Posts Tagged ‘ c.v. vigneshwaran ’

This Week News Roundup 15.02.2014

Feb 15th, 2014 | By

By S. Skanda WEERAWANSA CHARGES SRI LANKA MUSLIM CONGRESS WITH BETRAYAL Minister of construction Wimal Weerawansa charged the Sri Lanka Muslim Congress (SLMC) with betraying the country for having spoken to the United Nations High Commissioner on Human Rights –Ms Navi Pillay- during her visit to the country. The SLMC spoke to the UN High

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Weekly News Roundup – 13-02-2014

Feb 14th, 2014 | By

By S. Skanda The daily Mail reported northern province Chief Minister CV Wigneswaran as saying yesterday, the Tamil National alliance could participate in the Parliamentary select committee tasked with finding a political solution if the government put forward a basis for talks. He suggested the report compiled by Minister tissa Vitarana and the political package

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Alarm bells in Geneva: Govt. in hyperactive mode

Jan 5th, 2014 | By

Indications of tough new resolution on accountability and related issues, Pillay to submit 10,000-word report US war crimes ambassador coming here, followed by new Assistant Secretary of State Nisha Desai Biswal New Gazette notification to stop internal revolts within local councils; Ravi lashes out at cry-babies and spineless leaders in the UNP. The Government has

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This week news round up 05.01.2013

Jan 5th, 2014 | By

By S. Skanda HEROIN SCANDAL: JHU THREATENS TO SUE PM The Jathika Hela Urumaya (JHU) has threatened to sue Prime Minister D.M. Jayaratne for derogatory remarks he is alleged to have made against the JHU leader Rev. Olampe Sobitha Theara. The JHU in early December called for the arrest of the prime minister for assisting

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Rift Between Wigneswaran, Guv Deepens in North Lanka

Dec 27th, 2013 | By

P K Balachandran The conflict between the Governor and the Chief Minister of Sri Lanka’s Tamil-speaking Northern Province is escalating with Governor Maj Gen G A Chandrasiri asking the police to investigate telephonic threats to Chief Secretary R Vijayalakshmi, who he had appointed in the teeth of opposition from Chief Minister C A Wigneswaran. On

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Sri Lanka rally to protest against disappearances

Dec 12th, 2013 | By

By Charles Haviland BBC News, Colombo Hundreds of Sri Lankans have held a demonstration in Colombo, demanding to know the whereabouts of two activists who disappeared two years ago. Lalith Weeraraj and Kugan Muruganathan organised rallies against political disappearances before being apparently abducted in the north of the country. The rally was held on the second

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Chief Minister of the NPC called for international action

Dec 8th, 2013 | By

The Chief Minister of the NPC called  for international action against the Sri Lankan government’s program of settling Sinhalese families on Tamil-owned land forcibly appropriated by the military. He said he had done everything possible to appease the Sinhalese and win back Tamil rights and he had reached the end of his journey. Now he calls for

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North CM on War Path With Sri Lankan Government

Dec 1st, 2013 | By

By P K Balachandran – COLOMBO After a month of cooperation with the Mahinda Rajapaksa government, the Chief Minister of Sri Lanka’s Tamil-speaking Northern Province, C V Wigneswaran, has switched to confrontation. On Thursday, Wigneswaran tried to inspect the Hindu temples and houses allegedly damaged by the Sri Lankan army in the Weligamam North High Security

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Sinhala People Have No Other Land: What And Which Zone Of Agreement?

Oct 13th, 2013 | By

By C. Wijeyawickrema  “If the Tamils’ cry for separatism is given up, the two communities could solve their problems and continue to live in amity and dignity.” – M.C. Sansoni, CJ—(Sessional Paper No. 7 of 1980) “Sinhala people have no other land [place to go].” – Wigenswaran-CM, NP Vessantara-traitor dilemma Between getting branded as a Tamil traitor (even

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I Took Oaths A Little While Ago

Oct 7th, 2013 | By

By C.V.Wigneswaran I took oaths a little while ago this morning undertaking to faithfully perform the functions of my office. My office is a gift from my people. They have mandated me to perform my duties on a long term as well as a short term perspective. The former behoves us to confirm our individuality. To

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