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Madhu Kapur challenges YES bank AGM resolutions-BS Reporter | Mumbai

June 27, 2014 at 9:11 pm

Madhu Kapur

Madhu Kapur

Madhu Kapur, the second-largest shareholder of YES Bank, filed an amended suit in the high court here on Friday, challenging the resolutions passed at YES Bank’s annual general meeting (AGM) on June 14.

High court denies Air India union leaders special leave-Sharmistha Mukherjee | New Delhi BS

June 27, 2014 at 8:59 pm

The Bombay High Court has directed four office-bearers of the Aviation Industry Employees’ Guild to resume duties by July 7, in a move that supports Air India’s drive against absenteeism. The state-owned airline had this month asked 11 office-bearers across three trade unions to report for work immediately after withdrawing a ‘full-time release’ concession for discharging union responsibilities.

Inside the Reva factory-by Debojyoti Ghosh

June 27, 2014 at 8:52 pm

Inside the Reva factory
Image: Sudhanva Atri
The last leg of the assembly line where cars go through a final inspection before being shipped out of the plant

On The Three Sons’ Car-Racing Tamasha And The Mahanayakes’ Request-Posted by: COLOMBO_TELEGRAPH

June 27, 2014 at 8:42 pm

By Karu Jayasuriya –

Karu Jayasuriya MP

Karu Jayasuriya MP

The Rajapaksa regime that has been governing through a constant flow of ‘media carnivals’ is poised to stage another spectacle in the coming weekend in Mahanuwara, the ancient citadel of Ceylon. A massive and obscene exhibition of racing cars and mobikes is being planned with their notorious efficiency which is woefully manifest in such wasteful tamashas but not in the day-to-day administration of the country’s burning issues.

Stop Telling Blatant Lies: Muslim Council Writes To GL, Champika And IGP- Posted by: COLOMBO_TELEGRAPH

June 27, 2014 at 8:37 pm

The Muslim Council of Sri Lanka has today written to the Minister of Minister of External Affairs GL Peris, the Minister of Technology & Research Patali Champika Ranawaka and the Inspector General of police regarding the stamens made by them regarding the riots in Aluthgama.

We publish below the letters in full;

BBS Linked To Governing Rajapaksa Family – New York Times Editorial-Posted by: COLOMBO_TELEGRAPH

June 27, 2014 at 8:32 pm

The anti-Muslim violence that erupted in Southern Sri Lanka has accentuated the need to expose links among the hard-line Buddhist organization Bodu Bala Sena (BBS), the Sri Lankan security forces and the Rajapaksas, yesterday’s editorial of the New York Times has asserted.

President Rajapaksa

President Rajapaksa

The editorial, titled ‘Sri Lanka’s Agony’ has taken a very moderate stand on the recent violence that erupted against the Muslims in the island nation.

Media Blackout On Gota-Muslim Meeting: Muslims Hold Gota Responsible For Attacks-Posted by: COLOMBO_TELEGRAPH

June 27, 2014 at 8:26 pm

A blanket media blackout had been ordered on the meeting that was held between Muslim organisations and the Secretary to the Ministry of Defence Gotabaya Rajapaksa on Friday, despite media reports that claimed the discussion between the two parties continued cordially.

Gota meets Muslims | File photo

Gota meets Muslims | File photo

Colombo Telegraph learns that during the meeting, the representatives of civil and religious Muslim organizations who participated in Friday’s discussion had been explicitly informed by Gotabaya that nothing should be reported in the media until a final solution was reached.

Complaint lodged against Sri Lanka opposition MP Mangala Samaraweera

June 27, 2014 at 8:22 pm

Sat, Jun 28, 2014, 01:18 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

June 27, Colombo: A retired disabled officer of Sri Lanka Air Force lodged a complaint today against opposition United National Party (UNP) parliamentarian Mangala Samaraweera.

The plaintiff is a resident of Pannipitiya. He lodged the complaint at Mirihana police station this noon.

Navi Pillai asserts investigation undeterred by non-cooperation

June 27, 2014 at 8:16 pm

[TamilNet, Wednesday, 25 June 2014, 23:49 GMT] Reiterating her encouragement to “government and people of Sri Lanka” to cooperate with the OHCHR investigation, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Ms. Navanetham Pillai added that the investigation would still go ahead undeterred if such cooperation was not forthcoming, reported UN Human Rights News Release on Wednesday. There are two facets to the sabotage of any investigation of truth. One is the freedom given to the Colombo government to engage in all sorts of intimidation, and the latest is the use of PTA, as revealed by a London meet on Tuesday. But the other, and the more precarious one, is certain powers grooming the genocidal Sinhala military into a neo-lascarin force for imperialist agenda in the region, commented Tamil activists for alternative politics in the island.

Editorial – island.lk

June 27, 2014 at 7:48 pm

Commuters voting with their feet

June 27, 2014, 8:16 pm

Private bus operators notorious for fleecing the commuting  public have, at long last, realised that the sky is not the limit and they have  to mend their ways. They have unconscionably obtained massive fare hikes by  coercing governments into submission with no heed for commuters’ woes, all these  years, but now they are convinced that they cannot go on doing so for ever. The  worm has turned!


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