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Tamim, Shakib Star As Bangladesh Crush Sri Lanka

ODI Series Bangladesh carried forward the momentum from their historic 100th Test win by making a rousing start to the three-match ODI series in Dambulla. Tamim Iqbal, with his eighth hundred, and Shakib Al Hasan fashioned their formidable score of 324 for 5 before a combined effort between the bowlers and fielders helped them shut [...]

Ballot Vs. Bullet And The DS Formula

The address of Sri Lanka’s Leader of the Opposition and the Leader of the Tamil United Liberation Front, Rajavarothyam Sampanthan, to a conference on Counter Terrorism held in New Delhi, is of significance not only for its contents but also for the spirit in which it was delivered and the sincere expression of a desire [...]

Weerasekera And Tamil Diaspora Go Head To Head

by Easwaran Rutnam Former head of the Civil Defence Force, Rear Admiral Sarath Weerasekara and the Tamil diaspora went head to head in Geneva last week Earlier, at a side event, the TGTE called for the arrest of Weerasekara An investigation was later launched into alleged intimidation of members of Sri Lankan civil society in [...]

Noose Tightens Around Ex-JMO In Lasantha Murder Probe

By Nirmala Kannangara Investigations being conducted by the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) into the murder of the founding Editor of The Sunday Leader Lasantha Wickremetunge has led to more evidence being gathered which could lead to the arrest of the former Judicial Medical Officer (JMO) of the Colombo South Teaching Hospital Dr. K. Sunil Kumara. The latest [...]

Fake Prophets And Prophesies

These prophesies are not being made for demonstration of their visionary insight or their godlike propensities – like prophets of yore did. The main objective of today’s fakes is to climb the political ladder A political prophet ruling the media roost keeps predicting almost daily that the best thing that could ever happen to this [...]

Shaddick Exposes Gammanpila

by Nirmala Kannangara Brian Shaddick giving astonishing evidence in High Court No: 5 claimed Gammanpila defrauded him to the tune of over Rs. 119 million using a fraudulent power of attorney Shaddick said that if not for the change of government in 2015, this massive fraud would have not been exposed  As the business with [...]

Politics Broke Up My Marriage – Geetha Kumarasinghe

I was elected by a popular vote. If anyone challenges my election that means it is a challenge made to the people’s sovereignty I would like to emphasise once again that I am only a citizen of Sri Lanka. This is a court case that has been filed against me in a baseless manner There [...]

Lasantha Was Stabbed Thrice Using A Sharp Instrument

by Nirmala Kannangara  The latest JMO report has exposed that Wickrematunge had been stabbed thrice on the right side of his head with a sharp instrument  0Gotabhaya Rajapaksa had supervised all security and intelligence operations in and around Colombo from the Ministry of Defence through a separate chain of command Maj. Gen. Hendawitharana refuted the [...]

Red Faced Chathura Hits Back

by Ashanthi Warunasuriya  Chathura Senaratne becomes the laughing stock of social media Senaratne had claimed that he had done politics with  Vijaya Kumaranatunga The MP will continue to focus on his goals which  has nothing to do with politics Young Parliamentarian Chathura Senaratne has been on the wrong side of social media these days. He [...]

Wigneswaran Wants Role In Reconciliation Process

By Easwaran Rutnam Northern Province Chief Minister C.V. Wigneswaran yesterday called for his inclusion or that of a member of the Northern Provincial Council in the reconciliation process. Speaking at an event attended by former President Chandrika Kumaratunga in Tellipalai, Wigneswaran said that the Tamils in the North have been agitating for their participation in [...]

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