Monthly Archives: September 2013

Seeman condemns comment by Wigneswaran

Seeman condemns comment by Wigneswaran

  ▶sinhala– සිංහල ▶english–      Leader of the Naam Thamizhar Katchi in Tamil Nadu and film director Senthamizhan Seeman has condemned the comment made by TNA’s chief ministerial candidate for the Northern Provincial Council election C.V. Wigneswaran, that Tamil Nadu politicians used the Sri …

Bond price “very expensive”

Bond price “very expensive”

  ▶sinhala– සිංහල ▶english–       The 5-year bond from National Savings Bank (NSB) was priced to yield 8.875 percent, tighter than the initial talk of 9.25 percent. Dealers said it was still “very expensive” compared with other Sri Lankan debt papers. The bond …

Unregistered vehicles used to unleash violence

Unregistered vehicles used to unleash violence

    Election monitoring groups have brought to the notice of the Commissioner of Elections, that a number of unregistered vehicles are being driven in the North-Western Province (NWP), which they alleged, are being used to unleash violence in the area, posing a threat to …

President will participate in the UN general assembly session

President will participate in the UN general assembly session

      The Ministry of External Affairs informed that President Mahinda Rajapakse will participate in the General Assembly Sessions of the United Nations which will start during the weekend in New York. They said that the G-15 Group countries will also attend the General …

Sambanthan rejects allegations that manifesto demands separate state

Sambanthan rejects allegations that manifesto demands separate state

  ▶sinhala– සිංහල ▶english– Leader of the Tamil National Alliance R.Sambanthan  rejected allegations that the TNA’s election manifesto demands a separate state, the leader went on to say ,that they only ask for the right for self government in the Tamil Speaking North-East of the …

Foreign polls monitors arrive

Foreign polls monitors arrive

  ▶sinhala– සිංහල ▶english–   Election observers representing India, Pakistan, Nepal, Bhutan and Afghanistan have arrived in the country to monitor the forthcoming Provincial Council polls, the Elections Secretariat said. The Department of Elections has invited monitors from Asian countries as well as separately through the …

Indian conditions, EAM not informed

Indian conditions, EAM not informed

  ▶sinhala– සිංහල ▶english–        Lakbima newspaper reports that Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has given 3 conditions for the Sri Lankan Govt to fulfill if he is to participate in the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) which is scheduled to be …

Financial institutions failing in their supervisory authority

Financial institutions failing in their supervisory authority

    The collapse of financial institutions every other year is a damning indictment on the banking regulator, the main opposition United National Party charged yesterday, slamming the Central Bank for misleading innocent depositors after another registered finance company was declared to be in trouble …

How will India facilitate a credible and independent investigation in Sri Lanka

How will India facilitate a credible and independent investigation in Sri Lanka

      By Raghu Menon While domestic politics took centre stage in Delhi this past March, with the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) pulling out of the ruling coalition, far away from the mêlée, at the UN Human Rights Council’s (UNHRC) 22nd session in Geneva, the …

Justice Wigneswaran Will Not Be Permitted To Return To Colombo – Ravana Balaya

Justice Wigneswaran Will Not Be Permitted To Return To Colombo – Ravana Balaya

    The Ravana Balaya has warned that the TNA’s Chief Ministerial Candidate and former Supreme Court Justice, C.V. Wigneswaran would not be permitted to return to Colombo following the conclusion of the Northern Provincial poll, reports said. Ravana Balaya General Secretary of the Ravana Balaya …