Archive for September 22nd, 2019

Reasons behind appointment of Presidential panel to probe Easter Sunday attacks

Sunday, September 22nd, 2019

By P.K.Balachandran Courtesy NewsIn.Asia President Maithripala Sirisena later on Saturday night appointed a four-member Presidential Commission to probe the April 21 Easter Sunday attacks in which nine Lankan Jehadi bombers struck at three churches and three star hotels killing nearly 300 men, women and children, locals as well as foreigners. This is the second panel […]

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Sri Lanka President forms five-member committee to probe Easter Sunday bombings

Sunday, September 22nd, 2019

Courtesy The Hindu Keeping vigil: A soldier stands guard in front of St. Anthony’s Shrine in Colombo on Friday, following a series of bomb blasts targeting churches and luxury hotels on Easter Sunday.  MORE-INSri Lanka Easter bombings The committee would comprise two appeal court judges, two retired high court judges and a retired administrator Sri […]

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Cold calculation marks pre-election choices in Sri Lanka

Sunday, September 22nd, 2019

By P.K.Balachandran Courtesy NewsIn.Asia Colombo, September 22: Whatever the issue may be, a politician’s or a political party’s stand on it is determined by immediate political interests and not ideology, principles or long-standing commitments. Cold calculation marks choices ahead of the November 16 Sri Lankan Presidential election. This has come out clearly in the stand […]

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Dilrukshi should reveal who those politicians are – President

Sunday, September 22nd, 2019

Courtesy Ceylon Today Dilrukshi Dias must reveal to the country the ignoble politicians who instructed her to file cases in a wrong manner, President Maithripala said yesterday (21). He was addressing the SLFP’s Matale District Convention held in Naula.Speaking of the voice recording of the former Director General of the Bribery and Corruption Commission,……which is […]

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දිල්රුක්ෂිට බලපෑම් කළ ඇමතිවරයා ගැන, මධ්‍යම පළාත් ආණ්ඩුකාරවරයා හෙළිදරව්වක

Sunday, September 22nd, 2019

උපුටා ගැන්ම  හිරු පුවත් අල්ලස් හෝ දූෂණ චෝදනා විමර්ශන කොමිෂන් සභාවේ හිටපු අධ්‍යක්ෂ ජනරාල් මෙන්ම, වත්මන් සොලිසිටර් ජනරාල් දිල්රුක්ෂි ඩයස් වික්‍රමසිංහට බලපෑම් කර ඇත්තේ අමාත්‍ය වජිර අබේවර්ධන බව මධ්‍යම පළාත් ආණ්ඩුකාර කීර්ති තෙන්නකෝන් අද හෙළිදරව්වක් සිදුකළා. ඒ, හැටන් ප්‍රදේශයේදී මාධ්‍ය වෙත අදහස් දක්වමින්. මේ අතර, සොලිසිටර් ජනරාල් දිල්රුක්ෂි ඩයස් වික්‍රමසිංහ සහ ඇවන්ගාඞ් සභාපති නිශ්ශංක සේනාධිපති […]

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Kidney diseases claim more than 6,000 lives in Sri Lanka in last 3 years

Sunday, September 22nd, 2019

Source: Xinhua COLOMBO, Sept. 20 (Xinhua) — Over 6,000 people in Sri Lanka have died from kidney diseases between 2016 to 2018, local media reports, quoting the government said here Friday. Lands and Parliamentary Affairs Minister, Gayantha Karunathilaka, answering on behalf of Health Minister, Dr. Rajitha Senaratne in Parliament said that 6,481 deaths had been […]

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Former Sri Lanka Navy chief: Xinjiang is on the right track

Sunday, September 22nd, 2019

Dialogue with Yang Rui Courtesy CGTN “Your doing is working,” said Jayanath Colombage, former chief of the Sri Lanka Navy and director of the Pathfinder Foundation’s Centre for Indo-Lanka Initiatives, when attending International Seminar on Counterterrorism, De-radicalization and Human Rights Protection held in Urumqi, China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, early this September. “We were here […]

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