5th May 2018

This is how the masterminds of 100 million rupee bribe were caught!

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This is how the masterminds of 100 million rupee bribe were caught! Dr.I.K. Mahanama, the President’s Chief of Staff, along with P. Dissanayake, the Chairman of Timber Corporation, were arrested yesterday (03) by the officers of Commission to Investigate Allegations of Bribery and Corruption, when they were accepting a bribe. They have been caught in the act of accepting 20 million rupee, as the advance payment of a total of 100 million rupee.  The following is the true story behind this incident of bribery and of the mission to catch it. The story is revolved around the Kantale sugar factory. The history of this story goes back to the time when I.K. Mahanama served as the Secretary of the Lands and Parliamentary Reforms. Although a […]

Endangered national parties

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by Sugeeswara Senadhira The two national political parties − United National Party (UNP) and Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) − ruled the country for the last seven decades either as individual parties or giving leadership to combined fronts or jointly as seen in the last three years, are faced with internal crisis of unprecedented nature today. The crisis in UNP began with the renewal of the demand, for a change of leadership. However, UNP Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe succeeded in defusing the situation, at least for the time being, by offering a restructuring package. While Wickremesinghe remains the Leader and Sajith Premadasa and Ravi Karunanayake as Deputy Leader and Assistant Leader respectively, the other key office-bearers were changed. Wickremesinghe loyalist Akila Viraj Kariyawasam was named General […]

By 2019 Sri Lanka will be in a position to offer aid to Singapore and India

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By Mano Ratwatte  Mano Ratwatte Sri Lanka underwent a Cabinet reshuffle. Without a doubt, this will lead to dynamic growth hitherto unseen since the peaceful revolution of 2015.  By 2019 Sri Lanka will be in a position to offer aid to Singapore and India; the economy will grow at a fantastic rate from now onwards and corruption will be non-existent in the near future. For those who like contrasting numbers here are some factoids(only for those who like numbers) US population is 325.7 Million. Its Federal Government Cabinet consists of the Vice President and  The Cabinet includes the Vice President and the heads of 15 executive departments — the Secretaries of Agriculture, Commerce, Defense, Education, Energy, Health and Human Services, Homeland Security, Housing and Urban Development, Interior, Labor, State, Transportation, Treasury, […]