Ranasinghe Premadasa

Type: Person
Name: Ranasinghe Premadasa
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Premakeerthi’s killers still Alive

July 31st   this year marked the 25th death Anniversary of Premakeerthi de Alwis, talented journalist, broadcaster and song writer.  Since that tragic day, it was widely believed that he was killed by the Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) during the reign ... [Published Daily Mirror Sri Lanka - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 1 reports

Remembering 1994: Violence interrupted, democracy restored

Photo courtesy Club Madrid May 2014 marked the fifth anniversary of the brutal end of Sri Lanka’s civil war, amidst massive human rights violations by rival armies that killed thousands of civilians. While many Sri Lankans felt relieved to be ... [Published groundviews - Aug 16 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 1 reports

Time to stop foreign diplomatic corps involvement in local politics

According to media reports, a tense situation prevailed at a meeting organized by a NGO named, Right to Life Human Rights Centre” involving families of disappeared persons from the North and representatives from US, France, Germany, Great Britain and ... [Published LankaWeb - Aug 11 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 1 reports

Sri Lanka: Ex-IPKF Intelligence Chief Sets The Record Straight – Interview

By SAAGBy Col. R. HariharanSulochana Ramiah Mohan/ Interview, Courtesy: Ceylon Today, August 10, 2014 URL: www.ceylontoday.lkFormer India Peace Keeping Force (IPKF) Intelligence Corps Head Colonel Ramani Hariharan tells Ceylon Today Sri Lanka’s twin failures, ... [Published Eurasia Review - Aug 11 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

Upul Jayasuriya in the limelight again

The controversy surrounding the alleged intimidation of the Bar Association of Sri Lanka (BASL) President Upul Jayasuriya has thrust the veteran lawyer into the limelight as he deals with yet another tussle as the head of the country’s most influential ... [Published Daily Mirror Sri Lanka - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 20 2014 - 1 reports

Taking The Sting Out Of Executive Presidency?

By N Sathiya MoorthyA fter a break, UNP Opposition Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe has reportedly revived talks on the need to ‘topple this dictatorship’ (of President Mahinda Rajapaksa?) through democratic means. He has in mind ‘well-organised’ struggles ... [Published Sri Lanka Sunday Leader - Jul 20 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Tamil Leader Appapillai Amirthalingam’s assassination by the LTTE 25 Years Ago

uly 13, 1989 was the date on which the well-known Sri Lankan Tamil leader Appapillai Amirthalingam was assassinated  by the LTTE.The former leader of the Opposition was a national list MP of the Tamil United Liberation Front (TULF) at the time he was ... [Published Daily Mirror Sri Lanka - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

"Just Being Buddhists and Reciting, "Sadu" .... "Sadu" Is Superficial"

Sri Lanka, July 17 -- Continuation of Jinadasa Vijayatunga episode......Jinadasa Vijayatunga became a neighbour of Lord Mountbatten when he lived at 12 Clivendon Place London...Book publishers had many a time disappointed this veteran journalist and poet ... [Published HighBeam Research - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 1 reports

23rd death anniversary of Hasalaka Hero

(Colombo, Lankapuvath) The 23rd death anniversary of Sri Lanka Corporal Gamini Kularatne PWV, called the Hasalaka Hero, who holding two grenades in his hands, dashed out towards the oncoming bulldozer tank of the LTTE, clambered up the tank’s ladder and ... [Published Lankapuvath - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Jul 12 2014 - Updated Jul 12 2014 - 1 reports

Understanding The ‘Sinhala-Buddhist Mindset’

By N. Sathiya MoorthyComing as it did after the Aluthgama incident, BBS leader, Ven Galagoda Aththe Gnanasara Thero’s call for Pope Francis to apologise to Sri Lanka’s Sinhala-Buddhists for alleged atrocities committed by Christian colonialists in the ... [Published Sri Lanka Sunday Leader - Jul 12 2014]
First reported Apr 30 2014 - Updated Apr 30 2014 - 1 reports

PLATO’S CAVE IN THE INDIAN OCEAN: ELITE FAILURE IN SRI LANKA

Photo by EPA/M.A.PUSHPA KUMARA courtesy LA Times “…one cannot expect an individual or a book to change reality but only to interpret it and to indicate a line of action. Machiavelli had no thought or intention of changing reality; he only wanted ... [Published groundviews - Apr 30 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 1 reports

India forces glare off IPKF

New Delhi, March 26: India has succeeded in insulating its late-1980s misadventure in Sri Lanka from international scrutiny in exchange for its support to a resolution that for the first time empowers a United Nations agency to independently probe human ... [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Mar 27 2014]

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Premakeerthi’s killers still Alive [Published Daily Mirror Sri Lanka - Aug 18 2014]
Remembering 1994: Violence interrupted, democra... [Published groundviews - Aug 16 2014]
Time to stop foreign diplomatic corps involveme... [Published LankaWeb - Aug 11 2014]
Sri Lanka: Ex-IPKF Intelligence Chief Sets The ... [Published Eurasia Review - Aug 11 2014]
Upul Jayasuriya in the limelight again [Published Daily Mirror Sri Lanka - Jul 31 2014]
Taking The Sting Out Of Executive Presidency? [Published Sri Lanka Sunday Leader - Jul 20 2014]
Tamil Leader Appapillai Amirthalingam’s assassi... [Published Daily Mirror Sri Lanka - Jul 18 2014]
"Just Being Buddhists and Reciting, "Sadu" ....... [Published HighBeam Research - Jul 18 2014]
23rd death anniversary of Hasalaka Hero [Published Lankapuvath - Jul 14 2014]
Understanding The ‘Sinhala-Buddhist Mindset’ [Published Sri Lanka Sunday Leader - Jul 12 2014]
PLATO’S CAVE IN THE INDIAN OCEAN: ELITE FAILURE... [Published groundviews - Apr 30 2014]
India forces glare off IPKF [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Mar 27 2014]
Jaya gambit perverse and populist: Cong [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Feb 20 2014]
Krishna visits IPKF martyrs memorial in Lanka [Published Topnews.in - Jan 17 2012]
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Remembering 1994: Violence interrupted, democra... [Published groundviews - Aug 16 2014]
Photo courtesy Club Madrid May 2014 marked the fifth anniversary of the brutal end of Sri Lanka’s civil war, amidst massive human rights violations by rival armies that killed thousands of civilians. While many Sri Lankans felt relieved to be ...
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Photo by EPA/M.A.PUSHPA KUMARA courtesy LA Times “…one cannot expect an individual or a book to change reality but only to interpret it and to indicate a line of action. Machiavelli had no thought or intention of changing reality; he only wanted ...
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