A senior member of the Nil Balakaya, Ruwan Chamila alias Kudu Ruwan, who was arrested by the police on charges of distributing and possessing drugs, is reportedly receiving death threats following his revelation to the authorities that the drug business he is involved in is actually operated by the parliamentarian supervising the Defence Ministry, Duminda Silva.
Presidential physician Eliyantha White to buy a doctorate for cash
Presidential physician Eliyantha White, who is not a legitimate doctor, has decided to buy a doctorate from a private institution. The doctorate is to be taken from the private university on alternative medicine where specialist Dr. Geetanjana Mendis is the chairman.
Attacks against the JVP is a ploy to cover the real situation
The government in a statement blamed the JVP of a conspiracy to topple the
government and charged that it would not be reluctant to take legal action
against those who engaged in such conspiracies. Issuing the statement the
government Information Department stated that the State Intelligence
after receiving information that thugs had been utilized during the Free Trade
Zone (FTZ) protest to attack the police and create a violent situation. The
statement also thanked all parties who allegedly averted another incident like
the FTZ clash during the funeral of worker Roshen Chanaka, and stated that the
JVP was behind misleading FTZ workers regarding the Private Sector Pension
Scheme, and creating an
Who is speaking the truth about match fixers?
The President or Hashan
UNP Western Provincial Councilor and former Sri Lanka Cricket captain Hashan Thilekaratne maintains that he had not revealed the names of the cricketers involved in match fixing during his meeting with the President, while the Presidential Secretariat reiterates that three names had been revealed during the discussion between Hashan and the President.
Ruling coalition gearing for crushing opposition warns UFL
United Federation of Labour (UFL), member of the Joint Trade Unon Alliance (JTUA) in Sri Lanka says that it ill fight with other trade unions until the Private Sector Pensions Bill (PSPB) totally removed immediately from the Order Book of the Parliament. It also warns that the government is moving towards launching a witch hunt against the Janatha Vimukthi Peramun (JVP).
To secure the release of underworld figures
Kudu Duminda befriends a Magistrate
The parliamentarian supervising the Defence Ministry, Duminda Silva has befriended a Magistrate in Colombo Magistrate’s Court in order to secure the release of his underworld members and those involved in distributing his drugs.
Key figure in Duminda’s drug ring arrested with heroin worth Rs. 40 million
Thotalanga Kudu Chooty hiding near Duminda
A millionaire businessman called Lolitha, who is involved in distributing drugs together with the parliamentarian supervising the Defence Ministry, Duminda Silva, was arrested by the police on the 11th while having heroin worth Rs. 40 million in his possession.
State Intelligence Services head gets transferred within 10 days
The Defence Secretary has taken steps to transfer Chandana Wickremaratne, who was appointed as the head of the State Intelligence Service (SIS), within 10 days of his appointment. He has been transferred as the DIG in-charge of Puttalam.
Intelligence officers to provide security to Fonseka
Intelligence officers attached to the Prisons Department have been assigned to provide security to Sarath Fonseka and the normal jailors who provide security to other prisoners are no longer assigned to Fonseka, sources from the Prison Department said.
“Boss is fooled by my performance” – Minister Mervyn Silva tells his henchmen
Minister Mervyn Silva has told several of his close associates that he falls on his knees worships the President to impress him in order to safeguard his positions and that the President has always fallen for his performance.
President asks Champika and Wimal to organize island wide protests against Indian intervention
President Mahinda Rajapaksa has asked Ministers Wimal Weerawansa and Champika Ranawaka to organize island wide protest campaigns bringing together all patriotic forces against the pressure placed on the Sri Lankan government by the Indian government to implement the 13th Amendment.
Main culprit in VAT scam to be granted a Presidential pardon
Former Head of the Inland Revenue Department, Jayathileka, who is the main culprit in the country’s largest fraud - the VAT scam - is to be granted a Presidential pardon on humanitarian grounds, sources from the Presidential Secretariat said.
The conflict within Sri Lanka Cricket has reportedly intensified with the scathing criticism leveled against the Sri Lanka Cricket Interim Committee and its operations by UPFA parliamentarian and former Sri Lanka Cricket captain Sanath Jayasuriya in an interview with the Rivira newspaper.
Saudi police officer receives a warm welcome from the Bambalapitiya Police
A helping hand from the Sri Lanka Police to promote Sri Lanka tourism
Lanka News Web has learnt of an unpleasant incident experienced by a Saudi police officer and his family on the 6th night when they were stopped at a snap check point put up by the Bambalapitiya Police in front of the Majestic City building.
The profits earned by Event Concept, which handled more than half of the propaganda work related to the IIFA film awards that caused losses amounting to billions of rupees to the Sri Lankan government, has seen a ten fold increase last year, it is learnt.
India gives six months to the Rajapaksa administration
India has given Sri Lanka six month deadline to present a political solution to the ethnic issue that is acceptable to everyone. Sources from New Delhi and Colombo say that External Affairs Minister Prof. G.L. Peiris has been informed of the deadline.