Archive for December 7th, 2019

Dirty tricks: How Tories bid for Tamil votes with indy pledge

Saturday, December 7th, 2019

Courtesy The National-The Newspaper that supports an Independent Scotland TWO-faced Tory candidates in the suburbs of London have been caught trying to win votes among the Tamil community, promising a two-state” solution to the troubles in Sri Lanka. The so-called two-state solution refers to a separate Tamil state – Eelam – in the northern and […]

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Swiss Mission ‘Kidnapping’: Bid To Tarnish Gotabaya Image?

Saturday, December 7th, 2019

Parul Chandra Courtesy Strategic News International NEW DELHI: Was a local employee of the embassy of Switzerland in Sri Lanka briefly abducted by some unidentified men as is being claimed by the Swiss mission? Or are the embassy’s claims untrue as is being claimed by the Sri Lankan government? Amidst the counter-narratives being offered by the […]

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ERASING THE EELAM VICTORY Part 8

Saturday, December 7th, 2019

KAMALIKA PIERIS Voices of Peace” edited by Sarah Kabir, (2018) consists of a set of interviews with   members of the LTTE and the Sri Lanka armed forces taken together.  The book weaves together” the narratives of ten former LTTE cadres and ten SLM personnel who fought at the front line in the Eelam war.   […]

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Insofar as India Remains a ‘Useful Idiot,’ the Security of Both India and Sri Lanka Will be in Jeopardy.

Saturday, December 7th, 2019

Kudaligamage Geethanjana Rajapakses, Geopolitics, ‘Eurocentric Developmentalism,’ and the western hegemony  (Part 21) Indo Lanka Accord was an outcome of a brawl between old school politics of the cold-war mentality of Indira Gandhi and Junius Richard Jayawardene. This outdated agreement must be renegotiated or entirely repealed for the benefit of both nations. Agey wayiraya” “ඇගේ  වෛරය“ […]

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Sinhalaese must vote Labour

Saturday, December 7th, 2019

Chanaka Bandarage The British Conservative Party election manifesto in page 53 states: We will continue to support international initiatives to achieve reconciliation, stability and justice across the world, and in current or former conflict zones such as Cyprus, Sri Lanka and the Middle East, where we maintain our support for a two-state solution”. The text […]

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“The Birth and the Demise of the UNP (Un-patriotic non-National Party)

Saturday, December 7th, 2019

(Addenda to the article on the above subject posted on December 6th, 2019 Lankaweb) Dr Sudath Gunasekara 7.12. 2019 Further to my previous essay on the above subject published on 6th Dec, I would like to add few more comments on the UNP that would be interesting to my readers.  JR had carefully selected two […]

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Harim Pieris’ Roadmap for the UNP with no mention of the Bond Scam

Saturday, December 7th, 2019

By Bodhi Dhanapala A version of this article appeared in the Island Newspaper, 6th Dec) Harim Peries (HP), writing to The Island on Dec 5. about “The UNF loss and looking ahead”, gives a road map for the UNP. It should make strange reading to most Sri Lankans except those who, by a Freudian slip, […]

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The Guard Post: What Did Happen to Sajith?

Saturday, December 7th, 2019

By Udaya P. Gammanpila Courtesy Ceylon Today “This is my last chance. My very first opportunity was sacrificed for Srima. The last two were sacrificed for Fonseka and Sirisena on the request of the party. I have been patiently waiting for this opportunity for the last 10 years; please don’t grab it from me.” This […]

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The Cardinal optimistic about the Presidential commission investigating Easter attacks

Saturday, December 7th, 2019

Hiru News Archbishop his eminence Malcolm Cardinal Ranjith appeared before the Presidential Commission investigating Easter attacks for a second day today. The Cardinal who made a statement before the Commission for nearly 4 hours yesterday behind closed doors, arrived at the Commission at around 9.30 this morning. The Cardinal testified before the commission for over […]

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කාදිනල් හිමිපාණන්ටත් විශ්වාසයක්

Saturday, December 7th, 2019

Hiru News පාස්කු ප්‍රහාරය පිළිබඳ සොයා බැලීමට පත්කර ඇති වත්මන් ජනාධිපති කොමිසම තුළින් පීඩාවට පත් ජනතාවට සාධාරණත්වයක් ඉටු වේ යැයි තමන්ට විශ්වාස බව අගරදගුරු අති උතුම් මැල්කම් කාදිනල් රංජිත් හිමිපාණන් පවසනවා. පාස්කු ප්‍රහාරය පිළිබඳව සොයා බැලීමට පත්කළ ජනාධිපති කොමිසම හමුවේ අද දෙවන දිනටත් පැය 03 කට ආසන්න කාලයක් සාක්ෂි ලබාදීමෙන් පසු මාධ්‍ය වෙත අදහස් දක්වමින් […]

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විදේශ අමාත්‍යංශයේ අනුදැනුමකින් තොරව එංගලන්තය මෙරට පවුම් මිලියන 10ක් ආයෝජනය කිරීම ගැන සොයා බැලිය යුතුයි – උදය ගම්මන්පිල

Saturday, December 7th, 2019

උපුටා ගැන්ම හිරු නිව්ස් විදේශ අමාත්‍යාංශයේ දැනුවත් වීමකින් තොරව එංගලන්තය විසින් පවුම් මිලියන 10ක් මෙරට ආයෝජනය කර ඇත්තේ කුමන කරුණක් සඳහා ද යන්න වහා සොයා බැලිය යුතු බව පිවිතුරු හෙළ උරුමයේ නායක උදය ගම්මන්පිල මහතා පවසනවා. ඔහු මේ බව සඳහන් කළේ අද පෙරවරුවේ පැවති ප්‍රවෘත්ති සාකච්ඡාවකදී.

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Sri Lanka says Brig. Priyanka’s conviction in UK ‘politically motivated’

Saturday, December 7th, 2019

Courtesy Adaderana Sri Lanka Government on Saturday defended the action of one of its army officer charged by a UK court for making offensive gesture to LTTE supporters in London, saying that he is entitled to diplomatic immunity. Brigadier Priyanka Fernando, who was posted as a defence advisor at the Sri Lankan embassy in London […]

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Colombo Port City officially declared part of Sri Lanka

Saturday, December 7th, 2019

Courtesy Ada  Derana The 269 hectare of land of the Colombo Port City officially declared a part of Sri Lanka at an event graced by Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa this evening (07). Accordingly, the Colombo Port City is now officially open for investments. The ceremony was followed by a massive fireworks display which lit-up the […]

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