Archive for July 26th, 2022

Have Central Bank officials given Governor & Govt wrong advice?

Tuesday, July 26th, 2022

Shenali D Waduge Are we barking up the wrong tree? We often target the politicians little realizing that most often they act on advice given to them. In such a scenario, have we omitted to look into the role of senior offilicials & questioned if they could have misled the governors & the govt? Did […]

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INTERNATIONAL BIAS: World reaction to US Capitol Hill riot & Protestors rioting in Sri Lanka

Tuesday, July 26th, 2022

Shenali D Waduge Let us compare how the international community reacted to 2 incidents of riots targeting State buildings in US & Sri Lanka & the hypocrisy of those issuing statements in response to both incidents. Let us also compare how the world reacted to law enforcements clear the rioters in US and the manner […]

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POHOTTU AS USA’ S PROXY Part 7F2

Tuesday, July 26th, 2022

KAMALIKA PIERIS 1987–89 JVP INSURRECTION JVP staged a second uprising which lasted from 1987 to 1989. This was not an open revolt, but a low intensity conflict with the JVP resorting to assassinations, raids and attacks on military and civilian targets. With these practices of fear and intimidation, the JVP was able to bring the […]

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POHOTTU AS USA’ S PROXY Part 7F3

Tuesday, July 26th, 2022

KAMALIKA PIERIS From 1987 to 1989, the JVP was able to dominate the country. A wave of violence swept in after 1987. There were suddenly large number of people who were willing kill. And a larger number who were willing to accept this. There was a general increase in murder, rape, abduction and holdups, said […]

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POHOTTU AS USA’ S PROXY Part 7F4

Tuesday, July 26th, 2022

KAMALIKA PIERIS B.J.C. Perera was Consultant Pediatrician in Kurunegala in 1988.  In Kurunegala there was a lot of public support for JVP and people in the area were openly sympathetic to the cause said BJC. JVP   were in almost total control.  Hospital had JVP sympathizers on the staff. Two of his House officers were also […]

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STRINGENT MEASURES TO FIGHT BRIBERY AND CORRUPTION

Tuesday, July 26th, 2022

By Dr. Tilak S. Fernando People waiting in a queue to purchase cooking gas. Picture by Sulochana Gamage The current economic crisis is exacerbating day after day. People line up in extended queues, although the Government advises not to line up in long rows. The general public does that because they may lose their place […]

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Sri Lanka Has Hit the Bottom! – Strategic Geographical Location of Sri Lanka Ignored.

Tuesday, July 26th, 2022

Prof. Hudson McLean Sri Lanka Has Hit the Bottom! –  Strategic Geographical Location of Sri Lanka Ignored. Why Sri Lanka Needs New Blood. New Young Leadership! Why are two Island States under British Rule in the Indian Ocean, Ceylon (an Island paradise) & Singapore (a muddy fishing village), emerging during the 1960s, slumped into a […]

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අමෙරිකානු තානාපතිනිය රාජ්‍යය තාන්ත්‍රික සීමාවෙන් ඔබ්බට යමින් සිටින බව වෘත්තිකයන් ඇයට ලිඛිතව දන්වයි 

Tuesday, July 26th, 2022

Lanka Lead News ගරු ජුලී ජේ. චුන්ග්,තානාපතිනි,එක්සත් ජනපද තානාපති කාර්යාලය කොළඹ,210 ගාලු පාර,කොළඹ 03,ශ්‍රී ලංකාව. ගරු තානාපතිතුමියනි, ශ්‍රී ලංකාවේ වෘත්තිකයන් වශයෙන් අපි ඔබගේ තනතුරෙහි ක්‍රියාකාරකම් පුරාවටම නිරීක්ෂණය කරමින් සිටිමු. ශ්‍රී ලංකාවේ ඔබගේ කටයුතු රාජ්‍ය තාන්ත්‍රික මට්ටමින් ඔබ්බට ගිය දේශපාලන මට්ටමට ලඟා වී ඇති බව අපගේ අවධානයට ලක්විය. ශ්‍රී ලංකාවේ වත්මන් තත්ත්වයත් සම්බන්ධව අවංක උනන්දුවක් ඇති […]

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Chinese PM says Beijing will help Sri Lanka “within its capacity”

Tuesday, July 26th, 2022

Courtesy NewsIn.Asia Beijng, July 26 (Chinese official media): The Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Tuesday sent a message to Sri Lankan Prime Minister Dinesh Gunawardena congratulating him on taking office as Sri Lankan Prime Minister. In his message, Li said that China and Sri Lanka enjoy a profound traditional friendship, and are friendly neighbors and […]

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Bangladesh seeks $4.5b IMF loan as reserves shrink

Tuesday, July 26th, 2022

Courtesy Khaleej Times Bangladesh has sought the funds for its balance of payment and budgetary needs, as well as for efforts to deal with climate change Bangladesh has sought a $4.5 billion loan from the International Monetary Fund, the Daily Star newspaper reported on Tuesday, joining South Asian neighbours Pakistan and Sri Lanka in seeking […]

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ECO-EXTREMISM HAS BROUGHT SRI LANKA TO ITS KNEES

Tuesday, July 26th, 2022

Matt Ridley Courtesy  https://www.rationaloptimist.com/blog/ An obsession with organic farming ‘in sync with nature’ triggered an unsustainable but predictable economic crisis Five years ago, the World Bank was extolling how Sri Lanka intends to transition to a more competitive and inclusive upper-middle income country”. Right up to the middle of last year, despite the impact of […]

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International Democrat Union congratulates president Ranil Wickremesinghe & call partners to support SL

Tuesday, July 26th, 2022

Courtesy Hiru News The International Democrat Union (IDU) congratulates Ranil Wickremesinghe on his election as the 8th President of Sri Lanka. President Wickremesinghe takes office in the most challenging political and economic situation the country has ever faced. The mismanagement under the previous President Gotabaya Rajapaksa and the corruption of the Rajapaksa family have led […]

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Some SJB MPs in favour of all party govt with RW

Tuesday, July 26th, 2022

Courtesy The Daily Mirror Whilst Samagi Jana Balawegaya (SJB) parliamentary group has unanimously decided to vote against the Emergency Bill tomorrow, there seemed to be different opinions about an all party government as some MPs representing the party opine that the party should play a role in an all party government without accepting ministerial portfolios. […]

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Leading GotaGoGama activist Dhaniz Ali arrested

Tuesday, July 26th, 2022

Courtesy The Daily Mirror A leading Galle Face protest site activist Dhaniz Ali has been arrested by the CID while trying to leave for Dubai on a flight from the BIA this evening, Police said. He was accused of entering the Sri Lanka  Rupavahini Corporation and attempted to disrupt telecasts on July 13. The Police […]

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Man who forcibly entered Rupavahini and disrupted telecast arrested at BIA

Tuesday, July 26th, 2022

Courtesy Adaderana Dhaniz Ali, the person who forcibly entered Sri Lanka Rupavahini Corporation and attempted to disrupt telecasts on July 13, has been arrested. He was taken into custody while trying to leave for Dubai on a flight from the Bandaranaike International Airport in Katunayake. On July 13, a group of protesters including Dhaniz Alia […]

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Long-term investments in Sri Lanka are India’s plan to fix economic crisis: Envoy

Tuesday, July 26th, 2022

Courtesy Adaderana After helping Sri Lanka with an unprecedented assistance of around $4 billion since January as the country plunged into a deep economic crisis, India is now planning to invest heavily in newer sectors through both private and public firms there, Gopal Baglay, high commissioner of India to Sri Lanka, told ThePrint in an […]

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Sri Lanka confirms 119 new Covid-19 cases and five more deaths.

Tuesday, July 26th, 2022

Courtesy Adaderana The Director-General of Health Services has confirmed 5 deaths and 119 infections of Covid-19 reported yesterday (July 25). The new development brings the total number of Covid-19 related cases confirmed in the country to 665,094 and the death toll to 16,544. According to the Department of Government Information, the victims include three males […]

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Overseas legal moves targeting ex-Prez: Manohara wants govt. to ensure his safe return

Tuesday, July 26th, 2022

By Shamindra Ferdinando Courtesy Island President’s Counsel Manohara de Silva yesterday reminded the new government that it couldn’t absolve itself of the responsibility for the protection of ex-President Gotabaya Rajapaksa now being hounded by interested parties over unsubstantiated war crimes allegations entirely based on hearsay evidence. The leading lawyer said so in response to The Island query […]

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