Archive for January 3rd, 2020

EELAM WAR SERIES 7. LTTE ‘FIGHTS’ THE ARMY

Friday, January 3rd, 2020

KAMALIKA PIERIS The LTTE  knew that it could not face the Sri Lanka army in regular conflict.  They were not a trained army. On the two occasions when the state army was allowed to fight them properly, they were soundly defeated.( Vadamarachchi,1987 and  Eelam war IV 2009). Clashes with the LTTE had shown the Sri […]

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The Ugly Dragon

Friday, January 3rd, 2020

Orpheus Perera Tips, Bribery and Commissions. Tips:- Tipping is something people do, to say thank you for a good service. Sometimes I give tips to waiters even if the service is not satisfactory. But advice the recipient(Normally waiters of hotels and restaurants.). I do so as a favour to the poor guys. In countries such […]

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President Gotabaya Rajapaksa wants constitution amended

Friday, January 3rd, 2020

Courtesy The Island * Vows to defend unitary status* Wants to restore dignity of parliament* Continuing social, economic and political crisis pointed out* National security occupies foremost place* Corporate sector urged to pass on to consumers part of tax  concessions* Short and long term solutions to generate power, espeically renewables President Gotabaya Rajapaksa yesterday said […]

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TOP TEN complaints are being investigated – State Minister Keheliya

Friday, January 3rd, 2020

Courtesy  Hiru News State Minister for Investment Promotion Keheliya Rambukwella states that investigations into the Top Ten complaints regarding corruption made against the previous government are being carried out properly. He was speaking to the media after an inspection tour of the Avissawella Industrial Park yesterday.

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Constitutional reform is essential to assure sovereignty and stability in the country, President says in his policy statement

Friday, January 3rd, 2020

Courtesy Hiru News lts-The 4thsession of the 8th parliament was inaugurated under the patronage of President Gotabaya Rajapaksa this morning. The significance of the inauguration of the 8thparliament is that the traditional pomp and pageantry including a guard of honor and motorcades displayed in the past were conspicuously absent this time. According to the parliament […]

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UNHRC Resolutions on Sri Lanka: How countries have voted

Friday, January 3rd, 2020

Sri Lanka suffered 30 years of terrorism by LTTE banned 32 countries even 10 years after Sri Lanka eliminated LTTE militarily. Sri Lanka saw nothing beyond diplomatic statements condemning ‘alleged LTTE attacks’ by the so-called international community for every suicide, bombing, assassination and mayhem caused by LTTE. However, it was only post-LTTE defeat that the […]

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ජාතිවාදීන් තව දුරටත් රජුන් තනන්නන් නොවේ.. මා කුරහන් සාටකයේ දර්ශණය ඇති ගිරුවාපත්තුවේ රාජපක්‍ෂවයෙක්..- ජනපති පාර්ලිමේන්තුව අමතයි..

Friday, January 3rd, 2020

ජනාධිපති මාධ්‍ය ඒකකය ගරු කථානායකතුමනිගරු අගමැතිතුමනිගරු විපක්ෂනායකතුමනිගරු ඇමතිවරුනි, ගරු රාජ්‍ය ඇමතිවරුනිගරු මන්ත‍්‍රීවරුනි ශ‍්‍රී ලංකා ප‍්‍රජාතාන්ත‍්‍රික සමාජවාදී ජනරජයේ රාජ්‍ය නායකයා ලෙස ඔබ ඇමතීමේ අවස්ථාව මට ලැබී තිබෙන්නේ නොවැම්බර් 16 දා මේ රටේ ජනතාව ලබා දුන් ඵෙතිහාසික ජයග‍්‍රහණය නිසයි. සාමකාමී හා සාධාරණ මැතිවරණයක් වෙනුවෙන් කැපවූ සියලූම පුරවැසියන්ටත්, ආයතනවලටත්, සියලූම දේශපාලන පක්ෂවලටත් මා මේ අවස්ථාවේ මගේ කෘතවේදීත්වය ප‍්‍රකාශ […]

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President’s full statement in Parliament

Friday, January 3rd, 2020

Ada Derana President Gotabaya Rajapaksa says that it is essential that changes be made to the existing constitution in order to safeguard the security, sovereignty, stability and integrity of the country. He made this observation while delivering his Policy Statement following the ceremonial inauguration of the fourth session of the eighth Parliament on Friday (03). […]

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EELAM WAR SERIES 6. SOME OBSERVATIONS ON THE EELAM WAR

Friday, January 3rd, 2020

KAMALIKA PIERIS Sri Lanka’s armed forces were praised and admired long before the Eelam victory of 2009. The US Pacific Command team which evaluated the Sri Lanka army in 2002 said the soldiers were well motivated and were confident as a team.  They were well trained, knew their weapons, and were proficient in the skills […]

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IT IS TIME SINHALESE PEOPLE SHOULD TAKE FULL CONTROL OF THE POLITICAL DEMOCRATIC PROCESS IN SRI LANKA.

Friday, January 3rd, 2020

By Noor Nizam, Peace and Political Activist, Political Communication Researcher, SLFP/SLPP Stalwart and Convener – The Muslim Voice”. Posted on January 2nd., 2020. POLITICAL PARTIES BASED ON COMMUNITY, RELIGION AND COMMUNAL BASIS HAS TO BE BANNED IN SRI LANKA BY THE MAJORITY SINHALESE COMMUNITY AND NATIONALIST SINHALA FORCES IMMEDIATELY UNDER ANY NEW CONSTITUTION TO BE PRESENTED IN PARLIAMENT. […]

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Ensuring the primordial Sinhala Buddhist Identity in National Identity Cards and Passports

Friday, January 3rd, 2020

by Senaka Weeraratna The primordial national identities of the overwhelming majority of people (75%) in Sri Lanka are Sinhala and Buddhism. These two historical identities are rooted in the national identity of the people whose ancestors, being Sinhala Buddhists, built the unique Buddhist civilization over a period in excess of 2000 years in the country […]

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EQUALITY of UN MEMBERS: Difference in APPLICABILITY: Sri Lanka & Israel examples

Friday, January 3rd, 2020

This is not to question whether Israel is right or wrong or whether Sri Lanka is right or wrong but to question whether UN is treating all Members EQUALLY as the UN Charter is mandated to do. The principles of equality and non-discrimination are part of the foundations of rule of law. Every country that […]

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