Archive for August 20th, 2019

NO BETTER CHAMPION TO TAKE UP THE CHALLENGE THAN GOTABHAYA

Tuesday, August 20th, 2019

By ROHANA R. WASALA And we shall play a game of chess, Pressing lidless eyes and waiting for a knock upon the door. –·  From ‘A Game of Chess’ (the second canto of The Waste Land” by T.S. Eliot) (The following article was first published in The Island and Lankaweb simultaneously on June 29, 2016, […]

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YAHAPALANA AND THE REPUBLIC OF CHINA Part 10

Tuesday, August 20th, 2019

KAMALIKA PIERIS DIPLOMATIC RELATIONS China is continuing to maintain good diplomatic relations with Sri Lanka. In January 2019 Ambassador Cheng Xueyuan called on President Sirisena and handed over a New Year greetings card from Chinese President Xi Jinping. Ambassador Cheng also called on Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe and Speaker Karu Jayasuriya. China continues to maintain […]

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YAHAPALANA AND THE REPUBLIC OF CHINA Part 11

Tuesday, August 20th, 2019

KAMALIKA PIERIS China is not merely standing by as the USA increases its position in Sri Lanka. China is engaging in Track 1 diplomacy as well. President Maitripala Sirisena will leave tomorrow for China on a three-day visit, in a move that has surprised both political and diplomatic circles over its urgency, reported the Sunday […]

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Sajith vows to throw away neo-liberalism

Tuesday, August 20th, 2019

Courtesy Adaderana It is necessary to create an economic system where the wealth that is generated within the country is fairly distributed to all communities, stated the Minister of Housing, Construction and Cultural Affairs. He mentioned this addressing a function held in Dimbulagala, Polonnaruwa. According to the Minister, 54% of the national income is enjoyed […]

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Sri Lanka says international comments on choice of army chief abridges sovereignty

Tuesday, August 20th, 2019

Courtesy NewsIn.Asia Colombo, August 20 (newsin.asia): Sri Lanka’s Foreign Ministry has said in a statement on Tuesday said that the appointment of the Army Commander of Sri Lanka is a sovereign decision by the Head of State.” It further said that foreign entities trying to influence the decisions and internal administrative processes of public service […]

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Sri Lanka responds to criticism over new Army Commander

Tuesday, August 20th, 2019

Courtesy Adaderana The Sri Lankan Government today issued a strongly worded response to the various comments and statements issued by foreign countries and organizations expressing concern  over the appointment of Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva as Sri Lanka’s new Army Commander.  Sri Lanka’s foreign ministry, issuing a statement said that appointment of the Army Commander of […]

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What right has US to criticize new Army Chief: Wimal

Tuesday, August 20th, 2019

Sheain Fernandopulle Courtesy The Daily Mirror The US has no right to criticize the appointment of Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva as Army Commander based on the OISL report at the UN Human Rights Council, from which it withdrew describing it as a cesspit, MP Wimal Weerawansa said. US Ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley […]

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Unwarranted and unacceptable: SL tells critics

Tuesday, August 20th, 2019

Courtesy The Daily Mirror The appointment of Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva as Army Commander is a sovereign decision by the Head of State and the comments made by foreign entities over the appointment were ‘unwarranted and unacceptable’, the Sri Lankan Government said today. In a statement referring to the comments made since the appointment of […]

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අපරාධ පරීක්ෂණ දෙපාර්තමේන්තුවේ අධ්‍යක්ෂ ශානි අබේසේකරට නඩු තුනක්.

Tuesday, August 20th, 2019

උපුටා ගැන්ම  හිරු පුවත් අපරාධ පරීක්ෂණ දෙපාර්තමේන්තුවේ අධ්‍යක්ෂ ජ්‍යෙෂ්ඨ පොලිස් අධිකාරි ශානි අබේසේකර මහතාට එරෙහිව නීතිඥයින් පිරිසක් අධිකරණය හමුවේ නඩු තුනක් ගොනුකර තිබෙනවා. ඉන් ඉල්ලා තිබෙන්නේ විත්තිකාර ශානි අබේසේකර මහතා සිය රාජකාරි කටයුතු වලදි අනුගමනය කළ යුතු නෛතික ක්‍රියාපටිපාටීන් උල්ලංඝණය කර ඇති බැවින් ඔහුට විරුද්ධව නීතිමය පියවර ගන්නා ලෙසයි. අපරාධ පරීක්ෂණ දෙපාර්තමේන්තුවේ අධ්‍යක්ෂ ජ්‍යෙෂ්ඨ පොලිස් […]

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ජනපති පත් කළ ත්‍රිපුද්ගල පරීක්ෂණ මණ්ඩලයේ සාමාජිකයින් පාර්ලිමේන්තු තේරීම් කාරක සභාව හමුවට THE THREE-MEMBER COMMISSION APPOINTED BY THE PRESIDENT BEFORE THE PARLIAMENT SELECT COMMITTEE

Tuesday, August 20th, 2019

Courtesy Hiru News The members of the three-member committee appointed by the President to probe the Easter Sunday attacks appeared before the Parliamentary Select Committee (PSC) appointed to investigate into Easter Sunday terrorist attacks. The Hiru correspondent stated that they are currently testifying before the committee. The Supreme Court Judge Vijith Malalgoda served as the […]

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ප‍්‍රතිපත්ති ගරුක දේශපාලනයක් අවශ්‍යයි

Tuesday, August 20th, 2019

උපුටා ගැන්ම දිවයින ජනාධිපතිවරණය සඳහා රට සූදානම් වෙමින් තිබේ. මේ වන විට ප‍්‍රධාන පක්ෂ ඒ සඳහා අපේක්ෂකයන් සූදානම් කරමින් තිබේ. කවර හෝ හේතුවක් මත ජනාධිපතිවරණය යම් ලෙසකින් කල් ගිය ද කෙසේ හෝ ඉදිරි මාස තුනත් අටත් අතර කාලය තුළ ව්‍යවස්ථානුකූලව එය පැවැත්විය යුතුමය.  එදා මෙදා තුර ජනාධිපතිවරණය සඳහා ඉදිරිපත්වූ පුද්ගලයන් බොහොමයක් ජනාධිපතිවරුන් ලෙස පත්වූ පසු […]

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වීරත්වයට යළි පණ දෙන රණකාමීත්වයේ අසිපත – නව යුද හමුදාපති මේජර් ජෙනරාල් ශවේන්ද්‍ර සිල්වා

Tuesday, August 20th, 2019

සමන් ගමගේ උපුටා ගැන්ම දිවයින ශී‍්‍ර ලංකා යුද හමුදාවේ වර්තමානයට පීඩා ගෙන දුන් වීරත්වයේ පිපාසය සංසි`දුවා ගන්නට සියල්ලෝ මෑත අතීතයෙන් ඉල්ලා සිටි රණකාමීත්වයේ සිසිල් දියපොද කාගේත් බලාපෙරොත්තු සඵල කරමින් ඊයේ (19 වැනිදා) මල් වරුෂාවක් සේ ඇද හැලිණි.   සේනාධිනායක ජනාධිපති මෛති‍්‍රපාල සේනානායක මහතා අවසන් මොහොතේ නිවැරදි තීන්දුව ගනිමින් මේජර් ජෙනරාල් නිලයේ සිට ලූතිනන් ජෙනරාල් නිලයට උසස් […]

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IMF’s latest victims

Tuesday, August 20th, 2019

By Jayati Ghosh Courtesy Ceylon Today The process of selecting the International Monetary Fund’s next Managing Director must change. In particular, the tradition of choosing a European for the post – based on an unfair and anachronistic ‘gentlemen’s agreement’ reached with the United States when the institution was established 75 years ago – needs to […]

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Captive elephants and the way forward As Tikiri continues to live..

Tuesday, August 20th, 2019

Kamanthi Wickramasinghe Courtesy The Daily Mirror FEMALE ELEPHANT ‘TIKIRI’ They sent her back to Kegalle on the final day of the Randoli perahera. Elephants walk for 30-40km and old elephants too walk for 10-15 km There are over 105 captive elephants in the country, both with individual owners as well as in temples according to Elephant Owners Association Secretary Damsiri Bandara Karunaratne He […]

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Gota assures solutions to northern people’s concerns

Tuesday, August 20th, 2019

Courtesy The Daily Mirror The Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) presidential candidate Gotabaya Rajapaksa today assured he would resolve the plight faced by the northern people. He gave this assurance during a discussion held with the Eelam People’s Democratic Party (EPDP) Leader Douglas Devananda about the concerns of the people in the North because of […]

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නුවරඑළියෙන් එලියට යට එන සහරාන්ගේ වතගොත-New information on Zahran revealed from Nuwara Eliya

Tuesday, August 20th, 2019

Courtesy Adaderana

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Two Moulavis who received training with Zahran arrested

Tuesday, August 20th, 2019

Courtesy Adaderana Two Moulavis from have been arrested by the Terrorism Investigations Department over terrorist connections, stated the Police Media Spokesperson. The arrests have been made in Hettipola and Nikaweratiya areas. Reportedly, the two suspects had received training with Zahran Hashim, the alleged ring leader behind the Easter attacks. The suspects had received their training […]

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CID to interrogate 5 death row inmates who conspired to assassinate President

Tuesday, August 20th, 2019

Courtesy Adaderana The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) has been granted permission to record statements from five death row inmates who have allegedly conspired to assassinate the president. The Colombo Chief Magistrate has ordered the relevant to prisons to allow the CID to proceed with their interrogations.

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