Former TNA MP sentenced to jail

Former Tamil National Alliance (TNA) Parliamentarian P. Piyasena was today sentenced to four years in jail for misusing a state vehicle. He was found guilty of misusing the vehicle after losing his seat in Parliament. He crossed over from TNA to Mahindas government for personal benefits offered by former President Mahinda. He was so confident […]

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Ex -Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa Relinquishes His US Citizenship With Effect From April 17th to Overcome 19th Constitutional Amendment Deterrent and be Eligible to Contest Forthcoming Presidential Elections as the SLPP Candidate

Ex -Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa Relinquishes His US Citizenship With Effect From April 17th to Overcome 19th Constitutional Amendment Deterrent and be Eligible to Contest Forthcoming Presidential Elections as the SLPP Candidate By D.B.S.Jeyaraj Gotabaya Nandasena Rajapaksa has ceased to be a naturalized citizen of the United States of America (USA) according to well -informed sources […]

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UN Rights Chief Urged to Monitor the Arrest of Sri Lanka’s Jaffna University Student Union Leaders: TGTE

“Request Sri Lanka not to use the current situation as a pretext to commit human rights violations against members of the Tamil community” GENEVA, SWITZERLAND, May 7, 2019 /EINPresswire.com/ —  In a letter to UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet Jeria, the Transnational Government of Tamil Eelam’s (TGTE) Prime Minister Mr. Visuvanathan Rudrakumaran […]

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Judge who aided and abetted extremism

Western Province Governor Azath Salley said today that he knew of a judge who aided and abetted extremist terrorism and that he would provide all the information to the President about the judge. He told media in Colombo that it was reported that about three to four judges were possibly involved in supporting terrorism and that […]

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Maitripala Sirisena Should Extricate Himself From The Wolves

By Shyamon Jayasinghe – Shyamon Jayasinghe “Good governance demands unity in the line of command. For the current government, a creature of the 19th Amendment, the primary prerequisite for a flow of unity in command is a cooperation between President and Prime Minister.” The Split President Maitripala Sirisena has lost time in a hopeless and self-destructive flirtation with the […]

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MP Rajapakse also blamed former SLFP National Organizer Basil Rajapaksa for the current situation

By Shamindra Ferdinando Speaker Karu Jayasuriya, MP, yesterday, said that law enforcement and intelligence services were free to inquire into the members of parliament in connection with the ongoing investigations into multiple suicide bombings on Easter Sunday. Speaker Jayasuriya said so when The Island asked him what would be his response to a spate of […]

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Embattled President fighting on all fronts

Rajapaksa’s Joint Opposition ready to support him in security measures to tackle IS terror, but no political support Evidence emerges that IS chose Sri Lanka because of its close military ties with US;latest agreement runs into 80 pages UNP leadership crisis grows; Wickremesinghe faces party revolt to oust him ahead of presidential election Opposition leader […]

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Political leadership is of extreme importance when fighting terrorism, says British State Minister for Security

The British Minister of State for Security and Economic Crime, Ben Wallace said the political leadership is extremely important to fight against terrorism with international connections. He said this when he called on President Maithripala Sirisena today (May 3) at the President’s Official Residence in Colombo. Stating that recent attacks by Islamist terrorist is a part […]

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UK offers to establish Joint Terrorism Analysis Center in Sri Lanka … will also assist tourism return to full strength

British Minister of State for Security and Economic Crime, Ben Wallace, on Friday visited St. Anthony’s Church, Kochchikade, which was badly damaged in the Easter Sunday bomb attack. The visiting Minister placed a bouquet of flowers near the statue of St. Anthony, which has been moved to a location opposite the shrine for the public […]

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Thowheed Jamath, BBS both funded by single secret account – By Dr Wickramabahu

http://www.lankaenews.com/news/2991/en (Lanka-e-News -01.May.2019, 9.00PM) ) Thowheed Jamath, BBS both funded by single secret account’ Featured in a report last week. It further explained that Intelligence authorities have now established that during the Rajapaksa regime, a secret account of the defence ministry had funded Thowheed Jamath, Bodu Bala Sena and other Muslim and Buddhist extremist groups. […]

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Information on ‘Kaththankudy bombing of 16th’ that took Easter attack test-runs revealed! (Special report)

We published a special news a day prior (20) to the Easter Sunday attack, headlined, ‘Mysterious bombing at Kaththankudy on 16th – CID to investigate’.   The news denoted an incident which a TVS Scooty-pep motorcycle with a bomb attached was blasted at Kaththankudy area on April 16.  Investigations with regard to the incident have revealed connections […]

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The president has Clearly Failed at the Cost of 250 or more Lives, as Minister of Defense, the Minister in Charge of the Police and the National Security Council.

The president has Clearly Failed at the Cost of 250 or more Lives, as Minister of Defense, the Minister in Charge of the Police and the National Security Council. By Dr. Paikiasothy Saravanamuttu Whilst the security operations continue, it is time for the committee set up by the president and indeed the rest of us, to […]

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Official Statistics Reveal There Are 1669 Quran Madassahs, 317 Arabic Colleges and 277 “Ahadiya” Muslim Education Schools Linked to Mosques in Sri Lanka.

Official Statistics Reveal There Are 1669 Quran Madassahs, 317 Arabic Colleges and 277 “Ahadiya” Muslim Education Schools Linked to Mosques in Sri Lanka. By Namini Wijedasa Quran Madrasas and Arabic Colleges have mushroomed in their thousands around Sri Lanka during the past decade, promoting a “pure” form of Islam imported from West Asia that is […]

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Vital info on terror attacks revealed by arrested suspects

Security authorities have extracted vital information from the terrorist suspects arrested in connection with the series bombings on Easter Sunday. A person arrested in Dambulla has been identified as the second-in-command of the terror network operated by Thowheed Jama’at. Investigations have also revealed that military training for the assailants was provided by a person called […]

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Sri Lanka bomber’s UK university chief raised terror fears about student

Sri Lanka bomber Jameel Mohamed ‘under police surveillance’ while … https://www.telegraph.co.uk › News   10 hours ago – The Easter Sunday suicide bomber who lived and studied in the UK had … Sri Lanka bomber Jameel Mohamed ‘under police surveillance’ while he plotted attack … in Tooting in south London before flying home at the end of September 2007. ….. Jill Dando: 20 Year […]

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Sri Lanka shakes up top security posts after deadly bombings

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka’s president shook up the country’s top security establishment after officials failed to act on intelligence reports warning of possible attacks before the Easter bombings that killed over 350 people, his office said Wednesday. The capital of Colombo, meanwhile, remained rattled by reports that police were continuing to conduct controlled […]

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