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MR's name was used following directive from PDD - Govt. Printer
Courtesy  Adaderana
February 27, 2017  06:00 pm The decision to issue the controversial gazette on a bond auction with the name of the former President was taken following a directive from the Public Debt Department (PDD), the Govt. Printer has apprised the Commission of Inquiry. This was mentioned as Govt. Printer G.K.D. Liyanage was summoned before the CoI to provide a statement on Monday. The statement was recorded to resolve the issue that has erupted regarding the date of the specific gazette notification issued under the present government on the Treasury bonds. The Govt. Printer has made the observation... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 28/02/17)

Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake challenges former President Mahinda Rajapaksa to take legal action
By Binoy Suriyaarachchi Courtesy  Adaderana
Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake on Monday challenged the former President to take legal action if a ‘forged' signature used in the controversial gazette on a bond auction. He expressed this view while speaking to reporters at a press conference held in Colombo. However, former President Mahinda Rajapaksa earlier said the gazette on the bond sale is an attempt to mislead the public and plan of the Yahapalana government. I will be taking legal action in this regard, he said in a statement on Sunday. I'm seeking legal assistance to sue the Finance Ministry and... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 28/02/17)

ගැසට් නිවේදනය මහින්දගේ නමින් ප්‍රකාශට පත් කළේ මහ බැංකුවේ උපදෙස් මතයි
උපුටාගැණීම අදදෙරණ
මතභේදයකට ලක්ව ඇති බැඳුම්කර නිකුතුවට අදාළ ගැසට් නිවේදනය මහින්ද රාජපක්ෂ මහතාගේ නමින් ප්‍රකාශට පත් කළේ ශ්‍රී ලංකා මහ බැංකුවේ රාජ්‍ය ණය දෙපාර්තමේන්තුවේ උපදෙස් මත බව රජයේ මුද්‍රණාලයාධිපතිනි ගංගානි කල්පනා ලියනගේ මහත්මිය පවසයි. අදාළ ගැසට් නිවේදනයේ හිටපු ජනාධිපති මහින්ද රාජපක්ෂ මහතාගේ නම මුදල් අමාත්‍යවරයා වශයෙන් සඳහන්ව තිබීම පිළිබඳ නැවත විමසීමේදී එම නම සහිතව ගැසට් නිවේදනය මුද්‍රණය කරන ලෙස රාජ්‍ය ණය දෙපාර්තමේන්තුව උපදෙස් ලබාදුන් බව මුද්‍රණාලයාධිපතිනිය ජනාධිපති පරීක්ෂණ කොමිසන් සභාව හමුවේ ප්‍රකාශ කර ඇත. නීතිපති දෙපාර්තමේන්තුවේ අතිරේක සොලිසිටර් ජනරාල් ජනාධිපති නීතිඥ යසන්ත කෝදාගොඩ මහතාගේ ප්‍රශ්න කිරීම් හමුවේ මුද්‍රණාලයාධිපතිනියගෙන් සාක්ෂි  ලබා ගෙන තිබේ. 2015 වසරේ පෙබරවාරි මස 27... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 28/02/17)

මහින්දට රවීගෙන් අභියෝගයක්!
උපුටාගැණීම අදදෙරණ
බැඳුම්කර නිකුතුව පිළිබඳ ගැසට් නිවේදනයට ව්‍යාජ ලෙස අත්සන ඇතුළත්කර ඇති බවට චෝදනා එල්ල කරන්නේ නම් ඒ සඳහා අධිකරණ ක්‍රියාමාර්ග ගන්නා ලෙස මුදල් අමාත්‍ය රවී කරුණානායක මහතා හිටපු ජනාධිපති මහින්ද රාජපක්ෂ මහතාට අභියෝග කරයි. අද(27) කොළඹදී පැවැති මාධ්‍ය හමුවකදී මුදල් අමාත්‍යවරයා මේ බව කියා සිටියේය.... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 28/02/17)

දුෂණ චෝදනා එල්ල වී ඇති පී.සමරසිරි මහතා ගේ වැඩ තහනම වෙනුවට ජනතා බදු මුදලින් පුද්ගලික නීතිඥ සහාය ලබාදීමට කටයුතු කිරීම
පූජ්‍ය උලපනේ සුමංගල හිමි  සභාපති - දුෂණ විරෝධී පෙරමුණ
2017 පෙබරවාරි මස 27 වැනිදා අධිපතිතුමා, ශ්‍රී ලංක මහ බැංකුව, කොළඹ 1. මහත්මාණෙනි, දුෂණ චෝදනා එල්ල වී ඇති පී.සමරසිරි මහතා ගේ වැඩ තහනම වෙනුවට ජනතා බදු මුදලින් පුද්ගලික නීතිඥ සහාය ලබාදීමට කටයුතු කිරීම 2017 ජනවාරි 1 දින සහිතව හිටපු ජනාධිපති මහින්ද රාජපක්ෂ මහතා ගේ අත්සනින් 2017 නොවැම්බර් මස ශ්‍රී ලංකා මහ බැංකුව විසින් රජයේ මුද්‍රණාලය වෙත යොමු කොට ඇති ගැසට් පත්‍රය පිළිබද සම්පූර්ණ වගකීම රාජ්‍ය මුල්‍ය පනත යටතේ පැවරෙන්නේ ශ්‍රී ලංකා මහ බැංකුවේ නියෝජ්‍ය අධිපති පී.සමරසිරි මහතාට ය.  ස්කන්ධ හා සුරැකුම්පත් ආඥාපනතේ 4 වන වගන්තියට අනුව ලංකා ඉතිහාසයේ අති විශාලම මුල්‍ය වංචාවට අදාළ... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 28/02/17)

European Union must apologize for Human Zoos before preaching human rights!
Shenali D Waduge
Anglo-American influenced UN is going after Japan on the issue of ‘comfort women’ which took place in World War 2 but the UN is not taking any action against the victims of the human zoos set up by Europeans well into the 1950s? Human zoos prevailed for over 100 years throughout Paris, Hamburg, Antwerp, Barcelona, London, Milan, and Warsaw. These humans were exhibits to some 300,000 Europeans! The World’s Fair, in 1889 had 28million Europeans come to watch 400 indigenous people! Some of these human zoos continue to the 21st century. How can Europe say racism... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 28/02/17)

Tamils should discard their Superiority Complex
By A.A.M.NIZAM – MATARA
It was indeed delightful to read the article(letter) published in the Lankaweb on 24thFebruary titled Tamils of Sri Lanka and the Mexicans of USA addressed to the American President Mr. Donald Trump by a Sri Lankan Tamil Mr. Kanther Balanathan living in Australia. Mr. Balanathan should be highly commended  for writing this prudent letter to the new American nationalist President enlightening him about the migration of Tamils into Sri Lanka, the fallacy and absurdity of their concocted discriminatory claims, the destruction they caused to and being caused to Sri Lanka and the illegal and anti... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 28/02/17)

Political mayhem 
By Dr. Tilak S. Fernando Courtesy Ceylon Today
English novelist, essayist, journalist and critic, George Orwell expressed his views on social injustice and tyranny in 1948, as follows: "The Party told you to reject the evidence of your eyes and ears, and it was their final, most essential command!" Sometimes one wonders whether such statements congruently fit into our current political climate! The word 'politics', derived from the Greek term Politika, relates to the affairs and activities, as regards a country is concerned, where decisions are made and executed for the benefit of a society on a methodical process. It... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 28/02/17)

Sigmund Freud and  PTSD
Dr Ruwan M Jayatunge 
Sigmund Freud used the term Traumatic Neurosis that resembles the present day PTSD. The term traumatic neurosis designates a psycho-pathological state characterized by various disturbances arising soon or long after an intense emotional shock. Freud specifically wrote about effects of traumatic memories and traumatic shock. In Freud's words, "The symptomatic picture presented by traumatic neurosis approaches that of hysteria in the wealth of its similar motor symptoms, but surpasses it as a rule in its strongly marked signs of subjective  ailment   . . . , as well as in the evidence it gives of a... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 27/02/17)

කූඨ ගැසට් පත‍්‍රය මුද්‍රණය කලේ 2016 දෙසැම්බරයේදී.. මුද්‍රණාලයාධිපති සාක්‍ෂි දෙයි.. බැදුම්කර හොරුන් රත්වෙයි..
ලංකා සී නිවුස්
ප‍්‍රශ්නගත බැඳුම්කර නිකුතුවට අදාල ගැසට් පත්‍රය ප්‍රකාශයට පත් කිරීමට ශ‍්‍රී ලංකා මහ බැංකුවේ මහජන ණය දෙපාර්තමේන්තුව විසින් දන්වනු ලැබුවේ 2016 වසරේ දෙසැම්බරයේදී බව රජයේ මුද්‍රණාලයාධිපතිනිය විසින් සදහන් කර ඇත. බැදුම්කර වංචාව සම්බන්ධයෙන් සොයා බැලීම සදහා පත් කරන ලද ජනාධිපති පරීක්ෂණ කොමිසන් සභාව හමුවේ අද දිනයේ ප‍්‍රකාශක් ලබා දෙමින් රජයේ මුද්‍රණාලාධිපතිනි ගංඟානි කල්පනා ලියනගේ මහත්මිය මේ බව පවසා ඇත.... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 27/02/17)

Chief Minister's request for incorporation in the Constitution
Asoka Weerasinghe Kings Grove Crescent . Gloucester . Ontario .  Canada
26 February 2017 Hon. Canagasabapathy Viswalingam Wigneswaran Chief Minister of Northern Provincial Council Chief Minister’s Office Kandy Road Kaithady Sri Lanka. Dear CM Wigneswaran: I was somewhat concerned when I read your statement “....because our people would be slowly but steadily chased out from their places of residence like how the Tamils in the Provinces south of the Northern Province were progressively chased out after Independence.....Hence, the recognition of the North and East as traditionally Tamil speaking areas is a must in the Constitution.” I am confused Chief... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 27/02/17)

Sale of resources such as port a national crime - Samantha Kumarasinghe
සම්පත් විකිණීම අපරාධයක්
https://youtu.be/dKinJRtn5zU... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 27/02/17)

Namal slaps CBK with defamation
By D. Ranaweera Courtesy  Ceylon Today
Hambantota District SLFP MP Namal Rajapaksa has sent a letter of demand to former President Chandrika Kumaratunga demanding a sum of Rs 250 million for defamation of character by the latter. The MP has notified the former President that failure to pay the aforementioned sum will result......in legal action being taken against her. PC Manohara de Silva has sent the letter of demand on behalf of MP Rajapaksa. The letter of demand has been sent by the MP following claims by the former President that MP Namal Rajapaksa had deposited a sum of US$... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 27/02/17)

ඉඳුරුවේ ආචාරි පට්ටම් !
තේජා ගොඩකන්දෙආරච්චි
අපේ රටේ දේශපාලන ක්ෂේත්රයට අලුතින්ම එක්වූ රසබර පුවත වන්නේ අප අගමැති රනිල් වික්රමසිංහට ඕස්ට්රේලියාවේ ඩීකින් විශ්ව විද්යාලයෙන් පිරිනැමූ ආචාර්ය උපාධියයි. මෙම උපාධිය ඔහුට පිරිනමමින් දැක්වූ හේතු පාඨය වනුයේ පාර්ලිමේන්තු මන්ත්රීවරයෙකු, ඇමතිවරයෙකු හා අගමැතිවරයෙකු සිදුකල දීර්ඝ කාලීන සේවාව සහ ශ්රී ලංකාව ආර්ථික, අධ්යාපන හා මානව හිමිකම් ක්ෂේත්රයේ ඉහලට ඔසවා තැබීමට ඉටුකල කාර්යභාරය ඇගයීමයි. ඩීකින් විශ්ව විද්යාලයේ උපකුලපතිනිය වන ජේන් ඩෙන් හොලැන්ඩර්, අප අගමැතිවරයා විසින් ශ්රී ලංකාවේ නාමය ජාත්යන්තරය තුල ඉහලට ඔසවා තැබීමත්, කොටි ත්රස්තවාදීන් සාකච්ඡා මේසයට කැඳවා ගැනීමට උපායශීලීවීමත්, ජාත්යන්තර ප්රජාව වෙතින් මූල්ය සහය ලබාගැනීමට පදනම පිලිබඳව අගයකලේ හේතු පාඨයනට උදාහරණ සැපයීමක් වශයෙන් විය යුතුය. රනිල් වික්රමසිංහ... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 27/02/17)

දුෂණ චෝදනා එල්ල වු විවාදිත ගැසට් පත්‍රය මුද්‍රණයට යොමු කළ පී.සමරසිරි මහතා ගේ වැඩ තහනම් නොකිරීම සම්බන්ධයෙනි
මාධ්‍ය ඒකකය  දූෂණ විරෝධී පෙරමුණ
2017 පෙබරවාරි මස 26 වැනිදා අධිපතිතුමා, ශ්‍රී ලංකා මහ බැංකුව, කොළඹ 1. මහත්මාණෙනි, දුෂණ චෝදනා එල්ල වු විවාදිත ගැසට් පත්‍රය මුද්‍රණයට යොමු කළ පී.සමරසිරි මහතා ගේ වැඩ තහනම් නොකිරීම සම්බන්ධයෙනි හිටපු ජනාධිපති මහින්ද රාජපක්ෂ මහතා ගේ අත්සන සහිතව 2015 ජනවාරි 1 දිනැති ගැසට් පත්‍රයක් ඔබගේ පාලන කාලය තුල ශ්‍රී ලංකා මහ බැංකුව රජයේ මුද්‍රණාලය මගින් නිකුත් කොට ඇති බව ඔබතුමන් දන්නා කරුණකි. එම ගැසට් නිවේදනය සකස් කොට ඇත්තේ නියෝජ්‍ය අධිපති පී.සමරසිරි මහතා භාරව කටයුතු කරන රාජ්‍ය ණය දෙපාර්තමේන්තුව විසිනි. මේ සම්බන්ධයෙන් ස්කන්ධ හා සුරැකුම්පත් ආඥාපනතේ 4 වන වගන්තියට අනුව පූර්ණ වගකීම දැරිය යුතුව... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 27/02/17)

හොරකම් සියල්ල එලි වෙයි.. බැදුම්කර මහ මගඩියේ කූට ගැසට් පත‍්‍රය ගැන මහින්දගෙන් නිවේදනයක්..
ලංකා සී නිවුස්
කුප‍්‍රකට බැඳුම්කර මඟඩියේ වගකීමත් රාජපක්‍ෂ ආණ්ඩුව මත පැටවීමට වත්මන් යහපාලන ආණ්ඩුව උත්සාහ කරමින් සිටින බව හිටපු ජනාධිපති මහින්ද රාජපක්‍ෂ මහතා පවසයි. මේ බව සදහන් කරමින් ඒ මහතා විසින් නිකුත් කර ඇති නිවේදනය මෙසේය. බැඳුම්කර මඟඩියේ වගකීමත් රාජපක්‍ෂ ආණ්ඩුව මත පැටවීම කුප්‍රකට මහ බැංකු බැඳුම්කර මගඩියේ වගකීම යහපාලන බලධාරීන් විසින් මගේ ඇඟේ ගසා බේරීමට ගෙන ඇති දුෂ්ඨ ප්‍රයත්නයක් ගැන කණගාටුවෙන් යුතුව මහජනතාවට දැනුම් දීමට කැමැත්තෙමි. ආණ්ඩුවේ මූල්‍ය කළමනාකරණයේ සාමාන්‍ය ක්‍රියා පටිපාටිය වන්නේ සෑම මසකම අවසන් සතියට පෙර මහා භාණ්ඩාගාරය විසින් ඊළඟ මාසය සඳහා අවශ්‍යවන මුදල් ගණනය කොට යම්කිසි නිශ්චිත දිනයකට පෙර නිශ්චිත මුදලක් අවශ්‍ය බව මහ... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 27/02/17)

මාගේ යම පාලන ආණ්ඩුව 
මගේ සිතිවිල්ල.. නිල් විසිනි
කොටි ත්‍රස්තයන්  පරාජ ය කිරීමටඅනුබල දුන් එකම සිංහලයෙකුටවත් දෙමලෙකුටවත් මාගේ යමපල්ලන්ගෙන් බේරී ඉන්නට මම ඉඩ නොදෙන්නෙමි .විශේෂයෙන් මුලදී කොටි සමසිට අවස්තාව ලද වහාම කොටින්ගෙන් බේරී පැනගොස් රජයේ හමුදාවලට ඔත්තු දී ,,සහයදී හා වෙනත් ඕනෑම ක්‍රමයකින් කොටින්ට විරුද්ධව වැඩකර කොටි පැරදීමට උදව් කල සියල්ලෝම දේශද්‍රෝහීන් බව මගේ මතයය් .ngoමතයද එයමවේ .බටහිර ධනවාදී මෙන්ම හුසේන් රජකුමරුගේ මතයද එයම වන හෙයින් මගේ මතය එය නොවීමට කිසිදු හේතුවක් නැත . මටම කියා වෙනම මතයක් කවදාවත් තිබුනාදය් මගේ මතකයේත් නැත .එනිසා dig දඩයම් බල්ලන් ලවා මෙසේ කොටි පාවාදුන් සියල්ලන්ම දිවි ඇති තෙක් හිරේ දාන්නට මම උත්සාහ කරමි .සදා  කොටි  පුනරුත්තාපනය... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 27/02/17)

SAITEM ,GMOA AND SRI LANKA MEDICAL COUNCIL (SMC)   AND WAY FORWARD
Dr Sarath Obeysekera
I was just watching a TV program where Consultant Dr Padeniya eloquently explained  that SAITEM is an illegal organization which has violated every rule and laws in the country .Saitem was established in 2008 and after 9 years neither GMOA and SMC has not been able to take meaningful action   to terminate the functioning of this institution . My honest opinion is that establishment  of private educational institutions should be encouraged and GMOA should sit together with SAITEM management and their Russian Counterparts and guide them to continue the functioning of the Institution . To my... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 27/02/17)

Mahinda to sue Finance Ministry, CBSL
By Binoy Suriyaarachchi Courtesy Adaderana
I’m seeking legal assistance to sue the Finance Ministry and the Central Bank of Sri Lanka, former President Mahinda Rajapaksa says. “After 9 January, I am no longer the Minister of Finance of this country,” Rajapaksa said. He also went on to say his successors at the Finance Ministry have allegedly siphoned off state money by using his name. “I’m taking legal actions,” he added. Rajapaksa made the observations while speaking to reporters after an event held in Horana. https://youtu.be/p1Y50MSvsog - See more at: http://www.adaderana.lk/news/39286/mahinda-to-sue-finance-ministry-cbslsthash.wZcO8sNY.dpuf... -Full Story- (LankaWeb - 26/02/17)

බැදුම්කර වංචාවේ හොර ගැසට් පත්‍රය මුද්‍රණය 2016 නොවැම්බරයේදී යයි හෙලිවේ.. මහින්දට පොලිය සමඟ බිලියන 750ක් බැර වේ..
ලංකා සී නිවුස්
මහින්ද රාජපක්ෂ හිටපු ජනාධිපතිවරයා මුදල් අමාත්‍යවරයා ලෙස හගවමින් 2015 වසර සඳහා ණය ගැනීමට මහා බැකුව විසින් භාණ්ඩාගාර බැදුම්කර අලෙවි කිරීමට අදාළ ගැසම් පත්‍රය මුද්‍රණය කොට ඇත්තේ 2016 නොවැම්බර් මස බව එම ගැසට් පත්‍රයේම කරුණු වලින් අනාවරනය කර ගත හැකිය. ඕනම ගැසට් පත්‍රයක මුද්‍රණයේදි එහි මුල් පිටුවේ පහළ කොටසේ ඉතා කුඩා අකුරෙන් එහි මුද්‍රණය කොට ඇති දිනය අදාළ වෙනත් තොරතුරු කිහිපයක් සඳහන් කිරීම අනුව එම ගැසට් පත්‍රයේ සත්‍යයතාවය මෙන්ම එම නියෝගය දුන් අදාළ වගකිවයුත්තන් හෙලිකර ගත හැකිය. අංක 1895/19 – 2015 ජනවාරිමස 01 වැනි බ්‍රහස්පතින්දා – 2015-01-01 යටතේ මුදල් හා ක්‍රම සම්පාදන ඇමති ලෙස මහින්ද රාජපක්ෂ විසින්... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 26/02/17)

Fake News From Unnamed Sources
Dr. Chula Rajapakse MNZM Spokeperson, United Sri Lanka Association,
Dear President Trump, As one of Sri Lankan origin I fully understand your anger and frustration with “fake news”  quoting “anonymous” sources , criticising  you, as has happened most  recently from the NYT. Sri Lanka has been subjected to similar and even   greater injustice based on  fake news generated by the UK  channel 4, TV , claiming to be from unnamed sources  that ultimately led SL to being sanctioned through a resolution  at the UNHCR generated by your predecessor administration . Channel 4   did so by giving wide publicity to... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 26/02/17)

YOUR RECENT DISCUSSIONS WITH TAMIL GROUPS IN SRI LANKA
Ranjith Soysa SPUR ORG 
Attn Dr Subramanium Jaisahnker Dear Sir Ref yr recent discussions with the "Tamil " representatives of Sri Lanka, 1 Did you consider how ethical is to discuss internal affairs of a sovereign country with one  section of the population? 2 When most of the representatives you met were working closely with the LTTE which was fighting for a separate country, it becomes almost an undue intervention in Sri Lanka's internal affairs. 3 What would be India's response if Sri Lanka opts to invite  a team of politicians from Kashmir? (given below is a snapshot of... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 26/02/17)

Refugees who sheltered Snowden now live in fear in Hong Kong
By Rebecca Wright and Mark Lu, CNN
Hong Kong (CNN)Three asylum seeker families who sheltered US whistleblower Edward Snowden in 2013 say they are living in fear because of reports that Sri Lankan police officials have been in Hong Kong trying to search for them. "I (am) very scared, maybe they can arrest me," said Supun Kellapatha, a Sri Lankan asylum seeker who gave up his family-s bed for Snowden. "I don-t have (a) normal life now."... -Full Story-
(edition.cnn.com - 26/02/17)

Thus Replied To Zarathustra
Ruwan M Jayatunge M.D.  
Zarathustra who are you?  Are you the book for all and none? At the age of thirty you go into the wilderness and enjoy your spirit and your solitude. You had been there for ten years. What did you bring to us? Did you bring happiness or emancipation? Zarathustra the time has come. We shall meet. Zarathustra this is the gathering. This is our meeting. The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances: if there is any reaction, both are transformed. That is the Jungian notion. So we are transformed Zarathustra. This is our transformation.... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 25/02/17)

Will Sri Lanka too end up a ‘Once Buddhist’ nation?
Shenali D Waduge
It is a tragic state of affairs when an island nation boasting a written history of over 2600 years held together by Sinhalese Buddhist kings, a nation built by a clear majority would need to appeal to the world feeling alienated by a wave of systematic incursions. That fear stems from the realization that Sri Lanka may face the same predicament that befell all other once Buddhist nations which are today either Islam or Christian as Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Malaysia, Maldives, South Korea, Indonesia and probably Myanmar and Thailand will be in time to come. Now attempts... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 25/02/17)

An Open letter to the President Maithripala Sirisena.
By Charles.S.Perera
Mr. President, Chandrika Kumaratunga had said that when the political parties opposed to President Mahinda Rajapakse were to present a Common  Candidate of the Opposition for the Presidential elections of Janury,2015, she was requested to find a person likely to turn  traitor to the SLFP and willing to break rank with President Mahinda Rajapakse to be the Opposition Presidential Candidate. Chandrika Kumaratunga had several choices, but she had to choose someone  easily malleable, less conversant in English ,agreeable  to their conditions, and will not be intelligent as to pry into the political manoeuvres that will be set... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 25/02/17)

පේරාදෙණිය විශ්වවිද්‍යාලයේ උපකුලපති මහාචාර්‍ය උපුල් දිසානායක හිටපු නවක වධකයෙක්ද ?
වෛද්‍ය රුවන් එම් ජයතුංග 
පේරාදෙණිය විශ්වවිද්‍යාලයේ උපකුලපති මහාචාර්‍ය උපුල් දිසානායක හිටපු නවක වධකයෙක් බව මල්ලේ පොල් බ්ලොගය ලියන  කුමාර කළුආරච්චි පවසයි. පේරාදෙනිය විශ්වවිද්‍යාලයේ සිසුවෙකු වූ කුමාර කළුආරච්චි මහාචාර්‍ය උපුල් දිසානායක මීට වසර 18 කට ඉහතදී නවක සිසු සිසුවියන්ව නවක වදයට ලක් කල අයුරු මෙසේ පෙන්වා දෙයි.  " උපකුලපති තුමනි... මා ඔබව මීට වසර දහ අටකට පමන අතීතයට ගෙන යන්නට කැමැත්තෙමි. ඔබගේ දෙවන වසරේ දී හිල්ඩා ඔබේසේකර ශාලාවේ නවක වධය දෙමින් සිට එහි ශාලාධිපති ශල්‍ය වෛද්ය  මහාචාර්ය කොල්ලුරේ  ගේ අතටම අසුව ඉන් මිදී  දන්ත වෛද්ය සිසුවෙකු ගේ කාමරය මැදින් පලා ගියා මතකද? එම සිද්දිය නිසා තම... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 25/02/17)

ලිච්චවී මල මිනි කොළඹ ශරීර සුවතා ජෝගි නටයි
තීරු ලිපිය රාජ්පාල් අබේනායක
නූතන ලාංකීය නායකයා කියනවා තවත් ලිච්චවින්ගෙන් වගේ වීර් ස්ථානයක් කරන්න යනවලු ලංකාව.මෙතෙක් පෙර නිර්මාණය කිරීම ට බැරිවුනු සමගි රජයක් කරනවලු ලංකාව .  සිංහලයන්ගෙන් සම්පූර්ණ සීයට හැටක් මහින්ද රාජපක්ෂ මහතා සඳහා ඡන්දය පසුගිය ජනාධිපතිවරණයේදී දුන්න . . ජනාධිපතිවරණදී වුනේ එයයි . ඇත්තෙන්ම රාජපක්ෂ පක්ෂව සිංහල ඡන්දය ඒ චන්දයේදී සියට හැට ට වැඩිය . අද ලිච්චවී සමගි ඉගැන්වීම් යටතේ මෙවන් බහුතර ජනතාව අතරමන් වූ අතර, ආදී ලිච්චවින් ඔවුන්ගේ සොහොන් තුළ හැරෙමින් සිටිනවා විය යුතුය. . බන්ධනාගාර තුළ සිංහල නායකයන් සහ ඔවුන්ගේ ලමයි සිර වූ අතර මේ දිරිගැන්වීමෙන් ආදී ලිචවින් සොහොන් වල ජෝගි නටයි . මේ දවස්... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 24/02/17)

LATTE JOGGING LICCHAVI CORPSES IN COLOMBO
RAJPAL ABEYNAYAKE
What is striking about the current dispensation is that they have rewritten the Pali cannon. The Licchavis were known as a clan in ancient India during the time of the Buddha. The Licchavis were known for their unity and consensus system of government for the common good. Unity and consensus governance became synonymous with the brilliant Licchavis. Modern Lankan Licchavis led by the UNP leader are hell bent on creating more divisions in our society than there were ever before. Consider this. A full 60% of Sinhalese voted for Mahinda Rajapaksa at the last presidential election,... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 24/02/17)

The Russian Civil War
Dr Ruwan M Jayatunge 
Shortly after the October Revolution in 1918 war between the Red guards and the White guards (Counter Revolutionary) was broke out. The conflict lasted until 1921. The Red and White fractions unleashed enormous brutality and cruelty on each other. The towns were burnt and villagers were left to starve. The peasants were forcibly recruited and set to the war fronts. The children became orphaned. The villages were deserted due to the conflict and hundreds of thousands became internally displaced. After the October coup d'etat, Bolshevik authority rapidly spread throughout the country. The new regime, however, was able to... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 24/02/17)

මාගේ මුස්ලිම් මිතුරන්
වෛද්‍ය රුවන් එම් ජයතුංග 
කුඩා කාලයේ සිට බහුවාර්ගික වටපිටාවක ජීවත් වූ මා හට මුස්ලිම් මිතුරන් බොහෝ වූහ​. එහෙත් මාගේ මුල්ම කුලුපග මුස්ලිම් මිතුරා වවුනියාවේ අයෙකි. මට ඔහුව හමු වන්නේ වවුනියාවේ අධ්‍යාපන කලාපයකදීය​. එය සිදු වූයේ මෙසේය​.   1974 වසරේදී විශයමාලා සංවර්ධන දෙපාර්තමේන්තුවේ සේවය කල මාගේ මවට වවුනියාවේ අධ්‍යාපන කලාපයේ අධීක්‍ෂණ චාරිකාවක නිරත වීමට සිදුවේ.   එවකට දෙවන ශ්‍රේනියේ ඉගෙනුම ලබමින් සිටි මමද ඇය සමග වවුනියාවට ගියෙමි. අප නැවතී සිටියේ වවුනියාවේ ගුරු පුහුණු නේවාසිකාගාරයකය​. උදය වරුවේ මව ගුරු පුහුණු දේශන වලට ගිය අතර මම නේවාසිකාගාර වත්තේ තල්  ගස් අතර තනිවම සෙල්ලම් කරමින්  සිටියෙමි.  එවිට මගේ හුදකලාභාවය මකා දමමින් මොහොමඩ් නම්... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 24/02/17)

Sigiriya toilets out of order; tourists asked to go to jungle
Dr Sarath Obeysekera 
- See more at: http://www.dailymirror.lk I wrote about the Sad State of Sigiriya few months back .I mentioned the issues faced by not only tourists and our locals who are “second class citizens” ! Security and officers of and the officers of  the department of archeology hang around the gates looking for foreigners who want to cheat the system by trying visit with tickets for locals which is much cheaper  and do not inquire about the sanitary conditions of the premises. .During my visit I noted that touts selling artifacts at three –four time the price... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 24/02/17)

‘Go to the jungle!’
Editorial The Island
February 23, 2017, 9:30 pm How civilised a nation is can perhaps be judged by the cleanliness of its public toilets. Sri Lankans boast of a glorious past and what is described as a hydraulic civilisation. They also take pride in the fascinating engineering feats of their forebears such as vast irrigation reservoirs and huge dagobas. Excavations in the archeological sites continue to throw up many surprises. Interestingly, ruins of ancient toilets have been unearthed in places like Anuradhapura and Polonnaruwa. Sadly, we learn that foreigners who visit Sigiriya or the Lion Rock cannot use toilets,... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 24/02/17)

PTSD and the Soviet Culture
Dr Ruwan M Jayatunge 
According to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-4) Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is an anxiety disorder that can develop after an individual has experienced or witnessed a major trauma. DSM-IV-TR Criteria for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder highlights that the person has been exposed to a traumatic event in which both of the following were present: (1) The person experienced, witnessed, or was confronted with an event or events that involved actual or threatened death or serious injury, or a threat to the physical integrity of self or others (2) The person’s response involved intense... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 24/02/17)

GROWING TALIBAN INFLUENCE IN AFGHANISTAN
ALI SUKHANVER
Everyone knows that Ashraf Ghani’s success in the presidential elections was warmly welcomed rather celebrated in Pakistan. The people in Pakistan were of the opinion that Ashraf Ghani would try his utmost to bring these brotherly countries more close to each other but Mr. Ghani did altogether otherwise. Pak-Afghan relationship is at present facing the ever-worst situation and this all is the handiwork of the Afghan President Ashraf Ghani. He is so unfortunate that he could not bring peace even to his own country. International analysts are pointing towards a rapidly increasing violence in Afghanistan and to... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 24/02/17)

Indian Foreign Secretary Urges Tamil National Alliance to Unite to Fight for Tamil Rights
I. de Silva
The Editor New Indian Express India Dear Sir: Re: Indian Foreign Secretary Urges Tamil National Alliance to Unite to Fight for Tamil Rights This is an example of blatant Indian interference in the internal affairs of Sri Lanka. India has been the regional bully for decades and it appears that Indian foreign policy for the region is based on the misguided notion that they can dictate to their neighbours. Is it ethical for a  foreign representative to ask a particular ethnic group in Sri Lanka to fight for special rights? Should Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal meet with... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 24/02/17)

TAMILS OF SRILANKA AND THE MEXICANS OF USA
Kanthar Balanathan,
HE Mr Donald Trump The President of the USA The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW Washington, DC 20500 His Excellency the President, TAMILS OF SRILANKA AND THE MEXICANS OF USA Sir, I am a supporter of your excellency, and continue to be supportive on various topics on a multiple dimensional perspective. On the question of Mexicans we SriLankans support your ideas whole heartedly. The question of influx of illegal migrants should be addressed. Purely because those who crawl into US are mostly uneducated, with no skill, no expertise, and no job orientation. Only performance they are... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 24/02/17)

RECONCILIATION PORNOGRAPHY
The Rajpal Abeynayake Column
The entire show of the reconciliation pornography now taking place in Sri Lanka replete with tear jerking video images of all and sundry, especially the boring but earnest and amiable, is in fact polarizing the communities more than ever. It is not the images themselves of course but the reverse engineering that is taking place by targeted attacks on war heroes, etc. that is the rub. Everyone knows what these attacks are and there is no need for any special articulation of the fact, but the sowing of hatred and revenge, passing off for reconciliation,... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 24/02/17)

SAITM issue: A rational approach needed
Professor R. P. Gunawardane
February 23, 2017, 12:00 pm There have been wide ranging views in all media regarding the degree awarding status of the South Asian Institute of Technology and Medicine (SAITM) in respect of their medical degree program. I consider this an extremely important national issue with regard to the expansion of the higher education sector in Sri Lanka. Therefore, we need to address this issue without any bias, and considering the current realities, global trends in university education, and long term national interests in Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka Medical Council (SLMC), the University Grants Commission (UGC)... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 24/02/17)

Bellanwila Anunayake Thero slams ETCA, Indian expansionism People’s Commission to formulate national policy on international trade and treaties
By C. A. Chandraprema
February 23, 2017, 9:31 pm *PM flayed for his determination to sign ETCA * Padeniya bitterly criticises India-Sri Lanka FTA *Sale of state assets condemned *Prof. Lakshman warns against employing foreign workers
The inauguration of the People’s Commission to formulate a policy framework for international trade and treaties appointed by the Professionals’ National Front was held last Wednesday (22 Feb.) at the Sri Lanka Foundation Institute. The need for such a policy framework arose as a result of the numerous discussions the Professionals’ National Front had with the government about ETCA and the need... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 24/02/17)

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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- (frontlineonnet.com/ - 08/06/09) LTTE RISE & FALL -Full Story- (frontlineonnet.com/ - 08/06/09)
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  • Great Power Confrontation in the Indian Ocean: The Geo-Politics of the Sri Lankan Civil War by Mahdi Darius Nazemroay -Full Story- (globalresearch.ca - 25/10/09)
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History

  • 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.
  • 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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