Archive for August 21st, 2019

A warning from our Central Bank to a future Government.

Wednesday, August 21st, 2019

By Garvin Karunaratne The Senior Deputy Governor of the Central Bank, Nandalal Weerasinghe has warned any new Government: Follow the beaten track or else there will be chaos. (Sri Lanka Risks losing debt market access if future government policy changes” , (AdaDerana:9/8/2019) I would tend to think that there could have been some substance in […]

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US concerned about the appointment of new army chief

Wednesday, August 21st, 2019

RANJITH SOYSA US Ambassador while expressing her concerns regards the appointment of Gen Shavendra de Silva, a valiant soldier and exemplary leader who fought a war against the  so-called invincible Tamil Tigers, the world’s most brutal terrorist group and helped to restore the law and order for 20 million Sri Lankas condescendingly says it should […]

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US warns SL on investment, military ties after army chief promotion

Wednesday, August 21st, 2019

Courtesy The Daily Mirror A senior U.S. State Department official warned on Tuesday that Sri Lanka’s appointment of a war veteran accused of serious human rights violations as head of its army could affect U.S. military cooperation and investment in the island nation. On Monday, Sri Lanka named Shavendra Silva, 55, as the country’s new […]

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Gota advocates ‘strength in unity’

Wednesday, August 21st, 2019

By Canishka Witharana Attorney-at-Law Courtesy Ceylon Today Tamil politicians are on an onslaught against Gotabaya Rajapaksa. By doing so, they are only misleading the Tamil people. TELO MP Govindan Karunakaram alleges Gotabaya Rajapaksa is responsible for the deaths of 150,000 Tamils in Mullaivaikkal. Not a single UNHRC report has made such an allegation. Clearly, these […]

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U.S. has no right to decide on Army Chief – Dr. Rajapakshe

Wednesday, August 21st, 2019

By Methmalie Dissanayake  Courtesy Ceylon Today Condemning the statement of the US Ambassador in Sri Lanka regarding the appointment of Army Commander, Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva, UNF Parliamentarian, Dr. Wijeyadasa Rajapakshe (PC) yesterday (21), told Parliament the US had no power to order Sri Lanka as to who the Commander of the Army should or […]

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PS member Dulakshi Fernando & sister remanded

Wednesday, August 21st, 2019

Courtesy Adaderana Wennappuwa Pradeshiya Sabha member from United National Party (UNP) Dulakshi Fernando and her sister, who were arrested for allegedly obstructing the duties of police officers, have been remanded till the 30th of August. The order was delivered by Marawila Magistrate when the duo was produced before the court today (21). The 21-year-old Pradeshiya […]

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Congress leader and ex-Indian Finance Minister P.Chidambaram held in INX Media money laundering case

Wednesday, August 21st, 2019

Courtesy NewsIn.Asia New Delhi, August 21 (The Hindu): Former Indian Finance Minister P. Chidambaram was detained by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) late on August 21, in the INX Media money laundering case soon after he reached his Jor Bagh in New Delhi following a dramatic appearance at a press conference at AICC headquarters. […]

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බැඳුම්කර වංචාවට නොදෙවෙනි මහා කොල්ලයක් ගැන ඩලස් හෙළිකරයි

Wednesday, August 21st, 2019

උපුටා ගැන්ම  හිරු පුවත් බැඳුම්කර වංචාවට නොදෙවෙනි මහා පරිමාණ කොල්ලයක් මධ්‍යම සංස්කෘතික අරමුදල තුළ සිදුවන බව පාර්ලිමේන්තු මන්ත්‍රී ඩලස් අලහප්පෙරුම පවසනවා. විපක්ෂ නායක කාර්යාලයේ අද පැවති මාධ්‍ය හමුවට එක්වෙමින් ඔහු මෙම අදහස් පළ කළ අතර, එම අවස්ථාවට පාර්ලිමේන්තු මන්ත්‍රී සුසිල් ප්‍රේමජයන්ත ද එක්වුණා.

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පොලීසියේ රාජකාරියට බාධා කළ වෙන්නප්පුවේ එජාප මන්ත්‍රීවරිය රිමාන්ඩ්

Wednesday, August 21st, 2019

උපුටා ගැන්ම  හිරු පුවත් පොලිස් නිලධාරීන්ගේ රාජකාරියට බාධා කිරීමේ සිද්ධියකට අදාළව වෙන්නප්පුව ප්‍රාදේශීය සභාවේ එක්සත් ජාතික පක්ෂ මන්ත්‍රීනි දුලක්ෂි චමෝදරී ප්‍රනාන්දු, සහ ඇගේ් වැඩිමහල් සහෝදරිය මේ මස 30 වනදා දක්වා රක්ෂිත බන්ධනාගාර ගත කර තිබෙනවා. ඒ, ඔවුන් අද මාරවිල මහේස්ත්‍රාත් අධිකරණයට ඉදිරිපත් කිරීමෙන් අනතුරුවයි. සිද්ධියට අදාළව චෝදනා එල්ලවී වරෙන්තු ලබා සිටි  මන්ත්‍රීවරියගේ පියා සහ 16 […]

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