Deep Division Within Joint Opposition Over No Confidence Motion Against Prime Minister

Deep Division Within Joint Opposition Over No Confidence Motion Against Prime Minister With MP’s Ramesh Pathirana,Nimal Lanza,Prasanna Ranatunge and Kumara Welgama Criticising the Move. Posted by Administrator on 21 March 2018, 12:35 am By Saman Indrajith The Joint Opposition (JO) parliamentary group members are divided on the no-faith motion against Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe. There were heated arguments […]

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Why? – Mahinda Rajapaksa refused to Sign No Confidence Motion Against PM Ranil

Mahinda Rajapaksa Did Not Sign No Confidence Motion Against Prime Minister Because a Vote Will Only Help Ranil Wickremesinghe to Prove His Majority in Parliament Posted by Administrator on 21 March 2018, 12:35 pm A faction of Sri Lanka’s ruling coalition Wednesday submitted a no-confidence resolution against Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, but without sufficient support to topple him. […]

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22 UNP MP’s Will Vote for No Confidence Motion in Parliament Though They did Not want To Sign it Says Joint Opposition MP Udaya Gammanpila

By Skandha Gunasekara The much-anticipated NoConfidence motion against Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, the third such NoConfidence motion against a premier in Parliament history, was handed over to Speaker Karu Jayasuriya yesterday by former President and Kurunegala District MP Mahinda Rajapaksa. The former President, along with a group of Joint Opposition MPs, submitted the motion – […]

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Mid-term Report Card on Sri Lanka’s Implementation of its Commitments to UN Human Rights Council: TGTE

TGTE has chosen to do an assessment of the level to which those 25 commitments undertaken by Sri Lanka have been implemented. Five grading system has been used GENEVA, SWITZERLAND, March 20, 2018 /EINPresswire.com/ — HERE IS THE LINK TO THE REPORT CARD: https://en.calameo.com/read/0003415029906023b06da In September 2015, the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) passed by consensus […]

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200 Buddhist Monks Gather At Courts To Protest Legal Action against Sinhalese rioters

by D.B.S.Jeyaraj * About 200 Youths From “”Diga Kalliya” (Group of Diga)Unleashed Violence(Diga derived from Digamadulla)* Sinhala Hardliner Ex-MP Had Meetings With youths and Police officials in Amparai Before Violence * Mosque and Office, 3 Eateries,1 Grocery Store, 8 Vehicles Damaged in Night of Terror in Amparai Town * 35 Persons From Mob Identified;5 Surrender;6 Arrested &4 Remanded;Police File […]

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Gota Under Oath You Lied, You Lied!

It was around 2005 or 2006 when the “MiG Deal” as it was called broke out through The Sunday Times written by it’s Defence Columnist Iqbal Athas bringing the story into focus. This initial article was followed up with The Sunday Leader going into further detail into this “Deal” laying the blame squarely on the then Secretary to Ministry of Defence Gotabaya […]

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Congress underlines growing Chinese presence in the region.

Congress underlines growing Chinese presence in the region. The Congress on Sunday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of exercising a personalised foreign policy which eroded India’s international credibility. Party president Rahul Gandhi, in his speech at the Congress plenary session, underlined the growing Chinese presence in India’s neighbourhood and made a specific mention of the […]

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No-confidence motion against Prime Minister: Another political killings waiting to happen?

No-confidence motion against Prime Minister: Another political crisis waiting to happen Strong undercurrents are once again rocking the shaky relations between the two coalition partners — the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) and the United National Party (UNP). This is notwithstanding a deceptive lull and momentary distractions. They were caused first by the ethnic violence […]

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British Council empowers Lankan teachers to develop professional educational partnerships

British Council’s Schools programme has been designed to help education systems to develop 21st century skills in children. This is by developing capacities of teachers, head teachers and policy makers on effective teaching of 21st century skills in their classrooms and schools for setting up a sustainable platform for children to practice these skills in […]

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Doubts over the new TV reconciliation channel because only Tamil can understand it

Sri Lanka’s national television network opens a new channel dedicated to Tamil culture, identity and religion. For some it is “useless” because it cannot be understood in the south; for others it is “a positive effort” because today’s Tamil youth have abandoned their culture in favour of “Western styles”. Colombo (AsiaNews) – The Sri Lankan […]

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Sri Lanka: Impunity Risks Creating Further and Further Violence: Former US War Crimes Amb. Stephen Rapp at UN Side Event !

by tmdas5@hotmail.com • ENGLISH NEWS At a Side event held at the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva, Former United States Ambassador-at-Large for War Crimes issues Ambassador Stephen Rapp said that: “When we look at the events over the last week, the attacks on Muslims [in Sri Lanka] by extremist Buddhist elements […], we certainly see the real […]

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POLITICAL HAND BEHIND COMMUNAL UNREST – DEPUTY MINISTER RANJAN RAMANAYAKE

After the Government’s attempts to control the tense situation that erupted in Digana and the suburbs, Deputy Minister of Social Empowerment, Welfare and Kandyan Heritage, Ranjan Ramanayake says, immediate steps have to be taken to stop promoting religious extremism, communal unrest and hate speech. Deputy Minister Ramanayake in an interview with the Sunday Observer said, […]

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Protest at UN against anti-Muslim violence in Sri Lanka demands minorities’ protection

Sri Lankan Muslims and supporters have demanded that the world organisation act to ensure that minorities are protected in the island nation and those behind the recent violence against their community are brought to justice. About 250 people joined a demonstration outside the UN organised on Wednesday by The Association of Sri Lankan Muslims in North […]

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