news and views as it is, with eagle observation                   
   WORLD
News Links
























  • Response to the New York Times Article of January 19, 2015 - Lankaweb
    Mon, 26 Jan 2015 19:07:07 GMT

    Response to the New York Times Article of January 19, 2015
    Lankaweb
    Ryan Goodman, the author of this article speaks with authority as if Sri Lanka's future should be determined by his recommendations that are based on suggested interference by the US Administration in the affairs of Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka's democracy does not .... National DESTINY? CLEARLY this Presidential Election showed that ALL MINORITIES, Tamil, Muslim, Hindu, Christian, VOTED in LOCKSTEP with each other to OUST President Mahinda Rajapaksa supported by the VAST MAJORITY of Sinhala Buddhists!

    and more »
    Attanayake says he is in the UNP - Colombo Gazette
    Mon, 26 Jan 2015 17:41:51 GMT

    Colombo Gazette

    Attanayake says he is in the UNP
    Colombo Gazette
    Former United National Party (UNP) General Secretary Tissa Attanayake says he is still a UNP member as he never resigned from his party membership, nor did he join the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP). Speaking to the BBC Sinhala service ... Attanayake says during the election campaign he saw a large support base for Mahinda Rajapaksa but the difference in the end was with the votes President Maithripala Sirisena secured among the Tamils, Muslims and estate community. Asked about the Ranil -Maithri deal ...

    and more »
    Tissa says he is still a UNPer - Colombo Gazette
    Mon, 26 Jan 2015 17:25:18 GMT

    Colombo Gazette

    Tissa says he is still a UNPer
    Colombo Gazette
    Former United National Party (UNP) General Secretary Tissa Attanayake says he is still a UNP member as he never resigned from his party membership, nor did he join the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP). Speaking to the BBC Sinhala service ... Attanayake says during the election campaign he saw a large support base for Mahinda Rajapaksa but the difference in the end was with the votes President Maithripala Sirisena secured among the Tamils, Muslims and estate community. Asked about the Ranil -Maithri deal ...

    and more »
    * Back to back visits of Sri Lanka and India leaders - Colombo Page
    Mon, 26 Jan 2015 17:24:30 GMT

    * Back to back visits of Sri Lanka and India leaders
    Colombo Page
    Sri Lanka's new President Maithripala Sirisena visit New Delhi on February 14 and 15 and it will be President's first overseas visit after his victory at the January 08 election. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to be in Sri Lanka on March 14 and ...

    and more »
    Sri Lanka probes floating armoury - IHS Maritime 360
    Mon, 26 Jan 2015 14:32:21 GMT

    Sri Lanka probes floating armoury
    IHS Maritime 360
    Sri Lanka has banned the head of a private maritime security company from leaving the country because of investigations into a floating armoury it operated off Galle port. On a police request, a Colombo court ordered the temporary confiscation ... The investigation was launched by the new government formed after the election of President Maithripala Sirisena, who defeated incumbent strongman Mahinda Rajapaksa in the 8 January presidential poll. The floating armoury is maintained on Sri Lankan-flagged tug MV ...

    and more »
    A Game Changer for China and India in Sri Lanka? - The Diplomat
    Mon, 26 Jan 2015 12:41:08 GMT

    The Diplomat

    A Game Changer for China and India in Sri Lanka?
    The Diplomat
    The news of Rajapaksa losing the elections was greeted with much enthusiasm in the Indian media even as the government responded with the routine declaration that it would work with whichever government the people of Sri Lanka decided to choose.

    and more »
    Sri Lanka's media needs reform — can new President Sirisena deliver? - Index On Censorship
    Mon, 26 Jan 2015 11:41:33 GMT

    Index On Censorship

    Sri Lanka's media needs reform — can new President Sirisena deliver?
    Index On Censorship
    Any nation's media would be hard pressed keeping track of a landslide of political change, environmental crises, imminent constitutional reform and a general election, all while keeping safe from a generation of assassins used to impunity. When the media itself needs reform too, the problems might seem overwhelming. This is why Sri Lanka needs a constitutionally recognised national commission to oversee that reform and ensure freedom of expression is properly defended. Maithripala Sirisena's unexpected and ...

    and more »
    There was a plan to deny him Sri Lanka presidency, says Sirisena - News Nation
    Mon, 26 Jan 2015 11:30:14 GMT

    News Nation

    There was a plan to deny him Sri Lanka presidency, says Sirisena
    News Nation
    Colombo: Sri Lanka's newly elected President Maithripala Sirisena has said that there was a “plan” to deny him victory by his predecessor even after the results showed that he had won the January 8 Presidential election. “You are aware of a plan by (former ...

    and more »
    Newly-elected President of Sri Lanka Sirisena says there was a plan to deny him ... - Firstpost
    Mon, 26 Jan 2015 11:07:06 GMT

    Firstpost

    Newly-elected President of Sri Lanka Sirisena says there was a plan to deny him ...
    Firstpost
    Colombo: Sri Lanka's newly-elected President Maithripala Sirisena has said that there was a "plan" to deny him victory by his predecessor even after the results showed that he had won the 8 January Presidential election. "You are aware of a plan by (former ...

    and more »
    Maithripala Sirisena reveals there was a 'plan' to deny him Lanka presidency - Daily News & Analysis
    Mon, 26 Jan 2015 09:48:20 GMT

    Daily News & Analysis

    Maithripala Sirisena reveals there was a 'plan' to deny him Lanka presidency
    Daily News & Analysis
    Sri Lanka's newly elected President Maithripala Sirisena has said that there was a "plan" to deny him victory by his predecessor even after the results showed that he had won the January 8 Presidential election. "You are aware of a plan by (former President ...

    and more »











  • Main
    About
    Feedback


    Copyright :  EagleObs.com 2005 - 2013