Archive for September 18th, 2019

The impending fall of Ranil into oblivion

Wednesday, September 18th, 2019

H. L. D. Mahindapala A common snide remark in the days gone by used to say derisively that if there is a traffic jam somewhere there is a cop in the middle of it. It means that an incompetent cop without any sense of direction had caused an unwanted and avoidable problem to the public. […]

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The death and demise of Robert Mugabe

Wednesday, September 18th, 2019

By Garvin Karunaratne It was these two facts that caused the failure of Zimbabwe. My Paper reproduced here tells the details. The death of Robert Mugabe has brought a spate of writing which appears to portray him as a lost cause, due to his failings. However as my earlier writing of 2008 portray that the […]

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EXTREMISM LEADING TO MORE BLOODSHED

Wednesday, September 18th, 2019

ALI SUKHANVER Very unfortunate are those who fail in protecting the places of worship belonging to other religions and in giving them due regard. Be it a temple, church, cathedral or a mosque; all places of worship are sacred and sublime. Honour and respect for all such places are strictly stressed upon by every religion. […]

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Bomb Shells

Wednesday, September 18th, 2019

Dr Sarath obeysekera  There was a bombshell in October 2018 when Premiere was sacked  Then we had another bong shell  in April during Easter Sunday creating havoc in every front  Then premiere got another bond shell with indirect accusation related to the Bond sale  Last week one more bombshell was dropped from Nelum Tower with […]

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ඒකත් අපේ නෑයන්ගේ පක්‍ෂයක්!

Wednesday, September 18th, 2019

ආචාර්ය වරුණ චන්ද්‍රකීර්ති 1952 අවුරුද්ද වෙද්දි අපේ මිනිස්සු එක්සත් ජාතික පක්‍ෂයට උන්ගේ නෑයන්ගේ පක්‍ෂය” කියලා නමක් පට බැන්දා. ඒකට හේතුවුනේ ඒ පක්‍ෂයේ නායකත්වය සේනානායක – කොතලාවල – ජයවර්ධන පවුල්වලට සීමාවීම. මේ කතාව හදන්න මූලික ම හේතුව වුනේ දොන් චාල්ස් ගෙමෝරිස් ආටිගල මුදලිතුමාගේ දෝණියැන්දලා තුන්දෙනා සේනානායක – කොතලාවල – ජයවර්ධන පවුල් තුනට බන්දලා දීමේ කාරණය. කලින් […]

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Allegation regarding the disappearance of Rs. two billion in the construction of the Colombo Lotus Tower

Wednesday, September 18th, 2019

MEDIA RELEASE – Mahinda Rajapaksa Leader of the Opposition Speaking at the opening ceremony of the Colombo Lotus Tower, the President made a statement to the effect that back in 2012, one of the Chinese contractors involved in the project – a company named ALIT – had taken the advance payment of Rs two billion […]

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නෙළුම් කුලුණ ඉදිකිරිමේදී රුපියල් බිලියන දෙකක මුදලක් අතුරුදහන් වීම පිලිබඳ චෝදනාව

Wednesday, September 18th, 2019

මාධ්‍ය නිවේදනය – මහින්ද රාජපක්‍ෂ විපක්‍ෂ නායක කොළඹ නෙළුම් කුලුණ විවෘත කිරීමේ උත්සවයේදී කතා කරමින්, එම ව්‍යාපෘතියේ  කොන්ත්‍රාත්කරුවෙකු වූ චීනයේ ‘ඒලිට්’ නැමති සමාගමක් ලංකාවේ විදුලි සංදේශ නියාමන කොමිසමෙන් දුන් රුපියල් බිලියන දෙකක (ඒ කාලයේ හැටියට ඇමරිකානු ඩොලර් මිලියන 15ක) අත්තිකාරම් මුදල රැගෙන අතුරුදහන් වූ බවට  ආන්දෝලනාත්මක ප්‍රකාශයක් ජනාධිපතිවරයා සිදු කළේය. චීනයේ සිටින අපේ වත්මන් තානාපතිවරයා […]

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A failure of governance Weda Bima to Dada Bima

Wednesday, September 18th, 2019

By Sanjay Perera Courtesy Ceylon Today The world has seen many examples of how progressive countries and Nations have become weak Nations, as a result of politically motivated witch-hunts by successive governments. The continent of Africa is a good example of how successive governments have been solely focused on eliminating political opponents, instead of focusing […]

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How Chinese presence in Sri Lanka affects India’s interest

Wednesday, September 18th, 2019

Anirudh Tyagi Courtesy The Times of India The growing presence of Chinese footprints in Sri Lanka has made India a bit of nervous and forced it to further strengthen its ties with Colombo. The Chinese involvement in Sri Lanka ranges from infrastructure development, economic aid, investments, trade, and strong diplomatic support to the island state, […]

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Presidential Election on November 16

Wednesday, September 18th, 2019

Courtesy Adaderana The date for the Presidential elections has been set as the 16th of November, 2019, stated the Elections Commission Chairman. Further, the nominations for the elections will be called from the 07th of October, 2019.  Reportedly, the nomination applications can only be submitted between 9 am until 11 am on October 7. The […]

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Not a Central Bank,but a Government Bond Scam

Wednesday, September 18th, 2019

Dr Sarath Obeysekera  I have read the opinion column today’s paper written by a learned Uswatte Arrachi with brilliant opinion in perfect English parlance with an analysis which can cause the CB Bond Scam ( rather government bond. Scam ) legal case to collapse. In my younger days I was told by my father who […]

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