Archive for June 20th, 2009

NEWSPAPERS FACE CAPITAL(IST) PUNISHMENT

Saturday, June 20th, 2009

By Shelton A. Gunaratne©2009 [The writer is professor of mass communications emeritus, Minnesota State University Moorhead.]   The newspaper industry in the United States is bracing itself for its eventual demise by 2043 (Sri Lanka Guardian, 24 Feb; 2009). The fate of the newspaper is doomed in all leading capitalist countries, where print newspaper circulation and […]

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Of Civilian Deaths, War Crimes, Hypocrisy etc

Saturday, June 20th, 2009

Bandula Kothalawala  London N7 According to some news reports from Chennai, India, Mr Bruce Fein, former US Deputy Attorney-General (1981-82), has reiterated his charges of “genocide” against the Sri Lankan Government in a recent seminar. In the meantime, the British media, notably, The Times have carried on their relentless campaign of disinformation and vilification against […]

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Navi Pillay is demeaning the UN dignity

Saturday, June 20th, 2009

Ajit Randeniya The standard of performance of Navi Pillay as the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights is fast approaching that of an unashamed Western stooge, doing their bidding in the most distasteful manner. She seems to be, quite willingly, applying different standards to assessing an publicizing Human Rights violations, taking in to consideration […]

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WAR IS OVER. CAN WE GET OUR ACT TOGETHER EVEN NOW?

Saturday, June 20th, 2009

Asoka S 61 years after independence from the British Raj our beloved Sri Lanka continues to be one of the poorest countries of the world. Our GDP is 83.2 Billion Dollars Vs the worlds Largest USA’s 13860 Billion and tiny Singapore’s 227 Billion. Our GDP ranking is 68 out of 220 countries and Singapore stands […]

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Call For Safety Measures At London’s Cricket Final Need To Be Heeded By The British Authorities!

Saturday, June 20th, 2009

Insight By Sunil Kumar For LankaWeb June 19th 2009 The warnings and doomsday predictions by Ananda de Costa for Sunday’s T 20 Cricket Final at the Mecca of Cricket~ Lords in London England although sounding somewhat of an unmitigated paranoia does have some rhyme and reason.It also carries a profound message which cannot go unheeded! […]

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MALDIVES MARAUDING

Saturday, June 20th, 2009

BY: PREM RAJ INTRODUCTION It has not other than the Raw which feels affectionate in brutalities. A lot of killings, a lot of blood shed, economic catastrophe, political unrest and whole social fabric in dole drum are objectives to be achieved by the RAW found in her neighbours. Small states have always been on her […]

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UNICEF Offers Their Rehabilitation Support for LTTE Child Soldiers

Saturday, June 20th, 2009

Courtesy: SL Army United Nations Children’s Education Fund (UNICEF) has extended its support for government’s rehabilitation programme for teenage Tiger cadres who entered then government- controlled areas during the recently-concluded LTTE war for separation. Two UNICEF representatives, Ms. Natalie Grove, Emergency Child Protection specialist and Mr. Andrew Brooks, Section Head met Major General Jagath Jayasuriya, […]

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