Archive for June 24th, 2009

The Good Samaritan

Wednesday, June 24th, 2009

Prof. Hudson McLean First may I congratulate LankaWeb for creating an interactive forum where the readers may respond with their opinion and comment on the published articles. Will the Real Sri Lankan Tamils Stand-up and be Counted?   Prof. Hudson McLean The above article has indeed created a lively dialogue. Which brings to the subject of […]

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ACCORDING TO A HARRIS POLL LABOUR HAS LOST HALF OF ITS PREVIOUS VOTERS AND CANNOT COME BACK TO POWER IN THE COMING GENERAL ELECTIONS

Wednesday, June 24th, 2009

By Walter Jayawardhana Britain’s ruling Labour Party has lost exactly half of the voters who voted for it at the last general elections, the country’s highest circulated freesheet , the Metro announced bringing ominous signs to any hope of the party coming back to power in next year’s parliamentary elections. Publishing an exclusive Metro/Harris poll […]

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THE WORLD BANK APPROVES US $ 24 MILLION HEALTH LOAN TO SRI LANKA

Wednesday, June 24th, 2009

By Walter Jayawardhana  The World Bank announced , June 24 , it has approved US $ 24 million IDA credit to help it provide health service delivery program with particular emphasis on the special health needs in the country’s war ravaged North and East due to the recent war with the Liberation Tigers of Tamil […]

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UNLIKE ITS NAMESAKE IN LONDON THE TIMES OF INDIA WRITES ABOUT THE DEEPLY PSYCHOLOGICALLY SCARRED CHILD RECRUITS OF THE TAMIL TIGERS WHO ARE BEING REHABILITATED AT AMBEPUSSA

Wednesday, June 24th, 2009

By Walter Jayawardhana The Times of India newspaper featured many young Tamil youngsters , who were taken , to be child soldiers “screaming and kicking” against their will both during the time when the recruiters were untouched during a Norway brokered ceasefire treaty in Sri Lanka and during the final days of the Liberation Tigers […]

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Tamil Tiger Mobs Attack Sri Lankan Cricket fans after the ICC Twenty20 Final

Wednesday, June 24th, 2009

By Janaka Alahapperuma from London Several Sri Lankans were attacked by Tamil Tiger mobs in London soon after the ICC Twenty20 Final cricket match between Sri Lanka and Pakistan on 21st (Sunday) June 2009. These despicable incidents were happened near the main gate (Taverns Stand entrance) of the Lord’s Cricket ground despite the police presence. […]

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IMF can keep their blood money: independence is too important for Sri Lanka

Wednesday, June 24th, 2009

Ajit Randeniya It is obvious that the Americans are attempting to exploit the promised IMF loan to Sri Lanka to achieve their own strategic and political ends. As has been suggested by the Central Bank Governor Ajith Cabraal, Sri Lanka should not kneel down before the US for assistance on loan approval: after all, US […]

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Dhammapada in Federal Parliament

Wednesday, June 24th, 2009

BCWA News A copy of the Dhammapada has been added to the Despatch Box on the central table in front of the Prime Minister. The president of the Federation of the Australian Buddhist Councils (FABC) Mr Brian Ashen is seen here handing a copy of the Dhammapada to Mr Harry Jenkins MP, Speaker of the […]

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The Tamil Diaspora – Supporters of LTTE

Wednesday, June 24th, 2009

Prof. Hudson McLean Who are the King Pins of the Tamil Diaspora who support the New Leadership of LTTE? Its time that all Tamils who supported or were forced to support the Tamil Diaspora during the past, to Name & Shame the Collectors. As expressed by the brave Tamil persons, who are now emerging out […]

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