Archive for June 11th, 2009

Optimal versus stable strategies in the politics of devolution

Thursday, June 11th, 2009

R Chandrasoma In the study of the dynamics of complex systems a distinction is made between outcomes that are “ƒ”¹…”optimal’ and those that are “ƒ”¹…”stable’. The “ƒ”¹…”optimal state’ is that which is most rewarding for all parties concerned. Unfortunately in many realistic situations, optimal states are unstable as they are vulnerable to “ƒ”¹…”attacks’ from competing […]

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DIPLOMATS SANS DIMPLOMACY

Thursday, June 11th, 2009

Piyal Samarakone – Dubai Being a diplomat in this part of the world is nothing but living in Eldorado and probably the most comfortable and lucrative way of spending latter part of one’s life. This prestigious and highly responsible assignment for most of the diplomats is a paid vacation and the norm of the diplomacy […]

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Northeast India : Trailing a notorious rebel

Thursday, June 11th, 2009

Nava Thakuria Finally an elusive armed rebel of Assam in Northeast India falls prey to the police. A notorious rebel, who continued mayhem in the North Cachar Hills district of Assam was arrested in Bangalore. The capture of Jewel Garlosa, who led Dima Halam Daogah (Jewel faction) or commonly known as the Black Widow group, […]

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Antho Jata Bahi Jata- Pali expression to mean Entangled inside and Entangled outside

Thursday, June 11th, 2009

Siri Fernando  Perspective on the LTTE & the Separatist Movement in Sri Lanka.     From my past observances regarding the 30 year war in Sri Lanka I would like to express my humble opinion from a detached point of view.   There was a time when we were growing up in Sri Lanka, we never […]

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Peace-loving Sinhalese Suffer Acute Discrimination in University Admissions in Silence

Thursday, June 11th, 2009

Dilrook Kannangara If a road accident occurs in Sri Lanka, it is still not uncommon that the most assertive and loud party to the accident, though the wrongdoer, has it his way. He would convince the innocent party that it is he (the innocent party) was at fault and it is beneficial for him (the […]

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Sri Lanka Ambassador Dayan Jayatilleka commends China for its contribution to Human Rights

Thursday, June 11th, 2009

The Permanent Mission of Sri Lanka to the United Nations Office at Geneva Thursday, 11 June 2009 Speaking at the Human Rights Council in Geneva on Thursday, 11th June, during the consideration of China’s Universal Periodic Review (UPR) report, Ambassador Dayan Jayatilleka made the following statement: Thank you, Mr. President. Sri Lanka welcomes the remarks […]

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AN OPEN REPLY TO HON. BOB RAE. MP.-TRYING TO BE TOO INNOCENT CAN HARM ONE”S POLITICAL CAREER IN CANADA TOO.

Thursday, June 11th, 2009

Noor Nizam – Sri Lanka Peace Activist, Canada. Dear Hon. Bob Rae. The news article published by Canadian Journalist Mike Blanch of Canwest News Service, datelined Wednesday, June 11, http://www.nationalpost.com/news/canada/index.html) under the heading –  “Rae calls Sri Lankan government liars for branding him a supporter of the defeated Tamil Tiger rebels” highlights the importance of […]

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Bob Rae… Bob who?

Thursday, June 11th, 2009

Anton Perera Calgary, Alberta Canada I am really bewildered by the Canadian Foreign Affairs press release on the Canadian Government being upset that the Opposition Member of Parliament Bob Rae was deported by Sri Lanka on security reasons. Why can’t Canada accept the fact that Bob Rae was coming to Sri Lanka to mess around […]

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The Criminal Investigations of the Sri Lanka Police Force are hopelessly inadequate.

Thursday, June 11th, 2009

By Charles.S.Perera The Sri Lanka Armed Forces of the Infantry, Air and Naval Forces have done an exceptionally commendable service to the Nation in the successful elimination of terrorism from Sri Lanka  But can we say the same of the Sri Lanka Police Force ?  There are lot of murders, assassinations , assaults ,kidnapping of […]

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Declaration of the Revolutionary Government

Thursday, June 11th, 2009

INFORMATION OFFICE OF CUBA In an act of unusual historic significance, the OAS has just formally buried the shameful resolution which excluded Cuba from the Inter-American System in 1962. That decision was despicable and illegal, contrary to the declared aims and principles of the OAS Constitution. It was, at the same time, consistent with the […]

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Sri Lanka salutes Cuba’s Human Rights contribution and performance: Ambassador Dayan Jayatilleka

Thursday, June 11th, 2009

The Permanent Mission of Sri Lanka to the United Nations Office at Geneva Ambassador Dayan Jayatilleka of Sri Lanka speaking at the consideration of the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) report of Cuba: Mr. Vice President, Cuba participated in the UPR process on a very important landmark anniversary in its history: 50 years after the victory […]

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Bob Rae: He Got What He Deserved!

Thursday, June 11th, 2009

by Aloy Perera, a freelance writer based in Toronto writing from Colombo, Sri Lanka Bob Rae has gone down in history as the man who destroyed whatever was left in Canadian Socialism and the Ontario New Democratic Party and as one who performed an unprecedented act of perfidy and betrayal throwing to dogs the lofty […]

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