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Monday, May 27, 2019 - 10:47
By: Muzaffar Ahmad Noori Bajwa
An ex-military officer from Bangladesh invested £12 million in the United Kingdom and the authorities didn't even ask how the money was brought into that country, because the man is patronizing and funding the British politicians and political parties. The most alarming fact is, this ex-military officer is using British soil in continuing his activities as a funder of Islamic State and other.....Read More...
Sunday, May 26, 2019 - 08:36
Hemantha Abeywardena writes from London…
The ship has hit the iceberg; judging by the raids, no of arrests, confiscation of properties and the emerging new facts about the activities of a latently-active, established network, the hidden base seems to be much broader and deeper than what the tip exposed in the media from time to time in the past. Unfortunately, there is no Captain Smith to deal with the aftermath of the accident and the.....Read More...
Sunday, May 26, 2019 - 08:11
Old boys and well-wishers of the oldest Madiwela Sri Rahula Maha Vidyalaya, whose name has been changed to Jaya Isura Vidyalaya, have urged President Maithripala Sirisena to retain the original name of the school because of its historical and cultural significance. The group of representatives submitted the petition addressed to the President to Western Province Governor Azath Salley at a.....Read More...
Sunday, May 26, 2019 - 07:59
Sri Lanka’s sustained focus on mine risk education and awareness creation makes it an exemplary model for the rest of the world, international experts participating in an interactive panel discussion, chaired by Ambassador A.L.A. Azeez, the Permanent Representative of Sri Lanka to the UN in Geneva, reiterated. Deliberating on the sidelines of the Intersessional Meeting of the Anti-Personnel Mine.....Read More...
Sunday, May 26, 2019 - 07:47
By A Patabendige
The Minister of Commerce and Industry Bathiudeen told parliament as reported in the ‘Island’ of 24 May 19 that he ‘never pressured the Army Commander’ regarding one Mr. Jainuideen’s ‘complaint’. Apparently Jainuideen’s son had been ‘nabbed’ by an ‘unidentified group of people’ who ‘visited’ Jainuideen’s home. No possible reason for the ‘mystery’ arrest was disclosed by Jainuideen or the minister.....Read More...
Thursday, May 23, 2019 - 12:56
The governor was addressing the media at the entrance to the Welikada Prisons in Colombo following his meeting with the venerable Thero in the morning on Wednesday. “ We have made representations to the President Maithripala Sirisena for his release from the jail,” the governor said, pointing out that the Thero’s predictions about extremism have become true. “ Whatever, religious differences we.....Read More...
Thursday, May 23, 2019 - 12:52
Western Province Governor Azath Salley said here on Wednesday that he expects an early release of Bodu Bala Sena General Secretary Ven Galagoda Aththe Gnanasara Thero from the prisons. The governor was addressing the media at the entrance to the Welikada Prisons in Colombo following his meeting with the venerable Thero in the morning on Wednesday. “ We have made representations to the President.....Read More...
Thursday, May 23, 2019 - 08:32
By S.H.Moulana
The Pasta Factory on fire in Minuwangoda The attack carried out on May 13 on Muslim minority, mainly in NWP, leading to the death of three innocent people who had nothing to do with the terrorists who took part in the Easter Sunday massacre of mostly worshipers. The damage caused to properties on this day is almost parallel to what we saw on Easter Sunday or only slightly less. The pasta factory set on fire on this fateful day made.....Read More...
Thursday, May 23, 2019 - 05:32
By Palitha Senanayake
The anti-Sinhala Buddhist lobby and some aided NGO’s have taken to Mangala’s recent utterance that ‘Sri Lanka is not a Sinhala Buddhist country’ in a big way stating that only he had the political courage to state the ‘bitter truth’. The fact however, is that the timing of this statement and the context in which it is made, leave a lot for speculation and conjecture. The issue before the country.....Read More...
Tuesday, May 21, 2019 - 08:01
A top Swedish prosecutor on Monday formally asked that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange be detained in absentia over the alleged rape of a woman in her home nearly a decade ago, reports said. According to an Associated Press Report The move was seen as the first step in his possible extradition from Britain. The Australian also faces a U.S. extradition warrant for allegedly conspiring to hack.....Read More...
Monday, May 20, 2019 - 04:22
"Shilpa Sena", a rolling exposition will be launched island wide in July, geared towards bringing technological skills, knowledge and products to the general public, at a time when the country embraces new and emerging technologies. The aim of the exposition is to bridge the technological divide in the society while ensuring that no one will be left behind, as part of the government's wider.....Read More...
Sunday, May 19, 2019 - 10:31
: On behalf of the Western Provincial Council, Governor Azath Salley handed over a cheque for Rs 1.5 million on Thursday to the management of the Minuwangoda Jumma mosque, to do the necessary renovations, following the mob attack which damaged some parts of the worshipping place. The cheque was formally presented to Al-Haj M.R.M Zavahir , chief Trustee of the Jumma mosque in Minuwangoda......Read More...
Saturday, May 18, 2019 - 08:59
High Commissioner of India Taranjit Singh Sandhu paid respects at Sri Dalada Maligawa and received the blessings of the Most Venerable Thibbatuwawe Sri Sumangala Mahanayake Thero of Malwatte Chapter and Most Venerable High Commissioner conveyed greetings on the auspicious occasion of Vesak to the Most Venerable Mahanayake Theros and recalled the visit of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi to Sri.....Read More...
Saturday, May 18, 2019 - 07:47
A. Pattapandige
SL is on auto pilot. It has been so for nearly 4 years. The ‘good governance’ guru and captain cajoled, enticed and fooled a nonentity to join him in 2015 as co pilot to sail not a fishing boat but the ship of state in 2015. It was a monumental blunder and a Machiavellian stroke. He has to sink with him now. Both had hidden agendas. Very soon they started steering the ship in different directions.....Read More...
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