Month: April 2011
COLOMBO: Dropping a bombshell, former Sri Lanka skipper Hashan Tillakaratne has claimed that match-fixing is common in his country since 1992 and promised to reveal names of those involved, soon. Tillakaratne, who played 83 Tests and 200 ODIs for Sri Lanka, made the sensational claim while appearing in a TV show….
News Source: BBC Welcoming the report issued by the UN expert panel on Sri Lanka, the US says it highlights the need for an independent and full inquiry on alleged war crimes in Sri Lanka. Susan Rice, the US Permanent Representative to the UN said the report is “a valuable contribution” towards establishing justice, accountability,…
The United States welcomed recommendations of the Panel of Experts to the Secretary-General on questions of accountability on Sri Lanka. The report “makes a valuable contribution to next steps that should be taken in support of justice, accountability, human rights, and reconciliation in Sri Lanka,” said the US ambassador to the United Nations, Susan Rice….
How the controversial Darusman report cynically whitewashes the terroristic LTTE: The horrifying doings of the ‘world’s most disciplined militant group’
While the world had been horror-struck by the gruesome terroristic acts of the LTTE over nearly 30 years, the controversial Darusman report, which Sri Lanka totally rejects, attempts to give the LTTE some dubious respectability in the most cynical fashion.The following quote from the report proves the point:…
The government has decided to provide pension rights to all employees of Government Institutions and Private Sector who do not get pensions at present. A special discussion in this regard was held at temple trees yesterday, under the patronage of President Mahinda Rajapakse….
Click to Read Report The panel of experts set up to advise Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on accountability issues with respect to the final stages of the conflict in Sri Lanka has found credible reports of war crimes committed by both the Government and Tamil rebels and calls for genuine investigations into the allegations, according to…
Onlanka News – By Janaka Alahapperuma from London The British Postal Service, the Royal Mail issued a new set of stamps on 21 April, just over a week before the big day to celebrate Prince William and Kate Middleton’s Royal Wedding. The new commemorative stamps, launched by the Royal Mail, show a series of images…
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