Troika –Army commander , AG and appeal court president plot to rescue trapped Gota :kickbacks paid in foreign currency

(Lanka-e-News -16.Oct.2015, 11.00PM) The treacherous  traitorous  troika- the army commander Krishantha De Silva , Attorney General (AG) Yuvanjana Wanasundara , and chairman of appeal court Vijitha Malalgoda  are together making conspiratorial moves to rescue ex defense secretary Gotabaya Rajapakse who played the key role from behind the scenes from the very outset , and the army officers involved in the abduction and murder of journalist Prageeth Ekneliyagoda ,  which illegal maneuvers are absolutely contradictory to the patriotic aims and sublime objectives of president Maithripala and the Prime minister. It is…

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Two improper appointments to London High Commission

The government has made two improper appointments to the London High Commission this month to the surprise of many in the UK. The first is the appointment of Manoj Warnapala as a Counselor and the second is S. Guaratne as a Minister. Gunaratne is also expected to be the namesake Deputy High Commissioner. While Warnapala has already stated working in the High Commission Gunaratna is expected to start work end of the month. Manoj Warnapala is the son-in-law  of Austin Fernando (married to his daughter)the Governor of the Eastern Province.…

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Will the government accept Karuna’s Challenge?

Will the government accept Karuna’s Challenge? Novelist Alan Moore wrote, “The people of the country shouldn’t be afraid of their government. Governments should be afraid of their people.” That is what we have heard and learnt. However, we cannot say the same of what Vinayagamoorthy Muralitharan alias Karuna Amman meant, when he blatantly challenged the Yahapalana Government to arrest him, if they were to find any allegations against him. Karuna Amman had bravely challenged the authorities to try and arrest him; which was followed by him saying that he doesn’t…

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TN Entrepreneurs Add Social Dimension to Investing in North Lanka

COLOMBO: A group of young entrepreneurs from Tamil Nadu who visited Tamil-speaking Northern Sri Lanka recently to scout for trade and investment opportunities, have set for themselves a parallel goal – to uplift, through their investments, the condition of the youth and women, especially young war widows. “We were moved by the plight of the 70,000 war widows in the North and East. They can be helped by our investments in the agricultural, garment and sari manufacturing sectors. The youth of the North are educated, but lack entrepreneurial and technical…

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Opp. leader only concerned with NE: PHU

The Opposition Leader is not paying attention to the concerns of the people unless they were related to the North or East, Pivithuru Hela Urumaya (PHU) General Secretary and UPFA MP Udaya Gammanpila said today. “It seems the Opposition Leader is only concerned about the whats happening in the North and East though he is responsible for taking up matters connected to the whole country. It is clear that he is not going address these issues even in the future,” he told a news conference. Mr. Gammanpila said the posts…

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Maj. Gen Madawala as military adviser to SL mission in UN

Security Forces Commander-West, Major General Ubaya Medawela has been appointed as the Military Adviser at the Office of the Permanent Mission of Sri Lanka to the United Nations in New York, defence sources said. Major General Medawela is to assume duties in his new post at month’s end, sources said. Accordingly, Major General Medawela has relinquished duties as Security Forces Commander-West and Colonel Commandant of the Sri Lanka Army Women’s Corps and been attached to the Army Headquarters from October 17. Major General Medawela, who was also the military spokesmen,…

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VVIP dollar account holders: Govt. to name names soon

Rajitha Reiterates MR Cronies Banked US $ 500 M In Dubai The Cabinet Spokesman, Minister Rajitha Senaratne today reiterated that the government had reliable information on eight accounts maintained by some top-notch politicians and officials of the former regime in several Banks in Dubai, with deposits amounting to more than US $500 million. Speaking to media in Colombo today Senaratne said that the government expects to freeze these accounts with the UAE government’s help and bring back the money which were plundered by corrupt officials and politicians of the past…

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TNA would be forced to join the prisoners in their fast

Indict or release the prisoners Issuing a statement on 15 October 2015 the Tamil Civil Society Forum (TCSF) called for the release of Political Prisoners and said that it would take part in the token strike and protests being planned to be staged by prisoners’ relatives all across the North-East in … Urgent action on Tamil prisoners The Sri Lankan government on Thursday pledged urgent action to address the concerns of Tamil political prisoners languishing in jails for several years on suspicion of links to the now-defeated LTTE as their hunger…

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