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The President's Dilemma: A response to Welfare Crisis and Public debt (?) under the Current Regime.
Dr D.Chandraratn Perth.
 Recently in a National daily there was criticism of the President's apparent trimming of the welfare budget and the increase in the public debt resulting from massive infrastructure projects undertaken, allegedly detrimental to public good aimed singularly at election victories. Obviously associated with these (or any other matter) two infamous issues were also mentioned and they are directly from Mr Ranil Wickremasinghe's book; Family lordship and swindling public monies from mega projects. Since I have no concrete evidence of the latter even from the people who ought to know better to raise it under privilege in... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 23/08/14)

ROVING EYE- The killer on the (Saudi) king-s highway
By Pepe Escobar
Then the sartorially composed Man in Black beheaded American photojournalist James Foley.This is the way Shock and Awe morphs into "Assad must go" morphs into Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, morphs into The Caliph-s Black Britannia goon responding to "humanitarian" bombing... -Full Story-
( - 23/08/14)

Why Washington-s war on terror failed
By Patrick Cockburn
This essay is excerpted from the first chapter of Patrick Cockburn-s new book, The Jihadis Return: ISIS and the New Sunni Uprising, with special thanks to his publisher, OR Books. The first section is a new introduction written for TomDispatch... -Full Story-
( - 23/08/14)

Obama buggers Europe: Sanctions deepen the recession
By James Petras, Axis of Logic
The Obama Administration actively pressured Europe to impose harsh sanctions on Russia in order to defend the violent takeover (‘regime change') in the Ukraine. England, France, Germany and the rest of the European regimes gave in to Washington's demands. Russia responded by imposing reciprocal sanctions, especially on agriculture goods, and is establishing alternative trading partners and increasing trade with China, Iran, Latin America and Africa.... -Full Story-
( - 23/08/14)

Extension of the mandate given by Human Rights Council Resolution A/HRC/25/1- OHCHR Investigation on Sri Lanka
SPUR (Society for Peace, Unity and Human Rights for Sri Lanka Inc)
To High Commissioner for Human Rights 21 August 2014 Extension of the mandate given by Human Rights Council Resolution A/HRC/25/1 OHCHR Investigation on Sri Lanka We notice with concern and alarm that the Time Frame referred to in the Terms of Reference for the OHCHR investigation on Sri Lanka, guided by UNHRC Resolution A/HRC/25/1, has been arbitrarily extended. We urge you to rectify this matter immediately as this level of deceitfulness neither improve the image of the anti Sri Lankan biased behaviour of the retiring... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 23/08/14)



අපි කුමක් කල යුතුද
ධර්මසිරි සෙනෙවිරත්න
අපට වෙච්ච දේ මොහොතකට නවතා  අපි කුමක් කල යුතු දය  බලමු.  දෙමල ත්‍ර ස්ත තවාදය විනාශ කලත් දෙමල ජාතිවාදය පරදවා  නැත. එය කරන පාටකුත් නැත. .මියෙම්වා රැකෙම්වා  කියා රට රැක්කේ එදා රජවරුය  අද එහෙව් අ ය නැත. ඉඟුරු දී මිරිස් ගන්නවාට වඩා  ප්‍රභා මැරූ  මහින්දට තව  තල්ලුවක් දී  හෝ ඒ වැඩ ය කර ගත යුතුය.75% ක සිංහලයන් ඒකරාශිවී එක මුතුවී  ඔහු වටේ සිටින බවට  ඔහුට පසක් කළහොත්  ඔහු එයද  කරනු ඇත. නැතිනම්  කල් මරමරා බ ලයේ රැඳෙනු ඇත.මහා සිංහල බලවේගයක් තමන් ආරක්ෂා කරන බව ඔහුට ඒත්තු ගැන්වීම අපට අයත්  විශේෂතම කාර්යයය්.ප්‍රභා මැරූ  පසු  අප ඉගෙනගත් පාඩම... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 23/08/14)

Nalin de Silva
The days when it was claimed that there was an ethnic problem in Sri Lanka are over. It appears that India is of the opinion that the problem in Sri Lanka is linguistic and not ethnic. There were others who said that there was a conspiracy (kumanthranaya) by the West and it was the work of Uncle Sam. Though USA is in the forefront of the activities against Sri Lanka it is not that country that initiated the problem in Sri Lanka. The conspiracy theorists, they are not theorists in any sense of the word as... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 23/08/14)

JFA condemns scribe’s beheading in Syria
 By NJ Thakuria Guwahati:
The abduction and murder of a foreign journalist in Syria by the militants and later publicizing the crime through the online video have shocked the conscience of media world. Journalists’ Forum Assam (JFA) from the eastern part of India has also expressed shock at the incident and urged the media fraternity of the globe to come one and all condemning the brutal act. International media reports disclose that James W. Foley, an American photo-journalist was abducted in November 2012 from somewhere in Syria and later he was beheaded by an Al-Qaeda splinter group Islamic... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 23/08/14)

US exerting pressure on ICC not to open war crimes probe against Israel
The US and other western powers have exerted pressure on the International Criminal Court at the Hague to prevent a war crimes probe of Israel-s operation in the Gaza Strip, The Guardian reported on Monday, quoting former court officials.... -Full Story-
( - 23/08/14)

The significance of the Russian decision to move the humanitarian convoy into Novorussia
... -Full Story- ( - 23/08/14)

US and UK should back Assad to defeat ISIS - senior UK MP
Sir Malcolm Rifkind, one of the UK’s most senior MPs, told the Financial Times (FT) in an exclusive interview that the horrific murder of American journalist, James Foley, highlights the urgent need to take action against the extremist group Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL), whose swift rise to power in the Middle East has remained largely unchecked by Western intervention.... -Full Story-
( - 23/08/14)

Why have the media and Obama administration gone silent on MH17?
By Niles Williamson 18 August 2014
The deafening silence of the US media and government about the investigation into the downing of Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17 one month ago reeks of a cover-up. In the hours and days immediately after the crash, without a single shred of evidence, US officials alleged that the passenger jet was shot down by an SA-11 ground-to-air missile fired from pro-Russian separatist-held territory in eastern Ukraine. They launched a political campaign to obtain harsh economic sanctions against Russia and strengthen NATO’s military posture in Eastern Europe.... -Full Story-
( - 23/08/14)

Billionaire Branson, fellow business leaders offer support to end violence in Ukraine
Billionaire Richard Branson and fellow business tycoons have offered “whatever support we can” to end the conflict in Ukraine and prevent the return of the “cold war misery of the past.” Branson posted an open letter on the Virgin website appealing for a peaceful solution to the crisis in the Ukraine.... -Full Story-
( - 23/08/14)

IS, latterly ISIS, formally ISIL, previously, Al-Qaeda, beforehand, Taliban, originally CIA – lose ground
... -Full Story- ( - 23/08/14)

A Lesson from Dr. Subramaniam Swamy to Sri Lanka’s minority Tamils and Muslims
Shenali D Waduge
Known for his candid demeanor and straight talk, Dr. Subramaniam Swamy did not mince his words during his eagerly awaited speech at the 4th consecutive Defense Seminar held at the Galadari Hotel from 18-20th August 2014. Encapsulating the gist of Dr. Swamy’s message was the need for minorities in particular the Sri Lankan Tamils to become stakeholders of the Sri Lankan nation and not think themselves separate entities needlessly inclined towards voting for their own only or expecting and appealing for external parties to come to their aid. What was made clear through reference to Rajiv... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 22/08/14)

'LANKA'S VICTORY, OUR SECURITY' - Dr. Subramanian Swamy
CHAMINDA PERERA Courtesy The Daily News
India will not accept any inquiry against SL
Sri Lanka's issue not ethnic, but linguistic
Chairman of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Committee for Strategic Action and Leader of the Janatha Party Dr. Subramanian Swamy yesterday said Sri Lanka's victory over terrorism helped ensure the security of India too. "Not only that Sri Lankans have started to live in normalcy without fear but a major national security goal of India was also achieved as a collateral gain by Sri Lanka's victory over the LTTE," he said. Swamy added that reconciliation will... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 22/08/14)

Ambassador Aryasinha Identifies Global Challenges to Sri Lanka as a Rising Nation
Permanent Mission of Sri Lanka Geneva
Sri Lanka's Permanent Representative to the UN in Geneva Ravinatha Aryasinhahas said, "while we have defeated the LTTE in Sri Lanka, the organization, its ideology and its operations are very much alive in a number of Western countries. Immediately, this remains a challenge to speeding up the pace of reconciliation in Sri Lanka, and eventually, a potent danger to Sri Lanka as a rising nation". Addressing the session devoted to the global challenges to Sri Lanka as a rising nation at the Army Seminar 2014, he said "besides the socio-economic challenges to Sri Lanka that... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 22/08/14)

අපි කවුද ..........අපට වෙච්ච දේ .........තවත් ටිකක්
ධර්මසිරි සෙනෙවිරත්න
මහනුවර මඟුල් මඩුව ක්‍රිස්තියානි පල්ලියකට පරිවර්තනය කිරීමට  හෝටන් ආණ්ඩුකාරයා  එංගලන්තයෙන් අවසර ඉල්ලා සිටියේය --1826  02  26  ලිපිය.සිංහලයන් බල වත් ලෙස විරුධ්ධවේයය් බියෙ න්  එය එංගලන්තයෙන් ප්‍රතික්ෂේප විය. ---බෞද්ධ කොමිෂන් වාර්තාව්වේ 66 . පසුව ඒ වෙනුවට පන්සල් ඉඩමකම බෞද්ධ මුලින්ම  ශාන්ත පෝල්  පල්ලිය ඉදිකරන ලදී. එම් .f ප ගසන් ගේ "ලංකාව  1903 දී """. 1903 9 12-------"යම් කිසිවෙකුට රක්ෂාවක්  දීමට පෙර ඔහු විසින් ක්‍රිස්තියානි ආගම පිළිගත යුතුය"' යන ප්‍රතිපත්තිය නිසා ස්වදේශිකයන් තුල වංචනික ගති ඉක්මනින්ම තහවුරු වී වංක ජාතියක් ඇතිවීමට  කොතරම් හේතුවීද යත් ලංකාවේ සමහර පෙදෙස්වල"'ආණ්ඩුවේ ක්‍රිස්තියානි"" හෙවට් ''බෞද්ධ  ක්‍රිස්තියානි  යන නාමය මෙකල පවා ව්‍යවාහාරයෙහි පවතී "''---බෞ ... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 22/08/14)

වාරියපොලදී ගුටි කෑ සෙල්වා පොලිස් අත්අඩංගුවට
පසුගිය සෙනසුරාදා වාරියපොල බස් නැවතුමේදී තරුණියක් විසින් තරුණයෙකුට පහු දෙන අයුරු අන්තර්ජාලය පුරා වේගයෙන් පැතිරී ගියේය. සිද්ධියට සම්බන්ද මධු නමින් හඳුන්වා ගත් තරුණිය තිලිණි ඉමල්කා, තරුණයා පී. චන්ද්‍රකුමාර නොහොත් සෙල්වා හා අසල සිටි පුද්ගලයා වූ බස් නැවතුමේ වේලා සටහන්කරුවෙකු වන ඩබ්. ජයසිංහ මාධ්‍ය වෙත අදහස් පල කරයි. සෙල්වම් අදහස් පල කරන්නේ මෙසේය. “මම රැකියාවට නගරයේ කුලී වැඩ කරනවා.එදත් මම කුලී වැඩක් බලාපොරොත්තුවෙන් බස්නැවතුම්පොල අසලට වී සිටින විට මට පහර දුන් තරුණිය තවත් යාළුවෙක් සමග වැසිකිලියට ගොස් එමින් සිටියදී මට හමු වුණා. ඇය ඇඳුම් ඇඳ සිටියේ ඇඟටම තද වෙන ආකාරයට ඩෙනිම් කලිසමක සහ අත්වල කොටසක් පෙනෙන ආකාරයට පෙනෙන... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 22/08/14)

අපි කවුද අපට වෙච්ච දේ ...... අමතර පැහැදිලිකිරීම්
ධර්මසිරි සෙනෙවිරත්න 
හෙට්ටිආරචිචි  විසින  පෙන්වාදී ඇති  ආදී හෙළ වචන වල -------- බද   යන්න බඩ  විය යුතුය ගෛගර්  ලංකා ඉතිහාසය  ගැන කල ප්‍රකාශය 1908 දී ආනන්ද කුමාරස්වාම්ය් මධ් ය කාලීන සිංහල කළා  කෘතියේ පිටු අංක 2 දක්වා ඇත.උඩරට ගැමියාගේ අවංක භාවය   ගැන 19 පිටුව බලන්න.අනුරපුර සුදු දිසාපති වාර්තාව---එහිම 19 පිටුවෙත්  manual .north  central  province  43 පිටුව ... නුවර කලාවිය වැසියන් ශාන්ත බව ලියු brodi  ගේ සටහන ම .සිං . කලා  20 පිටුව හා රාජකීය ආසියාතික සමාගමේ ලංකා සඟරාවේ 111.  161 පිටුව .. පවුල් පිලිබඳ ඇල්ම   ගැන davi 1821 මුද්‍රිත ලියූ ලංකාවේ සංචාරණ   හි 289 පිටුව( ඩේවි  දුටු ලංකාව)... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 22/08/14)

Gujranawala Attack: Press Point - 17 08 2014
This program speaks about the persecution of Ahmadis in Pakistan and also the recent attack in the area of Kachi-Pump in Gujranwala, Pakistan in which 3 of its members, including a 7 year old child and an 8 month old infant, have been murdered by local extremists. They were martyred for the sole reason that they were Ahmadi Muslims, whilst local police stood by and watched the massacre. Government sponsored persecution is going on, against Ahmadis in Pakistan.... -Full Story- (https:/ - 22/08/14)

Exposing the Lies: Why the ‘Joint Statement’ between Sri Lanka and UN Secretary General is continuously referred to
Shenali D Waduge
There is a reason why there is constant reference to a supposed ‘joint statement’ issued between Sri Lanka and the UN signed by the Sri Lankan President and the UN Secretary General. The effort is to create a notion that a ‘contract’ prevails as a result of that ‘joint statement’ binding enough to warrant the appointment of the Panel of Experts, to make public their report, to have that report form the basis for the Resolutions and provide the foundation on which the UNHRC head could carry out an investigation against Sri Lanka. Obviously, a lot... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 21/08/14)

Gautama Buddha the Unique Psychotherapist
Ruwan M Jayatunge M.D.
 Many people interpret Buddhism as a religion and a philosophy (or a practical philosophy) known from antiquity. The Buddhism has a vast system of psychotherapy. The Buddhism offers mental healing allowing growth promotion. Buddhism is a method of mind training. Understanding of the function of mind has been recognized as the basis of Buddhist philosophy. In this context the Lord Buddha can be identified as a unique psychotherapist of all time. Psychotherapy is a wide ranging subject. In general Psychotherapy means a treatment of emotional, behavioural, personality disorders based primarily upon verbal or nonverbal communication.... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 21/08/14)

Royal Asiatic Society Sri Lanka (RASSL)-Monthly Public Lecture on Monday 25th August 2014 at 5.00 p.m.
Royal Asiatic Society Sri Lanka (RASSL)   Monthly Public Lecture    "Some Observations on Mudliyar David De Saram’s Pin Pota"  by Prof. K. N. O. Dharmadasa Professor Emeritus, and the former Dean of the Faculty of Arts, University of Peradeniya   on Monday 25th August 2014 at 5.00 p.m. at the Gamini Dissanayake Auditorium No. 96, Ananda Coomaraswamy Mawatha, Colombo 07   ALL ARE WELCOME... -Full Story- (LankaWeb - 21/08/14)

Way Forward : China-India-Russia strategic geopolitical alliance
Shenali Waduge
Should the 3 powers of Asia combine to make a formidable global force? Its not a bad idea – in fact it’s an excellent idea and would provide Asia and inadvertently the world the balance of power and stability that is lacking. Against a declining West, Asia’s 3 formidable power houses are best placed to challenge USA’s supremacy but the only issue is India’s mixed signals and its colonial-servant attitude in bowing to Western dictates. Yet, given the current world scenarios, Russia, China and India should combine and together as a common block enforce their demands to... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 21/08/14)

by Suwanda H J Sugunasiri
(In honour of my Kalyana Mitta, the late Prof. Ananda W P Guruge) -------------------------- It was high-flying You decided to go, the Same way you Lived, for four score Plus years, seeking To pull everyone on your Path, to fuller heights, if Not to match yours, but To one’s own highest, living In this samsaric Quagmire, called the world.   You let no obstacle Stand in your way, in Taking the message Of the Dhamma, hoisting The Flag of beloved Lanka, the UNESCO, the academic portals, the public forum, all on your palm, inspiring... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 21/08/14)

The Pathfinder Blueprint for Accelerating Economic Growth and Enhancing Prosperity for Sri Lankans
Pathfinderreform agenda to all political parties look for Presidential and Parliamentary election Manifestos
 Blueprint will be based on over 50 studies commissioned by the Pathfinder Foundation in the past with special emphasis on studies it has undertaken here some Sectorial Highlights Sanwada, Alert, Flash and Blast. - Growth momentum in Sri Lanka can only be sustained through implementation of a new cycle of reforms -Private participation in the SOE sector with appointment of competent CEOs; recruitment of qualified professionals for procurement, finance, human resource management and other key managerial positions can assist in Loss Making SOEs. - The public... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 21/08/14)

Dr. Tilak Fernando
James Emerson Tennent once described "Ceylon'' as "an Island in the world that has attracted the attention of authors in so many distant ages and from so many different countries". While I was a student in the UK, I made my first trip home after living in London for some years to experience the marvel of my motherland, as I had not travelled far and wide before embarking on studies abroad. In the bygone past, travelling was confined only to a few privileged sections of the society, even within the country; mostly villagers did travel... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 21/08/14)

The Buddhist Ideals of Government
Gunaseela Vitanage Bodhi Leaf No. 11 Buddhist Publication Society Kandy • Sri Lanka
Buddhist Ideals of Government
“Our ancient kings considered hitherto the practice of virtue as their only duty; they knew how to rule without being severe and honoured the Three Jewels; they governed and helped the world, and were happy if men practised righteousness. For myself I desire respectfully, in concert with the son of heaven, to magnify the Good Law in order to save beings from the evil of continued existence (in samsara).” Letter sent to the Chinese emperor by king Manasam of Ceylon... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 21/08/14)

ගී සිළුමිණ - දෙවන කොටස​
Âsiri Bandara
සිංහල ගී කෙත සැරසූ ඔබ අප රසවිඳි අපූර්වතම හරවත් ගී සමුච්ඡයක රසය සහ ගීතයේ කතාව පිළිබඳව විවරණයක් සමඟින් ඔබට එම ගී තව තවත් සමීප කර වන්නට අපි ගන්න පුංචි උත්සාහයක් තමයි ගී සිළුමිණ.     මේ සඳහා දායක වන්නේ හෙළ ගී කෙත පෝෂණය කරන්නට තම නිර්මාන දායකත්වය නිර්ලෝභීව පුදන ගේය පද රචක සහ කාව්‍යය රචක ලන්ඩන් විහාර වාසී පූජ්‍යය කෝන්වැවේ අරියරතන ස්වාමින් වහන්සේ.    ගී සිළුමිණ මෙවර සංවාදයට ගන්නේ සංගීත විශාරද සුනිල් එදිරිසිංහයන් ගයන "වන්නි වනපෙතේ" නම් වූ අපූරු ගීයයි. බලන්න මේ ගීයේ පසුපස ඇති ශෝචනීය පුවතේ ඔබ අපි සැවොම අඩු වැඩි වශයෙන් හෝ කොටස් කාරයෝ නොවේද කියලා.... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 21/08/14)

ජාතික පර්යේෂණ හා සංවර්ධන සැළැස්මට විශ්වවිද්‍යාල ආචාර්යවරුන්ගේ අදහස් විමසයි
මාධ්‍ය අංශය  තාක්ෂණ හා පර්යේෂණ අමාත්‍යාංශය
පර්යේෂණ වලින් ආර්ථීකයට ලැබුණ ප්‍රතිදානය කුමක්ද යනුවෙන් අද සමහරුන් ප්‍රශ්න කරති. මෙයට පිළිතුරක් ලෙස තාක්ෂණ හා පර්යේෂණ ක්ෂේත්‍රයේ ඉදිරි ගමන් මඟ පිළිබඳව පස් අවුරුදු සැලැස්ම සකස් කර තිබේ. මෙය ක්‍රියාත්මක කිරීමෙන් ආර්ථීකයට දක්වන දායකත්වය කොපමණද යන්න වසරින් වසර මැන බැලීමට කටයුතු කරන බව අමාත්‍ය චම්පික රණවක මහතා විශ්වවිද්‍යාල ආචාර්යවරුන් හමුවේ ප්‍රකාශ කළේය. රටට අත්‍යාවශ්‍ය සේවා ක්ෂේත්‍ර 10 ක් හඳුනාගනු ලැබූ අතර, ඒ ක්ෂේත්‍ර සඳහා මැදිහත්විය යුතු තාක්ෂණයන් පිළිබඳව තීරණය කර මේ සම්බන්ධයෙන් කමිටු ගණනාවක් මේ වන විට පත්කර ඇත. එහි ක්ෂේත්‍ර 10 ක් හා මැදිහත්වීම් 10 තෝරා ගනු ලැබු අතර ක්‍රියාකාරකම් 100 ක්... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 21/08/14)

Russia to request MH17 probe report
Russia will request an official report in relation to progress of an investigation into the crash of a Malaysian passenger plane in eastern Ukraine. "We will ask for a briefing by the UN Secretariat on the progress of the implementation of Resolution 2166," Russia’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations Vitaly Churkin told reporters at the UN headquarters in New York on Monday.... -Full Story- ( - 21/08/14)

Unite against the west
By Nalin de Silva
What is the most important function of a government of any country? The governments whether elected according to western democracy or not have to look after the security of the state and maintain the sovereignty of the nation. The other functions of the governments include providing health, education, employment, food, childcare, and maintaining democracy, freedom of expression, individual rights are all secondary. What is the use of democracy if we can elect only stooges of the west as the Presidents, Prime Ministers etc.? It is unfortunate that we are all victims of western education... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 21/08/14)

Expressing concerns
George Rupesinghe Sydney, Australia
HE the Ambassador of the USA to Sri Lanka The United States Embassy Colombo Sri Lanka Excellency I have noted, with some outrage, your recent expressions of concern in the statements on incidents such as disruption of meetings, alleged lack of press freedom etc in Sri Lanka. Is it appropriate that Sri Lanka's ambassador to the United States expresses the Sri Lanka government's deep concern at what is happening in Ferguson. Missouri? The shooting of an unarmed teenage African American by police has sparked violent protests, prompting a state of emergency and... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 21/08/14)

The Bogus ‘Joint Statement’ between President of Sri Lanka and Ban-Ki Moon
Shenali D Waduge
There is an underpinning effort made surreptitiously across the Panel of Expert report to give the impression that the 3 member team was appointed to ‘give effect to’ the joint statement made in 2009 between the Sri Lankan President and the UN Secretary General. Firstly, the Panel’s report makes a grave error in claiming that the UNSG arrived in Sri Lanka in 23 March 2009. The UNSG according to official records arrived in Sri Lanka on 23 May 2009. That was just 4 days after the LTTE was militarily defeated. The next argument is how the... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 20/08/14)

Why President's Decision To Bar Entry To UN Investigators Appears Justifiable.
LankaWeb Weekly Editorial
August 20th 2014 Although there is every likelihood that it will cause an international furore, the choice of the President to deny entry to the team of UN investigators seems justifiable on the simplest rationale that it has been instigated by biased former UN representatives such as Navi Pillai and others who have very openly as well as blatantly taken upon themselves to be adjudicators over their perceptions of human rights violations during the decades long internal armed terrorist insurrection some mistakenly label a War.Well for their information what the Government of Sri Lanka did as... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 20/08/14)

President Barack Obama’s admission of torture by the CIA, and Navi Pillai’s International probe into war crimes in Sri Lanka.
By Charles.S.Perera
Barack Obama the President of USA has admitted that the CIA official who interrogated suspects after the 9/11 attacks “ crossed a line” into torture.  That is while the whole world knows that CIA spells not only torture but all sorts of criminal subversive activities in  Sovereign States at a global level.  His accepting CIA “crossing a line’ into torture after  the 9/11 attack does not mitigate or absolve the CIA from its Criminal activities of the past and the present. Barrack Obama added that, “ we did some things that were contrary to our values.” And... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 20/08/14)

Interview with Sergei Glaziev - Advisor to President Putin
The US military industrial complex with the help of its European poodle wants to start WW3 to write off trillions of it debts. Russia only needs to turn off the gas this winter to send the EU economy deeper into recession, even without fighting war yet! In the event of WAR, the EU economy will collapse, subjugated and indebted to the US for another half a century, and the 1% protect their ill-gotten wealth in the new world order that emerge. We European citizens need to open our eyes and reason quick, write to every MPs stating the obvious.... -Full Story- (https:/ - 20/08/14)

අපි කවුද ............ තව අමතර විස්තර
ධර්මසිරි සෙනෙවිරත්න
වරිග පූරනිකාව අනුව එදා භාවිතාවූ  වචන කීපයක් අද වචන  සමග  -------1 -කමොතුලැ = කම්මුතු  2 ජන්ජලියාව ==ජංජාලය 3 කො විල=කුයිල හෙවත් දුගඳ  4 ගොම්මලේ = ගොම්මනේ හෙවත් සවස 5 හුටපටය = රණ්ඩුව හුටපටය 6 එල්ලිබහ=එලිබහිනවා , මළ පහ කරනවා  මහාචාර්ය හෙට්ටිආරච්චි  විසින්  ලංකා විශ්වවිද්‍යාලයීය  ඉතිහාසයේ දක්වූ   වෙනත් ආර්ය හෝ අනාර්ය කිසිදු භාෂාවක නැති එහෙත් සිංහල භාෂාවේ පමණක් ඇති වචන----ඇපය ,ඔලුව කකුල,කට, කලාව, කුල්ල, තොල, පැදුර, පොත්ත, බද, ලිඳ ,ලිප, විලුඹ  මේ වචන ආර්යාගමනයට පෙර භාවිථවූ  වචන වියහැකි බව එතුමාගේ අදහසය්. ........... මේවා  ටැමිල් මුන්ඩා  යය්ද   හෙට්ටිආරච්චි එසේ කියා තිබේ යය්  ද   බොරු කියමින්  1984 04 ... -Full Story-
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Dr. Ananda Guruge - Scholar, Professor, Historian, Diplomat, Patriot, Buddhist, Sri Lankan
A Tribute from Dr .Bhadant Rahulbodhi Mahathero (India)
Tribute  to  great scholar Dr. Prof. W.P. Ananda Guruge. Date of Birth:  December 28,1928  Date of Expiry : August 6, 2014  It is unbelievable very sad and shocking  news of our world renowned great Buddhist scholar in our Buddhist world  suddenly, unexpectedly  passed away on his way to USA. Everybody was very proud about his great knowledge and tireless contribution towards humanity and Buddhism .He was so much positive nature and very, very generous, very kindhearted person. His contribution to our world Fellowship of Buddhist is ever inspirable to everyone .He... -Full Story-
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FOCUS - Impeachment of Chief Justice in Sri Lanka
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God Particle and God like properties & Comments
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US-India-China and the indian ocean: impact on Sri Lanka
By Neville Ladduwahetty Courtesy The Island
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At last President directs removal of constructions within National Parks
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Vandalism of Sinharaja Forest started
සිංහරාජය දෙකඩ කරන මහාමාර්ගයේ වැඩ ඇරඹේ

Please sign this petition to put an end to this horrendous, barbaric act of Environmental Terrorism and become a guardian of this World Heritage treasure the Sinharaja Forest.

The Undersigned -Sunil Vijayapala Australia
To: President Mahinda Rajapakse Republic of Sri Lanka
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Vandalism of Sinharaja Forest-Sunil Vijayapala Australia-Full Story ( Lankaweb 7/08/11)

Which religion is the best? -Very wise words from a great Sage.
SLG Officials Theory conveyed through Dr. Telli C. Rajaratnam on LankaWeb Policy Prof. Hudson McLean-Full Story- (LankaWeb - 20/02/12)

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Sri Lanka: Recent accusations and some relevant facts
Published in June 2011 News Letter of New Zealand Society for Peace, Unity and Human Rights in Sri Lanka-Full Story- (LankaWeb - 02/07/11)

An Indian eyewitness account of the last 70 hours of Terrorist War in Sri Lanka .FINAL HOURS
B. MURALIDHAR REDDY in the war zone
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Final assault .

B. MURALIDHAR REDDY in the war zone

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The war is over
With the death of LTTE chief Velupillai Prabakaran, the militant campaign for a Tamil state in Sri Lanka seems to have come to an end. -Full Story- ( - 08/06/09)
LTTE RISE & FALL -Full Story- ( - 08/06/09)
Where is Prabakaran?
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ජනාධිපති මැතිවරණ උණුසුම් පුවත් in Sinhala'

Great Power Confrontation in the Indian Ocean: The Geo-Politics of the Sri Lankan Civil Warby Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya -Full Story- ( - 25/10/09)

"Poor Hillary the Victim"
by Hela Puwath
 We think it is appropriate time for Lankaweb viewers to be reminded of Hillary Clinton's views of the LTTE terrorists, now that it has become a little clearer as to the reason for her views.  This is very appropriate specially for those who view Mrs. Clinton as "Poor Hillary, the Victim"  Appreciate if you would share the Youtube video with your readers, with the heading:  "Hillary Clinton on TAMIL TIGERS"

Visiting the Vavuniya IDP camps: an uplifting experience
N. Ram

The photographs by Thilak Bandara – taken during our visit on July 1, 2009 to some of the Zone 1 IDP camps on the outskirts of Vavuniya town in Sri Lanka’s mainland North – speak for themselves. They are testimony to the Sri Lankan government’s efforts, with international assistance, to care for a brave and resilient Tamil community, which will be resettled and rehabilitated in the next few months through an ambitious programme.
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Paticca Samuppada Model Offers a Superb Approach to Analyze Universal Phenomena-By Shelton Gunaratne, professor emeritus at Minnesota State University Moorhead-Full Story- (LankaWeb - 15/05/12)

‘Asoulity’ as Translation of Anattā: Absence, not Negation
Prof. Suwanda H J Sugunasiri (Canada)-Full Story- (LankaWeb - 01/09/12)

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Quantum Physics in the Sinhala Buddhist culture
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Wave-particle duality of nature challenged at Kelaniya University

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On-the-spot investigations of forged deeds
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An Anthology of Sri Lankan English Literature and history of Sri Lanka’s English literature
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Arsenic in Drinking Water
Sri Lankan legislator claims cyanide in addition to Arsenic and Mercury in pesticidesAthureliya Rathana  Thero - A Buddhist monk legislator-Full Story- (LankaWeb - 06/08/11)
What you should know about arsenic in Drinking water- the truth
Arsenic poisoning brings with it other complications: liver and spleen enlargement and cirrhosis of the liver; myocardial degeneration and cardiac failure; peripheral neuropathy affecting primary sensory functions; diabetes mellitus and goitre; and skin cancers.If such diseases are common in your area, get your ground water tested by a certified authority. -Full Story- (LankaWeb - 01/08/11)

"Who will guard the guardians?" asked Roman satirist Juvenal. Now we must ask, who is watching Human Rights Watch, We will.

Amnesty and HRW may research their material and appear to be neutral in their assessments every time, no one can really evaluate their impartiality unless one sets out to investigate their background funding, behind-the-scenes researchers and the influences under which they operate. Read "Gutter Tactics of Amnesty International (AI) in Sri Lanka"


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123,000 BC - Oldest human found in Lanka - Pathirajawela in the deep South.
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7500 BC - Connections between Cambians, Sri Lankans, Ramayanaya & Mahabharataya The first wave of migrants to Sri Lanka from north India, were from the Yadu family from Gujarat. Yadus dominated the southwest of India (which included Gujarat, parts of Maharashtra and Rajasthan up to Mathura, just south of Delhi).
6000 BC - Lankan city on Mahamevuna Uyana - Archeologists uncovered 35 feet under the present Mahamevuna Uyana in Anuradapura,
3000 BC - Sigiriya is considered the AlakaMandava of the Ravana
2517 Ramayanaya and Sri Lanka According to Ramayana story, Ravana, the king of Sri Lanka, belongs to a family of migrants from North India who had close connections with region of the Yadus,
2517 BC - Ravana gets killed in Balangoda during March, 2517BC Ravana, while attending to the wounds suffered in combat by Vibishana (his brother) in Balangoda,
1000 BC - Sri Lanka has the latest technology : Iron technology is evident in SL
900 BC - Anuradapura, a major town of, at least 10 Hectares (25 Acres). Anuradhapura was at least 10 ha in extent by ca. 900 BC (perhaps much more). By then prehistoric stone tool technology had been completely superseded by that of iron
700 BC - Anuradapura Town, 50 Hectares (125 Acres) .
600 BC - Earliest Proof of Brahmi writing in Lanka At 600-500 BC, the very first appearance of writing (in Brahmi letters almost identical to the Asokan script 200 years later) marked the beginning of the Early Historic period. This writing, radiocarbon dated on charcoal and checked by thermoluminescence dating, is inscribed on potsherds signifying the ownership. Among the names, was Anuradha.
483 BC - Vijaya lands in Sri Lanka. Girihadu Seya is built in Thiriyaya. Buddha's relics are enshrined in Mahiyanganaya Dagaba Sarabu Maharahatan Vahanse picked Budda relics from the burning cortege and arrived in Mahiyanganaya
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Its now our duty to help the govt quickly so that we minimise the possibilities of other countries influencing and the IMF providing the loan on various conditions which may not be the best for our country. -Full Story- (The LankaWeb - 06/06/09)

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Beware of prepaid mobile phone accounts in Sri Lanka
Is the island's one of the leading mobile phone service provider, surreptitiously fleecing its customers?

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The Charges against Eric Solheim, by Karuna Amman, are .
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Mothers of children forcibly held by the LTTE demand their immediate release during an agitation held opposite the Nallur Kovil in Jaffna recently. The agitators had gathered in their thousands, marched along the streets in Jaffna and handed over two petitions to the UN and Red Cross offices in the town before proceeding to the Kovil for a demonstration. (Courtesy The Island 06-02-2009)

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British MPs debunk Tiger propaganda -Tamils in camps betteroff than in the hands of Tigers:
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A Time Of Reckoning For All Sri Lankans That Their Nation Is Blessed With Great Leadership May 2nd 2009 .-Full Report-(The LankaWeb Editorial -03/05/09)

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Sri Lanka's expanding peacetime army By Charles Haviland BBC News, Colombo-Full Story- (BBC - 29/06/09)

A small but significant post-Tiger vote By Sudha Ramachandran -Full Story- ( - 29/06/09)

Yes, We Can: Answer from Sri Lanka to the International CommunityBy Garvin Karunaratne Ph.D. former Government Agent, Matara District-Full Story- (LankaWeb - 28/06/09)

Navi Pillay and the Tiger's Tail
From: Wick Gankanda To: Mr. Bill Keller Executive Editor New York Times 620 Eighth Avenue New York, NY 10018 -Full Story- (The LankaWeb - 31/05/09)

Finally the masks are off
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"Human Rights Watch, one of the world's best-financed and most influential human rights organizations? It turns out that they cook the books about facts, cheat on interviews, and put out pre-determined conclusions that are driven more by their ideology than by evidence. These are serious accusations, and they are demonstrably true".-Alan Dershowitz Felix Frankfurter Professor of Law at Harvard Law School

Amnesty and HRW may research their material and appear to be neutral in their assessments every time, no one can really evaluate their impartiality unless one sets out to investigate their background funding, behind-the-scenes researchers and the influences under which they operate. Read "Gutter Tactics of Amnesty International (AI) in Sri Lanka"


British connection in Tamil Terrorism

Tamil Terrorist flag over British Parliament
Tamil demonstrators calling for an end to the war against Tamil Terrorists
Photo: Courtesy AP)
Emboldened by the political support they receive from British politicians, front organizations of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) in London have long before started raising funds for terrorist activities in Sri Lanka by extortion not only from the British capital but also from Tamil Nadu over phone messages originating there. The Tamil terrorists are a nasty bunch of tribal misfits who chase and shoot innocent civilians who run for their lives; who creep in the dark to enter adobe huts and chop the sleeping villagers to death; who pluck infants from their mothers arms while they are sucking their nipples for their feed and dash them on rocks to crack their skulls like cracking coconuts at their Hindu Kovils; who perfected the art of suicide bombing and the body pack that all other terrorists around the world are copying. The truth prevails at lastIF NOT FOR COUNTRIES LIKE USA AND UK, SRI LANKA WOULD HAVE ERADICATED TERRORISM AT THE VERY FIRST INCEPTION , STILL USA AND THE EUROPEAN SELF-STYLED PEACEMAKERS ARE GETTING IN THE WAY OF VICTORY.

Finally the masks are off Ratanapala -Full Story- (The LankaWeb - 16/05/09)



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“No army will come forward to hold talks with a militant group. If India cannot hold talks with the armed separatist groups in Jammu and Kashmir, Assam and Manipur, it also cannot claim moral rights to tell another sovereign nation to hold talks with an armed group,Indian Union Home Minister P.Chidambaram-15th February 2009

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THE INDIAN WAY- FIRST GANG RAPE OF WOMEN AND CHILDREN, and NOW ASSAULTING THE INNOCENCE- A Sri Lankan Buddhist monk, Pathberiye Gnanaloka Thero, was assaulted by Tamils at the Big Temple in Thanjavur, in Tiruchi, India on Saturday

In Thanjavur, the students and staff, 19 in total, were going around the Sri Brihadeeswarar Temple when a group owing allegiance to the Naam Tamizhar Katchi and the Thamizh Desiya Podhuvudamai Katchi attacked Ven. Gnanaloka Thero, who stood out in the group in his saffron robe.The students were taken to the ASI office near the temple, but the assailants surrounded the office and demanded that the monk be sent out. The incident sent shock waves among devotees and archakas who were witness to the attack.Gnanaloka Thero was asked to change his clothes and sent to Tiruchi along with other students with police escort in vans. As the vehicles entered Tiruchi, two cabs transporting the students were targeted near Ariyamangalam and G Corner, where members of the Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam and Naam Tamizhar Katchi attacked the vehicles with sticks and stones, police said. The front windshield of one of the vans and the rear one in the other were damaged. However,several Indian students who accompanied him had received injuries as a result of the attack, in their efforts to protect the priest. the students were escorted safely to the airport. Video: Sri Lankan monk assaulted in Tiruchi and for your comments


Great Power Confrontation in the Indian Ocean: The Geo-Politics of the Sri Lankan Civil War
by Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya
The support and positions of various foreign governments in regards to the diabolic fighting between the Tamil Tigers and the Sri Lankan military, which cost the lives of thousands of innocent civilians, says a great deal about the geo-strategic interests of these foreign governments. The position of the governments of India and a group of states that can collectively be called the Periphery, such as the U.S. and Australia, were in support of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Ealam (LTTE) or Tamil Tigers, either overtly or covertly. Many of these governments also provided this support tacitly, so as not to close any future opportunity of co-opting Sri Lanka after the fighting was over. -Full Story- ( - 25/10/09)
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CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL in Matara is halfway done!
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The LankaWeb "Focus"

Is it the West that breeds international terrorism?. Here are the true Facts

LTTE propaganda by Human Rights Watch
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Sri Lanka: BBC, CNN and Al Jazeera hear no evil, see no evil - Opinion piece
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Sri Lanka: Dancing, flag waving, fire-crackers - the joy of victory V for Victory-D for Defeat,

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The Colombians
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Life after Prabhakaran
By Gomin Dayasri -Full Report-
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International News Mafia
How they distort news reports

How they distort news reports
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Murder of Lasantha Wickrematunga-Full Report

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Children of Vaddukoddai Resolution slaughtered the fathers H. L. D. Mahindapala Part II -- .-Full Report-(The LankaWeb-11/01/09) Visharada Pundit Amaradeva: Heaven-St(r) uck or In-stream?
Prof. Suwanda H. J. Sugunasiri, Founder, Nalanda College of Buddhist Studies, writing from Toronto, Canada-Full Report-(The LankaWeb-04/01/09)
OIL Prospects in Sri Lanka
A New Mesozoic Sedimentary Basin, Offshore Sri Lanka
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( - 07/11/04)

The marine fishery resources of Sri Lanka
-Full Story- (fao - 07/11/04)


Tamil Terrorism In Sri Lanka

Visiting the Vavuniya IDP camps: an uplifting experience
N. Ram

The photographs by Thilak Bandara – taken during our visit on July 1, 2009 to some of the Zone 1 IDP camps on the outskirts of Vavuniya town in Sri Lanka’s mainland North – speak for themselves. They are testimony to the Sri Lankan government’s efforts, with international assistance, to care for a brave and resilient Tamil community, which will be resettled and rehabilitated in the next few months through an ambitious programme.
-Full Story- ( - 04/07/09)

'Lanka ignored warning of Tamil separatism in 1970' -Full Story- ( - 04/07/09)

The End Battle -The cowardly death of the LTTE chief :
A death of a criminal, who led a murderous group that caused immense sufferings on innocent, is indeed a great relief for those who have to live under constant threat of that group. When, this criminal is one who is responsible for the deaths of over 75,000 people and one who threw a nation to the verge of destruction, the news not only brings relief to the nation, but also the individuals who brought that relief become national heroes. Their effort becomes a legend that would be told from generation to generation. The death of V. Prabhakaran, the... -Full Story- (LankaWeb - 22/06/09)


Q+A-What is fate of civilians trapped in Sri Lanka's war? .-Full Report-(

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-Political Focus-
Who Perpetuates Tamil Terrorism in Sri Lanka

Political Solution Madness It Is The Time For A Fullstop.

Sri Lanka Guardian Editorial speaks of Prabhakarn as the Tamil National Leader.By Charles.S.Perera-Full Report-(The LankaWeb-30/11/08)

Investigations reveal Sri Lanka Guardian Editor R&AW spies in New Delhi and Chennai-Full Report-(

Gareth Evans, President of International Crisis Group (ICG) - Crisis Expert and Export Crisis?Full Story -(The LankaWeb - 26/07/07)


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Allan Rock's Accusation

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UN's Lousie Arbour,
An expanded version of the Sri Lankan responses to the concerns raised in the debate at the United Nations Human Rights Council following the report of Ms Louise Arbour, High Commissioner for Human Rights

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Amnesty International is a big liar- Sri Lankan Government

Amnesty International desecrates Cricket world cup
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LTTE is a ruthless terrorist outfit that has been fighting for mono ethnic separate state for the Tamils living in Sri Lanka since 1983. Two decades of the LTTE's terror campaign against Sri Lankan citizens has cost over 65,000 lives.
Reply to Bruce Fein

Terrorism and more..


-Full Report-(The LankaWeb-29/11/08)


Ignorant Iqbal Athas ` self appointed defense analyst` DOES NOT KNOW what he is talking about

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Federal Bureau of Investigation
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IIGEP: Blow Hot Blow Cold.-Full Report- (The Island- 11/05/08)

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Sri Lanka Security Forces
This is an urgent request from our Brothers and Sisters who are fighting for our Country. They are in dire need of foot spray and treatment to overcome foot infections.

Ananda Wickramasinghe Consul General Consulate General for Sri Lanka - Los Angeles Suite 1405, #3250 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA. USA 90010 Phone: 213 387 0213 Fax: 213 387 0216

What the Buddha said in plain English!

'Tell US President-elect Barack Obama not to associate with the LTTE Tamils Black Tiger terrorists'.
We are asking you to sign this petition to help us reach our goal of 1,000 signatures.

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Tell US President-elect Barack Obama not to associate with the LTTE Tamils Black Tiger terrorists'


World Politics

The new Cold War-

Whatever happened to the fight against al-Qaeda and radical Islam? That's so old news. Welcome to the new, new Cold War.
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DeLon, The New Revolution
-Full Report-(The LankaWeb-19/07/08)

Analysis by Keerthi Godayaya
Our quest for a foreign policy matching 21st century world order


This about what Anagarika Dharmapala said in 1926-relate it to today's situation and it is such an accurate prediction which has materialized in front of your own eyes!-Full Report-(The LankaWeb-05/06/08)

Hunted down and burnt alive for being a migrant in TUTU's Backyard

Supplementary readings .........

Extremely rare and old footage of Sri Lanka
Tropical Ceylon 1932
-Full Report- (Youtube- 17/05/08)
Charming Ceylon 1931-Full Report- (Youtube- 17/05/08)
Extremely rare and old footage of Colombo, Sri Lanka.-Full Report- (Youtube- 17/05/08)
OLD CEYLON POST CARDS-Full Report- (Youtube- 17/05/08)
Real Beauty of SriLanka (Ceylon)-Full Report- (Youtube- 17/05/08)


Supplementary readingHigh Drama in the Human Rights Council of the United Nations

Full Report

Eastern Province Election

Special Supplementary Reading

Monks living in a remote corner of Sri Lanka
Moodu Maha Viharaya: The sun sets in the East for Buddhist temple
opener for most of us.,1794,0,0,1,0
ii) If you prefer to arrange directly with the Hamuduruvo
here is his Contact Info: Ven Kataragama Siri Ratana Thera Moodu Maha Vihare, Pottuvil, Sri Lanka Mobile Phone: (94) 71-647-5857

More on Sri Lankan High Commission in UK

JVP split

AND MORE......

Mawbima Lanka

Pakistan is willing to give anything Sri Lanka asks for...

Unethical conversion and Christian fundamentalism

Unethical conversion
-Full Story- (The LankaWeb - 26/07/07)

Sri Lanka's Child Star In the wake of her first award for a staggering lead performance in Deepa Mehtas Oscar nominated film Water, the now 11-year-old Sarala reflects on the whole experience.-Full Story- ( - 05/06/07)

LankaWeb collection of contemporary poems.

MORE contemporary poems

Bodies of beheaded Sri Lankans displayed in Riyadh


Dr. Kim Howell's Visit to Sri Lanka

Sacked Minister's Sudden Discovery
The deposed Minister Mr. Mangala Samaraweera's MIG 27 Story Ministry of Defence, Public Security, Law & Order -Full Story- (The LankaWeb - 21/03/07)

The Frontline

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Announcing the publication of


by Paul Harris

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Video Segment 7517 - Paul Harris on LTTE - 30 minute audio clip
30 minute audio clip - Paul Harris works internationally as a writer and conflict analyst, presently based in Shanghai, China. -Full Story- ( - 05/11/07)


Chikungunya viral fever is prevalent in the central province, what kind of preventive measure can we adopt now?
Dr.V.W. Jagath Vasanthathilaka. Consultant Rheumatologist General Hospital Kandy, Sri Lanka .
-Full Story- (The LankaWeb - 17/12/06)

All Sri Lankans, beware asbestos products!!!, asbestos products are still legal in Sri Lanka

According to the National Cancer Institute website, Asbestos is the name given to a group of minerals that occur naturally in the environment as bundles of fibers and can be separated into thin, durable threads. These fibers are resistant to heat, fire, and chemicals and do not conduct electricity. For these reasons, asbestos has been widely used in many industries." Mesothelioma is a cancer of the lining of the lung caused by exposure to asbestos. For more information about asbestos and mesothelioma, visit Mesothelioma Web.

Asbestosis in Sri Lanka
Yakkho.-Full Report-(The LankaWeb-19/03/09)
Mesothelioma and Asbestos
Henry Jayaweera. .-Full Report-(The LankaWeb-18/03/09)

Tsunami and safety: beware asbestos products in the clearance and reconstruction Paul Blackaby. -Full Story- (The LankaWeb - 30/03/05)

All Sri Lankans, beware asbestos products!!!, asbestos products are still legal in Sri Lanka-Full Report-(MESOTHELIOMAWeb-16/03/09)

.-Full Report-( settles asbestos claim
By Andrew Cave, Associate City Editor -Full Report-(

Asbestos claims 'could hit £20bn' in UK
-Full Report-(BBC-18/03/09)

* Contempt Of Court *

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Brutality which brought disgrace upon the entire Sinhala Buddhists


THE ANCESTRY OF RAVANA A close study of the Ramayana, particularly the last book or Uttara Kanda, reveals that Ravana, the enemy of Lord Rama, was not a Dravidian, as many people have thought, but related to the Sri Lanka, who are considered to be Aryans-that Ravana was a migrant to Sri Lanka from the Vedic family of the Yadus, perhaps deriving originally from the city of Mathura south of Delhi. The first wave of migrants to Sri Lanka from the north was from Gujarat and of the Yadu family, which dominated the southwest of India and from the region of Gujarat had access to the sea on which they travelled far in their trading and colonizing ventures. The Ramayana tells the Ravana, the king of Sri Lanka, had close connections with region of the Yadus, which included Gujarat, parts of Maharashtra and Rajasthan up to Mathura south of Delhi.

Historical Development of Sinhala and Scripts click on the links!!
-Beginning and growth of civilization in Sri Lanka
-Unethical conversion violates the UN convention on the right of the child

Bikkhus in Politics........ .

From Oral Tradition to Audio Book-Full Story- (The LankaWeb - 15/06/04)
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