Archive for July 8th, 2009

TERRORIST GROUPS IN INDIA

Wednesday, July 8th, 2009

ALI SUKHANVER Beauty needs admiration; skills need recognition; talent needs appreciation. All these desires reach the climax if the desirer is sagacious educated and sensible. But there is always a very obvious difference between recognition and separatism. For the last few months the people of the southern Punjab in Pakistan have been raising their voices […]

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The 13th Amendment. Why are we wasting our precious time on a ‘stinky bone of contention’ sans any flesh, when we have far more important issues to handle?

Wednesday, July 8th, 2009

Dr. Sudath Gunasekara (SLAS) President Senior Citizens Movement .Mahanuwara /U.S.A.  Devolution of power under the 13th Amendment appears to be the most discussed and most controversial subject today in our political circles. It is a tragedy most people  who advocate the 13th Amendment as the   magic nostrum for the so-called Tamil problem in Sri Lanka (used […]

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PRESIDENT RAJAPAKSA SAYS RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN INDIA AND SRI LANKA IS SIMILAR TO THAT OF BETWEEN RELATIONS WHICH GOES BEYOND THAT OF A MERE FRIENDSHIP

Wednesday, July 8th, 2009

By Walter Jayawardhana Revealing an important part of his government’s foreign policy President Mahinda Rajapaksa said that Sri Lanka’s relationship with India goes beyond that of one between friends to one between relations and due to that special kinship he will also not get angry with others. In the concluding part of the interview by […]

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Sri Lanka should give the tourists, a purely Sri Lankan vacation, without making it a Western Style vacation in a Sri Lankan Setting.

Wednesday, July 8th, 2009

By Charles.S.perera Sri Lanka is proposing to launch into tourism in a big way. The government perhaps considers that tourism is the ultimate in earning the much needed foreign currency. It may perhaps be so. But tourism has its advantages and disadvantages . The developing countries exploiting tourism as a money earner should do so […]

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FIVE DOCTORS ON WHOSE STATEMENTS THE WESTERN PRESS BASED THEIR NEWS STORIES CONFESS THEY DID NOT TELL THE TRUTH

Wednesday, July 8th, 2009

By Walter Jayawardhana The five Tamil doctors on whose statement the Western press based their stories on alleged war crimes by Sri Lanka , said their statements were actually made under pressure by the then heavily armed Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) terrorist outfit and were false. The doctors who worked in LTTE occupied […]

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Doctors admit to spreading wrong information on civilian casualties to the media at the behest of the Tigers.

Wednesday, July 8th, 2009

Ranil WIJAYAPALA Five doctors who were serving in the No Fire Zone during the last few days of the final battle in Mullaivaikkal, yesterday admitted that the figures they were dispatching to certain media about civilian casualties were false and exaggerated, due to pressure exerted by the LTTE and regretted their errors.  Dr. Sivapalan attached […]

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The trouble in China: the West intensifies the strategy of destabilisation

Wednesday, July 8th, 2009

Ajit Randeniya Less than a month after the spectacular failure of the US and UK orchestrated attempt to destabilise Iran and implement regime change, the gullible public in the West are being bombarded at this moment with similar news of “ƒ”¹…”protests’ in Western China. The propaganda being dished out by the Western media arm of […]

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Two Sri Lankan Tamils sentenced in England for rape

Wednesday, July 8th, 2009

By Janaka Alahapperuma from London Two Sri Lankan Tamil asylum seekers used to live in South England have been sentenced to eight and a half years in jail over the rape of a 21 year old British girl. Judge Graham White also recommended that both men, who come from Sri Lanka as refugees, should be […]

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Indian Muslims raise voices for Uighurs

Wednesday, July 8th, 2009

Nava Thakuria The apex body of Indian Muslims has come forward to condemn the brutality shown by the Chinese authority in the autonomous Xinjiang region in the last few days. “The All India Muslim Majlis-e Mushawarat, the umbrella body of Indian Muslim organizations, condemned the reign of terror unleashed by the Chinese security forces and […]

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India’s Draconian Laws

Wednesday, July 8th, 2009

Amjed Jaaved  On May 29, a housewife Neelofar (22) and her sister-in-law 17-year-old Asiya went missing in occupied Kashmir. Their dead bodies were later recovered from Rambiyar stream. The local residents were convinced that they were assaulted and killed by Indian-army personnel. However, the local police shrugged off the matter as a routine death by […]

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US never threatened to block IMF loan

Wednesday, July 8th, 2009

Sri Lanka Daily News Charge d’ affaires of the U. S. Embassy James Moore called at his request on Dr. Palitha Kohona, Secretary, Foreign Affairs today and wished to clarify the U.S. position regarding the IMF loan facility to Sri Lanka. A press release issued by the Foreign Affairs Ministry said: “Moore stated that the […]

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