Archive for July 9th, 2009

Peace strategy: New challenges and the way forward

Thursday, July 9th, 2009

Dr Jay Weerawardena For want of a nail, the shoe was lost. For want of the shoe, the horse was lost. For want of the horse, the rider was lost. For want of the rider, the battle was lost. For want of the battle, the kingdom was lost. And all for the want of a […]

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I am bringing you good tidings

Thursday, July 9th, 2009

Asoka Weerasinghe Kings Grove Crescent . Gloucester . Ontario Canada July 9, 2009 To – Hon. Bob Rae (Liberal MP for Toronto Center); Jim Karygiannis (Liberal MP for Scarborough-Agincourt); Derek Lee (Liberal MP for Scarborough-Rouge River); Maria Minna (Liberal MP for Beaches-East York); Judy Sgro (Liberal MP for York West); John McKay (Liberal MP for […]

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The Silly Season continues…..

Thursday, July 9th, 2009

Bandula Kothalawala London N7 Mr James Moore, US ChargƒÆ’†’© d’Affaires in Colombo has denied that the US ever threatened to block the IMF stand-by arrangement for Sri Lanka! There is no doubt in my mind that Mr James Moore checked this with Mrs Hillary Clinton, US Secretary of State, before his meeting with Dr Palitha […]

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POLICE IN SEARCH OF SERIAL RAPIST WANT WITNESSES WHO STOPPED SIMILAR ATTEMPTS IN MARCH TO HELP IDENTIFY THE CULPRIT

Thursday, July 9th, 2009

By Walter Jayawardhana Although those incidents of attacks on women cannot be officially linked to the Michelle Samaraweera murder , police have appealed to witnesses of two attempted assaults on women to come forward to give information to help identify the culprit, the metropolitan Police of London said. The incidents in South Grove and Markham […]

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PRESIDENT TELLS SRI LANKAN PARENTS THAT PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES ARE EQUALLY IMPORTANT AS ACADEMIC STUDIES FOR CHILDREN

Thursday, July 9th, 2009

By Walter Jayawardhana Ceremonially opening new sports facilities at Piliyandala Central College in the Western Province of Sri Lanka President Mahinda Rajapaksa said driving children from morning till evening to only studies retards the healthy growth of them.  The President said, “In the morning the children are sent to school. When they come home after […]

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“Implementing the Internationally Agreed Goals and Commitments

Thursday, July 9th, 2009

HIGH-LEVEL SEGMENT ECOSOC ANNUAL MINISTERIAL REVIEW, GENEVA, 8TH JULY 2009 STATEMENT BY DR. H.A. P. Kahandaliyanage,Secretary/ Healthcare and Nutrition Madam Chairperson, Sri Lanka is pleased to participate in the General Debate of the High-Level Segment of ECOSOC relating to the Annual Ministerial Review on “Implementing the Internationally Agreed Goals and Commitments in the Health Sector.” […]

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UK should help Sri Lanka- Lord Naseby

Thursday, July 9th, 2009

Lanka House UK Lord Naseby in a letter, congratulated President Mahinda Rajapaksa for defeating LTTE terrorism that had held Sri Lanka to ransom for 26 years. Writing to the president shortly after the historic victory of the Sri Lankan armed forces against terrorism, the leading conservative member of the British House of Lords and former […]

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The Ultimate Truth as told by Tamil Doctors

Thursday, July 9th, 2009

Ranil Wijayapala Courtesy The Daily News The auditorium of the Media Centre for National Security was teeming with media personnel as more than 70 odd members of the fourth estate, the highest number of them ever to attend a press briefing in recent times, gathered there at the auditorium on Wednesday afternoon. All media personnel […]

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