Karuna support Gotha in the South but talk of killing Sri Lankan soldiers in North.

Former Deputy Minister Vinyagamoorthy Muralitharan alias Karuna Amman had challenged the rule of law in Sri Lanka by stating that he had killed 2,000 to 3,000 soldiers in Elephant Pass and another 2,000 in Kilinochchi, former State Minister of Defence Ruwan Wijewardene said. “We vehemently condemn this statement made by Karuna Amman,” Mr. Wijewardene said. “People such as these talk of patriotism in the South but talk of killing Sri Lankan soldiers when they go to the North, and we pity these persons,” Mr. Wijewardene told a public gathering in…

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People should vote to stop SLPP forming a dictatorial state: Ranil

People should decide on August 5 whether they are going to safeguard the independent commissions or whether they are going to allow the establishment of a dictatorial state, former Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said today. Speaking during a meeting he had with the members of National Lawyers’ Association at Sirikotha yesterday Mr. Wickremesinghe said people should use their vote at the general election to stop SLPP from forming a dictatorial state. “The members of the independent election commission that we established through the 19th amendment to the constitution are being…

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Suicide bombers were funded by “two foreign outfits”.

April 2019 Easter Bombings Investigation now focusing on financial networks connected to suicide bombers with role of foreign groups being Suspected; 200 suspects so far arrested By Meera Srinivasan Sri Lanka’s probe into the April 2019 Easter terror bombings is in its “final stages”, authorities have said, while raising suspicion that the suicide bombers were funded by “two foreign outfits”. The Colombo Crime Division, Criminal Investigation Department (CID) and the Terrorism Investigation Department (TID), who are investigating the attacks of last summer, have arrested over 200 suspects since. The coordinated…

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Gota’s Accusations To CBSL Officials Have No Basis & Suggest He Is Unable To Cope With The Demands & Strain Of His Great Office: Mangala

An open letter to Prime Minister from former Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera President’s accusations to CBSL officials have no basis and suggest he is unable to cope with the demands and strain of his great office My dear Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, The hysterical manner in which your brother, the President, acted last week in blaming the Central Bank for all our country’s present economic woes prompted me to pen this open letter.  In my capacity as your predecessor at the Ministry of Finance, I write to you today not only…

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Open letter to Narendra Modi and other Indian politician

https://www.lankanewsweb.net/67-general-news/63872-Open-letter-to-Narendra-Modi-and-other-Indian-politicians Open letter to Narendra Modi and other Indian politicians By S. V. KIRUPAharan, France Dear Mr. Prime Minister Narendra Modi I am writing this letter concerning Tamil people in the North and East of the island of Sri Lanka, which has been the hereditary land of the Tamils for thousands of years, known as Tamil Eelam. Of course, I am writing this from France, as a diaspora Tamil. We, a group of the diaspora sacrifice two thirds of our time to achieve a prosperous future for the fellow Tamils in the island…

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