Defence Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa has put pressure on several state institutions against sponsoring the Sirasa Superstars programme. Therefore, co-sponsors of the programme, Sri Lanka Telecom and Sri Lanka Insurance have said they cannot sponsor the event.
The Reformist groups’ attempt to oust the current leader of the United National Party seems to
have experienced some serious setbacks. Ranil Wickremesinghe is still the leader; his Working Committee is still intact and as committed to him as it was at the height of the crisis. Although the Party suffered yet another humiliating electoral ...
By Maheshi Perera It’s a question to most people whether social media is a fad or not. This was the same question that has prompted Sirasa News First to introduce an innovative digital and mobile platform yesterday. Capital Maharaja Organisation said as a leading news provider, Sirasa
“These people don’t see that if you encourage totalitarian methods, the time may come when they will be used against you instead of for you”. Orwell (Proposed Preface to ‘Animal Farm’) By Tisaranee Gunasekara Long before the election is held, the first result is out. Two anti-government websites were raided and their staffers arrested (including ...
A Governance Analysis of Frequency Allocation & TV Rights in Present Sri Lanka
Frequency Allocation- A Grand Corruption?
Understanding the state capture by Kleptocrats does not require a dedicated study; it is easily recognizable. For the benefit of keen
students of governance, let me begin this article with the definition of Kleptocracy: “A form of political and government ...
Mon May 07 16:55:19 EDT 2012
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Dear Editor, I noted with interest Ranil Wickremesinghe’s comment that the current economic situation in the country is due to the Cabraal-missile that has been unleashed on the people. This is a very strong statement from a former Prime Minister, who is generally considered intelligent and I think the Governor should take it seriously and ...
“Ordered disorder, planned caprice, And dehumanised humanity…” Brecht (The Exception and the Rule) By Tisaranee Gunasekara That the ancient-city of Dambulla is not sundered by religious violence is thanks to the sense and sensibility of its ordinary inhabitants (of all faiths) and the security personnel on duty. Had the people of Dambulla been as virulent ...
Sat Mar 31 15:21:05 EDT 2012
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By Dinouk Colombage Following the United Nations Human Rights Council sessions in Geneva, Sri Lankan state media and members of the government have been on the offensive against human rights activists and independent media groups calling them ‘traitors’. Lakshman Yapa Abeywardena, acting Minister of Mass Media, in an interview with The Sunday Leader says he ...