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16 Bank Accounts Of Udayanga Weeratunga To Be Frozen Due To MiG Fraud

16 Bank Accounts Of Udayanga Weeratunga To Be Frozen Due To MiG Fraud

Colombo Fort Magistrate today ordered for the immediate freezing of 16 bank accountants in local banks that belong to Sri Lanka’s former ambassador to Russia, Udayanga Weeratunga. The order was issued after the FCID requested Fort Magistrate Lanka Jayaratne to issue the order. The FCID is currently investigating a financial fraud case against Weeratunga, who […]

2017: Lesson From Fidel For The Lankan Left 

By Dayan Jayatilleka – “It wasn’t a happy time, believe me!…their humanitarian paratroopers, human rights combined with the right of intervention as the sole means of assistance, the full-bellied Western fortress giving moral lessons to those starving the world over…the cult of national, racial, sexual, religious and cultural identities seeking to undo the rights of […]

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Electing Sirisena As The President: Have We Made The Correct Choice?

By DNR Samaranayaka – The expectations about the changes that could occur as a result of President Sirisena’s victory had led many people to believe that Sri Lanka will enter into a new phase under the Sirisena administration. Most people expected a change in the political culture that plagued the country with rising corruption and […]

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The ‘Double Talk’ Of President Sirisena, A Betrayal Of The Muslim IDPs

By Hilmy Ahamed – President Maithripala Sirisena says that the Muslim IDPs have encroached and destroyed land belonging to the Wilpattu National Park (June 2015). President Sirisena says Muslims have not cleared one inch of Wilpattu Land (December 2016) President Sirisena orders the expansion of the forest reserve by taking over the land allocated to […]

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Premadasa ‘Exceptionalism’ & The Years Of Bandaranaike Mediocrity

By Vishwamithra1984 – “There is always a heavy demand for fresh mediocrity. In every generation the least cultivated taste has the largest appetite.” ~Paul Gauguin From 1989 to 2004, the years that witnessed the escalation of the war against Tamil separatists, the years that Sri Lanka had to deal with a multitude of gripping episodes […]

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