Foreign Office admits to destroying hundreds of files from the start of Tamil uprising in Sri Lanka

Jan 21 (Morning Star) Britain’s Foreign Office is being accused of “shredding history” after it admitted to destroying nearly 400 diplomatic files from the start of a Tamil uprising in Sri Lanka. Margaret Thatcher’s government armed Sri Lankan forces against left-wing Tamil independence fighters, but activists including superstar M.I.A. are now warning the full extent of […]

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Maithiri fooled by Rajapakshe again.

President Maithripala Sirisena seeking re-election is upset at Gothas Entry. Chamal Rajapaksha is upset and said he was a a contender.  Chamal Rajapaksha  Controversial former defence secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa declaring his intention to run for president this year has created sharp divisions within the opposition led by his elder brother Mahinda. Gotabaya’s public pronouncements this week […]

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Tamil ancestry of Sinhalas? – Sri Lankan DNA History

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mb8PZtKWG6Y Tamil ancestry of Sinhalas? – Sri Lankan DNA History The hidden history of Tamil ancestry amongst the Sinhalese based on the latest archaeological and DNA evidence. Important references: Prof. Sudharshan Seneviratne – (1) Social base of early Buddhism in south east India and Sri Lanka (PhD thesis) http://shodhganga.inflibnet.ac.in/han… (2) Lankan scholar traces common Lankan, South […]

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TNA Spokesperson MA Sumanthiran M.P. Tells MTV Directly That “They Will Be Taken To Task” for “Continuously Engaging In Dangerous and Deliberate False Reporting”

(Text of a communique released by the TNA Media office carrying excerpts from a speech made by Mr.MA Sumanthiran MP in Jaffna) The media is busy reporting on what various individuals say about the draft Constitution, but don’t look at what draft itself says. The media is intent on reporting deliberately false and misleading news […]

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We will continue to discriminate against Tamils – Racist Colombo Archbishop

By Sawani Sheshadi If there are issues and crises related to religious as well as ethnic co-existence in Sri Lanka, solutions can be solicited through the spiritual guidance taught in religions.     Hence, any unwanted foreign involvement should be frowned upon, said Colombo Archbishop Malcolm Cardinal Ranjith attending the launching ceremony of the biography […]

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Dr Suren Ragawan – Governor of Northern Province

New governors appointed for three provinces have sworn in before President Maithripala Sirisena at the Presidential Secretariat this morning (07). Accordingly, the new governors were appointed for Uva, Sabaragamuwa and Northern provinces. Newly appointed governors are as follows: 1 Keerthi Tennakoon – Governor of Uva Province 2 Senior Lecturer Dhamma Dissanayake – Governor of Sabaragamuwa […]

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Counting the dead from the war

The ITJP is initiating a movement (from Mon 7 Jan 2019 – press releases attached) to start collecting the names of the dead and disappeared/missing from the whole war in Sri Lanka but with a focus on the final war in 2009 because of the upcoming tenth anniversary of Mullivaikkal. We are doing this again jointly with Patrick […]

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The Terrifying Rajapaksa Legacy Will Destroy The Sinhalese Buddhists Of Sri Lanka!

By Sharmini Serasinghe – Sharmini Serasinghe The leader of a nation is like a parent to one’s children. The children emulate the examples set by the parent, for better or for worse. The morally upright parent sets morally upright examples and standards and ensures the children abide by them. What happens when the leader/parent is immoral, unethical […]

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There Would Have Been No MiG Deal Without Gotabhaya Rajapaksa and Udayanga Weeratunga.

Air Force Officers Interviewed by FCID Have Made it Clear That There Would Have Been No MiG Deal Without Gotabhaya Rajapaksa and Udayanga Weeratunga. By A ” Sunday Observer” Special Correspondent In 2007, journalist Lasantha Wickrematunge published a series of exposes about a murky arms procurement that has since come to be known as the ‘MiG […]

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SLFP splits over SLPP tie-up

SLFP splits over SLPP tie-up, but Rajapaksa’s group lays down conditions Some sections wanted agreement by January 15, but Pohottuwa leaders insist that full procedures must be followed before any alliance is formed Questions of rationale raised as President also seeks thaw with UNF and compromises on subjects given to ministers MoD reaches defence agreement […]

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Mahinda had gifted his Astrologer Sumanadasa a car worth Rs.8.2Mn belonging to Mihin

Mihin Lanka has paid a loan of Rs.8.2 million for a car (Nissan- N16) which was gifted to Astrologer Sumanadasa Abeygunawardena by former President Mahinda Rajapaksa in the year 2007, Astrologer Abeygunawardana informed the SriLankan Airlines Commission yesterday. He informed the Presidential Commission of Inquiry (PCoI) into irregularities at SriLankan airlines, SriLankan Catering and Mihin […]

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Who killed SLFP?

y C. A. Chandraprema We once again see the Sri Lanka Freedom Party going through the same stresses and strains that the party went through in the 1980s only this time at a much greater magnitude. There are repeated meetings of the party central committee, stormy meetings of electoral organizers, and MPs holding furtive meetngs […]

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Mahinda declared in public that he obtained membership of the SLPP but now says ”I am NOT a member of SLPP”

”What exists now is a Sumanthiran-Ranil Government” Mahinda  You declared in public that you obtained membership of the SLPP. This was also announced via your Twitter account. Are you now denying that this was not so? By Anuradha Herath Opposition Leader Mahinda Rajapaksa says that Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has to be held accountable for […]

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Playing game in order to save Mahinda’s seat in parliament.

Former Minister Basil Rajapaksa says the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna is being guided by former President Mahinda Rajapaksa. Speaking to staff at the SLPP office in Battaramulla, Basil Rajapaksa said that the SLPP was formed with the backing of Mahinda Rajapaksa. Mahinda Rajapaksa’s links to the SLPP has created controversy with some political parties saying he cannot continue […]

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Sirisena Kicks out Chandrikas Supporters From SLFP Headquarters

President Maithripala Sirisena has informed all caretakers of the SLFP headquarters at Darley Road that former President Chandrika Kumaratunga and her supporters should not be allowed to enter the premises under any circumstances. Chandrika Sirisena has made the order upon his return to the country from a private holiday in Thailand, Colombo Telegraph reliably learns. The decision has been […]

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Two Naval Intelligence Officers Sitting Among Litigants at Fort Magistrates Courts While Being Supposedly on Duty at Welisara Base Were Arrested By Police On Suspicion of Conspiracy to Murder Chief Investigator Nishantha Silva the Key Witness in Case Against Navy Personnel on Ransom and Murder Charges.

Two Naval Intelligence Officers Sitting Among Litigants at Fort Magistrates Courts While Being Supposedly on Duty at Welisara Base Were Arrested By Police On Suspicion of Conspiracy to Murder Chief Investigator Nishantha Silva the Key Witness in Case Against Navy Personnel on Ransom and Murder Charges. Sri Lanka’s police detained two navy intelligence officers at […]

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Tamil National Alliance Makes Written Submissions to Speaker Karu Jayasuriya Outlining Several Reasons as to why Kurunegala District MP Mahinda Rajapaksa Should not be Recognized as Leader of the Opposition.

Tamil National Alliance Makes Written Submissions to Speaker Karu Jayasuriya Outlining Several Reasons as to why Kurunegala District MP Mahinda Rajapaksa Should not be Recognized as Leader of the Opposition. (The Tamil National Alliance has made written submissions urging the Speaker Karu Jayasuriya not to recognize Kurunegala District MP Mahinda Rajapaksa as Leader of the […]

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