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Parents of Missing Tamil Children demand answers from TNA's Ananthi Sasitharan
Shenali D Waduge
Ananthi Sasitharan TNA member of the Northern Provincial Council was in for a surprise when she arrived at the Mullaitivu Magistrates courts on 21st July 2014 for the continuation of the case filed by her. She never expected hundreds of Tamils to brave the scorching heat to arrive demanding to know what she and her husband LTTE's Elilan had done to their children. The situation became so intense that Ananthi Sasitharan had to eventually seek solace of the security forces she and the TNA want to throw out of the North. Families of Missing Tamil... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 23/07/14)

Russia Hands Data on MH17 Crash to EU, Awaits Reaction - Russia-s EU Envoy
BRUSSELS, July 23 (RIA Novosti) — Russia handed all of its Defense Ministry-s data on the Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash in eastern Ukraine to the European Union, but has seen no reaction yet, Russia-s envoy to the European Union Vladimir Chizhov said Wednesday.... -Full Story-
( - 23/07/14)

Bogus photos of ‘Russian' air-defense systems in Ukraine debunked by bloggers
Ukraine continues to concoct evidence of Russia's air defense system's involvement in the Boeing tragedy. This time Ukraine's secret service has published as ‘proof' month–old photos of Kiev's own Buk-M missile system, claiming it is Russian. Although even American officials have privately admitted that there is no evidence that Russia is involved in the Malaysian Airlines Boeing 777 disaster on July 17, Kiev has its own idea.... -Full Story-
( - 23/07/14)

Coconut and Paddy Husks to Filter Arsenic-Bangladesh Experiment
Daya Reporting from Toronto, Canada
The following is a success story in Bangladesh in water purification, which may have a promising application in Sri Lanka. The filter is made from readily available local materials, the apparatus is affordable, and the cost free installation, demand a serious study of the adaptability and suitability to fit the conditions and needs of Sri Lanka.Reza was featured in the "Fixing the world worst poisoning in history" which appeared in the Sunday Star dated July 13, 2014. She managed to convince the global experts in chemistry, engineering, medicine and business to volunteer their time to... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 23/07/14)

විධායක ජනාධිපති නාඩගම නොහොන් කළු සුද්දන් ඇටවූ මර උගුල්
චන්ද්‍රසිරි විජයවික්‍රම
මිනිස් හට සොඳුරු ගුණ සහ නුගුණ  ඇත     නිදොස් කෙනෙකු මෙදියතැ උපදනේ   නැත     වෙසෙස් සිනිඳු මුවරද බර      සහස්පත     කොරොස් නළින් යුතුවෙයි කටු පෙළිණි යුත         කුරිරු ගොර සපුන්ගේ දළ'ගෙහි    විසය     මදුරු මැසි කැලන්ගේ තුඩ'ගෙහි    විසය     රුදුරු නුහුසුවන්ගේ වල'ගෙහි       විසය     නපුරු දුදනන් ගෙ සිය'ලඟෙහි මැ    විසය                             සුභාෂිතය     මග හොඳට තිබේ නම්     යන්ට දෑසත් පෙනේ නම්     කිම බැදිවල යන් නේ     මංමුලාවූ එකෙක් සේ                 පණ්ඩිත කොග්ගල ධම්මතිලක වරද කාගේද හා කඩවුණ පොරොන්දුව        ... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 23/07/14)



BJP in Sri Lanka: India distances itself from Tamil Nadu-TNA-LTTE and Eelam
Shenali D Waduge
The topic was ‘India under Modi: Relevance for the Region and the World’, organized by the Bandaranaike Centre for International Studies and held at the BMICH moderated by former foreign secretary HMGS Palihakkara. Introducing the panelists was Mr. Sunimal Fernando, Advisor to H.E. the President of Sri Lanka and Chairman/Board of Studies of the BCIS. Prof. Madhav Das Nalapath of Manipal University, Dr. Suresh Prabhu was a former Union Minister under the Vajpayee Government and a member of the Shiv Sena, Dr. Swapan Dasgupta was introduced as a senior journalist and political commentator, Dr. Seshadri Chari... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 23/07/14)

Ms. Sisson disappears without a TWEET
Dr Kamal Wickremasinghe  Courtesy The Daily News
The US embassy in Colombo has been uncharacteristically quiet the last week, especially for a foreign mission preoccupied with issuing media statements, press releases and tweets on intensely domestic Sri Lankan issues - who can forget outright falsehoods like the tweet of January 9, 2014 that declared St Anthony’s Ground at Puthukudurippu as the site of a January 2009 killing of “hundreds of families” by army shelling? Such usual social media hyperactivity by the US embassy has been uncharacteristically less lately, the last tweet being on July 9, tellingly publicising another press... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 23/07/14)

The Merciful and Forgiving God
By A. Abdul Aziz.
 (Given below is an excerpt of one of the recent Friday Sermons of Hazrat Mirza Masroor Ahmad, Supreme Head of the world-wide Ahmadiyya Muslim Community in Islam, delivered on 18th July, 2014, at ‘BaithulFuthuh’, London, U.K. gave a discourse on the Merciful and Forgiving God )  Ahmadiyya Khalifa started the sermon with the recitation of the following two verses of the Holy Quran and gave their Urdu translation:  Say, “O My servants who have committed excesses against their own souls! despair not of the mercy of Allah, surely Allah forgives all sins. Verily He is... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 23/07/14)

India to be more supportive of Sri Lanka at UN: Swamy
Meera Srinivasan
India will be far more supportive of Sri Lanka’s position at the United Nations Human Rights Council than ever before, former Union Cabinet Minister and the chairman of the BJP Committee for Strategic Action Subramanian Swamy said here on Monday. Speaking on ‘India under Modi: relevance for the region and the world’, he said India’s foreign policy shall henceforth be guided by national interest and not regional interest.... -Full Story-
( - 23/07/14)

Targeting Sri Lanka has gone too far – Subramanian Swamy
By Chamara Sumanapala
The targeting of Sri Lanka over human rights issues has gone too far and has to stop, Chairman of the BJP Committee on Strategic Action and Former Union Minister of the Government of India Dr. Subramanian Swamy said a short while ago. Furthermore, he said that India will give Sri Lanka much more support than before at the United Nations Human Rights Council. He made these remarks at a panel discussion on the topic of “India under Modi: Relevance for the Region and the World” organized by the Bandaranaike Center for International Studies and held at... -Full Story-
( - 23/07/14)

Narendra Modi wants "excellent" relations with Sri Lanka: Subramanian Swamy
COLOMBO: Prime Minister Narendra Modi wants "excellent" relations with Sri Lanka, senior BJP leader Subramanian Swamy said as he met President Mahinda Rajapaksa here today and underlined that the end of the LTTE campaign in this country had ensured the security of India too. Swamy, the chairman of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Committee for Strategic Action, is here to deliver a talk on "India under Modi: relevance for the region and the world".... -Full Story-
( - 23/07/14)

10 more questions Russian military pose to Ukraine, US over MH17 crash
Russia has released military monitoring data, which shows Kiev military jets tracking the MH17 plane shortly before the crash - and posed yet another set of questions to Ukraine and the US over the circumstances of the tragedy. Military officials – chief of General Staff of the Armed Forces Lt. Gen. Andrey Kartopolov and chief of the Air Force Main Staff Lt. Gen. Igor Makushev - posed a number of questions to Kiev and Washington concerning the possible causes of the catastrophe in Eastern Ukraine that killed almost 300 people last Thursday.... -Full Story-
( - 23/07/14)

What Happened To The Malaysian Airliner?
By Paul Craig Roberts
Washington-s propaganda machine is in such high gear that we are in danger of losing the facts that we do have. One fact is that the separatists do not have the expensive Buk anti-aircraft missile system or the trained personnel to operate it. Another fact is that the separatists have no incentive to shoot down an airliner and neither does Russia. Anyone can tell the difference between low-flying attack aircraft and an airliner at 33,000 feet. The Ukrainians do have Buk anti-aircraft missile systems, and a Buk battery was operational in the region and deployed at... -Full Story-
( - 23/07/14)

The Opposition Leader's call for Democracy and Good Governance
S. Akurugoda
According to a news paper report the opposition leader Ranil Wickramasinghe has told Organisation for Good Governance, another NGO, that it was high time for all political parties and other civil society organisations to get together from grassroots level to overthrow the government through a well- organised struggle since the lawlessness in this country can no longer be overcome through democratic means. “One cannot expect good governance from this regime and therefore it is high time for all forces to get together and overthrow this undemocratic and dictatorial regime,” he said and added that democracy practiced by... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 23/07/14)

India under Modi must join hands with China to lead resurgent Asia
by Senaka Weeraratna
A Panel Discussion under the title ‘India under Modi: Relevance for the Region and the World’ scheduled to be held on July 21, 2014 at the BMICH, Colombo and addressed by five prominent Indians led by Dr. Subramanian Swamy, Chairman, BJP Committee on Strategic Action, is intended to be a forum for Sri Lankans to gain an insight into the new style of governance of Narendra Modi and India’s unfolding role in the Region and the larger world, among other topics. It will be based, according to the organizers of this workshop i.e. Bandaranaike Centre... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 23/07/14)

Investigate NGO heads: Coughing Human Rights for plush lifestyles
Shenali D Waduge
 Mega millions has been disbursed to the bank accounts of organizations set up to deliver ‘democracy’ and ‘human rights’ to ‘undemocratic’ nations. These NGOs set up have an explicit object and it has nothing to do with human rights to democracy and everything to do with preparing the groundwork for agendas of those disbursing the funds. The local lacoreens or sepoys as we have every right to call them are paid to do a job and they are paid handsomely too. Remove the monetary aspect would these so-called NGO heads deliver the same speeches with the... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 23/07/14)

Sri Lanka : Lessons to learn from Muslims and Islam
 Shenali D Waduge
The Middle East is home to many faiths beside Islam. Yet strict laws govern how people behave. From public displays of holding hands to other forms of behavior are clearly identified as being unacceptable and taboo. In many of these Islamic countries a strict dress code prevails. Whatever laws declared have to be strictly followed to the word. Whether these laws, restrictions and regulations are correct, unfair or outdated for modern society is a different question. What needs to be said is that there are 57 nations in the world that declare themselves Islamic and even... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 23/07/14)

Scott Morrison attacks critics of Sri Lanka
by:DENNIS SHANAHAN and Jared Owens- Courtesy The Australian July 12, 2014   Angus Campbell praised ‘the policy settings of both the current and former governments’ for stemming the flow of boats. Source: News Corp Australia   SCOTT Morrison has lashed out at “increasingly shrill’’ critics of Sri Lanka, accusing asylum-seeker advocates of using boatpeople to pursue a political agenda of internationally isolating the once war-torn nation.   On his return from Sri Lanka yesterday, the... -Full Story- (LankaWeb - 23/07/14)

Key Piece of Video “Evidence” for Russian Responsibility for Malaysian Plane Shootdown Debunked
However, going by the billboard and other features of the scenery, Russian bloggers and news sources claim to have identified the road in the video as having been taken in or near the town of Krasnoarmeisk (“Krasnoarmiysk” in Ukrainian), which has been under Kiev’s control since May.... -Full Story- ( - 22/07/14)

Will Russia shoot down West-s lies?
Finian Cunningham
They don-t call it the "gutter press" for nothing. But Western so-called news media sunk to new toxic depths over the weekend in their coverage of the Malaysian airliner downed over Ukraine - and the death of all 298 people on board. It was a veritable media-orgy of lies, propaganda and vilification spewed out by American and European corporate news outlets. Whether online, television, or newspaper, the media went into overdrive to lay the blame for the disaster on Russia or "Russian-backed rebels" in Ukraine.... -Full Story-
( - 22/07/14)

Ukrainian Su-25 fighter detected in close approach to MH17 before crash - Moscow
Courtesy RT
Image courtesy of the Russian Defense Ministry The Russian military detected a Ukrainian SU-25 fighter jet gaining height towards the MH17 Boeing on the day of the catastrophe. Kiev must explain why the military jet was tracking the passenger airplane, the Russian Defense Ministry said. Follow Malaysia Airlines MH17 plane crash in Ukraine LIVE UPDATES “A Ukraine Air Force military jet was detected gaining height, it’s distance from the Malaysian Boeing was 3 to 5km,” said the head of the Main Operations Directorate of the HQ of Russia’s military forces, Lieutenant-General Andrey Kartopolov... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 22/07/14)

British Defense Sec. Accuses Russia of Sponsoring Terror- Britain has one of the worst records on sponsoring terror in the world
by Kurt Nimmo
Britain has long acted as a sponsor of terrorism. It also harbors international terrorists. A number of nations – including France, Germany, Turkey and Russia – have accused the British government of sheltering terrorists. Even the United States, itself a sponsor of international terror, has accused Britain of sponsoring and protecting terrorists.... -Full Story-
( - 22/07/14)

Russia Denies Smuggling Military Hardware Into East Ukraine
RIA Novasti
MOSCOW, July 21 (RIA Novosti) – Russia has never delivered Buk-M1 air defense missile systems or any other type of weaponry to independence supporters in eastern Ukraine, a senior Russian General Staff official said Monday. “Russia never handed over Buk-M1 air defense missile systems or any other type of weaponry or military equipment,” said Lt. Gen. Andrei Kartapolov, the head of the Russian General Staff’s Main Operational Directorate.... -Full Story-
( - 22/07/14)

සත්‍ය මරා දමා මතු පරපුර මරා නොදමන්න - ඇමති චම්පික රණවක -
මාධ්‍ය අංශය තාක්ෂණ හා පර්යේෂණ අමාත්‍යාංශය •    මාධ්‍ය හලාල්කරණය නවතනු •    ජිහාඩ් ගොබෙල්ස්වාදයෙන් රට රැක නොගතහොත් අනාගතයේ සෑම ශ්‍රී ලාංකිකයෙකුටම ලේ වලින් වන්දි ගෙවන්න සිදුවෙයි •    බෞද්ධ භික්ෂුවගේ කැපවීම මත මේ රටේ මුස්ලිම් කාන්තාවට නිදහස් අධ්‍යාපනය හා නිදහස් ඡන්ද අයිතිය හිමිවූ බව දැන් අමතක      වෙලා මෙරට බෞද්ධ භික්ෂූන් වහන්සේ අති විශාල ජයග්‍රහණ ගණනාවක් මේ රටට ලබාදුනි. විශේෂයෙන්ම අවිහිංසාවාදී අරගලය මගින් ජනතාව තුළ ජාතිය ආගම හා ශාසනය පිළිබඳ අළුත් කැක්කුමක් ඇති කර වාද විවාද මගින්, තර්කය මගින් ප්‍රතිවාදීන් දණ ගස්සවා ඉදිරියට යන්න අපට මඟක් පෙන්වා දුන්හ. මෙරට නිදහස් අධ්‍යාපනය, නිදහස් සෞඛ්‍ය සේවය හා නිදහස් ඡන්ද ක්‍රමය වෙනුවෙන් අපේ ස්වාමීන් වහන්සේලා... -Full Story- (LankaWeb - 22/07/14)

Secretary Defence declares opens Pilgrims Rest at Girihandu Seya
Gamini Sarath Godakanda
Secretary Defence and Urban Development Mr. Gotabaya Rajapaksa declared open the newly constructed pilgrims Rest cost over Rs. Seven Million, at the Girihandu Seya Temple premises in Thiriyaya at the invitation of the Senior Presidential Advisor, Mr. Milinda Moragoda. The "Urumayaka Ulpatha" Foundation coordinated the entire process in collaboration with the Ministry of Buddha Sasana and Religious Affairs and the Department of Archaeology to make the noble concept a successful one. Mr. Rajapaksa unveiled a commemorative plaque to mark the occasion amidst the blessings of the Maha Sanga. Most venerable Kotugoda Dhammawasa Anunayake Thero,  Amarapura Sanga... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 22/07/14)

MH17 black boxes to be handed over to Malaysian authorities - Malaysian PM
Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak says the Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 black boxes will be handed over to the Malaysians in Donetsk at 9pm Ukrainian time (1900 GMT). The bodies of 282 victims of the crash are to be flown to Amsterdam.... -Full Story-
( - 22/07/14)

A tale of two Afghans...
Of drug-lords, refugees, asylum and an unyielding UNHCR   BY ZAHRAH IMTIAZ Courtesy Ceylontoday
A woman has been sitting at the security entrance to the front office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), for the past 24 hours, teary eyed, but determined. By her side, a man consoles her. The security officers at the gate had asked them to leave, as they would not be let into the office at any time soon.   "She has been listed as a refugee for the past two years and we have been living in Sri Lanka all of... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 22/07/14)

One of my favourite questions I ask my people is, “Are you against the Aman Ki Asha?” Every time, I get the same answer wrapped up in astonishing bewilderment, “Who says we are against the Aman Ki Asha? But favouring Aman Ki Asha does not mean selling our ego, self-respect and our basic human rights to India. The desire of peace is appreciable but not at the cost of ones existence and at the terms of inequality.” Friendly relations with the neighboring countries must be the desire and wish of every Pakistani but as far as India... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 21/07/14)

The Pellucid Aspect Of Winning By Cheating By Passed With Capricious Rhetoric By The Cheaters! - Galle Test SHAME SOUTH AFRICA!
Top Spin By Suni
July 21st 2014 As ludicrous and contentious as it sounds, there is a whole lot of rigmarolling going on in the aftermath of the Galle Test Match as the Proteas are patting themselves om their backs and crowing about a win over Sri Lanka whan in reality they cheated visibly through ball tampering by Vernon Philander whose exposure has come reluctanly and was caught on Camera. Remarkably it is not the first time an incident of  a similar nature has occurred remembering Paf Duplesis caught in the act and punished albeit lightly to say the least... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 21/07/14)

Beware of the forgotten and hidden dangers of cooking gas
Dr Hector Perera          London
When we light the cooker, natural gas burns in oxygen to give out heat so that we can cook something using that heat. To begin with you need heat to burn this gas but once it is started, it gives out more heat that means burning gas is an endothermic reaction but it gives out more heat that means it is an overall exothermic reaction. Then according to physical chemistry the overall reaction of burning methane is an exothermic reaction because it uses little energy to start but gives out more heat. Normally this gas... -Full Story-
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A new light on ancient Middle East religio-politics through literary and archaeological evidence
Buddhism in ancient Israel and Arabia -by Professor A.D.T.E. Perera-Courtesy:  Daily News ( Vesak 2549 – 2005)
The Buddha Statue in Khurul Monastery in southern Russia. (Formerly, Associate Editor, Encyclopaedia of Buddhism, Government of Sri Lanka, publication, Research Associate Professor, Department of Philosophy, University of New Mexico, USA, Guest Research Fellow, Department of Disarmament and Development, UNO, New York) The publication of a research paper recently, written by the great scholar Most Ven. (Dr.) Paravahera Pannananda Nayaka Thera, the Chancellor of the Ruhunu University of Sri Lanka, has caused waves of... -Full Story-
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What Did US Spy Satellites See in Ukraine?
By Robert Parry (about the author)
what did the U.S. surveillance satellite imagery show? It-s hard to believe that -- with the attention that U.S. intelligence has concentrated on eastern Ukraine for the past half year that the alleged trucking of several large Buk anti-aircraft missile systems from Russia to Ukraine and then back to Russia didn-t show up somewhere.Yes, there are limitations to what U.S. spy satellites can see. But the Buk missiles are about 16 feet long and they are usually mounted on trucks or tanks. Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 also went down during the afternoon, not... -Full Story-
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What could be MH17 data recorders found in E. Ukraine, taken to Donetsk – militia
Items presumed to be the data recorders from the crashed Malaysian plane have been found and delivered to Donetsk, eastern Ukraine, according to the leader of the self-proclaimed People’s Republic of Donetsk. “Aircraft parts looking like black boxes were found at the site of the plane crash. They are currently in Donetsk, in the People’s Republic’s (DPR) government headquarters, under my personal control,” Aleksandr Boroday, the republic’s prime minister, told reporters.... -Full Story-
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Kerry, Kerry pants on fire! If You Believed the Secretary of State’s Poison Gas Lie, You’ll Love His Latest One
by: Dave Lindorff
If the best the US can do to pin the blame for the Malaysia Flight 17 downing on Russia is to have Secretary of State John Kerry say that “circumstantial evidence” points to Moscow being behind it, we can be pretty certain it was not Russia at all.Kerry’s credibility on such matters has been in the toilet since last August when he claimed during last year’s furor and push for war against Syria’s Bashar al Assad that he had seen “clear and compelling evidence” that the Syrian government had used poison gas against its own... -Full Story-
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Political Islam is a global problem and not confined to Sri Lanka alone
Shenali D Waduge
The propagandists enjoy flashing across mainstream media to project the notion that Muslims are targeted only in Sri Lanka and only by Buddhists. We know that is not so. Every country around the globe including the 57 Muslim countries of the world are having issues with Muslims. If it is not about Muslims and non-Muslims the conflicts surround Muslims against Muslims. The problem is not a small one especially when 23% of the world is Muslim (1.62billion). If Islam is a religion of peace exactly how has Muslims ended up in arms fighting either themselves or... -Full Story-
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MP Sajin de Vass Gunawardena says in interview U.S, DON'T BASE TIES ON RIGHTS!
Anjalika Silva - USA
I refer to the statement made by MP Sajin Vass Gunawardena in an interview in the US on the  the above subject as reported in the Daily News of July 18, 2014. His statement includes a reference to expats as follows:  "We have gone on a process that is good for the people of Sri Lanka that is good for the country. It may not be with the agenda of the LTTE diaspora, with the expats living outside of Sri Lanka, but it is good for the people of Sri Lanka." As an expatriate... -Full Story-
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බෞද්ධයා ලොව ඉදිරියේ අවමානයට ලක්කළ අළුත්ගම සිදුවීමේ ඇත්ත මෙන්න..
ජිහාඩ් ගොඛෙල්ස්වාදයට, සත්‍ය යටපත් කිරීමේ රාජ්‍ය මර්දනයට එරෙහිව ජනබල මාධ්‍ය මෙහෙයුම - MONARAWILA
වෛරී කතා පැවැත්වූ මුස්ලිම් නායකයින් කවුරුන්ද ? ඥණසාර හිමියන්ගෙන් හා මධුමාදවගෙන් පොලිසිය ප්‍රශ්න කළාසේම මීට ඍජුවම සම්බන්ධ අන්තවාදී මුස්ලිම් නායකයින්ගෙන් ප්‍රශ්න නොකරන්නේ ඇයි ? පොලීසියේ කශේරුකාව සිංහලයින්ට විතරද ? ජාතිය පාවාදුන් බලධාරීන් නිහඩ ඇයි ? සැමට සමාන නීතිය සිංහල බෞද්ධයින්ට ඉටුනොවූයේ ඇයි ? Watch this following link -Full Story-
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බෞද්ධයා ලොව ඉදිරියේ අවමානයට ලක්කළ අළුත්ගම සිදුවීමේ ඇත්ත මෙන්න.
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Panel discussion on 'India under Modi: Relevance for the Region and the World'
Courtesy The Daily News
A panel discussion under the title 'India under Modi: Relevance for the Region and the World,' will be held on July 21 from 5.00 p.m. to 7.30 p.m. at the Committee Room B of the BMICH. A strong and independent India that can resist pressure from regional rivals and world powers while engaging globally to address regional issues and security threats as envisaged by Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be among a host of topics that will be discussed by five prominent Indians at the panel discussion organised by... -Full Story-
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India under Narendra Modi: Is Sri Lanka ready?
By Senaka Weeraratne Courtesy:  Daily Mirror
To meet challenge of foreseeable radical changes in our closest neighbour The Indian general election would, if the forecasts are proved to be correct, result in a change in India’s relationship with the rest of the world as well as a revolutionary transformation of her economy, industry and education if the changes introduced in Gujarat by Chief Minister Narendra Modi are an indication. It will also dramatically affect the ongoing ‘blow hot, blow cold,’ relationship that India currently pursues with Sri Lanka. India under Narendra Modi as Prime Minister will claim its rightful... -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
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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
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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)
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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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Quantum Physics in the Sinhala Buddhist culture
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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.

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Beginning and growth of civilization in Sri Lanka
123,000 BC - Oldest human found in Lanka - Pathirajawela in the deep South.
12000 BC - MaduruOya findings World's oldest findings of the use of Steel, Copper, and irrigation technology
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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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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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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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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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.

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