Monthly Archives: March 2013

Commissioner of Elections summons office bearers of the ‘ ‘Democratic Party,

Commissioner of Elections summons office bearers of the ‘ ‘Democratic Party,

     The Commissioner of Elections has summoned  the new office bearers of the ‘ ‘Democratic Party, as well as it former  General Secretary Mt, Tiran Alles, for a meeting with him on the 28, for a further discussion pertaining to the registration of the …

Students to petition against IPL matches in Chennai

Students to petition against IPL matches in Chennai

         The Students Federation for Free Eelam is planning to petition the city police commissioner to urge him not to grant permission for the IPL cricket matches in Chennai, if Sri Lankan players are participating. The first IPL match this season is …

Thilanga Sumathipala’s nomination rejected by Sports Minister

Thilanga Sumathipala’s nomination rejected by Sports Minister

     Sports Minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage said he had rejected Thilanga Sumathipala’s nomination for the presidency of Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) as it violated the Sports Law. The Minister further said that SLC had received three complaints of violations against Sumathipala. According to that the …

Boycott US products

Boycott US products

         A pro-Sinhalese group launched a campaign against US products, requesting the public to avoid purchasing them. They have made the request from the public at a protest held on March 23 in front of the Fort railway station. The demonstration was …

US may launch Sri Lanka war crimes investigation

US may launch Sri Lanka war crimes investigation

        The US has warned that it may be forced to investigate alleged war crimes if the Sri Lankan government does not conduct its own “independent and credible” inquiry.This was stated by Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs, Robert …

Karunanidhi,Jayalalithaa now wants India to boycott CHOGM in Sri Lanka

         A week after pulling out of the Congress-led UPA Government over India voting in favour of a ‘weak and diluted US resolution against Sri Lanka, the, DMK today (25) demanded that India should boycott the Commonwealth Heads of Government meeting scheduled …

Tamil National Alliance’s expresses desire to collaborate with the government on rehabilitation and resettlement

Tamil National Alliance’s expresses desire to collaborate with the government on rehabilitation and resettlement

        The Tamil National Alliance’s expressed  its desire to collaborate with the government on rehabilitation and resettlement of the former war zones was overlooked in preference of moves to alter the demographics of the North and East of Sri Lanka, Leader of …

Rally against anti-Muslim campaigns in Sri Lanka

Rally against anti-Muslim campaigns in Sri Lanka

  ▶sinhala– සිංහල ▶english–      Sri Lankan Muslim traders and business organizations will stage a peaceful protest today (25) urging the government to take immediate actions to stop anti-Muslim campaigns, maintain law and order and promote communal harmony. The nationwide protest is organized by …

DMK pushing Sri Lanka deeper into the hands of China?

DMK pushing Sri Lanka deeper into the hands of China?

          In June 2009, when Sri Lanka officially celebrated the defeat of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam after a bloody war that lasted 25 years, the victory parade, which included tanks, fighter jets and artillery pieces, made India sit up: most …

Instruct police to take action to stop incidents of harassment against minorities and their businesses

Instruct police to take action to stop incidents of harassment against minorities and their businesses

     Concerned over the continued Calling for Boycott of Muslim Run Businesses and Referring to Religious Practices in Abusive Language Muslim Religious, Civil, Professional, and Academic and Business representatives gathered on the 5th of March 2013 at a meeting organized by the Muslim Council …