29th June 2017

Super Rich Namal & Yoshitha in ”Top 20 shareholders listed companies”

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FCID is currently investigating how NAMAL and yoshitha amassed funds to purchase shares in ascot lanka plc a listed company on the Colombo stock exchange.  The interim financial statement indicates that the two brothers are within the top 10 shareholders of the company FCID should obtain details from the the CSE and examine there share transaction and question them as to how such transactions were funded Many Revalations are expected in the near future http://lankanewsweb.net/news/special-news/item/6310-namal-yoshitha-top-20-shareholders-in-listed-companies

New Northern Province Ministers sworn in

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Chief Minister of Northern Province C.V. Vigneswaran, provincial council members Ananthy Sasitharan and Kandiah Sarveswaran were sworn in as provincial ministers before Governor of Northern Province Reginald Cooray this morning. Vigneswaran took oaths as the Northern Province Minister of Finance and Planning, Law and Order, Lands, Energy, Housing and Construction, Tourism, Local Government, Provincial Administration, Agriculture and Agrarian Service, Animal Husbandry, Irrigation, Water Supply and Environment. Ananthy Sasitharan was sworn in as the NPC Minister of Women’s Affaris, Rehabilitation, Social Services, Cooperatives, Food Supply and Distribution, Industry and Enterprise Promotion. Kandiah Sarveswaran was sworn in as the provincial minister of Education, Sports and Youth Affairs, Cultural Affairs. http://www.adaderana.lk/news/41619/new-northern-province-ministers-sworn-in

Now, its our turn to fool the Tamils!

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Govt. has not decided whether to go for new Constitution – PM by Maheesha Mudugamuwa Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe yesterday said the government had not yet decided whether it would go for a brand new constitution or adopt provisions that did not necessitate a referendum. The PM said so, speaking at the National Conference on Constitutional Reforms at BMICH in Colombo. The conference was held as a part of outreach efforts in relation to the current constitutional reform process. It was attended by government ministers, academics, NGO representatives, foreign envoys, officials of the Attorney General’s Department and other state institutions. Former Deputy Chief Justice of South Africa Dikgang Moseneke, who is visiting Sri Lanka with a delegation from the Commonwealth Secretariat of the Kingdom also […]

Protests and strikes: What would Mahinda have done if he was in power?

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he yahapalana government won the elections on a promise of democracy and prosperity. Now it seems to assume that its modest achievements in restoring democracy should serve as an excuse for not delivering on the economy. That is a dangerous misgiving which threatens the sustainability of on-going democratic reforms in the long run. That also makes people, especially the Sinhalese majority, feel nostalgic about the authoritarian but orderly past under its predecessor. Under the current administration, economic growth has hit below five per cent. It is expected to be around 4.5 per cent for 2017. However, that may not, necessarily, be a measure of the government’s economic handling since lower growth numbers are in part a result of the government addressing much needed fiscal reforms, […]

British widow in Sri Lanka seeks help to return home

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A British woman has been left stranded in Sri Lanka after selling her home and marrying a Sri Lankan man who was shot dead, Daily Mail reported today. The 59-year-old Diane De Zoysa says she gave £100,000 to 26-year-old husband Priyanjana when she moved to live with him in Ahungalla last year. She had met the hotel worker when she was on holiday in the country six years ago, before returning seven months later to marry him. However, her husband was tragically killed last month after being shot three times at a friend’s house. Mrs. De Zoysa says her husband was killed by men trying to blackmail him for money. She has told the Daily Record that the killers thought he was a rich man […]

Tamils displaced by Sampur Vidura Navy Camp meet HRCSL

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Displaced people of Sampur told the Sri Lankan Human Rights Commission that the Sri Lankan Navy’s ‘Vidura’ camp should be removed so that they can be resettled in their own lands. A team from the commission led by Ambika Satkunananthan visited Trincomalee on the 15th and 16th June, holding discussions with civil society and political representatives and visiting the occupied lands in Sampur. According to the villagers, having displaced the people of Neenakeni in 2006, the Navy built a camp on 176 acres of civilian land. Having stated that the owners of those lands would be given alternate land, the Navy also seized the lands of 83 families in Sakkaravaddavan, Vengayachenai, Neenakeni, Emavaddavan – totalling around 340 acres including cultivation land – and a further […]

Court orders progress report on Thajudeen case

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The Colombo Chief Magistrate’s ordered the CID today to submit a report in court on July 27 regarding the progress of the investigation into Wasim Thajudeen murder case. When case came up before Colombo Additional Magistrate R.M.B.D.R. Weligodapitiya, two suspects former Western Province Senior DIG Anura Senanayake and former Narahenpita Crimes OIC Sumith Champika Perera were present in Courts. They were arrested over their alleged role in the cover up of evidence in the former rugby player Wasim Thajudeen’s murder and conspiring to commit a murder. They are currently out on bail. On July 27, 2015 the CID submitted to Court that the death of Thajudeen was not an accident but a murder. While delivering the verdict, Colombo Additional Magistrate Nishantha Peiris on February 25, […]

The fate of EU nationals living in the UK after ‘Brexit’ is finally revealed

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By Kalendra Withana UK Prime Minister, Theresa May, is to publish a 15-page document outlining the relevant constitutional rights of EU nationals after UK’s departure from the European Union. It has been reported that this document has a sole purpose of putting the anxieties felt by EU nationals about their future residence in the UK to “rest”. May herself believes that EU citizens are “an integral part of the economic and cultural fabric” of the UK and therefore wants to assure that they are continued to be granted with the legitimate rights after Brexit.  Key proposals of this document include the granting of a ‘settled status’ for EU nationals, under the condition that they have been residing in the UK for at least 5 years […]

Swiss Kumar in Vidya murder case tried to bribe investigators offering 20 million!

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Making submissions to the Jaffna high court trial-at-bar that took up the murder of Pungudutivu schoolgirl Sivaloganathan Vidya yesterday (28), additional solicitor general Dappula de Livera said gang rapes were spreading like the plague in South India and other parts of South Asia. A market has been created in other countries, especially in the West, for videos of gang-rapes which can be viewed via the internet, he said.  Investigations have revealed that the mastermind of the crime, ‘Swiss Kumar’, had videoed the gang-rape of Vidya and intended to sell it overseas. He had given money for the rapists to drink, and had videoed the rape incident. When he was arrested, Swiss Kumar has told the CID officials that he could immediately give them Rs. 20 million […]