Archive for July 17th, 2020

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Friday, July 17th, 2020

By Rohana R. Wasala Courtesy The Island The SLPP has called off  its scheduled  propaganda rallies for the time being in view of the rising threat of a second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic. Its national organizer Basil Rajapaksa has instructed all party organizers to abide by this decision. This must have been a difficult […]

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ERASING THE EELAM VICTORY Part 17 E

Friday, July 17th, 2020

KAMALIKA PIERIS The Central Intelligence Agency of the USA, CIA was popularly seen  as a bungling agency, responsible for the many failures of US  policy abroad. But  it also has many successes to its credit. CIA  was powerful abroad.  CIA is responsible for planning, carrying out and providing cover-ups for USA assassinations.  CIA  can legally […]

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ERASING THE EELAM VICTORY Part 17 D

Friday, July 17th, 2020

KAMALIKA PIERIS USA was ready to take over as the centre of the capitalist world, at the end of World War II. The US President was spoken of as ‘Leader of the free world’.  But the USA   never had the easy run into a global power that Britain had. The USA was never able to […]

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Ensure 2/3 majority to reinstate the past Glory and Grandeur – Part II

Friday, July 17th, 2020

By : A.A.M.NIZAM – MATARA Upon returning to Sri Lanka he started an intensive media campaign on this subject.   I reproduce below excerpts from this traitor’s writings and appropriate counter comments   Veteran journalist Malinda Seneviratne who was the Chief Editor of The Nation” wrote on 5th July, 2009 that Dayan Jayatillake, with respect to […]

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JUSTICE TRAMPLED

Friday, July 17th, 2020

ALI SUKHANVER More than 50 people had been killed and more than 250 seriously injured by the Hindu extremist groups in the last four years; says a recent report of the Human Rights Watch, most of the attacks on religious minorities in the Indian Occupied Kashmir are led by BJP supporters. Pathetically the only allegation […]

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Remembering heroes of Operation Eagle

Friday, July 17th, 2020

By Nilakshan Perera Courtesy The Island (Intake 3 KDU) On July 3rd, 1990, 30 years ago “Operation Eagle” was launched to evacuate a team of critically wounded soldiers of 6th Singha Regiment (6SR) and policemen from the Jaffna Fort, where they had been trapped for more than three weeks and to deliver urgently needed weapons, […]

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Committee to probe demolition of ancient building in Kurunegala

Friday, July 17th, 2020

Sheain Fernandopulle Courtesy The Daily Mirror A committee comprising experts has been appointed to investigate allegations of a archaeological building in Kurunegala was bulldozed on July 14, the Government Information Department said today. It said the Committee was appointed by the Buddhasasana, Cultural and Religious Affairs Ministry Secretary on a directive of subject minister Mahinda […]

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Extraordinary Gazette on health guidelines for election published

Friday, July 17th, 2020

Courtesy Adaderana The Extraordinary Gazette Notification on health guidelines for the General Election 2020 has been published, says the Government Printer. COVID-19 (Elections) Regulations was prepared by the Minister of Health and Indigenous Medical Services under section 2 and 3 of the Quarantine and Prevention of Diseases Ordinance (Chapter 222). The gazette contains guidelines that […]

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Eight (08) more persons confirmed for Covid -19: SL Country total increases to 2,697

Friday, July 17th, 2020

Courtesy  Hiru News Eight (08) more persons confirmed for Covid -19: SL Country total increases to 2,697. Eight (08) more persons have tested positive for Covid-19 (new coronavirus) infection. Six (06) are inmates from Kandakadu & Senapura Rehabilitation Centres and the other two (02) are their contacts who have tested positive for Covid-19. The country […]

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Rishad Bathiutheen files FR petition against arrest over Easter Sunday attacks

Friday, July 17th, 2020

Courtesy Hiru News Former Minister Rishad Bathiutheen has filed a Fundamental Rights petition before the Supreme Court asking to issue an order preventing his arrest by the CID over the Easter Sunday attacks

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PM shares about the objective of Samagi Jana Balawegaya in this election (Video)

Friday, July 17th, 2020

Courtesy Hiru News Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa states that the Samagi Jana Balawegaya is contesting this election not to gain power in the government or the opposition but to gain power in Sirikotha. The Prime Minister expressed these views while participating in a public meeting held in Kotte this afternoon.

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