16th January 2016

David Cameron wishes to the British Tamil community celebrating Thai Pongal

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Thai Pongal: Prime Minister’s message The Prime Minister sends his warmest wishes to the British Tamil community celebrating Thai Pongal. David Cameron said: I would like to extend my warmest wishes to the British Tamil community who are celebrating Thai Pongal. This celebration traditionally gives thanks for a plentiful harvest, and many in the British Tamil community will gather with friends, family and neighbours over the next few days. This is a special time to spend with loved ones and time to look forward to the year ahead together. I believe this year’s festivities will be a worthy reflection of the pride felt by British Tamils, who make such a great contribution to this country’s cultural, social, economic and political life. Wishing you and your […]

PM Ranil don’t know the problems of the northern people? Letter sent to CM Wigneswaren in Sinhala.

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Let us sit and discuss the problems of the northern people – PM Ranil Prime Minister Ranil Wickramasinghe promised that he is ready to discuss the problems including the land problems of the people in the north.   Prime minister said this when he participated as the chief guest for the national Thaipongal festival.  The Prime minister accepted the fact that 4600 acres of lands in the north are still being possessed by the military responding to a question raised by the northern chief minister as how the Tamil people would celebrate the thaipongal at a time when the Tamil people’s problems has still not been resolved.   “The Prevention of Terrorism Act (PTA) is now an expired act,” he said, adding, that it will be […]

No Thaipongal for the northern people Tamil Chief Minister Wigneshwaran and PM Ranil’s reply.

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At a time when the day to day problems has not been resolved how the Tamil people would celebrate the Thaipongal, questions the northern chief minister C.V. Wigneswaran  The chief minister raised this question during the Thaipongal festival held in Jaffna under the patronage of the Prime Minister Ranil Wickramasinghe and the visiting Asian affairs minister of UK Hugo Swire.   “The political prisoners have not been released, the prevention of terrorism act has not been lifted and the lands belong to the Tamil people in Jaffna has not been returned” said the chief minister.   The chief minister said the relatives of the people disappeared is urging him to disclose what happened to the people disappeared and said the ex LTTE rebels lives has […]

Muslim Congress Wants a North-East Muslim Majority Council Based On India’s Pondicherry Model

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By D.B.S.Jeyaraj For more than two decades the Sri Lanka Muslim Congress(SLMC) has remained the foremost political party of the Sri Lankan Muslims. The SLMC co-founded and led by the legendary MHM Ashraff is headed by Rauff Hakeem who succeeded him as party leader after Ashraff’s demise in 2000. In recent times the dominant position held by the SLMC among Muslims is being challenged by the All Ceylon Makkal (Peoples) Congress (ACMC) led by Rishad Bathiudeen. Both Hakeem a lawyer and Badiutheen an engineer are members of the Sirisena-Wickremesinghe cabinet. While the former is minister of City planning and Water supply the latter is Industry and Commerce minister. The SLMC in recent times has been besieged with a number of inner –party contradictions and intra- […]

How did two students who went missing during war appear with president in Maithri’s campaign poster ?

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(Lanka-e-News- 15.Jan.2016, 11.50PM)   Following the discovery of a  poster with a photograph of Maithripala Sirisena posing along with two students (boy and girl)  in school uniforms who  went missing in Vavuniya during the war had raised a storm of controversy .The controversial poster relates to the last presidential election. The parents of these two children who went missing at Thedunkeni and Periyamadu , Vavuniya , say , the CID officers promised they would find the children for them , when they were  summoned by the CID  and were questioned. The mothers of the two students , Kasipillai Jeyaram and Yogeswaran Mayuran seeing their children in school uniforms with Maithripala Sirisena in a campaign poster of the latter during the last presidential elections had informed the Wanni […]

Tamil Leaders Opposed When Sinhalese Leaders Proposed Federalism

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By D.B.S.Jeyaraj “A thousand and one objections could be raised against the system, but when the objections are dissipated, I am convinced that some form of Federal Government will be the only solution’” – S.W.R.D.Bandaranaike in 1926. “We suggest the creation of a federal state as in the United States of America” – Kandyan National Assembly in 1927. Political developments in Sri Lanka during the post –independence years has devalued the concept of power sharing through the federal idea. Each major ethnicity has viewed the question suspiciously through its particular prism. Sri Lankan Sinhala “patriots” think the introduction of federalism will ultimately lead to division of the Country.Tamil Eelam Tamil “patriots” think federalism is a ruse to weaken Tamil nationalist aspirations for a separate state. […]

An evidence against the Karuna faction INVOLVED IN KILLING MP Pararajasingham

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An evidence related to the murder of the TNA parliament MP Joseph Pararajasingham was produced to the Colombo magistrate courts against the renegade LTTE Karuna faction.  Sampath Prithviraj who appeared as a state witness revealed this when the Raviraj Nadaraj murder case was taken on the bar.   The fact that the above witness was serving as a police officer of the former president Mahinda Rajapaksa’s security contingent, was pronounced before the courts.   Sampath Prithviraj said in 2005 under the instruction of the DIG of police Rohan abeywardana he joined the operations with Karuna Amman against the LTTE.   The witness said that a strong ally of the Karuna faction named Sinthujan said that he and his team were involved for the murder of […]

Attempted to cause sexual harassment on a German lady

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Two laymen and monk arrested Two persons who allegedly attempted to cause sexual harassment on a German lady on beach at Thalalla in the Gandara Police area, were arrested by Gandara Police together with a young Buddhist monk who allegedly videoed the incident using a mobile phone on Thursday. The suspects had made an indecent approach towards one of two German ladies aged 54 and 43. One suspect is 17 years while the other is 64 years. The German ladies, noticing the video filming of the drama had snatched the mobile phone from the person in robes and handed it over to the manager of the hotel where they were staying. The manager informed Gandara Police about the incident. Police arrested the two suspects and […]