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Natural Law Says It All: Because everything is in flux, it’s silly to shout for lasting solutions
By Shelton A. Gunaratne (1)
 The above headline should not come as a surprise to anyone living in Sri Lanka irrespective of his/her religion or ethnicity. It sums up a natural law that anyone can test through personal experience: Everything in this world is inconstant (anicca). Therefore, nothing is permanent; and it’s the mistaken belief in a permanent self when the fact is there is no self (anatta) that impels us to crave for and cling onto things that cause all the unsatisfactoriness (dukkha) in the world. Buddhist phenomenology asserts that inconstancy, no self, and unsatisfactoriness are the three... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 20/04/14)

President pays obeisance to Jaya Sri Mahabodhi and other sacred sites in Anuradhapura
By Janaka Alahapperuma
President Mahinda Rajapaksa paid obeisance to the historic Jaya Sri Mahabodhi and obtained blessings for the New Year this morning on 18 April. The President thereafter called on the Chief Incumbent of the Atamasthana, the Ven. Dr. Pallegama Sirinivasa Nayaka Thera and received his blessings. Subsequently, he joined the religious observances held beneath the Ruwanweli Maha Seya. The President who called on the Chief Incumbent of the Ruwanweliseya the Ven. Pallegama Hemarathana Thera exchanged pleasantries with him. The prelate chanted Seth Pirith and blessed the President. He did not forget to exchange pleasantries with devotees who... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 20/04/14)

Dr Subramanian Swamy's Lecture on Breaking India and its relevance to Sri Lanka
Senaka Weeraratna
With India currently in the throes of a General Election with a probable result likely to have a far reaching impact on India's relations with the rest of the world particularly Sri Lanka it is in our interest in Sri Lanka to have as great an understanding of India as possible particularly its history, politics and most importantly the growing threats directed towards the Break - up of India. The break - up of either India or Sri Lanka would undoubtedly have adverse consequences on the other leading to violent convulsions of society and chain reaction in... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 20/04/14)

Leaked inspectors report: UK schools discriminate against non-Muslims
Courtesy RT
Schools in the UK city of Birmingham are discriminating against non-Muslim students, practice forced sex segregation and invite extremists to promote Islamic values among the children, says an official report leaked to The Telegraph. The report released by the inspectors from the Department for Education focuses on three Birmingham’s schools, including Park View School, a secondary school with an academy status, Golden Hillock School, also an academy and Nansen Primary School. The Park View School practiced forced sex segregation as “boys [were] sitting towards the front of the class and girls at the back or around the... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 20/04/14)

Wilpattu Plunder – Elephants and Leopards Replaced by Muslims?
Kumar Moses
In one of the worst plunders this nation has seen after the British left, Wilpattu National Reserve is being destroyed by unscrupulous extremist elements. What is most surprising is this happens without anyone protesting against it! Wilpattu National Reserve is a national treasure. Forest cover of the island has reduced drastically from 25% four decades ago to just 15% today. With the plunder of Wilpattu, it will worsen dramatically. Led by a UPFA MP and minister, Muslim colonization of Wilpattu happens unabated. Interestingly the same is happening in Yala – the only other large National Reserve. The... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 19/04/14)



Seneviratne is Sri Lanka’s new envoy to India
Sudarshan Seneviratne has been appointed Sri Lanka’s new high commissioner to India, the External Affairs Ministry said here on Friday. Mr. Seneviratne will succeed Prasad Kariyawasam who has been moved to Washington. Kariyawasam replaces Jaliya Wickremasuriya. A political appointee to the foreign service, Mr. Seneviratne headed the Department of Archaeology at the University of Peradeniya and headed the Central Cultural Fund, which is responsible for conservation of Sri Lanka’s cultural heritage. Mr. Seneviratne’s appointment is subject to approval by the Parliament’s committee on high positions, the Ministry said. — PTI... -Full Story-
( - 19/04/14)

A “Brown Sahib” as our new envoy to New Delhi?
By Bandu de Silva
          If getting a person out of sight is the new criteria in selecting candidates for higher diplomatic postings, as reportedly attributed to the President of the country in respect of a proposed higher appointment to the High Commission Australia, one need not be unduly disturbed to think that President Mahinda Rajapaksa has set a new trend. No. The first time the formula was applied was when Prime Minister SWRD Bandaranaike appointed Dr.Gunapala Malalasekera as the first Sri Lankan Ambassador to Moscow in 1957. The Prime Minister gave Dr.Malalasekera whatever he asked at his new... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 19/04/14)

Sri Lankan President Rajapakse as Head of CHOGM must establish an International Claims Tribunal seeking compensation for British Colonial Crimes
Shenali D Waduge
Mahinda Rajapakse, President of Sri Lanka, took over as Chairperson-in-Office of the Commonwealth of Nations at a Meeting (CHOGM) held in Colombo, Sri Lanka in November 2013. He presides over 53 nations with an estimated population of 2.245 billion covering a landmass of more than 29,958,050 km2 (11,566,870 sq mi) – a third of world population. There are some pertinent questions that the Chair of the Commonwealth of Nations may like to consider answering:     What can the Chair of the CHOGM do about British Prime Ministers calling for international investigations against sovereign countries when Britain continues to dodge apologizing or compensating... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 19/04/14)

Yunus Social Business Centre proposed at Taiwan University
By NJ Thakuria Guwahati:
Yunus Centre of Bangladesh and National Central University (NCU) have agreed to create a Yunus Social Business Centre (YSBC) in the acclaimed public university of Taiwan. A memorandum of understanding (MoU) was ceremonially signed on April 14, 2014 between the Yunus Centre and NCU in presence of mayor John Chils-Yang Wu, deans, faculties and other dignitaries at the prestigious 99 year old public university. “The objective of the centre will be to offer courses and research facilities in social business, conduct social business design labs, conference, undertake exchange program, academic workshop, encourage and train business... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 19/04/14)

Stop Christian Conversion in India - Superb Argument exposing Christianity by Sam Harris
Sam Harris
The Churches of the world are in a mission to convert the entire country of India to christianity. Its a shameful act, because Hindus are people who say "All religions lead to god. As many faiths, so many paths." Converting such inclusive people into a new religion like christianity which says "Only my path correct and leads to heaven. Other paths wrong and lead to hell" - is a shameful act and changes the national character of India. We need to open up our eyes to this dangerous western intervention.... -Full Story-
(https:/ - 19/04/14)

The Daily News Editorial
That is bad news to the Alimankada Pamankada people. They think they are going to end up in Temple Trees riding on the back of the BBS, but they are headed towards bamboo groves (bambu gahanava?) and the thick forests of political oblivion. - See more at: -Full Story- ( - 19/04/14)

Deflating the American bully, the world raises its fists
Brett Redmayne-Titley
Bullies historically, nationally, and American have all suffered from an arrogance born from remaining unchallenged after vanquishing weaker foes. Flush with the illusion of invincibility the world-wide bully, America, has reaped its terror on scores of the world-s countries and their citizens. What all bullies fear most is a challenger. One that can expose his weaknesses, thereby giving renewed strength to his victims.... -Full Story-
( - 19/04/14)

Responding To A View In Support Of Accusations Against Sri Lanka Through An International Probe Which Appears Biased And Inopportune.
Insight By Sunil Kumar
The recent Canadian Globe and Mail Item "Why a UN probe of Sri Lanka would spark new hope for reconciliation" posted by a team of journalists ~ Maruzka Darushman, Steven Ratner and Yasmin Sooka by virtue of some glaring errors of ommision concerning the Tamil Tiger insurrection in Sri Lanka whether deliberately or not towards an agenda which seems intended to appease Tamil Tiger sympathetic Tamil Diaspora and misrepresent information to a world unknowledgeable about the stark realities which transpired needs addressing towards correction.This as well as any intentions to mislead a world audience into continued belief that there... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 18/04/14)

THE ROVING EYE-Ukraine and the grand chessboard
By Pepe Escobar
In a sane, non-Hobbesian environment, a neutral Ukraine would only gain by positioning itself as a privileged crossroads between the European Union and the proposed Eurasian Union, as well as a key node of the Chinese New Silk Road - not to mention of vital link in a common market from Lisbon to Vladivostok. Instead, the present disaster is a big spanner in the works - a spanner that suits only one player: the US government. - Pepe Escoba... -Full Story-
( - 18/04/14)

65 Reasons to Believe Jesus Did Not Die on the Cross
By A. Abdul Aziz.
 1.   Why crucifixion? Jews wanted him to be killed through crucifixion, so they can prove that Jesus is not a beloved of God, rather the curse of God is on him. Jews could have killed him easily as they were in hundreds of thousands in number and very strong. If killing should have been their desire, they could have done it easily. Just like they paid thirty pieces of silver to one of his disciples, if they would have paid him more, he might have done this service too. But they wanted him to be crucified... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 18/04/14)

Life Abroad - Part 75: ‘The Old Left- Hartal and Trade Unionism’
Dr.Tilak Fernando
(Nicky Karunarathna continues….) During the Hartal (general strike) organised by Marxist parties in 1953 to express public dissatisfaction over the rise in the cost of living, especially the cost of rice, a member of the GCSU ( General Clerical Services Union) Kandasamy was shot dead by Police during a protest march led by LSSP stalwarts, NM, Colvin and Lesley et al. GCSU was a powerful and a prominent confederation of workers at the time which acted as a real power tool to demand worker rights up till 1985. ‘The Old Left’ likes to... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 18/04/14)

By Gomin Dayasri  
 The government won the provincial elections in south - west 2014 convincingly: but that is superficial if the result is analyzed objectively:  eyebrows will be raised if the opposition finds a common candidate at the Presidential elections. It may look a cake - walk for the government but race can mount into a serious challenge at a Presidential Election if a formidable common candidate emerges, where a flood of votes flow from the North against the incumbent.   Majorities presently are overwhelming for the government but narrows considerably if the opposition parties total polled are aggregated.... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 17/04/14)

Britain, Stop pointing fingers and investigate British colonial war crimes first!
Shenali D Waduge
Simply because Britain claims that colonial crimes happened centuries ago and have made sure that they omitted these from being covered when they drafted international laws and legal systems the crimes the Christian Western nations committed cannot be kept hidden any longer. Simply because the UK joins US and the EU to create a bloc of nations with groups of other nations threatened to join or risk aid being cut off, enabling them to ensure UNHRC Resolutions get passed with a majority, silencing these victim nations should the Rest of the World sit silent and watch... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 17/04/14)

Dr Subramanian Swamy's Lecture on Breaking India and its relevance to Sri Lanka
Senaka Weeraratna
With India currently in the throes of a General Election with a probable result likely to have a far reaching impact on India's relations with the rest of the world particularly Sri Lanka it is in our interest in Sri Lanka to have as great an understanding of India as possible particularly its history, politics and most importantly the growing threats directed towards the Break - up of India.  The break - up of either India or Sri Lanka would undoubtedly have adverse consequences on the other leading to violent convulsions of society and chain reaction... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 17/04/14)

In Sri Lanka, we celebrate Sinhala & Tamil New Year NOT Sinhala & Hindu New Year
 Shenali D Waduge
Is the Christian dominated press, often accused of functioning as a 5th column, attempting to create new nomenclatures or simply upto usual mischief as directed by their sponsors in attempting to throw a new phrase to what has been traditionally used? There is no Sinhala-Hindu New Year, in Sri Lanka we celebrate the Sinhala-Tamil New Year. Sinhalese and Tamil are 2 ethnic groups. The Sinhalese were all Buddhists and the Tamils where all Hindus. Sinhalese and Tamils were either Buddhists or Hindus. There was no requirement to call people Sinhalese Buddhists or Tamil Hindus. Every Sinhalese... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 17/04/14)

President Rajapaksa presides over the New Year National Oil Anointing ceremony
By Janaka Alahapperuma
 The traditional Oil Anointing State Ceremony for the Sinhala and Hindu New Year was held this morning (16 April) at the Yatawatta Raja Maha Viharaya premises in Kossinna, Ganemulla at Gampaha under the patronage of President Mahinda Rajapaksa and the Chief Sangha Nayake of Siyane Korale Venerable Thorapitiye Ananda Nayaka Thero. The President performed the oil anointing ritual at the auspicious time of 11.16 am at the special podium. The state ceremony of anointing oil was organized by the Ministry of Indigenous Medicine with the guidance of the Maha Sanga. Chief Incumbent of the... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 17/04/14)

AAMEF emphasizes on Majithia Wage Board implementation
By Our Correspondent
Guwahati: All Assam Media Employees' Federation (AAMEF) has welcome the recent verdict of the Supreme Court to implement the Majithia Wage Board recommendations for journalists & non-journalists newspaper & news agency employees from this month onwards and urged the media house owners to follow the ruling of the apex court of India. It may be mentioned that the Supreme Court on April 9 had dismissed the plea of various newspaper managements seeking review of its judgment directing them to implement the recommendations of Justice Majithia Wage Board for media employees on their pay structureand ruled... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 17/04/14)

"Philosophical Kovil", a Spiritual landmark in Lanka
By P K Balachandran
There is a new landmark in Colombo-s spiritual landscape — a Thatthuva Kovil or a Philosophical temple — which is conceptually different from the other Hindu temples in Sri Lanka. Conceived and executed by Kambavarithi Jeyaraj, a Jaffna Tamil, with financial help from former Indian Minister S Jagathrakshakan, Thatthuva Kovil is based on the revolutionary concept underlying Avudayar Kovil in Pudukkottai district of Tamil Nadu built by the saint-poet Manikkavasagar.... -Full Story-
( - 17/04/14)

Dozens of Ukrainian troops surrender APCs in Slavyansk (PHOTO, VIDEO)
Dozens of army troops sent to the eastern Ukrainian city of Slavyansk for an “anti-terrorist operation” refused to follow orders and surrendered their weapons and armored vehicles. Some troops openly voiced support for the eastern Ukrainians.... -Full Story-
( - 17/04/14)

Many foreigners understand Western media demonize Russia
Many European media outlets, following well-known politicians, experts and journalists, report on the polls, the results of which seem deplorable for Ukraine, the U.S. and EU. It appears that in spite of the powerful, and, once can say, fierce propaganda, many Europeans consider the criticism of Russia inadequate. Moreover, they believe that the actions of their own administration (that, unlike the Russian leader, has been losing ratings) are wrong, short-sighted and frankly dangerous.... -Full Story-
( - 17/04/14)

Ukrainian military men hoist Russian flags and side with people-s militia
The military men of the Ukrainian army, who entered the town of Slavyansk, raised the Russian flag and sided with supporters of federalization. In the center of Slavyansk, there are four combat vehicles, with paratroopers sitting on them in full regalia. Locals approach the military men to talk to them. Illegitimate Kiev authorities went to war against their own people. A town of Kramatorsk in the Donetsk region was the first to be attacked. The Ukrainian army stormed the airfield near the town, at least 4 local militiamen were killed.... -Full Story-
( - 17/04/14)

LTTE/LTTE fronts banned : Sri Lankan Overseas Missions must take the baton
Shenali D Waduge
 The Government of Sri Lanka on 1st April 2014 banned the LTTE and 16 LTTE fronts and named 424 individuals and organizations to be investigated for links to terror. These entities are all operating from overseas with leaders having ties with foreign politicians and parliamentarians as well as tied to various charities and NGOs. Ironically, the banned entities are operating in countries that have banned the LTTE and continues to maintain the ban. With the Government taking a principled stand on the need to completely negate the overpowering influence exerted by foreign passport holding LTTE diaspora,... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 16/04/14)

Another Perspective On Canada's Suspension Of Voluntary Funds To The Commonwealth Secretariat Chaired By Sri Lanka!
Sunny Sunil's Column Of Critical Analysis Of Matters Involving Sri Lanka.
April 16th. 2014 Ir seems compellingly obvious that the present Canadian Administration of PM. Stephen Harper has made a Faux Pas by suspending Canada's voluntary contribution towards the Commonwealth Secretariat chaired by Sri Lanka  through circumventing the responsibility of allocations to the Commonwealth Secretariat  where Sri Lanka will be denied through the suppression of abt. $ Cdn 9 million where the reasons given for this are linked to the accusation against Sri Lanka's violation of human rights during the Tamil Tiger insurrection sans tangible evidence towards the claim albeit instigated at times quite... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 16/04/14)

Canada Suspends Commonwealth Funds For Next Two Years
Herold Leelawardena
John Baird, Foreign Affairs Minister of Canada says, he has withdrawn Canada’s $10-million annual voluntary contribution to Commonwealth. It is obvious that Baird has joined his neo con gang to force Sri Lanka to agree to their witch-hunt. He tells us that there is no 'principles of freedom, democracy and respect for human dignity' in Sri Lanka and for that reason Canada had stopped their stipend to reprimand Sri Lanka. I like to open Lankaweb readers’ eyes for the fact that Baird is blind to what's going on in his own country, Canada.  Genocide is a deliberate extermination of one ethnic... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 16/04/14)

Navi Pillay: US Imperial Tool
By Stephen Lendman
On April 14, her latest report looked like earlier ones. She lies for power. She condemned "rampant use of torture in detention in Syria." She duplicitously blames Assad largely. More on what she said below. Syria condemned earlier fabricated torture reports. On January 22, its Justice Ministry dismissed a UK Carter-Ruck law firm politicized report. It called it baseless. It lacked "objectivity and professionalism," it said. Carter-Ruck is linked to Syrian opposition groups. Its report was malicious propaganda. It buried truth. It had no credibility whatever. Its aim was discrediting Syria. It tried subverting peaceful conflict resolution... -Full Story-
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Article on Sri Lanka by Parag Khanna Contains Some Inaccuracies, Miscalculations and Subtle Indian Bias
Dilrook Kannangara
Parag Khanna’s article in CNN titled “How Strategic is Sri Lanka” is both refreshing and deceiving. While it contains a number of factual observations, it also contained a number of inaccuracies and miscalculations of geopolitical issues. Inaccuracy 1: ‘Ceylon was known under Portuguese rule; the Dutch deepened and expanded their colonial rule of the island and Sri Lanka became a British colony’ The Portuguese, the Dutch and the British only ruled the maritime zones of the island nation from the start of the 16th century to 1815. The vast interior of the island... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 15/04/14)

Is BJP Candidate Modi Jumping The Gun Towards Intimidatory Talk Against Sri Lanka And Others Even Before He Is Elected?.
Sunny Sunil's Column Of Critical Analysis Of Matters Involving Sri Lanka.
April 16th. 2014 It may be premature to assume that the current electoral process ongoing in neighbouring India would result in a New Order of political leadership but as the polls seem to suggest there is every likelihood of a regime change where hopefully it will not affect Sri Lanka adversely.   While there are many speculations in various media about this, the rhetoric emanating from the camp of current frontrunner and India’s BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi has somnewhat brazenly seems to indicate that " with Tamils living all over the... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 15/04/14)

THIRD WORLD RESURGENCE-Mutations of imperialism
Jeremy Seabrook is a freelance journalist based in the UK.
In October, Colombia-s president apologised to indigenous communities in the Amazon for deaths and destruction caused by the Peruvian Amazon Company around 100 years ago. However, Jeremy Seabrook reveals, an apology is also due from Britain as the company in question was a British-based one. IN October, British Prime Minister David Cameron refused to ratify the International Labour Organisation (ILO) Convention 169, which is the only international law protecting tribal and indigenous peoples, recognising their right to self-determination and protecting their human rights by involving them in developmental projects that... -Full Story-
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Guardian US, Washington Post share Pulitzer Prize for coverage of NSA surveillance
The Guardian US and the Washington Post are among the winners of a prestigious journalistic Pulitzer award. The newspapers shared the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for Public Service Reporting for coverage of NSA surveillance and whistleblower Snowden’s leaks. The prize is awarded “for a distinguished example of meritorious public service by a newspaper or news site through the use of its journalistic resources,” according to the Pulitzer Committee. This includes the use of “stories, editorials, cartoons, photographs, graphics, videos, databases, multimedia or interactive presentations or other visual material.”... -Full Story-
( - 15/04/14)

In Understanding Rauf Hakeem and Anti-Islamism in India: Comments on some recent Indian writings
By Bandu de Silva
The article presented below was written last year just before I went to Australia for a few months and consequently, it remained unpublished. Mr.Hakeem’s forty-page Report given to UNHRC Human Rights Commissioner, Navi Pillai, which has now surfaced in the public domain, has created new interest in what Mr.Hakeem says. It is in this context that the article mentioned above is  now presented.  Quote Anti-Islamism in India:
Comments on some recent Indian writings
By Bandu de Silva I was intrigued  by a statement made by the SLMC leader, Rauf Hakeem, on 3rd August... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 14/04/14)

UK should be declared a ‘Country of Concern’ not Sri Lanka
Shenali D Waduge
 When the country that had been occupying Sri Lanka, plundering its wealth and advocating policies to exterminate the majority populace and dividing the people continues to harp on inquiries against Sri Lanka and now declares a travel advisory against Sri Lanka, we need to next question exactly how safe Britain is. Having being declared the most violent country in Europe, with crime statistics worse than South Africa or the US, the UK can hardly afford to be issuing travel advisories. Instead, countries including Sri Lanka must issue ‘country of concern’ advisories against UK. UK appears to... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 14/04/14)

Vijitha Tennekoon Courtesy The Daily News
In 2005, when the Rajapaksa government was elected to power, a small coterie of the International community(SCIC) had, through the vehicle of Tamil Nationalism (powered by motors of terrorism), through Wickremesinghe's CFA, through Kumaranatunga's PTOM, then again through Kumaranatunga's Norwegian funded Sudu Nelum 'Kolama', and through the Foundations and NGOs funded by the National Endowment for Democracy (NED), the German NGO Berghof and by the big Corporations, broken the will of the people to protect the sovereignty of this country; they had manufactured opinion in the people's minds that the terrorists were invincible; without... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 14/04/14)

Hypocrisy on human rights is astounding
George Rupesinghe Sydney, Australia
Where is the sound and the fury from the vocal human rights campaigners to the travesty of justice in Egypt where 529 people have been sentenced to death after a two-day trial and without any opportunity to defend themselves? And where Australian journalist Peter Greste is being put through a farcical trial? If such a thing occurred in Sri Lanka, the US, Britain and Canada would be making big noises about the "deteriorating human rights situation" there. Organisations like Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International would be campaigning to humiliate and censure the Sri... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 14/04/14)

A Matter of Huffing And Puffing To No Avail As Nothing Of Any Worth Towards Realities Is Likely To Come Out Of It If Sri Lanka Stands Her Ground!
Insight By Sunil Kumar
April 15th. 2014 Sri Lanka in the aftermath of the UNHCR Summit in Geneva with respect to the passing of US led resolution for an international investigation into human rights violations during the Tamil Tiger insurgency passed by simple majority albeit the requirement of a two third majority in the opinion of some analysts outstanding and in all probabilities a firm requisite has opted not to comply with its demands and well within the right to do so being a sovereign democratic nation. This has been done on the grounds  that such a call is a... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 14/04/14)

A Cure for Capitalism Palo Alto
After five years of deepening crisis, failed solutions, and aborted recoveries, millions see a capitalist system no longer serving most Americans.... -Full Story- (https:/ - 14/04/14)

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SC/ Appeal No: 21/13
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FOCUS - Impeachment of Chief Justice in Sri Lanka
Read the Full Report Enter

God Particle and God like properties & Comments
Nalin de Silva. Courtesy The Island
-Full Story- (LankaWeb - 18/07/12)
US-India-China and the indian ocean: impact on Sri Lanka
By Neville Ladduwahetty Courtesy The Island
-Full Story- (LankaWeb - 15/07/12)

At last President directs removal of constructions within National Parks
Adaderana... -Full Story- (LankaWeb - 21/10/12)

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
-Full Story- ( - 26/08/11)
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)

-Full Story- (LankaWeb - 13/07/11)
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
-Full Story- ( - 08/06/09)

Final assault .

B. MURALIDHAR REDDY in the war zone

-Full Story- ( - 08/06/09)
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?
-Full Story- ( - 08/06/09)

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"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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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).
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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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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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

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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.

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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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LTTE propaganda by Human Rights Watch
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International News Mafia
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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)


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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.
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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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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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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
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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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