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සාමණේර හිමිවරුන්ට තැලූ හොරොව්පතානේ පාපතරයා

Saturday, September 14th, 2019

දඹුල්ල- කේ. කේ. ආරියදාස උපුටා ගැන්ම මව්බිම දැන් බුදුරජාණන් වහන්සේ ජීවමානව වැඩ සිටින සමයෙහි විශාඛා මහා උපාසිකාව හා අනේපිඬු මහා සිටාණන් විහාරස්ථානයට පැමිණෙන විට විහාරස්ථානයේ වැඩසිටින කුඩා සාමණේර හිමිවරුන්ට රසකැවිලි, පලතුරු ආදිය රැගෙන පැමිණි බව ඉතිහාස බණ පොත්වල සඳහන්ව තිබේ. එම නිසාම විශාඛා උපාසිකාව පැමිණෙන විට කුඩා සාමණේර හිමිවරුන් සිය අම්මා පැමිණි හා සමානව ඉදිරියට […]

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Easter attacks: Pujith, Hemasiri to face murder charges DSG: 300 warnings ignored since 2016

Friday, September 6th, 2019

By A. J Abeynayake Courtesy The Island Deputy Solicitor General Dileepa Peiris yesterday told Colombo Chief Magistrate Vikum A. Kaluwarachchi that the prosecution was suspicious whether then IGP Pujith Jayasundera and Defence Secretary Hemasiri Fernando had conspired with Easter Sunday suicide bomber Zahran Hashim. DSG Peiris told court that since 2016 to April 21, 2019, […]

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AG Dept. to probe if IGP & ex-Defence Secretary were on Zahran’s payroll

Friday, September 6th, 2019

Courtesy Ada Derana The Attorney General today (06) told the Colombo High Court that the State Intelligence Service had submitted 347 reports on Zahran Hashim and National Thowheed Jama’ath (NTJ) to IGP Pujith Jayasundara and former Defence Secretary Hemasiri from 2016 to April 21st, 2019. Deputy Solicitor General Dileepa Peiris, representing the Attorney General, stated […]

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Clandestine US operations Zuhair backs Wimal’s call for credible investigation

Friday, September 6th, 2019

Courtesy The Island September 6, 2019, 10:07 pm  One-time PA National List MP and Ambassador to Teheran M. M. Zuhair, yesterday, urged the government to inquire into National Freedom Front (NFF) leader Wimal Weerawansa’s allegations pertaining to clandestine US operations here. If the former JVPer was trying to take political advantage, the government should deal with him […]

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Wimal: What did those mystery boxes contain? Dispute over US refusal to allow scanning of ‘cargo’ at the Hilton Colombo

Thursday, September 5th, 2019

By Shamindra Ferdinando Courtesy The Island Lawmaker Weerawansa holding a picture of US personnel at the Hilton Colombo Alleging that the US was stepping up clandestine operations in Colombo, National Freedom Front (NFF) leader Wimal Weerawansa, MP, on Wednesday (4) warned of dire consequences unless remedial measures were taken. Weerawansa alleged that the US had […]

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විමල්ගේ විශේෂ හෙළිදරව්ව

Tuesday, September 3rd, 2019

උපුටා ගැන්ම  හිරු පුවත් මෙරටට  පැමිණ සිටින ඇමරිකානු ආරක්ෂක අංශ නිලධාරීන් පිරිසක් සම්බන්ධයෙන් ජාතික නිදහස් පෙරමුණේ නායක විමල් වීරවංශ මහතා ඊයේ විශේෂ හෙළිදරව්වක් කළා. ඒ, හිරු ටී.වී. ඔස්සේ විකාශය වූ සලකුණ දේශපාලන වැඩසටහනට එක්වෙමින්.

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Lanka’s new army chief says he’ll improve the intelligence wing

Tuesday, August 27th, 2019

Courtesy NewsIn.Asia Colombo, August 27 (DailyFT): The Sri Lankan Army will seek to enhance its intelligence apparatus in the future, the newly-appointed Commander Lieutenant General Shavendra de Silva said on Monday. Speaking to reporters for the first time since his appointment the Army Commander acknowledged the importance of enhancing Army intelligence to meet new national […]

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ශවේන්ද්‍ර ජාත්‍යන්තර අධිකරණයට? මංගල සමරවීර යුද අපරාධ සිදුවූ බව පිළිගැනීමේ විපාකය… සංහිඳියා කාර්ය සාධක බලකායේ පී. සරවනමුත්තු ශවේන්ද්‍ර සිල්වා ධුරයෙන් ඉවත් කරන්නැයි ඉල්ලා සිටියි!

Sunday, August 25th, 2019

කීර්ති වර්නකුලසූරිය උපුටා ගැන්ම දිවයින ⋆ හමුදාපතිට සහ ශ‍්‍රී ලංකා හමුදාවට යුද අපරාධ චෝදනා එල්ල කළ යස්මින් සුකාව මෙරටට එන ලෙස ඇරයුම් කර තිබූ බව හෙලිවෙයි ⋆ ශවේන්ද්‍ර සිල්වාට එරෙහි මෙරට ඩොලර් කාක්කන් පස්දෙනෙක් මානව හිමිකම් කොමසාරිස්ට පෙත්සම් යවති ⋆ කොටි ඩයස්පෝරාවේ බලපෑම් මත මුළු යුරෝපා සංගමය” කැනඩාව” නෝර්වේ සහ ස්විස්ටර්ල්තයද හමුදාපතිට එරෙහි වෙයි ⋆ මංගල සමරවීර යුද […]

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ජනපති අපේක්ෂක ගෝඨාභයගෙන් කාදිනල් හිමිපාණන්ට පොරොන්දුවක්

Sunday, August 25th, 2019

උපුටා ගැන්ම  හිරු පුවත් පාස්කු ඉරිදා ත්‍රස්ත ප්‍රහාරයේ වැරදිකරුවන් වන අය නීතියේ ආධිපත්‍ය යටතට ගෙන ඒමට බලය ලත් ස්වාධීන කොමිෂන් සභාවක් පත් කරන ලෙස අගරදගුරු අතිඋතුම් මැල්කම් කාදිනල් රංජිත් හිමිපාණන් කර ඇති ඉල්ලීමට තම රජයට බලයට පත්වූ විට නොපමාව ඉටු කරන බව ජනාධිපති අපේක්ෂක ගෝඨාභය රාජපක්ෂ පවසනවා. නිවේදනයක් නිකුත් කරමින් ඔහු වැඩිදුරටත් කියා සිටියේ රටේ […]

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ශවේන්ද්‍රට යුද අපරාධ චෝදනා එන රහස හෙලිවෙයි!

Saturday, August 24th, 2019

කීර්ති වර්ණකුලසූරිය උපුටා ගැන්ම දිවයින ඇමරිකානු රජය හමුදාපති ශවේන්ද්‍ර සිල්වාට එරෙහි යුද අපරාධ චෝදනා එල්ල කිරීමට මුල් වූයේ හිටපු මේජර් ජෙනරාල්වරයකු ඇමරිකානු රාජ්‍ය දෙපාර්තමේන්තුවට ලබාදුන් පිටු 200 ක දිවුරුම් ප්‍රකාශය නිසා බව අනාවරණය වී ඇත.  මෙම හිටපු මේජර් ජෙනරාල්වරයා වන්නි මෙහෙයුමේ සියලු මෙහෙයුම් කටයුතු සහ ආරක්‍ෂක ලේකම් ගෝඨාභය රාජපක්‍ෂ දුන් විධාන භාරව සිටියේ තමා බව […]

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Sri Lanka ends emergency four months after Easter attacks

Friday, August 23rd, 2019

Courtesy  france24.com Sri Lanka has ended a four-month state of emergency declared after Easter suicide bombings by Islamist extremists that killed 258 people, officials said Friday. President Maithripala Sirisena has been extending the emergency on the 22nd of each month since the April 21 attacks on three hotels and three churches. However, his office confirmed […]

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Army Intelligence Sergeant arrested over Noyahr abduction

Friday, August 23rd, 2019

Courtesy Adaderana Army Intelligence Sergeant Chamika Sumith Kumara has been arrested over the abduction of journalist Keith Noyahr. He was arrested by the Criminal Investigation Division (CID) on the directions of the Attorney General, says the Attorney General’s Coordinating Officer State Counsel Nishara Jayaratne. Police Media Spokesperson SP Ruwan Gunasekara said the arrest was made […]

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Army acted within int’l humanitarian laws- Shavendra

Thursday, August 22nd, 2019

Courtesy The Daily Mirror The Sri Lanka Army acted in keeping with international humanitarian laws and rights during past humanitarian operations, Army Commander Shavendra Silva recalled yesterday.    Any army in the world is committed to protect the inalienable rights of the country’s citizens and create a conducive atmosphere for a democratic way of life […]

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අපරාධ පරීක්ෂණ දෙපාර්තමේන්තුවේ අධ්‍යක්ෂ ශානි අබේසේකරට නඩු තුනක්.

Tuesday, August 20th, 2019

උපුටා ගැන්ම  හිරු පුවත් අපරාධ පරීක්ෂණ දෙපාර්තමේන්තුවේ අධ්‍යක්ෂ ජ්‍යෙෂ්ඨ පොලිස් අධිකාරි ශානි අබේසේකර මහතාට එරෙහිව නීතිඥයින් පිරිසක් අධිකරණය හමුවේ නඩු තුනක් ගොනුකර තිබෙනවා. ඉන් ඉල්ලා තිබෙන්නේ විත්තිකාර ශානි අබේසේකර මහතා සිය රාජකාරි කටයුතු වලදි අනුගමනය කළ යුතු නෛතික ක්‍රියාපටිපාටීන් උල්ලංඝණය කර ඇති බැවින් ඔහුට විරුද්ධව නීතිමය පියවර ගන්නා ලෙසයි. අපරාධ පරීක්ෂණ දෙපාර්තමේන්තුවේ අධ්‍යක්ෂ ජ්‍යෙෂ්ඨ පොලිස් […]

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නුවරඑළියෙන් එලියට යට එන සහරාන්ගේ වතගොත-New information on Zahran revealed from Nuwara Eliya

Tuesday, August 20th, 2019

Courtesy Adaderana

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CID to interrogate 5 death row inmates who conspired to assassinate President

Tuesday, August 20th, 2019

Courtesy Adaderana The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) has been granted permission to record statements from five death row inmates who have allegedly conspired to assassinate the president. The Colombo Chief Magistrate has ordered the relevant to prisons to allow the CID to proceed with their interrogations.

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ත‍්‍රස්තවාදියා ගැන අවදියෙන් සිටින්න

Monday, August 19th, 2019

උපුටා ගැන්ම දිවයින පාස්කුදා එල්ල වූ ත‍්‍රස්ත ප‍්‍රහාරය පිළිබඳව කෙරෙන පරීක්‍ෂණ පිළිබඳව සෑහීමකට පත්විය නොහැකි යැයි ශ‍්‍රී ලංකා කතෝලික රදගුරු සම්මේලනය නිවේදනයක් නිකුත් කරමින් කියා තිබිණි.  මෙම ප‍්‍රහාරය පිළිබඳව යුක්ති සහගත, සාධාරණ සහ යුක්ති සහගත පරීක්‍ෂණයක් සිදුව නැතැයි එම සම්මේලනය කියා සිටී. මෙම ප‍්‍රහාරය සිදුවූයේ කාගේ වරදින්ද? මේ සඳහා අනුග‍්‍රහය දැක්වූයේ කවුරුන්ද යන්න ශ‍්‍රී ලංකා […]

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Major General Shavendra Silva appointed new Army Chief

Monday, August 19th, 2019

Courtesy Adaderana Major General Shavendra Silva has been appointed as the 23rd Commander of the Sri Lanka Army today (19). Accordingly, he has received his letter of appointment from President Maithripala Sirisena at the Presidential Secretariat. Joined the Sri Lanka Army as a Cadet Officer in 1984, Major General Silva held the position of Chief […]

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Two more Jamathei Millathu Ibraheem (JMI) members arrested in Ampara

Monday, August 19th, 2019

Courtesy Adaderana Two more members of the banned organization, Jamathei Millathu Ibraheem (JMI), have been arrested by police. The arrest has been made in Ampara, stated Ada Derana reporter. Reportedly, the 2 suspects had undergone weapons training from the terrorist leader Zahran Hashim. The suspects had allegedly received weapons training in Nuwara Eliya.

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Alleged white-van abduction in the period 2010.01.26 to 2015.01.08

Sunday, August 18th, 2019

FB Please take note of the response in parliament by Gayantha Karunatilleke who was representing the Ministry of law and order to questions posed by Buddhika Pathirana on behalf of Udaya Gammampila on the number of Media personnel allegedly abducted in the period 2010.01.26 to 2015.01.08. The answer was None as the excerpt from the […]

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IS has found footing in Sri Lanka, India: report

Friday, August 16th, 2019

Courtesy The Daily Mirror India, Sri Lanka, Turkey and Afghanistan are among the countries where the Islamic State (IS) terror group has found a footing, as its influence has diminished drastically across its territory of origin in Iraq and Syria, the Hindustan Times reported on Friday quoting a leading conflict monitor. According to data released by Armed Conflict Location and […]

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CCD officers caught chatting with Kanjipani: investigation begins

Wednesday, August 14th, 2019

The investigation into the complaint filed by Magalkanda Sudantha Thera against the officers of the Colombo Criminal Division who were caught in conversation with underworld leader Kanjipani Imran, has begun under the direction of the Western Province Senior Deputy Inspector General of Police (SDIG). If the allegations are confirmed to be true, the SDIG has […]

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Catholic Bishops urge govt to hold unbiased probes into Easter attacks

Tuesday, August 13th, 2019

Courtesy Adaderana The Catholic Bishops’ Conference in Sri Lanka (CBCSL) has appealed to the government to hold an impartial inquiry in the Easter Sunday attacks and bring the perpetrators before the law. Issuing a media release, the CBCSL said a fair and impartial investigation on the incident has not taken place yet. We observe that […]

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US-Sri Lanka military negotiations hit a roadblock

Sunday, August 11th, 2019

MARWAAN MACAN-MARKAR, Asia regional correspondent Courtesy Nikkei Asian Review Colombo flustered as it balances its relations with China, India, and Japan COLOMBO — The U.S. government’s new military blueprint in the Indian Ocean is facing headwinds in Sri Lanka, a strategically located South Asian island also being courted by India, China, and Japan in a […]

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Sri Lanka PM: Country must prepare for new terrorism phase

Tuesday, August 6th, 2019

By KRISHAN FRANCIS, ASSOCIATED PRESS Courtesy  abc News Sri Lanka’s prime minister on Tuesday told a parliamentary committee investigating the Islamic State-inspired Easter Sunday bomb attacks that the country should prepare itself for new types of terrorism. Existing policing, investigative agencies and laws had experience with ethnic Tamil separatists during Sri Lanka’s civil war, but […]

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‘No satisfactory answer on Easter day lapse’

Tuesday, August 6th, 2019

Meera Srinivasan Courtesy The Hindu Sri Lankan PM tells inquiry panel that he was not informed about the terror threat despite prior intel I am yet to get a satisfactory response on why I was not briefed about the Easter Sunday terror threat,” Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has said, suggesting that the Sri Lankan government […]

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21/4 mastermind is someone else – Turkish Envoy

Tuesday, August 6th, 2019

Sulochana Ramiah Mohan Courtesy Ceylon Today Turkey’s Ambassador to Sri Lanka Tunca Ozcuhadar alleged that the Easter Sunday suicide bomber Zahran Hashim and his group were mere ‘foot soldiers’ who carried out an attack planned by someone else. Ozcuhadar clarified that he is not a security expert but said the logic behind the systematic bombings […]

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Ex-child soldier faces jail for SA murder

Monday, August 5th, 2019

Courtesy The Canberra Times  Ganeshamoorthy Thiyagarajah faces deportation to Sri Lanka after serving his sentence for murder. Recruited as a child soldier at age 12 and later tortured by his enemies before fleeing by boat to Australia, Sri Lankan Ganeshamoorthy Thiyagarajah is now facing years behind bars for a “brutal” killing in Adelaide. Thiyagarajah was […]

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Three JMI suspects who received training from Zahran arrested

Monday, August 5th, 2019

Courtesy Adaderana Police have arrested three suspected members of the banned organisation, Jamathei Millathu Ibraheem (JMI), who had allegedly received training from terrorist leader Zahran Hashim in Nuwara Eliya and Hambantota. Police Spokesman SP Ruwan Gunasekara said that they were arrested by Ampara Police today and that one of the suspects is a student of […]

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Cardinal Ranjith says has no faith in commissions

Saturday, August 3rd, 2019

By Gagani Weerakoon Courtesy Ceylon Today While urging the political leadership to come together to appoint an independent commission to investigate the Easter Sunday attacks, to ensure justice for the victims, Archbishop of Colombo Malcolm Cardinal Ranjith insisted that he will not have an audience with any future Presidential candidate until justice is meted out […]

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