Archive for July 2nd, 2009

13th AMENDMENT – A DEADLIEST SOLUTION FOR SRI LANKA

Thursday, July 2nd, 2009

Shripal Nishshanka Fernando If the present Sri Lankan leaders are going to sing the same old song which was solely composed by India in 1987 for their own benefit, then the recent military victory would be a total loss and in vain. Our brave men and women of the valiant forces did not sacrifice their […]

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13th amendment, is it enough for Tamils to drop Eelam?

Thursday, July 2nd, 2009

herold leelawardena A man named EVR Periyar is a Tamil. And Tamils are only one of the races among Dravidaians. In the 1930s he had wanted all the Dravidaian of then Madras state to get together and ask the British for a separate country. However, Periyar had not claimed Dravidaians face problems for being Dravidaians. […]

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NATIONAL SECURITY, THE NATIONAL INTEREST & THE 13TH AMENDMENT

Thursday, July 2nd, 2009

DAYAN JAYATILLEKA There is nothing that our enemy, the Tiger international network and the pro-Tiger, pro-Tamil Eelam Tamil Diaspora would like better, than to see a gap open up in the partnership between Sri Lanka and India; a gap that they will seek to manipulate in consonance with their Western patrons and friends. The non-implementation […]

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Dr D.S. Bandarage – Father of Modern Management in Sri Lanka passed away

Thursday, July 2nd, 2009

J Kumarasinghe Dr D S Bandarage, Father of Modern Management passed away peacefully, this morning (2 July 2009).   During the late 40s Dr Bandarage was appointed as the Personnel Manager of Shell Company of Ceylon (one of the four multinational companies operating in Sri Lanka at the time). Afterwards, he worked as Personnel Manager at […]

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BECOMING A GREAT KING? ………a note of optimism

Thursday, July 2nd, 2009

Piyal Samarakone – Dubai King who rules the country knows what is best for his fellow citizens. That’s why he is The King with people’s mandate. This is the undisputed norm since the tribal era in the ancient world. To a greater extent modern day kings are no different to olden age kings in term […]

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Rejoinder to Island Editorial – Hurrah Boys Staking Claim for War Victory

Thursday, July 2nd, 2009

Wasantha Bandara Ranagala “He won the war but it is his hurrah boys who are trying to go places on victory! It is like a bevy of dancing girls staking claims for the IPL trophy on grounds that they cheered for the winning side!” I am absolutely with you on the foregoing part in your […]

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‘The One-eyed Turtle and the Floating Sandalwood Log’

Thursday, July 2nd, 2009

Ranga Welaratne “A one eyed turtle, whose life span is immeasurable, lives at the bottom of the sea.  Once every 100 years, it rises to the surface.  There is only one sandalwood log floating in the sea with a hollow in it suitable to the turtle’s eye size.  Since the turtle is one eyed and […]

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Address by Honorable Navin Dissanayke at the BizPact “Invest in Sri Lanka” International Symposium on Thursday, June 25th 2009 at 1:45 p.m.

Thursday, July 2nd, 2009

Investment Promotion Minister Navin Dissanayake Good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen, At the very outset, let me tell you that this symposium could not have been organized in a better time. The timing is so perfect on so many fronts; on the domestic front, the war is over, there is an increasing demand for foreign capital […]

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Understanding the Tamil Mindset

Thursday, July 2nd, 2009

By Anil Perera Many people have written about the need for national reconciliation and unity between Sinhalese and Tamil communities in Sri Lanka. They stress the need for a dialogue between the Sinhalese and Tamils and the importance of a political solution to solve the conflict. All previous attempts to come to a negotiated solution […]

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ONE PRO-LTTE SUPPORTER ARRESTED AND THE POLICE ARE AFTER THE OTHERS WHO THREW ACID AT SINHALESE STUDENTS IN THEIR HOME IN AUSTRALIA

Thursday, July 2nd, 2009

By Walter Jayawardhana An alleged pro-LTTE supporter in Australia Amalathepan Srikantharajah (25) of Girraween was arrested by Australian detectives, charged over the throwing of acid on two Sinhalese students and attempting to murder them. The incident which received international condemnation was also rebuked by the Australian government .  The unprovoked attack took place in the […]

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