Archive for July 25th, 2020

ERASING THE EELAM VICTORY Part 17 C1

Saturday, July 25th, 2020

KAMALIKA PIERIS The Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna was created by Rohana Wijeweera, whose real name was Patabandige Don Nandasiri Wijeweera. He was a member of Sri Lanka’s Communist Party   (Moscow wing) led by S.A. Wickremasinghe and in 1962 was awarded a scholarship to Lumumba University in Moscow, to study medicine.  In Moscow, Wijeweera had apparently changed […]

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The country requires a strong Executive Presidency to navigate the Post-Covid world says Milinda Moragoda

Saturday, July 25th, 2020

Press Release 2020.07.25 Milinda Moragoda, former Cabinet Minister and Founder of the Pathfinder Foundation spoke about the need for Sri Lanka to be fast and agile in order to face the economic, social and international challenges of the Post-Covid environment. He stated that:  ‘there is no disputing the fact that the country benefited from having […]

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EU unites, Trump relents on virus fight

Saturday, July 25th, 2020

By Lucien Rajakarunanayake Courtesy The Daily News While the spread of the Covid 19 virus continues globally, and the United States remains having the highest infections close to reaching 4 million, a significant political change has taken place in Europe arising from the Covid crisis, President Donald Trump has shifted his position on the pandemic, […]

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ERASING THE EELAM VICTORY Part 17 C2

Saturday, July 25th, 2020

KAMALIKA PIERIS OBSERVATIONS OF SENATOR S. NADESAN Senator S. Nadesan (1904-1986) made a speech in the Ceylon Senate on 14 and 15 of May 1971 regarding the JVP insurrection of April 1971. This speech was published as a booklet in 1988, by the Nadesan Centre for Human Rights. Suriya Wickremasinghe in her introducitn to the […]

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IPKF withdrawal and India-Sri Lanka relations

Saturday, July 25th, 2020

Dr. Rajkumar Singh Courtesy The Daily News Signing of the Indo-Lanka Accord in Colombo The new Government formed on April 1, 1989 under the premiership of Vishwanath Pratap Singh inherited a tense Indo-Sri Lankan relations paradigm. The interventionist approach adopted by the previous Government of Rajiv Gandhi resulted in the Indo-Lanka Agreement of July 1987 […]

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එමා බොවාරි විනිවිද දැකීම

Saturday, July 25th, 2020

වෛද්‍ය රුවන් එම් ජයතුංග විසින් ලියන ලද විශ්ව සාහිත්‍යයේ පැතිකඩක් කෘතිය ඇසුරෙනි ගුස්ටාව් ෆ්ලෝබර්ට්  විසින්  1856 දී ප්‍රකාශයට පත් කරන ලද මදාම් බෝවරි  නවකතාව දහනව වන ශතවර්ෂයේ වඩාත්ම බලගතු ප්‍රංශ නවකතාව විය. මදාම් බෝවරි ලිවීමට ඔහුට වසර හයක් ගත විය. නවකතාව පිටවූ පසු එහි  කාමමිථ්‍යාචාරය නිරූපණය කිරීම මගින් ආගමික සංවේදීතාවන්ට හානියක් සිදු වූ බව පවසමින්  ෆ්ලෝබර්ට්ට […]

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බුවනෙක රාජ සභාවේ ඇත්ත හෙලිවේ.. ප‍්‍රධාන අධිකරණ සංඝ නායක හිමි හෙලි කරයි..

Saturday, July 25th, 2020

 lanka C news ආන්දෝලනයකට ලක්ව ඇති කුරුණෑගල නගරය මධ්‍යයේදී ගොඩනැගිල්ල බුවනෙකබා රාජ සභාවක් නොවන බව වයඹ පලාත් ප්‍රධාන අධිකරණ සංඝ නායක පූජ්‍ය රැකව ජිනරතන හිමියෝ සඳහන් කරති. උන්වහන්සේ පෙන්වා දෙන්නේ මෙම සිදුවීම පාදක කරගෙන දේශපාලන ව්‍යාපාරයක් ක්‍රියාත්මක වන බවයි. කුරුණෑගල ඇති සියළුම ගොඩනැගිලි පාහේ ඉංග්‍රීසි ආණ්ඩු කළේ නිර්මාණය වූ ඒවා බවත් මෙම ගොඩනැගිල්ලද එවන් එකක් […]

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“Changing to a Presidential system is the best way of ensuring a democracy that works,” says Indian MP Shashi Tharoor

Saturday, July 25th, 2020

By Shashi Tharoor New Delhi, July 25 (The Indian Express)Courtesy NewsIn.Asia The disgraceful political shenanigans the nation has witnessed, most recently in Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan, and the horse-trading of MLAs to switch allegiances for power and pelf, are not merely an occasion for breast-beating about morality in politics or the opportunism of the […]

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SJB manifesto sidesteps constitutional reform

Saturday, July 25th, 2020

by C.A. Chandraprema Courtesy The Island The chapter on constitutional reform in Sajith Premadasa’s presidential election manifesto should have got even more attention than it did, but at the time it was released about two weeks before the presidential poll, rival candidate Gotabhaya Rajapaksa’s citizenship issue and Ven. Ududumbara Kashyapa Thera’s fast unto death over […]

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Will make Colombo free of shanties: Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa

Saturday, July 25th, 2020

By Lahiru Pothmulla Courtesy The Daily Mirror Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa said yesterday a future Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) government would make Colombo free of shanties. At a forum held at the Foundation Institute in Colombo, he said the yahapalana government showed no interest in going ahead with the project to resettle low-income dwellers […]

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Top Former SIS Officer had links with Islamic Org.: Witness

Saturday, July 25th, 2020

Yoshitha Perera Courtesy The Daily Mirror A senior officer attached to the State Intelligence Service (SIS), after his retirement, had connections with an Islamic organisation that wanted to establish an Islamic state, a senior SIS official investigating Islamic extremism on Thursday night informed the PCoI probing Easter Sunday attacks. The witness made the above statement […]

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Sri Lanka, UK discuss stepping up bilateral trade and investment

Saturday, July 25th, 2020

Courtesy Adaderana Foreign Relations Minister Dinesh Gunawardena and the Minister for International Trade of the UK Ranil Jayawardena have discussed stepping up bilateral trade and investment and expanding the areas of cooperation during a recent teleconference. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs said this was the first official interaction between the two Ministers. Both Ministers welcomed […]

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COVID-19 cases in Sri Lanka hit 2,769

Saturday, July 25th, 2020

Courtesy Ada Derana Confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Sri Lanka reached 2,769 as another person tested positive for the virus today (25). The Department of Government Information said the latest positive case is an arrival from Belarus. Thereby, a total of 05 fresh cases have been confirmed so far within the day. The other 04 […]

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Pre-schools to be brought under govt. ministry

Saturday, July 25th, 2020

Courtesy Hiru News President Gotabaya Rajapaksa says pre-schools will be brought under a government ministry to resolve their problems. He remarked so in response to the representations that were made to him during recent public meetings with regard to issues of pre-school teachers, says the President’s Media Division. At one meeting at the beach park […]

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PHIs to control Covid-19 during elections contrary to law – Attorney General

Saturday, July 25th, 2020

Courtesy Hiru News The Attorney General has informed the Health Ministry Secretary that the draft circular instructions for Public Health Inspectors to control the Covid-19 during elections are contrary to the law, says the AG’s coordinating officer. According to the AG, powers of the PHIs to enter premises of meetings, polling stations, to detain and […]

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GoSL must not make the same mistake with MCC as done with Indo-Lanka Accord & 13a

Saturday, July 25th, 2020

On 29 July 1987 India forced Sri Lanka to sign what became known as the Indo-Lanka Peace Accord that led to the deployment of Indian Peace Keepers. Part of that Accord also required Sri Lanka to tweak its constitution and create an artificial demarcation of land dividing Sri Lanka into 9 provinces under the 13thamendment. […]

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