Archive for May 13th, 2022

Sri Lanka Violence: MP Was Lynched by Mob, Not Suicide, Reveals Forensic Report

Friday, May 13th, 2022

Courtesy News18 The MP’s death was due to multiple injuries, fractures and internal bleeding, but he had no gunshot wounds, the autopsy report said A Sri Lankan lawmaker who shot dead an anti-government protester this week was later lynched by a mob, a forensic report showed Friday, contradicting a police report that he died by […]

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Lambor ගිණි ආණ්ඩු ක්‍රම සංදර්ශනය

Friday, May 13th, 2022

ජයන්ත හේරත් සාම-ආරගලිස්ට්ලා වෙත ප්රචණ්ඩත්වය මුදා හැරියේ ආණ්ඩුවේ අයියලා  නං වැඩේ වැරදිය. සාම-ආරගලිස්ට්ලා ඉන් ප්රකෝප වීම ඊටත් වැරදිය. ඒ මොකදැයි කියනවා නං මුල හිටං ම අධි-සාමකාමී කොටළුන් සේ පිටි කිරි ඉල්ලමින්   බලා හිටියේ වෙලාව එනතුරාය. ගිනි තැබීම, දේපල විනාශය ජීවිත ඝාතන උන්ගේ ආණ්ඩු ක්‍රමය. ඔවුනට හැමදා හුරු පුරුදු වැඩය. අධිකරණයත් උන්ය. නීති හදන්නේ ක්රියාත්මක කරන්නෙත් […]

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Intelligence agencies alert on regrouping of ex-LTTE cadres

Friday, May 13th, 2022

S. Vijay Kumar Courtesy The Hindu ‘Sri Lankan Tamil outfits abroad have planned attacks to mark Mullivaikal anniversary’ Intelligence agencies have warned of erstwhile cadre of the banned Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) regrouping to launch attacks in Sri Lanka, as the country is embroiled in a deep economic and political crisis. As the […]

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Business leaders think Ranil should be supported

Friday, May 13th, 2022

Courtesy LBO May 13, 2022 (LBO) – Business leaders in Sri Lanka say the new Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe should be given a chance to resuscitate the economy. Wickremesinghe was appointed to replace Mahinda Rajapaksa, taking many political leaders by surprise and leaving them scrambling to respond. Much of the response from opposition parties was […]

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Sri Lanka: Is ‘Mr Clean’ eyeing the presidency?

Friday, May 13th, 2022

Courtesy  Qadijah Irshad Khaleej Times The suit-clad prime minister, who is more comfortable in English than Sinhala and less popular with the majority lower middle-class population, could be the answer to Sri Lanka’s unprecedented economic crisis for now. Ranil Wickremesighe, the longest running leader for the oldest political party in Sri Lanka, was sworn in […]

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රනිල් අගමැති වෙන බව කලින්ම කිව්වා – ඊලඟට වෙන්න යන දේ ගැන ප්‍රභල හෙළිදරව්වක්- Has Kjanakka brought curse on Rajapaksa family

Friday, May 13th, 2022

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‘Be patient, I will bring things back’ – new Sri Lanka president

Friday, May 13th, 2022

Courtesy Radio New Zealand  Sri Lanka’s new prime minister says an economic crisis that has brought misery and unrest is “going to get worse before it gets better”. Ranil Wickremesinghe has been appointed Prime Minister, for the sixth time. Photo: AFP / ISHARA S. KODIKARA The country is facing fuel shortages and soaring food prices, with some […]

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New Lankan PM Wickremesinghe gets international backing

Friday, May 13th, 2022

By P.K.Balachandran Courtesy NewsIn.Asia Colombo, May 13: Sri Lanka’s new Prime Minister, Ranil Wickremesinghe, has secured the support of key countries in the world such as India, the US, Japan and China. He is expected to get majority support in parliament also, though he is the lone representative of his party, the United National Party, […]

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Ranil pledges to withdraw shoot at sight order given to security forces

Friday, May 13th, 2022

Courtesy The Daily Mirror Newly appointed Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe had pledged to repeal the shoot at sight order given to security forces after the recent violence. Mr. Wickremesinghe made this pledge when foreign journalists questioned him about this procedure. Prime Minister’s office said such orders will be given to security forces only if riots […]

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Sri Lanka receives assurance of fertilizer supplies from India

Friday, May 13th, 2022

Kallol Bhattacherjee Suhasini Haidar Courtesy The Hindu Sri Lanka, which is facing the biggest economic crisis in its post-independence history, is aiming to boost its agriculture sector Sri Lanka has received assurance from Indian officials regarding supply of fertilizers that the island nation requires urgently. High Commissioner Milinda Moragoda met concerned officials on Friday where […]

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Sri Lanka economy crisis to get worse before it gets better, PM says

Friday, May 13th, 2022

By Rajini Vaidyanathan BBC South Asia Correspondent Courtesy BBC Sri Lanka’s new prime minister has told the BBC an economic crisis that has brought misery and unrest is “going to get worse before it gets better”. The country is facing fuel shortages and soaring food prices, with some Sri Lankans forced to skip meals. Anger […]

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Sri Lanka: New PM Wickremesinghe Gets International Backing

Friday, May 13th, 2022

By P. K. Balachandran Courtesy Eurasia Review Majority support in parliament is also on the cards Sri Lanka’s new Prime Minister, Ranil Wickremesinghe, has secured the support of key countries in the world such as India, the US, Japan and China. He is expected to get majority support in parliament also, though he is the lone […]

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Lankan PM Wickremesinghe moots ‘aid consortium’ with foreign envoys

Friday, May 13th, 2022

Meera Srinivasan  The Hindu BusinessLine Vows to deliver solutions” to the island’s deepening economic crisis Sri Lanka’s newly appointed Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, who has vowed to deliver solutions” to the island’s deepening economic crisis, kicked off duties on Friday, discussing formation of a foreign aid consortium” with Colomb-based envoys, his office said. His outreach […]

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New Sri Lanka PM to steadfastly push forward BRI projects in the country

Friday, May 13th, 2022

By Global Times Ranil Wickremesinghe, Sri Lanka’s new prime minister met with Qi Zhenhong, Ambassador of China to Sri Lanka on Friday. Photo: Courtesy of Embassy of China to Sri Lanka Ranil Wickremesinghe, Sri Lanka’s new prime minister, said on Friday that his new government will continue to attach great importance to developing ties with […]

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Politicians’ Obligation to the Nation

Friday, May 13th, 2022

FB As a country when Sri Lanka is in dire need of a debt restructure and economic recovery, the IMF in combination with The World Bank prepared a package on conditions set forth. While these conditions were laid so clearly of what is being required from Sri Lanka, the sabotaging acts committed collectively by short […]

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Sri Lanka’s New Prime Minister Wickremesinghe Thanks PM Modi, Says ‘Want a Closer Relationship’ With India

Friday, May 13th, 2022

Courtesy News18 Sri Lanka’s new Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has said he looks forward to closer ties with India during his term and thanked India for its economic assistance to the country as it tackles the worst economic crisis since independence. Wickremesinghe, 73, was sworn-in as Sri Lanka’s 26th prime minister on Thursday to stabilise […]

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Main Opposition Won’t Join New Government: Sri Lanka Latest

Friday, May 13th, 2022

Courtesy Bloomberg UK By Anusha Ondaatjie and Asantha SirimanneMay 13, 2022, 2:32 AM GMT+1Updated onMay 13, 2022, 10:03 AM GMT+1 Sri Lanka’s Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said he will show his majority in parliament and protests against President Gotabaya Rajapaksa should not be curbed, local media reported.   However, the main opposition Samagi Jana Balawegaya party […]

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