampath Wijeyaratne […]

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