Now is the time for Sri Lanka to stand on it’s own two feet – Lord Naseby

By Lord Naseby Is this really a country that has to be monitored by the West almost every day? The President of the APPG for Sri Lanka thinks not. About 6 months ago I was conscious that the UN Motions on Sri Lanka would be reviewed in March 2019 by the UNHCR in Geneva.I decided I should try to initiate a debate as near to Independence Day on February 4th as I could. After all it is nearly four years since

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UNP accused Sarath Fonseka behind violent attacks on reporters

Sarath Fonseka is the defence minister nominee of Sajith’s dream government. People of our country should not forget the recent past. This is how the same UNP brought accusations against SF in the past. Do we let these political bastards to fool us anymore? If the answer is “NO”, lets defeat Sajith and the clan and bring Gotabhaya to the presidency.

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ඔබේ ඡන්දය

මේ රට අද තිබෙන්නේ දැඩි ව්‍යාකූල තත්ත්වයකයි. රටේ නායකත්ව අර්බුදයක් තිබෙනවා. 2009 දී තිස් වසරක් තිස්සේ තිබූ යුද්ධය අවසන් කළා. 2014 වසර වන විට අප රට මුළු ලෝකයේ අවධානයට ලක් වූ රටක්ව තිබුණා. නමුත් අවාසනාවකට අද අප රටේ යථාර්ථය එදාට වඩා වෙනස්. 2014 දී ආර්ථික සංවර්ධන වේගය තිබුණේ සියයට 7.3 යි. ඒ වෙලාවේ මහ බැංකුව පුරෝකථනය කළා ඉතිරි වසර පහ ඇතුළත සියයට 8 ක පවත්වාගෙන යන්න හැකියාව තිබෙනවා කියලා. ඒ ආකාරයට ගියා නම් මේ වන විට ආර්ථිකය ඇමරිකානු ඩොලර් බිලියන

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“Selection and Election of the Correct Person as the Head of the State”-The BIGGEST challenge before the Sinhala nation at the forthcoming Presidential Election-Part 1

By Dr Sudath Gunasekara Now thanks devas finally the dates for the Presidential Election 2019 (nominations 7th Oct & Election 16th Nov) have been declared at last by the Election Commission after so much of uncertainty and speculations, the biggest challenge before the Sinhala nation today (I mean the Nation of this land called  Sinhale /Sri Lanka for millennia that includes all citizens of the whole island S,T, M & all citizens in the country as it had been before

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“A reply to US Ambassador of Sri Lanka on the Appointment of Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva as Army Commander.”

Rear Admiral (Retd) Sarath Weerasekera says that the United States cannot act in the manner of an individual or NGO when accusing another country of various abuses, but must base those accusations on reports accepted and approved by the international community. He stated this in a letter addressed to the US Ambassador in Sri Lanka to register his protest over the US Embassy’s statement regarding the appointment of the new Army Commander of Sri Lanka. The United States had voiced

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By Kamalika Pieris Those who planned the Easter bomb explosions used two methods of attack, suicide, and truck. The suicide attacks are well known, but not the truck attack. The truck attack was planned for Kochchikade. The van was parked in the vicinity of the St. Anthony’s Gate 04 harbour entrance. The owner of the van was identified as Mohamed Azam Mohammed Mubarak, alias ‘Abdullah’, who detonated the bomb at the Kingsbury Hotel. The bomb in the van was a remote-controlled

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Sri Lanka’s President: Can a dream candidate create a dream Parliament and a dream system?

By Shenali D Waduge Its best that we all come to terms with some hard facts – there is no perfect system, there is no perfect constitution, there is no perfect Parliament and there is certainly no perfect politician. There is no perfect human being either! The political system today is a modernized version drafted by colonial rulers who devised a system that they could continue to ‘remote’ control decolonized countries to which independence was given. None of the present

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How ‘Civil’ or ‘Representative’ is Sri Lanka’s supposed to be ‘Civil Society’

They call themselves ‘civil society’ but how representative are they? Note how connected they all are and how they continue to open new ‘social movements’ with sugar-coated objectives… most have been around for decades but what exactly have they done. Some of the popular entities are even accused of taking funds from multiple sources for the same task or claiming reimbursements for events not even held. But they do not shy from pointing fingers and projecting themselves as better than

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How foreign-government linked neo-liberal think tanks are undermining Sri Lanka’s sovereignty?

By shenali Waduge No amount of promises to guard Sri Lanka’s sovereignty can hold water if at legislative & policy level changes are being drafted to suit a neo-liberal agenda that aspires to transfer all state assets to foreign corporate hands and turn locals to virtual slave citizens. This is the threat that Sri Lanka’s politicians need to understand and identify. Sri Lanka cannot be a sovereign nation if its wealth, natural resources, economic activities (ports, airports, railways, roads etc)

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