Friday, February 27, 2015

Pitiduwa Siridhamma Thero's 40th birthday celebrations Photos

Pitiduwe Siridhamma thera was a very popular among srilankan past and he was a presenter of the famous ITN channels “Doramadalawa” programme.

Later Pitiduwe Siridhamma Thera has changed his name and look. He has changed his name into " Siri Samantha badhdha " and according to thero there was no one in history had this name before. Then He became a controversial character. Recent past he had become unpopular owing to his involvement with women devotees, collection of money for Dhamma activities and having made serious allegations about Buddhist affairs. He had got entangled in court cases having had conflicts with neighbors.

He had quipped that he has elevated to the position of “Sowan Sakrudagamee” position and  also become unpopular by challenging four very prominent Bikkhus in Sri Lanka to come for a debate with him. But he never accepted a challenge.

His 40th Birthday Celebration at the Siri Bellanthara Sadaham monastery 24th.

Pitiduwa Siridhamma Thero's 40th birthday celebrations Photos

CSN closed down ?

Authorities at the Carlton Sports Network (CSN) have decided to close down the sports TV channel from March 01 onwards, reports say.

Accordingly, the entire CSN staff has been sent on leave yesterday (24) and have been informed that any employee who wished to leave the channel could do so with monetary compensation.

The CSN is charged of misusing state property to set up the company and according to reports, the company is charged of evading tax as well.

Certain CSN officials were reportedly paid wages by the Presidential Secretariat in the recent past.
It was also said that vehicles attached to the Presidential Secretariat were provided for the use of several CSN bigwigs. This television channel owned by the son of former president Mahinda Rajapaksa.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Malaka pleads to visit night clubs

Counsel Asela Rekawa appearing for former Minister Mervyn Silva’s son Malaka yesterday requested Colombo Additional Magistrate Aruni Attygalle to relax the ban preventing Malaka from visiting night clubs.

The ban was imposed by Magistrate A.M. Sahabdeen while releasing Malaka on bail in the case connected to the assault on a British national. Counsel said his client had adhered to the restrictions imposed on him by the court and had cooperated with the Court and the prosecution and as such pleaded that the ban imposed be lifted. The Magistrate ordered Malaka to make the request by way of an affidavit affirming the facts before the court could considers his request.

Shahsi transferred to Prisons hospital

Colombo Chief Magistrate Gihan Pilapitiya today ordered the prison authorities to transfer former Minister Wimal Weerawansa’s wife Shashi, from the private hospital in Malabe to the Prison Hospital.

On a motion filed by the Prisons Department, the Magistrate also directed the prison authorities to obtain a medical report from the Prison’s Chief Medical Officer (CMO) and seek his advice on whether Ms. Weerawansa needs to be admitted to the Colombo National Hospital. The Kaduwela Magistrate yesterday remanded her till today (25) on charges of having obtained a diplomatic passport by submitting fraudulent documents.

Radaliyagoda released on bail

Colombo Additional Magistrate Priyantha Liyanage today (24) ordered to release former Deputy General Manager (News & Current Affairs) of Independent Television Network (ITN) - Sudarman Radaliyagoda on bail.

He and two others were remanded over a false news publicised during the recently concluded Presidential election., defaming the then common candidate Maithripala Sirisena.

Each suspect was released on two sureties amounting to Rs. 500,000 each.

Thursday, February 19, 2015

"They Chased My Father Away From UNP" - Dulmini Attanayake

UNP Former General Secretary Tissa Attanayake's daughter Dulmini Attanayake has claimed that a certain group in the UNP should be held responsible for her father's exit from the party.

 "My father never wanted to leave the UNP and over the past 30 years he made immense sacrifices for the party.But, a certain group operated within the party wanted him to stay away from the UNP and it was due to their attempts that my father had to make a decision before the last presidential election," She said.

Dulmini Attanayake, an old girl of Sirimavo Bandaranaike Vidyalaya of Colombo, rose to fame when she visited her imprisoned father at the Prison Hospital last week. The 22 year old girl made these remarks in an interview with a weekend Sinhala newspaper today.

"My father was under severe pressure. Sometimes he shared his sentiments with me as I was the eldest of the family. My brother is still in the A/Level class of Royal College, Colombo" she added.
She also stated that her father did not earn money from politics. The former Minister's daughter also extended her gratitude to all the politicians of the government and the opposition who visited her father at the Welikada prison, including former President Mahinda Rajapaksa. She also said she did not go behind any politician seeking their help to get her father released.

When asked whether she would enter active politics one day, Attanayake said she still could not comment on the matter. "However, I keenly follow news everyday," she said during the interview.

Tissa Attanayake’s daughter Dulmini's Photos

Nadeesha Hemamali Photos

Nadeesha Hemamali mononymously known as Nadeesha is a naturally talented and award winning actress. She was born on August 10th to A.M.Nanddisena, a building construction contractor by profession, and K.Rose Delani Gunawardena, who is a housewife.

 Nadeesha grew up with two younger sisters and one younger brother A.M Harshani Hemamali, A.M. Nishadi Hemamali and Thrishaal Shyamanga. She was initially cast to make her debut in 2002 in “Dhamini”, a drama directed by Mohan Niyaz.

Nadeesha made her debut in 2003 in the ground breaking drama “Katu Kurullo", directed by Gihan Rohana. Nadeesha entered the silver screen with “Tharukka Mal" in 2007, where she was cast in the role of “Madavi”under the direction of Milton jayawardena.

She took her first step in Tollywood (Telugu cinema) when she was cast as Madhumathi in "Mr. Rascal", directed by R.V. Udyakumar. Nadeesha has graced every corner of the industry with dramas, films and commercials.

She is a current talking point of the masses, and with her unique style, is highly appreciated by her fans. Nadeesha is said to be one of the best actresses the Sinhala film industry has ever seen. At present she accounts for a portfolio of over 35 teledramas, 4 films and about 30 TV commercials. With new line up of films, dramas and a variety of roles with new and established directors she is poised to rock.

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