Archive for July 16th, 2022

US ambassador Chung: If Capitol Hill rioters are to face sedition charges – what about July9 in Sri Lanka?

Saturday, July 16th, 2022

Shenali D Waduge An 11 member far-right militia group Oath Keepers” are charged with seditious conspiracy for January 2021 while another group was also charged in January 2022 attacks on the US Capitol. More than 725 Trump supporters were arrested for their role in opposing transfer of presidential powers. Sedition is the attempt to overthrow, put […]

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රනිල් ජනාධිපටිය. ඒකට මට හිනාය.

Saturday, July 16th, 2022

ජයන්ත හේරත් රනිල් ජනාධිපටි උනේය ඒ කට මට හහ් හහ් හා කියා සිනහ පහල වන්නේය. ’77 පටන් උප ඇමටි අධ්‍යාපන ඇමටි අර ඇමති මේ අමැටි අගමැටි වීමේ වාසනාවය. මාමා බෑනා පක්ෂයේ list එකේ ඉහල නායකයෝ එකා පිට එකා  මැරී වැටෙද්දී පණ බේරා ගත්තේය. ඇරගල්කාරයෝ මරා ගනිද්දී හබන් කුකුළාට මගුල්ය. රනිල් ජනාධි පටි උනේය. හිටපු තරුණ […]

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News, Air, Sea and Cyber Embargo on Sri Lanka?

Saturday, July 16th, 2022

Darini Rajasingham While everyone is distracted with the horse trading and the Parliament Puppet show to elect the next President and the Aragalaya, at this time questions are being raised as to whether there in a Air-Sea and Cyber  Blockade of Sri Lanka to stop fuel arriving in the country from Russia or Iran since […]

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Western Debt Is Driving Sri Lanka’s Crisis

Saturday, July 16th, 2022

By Jerome Phelps Courtesy Tribune Behind the food and fuel shortages causing Sri Lanka’s protests lie unmanageable debts to the West. The only answer to worsening humanitarian catastrophe is an immediate write-off. On Sunday, demonstrators broke into the lavish private residence of Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa. As protesters swam in his pool and made use of […]

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Global energy crisis and Bangladesh case

Saturday, July 16th, 2022

Sufian Siddique In recent days, Power generation is being disrupted as per the demand due to sudden power and gas crisis in the country. This has increased load shedding in the country, including the capital Dhaka. According to media reports, load shedding is going on for six to eight hours in some districts including Rajshahi […]

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Leading by example: Bangladesh’s approach to regional humanitarian crisis

Saturday, July 16th, 2022

parvej siddique bhuiyan In recent times, Bangladesh most often gets significant global attention for her geopolitical quandary, US- backed targeted sanctions on security apparatus and climate disasters, while ignoring its significant and proven contribution to humanitarian activities. Though Bangladesh’s realization of humanitarian diplomacy has not been developed for many years, an impressive record of development […]

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Vee da (වීද) hoo da (හූද) people?

Saturday, July 16th, 2022

Malinda Seneviratne Sri Lankans make a unique and hilarious knicker-twisted nation, exasperated over lengthy fuel lines to the point of ousting a president and then entire families sweating lengthier lines under umbrellas to see his residence. Any uprising cast as being spontaneous invariably runs into a bunch of problems, the most serious being the one […]

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It is easy to make allegations,

Saturday, July 16th, 2022

Chandre Dharmawardana It is easy to make allegations, especially now that every one has access to social media. But subsequently, no attempt is made to take them to courts by the enemies of politicians who make these accusations. See the book “Chavura Rajina”[Bandit Queen] on Chandrika Bandaranaike written by Victor Ivan indicting Chandrika. Only thing she […]

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So we see that there is an organization ready to print and distribute new headbands overnight.

Saturday, July 16th, 2022

Chandre Dharmawardana But they are not there, no orgaization exists, to MAKE biodiesel, biogas, or plant manioc. Doing those is SIMPLER, easier, and more helpful to the country and the down-trodden people than doing all this agitation and sowing vindictiveness. Sri Lanka is supposed to be a Buddhist country. Whether you are a Buddhist or […]

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ගෝටාභය රාජපක්ෂ ගැන ජාත්‍යන්තර අමුතු හෙලිදරව්වක් – හොදින් අහන්න කරපු දේ.

Saturday, July 16th, 2022

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Why a White Christian Isn’t Called a Terrorist

Saturday, July 16th, 2022

By Kalinga Seneviratne IDN-InDepthNews This article is the 31st in a series of joint productions of Lotus News Features and IDN-InDepthNews, flagship of the International Press Syndicate. Click here for previous series. SYDNEY (IDN) – After a White Australian of Christian background Brenton Tarrant gunned down 50 Muslims praying at a Christchurch mosque on a Friday, it took the […]

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කැබිනට් මණ්ඩලයට රැස්වෙන්න තැනක් නෑ.. කොළඹ හෝටලයක රැස්වේ..

Saturday, July 16th, 2022

උපුටා ගැන්ම ලංකා සී නිව්ස් වැඩබලන ජනාධිපති රනිල් වික්‍රමසිංහ මහතාගේ ප්‍රධානත්වයෙන් රැස්වූ පලමු කැබිනට් රැස්වීම ඊයේ දිනයේ රැස් වී තිබේ. එම කැබිනට් මණ්ඩලය රැස් වී ඇත්තේ කොළඹ නිදහස් චතුරස්‍රය ආසන්නයේ පිහිටි හෝටලයක දී ය. ඊට හේතුව වී ඇත්තේ ජනාධිපති මන්දිරය, ජනාධිපති ලේකම් කාර්යාලය, අගමැති කාර්යාලය සහ අරලියගහ මන්දිරය අරගලකරුවන් විසින් අත්පත් කර ගැනීමෙන් පසුව මේ […]

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හිටපු ජනපති ගෝටාභය යලි ලංකාවට… කොළඹින් නිල නිවසක්… වරප‍්‍රසාද සියල්ල සූදානම්..

Saturday, July 16th, 2022

උපුටා ගැන්ම ලංකා සී නිව්ස් එළැඹෙන මාසයේදී නැවතත් ශ්‍රී ලංකාවට පැමිණෙනු ඇතැයි ශ්‍රී ලංකා පොදුජන පෙරමුණේ සභාපති මහාචාර්ය ජී එල් පීරිස් මහතා සඳහන් කළේය. මාධ්‍ය වෙත අදහස් පල කරමින් ඔහු මේ බව පැවසීය. ගෝඨාභය රාජපක්ෂ මහතාට විශ්‍රාම ගිය ජනාධිපතිවරයෙකුට හිමිවන වරප්‍රසාද ලැබීමට නියමිතව තිබේ. ඒ අනුව ඒ මහතාට හා ඔහුගේ බිරිදට කොළඹින් නිල නිවසක්, ආරක්‍ෂක […]

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කෝටි හතරහමාරක් රැට්ටාලට ලැබිලාලු

Saturday, July 16th, 2022

 Lanka Lead News රතිඳු සේනාරත්න (රැට්ටා), ඩිලාන් සේනානායක සහ අවිශ්ක විරාජ් කෝනාර විසින් මෑතකදී ලංකා බැංකුවේ යූනියන් ප්ලේස් ශාඛාවේ නව ගිණුම් තුනක් අරඹා තිබේ. මෙම ගිණුම් තුනට අද (15) රුපියල් ලක්ෂ 150 බැගින්, ලක්ෂ 450ක මුදලක් (හාරකෝටි පනස් ලක්ෂයක්) විදේශයක සිට තැන්පත් කෙරී තිබේ. ඉන් පැය කිහිපයකට පසු බැංකුවට සුදු පැහැති ප්‍රියස් මෝටර් රථයක පැමිණ […]

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Sri Lanka’s Crisis Of Legitimacy – Analysis

Saturday, July 16th, 2022

By Dushni Weerakoon(1) Courtesy Eurasia Review Sri Lanka’s slide into political instability since April 2022 culminated in the resignation of former president Gotabaya Rajapaksa following public protests on 9 July 2022. The government’s policy blunders and resistance to course correction were blamed for unleashing the harshest economic crisis on the Sri Lankan population in recent […]

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Sri Lanka introduces national fuel pass to ease queues

Saturday, July 16th, 2022

Courtesy Adaderana The Ministry of Power & Energy today (July 16) introduced the National Fuel Pass which allows the general public to purchase a guaranteed quota of fuel per week for their personal vehicles. The fuel pass was launched with the technical support of the Institute of Information and Communication Technology Agency (ICTA), with the intention […]

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Ex-President Gotabaya says he ‘took all possible steps’ to prevent crisis

Saturday, July 16th, 2022

Courtesy Adaderana Sri Lanka’s ousted president, who fled overseas this week to escape a popular uprising against his government, has said he took all possible steps” to avert the economic crisis that has engulfed the island nation. Gotabaya Rajapaksa’s resignation was accepted by parliament on Friday. He flew to the Maldives and then Singapore after […]

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Will begin urgent relief program to provide essentials, Ranil says

Saturday, July 16th, 2022

Courtesy Adaderana Acting President Ranil Wickremesinghe has decided to commence an urgent relief program to provide fuel, LP gas and essential food items to reduce the burden on the people who are under economic pressure. He took this decision at a discussion held with Cabinet ministers and parliamentarians this morning (July 16). In addition, it […]

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SJB reaffirms Sajith’s candidature for presidency

Saturday, July 16th, 2022

Courtesy Adaderana The parliamentarians of the main opposition Samagi Jana Balawegaya (SJB) and Samagi Jana Sandhanaya met today (July 16), under the leadership of Opposition Leader Sajith Premadasa for a further discussion on the vacant position of the President. The SJB leader had earlier announced that he also plans to join the race for the […]

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GL questions Kariyawasam on backing Ranil for office of president

Saturday, July 16th, 2022

Courtesy Adaderana Chairman of Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP), Prof. G.L. Peris has called for an explanation from the party’s General-Secretary Sagara Kariyawasam regarding his statement on backing the candidature of Acting President Ranil Wickremesinghe in the election in parliament for the office of President. In a letter directed to Kariyawasam, Prof. Peiris demanded a […]

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SLFP decides to refrain from voting in election for presidency

Saturday, July 16th, 2022

Courtesy Adaderana The Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) says it will refrain from voting to elect a new President as many candidates are now vying for the post, party leader Maithripala Sirisena says. The former president noted that a single candidate should be elected for the office of President unanimously.

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Anura Kumara to join race for presidency

Saturday, July 16th, 2022

Courtesy Adaderana The leader of National People’s Power (NPP) Anura Kumara Dissanayake has decided to enter the race for the presidency alongside three other frontrunners. MP Vijitha Herath told a media briefing held at the NPP headquarters today that the party will nominate its leader for the election in the parliament for the office of […]

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Vacancy in office of President officially announced in parliament

Saturday, July 16th, 2022

Courtesy Adaderana The vacancy in the office of President of Sri Lanka was announced in the House this morning, by Secretary-General of Parliament Dhammika Dasanayake. The parliament met at 10.00 a.m. today under the provisions of the Presidential Elections (Special Provisions) Act, No. 02 of 1981, after former President Gotabaya Rajapaksa vacated the office effective […]

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How parliament elects successor when office of President becomes vacant

Saturday, July 16th, 2022

Courtesy Adaderana The procedure for election of the President when the office of President shall become vacant (In terms of Presidential Elections (Special Provisions) Act No. 2 of 1981.) The parliament media unit has explained the procedure to elect a new President in terms of Presidential Elections (Special Provisions) Act No 02 of 1981, when […]

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