Archive for July 24th, 2022

POHOTTU AS USA’ S PROXY Pt 7E1

Sunday, July 24th, 2022

KAMALIKA PIERIS Ten out of the island’s 22 Administrative Districts were battlegrounds, in the 1971 insurgence, said observers. There were attacks on police stations in all 22 districts. JVP attacked with home-made weapons in groups of 25 to 30. JVP believed that controlling these rural police stations would provide them with weapons and also provide […]

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POHOTTU AS USA’ S PROXY Part 7E2

Sunday, July 24th, 2022

KAMALIKA PIERIS The government of Sri Lanka had received reports from intelligence that an armed insurrection was planned by a select group of youth. This information was ignored by the government.  A report submitted later to Criminal Justice Commission inquiry no 1 indicated that two years prior to April 1971, groups of young persons between […]

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POHOTTU AS USA’ S PROXY Part 7E3

Sunday, July 24th, 2022

KAMALIKA PIERIS The 1971 JVP Insurgency was totally a new experience for Sri Lanka. Once the government woke up to the fact that they had a full blown insurgency on its hands, it moved fast to squash it, said Gamini Gunawardene. The Opposition UNP got to a side, did not obstruct and engage in the […]

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3, කාල කන්නි හා පාලකයෝ

Sunday, July 24th, 2022

ජයන්ත හේරත් 3 ප්රයිම් සංඛ්යාවක්ය. 3 බෙදිය හැක්කේ 3 හා 1න් පමණක්ය. 3 ඉතිරි නැතිව බෙදන්නට බැරිය. මරුය. අති විශිෂ්ඨය. 2 3 5 7 11 … ප්රයිම් අංකයන්ය. කාලෙක සිට 3  කැරකෙන්නෙ JVPයටය එය ආරක්ෂා කර ගන්නටද ඔවුනට ඇති ශක්තිය පුදුමාකාරය. බටර් ලන්තයේදීත් ආරක්ශාය. අනිත් පක්ෂ ලැබූ සංඛ්යා එහෙ මෙහෙ වුනත් JVP  3 ගලේ කෙටුවාක් […]

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Cash-strapped Sri Lanka & Seven-pronged Strategy by Dhammika Perera!  Good Thinking!

Sunday, July 24th, 2022

Prof. Hudson McLean Cash-strapped Sri Lanka is a Fact, and that goes to show Military men are not Administrators with Practical Vision, Innovation & Creativity. The Rajapaksa family-run Sri Lanka was sitting on Yesterday’s Glory, letting the Island rot under mismanagement & corruption. The Seven-pronged strategy on paper looks great but will take 3-5 years […]

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President reaffirms commitment to uphold right to non-violent assembly – Statement from President’s office

Sunday, July 24th, 2022

Courtesy Hiru News President Ranil Wickremesinghe has reaffirmed Sri Lanka’s commitment to upholding the rights of peaceful, non-violent assembly. The President expressed this stance to the Colombo based Diplomats at a meeting held on Friday. The meeting had been convened to brief the Diplomats on the removal of the protesters who had been illegally occupying […]

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Rights group seeks arrest of former president Rajapaksa in Singapore

Sunday, July 24th, 2022

Courtesy The Daily Mirror A rights group documenting alleged abuses in Sri Lanka has filed a criminal complaint with Singapore’s attorney general, seeking the arrest of former President Gotabaya Rajapaksa for his role in the South Asian nation’s decades-long civil war, the Reuters reported. The International Truth and Justice Project (ITJP) said Rajapaksa committed grave […]

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Three arrested with stolen goods from the President’s House

Sunday, July 24th, 2022

Courtesy The Daily Mirror Three persons who stormed into the President’s House at Fort on July 9 during protest, had been arrested with 40 gold-plated brass sockets that were fixed on the walls to hang window curtains. The Welikada Police arrested the suspects while attempting to sell the stolen items yesterday. Police launched investigations after […]

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SLAF clarifies over airman who claims he does not want to be a slave to SLAF

Sunday, July 24th, 2022

Courtesy The Daily Mirror The Sri Lanka Air Force (SLAF) said that an airman who claimed that he did not want to be a slave to Sri Lanka Air Force, has left the SLAF on termination of his initial engagement of eight-years. An airman named Asanka Srimal, who served in the Sri Lanka Air Force […]

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Veteran Politician Takes Control of Sri Lanka’s Battered Economy

Sunday, July 24th, 2022

VOA COLOMBO, SRI LANKA —  Former Sri Lankan prime minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has been sworn in as the country’s president and has promised to form an all-party government capable of securing a multibillion-dollar International Monetary Fund bailout. Wickremesinghe’s victory followed the resignation of President Gotobaya Rajapaksa, who fled to Singapore after hundreds of thousands of […]

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Protesters disregarded multiple requests to vacate Presidential Secretariat: Police

Sunday, July 24th, 2022

Adaderana The police announced today that investigations are underway to identify all those who visited the Presidential Secretariat after it was occupied by the protesters on July 09, for the crime of trespassing. Convening a media briefing on Saturday (July 23), the police spokesperson SSP Nihal Thalduwa said measures will also be taken to arrest […]

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Presidential Secretariat to reopen on Monday?

Sunday, July 24th, 2022

Courtesy Adaderana Sri Lanka’s besieged presidential office will reopen on Monday (Jul 25), police said, days after anti-government demonstrators were flushed out in a military crackdown that triggered international condemnation. Widespread public anger over the island’s unprecedented economic crisis saw protesters storm and occupy the colonial-era building earlier this month. Soldiers were forced to rescue […]

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Wikileaks releases 2007 document related to Ranil

Sunday, July 24th, 2022

Newsin.Asia Colombo, July 24 (NewsWire) – Wikileaks has published a document pertaining to a conversation between the newly elected President of Sri Lanka Ranil Wickremeinghe and the Japanese government in 2007. The document has been published hours after Ranil Wickremesinghe was elected the 8th Executive President of Sri Lanka in a secret ballot held in […]

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