Archive for November, 2019

Beyond rehabilitation: Terrorists get a second chance, while their victims get none

Saturday, November 30th, 2019

By Graham Dockery, RT London Bridge attacker Usman Khan was a convicted terrorist and, in the eyes of the law, a threat to the UK.” So why was he released from prison early and paraded as an example of successful rehabilitation? 28-year-old Usman Khan stabbed two people to death and injured three others on Friday, […]

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Air ambulance to move embassy employee, govt insists on immigration formalities Swiss mystery takes a new turn;

Saturday, November 30th, 2019

by Shamindra Ferdinando Courtesy The Island Having accused the government of interrogating a female local employee of the Swiss embassy in Colombo last Monday (Nov 25) in the wake of top CID detective, Chief Inspector Nishantha De Silva, his wife and three children taking refuge in Switzerland, the Swiss government has sought approval to move […]

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ERASING THE EELAM VICTORY Part 5

Saturday, November 30th, 2019

KAMALIKA PIERIS Tamil Separatist Movement complained that the land taken over by the armed forces in the Northern Province were not given back once the Eelam war IV ended in 2009. When the war ended in 2009, altogether 82,555 acres of lands in the North and East were held by the military, of which 30,300 […]

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සිංහල චන්දයෙන් දෙමළ ඊළමක් ලබාගැනීම!

Saturday, November 30th, 2019

චන්ද්‍රසිරි විජයවික්‍රම, LL.B,.Ph.D. උතුරේ දෙමළ ජනයා චන්දය දුන්නේ සිංහල බෞද්ධ සජිත්ට යයි කියන කටින්ම, සිංහල බෞද්ධ චන්ද වලින් පමණක් ගෝඨාභය දිනීම අශුභ කරුණක් යයි සුමන්තිරන් ප්‍රකාශ කිරීම යහපාලන දෙමළ බොරුකාරයින් වැටී සිටිනා ඔල්මාද ස්‌වභාවය, අන්දමන්දවීම එලිකරන්නේය. යහපාලන සිංහල බොරුකාරයින්ද ඉන්නේ මෙම ඩිලූෂන් මනසේ බව පේන්නේ ඔවුන්ද දැන් ඉතිපිසෝ ගාථාව මතක්‌වී, අළුතින් නැවත බුද්ද්ධාගම වැළඳගැනීමට යන […]

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Assault on Sinhalese loses over 100000 votes for Labour

Saturday, November 30th, 2019

Ivan Amarasinghe Northampton Mr Corbyn, You and your Deputy Leader’s unwarranted and intentional defamation of the Sri Lankan State and the Sinhala people as some kind of monsters intent on genocide of the Tamil people has cost your party over 100000 votes in the UK; and quite rightly so. We can only take so much […]

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Germany is closing all its nuclear power plants. Now it must find a place to bury the deadly waste for 1 million years

Saturday, November 30th, 2019

By Sheena McKenzie, CNN (CNN)When it comes to the big questions plaguing the world’s scientists, they don’t get much larger than this.Where do you safely bury more than 28,000 cubic meters — roughly six Big Ben clock towers — of deadly radioactive waste for the next million years?This is the “wicked problem” facing Germany as it closes all […]

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ශානි අබේසේකර ගැන තවත් හෙළිදරුව්වක්

Saturday, November 30th, 2019

Ada Derana

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Modi pledges India’s full assistance in taking Sri Lanka in path of rapid developmentv (English)

Saturday, November 30th, 2019

Courtesy Ada Derana

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‘We don’t want to do anything to jeopardise the security of India’

Saturday, November 30th, 2019

Courtesy The Hindustan Times President Rajapaksa, when you spoke briefly to the cameras after taking the Guard of Honour at Rashtrapati Bhavan on Friday, you said your expectations from your first official visit to India were very high. You are about to leave now. Were they fulfilled? The entire experience was very good, especially the […]

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Kidnapped Swiss embassy worker in Sri Lanka still unfit for questioning

Saturday, November 30th, 2019

Courtesy Swissinfo The employee of the Swiss embassy in Sri Lanka who was temporarily abducted and threatened by unknown men on Monday is still unavailable for questioning.  The woman’s state of health has deteriorated, the Swiss embassy in Colombo said on Friday. She is therefore currently not in a position to make a statement. The […]

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තම දරුවන් දෙදෙනා පාසලේදී දේශපාලන පළිගැනීම්වලට ලක්වන බවට පියෙකුගෙන් චෝදනාවක් –

Saturday, November 30th, 2019

උපුටා ගැන්ම හිරු නිව්ස් හෙම්මාතගම, මඩුල්බෝව මුස්ලිම් මහා විද්‍යාලයේ ඉගෙනුම ලබන තම දරුවන් දෙදෙනා පාසල තුළදී දේශපාලන පළිගැනීම්වලට ලක්වන බවට එම දරුවන්ගේ පියා චෝදනා කරනවා. ඔහු පවසන්නේ බලධාරීන් දැනුවත් කර තිබුණද මෙතෙක් ඊට නිසි විසඳුමක් නොලැබුණු බවයි. දරුවන් සිව් දෙනෙකුගෙන් යුත් මෙම නිවස පිහිටා තිබෙන්නේ හෙම්මාතගම, දෙල්ගහදෙණිය ගම්මානයේයි. මේ වන විටත් දරුවන් දෙදෙනෙකු හෙම්මාතගමල මඩුල්බෝවල […]

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රටට හිතකර නායකයින් බිහිකර ගැනීමට මහා සංඝරත්නය ඉදිරියේදීත් කැපවිය යුතුයි – කුඹුක්කන්වෙල රේවත හිමි

Saturday, November 30th, 2019

උපුටා ගැන්ම හිරු නිව්ස් වර්තමානයේ මෙන් රටට හිතකර නායකයින් ඉදිරියේදීත් බිහිකර ගැනීමට මහා සංඝරත්නය කැපවිය යුතු බව කැලණිය විශ්වවිද්‍යාලයේ ජ්‍යෙෂ්ඨ කථිකාචාර්ය පූජ්‍ය කුඹුක්කන්වෙල රේවත හිමියන් පවසනවා. පුලතිසිපුර ඒකාබද්ධ භික්ෂු පෙරමුණේ පොළොන්නරු දිස්ත්‍රික් සංඝ සමුළුව අමතමින් උන්වහන්සේ මේ බව සඳහන් කළා.

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සාවද්‍ය සාක්ෂි රැස් කරමින් රණවිරුවන් සිරගත කළ සියලූදෙනාට නීතිය ක්‍රියාත්මක කළ යුතු බව සුදත්ත හිමියන් කියයි

Saturday, November 30th, 2019

උපුටා ගැන්ම හිරු නිව්ස් සාවද්‍ය සාක්ෂි රැස් කරමින් රණවිරුවන් සිරගත කළ හිටපු අපරාධ පරීක්ෂණ දෙපාර්තමේන්තුවේ නිලධාරින් මෙන්ම, පසුගිය රජයේ සිට ඊට උපදෙස් ලබා දුන් දේශපාලනඥයින්ට ද නීතිය ක්‍රියාත්මක කළ යුතු බව නව සිංහල රාවය සංවිධානය පවසනවා. කොළඹ අද පැවති මාධ්‍ය හමුවකට එක්වෙමින් එහි මහලේකම් පූජ්‍ය මාගල්කන්දේ සුදත්ත හිමියන් මේ බව කියා සිටියා. මේ අතර, හිරු […]

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Several former ministers to be probed over alleged financial fraud

Saturday, November 30th, 2019

Courtesy The Daily Mirror Several ministers in the former UNF government will be probed for alleged financial irregularities which include charging bribes from investors to execute projects in the country, a top government source told the Daily Mirror. Some of the former ministers who will be probed are senior members from the UNP and its […]

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Will be frank with New Delhi to avoid misunderstandings: Gotabaya

Saturday, November 30th, 2019

Courtesy The Daily Mirror Promising to be frank” and upfront” to avoid the misunderstandings of the past between New Delhi and Colombo, Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa says India and other countries in the region must invest more in Sri Lanka if they want to provide an alternative to Chinese investment. He also suggested closer […]

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Hambantota Port deal: Renegotiation only by mutual consent – Official

Saturday, November 30th, 2019

By Sulochana Ramiah MohanCourtesy Ceylon Today China Merchants Port Holdings Company Ltd. which owns an 85 per cent stake in Hambantota Port – given to them on a 99-year lease agreement, has said the port deal was between two sovereign countries and renegotiating it can only be done through mutual consent. A senior official of […]

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Internationalization of domestic issues, a major challenge to the new Lankan President

Saturday, November 30th, 2019

By P.K.Balachandran Courtesy NewsIn.Asia Colombo, November 29 (SAM): Sri Lanka’s new President, Gotabaya Rajapaksa, faces formidable domestic and international challenges like any other leader. But a point to be noted is that his domestic problems, whether economic or political, also have a foreign dimension. The foreign dimension complicates the domestic issue. Internationalization of domestic issues […]

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China says agreement over Hambantota port was an “equal footed” one

Saturday, November 30th, 2019

Courtesy NewsIn.Asia Colombo, Nov 30 (IANS): Days after Sri Lanka’s new President Gotabaya Rajapaksa called the Hambantota Port lease agreement with China a mistake” and said it should be renegotiated, China in a statement said the cooperation between the two countries was based on equal-footed consultation and win-win spirit”. Responding to an email query by […]

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Indian Finance Minister says 12 global companies want to shift to India from China

Saturday, November 30th, 2019

Courtesy NewsIn.Asia Mumbai, December 1 (PTI): India’s Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday said about 12 global companies have evinced interest to shift their base from China to India, taking advantage of the competitive tax rate of 15 per cent announced recently. In the biggest reduction in 28 years, the government in September reduced corporate […]

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Swiss embassy provides information to the CID

Saturday, November 30th, 2019

Courtesy Hiru News The Swiss Embassy in Colombo has provided information to the CID regarding the alleged abduction incident involving one of their staff members. The police media spokesperson office stated that the embassy provided the information following a request made by the CID. The Swiss Embassy in Colombo has issued a statement regarding the […]

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CID and Colombo Crimes Division commences investigation in to the incident where a Swiss Embassy Official was threatened

Saturday, November 30th, 2019

Courtesy Hiru News The CID and Colombo Crimes Division has commenced an investigation into the incident where a female employee of the Swiss Embassy in Colombo had been detained and questioned. Police Media Spokesperson SSP Ruwan Gunasekara said that although the victim had said that it was those from the CID who had detained her, […]

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හයේ පංතිය සමත්ව හෝටල්වල පිඟන් හේදූ විමලවීර දිසානායක මන්ත්‍රීතුමා අද දින වනජීවි සම්පත් රාජ්‍ය ඇමති දූරයේ දිව්රුම් දෙනු ලැබූහ…

Saturday, November 30th, 2019

මේ ඔහුගේ ජීවිතකතාව ගැන ලියු ලිපියකි… පොඩි නෝනා සහ තිස්‌ස දිසානයක යුවළගේ දරු සයදෙනකුගෙන් යුත් කැදැල්ලේ උපන් විමලවීර දිසානායක නම් කොලු පැටියාගේ අනාගතය කුමන ආකාරයෙන් දැයි ඔවුන්ට සිතාගන්නට නොහැකි වුණා. ඒ දිළිඳුකම මේ පවුලේ වටා වෙලී තිබුණු නිසා. පුංචි දිසානායක අකුරු ඉගෙන ගන්නට ගියේ කෑගල්ලේ මාදෙයියාව කණිෂ්ඨ විද්‍යාලයටයි. ළමයි ලස්‌සනට සපත්තු දාලා අලුතෙන් ඇඳුම් ඇඳගෙන […]

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What is the Swiss Embassy Colombo trying to hide?

Friday, November 29th, 2019

There are 2 scenarios connected to Swiss Embassy Colombo. First is the asylum given by the embassy to a senior police officer along with his family & secondly is the alleged ‘temporary kidnapping’ of a local staff. How interconnected are the two? While we know the first to be true the second raises 2 questions […]

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A Tribute to Basil Rajapaksa.

Friday, November 29th, 2019

By Charles.S.Perera On the 16 November 2019, the most disastrous, and the worst of all political regime Sri Lanka had ever seen, which every Sinhala should pray never to see again,  The Yahapalanaya led by Ranil Wickramasinghe as the Prime Minister, was at last driven away by an overwhelming majority of Sinhala votes. It was a triumph […]

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A Perfume Making Industry at Anuradhapura and Kandy

Friday, November 29th, 2019

By Garvin Karunaratne It is an opportune moment to highlight the fact that Sri Lanka can do better by having its own industries, instead of depending on imports. We have to create employment for our youth and also save foreign exchange by making things we import.  I have many a time, while offering flowers at […]

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Symposium on Common Heritage of Sri Lanka

Friday, November 29th, 2019

Symposium Theme: Cultural Knowledge for National Unity  A Symposium on Common Heritage, convened by the Royal Asiatic Society of Sri Lanka, will be held at the Auditorium of the  Mahaweli Centre, 96. Ananda Coomaraswamy Mawatha, Colombo 7, on Saturday, November 30, 2019 from 9.00 a.m. to 1.30 p.m. Symposium Theme: Cultural Knowledge for National Unity Programme […]

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Action and inaction

Friday, November 29th, 2019

Laksiri Warnakula The election is over and the country’s helm is now in the hands of a new skipper. Therefore isn’t it time to forget the polling booths and look beyond them to see what else could be happening in this ‘Land like no other’? By the way anyone looking at the above title might […]

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ERASING THE EELAM VICTORY Part 3

Friday, November 29th, 2019

KAMALIKA PIERIS The Tamil Separatist Movement has charged that Eelam War IV was an act of genocide by the Sri Lanka government. This was yet another way of erasing the Eelam victory, by declaring that the Eelam war was not a clean war, it was genocide initiated by the government. The Tamil Separatist Movement started […]

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ERASING THE EELAM VICTORY Part 2

Friday, November 29th, 2019

KAMALIKA PIERIS From 2010 to 2014, Sri Lanka    held a celebration on May 18th to mark the end of the Eelam war. The celebrations were marked by a military parade, speeches and a moment of silence. This celebration was known as ‘Victory Day’ .One way of erasing the Eelam victory, was to get rid of […]

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Let us condemn the media suppression against web journalists !

Friday, November 29th, 2019

The National Movement for Web Journalists The National Movement for Web Journalists protests the attempt to suppress the media and journalists after the new government was elected who acted in opposition to the incumbent President Gotabhaya Rajapakse during the presidential election which ended shortly. With the victory of the new president on November 17, 2019, many […]

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