SRI LANKA AT 65 FACES THE UNFINISHED TASK OF BUILDING A “NEW” NATION

Sri Lanka will celebrate its sixty-fifth Anniversary of independence from the United Kingd...


Rizana Nafeek Pathetic Plight Of The Maid From Moothoor

When news of the loss of a loved one is heard, it is the practice of many Muslims to conso...


“ EXTERNAL AFFAIRS MINISTER HAS FAILED IN ALL RESPONSIBILITIES UNDERTAKEN”-RAJIVA

Q: Some observers of the Sri Lankan situation opine that a creeping illiberalism is pervad...


I SEE NO REASON TO RESIGN

Q:Although you say you do not perceive yourself as a “rebel” MP I am sure you ...


“I DON’T SEE MYSELF AS A REBEL IN GOVT RANKS” – RAJIVA WIJESINHA

National List MP Prof.Rajiva Wijesinha has been in the news lately for his independent app...


LTTE LEADER THWARTED OSLO’S MOVES FOR A CEASEFIRE IN 2009

The recent media exposure about an internal report compiled by the UN regarding its role a...


INDIAN OFFICIALS HAVE INTERVIEWED ME TWICE EX-LTTE CHIEF KP

Selvarasa  Pathmanathan alias “KP” who donned  the leadership  ...


LTTE Chief Matheenthiran Alias Parithy Shot dead in Paris

Nadarajah Matheenthiran , chief of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) in France w...


22nd ANNIVERSARY OF NORTHERN MUSLIM EXPULSION BY LTTE

The past week recorded the 22nd anniversary of  a cruel, inhuman episode in the histo...


TAMIL NATIONAL ALLIANCE AFFLICTED BY INTERNAL DISSENSION

A high level delegation comprising seven members of Parliament from the Tamil National All...


KP MOVES FROM COLOMBO TO THAMILCHELVAN’s HOUSE IN KILINOCHCHI

Selvarasah Pathmanathan alias “KP” who is under the protective custody of the ...


NAJEEB ABDUL MAJEED MAKES HISTORY AS THE FIRST MUSLIM CM OF SRI LANKA

Mohamed Najeeb Abdul Majeed made history when he was sworn in as the chief minister of the...


POST-WAR JAFFNA CHILDREN FEEL THE HEALING TOUCH OF MUSIC

Jaffna, described as the cultural capital of the Sri Lankan Tamils has for decades been a ...


SEGU DAWOOD SAGA

Sri Lanka Muslim Congress “Thavisalar” Chairman and National List Parliamentar...


LAKSHMAN KADIRGAMAR LARGER THAN LIFE PERSONALITY

 August 12, 2005 was the day on which Lakshman Kadirgamar was killed by a sniper of t...


LIFE AND TIMES OF KETHEESWARAN - "KETHEESH" LOGANATHAN

Ketheeswaran Loganathan called generally as “Ketheesh” was  assassinated&...


TWENTY-FIFTH ANNIVERSARY OF THE INDO –LANKA ACCORD

Twenty –five years have passed since the signing of the Indo – Lanka accord by...


Eastern provincial elections and the muslim congres-1

The advent of elections to the Eastern Provincial Council has caused the Sri Lanka Muslim ...


FROM WELIKADA TO VAVUNIYA: Tale of Thamilini’s transfer -2

Monday July 2nd  2012 was a red letter day in the life of SubramaniamSivakamy alias T...


From Welikada to Vavuniya: Tale of Thamilini’s transfer

Subramaniam Sivakamy  alias Thamilini was transferred from the Colombo Remand Prison(...


Mervyn de Silva: reminiscences about a journalist colossus

Recent events in the sphere of English journalism  have  caused shock waves amon...


“Pulathup Puligal”(LTTE) protest against Mahinda in London

Mahinda Rajapaksa was let down badly by the London based Commonwealth Business Council tha...


SARATH FONSEKA: HISTORIC CONFLUENCE OF TWIN PROCESSES

The “release” of  Sarath Fonseka Former Army commander and erstwhile cont...


Ensuring TNA Participation at the PSC

The political dialogue between the Sri Lankan Government  and the Tamil National Alli...


DMK CHIEF KARUNANIDHI REVIVES TAMIL EELAM DEMAND

Muthuvel Karunanidhi the Octogenarian leader of India’s Dravida Munnetra Kazgagham (...


Is Dayan Jayatilleka the target of a witch-hunt?

“I see, these books are probably law books, and it is an essential part of the justi...


“GOING TO GENEVA”:TNA IN THE EYE OF A POLITICAL STORM

The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) regarded as the premier political representative organiz...


MARIE COLVIN: THE UNCROWNED QUEEN OF INTREPID JOURNALISTS

It was with a deep sense of sadness that I read about the death of Marie Catherine Colvin ...


OPERATION HOLDFAST”:CONTOURS OF A COUP CONSPIRACY

“Operation Holdfast” was the codename given by a group of conspirators to a pl...


50th ANNIVERSARY OF ABORTIVE COUP D’ETAT CONSPIRACY IN JANUARY 1962

Fifty years ago on Sunday January 28th 1962 the people of the Island nation known then as ...


POPULAR POSTS

Parliamentary session end...

Monday, 19 November 2018 01:33
50
158320

Govt. has no majority in ...

Speaker Karu Jayasuriya today announced ...
Wednesday, 14 November 2018 10:44
46
46720

SC stays proclamation dis...

A three-judge bench of the Supreme Court...
Tuesday, 13 November 2018 18:02
102
40245

Speaker leaves seat after...

Speaker Karu Jayasuriya left his seat af...
Thursday, 15 November 2018 10:47
46
27653

SC stays proclamation dis...

A three-judge bench of the Supreme Court...
Tuesday, 13 November 2018 18:02
102
40245

Parliamentary session end...

Monday, 19 November 2018 01:33
50
158320

MR-RW to meet shortly

Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa is expe...
Thursday, 15 November 2018 12:10
49
23271

Will not prorogue Parliam...

President Maithripala Sirisena said he w...
Friday, 16 November 2018 14:23
48
15389

Govt. has no majority in ...

Speaker Karu Jayasuriya today announced ...
Wednesday, 14 November 2018 10:44
46
46720