27th March 2016

How National Carrier “Sri Lankan Airlines” Was Skyjacked and Plundered by Mahinda Minions of the Rajapaksa regime

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By “Sunday Times”Political Editor SriLankan Airlines, the country’s national carrier, that once offered a “taste of paradise” to its clients, is now on life support with Treasury handouts. The enormity of its mismanaged financial debacles unfolded last Wednesday when Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe chaired a top level meeting. There, Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake agreed to continue Treasury funding for the airline only for the next six months. Public Enterprises Development Minister Kabir Hashim, who is responsible for SriLankan, has been tasked to formulate new strategies within this period to pull it out of its deep financial mess. A number of options are being looked at including a possible tie-up with another airline. Even views of different international consultancy firms have been sought by the airline. They […]

The government deceives the public – CM Vigneswaran

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Although I was happy that the Sri Lankan government was focussing towards a constitutional amendment, it appears that it is an effort taken to deceive the country’s people and to deceive the minority political parties, said the northern province chief minister C.V. Vigneswaran.  Meeting the journalists in Jaffna the chief minister said the Tamil National Alliance has given a list of amendments needed to the constitutional amendment.  According to the Northern Province people and ideas presented by the civil society organizations the only solution to resolve the north east problem is the devolution of power within a unitary state which is a federal system, said the chief minister. Anti federal The chief minister said due to the strong objection of the southern political parties about […]

Dr. Wickremebahu to National executive council : Anura (JVP) makes two untenable proposals

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(Lanka-e-News- 19.Jan.2015, 11.00PM) It has been decided to include Dr. Wickremebahu Karunaratne in the historic national executive council that was launched on the 15 th of this month for charting the course of the future of the country , according to reports. Dr. Wickremebahu who has a PhD degree from the University of Cambridge on a rare subject in Sri Lanka , is a staunch socialist and an intellectual. It is learnt that he will be participating in the next meeting of the council scheduled for 20 th of this month. Meanwhile , JVP leader Anura Dissanayake is getting ready to bring forward two proposals before the apex committee of the council that takes decisions , Dissanayake has disclosed. The two proposals are : To […]