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Sri Lanka, Japan and American Buddhism
By Dr Janaka Goonetilleke
  “The coming of Buddhism to the West may well prove to be the Most important event of the Twentieth century.” - Arnold Toynbee -  During the Meigi Period Japan had opened itself to the external world and was in a dilemma as to whether they would like to join the west or look towards the East. During this period many Japanese went to Europe to study oriental languages. After Kitabake, s visit to India in 1883 Japan felt she needed to know more about Buddhism, compelled by the Christian influence in Japan. Coincidentally... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 26/07/14)

THE ROVING EYE-A chessboard drenched in blood
By Pepe Escobar
"The intelligence and facts were being fixed around the policy." Everyone remembers the Downing Street Memo, which unveiled the Bush/Blair "policy" in the run-up to the 2003 bombing/invasion/occupation of Iraq.The tragedy of MH17 - turned, incidentally, into a WMD - might be seen as a warped rerun of imperial policy in Iraq. No need for a memo this time. The "policy" of the Empire of Chaos is clear, and multi-pronged; diversify the "pivot to Asia" by establishing a beachhead in Ukraine to sabotage trade between Europe and Russia; expand the North Atlantic Treaty Organization to Ukraine;... -Full Story-
(atimes.com - 25/07/14)

The charge of the Atlanticist Brigade
By Peter Lee
The bloody farce in the Ukraine took another ugly turn with the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17. And to be ugly about it, if the rebels shot the plane down, it shouldn-t matter very much except as a horrible and unexpected catastrophe in a war zone and an overwhelming tragedy to the survivors of the victims on board. Call it an accident, collateral damage, manslaughter, there is no credible version of events in which it was intentional mass murder or terrorism, either by the rebels or Russian technicians that, according to the Ukrainian government, possessed... -Full Story-
(atimes.com - 25/07/14)

Orwell alive in Palestine, Ukraine
By John Pilger
The other night, I saw George Orwells-s 1984 performed on the London stage. Although crying out for a contemporary interpretation, Orwell-s warning about the future was presented as a period piece: remote, unthreatening, almost reassuring. It was as if Edward Snowden had revealed nothing, Big Brother was not now a digital eavesdropper and Orwell himself had never said, "To be corrupted by totalitarianism, one does not have to live in a totalitarian country. (atimes.com)... -Full Story-
(atimes.com - 25/07/14)

July 1983 Riots : Sinhalese still waiting 31 years to be thanked for saving Tamils
Shenali D Waduge
For thirty one years there has been little or no mention and complete silence in acknowledging the fact that scores of Sinhalese braved death to protect and give safe haven to their Tamil neighbors. This all important piece of information has been purposely left out of every commemoration event held as Black July. The silence or neglect of acknowledging the role of the Sinhalese in giving refuge to Tamils in their own homes, feeding, clothing and providing shelter has gone unrecognized and completely shunned by media and the analysts and commentators coming forward yearly to describe... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 25/07/14)

 

 


Public appeal to the Judiciary: Animal Sacrifice and Buddhist values
Shenali D Waduge
The Sinhale Nation during the pre-colonial rule was animal friendly. People lost their rank and status and were treated as outcastes if they harmed an animal. Over 180 Sinhala Buddhist kings ruled following the tenets of Buddhism. Foreign invasion and colonial occupation dethroned a value system based on Buddhist principles that prevailed for over 2500 years. That value system changed only as a result of foreign invasion and occupation. The change in values resulted not out of choice but because of forceful implementation. At post-independence the former values should have taken over, that it didn’t and... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 25/07/14)

Govt. initiative makes OHCHR probe redundant
By Neville Ladduwahetty
It is clear from the text of the UNHRC Resolution A/HRC/25/L.1/Rev.1 of March 26, 2014 cited below that the expanded mandate of the Presidential Commission to Investigate into Complaints Regarding Missing Persons would make any investigation by the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) redundant. Paragraph 2 of the text to UNHRC Resolution "Calls upon the Government of Sri Lanka to conduct an independent and credible investigation into allegations of violations of international human rights law and international humanitarian law…" Paragraph 10 and 10 (b) of the text states: " … the need... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 25/07/14)

Censorship or error? Internet criticism for BBC removal of MH17 report
... -Full Story- (rt.com - 25/07/14)

Valid information obtained from MH17 flight-data recorder
By: David Kaminski-Morrow London
Investigators have downloaded information from the flight-data recorder of the Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777-200ER that crashed in eastern Ukraine. While the recorder was "slightly" damaged, says the Dutch Safety Board, its memory unit was intact. "Furthermore, no evidence or indications of manipulation of the recorder was found," it adds. Its information has been downloaded and the inquiry says it contains "valid" data from flight MH17. This information will be combined with that from the cockpit-voice recorder, data from which was retrieved on 23 July. Specialists from the UK Air Accidents Investigation Branch are conducting the... -Full Story-
(flightglobal.com - 25/07/14)

Ukrainian Air Defense Exercises Might be Behind Malaysian Aircraft Crash – Source
RIA
“On July 17 the commanding officer of 156th Anti-Aircraft Regiment was instructed to conduct a training exercise of ground troops stationed near Donetsk, which involved deploying the troops, and carrying out a routine tracking and destroying of targets with the Buk-M1 missile,” the source said. The source added that the actual launch of the rockets was not intended.... -Full Story-
(en.ria.ru - 25/07/14)

Russia strongly denies involvement in Boeing disaster, aks USA ironic questions
Pravda.Ru
It was stated that U.S. technical intelligence data and satellite photography confirmed that the missile was launched from the territory controlled by the rebels. Question: Where are these data?" Antonov said in an interview with Russia 24 TV channel.... -Full Story-
(english.pravda.ru - 25/07/14)

Unlicensed immigration adviser convicted and fined $10,000
Media release The Immigration Advisers Authority
A 56 year old woman was yesterday convicted and fined $10,000 in the Auckland District Court for providing immigration advice in 2011, without being licensed. In March 2014 the woman, who has interim name suppression pending appeal, was found guilty on two charges of providing immigration advice without a licence and holding herself out as an immigration adviser, knowing that she was required to hold a licence. Acting Registrar of Immigration Advisers Catherine Albiston says anyone giving immigration advice, whether onshore or offshore, must be licensed by the Immigration Advisers Authority, unless exempt.... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 25/07/14)

පරීක්ෂණ සිදු කිරීමේදී අපි කාටවත් කොන්ද නමන්නේත් නැහැ. මුදලට යටවෙන්නේත් නැහැ. - ඇමති චම්පික රණවක -
මාධ්‍ය අංශය තාක්ෂණ හා පර්යේෂණ අමාත්‍යාංශය •    අවබෝධයකින් තොරවDCD පිළිබඳව මාධ්‍යයට කරුණු ඉදිරිපත් කරන්න එපා. •    ඕනෑම පරීක්ෂණයක් ජාත්‍යන්තර ප්‍රමිතියට සිදු කරන්නට ITI සූදානම්
විද්‍යාත්මක පර්යේෂණ ඇතුළු අනෙකුත් සෑම ක්ෂේත්‍රයක පැන නගින ගැටළුවලදී ඒ සම්බන්ධව අවබෝධයකින් තොරව මෙන්ම විද්‍යාත්මක විමර්ශනයකිත් තොරව මාධ්‍යයට යම් යම් ප්‍රකාශ නිකුත් නොකළ යුතු බවත් එමඟින් මහජනතාව නොමඟ යැවීමට කටයුතු නොකළ යුතු බවත් තාක්ෂණ හා පර්යේෂණ අමාත්‍ය පාඨලී චම්පික රණවක මහතා අවධාරණය කර සිටී. අමාත්‍යවරයා මේ බව සඳහන් කර සිටියේ අද(24) දහවල් "අයිස්ක්‍රීම්වල DCD පරීක්ෂණ තහවුරු කිරීම උදෙසා" කාර්මික තාක්ෂණ ආයතනයේ (ITI) පැවති විශේෂ මාධ්‍ය සාකච්ඡාවට එක් වෙමිනි. පොසොන් පොහොය සමයේ රටපුරා වැඩි වශයෙන්... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 25/07/14)

Ordinance XX - Press Point - 20 July 2014..
An Ordinance to persecute a minority in an Islamic State.This program speaks about the persecution of Ahmadis in Pakistan under ordinance XX by Gen. Zia-Ul-Huq, then Dictator and President of Pakistan.... -Full Story- (https:/youtube.com/ - 25/07/14)

Holy Qur’an - The Living Scripture
By A. Abdul Aziz.
 The idea of the sanctity of human life is deeply embedded in the Holy Qur’an. It would not be an exaggeration to argue that the true spirit of Holy Qur’an is social peace and justice.  The establishment of peace and maintenance of security must be the constant objective of all Muslims and non-Muslims alike. Every pursuit and activity which disturbs peace is severely condemned in Islam. We find specific injunctions in the Holy Quran:  And create not disorder in the earth after it has been set in order.... (7:57; 11:86; 29:37)  Mischief and wickedness... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 25/07/14)

Horton Plains Sri lanka on Vimeo
PROimage Sri Lanka
A celebration of Sri Lanka-s magnificent highlands. Nurturing environmental awareness to preserve Sri Lanka-s unique natural heritage.... -Full Story-
(vimeo.com - 25/07/14)

Guilt by Insinuation: How American Propaganda Works
by Paul Craig Roberts
The Russian government continues to release facts, including satellite photos showing the presence of Ukrainian Buk anti-aircraft missiles in locations from which the airliner could have been brought down by the missile system and documentation that a Ukrainian SU-25 fighter jet rapidly approached the Malaysian airliner prior to its downing. The head of the Operations Directorate of Russian military headquarters said at a Moscow press conference today (July 21) that the presence of the Ukrainian military jet is confirmed by the Rostov monitoring center.... -Full Story-
(foreignpolicyjournal.com - 25/07/14)

Ukraine hides highly important evidence related to Boeing crash
Pravda
Ukraine hides highly important evidence related to Boeing crash. Former Chief of Staff of Air Defense of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation, Lieutenant General Alexander Maslov, is convinced that the Ukrainian authorities conceal the records of talks of their flight control officers with the crew of the Malaysian Boeing that crashed near Russia-s borders in Ukraine.... -Full Story-
(english.pravda.ru - 25/07/14)

Russia strongly denies involvement in Boeing disaster, aks USA ironic questions
Pravda
All allegations of the involvement of Donetsk militia in the crash of the Malaysian Boeing-777 are unsubstantiated and, for the most part, based on reports from the Internet, Russian defense officials believe. The Russian Defense Ministry analyzed the results of the investigation conducted by Washington and studied the so-called evidence, to which U.S. intelligence indicated. According to Deputy Defense Minister Anatoly Antonov, they do not tally with the data of the objective control of the Russian General Staff.... -Full Story-
(english.pravda.ru - 25/07/14)

Ukraine air tragedy. Remember Siberia Air in 2001?
Pravda
It was later determined that an S-300 had successfully shot down a Su-200 target drone , but another SU-200 overshot its drone and locked on to Siberia Air 1821 and exploded with shrapnel bursting 50 feet over the plane [just like the apparent and televised shrapnel embedded in the fuselage wreckage of the Malaysian Air Flight 17 readily shown on US and BBC and EU television and, more abundant written press coverage here in the US, London and the EU.... -Full Story-
(english.pravda.ru - 25/07/14)

Moscow blasts Kiev’s false accusations and lack of cooperation with air crash investigators
RT
The Russian Foreign Ministry has said Ukrainian authorities refuse to hold peace talks or help the international investigation of the Malaysian airliner disaster, preferring to throw absurd and unfounded accusations against Russia. Russia is mourning the passengers of the Malaysian Boeing together with the whole world, Foreign Ministry spokesman Aleksandr Lukashevich said in an official statement released on Wednesday.... -Full Story-
(rt.com - 25/07/14)

IN-FIGHTING, HOSTILITY AND VIOLENCE WITHINTHE MUSLIM COMMUNITY OF SRI LANKA
Dr. Daya Hewapathirane
Sufism or the Sufi Muslim Ideology Traditionally, Sufism or the Sufi Muslim ideology had been the predominant Islamic spiritual tradition observed throughout Southern Asia, including Sri Lanka. Sufism is   considered to be the mystical, ascetic branch of Islam which emphasizes personal experience with Allah. Sufis can be members of either the Sunni or Shia divisions of Islam who share most of the basic principles of Islam. These two divisions stemmed from ancient political strife among Muslims.  Of the total global Muslim population,  87-90% are Sunni Muslims and 10-13% are Shia Muslims. Most Shias live in just... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 24/07/14)

Another Muslim Attack, this time in Sri Lanka
They don-t call it the "gutter western press" for nothing. Western news media sunk to the lowest level over the coverage of this incident blaming the majority in Sri Lanka and the US and UK leaders have been tripping over each other to Accuse Sri Lankan for attacking the so called innocent Muslims.... -Full Story- (https:/youtube.com/ - 24/07/14)

Western leadership shot down in Ukraine
Jim W. Dean
The Kiev government, who can-t tell the truth about anything, is still comfortably in first place, soon to eclipse “Baghdad Bob” for the gold medal of bogus claims. Bob was Saddam-s press spokesman telling us that Iraqi forces were destroying the American invaders. Without even a token amount of time allowed to sift through the evidence of this horrible tragedy right in the middle of a war zone, a totally unnecessary one, Western leaders and politicians have been tripping over each other playing Mr. Tough guy with baseless accusations and threats toward Russia before the dead were... -Full Story-
(presstv.ir - 24/07/14)

KING WIMALADHARMASURIYA -1:
Dr. Daya Hewapathirane
KING WIMALADHARMASURIYA -1:
 saved his motherland from the shackles of foreign invasion and his nation from extinction, besides rescuing Buddhism - that forms the foundation of the national culture  of this great nation, from an untimely end.
 WIMALADHARMASURIYA – I,   ALIAS KONAPPU BANDARA (1591 CE– 1604 CE) Konappu Bandara was crowned as Wimaladharmasuriya-I, in 1591 CE in the Kingdom of Senkadagala or Kande Uda Rata, the bastion of Sinhala Buddhist culture. King Wimaladharmasuriya (1591–1604) was the timely savior of Buddhism and the Sinhala nation at a time when they were under... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 24/07/14)

“Precolonial and Postcolonial Transfers from South Asia to Science and Technology” Public Lecture by Dr. Susantha Goonatilake
“Precolonial and Postcolonial Transfers from South Asia to Science and Technology”
  Public Lecture by Dr. Susantha Goonatilake   (author among others of Toward a Global Science: Mining Civilizational Knowledge) Sponsored jointly by The Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science and the Royal Asiatic Society of Sri Lanka     on Monday 28th July 2014 at 5.00 p.m.   at the Gamini Dissanayake Auditorium, Mahaveli Centre   No. 96, Ananda Coomaraswamy Mawatha, Colombo 07 The conventional Eurocentric story was that after the 1,000 year Dark Ages in Europe brought by the adoption of Christianity,... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 24/07/14)

Protect Sinhala Buddhism from the educated – VII
By Nalin de Silva Courtesy Island
Most of the cultures in the world at present are associated with religions though it is not necessary that a culture should be associated with a religion. Of course, it depends on the definition of religion and one could define religion as a system that includes rituals, and could say that cultures have been associated with religion for a very long time. All knowledge is grouped into conventions, and conventions like anything else are not absolute but relative. There are no conventional truths as such but only conventions, and people have been moving... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 24/07/14)

MH17 spin
RT
Washington has a mountain of evidence but isn-t disclosing it. What is Washington hiding? Will the investigation show something the West doesn-t want to see? And do we hear a drumbeat of war?CrossTalking with Vladimir Suchan, Eric Kraus and Eric Draitser.... -Full Story-
(rt.com - 24/07/14)

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
RT
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-
(en.ria.ru - 23/07/14)

Bogus photos of ‘Russian’ air-defense systems in Ukraine debunked by bloggers
RT
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-
(rt.com - 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
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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-
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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-
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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-
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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-
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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-
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Narendra Modi wants "excellent" relations with Sri Lanka: Subramanian Swamy
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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-
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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-
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WRITTEN SUBMISSIONS OF COUNSEL GOMIN DAYASRI IN THE LANDMARK SUPREME COURT CASE IN THE SUPREME COURT OF THE DEMOCRATIC SOCIALIST REPUBLIC OF SRI LANKA
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Vandalism of Sinharaja Forest started
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LIKE THE WEST ASKING SRI LANKA TO SUBMIT ITSELF TO AN INTERNATIONAL WAR CRIMES INVESTIGATION, WE ASK THE CHANNEL FOUR TO SUBMIT ITSELF TO AN IMPARTIAL INVESTIGATION ABOUT THE ‘KILLING FIELDS OF SRI LANKA’ VIDEO
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An Indian eyewitness account of the last 70 hours of Terrorist War in Sri Lanka .FINAL HOURS
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Final assault .

B. MURALIDHAR REDDY in the war zone

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The war is over
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 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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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)


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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).
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1000 BC - Sri Lanka has the latest technology : Iron technology is evident in SL
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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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HOW MANY HAVE BEEN KILLED OR WOUNDED?
WHAT RISKS DO CIVILIANS FACE?
WHAT IS BEING DONE ABOUT THEM?

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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 connection in Tamil Terrorism


Tamil Terrorist flag over British Parliament
Tamil demonstrators calling for an end to the war against Tamil Terrorists
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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)

TWO EMISSARIES FROM UK AND FRANCE TWIST THEIR PURPOSE OF VISIT TO SRI LANKA.Malin Abeyatunga.-Full Report-(The LankaWeb-02/05/09)

 

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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

Why India is reponsible for Terrorist Problems in South Asia

Indias unconventional war strategy

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

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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- (globalresearch.ca - 25/10/09)
Liberty, Manawan attackers linked to India: Sanaullah .-Full Report-(dailytimes.com.pk-15/04/09)India blamed for Lahore attacks .-Full Report-(dawn.com-12/04/09)
India has every right to meddle in Sri Lanka: BJP
-Full Report-(expressbuzz.com-13/03/09)
TIBET IN INDIA'S WEB

BY: PREM RAJ Email: premlaliguras@hotmail.com-Full Report-(The LankaWeb-30/03/09)

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Kissing in public in India has triggered controversies in the past. .-Full Report-(BBC-04/02/09)

The Perfidies of Power: India in the New Millennium &
"Religion, Caste and State"
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CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL in Matara is halfway done!
See www.worldchildrensinitiative.org to see exceptional progress.
With your help, this pediatric hospital will soon be finished & begin providing care to many, many Sri Lankan children. Dedicate & memorialize a general ward pediatric bed or specialty bed to complete this future center of pediatric excellence! We have come so far, but we need just a little bit of help from the Sri Lanka diaspora community to help finish this project!
Kanishka Ratnayaka, M.D. World Children's Initiative - Project Peds: Sri Lanka www.worldchildrensinitiative.org kratnaya@cnmc.org

 

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

LTTE propaganda by Human Rights Watch
John MacKinnon.-Full Report-(The LankaWeb-21/02/09)

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The last Terrorist bastion

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,

By Gomin Dayasri -Full Report-(ionglobaltrends.blogspot.com-12/02/09)
The Colombians
By Gomin Dayasri -Full Report-(The LankaWeb-27/01/09)
TALKING TO TERRORISTS By Gomin Dayasri Full Report-(The LankaWeb-25/01/09)
INGO INFILTRATIONS INTO NATIONAL SECURITY

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(The LankaWeb-25/01/09)

Life after Prabhakaran
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International News Mafia
How they distort news reports
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How they distort news reports
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CNN fabricates reports about Georgia and South Ossetia -Full Report-(.pravda.ru-10/09/08)

 

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Book Review
The indispensable book for our confused timesH. L. D.Mahindapala Part 1 -Full Report-(The LankaWeb-11/01/09)
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OIL Prospects in Sri Lanka
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The marine fishery resources of Sri Lanka
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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- (hindu.com - 04/07/09)

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

The End Battle -The cowardly death of the LTTE chief :
defence.lk
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)

ANIMATED MAP OF THE END BATTLE

Q+A-What is fate of civilians trapped in Sri Lanka's war? .-Full Report-(reuters.com-01/04/09

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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-(asiantribune.com-23/03/08)

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

PRO-TERRORIST UNDERHAND ACTVITIES OF UN The International Red Cross,UNESCO and NGOS

-Full Report-

Allan Rock's Accusation

Full Report

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

-Full Report--

Amnesty International is a big liar- Sri Lankan Government

Amnesty International desecrates Cricket world cup
Full Report

 

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

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BUNKER BOUND TERRORIST LEADER'S FINAL MESSAGE FAILS TO IMPRESS EVEN TAMIL NADU
A.A.M.NIZAM MATARA
-Full Report-(The LankaWeb-29/11/08)
Review by A.A.M.NIZAM MATARA

 

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

-Full Story

Federal Bureau of Investigation
TAMING THE TAMIL TIGERS From Here in the U.S.
-Full Report-
(FBI-22/06/08)

"INTERNATIONAL INDEPENDENT GROUP OF EMINENT PERSONS-A PART OF A CONSPIRACY"

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.

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What the Buddha said in plain English!
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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.
.-Full Report-(therealnews.com-04/09/08)

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
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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

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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

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Eastern Province Election

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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. http://www.buddhistchannel.tv/index.php?id=1,1794,0,0,1,0
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-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- (filmstew.com - 05/06/07)

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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- (lankanewspapers.com - 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 .
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All Sri Lankans, beware asbestos products!!!, asbestos products are still legal in Sri Lanka
HALLIBURTON SETTLES ASBESTOS CLAIMS FOR $4 BILLION

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)
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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)

COMPANY NEWS; HALLIBURTON SETTLES ASBESTOS CLAIMS FOR $4 BILLION
.-Full Report-(query.nytimes.com/-18/03/09)Halliburton settles asbestos claim
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Asbestos claims 'could hit £20bn' in UK
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Brutality which brought disgrace upon the entire Sinhala Buddhists



Sinhala

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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