Day: 27 January 2018

LTTE New Year wishes on Fb Suspects further remanded

BY Kavindya Perera Colombo Additional Magistrate Dulani S. Amerasinghe on 24 January further remanded, till 7 February, the two suspects charged with posting New Year wishes for 2018 on Facebook accompanied by photos of late LTTE Leader V. Prabhakaran and the LTTE emblem. The two suspects are Dinesh Kumar and Vijaya Kumar. The probe into …

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Act immediately against Sri Lanka’s Fisheries Bill, Vaiko urges Centre

‘Legislation gives sweeping powers to Navy and is detrimental to Indian fishers’ MDMK general secretary Vaiko has urged the Centre to immediately lodge its protest with the Sri Lankan government over the Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (Amendment) Bill, saying it would be detrimental to the traditional fishing rights of Indians. He has also called on …

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” Rajapaksa Regime and its Fellow Barbarians at the Gates Once More” – Media Minister Mangala Samaraweera Warns Sri Lanka Before Local Govt Polls

(Text of Statement issued by the Minister of Finance and Media, Hon. Mangala Samaraweera, MP. on January 25th 2018 under the heading ” March to freedom or return to fear?) The National Unity Government ushered in through a historic and revolutionary election in January 2015 has recently marked three years in office. As the Government …

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Gotabhaya Rajapaksa, Sarath Fonseka and the Assassination Of Lasantha Wickrematunge

It was an open secret then that the hands of Rajapaksa regime were stained with the blood of Lasantha Wickrematunge.  Govt bigwigs talk positively of breakthroughs in probes and of potential indictments from time to time but the ground reality has been a NATO (no action talk only) so far. At present there is a …

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‘Sword Sirisena’ secretly invited 2 SC judges to Paget Road to smuggle out Gota ; Judges arrived in minister Mustafa’s car !

(Lanka-e-News – 26.Jan.2018, 10.00AM)  It is no less a person than president ‘Sword Sirisena’ who has halted the arrest of  notorious culprit Gotabaya Rajapakse , while the whole world is aware it is Gotabaya who misappropriated  over Rs. 90 million public funds to build a mausoleum of his parents . The president also  went as …

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Sri Lanka President blames Ranil, AG over delay in prosecuting Gotabhaya

Gotabhaya Rajapaksa was implicated in Lasantha Wickrematunga’s assassination and was in fact named in a police B report filed at the Mount Lavinia courts. Report said the then head of military intelligence Gotabhaya Rajapaksa operated a killer squad and he reported to Rajapaksa.  The assassination of Lasantha Wickrematunga and national rugby star Wasim Thajudeen were …

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10 trillion foreign debt but ‘9 Trillion missing’ during last 10 years of MAHINDA regime

Claims out of Rs. 10 trillion foreign debt during last 10 years of MR regime, only Rs. 1 trillion can be accounted for by way of assets and balance missing Alleges Govt. losing revenue due to companies linked to Ministers and MPs getting concessions Blames UNP for disagreeing to SLFP proposal to debate Bond and …

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Compelling Principal to kneel before Uva CM

A ten hour investigation was carried out by the Human Rights Council on Thursday, over the incident where the Badulla Tamil Girl’s School Principal R. Bhavani was compelled to kneel down before the Uva Chief Minister and later threatening her and obtaining a statement. The Executive Director of the Human Rights Centre Keerthi Tennakoon and …

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