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How morally clean are UK, US politicians demanding investigation into Sri Lanka's rightful war against terrorism ?
By Charles. S.Perera
Andy Coulson,  David Cameron's former Director of Communication who was hired to write  his biography along with Lord Ashcroft has been jailed for 18 months for phone hacking an illegal practice under the British Law. Later Cameron apologised for the appointment. Though phone hacking is ruled  an illegal practice in UK, in USA the President Barrack Obama has been caught practicing this illegal practice.  It was reported that, “President Barack Obama was dragged into the trans-Atlantic spying row after it was claimed he personally authorised the monitoring of Angela Merkel's phone three years ago. The president... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 29/07/14)

Lessons for Sri Lanka from India's Premier Narendra Modi
Shenali D Waduge
The expectations from Narendra Modi were many and are many. There is little to doubt that the Congress has done colossal damage to India in more ways than one. Rebuilding, realigning and restoring India on course towards a dynamic future is not easy given that the break up of India is well on track and will not rest until what happened to Yugoslavia will be repeated in Asia. For Indians, the entry of Modi as candidate spelt a lot of hope. It has taken Indians in particular the 80% Hindus long to realize that they had... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 29/07/14)

Who is really discriminated in Sri Lanka? Even after 66 years of Independence Christians have 106 Sabath holidays while Buddhists have only 13 Poya holidays a year
Sudath Gunasekara 20.7.2014
I know for certain none of my readers will believe this. But I dare say it is a real fact.I wonder whether any Buddhist, lay or ordained, has ever noticed this gross injustice continued to be done to them in this Island called Sri Lanka, which had been a Buddhist Kingdom for 2500 years and where, even today, over 70 % are Buddhists. I do not know whether any Buddhist has realized this, even in a dream. Can you believe such a situation to exist in a country even 66 years after Independence? In Uk the... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 29/07/14)

Investigate NGOs including their objectives, activities, sources of income, expenditure, derived benefits and periodic reporting
Ranjith Soysa SPOKESPERSON SPUR(Societyfor Peace, Unity and Human Rights for Sri Lanka Inc)
 The non-government organizations (NGOs) operating in Sri Lanka which are mainly funded by foreign sources are a direct threat to the social cohesion, peace and harmony of Sri Lanka. They should be investigated immediately so as to separate those abiding by the law and delivering benefit from those that are acting as agents of foreign agents subverting the harmony and democracy in Sri Lanka while swindling the vulnerable public.  Furthermore, transparent reporting would put to end corruption that is rampant in this sector.  The history of... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 29/07/14)

BUDDHISM IN KASHMIR – A Glorious Buddhist Empire with an Illustrious Buddhist Community, Eliminated by Ruthless Muslims
Dr. Daya Hewapathirane
Kashmir has been referred to as “Paradise on Earth” owing to its stunning natural beauty'. In the past, from the 3rd century BCE to about the 12 century CE, or for more than one thousand three hundred years, Kashmir wasinhabited by Buddhists. Ruled by illustrious Buddhist kings, most notably King Kanishka, the Buddhist Kingdom of Kashmir developed to be an exceptional Buddhist region marked by magnificent Buddhist shrines, monasteries, stupes, Buddha and Bodhisattva statues and their Buddhist monuments. It was a place adorned with exquisite Buddhist art, sculpture and architecture of high aesthetic and spiritual appeal.... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 29/07/14)

 

 


UN launches "investigation" as Gaza bloodshed soars
46-member council backs Palestinian-drafted resolution by 29 votes... -Full Story- (paktribune.com - 29/07/14)

Lanka’s anti-Muslim violence
by R Hariharan
The recent rampage by Buddhist bigots against Muslims at Aluthgama and Beruwala resulting in the death of three persons, and injuries to 80, rendering over a thousand people homeless, is a defining moment for Sri Lanka. The headline “Country has a responsibility to promote Buddha Sasana” in the government-owned Daily News report on the President’s speech on July 3 eloquently summed up the President’s priorities. Speaking at the higher ordination ceremony of Buddhist novice monks, he blamed ‘elements’ that wanted to destroy the country by letting these disputes be known to the outside world and “inviting... -Full Story-
(vijayvaani.com - 29/07/14)

MH17 Verdict: Real Evidence Points to US-Kiev Cover-up of Failed False Flag
Pakalert
In this report, we will lay out the facts based on a wide breadth of available information and data surrounding MH17. We will also present and give critique to Washington and Kiev’s “mountain of evidence” that has saturated US and European-based media coverage since the incident took place. 21WIRE has compiled this report with the help of many contributors and references from English-speaking media, as well as material translated from Russian and Ukrainian media sources, along with other historical references to provide context.... -Full Story-
(pakalertpress.com - 29/07/14)

Laws in the Middle East Nations for Non-Muslims
Shenali D Waduge
 Reciprocity is a debatable subject for Muslims and Islam. When people are divided as believers and non-believers there is little to argue or defend the status of equality. What is not reciprocated should not be demanded. The status of non-Muslims in majority Muslim nations comes with strict rules and regulations. Non-Muslims are guaranteed protection in the Muslim society as long as they pay a head tax and abide by the specific legislations mentioned in Islamic Law. The obligation of paying jizyah tax is also cancelled when non-Muslims participate with Muslims in defending the Islamic state against... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 28/07/14)

Asia’S full veto
Courtesy The Daily News
Respect, recognition must be accorded to leaders who put national aspirations first
Truth will triumph in the end
The confidence placed in the Sri Lankan government by the entire Asian region today is such that no Asian country is likely to permit members of the panel going through the motions of an investigation against Sri Lanka to enter their territory for this purpose. External Affairs Minister Professor G.L. Peiris said. “Does anyone believe that this is a result arrived at by chance or accident,” he asked during a meting in the Kurunegale district... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 28/07/14)

Murder in the sky over Ukraine –an attempt at altering perception
Dr Kamal Wickremasinghe Courtesy The Daily News
Samuel Huntington, the neocon who presented theories that formed the foundations of the US and South African Apartheid government policy for decades, was also known as the Harvard political scientist without any apparent grasp of, or regard for, adopting a sound ‘methodology’ in formulating advice, and even scantier regard for any ethical issues associated with them. As examples, Huntington advised the Apartheid regime of South Africa to “reform” apartheid rather than eliminate it by increasing the repressive power of the state using “duplicity, deceit, faulty assumptions and purposeful blindness.” Huntington’s advice to... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 28/07/14)

බුදු දහමේ නිර්වානය යනු විහින් නැ හෙන දෙයක් නොවේ
ධර්මසිරි සෙනෙවිරත්න
                                       nanda   ගේ සටහනක් අනුව මෙය ලියමි . වල්පොල රාහුල හිමියන්ගේ අදහස්  අනුව ලිය ඇත            බුදු දහමේ පමණක් නොව  ජෛන  හින්දු  හා සික් ආගම්වලද නිර්වාණය  ගැන  සඳහන්  වේ.. බුදු දහම හැර අනෙක් ආගම් ආත්ම වාදී වෙති . නිර්වාණය ගැන ඒ  අනෙක් ආගම්   වල නිර්වචන පදනම් වී ඇත්තේ  ඒ ආත්ම දර්ශනය මත පදනම් වය. බුදු දහමේ නිර්වචනය අනාත්ම දර්ශනයට එකඟවය  ලොව සියල්ල අනිත්ත්‍යය ,දුකය අනාත්මය  යන දර්ශනය මත පිහිටන  බුදුදහමේ නිර්වාණය  අනෙක් ආගම් වල ආත්ම දර්ශනයට වෙන විය යු තුම්ය.                                                                       බුදු දහමේ නිර්වාණය  ජීවත්ව  සිටියදීම අවබෝධ  කරගතහැක  සෙසු ආගම් වල පරමාර්ත්තයට  ළඟාවිය හැක්කේ... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 28/07/14)

Parents of Missing Tamil Children demand answers from TNA¹s Ananthi Sasitharan
Mr.Grant Blaydon, CEO, Amnesty International.
Dear Grant, Please find below an appeal for information for their missing children from over three hundred families, who had their children abducted to be the unwilling child soldiers of the Tamil Tigers  during the height of the war. As the account explains they came to address their appeal to the lady  Ananthi Saitharan  member of northern provincial council, who has made a high profile case filed in Sri Lankan courts making accusatory demands of the Sri Lankan government , for information/return of her missing husband who was the  Tigers political... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 28/07/14)

Swamy, Cameron and Pundits
By Nalin De Silva
... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 28/07/14)

World Muslim leader prays for innocent victims of Israel-Palestine conflict
By A. Abdul Aziz.
Hazrat Mirza Masroor Ahmad calls on the Muslim nations to play their roles in ending the violence and establishing peace His Holiness, Hazrat Mirza Masroor Ahmad, the World Head of the Ahmadiyya Muslim, Community, the Fifth Khalifa (Caliph) has condemned the ongoing violence in Gaza during the final Friday Sermon of this year’s Islamic month of Ramadan. His Holiness also spoke in detail about Lailatul Qadr, known as the ‘the Night of Decree’ which, according to Islamic teachings, occurs in the final days of Ramadan. His Holiness counselled Ahmadi Muslims to seek righteousness and to... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 28/07/14)

The foods cooked by boiling are much healthier than cooked by frying.
Dr Hector Perera       London
Just not the food but the process of making food by frying or grilling are unhealthy than cooking food by the method of boiling. Research has revealed that exposure to cooking oil used to fry chips can increase the risk of health more than cooking things by boiling such as cooking rice and curries. Scientists say potentially harmful particles are released into the air when oil is heated to the temperatures needed to cook chips or stir-fries.  Occasional frying Repeated exposure that is people who are employed to fry things such as chips, fish... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 28/07/14)

Tony Abbott cuts asylum deal with India
Dennis Shanahan
AUSTRALIA has offered more help to India to disrupt people-smuggling from its shores and to fight transnational crime, after the “generous offer” to consider taking back most of the 157 ­asylum-seekers who have been detained at sea for a month. Fending off claims of policy failure on “stopping the boats”, Immigration Minister Scott Morrison and Tony Abbott have declared none of the 157 who left India by boat to seek asylum in Australia would be allowed to ­settle here. “Don’t get on a boat to come ­illegally to Australia,” the Prime Minister said yesterday. “Because even if you... -Full Story-
(theaustralian.com.au - 28/07/14)

A Tale of Three Aircraft Tragedies Russia Bashing: Hatred, Hysteria and Humbug
by BRIAN CLOUGHLEY
“A civilian jet airliner shot down by US Navy surface to air missiles on 3 July 1988 as it flew over the Strait of Hormuz at the end of the Iran–Iraq War. The aircraft, an Airbus A300B2-203 operated by Iran Air, was flying from Bandar Abbas, Iran, to Dubai, United Arab Emirates. While flying in Iranian airspace over Iran’s territorial waters in the Persian Gulf on its usual flight path, it was destroyed by the guided missile cruiser USS Vincennes. All 290 on board, including 66 children and 16 crew, perished.”... -Full Story-
(counterpunch.org - 28/07/14)

"Not terrorists": Hysteria over MH17 fails to take account of both law and facts
Dr. Roslyn Fuller
t is sad and disturbing that law and academia as professions should turn to trying cases in the press instead of trying them in a court, and that a university blog should have withheld such relevant and important facts from its readership. By accusing Russia of sponsoring terrorism, the OUP blog is giving its readership the impression that this is what is at stake here, when the truth is that the way international law stands, even if the hypothesis of the Donetsk rebels shooting down MH17 by mistake was true, this would not even remotely be... -Full Story-
(rt.com - 28/07/14)

Russia responds to US and EU sanctions and accusations
Pravda
Because of the EU sanctions, the EU-Russia cooperation in the field of security was endangered. The programs to combat terrorism and the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction are likely to be shelved, according to a press release from the Foreign Ministry of the Russian Federation about another expansion of the European sanctions list. The EU has really gotten hooked on Washington and Kiev-s tales about the events taking place in Ukraine," the Foreign Ministry indicates. The Foreign Ministry also responded to U.S. allegations, calling them a part of the campaign of slander. According to Russian officials, the Obama... -Full Story-
(english.pravda.ru - 28/07/14)

Are the Sri Lankan Education Authorities asleep : Teachers abusing children and rising children misbehavior
Shenali D Waduge
Education authorities may like to when handing over appointment letters to teachers also give them a copy of the Sri Lanka Penal Code (Amended) wherein Section 308a states that cruelty against children causing hurt, grievous or simple as well as torture is a criminal offence. The Education Department has via circular ED/01/12/01/04/24 issued on 11 May 2005 to all schools  regulated corporal punishment and assault of school children. But why are unimagineable tortures continuing to take place despite a circular in force? At the other spectrum is the rising number of misbehavior amongst children which both... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 27/07/14)

Land Grab Lies Exposed: The Truth about the Actors
A concerned Tamil from Jaffna.
On July 22 Tamil National Peoples’ Front (TNPF) organized a protest against what it alleged as a ‘land grab’ by the military. The protest was held in Jaffna and Vanni. TNPF was not elected to parliament by the people at the last general election. Now it is using these tactics to change its political misfortune. http://www.tamilnet.com/art.html?catid=13&artid=37309 An old Tamil woman from Jaffna featured prominently in Tamil media around the world. Tamil media showed her as poor and as an innocent victim of ‘land grab’. The truth is the complete opposite. The... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 27/07/14)

විධායක ජනාධිපති නාඩගම හරහා ලංකාව කොට උඩ යැවීම
චන්ද්‍රසිරි විජයවික්‍රම
වැරදි පාරේ යාම නොහොත් වලිගේ පාගා ගැනීම     මග හොඳට තිබේ නම්     යන්ට දෑසත් පෙනේ නම්     කිම බැදිවල යන් නේ     මංමුලාවූ එකෙක් සේ                 පණ්ඩිත කොග්ගල ධම්මතිලක බුඩිස්ට් පොලිටික්ස් නොහොත් රෝග නිධානය සෙවීම         ලංකාවේ පරිහානිය (දුක)         ලංකාවේ පරිහානියට හේතුව (දුකට හේතුව)         ලංකාවේ පරිහානිය නැති කිරීම (දුක නැති කිරීම)                    ලංකාවේ පරිහානිය නැති කිරීමේ මග (ආර්‍ය අෂ්ටාංගික මාර්‍ගය)     "විධායක ජනාධිපති නාඩගම නොහොන් කළු සුද්දන් ඇටවූ මර උගුල්," යන මාතෘකාව යටතේ මීට පෙර ලියන ලද ලිපියේ දෙවන කොටස වන... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 27/07/14)

Public appeal to the Judiciary to uphold Buddhist values and disallow Animal Sacrifice
Shenali D Waduge
The Sinhale Nation during the pre-colonial rule was animal friendly. No person could harm animals. 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 rule dethroned a value system based on Buddhist principles that prevailed for over 2500 years. 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 with time the values of later occupants have... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 27/07/14)

MH17 Verdict: Real Evidence Points to US-Kiev Cover-up of Failed False Flag
Until this past Monday, the downing of Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17 on July 17th, 2014, was a potential game changer for global geopolitics and the New Cold War. However, a funny thing happened on the way to the Kremlin…... -Full Story- (pakalertpress.com - 27/07/14)

United States Crafting Legislation to Incite World War III
Luis Miranda
Republican Senator and ranking member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Bob Corker, is the most recent inciter of a global war, as he is the main sponsor of the Russian Aggression Prevention Act of 2014. The piece of legislation, which has already been seen in congressional committee, intends to effectively declare war on Russia by imposing even more draconian sanctions on Russian businesses, and individuals, maintaining American troops in European countries,... -Full Story-
(pakalertpress.com - 27/07/14)

Economy Revisited. Will Green be the Colour of Money or Life?
By Dr. Vandana Shiva
Economy and ecology are both derived from oikos, which is the Greek word for “home” or “household.” Ecology is the science of the household, both local and at the level of Gaia, our planetary home. Economy is supposed to be the management of the household. Aristotle referred to oikonomia as the art of living. He differentiated it from Chrematistics, the art of money making.... -Full Story-
(globalresearch.ca - 27/07/14)

Preparing for War with Russia. Removing Russia with a Preemptive Nuclear Attack? What is the Future of Humanity?
By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts
The Russian government has finally realized that it has no Western “partners,” and is complaining bitterly about the propagandistic lies and disinformation issued without any evidence whatsoever against the Russian government by Washington, its European vassals, and presstitute media. Perhaps the Russian government thought that only Iraq, Libya, Syria, China, and Edward Snowden would be subjected to Washington’s lies and demonization. It was obvious enough that Russia would be next.... -Full Story-
(globalresearch.ca - 27/07/14)

Malaysian Boeing disaster – Russia’s questions to Ukraine
RT
Russia’s Air Transport Agency has prepared a number of questions for Ukraine seeking to clarify the situation surrounding the crash of flight MH17.... -Full Story-
(rt.com - 27/07/14)

CULTURAL NORMS AND VALUES THAT CHARACTERIZE OUR NATION
DR. DAYA HEWAPATHIRANE
 Buddhism has been the basis or foundation of Sri Lanka’s culture for over 2200 years. The deeper aspects of the country’s culture are reflective of Buddhist ideology, principles, ethics, values, morality, traditions, customs, thoughts, temperament, attitudes and way of life. Whatever new elements that may have been absorbed into our culture at different times, were subject to appropriate modifications, adjustments and adaptations in order to make them compatible with Buddhist principles and values.    Cultural norms and values of our Hela or Sri Lanka Nation are reflective of the strong impact of the Buddha Dhamma or the... -Full Story-
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ENGLAND SHOULD BE ASHAMED
Nalin de Silva    
 I refer to the Commonwealth Games that have commenced in Glasgow, Scotland without the participation of the Chairman of the Organisation of the heads of the Commonwealth governments, Mr. Mahinda Rajapaksa. The pundits would remind me that there is no country called England and Glasgow is in Scotland and not in England. Though officially UK is the country with a Parliament in Westminster, it is England that still rules over Scotland in spite of the origins of David Cameron. England first colonized Scotland, Wales and Ireland and the Parliament and No. 10, Downing Street are... -Full Story-
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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)

Washington escalates orchestrated Ukrainian "crisis" to war
by Paul Craig Roberts
In the late 18th and early 19th centuries Europe faced the determination of the French Revolution to impose Liberty, Equality, Fraternity upon Europe. Today Washington-s ambition is larger. The ambition is to impose Washington-s hegemony on the entire world. Unless Russia and China submit, this means war.... -Full Story-
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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-
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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-
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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-
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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-
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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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An Indian eyewitness account of the last 70 hours of Terrorist War in Sri Lanka .FINAL HOURS
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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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Beginning and growth of civilization in Sri Lanka
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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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
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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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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

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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

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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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This is india
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"
written by Dr. P. Radhakrishnan Professor, Sociology Madras Institute of Development Studiea 79, 2nd Main Road, Gandhinagar, Adyar Chennai 600020, INDIA
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LTTE HUMAN SHIELD IN OPERATION

Children's Hospital Matara

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)

Full Story

The last Terrorist bastion

Sri Lanka: BBC, CNN and Al Jazeera hear no evil, see no evil - Opinion piece
By Gomin Dayasri.Full Report-(The LankaWeb-26/02/09)
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

By Gomin Dayasri..-Full Report-
(The LankaWeb-25/01/09)

Life after Prabhakaran
By Gomin Dayasri -Full Report-
(The LankaWeb-16/01/09)

International News Mafia
How they distort news reports
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How they distort news reports
A Collection of Articles

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CNN fabricates reports about Georgia and South Ossetia -Full Report-(.pravda.ru-10/09/08)

 

STRENGTHENING AND EXPANDING ICT FACILITIES TO RURAL AREAS IN SRI LANKA VIA "EVILLAGES"
Help a Sri Lankan Villege School
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Post mortem of a scribe
An editor has written an editorial two days after his death!!
Murder of Lasantha Wickrematunga-Full Report

Special features

Book Review
The indispensable book for our confused timesH. L. D.Mahindapala Part 1 -Full Report-(The LankaWeb-11/01/09)
Book Review
Children of Vaddukoddai Resolution slaughtered the fathers H. L. D. Mahindapala Part II -- .-Full Report-(The LankaWeb-11/01/09) Visharada Pundit Amaradeva: Heaven-St(r) uck or In-stream?
Prof. Suwanda H. J. Sugunasiri, Founder, Nalanda College of Buddhist Studies, writing from Toronto, Canada-Full Report-(The LankaWeb-04/01/09)
OIL Prospects in Sri Lanka
A New Mesozoic Sedimentary Basin, Offshore Sri Lanka
-Full Story-
(tgsnopec.com - 07/11/04)

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

 

Tamil Terrorism In Sri Lanka

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

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

and more..

-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

Terrorism and more..

 

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.

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

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

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

 

World Politics

The new Cold War-

Whatever happened to the fight against al-Qaeda and radical Islam? That's so old news. Welcome to the new, new Cold War.
.-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
Enter

 

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

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

Supplementary readings .........

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

 

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

Full Report

Eastern Province Election

Special Supplementary Reading

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


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JVP split

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Unethical conversion and Christian fundamentalism


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

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

LankaWeb collection of contemporary poems.

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Bodies of beheaded Sri Lankans displayed in Riyadh
IN AL-QAEDA STYLE

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Dr. Kim Howell's Visit to Sri Lanka
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Sacked Minister's Sudden Discovery
The deposed Minister Mr. Mangala Samaraweera's MIG 27 Story Ministry of Defence, Public Security, Law & Order -Full Story- (The LankaWeb - 21/03/07)
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Announcing the publication of

DELIGHTFULLY IMPERFECT :
A YEAR IN SRI LANKA AT THE GALLE FACE HOTEL

by Paul Harris

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Video Segment 7517 - Paul Harris on LTTE - 30 minute audio clip
30 minute audio clip - Paul Harris works internationally as a writer and conflict analyst, presently based in Shanghai, China. -Full Story- (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 .
-Full Story- (The LankaWeb - 17/12/06)

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)
Mesothelioma and Asbestos
Henry Jayaweera. .-Full Report-(The LankaWeb-18/03/09)

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

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

COMPANY NEWS; HALLIBURTON SETTLES ASBESTOS CLAIMS FOR $4 BILLION
.-Full Report-(query.nytimes.com/-18/03/09)Halliburton settles asbestos claim
By Andrew Cave, Associate City Editor -Full Report-(telegraph.co.uk-18/03/09)

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


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PLEASE HELP US BUILD AN ORPHANAGEFOR THE TSUNAMI CHILDREN IN SOUTHERN SRILANKA
Full Report

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.

Historical Development of Sinhala and Scripts click on the links!!
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