Author Archive for Security

Speeding truck runs over Army checkpoint; Military Policeman dead

Tuesday, April 16th, 2019

Courtesy Adaderana A speeding Canter truck has run over an Army checkpoint at Vattapalai Junction in Mullaitivu, killing a soldier and injuring another, stated Sri Lanka Army Media Division. The truck had been traveling towards Nadunkarni Junction from Mullaitivu when the driver of the truck had lost control of the vehicle due to the high […]

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Four men detained on terrorism charges at Luton airport

Monday, April 15th, 2019

Courtesy joe.co.uk Four men have been arrested on suspicion of belonging to a banned terrorist organisation Police arrested four men on suspicion of belonging to a banned terror group after they arrived in the UK at Luton airport from Sri Lanka. They arrived on Wednesday night and were taken into custody before being questioned at […]

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බෝට්ටු හතරකින් කොටි වරාය වට කරති – දෙහිවල දෙසින් ත‍්‍රස්තයෝ පෙළගැසෙති; කොළඹ වරාය එල්ටීටීඊයෙන් බේරාගත් මෙහෙයුම….

Sunday, April 14th, 2019

තරංග රත්නවීර උපුටා ගැන්ම දිවයින කොළඹ වරාය මෙරට ප‍්‍රධානතම ආර්ථික මර්මස්ථානයකි. ආනයන, අපනයන භාණ්ඩ වෙළෙඳාම සහ භාණ්ඩ හුවමාරුව සිදු කෙරෙන මෙරට ප‍්‍රධාන නාවික තොටුපළය. එමෙන්ම ඉන්දියන් සාගරයේ සුවිශේෂී ස්ථානයක පිහිටා ඇති කොළඹ වරාය භාණ්ඩ ප‍්‍රති අපනයනය කිරීම සඳහා ලෝකයේ විවිධ රටවල් බහුලව භාවිත කරනු ලැබේ. එහෙයින් කොළඹ වරාය අතිශය කර්යබහුල ස්ථානයකි. විවිධ අවශ්‍යතා සඳහා දිනකට […]

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Counter-terror police arrest four Sri Lankan men at Luton Airport

Friday, April 12th, 2019

MEGAN WHITE Courtesy The Evening Standard Counter-terror police have arrested four men on suspicion of being members of a banned organisation hours after they flew into the country. The four Sri Lankan nationals arrived at Luton Airport on 10 April and were arrested by police the next day. The Metropolitan Police said the men were […]

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Germany indicts LTTE suspect over war crimes in Sri Lanka

Friday, April 12th, 2019

Courtesy Adaderana German authorities have indicted a Sri Lankan man suspected of involvement in killing 15 captured government soldiers while fighting for the Tamil Tigers terrorist group. Federal prosecutors said Friday that 37-year-old Sivatheeban B. is accused of membership in a foreign terrorist organization, war crimes, two cases of manslaughter and 11 cases of attempted […]

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ICC rejects a request to investigate war crimes in Afghanistan

Friday, April 12th, 2019

Courtesy BBC News The International Criminal Court (ICC) has rejected its prosecutor’s request to investigate alleged war crimes in Afghanistan. Court judges highlighted instability and the lack of co-operation with investigators in the country. The ruling was hailed by US President Donald Trump as a “major international victory” but human rights group Amnesty International criticised […]

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Court told “Madush to be deported”

Tuesday, April 9th, 2019

HANSI NANAYAKKARA Courtesy Ceylon Today Deputy Solicitor General (DSG) Dileepa Peiris informed Colombo Fort Chief Magistrate Ranga Dissanayaka today (9) that underworld kingpin Makandure Madush, who is currently detained by the Bur Dubai Police, is to be deported to Colombo during the course of this week. He was representing the Attorney General when the case […]

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Namal Kumara to be given witness protection

Tuesday, April 9th, 2019

Courtesy Adaderana The Colombo Fort Magistrate’s Court today instructed the police to provide necessary security to anti-corruption activist and police informant Namal Kumara, under the victims and witness protection act. The attorneys representing Namal Kumara had requested from the court that police security be provided for their client, who is a main witness in the […]

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Sri Lanka- Rajiv Gandhi gave his bullet-proof vest to Prabakaran

Tuesday, April 9th, 2019

Courtesy MENAFN Date4/1/2019 10:30:09 AM  (MENAFN – Colombo Gazette) The then Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi gave his bullet-proof jacket to LTTE leader Velupillai Prabakaran in Delhi, besides Rs 50 lakh as first instalment of Rs 5 crore aid to LTTE, and wanted the LTTE to allow implementation of the Indo-Lanka accord, AIADMK leader Panruti S […]

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Sri Lanka to hold largest ever military exercise

Wednesday, April 3rd, 2019

Courtesy China.org.cn The Sri Lanka Army on Wednesday said it would hold the largest ever military exercise in July to coincide with 10 years since the end of the island’s 30-year civil conflict between government troops and Tamil Tiger rebels. In a statement, the army said the month-long military exercise will begin on July 1, […]

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Carbon dating report: TNA, Geneva unable to stomach US lab contradicting false claims

Sunday, March 31st, 2019

By Shamindra Ferdinando Courtesy The Island Pivithuru Hela Urumaya (PHU) leader Udaya Gammanpila, MP, yesterday said that former Northern Province Chief Minister C.V. Wigneswarazn’s rejection of scientific findings of Beta Analytic Institute of Florida, USA, in respect of samples of skeletal remains sent from the Mannar mass grave site, underscored the difficulties in post-war national […]

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UN torture prevention body to visit Sri Lanka

Saturday, March 30th, 2019

Courtesy Adaderana The United Nations Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture is set to carry out its first visit to Sri Lanka from 2 to 12 April to examine the treatment of people deprived of their liberty and the safeguards in place for their protection against torture and ill-treatment. The four-member delegation will meet government officials […]

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Sri Lanka to set up more police units to ensure safety of tourists

Saturday, March 30th, 2019

Courtesy NewsIn.Asia Colombo, March 28 (newsin.asia) – The Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority (SLTDA), on Thursday said it had launched 22 new police units in tourist areas across the island to ensure the safety of tourists and locals. In a statement, the SLTDA said that presently there were 11 tourist police units in the country […]

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Denial of US visa to Fonseka as bad as depriving other military officers of same – Dullas

Tuesday, March 26th, 2019

By Shamindra Ferdinando Courtesy The Island UPFA MP Dullas Alahapperuma on Monday (March 25) said that the denial of a visa to Field Marshal Sarath Fonseka to attend the United Nations was as wrong as denying Lt. Colonel Ratnapriya Bandu an opportunity to visit Geneva, Switzerland. The Switzerland embassy, in Colombo, denied a visa to […]

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US arrogance and Resolution 40 – 1 on Sri Lanka

Saturday, March 23rd, 2019

By Kusal Perera Courtesy The Daily Mirror How the war-affected Tamils are being used by extremely opportunist Western power bloc to manipulate Governments for their geopolitical agenda A big joke made rounds about Sri Lanka sending out two opposing but official teams for the ongoing Fortieth UNHRC Session in Geneva; one by President and another […]

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Russia as a regional security provider

Thursday, March 21st, 2019

Author- Lucy Stronach, Research Assistant (Intern) at INSSSL ‘Russian Interest in the Indian Ocean’ was the overarching theme at the latest Round Table Discussion held at the Institute of National Security Studies Sri Lanka (INSSSL) on March 19th, 2019. Guest speaker, Ms. Ksenia Kuzmina, Program Manager for South Asia and Asia Pacific for the Russian […]

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Hybrid delegation to turn down hybrid courts

Sunday, March 17th, 2019

By Sugeeswara Senadhira Courtesy Ceylon Today While the top two leaders of the country disagree on most of the issues, they patched up their serious differences on the issues faced by Sri Lanka at the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) in Geneva. During the discussion held with President Maithripala Sirisena, the Minister of Foreign Affairs […]

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Resolution against us

Sunday, March 17th, 2019

By Shivanthi Ranasinghe Courtesy Ceylon Today It was an unbelievable act when the Yahapalana Government co-sponsored the Resolution 30/1 in 2015. A Government to have accepted to have committed war crimes and therefore to co-sponsor a Resolution against its own country is unprecedented. Outraged, national movements predicted that history would never again witness such a treacherous […]

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Abject capitulation in Geneva

Saturday, March 16th, 2019

by C.A.Chandraprema Courtesy The Island The latest resolution in the UNHRC that is to be co-sponsored by Sri Lanka has the following 31 countries as its sponsors: Britain, Albania, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Czechia, Denmark, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Malta, Montenegro, Netherlands, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Norway, Poland, Romania, […]

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JVP exposes ‘rape film industry’ in the North

Thursday, March 14th, 2019

By Saman Indrajith  Courtesy The Island March 14, 2019, 11:03 pm Women and children in the Northern Province were being exposed to a sinister racket of producing rape films sponsored by members of the same community who were resident abroad, JVP MP Bimal Rathnayake, yesterday, told parliament. Participating in the Committee Stage Debate of the […]

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Anti-Sri Lanka project suffers setback as US report on ‘Mannar Sathosa mass grave site’ clears Army

Tuesday, March 12th, 2019

By Shamindra Ferdinando Courtesy The Island March 12, 2019, 9:19 pm The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights obviously believed the lies propagated by the interested parties. The Commissioner went to the extent of referring to the Mannar mass grave site in her latest annual report (section 23) submitted to the UNHRC. The following is the […]

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161kg of heroin and live ammo recovered at a house of an acquaintance of the drug kingpin “Makandure Madush”

Monday, March 11th, 2019

The police have seized 161 kg of heroin at Rawatawatta in Moratuwa from a suspected criminal gang member’s house. The haul was recovered from the house of an acquaintance of the drug kingpin Makandure Madush” named Kelum Indika Sampath alias Kevuma”. The police have arrested two persons and 3000 T-56 live ammunition along with the […]

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US lab tests report on Mannar mass grave reveals bone samples belong to 1499-1719 AD era

Thursday, March 7th, 2019

Sithum Chathuranga and Romesh Madusanka Courtesy The Daily Mirror The Carbon dating report from the Beta Analytic Institute of Florida, USA has revealed that the skeletal remains found in the Mannar mass grave dates back to a period between 1499 and 1719 AD (Anno Domini). However, the analysts are of the opinion that it was impossible […]

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මන්නාරම් සමූහ මිණීවලේ කාල නිර්ණ වාර්ථාව මෙන්න.. මෙරට හමුදාවට යුද අපරාධ චෝදනා බොරු වෙයි.. පෘතුගීසීන්-ලන්දේසීන්ට යුද අපරාධ චෝදනා..

Thursday, March 7th, 2019

වන්නි රොමේෂ් මධුෂංඛ lanka C news මන්නාරම් සමූහ මිණීවලේ කාල නිර්ණය සඳහා වූ කාබන් පරික්ෂණයේ වාර්ථාව අද (07) මන්නාරම් අධිකරණය මගින් ප්‍රසිද්ධියට පත් කරන ලදි. මේ අනුව ඇමරිකාවේ ෆෝරීඩාහි පිහිටි බීටා ඇනලටික් නැමති රසායනාගාරයට ලබා දුන් මන්නාරම් සමූහ මිණීවලෙන් රැගත් සාම්ඵල 6ම වාර්ථාව අද දින පසිද්ධියට පත් කරමින් එලි දක්වා තිබුනේ සමූහ මිණීවලේ ඇටසැකිලි වල කාල […]

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SC issues order preventing Wasantha Karannagoda’s arrest

Thursday, March 7th, 2019

Courtesy Adaderana The Supreme Court has issued an order preventing the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) from arresting or detaining the Retired Admiral Wasantha Karannagoda over the abduction of 11 youths. The Supreme Court judge bench consisting of Justices Buwaneka Aluwihare, Vijith Malalgoda, and Preethi Padman Surasena issued the injunction considering the Fundamental Rights (FR) petition […]

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Last chance to use Naseby’s revelations squandered Sri Lanka co-sponsors UK-led accountability resolution

Wednesday, March 6th, 2019

By Shamindra Ferdinando Courtesy The Island President Maithripala Sirisena, who is also the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces yesterday (March 06) said that he was trying to settle issues arising out of Geneva Resolution 30/1 co-sponsored by Sri Lanka in Oct 2015 through dialogue and consensus. President Sirisena warned that he would deal firmly with those […]

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Enough evidence against Nalaka de Silva on assassination plot – CID

Wednesday, March 6th, 2019

Courtesy Adaderana The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) and the Attorney General’s Department have determined that there is sufficient and clear evidence to prove that the former DIG Nalaka de Silva’s involvement in the alleged VIP assassination plot. When the case was taken up today (06), the CID and the AG Department have informed the Fort […]

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ජීනීවා දෙස බලා වීරත්වයට තොණ්ඩුව දමන සීඅයිඞීයේ කැකිල්ලේ න්‍යාය

Tuesday, March 5th, 2019

සමන් ගමගේ උපුටා ගැන්ම දිවයින අත්අඩංගුවට පත්වන විට දක්‍ෂ බුද්ධි නිලධාරියකු වූ කුමාර සිටියේ ජනාධිපතිවරයා සහ හිටපු ආරක්‍ෂක ලේකම් ගෝඨාභය රාජපක්‍ෂ මහතා ඝාතන සිද්ධියේදී දැනට ස්නයිපර් වර්ගයේ ගිනි අවියක් සම`ග අතුරුද්නව සිටින එල්ටීටීඊයේ සිටි සුපිරි ස්නයිපර්කරුවකු වූ ඉලක්කියන් මාස්ටර් නමැත්තා පසුපස හඹායමිනි.    එසේම ප‍්‍රභූ ජීවිත  ගණනාවකට අද තර්ජනයක් වී තිබෙන ඉන්දියාවේ සිට පැමිණි එල්ටීටීඊ ත‍්‍රස්තවාදීන් […]

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Witch-hunt for war heroes

Sunday, March 3rd, 2019

Udaya P Gammanpila Courtesy Ceylon Today The UNP Government is now in deep trouble. Tamil separatists played a crucial role in bringing the government to power in 2015.  After securing victory at both presidential and parliamentary elections, the UNP wanted to reciprocate the support received from the separatists, who urged the UNP to co-sponsor the resolution […]

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මන්නාරමේ පරණ කනත්තක් සමූහ මිනීවළක් කළ සොහොන් පල්ලන්ගේ කුමන්ත්‍රණය

Saturday, March 2nd, 2019

පුබුදු වික්‍රමතිලක උපුටාගැණීම  මව්බිම ජිනීවා සමුවට ගෙන යන අලුත්ම මාතෘකාව වී ඇත්තේ මන්නාරම සමූහ මිනීවළය. කනත්තක් වූ මෙයට සමූහ මිනීවළ යැයි අර්ථකථනය දුන්නේත් ශ්‍රී ලංකාවට යුද අපරාධ චෝදනා නඟන්නට වෙර දරන බටහිර බලවේගමය. මන්නාරම මිනීවළෙන් හමුවන අස්ථි කොටස් සමූහ ඝාතනයට ලක්කරන ලද දමිළ සිවිල් ජනතාවගේ හෝ හිටපු කොටි සාමාජිකයන්ගේ බවට සමාජගත කිරීමට ඔවුන්ගේ අභිමතයය. ජිනීවාහිදී පෙබරවාරි […]

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