Archive for May 10th, 2022

To the members of the Bar Association

Tuesday, May 10th, 2022

Jayantha Gonsalkorale CPA A concerned citizen Suggestions and recommendations have been made to settle the current stalemate and to bring normalcy to Sri Lanka. The country is in an abyss and the biggest losers are the innocent people whose livelihood is dependant on a daily wage and often do not have savings to live through […]

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Police probing destruction of politicos’ property 

Tuesday, May 10th, 2022

BY Dinitha Rathnayake  Courtesy Aruna The Police have commenced investigations in connection with the damage to a number of homes and other properties owned by former Ministers, incumbent Government MPs, and Local Government (LG) members, following attacks that also led to acts of arson by protestors on Monday (9) and yesterday (10). The attacks followed […]

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WAS THAT CALL FROM JVP LAL KANTHA THE CALL TO ALL HIS SENIOR CADRES IN EVERY IMPORTANT CITY ASKING THEM TO LAUNCH PROTESTS IN THEIR LOCALITIES END UP IN BURNING RESIDENCES OF THE PM AND SLPP POLITICIANS.

Tuesday, May 10th, 2022

By Noor Nizam – Peace and Political Activist, Political Communications Researcher, Patriotic Citizen, May 9th., 2022. People like Chathura Seneratne, the president/secretary and the former president/secretary of the IUSF and JVP Lal Kantha should be arrested immediately.  What the opponents of Mahinda Rajapaksa’s political victory since 2005 and followed by Gotabaya Rajapaksa in 2015 could […]

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බොරදියේ මාළු බෑම!

Tuesday, May 10th, 2022

වාගිස ප්‍රනාන්දු. ඉන්දීය භාරතීය ජනතා පක්ෂය නියෝජනය කරන තමිල්නාඩුවේ උපත ලද සුබ්‍රමනියම් ස්වාමි දෙමළ බෙදුම්වාදයට තදින්ම විරුද්ධවූ අයෙකි. අපේ රට දෙමළ කොටි ත්‍රස්තවාදය හා සටන් කරද්දී ඉන්දීය පාර්ලිමෙන්තුව තුල හා ඉන් පිටත අපේ රට වෙනුවෙන් පෙනී සිටි එකම ඉන්දීය මහජන නියෝජිතයාවූයේ සුබ්‍රමනියම් ස්වාමි පමණයි. ඇතැම් අවස්ථාවන්හීදී කොටි ත්‍රස්තවාදයේ ඉලක්කයක් බවට පත්වූ අවස්ථාද නැත්තේ නොවේ. නමුත් […]

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An Open Letter To Myanmar’s Policymakers From Bangladesh

Tuesday, May 10th, 2022

Jubeda Chowdhury  in Dhaka city Dear respected Policymakers of Myanmar, We, Bangladeshi citizens want a friendly relations between Bangladesh and Myanmar with neighbourly spirit. Because you are ours immediate neighbours  Thus, you should strengthen the bilateral ties with Bangladesh by resolving bilateral problems such as Rohingya crisis. Myanmar and Bangladesh should bolster their ties with […]

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The Hospital Quandary

Tuesday, May 10th, 2022

By Dr. Tilak S.Fernando Private organisations work more efficiently than Government ones do. The Russian Friendship Teaching Hospital in Malabe could be seen as a typical example, (before and after the Government took over). One can still, have a private consultation (from the 4thfloor) at a price. Could this impasse be due to the lackadaisical […]

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Armed forces ordered to open fire on those looting or causing physical harm

Tuesday, May 10th, 2022

Courtesy Adaderana The armed forces have been ordered to open fire on any person involved in looting public property or causing physical harm to others, the Ministry of Defence says. In a video statement, Defence Secretary Kamal Gunaratne urged the general public to refrain from such conduct. He urged the country’s youth to continue their […]

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Gnana Akka’s house and shrine destroyed.

Tuesday, May 10th, 2022

Courtesy The Daily Mirror The residence and shrine of President Gotabaya Rajapaksa’s personal shaman, Gnana Akka, were destroyed by the protesters’ attack in Anuradhapura last night.

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Monday’s riots: Eight die, 88 vehicles and over 100 houses gutted

Tuesday, May 10th, 2022

Courtesy Daily Mirror Police said violence throughout the island on Monday has resulted in eight deaths and number of arson attacks on houses and properties. They said eight men including a Parliamentarian, a Pradeshiya Sabha Chairman, a Sub Inspector of Police and a Police Seargent had died during the riots and violent activities that took […]

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India reiterates support for Sri Lanka’s democracy, stability and economic recovery

Tuesday, May 10th, 2022

Courtesy Adaderana As a close neighbour, India has reiterated its support for the democracy, stability and economic recovery of Sri Lanka. The official spokesperson of India’s Ministry of External Affairs has conveyed this in response to media queries on the recent developments on the island nation, the Indian High Commission in Colombo said. As a […]

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Two arrested for attack on SDIG Deshabandu Tennakoon

Tuesday, May 10th, 2022

Courtesy Adaderana Sri Lanka Police says that two suspects have been arrested in connection with the assault on Senior DIG in charge of Western Province, Deshabandu Tennakoon. The suspects have been arrested by Kollupitiya Police, a short while ago.  Earlier today, it was reported that Senior DIG Deshabandu Tennakoon has been injured in an attack […]

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Director General of Civil Aviation denies allegations

Tuesday, May 10th, 2022

Courtesy Adaderana The Director General and Chief Executive Officer of the Civil Aviation Authority of Sri Lanka (CAASL) Capt. Themiya Abeywickrama has rejected the ‘false rumours’ being circulated on social media accusing him of certain allegations.  During this current crisis, false rumours are been circulated on social media accusing me of certain false allegations,” he said […]

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‘We will not leave the country’ – Namal

Tuesday, May 10th, 2022

Courtesy Adaderana Sri Lanka’s Mahinda Rajapaksa — who resigned as prime minister after his supporters attacked anti-government protesters and sparked a day of violence — will not flee the country, his son MP Namal Rajapaksa told AFP on Tuesday. He said the Rajapaksa family had no plans to leave Sri Lanka despite weeks of protests […]

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ISLAND police curfew declared indefinitely

Tuesday, May 10th, 2022

Courtesy Hiru News Police Media Spokesman SP Nihal Thalduwa stated that an ALL ISLAND police curfew has been imposed indefinitely&nbsp;with immediate effect.<br /><br />The police spokesman said in a statement that strict action would be taken against those who damage public property, mobilizing public assembly and committing acts of violence during the curfew.

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Sri Lanka asks, ‘What now?’ after PM exit and night of fiery chaos

Tuesday, May 10th, 2022

MUNZA MUSHTAQ Courtesy Nikkei Asia Opposition debates future as protesters insist President Rajapaksa must go too COLOMBO — An eerie calm descended on Sri Lanka’s capital on Tuesday, the day after the resignation of Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa, with citizens harboring more questions than answers about what the future holds. But while Colombo was relatively […]

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Top Sri Lankan policeman hospitalized after attack

Tuesday, May 10th, 2022

Courtesy CGTN A top Sri Lankan policeman was attacked by a mob and hospitalized on Tuesday, AFP reported citing the police. Local media reported that Deshabandu Tennakoon, a senior inspector in charge of Western Province, was assaulted in Colombo.

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Military rescues Sri Lanka’s Prime Minister in pre-dawn operation as violent clashes leave seven dead

Tuesday, May 10th, 2022

By Iqbal Athas, Hannah Ritchie and Rhea Mogul, CNN Courtesy CNN A Sri Lankan man protects his eyes from tear gas as he passes the site of anti-government protests in Colombo, Sri Lanka, on May 9. (CNN)Sri Lanka’s outgoing Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa was rescued in a pre-dawn military operation Tuesday, hours after his resignation, as violent clashes […]

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